Category: Deaths

Senior Scribbles (December 6, 2017)

hillsboro senior center We hope you’re getting ready for the holidays. We have meal tickets you can purchase; they make a great gift for loved ones. Call 620-947-2304 for more information. We will have a make-up meal for being closed Friday Nov. 24. We will be serving breakfast burritos at 10 a.m. Dec. 9. You can use your meal tickets […]

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Deaths (December 6, 2017)

• larry g. bartel, 71, of Hillsboro and owner of Bartel Construction, died Dec. 1 at Salina Regional Medical Center in Salina. Celebration of life service is 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church and officiated by pastor Brian Allen. Burial will be in French Creek Cemetery rural Hillsboro. Family will receive guests from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday […]

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Deaths (November 29, 2017)

• Dale bentley, 70, a farm operator, died Nov. 21 in Hillsboro. A private family service is planned. He was born April 1, 1947, to Roy and Besie Mae Hen­son Bentley at Mountain Home, Ark. Survivors include sisters Betty Joe Swayze of Lincoln­ville and Aldean Varguss of California. No memorial was designated. Jost Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. […]

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Deaths (November 22, 2017)

• JOHN EDWARD KNAAK SR., 79, former owner and manager of the Ben Franklin store in Hillsboro, died Saturday, Nov. 11. Cremation is planned. The family will have a celebration of life with a time and place to be announced at a later date. He was born to Anton N. and Irma Shahan Knaak on Oct. 13, 1938, in Winchester, […]

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Deaths (November 15, 2017)

• ERMA JUNE YADON NELLANS, 91, of Peabody, died Nov. 12 at her home. A graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17 at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Peabody. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 at Baker Funeral Home Peabody. She was born on May 13, 1926, to Cleo and Arthur Yadon in Morris, Okla. On April […]

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Deaths (Week of November 8, 2017)

• RODNEY K. LAFEVER, 62, of Burns, died Nov. 4. Funeral services are pending. He is survived by his common-law wife, Debra; sons Mark (Tammy) and Matt (Andrea); daughters Tina, Gina, Nina and Teri; two brothers; six sisters; 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. • BARBARA JEAN WORTHINGTON SVOBODA, 81, died Oct. 28 at her home in rural Lincolnville. She was […]

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Deaths (November 1, 2017)

• PAULINE HARMS, 87, died Oct. 26 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. Celebration of Life Ser­vice is at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3 at the Marion Christian Church and officiated by pastor Carl Helm. Visitation is from 1-7 p.m. Thursday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. She was born July 13, 1930, at Goessel to Harry and Hannah (Miller) Ollen­bur­ger. […]

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Deaths (October 25, 2017)

• LEORA (LEE) MCFARLANE, former secretary, died Oct. 9 in Texas. A graveside service for Leora and husband K.C. McFarlane, who died in 2011, will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at Haven of Rest Cemetery in Hillsboro. Online condolences at www.jostfuneralhome.com. Jost Funeral Home of Hillsboro is in charge of arrangements. • DARLENE SCHMIDT, 82, of Hillsboro, died Oct. […]

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Deaths (October 18, 2017)

• DELORA KAUFMAN, 61, died Oct. 14 at Hospice House of Reno County. A celebration of life service is at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church with pastor Brian Allen officiating. Family will receive guests from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the church. She was born Feb 6, 1956, to Aaron and Margie (Bartel) Reimer in Hillsboro. […]

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Deaths (October 11, 2017)

• SCOTT ALAN ALCORN, 43, a Mid-Kansas Coopera­tive location service specialist, died Monday, Oct. 4. He was born April 3, 1974, to Richard and Eileen Alcorn in Wichita. The family moved to Peabody in 1985, and he graduated from Peabody High School that same year. He is survived by his father, Richard Alcorn (Robin Negaard) of Peabody; a brother, David […]

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