Friday, July 3, 2015



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  • JAMES HARTIGAN

    James “Jim” Hartigan, 67, of Manhattan, died Thursday, June 11, 2015, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. Jim was born May 29, 1948. He died after a battle with lung cancer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna, and mother, Marilee Shogren. He

  • DONNA LOEB

    Donna Florence (Skahan) Loeb, 88, of Columbus, died Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Columbus. The family provided some of the following information. She was born June 14, 1927 in Turck, the daughter of Thomas D. and Margaret Helen (Doll) Skahan. She and her twin sister, Deana, were

  • MORGAN MILLER

    Morgan Ann Miller, 31, of Wamego died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence. The funeral home declned to provide the cause of death. On June 10, 1984, Morgan was born to Earl and Cheryl (Gehrt) Buttenhoff in Topeka. Morgan graduated in the Class of 2002 from Wabaunsee

  • MORGAN MILLER

    Morgan Ann Miller, 31, of Wamego died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence. The funeral home declined to provide a cause of death. On June 10, 1984, Morgan was born to Earl and Cheryl (Gehrt) Buttenhoff in Topeka. Morgan graduated in the Class of 2002 from Wabaunsee

  • FIDENCIO HERNANDEZ

    Fidencio “Phil” Hernandez, 83, of St. George died Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born on Nov. 16, 1931, in Martindale, Texas, and had been a longtime resident of Michigan prior to moving to St. George three years ago. Additional obituary information and

  • GRIFFITH ‘GRIFF’ GATES

    Griffith Granville Gates, 93, of Manhattan, died Monday, June 8, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. He was retired from the U.S. Navy and the civil service, as director of military museums and teacher of fine art and a lifetime artist. Griff was born in Newark,

  • RAYMOND DALE YAKEL

    Raymond Dale Yakel, 68, of Wamego, formerly of Lakin, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015. He was born Sept. 24, 1946, in Lakin, the son of Fred and Edith Stitt Yakel. He served a tour of duty in Vietnam with the United States Army. Raymond retired in 2009 from Kinder Morgan Gas

  • LINDA SILVA

    Linda Rae Silva, 50, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at the St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on March 25, 1965, in Fort Riley, the daughter of Ronald “Ray” Silva and Joann Fields. She grew up in the

  • ELSINE N. KOCH

    Elsine N. Koch, 94, of Concordia, formerly of Clyde, died Thursday, June 11, 2015, at Salina Regional Health Center in Salina. Elsine was born May 12, 1921, in Green to Floyd and Amanda (Knitter) Bushell. She was a 1939 graduate of Green High School. She married Edward Chavey on Jan. 27, 1945, in

  • NANCY LOGAN

    Nancy Logan, 71, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in Topeka under the care of Midland Hospice. The family provided some of the following information. Nancy was born in Monterey, California, to Aubrey Duane and Lois Marilyn Logan on Dec. 7, 1943. Nancy’s grandmother taught her to quilt, tat, and


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