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  • JOYCE STAMPER

    Joyce Lee (Virgin) Stamper, 77, died Thursday. Joyce was born May 16, 1936, in Lewis County, Ky.  She was the daughter of the late Alva Jack and late Mary Frances Virgin. Stamper is survived by her three daughters, Vickie L. (Alan) Riniker of Manhattan, Sheri Stamper-Berg (Ronald

  • ROBERT J. NEWMAN, SR.

    Robert J. Newman, 89, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Omaha, Neb. He was born on March 14, 1925 in Manhattan to Porter J. Newman and Nettie H. Newman.  He attended public school in Manhattan, graduating from MHS in 1942.  He enrolled at Kansas State University for

  • JOHN M. KOGER

    John M. Koger, 93, of Topeka and formerly of Holton, died Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Brewster Place in Topeka. John was born Dec. 4, 1920 in Cheney, the son of Dr. Robert G. and Ermon Sloan Koger. He graduated from Cheney High School in 1938 and received a degree in

  • EUGENIA LOUISE FITTELL

    Eugenia “Gene” Louise Fittell, 99,  of Shawnee,  died Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Care Haven Home in Overland Park. She was born on Sept.4, 1914 at Randolph, the daughter of John and Amelia (Kunze) Grob.  She attended Monterey Country School and graduated from Randolph Rural

  • DENNIS A. HEIDEL

    Dennis A. “Sam” Heidel, 81, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Stormont Vail Health Center in Topeka. He was born on June 6, 1932, in Manhattan, the son of Richard Rudolph and Clara Cecelia (Moske) Heidel. Mr. Heidel attended the McDowell Creek School until his freshmen year in

  • JESSE SETTLER

    Jesse Settler, 91, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 16, 2014 at Via Chrisi Village in Manhattan.  Mr. Settler was born Aug. 14, 1922. He was a civil engineer at Fort Riley. Services will be announced at a later date with the complete obituary.  Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home is handling

  • GORDON R. BARR

    Gordon Ray Barr, 73, of Keats, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Dec. 30, 1940 in Hollenberg, the son of Dean and Gladys (Taylor) Barr. He grew up in the Hollenberg area

  • IVADELL ANN CHRISTIAN

    Ivadell Ann Christian, 79, of Concordia, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Mesa, Ariz. The family provided some of the following information. She was born April 25, 1935, to Albert and Lillian (Noltensmier) Hein at Wessington Springs, S.D. Ivadell was baptized and confirmed at The Lutheran Church in Lane,

  • FRANK COMBS

    Frank Ford Combs, 82, of Glen Allen Va., formerly of Manhattan, St. Louis and many other places he called home as he lived a storied life traveling the world in the military, died in his sleep Sunday, May 11, 2014. Frankie, as he was known to his four

  • JOE EVERETT MIKULECKY

    Joe E. Mikulecky, 74, of Alma, died Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka, one day after his birthday. Joe was born May 9, 1940 in Clay Center, the son of Henry “Hank” and Velma (Mundis) Mikulecky. Joe attended elementary and high school in Linn and was on


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