Joan Catherine (Newcomer) Sistrunk McNeil, 84, of Manhattan, died Friday,Jan. 10 , 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills nursing home. The family provided the following information. They said she was a beloved wife, sister, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother, who passed on to her heavenly home after a lengthy
Mary Louise Schlagel Pelton, 88, of Pittsburg, (formerly of Goddard), died March 7, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. The family provided some of the following information. In her 88 years, Mary was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, continually sharing her love, faith and wisdom. Mary
Mary E. Chadwell, 96, of Powhattan, died Tuesday evening, March 4, 2014, at Maple Heights Nursing Home in Hiawatha. Mary was born near Hiawatha, March 19, 1917, one of four children of Frank and Estelle McConnell Loyd and had lived all of her life in Brown County. As a
Donald Wayne “Don” Area 86, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at Meadowlark Hills Collins House. He was born July 16, 1927, in Olsburg. He was the son of Babe and Alice (Axelton) Area. Don graduated from Randolph High School. He served for 4 years in the U.S. Navy
Bruce James, age 76, of Manhattan, died early Wednesday morning at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on May 27, 1937 in Virginia. Complete obituary information and service times are pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
Bishop Mervyn E. Hammond, 59, died Monday in St. Charles, Mo. He was born on Jan. 3, 1955 to Mervyn E. Sr. and Laurette A. (Starnes) Hammond in Manhattan. Memorial service will be Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 1025 S. Washington St.,
Howard D. Tubbs, 76, of Manhattan, died Sunday at Mercy Hospital in Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 22, 1938, in Sedgwick County. He was a member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church. He owned and operated Custom Cabinet Shop over 35 years in Manhattan. Howard later worked at Kansas
Betty Jo White, a former Manhattan resident, died Monday at the age of 70 at her residence in Milbank, S.D. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Living Word Lutheran Church in Milbank. Betty Jo was born on Dec. 8, 1943,
Donald W. Area, age 86, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community-Collins Landing in Manhattan. He was born on July 16, 1927 in Olsburg. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
John H. “Jack” Schmeal, Jr., 65, of Olsburg died Monday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 28, 1949 in Newton, N.J., the son of John H. Schmeal Sr. and Helen Grabinski. After graduating high school Jack joined the United
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