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Alberta Kendall

Alberta N. Kendall, 87, of Topeka, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.
She was born Oct. 9, 1925 in Foley, Mo., the daughter of Mitchell and Getty Gragg Bunker. She retired from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas. She was a member of University United Methodist Church.
Alberta married Don Kendall. He preceded her in death along with her sister, Letha Percy. Survivors include two sons, Steven (Jan) Kendall and John Kendall; four grandchildren, Jeff, Kelly, Leslie and Jordan; two great-grandchildren, Luci and Corin, and one sister, Barbara Perry of Iola.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel. Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Gardens. Alberta will lie in state and the family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. To leave the family a special message online please visit www.PenwellGabelTopeka.com.

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