Tuesday, 08 January 2013 15:34• michael j. childs Jr., 37,
a design engineer at AGCO Corp., died Jan. 2 at his home in North Newton.
A memorial service will be announced at a later time.
He was born April 4, 1975, to Michael Jay and Loretta Dee Smith Childs Sr. in Hillsboro. He was married to Amber (Sadowsky) Childs of Newton, who survives.
Other survivors include mother Loretta Childs of Marion; mother-in-law, Peggy Schilling of Newton; step-son Brody Scott; step-daughters Brittany Jaso and Briley Scott, all of...
Tuesday, 08 January 2013 15:33
Phelps, Goering to exchange vows
Larry and Connie Phelps of Abilene and Charles and Annora Goering of Marion announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Hannah Phelps to David Goering of Hillsboro.
The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Bethel Christian School in Abilene. She is self-employed designing and selling jewelry.
The groom-elect is a high school graduate of Berean Academy in Elbing, attended Grace College of the Bible in Omaha, Neb., and took a two-year course through Liberty Home Bible Institute. He is owner and operator of Goering Trucking and chaplain at Truckers Christian Chapel, Newell’s Truck Stop in Newton.
The couple plan a March 9 wedding.
Tuesday, 08 January 2013 15:32Swans to celebrate 40th anniversary
The family of Paul and Kathy Swan is hosting a 40th wedding anniversary for the couple from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20.
The “come and go” reception will be at the Marion City Building, 208 E. Santa Fe St., Marion.
They were married Jan. 20, 1973, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Marion.
The two were both employed at Quality Food Market in downtown Marion until the closing of the local grocery store in 1993.
Paul then went to work full-time with his business, Swan’s Refrigeration & Air Conditioning. Kathy is employed as the deputy treasurer at the Marion County Courthouse.
They have resided in Marion since their marriage.
Family members hosting the anniversary...
Tuesday, 08 January 2013 15:30Cards sought for 80th birthday
The family of Ronnie VanBuren requests a card shower to help celebrate his 80th birthday Jan. 22.
VanBuren grew up in the Florence/Wonsevu area and retired from the El Dorado Texaco Refinery after 37 years.
Cards may be sent to the family’s winter address at: 1320 W. Frontage Rd., Lot F13, Alamo, Texas 78516.
Olberding’s 85th birthday on Jan. 12
James Olberding of Burns, a farmer and rancher, is celebrating his 85th birthday Jan. 12.
He has lived his entire life in Burns on his farm.
In honor of Olberding’s birthday, his family is requesting a card shower.
Cards may be sent to him at: 17158 NE Cole Creek Road, Burns, KS...
Tuesday, 08 January 2013 15:27Tenley Kirk
Travis and Courtney Kirk of Hutchinson announce the birth of their daughter, Tenley Tre,´ born Dec. 21 at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center.
She weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 171?2 inches long.
Welcoming her home is sister Keegan Cruz, 41?2.
Maternal grandparents are Ron and Fran Duerksen of Lehigh. Maternal great-grandparents are LeRoy and Viola Ratzlaff of Goessel.
Paternal grandparents are Ken Kirk of Hutchinson and Tim and Beth Mertens of Cunningham. Her paternal great-grandmother is Betty Griffin of Hutchinson
Tim and Sheila Koehn of Durham and currently living in Chegutu, Zimbabwe, Africa, announce the birth of their daughter, Danielle Brooke Koehn, born Dec. 3 in...
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