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Written by Hillsboro Free Press Friday, 20 March 2009 08:47Leland Unruh, 92, a farmer and retired Kansas Jack Corporation employee , died Friday, March 20, at Memorial Hospital in McPherson.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 23, at the Canton United Methodist Church. Visitation is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 22 at Olson’s Mortuary, 139 N. Main, Canton. Burial will be in the Canton Township Cemetery.
He was born Sept. 17, 1916, to Jacob and Susie (Koehn) Unruh in McPherson County. On March 6, 1938, he was married to Elsie...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 17 March 2009 10:13John W. Brookens, 92, a retired 2nd Judicial District judge, died Monday, March 16, in Shawnee.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at United Methodist Church, 109 Main St., Westmoreland. Burial will follow at the Westmoreland City Cemetery in Westmoreland.
Visitation is from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Stewart Funeral Chapel, 301 Main St., Westmoreland.
He was born Jan. 13, 1917, to E.C. and Flora E. Brookens in Westmoreland. On Nov. 9, 1943, he married Ethel Christenson, who predeceased him in June 1989.
On Feb. 14, 1994, he married Regina Nedwed Moody, who predeceased him in May 2008.
Survivors include daughters Mary Dettmer of Shawnee and Sara Caton of Wichita; son J. Robert Brookens of Marion; sister Jane...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 17 March 2009 09:40Aaron Timothy “Tim” Steinborn, 48, a handyman in Ramona, died Monday, March 9, from cancer.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at 110 North F St., Ramona.
He was born Aug. 5, 1960, to Ralph A. Steinborn Sr. and Frances E. (Gasswint) Buxman in Abilene.
Survivors include his companion Pat Wick of Ramona; brothers Ralph Steinborn of Salina, Kevin Steinborn of Marion and Scott Buxman of Ulysses and sisters Linda Callis of Abilene, Patty Davis of Salina and Sandra Svoboda of Ramona.
Memorials may be made to the City of Ramona’s Special Memorial Fund or the Harry Hines Hospice and sent in care of Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038.
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Written by Hillsboro Free Press Friday, 13 March 2009 09:14
Daryl Lee Friesen, 44, of Newton, died Thursday, March 12, in Wichita. Services and burial will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at Gnadenau Cemetery, one mile south of Hillsboro, with pastor Steve Schroeder officiating.
He was born Aug. 29, 1964, to Orley John and Karen Lavalle (Garrison) Friesen in Dallas Ore.
Survivors include his father of Mesa, Ariz.; brother Jon Marvin Friesen of Herington and sisters Juanita Harrison of Hillsboro and Kimberly Wilson of Phoenix, Ariz.
Memorials may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro, KS 67063.
Condolences may be sent to the family via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Written by AO Friday, 13 March 2009 05:47The Goessel High School basketball team dominated when it matteredmost Thursday night at Hays, rallying to overcome a five point deficitin the final eight minutes of its 49-45 first round upset victory oversecond-seeded Thunder Ridge. The Bluebirds took a 15-9 lead off of theopening tip, but trailed 24-22 at halftime. Thunder won the race to 40by scoring 16 points in the third quarter, but could not hold offWeston Hiebert (18 points), Austin Unruh (11) and Craig Banman (9). TheBluebirds 3-point shooters—Niko Herman (5), Travis Fensky (3) andKendall Voth (3)—helped offset Thunder Ridge's 6-for-11 showing from3-point range, and, perhaps more importantly, the GHS guards silenced theThunder bombers in the final frame to spark a...
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