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  • LOIS L. HEDMAN

    Lois Leona Hedman, 93, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Lois was born in Leonardville on May 25, 1921. She was the daughter of the late Carl B. and Minnie (Nelson) Meyer.  She graduated from Leonardville High School in 1939, where she

  • WILMA MAE FORSBERG

    Wilma Mae Forsberg, 84, of Riley, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on Jan. 2, 1930, in Eagleville, Mo., the daughter of Rutherford H. and Mary L. (Hurst) Shannon.  She grew up in the Eagleville area and graduated from

  • JIM ‘HIPPIE’ BRUNS

    Jim “Hippie” Bruns, 59, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at his residence in Manhattan. He was born on Sept. 30, 1954, in Junction City, the son of Calvin E. & Elaine R. (Nelson) Bruns. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Additional information and a

  • WILMA FORSBERG

    Wilma Mae Forsberg, 84, of Riley, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on Jan. 2, 1930, in Eagleville, Mo. The family will greet friends during a visitation on Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan.

  • L. MARIE ‘SUKI’ DELLEN

    L. Marie “Suki” Dellen, 85, of Manhattan, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills-Stolzer House. The family provided the following information. She was born on July 11, 1928, in Manhattan, the daughter of Ben C. and Lulu (McConnell) York and had been a lifetime area resident. She was

  • L. MARIE DELLEN

    L. Marie “Suki” Dellen, 85, of Manhattan, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills-Stolzer House in Manhattan. She was born on July 11, 1928, in Manhattan and had been a lifetime area resident. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, at the

  • JAMES BURCHAM

    Jim “Doc” Burcham, 93, died the evening of July 1, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born in Kansas City on Nov. 21, 1920, the son of D. H. and Sarah (Calhoun) Burcham. Doc met the love of his life, Helen Barlow, at Wyandotte High

  • DAROLD O. UKENA

    Darold O. Ukena, 91, died Sunday morning, June 29, 2014 at The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was a lifelong resident of the Manhattan area. The family provided some of the following information. Darold was born in Greenleaf on June 7, 1923. He was the son of Gerhardt

  • ROBERT HOFFMAN

    Robert “Bob” Hoffman, 70, of Wamego, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House of Manhattan. Bob was born Oct. 17, 1943, in Sabetha, to Emerson and Irene (Carpenter) Hoffman. He grew up and attended grade school in Morrill, before attending Sabetha High School. Bob enlisted into

  • Barbara Wilson

    Barbara King Wilson, 97, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills-Wroten House in Manhattan. She was born to Thomas Laing King and Imo Blakestad King on May 20, 1917, in Topeka.  She was preceded in death by her husband J. Robert Wilson.  Barbara attended Washburn University


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