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Jan Martin VerBrugge, 72, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. 

The family provided the following information.

Jan was born in Emporia on Dec. 17, 1941, to Martin and Joanna VerBrugge. He graduated from Emporia High School in 1959 and Emporia State University in 1964.  He was married to Bonnie Kuhlman July 4, 1964 in Emporia.  He served in the United States Marine Corp where he was awarded two Purple Hearts for his service.  He moved to Manhattan in 1973 where he owned and operated

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