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    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


    Daylon “Dee” Elmer Austin, 82, of Wamego, died Monday, June 16, 2014, surrounded by his loving family at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Dee was born Jan. 5, 1932 in Cherokee, Iowa, the son of Daylon Curtis and Daisy Elda (Mahn) Austin.


    Russel Eugene Weisbender, 63, of Manhattan, died Monday, June 9, 2014 in Abaco, Marsh Harbor, Bahamas while snorkeling. The family provided some of the following information. Russel was born on May 19, 1951, in Manhattan to Alphonse and Violet (Kramer) Weisbender. Russel attended Manhattan Seven Dolors Catholic School and graduated


    Cory Lee Warren, 26, formerly of Uniontown, and more recently of Marion, Ill., died Monday, June 9, 2014 in a car accident in Carbondale, Ill. He was born Aug. 6, 1987, the son of Joseph William and Shirley Kay (Johnson) Warren. He married Kristina Suzanne Elliott on June 29, 2013, in Uniontown,


    Sherry Lynn (Pearl) Ballew, 61, died Friday, June 13, 2014 with her family at her side. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Feb. 14, 1953, in Maysville to LaVerne and Doris Raynor Pearl. Sherry married her best friend, Bill Ballew, on her birthday in 1984.


    Janice Nowak, 84, of Blue Rapids, died at Cambridge Place in Marysville on Thursday, June 12, 2014. Janice was born April 16, 1930, near Superior, Neb., to Robert F. and Mary Jo (Snyder) Schurman. On Dec. 5, 1948, she married John D. Nowak at Effingham. He passed away in 1995. Survivors include her


    Shirley Bletscher, 82, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at the Medicalodge in Clay Center. She was born Dec. 14, 1931, in Clay Center, the daughter of Wayne and Naomi (Yocum) Dunable. Shirley grew up in Clay Center.  She married Merton Bletscher on March 10, 1971, and he survives of the home.&

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