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  • MARGIE LEE RUE

    Margie Lee Rue, 90, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 23, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. She was born on Oct. 5, 1923 to “Nellie” Kathlyn and George Nicar in Galveston, Texas.  She enjoyed growing ..

  • HAROLD G. ETIENNE

    Harold Gene Etienne, 77, a lifetime resident of Wamego, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka. The family provided the following information. Harold was born Aug. 13, 1936, in St. George, the son of Howard L. and Mabele L. (Cox) Etienne. ..

  • JAMES TOWNSEND

    Colonel James Brierton Townsend, Jr., 90, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. The following information was provided by the family.      James was born in Chadron, Neb., on Nov. 15, 1923, to the late Ottillia Alise (..

  • JUDITH RICHTER

    Judith Ann Richter, 58, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center. The following information was provided by the family.      She was born Judith Ann Siegrist on Nov.21, 1955 in Council Grove to the late Lawrence and ..

  • LINUS LAUER

    Linus S. Lauer, 89, died peacefully on Monday, May 19, 2014. The family provided the following information. He was born in Blaine on June 11, 1924, to Martha (Hemmen) and Antone P. Lauer.  He graduated from Cathedral High School in 1942.  He attended Wichita ..

  • LAWRENCE E. ECKART

    Lawrence “Larry” E. Eckart, 75, of Wamego died Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the Wamego Health Center. The family provided the following information. Larry was born March 20, 1939, in Wamego, the son of Albert J. and Marie C. (Ebert) Eckart. He grew up and ..

  • ROBERT E. WALSH

    Robert E. “Bob” Walsh, 87, of Blue Rapids, died on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. Survivors include his daughter Yolanda Walsh, Nine Mile Falls, Wash.; step-son Terry Baker and wife Mary Alice, Blue Rapids; a brother ..

  • JUDITH RICHTER

    Judith A. Richter, 58, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born November 21, 1955, in Council Grove,. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502...

  • C.R. CRABTREE

    C. R. “Bud” Crabtree, 86, of Twin Falls, Idaho, formerly of Manhattan, died Thursday, May 8, 2014. The family provided the following information. Bud was born to William Clinton and Corda A. (Logsdon) Crabtree on April 19, 1928, in St. Joseph, Mo.  Bud married ..

  • KEITH ROBERT JENKINS

    Keith Robert Jenkins, 24, originally from Culver, Ind., died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Manhattan. Keith was born Nov. 6, 1989, in Temple, Texas. Keith joined the U.S. Army in 2008 as a field artillery cannon crew member at Fort Stewart, Ga. He was deployed ..

  • MAX DEETS

    Funeral services for Max E. Deets, 87, longtime manager of Solomon Valley Feedlot, Beloit, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 23, 2914,  at First United Methodist Church, Beloit,  with cremation following. Survivors are wife Marcelyn, sons Douglas,  Darwin, Mark,&..

  • ANITA KESLER

    Anita Katharina Leitz Kesler, 58, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas.  Anita was born June 27, 1955 in Oedheim, Germany to Alfred and Frida Ocker Leitz.  She was the youngest of their three children, a happy surprise to ..

  • C.R. CRABTREE

    C. R. “Bud” Crabtree, 86, of Twin Falls, Idaho, formerly of Manhattan, died Thursday, May 8, 2014. Bud was born to William Clinton and Corda A. (Logsdon) Crabtree on April 19, 1928, in St. Joseph, Mo.  Bud married Doris Annora Yurth on June 11, 1949, in ..

  • JESSE SETTLER

    Jesse Rhoderick Settler, 91, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Jesse, a man who experienced the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl and the flood of 1951, was born on Aug. 14, 1922, in Council Grove, the son of the ..

  • VIRGINIA CRIDER

    Virginia Janice Crider, 85, of Topeka, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Brewster Place in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Nov. 28, 1928, in Pocatello, Idaho, the daughter of James Melvin and Mary Valera (Hunt) Heskett. In 1967, ..

  • GLADYS FORST

    Gladys M. Forst, 88, of Marysville, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at Cambridge Place in Marysville. The family provided some of the following information. Gladys was born Jan. 18, 1926, to Anthony “Tony” and Elizabeth (Heinen) Wilhelm in Kelly. She attended grade school in Kelly ..

  • JOHN KNOST

    John Hugh Knost, 88, of St. George, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. John was born on May 21, 1925, in Grove Springs, Mo. Graveside inurnment services with military honors to be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at ..

  • JAMES TOWNSEND JR.

    Col. James Brerton Townsend Jr., 91, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, Manhattan...

  • DALE TURNER

    It is with sadness and in the spirit of celebration of life that we share that the Rev. Dale R. Turner, 85, died peacefully on April 25 after many years with multi-infarct dementia, which rivals Alzheimer’s disease. In the interest of ..

  • JOYCE STAMPER

    Joyce Lee (Virgin) Stamper, 77, died Thursday. Joyce was born May 16, 1936, in Lewis County, Ky.  She was the daughter of the late Alva Jack and late Mary Frances Virgin. Stamper is survived by her three daughters, Vickie L. (Alan) Riniker ..


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