Daylon D. “Doug” Austin, 48, of St. George, died on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Doug was born on July 24, 1966, in Joplin, Mo., to Daylon “Dee” and Mary Helen (Gordon) Austin. He is survived a son, Geoffrey Austin of California; a step-son,
Michael Foster, 65, of Clay Center, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. He was born April 6, 1949. He worked in and managed plant operations for Twin Valley Telephone, becoming president in 1994 and holding that office until his retirement in 2012. His survivors include wife, Jackie Foster, of Clay Center; father, John “
Joseph Edward “Joe” Nisil, Jr. 56, of Junction City, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at his home. The family provided the following information. Joe was born Aug. 12, 1958, the son of Joseph Edward and Jean (Austin) Nisil, Jr. Joe has lived in the Junction City area since 1985. Joe has
Jack L. Hohman, 68, of Lawrence, died Oct. 23, 2014, in his home after a four-month battle with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. The family provided the following information. Jack was born Oct. 30, 1945, in Manhattan, the son of Gail L. and Ruth (DeWyke) Hohman. He married Patricia Caldwell on October 4, 1969 in
Doris Marlene (Goering) Griffin, 86, of Cottonwood Falls, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at the Golden Living Center of Chase County in Cottonwood Falls. The family provided the following information. The daughter of Richard B. and Rachel H. (Stuckey) Goering, Doris was born July 13, 1928, at the family home
Vernon Charles Herbic, 82, of Alma, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the Alma Manor. The family proved the following information. Vernon was born Feb. 10, 1932, in rural Alma, the son of Martin S. and Ida Berg Herbic. He served in the United States Army. Vernon was a
Mildred M. Pfeifley, 93, of Clay Center, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided the following information. Mildred was born on Feb. 22, 1921, in Garden City, the daughter of Arthur and Pearl Wooden McCord. She spent most of her youth in Wichita.
Robert H. Morse, 76, of Wamego, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at the Wamego Hospital. The family provided the following information. Robert was born July 2, 1938, in Lake Village, Ark., the son of Curtis and Ruby (Vick) Morse. He is survived by his wife, Teresa; and daughters: Alexandria (Dean)
Leo Louis Goeckel, 99, of Hanover, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at his home. The family provided the following information. Leo, the youngest of 13 children, was born on Aug. 6, 1915, to Joseph and Anna (Ruhkamp) Goeckel at Hanover. He was a lifetime farmer and served with the
Mildred M. Pfeifley, 93, of Clay Center, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley, Kansas.
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