Rebecca “Beccy” Jane (Fink) Dearborn, 68, of Ankeny, Iowa, died on May 19, 2015, at her home after a four year battle with cancer. The family provided the following information and said she “passed into our savior’s arms” when she died. Beccy was born September 16, 1946, in Manhattan,
Delmar R. “Pete” Gehrt, 85, of Manhattan, died in Overland Park on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The family provided some of the following information and said he died surrounded by his loving family. Pete was born on Jan. 3, 1930, in Manhattan to John and Helena Gehrt. After graduating from
Helen Fulkerson, 92, died Friday, June 5, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community-Wroten House, Manhattan. She was born Jan. 5, 1923, the daughter of Ralph and Marie (Kuehn) Weaver. A complete obituary is pending and will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.
Moses Richardson Jr., 77, died Friday, May, 15, 2015 in Chicago. He received his education from Manhattan High School and attended Fort Scott College. He met and married Jannie Floyd June 17, 1961 and they had four children. Moses is preceded in death by his mother and father, Moses and
Robert James Verschelden, 82, of Manhattan, died on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. He was loved by many and liked by all, the family said. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born in Topeka on August 3, 1932, and raised in St. Marys. He was the second
Dennis Smith, 73, died Sunday, May 31, 2015. A Memorial Service will be held in his honor at 11 a.m. Friday, June 5 at First Baptist Church, 2121 Bluehills Road, Manhattan. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, June 5 at Memorial Lawn Cemetery, 2000 Prairie St., Emporia. Dennis was
Robert J. Verschelden, 82, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills-Stolzer House in Manhattan. Mr. Verschelden was born Aug. 3, 1932, in Topeka, and was raised in St. Marys. He was a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later
Ronald A. Sowell, 77, died Monday, June 1, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born June 16, 1937, in Manhattan, the son of Alto “Bus” and Maybelle (Padgett) Sowell. Ronald graduated from Manhattan High School, where he was named to the all-state football team. He
Ronald A. Sowell, 77, of Manhattan, died Monday, June 1, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born June 16, 1937, in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
Ken Ray Teske, 64, of Onaga, died Sunday, May 31, 2015, at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1951, in Onaga. He was the son of Melvin and Vera Kufahl Teske. Ken was a dairyman, farmer and stockman in the Wheaton/Duluth community. He married Linda Manuel on Nov. 23, 1974.
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