Deaths (June 8, 2011)


• Robert “Dale” Hague, 63, who had a dental practice in Peabody, died May 31 at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.

Services were at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at First Church of the Nazarene, 1000 N. Main St., Newton, with pastor Jim Pohlman of Peabody Christian Church officiating. Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery, Newton.

He was born March 6, 1948, to Lyle L. and Roberta “Bobbie” (Reid) Hague in Newton. He was married to Doe Ann (Del Vecchio) Hague, who survives.

He also is survived by his mother; son Michael Hague of Newton; daughters Katie Hague Phillips of Wichita and Stacey Hague of Newton; brother Randy Hague of Newton and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to The Hub, a youth center in Peabody, and sent in care of Petersen Funeral Home, 215 N. Main St., Newton, KS 67114.

 

• Luella Martha Hiebert, 89, retired hospital employee and child care provider, died June 5 at Salem Home in Hillsboro.

Services will be at 2 p.m. June 9 at the First Mennonite Church, 429 E. First St., Newton, with pastor Joan Boyer officiating. Burial will follow at Alexander­wohl Cemetery in Goessel.

Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with the family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 8 at Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main, Goessel.

She was born Jan. 3, 1922, to Peter B. and Margaret Franz Nickel in Goessel. On Dec. 12, 1941, she was married to Ernest Hiebert, who predeceased her May 23, 2007.

Survives include son Bobby James and Brenda Hiebert of Hillsboro; daughters Norma Jean Suarez of Newton and Betty Ann and Joe Gayle of Hillsboro; sisters Esther Schowalter of Burrton, Dorothy Foth of Halstead and Darlene Redinger of Halstead; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of Kansas or Salem House in Hillsboro.

 

• Justin John Milne, 30, a construction worker, of McPher­son, died May 30 in Marion County. Services were June 3, at Stockham Family Funeral Home, McPherson, with pastor Tom Mayse officiating. Burial was to follow at a later date.

He was born Feb. 6, 1981, to Dan Milne of Banning, Calif., and Kim Milne of McPherson in San Bernardino, Calif.

Survivors include his parents; children Logan and Lexi Milne of Inman; mother of their children, Amber Jost of Inman; brothers Kris and LaToya Jones of Kennewick, Wash., and Bren­nan Milne of Olivehurst, Calif.; sister Nikol and Seth Crouse; grandparents Merv and Bobbi McCormick of Rialton, Calif., and Jessie Milne of Banning and many nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be sent to the family via stockhamfamily. com. Memorials may be made to the Logan and Lexi Milne Education Fund and sent in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 3025 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

 

• Billy B. Minear, 88, retired rural mail carrier and assistant funeral director of Canton, died June 4 at Hospice House in Hutchinson. Services were June 7 at the Canton United Methodist Church, Canton. Burial was at Canton Township Cemetery.

He was born Feb. 4, 1923, to Irvin George and Pauline (Anderson) Minear in Canton. On June 9, 1948, he was married to LeVonne Russell, who survives. Other survivors include son Bruce and Patricia Minear of Colorado Springs, Colo.; daughters Nancy Banning of Hutchin­son and Jill and Darren Roller of Canton; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Canton United Methodist Church and sent in care of Olson’s Mortuary, P.O. Box 355, Canton, KS 67428.

 

• Marlene M. Ratzlaff, 77, of Highlands Ranch, Colo., a homemaker, died June 3 at Sky Ridge Hospital in Highlands Ranch.

A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. June 9 at Belleview Community Church, Littleton, Colo. A graveside service will precede it at 1 p.m. Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat­ridge, Colo.

She was born April 10, 1934, to Elmer and Marlene Seibel in Harvey, N.D. On July 26, 1956, she was married to Lowell Ratzlaff, who survives.

She also is survived by two sons, Steve of Plano, Texas, and Stuart and Beth of Highlands Ranch; two sisters, Phyllis and Dick Peterson of Fort Collins, Colo., and Lucinda and Gary Schultz, of Fresno, Calif.; a brother-in-law, Marvin and wife Marilyn of Hillsboro, a sister-in-law, Vernice Ratzlaff of Hills­boro, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


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