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  • M. DEAN GOFF

    M. Dean Goff, 87, of Manhattan, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley...

  • JOE ELLIS

    Joe Ellis, 82, formerly of Manhattan, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley...

  • ALMA JOSEPHINE (LOUZEK) BARTH

    Alma Josephine (Louzek) Barth, 87, of Fairbury, Nebraska, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. Alma was born to Adolph and Anna (Chrastil) Louzek on April 14, 1927, on a farm near Milford, ..

  • DOROTHY JANE STARBUCK BLOCK

    Dorothy Jane Starbuck Block, 94, died on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. Dorothy was born in Lincoln on Nov. 7, 1920, to Marie (Colden) and Harold Robert Starbuck. Her grandparents were ..

  • REBECCA ANN ‘BECKY’ LAMOREAUX COAN

    Rebecca Ann “Becky” Lamoreaux Coan, 90, died on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, in Lawrence. She was born Dec. 30, 1923, in Waterville, to Iva Knudsen and Henry Lamoreaux. Becky married Clark Coan in 1950. He passed away in 1995. She is survived by sons Clark Henry Coan, ..

  • WARREN HENRY BERG

    Warren Henry Berg, 57, of Blaine, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, as the result of an automobile accident. His family provided some of the following information. Warren was a life-long resident of the community. He was born Sept. 4, 1957, in Westmoreland, the son of ..

  • LAURENCE ALLEN CLEMENT

    Laurence Allen Clement, 90, died on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. His family provided some of the following information. Laurence was born on May 23, 1924, in Buffalo, N.Y., the son of Harold T. and Constance Allen Clement. ..

  • LEONA M. PORTER

    Leona M. Porter, 91, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on April 2, 1923, in Geary County, the daughter of John and Marie M. O’Neill Ehlers. Funeral Service information and a complete obituary will ..

  • EILEEN RUEBHAUSEN BENNETT

    Eileen Ruebhausen Bennett, 86, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. Eileen was born in Leavenworth. Her family provided some of the following information. Eileen lived in Tripoli, Libya in the 60s and Saudi Arabia in the 70s and 80s. She loved and enjoyed her ..

  • CHANDER PERKASH BHALLA

    Chander Perkash Bhalla, 81, of Corinth, Texas, formerly of Manhattan, died on Jan. 16, 2014, in Irving, Texas. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Sept. 15, 1932, in Hariana, Punjab, India. He was the son of Mool and Rattan Bhalla. ..

  • 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; ..


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