Deaths, December 10, 2014

? BENA M. JANKE, 91, of Marquette, a retired employee of Argus Observe in Ontario, Ore., died Nov. 30 at Riverview Estates in Marquette.

A private family graveside service was Dec. 4 at Canton Township Cemetery.

She was born April 1, 1923, to John Oliver and Mary Louise (Wining) Gee at Butler County near El Dorado. On May 1, 1943, she was married to Herbert Janke, who predeceased her.

Survivors include sister Joyce Preston of Marquette; brother William Gee of Ft. Dodge and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Riverview Estates or the Neurofibromatosis Foundation and sent in care of Olson?s Mortuary, 139 N. Main St., Canton, KS 67428,

? JERRY DEAN SCHROEDER, 75, of rural Goessel, and a retired Engineer of 45 years with AGCO died Dec. 6 at his home.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at Tabor Mennonite Church, Goessel, with pastors Phil Schmidt and Rosie Jantz officiating.

He was born April 27, 1939, to Edward and Frieda Schmidt Schroeder at rural Goessel. On Dec. 13, 1959, he was married to Darlene Voth, who survives.

Other survivors include daughters Denise and husband Rick Woelk of Goessel and Jennifer and husband Harold Stultz of rural Hillsboro; brother Dennis Schroeder of Goessel; sisters Analene Klassen of Goessel and Vera Flaming of Dallas, Ore.; sister-in-law Sharon Schroeder of Hillsboro and seven grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to the Mennonite Central Committee and sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main, Goessel, KS 67053.

? SUSAN MARIE UNRUH, 56, a legal secretary, of Gypsum, died at her home Dec. 6.

The funeral is at noon, Wednesday, Dec. 10, at First Baptist Church, 843 Lewis Ave., Salina, with pastor Kevin Hazelton officiating.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Dec. 10 at Valley View Memorial Cemetery at Roxbury in McPherson County.

She was born June 21, 1958, to Leo A. and Sarah (Bastron) Curnutt at Salina. On May 5, 1984, she was married to Gene Ray Unruh, who survives.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 843 Lewis Avenue, Salina, KS 67401, and Hospice of Salina, 730 Holly Lane, Salina, KS 67401.

Online condolences may be made to the family at: or Facebook.

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