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  • JESSE TAFOYA

    Jesse A. Tafoya, 69, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Jesse was born in Dos Palos, Calif., on Aug. 29, 1945. The son of the late Jesse Tafoya and Paula ..

  • BEVERLY HAYS

    Beverly Jane Hays, 83, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at Stoneybrook Assisted Living in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Feb. 28, 1931, in Brookfield, Mo. She was the daughter of Basil E. and Fay (Payne) Noland. ..

  • ALICE NICHOLS

    Alice Nichols, 90, a resident of Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community, Manhattan, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. Alice was born in Baltimore, Md., in 1925. She was the daughter of Sophie and Yuri Rainich, where her father was teaching mathematics at John Hopkins University. Her ..

  • JACK A. PIPER

    Jack A. Piper, 88, of St. George, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills-Collins Landing in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on April 14, 1926, in Manhattan. He was the son of James Barton and Hattie ..

  • STEVEN HOARD

    Steven Charles Hoard, 46, of Randolph, died at his home on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Feb. 14, 1968 in Concordia. He was the son of Dennis Charles and Carolyn Mae (Begnoche) Hoard. On ..

  • MARIE SMITH

    Marie Josephine Smith, 81, formerly of Petersburg, Neb., died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, Neb. The family provided some of the following information. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at St. John ..

  • HELEN HILL ‘SIDDY’ RILEY

    Helen Hill “Siddy” Riley, 95, died on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m.  Wednesday, Feb. 11. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, both at Downing & Lahey East Mortuary, Wichita. Born in ..

  • JAMES L. WYATT

    James L. Wyatt, 87, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Jim was born Aug. 31, 1937, in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho to Marl and Myrtle Wyatt. He was preceded in death by his parents and a step-granddaughter. Jim ..

  • GLENN LAKE

    Glenn Walter Lake, 79, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Health Center in Topeka. Glenn was born on July 28, 1935, in Geary County, the son of Charles and Rachel Schiller Lake. He married Glenna Zieber on Sept. 3, 1961, in Alta Vista. Glenn ..

  • WILLIAM WISKE

    William Wiske, 30, of Wamego, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, in a work-related accident. He was born March 1, 1984, in Medicine Lodge. He was the son of Bill and Cheryl (Smith) Wiske. William is survived by his parents; fiancee Dakota and son Jaxxson Baker; ..

  • HELEN KOPPENHEFFER

    Helen Rae Fleming Koppenheffer, 79, of Wamego, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center. Helen was born April 27, 1935. She was the daughter of Clifford and Margaret Schumacher Julien. She married Verne “PJ” Fleming on Nov. 14, 1953. He died on Aug. 13, 1983. ..

  • MARGARET ‘TOBY’ POTTER

    Margaret L. “Toby” Potter, 66, of Manhattan, died quietly at Meadowlark Hills on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. She was born in Pratt on Dec. 6, 1948. She attended public school in Wamego and Manhattan and worked briefly after finishing school. Toby was married to Perry ..

  • JACK A. PIPER

    Jack A. Piper, 88, of St. George, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills-Collins Landing in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on April 14, 1926, in Manhattan. He was the son of James Barton and Hattie Eugenia (..

  • HELEN HILL ‘SIDDY’ RILEY

    Helen Hill “Siddy” Riley, 95, died on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, both at Downing & Lahey East Mortuary, Wichita. Born in Anthony ..

  • SUSIE KILEY

    Susie J. Kiley, 85, of Manhattan, formerly of Junction City, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan. Susie was born Jan. 1, 1930, in Taegu, Korea. She was the daughter of Yong Kun Kim and Kill Yung Sun. Susie moved to the ..

  • BARBARA HUNSINGER

    Barbara Ann Hunsinger, 87, formerly of St. George, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at her home in Lawrence. She was born Dec. 6, 1927, in Junction City to Mike R. and Florence (Heidenreich) Pedro. On Dec. 9, 1945, she was united in marriage to William J. Hunsinger. ..

  • ANNETTE HEDKE

    Annette Beame Hedke, 60, died on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Funeral services were at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at Central Christian Church, Wichita — co-officiated with L’Chaim B’Yeshua Congregation. Burial was to follow in ..

  • ALICE STOCKWELL

    Alice Mary Stockwell, 98, died Feb. 5, 2015, at her residence. The family provided some of the following information. They said she died in the Manhattan home on 17th Street that she loved and helped design, and where she conducted her real estate ..

  • LESTER GOEHRING

    Lester Goehring, 92, of Manhattan, died at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Mr. Goehring was born on Feb. 8, 1922, at the Goehring Homestead in rural Westmoreland, the son of ..

  • DON APPLETON

    Don K. Appleton, 78 of Green, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. He was born on Feb. 7, 1936, in Green, the son of Charles H. and Lula A. (Whitaker) Appleton. On Oct. 12, 1967, he was married to ..


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