Category: Deaths

DEATH: Amelia Hein

Amelia Hein, 98, Hillsboro, died Dec 9, 2020, at Salem Home in Hillsboro. There will be a private graveside service at Durham Park Cemetery in rural Durham. Memorials can be made to Disabled Veterans in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, Kansas 67063. She was born on Jan. 26, 1922, to Frank and Libby Prochaska in Renfrow, […]

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DEATH: Erby P. Buller

Erby P. Buller, 97, of Hesston, died on Sunday, December 6, 2020, at his home. A memorial service is planned for 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at his church, Kingdom Life Ministries in Hesston, Kansas and will be live-streamed at www.hesstonklm.org. Memorial contributions may be made to Kingdom Life Ministries at P.O. Box 786, Hesston, Kansas 67062. He […]

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DEATH: Michael J. Combs

Michael J. Combs, 72, Lincolnville, died Dec. 3, 2020, at his residence. Services pending due to COVID-19. He was born on Oct. 6, 1948, to Jerry and Rosemary (Hein) Combs in Wichita. A full obituary will appear in next week’s newspaper. Online condolences at www.jostfuneralhome.com.

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Roy A. Van Buren, 73, Hillsboro, died on Nov. 29, 2020, due to complications of Covid-19. His family will gather with friends on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church at 300 Prairie Pointe, Hillsboro. Memorial contributions in Roy’s name may be directed to Assemblies of God One Hope, providing Bibles to children around the […]

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DEATH: Ira D. Schroeder

Ira D. Schroeder, 71, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Parker, CO. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Cemetery, Goessel. Memorial contributions may be made to Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, to go towards their cemetery fund, in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, PO Box 96, Goessel, KS 67053. He was […]

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DEATH: Elvira Plett

Elvira Plett, 89, died Dec 3, 2020, at Comfort Homes in Newton. Graveside service at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church Cemetery in Hillsboro led by Garvie Schmidt. The family will receive guests from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, at Hillsboro M.B. Church Hearth room. Memorials to Samaritans Purse in care of Jost Funeral Home […]

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DEATH: Mary Ellen Derksen

Mary Ellen Derksen, 91, died on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, at Wesley Medical Center. Cremation is planned with private family services. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethesda Home in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, PO Box 32, Hesston, Kansas 67062. She was born July 6, 1929, in Elkhart, Indiana. Survivors include her husband, Lester Derksen of Newton; sons, Robert […]

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DEATH: Georgia Alice Spohn

Georgia Alice Spohn, 101, Tampa, died Nov. 30, 2020, at St. Luke Living Center in Marion. Private family services. Memorials to Tampa Pride or Marion Christian Church in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063. She was born on Sept. 20, 1919, in Marion to George and Ruth (Beaston) Pankratz. She married Edward Spohn in 1940 […]

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DEATH: Arlene Ruth Unruh

Arlene Ruth Unruh, 89, Peabody, died on Nov. 24, 2020, at Peabody Health and Rehab. Private Burial will be at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. A memorial service will be held later, to be determined. Memorials can be given to United Methodist Church, Peabody, the Peabody Senior Center, or Alzheimer/Dementia fund in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, […]

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DEATH: Alvena Bartel

Alvena Bartel, 94, died on Nov. 24, 2020, in Hillsboro. Private family interment at Haven of Rest cemetery rural Hillsboro was led by Pastor Tom Harder on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020. She was born July 28, 1926, to John and Florentine (Ratzlaff) Goossen in Goessel. She married Wilbert N. Bartel on Feb. 7, 1947, at First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro. […]

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