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Written by Staff Wednesday, 26 November 2008 05:40Ben Goentzel, 90, retired farmer, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at Trinity Mennonite Church, Hillsboro. Burial will be at 10 a.m. in Peace Valley Cemetery, rural Durham.
He was born May 16, 1918, to Peter ad Mary (Goertz) Goentzel at Marion. On Nov. 7, 1943, he was married to Lenora L. Unruh, who predeceased him in 2007.
He is survived by three sons, Ken and wife Kathy of Harrisonville, Mo., Charles D. and wife Karen of...
Written by Staff Wednesday, 26 November 2008 05:39Edna (Koop) Suderman, 86, homemaker, died Monday, Nov. 24, at Hillsboro.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church, rural Hillsboro, with pastor Gaylord Goertzen officiating. Burial will be at Ebenfeld Cemetery.
She was born Dec. 15, 1921, to Peter J. and Anna (Funk) Koop at Hillsboro. On May 25, 1942, she was married to Eli J. Suderman, who survives.
She also is survived by two sons, Don and wife June Suderman of rural Hillsboro, and Lyle and wife Julie Suderman of Olathe; two daughters, Karla and husband Ken Koslowsky of Hillsboro, and Krista and husband Steven Bryant of Concordia; one brother, Wallace Koop of Visalia, Calif.; one sister, Lorna Gerbrandt of Sacramento, Calif; seven...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Thursday, 20 November 2008 04:57
Jennie Mae (Plenert) Batchelor, 81, a homemaker and volunteer, died Monday, Nov. 17.
Services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at A Heart of Grace Church, 2707 W. Eisenhower, Loveland, Colo.
She was born April 3, 1927 to Bill and Linda Plenert on a farm outside of Lehigh. She married Gerald Wayne Batchelor, who predeceased her.
Survivors include two daughters, five grandsons, one granddaughter-in-law and seven great-grandchildren.
For inquiries, call 520-331-6195 or 316-708-5672.
Written by AO Tuesday, 18 November 2008 14:47The Tabor College women's basketball team fell behind University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma 41-21 at halftime and could not climb out of that deep hole in the second half. The Drovers scored 47 second-half points and won 88-58.
Kirsten Watson's 16 points led the Bluejays, and Tabor got 12 off the bench from Gina Hullet, but no other Bluejay had more than eight. USAO, with a roster full of international players, had four players in double-digits. Debora Periera, of Sao Paoulo, Brazil, had 10 points and 11 rebounds, and Ivaney Marquez, of Maracay, Venezuela, had 13 points. But it was Charite Lewis, a forward from Cushing, Oklahoma, that led all scorers with 27.
Tabor looked out-of-sync in the first half, but played a more...
Written by AO Saturday, 15 November 2008 12:15The Kansas Wesleyan Coyotes took some of the excitement out of theair at Tabor's groundbreaking party Saturday, defeating the Bluejays63-34 on six passing touchdowns by Drew Dallas. Tabor scored fiverushing touchdowns—Marc Amos had three—but the defense had few answersfor the Coyotes offensive scheme. KW totaled 230 rushing yards and 235passing, but behind the curtain of Wesleyan's big-play passes andnearly balanced yardage totals was a lopsidedness in favor of the run,which the Bluejays were unable to contain.
But the whole tonealmost certainly would have been different if not for a bad break onthe first series. Tabor forced a 3-and-out with a sack by TerenceGeorge on third-and-10, but the punt wobbled in the wind and fell...
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