Category: Deaths

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Frank W. Stika, 83, of Tampa, farm worker and lumber and battery factory employee, died July 14 at his home. The funeral was July 18 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Herington with pastor Troy Slater officiating. Burial was at Lewis Cemetery in Ramona. He was born April 24, 1931, to Martin and Bessie (Vlk) Stika at rural Pilsen. On […]

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Harold Keazer, 96, retired Marion postmaster, died July 11 at Marion. He was born May 22, 1918, to George and Rosa (Kerns) Keazer at Marion. In February 1942, he was married to Janet Thye, who predeceased him. Survivors include children Jim and wife Melody Keazer of Rogers, Ark., Jeanne Keazer of Concordia and Doug and wife Luci Keazer of West […]

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Sarita Blosser, 56, of Goessel, died July 3 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita. The service was July 5 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church with pastor Dave Plett officiating. She was born May 19, 1958, Seoul, South Korea and adopted by Vernon and Rachel (Kornelsen) Friesen at . On May 20, 1995, she was married to Donald Blosser, who […]

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Rachel Friesen, 88, died June 9 at Hillsboro Community Hospital. The service was June 30 at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe. She was born Jan. 15, 1926, to George and Sara (Harms) Kornelsen at Greensburg. Survivors include sons Terryl and wife Tammy Friesen of Arlington, Texas, and Donnel and wife Donalee Friesen of Lenexa; daughters Sarita Blosser […]

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Jona H. Baltzer, 89, of Hillsboro, died June 21 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 26, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, with pastors Wally Kroeker and Daryle Baltzer officiating. Visitation with family is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. He was […]

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Donald L. Alcorn, 72, of Marion, died June 15 at St. Luke Hospital in Marion. No services are scheduled at this time. He was born July 21, 1941, at Ada, Mo. On Oct. 20, 1995, he was married to Doris Johnson, who survives. Other survivors include stepsons James Smith of Arkansas and Michael Smith of Denver, Colo.; stepdaughters Ginger Smith […]

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Aloma Lucille Carlson, 92, of Lindsborg, died May 30. The service was June 3 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Lindsborg. Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery. She was born Dec. 25, 1921, to Carl Timothy and Belle Beatrice Woodhams Blake in Clay County. On Sept. 6, 1944, she was married to Merle D. Carlson, who predeceased her. Survivors include daughters […]

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Evan A. Dirksen, 87, of Goessel, died May 11 at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice at Wichita. The service and reception is from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, May 25 in the Alexanderwohl Church Fellowship Hall, 1304 Kansas Highway 15, near Goessel. A private burial will be at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Cemetery. He was born Feb. 16, 1927, to Adolf N. and Martha […]

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Georgia Brown, 90, of Hillsboro, died May 6 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. A private service was at Durham Park Cemetery in rural Durham. She was born April 21, 1924, to George and Molly (Eberhardt) Dick at Tampa. On Oct. 3, 1942, she was married to Levi Brown, who predeceased her in 2013. Survivors include son Jerald and wife Almadona […]

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Eleanor (Eitzen) Edins, 83, a homemaker, died May 1 at Wichita. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, at Ebenfeld Mennonite Breth­ren Church, 1498 Kanza Road, Hillsboro. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time May 7 at the church. She was born Dec. 17, 1930, to George and Sara (Krause) Flaming at Goessel. Survivors include […]

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