Winifred E. Beck, 86, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Newman Hospital in Emporia. The family provided the following information. Winifred was born Feb. 19, 1928, in Manhattan, the daughter of George F. and Alice O. Griffiee Taylor. Winifred attended Manhattan High School and graduated as a member of the
A funeral mass for Gerald Koster, 61, of Carrollton, Texas and formerly of Cawker City, was held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Cawker City. Mr. Koster died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at the UT Southwest Medical Center in
Edrei Louise (Sweet) Lockhart, 83, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on March, 23, 1931, in Centerville, the daughter of Frank F. and Edrei Anna (Oels) Sweet, and was the
Jane Laman, 83, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on March 5, 1931, in Cottonwood Falls, the daughter of Thomas and Nell (Miles) McKee. She grew up in the area
Norman “Dean” Carpenter, 64, of Waterville, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Survivors include his wife, Patti Carpenter, of Waterville; two sons, Christopher Carpenter and Kelly Carpenter, both of Council Bluffs, Iowa; three grandchildren and four brothers and sisters, Deborah Huls of Castle Rock, Colo., Dale Carpenter of Bath,
John Lambert, 81, of Manhattan, died early Thursday morning, Sept. 4, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502, ymlfuneralhome.com.
A private inurnment and memorial for Matthew S. Inskeep and wife Adelia M. (Hamilton) Inskeep will be at Carnahan Creek Cemetery. The couple were a native son and daughter of Kansas. Matthew was born and raised in the Carnahan-Stockdale area. He served his
Robert “Bob” Arthur Oleen, 96, lifetime resident of Dwight, died at his home Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. The family provided the following information. Bob was born on April 26, 1918, in Falun, the son of Hjalmer and Selma (Forslund) Oleen. He graduated from Falun High School and Wichita Business College.
J. Dee Johns, 77, of Kansas City, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. The family provided the following information. J. Dee will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. Condolences will be held on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at 10 a.m., followed by a memorial
Leon M. Mathies, 91, of Alma, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Wamego Health Center. The family provided the following information. Leon was born Oct. 30, 1922, north of McFarland, the son of Fred M. and Ella Marten Mathies Leon was a farmer and stockman, working on a farm south
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