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  • 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...

  • IRA RICHTER

    Ira M. Richter, 91, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House, Manhattan. He was born on March 9, 1925, in Alta Vista. He was the son of Reinhold & Ida Bella (Jackson) Richter. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service ..

  • DUNCAN E. LONG

    Duncan E. Long, 67, of Manhattan, died Dec. 30, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born February 6, 1949, in Smith Center. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Grace Baptist Church ..

  • DOROTHY J. SWATZELL

    Dorothy June Swatzell, 87, St. George, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information: On Dec. 4, 1929, Dorothy was born to Enos and Lula (Auldridge) Eller in Gaylord. She was united in marriage ..

  • KATHLEEN MURRAY-GARCIA

    Kathleen Murray- Garcia, 60, of Wakefield, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016. Dove Cremation & Funeral Service of Junction City is assisting the family with cremation arrangements. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The family provided some of the following ..

  • MARY CHAMBERS

    Mary Elizabeth Chambers, 86, of Topeka, formerly of Wamego, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, in Topeka at Midland Care Hospice House surrounded by her family. The family provided some of the foll owing information: On May 25, 1930, Mary was born to Lorraine and Edith (..

  • ROGER C. OPLINGER

    Roger Clark Oplinger, 67, Jewell, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016. The family provided some of the following information: Roger was welcomed home by his Lord and Savior after a courageous fight with c a n c e r. He was born on March 23, 1949, ..

  • HAROLD L. WATERS

    Harold Lawrence “Uncle Bud” Waters, 87, of Manhattan, formerly of rural Wabaunsee, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Harold was born on May 1, 1929, in Centralia. He was the ..

  • MARY E. CHAMBERS

    Mary Elizabeth Chambers, 86, of Topeka, formerly of Wamego, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, in Topeka. Visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego, with family greeting friends Private graveside services will be Saturday, ..

  • DAVID L. MUSGROVE

    David L. Musgrove, 83, of Winfield, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, at Winfield Senior Living. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 29, at Miles Funeral Service. The family will greet visitors from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services ..

  • JOHN WHITE

    John Hale White, 71, of Council Grove, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016, at his home. The family provided some of the following information: John was born Nov. 5, 1945, in Coronado, California, where his father was stationed with the U.S. Navy. When he was ..

  • EVELYN CARR

    Evelyn B. Taylor Carr, 91, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 at Rossville Healthcare, Rossville. The family provided some of the following information: She was born on March 1, 1925 in Keats. She was the daughter of Loyde and Margar e t Whitacre Taylor. She attended ..

  • BERNA MORGAN

    Berna Jean Morgan 80, of Manhattan, died in her home on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016. The family provided some of the following information: Berna was born Dec. 19 1936 in Manhattan. She was born to Georgia Lee Medley and Alden Theodore Jackson. Berna attended and ..

  • LOUISE WHEATLEY

    Louise S. Wheatley, 87, of Washington, D.C., died after a brief illness on Dec. 20, 2016, surrounded by her family. The family provided some of the foll owing information: Born December 24, 1929, in New York City to Alice and Jesse Nachman, Louise graduated ..


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