DEATHS

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN

Harold Goodwin, 81

Harold Max Goodwin, 81, retired farmer and propane-gas delivery man, died Jan. 12 at his home in Burns.

The funeral was Jan. 16 at Burns United Methodist Church with officiants Janet Weathersbee, Jim Bush and Clint Stoppel. Burial was at Burns Cemetery.

He was born Oct. 19, 1922, to Arthur Lewis and Velma Margaret (Fink) Goodwin in rural Burns. On May 15, 1942, he was married to Reva Ilene Riggs, who survives.

He is also survived by one son, Ron Goodwin and wife Fern of Burns; three daughters, Sheryl Bartlett and husband Gary of Wichita, Bonnie Elms and husband Monte of Stephenville, Texas, and Dawna Schmidt and husband Calvin of Moundridge; one sister, Wanda Rae Howard of Derby; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorials have been established with the American Heart Association and the Burns Pride Association.

Alvina Hoffman, 95

Alvina Hoffman, 95, retired school teacher, died Jan. 19 at St. Luke Living Center.

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 24, at Eastmoor United Methodist Church in Marion with pastor Marilyn Cox officiating. Burial will be at Grant Township Cemetery in rural Marion.

She was born April 30, 1908, to David and Susanna (Dirks) Ratzlaff in Springfield, S.D. On Dec. 25, 1930, she was married to Earl Hoffman, who predeceased her in 1998.

She is survived by one son, LaVern Hoffman of Ventura, Calif., one daughter, LaVina Smith of Seattle, Wash., nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with Eastmoor United Methodist Church.

Alvina Pagel, 88

Alvina Pagel, 88, homemaker and retired Colgate-Palmolive representative, died Jan. 16 at St. Francis Medical Center in Wichita.

The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marion with pastor Alan Stahlecker officiating. Burial will be at Marion Cemetery.

She was born Dec. 8, 1915, to Charles and Alma (Joy) Pagel in White City.

She is survived by one brother, Ben Pagel of Kansas City, Mo.; one sister, Verna Warneke of Herington; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial has been established with the American Cancer Society in care of Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion.
Victor Schafers, 81

Victor A. Schafers, 81, maintenance worker, died Jan. 13 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion.

The funeral was at St. Mark Catholic Church of Holy Family Parish in Marion with Father Steven Gronert officiating. Burial was at Marion Cemetery.

He was born Aug. 28, 1922, to William J. and Mary (Hope) Schafers in Stillwater, Okla. On Sept. 12, 1953, he was married to Madonna Esparza, who survives.

He is also survived by two sons, Victor J. Schafers of Hillsboro and Christopher Schafers of Manhattan; six daughters, Deborah A. Cisneros, Celestine M. Huelett and Teresita A. Williams, all of Emporia, Helena A. Frizell of Indianola, Iowa, Mary M. Raleigh of Marion and Madonna A. Hedgecock of Topeka; one brother, Anthony F. Schafers of Marion; seven sisters, Clara Kerntky and Helen Downey, both of Stillwater, Mary Vogeli and Hope Owens, both of Chickasha, Okla., Jeanette Balsi of Shulte, Delores Warnica of Marion and Frances Klenda of Beloit; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials have been established with St. Luke Living Center and St. Mark Catholic Church.

Mary A. Enos, 98

Mary A. Enos, 98, homemaker, died Jan. 11 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion.

The graveside service and burial was Jan. 17 at Valley View Cemetery in St. Marys with pastor John Goering officiating.

She was born Aug. 22, 1905, to Robert and Margaret (Dick) Ballantyne in Herington. On June 1, 1927, she was married to Virgil Enos, who predeceased her in 1999.

She is survived by two sons, Rodney Enos of Liberty Lake, Wash., and Eugene Enos of Marion; two daughters, Roberta Marstall and Virginia Rezac, both of Manhattan; 17 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with Eastmoor United Methodist Church in Marion.

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