Deaths, November 19, 2014

? LAURENCE EDWIN BARTEL, 83, former business manager at Prairie View Mental Health Center, and later at Valic, at an investment group, died Nov. 15 at his home in Hesston.

The service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at First Mennonite Church, 429 E. First St., Newton.

He was born July 19, 1931, to Edwin and Sarah Bartel at Drake, Saskatchewan. On Nov. 7, 1953, he was married to Betty Schmidt, who survives.

Other survivors include children Bev and husband Chuck Regier, Annette and husband Kevin Cherveney, Larry and wife Alyce Bartel and Randy Bartel; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters; five sisters-in-law and four brothers-in-law.

Petersen Family Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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

? WILBERT N. BARTEL, 91, a life-long farmer of rural Hillsboro, died Nov. 9 at his home.

The service was Nov. 15 at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, Hillsboro.

Burial was at Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural Hillsboro.

He was born Oct. 8, 1923, to Heinrich and Mary (Nickel) Bartel. On Feb. 7, 1947, he was married to Alvena Goossen, who survives.

Other survivors include children Dorothy and husband David Soldan of Manhattan, Wilbert K. ?Sonny? and wife Franceen Bartel of Hillsboro, Janet Bartel of Manhattan, Wilmer and wife Marilyn Bartel of Hillsboro and eight grandchildren.

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

Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro, was in charge of arrangements.

? GENEVIEVE BELTON, 95, died Nov. 8 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

The service was Nov. 12 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, with pastor Brian Allen officiating.

She was born March 6, 1919, to Emanuel and Lena (Funk) Becker at Durham. She was married to Richard D. Belton, who predeceased her in 1982.

Survivors include sons Richard G. and wife Mary Claire Belton of Sacramento, Calif., Mark D. Belton of Overland Park; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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

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

? DARREL HELMER, 69, a Marion native, died Nov. 12 in Albuquerque, N.M.

A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Marion Christian Church, 140 N. Elm St., Marion.

He was born Nov. 7, 1945, to David and Eldena Helmer. On July 14, 1973, he was married to Marsha Spencer, who predeceased him. On Dec. 19, 2007, he was married to Paula Cox, who survives.

Other survivors include children Aaron and wife Traci, Ray and wife Jami, Paul and wife Jessi; brothers Gary and Ladd and wife Luci, all of Marion; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Children?s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gilham Road, Kansas City, MO. 64108.

? ELVA M. HOLUB, 90, a farm wife and former drug store employee, died Nov. 11 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion.

The service was Nov. 14 at St. John Nepomucene Church at Pilsen.

Burial was at Pilsen Cemetery.

She was born Dec. 3, 1923, to John W. and Bertha Baker Seratte at Prairie Grove, Ark. She was married to Leonard Holub, who predeceased her.

Survivors include children Doris Maltbie and husband Earl of Canton, Donna Shramek and husband Gene of Schruz, Nev., and Pat Holub and wife Laurie of Marion; daughter-in-law Pauline Holub of Marion and 11 grandchildren and their families.

Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861.

? TOM J. MCLAUGHLIN, 63, of Canton and a retired employee of Bunting Mag?netics, Newton, died Nov. 10 at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center.

The service will be at a later date in Florida, however, visitation with the family was Nov. 17, at Olson?s Mortuary, Canton.

He was born Sept. 21, 1951, to Thomas F. and Ann (Bartlewski) McLaughlin at Upland, Penn.

Survivors include his mother of Clearwater, Fla., and sister Patti and husband Dale Schumacher of Holmes Beach, Fla.

Memorials may be made to the Tom J. McLaughlin Memorial Fund and sent in care of Olson?s Mortuary, P.O. Box 355, Canton, KS 67428.

? ALICE M. MEYSING, 84, a homemaker and farm wife of Lincolnville, died Nov. 3 at Parkside Home in Hillsboro.

The service was Nov. 8 at St. John Nepomucene Church at Pilsen.

Burial was at Pilsen Cemetery.

She was born Feb. 7, 1930, to John and Theresa (Pauly) Schippers near Colwich. On May 2, 1950, she was married to Paul W. Meysing, who predeceased her.

Survivors include Don of Lincolnville, Larry of Edmond, Okla., William of Austin, Texas, and Greg of Goessel; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and siblings Elmer Schippers and Thelma Moore.

Memorial may be made to the Father Kapaun Fund or St. Anne?s Altar Society, and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861.

? BESSIE PENNER, 92, died Nov. 15 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita.

She was born June 25, 1922, to David and Martha (Litke) Leppke at rural Hillsboro.

Survivors include daughter Dianne and husband Glenn Lygrisse of Wichita; son Ronald and wife Melanie Penner of Bel Aire; brother, David Leppke of Humboldt; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

The service was Nov. 18 at Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church, rural Hillsboro.

Memorials may be made to Ebenfeld Church cemetery fund and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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

? DAN E. REAGAN?“TWO DOGS”, 59, died Oct. 28 from cancer.

A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Dec. 6 in the Scout House at Memorial Park in Hillsboro.

Burial was at Gideon Blue Springs Cemetery, Tahlequah, Okla.

He was born Feb. 19, 1955, to Arvel and Joyce Reagan.

Survivors include daughter Megan; brothers Larry and Marty; sisters Bonnie, Roberta, Becky and Barbara; two granddaughters; nieces and nephews.

? JAMES LLOYD SCHMIDT, 88, died Nov. 14 at Newton Medical Center.

The service is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Hills?boro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.

Burial is at 3 p.m. Nov. 19, at Sunset Cemetery in Cullison.

He was born Feb. 7, 1926, to Louis and Lodi (Wadel) Schmidt at Greensburg. His wife, Gladys Schmidt of Hillsboro, survives.

Other survivors include daughters Phyllis Elaine and husband Clifford Van Horn of McPherson and Lois Darlene and husband Daryl Bartel of Hillsboro; brother Irvin Schmidt of South Hutchinson; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Grace Children?s Home or Bethesda Home 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.

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