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  • JENNIE JEFFRIES

    Jennie ‘Granny’ Jeffries, 84, of Marysville, formerly of Frankfort, died on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Jennie was born Jan. 28, 1929, in Holdrege, Neb., the daughter of Clyde S. and Myrtle A. (Brokaw) Lewis.  She married Vernon E. ‘Dutch’ Jeffries on December 28, 1945,

  • HEINZ ARENT

    Heinz Otto Arent, 83, died on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community, Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Sept. 4, 1930 in Stuttgart, Germany the son of Otto and Helene (Sturm) Arent.  He attended the school systems in Stuttgart

  • Jacqueline McFarland

    Jacqueline Laura McFarland, 74, of Westmoreland, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Wamego Health Center. She was a long-time resident of the area. Jackie was born June 30, 1939 in Wamego. She attended local schools. Jackie was a cook. She co-owned three different restaurants in Wamego, Westmoreland and Erick,

  • Sharon Kraus

    Sharon Ann Kraus, 74, Wamego, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka. She was a life-long resident of the area. Sharon was born Sept. 11, 1939, in rural Alma. She attended Hessdale grade school and Alma High School. Sharon worked for many years as a

  • MERLYN RIDDER

    Merlyn Ridder, 89, of rural Westmoreland, died at his home Saturday, Jan.18, 2014. Among survivors is his wife, Dorothy, of the home. Services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.

  • EARL RYDER JR.

    Earl Ryder Jr., 79, of rural Paxico, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at his home. Among survivors is his wife, Katherine, of the home. Services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.

  • JOSEPH T. ‘JOE’ DUKE

    Joseph Thomas Duke, 78, of Junction City, died Tuesday. The family provided some of the following information. Joe was born in Webb, Ala. on Jan. 30, 1935. He was the son of the late Evitus Lee and Lennie Mae (Durden) Duke.  Joe graduated from high school in

  • JANICE EDDY

    Janice Eddy, 46, of Plattsmouth, Neb., died Wednesday. The family provided some of the following information. She was born January 24, 1967. She was united in marriage to Donald N. “Chip” Eddy on March 17, 1990, in Middleburg, Fla. She was preceded in death by her mother Ruth Smith. She

  • GENEVIEVE L. MATTHEWS

    Genevieve L. “Genny” Matthews, 87, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills Sloan House. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Feb. 23, 1926, in Great Bend. She was the daughter of Fred and Ruby (Parker) McClure.  Genny was raised in

  • GENEVIEVE L. MATTHEWS

    Genevieve L. Matthews, 87, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on Feb. 23, 1926, in Great Bend. She was the daughter of Fred and Ruby (Parker) McClure. Complete obituary information and service times are pending and will be announced


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