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  • Obituaries | January 31, 2015

    GERALD NELSON

    Gerald Dean Nelson, 76, of Manhattan, formerly of Blaine, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Manhattan. He was born on June 27, 1938, in Manhattan, the son of Frank J. and Velma Edwards Nelson. For many years, he was a tool pusher in the oil fields of California. He married

  • Obituaries | January 31, 2015

    JOYCE CHRISTENSEN

    Joyce Marie Christensen, 74, of Leonardville died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born on Oct. 25, 1940, in Fenwick, Mich., the daughter of William C. and Marjorie Grace (Frost) Loper. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral in Riley.

  • Obituaries | January 30, 2015

    DICK RUSSELL

    Richard Harland “Dick” Russell, 88, of rural Manhattan, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, as the result of injuries he sustained in an auto accident. Dick was born April 20, 1926, in Green. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015

    VINCENT ELLIOTT “MIKE” GILLESPIE

    Vincent Elliott “Mike” Gillespie, 86, of Manhattan, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 7, 1928, in Boston, Mass. Survivors include his wife, Norma Jean Gillespie of the home; daughter, Kathryn Nell Gillespie Seltzer and her husband Richard Seltzer of

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015

    MARY (HELTON) SHAVER

    Mary (Helton) Shaver, 90, of Wamego, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 at her home.  Private family services will be held a later date.

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015

    MERRITT MAX WRIGHT

    The Rev. Merritt Max Wright, 94, of Topeka, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Emporia. He was born Feb. 21, 1920, in Oklahoma City, Okla. He was the younger of two sons born to the Rev. Herbert Thomas and Eda Zeloa (Young) Wright. He grew up in rural Bellevue Community

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015

    BILL J. FAITH

    Bill J. “Bodie” Faith, 91, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the information. He was born on March 22, 1923, in Manhattan. He was the son of Oliver W. and Alta (Dougherty) Faith. Bill was a

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015

    BETTY ZENGER

    Betty L. (Burt) Zenger, 84, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, surrounded by her family at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after a lengthy illness. The family provided some of the following information She will be forever remembered by sons, Steve and wife Micki, Haddam, Rex and

  • Obituaries | January 29, 2015

    JOAN ALDOUS

    Joan Aldous, 88, of South Bend, Ind., died Oct. 29, 2014, at Signature Healthcare of South Bend. She was a professor emerita at the University of Notre Dame. She was born Jan. 9, 1926, in the District of Columbia to Alfred Evans Aldous and Coral Kerr Aldous. She is survived

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2015

    TERRY A. SCHLEGEL

    Terry “Sparky” Andrew Schlegel, 61, of Manhattan, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Terry was born in Manhattan, on July 19, 1953. He was the son of Marjorie Frances (Noll) Schlegel and the late William A. Schlegel.  He was a graduate of

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