Category: Deaths

Deaths (March 22, 2017)

• Billie D. “Bill” Berry, 66, of Florence, a logger and truck driver for ranchers, died of cancer Feb. 25 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Cremation has taken place; a private family service will be at a later date. He was born Dec. 26, 1950, near Harveyville to Chet and Flora Berry. On March 15, 1970, he was married […]

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Deaths (March 15, 2017)

• cinda ellen becker, 66, of Roxbury, died March 9 at Salem Home in Hillsboro after a battle with ovarian cancer. She was cremated, and a memorial service is planned at Temple Church in rural Gypsum at 11 a.m. March 25. She was born Oct. 4, 1950, to Eilert and Virginia (Noble) Nagel at Goodland. On Dec. 20, 1970, she […]

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Deaths (March 8, 2017)

• evelyn may (coray) Jewett, 90, a farm wife, died March 6 at Marion Assisted Living. The service is at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion. Burial will be at Grant Township Cemetery. She was born March 17, 1926, to Floyd and Hazel Corey at Lost Springs. On June 6, 1942, she was […]

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Deaths (Week of March 1, 2017)

• SHARON L. (KLASSEN) LONARD, 67, an elementary teacher of Topeka and formerly of Hillsboro, died Feb. 22. The service was Feb. 27 at Central Church of Christ, Topeka. She was born Oct. 20, 1949, to Arthur and Druscilla (Parrish) Klassen, at Hills­boro. On May 22, 1971, she was married to Tom E. Lonard, who survives. Additional survivors include sons […]

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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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