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  • Obituaries | January 19, 2014

    THOMAS ‘TOM’ ELLIS

    Thomas “Tom” Ellis, 56, died on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Oct. 24, 1957, in Onaga, the son of John and Mary G. (Silvis) Ellis. Tom was the owner of Ellis Construction Services specializing in finish carpentry.

  • Obituaries | January 19, 2014

    CAROL VAN PELT

    Carol Van Pelt, 69, of Fairland, Okla., died Jan. 17, 2014, at the Integris Hospital in Grove, Okla. She was born April 22, 1944. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Obituaries | January 19, 2014

    HOWELL SUDDUTH

    Martha Howell Sudduth, 96, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at St. Catherine’s Village in Madison, Miss. Martha Stowers Hand was born in Terry, Miss., on May 2, 1917, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene E. Hand. She attended Hinds County Junior College and graduated from Mississippi State College

  • Obituaries | January 19, 2014

    JENNIE JEFFRIES

    Jennie ‘Granny’ Jeffries, 84, of Marysville, formerly of Frankfort, died on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Jennie was born Jan. 28, 1929, in Holdrege, Neb., the daughter of Clyde S. and Myrtle A. (Brokaw) Lewis.  She married Vernon E. ‘Dutch’ Jeffries on December 28, 1945,

  • Obituaries | January 19, 2014

    HEINZ ARENT

    Heinz Otto Arent, 83, died on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community, Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Sept. 4, 1930 in Stuttgart, Germany the son of Otto and Helene (Sturm) Arent.  He attended the school systems in Stuttgart

  • Obituaries | January 19, 2014

    Jacqueline McFarland

    Jacqueline Laura McFarland, 74, of Westmoreland, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Wamego Health Center. She was a long-time resident of the area. Jackie was born June 30, 1939 in Wamego. She attended local schools. Jackie was a cook. She co-owned three different restaurants in Wamego, Westmoreland and Erick,

  • Obituaries | January 19, 2014

    Sharon Kraus

    Sharon Ann Kraus, 74, Wamego, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka. She was a life-long resident of the area. Sharon was born Sept. 11, 1939, in rural Alma. She attended Hessdale grade school and Alma High School. Sharon worked for many years as a

  • Obituaries | January 19, 2014

    MERLYN RIDDER

    Merlyn Ridder, 89, of rural Westmoreland, died at his home Saturday, Jan.18, 2014. Among survivors is his wife, Dorothy, of the home. Services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.

  • Obituaries | January 19, 2014

    EARL RYDER JR.

    Earl Ryder Jr., 79, of rural Paxico, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at his home. Among survivors is his wife, Katherine, of the home. Services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 19, 2014

    K-State film to honor Dr. King’s legacy

    Almost 46 years after his death, Kansas State University will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – a man who progressed the United States toward racial equality through non-violence and tragically died for it in a violent way. K-State will have various events honoring


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