Category: Deaths

Velva Brunner, 74

Velva Jane Brunner, 74, of Belton, Mo., died Jan. 10 in Kansas City, Mo. Services were Jan. 14 at South Haven Baptist Church of Belton. She will be buried in Hope at a later date. She was born Feb. 19, 1933, to Norman and Hilda (Pigorish) Graham in Hope. She was married to Edward Brunner, who predeceased her in 2000. […]

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Thomas Laughlin, 73

Thomas L. Laughlin, 73, of Canton, former employee of Excel Industries and Hustler Turf Equipment of Hesston and U.S. Navy veteran, died Jan. 20 at Medical City Dallas (Texas) Hospital. The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 at Canton United Methodist Church with pastor Richard Brooks officiating. Burial will take place at Canton Township Cemetery with military […]

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Anna Brunner, 87

Anna Orvell Brunner, 87, of Ramona, teacher and homemaker, died Jan. 20 at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ramona. She will be buried at Lewis Cemetery in Ramona. Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 at Carlson-Becker Funeral Home in […]

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Betty Epp, 87

Betty S. Epp, 87, of Goessel, pastor?s wife and homemaker, died Jan. 18 at Newton Medical Center. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church. Burial will take place at 10 a.m. at Alexanderwohl Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21 with family present from 6 p.m. […]

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John Reznicek, 64

John F. Reznicek, 64, of Marion, an employee for Irv Schroeder County Motors in Hillsboro, died Jan. 16 at St. Luke Emergency Room in Marion. The funeral was Jan. 19 at Holy Family Parish, St. John Nepomucene Church in Pilsen. He was buried at Marion Cemetery. He was born June 28, 1943, to John C. and Irma (Holub) Reznicek in […]

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Viola Kelsey, 82

Viola M. Kelsey, 82, of Marion, homemaker and seamstress, died Jan. 18 at St. Luke?s Living Center in Marion. The funeral was Jan. 21 at Marion Christian Church, officiated by pastor Carl Helm. She was buried at Marion Cemetery. She was born July 2, 1925, to Frank and Katharina (Martens) Janzen in rural Marion. On Dec. 4, 1940, she was […]

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Karl Reimer, 100

Karl C. Reimer, 100, of Goessel, farmer and public service employee, died Jan. 18 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, Goessel. Following the service, burial will take place at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, with the family […]

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Velma L. Dyck Jantzen, 75

Velma L. Dyck Jantzen, 75, of Hesston, a retired schoolteacher, died Jan. 14 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

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Leland Byrns, 83

Leland T. Byrns, 83, of Canton, retired carpenter and construction worker, died Jan. 10 at Mercy Hospital in Moundridge. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 at Grace Lutheran Church in McPherson. Burial will be at the Canton Township Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday Jan. 13 at Olson?s Mortuary in Canton. […]

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Lance Selznick, 19

Lance Daniel Selznick, 19, of Lincolnville, current senior at Centre High School and student assistant for the boy?s basketball team, died Jan. 9 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Burdick. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 at the Centre High School Gymnasium, rural Lost Springs. Visitation […]

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