Deaths, May 20, 2015

? HELEN ELIZABETH GOUDY, 63, a licensed practical nurse and cook at Casey?s in Canton, died May 17 at The Cedars of McPherson.

The service is at 11 a.m. Friday, May 22, at the First Baptist Church in Canton.

Burial is at Canton Township Cemetery.

Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at Olson?s Mortuary, Canton.

She was born July 13, 1951, to Homer A. and Ella E. (Ennis) Johnson. On June 27, 1981, she was married to J. Marlin Goudy, who predeceased her Jan. 19, 2014.

Survivors include daughter Marlene Andreas (Aaron Koehn) and one granddaughter, all of McPherson.

Memorials may be made to the Helen Goudy Memorial Fund and sent in care of Olson?s Mortuary, 139 N. Main St., Canton, KS 67428.

? JESSE R. HUDGENS, 93, a U.S. Navy veteran, died May 16 at Wichita.

A graveside service is at 2 p.m. Friday, May 22, at Marion Cemetery in Marion.

Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion.

He was born Feb. 15, 1922, to Jesse and Thelma Oliver Hudgens at Carrollton, Mo. On Nov. 1, 1951, he was married to Sarah Swan, who predeceased him Oct. 7, 1992.

Survivors include son Bradley of Wichita; sister Beatrice Doughtry of Tahlequah, Okla.; two grandsons and one great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans, also known as DAV, and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861.

? VICTORIA “VICKI” MELCHER, 95, a farm wife and homemaker of Marion, died May 17.

The service is at 11 a.m. Wednesday, preceded by the rosary at 10:30 a.m., both at Holy Family Parish, St. Mark?s Church, Marion.

Burial follows at Pilsen Cemetery.

She was born Feb. 4, 1920, to Charles and Agnes Konarik Klenda at Pilsen.

Survivors include daughters Ruth Mersmann of Walnut Creek, Calif., and Rose Vinduska of Marion; seven grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Father Kapaun Legacy Fund and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861.

? PETE PETERS, 86, died May 15, 2015 at Parkside Home in Hillsboro.

The service is at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro, with pastor Gary Peters officiating.

Burial will be at Lehigh Mennonite Cemetery rural Lehigh.

He was born Aug. 3, 1928, to Herbert and Anna (Neufeld) Peters at Hillsboro. On Jan. 28, 1956, he was married to Joanne Rash, who survives.

Other survivors include daughter Betty Schmidt of Gypsum; sisters Randy Kessler of Moundridge and Merilyn Peters of Plainville; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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

? ROLAND P. PLENERT, 92, a retired diesel mechanic and farmer, died May 12 at Angel Arms in McPherson.

The service was May 15 at First United Methodist Church, 1200 E. Kansas, McPherson, with pastor Quentin Bennett officiating. Burial was at McPherson Cemetery.

ROLAND P. PLENERTHe was born July 5, 1922, to Adolph and Helen (Hiebert) Plenert at Hillsboro. On Jan. 31, 1947, he was married to Etta Mae Matz, who predeceased him Nov. 14, 2002.

Survivors include children Darrell and wife Kris Plenert, Richard and wife Connie Plenert, Joyce Gingrich and Mike and wife Delberta ?Birdie? Plenert, all of McPherson; brothers, Abe and wife Janice Plenert of Dillon, Mont., and John and wife Cookie Plenert of Schwenksville, Pa.; sister Doris and husband Fred David of Hillsboro; 13 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 21 great-grand- children and 10 stepgreat-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to VFW Post No. 2715 and sent in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

Personal condolences may be sent to the family at: www.stockhamfamily.com.

? JUNE WIEDERSTEIN, 90, a retired bookkeeper and homemaker, died May 14 at Pleasant View Nursing Home at Inman.

A graveside service was May 17 at Empire Cemetery in Galva, followed by a memorial service at Galva Christian Church.

She was born Jan. 12, 1925, to Ben and Edna (Anderson) Regier at McPherson. On Feb. 22, 1945, she was married to Dean D. Wiederstein, who survives.

Other survivors include son Jim and wife Becky Wiederstein of Litteton, Colo.; daughters Cindy and husband Robert Baldwin of Galva, Dee Wiederstein of California, Jill Allen of McPherson and Dinah Wiederstein (Charles Fairfield) of Haysville; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Galva Christian Church and sent in care of Olson?s Mortuary, 139 N. Main St., P.O. Box 355, Canton, KS 67428.

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