By The Mercury

Janet Colvin, 92, of Manhattan died Thursday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

The family provided some of the following information.

She was born January 18, 1921, in Abilene.

After marrying William “Bill” Colvin in January 1958, she made Manhattan her home.

Bill preceded her in death, as did her son, Fred Wrightman.

Janet was probably best known for her extraordinary kindness and wonderful sense of humor.

The things she enjoyed the most were family, friends, bridge and 5 p.m.

Though her accomplishments were many, the one that meant the most to her was all the wonderful friends she had made through her 92 years.

Survivors include a daughter, Juli Salberg and husband Ron of Manhattan; a granddaughter, Stephanie Rawson and husband Kevin; and two great-grand-dogs, Emma and Tess of Baldwin City.

Cremation is planned with memorial services to be at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home with the Rev. Ben Duerfeldt officiating.  Private family inurnment will be at a later date in Sunrise Cemetery.

Online condolences may be left for the family through the funeral home website at www.ymlfuneralhome.com.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Shepherd Hospice House or to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

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