David G. Young, 62, of Olathe, formerly of Wamego, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Olathe Chapel. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. in Wamego City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.
Rebecca Rose “Becky” Branam, 49, formerly of Ogden, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Mrs. Branam was a former Social Security Administration service representative. She was preceded in death by her mother, Wanda Clark. Survivors include her husband, Richard Branam; father, James Clark; parents-in-law, Gale and Martha Branam; son,
Lois I. Conlin, 87, of Topeka, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Lois was born June 26, 1927, in Wakefield, the daughter of Clarence and Alice (Carlstrom) Carpenter. She graduated from Wakefield Rural High School. Upon graduation, she moved to Topeka where she worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for
Winifred R. Denning died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at Salina Regional Health Center. A memorial Mass for Winifred Rose Denning, 92, Salina, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29, at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Winnie was born March 24, 1922, in Kansas City, Mo., to Velta Bell and Glenn Moore. She
James N. “Jim” Black, 81, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Jim was born Nov. 20, 1932, in Minneapolis. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.
Charles L. Schmidt, 62, of rural Antonino, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at his home. He was born April 13, 1952, in Hays to Richard R. and Mabel M. (Werth) Schmidt. He graduated from St. Joseph Military Academy in 1970. He married Alexia Gross in 1975 in Antonino. Charles was a farmer
Michael Paul Pachta, 47, of Riley, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, of natural causes at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1967, in Belleville, Kansas to Vincent P. Pachta and Judith (Nobert) Pachta. He was the middle of five children. Mike attended school in Munden and Belleville High School,
Karen Rezac, 48, of St. Marys, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Community Hospital-St. Mary’s. The family provided the following information. Karen was born on July 21, 1966, in Manhattan, to Lawrence and Gertrude “Trudy” (Casper) Schweir. Karen grew up in Belvue and attended St. Marys High School.
Mark William-Lee Steger, 1 month 10 days, died at his home of natural causes on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Mark was born on Aug. 9, 2014, at the Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo., the son of Cody A. and Leonna E. (Miller) Steger. A fighter from the start, Mark was
Janet “Jan” Hawley, 75, died on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Jan, a long-time resident of Manhattan, was born in Minneapolis, Minn., on Dec. 6, 1938, the daughter of Roy and Edna (Green) Nelson. Before she
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