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  • Obituaries | May 11, 2014

    Ramona Stettnisch

    Ramona Joyce Stettnisch, 79, of Barnes, died on Friday, May 9, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Survivors include her husband Ken; daughter, Teri Stettnisch and her husband Bob Spangler of Overland Park; brother, Darrell Keefover of Barnes; sister, Karen Sisk of Manhattan; six grandchildren and

  • Obituaries | May 11, 2014

    Wesley Tarwater

    Wesley Tarwater, 90, of Lincoln, Neb., died May 6, 2014.  He was born in St. Joseph, Mo., to Everett and Bertha Tarwater. Wes served in the Navy after graduating high school. He then worked for over 25 years at Motor Inn, Manhattan for Kansas State University and then

  • Obituaries | May 09, 2014

    LARRY LEE CARGAL

    Larry Lee Cargal, retired Army master sergeant, 65, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born on Sept. 6, 1948, in Neelyville, Mo., the son of John L. and Marry L. (Cole) Cargal. Following graduation from Welston High School in St. Louis,

  • Obituaries | May 09, 2014

    ERNEST A. BLANKEN

    Ernest A. Blanken, 92, of Linn, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the Linn Community Nursing Home. Visitation is Sunday, May 11, 2014, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home in Linn. The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service is 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 12, 2014, at

  • Obituaries | May 09, 2014

    PHYLLIS KAUFHOLZ

    Phyllis Delores(Wah-wa-sah) Kaufholz, 80, of Manhattan, formerly of Mayetta, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014,  at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Phyllis was born in Mayetta, on Oct. 25, 1933, the daughter of the late Catherine C. (LaClair) and John M. Lewis. She attended school in Wapeton, N.D.

  • Obituaries | May 09, 2014

    PANSY SHRYER

    Pansy “Pat” Elizabeth Shryer, 86, formerly of Riley and University Park, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Medicalodge of Clay Center. She was born on Sept. 6, 1927, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Ben and Pansy (Larabee) Pearce.  She attended school in the Kansas City area. 

  • Obituaries | May 08, 2014

    PHYLLIS KAUFHOLZ

    Phyllis D. (Wahwasah) Kaufholz, 80, of Manhattan, formerly of Mayetta, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was a retired cook for the Manhattan Senior Center. Services will be Monday, May 12, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home. A complete obituary will

  • Obituaries | May 07, 2014

    DORIS McMANUS

    Doris Jean McManus, 76, of Manhattan, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Oct. 3, 1937, in Union Town, Ark., the daughter of Raymond and Clara Mable (Kernes) Turner.  She moved to the Manhattan area in 2002 from Fort Smith, Ark. Mrs.

  • Obituaries | May 07, 2014

    CHARLENE MAE LIND

    Charlene Mae Lind died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Pleasant View Home in Inman. She was born Dec. 23, 1932, in Manhattan, the daughter of Francis and Lucille Mordy. She was a 1950 graduate of Manhattan High School and a 1954 graduate of Kansas State University. She was a business teacher

  • Obituaries | May 07, 2014

    LAUREL HOWARD

    Laurel O. “Barney” Howard, 94, of Wamego, formerly of Eskridge, died on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center.  He served in the United States Army Air Corp as a radio mechanic during WWII in the European Theatre. Barney was a farmer and

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