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  • BERNICE SCHONEWEIS

    Bernice LaVon (Brown) Schoneweis, 84, of Manhattan, died Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, at the Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka, following an extended illness. The family provided some of the following information. Bernice was born April 26, 1931, in the family home near Americus, the daughter of ..

  • LAWRENCE AND CATHERINE SCHUETZE

    Lawrence “Roger” Schuetze, 82, of Columbus Junction, Iowa, and formerly of Paxico, died June 23, 2015, and Catherine “Kay” Cummings Schuetze, 80, of Columbus Junction, Iowa, and formerly of Kansas City, died Sept. 11, 2015. Roger and Kay are survived by their two sons, Charles Schuetze (..

  • MADELINE F. ROWLEY

    Madeline Florine Rowley, 93, formerly of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. Madeline was born on July 13, 1922, in Riley, the daughter of Edward and Goldie (Mugler) Debus. She attended grade ..

  • JEAN E. ROHRIG

    Jean Elizabeth Rohrig, 61, of Lincoln, Kansas, died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Wichita. The family provided some of the following information. Jean was born Sept. 30, 1954, in Beloit.  She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Beloit ..

  • BERNICE SCHONEWEIS

    Bernice LaVon (Brown) Schoneweis, 84, of Manhattan, died Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, at the Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. She was born April 26, 1931, in rural Americus and had been a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by ..

  • MARIE HARTKE

    Marie Hartke, 82, of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Marie was born Aug. 21, 1933, in Gonzales, Texas, the daughter of P.A. and Amalia (Hansen) Helms. Marie was ..

  • JOHN E. CARLIN

    A change has been made to the visitation schedule for John Edward Carlin. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan. The visitation will resume at 6 p.m. at Seven Dolors ..

  • RICHARD J. UMSCHEID

    Richard J. Umscheid, 55, of Las Vegas, Nevada, and formerly of Flush and Wamego, died Sept. 10, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. He was born July 10, 1960, in Manhattan, the son of the late Mark and Cecilia Umscheid. Siblings include ..

  • MARIE HARTKE

    Marie Hartke, 82, of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Marie was born Aug. 21, 1933, in Gonzales, Texas, the daughter of P.A. and Amalia (Hansen) Helms. Marie was ..

  • MARK E. HAINLINE

    Mark Edmond Hainline, 76, of Nixa, Missouri, and formerly of Wamego, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Mark was born July 8, 1939, in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Paul and Mildred (Ayres) Hainline. He was married to ..

  • AVTAR S. SACHDEVA

    Avtar Singh Sachdeva, 86, of Olathe, and formerly of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Overland Park. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, at the Amos Family Funeral Home in Shawnee. Survivors include three sons, Devinder, Ravi Ben...

  • MADELINE F. ROWLEY

    Madeline F. Rowley, 93, formerly of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Additional obituary and service information will be announced by the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley...

  • BECKY M. CORNELL

    Becky M. (Jager) Cornell, 65, of Spring Hill, Florida, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, after a brief illness. The family provided some of the following information. Becky was born Oct. 28, 1949, in Manhattan, the daughter of Richard and Lois (Renz) Jager. Becky graduated from ..

  • JOHN E. CARLIN

    John Edward Carlin, 79, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House after a long battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. John was born July 17, 1936, in Salina, the son of Lucy Stanley Hite Carlin and ..

  • WILLIAM BALES

    William “Bruce” Bales, 83, of Wichita, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, in Wichita. The family provided some of the following information. Bruce was born July 22, 1932, in Wichita, to Vinton Rankin and Mary Elizabeth (Crosby) Bales. He was a retired engineer and served in ..

  • John Carlin, husband of state lawmaker, dead at 79

    John Edward Carlin, 79, a former Catholic priest, retired business owner and the husband of state Rep. Sydney Carlin, died Friday morning at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after a battle with leukemia. John was a friendly person who knew ..

  • MELVIN STEENSON

    Melvin Steenson, 82, of Waterville, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at Midland Hospice Care in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. Survivors include his wife, Sharon; his three sons, Barry Steenson of Topeka, Brad Steenson and his wife, Rachel, of ..

  • BARBARA L. CHENEY

    Barbara Lee “Barb” Cheney, 71, of Manhattan and formerly of St. John, Washington, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. Barbara Lee Yanosko was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on July 17, 1944, the daughter of the late E. Juanita (Imbler) ..

  • MAX EDWARD HEINLY

    Max Edward Heinly, 86, of Manhattan, died on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital- Manhattan. Max was born in Little River on June 14, 1929. He was the son of the late Helen (Brayton) Heinly and Clarence O. Heinly. He graduated from Little ..

  • DORIS SPRINGER

    Doris Imogene Springer, 82, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born on her family farm west of Clay Center on Oct. 9, 1933. She was the daughter of Guy William and Ethel May (Chayer) Fyfe. She ..


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