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  • Kathryn Bork

    Kathryn (Katie) Elizabeth Bork, 97, died May 9, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Home in Springfield, Ill. The family provided some of the following information. They said Kathryn died peacefully. Kathryn was born on June 13, 1916 in Freeport, Ill., to Esrom Harry and Margaret Agatha (Michel) Pfile. The family

  • Ramona Stettnisch

    Ramona Joyce Stettnisch, 79, of Barnes, died on Friday, May 9, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Survivors include her husband Ken; daughter, Teri Stettnisch and her husband Bob Spangler of Overland Park; brother, Darrell Keefover of Barnes; sister, Karen Sisk of Manhattan; six grandchildren and

  • Wesley Tarwater

    Wesley Tarwater, 90, of Lincoln, Neb., died May 6, 2014.  He was born in St. Joseph, Mo., to Everett and Bertha Tarwater. Wes served in the Navy after graduating high school. He then worked for over 25 years at Motor Inn, Manhattan for Kansas State University and then

  • LARRY LEE CARGAL

    Larry Lee Cargal, retired Army master sergeant, 65, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born on Sept. 6, 1948, in Neelyville, Mo., the son of John L. and Marry L. (Cole) Cargal. Following graduation from Welston High School in St. Louis,

  • ERNEST A. BLANKEN

    Ernest A. Blanken, 92, of Linn, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the Linn Community Nursing Home. Visitation is Sunday, May 11, 2014, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home in Linn. The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service is 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 12, 2014, at

  • PHYLLIS KAUFHOLZ

    Phyllis Delores(Wah-wa-sah) Kaufholz, 80, of Manhattan, formerly of Mayetta, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014,  at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Phyllis was born in Mayetta, on Oct. 25, 1933, the daughter of the late Catherine C. (LaClair) and John M. Lewis. She attended school in Wapeton, N.D.

  • PANSY SHRYER

    Pansy “Pat” Elizabeth Shryer, 86, formerly of Riley and University Park, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Medicalodge of Clay Center. She was born on Sept. 6, 1927, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Ben and Pansy (Larabee) Pearce.  She attended school in the Kansas City area. 

  • PHYLLIS KAUFHOLZ

    Phyllis D. (Wahwasah) Kaufholz, 80, of Manhattan, formerly of Mayetta, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was a retired cook for the Manhattan Senior Center. Services will be Monday, May 12, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home. A complete obituary will

  • DORIS McMANUS

    Doris Jean McManus, 76, of Manhattan, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Oct. 3, 1937, in Union Town, Ark., the daughter of Raymond and Clara Mable (Kernes) Turner.  She moved to the Manhattan area in 2002 from Fort Smith, Ark. Mrs.

  • CHARLENE MAE LIND

    Charlene Mae Lind died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Pleasant View Home in Inman. She was born Dec. 23, 1932, in Manhattan, the daughter of Francis and Lucille Mordy. She was a 1950 graduate of Manhattan High School and a 1954 graduate of Kansas State University. She was a business teacher


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