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  • ROBERT D. JONES

    Robert “Bob” Dean Jones, 93, of Chapman, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at Chapman Valley Manor in Chapman. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born Aug. 14, 1922, at the Riverview Farm in rural Junction City.  His parents were Orin ..

  • JEAN ARCHER CRAIG

    Jean Archer Craig, 90, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Junction City. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 4, 1925, in Sandoval, Illinois. She was married to James V. “Jim” Craig for 54 years from 1948 until his death in 2003. She ..

  • CAMERON J. POE

    Cameron Jordan Poe, 29, of Wamego, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at his home. The family declined to give a cause of death, but provided some of the following information. Cameron was born April 11, 1986, in Manhattan. He was the son of Renzie M. ..

  • PEARL P. HAYES

    Pearl P. Hayes, 90, Phillipsburg, died Friday, Aug. 28, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. She was born Oct. 26, 1924 in Riley County to John F. and Ida M. (Bohnenblust) Sprecker. Her husband, Donald, preceded her in death Aug. 30, 2012. She is ..

  • ROBIN D.S. HIGHAM

    Dr. Robin D.S. Higham, 90, Manhattan, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born June 20, 1925 in London, England, the son of David and Anne (Stewart) Higham. He attended Hotchkiss Prep School in Connecticut. He earned his ..

  • MARJORIA O. HEYNE

    Memorial services for Marjorie Olive Francis Heyne have been scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at the First United Methodist Church, 612 Poyntz Avenue in Manhattan. Reverend Melanie Martin will officiate. There will be a reception for family and friends immediately ..

  • THOMAS A. BERRY

    Thomas “Tom” Andrew Berry, 49, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Tom was born in Kansas City, Missouri on Sept. 2, 1965, the son of Mary Anne (Lewis) Berry, and the late Edgar F. Berry. Tom received his ..

  • CAREY N. BRISBIN, JR.

    Carey Nelson Brisbin, Jr., 88, Manhattan, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born March 23, 1927, in St. George, the son of Carey Nelson Brisbin, Sr. and Florence (Fleiss) Brisbin. He attended the local grade schools ..

  • JUDY A. WOODWORTH

    Judy Ann Woodworth, 74, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Dec. 10, 1940, in Great Bend, the daughter of William Frederick and Helen Marie (Brown) Tittel. On Nov. 18, 1988, at Sedalia Community Church, she ..

  • BOB WILCOX

    Robert Alvin “Bob” Wilcox, 96, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born Oct. 3, 1918, in Nunda, South Dakota, the son of Leroy Henry and Anna ..

  • THOMAS A. BERRY

    Thomas Andrew “Tom” Berry, 49, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information is pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation in Manhattan...

  • MELVIN E. SUMMERS

    Melvin Everett Summers, 49, of Chicago died Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, in Chicago, after battling cancer. The family provided some of the following information. A Manhattan resident from 1993 to 2010, Melvin was born May 10, 1966, in Chicago, Illinois. He joined the U.S. Army in 1992 ..

  • BOB WILCOX

    Robert Alvin “Bob” Wilcox, 96, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Oct. 3, 1918, in Nunda, South Dakota. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home...

  • JUDY A. WOODWORTH

    Judy A. Woodworth, 74, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home...

  • ELSIE M. THOMPSON

    Elsie Merritt Thompson, 95, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills, just seven days shy of her 96th birthday. A memorial service will be at the Meadowlark Hills Community Room on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at 5 p.m. A private burial service will be ..

  • JOYCE K. GREGG

    Joyce Keller Gregg, 86, of Lincoln, Nebraska, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Joyce was born May 30, 1929, in Boulder, Colorado, to Walter and Lulu (Hyten) Keller. She worked as a secretary at Manhattan High School and ..

  • LAWRENCE J. LEACH

    Lawrence J. Leach, 91, of Waterville, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at the Blue Valley Senior Living Center in Blue Rapids. The family provided some of the following information. Lawrence was born on Feb. 25, 1924, in Randolph, the son of James E. and Emily ..

  • FRANCES L. SIEGEL

    Frances Levy Siegel, 95, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at the Home Care and Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Frances was born on April 4, 1920, in Beaufort, South Carolina, to Bertha and Esau Levy. In May of 1937, ..

  • ELSIE M. THOMPSON

    Elsie Merritt Thompson, 95, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills, just seven days shy of her 96th birthday. She was born Aug. 31, 1919, to Arthur and Dora Merritt, near Manhattan. She graduated from Stockdale High School and Palmer Secretarial School in Manhattan ..

  • BETTY ANN KARST

    Betty Ann Karst, 91, a longtime resident of Wamego, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society Valley Vista of Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. Betty was born Sept. 1, 1923, in Paxico, the daughter of John A. and Mable (..


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