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Francis "Franc" Whitney

Francis Frances “Franc” Whitney, age 78, died on Thursday August 17, 2017 in Manhattan following an automobile accident.

He was born on March 11, 1939 in Manhattan the son of Clyde and Faye (Fairbanks) Whitney. He graduated from Manhattan High with the class of 1958 & served in the US Navy for four years. He was a cosmetologist for many years.

Franc enjoyed traveling, being with his dog (Gus) and listening to classical music. He truly loved being with his family, especially his nephew Curtis.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers: Bob & Steven and a sister-in-law: Alice Whitney.

He is survived by two brothers: James S. Whitney of Wamego and Glenn Wallace Whitney of Centerton, Arkansas. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and other family members.

A Celebration of his Life Service will be at 11:00 am on Friday August 25, 2017 at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS. Private inurnment will be at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, Kansas City, MO in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

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