Robert Devon Bontrager, 91, longtime Manhattanite and former K-State professor, died Thursday, July 31, 2014, in hospice at the RiverWoods Nursing Care Center in Lewisburg, Penn. Mr. Bontrager had retired to Lewisburg in 1992 with his wife, Mable Bontrager. The cause of death was complications from kidney and heart
Margaret Griffith Howe, 81, of Manhattan died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 6, 1932, in Manhattan, the daughter of Evan and Virginia (Stott) Griffith. Margaret graduated in 1950 from the Sacred
Memorial services for Barbara King Wilson, 97, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan. Reverend R.C. McConnell will be officiating. Mrs. Wilson died Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Manhattan. Memorials have been established for the Manhattan Public Library and
James Ford Bowen, 39, of Topeka, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, from injuries sustained in a car accident during the early morning hours of Aug. 4. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Oct. 1, 1974, in Painesville, Ohio, to James Gary Bowen and Susan Jean Fink (
Yong Hui “Kim” Seager, 75, of Wamego died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Kim was born Dec. 28, 1938, outside of Hiroshima, Japan, the daughter of Kim Bang Go and Myung Soo Kim. She moved to
Charles L. Lindenman, 96, of Manhattan died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on Aug. 18, 1917, in Lenora, the son of Charles and Lura (Moore) Lindenman. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz
Steven Edward Jordan Farnsworth, 32, of Riley, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, as the result of an automobile accident. He was born on Jan. 12, 1982, at Petersburg, Va., the son of Steven Nelson and Nancy Carol (Stinnett) Farnsworth. He worked for INDAM, Asplundh, TNT Enterprises and, most recently,
Rodney Mason Bowen, 76, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born March 12, 1938, in Seminole, Okla. A Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m.. Saturday, August 9, at the Grace Baptist Church, 2901 Dickens Avenue, Manhattan, with the Rev.
Alma Lee Fechter, 89, of rural Belvue died with her family by her side on Monday, August 4, 2014 at Wamego Health Center. The family provided some of the following information. Alma Lee was born March 4, 1925, in Havensville. She was the daughter of Charles L. and Eva (Gibson)
Eilene Dorcile Cheney, 92, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Oklahoma City. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Sept. 8, 1921, in Randolph to George and Elin Rickson. She graduated from Randolph High School and stayed in her hometown near Manhattan and
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