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Linda Kay Gerhardt Auten
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1945
Jackson County
Kansas, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 2009
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

Linda Kay Auten, 64, of Topeka, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2009, surrounded by her family. She was born August 24, 1945 in Netawaka, KS, the daughter of Harry and Louise (Stunkel) Gerhardt.

She was a 1963 graduate of Netawaka High School. She was a private child care provider in Topeka and later was employed by the Holiday Inn Hotel in Topeka.

Linda married Russell Auten, they were divorced.

Survivors include two sons, Shawn Auten (Tina) and Corey Auten all of Topeka; three sisters, Lois Gerhardt of Topeka, Thelma Penner (John) of Kokomo, IN and Dorothy Gerhardt of Omaha, NE; a grandson, Alexander Auten.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Raymond, Lyle and Eldon Joe Gerhardt.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, September 5, 2009 at the Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel, 1321 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604. Cremation will follow the service. Mrs. Auten will lie in state after 3 p.m., Friday at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m.

Private family inurnment will be at the Netawaka Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rossville Valley Manor, 600 Perry St, Rossville, KS 66533. To leave a message for the family online, please visit Linda Kay Auten 
Family links: 
  Harry A. E. Gerhardt (1898 - 1952)
  Louise M Stunkel Gerhardt (1903 - 1968)
  Raymond Carl F Gerhardt (1929 - 2006)*
  Thelma Marie Gerhardt Penner (1933 - 2010)*
  Lois Ellen Gerhardt (1934 - 2015)*
  Lyle William Gerhardt (1936 - 2000)*
  Linda Kay Gerhardt Auten (1945 - 2009)
*Calculated relationship
Netawaka Cemetery
Jackson County
Kansas, USA
Maintained by: Corey Auten
Originally Created by: Dale Bernhardt
Record added: Sep 03, 2009
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Happy Mothers Day!! Love you so much
- Corey Auten
 Added: May. 8, 2011
Well Mom, it's been almost a year to the day since god welcomed you into his arms, Still hard to deal with you being gone, I know you are watching over me and the rest of the family you loved so much. We all just want to make you proud. Not a day goes b...(Read more)
- Corey Auten
 Added: Aug. 31, 2010
Happy mothers day mom, even though you are watching over me from up above, you will always be in my heart. I miss you more than ever since this is the first mothers day since your passing. you are my guiding light through the storminess that is called lif...(Read more)
- Corey Auten
 Added: May. 9, 2010
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