Deaths

Robert Lee ?Bob? Frantz, 66,

of Newton, retired from Jantz Lumber Yard, died July 23 at his home.
The service was July 26 at First Mennonite Church, McPherson. He was cremated.
He was born Jan. 29, 1948, to Cornelius B. and Dena Boehs Frantz at McPherson. On April 26, 1969, he was married to Janet Fletcher, who survives.
Other survivors include sons Jason Roy Frantz of Dallas and Matthew O?Neal and wife Allison Frantz of McPherson; daughter Emily Renee Frantz of Galva; brothers Richard and wife Rita Frantz of Blackhawk, S.D., and Norman and wife Debra Frantz of Mulvane; three grandchildren; two foster sons Shawn Krell of Loveland, Colo., and Erik Weber of McPherson; nieces; great-nieces and great-nephews.

Memorials may be made to McPherson First Menno?nite Church or Harvey County Homeless Shelter and sent in care of Broad?way Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.
Condolences may be left for the family at: broadwaycolonialfh.com.
Arrangements were with Broadway Colonial Funeral Home at Newton.

Lorene Kleiber, 91,

died July 24 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

The funeral was July 28 at Strassburg Baptist Church, Marion, with pastor Don Mashburn officiating.
Burial was at Lewis Cemetery rural Ramona.

She was born Oct. 20, 1922, to Henry and Esther (Gutsch) Miller at Tampa. On March 22, 1943, she was married to Harold Kleiber, who predeceased her in 1997.
Survivors include son Mike and wife Carolyn Kleiber of rural Hillsboro; daughter Jayne and husband Gene Boggs of McPherson; seven grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Strassburg Baptist Church, Parkside Homes or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

Online condolences may be made to the family via: jostfuneralhome.com.
Floyd Richard Lacey, 87,

employed at Goodyear in Topeka as a maintenance mechanic and farmer and stockman of Holton, died July 10 at Holton Community Hospital.

The funeral was July 13 at Mercer Funeral Home, Holton.
Burial was at Holton Cemetery.
He was born March 4, 1927, to Floyd Elmer and Anna Louise (Hale) Lacey at Salisbury, Mo. On Oct. 16, 1954, he was married to Ellen Arlette Knapp, who survives.
Other survivors include son Floyd E. and wife Donna Lacey of Topeka; daughters Anita L. Lacey of Tulsa, Okla., Cheryl L. and husband Rex Hill of Circleville and Barbara J. and husband Tim Schneider of Hillsboro; brother James Edward and wife Roberta Lacey of Herington; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Heart of Jackson Humane Society and sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436, also in charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth Louise ?Betty? (Engel) Strot?kamp, 80,

of Peabody, died Wednesday, July 23, at St. Luke Living Center in Marion.
The service was at 10 a.m. Monday, July 28, at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Peabody.

Visitation was Sunday at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion.
She was born April 21, 1934, to Louis Jack ?Sarge? and Kathryn Regina (Waterhouse) Engel of Philadelphia, Pa. On July 15, 1963, she was married to Leroy Strotkamp, who survives.
Other survivors include sisters Kathryn Julie Spaventa of Philadelphia, Pa., and Ruth June and husband John Topham of Park City; nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Peabody Senior Center and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Marion, KS 66861.

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