A graveside memorial service for Walter Gene Hardin, 80, has been scheduled. He died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Sun City, Arizona. The service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2015, at Valley View Memorial Gardens in Manhattan..


    Randal B. “Randy” Lawrence, 63, of Manhattan, died Thursday May 28, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born May 29, 1951, in Manhattan, the son of Kenneth B. and Norma M. (Spaniol) Lawrence. Randy .


    John Edward Coffey, 69, of Wamego, died Saturday, May 23, 2015 at his home.  The family provided some of the following information. John was born April 14, 1946, in Welch, West Virginia, as the middle child to parents John Willis Coffey and Kathleen Marie “.


    Nathan E. Woodyard, 38, of Westmoreland and formerly of Wamego, died at his home Monday, May 25, 2015. No cause of death was provided. The family provided some of the following information. Nathan was born August 8, 1976, in Wamego, the son of Melvin E. .

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    Randal B. “Randy” Lawrence, 63, of Manhattan, died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born May 29, 1951. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502..


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