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  • LORRAINE F. HIRSCH

    Lorraine Florence Hirsch, 89, of Manhattan, died March 23, 2017, at Meadowlark Hills Sloan House. She was born Feb. 22, 1928, in Page, North Dakota. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502...

  • SHELIA BURKE

    Sheila Lea Burke, 68, of Wamego, died Satur day, March 18, 2017, at the Wamego City Hospi tal. The family provided some of the following in formation. On March 1, 1949, Shei la was born to Dale and Valdimer (Domeny) Bairow in Manhat tan. Sheila ..

  • LUNA MAE LEWIS

    Luna Mae Lewis, was stillborn Monday, March 20. The family provided some of the following in formation. The beloved daugh ter of Daren Lee and Wanda Mae (Medlock) Lewis, was born into Gods arms at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Luna ..

  • CAROL VARELMAN

    Carol Sue Hartung Shane Varelman, 72, died on Friday, March 17, 2017, in Topeka, after having suffered a stroke. The family provided some of the following information: Carol was born Feb. 15, 1945, in Junction City, to Edward and Ethlyn (Callison) Hartung. She grew up ..

  • CARLETTA SUTTON

    Carletta “Jean” Sutton, 69, of Ogden, died Friday, March 10, 2017, at the Salina Regional Hospital. The family will greet friends prior to the service from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, 1317 Poyntz in Manhattan. An inurnment graveside service ..

  • PHILLIP PARRY

    Phillip M. Parry, 86, of Topeka, formerly of Riley, died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information: Phil was born Dec. 29, 1930, in rural Riley County near Bala, to Edward Parry and Letha M. ..

  • DONALD H. BECHTEL

    Donald H. Bechtel, 90, of Manhattan, died Saturday morning, March 18, 2017, at his residence. The family provided some of the following information: Don was born on Oct. 12, 1926, in Manhattan. He was the son of Henry and Edith (Black) Bechtel. Don was a ..

  • LORETTA BLANKEN

    Loretta H. Blanken, 95, of Greenleaf, died Friday, March 17, 2017, at the Linn Community Nursing Home. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, at the Ward Funeral Home in Linn. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 ..

  • JANICE PETET

    Janice Marie Petet, 70, of Topeka, died unexpectedly of natural causes Thursday, March 16, 2017. The family provided some of the following information: Grateful to have shared her life are her daughters, Denise Petet, Cristal Barnes(Earl) and Melody Petet (former son-in-law Michael ..

  • PHILLIP PARRY

    Phillip Parry, 86, of Topeka and formerly of Riley, died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka. He was born on Dec. 29, 1930. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home. Memorial services will ..

  • CRAIG SALMINEN

    Craig Eino Salminen, 62, of Wamego, died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. On Aug. 27, 1954, Craig was born to Eino and Alice (Quimby) Salminen in Painsville, Ohio. After graduating from Riverside High School in 1972, ..

  • HELEN SCHURLE

    Helen Elizabeth Roth Schurle, age 96, died Thursday, March 16, 2017. The family provided some of the following information. Helen was born Sept. 10, 1920, at Green. She was the daughter of Fred and Hattie (Mall) Roth. She married Willard F. Schurle on May 9, l941, ..

  • DONALD H. BECHTEL

    Donald H. Bechtel, 90, of Manhattan, died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at his residence. He was born on Oct. 12, 1926, in Manhattan, and had been a lifetime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan- Londeen Funeral ..

  • ELIZABETH M. MEYER

    Elizabeth “Liz” Marie Meyer, 30, of rural St. George, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. Liz was born in Manhattan on Nov. 14, 1986. She was the daughter of Doug Meyer and Melissa ..

  • BARBARA D. HIGHAM

    Barbara Davies Higham, 89, of Manhattan, died Monday, March 13, 2017, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community — Wroten House in Manhattan. She was born on May 30, 1927, to Everett and Dorothy Davies of Scranton, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, ..

  • LARRY PEAK

    Larry Martin Peak, 71, died of non-Hodgkin lymphoma on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. The family provided some of the following information. He was born in Wichita in 1945. Larry established a successful private mental health practice in Manhattan, followed by working as a counselor ..

  • JEANNE DRAY

    Jeanne F. (Olson) Dray, 67, died on Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Jeanne was born and raised in Manhattan. She was the daughter of Kenneth Le-Roy Olson and Nina Lee (Collins) Olson. Her mother ..

  • JEANNE DRAY

    Jeanne F. Dray, 67, died on Thursday, March 16, 2017 in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Jeanne was born and raised in Manhattan, to Kenneth LeRoy Olson and Nina Lee (Collins) Olson. Her mother was the daughter of a ..

  • ARTHUR WILLE

    Arthur Clayton Wille, 94, of Wamego died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: On April 6, 1922, Art was born in Genn Hospital in Wamego, to August and Martha (Breymeyer) Wille. After ..

  • LUCILLE MULRONEY

    Lucille Marie Mulroney, 92, formerly of Clay Center, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Lucille was born Oct. 8, 1924, in Hartford, to Myron James “Pat” and Esther Marie (Carnine) Steckel. ..


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