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.
Juliana “Julie” M. Bell, age 56, died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at Centennial Homestead Nursing Home, Washington, Kan. Julie was born on April 7, 1960, in Fairbury, Neb., to John H. and Bernadette A. (Reedy) L’Ecuyer. Julie graduated from North Central High... [More]
Gene Barnett, the son of Ben Barnett and Harriett (Krotz) Barnett, was born Feb. 21, 1944, in rural Belleville, Kan., and passed away on Oct. 14, 2016, in rural Belleville, Kan., at the age of 72 years, seven months, and 23 days. Gene grew up and attended rural school... [More]
PATRICIA "PAT" ANN WRIGHT Patricia "Pat" Ann Wright, 77, of Concordia, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2016. Pat was born Feb. 22, 1939, in Concordia, Kan., and was the only child of Lorena (Renie) McNabb Eilers and Leroy Eilers. Pat graduated from Montrose High School in 1957. After high... [More]
Competing in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) has long been a challenge for Cloud County Community College because of funding limits. That challenge just got more difficult following a vote by the conference on Thursday to eliminate limits on the number... [More]
DISTRICT COURT Traffic All Subtypes Oct. 13-19 The following people received fines for Speeding: Gary W. Brown, Ashlyn Faith Dettwiler, Andrea M. Englehaupt, Michael J. Gatz, Brian L. Hinck, Eric W. Hudson, Patrick J. Johnson, Steven C. Kayton, Steven C. Kayton, Jayice D. Knitter,... [More]
Police Dept. Report Accidents—Officers investigated an accident at 4:35 p.m., Oct. 20, that had occurred in the 100 block of West 6th involving a vehicle owned by Kenneth Palmquist, Concordia, and an unknown vehicle which left the scene. Investigation continues. Officers... [More]
Freshman goalkeeper Calum Ellis Jones provided the play in net that allowed the 10th-ranked Cloud County Community College soccer to remain unbeaten by shutting out Pratt Community College 1-0 in a home match Wednesday afternoon. Jones recorded eight saves in the match, including... [More]
LIBERAL — Seward County moved to the top of the Jayhawk Conference Division I standings by defeating the Cloud County Thunderbirds in three close sets on Wednesday night. The Saints, now 21-9 overall, improved to 12-2 in the conference and a half a game ahead of Colby (11-2).... [More]