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  • 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 ..

  • ROBERT J. NEWMAN, SR.

    Robert J. Newman, 89, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Omaha, Neb. He was born on March 14, 1925 in Manhattan to Porter J. Newman and Nettie H. Newman.  He attended public school in Manhattan, graduating from MHS in 1942.  He enrolled ..

  • JOHN M. KOGER

    John M. Koger, 93, of Topeka and formerly of Holton, died Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Brewster Place in Topeka. John was born Dec. 4, 1920 in Cheney, the son of Dr. Robert G. and Ermon Sloan Koger. He graduated from Cheney High School in 1938 ..

  • EUGENIA LOUISE FITTELL

    Eugenia “Gene” Louise Fittell, 99,  of Shawnee,  died Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Care Haven Home in Overland Park. She was born on Sept.4, 1914 at Randolph, the daughter of John and Amelia (Kunze) Grob.  She attended Monterey Country School ..

  • DENNIS A. HEIDEL

    Dennis A. “Sam” Heidel, 81, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Stormont Vail Health Center in Topeka. He was born on June 6, 1932, in Manhattan, the son of Richard Rudolph and Clara Cecelia (Moske) Heidel. Mr. Heidel attended the McDowell Creek School ..

  • JESSE SETTLER

    Jesse Settler, 91, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 16, 2014 at Via Chrisi Village in Manhattan.  Mr. Settler was born Aug. 14, 1922. He was a civil engineer at Fort Riley. Services will be announced at a later date with the complete obituary.  ..

  • GORDON R. BARR

    Gordon Ray Barr, 73, of Keats, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Dec. 30, 1940 in Hollenberg, the son of Dean and Gladys (Taylor) Barr. He grew ..

  • IVADELL ANN CHRISTIAN

    Ivadell Ann Christian, 79, of Concordia, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Mesa, Ariz. The family provided some of the following information. She was born April 25, 1935, to Albert and Lillian (Noltensmier) Hein at Wessington Springs, S.D. Ivadell was baptized and confirmed at ..


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