Written by Hillsboro Free Press Monday, 21 January 2008 04:22Viola M. Kelsey, 82, of Marion, homemaker and seamstress, died Jan. 18 at St. Luke’s Living Center in Marion.
The funeral was Jan. 21 at Marion Christian Church, officiated by pastor Carl Helm. She was buried at Marion Cemetery.
She was born July 2, 1925, to Frank and Katharina (Martens) Janzen in rural Marion. On Dec. 4, 1940, she was married to Donald D. Kelsey, who predeceased her in 1973.
She is survived by five sons, Bud and Tressie Kelsey of Marion, Gerald and Sharon Kelsey of Marion, Ron and Linn Kelsey of Solomon, and Randy and Kodi Kelsey of Marion; four daughters, Donna and Max Hayen of Marion, Neva and Lyndon Hett of Marion, Kathy and Mark Rathert of Greenwood Village, Colo., and Lori and Kevin Fruechting of Marion; a...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Friday, 18 January 2008 05:45Karl C. Reimer, 100, of Goessel, farmer and public service employee, died Jan. 18 at Bethesda Home in Goessel.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, Goessel. Following the service, burial will take place at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, with the family present from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Miller Funeral Home in Goessel.
He was born Nov. 27, 1907, to Cornelius A. and Susie (Voth) Reimer in rural Canton. On Sept. 8, 1934, he was married to Rachel Banman, who survives in Goessel.
He is also survived by three daughters, Darlene and Arlo Schmidt of rural Newton, Ruth Warkentin of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Velma Schuessler of Sedgwick...
Written by Staff Tuesday, 15 January 2008 09:01Velma L. Dyck Jantzen, 75, of Hesston, a retired schoolteacher, died Jan. 14 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.Velma L. Dyck Jantzen, 75, of Hesston, a retired schoolteacher, died Jan. 14 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.
A service is planned for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Meridian Church, rural Hesston, with ministers Eldon Wenger and Shawn Giesel officiating. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
A service also is planned for 11 a.m. Friday at the Cimarron Mennonite Church with burial following at the Cimarron Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at the church.
She was born April 18, 1932, to Jacob Dyck and Fannie Yost Dick at Hesston. On Jan. 31, 1988, she was married...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Friday, 11 January 2008 08:47Leland T. Byrns, 83, of Canton, retired carpenter and construction worker, died Jan. 10 at Mercy Hospital in Moundridge.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 at Grace Lutheran Church in McPherson. Burial will be at the Canton Township Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday Jan. 13 at Olson’s Mortuary in Canton.
He was born Dec. 16, 1924, to Frank E. and Minnie (Fullerton) Byrns in Meade. On July 29, 1945, he was married to Ruby M. Vogts, who predeceased him in 1995.
He is survived by two sons, Donald D. and Wanda Byrns and Michael R. Byrns, all of McPherson; a daughter, Shirley A. and Ken Wilson of Hutchinson; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial funds have been established with...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Friday, 11 January 2008 07:26Lance Daniel Selznick, 19, of Lincolnville, current senior at Centre High School and student assistant for the boy’s basketball team, died Jan. 9 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Burdick.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 at the Centre High School Gymnasium, rural Lost Springs. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion.
He was born Sept. 26, 1988, in Northridge, Calif.
He is survived by his parents, Dan and Karen Selznick of Lincolnville, and Debra Selznick of Simi Valley, Calif.; a half-sister, Deanna Johnson of Simi Valley; a step-brother, Brandon Hurt of Abilene; a step-sister, Kristen and Andre Ebaben of...
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