Vallata Grace Bisnett, 89, died October 8, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center. Vallata was born on Aug. 17, 1924 in Clay County to Lewis and Daisy (Kynaston) Laflin. She was raised in Clay County and moved to Neosha, Mo., in 1940 and worked in a garment factory. She
Timothy R. Tilton, age 69, died on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on April 28, 1944 in Alameda, Calif., the son of Walter D. and Josephine (Taylor) Tilton. Following high school, Timothy entered the U.S. Navy and served his
Dolores Shehi, 87, died Saturday, October 5, 2013, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on March 9, 1926 in Winfield, the daughter of Harvey “Bill” Ponton and Dorothy Mary (Salley) Ponton. As an infant she moved with her family to Manhattan. Dolores attended school
Robert “Bob” Madl, 94, died Sunday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital after a week’s illness. The week was filled with joyous visits from family and many good friends. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born Aug. 8, 1919, to Joseph F. Madl, Jr. and
Ward Wilson Seaman, 96, of Riley, died Tuesday, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. He was born on Jan. 15, 1917 in Mattoon, Ill. He was the son of Vernon LeRoy and Grace (Wilson) Seaman. On July 4, 1936, at Mattoon, Ill., he was united in marriage to Helen May Shriver.&
Timothy Tilton, 69, died Sunday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on April 28, 1944, in Alameda, Calif.. He was the son of Walter D. & Josephine (Taylor) Tilton. Following high school, Timothy entered
Deborah Lea Harken, 50, of Wamego, died Sunday at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, after a long, courageous battle with breast cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Deb was born in Creston, Iowa, on Jan. 7, 1963, to Daniel and Carol Ann (Roberdee) Berry.
Jerry Lynn Rood, 61, of Leonardville, died Sunday at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Oct. 17, 1951 in Lincoln. He was the son of Frank Nelson and Edna Marie (Meier) Rood. He graduated from Riley County High School
Denis Schulte, 86, died Sunday at Hays Medical Center in Hays. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Feb. 8, 1927, in Victoria, to Bernard H. and Clara (Linenberger) Schulte. He married Rosemary (Brungardt) Gross on May 2, 1964, in Victoria. He was an electrician
Kenneth Leroy Edwards, 83, of St. George, died Saturday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was a long-time resident of the area. Kenny was born Nov. 8, 1929, in Winfield. He was the son of Virgil and Eva Robinson Edwards. He was raised on the family
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