Linda K. Pratt, 58, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at her residence after a yearlong battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 14, 1956, in Manhattan, the daughter of Everett A. and Luetta Mae (Zarger) Lake. She was a lifetime
Janet S. Fields, 91, of Prairie Village, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Janet was born on Sept. 28, 1923, to Charles F. and Georgia Y. Sloan. Janet is preceded in death by her husband, W. Ray Fields; and sisters, Lida Lippert and Patricia Dick. She is survived by her sons,
Terry Siebold, 69, of Clay Center, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Clay County Medical Center. He was born Sept. 13, 1945, in Clay Center. Terry married Merna Harrison on Feb. 2, 1968. She survives of the home. He worked for Siebold Motors and Hanson Ford. He was a member of the
James Owensby, 46, of Manhattan, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. James worked for the Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center as a procurement officer for 17 years. Prior to that position, he worked as a manager for Wal-Mart and a dog
Moriah Rhae Buster, 27, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Topeka, surrounded by her loved ones. Moriah was born on Dec. 30, 1986, to Dannia “Danny” and Teresa (Andrasen) Buster. Moriah was a 2005 graduate of Manhattan High and after attending Pittsburg State, she was a CNA-CMA at St.
Angel Rodriguez, 80, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, in Manhattan. He was born Oct. 1, 1934, in Ellsworth to Joseph and Jessie (Uribe) Rodriguez. Angel was a longtime resident of Manhattan where he did concrete foundation work for commercial construction and later in life was an in-home caregiver. He earned
William “Bill” B. Owens, 93, of Wamego died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at his residence. He was born in Wamego on Nov. 22, 1920, in his family’s home at 7th and Maple, to Alva Earl and Sarah (Domeny) Owens. He attended school in Wamego and graduated in 1938. He was
Carter Hugh Alford, 91, of Manhattan, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on Dec. 28, 1922, in Clarksburg, Ind. He was the only son of Hazel (Gillespie) and Earl Alford. Hugh attended schools in Clarksburg. He entered the armed service in
Larry M. Patton, 79, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at his residence. He was born Aug. 15, 1935, in Larned. He was the son of Dale M. and Frances (Montgomery) Patton, and had been a Manhattan resident since 1979. Larry attended Alamota Grade School from 1940 to 1948 and then Dighton
Douglas Henry Weyerts, 56, of Hartland, Vt., died suddenly on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. The family said Doug died doing what he loved to do — celebrating the harvest festival outdoors with children at school. Doug was born in Aiken, S.C., on June 12, 1958, the fifth out
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