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  • Obituaries | February 10, 2015

    WILLIAM WISKE

    William Wiske, 30, of Wamego, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, in a work-related accident. He was born March 1, 1984, in Medicine Lodge. He was the son of Bill and Cheryl (Smith) Wiske. William is survived by his parents; fiancee Dakota and son Jaxxson Baker; grandmother, Betty Jo Smith; three

  • Obituaries | February 10, 2015

    HELEN KOPPENHEFFER

    Helen Rae Fleming Koppenheffer, 79, of Wamego, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center. Helen was born April 27, 1935. She was the daughter of Clifford and Margaret Schumacher Julien. She married Verne “PJ” Fleming on Nov. 14, 1953. He died on Aug. 13, 1983. Helen then married Bill Koppenheffer

  • Obituaries | February 10, 2015

    MARGARET ‘TOBY’ POTTER

    Margaret L. “Toby” Potter, 66, of Manhattan, died quietly at Meadowlark Hills on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. She was born in Pratt on Dec. 6, 1948. She attended public school in Wamego and Manhattan and worked briefly after finishing school. Toby was married to Perry L. Potter on Feb. 17, 1968, at

  • Obituaries | February 10, 2015

    JACK A. PIPER

    Jack A. Piper, 88, of St. George, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills-Collins Landing in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on April 14, 1926, in Manhattan. He was the son of James Barton and Hattie Eugenia (Dewey) Piper. Jack was a

  • Obituaries | February 10, 2015

    HELEN HILL ‘SIDDY’ RILEY

    Helen Hill “Siddy” Riley, 95, died on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, both at Downing & Lahey East Mortuary, Wichita. Born in Anthony on Nov. 20, 1919, to Luther Allen

  • Obituaries | February 09, 2015

    SUSIE KILEY

    Susie J. Kiley, 85, of Manhattan, formerly of Junction City, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan. Susie was born Jan. 1, 1930, in Taegu, Korea. She was the daughter of Yong Kun Kim and Kill Yung Sun. Susie moved to the United States with her husband,

  • Obituaries | February 09, 2015

    BARBARA HUNSINGER

    Barbara Ann Hunsinger, 87, formerly of St. George, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at her home in Lawrence. She was born Dec. 6, 1927, in Junction City to Mike R. and Florence (Heidenreich) Pedro. On Dec. 9, 1945, she was united in marriage to William J. Hunsinger. He preceded her in death

  • Obituaries | February 09, 2015

    ANNETTE HEDKE

    Annette Beame Hedke, 60, died on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Funeral services were at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at Central Christian Church, Wichita — co-officiated with L’Chaim B’Yeshua Congregation. Burial was to follow in Kensington Gardens, Wichita. The family

  • Obituaries | February 08, 2015

    ALICE STOCKWELL

    Alice Mary Stockwell, 98, died Feb. 5, 2015, at her residence. The family provided some of the following information. They said she died in the Manhattan home on 17th Street that she loved and helped design, and where she conducted her real estate business for over 50 years. The

  • Obituaries | February 08, 2015

    LESTER GOEHRING

    Lester Goehring, 92, of Manhattan, died at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Mr. Goehring was born on Feb. 8, 1922, at the Goehring Homestead in rural Westmoreland, the son of Arthur and Anna Goehring. He

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