MANHTTAN, Kan.-- Mark Edward Ruthstrom, 73, formerly of Clay Center, died Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

He was born on Oct. 14, 1945 in Manhattan to Leroy and Evelyn (Rosell) Ruthstrom and grew up in the Walsburg area. He attended grade school in Leonardville and graduated from Riley County High School with the class of 1963.