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  • Barbara Wilson

    Barbara King Wilson, a prominent supporter of Kansas State University and other local entities, died Saturday June 28, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community-Wroten House, Manhattan at age 97. She was born on May 20, 1917, in Topeka. Wilson was a 1938 Washburn University graduate with strong ties to that university.

  • Carmen Cook

    Carmen Madonna Cook, 85, of Manhattan, died June 25, 2014, at Homestead Assisted Living in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 11, 1928, in Kinsley, the daughter of Harris and Nettie (Wilson) Countryman. Carmen grew up in Garden City, lived for many years

  • Lucille Achenbach

    Lucille L. Achenbach, 94, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Nov. 1, 1919 in Beloit, the daughter of Jay A. and Ina J. (Lockard) Gould. Lucille was united in marriage to

  • Bert Lading

    Bert Paul Lading, 72, of Westmoreland, died Friday, June 27, 2014, at his home. Bert was born Aug.10, 1941, in Horton, the son of Henry and Marie Noe Lading. He worked his adult life as a compliance specialist for the USDA Farm Service Agency, formerly the ASDS.  He

  • Mark Jilka

    Mark M. Jilka, 49, of Manhattan, died June 26, 2014, as the result of an automobile-bicycle accident south of Manhattan. He was born May 1, 1965, in Salina, the son of Eugene W. and Dorothy F. (Haslauer) Jilka. Mark graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School, and then in 2002 from

  • Bert Lading

    Bert Paul Lading, 72, of Westmoreland, died Friday, June 27, 2014, at his home. Bert was born Aug.10, 1941, in Horton, the son of Henry and Marie Noe Lading. He worked his adult life as a compliance specialist for the USDA Farm Service Agency, formerly the ASDS.  He

  • TRAVIS LOHMEYER

    Travis Lee Lohmeyer, 40, of Alma died Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Travis was born Aug. 15, 1973, in Clay Center, the son of Randy and LaBerta Cairns Lohmeyer. He married Lisa Turk on Jan. 7, 1995, in Greenleaf. Travis worked for over ten years as a carrier for Fed-Ex, driving mostly in

  • LUCILLE ACHENBACH

    Lucille Achenbach, 93, of St. George died Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on Nov. 1, 1919, in Beloit, the daughter of Jay and Ina (Leckard) Gould. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616

  • ELAINE BLANTON

    Elaine Elizabeth Blanton, 86, of Alma died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Stormont -Vail Heath Care in Topeka. Elaine was born Oct. 31, 1927, in Dwight, the daughter of Cephus Gail, Sr. and Lottie Mae Weston Blythe. She married Samuel “Leslie” Blanton, Jr. on July 14, 1946, in Dwight.  He preceded

  • MARY DIANE TUCKER

    Mary Diane Tucker, 60, of Salina died Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Rossville Healthcare Rehabilitation Center in Rossville. The family provided some of the following information. Mary was born Nov. 25, 1953, in Westmoreland, the daughter of Elmer and Phyllis (Jenkins) Brazzle. She grew up in Wamego, graduating from


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