Deaths

? lucille esther bernhardt, 92, of Lost Springs, died Sept. 15 at Medicalodges in Herington.

The service was Sept. 20, at St. John?s Lutheran Church, Lincolnville. Burial was at Lincolnville Ceme?tery.

She was born May 25, 1923, to Henry and Esther Yaekel Schick near Lost Springs. On Oct. 6, 1940, she was married to Ezra Bern?hardt, who predeceased her.

Survivors include son Max and wife Kathy of Jackson, Ga.; daughters Judyth and husband Steve Kill of Lincolnville and Patricia and husband Roger Turner of Salina; daughter-in-law Barbara Bernhardt of Lost Springs; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice and Hospice of Dickinson County and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861.

? judith ?earlene? petty chilcott, 68, co-owner of Kettle Krafters, died Sept. 17 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion.

The service was Sept. 21 at the Marion Christian Church.

Burial was at Marion Cemetery.

She was born Feb. 26, 1947, to Alvin and Leah (Beck) Kilgore) at Blackwell, Okla. In 1976, she was married to Bobby Petty who predeceased her in 1995.

She was then married to long-time friend Ed Chilcott, who survives.

Other survivors include daughter Tresha and husband Lance Hoover of Salina; stepchildren Terry and wife Lisa Chilcott of Wichita and Tami and husband Alberto Peimbert of Columbus, Ohio, and seven grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke Patient Fund and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion, KS, 66861.

Online condolences may be sent to the family via: zeinerfuneralhome.com.

? jim funk, 77, a farmer of Hillsboro, died Sept. 16 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

The service was Sept. 21 at Trinity Mennonite Church, Hills?boro, with pastor Adam Utecht officiating. Burial was at Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural Hills?boro.

He was born Sept. 3, 1938, to Arthur and Katherine (Pankratz) Funk at Hills?boro. On July 6, 1958, he was married to Jeanie Base, who survives.

He also is survived by sons Lonnie and wife Shawn Funk of Manhattan and Gail and wife Becca Funk of Topeka; daughter Joy and husband Keith Stoneking of Wichita; brothers Norman Funk of Marion and Ken?neth and Bonnie Funk and Linferd and wife Delores Funk, all of rural Hillsboro; sister Edith Unruh of Hills?boro and six grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Mennonite Central Com?mittee 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.

? virgil lee klassen, 77, died Sept. 13 at Bethesda Home at Goessel.

The memorial service will be Sept. 26 at Trinity Menno?nite Church, 211 Elm St., Hillsboro.

He was born Dec. 19, 1937, to Sam and Hulda (Plett) Klassen at Hillsboro. On Feb. 17, 1962, he was married to Barbara Phillips, who predeceased him May 24.

Survivors include son Kevin and wife Marlene Klassen of Goessel; daughter Vanessa and husband Shane Montgomery of Olathe; brother Lloyd Klassen of Hillsboro; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and six nieces and nephews.

? estaline quiring, 86, died Sept. 20 at Comfort Care Home of Harvey County.

The service is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept, 26, at Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson.

Burial is at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bethesda Mennonite Cemetery of Henderson.

She was born Aug. 18, 1929, to Thomas and Katherine (Klippenstein) Friesen in Henderson, Neb.

Survivors include sons Eugene and wife Phyllis Friesen of Harrisonburg, Va., and Ivan and wife Tammy Friesen of Goshen, Ind.; daughters Elaine and husband John Busch of Wood Dale, Calif., Carol and husband Dwight Dirks of Hillsboro and Wanda and husband Michael Baker of Vacaville, Calif.; sister Doris Braun of Aurora, Neb.; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

Online condolences may be made to the family via: jostfuneralhome.com.

? donald e. rosine, 78, of Peabody, a farmer, ran?cher and law enforcement officer in Peabody and Marion County, died Sept. 14.

The service was Sept. 17, at Peabody Christian Church. Burial was at Claney Cemetery in rural Marion.

He was born June 13, 1937, to William and Laura (Rutledge) Rosine at Lebo. His wife, Cheryl, survives.

He also is survived by sons Jim and wife Chris Philpott and Aaron Waddell all of Peabody; daughter Amy and husband Randy Halcomb of Corvallis, Ore.; mother-in-law Lois Lloyd of Peabody; sisters Betty Stand?iferd of Lebo and Rita and husband Harlan Hammon of Overbrook; eight grandchildren, one great-grandchild and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Peabody Christian Church or Good Shepherd Hospice in Newton and sent in care of Baker Funeral Home, 114 Sycamore, Pea?body, KS 66866.

? ethan andrew schmidt, 39, a professor at Delta State University, Cleveland, Miss., and formerly of Peabody, died Sept. 14. The service was Sept. 19 at Peabody High School Brown Building, with pastors James Pohlman Jr. and Sylvia Czarnetzky officiating. Burial was at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Peabody.

He was born Sept. 27, 1975, to Thomas Eugene Schmidt and Jeffery Sue Pierce Schmidt. On Dec. 19, 1998, he was married to Eliza?beth Ann Skolaut, who survives.

He also is survived by children Connor Schmidt, Dylan Schmidt and Brianna Schmidt, all of Cleveland; his parents; brothers Brett and Jennifer Schmidt of Topeka and Jeff and Carol Schmidt of Eudora; paternal grandmother Nellie Schmidt of Peabody; maternal grandfather Marshall Pierce of Newton; wife?s parents Chuck and Mary Skolaut of Newington, Conn.; sister-in-law Angie and Flynn Harvey of Liberty, Mo.; and aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Emporia State Founda?tion for the Phi Delta Theta Sound Learning and Lead?ership Fund, 1500 Highland St., Emporia, KS 66801.

? robert c. ?bob? winter, 57, died Sept. 13 at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina. The service was Sept. 19 at Valley United Methodist Church in Marion. Burial was at Lincoln?ville Ceme?tery.

He was born Oct. 10, 1957, to Clarence and Alberta (Hoerner) Winter at Marion. On April 2, 1994, he was married to Vicki Appleby, who survives.

Other survivors include children Morgan Jones of Salina and Micah Jones of Wichita; siblings Darlene Czar?nowsky of Newton, Mary and husband Rick Bell of Newton; Pauline and husband John Bailey of Over?land Park, Roberta and Mark Stuchlik of Edmond, Okla., Janet and husband Mike Roesti of McPherson, Ron and wife Terri Winter of Hillsboro and Michelle and Merle Flaming of Lehigh; mother-in-law Louise Appleby of Salina and brothers-in-law, Bryan Appleby of Boulder, Colo., and Steve Thyfault of Utah; and three grandchildren.

Memorial may be made to the Special Olympics Kansas or American Cancer Society and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion, KS, 66861.