Anthony D. “TC” Coltharp, 60, of Manhattan, died Sunday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on July 20, 1953 in Clay Center and was the son of George and Pauline (Siebold) Coltharp. Complete service times and obituary information is pending and will be
Merlyn John Ridder, 89, of rural Westmoreland, died Saturday at his home near Flush. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 3, 1924, in Topeka. He was the son of August and Mary Straub Ridder. He attended grade school in Paxico and graduated
Patricia Larsen, 85, died Friday at Golden Living Nursing Center of Spring Hill, under the care of AsceraCare Hospice. She was born April 20, 1928, in Paxico. She was daughter of O.W. and Bertha Brock Schwalm. Pat worked as a bank teller at the Mission State Bank
Thomas “Tom” Ellis, 56, died on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Oct. 24, 1957, in Onaga, the son of John and Mary G. (Silvis) Ellis. Tom was the owner of Ellis Construction Services specializing in finish carpentry.
Carol Van Pelt, 69, of Fairland, Okla., died Jan. 17, 2014, at the Integris Hospital in Grove, Okla. She was born April 22, 1944. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.
Martha Howell Sudduth, 96, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at St. Catherine’s Village in Madison, Miss. Martha Stowers Hand was born in Terry, Miss., on May 2, 1917, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene E. Hand. She attended Hinds County Junior College and graduated from Mississippi State College
Jennie ‘Granny’ Jeffries, 84, of Marysville, formerly of Frankfort, died on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Jennie was born Jan. 28, 1929, in Holdrege, Neb., the daughter of Clyde S. and Myrtle A. (Brokaw) Lewis. She married Vernon E. ‘Dutch’ Jeffries on December 28, 1945,
Heinz Otto Arent, 83, died on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community, Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Sept. 4, 1930 in Stuttgart, Germany the son of Otto and Helene (Sturm) Arent. He attended the school systems in Stuttgart
Jacqueline Laura McFarland, 74, of Westmoreland, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Wamego Health Center. She was a long-time resident of the area. Jackie was born June 30, 1939 in Wamego. She attended local schools. Jackie was a cook. She co-owned three different restaurants in Wamego, Westmoreland and Erick,
Sharon Ann Kraus, 74, Wamego, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka. She was a life-long resident of the area. Sharon was born Sept. 11, 1939, in rural Alma. She attended Hessdale grade school and Alma High School. Sharon worked for many years as a
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