Shirley Mae (Twitty) Higuera, 71, of Westmoreland died Friday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.
Velda Jackson, 79, of Topeka died Saturday, at Presbyterian Manor. Velda was born in Manhattan. Services are pending with Penwell-Gabel Southwest Chapel.
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 Louise Engleking-Stilley, 82, died Saturday at Hallmark Nursing Center in Denver, Colo.
Jeanne E. Powell, 87, of Manhattan died Thursday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.
Elden E. Klocke, 95, formerly of Clay Center died Thursday at the Live Care Center in Andover.
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 Lynn “Kendy” Billam, 48, of Manhattan died unexpectedly at her residence Tuesday.
Jayla Memarie Vincent, infant daughter, died Nov. 17 as she was welcomed into the world.
Rowena Bell DeBolt, 92, died Jan. 12 at Homestead Assisted Living in Manhattan where she lived.
Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.