Linda D. Motley Vawter, 65, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Denver, Colo., due to complications from M.S. The family provided the following information. Linda was born on Feb. 7, 1949, in Manhattan. She graduated from Manhattan High School in 1967 and continued her education at the University of Phoenix.
John A. Mann, 91, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born March 16, 1923, in Wellington, Mo. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.
Sherian A. Staten, 74, of Keats, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at her home in Keats. The family provided the following information. Sherian was born on Nov. 10, 1939, in Abilene, the daughter of Alto “Bus” M. Sowell and Maybelle A. Padgett Sowell. She moved to Manhattan as a
Thomas E. Hannah Sr., 68, formerly of Manhattan and Osawatomie, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Valdosta, Ga., at the home of his daughter, Annette Hannah Clark. Tom was born Jan. 10, 1946, in Robson, W.Va., to Lela and Everett Hannah, who preceded him in death on April 27, and
Dr. Liang-tseng “L.T.” Fan, 84, of Manhattan, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, while in his office in Durland Hall at Kansas State University in Manhattan. Dr. Fan had been instrumental in securing funding for the construction of Durland Hall while he was head of the Department of
Robert Devon Bontrager, 91, longtime Manhattanite and former K-State professor, died Thursday, July 31, 2014, in hospice at the RiverWoods Nursing Care Center in Lewisburg, Penn. Mr. Bontrager had retired to Lewisburg in 1992 with his wife, Mable Bontrager. The cause of death was complications from kidney and heart
Margaret Griffith Howe, 81, of Manhattan died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 6, 1932, in Manhattan, the daughter of Evan and Virginia (Stott) Griffith. Margaret graduated in 1950 from the Sacred
Memorial services for Barbara King Wilson, 97, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan. Reverend R.C. McConnell will be officiating. Mrs. Wilson died Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Manhattan. Memorials have been established for the Manhattan Public Library and
James Ford Bowen, 39, of Topeka, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, from injuries sustained in a car accident during the early morning hours of Aug. 4. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Oct. 1, 1974, in Painesville, Ohio, to James Gary Bowen and Susan Jean Fink (
Yong Hui “Kim” Seager, 75, of Wamego died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Kim was born Dec. 28, 1938, outside of Hiroshima, Japan, the daughter of Kim Bang Go and Myung Soo Kim. She moved to
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