Deaths

Elgin Bartel, 93,

died April 16 at Salem Home in Hillsboro.

The service was April 19 at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, 610 S. Main, Hillsboro.

He was born Oct. 8, 1920, to Henry J. and Eva (Bartel) Bartel at Hillsboro. In 1952, he was married to Evelyn Wedel, who predeceased him in 1975. In 1979, he was married to Rubena Leppke, who predeceased him in 2013.

Survivors include sons Rollind and Melissa Bartel of rural Hillsboro, Keith Bartel of Wichita, Ron and Faith Klaassen of Newark, N.J., and Kevin and Barbara Klaassen of Big Spring, Texas; daughters Kay and Pete Ferrell of Wichita, Loretta and Ron Paxton of Wichita and Diane and Tyler Ewert of Wichita; 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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

Muriel Christiansen, 96,

of Durham, died April 16 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

The service was April 21 at First Bap?tist Church, 414 Cleveland St., Durham.

She was born Nov. 20, 1917, to Thomas and Cora Elizabeth (Logan) West in Norcatur. On May 25, 1940, she was married to Irvin Christiansen, who predeceased her in 2013.

Survivors include sons Robert of Washington D.C., Gordon of rural Durham, and Dale of McPherson; daughters Mona Herbers of Leoti and Jan Skiles of Hillsboro; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice or the First Baptist Church and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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

Everett H. Cress, 73,

a cowboy, oil field roustabout and school bus driver, of Cedar Point, died April 15 at the Golden Living Center, Cottonwood Falls.

The service was April 19 at the First Christian Church, 335 W. Fifth St., Florence.

Burial will be at Griffith Cemetery in Cedar Point.

He was born Aug. 28, 1940, to Jimmie B. and Zatha (Henricks) Cress at Florence. On July 9, 1961, he was married to Janet K. Whitcomb, who survives.

Other survivors include children Alan of Great Falls, Mont., Shannon and husband Randy Foster of Des Moines, Iowa; Shawna and husband David Goodwin of Douglass; Brandon and Sue Taylor of Pittsburg and Shealah and husband Dave West of Newton; sister Jeanice and husband Kenny Miller of Emporia; brother Jimmie and wife Joyce Eldon of Emporia; and K. Lynn and Lisa of Rogers, Ark.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Central Kansas Prison Ministry and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm Street, Marion, KS 66861.

Donald L. Dahl, 69,

of Hillsboro, a retired U.S. Navy commander, died April 18 at Hillsboro.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, Hillsboro.

Visitation with family will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the church.

He was born March 19, 1945, to Abe and Irma (Franz) Dahl at Hillsboro.

Survivors include brother Calvin and wife Arlene Dahl of Maple Grove, Minn.; sisters Frances Unruh of Reedley, Calif., Lillian Falls of Kingsburg, Calif., Dorothy Dahl of Hillsboro, Sharon Schroeder of Hillsboro, Beverly and husband Jim Boese of Longmont, Colo., and Barbara and Ted Braun of Mooresville, N.C.

Memorials may be made to Tabor College and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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

? agnes goossen, 100, died April 14 at the Bethesda Home in Goessel.

The funeral was April 19 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church with pastors Steve Schmidt and Linda Ewert officiating.

Burial was at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Cemetery.

She was born April 8, 1914, to Herman S. and Elizabeth Enz Voth on the Voth family farm southwest of Goessel. On Aug. 30, 1935, she was married to Ferdinand S. Goossen, who predeceased her.

Survivors include brother Marvin Voth of Goessel; sisters Irene Janzen, and Marie and Martha Voth, all of North Newton, children Mayann and Clair Longuevan of Grand Junction, Colo., Ervin and Belia Goossen of Hillsboro, LaVern and Arlene Goossen, and Earl and Marsha Goossen, 13 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Bethesda Home or Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church and sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main, P.O. Box 96, Goessel, KS 67053, also in charge of arrangements.

K. Lanette Green, 68,

died April 18.

The service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 24, at Affinity All Faiths Mortuary, 2850 S. Seneca in Wichita.

K. Lanette was born in May 22, 1945, to Roy and Marie Shearhod at Wichita. She was married to Darrell Lee Green, who predeceased her.

Survivors include daughters Kimberly McGowan and Shelley and husband Mark Rooker and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association 608 W. Douglas Ave S-100, Wichita, KS 67203.

Kenny Janzen, 47,

of Hillsboro, died April 20 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita.

He was born Sept 11, 1966, to Ralph W. and Charlene (Stinchcomb) Janzen in Hillsboro. His wife, Katrina (Borquez) Janzen of rural Hillsboro, survives.

Other survivors include son Joshua Schmeal of Topeka; daughters Katlynn Schmeal of Halstead, Jessica Janzen of Wichita, Tanesha Borquez of rural Hillsboro and Tamera Beach of Clearwater; brothers Corey Janzen of Hillsboro and Ray Janzen of Hillsboro and his parents of Hillsboro.

The service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 905 East D St., Hillsboro.

Visitation will be from 8 a.m. Saturday until service time at the church.

Memorials may be made to Hillsboro FFA or the American Diabetes Association and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063, also in charge of arrangements.

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

Rebecca Jean (Stuchlik) Miller, 66,

of Cave Creek, Ariz., died April 18.

Services will begin at 9:30 a.m. with rosary and Mass at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 28, at St. John?s Catholic Church, Herington.

Burial will be at Pilsen Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Len Miller; daughters Andrea and husband Joe Gregory and Katherine and husband Jason Rutka; son John and wife Brittany Miller; five granddaughters: mother Frances Stuchlik; sisters Ramona Beisel and Ruby Scharping and brothers Monty, Terry, Mark, Kenny, Bill, Tom, Randy, Larry, and John Stuchlik.

Memorials may be made to the Horseshoe Trails Elementary School and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion, KS 66861.

Louis James Penner, 86, of San Jose, Calif., died April 11.

The service was April 19 at Lincoln Glen Church in San Jose. A memorial service will be in Hillsboro at a later date.

He was born Oct. 30, 1927, to J. S. and Elizabeth Penner. On Nov. 4, 1948, he was married to Norma Funk who survives.

Other survivors include sons Dennis and Judy Penner of Hillsboro, and Daryl Penner, San Jose; brother Reno and Edith Penner of Hillsboro; brothers-in-law Monroe and Carol Funk of Salina and Don and Gladys Funk of Hillsboro; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Lincoln Glen Manor or Lincoln Glen Church, both in San Jose.

John Ratzlaff, 92,

died April 16 in Hillsboro.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, 610 S. Main St., Hillsboro.

He was born Sept 18, 1921, to Aaron and Anna (Penner) Ratzlaff in Corn, Okla.

Survivors include sons Don and Marilyn of Hillsboro, Glenn of Hillsboro, John of San Rafael, Calif., and Jim and Cheryl of Hutchinson; brother Barney of Tulsa, Okla.; sisters LeOra Grunau of Hillsboro, Bertha Pauls of Reedley, Calif., and Arlene Flaming of Enid, Okla.; 13 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Mennonite Brethren Board of Missions and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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

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