Marvin Eugene Oppenlander, 79, of Wamego, passed away Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice of Manhattan. His family provided some of the following information. Marvin was born Jan. 18, 1935, in Manhattan, the son of Harry E. and Gladys L. Mann Oppenlander. He attended schools in St.
Wilda L. “Woody” Tucker, 89, of Hutchinson, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. The family provided the following information. Woody was born on Nov. 6, 1925, in Haddam, the daughter of the late Vernon Jay and Edna C. Teeter. She graduated from Lawrence High School in 1943. Woody married Dean Tucker on
Virginia Bartley, 91, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, in Overland Park. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. The family provided the following information. Virginia was born on July 25, 1923, in St. Louis, Mo. She was a graduate of Iowa State University
Del Knauer, 91, died Dec. 2 at his home in Hutchinson. He was born May 24, 1923, in Barnard, Kan., the son of William F. and Leitha (Eddy) Knauer. He was a graduate of KSU and KU, and taught at Hutchinson High School for 37 years. After retiring in 1987 he
Stephan Anthony Konz, 81, of Manhattan, professor emeritus of industrial engineering at Kansas State University, died on Dec. 2 in his sleep with his wife and family by his side. Steve was born in Milwaukee, Wis., Nov.25, 1933. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree
Regene A. “Jean” Finn, 86, died Dec. 2 in LaCross, Kan. Jean was born March 23, 1928, in Hoisington to Reglin and Margaret (Poore) Valerius. Jean married Bob “Slats” Finn on Aug. 21, 1948. She was a homemaker and had worked as a telephone operator, and for Fuller Brush and Town
Robin Gail (Sipp) Wagner, died Nov. 30 in Wichita. She was born Feb. 8, 1949, in Leavenworth to Clifford G. and Carlyn A. (Fry) Cummins. She is survived by husband, William (Bill) of Coffeyville; daughter, Monica Schultz (Paul) of Cary, Ill.; son, Matthew Sipp (Sandy) of Wichita; sister,
Leigh A. Castle, 44, of Junction City died on Dec. 1, 2014, in her home. A visitation will be held Mon., Dec. 8 , from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel. After the visitation, cremation will take place. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Geraldine “Jerry” Ebert, 88, of rural Flush, died at home on the family farm on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, while attended by family. Jerry suffered a long series of illnesses that had left her confined to a wheelchair. The family provided the following information. Jerry was born to
Samuel Paul “Sam” Kvasnica, 83, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Sam was born Feb. 14, 1931, in Flint, Mich., the son of Charles and Mary (Bednar) Kvasnica. Sam served for two years in the United States
Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.