Pottawatomie and Nemaha Co., Kansas

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  • ID: I11804
  • Name: Arthur Charles Toothaker
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: Shorty
  • Birth: 11 DEC 1904 in Sherman Twp., Pottawatomie Co., Kansas
  • Burial: Wheaton, Kansas
  • Death: 02 OCT 1989 in Wamego, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas
  • Note:
    Kansas Historical Society
    Microfilm Roll O1384

    Onaga Herald
    October 5, 1989

    Obituary-Arthur C. Toothaker

    Arthur C. "Shorty" Toothaker, Wamego, died Monday, Oct. 2, 1989, at a Wamego nursing home.

    Mr. Toothaker was a farmer and had worked for the Pottawatomie County Highway Department Several years.

    He was born Dec. 11, 1904, in Sherman Township south of Wheaton, the son of Edward and Nora Clark Toothaker, and lived in the Wheaton community most of his life.

    Mr. Toothaker was a member of Wheaton Congregational United Church of Christ, and was an honorary deacon at the church.

    He was active in Senior Citizens at Onaga, Wheaton and Westmoreland and was instrumental in organizing the Old Timers Band. He also had been a board member of the former Wheaton schools.

    He was married to Verna R. Graf Feb. 12, 1929, at Westmoreland. She died July 2, 1988.

    Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Beth McGrath, Camdenton, Mo., Mrs. Ruth Keating, Wamego, Mrs. Nancy Griffin, Topeka, Ks.; Ireta Schwant, Blaine, and Mrs. Jean Brazell, Albion, Nebr.; a brother, Chester Toothaker, Wamego; 13 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren.

    Services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Wheaton Congregational United Church of Christ. Burial was in Wheaton Congregational Cemetery.




    Father: Edward S. Toothaker b: 10 APR 1873 in Near Wheaton, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas
    Mother: Nora Ellen Clark b: 08 MAR 1877 in Moodyville, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas

    Marriage 1 Verna Regina Graf b: 14 JUN 1912 in Sherman Township, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas
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