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Darrel K. Penland

Darrel K. Penland Darrel Keith Penland, age 60, a longtime Manhattan resident, died January 4, 2022, in Milford, KS.

Darrel was born May 27, 1961, in Topeka, Kansas, the son of George E. and Evelyn L. (Neal) Penland.

He graduated from Manhattan High School with the class of 1980.

Darrel worked for the Cinderella Cleaners, Wildcat Lumber, was the clubhouse manager at Stagg Hill Golf Course in Manhattan for 19 years, and the last two years as the clubhouse manager at Rolling Meadows Golf Course in Junction City.

He enjoyed bowling in the Tuesday night league at Wildcat Lanes, golfing, fishing and taking photos of nature. He was a stranger to no one, and a friend to everyone.

Survivors include his four siblings: Nicholas Penland of Rapid City, SD, Gregory Penland and his wife Anne of Rapid City, Janice Hinman and her husband Paul of Manhattan, and Nancy Moss and her husband Mike of Manhattan; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.

Cremation is planned with a Celebration of his Life to be held at a later date.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Rolling Meadows Golf Course, Stagg Hill Golf Course or the Cancer Research Fund at Kansas State University. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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