News - Obituaries

  • Obituaries | March 07, 2015

    Gloria Gaither

    Gloria L. Gaither, 81, of Herington, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. She was born July 22, 1933, in Topeka. Mrs. Gaither was a homemaker and a certified nurses assistant. She worked in various nursing care facilities in Manhattan. She lived in Manhattan from 1990, until

  • Obituaries | March 07, 2015

    Harold Jensen

    Harold D. “Shorty” Jensen, 83, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. He was born April 10, 1931 in Olsburg, the son of Ferdinand and Georgia (Fronce) Jensen. The family provided some of the following information. Shorty worked in civil service at Fort Riley in the

  • Obituaries | March 07, 2015

    Norman Thomas

    Norman Charles Thomas, 88, of Manhattan, died March 7, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Nov. 5, 1926. He was the former owner and operator of Thomas Sign and Sales in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen

  • Obituaries | March 06, 2015


    Julia Jane Madorin, 83, formerly of Wamego, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Tennessee. She was born Dec. 9, 1931, in Fostoria, the daughter of Emile Michael and Frances Josephine Walters Wege. She married Charles R. “Bob” Madorin on Dec. 9, 1951, in Topeka. He died Dec. 20, 1998. Julia and Bob owned and

  • Obituaries | March 05, 2015


    Rolyn Dudley Teague, 86, formerly of Manhattan, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Topeka. Rolyn was born Sept. 23, 1928, in Delaware Township, Iowa. He was the son of Lemuel and Avis Teague. He graduated from Schaller High School in 1946. Rolyn honorably served in the U.S. Army for 23 years,

  • Obituaries | March 04, 2015


    Elizabeth “Betty” (Long) Forrester, 82, of Waxahachie, Texas, died Monday, March 2, 2015, in her home, after a short battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Betty was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Manhattan to Jesse Chester and Della (Shull) Long. Betty was a loving mother,

  • Obituaries | March 03, 2015


    Daniel Frederick Howe, 97, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Andover. The family provided some of the following information. Daniel was born to George W. and Joe Evaline Howe (Dodge) on Feb. 13, 1918, in a stone house 2.5 miles north of Stockdale. He grew up on the family farm, and

  • Obituaries | March 03, 2015


    Glenna Louise Germann Wilson, 91, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at Stoneybrook Retirement Community. The family provided some of the following information. Glenna was born May 2, 1923, to G.F. and Blanche Clark Germann at Haven Hollow, the family farm north of Manhattan in the Blue River valley. Glenna

  • Obituaries | March 03, 2015


    Boyd J. Bonzer, 96, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Stoney Brook Suites in Brookings, South Dakota. Boyd is survived by his two daughters, Barbara Hayter and her husband Richard of Manhattan, and Janis Anderson and her husband Vernon of Carrington, North Dakota; four grandchildren, Sheila Hayter (Greg

  • Obituaries | March 02, 2015


    Richard A. Huffman, 86, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. He was born Feb. 28, 1929, in Clay Center to Alfred and Lyla (Bell) Huffman. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald Huffman; and grandson, Mark Huffman. He is survived

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