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  • Gerda Margarete Copeland

    Gerda Margarete Copeland, 86, of Manhattan, died Friday at her home on Oregon Lane due to her poor lungs being in poor condition from a recent bout of pneumonia. Her family provided some of the following information.

  • Francis W. Booth

    Francis W. Booth, 84, of Blue Rapids, died Thursday at the Frankfort Community Care Home in Frankfort.

  • William Blake Jr.

    William R. Blake Jr., 78, of Manhattan died Monday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • George White

    George C. White, 84, of Wakefield died Tuesday at his residence in Wakefield.

  • Civil rights voice James Butler dead at 99

    James Edmond Butler, one of the most prominent voices in the local and state civil rights struggles of the last half century, died Tuesday at Via Christi Village. He was 99. Born Sept. 13, 1913, Mr. Butler became prominent in civil rights issues following a lengthy career in

  • Johnny Busenbark

    Johnny Ross Busenbark, 84, a longtime resident of Manhattan, died in Elkhart, Ind., Monday. A complete obituary and service information is pending and will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • James Schroer

    James Albert Schroer, 83, a longtime resident of Manhattan, died in Oberlin on Sunday.

  • James Butler

    James Edmond Butler, 99, of Manhattan died Tuesday at Via Christi Village, Manhattan.

  • M. Dean Tucker

    M. Dean Tucker, 88, of Hutchinson died Monday at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center.

  • James Albert Schroer

    James Albert Schroer, 83, formerly of Manhattan and Jefferson City, Mo. died Sunday at the Decatur County Good Samaritan Center in Oberlin. Mass of Christian burial will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, at Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Manhattan. Interment will follow in the Sunrise


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