Deaths, December 31, 2014

?LILLIAN BEATRICE HARMS, 91, retired tour guide for Prudent Tours, died Dec. 27 at Pine Village Nursing Home, Moundridge.

The service was Dec. 30 at Hesston Mennonite Brethren Church with pastor Brad Burkholder officiating.

Burial was at Hesston City Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 15, 1923, to Fred F. and Susie (Wedel) Just at Boyd, Okla. On June 2, 1946, she was married to Andrew ?Andy? Harms, who predeceased her March 18, 2013.

Survivors include children, Roger and wife Cindy Holman Harms of Edmond, Okla., Larry Harms of Houston, James ?Jim? and wife Michelle Harms of Wichita, Margaret and husband Tom Knoll of Chandler, Ariz.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Tabor College Music Signature Campaign or Pine Village Nursing Home, and sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 107 S. Lancaster, Hesston, KS 67062.

?OTILLIA M. “TILLIE” HEIN, 106, a homemaker and farm wife of Tampa, died Dec. 25 at Comfort Care Home in Newton.

The service was Dec. 30 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Tampa.

Burial was at Pilsen Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 8, 1908, to Peter and Philomena Sramek at Pilsen. She was preceded in death by husbands Frank Srajer and Jake Hein.

Survivors include Donald of Omaha, Neb.; daughter Dolores Scott of Emporia; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; four step- great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Holy Redeemer Catholic Church at Tampa and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861.

? ANGEL A. KLEIN, 39, a homemaker of Weatherford, Texas, died Dec. 22 at her residence.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, at Marion Christian Church, Marion.

Burial will be at Marion Cemetery.

She was born to Stevon and Sharon (Wiggans) Nelson at Herington. In May 1998, she was married to Shane Klein, who survives.

Other survivors include children Cole and Saylor; her parents; sister Shannon Granzow and Craig of Herington; parents-in-law Karen and Mike Regnier of Marion and Ralph and Barb Klein of Marion; sister-in-law Shannon and Lane Massey of Larned; one niece and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Klein Children?s Education Fund or Liberty Park and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion, KS 66861.

?RICHARD POTTER, 66, a painter of Hillsboro, died Dec. 26.

The service was Dec. 30 at Jost Funeral Home, in Hillsboro.

He was born April 13, 1948, to Samuel and Inez (Carson) Potter at Clarinda, Iowa.

Survivors include daughters Christy and husband Guy Potter-Kass of Stockertown, Pa., and Jennifer Potter of Los Angles, Calif.; brother Larry Potter of McPherson and sister Ruth Land of Moundridge.

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? VERLA DARLENE REDGER, 87, died Dec. 24 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

The service was Dec. 29 at First Mennonite Church, Hillsboro, with pastor Susan Jantzen officiating.

She was born Oct. 18, 1927, to Lou and Tina (Smith) Redger in northwest Marion County.

Survivors include sister-in-law Lola Redger of rural Durham; nephew Ray D. and wife Dawn Marie Redger of Newton and niece Lisa Redger of Wichita.

Memorials may be made to Peace Valley Cemetery and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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?ELIZABETH R. UNRUH, 90, of North Newton, died Dec. 24 at Kidron Bethel Healthcare.

The service was Dec. 27, at First Mennonite Church, Newton, with pastor Anita Kehr officiating.

Burial will be at a later date in Haven of Rest Cemetery, Hillsboro.

She was born March 8, 1924, to John A. and Justina (Wiebe) Busenitz of Elbing. On Sept. 10, 1947, she was married to Oliver R. Unruh, who survives.

Other survivors include sons Vern and wife Sherry Unruh of Fayetteville, N.C., and Charles and wife Lynn Unruh of Marion; daughters Viv and husband Ziad Nab?hani of Greenville, N.C., Carol and husband Dave Abrams of Phoenix, Ariz., and Trish and husband Bob Miller of Goshen, Ind.; bro?ther Art and wife Carolyn Busenitz of Whitewater; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Western District Confer?ence Library and sent in care of Petersen Funeral Home, 215 N. Main St., Newton, KS 67114.

?LOIS JUNE (GEIGER) VORAN, 88, of North New?ton, died Dec. 15.

The service was Dec. 20 at Shalom Mennonite Church, Newton.

Burial was at First Men?nonite Church Cemetery at Pretty Prairie.

She was born June 23, 1926, to Monroe and Anna Geiger on a farm near Pandora, Ohio. On Aug. 5, 1949, she was married to Peter Voran, who survives.

Other survivors include children Dave and wife Linda of Leawood, Debra and husband Allen Graber of Newton, Dan and wife Darryl of Bow, Wash.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers Wallace and wife Wanda Geiger and Mahlon and wife Anne Geiger of Pandora, Ohio; brother and sister-in-law Bill and Betty Engle, Pineville, Mo., and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Mennonite Mission Net?work, Shalom Mennonite Church or Kidron Bethel Village and sent in care of Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.

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