Delbert Lee Lane, 82, of McFarland and formerly of Topeka, died April 12, 2015, at the Alma Manor. He was born Feb. 5, 1933, in Emporia, the son of William and Lena Shields Lane. Delbert was a bus driver for the Topeka Transit System. Prior to his driving, he
Randall L. “Randy” Reed, 58, of Tescott, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Salina Regional Health Center. He was a former local area resident. Randall was born Oct. 29, 1956, in Appleton City, Missouri. In the late 1960’s his family moved to Randolph, where Randy attended school and graduated
Bernard R. Head, 102, of Manhattan, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. Mr. Head was born Oct. 16, 1912, in Waverly, Kentucky. Services are pending with Irvin-parkview Funeral Home & Cremation in Manhattan.
Dr. Ralph Barrett, longtime veterinarian in Burlington, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at the Life Care Center in Burlington. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Aug. 7, 1919, in the Section neighborhood of Coffey County. He was the son of Ralph Leray Barrett Sr.
John Ramsey, Jr, 71, of Ogden, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at the St. Francis Health Center in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Feb. 17, 1944, in Grafton, Illinois. He was the son of John and Alberta (Calvin) Ramsey, Sr. John was
Dwaine L. Mellies, 76, of Clay Center, died Sunday, April 12, 2015, at the Clay County Medical Center. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Sept. 15, 1938, in Clay Center. He was the son of Lawrence and Isabelle (Robinson) Mellies. He grew up in
Margaret Marie Pettle died Tuesday, April 7, 2015, just 19 days short of her 100th birthday, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Marie was born on April 26, 1915, in Cordell, Okla., to Frank and Annie Rogers. After graduating
Guy G. Groves, 40, of Wichita, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at Via Christi St. Francis, Wichita. He died of natural causes from a heart ailment. He was born Sept. 27, 1974, in Junction City. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home
Warren J. Bayer, 93, died Sunday, April 4, 2015, at his home in Basher where he lived for the past four years. He married Jo Ann Harper in December 1945, and they were together for 69 years. The family provided some of the following information. Warren was born Nov. 19, 1921, and
Eunice Mae (Carr) Dugan, 81, of Wamego, died at Mercy Regional Hospital on Friday, April 10, 2015. Her family provided some of the following information. Eunice was born on February 21, 1934, in Westmoreland to Everett and Luella (Campbell) Carr. She was united in marriage with Gene Dugan in 1951 in
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