Howard Hagen Sr., 83

Howard Clyde Hagen Sr., 83, retired aircraft and helicopter mechanic and oil-rig roughneck, died Nov. 15 at his residence in Odessa, Texas.

The funeral was Nov. 18 at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home Chapel in Odessa. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Odessa.

He was born July 9, 1919, to John S. and Carrie Hagen in Collinsville, Okla. On April 15, 1967, he was married to Carol Benhoa, who survives.

He is also survived by his children Howard Clyde Hagen Jr. and wife Debbie of Broken Arrow, Okla., Larry Hagen and wife Daniece of Odessa, Nguyen Hung Van and wife Le Yen Thi of Odessa, Garry Hagen and wife Lisa of Grand Prairie, Texas, Carla Bolt and husband Paul of Honolulu, Hawaii; daughter-in-law Reyna Hagen of Grapevine, Texas; brothers Lewis Hagen of Hillsboro and Arlie Hagen of Colorado; 15 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Theodore Hanschu

Theodore “Ted” Hanschu, 79, retired farmer and custodian for the Marion School District, died Nov. 24 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marion with pastor John A. Ryding officiating. Burial will be at Lewis Cemetery in Ramona.

He was born April 27, 1923, to Frederick and Katherine (Benhardt) Hanschu near Lost Springs. On May 4, 1947, he was married to Aileen (Bird) Hanschu, who survives.

He is also survived by one son, Steven of Emporia; one daughter, Linda Bradley of Topeka; one brother, Leonard Hanschu of Harligen, Texas; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial was established with Our Savior Lutheran Church.

Victoria Russell, 52

Victoria Lynn Russell, 52, receptionist at Hillsboro Family Practice, died Nov. 23 at Newton Medical Center.

The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 27, at First Mennonite Church of Hillsboro with pastor Ken Peterson officiating. Interment will be a private family burial.

She was born Aug. 11, 1950, to Arvin and Delores (Atkinson) Unruh in Pratt. On June 7, 1969, she was married to Teddy Russell, who survives.

She is also survived by two sons, Jason Russell of Wichita and Josh Russell of Hesston; one daughter, Jenny Russell of Kansas City; two brothers, Mark Unruh of McPherson and Tracy Unruh of Galva; one sister, Melissa Sechler of McPherson; and one grandchild.

Memorials were established with the American Cancer Society and Central Care Cancer Center in Newton.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hillsboromemchapel

David Stoltenberg, 39

David Stoltenberg, 39, pharmacy technician, died Nov. 20 in Mesa, Ariz.

Graveside services will be held in the spring at the Lutheran Cemetery in Hillsboro.

He was born July 22, 1963, to Bill and Elaine Stoltenberg in Colorado.

He is survived by his parents, his sister, Cheryl Christensen, and his grandmother, Edna Winter, all of Marion; and his companion, Roger Bice of Hesston.

A memorial has been established with The Lutheran Hour in care of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marion.
Dayton Unruh, 79

Dayton Unruh, 79, retired employee of Guerdon Industries Mobile Home Manufacturing in Newton, died Nov. 21 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

The funeral was Nov. 24 at Morning Star Mennonite Church in rural Tampa with pastors Ransom Wiebe, Merlin Wiebe and Cyrus Wedel officiating. Burial was at Logan Cemetery in rural Tampa.

He was born May 8, 1923, to Joel P. and Lydia (Koehn) Unruh in McPherson County. On March 21, 1948, he was married to Martha (Dirks) Unruh, who survives.

He is also survived by two sons, Warren Unruh and wife Jane of Lehigh and Quentin Unruh and wife Diane of rural Canton; three daughters, Wanda Koehn and husband Larry of rural Durham, Starla Harms and husband Richard of Montezuma and Carol Ann Unruh of Lehigh; two sisters, Della Decker of Scott City and Florine Koehn of Aliceville, Ala.; 18 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial was established with Morning Star Mennonite Church.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Selma Reimer, 88

Selma Reimer, 88, retired registered nurse, died Oct. 31.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, at Tabor Mennonite Church near Goessel.

She is survived by her husband, Jona Reimer; one son, Delbert Reimer of Taylors, S.C.; one daughter, Nadine Reimer Penner of Wichita; three brothers, Peter Bartel of Wichita, Roland Bartel of Eugene, Ore., and Otto Bartel of Goessel; two sisters, Martha Peters and Linda Goertzen, both of Goessel; and four grandchildren.

A memorial was established with Bethel College Nursing Department.

Hannah Weber, 101

Hannah Weber, 101, homemaker, died Nov. 24 at Hillsboro Community Medical Center’s Long Term Care Unit.

The funeral will be Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. at Strassburg Baptist Church with pastor Brad Seifert officiating. Burial will be at Haven of Rest Cemetery in Hillsboro.

She was born Aug. 15, 1901, to Jack and Lena (Ollenberger) Baker in Fairview, Okla. On Dec. 10, 1924, she was married to Jacob Weber, who predeceased her in 1975.

She is survived by two sons, Orville Weber of Wichita and Virgil Weber of Marion; five grandchildren; eight greatgrandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

A memorial was established with the Strassburg Baptist Church.

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