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  • KENNETH THOMAS

    Kenneth Thomas, 91, of Aurora, Nebraska, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, at the Medicalodge in Clay Center. The family provided some of the following information. Kenneth was born April 23, 1924, in Aurora, Nebraska, the son of Leo Charles and Eva Marble (Arritt) Thomas. He ..

  • ADELIA BROWN-MOEHLMAN

    Adelia Brown-Moehlman, 59, of Pomona, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, at the Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Ottawa. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, also at Lamb-Roberts. Burial will follow in ..

  • JOHN D. BRAUN

    John Doniat Braun, 64, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He died surrounded by loved ones, after a long battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Mr. Braun was born Jan. 28, 1951, in San ..

  • EARL PARKHURST

    Earl LeRoy Parkhurst, 54, of Wamego, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. Earl was born April 19, 1961, in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, the son of George and Marjorie Lowry Parkhurst.  Earl was a truck driver, ..

  • JANICE L. GABLE

    Janice L. “Jan” Gable, 81, of Manhattan, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, at her home, following an extended illness. The family provided some of the following information.  Jan was born May 3, 1934, in Manhattan, the daughter of Ralph Orville and Virginia F. (Docking) ..

  • B. ARLENE PETERSON

    B. Arlene Peterson, 86, of Manhattan, died peacefully surrounded by her family Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital. She was born on May 11, 1929, in Sabetha. She was the youngest of 10 children of Sylvan and Bertha (Wegman) Aeschliman.  On Oct. 14, 1951, ..

  • DAVID V. AYERS

    David Vernon Ayers, 70, of Ft. Myers, Florida, died Nov. 12, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. David was born May 4, 1945, in Dayton, Ohio. He worked as the owner and operator of Dave’s Lawn Care & Snow Removal. He ..

  • GERTRUD A. NEAL

    Gertrud A. “Trudy” Neal, 85, of Junction City, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Trudy was born April 21, 1930, in Mannheim, Germany, the daughter of George and Gertrud (Gelgen) Sauer. Trudy ..

  • JOANNA MAUK

    Joanna “Jo” Mauk, 67, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at Stormont-Vail in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. Joanna was born May 4, 1948, in Salina, to Lawrence and Mary Hardesty. She worked for Briggs Auto Group in Manhattan. Joanna was a ..

  • ARTHUR E. SCHUMAN

    Arthur Ernest “Art” Schuman, 88, of Lawrence, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The family provided some of the following information. Mr. Schumann was born Oct. 24, 1927, in Moonlight, the son of Albert E. and Helen P. Ramseyer Schumann. He attended ..

  • NEOLA B. BRUNS

    Neola B. Bruns, 85, of Papillion, Nebraska, and formerly of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at Victoria Gardens in Bellevue, Nebraska. The family provided some of the following information. Neola was born Feb. 1, 1930, in Stockdale, the daughter of Royal B. and Mary ..

  • LARRY ZENTZ

    Larry Raymond Francis Zentz, 73, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Larry was born Jan. 16, 1942, in Clay Center, the son of Raymond Leroy and Florence Irene (..

  • LOTTIE P. RYDER

    Lottie Paralee Ryder, 97, died Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, at her home in Garden City. The family provided some of the following information. Lottie was born May 21, 1918, in Sharp County, Arkansas, the daughter of Thomas M. and Cora (Ford) Wright. She married Ed ..

  • JUSTIN G. FOUTS

    Justin G. Fouts, 86, of Westmoreland, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at Wamego City Hospital. He was born July 22, 1929, in Bigelow, the son of Smith L. and Rebecca L. (Coffey) Fouts. On Oct. 4, 1958, he married Willa Geraldine Vance in Topeka. She survives of ..

  • LOIS FINK

    Lois Fink, 100, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at Homestead Care Home. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation...

  • ERMA VERHAGE

    Erma Verhage, 75, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, after a brave fight with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Erma was born Sept. 22, 1940, in Hays, the daughter of Fidelis A. and Celestina ..

  • ARLENE V. WILSON

    Arlene V. Wilson, 90, of St. George, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at the Westy Community Care Center in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. Arlene was born May 8, 1925, at the family home in Wabaunsee County, the daughter of Louis ..

  • PAUL B. FABRE

    Paul Brian “Buzzy” Fabre, 47, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, after a prolonged illness. The family provided some of the following information. Buzzy was born Jan. 24, 1968, in Fort Hood, Texas, to Frances M. Myers and Paul Wallace Fabre. He attended Manhattan High School ..

  • JAMES F. KIENTZ

    James “Jim” Franklin Kientz, 73, of Wamego, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. Jim was born on July 28, 1942, to Albert and Clara (King) Kientz in Manhattan. He graduated from ..

  • EVELYN M. HUGHES

    Evelyn M. Hughes, 91, of Addison, Illinois, died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, Illinois. The family provided some of the following information. Survivors include her son Roger Hughes (Clara); daughter-in-law, Debi Hughes; four grandchildren, James Hughes III, ..


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