Deaths, March 18, 2015

? BETTY BARR, 83, died March 2 at her home in Wichita.

She was born June 20, 1931, to Ray and Dorothy (Nauerth) Hastings at Wichita. Her husbands, Jack Lee Price and Billy Leon Barr, predeceased her.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at First Mennonite Brethren Church, 8000 W. 21st St. N., Wichita.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday,?March 20, at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro.

Survivors include sons Greg and wife Esther Camp of Fresno, Calif., James Lee Price of Woodlake, Calif., Gordon and wife Candace Price of Exeter, Calif.; daught?ers Kathy Smith of Panama City, Fla., Sandra and husband Steven Berg of Wichita; brothers Lauer?ence Hastings, Robert Hast?ings and Paul Hastings; sisters Elmira Fillis, Virginia Rhodes, Mary Blumanhourst and Arvella Scott; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee or Mennonite Disaster Service and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

Online condolences may be sent to the family via: jostfuneralhome.com.

? ALICE BASE, 92, a retired nurse, died March 11 at Bethesda Nursing Home, Goessel. The service is at 11 a.m. Monday, March 16, at First Baptist Church, 200 W. Sixth St., Newton.

Visitation is from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 15, with family present from 2 to 4 p.m., at Petersen Funeral Home, Newton.

Burial will precede the service at 9:30 a.m. March 16 at Peace Valley Cemetery in rural Roxbury.

She was born Sept. 7, 1922, to Homer and Zella (Ewalt) Eldridge in Mott, N.D. On June 11, 1949, she was married to Paul Jessie Base, who predeceased her Nov. 23, 1991.

Survivors include children Vivian Schroeder, Virginia and Eddie Spell?man and Vernon and Angela Base; brother Thomas J. Eldridge; seven grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to New Tribes Mission of Chisholm Trail Bible Church, Goessel, and sent in care of Petersen Funeral Home, 215 N. Main St., Newton, KS 67114.

? VIRGIL E. CLARK, 88, a retired crane operator/construction worker and rural mail carrier, died March 11 at his residence in Burns.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, at Burns United Methodist Church, Burns. Burial is at Pleasant Center Cemetery, rural Burns.

He was born Sept. 27, 1926, to Leslie and Violet (Carpenter) Clark at Wichita. On July 3, 1945, he was married to Norma J. Wilbur, who survives.

Other survivors include children Charles and wife Kay of Burns, Thomas and wife Lisa of Florence, Janice and husband Jerry McConnell of Hereford, Texas, Gail and husband Phil Topham of Burns and Alisa and husband Brian Holm-McDowell of Peabody; siblings Don and wife Dolores Clark of Mesa, Ariz., Virginia and husband Clyde Waggy of El Dorado, Jean Knaussman of El Dorado and Leslie and husband Roger Runnalls of Newton; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Burns United Methodist Church or the Christian Church of Florence and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Marion, KS 66861.

? ALLAN DEEN COCHRAN 24, died March 14 at his home in Marion. The service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 19, at Marion Chris?tian Church with pastor Carl Helm officiating.

He was born Feb. 1, 1991, to Randall and Terry (Roth) Cochran at Marion.

Survivors include his mother of rural Hillsboro and brother Jake Cochran of Wichita.

Memorials may be made to Marion Christian Church and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063, in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made to the family via: jostfuneralhome.com.

? MAX R. DANIEL, 94, died March 15 at Wichita. The service was March 16 at Marion Cemetery. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

He was born Feb. 20, 1921, to Howard and Lenore Shahan Daniel at Marion. In July of 1943, he was married to Hazel Hedges, who predeceased him July 2014.

Survivors include daughters Rebecca Wells of Wichita, Patricia Daniel of Carefree, Ariz., and Janice Johnson of Siloam Springs, Ark., and seven grandchildren.

? JUDITH GRATZ, 72, a seamstress, of Ramona, died March 8 at Via Christi St. Frances Hospital, Wichita. The service was March 12 at Carlson-Becker Funeral Home, 106 N. Second St., Hope, with pastor Don Alt officiating. Burial will be at a later date.

She was born Sept. 15, 1942, to Bernard and Ruth (Epps) Mayes.

Survivors include son Bruce and wife Debra Dones of Abilene; daughters Sherry and husband Alan Skinner of Milford, Va., and Corrisa Dones of Ramona; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and longtime companion Nathan Bailey.

Online condolences may be sent to: www.martinbeckercarlson.com.

? LAWRENCE MICKEY, 76, a barber, died March 11 in Hillsboro.

He was born June 16, 1938, to Chester and Clara (Furrer) Mickey at Wakefield. His wife, Janell Mickey, survives.

