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Fayne Higgins Oberst

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Fayne Higgins Oberst, 92, formerly of Manhattan, died Thursday in Palm Bay, Fla. Fayne was born March 12, 1920 to Albert and Bertha (Higgins) Oberst of Conway. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in July 1943 from Kansas State University and Masters of Science from Cornell University in 1955. He belonged to Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Zeta/Sigma, Xi/Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Societies. He held many positions at Kansas State University from 1943-1962, including instructor, assistant professor, and professor in the Department of Surgery and Medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

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