Paula Ann Kendall, 85, Topeka: Sept. 26, 1932 – Sept. 19, 2018

SCRANTON, Kan. – Paula Ann (Humbert) Kendall, 85, of Topeka, Kan., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at her home in Scranton, Kan. Paula was born Sept. 26, 1932, in Borger, Texas, the daughter of Paul and Norlene (Gray) Humbert.

She married William “Dick” Kendall, Sept. 27, 1949, in Topeka. He survives. Other survivors include four sons, R. Michiel (Janet) Kendall, of Ft. Worth, Texas, William “Tom” (Janice) Kendall, Lyndon, Kan., John (Sandy) Kendall, Topeka, and Chris (Anna) Kendall, Scranton; a daughter, Kerry (Ted) Graf, Topeka; a sister, Nina (Peter) Mendoza, Carbondale, Kan.; and 11 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Dell Humbert.

Paula was an active member of the Order of Eastern Star, Helena Chapter No. 210, where she served as a Past Worthy Matron.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at Davidson Funeral Home. She will lie in state 1-5 p.m. Sunday with visitation 2-4 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Topeka.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society-Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Midland Hospice Care or Order of Eastern Star, Helena Chapter No. 210, and sent in care of Davidson Funeral Home, 1035 N. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66608-1241. See

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