HELEN "WANDA LEE" BALTUNAS

HELEN "WANDA LEE" BALTUNAS
Helen "Wanda Lee" Baltunas, 82, died Jan. 28, 2013, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan following an extended stay. She was born Nov. 27, 1930, in Jamestown, Kan., the daughter of John William Daily and Dora Ethel (Clanin) Daily.
After graduating from Concordia High School in 1948, Helen moved to Chicago where she married Medard Baltunas Jan. 3, 1949. They lived and worked in the Chicago area until Med's death Feb. 25, 1986. She became employed at Kansas State University, and in 1988 began working in the Department of Environmental Design in the College of Architecture, Planning and Design. She later was promoted to the CAPD Assistant Dean's Office, where she remained until her retirement in 1999.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Bill and Gene, as well as a niece, Barbara Day.
She is survived by a nephew, Leo Daily of Cuba, Mo.; two great- nieces, Dawn Reid of St. George, Kan., and Brenda Gonzalez and her husband, Angel of Abilene, Texas; and two great- nephews, Shannon Daily of Lawrence, Kan., and Brandon Daily of Manhattan, Kan. She also leaves behind a number of friends who helped to oversee her care during the past several years.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel at Via Christi Village, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Inurnment will take place in St. Casimir Cemetery in Chicago, Ill., at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 8965 Flush Road, St. George, KS 66535 or Via Christi Village, 2800 Willow Grove Road, Manhattan, KS or Homecare and Hospice, 3801 Vanesta Dr., Manhattan, KS 66503.

OBITUARIES

JoANN A. KRAGER

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NEWS

Courthouse 10-24-14

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Courthouse 10-23-14

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