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Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Topeka Tornado Victims

In Memory

 
 
Topeka Tornado Victims Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
1. Topeka Tornado Victims Memorial Marker
Inscription.
This memorial is given as a
tribute for those who worked
unselfishly in restoring our
city to normalcy, and as
a memorial to those who
lost their lives in the
tornado of June 8, 1966.

Lisle Grauer Mary Beasley
Craig Beymer Calvin Wolfe
John Wells John Scheibe
W. R. Crouch Gereford Lee
John D. Culver Sterling Taylor
Edward J. Lyons Hattie Anderson
Mrs. Calvin Wolfe George A. Sklenicka
Oliver J. Milton Mrs. Bertha Whitney

Donated to the citizens of this city
by Mr. and Mrs. Dana L. Hummer in memory
of their daughter Nancy 1947-1966

 
Erected by Mr. and Mrs. Dana L. Hummer.
 
Location. 39° 2.244′ N, 95° 39.151′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Click for map. Marker is in Section 96 of Topeka Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1601 SE 10th Avenue, Topeka KS 66607, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles Curtis (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Murphy Walsh and Every A.E.F. "Runner" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Franklin Loomis Crane
Topeka Tornado Victims Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
2. Topeka Tornado Victims Memorial
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of the Blue (approx. 0.3 miles away); Crawford - Capper Burial Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Turning Point for Equality (approx. 1.2 miles away); A "Separate But Equal" School? (approx. 1.2 miles away); Standing Up for Their Rights (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Topeka.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Topeka Tornado, June 8, 1966. (Submitted on September 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 1966 Tornado in Topeka Capital-Journal. (Submitted on September 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Stories of the '66 Topeka Tornado. (Submitted on September 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesDisasters
 
Topeka Tornado Victims Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
3. Topeka Tornado Victims Memorial
Downtown Topeka Skyline in background left
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 750 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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