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  • Obituaries | May 06, 2014

    CHESTER ABITZ

    Chester Theodore Abitz, 94, of Wheaton, died Sunday, May 4, 2014,  at the Westy Community Care Home. Chester was born on Dec. 2, 1919, in rural Wheaton, the son of Wilhelm and Helena Hinzman Abitz.  He was a farmer and stockman on the family farm northeast of Wheaton.

  • Obituaries | May 06, 2014

    BEN WEST

    Earl “Ben” West, Jr., 94, of Manhattan, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born July 29, 1919, in Manhattan, the son of Earl Benjamin Jr. and Eunice Eldessie (Custer) West. After graduating from Manhattan High School in 1938, Ben served in the United States

  • Obituaries | May 06, 2014

    DORIS McMANUS

    Doris McManus, 76, of Manhattan, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Oct. 3, 1937, in Union Town, Ark. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Local |Obituaries | May 05, 2014

    Renowned sculptor Streeter, dead at 79, had Manhattan ties

    Tal Streeter, an internationally renowned sculptor who spent his childhood in Manhattan, died at age 79 in Santa Fe, N.M., on April 17, The Mercury learned Monday. Streeter’s career was marked by a fascination with the sky, the clouds and the wind that he first

  • Obituaries | May 05, 2014

    GLORIA SALBERG

    Gloria M. Salberg, 84, of Manhattan, died Saturday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born June 24, 1929. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Obituaries | May 05, 2014

    BEN WEST

    Earl “Ben” West, Jr. 94, of Manhattan, died Sunday at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born July 29, 1919, in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Obituaries | May 05, 2014

    JOAN PAGE

    Joan Page, 72, died Sunday at Midland Hospice in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. Joan was born on Aug. 31, 1941, in Enid, Okla. She was the daughter of Ralph Zickefoose and Veva (Kuykendahl) Zickefoose. She grew up on a farm in Grant County

  • Obituaries | May 04, 2014

    LYDIA THOMASON

    Lydia Blanch Thomason, 58, of Andover, died Easter Sunday due to an automobile accident. The family provided some of the following information. She was born in France on March 7, 1956, the daughter of Howard and Josiane (Louis) Sweeney. Lydia and Ron Thomason were united in marriage on

  • Obituaries | May 04, 2014

    ADA HONEYCUTT

    Ada Mae Honeycutt, 86, died Friday at Sunset Home in Concordia. She was born Oct. 5, 1927, in Blue Rapids, the daughter of Harry M. and Lois Faye Craft. Survivors include her son, Keven Honeycutt and wife, Debbie, of Concordia; two granddaughters, Lori Dodson and husband, Kevyn, of

  • Obituaries | May 02, 2014

    VIRGINIA BALL

    Virginia Ball, 86 years, 5 months and 3 days, of Cottage Grove, Ore.,  died Wednesday. She was born Sunday, Nov. 27, 1927, in Lincoln, Neb., to Hervey and Lucille (McKinnon) Ball. She is survived by her husband, Herbert Dean “Cork” Ball and daughter, A. J. Ball. Virginia (Mama) wanted

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