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  • ALEXANDER BASCOM

    Alexander Bascom, 18, of Manhattan,  died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at his residence near Keats. He was born on June 13, 1996, in Mbingo, Cameroon, and had been a resident of Manhattan since June of 2011. He was a student at Manhattan High School. Additional obituary information and service times

  • JAMES MICHAL TOBIAS

    James Michal Tobias, 74, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Kissimmee, Fla., where he resided for many years. He had diabetes. Mr. Tobias was born Nov. 23, 1939, in Manhattan. He gradated from St. George High School in 1957. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1958. Mr. Tobias married his

  • ROBERT H. KOKENGE

    Robert Henry Kokenge, 94, of Manhattan died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at his residence. He was born Nov. 29, 1919, east of Baileyville. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

  • KATHRYN ROARK

    Kathryn “Kate” Roark, 93, Manhattan, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.  The family provided some of the following information. Kate was born May 30, 1921, in Alma, the daughter of Frank and Elna Marie (Hollister) Kramer. She graduated from Manhattan High School

  • CHARLES THOMAS LEWIS

    A tribute to Charles “Charlie” Thomas Lewis, 93, of Manhattan, who died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The family provided the following information. Charles was born to James Thomas and Anna Melissa (Barker) Lewis on April 26, 1921, in Cherryvale. He attended a number of different schools in his early years

  • DAWNETTE HOERNER

    Dawnette Hoerner, 52, Quenemo, passed away on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 in a car accident near Vassar. Dawnette was married to David Hoerner, originally from the Miltonvale and Manhattan area, on June 15, 2001. She is survived by her husband David, her son Britton, her daughter Ashley Dawn, her mother

  • EDITH THOMPSON

    Edith L. Thompson, 88, of Manhattan, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, at her residence. Edith was born in Garrison on June 25, 1926, to the late Julia (Roush) and Edmond Kilner. Edith was united in marriage to Martin Thompson, who precedes her in death. She worked as an office

  • Purple Heart recipient who fought in Battle of Bulge dies

    William F. “Bill” Stahl, 89, of Junction City, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Valley View Senior Life in Junction City. Bill was born March 4, 1925, in Junction City, the son of Edward John and Reta Mae (Cline) Stahl. He attended schools in Junction City, and graduated from Junction

  • TESSIE BUSSART

    Tessie Myrtle Bussart, 79, of Wamego died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at the Westy Community Care Home. She was a member of the area for nearly 50 years. The family provided some of the following information. Tessie was born Feb. 4, 1935, in Kalamazoo, Mich., the daughter of Norman E. and

  • WAYNE PERRY

    Wayne Austin Perry, 87, of Salina died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. He was born March 21, 1927, in Junction City, the son of William Austin Perry and Etta Elizabeth (Dempsey) Perry. Wayne was a World War II veteran and a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service for more

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