Archive for Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Obituary: Amanda Kate Bixby


February 21, 2007

Services for Amanda Kate Bixby, 19, Tonganoxie, were Monday, Feb. 19, 2007, in the Family Life Center of Tonganoxie Christian Church, 204 Washington St.

Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Amanda died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007, in an automobile accident.

She was born April 17, 1987, in Topeka, the daughter of Dennis J. and Denise L. Robinson Bixby.

She graduated from Tonganoxie High School in 2005. She was a member of the Chieftain Singers and toured with the Continental Singers. She participated in state music festivals, receiving excellent performance ratings as a soloist and in ensembles.

She worked for the Fourth Street Cafe in Tonganoxie and Applebee's near Kansas Speedway. She was currently working as a cashier for Nebraska Furniture Mart, where she enjoyed being a Christmas elf, helping with pictures with Santa, and the Easter bunny.

She also worked part time at the preschool of Genesis Christian Academy in Tonganoxie.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Genesis Christian Academy, P.O. Box 994, Tonganoxie, 66086.

Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth, was in charge of the arrangements.

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