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Albert Amaro

Albert Amaro Albert Amaro, age 87, of Manhattan, died March 20, 2018, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan.

He was born October 29, 1930, in McFarland, Kansas, the son of John and Francis (Lopez) Amaro, and his birth name was Eusebio Amaro.

Albert grew up in McFarland and attended Alma High School. He moved to Manhattan at the age of 17.

Albert served in the United States Army during the Korean War for 2 years. He had received the Korean Service Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars, United Nations Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He then served for 7 years in the inactive reserve.

He was a truck driver for Saroff Fruit Company for 14 years, for Consolidated Foods for 4 years, Maygo Concrete for 12 years, a bus driver at Fort Riley for 19 years and then for the American Institute of Baking (AIB) for 8 years.

Albert was a member of the American Legion Post 17 and enjoyed photography.

Albert was preceded in death by his longtime companion Ingrid Shannon in 2008; by his parents and five siblings: Selestina Amaro, Serapia Amaro, Guadalupe Amaro, Miguel Amaro and Teddy Amaro.

Cremation is planned with graveside services with military honors to be held at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 10th, at the Sunrise Cemetery in Manhattan with Deacon Larry Erpelding officiating.

Online condolences may be left for the family by clicking on "Send Condolences" on this page.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Riley County Seniors’ Service Center. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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