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Obituaries

Obituaries

William H.A. Matney Sr. 1922 - 2008 Topeka

Memorial services for William H.A. Matney Sr., 85, Topeka, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home in Topeka.Mr. Matney died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at his home.He was born May 2, 1922, in Richland, the son of Elmer and Bernice Norris Matney.Mr. Matney was a farmer and had owned and operated William Matney Construction Company.He married Margaret Howard in January of 1944. She died in January 1959. He married Jeannie Moore on Jan. 7, 1961. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include three daughters, Connie Beecher, Billie Sheddan and Tami Griffin; a son, Bill Jr.; a brother, Clyde E.; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to the William Matney Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, 2801 SW Urish Road, Topeka, 66614.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.kevinbrennanfamily.com">www.kevinbrennanfamily.com</a>.