Deaths

Harold Keazer, 96,

retired Marion postmaster, died July 11 at Marion.

He was born May 22, 1918, to George and Rosa (Kerns) Keazer at Marion. In February 1942, he was married to Janet Thye, who predeceased him.

Survivors include children Jim and wife Melody Keazer of Rogers, Ark., Jeanne Keazer of Concordia and Doug and wife Luci Keazer of West Lafayette, Ind.; along with grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The funeral was July 15 Eastmoor United Methodist Church with pastor Dan Ferguson officiating.

Burial was at Marion Cemetery following the service.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke Living Center and Eastmoor United Methodist Church.
Jeanette C. Rupp, 76,

died July 12 at her home in Marion.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Marion Christian Church, 140 Elm St., Marion.

Burial will precede the service at 10 a.m. at Marion Cemetery.

Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion.

She was born Jan. 3, 1938, to Lysle and Faye (Rowland) Russell at Marion. On Aug. 11, 1963, she was married to John W. Rupp, who survives.

Other survivors include daughter Laura and Dan Baldwin and three grandsons, all of Marion.

Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or the Marion Christian Church, and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion, KS 66861.

Ruth Schroeder, 100,

of Springfield, Mo., and formerly of Moundridge, died July 11.

The graveside service will be scheduled for a later date in Moundridge.

She was born on Aug. 13, 1913, at Hillsboro. On Nov. 8, 1952, she was married to Kenneth Carl Schroeder, who predeceased her.

Survivors include daughter Nancy and husband Don Lucore of Springfield, Mo.; three grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother Harold and wife Doris Penner of El Dorado and sister-in-law Naomi Christiansen of Kimberling City, Mo.

Memorials may be made to Heifer International, 1 World Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72202 or Heifer.org.

Moundridge Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Alfred J. Sondergard, 91,

a life-long resident of Ramona and retired mechanic, died July 13 at Medicalodges of Herington.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 17, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Ramona, with pastor Clark Davis, assisted by pastor Bill Peterson officiating.

Visitation is from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Herington Chapel.

He was born Nov. 6, 1922, to Niels M. and Lena M. (Wilson) Sondergard at Ramona. On Sept. 6, 1942, he was married to Darlene F. Helbach, who survives.

Other survivors include daughters Karen and Bob Ehrlich of Marion, Marilyn and husband Jim Peterson of Burdick and Kaye Risser of Tecumseh, Okla.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church at Ramona and sent in care of Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038.

Jack Quentin Summerville, 89,

of Marion, a retired municipal judge, died July 10 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

The service was July 14 at Valley United Methodist, Marion.

Burial was at Marion Cemetery.

He was born July 2, 1925, to William and Etta Mae (Suffield) Summervill at Marion. (Due to an error on the birth certificate, Jack became a ?Summerville.?) On Jan. 25, 1945, he was married to Peggy Gerstenkorn, who survives.

Other survivors include son John and wife Becky Summerville; daughter Jeannie Maki; sister Dawna Denney; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Eastmoor United Methodist Church or the Hillsboro American Legion Post 366 and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861.

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