Wednesday, July 29, 2015



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  • JERRY P. TAGGART

    Jerry Paul Taggart, 74, of Manhattan, died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born August 24, 1940, in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • HELENA STALEY

    Helena Rosine Caroline Staley, 96, of Leonardville and formerly of Manhattan, died Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. Helena was born Feb. 26, 1919 in northern Riley County to Friedrich and Caroline (Weidner) Grater. She married William “Bill” Staley

  • FREDERICK N. FRITZ

    Frederick N. Fritz, 79, of Riley, died Thursday, July 16, 2015 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Frederick was born Jan. 19, 1936, near Broughton, the son of George Charles and Melva Alice (Hatfield) Fritz. He was baptized and confirmed

  • THELMA M. RANSOM

    Thelma Maxine (Hook) Ransom, 94, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Thelma Maxine Hook was born Sept. 9, 1920, in Pleasant Plains, Arkansas, the daughter of the late William Ernest and Ola (Johnston)

  • FREDERICK N. FRITZ

    Frederick N. Fritz, 79, of Riley, died Thursday, July 16, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • DONALD P. PICKERING JR.

    Donald P. “Don” Pickering Jr., 65, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at his residence near Manhattan. He was born on Dec. 30, 1949. He was the son of Donald P. Sr. and Helen A. (Caldwell) Pickering. Mr. Pickering was a longtime resident of Manhattan, where he was a

  • LARRY DEAN RUNDUS

    Larry Dean Rundus, 70, died Sunday, July 12, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. He was son of Elmer Charles Rundus and Ann Josephine (Spurney) Rundus and was born in Belleville on June 16, 1945. Larry was educated in the Pleasant View and Spring Hill grade schools

  • STEPHEN STEWART

    Stephen “Steve” Stewart, 69, of Manhattan, died Friday, July 10, 2015, in Phoenix, Arizona, after a brief battle with cancer. He was surrounded by family. The family provided some of the following information.  Steve was born Nov. 12, 1945, in Manhattan, to Ralph and Mary Louise Stewart. He is

  • CHESTER M. MOYER

    Chester Martin Moyer, 87, of Chapman, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Chester was born Dec. 5, 1927, in Chicago Heights, Illinois, to Martin William and Thelma Mae Hines Moyer. He was married to Pauline

  • AUGUSTA M. KOBISKIE

    Augusta Marie Kobiskie, 96, died Sunday, July 12, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Sept. 25, 1918, in Volland, the daughter of Gustave and Augusta (Heinz) Fink. She was one of 11 children born to the

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