Laura Linn Knowles, 52, died peacefully at her home in Florham Park, N.J., on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. She was the daughter of Terry and Marcia (Butler) Knowles, Topeka, and sister of Julie Knowles, also of Florham Park. During
Robert Henry Schmitz, 95, died Monday, May 11, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Dec. 24, 1919, to Nicholas and Anna Stover Schmitz in Beloit. He married Helene A. Whitmer Nov. 25, 1948, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Topeka. He is survived by his
Herbert E. Lind, 75, of Manhattan, died Sunday, May 10, 2015, at his home after a 19-year battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. He was the son of Vance and Myrtle Lind of St. Paul, Nebraska, and grandson of Emil, “The Happy Swede”,
Dale Hawk, Jr., 93, of Colby, died Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Citizens Medical Center in Colby. He was born June 27, 1921, to Loyal Dale Hawk and Lois Mallory Hawk, in Colby. He married Della Katherine (Katie) Larson Jan. 23, 1942. He was a retired partner of Hawk & Mallory Distributing.
Jesse David “Skip” Smith, 59, died Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Via Christi hospital in Wichita. J.D. was born Feb. 2, 1956, in Manhattan to Cleo H. and Luella (Carlson) Smith. He is survived by brothers Max Smith, of Clay Center, and Brian Smith, of Falun; sisters Mickey Turnbull
Margaret Cynthia Wanamaker Anderson, 82, formerly of Waterville, died peacefully on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Sunrise of Overland Park. Survivors include her three daughters, Rebecca (Glenn) Gillihan of Clinton, Missouri, Cynthia (Michael) Langford of Dallas, Texas, and Jean (Gary) Diener of Olathe; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Betty Jean Padgett, 89, of rural Westmoreland, died on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Betty was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, on Nov. 29, 1925. She was the daughter of Charles “Frank” Franklin Willard Sr. and Lela J. (Chambers) Willard. She is survived by
Mary Margaret Finney Jacobs Roberts, 85, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital following a brief but valiant battle with leukemia. The family provided some of the following information. Mary was born on June 28, 1929, at the family farm in Dwight to Elmer Finney and
Scott Elmer Berroth, 65, of Alma, died Monday, May 11, 2015, in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. Scott was born Nov. 4, 1949, in Wamego, the son of Osborne and Evelyn Moege Berroth. He served in the Army in Vietnam. He married Teresa Delgado July 2, 1999. She
Mary M. Roberts, 85, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. She was born June 28, 1929, in Dwight. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502. http://www.ymlfuneralhome.com.
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