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  • Influential local librarian dies at 89

    Margaret Elizabeth Gates, director of the Manhattan Public Library for a quarter century, died Saturday in Boulder, Colo. She was 89. Gates’ career in libraries began as a K-State student in 1945 when she joined the staff of the Manhattan Public Library, then situated in the Carnegie

  • Virginia Stilley

    Virginia Louise Engleking-Stilley, 82, died Saturday at Hallmark Nursing Center in Denver, Colo.

  • Jeanne Powell

    Jeanne E. Powell, 87, of Manhattan died Thursday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Elden Klocke

    Elden E. Klocke, 95, formerly of Clay Center died Thursday at the Live Care Center in Andover.

  • Jayla Vincent

    Jayla Memarie Vincent, infant daughter of Jeff and Jana Vincent and little sister of Jace Vincent, passed on Nov. 17 when she was welcomed into the world as a sleeping angel.

  • Kendra Billam

    Kendra Lynn “Kendy” Billam, 48, of Manhattan died unexpectedly at her residence Tuesday.

  • Jayla Vincent

    Jayla Memarie Vincent, infant daughter, died Nov. 17 as she was welcomed into the world.

  • Rowena DeBolt

    Rowena Bell DeBolt, 92, died Jan. 12 at Homestead Assisted Living in Manhattan where she lived.

  • Elaine Bruns

    Elaine R. Bruns, 86, died Sunday at her residence in Zapata, Texas.

  • Caroline Schmidt

    Caroline Rita (Dreiling) Schmidt, 84, of Hays died Thursday at Hays Medical Center.

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