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  • Obituaries | January 30, 2014

    JOHN EARL KENT

    John Earl Kent, 70, of Olsburg, died Wednesday at the Community Hospital in Onaga. He was the assistant director of facilities at Kansas State University in Manhattan for 40 years until retiring in 2008. The family provided some of the following information. John was born on Sept. 22, 1943, in

  • Obituaries | January 30, 2014

    HANS HART

    A memorial graveside service for Hans Edward Hart, 57, of Manhattan, who died Dec. 16, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery Pavilion. He worked at Fort Riley for the Department of the Army in the Human Resources Development Division.  To send

  • Obituaries | January 30, 2014

    WILLIS ‘BUD’ BECKLEY

    Willis Boyd “Bud” Beckley, 74, of Manhattan, died Thursday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Jan. 7, 1940. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2014

    CARROL PAUL UMSCHEID

    Carrol Paul Umscheid, 79, of Topeka, died Monday at his home. He was born in Flush on March 12, 1934. He graduated from Flush High School in 1954.  He joined the U.S. Air Force in Enid, Okla. in July 1954, stationed at Vance Air Force Base. He was

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2014

    VIOLET LAWSON-BLANCK

    Violet Lawson-Blanck, 81, of Manhattan, died on Monday to be united with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  She had been a resident of the Via Christi Village in Manhattan since late August of 2013. The family provided some of the following information. She was born

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2014

    VIRGIL DONALD SWARTZ

    Virgil Donald Swartz, 89, of Alta Vista, died Saturday at Morris County Hospital in Council Grove. The family provided some of the following information. Virgil was born on March 7, 1924, in his grandparents’ home. He was the oldest child of Albert and Nahda (Furney) Swartz. Virgil attended

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2014

    LUELLA IVERNA WROSCH

    Luella Iverna Wrosch, 94, of Onaga, died Sunday at the Lexington Park Nursing Home in Topeka.  She was a life-long resident of the area. Luella was born May 6, 1919, in Onaga.  She attended local schools and graduated in 1937 from Onaga High School.  She received

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2014

    WANDA DUNN

    Wanda Dunn, 85, died Friday at the Heritage of Overland Park. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on June 4, 1928, in Alta Vista. She was the daughter of Walter and Allie (Edwards) Swartz.  Wanda graduated from Alta Vista High School with

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2014

    EDWARD ‘ED’ LYNN PENN

    Edward “Ed” Lynn Penn, 63, of rural St. George, died Sunday at his home. The family provided some of the following information. Ed was born on June 17, 1950, in LaFontaine. He was the son of Manuel B. and Ethel M. (Myers) Penn. He graduated from Manhattan High

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2014

    ANNA B. DAVIS

    Anna B. Davis, 97, of Clay Center died Saturday at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

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