Obituaries

Lylah McCosh

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Lylah June (Blanken) McCosh, age 86, of Manhattan, died Oct. 21, 2020, at the Good Shepherd Homecare and Hospice House in Manhattan.

Alvin Holle

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John “Alvin” Holle, age 95, of Linn, formerly of Barnes, passed away on Oct. 23, 2020, at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center.

Donna Shoemaker

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Donna Joyce (Line) Shoemaker, the daughter of Malcolm H. and Gladys M. (Haldeman) Line, was born Sept. 26, 1939, in Sabetha. She died Oct. 21, 2020, at the Belleville Health Care Center at the age of 81.

Gary Rieth

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Garold “Gary” Lee Rieth, 71, of Hanover, died Oct. 15, 2020, at his farm southwest of Hanover.

Edgar Helms

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Edgar Loren Helms, 92, of Linn, died Oct. 17, 2020, at the Linn Community Nursing Home.

Dolores Kieffer

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Dolores C. Kieffer, 89, of Clifton, passed away on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Cloud County Health Center in Concordia. She was born on Jan. 22, 1931, in Hanover to Henry G. and Veronica C. (Eckart) Ruhkmap.

Sarah Olmstead

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Sarah Olmstead passed away after an eight-year battle with cancer. She is survived by her four children, Alexandra, Benjamin, Zachary and Abigail. She is the daughter of Chuck and Pat Olmstead; granddaughter of Maxine Stewart; niece of Rebecca Olmstead and Deb Nutch. She touched more lives than it is possible to count.