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Erma Beatrice Bethell Dehn
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1913
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 2010
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

Erma Beatrice Dehn, 96, of Topeka, passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Eventide Convalescent Center. She was born on October 18, 1913, in Tecumseh, Kansas, to Clyde Earl and Jennie Olive (Morris) Bethell.

Erma married Glenn William Dehn on February 17, 1934, in Ottawa, KS. He preceded her in death on February 16, 1991.

She was a member of Oakland United Methodist Church, Oakland Rebekah Lodge 616 and Cum Joy Nus FCE.

Erma is survived by her children, Dick (Donna) Dehn of Overland Park, KS, and Jody (Russell) Hicks of Topeka; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren; and her special companion, Princess.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her son Bill Dehn, and two sisters, Myrna Johnson and Wilma Hull.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at the Dove Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Topeka Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service; casket will remain closed. Erma will lie in state, open casket, after 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 13, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Heart Of America Hospice, 3715 SW 29th, Ste. 100, Topeka, KS 66614 or Oakland United Methodist Church, 801 NE Chester Ave., Topeka, KS 66616. To leave a special message for the family online, please visit

Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on July 11, 2010


Wednesday, July 14, 2010 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dove Cremation & Funeral Service
4020 SW Sixth Street
Topeka, KS 66606 785-272-8844
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Wednesday, July 14, 2010 1:00 PM
Dove Cremation & Funeral Service
4020 SW Sixth Street
Topeka, KS 66606 785-272-8844
Directions & Map


Topeka Cemetery
1601 SE 10th, Topeka, KS 
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  Glenn W Dehn (1905 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
Topeka Cemetery
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Dale Bernhardt
Record added: Jul 11, 2010
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Erma Beatrice <i>Bethell</i> Dehn
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Erma Beatrice <i>Bethell</i> Dehn
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