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  • WILLIAM R. ‘CORK’ UMPHREY

    William R. “Cork” Umphrey, 85, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. He was born Oct. 2, 1929, to Walter and Rose Umphrey in Kansas City, Mo. Cork was a contractor and real estate broker. He is survived by his wife of 68 years Ella; children, Ray (Linda) ..

  • SHIRLEY ROGERS

    Shirley Rogers, 77, of Ogden, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on July 1, 1937, in Huron. She was the daughter of Karl and Lauretta (Morehead) Hudson. On April 24, 1954, in Ogden she was united in ..

  • VIRGINIA C. CLEEK

    Virginia C. Cleek, 82, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on Jan. 22, 1933, in Chattanooga, Tenn. She was the daughter of Dewey and Allie Campbell. Virginia was raised in Chattanooga where she ..

  • RICHARD R. ‘DICK’ LUNDQUIST

    Richard R. (Dick) Lundquist, 70, of Manhattan died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at his home after a brief illness. The family provided some of the following information. Dick was born Aug. 25, 1944, to Ruben and Alzina (Carlson) Lundquist. He enjoyed playing softball as a ..

  • JAMES WIEGERT

    James A. “Jim” Wiegert, 69, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after a hard fought and courageous battle with ALS. The family provided some of the following information. Jim was born on Feb. 8, 1945, to Wilbur (Bud) ..

  • JAMES LEWIS COPELAND

    James L. Copeland, 83, died on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at his residence. He passed away into the arms of his savior, and went to join his beloved wife Gerda, the family said. The family provided some of the following information. He was ..

  • TERRY SCHLEGEL

    Terry Schlegel, 61, of Manhattan, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. Terry was an auto mechanic and a graduate of Luckey High School. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation, Manhattan...

  • CHARLES E. BASHAM

    Charles Ellis “Chuck” Basham, 57, of Omaha, Neb., died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at his residence. He was born July 29, 1957, in Atlanta, Ga. Complete obituary information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home...

  • SHIRLEY ROGERS

    Shirley Rogers, 77, of Ogden, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on July 1, 1937. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502...

  • JIM A. WIEGERT

    Jim A. Wiegert, 69, of Manhattan, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 8, 1945, in Sabetha. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, ..

  • JAMES L. COPELAND

    James L. Copeland, 83, of Manhattan died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at his residence. He was born on April 7, 1931, in Champaign, Ill., and had been a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 ..

  • JOHN PHILIP REED

    John Philip Reed, 89, of Manhattan, formerly of Wamego, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Manhattan. John was born March 9, 1925, in Thurston, N.Y. He was the son of Charles and Margaret Greener Reed.  He served in the United States Army during ..

  • ROSE MARIE MORRISON

    Rose Marie Morrison, 89, died on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. She was the beloved wife of Ken, loving mother of John and Paul and daughter-in-law Carole, cherished grandmother of Gregory and Andrew. She was preceded ..

  • 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 ..


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