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Alice Burch, 81




Alice L. Burch, 81, homemaker, died Nov. 13 at Shiloh Manor Nursing Home in Canton.


The visitation was Nov. 16 at Olson’s Mortuary, and the graveside service was at Canton Township Cemetery in Canton.


She was born April 16, 1920, to Charles and Loretta Huge in Tampa. On March 16, 1943, she was married to Wilbur F. Burch, who predeceased her in 1994.


She is survived by four sons, Dennis of Canton, Douglas of Newton, DeWayne of North Newton, Mark of Hesston; a daughter, Annette Otte of Canton; a sister, Charleen Walker of Wichita; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.


A memorial has been established with Shiloh Manor Nursing Home in Canton.




Merrill Christiansen, 75




Merrill D. Christiansen, 75, cattleman and livestock operator, died Nov. 16 at his home near Durham.


The funeral was Nov. 20 at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Holy Family Parish in Tampa with pastors Paul Oborny and Steve Gronert officiating. Burial was at the Canton Cemetery in Canton.


He was born Sept. 27, 1926, to Henry and Mattie Garrett Christiansen in Durham. On Sept. 22, 1948, he was married to Mary Noone, who survives.


He is also survived by two sons, Tom of Cape Coral, Fla., and Gary of Durham; two daughters, Barbara McDonald and husband, Stan, of Salina, and Karen Hunter and husband, Steve, of Centreville, Va.; two brothers, Irvin of Durham and Carroll of Kimberling City, Mo.; a sister, Geraldine Frick of Durham and seven grandchildren.


A memorial was established with Central Homecare and Hospice.




Jane Good, 86




Jane Mercedes Good, 86, homemaker, died Nov. 12 in Newton.


The funeral was Nov. 16 at Peabody Christian Church with pastors George Watts and Jim Pohlman officiating. Burial was at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Peabody.


She was born Nov. 23, 1914, to Oscar and Frances Pearl Lauck Huguenin in Peabody. On April 13, 1941, she was married to Charles Irwin Good, who predeceased her in 1971.


She is survived by three sons, Donald of Austin, Texas, Richard of Lansing and Charles “Chuck” of Peabody; one daughter, Marcia Edmonds of Colorado Springs, Colo.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


A memorial has been established with Peabody Christian Church.




Lucilla Hiebert, 76




Lucilla Hiebert, 76, homemaker, died Nov. 16, at Hillsboro Community Medical Center in Hillsboro.


The funeral was held Nov. 20 at Alexanderfeld Mennonite Church near Hillsboro with pastors Orlin Ensz and Gordon Koehn officiating. Burial was at Alexanderfeld Mennonite Church Cemetery.


She was born on Jan. 10, 1925, to Andrew H. and Maria Eidse Koehn in rural Canton. On Nov. 20, 1949, she was married to Paul F. Hiebert, who survives.


She is also survived by three sons, Allen of Ottawa, Jerry and his wife, Crystal, of Canton, and Ray and his wife, Phyllis, of Hillsboro; a daughter, Elaine Unruh and her husband David of Greensburg; two sisters, Annie Schmidt of Rich Hill, Mo., and Edna Dyck of Stapleton, Ga.; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


A memorial was established with Alexanderfeld Mennonite Church.

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