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  • ELIZABETH FORRESTER

    Betty (Long) Forrester, 82, of Waxahachie, Texas, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Manhattan to Jesse Chester and Della (Shull) Long. Elizabeth was a loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother. Graveside service with Pastor ..

  • ELIZABETH FORRESTER

    Betty (Long) Forrester, 82, of Waxahachie, Texas, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Manhattan to Jesse Chester and Della (Shull) Long. Her family provided some of the following information. Elizabeth was a loving mother, sister, aunt, ..

  • LAURA LINN KNOWLES

    Services for Laura Linn Knowles will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015,  at First Presbyterian Church in Topeka.  Burial will follow at 4 p.m. at Glasco Cemetery, in Glasco.  Laura will lie in-state after 8 a.m. on ..

  • JACK BURKE

    Jack M. Burke, 83, died at his summer home on Otter Tail Lake in Minnesota on Friday, May 8, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. His parents were Vivian and Merril Burke. He was born near Williston, N.D. on ..

  • TYRONE MULLER

    Tyrone Muller, 49, of Clay Center, died Saturday, May 9, 2015, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Aug. 2, 1965, in Heidelberg, Germany, the son of Carl and Gisela (Beckmann) Muller. Tyrone moved with his family ..

  • LAURA KNOWLES

    Laura Linn Knowles, 52, died peacefully at her home in Florham Park, N.J., on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. She was the daughter of Terry and Marcia (Butler) Knowles, Topeka, and sister of Julie Knowles, ..

  • ROBERT H. SCHMITZ

    Robert Henry Schmitz, 95, died Monday, May 11, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Dec. 24, 1919, to Nicholas and Anna Stover Schmitz in Beloit.  He married Helene A. Whitmer Nov. 25, 1948, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Topeka. ..

  • HERBERT E. LIND

    Herbert E. Lind, 75, of Manhattan, died Sunday, May 10, 2015, at his home after a 19-year battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. He was the son of Vance and Myrtle Lind of St. Paul, Nebraska, and grandson ..

  • DALE HAWK JR.

    Dale Hawk, Jr., 93, of Colby, died Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Citizens Medical Center in Colby. He was born June 27, 1921, to Loyal Dale Hawk and Lois Mallory Hawk, in Colby. He married Della Katherine (Katie) Larson Jan. 23, 1942. He was a retired partner ..

  • JESSE D. SMITH

    Jesse David “Skip” Smith, 59, died Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Via Christi hospital in Wichita. J.D. was born Feb. 2, 1956, in Manhattan to Cleo H. and Luella (Carlson) Smith. He is survived by brothers Max Smith, of Clay Center, and Brian Smith, ..

  • MARGARET CYNTHIA ANDERSON

    Margaret Cynthia Wanamaker Anderson, 82, formerly of Waterville, died peacefully on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Sunrise of Overland Park. Survivors include her three daughters, Rebecca (Glenn) Gillihan of Clinton, Missouri, Cynthia (Michael) Langford of Dallas, Texas, and Jean (Gary) Diener of Olathe; ..

  • BETTY JEAN PADGETT

    Betty Jean Padgett, 89, of rural Westmoreland, died on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Betty was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, on Nov. 29, 1925. She was the daughter of Charles “Frank” Franklin Willard Sr. and Lela J. (Chambers) ..

  • MARY MARGARET ROBERTS

    Mary Margaret Finney Jacobs Roberts, 85, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital following a brief but valiant battle with leukemia. The family provided some of the following information. Mary was born on June 28, 1929, at the family farm in ..

  • SCOTT E. BERROTH

    Scott Elmer Berroth, 65, of Alma, died Monday, May 11, 2015, in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. Scott was born Nov. 4, 1949, in Wamego, the son of Osborne and Evelyn Moege Berroth. He served in the Army in Vietnam. He ..

  • MARY M. ROBERTS

    Mary M. Roberts, 85, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. She was born June 28, 1929, in Dwight. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502. http://..

  • NORMA J. LINDSEY

    Norma Jane Lindsey, 83, of Leonardville, died Friday, May 8, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Feb. 26, 1932, in Columbia, Missouri, the daughter of Thomas Henry and Stella (Liddell) Stewart. She married Clarence ..

  • TYRONE MULLER

    Tyrone Muller, 49, of Clay Center, died of natural causes Saturday, May 9, 2015, at his home. He was born Aug. 2, 1965, in Germany, the son of Carl and Gisella Muller. Complete obituary information and service times are pending and will be announced by ..

  • KATHY JUNE ARNOLD

    Kathy June Arnold, 53, of Junction City, died Friday, May 8, 2015, at her home in Junction City. Kathy was born April 27, 1962, in Junction City. She was the daughter of Kenneth Ray and Karen June (Kandt) Bumgarner. She was a life-long Junction City ..

  • DALE M. STAATZ

    Dale M. Staatz, 74, of Manhattan, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, May 9, 2015, after a year-long battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Dale was born on Dec. 2, 1940, in Wabaunsee County. He was the son of ..

  • STEPHANI ROEDER

    Stephani Roeder, 67, of Topeka and formerly of Wamego, died May 7, 2015, at her home following a short illness. Her family provided some of the following information. Stephani was born Sept. 5, 1947, in Topeka, the daughter of Gordon R. and Betty Sisson Bryan. ..


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