Category: Deaths

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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Deaths (Week of Oct. 31, 2007

Velma A. Franz Velma A. Franz, homemaker and farmer, died Oct. 20 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. The funeral was Oct. 26 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church in Goessel. She was buried at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Cemetery. She was born March 16, 1913, to Peter H. and Susie (Warkentin) Unruh in McPherson County. On Oct. 26, 1947, she was married to […]

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Deaths (Week of Oct. 24, 2007)

Willard S. Dirksen   Willard S. Dirksen, farmer, died Oct. 15 at Schowalter Villa in Hesston. The funeral was Oct. 18 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church in Goessel. He was buried in Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Cemetery. He was born April 6, 1931, to John and Alice (Schmidt) Dirksen in Goessel. On Oct. 16, 1991, he was married to Maribeth Iserhardt, who […]

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Deaths (Week of Oct. 17, 2007)

Arnold Boettcher   Arnold W. Boettcher, 94, retired farmer and stockman, died Oct. 12 at the Golden Living Center in Marion. The funeral was Oct. 16 at St. John?s Lutheran Church in Lincolnville. He was buried in the Lincolnville Cemetery. He was born Oct. 28, 1912, to Fredrich and Minna Roever Boettcher near Antelope. He never married. He is survived […]

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