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  • ROBERT ARTHUR OLEEN

    Robert “Bob” Arthur Oleen, 96, lifetime resident of Dwight, died at his home Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. The family provided the following information. Bob was born on April 26, 1918, in Falun, the son of Hjalmer and Selma (Forslund) Oleen. He graduated from Falun High ..

  • J. DEE JOHNS

    J. Dee Johns, 77, of Kansas City, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. The family provided the following information. J. Dee will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. Condolences will be held on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at 10 a...

  • LEON M. MATHIES

    Leon M. Mathies, 91, of Alma, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Wamego Health Center. The family provided the following information. Leon was born Oct. 30, 1922, north of McFarland, the son of Fred M. and Ella Marten Mathies Leon was a farmer and stockman, ..

  • EVELYN ROSE GIEBER

    Evelyn Rose Gieber, 93, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the Cedar Village Long Term Care Center in Ness City. The family provided the following information. Evelyn was born on June 27, 1921, in Ogden, the daughter of Fred and Anna Nelson Stein. On July 12, 1941, ..

  • BERNARD JOSEPH BROWN

    Bernard Joseph “B.J.” Brown, 91, of Lillis, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Topeka. The family provided the following information. B.J. was born Nov. 16, 1922, on the family farm in rural Lillis, the son of Michael J. and Nora Grace Brown. He ..

  • THOMAS JOSEPH BARRY

    Thomas Joseph Barry, 54, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided the following information. Tommy was born in Dodge City on March 16, 1960, the son of Ruth V. (Rogers) Barry and the late Wallace D. Barry.&..

  • WILLIAM RICHARD AYE

    William Richard Aye, 85, of Madison, Wis., died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014,  at Oakwood Village in Madison. The family provided the following information. William was a native of Manhattan, son of long-time Manhattanite Mary Adda Boone. A 1955 graduate of Kansas State University, ..

  • LUCILE M. FLEMING

    Lucile M. “Lu” Fleming, 77, of Manhattan, died Thursday morning, Aug. 28, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on June 26, 1937, in Wheaton, the daughter of Jake M. and Hallie Grace (Simon) ..

  • KAY EVELYN PERRY

    Kay Evelyn Perry, 79, of Salina, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at home surrounded by her loving family. The family provided the following information. Kay was born Feb. 26, 1935, in Great Bend, the daughter of Loren Sr and Jessie (Hazel) Blake. Kay was a ..

  • ROBERT GLEN COX

    Robert Glen Cox, 80, of Westmoreland, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided the following information. Robert was born on March 1, 1934, in Corning, the son of Terrance and Wilma (Ward) Cox.  After he attended ..

  • LUCILE M. FLEMING

    Lucile M. “Lu” Fleming, 77, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born on June 26, 1937, in Wheaton and had been a lifetime area resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later ..

  • EARL SLAGLE

    G. Earl Slagle, 88, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Earl was born on Dec. 23, 1925, in rural Beeler, the son of Vern and Ivy (Prose) Slagle. During World ..

  • ROSA LEE JONES

    Rosa Lee Jones, 69, of Manhattan, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided the following information. Rosa Lee Kleinschmidt was born in Herington on Sept. 14, 1944, the daughter of the late Clemens Karl Ernest and Esther Viola (Schlesener) ..

  • EARL SLAGLE

    Earl Slagle, 88, of Manhattan,  died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on Dec. 23, 1925, in rural Beeler. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz ..

  • NELLIE F. WARDERS

    Nellie F. Warders, 85, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at South Wind Hospice in Pratt. The family provided the following information. Nellie was born on April 26, 1929, in Lillis, the daughter of Daniel H. and Hazel D. (Black) Burton.  Nellie went to school ..

  • FREDERICK MURIEL DOZA

    Frederick Muriel Doza, 84, of Leonardville, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.  The family provided the following information. Frederick was a resident of Leonardville Nursing Home and was a member of the Leonardville community since 1969.  ..

  • MARIA DEMPSEY

    Maria Dempsey, 87, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on May 26, 1927 in Naternbach, Austria, the daughter of Johann and Josefa Eichlberger. Complete obituary and service information is pending and will be announced ..

  • BETTY LEE LORENZ

    Betty Lee Lorenz, 89, of Manhattan, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Topeka. The family provided the following information. Betty was born Oct. 7, 1924, in Lawrence, the daughter of Lawrence L. and Ruby J. (Woodward) Martin.  Betty graduated from Topeka High School.  ..

  • DELBERT SIMON

    Delbert Harlan Simon, 85, of Alma, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Topeka. He was born Jan. 9, 1929, in rural Alma.  He served in the United States Army. Delbert operated the family dairy and farm until his retirement in 1993.  He married Virginia ..

  • ROSA JONES

    Rosa Jones, 69, of Manhattan, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation, Manhattan...


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