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  • RICK D. STEPHENS

    Rick D. Stephens, 64, of El Dorado, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at his home. Rick’s life began on Feb. 7, 2015 in Harrison, Ark. He was the son of Ernest Denzil and Charlene (Smith) Stephens. He served his country in the United States ..

  • HAROLD BIERBAUM

    Harold Bierbaum, 93, of Barnes, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at the Linn Community Nursing Home. He was born on Dec. 27, 1921, on the family farm at Barnes. He was the son of George and Amelia (Hadde) Bierbaum. He was a lifetime farmer in ..

  • PAULINE F. ADOLPH

    Pauline F. Adolph, 87, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan surrounded by her family. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Sept. 23, 1927, in White City. She was the daughter ..

  • VERNA BROWN

    Verna Brown, 90, of Barnes, died on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at Bryan LGH-East, in Lincoln, Neb. Survivors include her husband, Dale; a daughter, Corrine K. (Eugene) Huse of Barnes; a sister, Ada Glanzer of Randolph; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Verna was ..

  • BEATRICE J. ‘BEA’ JONES

    Beatrice J. Jones, 78, of Lawrence, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Neuvant House in Lawrence with her family and caregivers at her side. The family provided some of the following information. Memorial services will be Feb. 3, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Rumsey-Yost Funeral ..

  • HAROLD BIERBAUM

    Harold Bierbaum, 93, of Barnes, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at the Linn Community Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley...

  • PAULINE F. ADOLPH

    Pauline F. Adolph, 87, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on Sept. 23, 1927, in White City and had been a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced ..

  • MARY FLORINE ‘FLO’ OLDS

    Mary Florine “Flo” (James) Olds, 100, of Manhattan, formerly of Arkansas City, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, ..

  • EDWARD FOSHA

    Edward Lind Fosha, 85, of Leonardville, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Nov. 19, 1929, at the family farm, north of Riley. He was the son of Edward ..

  • MARJORIE WHEARTY

    Marjorie Faye Whearty, 88, of Randolph, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on April 21, 1926, in Randolph. She was the daughter of August Henry and Lena Kathleena (Wohler) Klocke. ..

  • CARL L. SHELL

    Command Sgt. Major Carl L. Shell (Ret), 89, of Newton, formerly of Junction City, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at the Newton Presbyterian Manor. The family provided some of the following information. Carl was born Nov. 17, 1925, at Steiman, Va. He was the son ..

  • Longtime librarian/historian Walton dead at 77

    Geraldine Walton, longtime librarian and historian of the local black community, died Friday, Jan. 16, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan at the age of 77. Walton worked at Manhattan Public Library for 34 years, more than half of which she spent ..

  • MAURICE ‘MAX’ STOWELL

    Maurice “Max” Stowell, 84, of Marysville, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at Community Memorial Healthcare in Marysville. The family provided some of the following information. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21,  2015, at Kinsley Mortuary in Marysville. Visitation will be ..

  • EDWARD FOSHA

    Edward Fosha, 85, of Leonardville, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 22 , 2015, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Clay Center. Additional obituary information will be announced later by ..

  • ROBERT PATERSON

    Robert Paterson, 67, of Manhattan, died at his home on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015.  Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation...

  • HAYWARD SPANGLER

    Dr. Hayward Gosse Spangler, 76, died December 7, 2014, after a long illness. The family provided some of the following information. He was born July 6, 1938, in Red Bank, N.J. A loving husband of 49 years, Hayward is survived by his wife, Sandra; children, ..

  • GERALDINE WALTON

    Geraldine Walton, 76, of Manhattan, died on Friday, January 16, 2015, at Homecare and Hospice. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home...

  • ROBIN ELAINE SMITH

    Robin Elaine Smith, 57, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center. Robin was born in Topeka on Oct. 3, 1957, a daughter of Barbara Ann (Smith) Hall, of Manhattan and the late John Boatwright. The family provided the following information. ..

  • HERBERT WATTS

    Herbert J. Watts, 101, died Jan. 16, 2015, in the Lindsborg Community Hospital, Lindsborg. The family provided the following information. He was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church.  He was born March 10, 1913 near 3 p.m. in a snowstorm in the farm ..

  • ALLEN GLEN BIGSBY

    Allen Glen “Bim” Bigsby, 68, a lifelong resident of Manhattan died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. The family provided the following information. Allen was born in Manhattan, on May 16, 1946, the son of the late Rufus Allen “Bun” and Gloria Jeanne (Rhyno) Bigsby. Bim was ..


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