Category: Deaths

Raymond Burch, 83

Raymond K. Burch, 83, of Canton, retired truck driver for John E. Jones Oil Co. of Woodston, died Jan. 28 at the Hillsboro Community Medical Center. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1 at Canton Christian Church. He will be buried at Canton Township Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. […]

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Goldie Franz, 84

Goldie Loretta Franz, 84, homemaker, died Jan. 29 at Salem Nursing Home in Hillsboro. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1 at First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro. She will be buried at Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. She […]

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R.J. Bartel, 91

R.J. Bartel, 91, farmer and former owner of Bartel Insurance Agency, died Jan. 28 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at Trinity Mennonite Church in Hillsboro. He will be buried at Johannestal Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 at Jost Funeral Home […]

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George Endres, 88

George J. Endres, 88, former granite-cutter and designer for Norton?s Memorials, died Jan. 25 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 at Miller Funeral Home, 107 S. Lancaster Ave., Hesston. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 with family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at […]

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Dennis Litwiller, 44

Dennis Scott Litwiller, 44, of Muleshoe, Texas, formerly of Hillsboro, died Jan. 24 at his home. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 at Farwell (Texas) Country Church. Burial will be at Farwell Country Church Cemetery. He was born Nov. 14, 1963, to Leonard Keith and DeAnna Jane Litwiller in Alma, Miss. On Sept. 30, 1984, he was […]

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Helen Navrat, 82

Helen E. Navrat, 82, homemaker and former Marion Manor employee, died Jan. 22 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25 at Holy Family Parish, St. John Nepomucene Church in Pilsen. Burial will be at the Pilsen Cemetery. A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 at Zeiner Funeral Home […]

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Michael Rempel, 46

Michael (Mike) Rempel, 46, employee at Wichita Welding Supply, died Jan. 20 at his Newton residence. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 at The Breadbasket in Newton. He was born Sept. 24, 1961, to Lloyd and Frances (Siebert) Rempel in Goessel. On April 19, 1987, he was married to Aleta Markley, who survives in Newton. He is […]

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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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