DEATHS

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN

Arthur R. Funk, 93

Arthur R. Funk, 93, retired farmer, died Nov. 2 at Hillsboro Community Medical Center Long Term Care Unit.

The funeral was Nov. 6 at Trinity Mennonite Church in Hillsboro with pastor Tim Kliewer officiating. Burial was at Haven of Rest Cemetery in rural Hillsboro.

He was born Feb. 25, 1910, to Jacob F. and Elizabeth (Rempel) Funk in rural Hillsboro. On Oct. 15, 1932, he was married to Katherine Pankratz, who predeceased him in 1991.

He is survived by five sons, Nelson Funk of Hillsboro, Kenneth Funk and Linferd Funk, both of rural Hillsboro, Norman Funk of Marion and Jim Funk of rural Marion; one daughter, Edith Unruh of Hillsboro; one brother, Karl Funk of Hillsboro; 14 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with Trinity Mennonite Church.

Condolences may be sent to the family at hillsboromemchapel@
hotmail.com.

Alex Herbel, 36

Alex Herbel, 36, an engineer technician in Colorado Springs, Colo., died in his home Oct. 29.

A memorial service was held Nov. 3 at Zion Lutheran Church in Hillsboro with pastor Clark Davis officiating. Burial was at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Hillsboro.

He was born in Hillsboro to Don and Emma Jean Herbel.

He is survived by his mother of Hillsboro; his father and wife Marla of Fort Collins, Colo.; two brothers, David Herbel of Reno, Nev., and Glen Herbel of Highlands Ranch, Colo.; three sisters, Gayla Herbel of Loveland, Colo., Barbra Conquest of Marietta, Okla., and Greta Slade of Aurora, Colo.; two step-brothers, Jeff Young of Jacksonville, N.C., and Troy Young of Greeley, Colo; also seven nieces and nephews.

A memorial has been established with Zion Lutheran Church.

Thomas McCoy, 61

Thomas McCoy, 61, estimator for a window company in the Kansas City area, died Nov. 5 at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

The memorial service was Nov. 8 at McGilley Antioch Chapel in Kansas City, Mo. Graveside committal service was at Woodbine Cemetery in Woodbine.

He was born Nov. 3, 1942, to Dale and Alene McCoy in Wichita.

He is survived by his mother, Alene Engel of Hillsboro; two daughters, Sharon Mack and husband Chris of Blue Springs, Mo., and Julie Wooford and husband Thompson of Edmond, Okla.; one son, Michael McCoy and wife Sarah of Swedesboro, N.J., ; one brother, Charles Engel of Newton; and two grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with the American Heart Association.

Barbara Ann Jost, 51

Barbara Ann Jost, 51, a nurse from Halstead, died Nov. 7 at Newton Medical Center.

A service is planned for 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 12, at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Linconville. Burial will be at Lincolnville Cemetery.

She was born Oct. 16, 1952, to Max Loveless and Tabea Miltz Loveless in Marion. On May 30, 1971, she was married to Roger Jost, who survives.

She is also survived by a son, Thane Jost of Hutchinson; a daughter, Lexey Jost of Halstead; her parents; and a brother, John Loveless of Antelope.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to memorials established with St. John’s Lutheran Church or the American Diabetes Association.

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