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  • ELIZABETH STIEBE

    Elizabeth M. Stiebe, 90, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at her home near Kinsley. She was born on Sept. 8, 1926, to Joseph and Katherine Bernatzki in Kinsley. She attended school in Kinsley and graduated high school in spring of 1944. After high school she worked ..

  • FORREST L. BUTLER

    Forrest Lynne Butler, of the Wamego/St. George area, died Jan. 1, 2017, at the Topeka VA, Cotton wood CLC Unit. The family provided some of the following inf orma- tion. Born Sept. 9, 1946, in Boston, Massachusetts, he lived in Bangor, Maine, prior ..

  • BETTY LOU BAILEY

    Betty Lou Bailey, 83, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at Delmar Gardens in Overland Park. The family provided some of the foll owing information: Betty was born Oct. 11, 1933, in St. Joseph, Missouri. She graduating from Rosedale High School in 1951 Kansas City, Kansas. Betty ..

  • GERALD E. UMBARGER

    Gerald Eugene Umbarger, 92, of Chanute, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at home in Chanute. The family provided some of the foll owing information: Gerald was born on Aug. 20, 1924, in Earlton, the son of Wi n n i e and Flossie (Miller) Umbarger. ..

  • SUE GREIG

    Sue Greig, 89, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, in her home, in the care of her sons. The family provided some of the foll owing information: Sue was born i n Stamps, Arkansas, in 1927, to the late Gladys (Smith) and Jesse ..

  • JEANETTA CHART

    Jeanetta Rose Mullins Chart, 74, of Merritt Island, Florida, formerly of Manhattan, died Dec. 21, 2016. The family provided some of the following information: Jeanetta was born April 26, 1942, in Logan, West Virginia. Preceding her in death were her husband of 48 years, Harold G. ..

  • RALPH MULLET

    Ralph Mullet, 83, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Jan. 10, 1933, in New Orleans to Victor and Jennie Mercier Mullet. He served in the Army two years and was honorably discharged from active duty Nov. 22, 1955, ..

  • JERRY JOSEPH FINK

    Jerry Joseph Fink, 63, of Paxico, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after a brief journey with cancer. He was born February 4, 1953, in Junction City, to Clarence and Anneliese ( Kaiser) Fink. He is preceded in death ..

  • IRA M. RICHTER

    Ira M. Richter, 91, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, at the Good Shepherd Hosp ice House, Manhattan. The family provided some of the foll owing information: Ira was born on March 9, 1925, in Alta Vista. He was the son of Reinhold & Ida Bella (..

  • CATHERINE ALLEN

    Catherine Victoria Allen, 80, of Westmoreland, died Jan. 3, 2017, at W e s t y Community Care Home in W e s t more- land. The family provided some of the following information: Catherine was born Dec. 29, 1936, in Flush. She was the ..

  • JAYNE HUNT

    Jayne Ann Hunt, 63, Manhattan, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Jayne was born Jayne A. Matthews on July 23, 1953, in Pampa, Texas, to Lyle and Avis Arliene (Berkley) ..

  • MAXIMA FAVELA

    Maxima Favela died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. A funeral mass will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Seven Dolors Catholic Church, 731 Pierre St., Manhattan. Arrangements entrusted to Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, 1317 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan...

  • LORETTA HARRISON

    Loretta “Bernice” Harrison, 94, of Wamego, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society- Va l ley Vista. Bernice was born March 24, 1922, in rural Pottawatomie County near Wamego. She was one of 11 children of Thomas and Regina (Umscheid) Downey. She attended Wamego ..

  • NORMA A. BRIGGEMAN

    Norma Anna Briggeman, 93, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 at her SOuth W i n d home in Pratt. The family provided some of the foll owing information: Because of God’s Grace, Norma received the Crown of Life. She was born on ..

  • DOLORES ANN HOLZ

    Dolores Ann Holz, 81, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at home surrounded by her loving family. The family provided some of the following information: Dolores was born Feb. 11, 1935, at home in Wabaunsee County, Belvue. She was the oldest of three children born to ..

  • DUNCAN E. LONG

    Duncan Eugene Long, 67, of Manhattan, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 at the Good Shep herd Hosp ice House after a brief illness. The family provided some of the following information: Duncan was born Feb. 6, 1949, in Smith Center. His parents are Paul F. ..

  • VANCE RICHTER

    Vance Richter, 84, of Green, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Vance was born on the family farm in rural Mayday on Oct. 28, 1932. He was the son of Elmer ..

  • RAYMOND PETER

    Raymond Leslie Peter, 91, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Raymond was born in Manhattan on May 31, 1925. He was the son of George Leslie and Laura M. (..

  • PHILIP M. BROKENICKY

    Philip M. Brokenicky, 67, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at his home. The family provided some of the following information: Phil was born on his father’s birthday, Aug. 7, 1949, in Marysville. He was the son of Milan E. Brokenicky and Maxine (..

  • WILLIS WHITE

    Willis Duane White, 83, of Manhattan, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at his residence. He was born Nov. 4, 1933, in Abilene. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS, 66502...


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