Friday, July 31, 2015


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  • Ross Davenport

    Ross J. “Bill” Davenport, 89, died Monday in Manhattan.

  • Mary Torres

    Maruja (Mary) Bianchini Torres, 92, of Valley Vista in Wamego died Dec. 30 at the Wamego City Hospital.

  • Russell Sanner

    Russell E. Sanner, 82, of Waterville, died on Thursday at his home in Waterville.

  • Elden Klocke

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

  • Shirley Higuera

    Shirley Mae (Twitty) Higuera, 71, of Westmoreland died Friday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Velda Jackson

    Velda Jackson, 79, of Topeka died Saturday, at Presbyterian Manor. Velda was born in Manhattan. Services are pending with Penwell-Gabel Southwest Chapel.

  • 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.

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