DEATHS

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN
Dorothy F. Funk

Dorothy F. Funk, 93, retired hair dresser from Hillsboro, died April 15 in Hillsboro.

The funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro with pastor Nancy Lambing officiating. Burial was at Haven of Rest Cemetery near Hillsboro.

She was born Oct. 12, 1912, to P.F. and Hattie Vogt at Inman. She was married to Harold Funk, who predeceased her in 1969.

She is survived by son Francis of Wichita and one grandchild.

A memorial has been established with Hillsboro United Methodist Church.

Elsie M. Myers

Elsie M. Myers of Hillsboro, 86, homemaker and veteran of the Royal Air Force in England, died Monday, April 17, at Hillsboro Community Medical Center Long Term Care Unit.

Visitation will be 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at Stockham Family Funeral Home in McPherson. The family will be present from 6 p.m. to 8 pm.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 21, at Stockham Family Funeral Home. Inter-ment will be at McPherson Cemetery in McPherson.

She was born May 17, 1919, to Thomas and Priscilla Yates in Wiggins, Lancashire, England. On Nov. 20, 1977, she was married to Harold B. Myers, who died in 1993.

She is survived by a son, Paul Richardson of Ponca City, Okla.; daughters Jane Walker of Hillsboro and Jan Richardson of Solomon; a sister, Doris Yates of England; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with Hillsboro Commun-ity Medical Center.

Hope Spain

Hope Louise Patton Koch Spain, 96, retired telephone operator, died Friday, April 14, at Marion Manor in Marion.

The funeral was at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 17, at Eastmoor United Methodist Church, Marion, with pastors John Goering and Bob Priest officiating. Burial was at Hillcrest Cemetery at Florence.

She was born Oct. 17, 1909, to C. Ray and Lulu Pratt Patton at Cedar Point. On May 9, 1928, she was married to Fred C. Koch, who predeceased her in 1973.

On July 9, 1978, she was married G.R. Jack Spain.

She is survived by daughters LuJean Krause of Emporia, Loma and husband Don Frederick of Hutchinson, Glenda and husband Jack Taylor of Marion and Marylyn and husband Max Banding of Wichita.

A memorial has been established with the Florence Historical Society; gifts can be made in care of Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion.

Millie Summervill

Mildred “Millie” Bredemeier Summervill, 95, retired St. Luke Hospital employee, died April 14.

The funeral was at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at Marion Christian Church with pastor Carl Heim officiating. Burial followed at Marion Cemetery.

She was born Aug. 15, 1910, to Charles and Ida Bredemeier near Antelope. On Dec. 14, 1931, she was married to Wesley Summervill, who predeceased her in 1966.

She is survived by three sons, John and wife Barbara of Hutchinson, Marion and wife Val of Arvada, Colo., and Mick and wife Marge of Marion; daughter Sue and husband Dennis Navrat of Burbank, S.D.; sister-in-law Lucille Bredemeier of Marion; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorials have been established with Marion Christian Church and St. Luke Living Center.

Carmen R. Wegerer

Carmen Robert Wegerer, 58, died April 3 at Wichita.

Funeral services were April 7 at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in St. Mark with Father David Lies officiating. Burial was in St. Mark Cemetery with full military honors provided by the U.S. Air Force of McConnell Air Force Base.

He was born Oct. 12, 1947, at Goessel to Robert and Pauline Patry Wegerer. On Oct. 30, 1971, he was married to Karen Blick, who survives.

He is also survived by daughter Jennifer and husband Richard Bertematti of North Bergen, N.J.; sons Matthew of Kansas City, Mo., and Stephen and James of Colwich; his mother, Pauline of Hillsboro; brother Lou and wife Judy Wegerer of Marion; and two nieces, Andrea Salsbury and Allison Wegerer.

A memorial has been established with the church’s stained-glass window fund.

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