John J. Schomaker, 69, of Wamego, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. John was born on Sept. 27, 1945, the son of Bernard and Minnie (Wells) Schomaker in Humboldt. He is survived by his wife, Betty; three daughters: Micki Schomaker, Kristi (Christopher) DeLeon and Wendy (Kevin)
Melody A. “Judy” Boltz, 65, of Alma, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at her home. Her family provided the following information. Melody was born Jan. 21, 1950, in Council Grove, the daughter of Raymond and Sherry (Matthews) Andres. She graduated from Manhattan High School with the class of 1968. Melody’s
Berneice Faye Robertson, 73, of Wamego, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Wamego. She was born Jan. 21, 1942, in Freedom, Oklahoma, the daughter of Ernest and Vona Feland Stewart. Berneice was a homemaker and day care provider in her home for 26 years. She was known for her cooking
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.
Mabel Agnes Bailey, 92, of Belvue, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in Manhattan. She was born July 10, 1922, in rural Auburn, the daughter of George A. and Bertha Cellars Moore. Mabel worked as a cook in the food service department at Kansas State University. Her faith was very important
Joe Ellis, 82, of Leonardville and formerly of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at Leonardville Nursing Home. His family provided some of the following information. Joe was born on June 22, 1932, in Seligman, Mo., to Jeff and Mary Ellen Ellis. On May 7, 1950, he married his high school sweetheart,
M. Dean Goff, 87, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House, from complications of cancer. His family provided some of the following information. Dean was born on Sept. 6, 1927, in Manhattan, the first son of Marvin Albert and Edith Elsie (Russell) Goff. The
Alma Ruth Rowlands 96, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. She was born Alma Ruth Crippen, Feb. 28, 1917, to Clarance and Annie (Mitchell) Crippen in Rago. A foster child at 18 months, Alma had an innate, unwavering faith
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