Category: Deaths

Alva Thompson, 84

Alva F. ?Tommy? Thompson, 81, U.S. Postal Service employee and school bus driver, died March 15. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 19 at Marion Christian Church. Burial will follow at Marion Cemetery. He was born May 10, 1923, to Alva L. and Edith (Perkins) Thompson in Augusta. On Dec. 16, 1946, he was married to […]

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Eleanor Urbanek, 91

Eleanor M. Urbanek, 91, former medical records technician, died March 15 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. Funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. March 19 at Holy Family Parish, St. John Nepomucene Church, Pilsen. A rosary will be at 10:30 a.m. prior to the service. She will be buried at Pilsen Cemetery. Visitation was from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. […]

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Richard Barkman, 72

Richard Barkman, 72, founder of Barkman Honey and Artesian Honey Producers, died March 12 at Hillsboro. The service will be at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church with pastor Keith Nash officiating. Burial will preceed the service at 6 p.m. at Gnadenau Cemetery, two miles south of Hillsboro. Richard Barkman was born Sept. 17, 1935, to […]

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Leona Goertz, 90

Leona Mildred (Geissler) Goertz, 90, homemaker and reflexologist, died March 11. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. March 15 at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, 201 S. Hydraulic, Wichita, KS 67211. A graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m. at Haven of Rest Cemetery in Hillsboro. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 14 at the mortuary. […]

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Tillie Stika, 90

Tillie Marie Stika, 90, former Lincolnville resident, homemaker, died March 13 at Sedgwick (Kan.) Health Care. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 18 at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Pilsen. A Rosary will be held prior to the service at 10 a.m. She will be buried at the Pilsen Cemetery following the service. Visitation will be […]

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Mary Unruh, 88

Mary Elizabeth Unruh, 88, pastor of Mennonite churches with her husband, died March 9 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 13 at Golden Plains Free Methodist Church, rural Newton. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 12 at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton. She was born May 12, […]

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Philip Karnowski, 84

Philip D. Karnowski, 84, marine, died March 5 in Hillsboro. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 11 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wamego. He will be buried at Wamego Cemetery. He was born Oct. 24, 1923, to Peter Karnowski and Maybelle Weiss Karnowski in Paxico. On Oct. 23, 1999, he was married to Mildred Elizabeth Granada, […]

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Thomas Orme, 77

Thomas Edward Orme Jr., 77, U.S. Navy veteran, died March 2 at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. March 15 at United Methodist Church in Florence. A luncheon will follow. He was born May 4, 1930, to Thomas E. and Viola Orme in Rushville, Ind. On Oct. 28, 1950, he […]

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William Carter, 60

William R. ?Bill? Carter, 60, social worker, died Jan. 11 at his home in Marion. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. March 11 at Wichita Park Cemetery. He was born March 1, 1947, to William and Fern Mast Carter in Wichita. He is survived by a son, Marc Carter of Corpus Christi, Texas; a brother, Randy Carter of […]

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Reinhold Winter, 90

Reinhold Winter, 90, of Durham, farmer and stockman, died March 7 at Golden Living Center in Marion. The funeral was March 10 at Zion Lutheran Church in Hillsboro. He was buried at Durham Park Cemetery. He was born Nov. 25, 1917, to Jacob and Eva Winter in Durham. On Dec. 15, 1946, he was married to Helen Teetzen, who predeceased […]

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