Category: Deaths

Deaths, May 6, 2015

• RAYMOND E. ABRAHAMS, 89, retired assistant postmaster in Hillsboro, died April 28 at Parkside Home in Hillsboro. The service was May 5 at First Mennonite Church, 102 S. Ash St., Hillsboro, with pastor Susan Jantzen officiating. He was born Sept. 27, 1925, to Cornelius and Anna (Dalke) Abrahams at Goessel. On Nov. 30, 1947, he was married to Sylvia […]

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Deaths, April 29, 2015

Deaths, April 29, 2015

• VIVIAN BLODGET HUGHES, 90, a real estate broker, died April 25 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The service is at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, at Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church, rural Hillsboro, with pastor Gaylord Goertzen officiating. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Bakersfield, Calif. She was born June 28, 1924, to Percy and Zella (Allison) Archibald at […]

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Deaths, April 22, 2015

• HARRY J. HERBEL, 86, retired owner and operator of Surplus City and other businesses in the area, died April 14 at Herington Municipal Hospital, Herington. The service was April 20 at St. Mark Chapel, Walnut and B streets, Herington, with pastor Lorenzo Jackson officiating. He was born July 9, 1928, to Fred and Anna L. (Sauer) Herbel at Herington. On […]

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Deaths, April 15, 2015

• REGGIE BITNER, 53, of Marion, died April 7. The service was Friday, April 10, at the Marion Christian Church, Marion, with pastor Carl Helm officiating. He was born July 19, 1961, to Roger and Lucille (Mitch­ell) Bitner at Marion. On May 31, 1983, he was married to Barbara Wright May, who survives. He also is survived by sons Bobby […]

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Deaths, April 8, 2015

• JOYCE A. EDIGER, 66, a bookkeeper and nurse aide, died April 2 at her home in Moundridge. The service will be at 11 a.m. April 9 at First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro. She was born March 13, 1949, to Allen and Leona Wiens Funk at Hillsboro. On June 16, 1967, she was married to Lee L. Ediger, who survives. […]

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Deaths, April 1, 2015

Deaths, April 1, 2015

• KATHLEEN ANNETTE (DELK) SCHMIDT, 72, a retired medical records clerk of Park City, died March 25. Kathleen Annette (Delk) Schmidt The funeral was March 31 at Baker Funeral Home, 100 S. Cedar Ave., Valley Center. She was born to Clifford and Evelyn Ruth (Warkentin) Delk at Goessel. Her husband, Phillip Schmidt, survives. Other survivors include children Dwight and wife […]

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Deaths, March 25, 2015

• MYRTLE H. ADRIAN, 94, a homemaker, died March 17 at Sunshine Meadows Retire­ment Community in Buhler. The service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at Buhler Mennonite Brethren Church, 415 N. West St., with pastor Nick Rempel officiating. Burial will be at the Buhler Municipal Cemetery, Buhler. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m., with family present from 6-8 […]

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Deaths, March 18, 2015

Deaths, March 18, 2015

• BETTY BARR, 83, died March 2 at her home in Wichita. She was born June 20, 1931, to Ray and Dorothy (Nauerth) Hastings at Wichita. Her husbands, Jack Lee Price and Billy Leon Barr, predeceased her. The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at First Mennonite Brethren Church, 8000 W. 21st St. N., Wichita. Visitation is […]

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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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