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  • Obituaries | November 04, 2014

    CLEO I. TURNBOW

    Cleo Inez Isabel “Tess” Turnbow, 91, of Wamego, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at her residence. She was born on Jan. 27, 1923, near Onaga and had been a Wamego and Manhattan area resident since 1963. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616

  • Obituaries | November 04, 2014

    OLIVER JUNIOR HESS

    Oliver Junior Hess, 94, of Topeka, formerly of rural Alma,  died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Topeka.  The family provided the following information. Oliver was born on May 17, 1920, south of Alma.  He spent his entire adult life as a rancher at the family ranch on

  • Obituaries | November 04, 2014

    CATHERINE FRANCES BUERO

    Catherine “Cathy” Frances Buero, 60, of rural Alma, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at her home following a long illness. The family provided the following information. She was born April 4, 1954, in Belen, N.M., the daughter of Arthur and Dorothy Aragon Chavez.  Cathy was a para educator

  • Obituaries | November 04, 2014

    JESSIE MAE WALLS

    Jessie Mae Walls, 87, of Alma, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. She was born Feb. 25, 1927, in rural Ellisville, Miss., the daughter of George and Mary Gibson Ryals.  She married George W. Walls on Dec. 4, 1959.&

  • Obituaries | November 04, 2014

    BETTY SILVA

    Betty Sue Silva, 73, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, surrounded by her husband, sister, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Betty Silva was born on Nov. 20, 1940, in Dover, Ark.  On June 24, 1961, she married her one true love, Frank Silva, in Manhattan.&

  • Obituaries | November 04, 2014

    IRENE F. IRWIN

    Irene F. Irwin, 83, of Leonardville, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at the Leonardville Cemetery with Pastor Kevin Larson officiating.  Additional obituary information will be announced later by

  • Obituaries | November 04, 2014

    LEIGH GLENN POSTON

    Leigh Glenn Poston, 62, of Manhattan, died Monday morning, Nov. 3, 2014, at his residence. The family provided the following information. He was born on June 23, 1952, in Gunnison, Colo., the son of Warren Glenn and Jean (Watanabe) Poston.  The family moved to Manhattan when Leigh was in

  • Obituaries | November 04, 2014

    KENNETH D. DONELSON

    Kenneth D. Donelson, 92, a longtime resident of Iowa City, Iowa, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills Wroten House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Ken was born on Nov. 7, 1921, in Ogden, Iowa, to Everett and Grace Donelson. His parents and five siblings preceded

  • Obituaries | November 04, 2014

    GEORGE M. SCHMIDT

    George M. Schmidt, 95, a longtime Manhattan resident, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at Autumn Hills in Riley. The family provided the following information. He was born June 1, 1919, in Tescott, the son of the Harry and Rebecca M. (McCormick) Schmidt. George graduated from Osborne High School and received

  • Obituaries | November 03, 2014

    DWAYNE STEWART

    Dwayne Stewart, 80, Wamego, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at St. Francis Health Center in Topeka. The family provided some of the following Dwayne was born on May 25, 1934, in Morganville to Vernon and Verona (Lakin) Stewart. He would be united in marriage with his wife, Suzie Rayhill on

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