Category: Daily Life

Deaths (January 24, 2018)

◼ PEARL DELORES BRANDEWIEDE, 86, of Newton, employed as association secretary for Farm Bureau for more than 25 years, died Jan. 16 at the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice Center of Via Christi Regional Medi­cal Center-St. Francis Cam­pus in Wichita. The recitation of the Holy Rosary will be said at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 26, at the Broadway Colonial Funeral Home […]

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Card Showers (January 24, 2018)

Card Showers (January 24, 2018)

Loewen to celebrate 90th with reception Hulda Loewen is celebrating her 90th birthday with a come-and-go open house from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3, in the Activity Center of Parkview MB Church, 610 S. Main in Hillsboro. A short time of singing and sharing will begin at 3 p.m. Tampa resident to celebrate 85 years Phyllis Mueller of Tampa is […]

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Daily Life news (1-17-18)

Class will focus on fermented foods The Hillsboro Recreation Commission and Amelia Breugem are hosting a “Make and Take Kefir, Kom­bucha and Cultured Vege­tables” (fermented foods) class from 7-8:30 p.m. starting either Jan. 20 or Feb. 17 in the east room at Hillsboro City Hall. Fermented foods, such as sauerkraut and trendy drinks like Kobucha tea, are gaining popularity as […]

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Bentz to celebrate her 100th birthday

Bentz to celebrate her 100th birthday Frieda Bentz is celebrating her 100th birthday with a come-and-go open house from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, in the basement of St. John’s Lutheran Church, 102 W. Fifth St., Tampa. Birthday wishes may be sent to Bentz at 3454 Lime­stone, Tampa KS 67483. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Deaths (1-17-18)

◼ LARRY LYNN “BEAN” FLORES, 66, a jack-of-all-trades, died Jan. 9 at his home in Newton. The family is having a private service. He was born Dec. 19, 1951, to Tony Basil and Angela (Espita) Flores at Newton, Survivors include daughter Sarah Marie Flores; sons Brandon (Natasha) Flores and Brian (Jennifer) Schoby; his parents; brothers Ron Flores, Charles Flores, Mike […]

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Senior Scribbles (1-17-18)

HILLSBORO senior center We hope everyone is staying warm on these colder January days. Our sing-along is Thurs­day, Jan. 18. Additionally, the center plans to host the Marion County Senior Cen­ter board meeting Friday, Jan. 19. The center continues to need volunteers. If anybody is interested in volunteering, please call the center. Tickets for a motorcycle are still being sold […]

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Daily Life (January 10, 2018)

Marion library starts reading program Marion City Library is starting its new reading challenge this month for children birth to age 6. “The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” program is a nationwide effort in which many libraries are participating. Studies show that families who start reading aloud to their children at birth help strengthen language skills, build vocabulary and strengthen the […]

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Births (January 10, 2018)

Births (January 10, 2018)

Landry Thiessen Landry Thiessen Phil and Melanie Thies­sen of Hillsboro an­nounce the birth of their daughter, Landry Dain Thiessen, born Oct. 3 at Newton Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long. Welcoming her home were siblings Braden, 7, Leighton, 5, and Emma, 2. Maternal grandparents are Roger and Helen Hagen of Hillsboro. Maternal great-grandparents […]

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Deaths (January 10, 2018)

Deaths (January 10, 2018)

• JEAN E. BALLEW, 86, of Peabody, died Jan. 1 at her residence. Private services were at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Pea­body. Zeiner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Milton Goertzen • MILTON W. GOERTZEN, 90, of Goessel, died Dec. 30 at Bethesda Home in Goessel. A graveside service was Jan. 3 at Alexander­wohl Men­nonite Church Ceme­tery, followed by a […]

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Senior Scribbles (January 10, 2018)

HILLSBORO senior center Our jam session is Thursday, Jan. 11. In addition, new board members will be announced soon. The center is closed Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. For those needing frozen meals for that day or an extra hot meal, orders will go out Friday, Jan. 12. If interested, let us know. Tickets […]

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