Deaths, May 27, 2015

? ELDA MARGARET (BARTEL) BARTEL, 95, died May 24 Goessel.

A graveside service is at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 28, at Alexanderwohl Cemetery. A service will follow at 11 a.m. at Alexanderwohl Church.

Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, with family present from 6-8 p.m. at Miller-Ott Funeral Home, Goessel.

She was born June 23, 1920, to John and Susie (Friesen) Bartel on June 23, 1920 at Hillsboro. On June 7, 1945, she was married to Herbert Bartel, who predeceased her March 15, 1986.

Survivors include children Nancy and husband Robert Ferree of Elk Creek Mo., Harlan and wife Grace Bartel of North Newton, Patricia and husband Herbert Penner of West Chester, Ohio, and Donald and wife Gayle Bartel of Potwin; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, and sister Helen Bargen of North Newton.

Memorials may be made to Bethesda Home and sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main St., Goessel, KS 67053.

? JANET N. MEISINGER, 72, a farm wife and homemaker, died May 20, at Bethesda Home of Goessel.

The services was May 2 at the Marion Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church, southeast of Hillsboro.

She was born Sept. 11, 1942, at Joplin, Mo., the daughter of L. Bruce and Ruby (Leckron) Patton. On June 13, 1964, she was married to Richard K. Meisinger, who survives.

Other survivors include sons Mark and wife Sara of Marion and Mike and wife Diane of Hillsboro; sister Patricia Griffith of Penrose, Colo.; brothers Walter Patton of Overland Park and Leon Patton of Prairie Village and six grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Kansas 4-H Foundation and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion, KS 67063.

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

The service was May 23 at Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro, with pastor Gary Peters officiated.

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.

? HUGH C. POLSON, 91, a retired electrician, died May 18 at St. Luke Hospital in Marion.

The graveside service and burial will take place at a later date in Iowa.

He was born June 20, 1923, to Hugh N. and Mary Straw Polson at Omaha, Neb. His wife predeceased him in 2012.

Survivors include daughter Marlene and husband Jon Utach of Marion; sons Martin Polson of Circle Pine, Minn., and Michael and wife Barbara Polson of Mason, Ohio; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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