Obituary Request

The obituary index is one of your most valuable research tools. Our index helps hundreds of people each year search for their ancestors or loved ones who died or are buried in Topeka.

The Topeka Room has an index of more than 170,000 obituaries from Topeka newspapers from 1906 to the present. The index is available online 24/7.

How to Make a Request

  1. Search the obituary index to find the records of interest
  2. Fill out the obituary request form

Search Obituary Index

Obituary Request Form

Please limit search to obituaries of persons who lived in Topeka or Shawnee County or whose obituary would have appeared in the local Topeka newspapers.