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  • 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 ..

  • CHERLYN SMITH

    Cherlyn Louise (Wilcox) Smith, 80, of Westmoreland, formerly of Wichita, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in Wamego. Cherlyn was born Feb. 9, 1934, in Wichita. She married Lynn E. Smith on Jan. 9, 1982, in Wichita. She worked at Henry’s Department Store in Wichita and was ..

  • ALLEN BIGSBY

    Allen Glen Bigsby, 68, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at his home. Allen was born on May 16, 1946...

  • 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...

  • LORITA J. PRESTWOOD

    Lorita Joan Prestwood, 82, of rural Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at her home. She was born on Nov. 19, 1932, in Olsburg. She was the daughter of Reynold and Gladys (Gustafson) Nordgren. She grew up in the Olsburg area and graduated from Olsburg ..

  • PAUL HEIDEL

    Paul L. Heidel, 77, of Salina, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. He was born Sept. 4, 1937, in Manhattan. He was the son of Frank P. and Catherine A. (Otnes) Heidel. Paul was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Heidel; daughter, Joann Shotwell; brother, ..

  • JERYKA LAWRENCE

    Jeryka R. (Lobner) Lawrence, 27, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, after a two-year battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Jan. 30, 1987, in Shawnee. She was the daughter of John and Becky (Sisson) Lobner. ..

  • MYRON B. ‘PETE’ PETERS

    Myron B. “Pete” Peters, 65, of Morganville, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at his home. He was born on April 19, 1949, in Pennsylvania. He was the son of Frank and Amy Peters. Pete was a truck driver who enjoyed going on coast to coast ..

  • WILLIAM R. ‘BOB’ ROGERS, JR.

    William R. “Bob” Rogers, Jr., 49, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at his residence. His family provided some of the following information. He was born on May 30, 1965, in Westmoreland. He was the son of Wm. R. “Bob” Rogers, Sr. and Mary (..

  • DALE RAY HASENBANK

    Dale Ray Hasenbank, 64, of Marion, formerly of St. George, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at his home.  He was born Feb. 27, 1950, in Manhattan. He was the son of Cleo Carl and Velma Lorraine Rowe Hasenbank.  He served in the United ..

  • DALE G. SCHURR

    Dale G. Schurr, 87, of St. George, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at Stormont Vail Healthcare in Topeka. Dale was born on June 5, 1927, to Gilford and Delia (Scritchfield) Schurr in St. George. After he graduated from St. George High School, Dale served in ..

  • ARLENE KAY SHEPHERD

    Arlene Kay Shepherd, 52, Oskaloosa, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Hickory Pointe Care and Rehab Center in Oskaloosa. Arlene was born on Sept. 23, 1961, in Onaga to Ernest and Mary Belle (Teter) Shepherd. She attended school in Havensville and was homemaker, helping her ..


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