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  • 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 ..

  • BARBARA LEE CHENEY

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

  • KENNETH D. GERMANN

    Kenneth Dean Germann, 82, of Council Grove, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Kenneth was born Oct. 24, 1932, in Alta Vista, the son of the late Ethel (Ross) and Albert R. Germann. Ken graduated from Alta Vista ..

  • W. DALE LYONS

    W. Dale Lyons, 91, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, at Valley Vista nursing home in Wamego. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, with visitation preceding the service at 10 a.m. at the University Christian Church in Manhattan. Private inurnment ..

  • ELDON W. DYER

    Eldon W. Dyer, 87, of Manhattan and formerly of Wamego, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community of Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Eldon was born May 7, 1928, in Pomona, the son of Kenneth L. and ..

  • DAVID WILLIAMS

    David “Craig” Williams, 70, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, at Stormont-Vail in Topeka, following lung complications. The family provided some of the following information. Craig was born Jan. 16, 1945, in Caldwell, to Glen and Jean (Leap) Williams Kolarik.  Craig grew up ..

  • MAX E. HEINLY

    Max Edward Heinly, 86, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Services are pending with the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation in Manhattan...

  • DORIS SPRINGER

    Doris Springer, 82, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, at the Carnahan Creek Cemetery with Pastor Kevin Larson officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 ..

  • FRANCES M. HILL

    Frances Marie Hill, 78, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, at Wamego Health Center in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. Frances was born April 1, 1937, in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Albert and Edna (Bowers) Watson. She was a homemaker. Frances ..

  • MARIE HARTKE

    Marie Hartke, 82, of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. She was born on Aug. 21, 1933, in Gonzales, Texas, and had been a Manhattan resident since 1954. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the ..

  • JOYCE MARIE AKIN

    Joyce Marie Akin, 82, formerly of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, at Vintage Park Assisted Living in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. Joyce, the daughter of John and Lula (Sexton) Duncan, was born Feb. 17, 1933, in the Dickinson county ..

  • RONALD A. HAMMEL

    Ronald Arthur Hammel, 84, of Clay Center died Friday, Oct. 16, 2015. He was born June 2, 1931, in Clay Center. Ronald graduated from Clay County Community High School in 1949. He graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in education. He received ..

  • POKSIK KWON

    Poksik “Pok” Kwon, 69, of Lenoir, North Carolina, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care of Lenoir. She was born on Aug. 27, 1946, in Pusan, South Korea. Her parents, her husband and two brothers preceded her in death. Survivors include ..

  • LOWELL J. JONES

    Lowell J. Jones, 93, of Olsburg died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, at the Frankfort Community Care Home. He was born on Feb. 24, 1922, in the Springside Community near Olsburg, the son of Gilbert and Esther Nelson Jones. Lowell was a farmer and Dairyman. Lowell ..

  • CHONG WRIGHT

    Chong Wright, 74, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Dec. 26, 1940, in Sinuichu, Korea. On Sept. 8, 1964, in Seoul, Korea, she was united in ..


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