Obituary photo of Dorothy Halstead, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Dorothy L. Halstead

1927 - 2020
Obituary photo of Dorothy Halstead, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Dorothy L. Halstead

1927 - 2020

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Services & Gatherings

Dorothy Halstead, 92, of Topeka passed away on March 15, 2020, at Brookdale Senior Living. She was born in Fostoria, KS, September 11, 1927, daughter of Floyd and Flossie Carr. She graduated from Topeka High School in 1945.

Dorothy was married to Kenneth Merle Halstead on February 13, 1947, in Topeka. She was preceded in death by her husband: Kenneth Halstead on January 14, 2018; daughter: Sherry Lee Halstead Duffens on November 5, 2005; her parents; two sisters: Winifred Christianson and Mildred Hillman; and brother Floyd J. Carr.

Surviving are her son-in-law: Gary Duffens (Mary) of Morrison, CO; two grandchildren: Brian Duffens (Samantha) of Topeka and Kyle Anderson (Matt) of Denver, CO; four great-grandchildren: Gabrielle Duffens and Connor Duffens both of Topeka, and Logan Anderson and Gavin Anderson both of Denver, CO; and sister: Ramona Moeller of Devil’s Lake, ND.

No services will be held.


Memorial Contributions may be made to:

Dorothy Halstead
C/O Alzheimer's Association Topeka
3625 SW 29th St. Suite 102
Topeka, KS 66614
Dorothy Halstead, 92, of Topeka passed away on March 15, 2020, at Brookdale Senior Living. She was born in Fostoria, KS, September 11, 1927, daughter of Floyd and Flossie Carr. She graduated from Topeka High School in 1945.

Dorothy was married to Kenneth Merle Halstead on February 13, 1947, in Topeka. She was preceded in death by her husband: Kenneth Halstead on January 14, 2018; daughter: Sherry Lee Halstead Duffens on November 5, 2005; her parents; two sisters: Winifred Christianson and Mildred Hillman; and brother Floyd J. Carr.

Surviving are her son-in-law: Gary Duffens (Mary) of Morrison, CO; two grandchildren: Brian Duffens (Samantha) of Topeka and Kyle Anderson (Matt) of Denver, CO; four great-grandchildren: Gabrielle Duffens and Connor Duffens both of Topeka, and Logan Anderson and Gavin Anderson both of Denver, CO; and sister: Ramona Moeller of Devil’s Lake, ND.

No services will be held.


Memorial Contributions may be made to:

Dorothy Halstead
C/O Alzheimer's Association Topeka
3625 SW 29th St. Suite 102
Topeka, KS 66614

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