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  • FRANCES MOYER

    Frances Moyer, 97, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at Meadowlark Healthcare. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home...

  • KENNETH EDWIN HITCH

    Kenneth “Ken” Edwin Hitch, 56, of Wamego, died at his home on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. The family provided the following information. Ken was born on April 6, 1958, to Lewis “Lew” and Danna Jean (Foltz) Hitch in Ellis.  He attended grade school in ..

  • EVELYN PFAFF LAWSON

    Evelyn Lenora Pfaff Lawson, 88, of Leonardville, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided the following information. She was born on Sept. 14, 1926, in Leonardville, the daughter of Charley and Ruth (Seagren) Nelson.  She graduated from Leonardville ..

  • GEORGE M. OLSON

    George M. Olson, 92, of Axtell, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at his home.  Visitation is on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Axtell-Landreth Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m.  A funeral will ..

  • JIM BLACK

    James N. “Jim” Black, 81, of Manhattan died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Jim was born Nov. 20, 1932, in Minneapolis, Kan., the son of Floyd and Mae (Reynolds) Black, and ..

  • MICHAEL D. NELSON

    Michael D. Nelson, 64, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Oct. 26, 1949, in Manhattan, the son of Robert and Elizabeth (Scott) Nelson. Michael attended the ..

  • THOMAS TAYLOR

    Thomas N. Taylor, 18, of Davenport, Iowa, died of a gunshot wound on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Thomas was an intelligent, loving and caring young man who lost his life far too soon. Thomas is survived by his parents, Todd M. Taylor and ..

  • EVELYN PFAFF LAWSON

    Evelyn Pfaff Lawson, 88, of Leonardville died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley...

  • DAVID YOUNG

    David G. Young, 62, of Olathe, formerly of Wamego, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Olathe Chapel. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. in Wamego City Cemetery. The family will receive ..

  • REBECCA ROSE BRANAM

    Rebecca Rose “Becky” Branam, 49, formerly of Ogden, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Mrs. Branam was a former Social Security Administration service representative. She was preceded in death by her mother, Wanda Clark. Survivors include her husband, Richard Branam; father, James Clark; parents-in-law, ..

  • LOIS CONLIN

    Lois I. Conlin, 87, of Topeka, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Lois was born June 26, 1927, in Wakefield, the daughter of Clarence and Alice (Carlstrom) Carpenter. She graduated from Wakefield Rural High School. Upon graduation, she moved to Topeka where she worked for ..

  • WINIFRED DENNING

    Winifred R. Denning died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at Salina Regional Health Center. A memorial Mass for Winifred Rose Denning, 92, Salina, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29, at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Winnie was born March 24, 1922, in Kansas City, Mo., to Velta ..

  • JIM BLACK

    James N. “Jim” Black, 81, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Jim was born Nov. 20, 1932, in Minneapolis. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502...

  • CHARLES SCHMIDT

    Charles L. Schmidt, 62, of rural Antonino, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at his home. He was born April 13, 1952, in Hays to Richard R. and Mabel M. (Werth) Schmidt. He graduated from St. Joseph Military Academy in 1970. He married Alexia Gross in 1975 in ..

  • MICHAEL PAUL PACHTA

    Michael Paul Pachta, 47, of Riley, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, of natural causes at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1967, in Belleville, Kansas to Vincent P. Pachta and Judith (Nobert) Pachta. He was the middle of five children. Mike attended school in ..

  • KAREN REZAC

    Karen Rezac, 48, of St. Marys, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Community Hospital-St. Mary’s. The family provided the following information. Karen was born on July 21, 1966, in Manhattan, to Lawrence and Gertrude “Trudy” (Casper) Schweir.  Karen grew up in Belvue and ..

  • MARK WILLIAM-LEE STEGER

    Mark William-Lee Steger, 1 month 10 days, died at his home of natural causes on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Mark was born on Aug. 9, 2014, at the Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo., the son of Cody A. and Leonna E. (Miller) Steger. A fighter ..

  • JANET HAWLEY

    Janet “Jan” Hawley, 75, died on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Jan, a long-time resident of Manhattan, was born in Minneapolis, Minn., on Dec. 6, 1938, the daughter of Roy and Edna (..

  • MARY FULLER PETERSON

    Mary Fuller (Jackie) Peterson, 97, of St. Marys, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at the St. Marys Hospital. The family provided the following information. Jackie was born on Aug. 25, 1917, in Louisburg, N.C., the oldest child of Fisher Jones and Armarilla Priscilla (Fuller) ..

  • LARRY ALLAN HAGEMAN

    Larry A. Hageman, 59, of Delia, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, from cancer. He was born Dec. 20, 1954 in Manhattan. On June 4, 1983, he married Elaine Marie Sunnenberg in Leonardville. She survives. He is also survived by daughters Stephanie Sanderson and her husband Matt, Ankeny, ..


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