Obituaries

Obituaries

Beverly A. Holstead 1928 - 2006 Wichita

Services for Beverly A. Holstead, 77, Topeka, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Downing and Lahey East Mortuary in Wichita. Burial will follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens.Mrs. Holstead died Thursday, March 30, 2006, at Presbyterian Manor in Topeka.She was born Nov. 8, 1928, in Cincinnati, the daughter of Wilbur and Wilma Nelson. She grew up in Newton.Mrs. Holstead graduated from Emporia Teachers College and was a music teacher and a homemaker. She was a member of the Grace Presbyterian Church in Wichita.She married Richard L. Holstead on Dec. 26, 1951. He died earlier.Survivors include a son, David Holstead, Topeka; a daughter, Carol Holstead, Lawrence; and a sister, Barbara Scofield, Newton.The family suggests memorials to the Topeka Presbyterian Manor, sent in care of the Good Samaritan Fund, 4712 S.W. Sixth St., Topeka 66606.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.downingandlahey.com">www.downingandlahey.com</a>.