William Eugene Griggs, 82, a longtime Manhattan resident, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at his son’s residence near Abilene. He was born June 25, 1932, in Fresno, Calif., the son of Robert Edmond and Elizabeth Olive (Porter) Griggs. Mr. Griggs retired from the United States Army on Jan. 1, 1973, as
Barbara Coonrod, 93, of Manhattan, died early morning Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born on Dec. 7, 1920, in Salina, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Southworth) Stevens. Complete obituary information and service times are pending and will be announced by the
Jose Luis Rivera-Rios, 81, of Junction City, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. Jose was born Sept. 18, 1933, in Cidra, Puerto Rico, the son of Juan B. and Alejandrina (Rios) Rivera. Jose came to Junction City when he joined the U.S. Army and
Thomas A. “Tom” Hartloff, 76, of Blue Rapids, died at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Tom was born Sept. 3, 1938, to Eva L. (Warner) and John R. Hartloff in Wamego. He graduated from Wamego High School, then joined the U.S. Air Force.&
Brenda G. Bickover, 62, of Manhattan, died Sunday morning, Nov. 23, 2014, at her residence. She was born on Jan. 18, 1952, in Alabama and had been a Manhattan resident for the past seven years. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.
Jane Kenyon, 63, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Jane was born on March 8, 1951, in Tulsa, Okla., the daughter of John William & Flora L. (Beaver) McPhail. Jane graduated from Tulsa Central High School
Armin Henry Olson, 92 of Green, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided the following information. Armin was born on Sept. 7, 1922, in Clay Center, the son of Clyde W. and Maude Alta (Daniels) Olson, and for two years lived on a farm
Kenneth D. Webber, 82, of Berryton, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. The family provided the following information. He was born May 5, 1932, in Leonardville, the son of Laurence J. and Elizabeth J. Wagonrodt Webber. He graduated from Leonardville Rural High School in 1950 and attended Kansas State University. Kenneth was
Esther Dornes Roberts, 93, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at the Collins House in Meadlowlark Hills in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Esther was born Jan. 27, 1921, in rural Geary County to Emil and Cora Sisson Dornes, the youngest of five daughters. She graduated
John Henry Kramer, 94, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Aug. 27, 1920, in Stockdale, the son of Chester and Frieda (Hinson) Kramer. John graduated from Manhattan High School in 1938.
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