Charles Helstrom Hostetler, “Charlie,” community business, political and civic leader, died Dec. 8 in Manhattan at the age of 75 after a courageous battle with cancer. A fourth generation Kansan, Charlie was born in Manhattan on April 25, 1938 to Alvin and Ruth (Helstrom) Hostetler. A lifelong resident of
Maxine Mae Friederich, 88, of Green, died Thursday, at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Dec. 22, 1924, along with her twin sister, Mary Ellen. She was the daughter of William Otto and Jessie
Phyllis Marie Jack, 89, a longtime Manhattan resident, died in Gainesville, Fla., on Saturday. She was born Jan. 4, 1924, in Burlington, Iowa. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.
Francis “Toad” Harland, 91, of Marysville, and formerly of Frankfort, died Wednesday at Cambridge Place in Marysville. A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, at the First Presbyterian Church in Frankfort. The Rev. Marilyn Sweet and Gary Phillips officiated. Burial was in the Frankfort
Brenda Sue Arnett, 64, died Monday at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. Brenda was a resident of St. George for the past 9 years. The family provided some of the following information. Brenda was born Aug. 20, 1949 in Toledo, Ohio. She met her future husband, Dale, while they were
John Frank Werner, 94, died Wednesdsay at Great Bend Regional Hospital in Great Bend. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Aug. 27, 1919 in Odin to John Baptist & Regina Philomena (Schmidt) Werner. He married Leona Lauren Ambers on Oct. 5, 1952 at Viking Lutheran
Maxine Friederich, 88, of Green, died Thursday at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.
Janet Colvin, 92, of Manhattan died Thursday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born January 18, 1921, in Abilene. After marrying William “Bill” Colvin in January 1958, she made Manhattan her home. Bill preceded her in death,
Charles Hostetler, 75, of Manhattan died Sunday. A memorial service has been set for Sunday, Jan. 12, at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Manhattan. Full obituary information is expected soon.
Brian Christopher Johnson, 35, of Lawrence died Monday at University of Kansas Medical Center after an extended illness. The family provided some of the following information. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Brian was born May 21, 1978 in Hinsdale, Ill.,
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