Ruby M. Broman, 102, of Seward, Neb., formerly of Blue Rapids, died March 1 in Seward. Survivors include her son, Carl E. Whitesell and wife, Ann, of Scranton; three daughters, Mary Lou Higgins of El Cajon, Calif., Beulah M. Spunaugle and husband, Tom, of Seward, Neb., Delma
Mildred M. Sanberg, 97, died Feb. 26 at Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville. The family provided some of the following information. Mildred was born Dec. 15, 1916, in Morganville, the daughter of James and Carrie (Burchard) Murphy. Mildred attended school in Clay Center. She married Weldon V. Sanberg on
John H. “Jack” Schmeal Jr., 65, of Olsburg, died early Monday morning at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 28, 1949 in Newton, N.J. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan,
Marcia Ann Boese, 85, of Leonardville, died Feb. 25 at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Marcia was born on Feb. 17, 1929, in Lawrence, to the late William and Susan (Gallagher) Hail. On August 29, 1953, in Lawrence, Marcia married the love of her life, Ken Boese. She was a member of
Penny J. (Vaughn) Streeter, 56, of St. George, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills-Honstead House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 17, 1957, in Chanute. She was the daughter of Donald E. and Lenora J. (Larkin) Vaughn. Penny
James Cravens, 73, of Westmoreland, died Wednesday at his home. Jim worked in commercial construction but is best known for his fourteen years working as a corrections officer at the Pottawatomie County Jail. He is also survived by his wife, Judy; daughters, Angela Coleman (Keith),
Timothy Eugene Finan, Jr., 84, of Blaine, died Tuesday at the Westy Community Care Home. Gene served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict as a flight engineer on a B-29 Bomber. Later Gene worked as an aviation mechanic for TWA working on
Dr. Gerald “Jerry” Bergen, 80, of Topeka, died at his home on Tuesday. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be at 1 p.m., on March 10 at Penwell-Gabel Southwest Chapel, 3700 SW Wanamaker Rd., Topeka.
Melvin Johnson, 68, died Tuesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Nov. 16, 1945, in Manhattan. He was the son of Alvin and Eva (Smith) Johnson. Melvin was a life-time area resident, having graduated
Gwendolyn E. Stevenson, 99, died Sunday in Andover. She had lived in Wichita since 2006. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Dec. 11, 1914, in Washington County. Her parents were Emamuel and Edith (Peterson) Erickson. Gwen received her elementary education at Macotte Rural
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