Larry M. Bishop, 82, of Blue Rapids, died on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at Blue Valley Senior Living. Larry was born Feb. 15, 1934, in Blue Rapids, to Beryl F. (Reedy) and Donald J. Bishop. He joined the U.S. Navy at age 17. He spent many years over the road
Rannells King, 82, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the Wilton Meadows Rehabilitation Center in Wilton, Connecticut. The family provided some of the following information. Rannells was born and raised in Manhattan. After serving in the United States Army during the Korean War, he graduated from Kansas State
Dr. John R. Cortner, 92, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Dr. Cortner was born on July 23, 1922, in LaCrosse. He was the son of Dr. Raymond and Viola Cortner. He was raised in Wichita and graduated from Wichita State University.
Laurine A. Stevens, 98, of Wamego, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Jan. 13, 1917, in rural Alma. She was the daughter of Gustav “Gus” and Clara Brase Schmanke. She married William E. Stevens on Nov. 5, 1949, in Manhattan.
Lee William Dalrymple, 52, died on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 at the Onaga Community Hospital. The family provided some of the following information. Lee William Dalrymple, 52, was born July 27, 1962, at the Valley Forge General Hospital in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. He was preceded in death by his parents, Esther Mae
Irene P. Cott, 78, of Alta Vista, died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Irene was born on March 18, 1936, in Bowlegs, Oklahoma, to Earn and LaDema Dixon. She had a brother, Charles,
Lois B. Carlin, 95, former longtime Manhattan resident, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at the Medicalodge Care Center in Clay Center. She was born on Nov. 11, 1919, in Clifton. She was the daughter of Ottis and Lula (Barleen) Elliott. Following graduation from Green High School in 1937, she married Eldon
Gary A. Padgett, 61, of Blue Rapids, died on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at Community Memorial Health Care in Marysville. Gary was born July 7, 1953, at Marysville to Zylda (Plegge) and Floyd Padgett. He graduated from Valley Heights High School in 1972. Gary worked many years mowing lawns and doing
Enid L. Stutzman, 97, died on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan. Enid was born on Oct. 4, 1917, in Harper to Sankey and Louise (Nester) Coberly. She was raised in Kingman and graduated from Kingman High School in 1936. After her graduation, she worked as an operator
Jeanette Alstatt, 93, of Manhattan, a former resident of Riley, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born on September 11, 1921 in Oakland, Nebraska. She was the daughter of Carl E. and Esther Helen (Nyquist) Anderson. She got a teaching certificate from
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