L. Wilburn Nelson, 95, of Manhattan, died Friday, June 6, 2014, at his residence. He was born on Aug. 19, 1918, in Morganville, the son of Carl M. and Leda L. (Holte) Nelson. Wilburn was raised in Morganville where he attended local schools, graduating from Morganville High School in 1936.
Perry Gilbert Stonehocker, 96, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, in Fayetteville, N.Y., surrounded by his family. He was born in Finney County on June 30, 1917, the son of Perry and Hannah (Reynolds) Stonehocker. Perry was raised on the family farm, east of Friend. He graduated
Carole Green, 75, of Manhattan, died Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born Feb. 3, 1939, in Manhattan, the daughter of Herbert and Nell Gaede. She was a Manhattan High School graduate class of 1956. She was a graduate of Kansas State University
Warren George Rickson died Monday, June 2, 2014, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. The family provided the following information. Warren was born on July 6, 1924, to George and Ellen (Blomquist) Rickson in his parents’ farm house near the Rose Hill School, located north of Randolph. As a
James L. Dees, 77, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at Thorne Care Center, Hutchinson. He was born Nov. 1, 1936, in Milo, Mo., to Charlie R. and Rosie (Foreman) Dees. James lived in Manhattan, McPherson and Hutchinson. He received his Associates in Art in 2012 from Hutchinson Community College. He worked
Lila J. Jones, 81, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on Oct. 22, 1932, in Minneapolis, Kan. Memorial service information and a complete obituary are pending and will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan.
Rhoda Grace Johanna Culbertson, 63, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Her savior, Jesus Christ, has destroyed death and brought life and immortality to her through the Gospel. So with thanksgiving, the
Kevin Wayne Crow, 51, of Shawnee, died Sunday, June 1, 2014, at his home. The family provided the following information. As a teenager growing up in Topeka, Kevin could usually be found at the local golf course with his brother and friends playing 36-plus holes of golf in
JoAnn McIntosh, 66, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. She was born on June 28, 1947 at Chadron, Neb., the daughter of Leo Henry and Ruth Elizabeth (Reece) Kistler. JoAnn was a library clerk for
Canyon L. Kelly, 12, of Fort Mohave, Ariz., died Friday, May 30, 2014, in a one vehicle accident north of Waterville. The family provided the following information. Canyon was born May 23, 2002, in Kingman, Ariz, to Dempsey A. Kelly and Tiffany A. (Birka) Kelly. He had just finished 6
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