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IN MEMORIAM: Max Heinly, Manhattan, KS, passes away

Thursday, October 22, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kim Rymer
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Max Edward Heinly  (10/20/2015)


Max Edward Heinly, 86, of Manhattan, passed away on, Tuesday, October 20, 2015. Max was born in Little River, Kansas on June 14, 1929, the son of the late Helen (Brayton) Heinly and Clarence O. Heinly. He graduated from Little River High School in 1947, with the first 8 grades in a country school. On August 17, 1952, he was united in marriage to Freda KayAnn Montieth in Wichita Falls, Texas. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Manhattan. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a SSG during the Korean Conflict. Max was a farmer, between 1954-1968. Max and KayAnn then moved to Manhattan, where he took the position as a Kansas State University swine herdsman for 6 years. He then worked as a truck driver for the State and Federal Highways until 1992 when he retired. After his retirement, Max became interested in turning wood on a lathe. He became a member of the American Association of Woodturners in 1992. Max will be placed in a cremation urn that he made. ~ Bob Holcombe

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