Tuesday, October 6, 2015


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    Jerry Lynn Rood, 61, of Leonardville, died Sunday at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Oct. 17, 1951 in Lincoln. He was the son of Frank Nelson and Edna Marie (Meier) Rood.  He graduated from Riley County High School


    Denis Schulte, 86, died Sunday at Hays Medical Center in Hays. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Feb. 8, 1927, in Victoria, to Bernard H. and Clara (Linenberger) Schulte.  He married Rosemary (Brungardt) Gross on May 2, 1964, in Victoria. He was an electrician


    Kenneth Leroy Edwards, 83, of St. George, died Saturday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was a long-time resident of the area. Kenny was born Nov. 8, 1929, in Winfield. He was the son of Virgil and Eva Robinson Edwards. He was raised on the family


    Charles Samuel (Chuck) Herr, 84, of Manhattan, died October 2. Chuck was born in Dallas Center, Iowa on June 2, 1929, the son of the late Albert H. and Vivian Frances (Miller) Herr. On June 15, 1956, in Manhattan at the First United Methodist Church, he was united in marriage to


    Dolores Shehi, 87, died on Saturday at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on March 9, 1926 in Winfield. She was the daughter of Harvey “Bill” Ponton and Dorothy Mary (Salley) Ponton. Complete obituary and service information is pending and will be announced by the


    Jerry L. Rood, 61, of Leonardville, died Sunday at his residence. Arrangements are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.


    Deborah Lea Harken, 50, of Wamego, died Sunday at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home. For additional information please visit http://www.irvinparkview.com.

  • Stylist joins local salon

    Taylor’s Family Hair Care hired Angela Wilson to their staff. Wilson enjoys cutting hair, giving perms, waxing, adding highlights and coloring. Wilson graduated from Rudy Constino’s school of Cosmetology in Omaha, Neb. Wilson has 30 years of experience in hair styling. Prior to joining

  • Glenda Rose Haefner

    Glenda Rose Haefner, 71, of Blaine, died Wednesday at her home following an illness.  She was a long-time member of the area. The family provided some of the following information. Glenda was born Jan. 22, 1942, in Omaha, Neb., the daughter of Glenn and Gladys Hollenbeck Cooper.&

  • Charles Herr

    Charles Samuel (Chuck) Herr, 84, of Manhattan, died Wednesday. He worked as a Historical Preservationist, a former partner and manager of Brighton Home Furnishings in Manhattan. Cremation has been chosen and the family will receive friends at their home, 3405 Claflin in Manhattan, on Sunday from 1 p.

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