Category: Deaths

Deaths, December 17, 2014

• ABRAM NICHOLAS CLAASSEN, 86, formerly of Hillsboro, and a commercial construction superintendent, died Dec. 12 in Wichita. The service is at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday Dec. 17 at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1400 E. Kellogg Dr., Wichita. Burial was at Maize Park Cemetery in Maize. He was born May 25, 1928, to Abraham J. and Anna (Peters) Claassen […]

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Deaths, December 10, 2014

• BENA M. JANKE, 91, of Marquette, a retired employee of Argus Observe in Ontario, Ore., died Nov. 30 at Riverview Estates in Marquette. A private family graveside service was Dec. 4 at Canton Township Cemetery. She was born April 1, 1923, to John Oliver and Mary Louise (Wining) Gee at Butler County near El Dorado. On May 1, 1943, […]

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Deaths, December 3, 2014

•MARIAN E. ADRIAN, 95, a retired registered nurse and formerly of Hillsboro, died Nov. 28 in Salina. The family had a private service. Burial was at Roselawn Memorial Park at Salina. She was born Nov. 30, 1918, to Robert M. and Amelia E. (Reitz) Bair at Navarre. On Aug. 11, 1940, she was married to Paul B. Adrian, who predeceased […]

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Deaths, November 26, 2014

•KENNETH SCHROEDER, 92, died Nov. 20 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The service was Nov. 25 at Goessel Mennonite Church, 109 S. Church. He was born March 16, 1922, to John P. and Marie (Goertz) Schroeder at Goessel. On Feb. 27, 1947, he was married to Ruby Prieb, who predeceased him in 2013. Survivors include sons Vincent and wife Vickie […]

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Deaths, November 19, 2014

Deaths, November 19, 2014

• LAURENCE EDWIN BARTEL, 83, former business manager at Prairie View Mental Health Center, and later at Valic, at an investment group, died Nov. 15 at his home in Hesston. The service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at First Mennonite Church, 429 E. First St., Newton. He was born July 19, 1931, to Edwin and Sarah Bartel […]

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Deaths, November 12, 2014

• DOROTHY ISABELLE (BROWN) MORFORD, 93, formerly of Greensburg, died Nov. 6 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. The service was Nov. 10 at Greensburg Christian Church with pastor Carl Helm officiating. A graveside followed the funeral at Fairview Cemetery, Greens­burg. She was born Jan. 7, 1921, to Edward and Malissa Isabelle (Alford) Brown Macaulay at Greensburg. On Nov. 24, 1945, […]

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Deaths, November 5, 2014

Deaths, November 5, 2014

• CHARLENE BURKHOLDER, 70, of Hesston, died Oct. 22. The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Hesston Mennonite Brethren Church, 610 W. Randall St., Hesston. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 7 at Schowalter Villa Chapel, 200 Cedar St., Hesston. She was born Aug. 2, 1944, to Curt and Lena Classen. Survivors include children […]

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Deaths, October 29, 2014

Deaths, October 29, 2014

• MARVIN DALE ESAU, 84, of Walton, and a retired general manager of Farmers’ Grain Cooperative and board chairman at Walton State Bank, died Oct. 25 at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. The service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at Bethel College Mennonite Church, 2600 College Ave., North Newton. Burial will be at the Walton […]

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DEATH: Doris Marlene (Goering) Griffin, 86

Doris Marlene (Goering) Griffin, 86, of Cottonwood Falls, died Oct, 24, 2014 at the Golden Living Center of Chase County. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Cottonwood Falls United Methodist Church, 17 Oak St., Cottonwood Falls, with pastor Kimberly Shank officiating. A private family burial will follow the service at Bazaar Cemetery. Visitation with family […]

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DEATH: Diane Hett Toews, 68

Diane Hett Toews, 68, of Canton, died Oct. 24 at Hospice House of Reno County in Hutchinson. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Canton United Methodist Church, 304 W. Allen St., Canton, with pastor Sharlan Graber officiating. A graveside service will be at Canton Township Cemetery following the funeral. Visitation is from 5 to 8 […]

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