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  • Obituaries | October 09, 2015

    VERNA ALICE WIARD

    Verna Alice Wiard, 93, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. She was born on Nov. 17, 1921, in Leonardville. She was the daughter of Herbert C. and Mary V. (Hanson) Johnson. On May 14, 1942, she was married to Herman R. Wiard at Leonardville.&

  • Obituaries | October 09, 2015

    CAROL B. AHLSTEDT

    Carol Berniece Ahlstedt, 79, Salina, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. She was born Nov. 23, 1935, near Olsburg to Wendell and Ebba (Johnson) Hanson. She graduated from Olsburg High School, Bethany College, and Emporia State University. She taught first and second grades and was a librarian in the Salina public

  • Obituaries | October 08, 2015

    PAUL KRUGER BRYANT III

    Paul Kruger Bryant III, 61, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka. Paul was a biologist for the USDA. The family provided some of the following information. Paul was born in Los Angeles, California, on October 7, 1953. He was the son of the late

  • Obituaries | October 07, 2015

    REBECCA H. HARKEY

    Rebecca “Becki” Harris Harkey, 65, of Bloomfield, Michigan, died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Becki was born in Detroit, Michigan, on Sept. 17, 1950. She grew up in Detroit, spending summers on Russell Island. Becki graduated from Dominican High in Detroit and went

  • Obituaries | October 07, 2015

    VERNA A. WIARD

    Verna Alice Wiard, 93, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Arrangements are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Obituaries | October 06, 2015

    HELEN FAIRBANKS

    Helen Gertrude Hall Fairbanks, 97, of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Nov. 19, 1917, in Topeka, the daughter of Frank Rueben Hall and Gertrude Amelia Stadel Hall.  She grew

  • Obituaries | October 06, 2015

    CARL J. WEISBENDER

    Carl Joseph Weisbender, 79, of St. George, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at the Onaga Health and Rehab Center in Onaga. The family provided some of the following information. Carl was born May 4, 1936, to Alphonse and Violet (Kramer) Weisbender in Manhattan. He attended Monsignor Luckey High School in

  • Obituaries | October 06, 2015

    ANNA ROSE JOHNSON

    Anna Rose Van Valkenburgh Johnson, 95, of Blue Rapids, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. The family provided some of the following information. Anna Rose was born on a farm west of Blue Rapids on Sept. 21, 1920, to Arba Van Valkenburgh, a

  • Obituaries | October 06, 2015

    DOYLE D. RAHJES

    Doyle D. Rahjes, 84, of Phillips County, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Society in Alma, Nebraska. The family provided some of the following information. Doyle was born Oct. 17, 1930, in Phillips County, the son of August and Leona Blanche (White) Rahjes. He was a farmer

  • Obituaries | October 05, 2015

    MARGARET LUCILLE HEPTIG

    Margaret Lucille Heptig, 85, of Manhattan, and formerly of the Flush community, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital-Manhattan. Margaret Lucille (Manor) Heptig was born in Junction City on Jan. 12, 1930. She was the daughter of the late John and Margaret (Mackey) Manor. She was raised from

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