William McMullen, 84

William H. McMullen, 84, farmer and stockman, died Oct. 13 at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City.

The funeral was Oct. 16 at United Methodist Church in Burlington. Burial was at Big Creek Cemetery southwest of Burlington.

He was born Aug. 26, 1918, to John P. and Matilda L. (Weide) McMullen near Burlington. On Jan. 6, 1942, he was married to Helen L. (Birk) McMullen, who survives.

He is also survived by two daughters, Mary Levering and husband Dan of Marion and Linda Salava and husband Jim of Burlington; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial was established with Shriners Children’s Hospital.

Raymond Bryant, 70

Raymond Willard Bryant, 70, construction worker and truck driver, died Oct. 23 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

The funeral was Oct. 26 at Eastmoor United Methodist Church in Marion with pastors John Goering and Marilyn Cox officiating. Burial was at Highland Cemetery in Marion.

He was born April 12, 1932, to Austin Miles and Geneva Hester (Morse) Bryant near Belfast, Maine. On Aug. 21, 1955, he was married to Janet Priddle, who survives.

He is also survived by one son, Stephen and wife Denise of Hillsboro; two daughters, Ann and husband Pat Carr and Jan and husband Darin Helmer, all of Marion; mother-in-law Erna Mae Yeagley of Marion.

Survivors also include two brothers, Lloyd Bryant of Maine and Ronald Bryant of Tennessee; six sisters, Ruth Ripley, Katherine Spaulding, Avis Hall, Beatrice Lee, Virginia Whitney and Arline Trenholm, all of Maine; brother-in-law Lawrence Priddle of Smithville, Mo.; sister-in-law Susan (Yeagley) Sullivan of San Diego; close family friend Connie Williams of Marion; and three grandchildren.

Memorials were established with the American Cancer Society and Eastmoor United Methodist Church.

Gladys W. Hoyt, 100

Gladys W. Hoyt, 100, retired librarian with the Peabody Carnegie Library, died Oct. 26 in Peabody.

A grave-side service was held Oct. 29 at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Peabody with pastor David Randall officiating. Burial was at Prairie Lawn Cemetery.

She was born Dec. 31, 1901, to Lucien and Grace (Walton) Hoyt in Peabody.

She is survived by various cousins.

Memorials were established with the Peabody Carnegie Library and the Peabody Historical Museum.

Mabel Suderman, 100

Mabel (Wedel) Suderman, 100, former missionary and pastor’s wife, died Oct. 26 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Trinity Mennonite Church in Hillsboro with pastor Tim Kliewer officiating. The burial will take place at 1 p.m. at Haven of Rest Cemetery in rural Hillsboro.

She was born Dec. 21, 1901, to John C. and Nettie (Jantz) Wedel in rural Moundridge. On Aug. 11, 1926, she was married to John P. Suderman, who predeceased her in 1979.

She is survived by one son, John M. Suderman and wife Alice of North Newton; one daughter, Edith Dougherty and husband John of Oneonta, N.Y.; one brother, Nathan Wedel of Newton; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

A memorial was established with Mennonite Mission Network.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

James Huna Jr. 91

James Huna Jr., 91, farmer and cattleman, died Oct. 27 at Marion Manor.

The funeral was held Oct. 29 in at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Pilsen with Father Steve Gronert officiating. Burial was at the Marion Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 6, 1911, to James and Hedvika (Ondrias) Huna Sr. in rural Pilsen.

He is survived by close friends, Darvin and Sue Markley, of Marion, and his cousins.

A memorial was established with the Marion Library.

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