Category: Deaths

Deaths (Week of February 22, 2017)

• EILEEN BAERG, 65, former Hillsboro resident and tour business operator, died Tuesday, Feb. 14. The service was Feb. 21 at Emmanuel Foursquare Church in Salina. She was born Sept. 24, 1951, to Peter and Anne Sawatsky at Killarney, Manitoba, Canada. In 1971 she was married to Sam Baerg, who survives. She also is survived by son Lucas (Karol) Baerg […]

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Deaths (Week of February 15, 2017)

• Daryl E Bartel, 64, of Hillsboro, died Feb. 11 in the emergency room at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. The service is at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Hills­boro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, Hillsboro, with pastor Brian Allen officiating. Burial is at 1 p.m. Thurs­day at the HMBC cemetery. Visitation with the family is from 5-7 p.m. […]

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Deaths (Week of February 8, 2017)

• larry joseph bina, 75, of Perry, Ill., died Jan. 30. The service was Feb. 3 at Chambersburg Christian Church in Chambersburg, Ill. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, Ill. Memorials may be made to the family and sent in care of Airsman-Hires Funeral Home, P.O. Box 513,m Pitts­field, IL 62363. Online condolences may be made to the family via […]

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Deaths (Week of January 25, 2017)

• Allen L. Bitikofer, 93, a retired farmer, died Jan. 22 at Schowalter Villa, Hesston. The service is at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, with family greeting friends one hour prior to service, all at Schowalter Villa Chapel, Hesston. The burial will follow at Spring Valley Church Ceme­tery, rural Canton. He was born July 31, 1918, to Fred and Martha […]

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Deaths (January 18, 2017)

Deaths (January 18, 2017)

• kenneth decker, 78, retired from general sales work, died Jan. 11 at his home in Lehigh. The service is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Chis­holm Trail Bible Church, 101 N. Wheat St., Goessel with pastor Galen Markley officiating. Burial will be at Le­high Township Cemetery in rural Lehigh. He was born Dec. 16, 1938, to Clyde and […]

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Deaths (Jan 11, 2017)

• Dale k. kohlman, 76, of Wichita, a retired hardware store own­­­er and nursing home administrator, died Dec. 30 at the Robert J. Dole Veterans Ad­ministra­tion Medical Center, Wichita. A graveside service is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Canton Town­ship Cem­e­tery. He was born Aug. 7, 1940, to Walter C. and Alta (Keck) Kohlman in Marion […]

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Deaths (Jan 4, 2017)

• Alta MAE SAVAGE, 93, longtime resident of Florence, died Dec. 25 at Marion Assisted Living. Cremation has taken place. The memorial service was Dec. 30 at the Chris­tian Church of Florence. A private burial was planned at Hillcrest Cemetery, Florence. She was born March 24, 1923, in Florence, to Samuel and Florence (Piper) Robinson. On Feb. 24, 1950, she […]

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Deaths (Dec 21, 2016)

• Frelna V. crawford, 71, a senior cosmetologist and transport driver of Marion, died Dec.17, at Newton Medical Center. Cremation has taken place. A family service will be held in Fon Du Lac, Ill., at a later date. She was born May 30, 1945, in White County, Ill., to William and Mary (Carter) Mackey. On Feb. 9, 1962, she was […]

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Deaths (Dec 14, 2016)

• palmer base, 88, of Roxbury, 88, farmer and dairyman, died Dec. 10 at Salina Regional Health Center. A celebration of life service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 15 at Temple Church Rural Gypsum with pastors Bill Rudd and Dennis Mullins officiating. Family will receive guests from 10-10:45 a.m. at the church before Thursday’s service. Also visitation will be […]

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Deaths (Dec 7, 2016)

• twila m. bedford, 80, of Peabody and formerly of Le­high, a retired medication aide, died Nov. 29 at Harry Hynes Hospice, Wichita. The service was Dec. 4 at the First Baptist Church, McPherson. Burial was at Lehigh Township Cemetery. She was born May 5, 1936, to Louis and Marguerite (Unruh) Boese at Larned. On Nov. 16, 1958, she was […]

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