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Barbara Myhre

Barbara Myhre Barbara Myhre, age 81, of Manhattan, died February 4, 2019, at Meadowlark Hills Stolzer House.

She was born January 23, 1938, in Swinton, Manchester, England, the daughter of John and Phyllis (Doxey) Lambert. She had been a Manhattan resident since 1967.

Barbara was married to Robert O. Myhre, on November 23, 1957, in Swinton. Manchester, England. Mr. Myhre preceded her in death on November 23, 2010.

She worked as a bookkeeper in England and after moving to the United States she worked as an Avon Lady in the 1960’s and 70’, sold real estate for many years and worked as a secretary at Fort Riley during the Gulf War.

She was a member of the Church of England, International Wives Club and the NCO Wives Club.

Barbara enjoyed volunteering for many organizations including being a Girl Guide in Manchester England and a Girl Scout Leader for Manhattan/Kaw Valley. She also enjoyed her rose garden.

Survivors include her two daughters: Debra Myhre-Miller of Southern California and Arlene Myhre-Kubista and her husband Frank of Manhattan, Kansas; and two granddaughters: Montana and Olivia Kubista.

Memorial services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, February 11th, in the Meadowlark Hills Community Room with Father Don Zimmerman officiating. Graveside services will be held at 12:30 P.M. Monday at the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery at Fort Riley.

The friends will receive friends from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. Sunday at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Meadowlark Hills Foundation for Stolzer House. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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