Deaths, April 1, 2015

? KATHLEEN ANNETTE (DELK) SCHMIDT, 72, a retired medical records clerk of Park City, died March 25.

Kathleen Annette (Delk) SchmidtThe funeral was March 31 at Baker Funeral Home, 100 S. Cedar Ave., Valley Center.

She was born to Clifford and Evelyn Ruth (Warkentin) Delk at Goessel. Her husband, Phillip Schmidt, survives.

Other survivors include children Dwight and wife Crystal Johnson of Hillsboro, Darrin Schmidt of Wichita and Aimee Davis of Wichita; four grandchildren; brother Jim and wife Elaine Delk of Hillsboro; sisters Margaret and husband Martin Tice of Marion, Beverly and husband Allen Flaming of Pagosa Springs, Colo., and Pamela Abbott of Hillsboro.

Memorials may be made to Victory in the Valley at Wichita and sent in care of Baker Funeral Home, P.O. Box 242, Valley Center, KS 67147.

? DARLENE L. DRINNEN, 91, died March 25 at Peabody Care Center in Peabody.

The funeral was Monday at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel with pastor Bill Eichelberger officiating.

Burial was at Frankfurt Cemetery in Frankfurt.

She was born Jan. 25, 1924, to Charles and Loella (Shriver) Lillibridge. On July 13, 1941, she was married to Homer Drinnen, who predeceased her July 2, 1998.

Survivors include son Lonny and wife Gloria of Peabody; sisters Carlene and husband Mark Duggins of Lonedale, Mo., and Candace and husband Jim Towns of Redding, Calif.; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer?s Association or American Cancer Society and sent in care of Petersen Funeral Home, 215 N. Main St., Newton, KS 67114.

? HELEN R. JANTZ, 90, a clerk at Van?s Department Store and homemaker of Marion, died March 24 at Sunrise Assisted Living Center, Overland Park.

The service was March 28 at Eastmoor United Methodist Church, 105 Eastmoor Drive, Marion.

Burial was at Marion Cemetery, Marion.

She was born Oct. 15, 1924, to Jacob and Ruth (Propp) Wunschin at Clark Township in Marion County.

On July 24, 1944, she was married to Martin Jantz, who predeceased her.

Survivors include children Michael and wife Cheryl Jantz of Arkansas City and Jan and husband Mike Bell of Olathe; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Eastmoor United Methodist Church, and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion, KS 66861.

? AUGUSTA L. KOTTMAN, 100, a retired nurse, died March 29 at the Parkside Nursing Home, Hillsboro.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. at Graceland Cemetery in Weston, Mo.

Visitation will precede the service from 10 to 10:45 a.m., Friday, April 3, at Vaughn Funeral Home at Weston.

She was born April 30, 1914, to Edward and Katherine E. (Becker) Erion at Durham. Her first husband, Harry Nuss, and second husband, Elmer Kottman, predeceased her.

Survivors include daughter LaVonne and husband Kenneth Wenrich of Atwater, Calif.; daughter-in-law Lois Nuss of Hillsboro; nine grandchildren; 17 greatgrandchildren, and 12 greatgreat-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 4153 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66103 or sent in care of Vaughn Aufranc Funeral Home, P.O. Box 145, Weston, Mo., 64098.

? JULIETTE TARANTINO, 78, a homemaker, died March 23 at her home.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, at Zeiner Funeral Home, 902 East D. St., Hillsboro.

She was born July 10, 1936, to Phillip and Mary Gredau Tarantino in Bronx, N.Y.

Survivors include sons Shane and Terri Daniels of Lehigh, Shawn Daniels of Monroe, N.Y., John Daniels of Indianapolis, Ind.; daughters Jenette and Raymond Fortier of Haverstraw, N.Y., Constantia and Bob Gauthier of Lehigh, Carol and James Baltimore of Chester, N.Y., Yvetta and James Collier of Indianapolis, Ind., Christine and Paul Accordino of Chester, N.Y., Mary Regalado of Marion and Nadine and Anthony Reedy of Canton; sister Carol and Gene Vega of Orlando, Fla.; one niece; 20 grandchildren and seven grandchildren.

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