DEATH:Elfreda Fast

Elfreda Fast, 104, died on May 2, 2022, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

A Celebration of Life service will be at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro officiated by Pastor Jeremy Matlock and Pastor Steve Fast.

Memorials can be made to Hillsboro M.B. Church, Tabor College, and Flowers / Landscaping for Parkside Homes in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

She was born on July 2, 1917, in Meade, Kansas to Abe and Katie (Gaede) Penner. She married Chester Fast on June 1, 1941 in Ingalls, Kansas.

Survivors include sons, Dale (Ruth) Fast of Chicago, Illinois, Steve (Janice) Fast of Wichita; daughters, Janet Van Houten of Rapid City, South Dakota, LaVon (Randy) Sperling Lincoln, Nebraska; 9 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

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