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  • Obituaries | August 12, 2014


    Sherian A. Staten, 74, of Keats, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at her home in Keats. The family provided the following information. Sherian was born on Nov. 10, 1939, in Abilene, the daughter of Alto “Bus” M. Sowell and Maybelle A. Padgett Sowell.  She moved to Manhattan as a

  • Obituaries | August 11, 2014


    Thomas E. Hannah Sr., 68, formerly of Manhattan and Osawatomie, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Valdosta, Ga., at the home of his daughter, Annette Hannah Clark. Tom was born Jan. 10, 1946, in Robson, W.Va., to Lela and Everett Hannah, who preceded him in death on April 27, and

  • Obituaries | August 10, 2014

    L.T. FAN

    Dr. Liang-tseng “L.T.” Fan, 84, of Manhattan, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, while in his office in Durland Hall at Kansas State University in Manhattan. Dr. Fan had been instrumental in securing funding for the construction of Durland Hall while he was head of the Department of

  • Obituaries | August 10, 2014


    Robert Devon Bontrager, 91, longtime Manhattanite and former K-State professor, died Thursday, July 31, 2014, in hospice at the RiverWoods Nursing Care Center in Lewisburg, Penn. Mr. Bontrager had retired to Lewisburg in 1992 with his wife, Mable Bontrager. The cause of death was complications from kidney and heart

  • Obituaries | August 10, 2014


    Margaret Griffith Howe, 81, of Manhattan died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 6, 1932, in Manhattan, the daughter of Evan and Virginia (Stott) Griffith. Margaret graduated in 1950 from the Sacred

  • Obituaries | August 10, 2014


    Memorial services for Barbara King Wilson, 97, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan. Reverend R.C. McConnell will be officiating. Mrs. Wilson died Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Manhattan. Memorials have been established for the Manhattan Public Library and

  • Obituaries | August 10, 2014


    James Ford Bowen, 39, of Topeka, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, from injuries sustained in a car accident during the early morning hours of Aug. 4. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Oct. 1, 1974, in Painesville, Ohio, to James Gary Bowen and Susan Jean Fink (

  • Obituaries | August 10, 2014


    Yong Hui “Kim” Seager, 75, of Wamego died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Kim was born Dec. 28, 1938, outside of Hiroshima, Japan, the daughter of Kim Bang Go and Myung Soo Kim. She moved to

  • Obituaries | August 10, 2014


    Charles L. Lindenman, 96, of Manhattan died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on Aug. 18, 1917, in Lenora, the son of Charles and Lura (Moore) Lindenman. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz

  • Obituaries | August 07, 2014


    Steven Edward Jordan Farnsworth, 32, of Riley, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, as the result of an automobile accident. He was born on Jan. 12, 1982, at Petersburg, Va., the son of Steven Nelson and Nancy Carol (Stinnett) Farnsworth.  He worked for INDAM, Asplundh, TNT Enterprises and, most recently,

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