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Written by Nicole Suderman Friday, 19 December 2008 09:46
Harry Koslowsky, 77, a retired Kansas Department of Transportation employee, died Dec. 16 at his residence in Marion.
A memorial service is at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 20 at Marion Christian Church with Rev. Carl Helm officiating.
A private family inurnment was held at the Marion Cemetery.
He was born April 4, 1931, to Henry and Elma (Seibel) Koslowsky in Peabody. On June 17, 1955, he was married to Theodora Longhofer, who survives.
Survivors are sons Jim and wife Marlene of...
Written by Nicole Suderman Friday, 19 December 2008 08:24
Jack V. Beaston, 79, a butcher and grocer, died Dec. 17, at his home in Marion.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 20 at Valley United Methodist Church, with Pastor Phil Smith officiating. A private family inurnment has taken place in the Marion Cemetery.
He was born April 6, 1929, to Jay and Esther (Herbel) Beaston. On Oct. 1, 1950, Jack was married to LaVerna “Vernie” Knight, who survives.
Other survivors are a daughter Marty and her husband Chuck Heigert of Alma; son Brook of Jackson, Tenn.; and three grandchildren. A memorial has been established for Marion/Florence School District (USD 408).
Written by Nicole Suderman Thursday, 18 December 2008 10:12MARION – Ray D. Richmond, 71, a farmer and former parts dispatcher for Boeing, died Dec. 18 at McPherson Care Center in McPherson.
A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 22 at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm Street, Marion, with Rev. Beth Ann Black presiding. Inurnment with military honors will be in the Marion Cemetery. Visitation will be held after the service at the Aulne United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Aulne.
He was born July 6, 1937, to Glen E. and Etta (Druse) Richmond. On May 30, 1981, he was married to Jimmie M. Prince, who predeceased him on May 8, 2002.
He is survived by his siblings: Roger and Betty Richmond of Marion; Bonnie and Jerry Stage of Olathe; Judy Grentz of McPherson; and many nieces...
Written by Staff Sunday, 14 December 2008 16:53Two Hillsboro residents have been taken into custody in reference to a recent string of 25 commercial burglaries committed between mid-October and early December, according to a Hillsboro Police Department press release issued Sunday, Dec. 14.
During most of the incidents, nothing was stolen during the break-ins, but property was damaged while forcing entry into the buildings.
The two suspects are a 17-year-old male and a 19-year-old male. A third subject, a juvenile from outside the community, is being sought in connection with the first five burglaries.
Names are being withheld pending charges.
Their capture was the culmination of searches, interviews, collected evidence and surveillance by law enforcement officers. Marion County...
Written by AO Saturday, 13 December 2008 15:37With a 66-61 win, the Tabor College men's basketball team moved into a 3-way tie for first place in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Saturday night in Wichita. Kyle de Blonk and Mike Rousell led the Bluejays offensively, with 12 and 10 points, respectively. Rousell got the Jays revved up early, scoring all of his points in the first half and powering an early 8-6 lead with back-to-back baskets.
Kyle Kroeker also got started early, nailing a pair of 3-pointers--one for a 3-0 lead, and one that opened Tabor's edge to 25-18. Friends closed to 25-23, but Rousell answered with a 8-foot fallaway jumper from the baseline, and followed with a traditional 3-point play. The Bluejays pushed it back to seven, 32-25, by collecting...
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