DEATHS

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN
Stan Brundage, 69

Stan “Whiskey” Brundage, 69, truck driver, died Jan. 11 at his home in Peabody.

The funeral was Jan. 13 at Peabody Christian Church with pastor Jim Pohlman officiating. Burial with military rites was at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Peabody.

He was born March 15, 1935, to Harlow and Edith (Pratt) Brundage in Sidney, N.Y.

He is survived by wife Jan Brundage of Peabody; one son, Joseph Brundage of Peabody and girlfriend Lisa Stephens; five daughters, Nan Hanan and husband John and Lisa Mosqueda and husband Hector, all of Peabody, Edy Jost and husband Russ of Hillsboro, Billie Joe Claassen and husband Rick of Burns, Lynette Brundage of New York and Lori Southwick of New Hampshire; one sister, June Hatton of Peabody; companion Kris Clover of Peabody; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wichita.

Anna B. Cather, 94

Anna B. Cather, 94, of Marion, retired homemaker and former Hillsboro business owner, died Jan. 20 at Marion Manor Nursing Home.

Funeral services were held Jan. 24 at Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion and Jan. 25 at First Baptist Church in Hallett, Okla. Pastor Bill Sherfy officiated in Marion, and pastor Randy Alley officiated in Hallett. Burial will be at the local cemetery in Hallett.

She was born Aug. 9, 1910, to John and Anna (Schlais) Bejcek in Hallett. On April 22, 1926, she was married to William “Bill” H. Cather, who predeceased her.

She is survived by two sons, Ben Cather and wife Lou of Richardson, Texas, and Jim Cather and wife Peggy of Marion; two daughters, Rowena Harrold of Miano, Okla., and Norma Cox of Coon Rapids, Minn.; one brother, Albert Bejcek of Ponca City, Okla.; 14 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

A memorial has been established with the Marion Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 6958 in care of Zeiner Funeral Home.

Wilhelmina Dies, 95

Wilhelmina D. Dies, 95, of Herington, homemaker, died Jan. 21 at Hillsboro Community Medical Center Long Term Care Unit.

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 26, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Herington with pastor Alix Pridgen officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Hill Cemetery in Herington.

She was born Sept.16, 1909, to Herman and Anna (Krause) Falk in Herington. On July 25, 1939, she was married to Leo Dies, who predeceased her in 1976.

No immediate family members survive her.

A memorial has been established with HCMC LTCU.

Larry C. Jost, 85

Larry C. Jost, 85, of Hillsboro, farmer and stockman, died
Jan. 21 in Hillsboro.

The funeral was Jan. 25 at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro with pastor Dave Plett officiating. Burial was at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 28, 1919, to George S. and Elizabeth (Schroeder) Jost in McPherson. On Aug. 14, 1940, he was married to Linda Heinze, who predeceased him in 1996.

He is survived by three daughters, Karen Enns and husband Melvin of Kingsburg, Calif., Connie Schimpf and husband Gene of Black Mountain, N.C., and Lucinda Wohlgemuth and husband Willis of Claremore, Okla.; two brothers, Marvin Jost of Hillsboro and LeRoy Jost of Henderson, Neb.; and six grandchildren.

Memorials have been established with Tabor College and the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church building fund.

Condolences may be sent to the family via jostfuneral@hotmail.
com.

Randy Maltbie, 51

Randy Maltbie, 51, of Marion, truck driver, died Jan. 23 in Marion.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Zeiner Funeral Home Chapel in Marion with pastor Bill Sherfy officiating. Burial will be at Grant Township Cemetery in rural Marion.

He was born July 25, 1953, to James Raymond and Marilyn Alice (Fields) Maltbie in Topeka.

He is survived by his mother, Marilyn Alice Knapp; six sons, Joshua Raymond Kenney, Jacob Ryan Kenney and Daniel Lee Kenney, all of Hillsboro, Charlie William Kenney of Herington, Truman James Maltbie of Richmond, Calif., and Michael Pardue of Crescent City, Calif.; two daughters, Mary Bacon of Ogden, Utah, and Katrina Maltbie of Sacramento, Calif.; one brother, Jimmy Dean Maltbie of Byron, Calif., and nine grandchildren.

Frieda Peters, 71

Frieda Katie Peters, 71, of Stillwater, Okla., homemaker and involved in many church and community activities, died Jan. 12 in Stillwater.

A memorial service was held Jan. 23 at First United Methodist Church in Stillwater with pastor Stan Warfield officiating.

She was born Sept. 6, 1933, to John R. and Tena (Dyck) Dick near Newport, Wash. On July 14, 1953, she was married to Don C. Peters, who survives.

She is also survived by two sons, David Peters and wife Sara of Stillwater and John Peters and wife Susan of Plano, Texas; one daughter, Kathryn Dagestino and husband Barry of Anaheim Hills, Calif.; one brother, John Dick and wife Carol of Hillsboro; two sisters, Hilda Just of Rockwall, Texas, and Elsie Lekey and husband Roland of Bushton; one brother-in-law; four sisters-in-law; and four grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established with First United Methodist Church in Stillwater, Tabor College and the American Cancer Society Relay for Life in Oklahoma City.

Bernice Thies, 95

Bernice Thies, 95, former manager of Thies Food Center in Marion and homemaker, died Jan. 19 in Russell.

The funeral was Jan. 22 at Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion with pastors Carl Helm and James Jost officiating. Burial was at Marion Cemetery.

She was born Aug. 20, 1909, to Franz and Maria (Unruh) Groening in Lehigh. On April 30, 1937, she was married to Clyde Thies, who predeceased her in 1974.

She is survived by two sons, Wayne Thies and wife Sandra of Russell and John Thies of Hillsboro; one daughter, Phyllis Bull and husband Robert of Broken Arrow, Okla.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials have been established with Marion Christian Church and Russell Regional Hospital.

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