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  • Obituaries | December 18, 2013

    GEORGIA EWING

    Georgia Belle Ewing, 84, of Manhattan died Tuesday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Feb. 22, 1929, in Alpena, Ark. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ben Duerfeldt officiating. Interment will follow in the

  • Obituaries | December 17, 2013

    GRETCHEN BRUNNER MITHEN

    Gretchen Brunner Mithen, 73, of Wamego, died Nov. 21 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born July 3, 1940, in Wamego to Benjamin Brunner Jr., M.D. and Florence Muckenthaler Brunner, RN. She was united in marriage

  • Obituaries | December 17, 2013

    VIOLA EMMA GNADT

    Viola Emma Gnadt, 94, of Alma, died Thursday at the Alma Manor. She was a lifelong resident of the area. The family provided some of the following information. Viola was born Nov. 19, 1919, in the Templin Community of rural Alta Vista. She was the daughter of Julius

  • Obituaries | December 17, 2013

    RUTH V. HOHMAN

    Ruth V. Hohman, 97, of Clay Center, died Sunday at Presbyterian Manor in Clay Center. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on April 4, 1916, in Randolph. She was the daughter of Richard and Lillie (Axelton) Anderson. She was married to Russell Hohman

  • Obituaries | December 17, 2013

    PHYLLIS M. JACK

    Phyllis Marie Jack, 89, a long-time Manhattan resident, died in Gainesville, Fla., on Saturday. She was born Jan. 4, 1924, in Burlington, Iowa. Her parents were Fred and Anna Briggs Machholz. She spent her early youth in Burlington and graduated from Burlington Junior College. Following graduation she worked

  • Obituaries | December 17, 2013

    JACK GEORGE

    Jack George, 93, died Friday. He was born Sept. 11, 1920 in Lycon, Colo. Jack was raised in Colorado before moving to Bentley with his family. He graduated from Bentley High School in 1940. Jack married Ellen Beckner on June 27, 1942. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII.

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2013

    RUTH HOHMAN

    Ruth V. Hohman, 97, of Clay Center, died Sunday at Presbyterian Manor in Clay Center. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2013

    IRENE CEPEDA

    Irene Alcantar Cepeda, 87, of Manhattan and formerly of Los Angeles, died Friday at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. She was born in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning, Nov. 9, 1926. Irene retired from the Los Angeles Housing

  • Obituaries | December 16, 2013

    LARRY PAQUETTE

    Larry W. Paquette, 71, of Junction City died Thursday at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The family provided some of the following information. Larry was born on July 12, 1942, in Miltonvale to William J. and Mildred P. (Zahn) Paquette. He graduated from Clay Center High School

  • Obituaries | December 15, 2013

    CHARLES HOSTETLER

    Charles Helstrom Hostetler, “Charlie,” community business, political and civic leader, died Dec. 8 in Manhattan at the age of 75 after a courageous battle with cancer. A fourth generation Kansan, Charlie was born in Manhattan on April 25, 1938 to Alvin and Ruth (Helstrom) Hostetler. A lifelong resident of

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