DEATH: Elsie Groening, 91

Elsie Groening, 91, of Hillsboro, died Aug. 24 at Hills­boro Community Hospital.

A celebration of life service is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, with pastor Brian Allen officating.

Burial is at 10 a.m. Satur­day at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Ceme­tery, Hills­boro.

Visitation is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro.

She was born July 5, 1925, to Jacob H. and Anna (Wiebe) Ewert at Mountain Lake, Minn. On Aug. 8, 1946, she was married to Marvin Groening, who predeceased her in 2007.

Survivors include sons Loren Groening of Hays, Joel and wife Cindy Groen­ing of Davao, Philippines; daughters Marilyn and husband Ron Hiebert of rural Hillsboro, Karleen and husband Jerry Warkentin of McAllen, Texas; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church or Wycliffe Bible Translators, and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hills­boro, KS 67063.

Online condolences may be sent to the family via: jostfuneralhome.com.

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