Deaths (4-23-19)

◼ vernon lee frantz, 75, died on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. No Visitation.

The Funeral service was at 2 pm on Saturday, April 20, Rose Hill Christian Church, 314 N. Rose Hill Rd, Rose Hill.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Barbara; children, Darin (Kristina), Cape Fair, MO, Tami May (Mark), Derby, and Kristi Cillo (Vince), Lakewood, OH; brothers, Lauren (Brenda), Derby, and Michael (Marge), Owasso, OK; sister-in-law, Sally Frantz, Hillsboro; 21 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson.

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◼ virgil litke, 92, died on April 16, 2019 in rural Marion.

A Celebration of Life Service was at 10a.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Ebenfeld M.B. Church Rural Hillsboro.

Interment at Ebenfeld Cemetery Rural Hillsboro.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro.

Memorials to The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

He was born October 12, 1926, to William W. and Lizzie (Buller) Litke in Hillsboro. He married Phyllis Wiens June 15, 1948, at Ebenfeld M.B. Church rural Hillsboro.

Survivors include: wife, Phyllis Litke of Rural Marion; sons, Glenn (Sheila) Litke of Rural Hillsboro, Sid (Priscilla) Litke of Port Washington, Wisconsin; daughter, Brenda Jordan of Rural Marion; 9 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

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