Robert James Verschelden, 82, of Manhattan, died on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. He was loved by many and liked by all, the family said. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born in Topeka on August 3, 1932, and raised in St. Marys. He was the second
Dennis Smith, 73, died Sunday, May 31, 2015. A Memorial Service will be held in his honor at 11 a.m. Friday, June 5 at First Baptist Church, 2121 Bluehills Road, Manhattan. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, June 5 at Memorial Lawn Cemetery, 2000 Prairie St., Emporia. Dennis was
Robert J. Verschelden, 82, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills-Stolzer House in Manhattan. Mr. Verschelden was born Aug. 3, 1932, in Topeka, and was raised in St. Marys. He was a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later
Ronald A. Sowell, 77, died Monday, June 1, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born June 16, 1937, in Manhattan, the son of Alto “Bus” and Maybelle (Padgett) Sowell. Ronald graduated from Manhattan High School, where he was named to the all-state football team. He
Ronald A. Sowell, 77, of Manhattan, died Monday, June 1, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born June 16, 1937, in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
Ken Ray Teske, 64, of Onaga, died Sunday, May 31, 2015, at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1951, in Onaga. He was the son of Melvin and Vera Kufahl Teske. Ken was a dairyman, farmer and stockman in the Wheaton/Duluth community. He married Linda Manuel on Nov. 23, 1974.
Brent A. Craft, 56, of Marysville, died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at his home. Survivors include his father, Charles “Red” Craft of Blue Rapids; three children, James Craft of Marysville, Ashley Clay and husband Jeffrey of Blue Rapids, and Derik Craft of Blue Rapids; a brother Mike Craft
Arthur Carl Love and Carson Christopher Love, infant twin brothers, died this week. Arthur died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Carson died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. They were born Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital to Nicholas Graham
Fakhry Hosni, 52, of Manhattan, died Wednesday May 13, 2015, in Yazd, Iran. The family provided some of the following information. Fakhralsadat (Fakhry) Mohammadizad was born Sept. 3, 1962, to Hosein and Sakineh in Yazd, Iran. Fakhry married Dr. Mohammad (Mo) Hosni Jan. 8, 1983, and spent the last 25 years living in
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.
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