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Obituary Index
Collection: Obituary Index


Obituary Index


Index of obituaries and death notices published in Newton, Kansas newspapers beginning in 1872. 

The Newton Public Library in Newton, Kansas, houses microfilm from the daily Newton newspapers from August 22, 1872, to present. In its earliest days, the newspaper was called The Evening Kansan-Republican. On March 1, 1952, the name changed to its current name The Newton Kansan.

This index to obituaries, death notices, and death news items is an aid for researchers. The index directs the researcher to the newspaper issue and page where notices may be read and printed or digitally saved, using the Library’s microfilm reader/printer.

This site is keyword searchable, or users may click on a link below to browse by last name.

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A huge debt of gratitude is owed to countless volunteers and staff for the hours of labor represented in this index.

“Obituary Index,” Newton Digital Collections, accessed June 14, 2024,