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  • Obituaries | July 24, 2014

    SAMUEL ESCOE

    Samuel Escoe Jr., 80, a former resident of Manhattan and Topeka, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Oklahoma City. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Rayfield Baptist Church in Muskogee, Okla. Arrangements entrusted with Granger-House of Winn Funeral Home in Muskogee.

  • Obituaries | July 23, 2014

    JOEL MERLIN SPILLER

    Joel (Joe) Merlin Spiller, 86, of Frankfort, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Joe was surrounded by loving family members and died of natural causes. He was born on Jan. 12, 1928 in Clements, the son of Blanche

  • Obituaries | July 23, 2014

    MARGUERITE JUNE BECK

    Marguerite June Beck, 81, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. The family provided the following information. Marguerite was born on June 16, 1933, in Dodge City, to William C. and Edna (Smiley) Copp.  She graduated from Kinsley High School in 1951, and attended

  • Obituaries | July 23, 2014

    ROD BOWEN

    Rodney Mason Bowen, 76, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Rod was born March 12, 1938, in Seminole, Okla., the son of Jasper V. and Golden A. (Marvel) Bowen.  He had been a Manhattan

  • Obituaries | July 22, 2014

    MARY ELIZABETH WOOD

    Mary Elizabeth Wood, 86, of Topeka, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Topeka. The family provided the following information. She was born on Sept. 1, 1927 in Manhattan, the daughter of Archibald and Regina (Foveaux) Allen.  Mary grew up in the Manhattan and Ogden area. Survivors include her children:

  • Obituaries | July 22, 2014

    ELAINE MARIE BAXTER

    Elaine Baxter, 84, of Manhattan, died Monday, July 21, 2014,  at Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided the following information. Elaine was born in Manhattan, on Feb. 19, 1930, the daughter of the late Thomas D. and Ethel F. (Whitmer) Hannagan.  She attended Manhattan schools and graduated

  • Obituaries | July 22, 2014

    ROD BOWEN

    Rodney Mason Bowen, 76, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born March 12, 1938, in Seminole, Okla., and had been a Manhattan resident for 50 years. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616

  • Obituaries | July 21, 2014

    JAMES ROBERT HAGEN

    Jim Hagen, 48, died in his sleep Sunday, July 6, 2014, at his home in Shelby Township, Mich. The family provided the following information. Jim was born in Fargo, N.D., on Nov. 16, 1965, the son of Lawrence J. Hagen and Betty Ann of Manhattan. Jim met his wife,

  • Obituaries | July 21, 2014

    THOMAS LEE

    Thomas Ralph Lee, 80, Clay Center, died Friday, July 18, 2014, in Clay Center. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Dec. 8, 1933, in Manhattan, the son of Claude and Mertis (Pulis) Lee. Tom was a graduate of Manhattan High School, class of 1951. Tom’s

  • Obituaries | July 21, 2014

    JAMES ‘MIKE’ WILLARD

    James Michael “Mike” Willard, 67, of Manhattan, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. Mike was born April 21, 1947, in Manhattan, the son of Charles and Betty Elder Willard. Mike entered the United States Navy and served his country for twenty years. He then was

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