Category: Deaths

Deaths (September 20, 2017)

Deaths (September 20, 2017)

• DOROTHY LOUISE (RHODES) DELK, 83, a retired career nurse from Hillsboro, died Sept. 11. Visitation was from noon to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at Petersen Funeral Home, The family gathered from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Petersen Funeral Home. A graveside committal service followed at 2 p.m. at Maize Park Cemetery on 53rd Street in Maize. She was […]

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Deaths (September 13, 2017)

• ALFRED LAWRENCE BENEKE, 83, a Lincolnville farmer until his death, and retired heavy equipment operator at Ft. Riley, died Sept. 6 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. The service was Sept. 9, at St. John’s Lu­ther­an Church, 220 W. Sixth St., Lincolnville. Burial was at Lincoln­ville Cemetery. He was born Feb. 9, 1934, to Fred and Clara (Riffel) Beneke at […]

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Deaths (September 6, 2017)

Deaths (September 6, 2017)

• frieda birkle, 95, of Hillsboro, died Aug. 31 at Salem Home. The service was Sept. 5 at First Mennonite Church, Hills­boro with pastor Susan Jantzen officiating. Burial was at Lehigh Men­no­­nite Cemetery. She was born Jan. 19, 1922, to George and Hattie (Guhr) Martens at Lehigh. On Dec. 13, 1941, she was married to Jake Birkle, who predeceased her […]

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Deaths (August 30, 2017)

Deaths (August 30, 2017)

• KEVIN JOEL GRESHAM, 62, of Durham, owner and operator of Gresham’s Greyhound Farm, died Aug. 24 at Hillsboro Community Hospital in Hillsboro. A private family service is planned. He was born March 27, 1955, to Chester and Helen (Kennedy) Gresham at Em­poria. On May 31, 1974, he was married Javonni Sparlin, who survives. Other survivors include son Chet Odie […]

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Deaths (August 23, 2017)

• Glenn L. Carlson, 70, a farmer and stockman of Burdick, died Aug. 14 at Herington Municipal Hospital. The funeral service was at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 19 at Hebron Lutheran Church in Burdick. Burial was at Hebron Lutheran Cemetery. He was born March 14, 1947, to Harold R. and Vera (Meier) Carlson in Herington. On July 19, 1969, he was […]

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Deaths (August 16, 2017)

• GLORIA JEAN (WODKE) POTTER, 68, retired cafe owner/operator of Marion and formerly of Strong City, died Aug. 12 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion. A celebration of life service is planned for 2 p.m. Aug. 19 at Marion Presby­terian Church, Marion. Burial will follow in the Strong City Cemetery. Family will meet friends from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday at […]

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Deaths (August 9, 2017)

• mark a. “booster” brown, 69, former Vulcan Chemical employee of Marion, died July 31. The service was Thursday, Aug. 3 at Marion Christian Church. He was born Oct. 16, 1947, to Catherine and Raymond Brown at El Dorado. In 1967 he was married to Beverly. In 1991, he was married to Suzie, who predeceased him. He is survived by […]

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Deaths (August 2, 2017)

• Gorman Lee Fred­erick­son, 71, Peabody, a retired English teacher, died July 18. A celebration of life will be from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Emporia Arts Council in Emporia. Cremation has taken place. He was born Jan. 22, 1946, to Ralph and Marion Fred­erickson in Great Falls, Mont. On March 26, 1968, he was married to Faie Fergeson, […]

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Deaths (July 26, 2017)

• dora louise Claas­sen, 97, died July 19, at Whitewater. The graveside service was Friday, July 21, at Swiss Cemetery, Whitewater. A memorial service is planned for 6:30 p.m. July 28 at the Swiss Church, 125 S. Oak, White­water. Memorials may be made to the Jewish Awareness Ministries or Whitewater Community Church Build­ing Fund, and sent in care of Lamb […]

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Deaths (July 19, 2017)

• ISABELLA K. BEZDEK, 89, a homemaker, died Fri­day, July 7, at her home in Hills­boro. The funeral Mass was at 10 a.m. Friday, July 14, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Marion. Rosary was recited at 9:30 a.m. prior to the Mass. Interment followed at Marion Cemetery. She was born June 8, 1928, to Norman and Hilda Pigorsch Graham […]

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