Category: Deaths

Deaths, March 4, 2015

• ARLYLE JOCH, 94, died Feb. 18 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. The service is planned this spring at Plymouth, Wis. She was born Feb. 13, 1921, to Raymond and Melitta (Kaufmann) Wittkopp at Plymouth. Her husband, Harold Joch, predeceased her in 1999. Survivors include sons Robert Joch of Plymouth and David Joch of Lewisburg, Ky.; daughters Pearl Grundl of […]

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Deaths, Feb. 25, 2015

• EARL C. JANZEN, 85, of Peabody, employed at Bud’s Conoco, the Alfalfa Mill, Riddle Quarries and retired from Marion Elevator, died Feb. 21 at Presbyterian Manors in Newton. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 at Peabody Christian Church. Burial will be at Marion Cemetery. He was born May 24, 1929, to Frank and Katherine (Martens) […]

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Deaths, Feb. 18, 2015

Deaths, Feb. 18, 2015

•THELMA MAY BARTEL, 82, died Feb. 10 at Kidron Bethel in North Newton. The memorial services was Feb. 14 at the Bethel College Mennonite Church in North Newton. Burial was at the Bethel College Mennonite Church Columbarium. She was born May 2, 1932, to Albert C. and Rosina (Gaeddert) Bartel at Hillsboro. Survivors include brother Lewis Clark Bartel of Albuquerque, […]

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Deaths, Feb. 11, 2015

• AUDREY ESTELLA BARTEL, 82, died Feb. 3 at Kansas Christian Home in Newton. She was born May 24, 1932, to David and Anna (Classen) Bartel at Durham. Survivors include sister-in-laws Ann Bartel of rural Durham and Juanita Bar­tel of Lenexa, four nieces and one nephew. The celebration of life service was Feb. 9 at Jost Funeral Home in Hills­boro, […]

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Deaths, Feb. 4, 2015

• ELLA BERG, 84, died Jan. 29 at Hillsboro Community Hospital in Hillsboro. Celebration of Life service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, Feb. 6 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe. Family will receive guests from 6 to 8 Thursday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. She was born to Karl and Bertha (Funk) Reddig in Luster, Mont. Survivors […]

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Deaths, Jan. 28, 2015

• JAMES C. “JIM” HARRIS, 68, an over-the-road truck driver of Florence, died Jan. 20 at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. The service was Jan. 23, at Holy Family Parish, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Florence. Rosary preceded mass with Father Darrin May officiating. Burial was at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Florence. He was born Jan. 6, 1947, to William E. […]

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Deaths, Jan. 21, 2015

• JONATHAN CHARLES J.C. EHRLICH, 91, a farmer and stockman of Marion, died Jan. 16 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion. A private family service will be at Marion Cemetery. Visitation is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21. He was born March 29, 1923, to Jonathan C. and Lena (Vogel) Ehrlich. On Sept. 4, 1954, he was […]

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Deaths, Jan. 14, 2015

• HENRY BESTVATER, 89, retired industrial worker and handyman, died Mon­day, Jan. 5, at Bethesda Home in Goessel. Graveside committal was Jan. 10, at Gnadenau Cemetery near Hillsboro. A memorial service followed at First Mennonite Church in Newton with pastor Anita Kehr presiding. He was born July 23, 1926, to Abraham H. and Helena Franz Bestvater, rural Canton. On May […]

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Deaths, Jan. 7, 2015

• GARY L. CALDWELL, 71, died Jan. 4 at Newton Medical Center. The service will be at 2 p.m. Jan. 8 at First United Methodist Church, Newton, with pastor Doug Tofteland officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton. Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m. with family present from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Petersen Funeral Home, 215 […]

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Deaths, December 31, 2014

Deaths, December 31, 2014

•LILLIAN BEATRICE HARMS, 91, retired tour guide for Prudent Tours, died Dec. 27 at Pine Village Nursing Home, Moundridge. The service was Dec. 30 at Hesston Mennonite Brethren Church with pastor Brad Burkholder officiating. Burial was at Hesston City Cemetery. She was born Nov. 15, 1923, to Fred F. and Susie (Wedel) Just at Boyd, Okla. On June 2, 1946, […]

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