Category: Deaths

Deaths (Week of July 25, 2007)

Leonard Friesen Leonard K. Friesen, 80, businessman, died July 23 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 27, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, with pastor Roy Keller officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m., prior to the service, in Guadenau Cemetery. The family will receive guests from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, […]

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Deaths (Week of July 18, 2007)

Marjorie L. Lohls   Marjorie L. Kohls, 80, retired housekeeper of Marion, died July 9 in McPherson. The service was July 11 at Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion. Burial followed in the Marion Cemetery. She was born March 20, 1927, to Fred and Augusta (Kandt) Kohls at Elk. She is survived by eight nieces and nephews, including Dick and Dennis […]

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Deaths (Week of July 11, 2007)

Delbert Hamm   Delbert Hamm, 73, contracted milk hauler, died July 8 in Newton. Visitation with family receiving guests is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. The service is at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Durham with Curtis Wiens officiating. He was born June 16, 1934, to Edward […]

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Deaths (Week of July 4, 2007)

Karen Hall Karen Carol (Alexander) Hall, 57, died June 28 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. The service was July 2 at Kingdom Life Ministries with Scott Miller officiating. She was born Oct. 26, 1949, to Arthur and Susie (Dean) Alexander in Dodge City. She is survived by a daughter, Monica Hall of Newton; a son, Raymond and Carrie of Hesston; […]

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Deaths (Week of June 27, 2007)

Rex Guhr   Rena Dwaine ?Rex? Guhr, 52, truck driver, died June 18 at Via Christi St. Joseph in Wichita. The service was June 22 at Tabor Mennonite Church in Goessel with Corey Miller and Karen Andres officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. He was born July 3, 1954, to Daniel and Velma (Schmidt) Guhr in Goessel. On Oct. […]

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Deaths (Week of June 20, 2007)

Arnold Brenzikofer   Arnold F. Brenzikofer, 96, former co-op manager, died June 5 at Emporia Presbyterian Manor. Service was June 16 at the manor chapel with Jayne Duncan officiating. Inurnment was in Sunset Lawns Cemetery in El Dorado. He was born March 30, 1911, to Frank and Ida R. Stackley Brenzikofer in Burns. On Jan. 6, 1940, he was married […]

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Deaths (Week of June 13, 2007)

Larry Hiebert   Larry Elliott Hiebert, 64, certified public accountant, died June 7. The service was held June 12 at University Congregational Church in Wichita. Burial was in the Haven of Rest Cemetery in Hillsboro. He is survived by his wife, Sheryl, a son, Mark H.W. Hiebert and wife E. Marlowe Wakeman; and his mother, Nell of Hillsboro. A memorial […]

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Deaths (Week of June 6, 2007)

Roberta Bitikofer   Roberta Bitikofer, 86, died June 3 at Schowalter Villa in Hesston. The service was June 5 at Spring Valley Mennonite Church in rural Canton with Bruce Anthony officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery. She was born Aug. 15, 1920, to Harry and Edna (Beck) Selzer in Peabody. On Oct. 10, 1940, she was married to Allen […]

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Deaths (Week of May 30, 2007)

Misty Childs   Misty Marie Childs, 27, chiropractic assistant for Sharenberg Chiropractic in Hillsboro, died May 22 in Wichita. Services were held May 26 at Haverhill Christian Church in Augusta. Burial was at Leon Cemetery. She was born Nov. 5, 1979, to Timothy M. and Charlene (Holt) Donnelley. On Sept. 4, 1999, she was married to Mike Childs, who survives […]

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Deaths (Week of May 23, 2007)

Ella Becker   Ella Becker, 93, former owner of Lighthouse Christian Book and Gift Store, died May 13 in Hillsboro. The service was held May 17 at First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro with pastor Dave Plett officiating. Burial was at Schartner Cemetery in Marion, S.D. She was born May 14, 1913, to Abraham and Helena (Unruh) Unruh in Dolton, S.D. […]

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