Margie Lee Rue, 90, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 23, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. She was born on Oct. 5, 1923 to “Nellie” Kathlyn and George Nicar in Galveston, Texas. She enjoyed growing up on the ranch in
Harold Gene Etienne, 77, a lifetime resident of Wamego, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka. The family provided the following information. Harold was born Aug. 13, 1936, in St. George, the son of Howard L. and Mabele L. (Cox) Etienne. He attended St. George schools
Colonel James Brierton Townsend, Jr., 90, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. The following information was provided by the family. James was born in Chadron, Neb., on Nov. 15, 1923, to the late Ottillia Alise (Brennecke) and James Brierton Townsend,
Judith Ann Richter, 58, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center. The following information was provided by the family. She was born Judith Ann Siegrist on Nov.21, 1955 in Council Grove to the late Lawrence and Mary Lou Siegrist. Judith graduated
Linus S. Lauer, 89, died peacefully on Monday, May 19, 2014. The family provided the following information. He was born in Blaine on June 11, 1924, to Martha (Hemmen) and Antone P. Lauer. He graduated from Cathedral High School in 1942. He attended Wichita Business College and was an
Lawrence “Larry” E. Eckart, 75, of Wamego died Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the Wamego Health Center. The family provided the following information. Larry was born March 20, 1939, in Wamego, the son of Albert J. and Marie C. (Ebert) Eckart. He grew up and attended schools in Wamego, graduating
Robert E. “Bob” Walsh, 87, of Blue Rapids, died on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. Survivors include his daughter Yolanda Walsh, Nine Mile Falls, Wash.; step-son Terry Baker and wife Mary Alice, Blue Rapids; a brother Bill Thomas, Waterville; two sisters,
Judith A. Richter, 58, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born November 21, 1955, in Council Grove,. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.
C. R. “Bud” Crabtree, 86, of Twin Falls, Idaho, formerly of Manhattan, died Thursday, May 8, 2014. The family provided the following information. Bud was born to William Clinton and Corda A. (Logsdon) Crabtree on April 19, 1928, in St. Joseph, Mo. Bud married Doris Annora Yurth on June 11, 1949,
Keith Robert Jenkins, 24, originally from Culver, Ind., died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Manhattan. Keith was born Nov. 6, 1989, in Temple, Texas. Keith joined the U.S. Army in 2008 as a field artillery cannon crew member at Fort Stewart, Ga. He was deployed from 2009 to 2010 in support of
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