Robert “Bob” Arthur Oleen, 96, lifetime resident of Dwight, died at his home Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. The family provided the following information. Bob was born on April 26, 1918, in Falun, the son of Hjalmer and Selma (Forslund) Oleen. He graduated from Falun High School and Wichita Business College.
J. Dee Johns, 77, of Kansas City, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. The family provided the following information. J. Dee will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. Condolences will be held on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at 10 a.m., followed by a memorial
Leon M. Mathies, 91, of Alma, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Wamego Health Center. The family provided the following information. Leon was born Oct. 30, 1922, north of McFarland, the son of Fred M. and Ella Marten Mathies Leon was a farmer and stockman, working on a farm south
Evelyn Rose Gieber, 93, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the Cedar Village Long Term Care Center in Ness City. The family provided the following information. Evelyn was born on June 27, 1921, in Ogden, the daughter of Fred and Anna Nelson Stein. On July 12, 1941, she married Benjamin C. Gieber
Bernard Joseph “B.J.” Brown, 91, of Lillis, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Topeka. The family provided the following information. B.J. was born Nov. 16, 1922, on the family farm in rural Lillis, the son of Michael J. and Nora Grace Brown. He married Eleanor Henrietta Kramer on
Thomas Joseph Barry, 54, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided the following information. Tommy was born in Dodge City on March 16, 1960, the son of Ruth V. (Rogers) Barry and the late Wallace D. Barry. At the age of
William Richard Aye, 85, of Madison, Wis., died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Oakwood Village in Madison. The family provided the following information. William was a native of Manhattan, son of long-time Manhattanite Mary Adda Boone. A 1955 graduate of Kansas State University, he briefly played basketball at
Lucile M. “Lu” Fleming, 77, of Manhattan, died Thursday morning, Aug. 28, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on June 26, 1937, in Wheaton, the daughter of Jake M. and Hallie Grace (Simon) Graf. Lu worked at Montgomery
Kay Evelyn Perry, 79, of Salina, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at home surrounded by her loving family. The family provided the following information. Kay was born Feb. 26, 1935, in Great Bend, the daughter of Loren Sr and Jessie (Hazel) Blake. Kay was a dedicated beautician for more than 38
Robert Glen Cox, 80, of Westmoreland, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided the following information. Robert was born on March 1, 1934, in Corning, the son of Terrance and Wilma (Ward) Cox. After he attended Seaman High School, he was
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