Deaths (10-2-19)

n irene Eitel, 97, died September 28, 2019 at Advent Care Center in Merriam, Kansas.

A Celebration of Life Service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 4, 2019, at Amos Family Funeral in Shawnee, KS officiated by Pastor Mike Fenton.

The family will receive friends from noon until the service time at the Funeral Home on Friday.

Interment at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct 5, 2019, at Durham Park Cemetery rural Durham, Kansas.

Memorials to Chapel Oaks Seventh Day Adventist Church or Vitas Hospice in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, Kansas 67063.

She was born April 10, 1922 to Henry and Minnie (Deckert) Jantzen in Kismet, Kansas. She married Jonas Eitel September 3, 1938 in Abilene.

Survivors include sons, Gary (Juanita) Eitel of Hepler, KS, Vernon (Kathy) Eitel of Shawnee, KS, Milton (Gerry) Eitel of Assaria, KS; daughters, Sandra Kraig-Kraft of Fargo, North Dakota, Betty Minkler of Anthony, Florida; 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. Predeceased by: husband, Jonas Eitel in 1996; brothers, Elmer, Dan and Roy Jantzen; sisters, Thelma Roberts, Edith McCarthy, Bertha Clark; grandchild, Gordon Biesterfeld.

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n Linette Ilene Koehn, 70, died on Sept 25, 2019, at Kiowa County Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at Greensburg Mennonite Church in Greensburg, KS with Rev. Jeffrey D. Blackburn officiating.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Greensburg Mennonite Church, Greensburg, KS, Hospice of the Prairie, Dodge City, KS or Kiowa County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg, KS, in care of Fleener Funeral Home, PO Box 41, Greensburg, Kansas 67054.

She was born December 24, 1948, in Newton, KS to Alvin B. Flaming and Elda Mae Franz. She married Harry Lee Koehn of Greensburg, KS on November 9, 1969.

She is survived by husband Harry, three daughters and two granddaughters. Also, her brother Royce Flaming (Jennifer), sister Janine Peters (Delbert), sister Dorlee Freeman (Rick), sister Michelle Croomes, and many nieces and nephews.

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