Deaths, June 10, 2015

? MIKE HODGES, 81, a drywall contractor of Peabody, died June 1 at Newton Medical Center.

A private family service will be at a later date.

He was born May 23, 1934, to Earl and Bonita (Embree) Hodges at Sedan. His wife, Janice ?Janie? Baskins survives.

Other survivors include children Beth and husband Ernie Medena of Pond Creek, Okla., Ellen and husband Jim Schoenthal of Holdrege,?Neb., Michael and wife Robin Hodges of Salina, Preston and wife Lisa Hodges of Peabody, Casey and wife Gidget Hodges of Phoenix, Ariz., and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to American Legion Post 95, Peabody Avenue of Flags and sent in care of Baker Funeral Home, 114 Sycamore, Peabody, KS 66866.

? JONATHAN LEE ISAAC, 7-month-old infant son of Michael and Heather Isaac, died June 6 from a genetic disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy, which robs children of their ability to walk, eat or breathe.

The service is at 2 p.m. June 10 at Covenant Community Church, 2250 S. Yukon Parkway, formerly Mustang Road, Yukon, Okla.

He was born Nov. 3, 2014.

Survivors include sister Katherine; grandparents Tim and Vera Isaac and Gerald and Lori Brand and aunts and uncles Scott Isaac, Paul and Alissa Cartwright, and Lauren Brand.

Memorial donations may be made to or the local MDA chapter and sent in care of Buchanan Funeral Home, 8712 N. Council Road, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73078

? IRMA KOEHN, 101, a homemaker, died June 7 at Bethesda Home in Goessel.

A graveside service is at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, June 11 at Tabor Cemetery in rural Newton.

A memorial service will follow at 10:30 a.m., June 11 at Tabor Mennonite Church, rural Newton.

Visitation with family present is from 6-8 p.m Wednesday, June 10, at Bethesda Home Chapel, Goessel.

She was born Oct. 6, 1913, to John and Katharine (Voth) Voth in Harvey County. On Sept. 22, 1934, she was married to Jacob C. Koehn, who predeceased her May 25, 2006.

Survivors include children Margaret and husband John Hiebert of North Newton, John and wife Jill Koehn of Dighton, Linda and husband Paul Buller of Wichita; one son-in-law Kermit and wife Sandra Nikkel of Canton; brothers, Arnold Voth of Goessel and Bill Voth of Walton; sister Elvera Voth of North Newton; eight grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to either Bethesda Home or Tabor Mennonite Church and sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main, P.O. Box 96, Goessel, KS 67053.

? BETTY JANE KYLE, 87, died June 2 at Peabody Health and Rehab in Peabody.

The memorial service was June 6 at Holy Family Parish in Florence. Burial was at St. Margaret Mary Cemetery in Burns.

She was born Jan. 1, 1928, to Harold and Leona (Hunt) Walter at Detroit, Mich. On Sept. 6, 1945, she was married to Glenn Kyle.

Survivors include sons Daniel Kyle of Florence and Robert and wife Becky of Peabody; two grandsons and sister-in-law Joyce Kyle of Burns.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer?s Association and Good Shepherd Hospice and sent in care of Baker Funeral Home, 601 SE 36th St., Suite 126, Newton, KS 67114.

? EVA PETERS, 65, died June 4, 2015 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita.

A private gathering will be at Hillsboro Cove at a later date.

She was born Dec. 22, 1949, to William and Patty (Dial) David in southern California. Her husband, Roger Peters, survives.

Survivors include son Jack Nanney of Houston, Texas; daughter Tammy McCasky of Locus Springs, Okla.; brothers Roger and Kieth; sisters Kay, Kim, Connie, and Charla; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Cancer Center of Kansas and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

Online condolences may be made to the family via:

? LAQUETTA R. “LUKE” SIEBERT, 77, former waitress at Kingfisher Inn, died June 6 at Bethesda Home, Goessel.

No visitation or service is planned. Burial at Marion Cemetery is planned at a later date.

More information will appear in the next issue.

? ANNE MARIE YODER, 85, a teacher of Wichita, died June 5 at Hillsboro Community Hospital in Hillsboro.

The service is at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at First Presbyterian Church, Wichita.

She was born April 8, 1930, to John and Ruth (Perrin) Breukelman at Emporia. Her husband, Robert Yoder predeceased her in 1990.

Survivors include sons Denis and wife Kim Yoder of Lawrence, Evan and wife Becki Yoder of rural Peabody; daughters Carol and husband Blaine Warkentine of Emporia, Felisa Osburn of Manhattan, Geri Doll and Steve Harper of Valley Center; sisters Betty and (Claire) Schelske and Neysa Eberhard; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorials to Music Theater of Wichita in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063. Online condolences at

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