Dick Clement, 62, of Grand Island, Neb., died of cancer on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at CHI St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island. He was born April 30, 1952 in Alma, Neb. He was a veteran of the Vietnam war, serving in the U.S. Army. He worked at
Wyoma (Wy) Jean Johnson, 92, of Manhattan, died on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She had been a Manhattan resident since 1970. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the First Presbyterian Church, 801 Leavenworth Street. The Reverend R.
James G. Findley, 91, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, at his home at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan from age related causes. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with Pastor Steve Ratliff officiating. Graveside services with military honors
Marvin Lester Cottrell, 97, of Onaga, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Centralia. The family provided the following information. Marvin was born May 12, 1917, north of Corning, the son of Lester and Jennie Kemplay Cottrell. He married Mary Elizabeth Harries on April 26, 1945, in Seneca. She preceded him
Helen E. Horton, 96, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born Jan. 20, 1918, in rural Douglas County, the daughter of Thomas F. and Susan E. “Sue” (Swadley) Connole. She graduated from Lecompton High School in Lecompton. Mrs. Horton
Vivian Marie Weigel, 88, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Hutchinson. She was born Oct. 30, 1926, in Wright. She graduated from St. Teresa’s Catholic High School in 1945. She was a parish member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, and owner of a restaurant in Wright and Hutchinson. On
Wayne Scott McHenry, infant son of Scott and Rochelle McHenry, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He is survived by his parents, Scott and Rochelle; his brother, James McHenry; and grandparents, Greg and Tawny McHenry and Jess and Rose Santiago,
Fr. Carl A. Kramer, 88, of Hays, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at Via Christi Villages in Hays. The family provided some of the following information. Fr. Carl was born on Nov. 29, 1925, in Ogden. He was one of four children born to Leo and Kathryn (Porsch) Kramer. Fr.
Thomas Earl Ekart, 74, died on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at his home in Manhattan surrounded by his family. The family provided some of the following information. Tom was born in Flush, the son of Anthony D. and Angela (Umscheid) Ekart. At the age of 3, his family moved
Bob Hertzel, 66, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at Good Shepherd Home and Hospice in Manhattan, surrounded by family and friends. The family provided some of the following information. Robert “Bob” Hertzel was born on Oct. 5, 1948, in Beatrice, Neb., to Arthur and Dorothy (Fletcher) Hertzel. His early years
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