Phillip Parry, 86, of Topeka and formerly of Riley, died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka. He was born on Dec. 29, 1930. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home. Memorial services will .


    Craig Eino Salminen, 62, of Wamego, died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. On Aug. 27, 1954, Craig was born to Eino and Alice (Quimby) Salminen in Painsville, Ohio. After graduating from Riverside High School in 1972, .

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