Category: Deaths

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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Deaths (Week of May 9, 2007)

Robert Alkire   Robert Alkire, 75, retired employee of City of Florence maintenance department, died May 4 at Newton Medical Center. The service was held May 8 at the Christian Church of Florence with Roger Scantlin officiating. He was born Sept. 14, 1931, to Ambrose and Eva Coffman Alkire in Stella, Neb. He is survived by two sons, William of […]

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Deaths (Week of May 2, 2007)

Laura Chestnut Laura Ann Chestnut, 56, former dietary manager for Shiloh Manor Nursing Home in Canton and Parkside Homes cook, died April 26 at Salina Regional Health Center. The service was held May 1 at Canton Christian Church with Sherman Nungester and Jack Smith officiating. Burial was in Canton Township Cemetery. She was born July 3, 1950, to Archie and […]

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Deaths (Week of April 25, 2007)

Ruth Epp Ruth S. Epp, 93, died April 14 at Kidron Bethel Health Care in North Newton. The service was held April 18 at Tabor Mennonite Church in rural Goessel with Corey Miller officiating. Burial was at Haven of Rest Cemetery in Hillsboro. She was born Feb. 24, 1914, to Henry J.S. and Sara (Schroeder) Schmidt in Harvey County. On […]

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Deaths (Week of April 18, 2007)

Mildred Harding Mildred Ann Harding, 84, died April 11 at Salem Nursing Home n Hillsboro. Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. The funeral is at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hillsboro United Methodist Church with Nancy Douglas officiating. Burial is at Haven of Rest Cemetery in rural Hillsboro. She was […]

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Deaths (Week of April 11, 2007)

Danny Ellis Danny L. Ellis, 43, truck driver, died April 8 in Florence. The service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at Florence United Methodist Church with Beth Ann Black officiating. Burial is at Hillcrest Cemetery in Florence. He was born Sept. 21, 1963, to Leonard and Sharon (Welch) Ellis in Liberal. He is survived by his father, […]

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Deaths (Week of April 4, 2007)

Eldon Bargen Eldon Kliewer Bargen, 76, educator, draftsman and woodworker, died March 29 in Goessel. The service will be held at 3 p.m. April 21 at Bethel College Mennonite Church in North Newton with Heidi Regier Kreider officiating He was born Dec. 6, 1930, to Bernhard B. and Esther Bargen in Wichita. On Dec. 28, 1951, he was married to […]

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