Monday, July 6, 2015



Obituaries

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  • SHIRLEY H. JOHNSON

    Shirley H. Johnson, 70, of Riley, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Wichita. She was born Dec. 28, 1944, in Greenville, Kentucky, the daughter of Boyce and Iva (Buchanan) Hocker. She was raised by her mother and step-father, Elmer Hughes, graduating from Round

  • Don Combs, insurance-real estate businessman, dead at 80

    Don E. Combs, 80, who was prominent in local insurance and real estate circles, died Friday, June 19, 2015, at his home in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Don was born on June 30, 1934, in Eastern Greene County, Indiana, to Lee E. Combs and Hazel (

  • JOHN K. BLYTHE

    John K. Blythe, 95, of Manhattan, died Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on Jan. 20, 1919, on the family farm near White City. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • NORMA McNAIR

    Norma McNair, 88, of Manhattan, died Monday, June 22, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on Sept. 9,1927, in Pittsburg, and was the wife of the late Joe P. McNair, Sr. Norma was an LPN for many years. Services will be announced later by

  • SHIRLEY HUGHES JOHNSON

    Shirley Hughes Johnson, 70, of Riley, died Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Wichita. She was born on Dec. 28, 1944, in Greenville, Kentucky. Additional obituary information will be announced later by the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • MERRILL TOBUREN

    Merrill Wayne “Mike” Toburen, 95, died Thursday, June 18, 2015, at his home in Overland Park. He was the ninth child of 11 children born to Edward and Anna (Richter) Toburen on their homestead near Cleburne. Mike was born Nov. 15, 1919, and was the last surviving member of his family.

  • DON COMBS

    Donald “Don” E. Combs, 80, of Manhattan, died Friday June 19, 2015 at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born June 30, 1934 in Greene County, Indiana. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

  • JAY M. HENNING

    Jay Michael Henning, 44, of Junction City, died Sunday, June 14, 2015 at his home in Junction City. The family provided some of the following information. Jay was born April 21, 1971, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Edward and Bernice Henning (Kohls). He was the second youngest of five children. Jay

  • JEREMY S. GOEHL

    Jeremy Scott Goehl, 2, of Manhattan, died in his sleep Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Belleville, Illinois while on a family vacation. Jeremy was the toddler son of Daniel P. and Kimberly D. (Negron) Goehl. He was born Aug. 29, 2012, at the Irwin-Army Community Hospital at Fort Riley. Jeremy

  • LEAH A. SMITH

    Leah Ann Smith, 64, of Westmoreland, died Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. Leah was born May 11, 1951, to Peter and Winifred “June” (Ruby) Myers in Alexandria, Louisiana. She was a bus driver for Rock


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