Deaths (9-5-18)

◼ Lucille V. Cornelsen, 93, former Hillsboro resident, Lucille V. Cornelsen, 93, died on Aug. 28 at Sunshine Meadows Retirement Community in Buhler, Kansas.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Aug from 1-8 p.m. with the family greeting guests from 6-8 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 10:00 a.m. at the Bethany Church of The Nazarene, 408 N. Kent Rd., Hutchinson.

Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson.

She was born in Newton on August 10, 1925 the daughter of Abram J. and Martha L. (Stelting) Voth. On July 18, 1947 Lucille married Edmer Cornelsen in Hillsboro, KS.

She is survived by a daughter, Helen Nicoli, Wichita; two sons and their wives, Ed (Linda) Cornelsen, Lubbock, TX and Paul (Susan) Shawnee,KS; sister and brother-in-law, Margaret (Ed) Rysdyk Grand Rapids, Michigan and a brother and sister-in-law, Richard (Ruth) Voth, Grand Rapids, Michigan; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Bethany Church of The Nazarene or Kindred Hospice, in care of Hutchinson Funeral Chapel and Crematory at 300 E. 30th Ave., Hutchinson, KS 67502.

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◼ John (Johnny) G. Siebert, 89, Hillsboro, died Aug. 28 at home.

Celebration of Life Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept 1 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro officiated by Pastor Brian Allen. Interment at Hillsboro M.B. Church cemetery in Hillsboro.

Family will receive guests from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Memorials to Good Shepherd Hospice in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

He was born June 27, 1929 in Hillsboro to John and Lena (Groening) Siebert. He married Ruby Ens September 23, 1952 in Hillsboro.

Survivors include: sons, Charles Siebert of Garden City, Bruce and Tereasa Siebert of Rural Hillsboro; daughters, Jean (Richard) Hernandez of Garden City, Lynn (Wayne) Bartel of Dodge City; 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

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◼ Karen Susan mowat, 75, Marion, died Aug. 29 after a short battle with cancer.

Karen will be laid to rest next to her parents in Lewis Cemetery in Ramona. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Sept 1 at 11 am. Services will be officiated by Jeremiah Lange of the Marion Presbyterian Church.

Everyone is invited to join the family at The Spot in Herington following the services.  

Memorial contributions are asked to be donated in her memory to Good Shepherd Hospice – 301 N. Main Place, Ste. 300, Newton, KS 67114.

Karen was born on April 3, 1943, in Hope to Solomon and Hanna (Longhofer) Brunner. Karen was united in marriage to Mike Mowat on January 4, 1979.

She is survived by her husband Mike and her three children, Nanette of Denver, COLO, Jason Sader of Greenwood, LA and Kodi Kelsey (Randy) of Marion; 4 granchildren; 6 greatgrandchildren.