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  • MERWIN JENSEN

    Merwin Leon Jensen, 75, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at home in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. He was born in Denver on May 9, 1939, to Harley R. and Carla E. Jensen. Merwin and his parents returned to rural Ruskin, ..

  • IVALEE SCHELL

    Ivalee Schell, 91, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at her residence. The family provided some of the following information. She was born July 13, 1922, in Natoma, the daughter of Harvey and Beulah (Zimmerman) McFadden. She moved to Manhattan from Beloit in 1968. Ivalee ..

  • Sheryl Klobasa

    Sheryl A. Klobasa, 59, died of a sudden illness on May 9, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. They said Sheryl never expressed pain and was surrounded by her loved ones at her ..

  • Eugenia Fittell

    Eugenia Louise (Grob) Fittell, 99, of Shawnee, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at the Comfort Care Home in Overland Park, KS. She was born on Sept. 4, 1914, in Randolph. Arrangements are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley...

  • Merwin Jensen

    Merwin L. Jensen, 75, of Wamego, died May 9, 2014, at his residence. He was born May 9, 1939, in Denver. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502...

  • Kathryn Bork

    Kathryn (Katie) Elizabeth Bork, 97, died May 9, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Home in Springfield, Ill. The family provided some of the following information. They said Kathryn died peacefully. Kathryn was born on June 13, 1916 in Freeport, Ill., to Esrom Harry and Margaret ..

  • Ramona Stettnisch

    Ramona Joyce Stettnisch, 79, of Barnes, died on Friday, May 9, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Survivors include her husband Ken; daughter, Teri Stettnisch and her husband Bob Spangler of Overland Park; brother, Darrell Keefover of Barnes; sister, Karen Sisk ..

  • Wesley Tarwater

    Wesley Tarwater, 90, of Lincoln, Neb., died May 6, 2014.  He was born in St. Joseph, Mo., to Everett and Bertha Tarwater. Wes served in the Navy after graduating high school. He then worked for over 25 years at Motor Inn, Manhattan for ..

  • LARRY LEE CARGAL

    Larry Lee Cargal, retired Army master sergeant, 65, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born on Sept. 6, 1948, in Neelyville, Mo., the son of John L. and Marry L. (Cole) Cargal. Following graduation from Welston ..

  • ERNEST A. BLANKEN

    Ernest A. Blanken, 92, of Linn, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the Linn Community Nursing Home. Visitation is Sunday, May 11, 2014, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home in Linn. The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service is 10:30 ..

  • PHYLLIS KAUFHOLZ

    Phyllis Delores(Wah-wa-sah) Kaufholz, 80, of Manhattan, formerly of Mayetta, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014,  at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Phyllis was born in Mayetta, on Oct. 25, 1933, the daughter of the late Catherine C. (LaClair) and John M. Lewis. She attended ..

  • PANSY SHRYER

    Pansy “Pat” Elizabeth Shryer, 86, formerly of Riley and University Park, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Medicalodge of Clay Center. She was born on Sept. 6, 1927, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Ben and Pansy (Larabee) Pearce.  She attended school in ..

  • PHYLLIS KAUFHOLZ

    Phyllis D. (Wahwasah) Kaufholz, 80, of Manhattan, formerly of Mayetta, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was a retired cook for the Manhattan Senior Center. Services will be Monday, May 12, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral ..

  • DORIS McMANUS

    Doris Jean McManus, 76, of Manhattan, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Oct. 3, 1937, in Union Town, Ark., the daughter of Raymond and Clara Mable (Kernes) Turner.  She moved to the Manhattan area in 2002 ..

  • CHARLENE MAE LIND

    Charlene Mae Lind died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Pleasant View Home in Inman. She was born Dec. 23, 1932, in Manhattan, the daughter of Francis and Lucille Mordy. She was a 1950 graduate of Manhattan High School and a 1954 graduate of Kansas State University. ..

  • LAUREL HOWARD

    Laurel O. “Barney” Howard, 94, of Wamego, formerly of Eskridge, died on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center.  He served in the United States Army Air Corp as a radio mechanic during WWII in the European Theatre. ..

  • GLORIA MAE SALBERG

    Gloria Mae Salberg, 84, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on June 24, 1929, in Junction City to Marie and John Ehlers. She attended grade schools in Riley County and graduated from Manhattan ..

  • LAUREL HOWARD

    Laurel O. “Barney” Howard, 94, of Wamego, formerly of Eskridge, died on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center.  He served in the United States Army Air Corp as a radio mechanic during WWII in the European Theatre. ..

  • CHESTER ABITZ

    Chester Theodore Abitz, 94, of Wheaton, died Sunday, May 4, 2014,  at the Westy Community Care Home. Chester was born on Dec. 2, 1919, in rural Wheaton, the son of Wilhelm and Helena Hinzman Abitz.  He was a farmer and stockman on the ..

  • BEN WEST

    Earl “Ben” West, Jr., 94, of Manhattan, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born July 29, 1919, in Manhattan, the son of Earl Benjamin Jr. and Eunice Eldessie (Custer) West. After graduating from Manhattan High School in 1938, Ben ..


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