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  • Obituaries | March 10, 2015


    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 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 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

  • Obituaries | March 05, 2015


    Rolyn Dudley Teague, 86, formerly of Manhattan, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Topeka. Rolyn was born Sept. 23, 1928, in Delaware Township, Iowa. He was the son of Lemuel and Avis Teague. He graduated from Schaller High School in 1946. Rolyn honorably served in the U.S. Army for 23 years,

  • Obituaries | March 04, 2015


    Elizabeth “Betty” (Long) Forrester, 82, of Waxahachie, Texas, died Monday, March 2, 2015, in her home, after a short battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Betty was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Manhattan to Jesse Chester and Della (Shull) Long. Betty was a loving mother,

  • Obituaries | March 03, 2015


    Daniel Frederick Howe, 97, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Andover. The family provided some of the following information. Daniel was born to George W. and Joe Evaline Howe (Dodge) on Feb. 13, 1918, in a stone house 2.5 miles north of Stockdale. He grew up on the family farm, and

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