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  • SAMUEL KVASNICA

    Samuel “Sam” Kvasnica, 83, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. He was born Feb. 14, 1931, in Flint, Mich. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502...

  • STEPHAN KONZ

    Stephan Konz, 81, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills Bramlage House in Manhattan. He was born on Nov. 25, 1933. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502. ymlfuneralhome.com...

  • WALTER GENE HARDIN

    Walter Gene (Walt) Hardin, 80, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Sun City, Ariz. He was born April 26, 1934 in Cosby, Mo., to Arnold C. Hardin and Leola B. (Edwards) Hardin. Walt moved with his family to Manhattan in 1944. He attended local schools and ..

  • JUDITH COOK

    Judith A. Cook, 73, of Manhattan, formerly of Mt. Vernon, Mo., died on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at the Bramlage House-Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. Judith Ann Cook was born on May 28, 1941, in Mt. Vernon, Mo., to Luther Yost and Marie (Hendrickson) ..

  • JOHN WEISBENDER

    John Weisbender, 71, of Knob Noster, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at the Country Club Care Center in Warrensburg, Mo. He was born on March 4, 1943, in Manhattan. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home...

  • BRENDA G. DICKOVER

    Graveside services for Brenda G. Dickover will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2 , 2014, at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery at Fort Riley, 5181 Wildcat Creek Road, Manhattan.  The Rev. Ben Duerfeldt will be officiating. Online condolences may be left for the ..

  • EDITH M. PICKETT

    Edith Marie Pickett, 96, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Sept. 2, 1918, in Clay Center, the daughter of Emil Andrew and Jenny Sophia (Alexson) ..

  • GENE HOLIWELL

    Gene Andrew Holiwell, 86, of Lawrence, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Gene was born July 24, 1928, in Wewoka, Okla., the son of Wakes Holiwell and Lena Holiwell-Wilson. He is survived by his children, Jean, Bradford and Joy Holiwell; grandsons, Jason and Daniel Nelson and ..

  • JOHN DUMMERMUTH

    John W. Dummermuth, 95, of Waterville, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. Survivors include his children, Betty (Norm) Dummermuth of Manhattan and Jim (Rhonda) Tilley of Waterville; a brother, Norman Dummermuth of Manhattan; a sister, Connie ..

  • BARBARA J. COONROD

    Barbara Jane (Stephens) Coonrod, 93, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born on Dec. 7, 1920, in Salina, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Southworth) Stephens.  Barbara was the youngest of 10 children.  She graduated ..

  • EDITH M. PICKETT

    Edith Marie Pickett, 96, of Manhattan, died Wednesday evening, Nov. 26, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born on Sept. 2, 1918, in Clay Center, and was a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by ..

  • GEORGE CRENSHAW

    George William Crenshaw, 91, of rural Manhattan, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at his home following a lengthy illness. Mr. Crenshaw was a cattleman of the Flint Hills with a well-known registered Angus herd, which he raised on his ranch, Shamrock Farms. He ..

  • DONALD EDIGER

    Donald D. Ediger, 90,  Manhattan, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills. Don was born on Feb. 26, 1924, in Clinton, Okla, to Jacob B. and Agatha (Regier) Ediger.  He served in the U.S. Army with the 298th Engineer Combat Battalion ..

  • BRENDA G. DICKOVER

    Brenda Gail Dickover, 62, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at her residence following an extended illness. The family provided the following information. She was born on Jan. 18, 1952, in Anniston, Ala., the daughter of James and Cora (McClain) Adams.  Brenda was ..

  • HAROLD HARTLEY

    Harold Lenard Hartley, 95, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in   Lafayette, La.  The son of Frederick L. and Florence (Sullivan) Hartley, he was born on Jan. 20, 1919, in Salina.  He joined the Army in 1941and served in the European Theatre of ..

  • WILLIAM GRIGGS

    William Eugene Griggs, 82, a longtime Manhattan resident, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at his son’s residence near Abilene. He was born June 25, 1932, in Fresno, Calif., the son of Robert Edmond and Elizabeth Olive (Porter) Griggs. Mr. Griggs retired from the United ..

  • BARBARA COONROD

    Barbara Coonrod, 93, of Manhattan, died early morning Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born on Dec. 7, 1920, in Salina, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Southworth) Stevens. Complete obituary information and service times are pending and ..

  • JOSE RIVERA-RIOS

    Jose Luis Rivera-Rios, 81, of Junction City, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. Jose was born Sept. 18, 1933, in Cidra, Puerto Rico, the son of Juan B. and Alejandrina (Rios) Rivera. Jose came to Junction City when he joined ..

  • THOMAS A. HARTLOFF

    Thomas A. “Tom” Hartloff, 76, of Blue Rapids, died at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Tom was born Sept. 3, 1938, to Eva L. (Warner) and John R. Hartloff in Wamego. He graduated from Wamego High School, then joined ..

  • BRENDA G. BICKOVER

    Brenda G. Bickover, 62, of Manhattan, died Sunday morning, Nov. 23, 2014, at her residence. She was born on Jan. 18, 1952, in Alabama and had been a Manhattan resident for the past seven years. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later ..


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