Deaths

Sarita Blosser, 56,

of Goessel, died July 3 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita.

The service was July 5 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church with pastor Dave Plett officiating.

She was born May 19, 1958, Seoul, South Korea and adopted by Vernon and Rachel (Kornelsen) Friesen at . On May 20, 1995, she was married to Donald Blosser, who predeceased her in 2006.

Survivors include son Roy Blosser of Goessel; siblings Terryl and wife Tammy Friesen of Arlington, Texas; Donnel and wife Donalee Friesen of Lenexa; and Jody and husband Brent Heizelman of Lindsborg.

Memorials may be made to Holt Adoption Agency 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.

Verna Epp, 93,

former cook at USD 410-Hillsboro, died June 30 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

The service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 10, at Ebenfeld Church, 1498 Kanza Road, Hillsboro, with pastor Lynn Jost officiating.

She was born Oct. 7, 1920, to John and Minnie (Stelting) Epp in Marion County.

Survivors include nephew John Epp of Pennsylvania, niece Mary Ann Epp of Costa Rica; two great-nephews; one great-niece; one great-great-nephew and one great-great-niece.

Memorials may be made to Ebenfeld Church 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.

Brittney Gallaway, 26,

administrative assistant at Salem Home in Hillsboro, died July 4 at Rose Medical Center in Denver, Colo.

She was born Sept. 12, 1987, to Tony and Maria (Alexander) Hadden at Thornton, Colo. On March 14, 2009, she was married to Aaron Gallaway, who survives.

Other survivors include parents Tony of Farmington, N.M., and Maria and husband Brian McGoldrick of Windom, and sister Miranda Wood of Lyons.

The service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Parkview Church in Hillsboro with pastor Steve Schroeder officiating.

Visitation with family will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Samaritans Purse or National Jewish Health 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.

? dalton l. hein, 87, formerly of Hillsboro, died June 29 at Lowry Living Center in Denver, Colo. He managed and owned D & H Auto Service in Denver for many years.

He was cremated and the service date is pending.

Burial will be at Fort Logan Military Cemetery in Denver.

He was born July 2, 1926, to E.W. and Helen (Ediger) Hein of Hillsboro. In 1984, he was married to Carolyn Wright, who predeceased him in 2013.

Survivors include children Larry of Wichita and Linda and Douglas, both of Denver; brother Edward Hein of Hillsboro; sisters Eileen Pugh of Pinon Hills, Calif., Melba Hill of Hillsboro and Marilyn Mohn of Corvallis, Ore.

Stanley E. ?Stan? May, 66,

of Marion, former owner of the Owl Car Cafe and later worked for Marion Die & Fixture, died July 5 at the Robert J. Dole Veterans? Administration Medical Center in Wichita.

Visitation with family will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion.

A private family burial will be at Marion Cemetery.

He was born Nov. 12, 1947, to Francis and Betty (Weber) May at Marion. In 1969, he was married to Joyce Maltbie, who predeceased him. He later married Donna Casey, who survives.

Other survivors include daughter KayLeah and Matt Kukuk of Marion and Lacie May and Brandon Grantham of Colorado Springs, Colo.; son Brady May and Lindsey of Marion; mother Betty May of Marion; siblings Steve and wife Missy of Marion, Greg and wife Melinda of Leon and Jean and husband Brant Bergren of Newton; two grandchildren and mother-in-law Charlote Casey of Marion.

Memorials may be made to the Marion Cemetery Tree Fund and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion, KS 66861.

James Henry Morris, 80,

of Newton, and an electrician in the U.S. Army, died July 5 at Newton Medical Center.

The memorial service was at 7 p.m. Tuesday at VFW Post 971 in Newton.

He was born Aug. 23, 1933, to Elbert E. and Bessie (Bryan) Morris at Boswell, Okla.

Survivors include sons Ebb, Luke and Bryan; daughter Penny; brother Sam Morris; sisters Virginia and Sandy; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Baker Funeral Home, 114 Sycamore, Peabody, was in charge of arrangements.

Cynthia Dunlap Tajchman, 48,

a homemaker of Lincolnville, died July 1 at Harry Hynes Hospice in Wichita.

A private service was July 7 at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion.

She was born July 12, 1965, to Gilman and Charlotte (Reynolds) Dunlap at Neodesha, Okla.

She is survived by husband Dale Tajchman of Lincolnville; children Chris Asbill (Angie) of Douglass; Shawna Moore (David) of Prairie Grove, Ark., Lacy Johnson (Clinton) of Nixa, Mo., and Dawnyele Reynolds (Jared Krueger) of Wichita; siblings: Shannon Wilt (Roger) of Dixon, Mo., and Ronnie Tatman (Sherri) of El Dorado; 13 grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Virginia R. Schulz, 85,

of McPherson, a homemaker, died July 5 at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita.

The service will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 11, at Trinity Lutheran Church. 119 N. Elm St., with pastor Tim Leaf officiating.

Burial will be at the McPherson Cemetery. Visitation is from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., with family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., July 10, at Stockham Family Funeral Home in McPherson.

She was born Oct. 8, 1928, to Fred J. and Ellen Carrie (Kasper) Winter at Lehigh. On Sept. 3, 1950, she was married to Richard G. ?Dick? Schulz, who predeceased her March 28, 2006.

Survivors include sons Doug Schulz and wife Gail, Stan Schulz and wife Kathy and Rick Schulz and wife Kathy, all of McPherson; sisters Lois Lake of Derby and Betty Brewer of McPherson; 10 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchil- dren; and six step-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Trinity Lutheran Church and sent in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

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

Jim James Wiederstein, 84,

an oil field and refinery worker, formerly of Marion, El Dorado and Galva, died July 6 at McPherson Hospital.

The graveside service is at 10 a.m. July 10 at Empire Cemetery at Galva. Visitation is from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., with family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., July 9 at Stockham Family Funeral Home.

He was born Nov. 22, 1929, to Albert and Elizabeth (Goertz) Wiederstein at Galva.

Survivors include daughters Beth Ann Shafer and husband Geoff of Galva and Karen Vogts and husband Steve of Canton; brother Dean Wiederstein and wife June of Inman; sister Mary Jane Tatro of Hutchinson; four grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Memorials may be made to the American Legion Riders Chapter No. 24 in McPherson and sent in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockhamfamily.com.

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