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  • Obituaries | June 09, 2014


    Marietta Elizabeth Barr, 94, of Wamego, died Friday, June 6, 2014, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center.  Marietta was born on Sept. 18, 1919, in rural Flush. She married Russell N. Barr on Feb. 9, 1945.  He preceded her in death. Marietta was a homemaker, but also owned and

  • Obituaries | June 09, 2014


    Bill Smith, 50, died on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 7, 1964, in Milford, Del., the son of James Courtland and AnnaMay (Pavlik) Smith Jr.  Bill was an electrician at Kansas State University at the K-State Division of

  • Obituaries | June 09, 2014


    Steven (Steve) R. Swander, 60, of Wamego, formerly of Manhattan, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. Steve was born Sept. 1, 1953, in Osborne, the son of Stanley and Shirley (Thornburg) Swander. As a young child his family moved to

  • Obituaries | June 09, 2014


    Marilena Hedrick Ferguson, 83, a resident of Manhattan since 1960, died Friday, June 6, 2014, at her home. The family provided some of the following information. They said she died peacefully, surrounded by her family. Marilena was born on March 20, 1931, in Chickasha, Okla., to the Rev. Robert Gideon Hedrick

  • Obituaries | June 08, 2014

    Lila Jones

    Lila J. Jones, 81, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 22, 1932, in Minneapolis, the daughter of Harold Robert and Gladys Alberta (Conklin) Morgan.  She graduated from Bancroft High School

  • Obituaries | June 08, 2014

    Robert Foster

    Robert Franklin Foster, 87, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Flower Mound, Texas at his assisted living after a six-day stay in the hospital because of a fall. Robert was born June 2, 1926, in Midwest, Wyo. A Memorial Mass will be 9 a.m., Saturday, June 14 , at the St. Thomas

  • Obituaries | June 08, 2014

    Wilburn Nelson

    L. Wilburn Nelson, 95, of Manhattan, died Friday, June 6, 2014, at his residence. He was born on Aug. 19, 1918, in Morganville, the son of Carl M. and Leda L. (Holte) Nelson. Wilburn was raised in Morganville where he attended local schools, graduating from Morganville High School in 1936. 

  • Obituaries | June 08, 2014

    Perry Stonehocker

    Perry Gilbert Stonehocker, 96, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014,  in Fayetteville, N.Y.,  surrounded by his family. He was born in Finney County on June 30, 1917, the son of Perry and Hannah (Reynolds) Stonehocker. Perry was raised on the family farm, east of Friend.  He graduated

  • Obituaries | June 08, 2014

    Carole Green

    Carole Green, 75, of Manhattan, died Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born Feb. 3, 1939, in Manhattan, the daughter of Herbert and Nell Gaede. She was a Manhattan High School graduate class of 1956. She was a graduate of Kansas State University

  • Obituaries | June 06, 2014


    Warren George Rickson died Monday, June 2, 2014, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. The family provided the following information. Warren was born on July 6, 1924, to George and Ellen (Blomquist) Rickson in his parents’ farm house near the Rose Hill School, located north of Randolph. As a

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