Robert C. Gilliford, 96, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka. He was born April 9, 1919, the son of Charles J. and Lydia (Currie) Gilliford. Graveside service information and a complete obituary will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
An informal celebration of life for Deidra (Blecha) Edwards, 58, has been scheduled. Deidra died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, in Cuba. Please join the family to share memories and funny stories, and to celebrate the joy with family and friends of Deidra. The celebration will be 11 a.
William R. “Bob” Rogers, Sr., 73, of Manhattan, died Monday, May 25, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born July 12, 1941, in Manhattan and had been a lifetime area resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616
Omar Jay Pickett, 96, formerly of Greenleaf, died Sunday, May 24, 2015. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Greenleaf. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.
Brandon James Crubel, 28, a longtime Manhattan resident, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as the result of an accidental death. Brandon was born Oct. 14, 1986, in Manhattan. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Seven Dolors Catholic Church
Cyrus Augustus Shubert, 3, of Manhattan died Tuesday, May 19, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Cyrus was born at 6:21 a.m. Feb. 9, 2012, to Sam and Lisa Shubert in Manhattan. Cyrus was an active and joyful 2 year old when he was diagnosed with Stage IV
Hazel Wadean Colquitt Gaches, 84, died Thursday, May 21, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. In her final hours, she was surrounded by family and friends at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She passed to her Lord immediately following the recitation of the
Fr. Lawrence E. Grennan, 74, of Ogden, died Friday, May 22, 2015, at Homecare and Hospice in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Fr. Larry was born on Nov. 19, 1940, to Frank and Margaret (Heidrick) Grennan in Ionia. He attended East Buffalo Rural and Jewell Elementary,
Ernest “Dean” Ubel, 86, north of Wamego, died Thursday, May 21, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House of Manhattan. Dean was born Nov. 28, 1928. He attended Greenwood Country School and Wamego High School. Dean served in the Korean War as a corporal for two years. He was a
Marcus Anthony Perez, Sr., 45, of Leonardville, died Friday, May 22, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Feb. 13, 1970, in National City, California, the son of Jesse and Debra Sue (Rodriguez) Perez. He was
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