Monday, April 27, 2015



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  • DR. BILL BRADEN

    Billy Lee “Bill” Braden, 82, of Wamego, died Wednesday at his home. The family provided some of the following information. Bill was born on Sept. 21, 1931, in Eureka to John Mordecai and Helen Ruth Braden.  He was raised on the family farm south of Eureka where

  • WILLIAM WOODWARD

    William Robert “Woody” Woodward, 58, of Manhattan died Tuesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born June 26, 1955, in San Bernardino, Calif. He was the son of William Robert Mann and Charlotte Love. Woody graduated

  • RONALD RACETTE

    Ronald Racette, 88, of Clyde, died Tuesday at Park Villa Nursing Home in Clyde. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Feb. 12, 1925, in St. Joseph to Delphos and Emma (Pelland) Racette. Ronald married Maxine Girard on Jan. 26, 1948, in St. Joseph. He

  • BERNARD MENHUSEN

    Bernard Milton Menhusen, 52, of Silver Lake, formerly of Louisville, died on Monday, due to a farm accident.  Bernard was a life-long resident of the area. The family provided some of the following information. Bernard was born on Aug. 14, 1961, in Louisville. He was the son

  • VALLATA GRACE BISNETT

    Vallata Grace Bisnett, 89, died October 8, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center. Vallata was born on Aug. 17, 1924 in Clay County to Lewis and Daisy (Kynaston) Laflin. She was raised in Clay County and moved to Neosha, Mo.,  in 1940 and worked in a garment factory.  She

  • TIMOTHY R. TILTON

    Timothy R. Tilton, age 69, died on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on April 28, 1944 in Alameda, Calif., the son of Walter D. and Josephine (Taylor) Tilton. Following high school, Timothy entered the U.S. Navy and served his

  • DOLORES LOUISE (PONTON) SHEHI

    Dolores Shehi, 87, died Saturday, October 5, 2013, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on March 9, 1926 in Winfield, the daughter of Harvey “Bill” Ponton and Dorothy Mary (Salley) Ponton.  As an infant she moved with her family to Manhattan.  Dolores attended school

  • ROBERT ‘BOB’ MADL

    Robert “Bob” Madl, 94, died Sunday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital after a week’s illness. The week was filled with joyous visits from family and many good friends. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born Aug. 8, 1919, to Joseph F. Madl, Jr. and

  • WARD SEAMAN

    Ward Wilson Seaman, 96, of Riley, died Tuesday, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. He was born on Jan. 15, 1917 in Mattoon, Ill. He was the son of Vernon LeRoy and Grace (Wilson) Seaman. On July 4, 1936, at Mattoon, Ill., he was united in marriage to Helen May Shriver.&

  • TIMOTHY TILTON

    Timothy Tilton, 69, died Sunday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on April 28, 1944, in Alameda, Calif.. He was the son of Walter D. & Josephine (Taylor) Tilton.  Following high school, Timothy entered


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