Steven Edward Jordan Farnsworth, 32, of Riley, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, as the result of an automobile accident. He was born on Jan. 12, 1982, at Petersburg, Va., the son of Steven Nelson and Nancy Carol (Stinnett) Farnsworth. He worked for INDAM, Asplundh, TNT Enterprises and, most recently,
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. A Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m.. Saturday, August 9, at the Grace Baptist Church, 2901 Dickens Avenue, Manhattan, with the Rev.
Alma Lee Fechter, 89, of rural Belvue died with her family by her side on Monday, August 4, 2014 at Wamego Health Center. The family provided some of the following information. Alma Lee was born March 4, 1925, in Havensville. She was the daughter of Charles L. and Eva (Gibson)
Eilene Dorcile Cheney, 92, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Oklahoma City. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Sept. 8, 1921, in Randolph to George and Elin Rickson. She graduated from Randolph High School and stayed in her hometown near Manhattan and
A celebration of the life of Steve Posler will be held at College Avenue United Methodist Church, 1609 College Ave., at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, with the Rev. Larry Fry officiating. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date. The family will
Wulf Thedel Albrecht Doerry, 85, Manhattan, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Via Christi Village after a long illness. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Dec. 29, 1928, in Marienburg, Germany (now Malbork, Poland) to Albrecht and Erna (Penner) Doerry. In his early
Fern Elaine Hageman, 83, of Leonardville, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born on May 12, 1931, in Leonardville, the daughter of Herman Arthur and Ethel Ramona (Wickstrum) Bammes. On Aug. 20, 1950, at the Leonardville EUB Church, she was married to Harlen James Hageman.
Janelle Lynette Baldwin, 40, of Wamego died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Society in Wamego. Janelle was born May 27, 1974, in Paola. She graduated from Wamego High School in 1993 and worked as a certified nurse’s aide. Survivors are her father, George of Nebraska;
Ruth Marie Opie, 97, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Via Christi in Manhattan. She was born Nov. 17, 1916, in Great Bend, the daughter of Robert and Helena (Otto) Essmiller. Ruth married Ralph E. Opie Jan. 30, 1938, in Great Bend. He died Jan. 19, 2005. A lifelong homemaker and farm wife,
Robert I. Chard, 92, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Dec. 12, 1921, in Lincoln, the son of Henry A. and Clara E. (Howard) Chard. Robert graduated from Lincoln High School in 1939.
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