Deaths (2-6-19)

◼ A. Randal Claassen, died on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019.

A Celebration of Life service will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at Parkview M.B. Church in Hillsboro.

Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro.

Online condolences at A full announcement will appear in next week’s paper.

◼ William R. Vogts, 84, Canton, died on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Pine Village in Moundridge.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the Canton United Methodist Church.

Interment will be in the Canton Township Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Olson’s Mortuary in Canton.

Memorials to the church or Canton Fire Department in care of the mortuary.

He was born Jan. 15, 1935, in McPherson County to George P. and Irma Elsie (Auernheimer) Vogts. He married Shirley M. Williams on June 4, 1954, in McPherson.

Survivors include three daughters, Tonya (Dave) McMannis of Canton, Tammy (Ivan) Etherton of Milton and Terra (Roger) Regehr of Canton; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

◼ Rosella Mildred (Nickel) Plenert, 89, died on January 24, 2019 at Grandwood Assisted Living in Grove, Oklahoma.

The funeral service will be Wednesday, Jan. 30 at Eastmoor United Methodist Church in Marion.

Memorial donations may be made in memory of Rosella to Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma, 521 W. Wilshire Blvd, Suite 130, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73116.