Loralee Elizabeth Baker, 95, of Manhattan, died Saturday at the Meadowlark Hills-Stolzer House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Sept. 6, 1918, in WaKeeney. She was the daughter of Walter Thorne and Iona Pearl (Switzer) Baker. Miss Baker was raised
Laura A. Erickson, 101, of Manhattan, died Monday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born Jan. 21, 1912, in Swedeburg, Neb. She was the daughter of Anton and Christina Erickson. The family provided some of the following information. Laura graduated from Luther College
Robert L. Cave, 92, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., died Thursday at his home. Graveside services were 1 p.m., on Monday at Mt Hope Cemetery in Topeka. Mr. Cave was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was preceded in death by his wife,
Jo A. Lauffer, 78, of Topeka, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. She was born March 25, 1935, on the family farm in rural Westmoreland, the daughter of Peter E. and Edith L. (McProud) Macht. She was a 1952 graduate of Wamego Rural High School. She attended Washburn University, where she was
Audrey Ann Pfizenmaier, 78, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at Presbyterian Manor in Clay Center. She was born Dec. 13, 1935 in Clay County to Ernest and Julia (Marshal) Small. Audrey was raised in Clay County and graduated from Clay Center Community High School in 1953. She married Paul Pfizenmaier
John R. Graham, 68, of Manhattan, died Dec. 20, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Aug. 14, 1945, in Liberal. Mass of the Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at the St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 2900 Kimball Ave., Manhattan, with the Rev.
Thomas “Tom” Whited, 49, died on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at his residence in Manhattan of natural causes. He was born on July 28, 1964 at Ft. Knox, Ky., the son of John T. and Helga (Friedwald) Whited. Tom graduated from Manhattan High School with the class of 1983. He was
John R. Graham, a leader in the Manhattan academic and business community, died of cancer Friday at age 68. “He is a very dear friend, and I’m just broken up over it,” said C. Clyde Jones, K-State business college’s first dean. Graham, chairman and
Margaret Ilean Henderson, 81, of Manhattan, died Thursday, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on March 10, 1932, in Hamburg, Iowa. She was the daughter of Clyde Mitchell and Sylvia Ilean (Roberts) Chancey. Margaret
Tony Allan Sump, 72, Randolph, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Aug. 1, 1941 in Manhattan, the son of Wesley Allan and Marie Kay (Nanninga) Sump. On Sept. 15, 1961 in Peach Grove, he
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