Deaths

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Ella Mahler, 105

Ella Mahler, 105, homemaker, died July 26 at Legacy Park in Peabody.

The funeral was July 30 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Parsons with Father Robert Wachter officiating. Burial was at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Parsons.

She was born Feb. 8, 1898, to Albert and Marie Dvorak Svehla Chopp in Hanover. On Jan. 26, 1920, she was married to Lewis Walter Mahler, who predeceased her in 1972.

She is survived by niece Margaret Vinduska of Marion, and several other nieces and nephews.

A memorial has been established in her memory with St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.

Lyndsay Sherbert, 15

Lyndsay Rae Sherbert, 15, a student at Kinsley High School, died July 24 in an automobile accident near Florence.

The funeral was July 29 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marion with pastor Alan Stahlecker officiating. Burial was at Marion Cemetery.

She was born Aug. 31, 1987, to Daniel Sherbert and Luanne Molzen in Newton.

She is survived by her father of Marion and her mother of Kinsley; two brothers, Dustin Sherbert of Manhattan, and Joey Shipman of Kinsley; one sister, Jayden Hallowell of Florence; her grandparents, William and LaDonna Sherbert of Marion
and Allen and Catherine Molzen of Belvue; and her great-grandfather, Bert Sherbert of Wakefield.

Memorials have been established with the Ronald McDonald House and the Lyndsay Sherbert Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Alison Teri Cady, 16

Alison Teri Cady, 16, a student at Marion High School, died July 24 in an automobile accident near Florence.

The funeral was July 28 at St. John Nepomucene Church, Holy Family Parish in Pilsen with Father Nick Voelker officiating. Burial was at Pilsen Cemetery.

She was born March 6, 1987, to Jeff and Theresa Cady in Beloit.

She is survived by her parents of Marion; two sisters, Morgan Cady and Donna Cady; one brother, Mitchell Cady; her grandparents, Jerry and Enid Cady of Marion, Martinus and Martha Kohler of Beloit and Tom Rider of Pensacola; and her great-grandmother, Joan Willett of Beloit.

A memorial has been established with the Girl Scouts.

Don Burkholder, 68

Don Burkholder, 68, contract-sales manager for General Distributors in Wichita, died Aug. 1 at Hutchinson Hospital.

The funeral was Aug. 5 at Eastmoor United Methodist Church in Marion with pastor John Goering officiating. Burial was at Marion Cemetery.

He was born March 17, 1935, to Marvin “Mac” and Ruby (Pierce) Burkholder in Hutchinson. On June 12, 1955, he was married to Elsie Smith, who survives.

He is also survived by one son, Jerry Burkholder and wife Patty of Topeka; two daughters, Jackie Torgerson and husband Clint of Port Huron, Mich., and Penny Fugitt of Marion; one brother, Larry Burkholder of Newton; one sister, Nancy Serpico of Edisto Island, S.C.; and eight grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with Eastmoor United Methodist Church.

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