Rolland Eugene “Gene” Williams, 87, of Riley, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at his home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.
Wanetta Helen Ellis, 81, Manhattan, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Jan. 19, 1934, in Manhattan, the daughter of Leo H. and Rachel H. (Stephens) Funk. Wanetta was raised in Manhattan, where she
Pauline A. Pearce, 59, Wells, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Sept. 20, 1956 in Concordia to Ronald A. and Maxine (Girard) Racette. Polly attended schools in Clyde, where she was a 1974 graduate of
Louise Castor, 88, Duluth, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 at Onaga Health and Rehab. The family provided some of the following information. She was born August 26, 1927 in Duluth and graduated from Onaga High School. Louise worked at McCall’s Pattern Company in Manhattan for 20 years before retiring in 1996.
Joanne Spain, 83, of Wamego, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, at the Via Christi Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Joanne was born June 26, 1932, in Nevada, Missouri, the daughter of Charles and Rosie Dees. She is survived by her daughters, Donna Thompson
Stephen William Henning, 72, of Manhattan, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. He was born April 15, 1943. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Livingston Funeral Home in Kingman. Memorial contributions may be made to the Riley County Humane Society.
Beverly Ann Norman, 58, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, at the Eagles Lodge, 312 S. Fourth St., in Manhattan. A memorial has been established for the Good Shepherd Hospice House. Contributions
Dr. Wellington Wesley Koepsel, 94, died at his Austin, Texas, home on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015. He was a retired electrical engineering professor and served as head of the electrical engineering department at Kansas State University from 1964 to 1982. He finished his career continuing to teach at Prairie View
Karol “Crabby” Pitts, 80, of State College, Pennsylvania, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College. The family provided some of the following information. Born Aug. 7, 1935, in Denver, Colorado, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Arthur and Cleta Cora Miller “Bootsie”
William Edwin Meisekothen and Lois Jean Meisekothen, husband and wife for 65 years, died within a few days of each other. William, 92, died Dec. 30, 2015, and Lois, 87, died Jan. 3, 2016. The family provided some of the following information. William “Bill” was born in Madison, Wisconsin, to Edwin and
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