Fidencio “Phil” Hernandez, 83, of St. George died Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born on Nov. 16, 1931, in Martindale, Texas, and had been a longtime resident of Michigan prior to moving to St. George three years ago. Additional obituary information and
Griffith Granville Gates, 93, of Manhattan, died Monday, June 8, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. He was retired from the U.S. Navy and the civil service, as director of military museums and teacher of fine art and a lifetime artist. Griff was born in Newark,
Raymond Dale Yakel, 68, of Wamego, formerly of Lakin, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015. He was born Sept. 24, 1946, in Lakin, the son of Fred and Edith Stitt Yakel. He served a tour of duty in Vietnam with the United States Army. Raymond retired in 2009 from Kinder Morgan Gas
Linda Rae Silva, 50, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at the St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on March 25, 1965, in Fort Riley, the daughter of Ronald “Ray” Silva and Joann Fields. She grew up in the
Elsine N. Koch, 94, of Concordia, formerly of Clyde, died Thursday, June 11, 2015, at Salina Regional Health Center in Salina. Elsine was born May 12, 1921, in Green to Floyd and Amanda (Knitter) Bushell. She was a 1939 graduate of Green High School. She married Edward Chavey on Jan. 27, 1945, in
Nancy Logan, 71, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in Topeka under the care of Midland Hospice. The family provided some of the following information. Nancy was born in Monterey, California, to Aubrey Duane and Lois Marilyn Logan on Dec. 7, 1943. Nancy’s grandmother taught her to quilt, tat, and
Morgan Miller, 31, of Wamego, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Mark Miller, of the home. Services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.
Rumelia C. Drilon, 61, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at her home in Manhattan. She was born on Aug. 31, 1953, in Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. Complete services times and obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
LaVada Carol Hine, 82, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Dec. 16, 1932, in Medicine Lodge, the daughter of Henry Frost and Ruby Mae (Lytle) Hollar. LaVada was raised
Phyllis L. Kalivoda, 87, of Clay Center died Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Phyllis was born May 26, 1928, in Washington County. Phyllis graduated from Clifton High School. She married E. Harvey Kalivoda on March 26, 1947. He survives of the home. She is preceded in death by her parents, one brother and
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