Other survivors include son Elmer Mickey of Hillsboro; one grandson, Mathew Brown of Washington D.C. Celebration of Life service will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 16, 2015 at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Memorials to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063. Online condolences at www.jostfuneralhome.com.

? CORNELIA L. “TOADY” NELSON, 94, of Lincolnville, died March 11 at Diversicare of Council Grove.

The service was March 14 at Marion Christian Church.

Burial was at Hebron Lutheran Cemetery at Burdick.

She was born April 19, 1920, to George and Lelia (Rose) Holmes at Lincolnville. On June 1, 1940, she was married to Lyle ?Keith? Nelson, who predeceased her in 2006.

Survivors include sons Leon and wife Winifred ?Freddie? of Burdick, Steve and wife Sharon of Delavan, Terry and wife Sherry of Lincolnville and Jerry and wife Jo Ann of Soldier; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer?s Association and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Marion, KS 66861.

? ROSEMARY RITTER, 81, a retired bookkeeper at Regency Care Center in Florence, died March 14 at St. Luke Living Center, Marion. A graveside service was March 17 at Hillcrest Cemetery, Florence.

She was born April 11, 1933, to William and Iva Mae Nelson Harris at Perry, Okla. On June 18, 1949, she was married to Warren Ritter, who predeceased her June 19, 1985.

Survivors include daughters Mary White of Pawhuska, Okla., and Jean Buller of Marion; brothers William of Pawhuska, Robert of Salina and Virgil of Texas; sisters Juanita Kearns and Jeanita Hover, both of Stillwater, Okla.; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke Living Center and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Marion, KS 66861.

? FLORIENE ROGERS, 75, a homemaker and bookkeeper at her husband?s business, of McPherson, died March 10 at The Cedars in McPherson.

The service was March 17 at Stockham Family Funeral Home, McPherson. Burial was at Valley View Ceme?tery at Roxbury.

She was born Sept. 2, 1919, to Andrew and Minnie (Schrader) Berg near Durham. On June 29, 1941, she was married to Amos W. Rogers, who predeceased her June 17, 2014.

Survivors include son Kenneth W. Rogers (Joan Berg) of Peabody and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church and sent in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

Condolences may be sent to the family via: stockhamfamily.com.

? HELEN MAE SADER, 92, a homemaker and restaurant cook, formerly of Ramona, died Thursday, March 12, at Bethany Home, Lindsborg.

The service was March 16 at Hope United Methodist Church, Hope, with pastor Don Alt officiating.

Burial was at Lewis Cemetery in Ramona.

She was born May 24, 1922, to Henry and Clara (Moot) Bliss in rural Elmo. Her husband, Alvin Sader, preceded her in death on April 10, 1991.

Survivors include sons Lyal and wife Julie Sader of Solomon, Lynn and wife Mary Sader of Salina and Dale and wife Karil Sader of Lindsborg; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters Luella Tong of Augusta and Sheron Brunner of Wichita; brothers Maurice, Alvin and Jimmie Bliss and aunt Katherine Holman.

Memorials may be made to Bethany Home, 321 N. Chestnut St., Lindsborg, KS 67456, or Hope United Methodist Church, 124 N. Main, Hope, KS 67451.

Online condolences may be sent to the family via: www.martinbeckercarlson.com.

? DOROTHY AMY SEIBEL, 94, retired nurse?s aide, died March 15 at Kidron Bethel of North Newton.

A graveside service and burial will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 20, at the Resthaven Cemetery in Wichita.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. also on Friday at the First Mennonite Brethren Church, 8000 W. 21st, Wichita.

Visitation is from 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

She was born on Jan. 31, 1921, to Abraham and Minnie Frantz Pankratz on a farm near Durham. On June 12, 1953, she was married to Elmer Lee Seibel, who predeceased her March 26, 2008.

Survivors include son Gerald and wife Loreta of Kechi; daughter Leora and husband Martin Schneider of Milford, Neb.; sisters Althea Zimmerman of Weaubleau, Mo., and Luella Burkhart of North Newton; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday 1pm til 8pm, where the family will receive friends between 6 and 8.

Memorials may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee and may be sent in care of Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.

Condolences may be made to the family via: broadwaycolonialfh.com.

All arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

? JOANN WALL, 63, died March 16 at Galichia Heart Hospital in Wichita.

The service will be at 4 p.m. Friday, March 20, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.

Visitation with family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington, Hillsboro, in charge of arrangements.

Burial will be at 3 p.m. Friday at French Creek Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. Online condolences may be made to the family via: www.jostfuneralhome.com.

A full obituary will appear in next week?s newspaper.

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