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  • Obituaries | March 11, 2015

    JOHN P. BROWN

    John Pershing Brown, 93, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in his home. The family provided some of the following information. The son of Josiah Brown and Catharine Brannick LaFontaine Brown, John was born Nov. 3, 1921, in Wamego. John graduated from Wamego High School in 1940, and was president

  • Obituaries | March 10, 2015

    NORMAN C. THOMAS

    Norman C. Thomas, 88, died Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Norman was born Nov. 5, 1926, in Manhattan, the son of Ora and Alta May (Shields) Thomas. Norman was the owner/operator of Thomas Neon &

  • Obituaries | March 10, 2015

    STEVEN H. DREITH

    Steven H. Dreith, 61, died Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. Steven was born Sept. 2, 1953, in Manhattan, the son of Robert E. and Gretchen (Stockwell) Dreith. He grew up on the farm near Winkler that was settled

  • Obituaries | March 10, 2015

    JOHN BROWN

    John Brown, 93, of Manhattan, died at his home Monday, March 9, 2015. Services and arrangements for Mr. Brown will be announced later by Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation, Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | March 09, 2015

    DENNIS SWOBODA

    Dennis Michael Swoboda, 60, of Commerce City, Colo., formerly of Hanover, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colo. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 14, 2015, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Hanover. Visitation will be from noon to 8

  • Obituaries | March 07, 2015

    James Grant

    James Philip Grant, 80, Overland Park, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. He was born in Junction City to Richard and Mary (Kreynest) Grant. He was the youngest of seven children. James married Elizabeth Vopat on May 31, 1958 at St. Peter’s Church in Aurora. He was preceded in death

  • 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 J. MADORIN

    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

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