Category: Deaths

Deaths (November 1, 2017)

• PAULINE HARMS, 87, died Oct. 26 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. Celebration of Life Ser­vice is at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3 at the Marion Christian Church and officiated by pastor Carl Helm. Visitation is from 1-7 p.m. Thursday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. She was born July 13, 1930, at Goessel to Harry and Hannah (Miller) Ollen­bur­ger. […]

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Deaths (October 25, 2017)

• LEORA (LEE) MCFARLANE, former secretary, died Oct. 9 in Texas. A graveside service for Leora and husband K.C. McFarlane, who died in 2011, will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at Haven of Rest Cemetery in Hillsboro. Online condolences at www.jostfuneralhome.com. Jost Funeral Home of Hillsboro is in charge of arrangements. • DARLENE SCHMIDT, 82, of Hillsboro, died Oct. […]

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Deaths (October 18, 2017)

• DELORA KAUFMAN, 61, died Oct. 14 at Hospice House of Reno County. A celebration of life service is at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church with pastor Brian Allen officiating. Family will receive guests from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the church. She was born Feb 6, 1956, to Aaron and Margie (Bartel) Reimer in Hillsboro. […]

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Deaths (October 11, 2017)

• SCOTT ALAN ALCORN, 43, a Mid-Kansas Coopera­tive location service specialist, died Monday, Oct. 4. He was born April 3, 1974, to Richard and Eileen Alcorn in Wichita. The family moved to Peabody in 1985, and he graduated from Peabody High School that same year. He is survived by his father, Richard Alcorn (Robin Negaard) of Peabody; a brother, David […]

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Deaths (October 4, 2017)

• BETTY BERNHARDT, 96, a school teacher, died Sept. 29 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. The service was Oct. 3 at Zion Lutheran Church in pastor John Werner. Burial was at Zion Lutheran Ceme­tery, Hillsboro. She was born May 6, 1921, to Albert and Elizabeth (Hiebert) Vogt at Elyria. Her husband, Alvin Bernhardt, died in 1975. Survivors include son Kenneth […]

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Deaths (September 27, 2017)

• ALICE M. FUNK, 92, of Buhler and formerly at Oma­ha, Neb., died Sept. 21. She was born April 23, 1925, to Adolph and Anna (Enns) Funk. Survivors include brothers LaVern (Joyce) Funk of Hillsboro, Arlie Funk of Newton and sister Vi (John) Schultz of Buhler. A graveside service was Monday, Sept. 25, at Hills­boro Mennonite Breth­ren Cemetery on East […]

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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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