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  • Obituaries | April 18, 2014

    Ruth Ann Bridgewater

    Ruth Ann Bridgewater, 82, of Wamego and formerly of Topeka died Tuesday at her home surrounded by her loving family. Ruth was born June 10, 1931 in Chapman, the daughter of Lorraine and Edith (Matthews) Kelly. Ruth married Erv Bussart Sr. They later divorced. On Oct. 29, 1973, Ruth was

  • Obituaries | April 17, 2014

    PHILIP SESTER

    Philip Lawrence ‘Larry’ Sester, 74, of rural Wamego, died Tuesday in Topeka. Larry was born March 31, 1940, in Wamego. He was the son of Sylvester and Mildred Immenschuh Sester. He attended local schools and graduated from Wamego High School then served for three years in the United

  • Obituaries | April 17, 2014

    MARY SELWITZ

    Mary Elizabeth “Mary Beth” “Marby” (Connet) Selwitz of Carlsbad, Calif., died Jan. 12. She was born Sept. 28, 1941, in Washington, D.C., where her parents, Don and Alice Connet, of Manhattan, lived during World War II. She was their first born. Moving their family back to Manhattan

  • Obituaries | April 17, 2014

    GALEN PECK

    Galen Thomas Peck, 89, of Manhattan, died Tuesday at Meadowlark Hills.  He had suffered from a series of health problems for some months. The family provided some of the following information. Galen Peck was born Nov. 30, 1924, in Pocatello, Idaho. He was the son of Veronica

  • Obituaries | April 16, 2014

    LARRY L. BLISS

    Larry Lee Bliss, 77, died Saturday as the result of an accident on his farm in rural Geary County.  He died doing one of the things he loved best, cutting firewood up in the woods. Larry is survived by his wife of 57 years, Belva, and

  • Obituaries | April 16, 2014

    RICHARD MORRIS

    Richard D. Morris, 77, of Olathe, died Monday at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Nov. 21, 1936 in Topeka and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Salina. On Nov. 20, 1957, in Salina, he was united in marriage to his wife Thea. 

  • Obituaries | April 15, 2014

    GRACE V. GRAHAM

    Grace V. Graham, 75, of Manhattan died Monday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She loved Manhattan and enjoyed the ten years that she lived at Homestead Assisted Living and most recently at Via Christi Village, both in Manhattan. The family provided some of

  • Obituaries | April 15, 2014

    EVA FAN

    Eva Fan, 78, of Manhattan, died April 12 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Aug. 23, 1935, in Hong Kong, the daughter of W.F. and Y.C. (Cheuk) Cheong. Eva came to the United

  • Obituaries | April 15, 2014

    JOSEPH H. ROGGENKAMP

    Joseph H. Roggenkamp, 84, of Onaga died Monday at the Community Hospital in Onaga. He was born June 27, 1929, at Wheaton, the son of Otto and Johanna Maskil Roggenkamp. He attended Wheaton schools. Joe was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was a diesel mechanic aboard the

  • Obituaries | April 15, 2014

    CLIFFORD D. EDWARDS

    Clifford Duane Edwards, 80, died April 10. He was born Jan. 20, 1934, in Atwood. He served in the U. S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955. He married Neva LouAnn Morgan in 1954. He graduated from Fort Hays Kansas State College in 1958. He served as English professor and department chairman at

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