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  • Obituaries | October 31, 2014

    LYLE E. SYLVESTER

    Lyle E. Sylvester, 84, a Clay Center resident since 2003, and a resident of rural Wamego since 1966, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center of Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Lyle was born Aug. 7, 1930, on his family farm near Riley, the son

  • Obituaries | October 31, 2014

    PAUL MANN

    Paul David Mann, 47, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at his residence in Manhattan of natural causes. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on May 22, 1967, in Ness City, the son of Paul “Gene” and Janice J. (Rufenacht) Mann. David graduated from Manhattan High

  • Obituaries | October 30, 2014

    NORMA D. WILLIAMS

    Norma Dee Williams, 83, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan after a lengthy illness. The family provided some of the following information. Dee was born on Oct. 4, 1931, in Topeka, the daughter of Dewey and Audrey (Hook) Wood. She grew

  • Obituaries | October 30, 2014

    JOHN L. COTY

    John (Jack) L. Coty, 75, of Manhattan died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. John was born in Lafayette, Ind. He graduated from Goodland High School in 1957 and joined the U.S. Air Force.  He married Delores Armstrong in 1963 in Horton

  • Obituaries | October 30, 2014

    MERLIN CHARLES GEISLER

    Merlin Charles Geisler, 80, of Leonardville, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Merlin was born on Jan. 6, 1934, in Alma, the son of Henry and Ida Biesenthal Geisler. He was married to Doris Butler on Aug. 5, 1956.

  • Obituaries | October 30, 2014

    LYLE E. SYLVESTER

    Lyle E. Sylvester, 84, of Clay Center and a longtime resident of Wamego since 1966, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at the Wamego United Methodist Church. Visitation will be Sunday from 3

  • Obituaries | October 30, 2014

    ERNEST WAYNE BRATTON

    Ernest Wayne (Wayne) Bratton, 74, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Wayne was born on Nov. 7, 1939, in rural Eureka, the son of Robert Arthur and Edna Mae (Wheeler) Bratton.  In 1949, his family

  • Obituaries | October 30, 2014

    DAYLON D. AUSTIN

    Daylon D. “Doug” Austin, 48, of St. George, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Doug was born on July 24, 1966, in Joplin, Mo., to Daylon “Dee” and Mary Helen (Gordon) Austin. His family resided in Joplin until 1973 when they moved to Wamego. 

  • Obituaries | October 29, 2014

    MARGARET M. KELLEY

    Margaret M. (Peg) Kelley, 95, longtime Manhattan resident, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. The family provided the following information. Margaret was born on Sept. 30, 1919, on a farm in Sandy Hook, near St. Marys. She was the third of six children of Francis and

  • Obituaries | October 29, 2014

    JANE STANLEY

    Jane Stanley, 94, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on March 22, 1920, in Wakefield, the daughter of Alan Llewelyn and Ruth (Cornell) Eustace.  Jane graduated from high school in Lawrence.  She served from June 17, 1943 to

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