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  • Obituaries | April 20, 2014

    Harold Steege

    Harold Gene Steege, 58, of Alma, died Thursday, April 17 in rural Wabaunsee County as a result of a construction accident. Harold was born April 9, 1956, in Wamego, the son of Arnold and Doris Mossman Steege. Harold worked on the family farm southeast of Alma until 2001, then began

  • Obituaries | April 19, 2014

    Betty Haug

    Betty (Elizabeth) Josephine (Spangler) Haug, 82, Manhattan, died Saturday morning at her home. The family provided some of the following information. Betty was born on May 8, 1931 in Okmulgee, Okla., and raised in Chicago. She graduated from St. Nicholas Tolentine Grade School and St. Xavier’s Academy

  • Obituaries | April 18, 2014

    Ruth Ann Bridgewater

    Ruth Ann Bridgewater, 82, of Wamego and formerly of Topeka died Tuesday at her home surrounded by her loving family. Ruth was born June 10, 1931 in Chapman, the daughter of Lorraine and Edith (Matthews) Kelly. Ruth married Erv Bussart Sr. They later divorced. On Oct. 29, 1973, Ruth was

  • Obituaries | April 17, 2014

    PHILIP SESTER

    Philip Lawrence ‘Larry’ Sester, 74, of rural Wamego, died Tuesday in Topeka. Larry was born March 31, 1940, in Wamego. He was the son of Sylvester and Mildred Immenschuh Sester. He attended local schools and graduated from Wamego High School then served for three years in the United

  • Obituaries | April 17, 2014

    MARY SELWITZ

    Mary Elizabeth “Mary Beth” “Marby” (Connet) Selwitz of Carlsbad, Calif., died Jan. 12. She was born Sept. 28, 1941, in Washington, D.C., where her parents, Don and Alice Connet, of Manhattan, lived during World War II. She was their first born. Moving their family back to Manhattan

  • Obituaries | April 17, 2014

    GALEN PECK

    Galen Thomas Peck, 89, of Manhattan, died Tuesday at Meadowlark Hills.  He had suffered from a series of health problems for some months. The family provided some of the following information. Galen Peck was born Nov. 30, 1924, in Pocatello, Idaho. He was the son of Veronica

  • Obituaries | April 16, 2014

    LARRY L. BLISS

    Larry Lee Bliss, 77, died Saturday as the result of an accident on his farm in rural Geary County.  He died doing one of the things he loved best, cutting firewood up in the woods. Larry is survived by his wife of 57 years, Belva, and

  • Obituaries | April 16, 2014

    RICHARD MORRIS

    Richard D. Morris, 77, of Olathe, died Monday at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Nov. 21, 1936 in Topeka and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Salina. On Nov. 20, 1957, in Salina, he was united in marriage to his wife Thea. 

  • Obituaries | April 15, 2014

    GRACE V. GRAHAM

    Grace V. Graham, 75, of Manhattan died Monday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She loved Manhattan and enjoyed the ten years that she lived at Homestead Assisted Living and most recently at Via Christi Village, both in Manhattan. The family provided some of

  • Obituaries | April 15, 2014

    EVA FAN

    Eva Fan, 78, of Manhattan, died April 12 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Aug. 23, 1935, in Hong Kong, the daughter of W.F. and Y.C. (Cheuk) Cheong. Eva came to the United

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