Avis A. Urquhart, 80, of Los Angeles, California, and formerly of Manhattan, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Los Angeles. The family provided some of the following information. She was born in 1934 in Kansas to a seamstress and tenant farmer. She graduated with a degree in education from
Eddie L. Crow, 77, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Charlevoix Healthcare Center in St. Charles, Mo. He was an area homebuilder, later moving to St. Charles and becoming the 68th president of the St. Louis Homebuilders Association, while also operating Ed Crow Homes. During a 50-year career,
Earl Gene Peterson, 79, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the St. Francis Health Center in Topeka. He was born on Oct. 9, 1935, on a farm near Lake Lillian, Minn., the son of George and Myrtle (Lalim) Peterson. They moved to a farm near Paynesville, Minn., in 1945
Maxine L. Anderson, 82, of Olsburg, died Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.
Pauline G. Barr, 88, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at her home. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home.
Wilma Christine Abitz, 94, of Wheaton, died Monday, April 27, 2015, in Westmoreland. She was born Jan. 20, 1921, in Wheaton, the daughter of Alfonso and Emma Kohn Kufahl. She married Almon Abitz April 24, 1940. He died April 19, 1997. Wilma was a farmwife and homemaker, taking care of her family as
Eldon Vern Slagle, 94, died Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born May 12, 1920, the first son of Vern and Ivy (Prose) Slagle, on the old Pickerell place south of Beeler in Ness County.
Earl Gene Peterson, 79, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the St. Francis Health Center in Topeka. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.
Dwaine L. Mellies, 76, of Clay Center, died Sunday, April 12, 2015, at the Clay County Medical Center. Graveside inurnment services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the Greenwood Cemetery. The Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Bonita Leah Sprecker Burgman, 86, of Leonardville, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born June 14, 1928, in Randolph, the daughter of Fred and Hattie (Miller) Bulk. She married Marvin Sprecker Oct. 13, 1945 in Randolph. He preceded
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