Virginia Janice Crider, 85, of Topeka, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Brewster Place in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Nov. 28, 1928, in Pocatello, Idaho, the daughter of James Melvin and Mary Valera (Hunt) Heskett. In 1967, she was married to Lawrence
Gladys M. Forst, 88, of Marysville, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at Cambridge Place in Marysville. The family provided some of the following information. Gladys was born Jan. 18, 1926, to Anthony “Tony” and Elizabeth (Heinen) Wilhelm in Kelly. She attended grade school in Kelly and graduated from St. Peter &
John Hugh Knost, 88, of St. George, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. John was born on May 21, 1925, in Grove Springs, Mo. Graveside inurnment services with military honors to be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at the Kensington Gardens Cemetery in
Col. James Brerton Townsend Jr., 91, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, Manhattan.
It is with sadness and in the spirit of celebration of life that we share that the Rev. Dale R. Turner, 85, died peacefully on April 25 after many years with multi-infarct dementia, which rivals Alzheimer’s disease. In the interest of research and education, his brain
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, 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, 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 “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. “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
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