Lurye Emig, 91, died on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Lurye was born May 26, 1923, in Giltner, Neb. to Harry Franklin Root and Lillie Mae Gannon and spent her childhood in rural Dickinson County near Enterprise. Lurye was married to Melvin G. Emig
Cecelia Louise (Bennett) Zoeller, 84, of Westmoreland, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The family provided the following information. Cecelia was born on Aug. 27, 1930, in Wheaton. Cecelia worked 30 years for the McCall Pattern Company. She married Melvin Zoeller, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her
Alexander Sparhawk Bascom, 18, of Manhattan, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, on his home property on Kitten Creek Road. The family provided the following information. Alexander was born on June 13, 1996, in Mbingo, Cameroon, the son of Nathanael Daniel and Marcia Kay (Sloan) Bascom. It was there he was
Atsushi “Rikk” Hazelton, 58, of Saint Joseph, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Saint Joseph. The family provided the following information. He was born Dec. 1, 1955, in Okinawa, Japan, and has lived in the United States since 1964. He graduated from Junction City High School and attended Kansas State
Max Dale Kraus, 72, of Alma,, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka. The family provided the following information. Max was born on June 17, 1942, near Alta Vista, the son of Leslie and Mildred Sherrer Kraus. Max worked 43 years for the City of Alma,
Robert Henry “Bob” Kokenge, 89, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at his residence. The family provided the following information. Robert was born on Nov. 29, 1924, east of Baileyville, the son of John and Anna (Deters) Kokenge. Bob graduated from Seneca High School in 1943. He worked as the
Elizabeth Louise Crump, 94, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. She was born on Feb. 6, 1920, in Burley, Idaho, the daughter of Doris (Marsh) and Lysle Campbell. Her family moved to Manhattan in 1935, where
Alexander Bascom, 18, of Manhattan, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at his residence near Keats. He was born on June 13, 1996, in Mbingo, Cameroon, and had been a resident of Manhattan since June of 2011. He was a student at Manhattan High School. Additional obituary information and service times
James Michal Tobias, 74, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Kissimmee, Fla., where he resided for many years. He had diabetes. Mr. Tobias was born Nov. 23, 1939, in Manhattan. He gradated from St. George High School in 1957. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1958. Mr. Tobias married his
Robert Henry Kokenge, 94, of Manhattan died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at his residence. He was born Nov. 29, 1919, east of Baileyville. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
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