Bessie O. Lindbloom, 96, of Waterville, died at her son’s home in Hutchinson on Monday, June 23, 2014. The family provided the following information. She was born on Dec. 29, 1917, in the Mound Chapel Community, northeast of Blue Rapids to Rudolph and Barbra (Vesely) Vopata. Preceding her in
Gertrude M. Leppla, 94, of Topeka, formerly of Manhattan, died Sunday, June 15, 2014, at her home. The family provided the following information. She was born June 12, 1920, in Manhattan to Henry and Gertrude (Whitebread) Allen. She graduated from Manhattan High School and attended business school. She married
Jeanetta Frances Farrell, 87, of Wamego, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Villa St. Francis in Olathe. The family provided the following information. Jeanetta was born on Jan. 10, 1927, in rural Flush, the daughter of John and Bertha (Umscheid) Eichman. Jeanetta married Colman Gregory Farrell on Oct. 8, 1947, in Flush.
Anne Caldwell died on Friday, May 9, 2014, at the Westy Care Home in Westmoreland. Memorial Services for Anne Caldwell will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June, 28, 2014 at the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 601 Poyntz Ave. Inurnment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery in rural
Cindy Jo Petty, 61, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Cumming, Ga. after a battle with cancer. The family provided the following information. She was born on Oct. 2, 1953, in Chanute, the daughter of Arthur Ray and Alberta Petty. The family moved to Manhattan in 1961 and Cindy graduated from
M. Elaine Hitsman, 71, died Monday, June 23, 2014, at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. The family provided some of the following information. Elaine was born on Feb. 24, 1943 in Randolph, the daughter of David and Emma (Rogers) Stitt. Elaine attended grade school in Randolph and
Michael Ray Olivier, 57, of Manhattan died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after a long, hard fought battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Feb. 16, 1957, in Harper, the son of Francis and Patsy (
William Everett “Bill” Wilson, 73, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at his home. The family provided the following information. Bill was born May 5, 1941, in Red Oak, Iowa, the son of Frank and Enid (Snodgrass) Wilson. He was baptized at the Emerson United Methodist Church.
Richard Clinton Wells II, 69, of Los Angeles, died Friday, March 7, 2014, after a lengthy illness. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 17, 1944, in Manhattan, the son of Richard C. and Bess M. (Swenson) Wells. He graduated Manhattan High School in 1962 and
Norma Irene Berg, 92, of Manhattan died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Lyle House at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Jan. 27, 1922, on a farm near Montrose, the daughter of Albert William and Susan Cordelia (Osborne) Heldt. Norma attended
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