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  • HENRY MITCHELL BERG

    Henry Mitchell Berg, 82, of Topeka, died Sunday at Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka. He worked for over 20 years as an independent insurance agent, and owned and operated Berg’s IGA in Westmoreland. Henry married Kathryn Onek on April 4, 1954, in Hiawatha. He is survived by wife,

  • JANE PETERSON

    Jane Peterson, 56, of St. George, was found dead Feb. 28 at Tuttle Cove at Tuttle Creek Lake. She was born June 26, 1957.  Complete obituary information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • EDWARD MacARTHUR

    Edward MacArthur, 82, of Alta Vista, died Feb. 27 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on Oct. 25, 1931, on the family farm in Geary County, near Alta Vista, the son of Emery and Phoebe (Crowell) MacArthur. Services for Mr. MacArthur are pending and

  • DORIS JEAN CHENEY

    Doris Jean Cheney, 79, died Monday at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan. She was born March 18, 1934, in Alma. Doris graduated from Wamego High in 1952. She married Eldon D. Cheney in 1952, they later divorced. Doris worked for the City of Clay Center Public Utilities. Survivors include daughters, Marie

  • RUBY M. BROMAN

    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

    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. SCHMEAL JR.

    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

    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

    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

    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),


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