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    Robert Henry Kokenge, 94, of Manhattan died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at his residence. He was born Nov. 29, 1919, east of Baileyville. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.


    Kathryn “Kate” Roark, 93, Manhattan, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.  The family provided some of the following information. Kate was born May 30, 1921, in Alma, the daughter of Frank and Elna Marie (Hollister) Kramer. She graduated from Manhattan High School


    A tribute to Charles “Charlie” Thomas Lewis, 93, of Manhattan, who died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The family provided the following information. Charles was born to James Thomas and Anna Melissa (Barker) Lewis on April 26, 1921, in Cherryvale. He attended a number of different schools in his early years


    Dawnette Hoerner, 52, Quenemo, passed away on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 in a car accident near Vassar. Dawnette was married to David Hoerner, originally from the Miltonvale and Manhattan area, on June 15, 2001. She is survived by her husband David, her son Britton, her daughter Ashley Dawn, her mother


    Edith L. Thompson, 88, of Manhattan, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, at her residence. Edith was born in Garrison on June 25, 1926, to the late Julia (Roush) and Edmond Kilner. Edith was united in marriage to Martin Thompson, who precedes her in death. She worked as an office

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    William F. “Bill” Stahl, 89, of Junction City, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Valley View Senior Life in Junction City. Bill was born March 4, 1925, in Junction City, the son of Edward John and Reta Mae (Cline) Stahl. He attended schools in Junction City, and graduated from Junction


    Tessie Myrtle Bussart, 79, of Wamego died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at the Westy Community Care Home. She was a member of the area for nearly 50 years. The family provided some of the following information. Tessie was born Feb. 4, 1935, in Kalamazoo, Mich., the daughter of Norman E. and


    Wayne Austin Perry, 87, of Salina died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. He was born March 21, 1927, in Junction City, the son of William Austin Perry and Etta Elizabeth (Dempsey) Perry. Wayne was a World War II veteran and a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service for more


    Sally Beth Ubel, 79, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Trinity Manor Nursing Home in Dodge City. The family provided the following information. Sally was born on April 27, 1935, in Wamego, the daughter of Hugh and Caroline (Smith) Miracle. Sally was a graduate of Wamego High School and attended


    Thomas E. “Tom” Woodward, 67, of Junction City died on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. Tom was born on Feb. 20, 1947, in Manhattan. He attended school in Junction City. He worked in construction, specializing in roofing. However, he was

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