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  • VIRGINIA M. KENNEDY

    Virginia M. Kennedy, 95, of Wamego, died peacefully Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Valley Vista Good Samaritan home with her family by her side. Virginia Storer was born in Muncie, Kansas, on November 28, 1920, the daughter of the late Myrtle I. (Storer) Irwin and ..

  • LENIEL H. HARBERS

    Leniel H. “Len” Harbers, 81, retired professor with the Department of Animal Sciences at K-State, died April 18, 2016, in Manhattan. Memorial services for Dr. Harbers will be held 11 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church, 612 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan.  ..

  • EDWARD A. DUCHENE

    Edward Anthony DuChene, 84, Manhattan, died Friday, June 10, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Edward was born June 17, 1931, in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Peter Anthony DuChene and Dorothea DuChene. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced ..

  • HATTIE M. KIDD

    Hattie Mae Kidd, 86, of Manhattan and formerly of Chicago, died Sunday, June 5, 2016, at her home. She had worked in Chicago as a floral designer and for Zenith Electronics. The family provided some of the following information.  Hattie Mae Graham ..

  • ERIC J. LOCKHART

    Eric J. Lockhart, 51, of Arkansas City and formerly of Blue Rapids, died Tuesday, June 7, 2016. The family provided some of the following information.  Eric, the son of Marjorie A. (Hill) Lockhart and the late Floyd W. Lockhart, was born Jan. 11, 1965, ..

  • KATHERINE L. STARKSON

    Katherine L. Starkson, 66, Waterville, died Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after short battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Kay was born Feb. 7, 1950, to the late Edward J. and Ida K. (..

  • KATHERINE L. STARKSON

    Katherine L. Starkson, 66, Waterville, died Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after short battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Kay was born Feb. 7, 1950, to the late Edward J. and Ida K. (..

  • VIRGINIA M. KENNEDY

    Virginia M. Kennedy, 95, Wamego, died Wednesday, June 8, 2016, peacefully at Valley Vista Good Samaritan home with her family by her side. The family provided some of the following information. Virginia worked as a morning cook at the Derby Food Center at ..

  • LORIE E. CARR

    Lorie Elaine Carr, 52, of Junction City, died Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at the Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka, following an accidental fall from a horse on Memorial Day. She was born July 11, 1963, in Peoria, Illinois, and had been an area resident since 1981. Additional ..

  • HELEN TOBUREN

    Helen Louise Toburen, 103, died peacefully on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. The family provided some of the following information. She saw the world change during her lifetime of nearly 104 years and was always open to considering new ways of thinking while being respectful ..

  • MILDRED MARY FINNESY

    Mildred Mary Finnesy, 84, of Paradise and Russell County, died on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at the Ellinwood District Hospital in Ellinwood. Mildred was born on Sept. 14, 1931, in the family home north of Russell to John W. and Margaret E. (Stielow) Fuller. Survivors ..

  • GLADYS L. STOCK

    Gladys Luan Stock, 90, died Tuesday, June 7, 2016. The family provided some of the following information. Gladys was born in on July 1, 1925, in Home, the youngest daughter of Ernest and Clara Keller. She married Edwin Stock on Sept. 21, 1942. She is preceded in ..

  • HATTIE M. KIDD

    Hattie Mae Kidd, 86, of Manhattan and formerly of Chicago, died Sunday, June 5, 2016, at her home. She had worked in Chicago as a floral designer and for Zenith Electronics. The family provided some of the following information.  Hattie Mae Graham ..

  • HELEN TOBUREN

    Helen Toburen, 103, Manhattan, died early Wednesday morning, June 8, 2016 at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community’s Wroten House in Manhattan. She was born on Aug. 8, 1912. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan...

  • SHARON KAY JOHNSON

    Sharon Kay (Shroyer) Johnson, 71, of Eskridge, died Sunday, June 5, 2016, at Stormont-Vail Hospital following a sudden respiratory illness. She was a life-long resident of the Alma community. The family provided some of the following information. Sharon was born on April 26, 1945, in ..

  • EVELYN LIERZ

    Evelyn June Porter Lierz, 77, died Monday, June 6, 2016, in Holton. She was born June 28, 1938, at home in Wetmore. She was the daughter of Paul “Cobb” and Hazel George Porter. Evelyn attended Porter Grade School and transferred to Wetmore Attendance Center in 5..

  • CAROLYN LAVONNE ‘SHORTY’ McGUIRE

    Carolyn Lavonne “Shorty” McGuire, 74, of Westmoreland, died Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Topeka. She was born May 31, 1942, in Bigelow. She was the daughter of Frank H. and Jessie Louise Hale Weeks. Shorty worked for many years for Hall Brothers Construction in Marysville ..

  • RALEIGHTA TYLER

    Raleighta Faye Breeding Spencer Tyler, 97, died Monday, May 23, 2016 at Aberdeen Village, a Presbyterian Manor, in Olathe. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Dec. 1, 1918, near Home, at the home of her parents, Archie and Emma Zinn ..

  • ROWAN J. PRYOR

    Rowan John Pryor, son of John and Ashley (VanSickle) Pryor of Wamego, died Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. He was born on April 26, 2016 at Stormont-Vail Health Center in Topeka. He is survived by his ..

  • CAROLYN J. HAGNAUER

    Carolyn Jean (Alsop) Hagnauer, 85, Olathe, died June 1, 2016 at the Evergreen Community of Johnson County. The family provided some of the following information. Carolyn was born Sept. 6, 1930 in Wamego, the daughter of Malcolm J. and Jean (Baker) Alsop. She grew up ..


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