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Walter M. Johnson III

Walter Johnson III, 66, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 in Topeka, KS. A public visitation was held on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Funeral services were held on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Shiloh Baptist Church. Visit Mr. Johnson’s celebration page at www.PeacefulRestFuneralChapel.com

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Headstones at Arlington National Cemetery

Retired Sgt. Richard Freel Jr.

  Retired Sgt. Richard “Bo” Eldon Freel, Jr, 42, of Coffeyville, Kansas entered into eternal rest after injuries sustained during an auto accident on January 2, 2018. Freel was a member of the 891st Engineer Battalion. Bo was born on July 5, 1975 in Coffeyville, Kansas to Richard E. Freel, Sr. and Janet (Jennings) Freel. He grew up in Labette County …

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Richard E. “Bo” Freel Jr.

Retired Sgt. Richard “Bo” Eldon Freel, Jr, 42, of Coffeyville, Kansas entered into eternal rest after injuries sustained during an auto accident on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Bo was born on July 5, 1975, in Coffeyville, Kansas, to Richard E. Freel, Sr. and Janet (Jennings) Freel. He grew up in Labette County where he was a talented athlete participating in …

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CW4 (R) Thomas E. “Tom” Cellers

CW4 (R) Cellers was the first shop chief for Organizational Maintenance Shop 2, now Field Maintenance Shop 2 in Iola, Kansas. CW4 (R) Thomas E. “Tom” Cellers, Sr., 94, of Iola passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 in Iola following a brief illness. Tom was born April 23, 1923 in Lebo, Kansas to Everett and Nola (Doherty) Cellers. He married …

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SGT (R) Kenneth Cramer

SGT (R) Cramer was a member of the 778th Transportation Company before his retirement. SGT (R) Kenneth “Papa Kenny” Cramer, age 60 of Leonardville, passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Clay County Medical Center. He was born on July 11, 1957 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Larry Dale and Dorothy Mae (Lanning) Cramer.  He was married …

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1SG (R) Ralph Edwin “Ed” French

1SG (R) Ralph Edwin “Ed” French, Jr., age 76, a resident of rural Redfield, Kansas, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, October 27, 2017, at the Mercy Hospital Emergency Room in Ft. Scott, Kansas. He was born August 11, 1941, in Ft. Scott, the son of Ralph E. French, Sr. and Goldie Abagail Campbell French. He married Mary Ann Biles on October …

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CW4 (R) Marvin Thompson

Marvin DeVere Thompson, 84, of Topeka, passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at a Topeka hospital. He was born February 13, 1933 in Delia, Kansas, the son of Curtis and Eleanor (Simecka) Thompson. In 1951 after graduation from Delia High School, he registered for the draft in Holton. He was soon called in and was sent to Fort Lewis, …

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Ronald Gene Jacobson

Ronald “Ron” Gene Jacobson, resident of Towanda, Kansas, formerly of Everest, Kansas, passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017, at Wesley Medical Center, at the age of 75 years. Ron was born on September 19, 1942, to Lind and Martha (Greer) Jacobson. He was raised in Willis, Kansas, where he graduated from Willis High School, in 1960. After High School, …

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