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  • Obituaries | January 30, 2015

    DICK RUSSELL

    Richard Harland “Dick” Russell, 88, of rural Manhattan, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, as the result of injuries he sustained in an auto accident. Dick was born April 20, 1926, in Green. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015

    VINCENT ELLIOTT “MIKE” GILLESPIE

    Vincent Elliott “Mike” Gillespie, 86, of Manhattan, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 7, 1928, in Boston, Mass. Survivors include his wife, Norma Jean Gillespie of the home; daughter, Kathryn Nell Gillespie Seltzer and her husband Richard Seltzer of

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015

    MARY (HELTON) SHAVER

    Mary (Helton) Shaver, 90, of Wamego, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 at her home.  Private family services will be held a later date.

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015

    MERRITT MAX WRIGHT

    The Rev. Merritt Max Wright, 94, of Topeka, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Emporia. He was born Feb. 21, 1920, in Oklahoma City, Okla. He was the younger of two sons born to the Rev. Herbert Thomas and Eda Zeloa (Young) Wright. He grew up in rural Bellevue Community

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015

    BILL J. FAITH

    Bill J. “Bodie” Faith, 91, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the information. He was born on March 22, 1923, in Manhattan. He was the son of Oliver W. and Alta (Dougherty) Faith. Bill was a

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015

    BETTY ZENGER

    Betty L. (Burt) Zenger, 84, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, surrounded by her family at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after a lengthy illness. The family provided some of the following information She will be forever remembered by sons, Steve and wife Micki, Haddam, Rex and

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015

    JOAN ALDOUS

    Joan Aldous, 88, of South Bend, Ind., died Oct. 29, 2014, at Signature Healthcare of South Bend. She was a professor emerita at the University of Notre Dame. She was born Jan. 9, 1926, in the District of Columbia to Alfred Evans Aldous and Coral Kerr Aldous. She is survived

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2015

    TERRY A. SCHLEGEL

    Terry “Sparky” Andrew Schlegel, 61, of Manhattan, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Terry was born in Manhattan, on July 19, 1953. He was the son of Marjorie Frances (Noll) Schlegel and the late William A. Schlegel.  He was a graduate of

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2015

    BILL FAITH

    Bill Faith, 91, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Born on March 22, 1923, he was a longtime Manhattan resident where he was the founder of Faith Furniture which has remained a family owned and operated business for generations. Additional obituary

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2015

    GRANT ERIC HEPNER

    Grant Eric Hepner, 38, of Manhattan, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Via-Christi-St. Francis Hospital in Wichita as the result of an accidental gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was born Jan. 14, 1977, in Manhattan. He was the son of Terry E. and Christine E. (Reid-Selth) Hepner. Grant

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