Category: Daily Life

Lohrenz to celebrate 100th Birthday

Lohrenz to celebrate 100th Birthday

Rufus Lohrenz will celebrate his 100th birthday on May 23. To help him celebrate, his family is asking that everyone drive by where he lives at Parkside House 4 (in Hillsboro) on Saturday, May 23 from 4-5p.m. Please circle around the facility and drive-by in front of house 4 with a sign and your name written in large letters so […]

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HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER If you need meals, call on Friday for the next week’s meals. Our number is 620-947-2304. —Brenda Moss, director WEDNESDAY, MAY 20 Pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, potato salad, fruit, milk THURSDAY, MAY 21 Closed FRIDAY, MAY 22 Closed MONDAY, MAY 25 Closed for Memorial Day TUESDAY, MAY 26 Chicken Alfredo, roasted zucchini, marinated tomato salad, fruit, […]

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Unruh to celebrate 65th Anniversary

Unruh to celebrate 65th Anniversary

The children of Ron & Dora Unruh are requesting a card shower in honor of their 65th wedding anniversary. Ron and Dora (Duerksen) were married on June 1, 1955, at the Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church near Goessel, KS. They made their home northwest of Durham and have lived and farmed in that area all of their life. Dora was also a […]

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BREAKING: Gary L. Unruh

Gary L. Unruh, 81, died Sunday, May 3, 2020. He was born May 22, 1938, to Lewis and Edna (Penner) Unruh of Goessel, Kansas. Full obituary and video at Heritageofandover.com.

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DEATH: Eileen Feltus

Eileen Feltus, 78, died after a lengthy illness on Friday, May 8, 2020. There will be no service at this time. She is survived by her son Curtis (Coleen) Woker of Conway; daughter Carla (Brian) Wright of California, four children and seven great-grandchildren; sister Shirley Bartel, 2 nieces, Kris of Great Bend and nephew Steve Bartel of Hillsboro; numerous grand […]

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DEATH: Bernice E. Brown (Ollek)

DEATH: Bernice E. Brown (Ollek)

Bernice E. Brown (Ollek), 77, died March 19, 2020, in her home surrounded by family in Marana, Arizona. She was a strong fighter who eventually lost her battle to lung cancer. She was born January 25, 1943, in Hillsboro, KS. Survivors include daughter, Carlina Brown-Banks of Olympia, WA; son, Buck Brown of Marana, AZ; sister: Carol Plenert of Oregon City, […]

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Alda Mae Hiebert

Alda Mae Hiebert, 84, died May 1, 2020, at Bethesda home in Goessel. Private graveside service due to COVID-19 will be held at Alexanderwohl cemetery rural Goessel. A public Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Memorials to Bethesda Home in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063. She was born February […]

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Weinbrenner, Putthoff announce plan to wed on May 22, 2020

Weinbrenner, Putthoff announce plan to wed on May 22, 2020

Doug and Colleen Weinbrenner of Hillsboro and Fred and Gayla Puthoff of Wichita announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children Brett Weinbrenner and Jenna Puthoff. Both are nurses in Wichita. The wedding is planned for May 22, 2020, at The Barn at Grace Hill in Newton, KS.

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DEATH: Allen W. Pankratz

Allen W. Pankratz, 94, died March 31, 2020, at Hillsboro Community Hospital in Hillsboro. Due to COVID-19 family will have a Celebration of Life service when it is safe for the community to gather. Memorials to Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063. He was born Dec. 14, 1925, in rural […]

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DEATH: Jane Buchholz

Jane Buchholz, 91, died March 28, 2020, at Bethesda Home in Goessel. Due to COVID-19 all services will be private. A Celebration of Life service will be held when the COVID-19 is no longer a health concern to the community. Memorials to Bethesda Home in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063. She was born on […]

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