Wednesday, 06 June 2007 10:12Roberta Bitikofer
Roberta Bitikofer, 86, died June 3 at Schowalter Villa in Hesston.
The service was June 5 at Spring Valley Mennonite Church in rural Canton with Bruce Anthony officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery.
She was born Aug. 15, 1920, to Harry and Edna (Beck) Selzer in Peabody. On Oct. 10, 1940, she was married to Allen Bitikofer, who survives in Hesston.
She is also survived by three daughters, Joan and Myron Yoder of West Liberty, Ohio, Sonia and Ray Tucker of...
Wednesday, 06 June 2007 10:09A movie and popcorn will be offered after lunch Thursday, June 7, at the Hillsboro Senior Center.
The center will hold a fund-raising garage sale and silent auction from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 8 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 9. Profits will be used for ongoing expenses.
Mary McFadden will offer foot care and speak after lunch for “Hug Your Feet” day June 12.
Jeanne Rziha will be offering diabetes classes from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 12, 19 and 26. Cost is $15 per class and $10 for materials. To sign up, call the pharmacy or Jeanne at 947-3048.
Commodity distribution will start at 10 a.m. June 13.
Those who would like to begin receiving the monthly newsletter can call 947-2304 or stop by the center.
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Gail Elizabeth Jordan and Dwight Harley Ewert were married May 19 at the Kirby House in Abilene with pastor Bruce Anthony officiating.
Attendants for the couple were Lorelei Jordan, daughter of the bride, and Brenda Ewert and Amy Shelton, daughters of the groom. Ring bearer was Riley Shelton, grandson of the groom.
The bride wore a full-length white sheath with a jacket trimmed in embroidery and pearls. She carried a bouquet of lavender and white daisies.
Following the private ceremony, a dinner was served to those in attendance.
The bride is a graduate of Canton High School and attended McPherson College. She is employed by Farmers Alliance. The groom is a graduate of Canton High School and...
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Mr. and Mrs. Eli Suderman had an early celebration of the 65th wedding anniversary with a family reception and dinner May 13.
Edna Koop married Eli Suderman May 25, 1942, at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church.
Their children are Donald and June, Ken and Carla Koslowsky and Lyle and Julie, all of Hillsboro, and Steven and Krista Bryant of Concordia.
Grandchildren include Kevin and Nicole Suderman, Diana Koslowsky, Kim and Ryan Campbell, Lisa Suderman, Dana Suderman, Anne Bryant and Todd and Raquel Bryant.
Wednesday, 06 June 2007 09:36
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Heidi Braun and Todd McAtee, both of Shawnee, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Ron and Dena Braun of North Newton. She graduated from Tabor College with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and is employed as an English as a second language teacher with the Kansas City public schools.
Her fiance is the son of Ed and Kathy McAtee of North Newton. He graduated from Southwestern College with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education and is employed as a teacher and coach at Shawnee Mission East High School.
The wedding is planned for July 21 at Rainbow East Mennonite Church in Kansas City.
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