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  • VIVIAN L. “BUMP” OLSEN

    Vivian Laneve “Bump” Olsen, 99, of Manhattan, formerly of Abilene, died Satur day, Feb. 4, 2017, at Homestead Assisted Living in Manhattan. The fam ily provid ed some of the follow ing information: Vivian was born April 16, 1917, south of Abilene. She was the ..

  • ARLENE R. ANDERSON

    Arlene Rae Ander son, 82, of Wamego, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. The fam ily provid ed some of the follow ing infor mation: Arlene was born Aug. 16, 1934, in San Jose, California. She was the daughter of Leonard and Cecelia Malaqura Dias. Arlene ..

  • LOUISE A. (MIDGE) EVERHART

    Louise A. (Midge) Everhart, 99, of Onaga, formerly of Wamego, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. The family provided some of the following information: Midge was born Jan. 16, 1918, in rural Neu chatel. She was the daughter of Arthur A. and Lou ise (Rossi er) ..

  • ROGER D. STITT

    Roger Duane Stitt, 84, of Clay Center died Feb. 3, 2017. He was born June 17, 1932, in Clay Cen ter the son of Denny David and Emma May (Rogers) Stitt. Roger married Jeanne Moon on April 19, 1951. Rog er served in the U.S. Navy ..

  • DONALD JACOBSON

    Donald F. Jacob son, age 86, of rural Vermillion, where he had farmed for over .fty years, died at his home on the morning of Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. Don was born April 24, 1930, at Cottage Hill, to Robert E. and Hannah D. (Steenson) ..

  • THOMAS FOREHAND

    Thomas C. Fore hand, 65, Wamego, died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, following a lengthy illness. He was born on Oct. 2, 1951, to the late Thomas Wardell Forehand and Pearl (Etheridge) Fore hand in Chicago. Thomas served two tours in Vietnam and one in Desert ..

  • LUCIEN J. POULIN

    Lucien “Lou” J. Poulin, Jr., age 68, died on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at the Good Shep herd Hospice House, Manhattan. The family pro vided some of the fol lowing in formation. He was born on Feb. 11, 1948 in Augusta, Maine, the son of ..

  • MARY A. ST. JOHN

    Mary Ann St. John, 77, of Manhattan died on Feb. 1, 2017, and has gone home to be with her Lord and Savior. The family pro vided the following informa tion. Mary was born on April 24, 1939, in Kewanee, Illinois. She was the youngest ..

  • LYNN “GENE” BIRNEY

    Lynn Eugene “Gene” Birney, 69, of Great Bend, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. The family provided some of the following information: Lynn was born on September 9, 1947 to Leonard Carl and Edith Fern (Addy) Birney of Buckling. ..

  • WENDELL “STEPHEN” ANDERSON

    Wendell “Stephen” Anderson, 76, of Alma, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, on his son’s ranch, due to an accident while cutting down trees. Stephen was born on Oct. 25, 1940. He is survived by his children, Andrew Anderson, Matthew (Julia) Anderson, Nathan (Suzy) Anderson ..

  • DOROTHY J. NONAMAKER

    Dorothy “Dotti” Jean Nonamaker, 76, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at the Meadowlark Hills Retire ment Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Feb. 27, 1940, in Smith Center. She was the daughter of Harold ..

  • SHIRLEY HARDY

    Shirley Hardy, 90, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 in Libertyville, Illinois. The family provided some of the following information. She was born in Sheridan, Wyoming, on March 2, 1926. She was daughter of the late Archie and Cleta Marie (Potter) Ewoldsen. Shirley graduated from the ..

  • MAX POINDEXTER

    Max Alan Poindexter, 63, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Nov. 5, 1953, in Frankfort, Germany. He was the son of Conde and Beatrice (Mixon) Poindexter. Max spent his early ..

  • ANITA SILVA

    Anita Silva, 92, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at her home in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born in Manhattan on Feb. 5, 1924. She was the daughter of Pedro and Apolonia (Gamino) Silva. She grew up ..

  • DR. JAMES SCHOLTEN

    Dr. James Robert “Jim” Scholten, 76, of Salina, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, following a nine- year progres sion of Lewy Body Dementia. The family provided some of the following information. Dr. Scholten, son of the late Clifford and Avis Rhoades Scholten, was ..

  • Longtime area principal Bob Anderson dies at 90

    Robert Anderson, a longtime Manhattan principal and Manhattan Citizen of the Year, died Monday. He was 90 years old. Anderson first moved to Manhattan in 1953 to be the principal of Eugene Field Elementary School. He transferred to Marlatt Elementary School in 1970 ..

  • ROBERT D. ANDERSON

    I’d stay in the garden with Him ‘Tho the night around me is falling But He bids me go, through the voice of woe His voice to me is calling. As the sun rose Jan. 30, 2017, on a beautiful crimson ..

  • KENNETH A. DEKAT

    Kenneth Arthur Dekat, 78, of Wamego, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. The family provided some of the following informa tion: Ken was born July 27, 1938, in Westmoreland. He was the son of Arthur T. and Delia S. Eckert Dekat. Ken married Mary Cook in 1958. ..

  • DR. W. DALE EUSTACE

    W. Dale Eustace, 79, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 in North Newton. The family provided some of the following information: Dale was born Feb. 9, 1937, to Clifford and Anna Marie (Davis) Eustace. Dale graduated from Manhattan High School in 1955. He received his B.S. ..

  • C. STEPHEN SCHENEMAN

    Carl Stephen Scheneman, 68, of Columbia, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, at The Bluffs, Columbia, Missouri. Visitation will be Saturday from noon to 2 p.m., Saturday Feb. 4, at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, Missouri, 65202. The funeral service will begin at 2 p...


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