William “Ed” Bean, 90

William E. “Ed” Bean, 90, retired employee of Western Lithograph of Wichita, died Oct. 17 at Marion Manor.

The Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 21, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wichita with Father Brian Gilles officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Gardens of Memory in Wichita.

He was born Nov. 25, 1913, to John J. and Dorothea G. (Hein) Bean in Andale. On Feb. 2, 1943, he was married to Helen Brand, who predeceased him in 2003.

He is survived by three daughters, Dorothea J. Bean of Plano, Texas, Jane Lipke of Kansas and Ruth Winter and husband Kenneth of Hillsboro; one son, Kenneth M. Bean and wife Jerry of Wichita; one sister, Abby Schoenecker of Akron, Colo.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

A memorial has been established with St. Joseph Catholic Church of Wichita.

Eugene Gallup, 75

Eugene Gallup, 75, heavy-equipment operator, died Oct. 15 in Wichita.

The family is planning a private burial at Hull Cemetery in Calio, Mo.

He was born July 26, 1929, to Ross and Frances (Sauders) Gallup in Jefferson City, Mo. In 1972, he was married to Altheta Wilcox, who predeceased him.

He is survived by one daughter, Brenda Jones of Topeka, and two grandchildren, Tammy Krause and Leland Krich.

Condolences may be sent to the family via hillsboromemchapel@

Irven Hanneman, 84

Irven Roy Hanneman, 84, machinist, died Oct. 7 in Los Gatos, Calif.

The funeral was Oct. 15 at Bethel Church in San Jose, Calif., with pastor Gerry Lopes officiating. Burial was at Los Gatos Memorial Park.

He was born Jan. 27, 1920, to Henry and Pauline (Winter) Hanneman in Enid, Okla. He was married to Lois Boles, who survives.

He is also survived by one step-son, Gary Hanneman; two step-daughters, Kathilie Gruggett and Kathy Hanneman; two sisters, Stella Rosfeld and Mildred Unger; and one brother, Wilbur Hanneman.

Erna P. Loewen, 89

Erna P. Loewen, 89, co-owner/operator of Western Auto Store in McPherson, died Oct. 13 at Hillsboro Community Medical Center Long Term Care Unit in Hillsboro.

The funeral was Oct. 16 at Stockham Family Funeral Home in McPherson with pastor Clinton Seibel officiating. Burial was at McPherson Cemetery.

She was born April 18, 1915, to Christian and Karolina (Delk) Seibel in Hillsboro. On Sept. 2, 1939, she was married to Clarence H. Loewen, who predeceased her in 1994.

She is survived by one son, Dennis Loewen of Lawrence; one daughter, Karolyn Wiebe of White River Junction, Vt.; one sister, Evelyn Regier of Peabody; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A memorial donation to the charity of the donors choice is requested.

Condolences may be sent to the family via www.stockhamfamily.

Jack Richmond, 66

Jack Wayne Richmond, 66, one of the founders of Marion Die and Fixture, died while on a fishing trip in Gasville, Ark.

The funeral was Oct. 15 at Eastmoor United Methodist Church in Marion with pastor John Goering and pastor Rick Branson officiating. Burial was at Marion Cemetery.

He was born Oct. 29, 1937, to Clyde and Henrietta (Conyers) Richmond in Antelope. On Jan. 30, 1959, he was married to Joyce Marie Pientaka, who survives.

He is also survived by three sons, Allan Richmond and wife Dot, Dave Richmond and wife Bobby and Tim Richmond and wife Robin, all of Marion; one daughter, Jackie Palic and husband Joe of Marion; two brothers, Ralph Richmond and wife Wanda and Jim Richmond and wife Violet, all of Marion; one sister, Evelyn Bredemeier and husband Richard of Marion; 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials have been established with the Marion City Fire Department and the Quail Unlimited Scholarship Fund.

Angela Tajchman, 88

Angela Camilla Tajchman, 88, caregiver and homemaker, died Oct. 11 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion.

Funeral Mass was Oct. 15 at St. Mark’s Catholic Church of Holy Family Parish in Marion with Father Richard Stuchlik and Father Steve Gronert officiating. Burial was at Marion Cemetery.

She was born Aug. 28, 1916, to Charles and Mille (Neuwirth) Stuchlik in Lost Springs. On Aug. 23, 1933, she was married to Frank Anton Tajchman, who predeceased her.

She is survived by six sons, Gerald Tajchman and wife Pat of Monroe, Wash., Marcel Tajchman and wife Barbara of McPherson, David Tajchman and wife Connie of BelAire, Frank Tajchman, Mark Tajchman and wife Lori and Charles Tajchman and wife Kay, all of Marion.

She is also survived by five daughters, Georgene Byram and husband Harold of Haysville, Virginia Albert and husband Roman of Mannford, Okla., Carmelita Simon and husband Richard of Canton, Judith Smith and husband Jay and Lanell Hett and husband Aaron, all of Marion; one brother, Alex Stuchlik of Lost Springs; one sister, Mary Jane Steiner of Wichita; 49 grandchildren, 61 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Memorials have been established with St. Mark’s Catholic Church and St. Luke Living Center in care of Zeiner Funeral Home of Marion.

Mathilda Unrau, 98

Mathilda P. Unrau, 98, homemaker, died Oct. 7 at Bethesda Home in Goessel.

The memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church near Goessel with pastor Lee Suderman and pastor Mark Wiens officiating. Cremation of remains was the interment choice.

She was born Sept. 8, 1906, to Abraham J. and Elizabeth (Penner) Nikkel in McPherson County. On Aug. 15, 1929, she was married to Rufus Unrau, who predeceased her in 1991.

She is survived by three sons, Glen W. Unrau and wife Mary Lou of rural Newton, Rufus D. Unrau and wife Leola of rural Lehigh and Robert Unrau and wife Karen of Des Moines, Iowa; one daughter, Shirley Unruh and husband Virgil of rural Inman; 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with Bethesda Home.

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