Archive for Wednesday, June 8, 2005

Obit: Carol J. Bixby

1929-2005

June 8, 2005

Memorial services for Carol J. Bixby, 75, Topeka, were Friday, June 3, 2005, at Davidson Funeral Home. Inurnment was at Rossville Cemetery.

Mrs. Bixby died Monday, May 30, 2005, at her home. She was born Nov. 27, 1929, in Quenemo, the daughter of Bert L. and Goldie (Hoppes) Rankin. Mrs. Bixby had lived in the Topeka area since 1933.

Mrs. Bixby was a member of Silver Lake Baptist Church. She had worked for Capper Publications in Topeka. She later worked as the cook for Silver Lake Grade School for 11 years before retiring in 1985. She also was a member of Silver Lake Senior Citizen Center.

Mrs. Bixby married Robert "Tat" Bixby on April 16, 1948, in Topeka. He died Aug. 10, 1999.

Survivors include two daughters Brenda Kelly, Topeka, and Cynthia Bixby, Leavenworth; a son, Dennis Bixby, Tonganoxie; two sisters, Wilma Brown, Longmont, Colo., and Betty Beaver, Topeka; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association or Silver Lake School Library, sent in care of Davidson Funeral Home, 1035 N. Kansas, Topeka, 66608.

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