Deaths (6-19-19)

◼ Demarius Cox, 16, died on June 7, 2019, at Sky Ranch Horn Creek Church Camp in Westcliffe, Colorado.

A Celebration of Life Service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Tabor College Shari Flaming Center for the Arts in Hillsboro officiated by Pastor Sara Jo Waldron.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church.

Interment will be at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church cemetery.

Memorials to Cox Family Benefit Fund in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

He was born April 1, 2003, in Orlando, Florida to Demetrius and Ciara (Harris) Cox.

Survivors include parents, Demetrius and Ciara Cox of Hillsboro; brother, Demetrius Cox Jr. of Orlando, Florida; sisters, D’myia Cox of Hillsboro, D’asia Cox of Hillsboro.

Online condolences at www.jostfuneralhome.com.

◼ Robert Hiebert, 88, formerly of Hillsboro, died on June 7, 2019, in Bakersfield, CA.

He is survived by3 daughters, 7 grandchildren and 1 sister Marilyn Hiebert Jost.

◼ Dolores Johnson, 92, died June 12, 2019, at Parkside Home in Hillsboro.

A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro.

The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro.

Memorials to Parkview Church in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

She was born November 26, 1926, in Corn, Oklahoma to George and Lena (Thiessen) Wiens. She married D. Leonard Johnson August 17, 1947, in Corn, Oklahoma.

Survivors include sons, Douglas (Jaydene) Johnson of Mariposa, CA, Gary (Nancy) Johnson of Mariposa, CA; daughters, Kaylene Unruh of Hillsboro, Geneva (Darrel) Just of Rural Hillsboro; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Online condolences at www.jostfuneralhome.com.

◼ Donna Joy, 82, Durham, died June 15, 2019, at Hillsboro Community Hospital in Hillsboro.

A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a.m on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Durham Baptist Church in Durham.

Memorials to Kings Daughters in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

She was born October 15, 1936, to Kenneth and Pearl (Steward) Benningfield in Alva, Oklahoma. She married Melvin Joy October 21, 1955, in Alva, Oklahoma.

Survivors include husband, Melvin Joy of Durham; son, Danny Joy of Corvallis, Oregon; daughter, Lori (Martin) Harding of Wichita; brother, Kenneth Max Benningfield of Alva, Oklahoma; 5 grandchildren and 2 great – grandchildren.

Online condolences at www.jostfuneralhome.com.

◼ Jerry Rader, 70, Durham, died June 16, 2019 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita.

A Celebration of Life Service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 21, 2019 at Durham Baptist Church in Durham.

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

Memorials to Jerry Rader Fund in lieu of flowers in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

He was born April 4, 1949, in Abilene to Alvie and Etta (Rees) Rader. He married Eileen Stefan May 10, 1997 in rural Lehigh.

Survivors include wife, Eileen Rader of Durham; sons, Curly (Nancy) Miller of Hillsboro, Les Shaffer of Hillsboro; daughters, Debbie (Larry) Blanding of Beloit, Carol (Reno) McHenry of Winter Park, Colorado, Marie (Lynn) Kessler of Rural Lehigh, Kayla (Brad) Rader of Hillsboro; sister, Diana (Tom) Hawthorne of Coffeyville; 17 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

Online condolences at www.jostfuneralhome.com

◼ RAYMOND F. WIEBE, 92, died on June 17, 2019, at Salem Home in Hillsboro.

The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2019, at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro.

Interment is at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church Cemetery in Hillsboro.

A Celebration of Life Service will be at a later date.

Memorials to Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063. He was born November 29, 1926, in Lawrence to David V. and Martha Ruth (Frantz) Wiebe.

Survivors include sister, Connie (Don) Isaac of Hillsboro.

Online condolences at www.jostfuneralhome.com

◼ Esther Wiens, 96, died June 11, 2019, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church Officiated by Pastor Jeremy Matlock.

Interment will be at 10 a.m. on Friday at Hillsboro M.B. Church cemetery.

Memorials to Gideons or Tabor College in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

She was born September 21, 1922, to Jacob and Mary (Woelk) Berg. She married Ernest Wiens, June 2, 1950, at the Lehigh M.B. Church.

She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Online condolences at www.jostfuneralhome.com.