DEATH: Manuel Kuchda

Manuel Kuchda, 87, Durham, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, in Durham.

Family will have a Celebration of Life service at a later date. Memorials to Kansas State University Cancer Research Center in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

He was born November 2, 1931, at Ft. Leavenworth to Manuel and Francis (Svestka) Kuchda. He married Adeline Tambour Nov. 8, 1969, in Manhattan.

Survivors include wife, Adeline Kuchda of Durham; son, Bill (Carol) Storey of Charleston, South Carolina; daughter, Donna Gazaway (Kelly D. Givens) of St. George; sister, Mary Yates of Durham; nieces, Jane (Lee) Clark of Durham, Terry House of Washington State; nephews, Mark Yates of Lynnville, David Yates of Marion; 3 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

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