Category: Daily Life

Daily Life

Hours change for museum tours The Hillsboro Museum Board will open the Menno­nite Settlement, also known as the Adobe House Com­plex, Saturday, May 24, as part of the Hillsboro High School All-School Reunion weekend. Hours for the visitors’ center are 10 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. Saturday. Hour-long tours of the Adobe House and barn, mill and school will […]

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Engagements

Engagements

Jirak, Simpson Jirak, Simpson to wed in Pilsen Francis and Mary Jirak of Tampa announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristine Anne Jirak, to Mitchell Haig Simpson, son of Jim and Janice Simpson of Wichita. The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Centre High School and a 2011 graduate of Benedictine College in Atchison. She works as a graphic designer […]

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Deaths

Elgin Bartel, 93, died April 16 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. The service was April 19 at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, 610 S. Main, Hillsboro. He was born Oct. 8, 1920, to Henry J. and Eva (Bartel) Bartel at Hillsboro. In 1952, he was married to Evelyn Wedel, who predeceased him in 1975. In 1979, he was married to Rubena […]

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Senior Scribbles (April 23, 2014)

hillsboro center We hope everyone had a happy Easter and great time with family and friends. This week on Wednesday, April 23, we are having Bingo after lunch. From 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, we are having a breakfast fundraiser. We are serving waffles and Hillsboro sausage for $6 and hope you can join us. The center’s […]

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Daily Life

Hillsboro blood drive April 24 The next Hillsboro community blood drive is planned for 1-6 p.m. Monday, April 28, at First Mennonite Church, 102 S. Ash. To learn about donor eligibility or to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org. April 18 deadline for tai chi signup The Marion County Department on Aging will offer a six-week tai chi […]

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Deaths

Gary J. Alleven, 46, a journeyman electrician, of Marion, died April 7 from injuries sustained in an auto accident near Hillsboro. The service was April 11 at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Pilsen. Burial was at Claney Cemetery. He was born Nov. 5, 1967, to Gerard and Rita (Dubbelde) Alleven at Sioux Falls, S.D. On March 1, 1997, he […]

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Senior Scribbles (April 16, 2014)

hillsboro senior center This week has several events and activities to consider. Starting at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, Haris Zafar will be here for hearing aid checks. Marion County Sheriff Robert Craft will provide the program April 17, and on Good Friday, April 18, we ask people wear their Easter hats as Sunday is Easter. More information about our […]

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Daily Life

Tabor to present ‘Glass Menagerie’ Tabor College Theater Department will present “The Glass Mena­gerie” by Tennessee Williams at 7 p.m. April 10, 11 and 12 and at 2 p.m. April 13 in the Lab Theater, located in the lower level of the H.W. Lohrenz Building at 400 S. Jefferson, Hillsboro. General admission will be $6, with a $4 student rate. […]

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Births (April 9th, 2014)

Births (April 9th, 2014)

Ryan Ryan Carlson Eric and Bethany Carlson announce the birth of their son, Ryan Leland Carlson, born March 4 at Newton Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 203⁄4 inches long. He was welcomed home by siblings Olivia, 7, Micah, 5, and Aaron, 2. Grandparents are Ronnie and Susan Carlson of Lincolnville and Roy and Linda Baker […]

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Deaths (April 9th, 2014)

Gary J. Alleven, 46, died April 7 near Hillsboro. The service is pending at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion. n MARIAN LUCILLE CROFOOT, 86, retired co-owner of Western Associates, died April 5 at her home in Marion. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, at Eastmoor United Methodist Church, 105 Eastmoor Dr., Marion. Burial will […]

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