Archive for Wednesday, April 28, 1999


April 28, 1999



Beloit -- Services for Allen R. Quakenbush, 44, Topeka, will be held at 2 p.m. today at the McDonald Funeral Home. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.

Mr. Quakenbush died Saturday, April 24, 1999, at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center, Topeka.

He was born May 16, 1954, in Beloit, the son of Rexford H. and Barbara U. Allen Quakenbush. He graduated from Beloit High School in 1972 and from Kansas University in 1976.

He began his career as a journalist at the Lawrence Journal-World before becoming a columnist and sports writer for the Topeka Capital-Journal. He was a member of the First Christian Church, Beloit.

Survivors include his mother, Beloit; a sister, Anita Winzenried, Olathe; and a special friend, Carol Nightengale, Topeka.

Friends may call before service time today at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials to the First Christian Church or the American Heart Assn., sent in care of the McDonald-Roberts Funeral Home, 910 N. Campbell, Beloit 67420.

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