Category: Deaths

David Classen, 92

David J. Classen, 92, former motel proprietor and accountant, died Feb. 24 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church. Burial will be prior to the service at 10 a.m. at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Cemetery. Visitation with family present will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Feb. […]

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Imo Klinkerman, 94

Imo M. Klinkerman, 94, homemaker, retired teacher and World Book representative, died Feb. 23 at Heartland Haven Home Plus in Inman. A graveside service will be at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 27 at Canton Township Cemetery with pastor Les Cantrell presiding. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church with Cantrell and Carri Carlson presiding. Visitation with […]

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Obituaries posted Feb. 19, 2007

Jack Grosse, 68 Jack LaVern Grosse, 68, construction company owner from Peabody, died Feb. 19 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 212 E. Division. Burial will be at Prairie Lawn Cemetery. The family will greet friends and relatives from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. […]

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Lester Schmidt, 76

Lester F. Schmidt, 76, farmer, died Feb. 17 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Feb. 21 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church in Goessel. Burial will be prior to the service at 10 a.m. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 at Miller Funeral Home, 303 Main, Goessel, with family present […]

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Paul Quiring, 90

Paul D. Quiring, 90, teacher and administrator, died Feb. 15 at Schowalter Villa in Hesston. The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Schowalter Villa Chapel. A private family burial will take place. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the Schowalter Villa Chapel, with family present from 10 a.m. to […]

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Magdalene Diener, 94

Magdalene Diener, 94, homemaker, died Feb. 17 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Spring Valley Mennonite Church, rural Canton. A private family burial will be held. She was born Oct. 11, 1913, to Gerhard and Marie Wiebe in Whitewater. On March 28, 1945, she was married to Charles L. Diener, […]

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Vernon Goentzel, 87

Vernon Goentzel, 87, former International Harvester store employee in Marion, died Feb. 5 at the Hillsboro Community Medical Center Long Term Care Unit. The funeral was Feb. 9 at Eastmoor United Methodist Church in Marion. He was buried with military rites at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Cemetery. He was born March 17, 1920, to Peter and Mary Goertz on the family […]

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Kathleen Gray, 58

Kathleen Ann (Woelk) Gray, 58, of Colorado Springs, formerly of Hillsboro, a nurse, died Feb. 11. She was born July 1, 1949, to Harold and Lou Woelk in Goessel. In 1971, she was married to Raymond Gray, who survives in Colorado Springs. She is also survived by a daughter, Amy and Bill Sharrah of Nunn, Colo.; a son, Brian Gray […]

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Esther Loy, 81

Esther W. Loy, 81, elementary school teacher, died Feb. 4 at Memorial Hospital in McPherson. The funeral was Feb. 8 at Moundridge United Methodist Church. She was buried at Mound Township Cemetery, Moundridge. She was born Dec. 19, 1926, to Phillip and Elsie (Bruns) Bentz in Tampa. On Aug. 24, 1947, she was married to Harvey S. Loy, who survives. […]

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Esther Plenert, 93

Esther Plenert, 93, former school cook, died Feb. 7 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11 at Trinity Mennonite Church in Hillsboro. She will be buried at 2 p.m. at Johannestal Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10 at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. […]

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