Thursday, July 30, 2015



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  • JERRY TAGGART

    Jerry Paul Taggart, 74, died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House, Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Aug. 24, 1940, in Manhattan. He was the son of Paul Dallas and Fae Maureen (Anderson) Taggart. Following graduation from St. George

  • WENDY ‘LISA’ LOWE

    Wendy “Lisa” Lowe, 46, of Falls City, Nebraska, died Friday, July 17, 2015. She was born Oct. 14, 1968, at Westmoreland to Mary Darlene (Picolet) Nemechek and the late Donald Nemechek. She is survived by sons, Richard and D. J.  Lowe; mother, Darlene Nemechek of Falls City, Nebraska; brother,

  • FERYL M. MENSCH

    Feryl Minda Mensch, 91, a lifelong resident of Wamego, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital. The family provided some of the following information. Feryl was born Oct. 7, 1923. She was the daughter of Earl James Koenig and Mae (Craige) Koenig. She attended Wamego Elementary, Wamego

  • GERALDINE H. GEORGE

    Geraldine H. George, 96, of Syracuse, died Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Via Christi Hospital. She had been residing in Wamego for a short time and had previously lived in Bullhead City, Arizona following retirement. The family provided some of the following information. Geraldine was born July 11, 1919 in

  • JERRY P. TAGGART

    Jerry Paul Taggart, 74, of Manhattan, died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born August 24, 1940, in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • HELENA STALEY

    Helena Rosine Caroline Staley, 96, of Leonardville and formerly of Manhattan, died Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. Helena was born Feb. 26, 1919 in northern Riley County to Friedrich and Caroline (Weidner) Grater. She married William “Bill” Staley

  • FREDERICK N. FRITZ

    Frederick N. Fritz, 79, of Riley, died Thursday, July 16, 2015 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Frederick was born Jan. 19, 1936, near Broughton, the son of George Charles and Melva Alice (Hatfield) Fritz. He was baptized and confirmed

  • THELMA M. RANSOM

    Thelma Maxine (Hook) Ransom, 94, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Thelma Maxine Hook was born Sept. 9, 1920, in Pleasant Plains, Arkansas, the daughter of the late William Ernest and Ola (Johnston)

  • FREDERICK N. FRITZ

    Frederick N. Fritz, 79, of Riley, died Thursday, July 16, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • DONALD P. PICKERING JR.

    Donald P. “Don” Pickering Jr., 65, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at his residence near Manhattan. He was born on Dec. 30, 1949. He was the son of Donald P. Sr. and Helen A. (Caldwell) Pickering. Mr. Pickering was a longtime resident of Manhattan, where he was a

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