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  • Obituaries | June 10, 2016

    LORIE E. CARR

    Lorie Elaine Carr, 52, of Junction City, died Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at the Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka, following an accidental fall from a horse on Memorial Day. She was born July 11, 1963, in Peoria, Illinois, and had been an area resident since 1981. Additional obituary information and service times

  • Obituaries | June 09, 2016

    HELEN TOBUREN

    Helen Louise Toburen, 103, died peacefully on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. The family provided some of the following information. She saw the world change during her lifetime of nearly 104 years and was always open to considering new ways of thinking while being respectful of others. She was born

  • Obituaries | June 09, 2016

    MILDRED MARY FINNESY

    Mildred Mary Finnesy, 84, of Paradise and Russell County, died on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at the Ellinwood District Hospital in Ellinwood. Mildred was born on Sept. 14, 1931, in the family home north of Russell to John W. and Margaret E. (Stielow) Fuller. Survivors include her husband Joseph P.

  • Obituaries | June 08, 2016

    GLADYS L. STOCK

    Gladys Luan Stock, 90, died Tuesday, June 7, 2016. The family provided some of the following information. Gladys was born in on July 1, 1925, in Home, the youngest daughter of Ernest and Clara Keller. She married Edwin Stock on Sept. 21, 1942. She is preceded in death by her parents; her

  • Obituaries | June 08, 2016

    HATTIE M. KIDD

    Hattie Mae Kidd, 86, of Manhattan and formerly of Chicago, died Sunday, June 5, 2016, at her home. She had worked in Chicago as a floral designer and for Zenith Electronics. The family provided some of the following information.  Hattie Mae Graham was born Nov. 29, 1929, in Blytheville,

  • Obituaries | June 08, 2016

    HELEN TOBUREN

    Helen Toburen, 103, Manhattan, died early Wednesday morning, June 8, 2016 at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community’s Wroten House in Manhattan. She was born on Aug. 8, 1912. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | June 07, 2016

    SHARON KAY JOHNSON

    Sharon Kay (Shroyer) Johnson, 71, of Eskridge, died Sunday, June 5, 2016, at Stormont-Vail Hospital following a sudden respiratory illness. She was a life-long resident of the Alma community. The family provided some of the following information. Sharon was born on April 26, 1945, in Manhattan. She was the daughter

  • Obituaries | June 07, 2016

    EVELYN LIERZ

    Evelyn June Porter Lierz, 77, died Monday, June 6, 2016, in Holton. She was born June 28, 1938, at home in Wetmore. She was the daughter of Paul “Cobb” and Hazel George Porter. Evelyn attended Porter Grade School and transferred to Wetmore Attendance Center in 5th grade.  She graduated

  • Obituaries | June 07, 2016

    CAROLYN LAVONNE ‘SHORTY’ McGUIRE

    Carolyn Lavonne “Shorty” McGuire, 74, of Westmoreland, died Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Topeka. She was born May 31, 1942, in Bigelow. She was the daughter of Frank H. and Jessie Louise Hale Weeks. Shorty worked for many years for Hall Brothers Construction in Marysville doing traffic control.  She

  • Obituaries | June 05, 2016

    RALEIGHTA TYLER

    Raleighta Faye Breeding Spencer Tyler, 97, died Monday, May 23, 2016 at Aberdeen Village, a Presbyterian Manor, in Olathe. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Dec. 1, 1918, near Home, at the home of her parents, Archie and Emma Zinn Breeding. She was named by

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