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    Frances Rosalee Callahan Erdwien, 85, former long-time El Dorado resident, died after a brief illness on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Overland Park surrounded by her loving family. The family provided some of the following information. Frances was born in Manhattan on June 19, 1929, to Professor James Callahan and


    Fred Harrison Barnhart, Sr., 90, of Wamego, died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Fred was born on Aug. 26, 1923, in Horseheads, N.Y., the son of Harrison and Arrah (James) Barnhart. Fred enlisted into


    Edgar B. Hetzler, 92, died on Saturday, June 28, 2014. He was born in Onaga on Oct. 19, 1921, to Bernard and Olga. Ed served as a pilot in WWII and eventually retired from the Air Force Reserve as a Lt. Colonel. In 1947, he married Dorothy M. Rieck. Together they


    Charlotte Anita Apodaca Cardenas, 67 of Washington, died Saturday, June 28, 2014 in her home. She was born Feb. 23, 1947, in Denver to Seferino and Viola (Garcia) Apodaca. Survivors include her husband, Domingo Sr. of Washington; children, Lisa Smith (Luke) of Belleville, Tina Manzola of Las Vegas, Calif., Dina


    Darold O. Ukena, 91, died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on June 7, 1923, in Greenleaf, the son of Gerhardt and Emma (Wiechmann) Ukena. Funeral Services and a complete obituary are pending. They will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen

  • Barbara Wilson

    Barbara King Wilson, a prominent supporter of Kansas State University and other local entities, died Saturday June 28, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community-Wroten House, Manhattan at age 97. She was born on May 20, 1917, in Topeka. Wilson was a 1938 Washburn University graduate with strong ties to that university.

  • Carmen Cook

    Carmen Madonna Cook, 85, of Manhattan, died June 25, 2014, at Homestead Assisted Living in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 11, 1928, in Kinsley, the daughter of Harris and Nettie (Wilson) Countryman. Carmen grew up in Garden City, lived for many years

  • Lucille Achenbach

    Lucille L. Achenbach, 94, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Nov. 1, 1919 in Beloit, the daughter of Jay A. and Ina J. (Lockard) Gould. Lucille was united in marriage to

  • Bert Lading

    Bert Paul Lading, 72, of Westmoreland, died Friday, June 27, 2014, at his home. Bert was born Aug.10, 1941, in Horton, the son of Henry and Marie Noe Lading. He worked his adult life as a compliance specialist for the USDA Farm Service Agency, formerly the ASDS.  He

  • Mark Jilka

    Mark M. Jilka, 49, of Manhattan, died June 26, 2014, as the result of an automobile-bicycle accident south of Manhattan. He was born May 1, 1965, in Salina, the son of Eugene W. and Dorothy F. (Haslauer) Jilka. Mark graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School, and then in 2002 from

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