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  • MARJORIE MARIE STELTER

    Marjorie Marie Stelter, 91, of Westmoreland, formerly of Wheaton and Onaga, died Sunday, June 7, 2015, at the Westy Community Care Home.  Marjorie was born on Dec. 25, 1923, north of Shelton, Nebraska. She was the daughter of Herman and Minnie Muhlbach Reese. Marjorie ..

  • GRIFFITH GATES

    Griffith Gates, 93, of Manhattan died Monday, June 8, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Home Care and Hospice. Services are pending, and a complete obituary will be published at a later date with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation, Manhattan...

  • BARBARA ANN RUNDQUIST

    Barbara Ann Rundquist, 83, of Leonardville, died Monday, June 8, 2015, at her home. She was born on Feb. 5, 1932, in Clay Center. She was the daughter of George F. and Margaret E. (Nanninga) Trumpp. She grew up in the Leonardville community and at ..

  • GLADYS WILLE

    Gladys Wille, 101, died Saturday, May 2, 2015. She was born June 2, 1913, in Alma, the youngest child of Frank Dervin and Etta Craig Freeman. She graduated from Alma High School District 16, in 1931. She was active in school activities, the music department, singing in ..

  • REBECCA DEARBORN

    Rebecca “Beccy” Jane (Fink) Dearborn, 68, of Ankeny, Iowa, died on May 19, 2015, at her home after a four year battle with cancer. The family provided the following information and said she “passed into our savior’s arms” when she died. Beccy ..

  • DELMAR GEHRT

    Delmar R. “Pete” Gehrt, 85, of Manhattan, died in Overland Park on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The family provided some of the following information and said he died surrounded by his loving family. Pete was born on Jan. 3, 1930, in Manhattan to John and ..

  • HELEN FULKERSON

    Helen Fulkerson, 92, died Friday, June 5, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community-Wroten House, Manhattan. She was born Jan. 5, 1923, the daughter of Ralph and Marie (Kuehn) Weaver. A complete obituary is pending and will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 ..

  • MOSES RICHARDSON

    Moses Richardson Jr., 77, died Friday, May, 15, 2015 in Chicago. He received his education from Manhattan High School and attended Fort Scott College. He met and married Jannie Floyd June 17, 1961 and they had four children. Moses is preceded in death by his ..

  • ROBERT JAMES VERSCHELDEN

    Robert James Verschelden, 82, of Manhattan, died on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. He was loved by many and liked by all, the family said. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born in Topeka on August 3, 1932, and raised in St. ..

  • DENNIS SMITH

    Dennis Smith, 73, died Sunday, May 31, 2015. A Memorial Service will be held in his honor at 11 a.m. Friday, June 5 at First Baptist Church, 2121 Bluehills Road, Manhattan. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, June 5 at Memorial Lawn Cemetery, 2000 ..

  • ROBERT J. VERSCHELDEN

    Robert J. Verschelden, 82, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills-Stolzer House in Manhattan. Mr. Verschelden was born Aug. 3, 1932, in Topeka, and was raised in St. Marys.  He was a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary information and service ..

  • RONALD A. SOWELL

    Ronald A. Sowell, 77, died Monday, June 1, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born June 16, 1937, in Manhattan, the son of Alto “Bus” and Maybelle (Padgett) Sowell. Ronald graduated from Manhattan High School, where he was named to ..

  • RONALD SOWELL

    Ronald A. Sowell, 77, of Manhattan, died Monday, June 1, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born June 16, 1937, in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502...

  • KEN RAY TESKE

    Ken Ray Teske, 64, of Onaga, died Sunday, May 31, 2015, at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1951, in Onaga. He was the son of Melvin and Vera Kufahl Teske. Ken was a dairyman, farmer and stockman in the Wheaton/Duluth community. He ..

  • BRENT A. CRAFT

    Brent A. Craft, 56, of Marysville, died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at his home. Survivors include his father, Charles “Red” Craft of Blue Rapids; three children, James Craft of Marysville, Ashley Clay and husband Jeffrey of Blue Rapids, and Derik Craft of Blue ..

  • ARTHUR AND CARSON LOVE

    Arthur Carl Love and Carson Christopher Love, infant twin brothers, died this week. Arthur died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Carson died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. They were born Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Via ..

  • FAKHRY HOSNI

    Fakhry Hosni, 52, of Manhattan, died Wednesday May 13, 2015, in Yazd, Iran. The family provided some of the following information. Fakhralsadat (Fakhry) Mohammadizad was born Sept. 3, 1962, to Hosein and Sakineh in Yazd, Iran. Fakhry married Dr. Mohammad (Mo) Hosni Jan. 8, 1983, and spent ..

  • WALTER G. HARDIN

    A graveside memorial service for Walter Gene Hardin, 80, has been scheduled. He died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Sun City, Arizona. The service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2015, at Valley View Memorial Gardens in Manhattan...

  • RANDAL B. LAWRENCE

    Randal B. “Randy” Lawrence, 63, of Manhattan, died Thursday May 28, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born May 29, 1951, in Manhattan, the son of Kenneth B. and Norma M. (Spaniol) Lawrence. Randy ..

  • JOHN E. COFFEY

    John Edward Coffey, 69, of Wamego, died Saturday, May 23, 2015 at his home.  The family provided some of the following information. John was born April 14, 1946, in Welch, West Virginia, as the middle child to parents John Willis Coffey and Kathleen Marie “..


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