Thursday, May 28, 2015



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  • THOMAS V. SWISHER

    Thomas V. Swisher, 61, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 24, 2014. The family provided the following information. Tom Swisher, son of the late Vernon Thomas and Glydis Kelley Swisher; loving husband of Kathy Gay Swisher, went to heaven on May 24 at KU Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. He

  • ALICE MARGARET WICKSTRUM

    Alice Margaret Wickstrum, 98, of Leonardville, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Survivors include a daughter, Joy Deane and husband Noel Pfizenmaier of Randolph; a daughter-in-law, Lynda Wickstrum of Manhattan; a brother, Arlan and wife Arlene Habluetzel of Clay Center; and 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and

  • KENNETH WILLEY

    Kenneth W. “Ken” Willey, 77, of Milford,  died Monday, March 17, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home.  Cremation has taken place with the assistance of Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel. Memorial services with military honors will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery, 5181

  • JAN VERBRUGGE

    Jan Martin VerBrugge, 72, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on Dec. 17, 1941, in Emporia. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church with burial following in Sunrise Cemetery. The

  • RAYMOND HEINE

    Raymond Lewis Heine, 86, of Alma, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at the Wamego Health Center. The family provided the following information. Ray was born Oct. 1, 1927, on the family farm near Hinerville, the son of Fred and Elsie Cheatwood Heine.  Ray served in the United States Air

  • ELAINE FARRELL SUMMERS

    Elaine M. Summers (Farrell), 80, died Saturday, May 24, 2014 in Manhattan. She was born in Wamego on January 1, 1934 to Gregory M. And Martina (Straub) Farrell. The family provided the following information. Elaine married Robert E. (Bob) Summers on April 19, 1952 at St. Bernard’s Church in Wamego. She

  • ARNOLD D. SCHUH

    Arnold D. Schuh, 77, of Topeka, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at the VA Hospital in Topeka. He was born March 7, 1937 in Waterville, the son of Carl and Elsie (Oehler) Schuh.  Survivors include a daughter Debby Crater of Hutchinson, a son Darren of Topeka, three brothers, Albert

  • MARIE RILEY

    Marie Riley, 92, died Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House.  The family provided the following information. Marie was born on Feb. 5, 1922, in Winnipeg, Canada. Marie was preceded in death by her parents: Mathias and Gertrude Lindner, three husbands: Cecil Smith, Herman Gudehus and

  • KENNETH WILLEY

    Kenneth W. “Ken” Willey, 77, of Milford, died Monday, March 17, 2014, at Leonardville Nursing Home.  Cremation has taken place with the assistance of Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel. Memorial services with military honors will be held at 1p.m., Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery, 5181 Wildcat Creek

  • GIOVANNA “EVA” BARLOW

    Memorial Mass for Eva Barlow will be held on Saturday May 31, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 2900 Kimball Avenue, in Manhattan.  Private inurnment will take place at a later date at the Fort Riley Cemetery. Eva died on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014,


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