Category: Deaths

Former Hillsboro pastor Marvin Hein dies at age 82

Marvin Hein was born to David and Marie Suderman Hein on Easter Sunday, April 12, 1925, on a farm near Fairview, Okla. He died in Fresno on Jan. 5 at the age of 82. He attended Fairview elementary and high schools. After serving nearly three years during World War II in Civilian Public Service (an alternative to the military), he […]

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Deaths (Week of Jan. 2, 2008)

Kathryn Barr, 95   Mary Kathryn Butterworth Barr, 95, church planter and Sunday school teacher, died Dec. 24 in Hillsboro. The funeral was Dec. 29 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Baxter Springs. Burial was at Hillcrest Cemetery in Galena. She was born Nov. 15, 1912, to Henry and Gertie Rae Butter?worth in Quapaw, Okla. On Jan. 27, 1941, she was […]

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Deaths (Week of Dec. 26th, 2007)

Francis Cook, 92 Francis Lemmer Cook, 92, retired teacher and Marine Corps veteran, died Dec. 18 at the Kansas Veterans Home in Winf?ield. The funeral was Dec. 20 at Florence United Methodist Church. He was buried at Hillcrest Cemetery in Florence. He was born March 27, 1915, to George Andrew and Lillie Ann Cook in Deaf Smith County near Hereford, […]

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Deaths (Week of Dec. 19, 2007)

Gene Costello, 87 Gene Costello, 87, retired farmer, died Dec. 13 at the Golden Living Center in Marion. A Rosary was held Dec. 16 at St. Mark?s Catholic Church in Marion. The funeral was held Dec. 17 at St. Mark?s Catholic Church. He was buried at the Tampa Catholic Cemetery. He was born Sept. 19, 1920, in Tampa. In 1957, […]

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Deaths (Week of Dec. 12, 2007)

Esther Carlson, 87 Esther Pearl Carlson, 87, of Carlton, homemaker, died Dec. 5 at Enterprise (Kan.) Estates Nursing Center. The funeral was held Dec. 8 at Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church, rural Abilene. She was buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Carlton. She was born July 23, 1920, to Pearl Allen and Helen Pearl (Anderson) Snook in Roxbury. On Feb. 19, […]

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Deaths (Week of Dec. 5, 2007)

Marvin Groening, 82 Marvin Groening, 82, printer and production manager at Hillsboro M.B. Publishing House, died Dec. 1 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The funeral has been rescheduled from Dec. 7 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church. The burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. at Hillsboro Mennonite Cemetery. He was born Jan. 24, 1925, […]

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Deaths (Week of Nov. 28, 2007)

Charles Kjellin, 86   Charles Willard Kjellin, 86, farmer, died Nov. 21 at the Golden Living Center in Marion. The funeral was Nov. 24 at Eastmoor United Methodist Church in Marion. He was born Aug. 28, 1921, to Willard and Edna (Mitchell) Kjellin near Garrison. On April 9, 1950, he was married to JoAnn Peterson, who predeceased him in 2002. […]

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Deaths (Week of Nov. 21, 2007)

Raymond Frey, 81   Raymond E. Frey, 81, educator and administrator, died Nov. 17 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. The funeral was Nov. 20 at Tabor Mennonite Church, rural Goessel. He was buried at Tabor Mennonite Cemetery. He was born Oct. 23, 1926, to Edward and Augusta (Neufeld) Frey. On May 19, 1949, he was married to LuEtta June Schmidt, […]

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Deaths (Week of Nov. 14, 2007)

Alexander Schwabauer, 94   Alexander P. Schwabauer, 94, a World War II veteran and a recipient of the Purple Heart, died Nov. 12 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 at Faith Mennonite Church in Newton. The burial will take place at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 14 at Tabor Mennonite Cemetery, rural […]

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Deaths (Week of Nov. 7, 2007)

Lesley Peterson, 39   Lesley T. Peterson, 39, employee for Wear Technology of McPherson, died Nov. 2 at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus, in Wichita. The funeral was Nov. 6 at Canton Christian Church. He was buried at McPherson Cemetery. He was born Sept. 28, 1968, to Leonard and Tina Peterson in McPherson. He is survived by […]

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