Category: Deaths

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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Deaths (July 12, 2017)

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

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Deaths (July 5, 2017)

• billy K. “bill” Woford, 84, a retired Freemason, died June 28 at his home in Hills­boro. Cremation has taken place, and a private family service will be at a later date. He was born Nov. 14, 1932, at Okemah, Okla., to Kyle W. and Martha Irene (Wilson) Woford. Survivors include children Kyla K. Ruhl and husband Clay of Kansas […]

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Deaths (June 28, 2017)

• Elton Berg, 87, of Hillsboro died June 25 at Via Christi St. Francis Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice Unit in Wichita. Celebration of Life Service is 11 a.m. Saturday, July 1, at Hillsboro Menno­nite Brethren Church. Interment is 10 a.m. Satur­day at Hillsboro M.B. Church Cemetery. Family will receive guests from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. […]

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Deaths (June 21, 2017)

• Aileen V. Hanschu, 91, of Marion, died June 19 at St. Luke Hospital in Marion. The service is at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 22, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marion. Interment will be at Lewis Cemetery at Ramona. Visitation is 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion. She was born July 3, 1925, to Ernest and […]

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Deaths (June 14, 2017)

• WILLIAM “BILL” GROSSE, 63, construction equipment operator and former county landfill manager, died at his home near Peabody May 26. He was born Jan. 8, 1953, to Thomas and Mary Lou (Anderson) Grosse. On Sept. 4, 1975, he was married to Shirley Nonken, who predeceased him. He is survived by two sons, Bryan and wife Lind­sey of Marion and […]

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Deaths (June 7, 2017)

• vera david-beach, 87, of Hillsboro, died June 5 at Parkside Homes, Hillsboro. The service is at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 10, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church with pastor Dave Plett officiating. She was born Sept. 12, 1929, to Otto and Miriam (Reuscher) David at rural Tampa. On June 4, 1994, she was married to Raymond Beach, who predeceased her […]

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Deaths (May 31, 2017)

• david j. klenda, 66, of Yarmouth, Maine, former professional baseball player, died May 18 of cancer. The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 5, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church at Pilsen. Preceding the Mass at 10 a.m. is the rosary. Burial will be at Pilsen Cemetery. He was born Oct. 23, 1950, to Martin and Magdalen […]

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Deaths (May 24, 2017)

• roberta (friesen) Isaac, 77, died Sunday, May 21. She was born Aug. 4, 1939, to Martin and Marie (Plett) Friesen southwest of Meade. On June 30, 1961, she was married to Alvin Isaac, who survives. The service is at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 25, at Park­view Mennonite Brethren Church in Hills­boro. Visita­tion is from 6-8 p.m. Wednes­day at Jost […]

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Deaths (May 17, 2017)

• allen a. abbott, 82, of Marion, with a career in U.S. Army and after retiring with the U.S. Postal Service, died May, 8 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion. Services were May 12, and burial was at the Abi­lene Cemetery, Abilene. He was born Oct. 27, 1935, to James and Aliene Roberts Abbott Hargrave at Poplar Bluff, Mo. […]

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