M. Elaine Hitsman, 71, died Monday, June 23, 2014, at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. The family provided some of the following information. Elaine was born on Feb. 24, 1943 in Randolph, the daughter of David and Emma (Rogers) Stitt. Elaine attended grade school in Randolph and
Michael Ray Olivier, 57, of Manhattan died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after a long, hard fought battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Feb. 16, 1957, in Harper, the son of Francis and Patsy (
William Everett “Bill” Wilson, 73, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at his home. The family provided the following information. Bill was born May 5, 1941, in Red Oak, Iowa, the son of Frank and Enid (Snodgrass) Wilson. He was baptized at the Emerson United Methodist Church.
Richard Clinton Wells II, 69, of Los Angeles, died Friday, March 7, 2014, after a lengthy illness. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 17, 1944, in Manhattan, the son of Richard C. and Bess M. (Swenson) Wells. He graduated Manhattan High School in 1962 and
Norma Irene Berg, 92, of Manhattan died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Lyle House at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Jan. 27, 1922, on a farm near Montrose, the daughter of Albert William and Susan Cordelia (Osborne) Heldt. Norma attended
David M. Barry, 32, of San Antonio, died in 2013. He was born July 30, 1981 to Anthony and Mahilea (Woodyard) Barry in St. Louis. He married Amy Kloppenberg in 2010. They divorced in 2011. He is survived by his two daughters, Mareie and Thalia Barry, and a son, Tiegan Barry,
Genevieve J. Wertzberger, 86, died on Monday, June 16, 2014. She was born on Jan. 16, 1927. Genevieve lived most of her life in Manhattan. For the last two years, she lived in Boca Raton, Fla. She is survived by her son, Robert M. Sapp Jr. , and his partner, Clyde
Esther Pauline Elliott, 86, of Plains died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. She was born Nov. 21, 1927, with her twin sister Fern in Las Vegas, N.M., to Loury and Vella Nelson Correll. Esther married Jack Elliott on Aug. 5, 1949 in Plains. He
Norma Irene Berg, 92, of Manhattan died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Lyle House at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. She was born Jan. 27, 1922, on a farm near Montrose. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.
John Michael Schubert, 55, of Leavenworth, died Sunday, June 15, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo., after a nine-month battle with brain cancer. The family provided the following information. He was born Dec. 22, 1958, in Bethpage, N.Y., the youngest child of Russell and
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