Jimmy Metzger
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Jimmy D. Metzger Jimmy D. Metzger, 68, passed away Monday, Aug 19th at the Veterans Hospital in Los Angeles, Ca. Jim was born in Valley Falls on May 24, 1945, the son of Dale and Gladys Metzger. He played sports for the Valley Falls Dragons before starting work at the Santa Fe railroad and serving in Viet Nam. Jim is survived by his wife Patsy Jones Lake, daughters Donna Smith (Mike) of Burbank, Ca., Terri Lake of North Hills, Ca. and son Rowdy Metzger (Olivia) of Pasadena, Ca. He had 3 grandchildren: Jeremy Smith (Laura) of Hollister, Ca., Ava and Grace Metzger of Pasadena, Ca. and one great-grandchild, Evan Smith of Hollister, Ca. He is also survived by his sisters, Dalene Senn of Valley Falls and Eileen Borrow of Missouri. He loved his nephews and niece, Steve Senn of Las Vegas, Eric Senn of Valley Falls and Janet Senn of Topeka very much and was always in close contact with his family and friends in Valley Falls. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.



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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on Aug. 28, 2013.
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August 30, 2013
Sincere sympathy in your time of loss. He will be missed. May God bless you and be with you in this time of sorrow.
Another classmate from the VFHS Class of 1963...
Linda (Yehle) Coleman
August 29, 2013
Jim graduated with us in the VFHS class of '63. We remembered him at our 50th reunion in May with sorrow that he was too ill to attend. We send our sympathy to all the family.
Galen Call
August 28, 2013
We'll miss you!
Adrian Barnette
August 28, 2013
I am so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. I remember him in school although brother Wayne may know him better. You are in my thoughts at this difficult time.
Jerry Ferrell
August 28, 2013
I remember Jim when I was growing up. He and my Dad paling around, both always had a smile on their faces, cracking each up. You will be dearly missed.
Janet Schneider
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