Gladys Marie (Bednar) McCracken, 90, of Belleville, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at the Republic County Hospital in Belleville. The family provided the following information. Gladys was born on Oct. 24, 1924, the daughter of Joseph Bednar and Stella Elizabeth (Kauer) Bednar, on the family farm west of Cuba, Kan.
Robert “Bub” Theodore Chilcott, Jr., 65, of Westmoreland, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at the University of Kansas Hospital. The family provided the following information. Robert was born April 22, 1949, in Manhattan, the son of Robert Sr. and Juanita Umscheid Chilcott. He attended Westmoreland schools and graduated from
Chester F. Allen, 77, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on Aug. 1, 1937, in Manhattan, and had been a lifetime area resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616
DEBRA DECKER Debra “Debbi” (Blenn) Decker, 57, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, at her home in Westmoreland. The family provided the following information. Debbi was born on July 8, 1957, in Westmoreland, to Galen and Carol (Simkins) Blenn. After she graduated high school from Westmoreland, she became a truck driver
Elrean E. Filby, 94, a longtime Manhattan resident, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at her son’s home in Overland Park. The family provided the following information. Elrean was born June 20, 1920, in Lindsborg, the daughter of Carl Johan and Tyra (Lindblade) Hedin. She graduated from Lindsborg High School
Darlene N. Larson, 83, of Olsburg, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville. The family provided the following information. She was born on Aug. 4, 1931, in Olsburg, the daughter of Homer and Lillie (Norman) Samuelson. She grew up in Olsburg and graduated from Olsburg
Hector Cruz, 66, died on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Hector was born on Dec. 7, 1948, in New York City, the son of Marcelo and Ida (Comacho) Cruz. Hector joined the United States Army and was
Mary E. Dawson, 82, of Wamego, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. Mary was born Aug. 28, 1932, in Oklahoma City, the daughter of John F. and Neola (Wands) Query. She attended schools in Oklahoma and graduated from Copan High School in 1950. After high school, she attended Oklahoma State University until
Betty Jean Reavis, 84, Augusta, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in Andover. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at the First United Methodist Church, Augusta. Inurnment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta. Her family provided some of the following information. Betty was born in
Rogers Leslie Brazier, Sr., 89, Wamego, a devoted and loving husband and father, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in Topeka. His family provided some of the following information. Rogers was married to Mary Louise (Madden) Brazier, who preceded him in death in March, 2010. Rogers and Mary Louise were
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