Col. James Brerton Townsend Jr., 91, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community.
It is with sadness and in the spirit of celebration of life that we share that the Rev. Dale R. Turner, 85, died peacefully on April 25 after many years with multi-infarct dementia, which rivals Alzheimer’s disease.
Joyce Lee (Virgin) Stamper, 77, died Thursday.
Robert J. Newman, 89, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Omaha, Neb.
John M. Koger, 93, of Topeka and formerly of Holton, died Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Brewster Place in Topeka.
Eugenia “Gene” Louise Fittell, 99, of Shawnee, died Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Care Haven Home in Overland Park.
Dennis A. “Sam” Heidel, 81, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Stormont Vail Health Center in Topeka.
Jesse Settler, 91, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 16, 2014 at Via Chrisi Village in Manhattan.
Gordon Ray Barr, 73, of Keats, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.
Ivadell Ann Christian, 79, of Concordia, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Mesa, Ariz.
Frank Ford Combs, 82, of Glen Allen Va., formerly of Manhattan, St. Louis and many other places he called home as he lived a storied life traveling the world in the military, died in his sleep Sunday, May 11, 2014.
Joe E. Mikulecky, 74, of Alma, died Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka, one day after his birthday.
Jim H. Hale, 72, of Dewey, Ariz., died Sunday, May 11, 2014 at his home.
Roy F. “Bud” Good III, 70, of Grove, Okla., died Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.
Anne N. (Bowman) Caldwell, 87, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland.
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