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  • Obituaries | March 04, 2014

    DORIS JEAN CHENEY

    Doris Jean Cheney, 79, died Monday at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan. She was born March 18, 1934, in Alma. Doris graduated from Wamego High in 1952. She married Eldon D. Cheney in 1952, they later divorced. Doris worked for the City of Clay Center Public Utilities. Survivors include daughters, Marie

  • Obituaries | March 03, 2014

    RUBY M. BROMAN

    Ruby M. Broman, 102, of Seward, Neb., formerly of Blue Rapids, died March 1 in Seward. Survivors include her son, Carl E. Whitesell and wife, Ann, of Scranton; three daughters, Mary Lou Higgins of El Cajon, Calif., Beulah M. Spunaugle and husband, Tom, of Seward, Neb., Delma

  • Obituaries | March 03, 2014

    MILDRED M. SANBERG

    Mildred M. Sanberg, 97, died Feb. 26 at Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville. The family provided some of the following information. Mildred was born Dec. 15, 1916, in Morganville, the daughter of James and Carrie (Burchard) Murphy. Mildred attended school in Clay Center. She married Weldon V. Sanberg on

  • Obituaries | March 03, 2014

    JOHN H. SCHMEAL JR.

    John H. “Jack” Schmeal Jr., 65, of Olsburg, died early Monday morning at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 28, 1949 in Newton, N.J. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan,

  • Obituaries | March 01, 2014

    MARCIA ANN BOESE

    Marcia Ann Boese, 85, of Leonardville, died Feb. 25 at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Marcia was born on Feb. 17, 1929, in Lawrence, to the late William and Susan (Gallagher) Hail. On August 29, 1953, in Lawrence, Marcia married the love of her life, Ken Boese. She was a member of

  • Obituaries | February 28, 2014

    PENNY J. (VAUGHN) STREETER

    Penny J. (Vaughn) Streeter, 56, of St. George, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills-Honstead House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 17, 1957, in Chanute.  She was the daughter of Donald E. and Lenora J. (Larkin) Vaughn. Penny

  • Obituaries | February 28, 2014

    JAMES CRAVENS

    James Cravens, 73, of Westmoreland, died Wednesday at his home.  Jim worked in commercial construction but is best known for his fourteen years working as a corrections officer at the Pottawatomie County Jail. He is also survived by his wife, Judy; daughters, Angela Coleman (Keith),

  • Obituaries | February 27, 2014

    TIMOTHY EUGENE FINAN JR.

    Timothy Eugene Finan, Jr., 84, of Blaine, died Tuesday at the Westy Community Care Home. Gene served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict as a flight engineer on a B-29 Bomber. Later Gene worked as an aviation mechanic for TWA working on

  • Obituaries | February 27, 2014

    JERRY BERGEN

    Dr. Gerald “Jerry” Bergen, 80, of Topeka, died at his home on Tuesday. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be at 1 p.m., on March 10 at Penwell-Gabel Southwest Chapel, 3700 SW Wanamaker Rd., Topeka.

  • Obituaries | February 27, 2014

    MELVIN JOHNSON

    Melvin Johnson, 68, died Tuesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Nov. 16, 1945, in Manhattan. He was the son of Alvin and Eva (Smith) Johnson.  Melvin was a life-time area resident, having graduated

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