Judy Jones, 73,

died April 23 at the St. Luke Emergency Room, Marion.

Cremation has taken place. A private family services will be held at a later date.

She was born Nov. 17, 1940, at Seagraves, Texas, to Lamont and Evelyn (Hajney) Rowland. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Jones.

Survivors include children Brenda Dart and Barry Bond, both of Farmington, N.M.; Liz Pearson of Marion; sisters, Jackie Davis and June Ferguson, both of Blanchard, Okla.; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion, was entrusted with arrangements.

Kael R. Klassen, 29,

a gourmet chef from Sheboy?gan, Wis., died April 18 at his residence.

The funeral was April 25 at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home in Manito?woc, Wis., with Rex D. Perry and David Naidl officiating. Cremation was to take place later at the Harri?gan Park?side Crematory and Chapel.

He was born Feb. 13, 1985, to Richard and Darla Reimer Klassen in Hillsboro.

He is survived by his parents, of Tucson, Ariz.; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Tyler and Ashley Klas?sen and their son Benja?min of Indianapolis, Ind., and Ethan Klassen, Tucson; and other relatives and friends.

Condolences may be sent online to

Arnold W. Regier, 83,

of Marion, died April 25 at Parkside Homes, Hillsboro.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, Hillsboro.

Visitation with family was 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington, Hillsboro.

He was born Oct. 8, 1930, to Henry and Tena (Rempel) Regier in Hillsboro. On Aug. 2, 1957, he was married to Edith Vogt, who survives.

Other survivors include son Greg and wife Shelley Regier of Marion; daughters Carol and husband Ernie Sweat of Wichita and Beth and husband Tim Rohrig of Wichita; brother Herb and wife Wilma Regier of Marion; sisters Marge and husband Eugene Christensen of Marion and Luella Popp of Hillsboro; sister-in-law Eileen Regier of Clay Center; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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

Online condolences may be made to the family via:

Kenneth W. Schmidt, 79,

a registered nurse at Prairie View, died April 22 at his home in Newton.

The funeral was April 26 at Tabor Mennonite Church in rural Newton. Burial was at Tabor Mennonite Cemetery.

He was born Oct. 14,1934, to Henry B. Jr. and Esther (Klassen) Schmidt in New?ton. On May 6, 1960, he was married to Elsie Flamming, who predeceased him.

Survivors include daughters Loretta Schmidt and husband Mike Hathaway and Karen Schmidt, all of Greeley, Colo.; brother Linford Schmidt of Omaha, Neb.; and two grandsons.

Memorials may be made to New Creation Pre-school and sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main, P.O. Box 96, Goessel, KS 67053.

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