Velma Mae Sievers, 93, died Friday, March 20, 2015, at Abilene Memorial Hospital. The family provided some of the following information. Velma was born Sept. 22, 1921, to Robert John and Mae McWilliams Barnett on a farm southwest of Humboldt. Because her dad rented from a family named Chicken,
Joanne Francis Garrett, 88, of Clay Center, died Monday, March 23, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. Joanne was born Oct. 14, 1926, in Topeka, the daughter of John Patrick and Nina (Vanstrom) Brady. Joanne worked as a secretary for Hutchinson Mayrath
Robert D. Sumners, 67, of rural Westmoreland, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born June 10, 1947, at Stockdale to Allan and Maxine (Bowman) Sumners and attended schools there and in Westmoreland before graduating
Robert F. “Bob” Jackson, 67, of Blue Rapids, died at his home on Saturday, March 21, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born Nov. 28, 1947, at Marysville, to Sherman W. and Verna M. (Schmitz) Jackson. He married Patsy J. Townsdin on Aug. 5, 1975, in
Theodore “Ted” Carl Samuelson, 81, Manhattan, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, while working on his farm in Frankfort. He was born on Nov. 20, 1933, in Frankfort. He was the son of Carl Theodor Gottfrid and Ruth Evelyn Carlson Samuelson. He was baptized and confirmed at Salem Lutheran Church, Axtell.
Stanley James Vopata, 70, of Paxico, died Friday, March 20, 2015, at his home. He was born May 5, 1944, in Frankfort, the son of James and Anna Osner Vopata. Stan served in the United States Army. He was a farmer/stockman. Stan married JoAnn Fisher on Aug. 29, 1970, in
Stephen E. White, 67, of Manhattan died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. He was born on April 15, 1947, in Frankfort, Kentucky. Dr. White was a professor of geography and former dean of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University. Additional obituary and service
Nell Ann Adams, 87, of Enterprise, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at Enterprise Estate Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 18, 1927, in Pearl and was the daughter of Henry and Leola (Taylor) Rutz. Nell Ann graduated from Chapman High School in 1945. She married Edmond Adams on July 27, 1946, and together
Susan Olive Urban, 76, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. She was born on July 28, 1938, in Wapello County, Iowa, to Samuel and Olive (Davis) George. Susan graduated from Manhattan High School in 1956. Susan worked at Glendale Samaritan and Banner Thunderbird hospitals and retired after 26 years of service. Susan will
Harold G. Johnson, 90, of Rapid City, South Dakota, and formerly of Wamego, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Harold was born July 20, 1924, in Manhattan to LeRoy and Myrtle (Gittings) Johnson. He graduated from high school at Wamego and served in the U.S.
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