Monday, May 25, 2015



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  • JOE MCCLURE

    Joe D. McClure, 83, formerly a longtime resident of Alta Vista, died Jan. 29 in his home in Overland Park surrounded by his family. The family provided some of the following informtion. Born Oct. 30, 1930, in Wamego, Joe was raised on a farm near McDowell Creek Road in

  • MARY CARR

    Mary Carr, affectionately know as “Grandma,” 92, of Manhattan, died Thursday, January 30. The family provided some of the following information. Mary was born May 7, 1921, in Clearwater, Fla. She was the daughter of the late Melvin and Lily Clark. After working 4 p.m.-midnight every night during

  • FRED DANIELS

    Fred Daniels, 63, of Wamego died Dec. 6 in Manhattan. A celebration of life honoring Daniels will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 8 at the American Legion in Manhattan. Anyone who knew him is welcome to come and share memories.

  • JACK GLOVER

    Jack C. Glover, M.D., 84, died Sunday at his home in Farmington, N.M. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Nov. 29, 1929, in Topeka. He was the son of Otis B. Glover and Anona Cain Glover. He was united in marriage

  • JOHN EARL KENT

    John Earl Kent, 70, of Olsburg, died Wednesday at the Community Hospital in Onaga. He was the assistant director of facilities at Kansas State University in Manhattan for 40 years until retiring in 2008. The family provided some of the following information. John was born on Sept. 22, 1943, in

  • HANS HART

    A memorial graveside service for Hans Edward Hart, 57, of Manhattan, who died Dec. 16, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery Pavilion. He worked at Fort Riley for the Department of the Army in the Human Resources Development Division.  To send

  • WILLIS ‘BUD’ BECKLEY

    Willis Boyd “Bud” Beckley, 74, of Manhattan, died Thursday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Jan. 7, 1940. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • CARROL PAUL UMSCHEID

    Carrol Paul Umscheid, 79, of Topeka, died Monday at his home. He was born in Flush on March 12, 1934. He graduated from Flush High School in 1954.  He joined the U.S. Air Force in Enid, Okla. in July 1954, stationed at Vance Air Force Base. He was

  • VIOLET LAWSON-BLANCK

    Violet Lawson-Blanck, 81, of Manhattan, died on Monday to be united with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  She had been a resident of the Via Christi Village in Manhattan since late August of 2013. The family provided some of the following information. She was born

  • VIRGIL DONALD SWARTZ

    Virgil Donald Swartz, 89, of Alta Vista, died Saturday at Morris County Hospital in Council Grove. The family provided some of the following information. Virgil was born on March 7, 1924, in his grandparents’ home. He was the oldest child of Albert and Nahda (Furney) Swartz. Virgil attended


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