W. Joan Olson Lardner, 83, of Topeka, died Tuesday at Midland Care Hospice House. The family provided some of the following information. Joan was born April 4, 1930, in Olsburg. She was the daughter of Victor Smith Olson and Rosa Catherine Lintz Olson. Joan attended St. Mary College
Daniel L. “Dan” Thomas, 40, of Blue Rapids, died of natural causes March 1 at Community Memorial Health Care in Marysville. Survivors include his wife, Jenny Thomas, his son, Davis Thomas, his father, Bill Thomas, all of Blue Rapids; and sister Jancy Donner and husband, Lane, of
Marie H. Dahl, 77, of Kansas City, Mo., died Feb. 25. Marie was born May 23, 1936, in Kansas City, Mo. Marie was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Sons of Norway, T.O.P.S. and Parents as Teachers. She was preceded in death by her parents
Edna Mae Gerdes Schwarz, 81, of Marysville, died Sunday at Cambridge Place in Marysville. The family provided some of the following information. Edna Mae was born Feb. 27, 1933 at Odell, Neb., to William R. and Grace (Tjaden) Gerdes. She was baptized, confirmed and married at Immanuel State
Steve Edwin Hemphill, 71, of Wamego, died Sunday at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Society in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. Steve was born on March 17, 1942, in Madison to George and Florence (Ames) Hemphill. He attended local schools and graduated from Manhattan
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, 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, 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, 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, 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
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