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  • CLEO INEZ ‘TESS’ TURNBOW

    Cleo I. “Tess” Turnbow, 91, of Wamego, died on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at her residence. The family provided the following information. She was born on Jan. 27, 1923, at the family home near Onaga, the daughter of Herman F. and Emma M. (Gehring) Tessendorf. For the first two years

  • DWIGHT SHERBERT

    Dwight Sherbert, 70,  of Clay Center, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at Presbyterian Manor in Clay Center. The family provided the following information. Dwight was born on Jan. 19, 1944, at his family home in Broughton, the son of Akin and Mary (Townsend) Sherbert.  He graduated from Clay

  • K-State patron Beach dies at 94

    Marianna Kistler Beach, patron of the arts and the namesake of Kansas State University’s art museum, died Saturday at age 94. Beach, who grew up in Manhattan and was a K-State graduate, died at her home in Lawrence. The museum, which opened in the fall

  • CLEO I. TURNBOW

    Cleo Inez Isabel “Tess” Turnbow, 91, of Wamego, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at her residence. She was born on Jan. 27, 1923, near Onaga and had been a Wamego and Manhattan area resident since 1963. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616

  • OLIVER JUNIOR HESS

    Oliver Junior Hess, 94, of Topeka, formerly of rural Alma,  died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Topeka.  The family provided the following information. Oliver was born on May 17, 1920, south of Alma.  He spent his entire adult life as a rancher at the family ranch on

  • CATHERINE FRANCES BUERO

    Catherine “Cathy” Frances Buero, 60, of rural Alma, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at her home following a long illness. The family provided the following information. She was born April 4, 1954, in Belen, N.M., the daughter of Arthur and Dorothy Aragon Chavez.  Cathy was a para educator

  • JESSIE MAE WALLS

    Jessie Mae Walls, 87, of Alma, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. She was born Feb. 25, 1927, in rural Ellisville, Miss., the daughter of George and Mary Gibson Ryals.  She married George W. Walls on Dec. 4, 1959.&

  • BETTY SILVA

    Betty Sue Silva, 73, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, surrounded by her husband, sister, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Betty Silva was born on Nov. 20, 1940, in Dover, Ark.  On June 24, 1961, she married her one true love, Frank Silva, in Manhattan.&

  • IRENE F. IRWIN

    Irene F. Irwin, 83, of Leonardville, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at the Leonardville Cemetery with Pastor Kevin Larson officiating.  Additional obituary information will be announced later by

  • LEIGH GLENN POSTON

    Leigh Glenn Poston, 62, of Manhattan, died Monday morning, Nov. 3, 2014, at his residence. The family provided the following information. He was born on June 23, 1952, in Gunnison, Colo., the son of Warren Glenn and Jean (Watanabe) Poston.  The family moved to Manhattan when Leigh was in

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