Deaths (Aug. 19, 2009)

Dollie Blomquist


Dollie Aileen Blomquist, 93, retired executive secretary, died Aug. 15, at Salem Home in Hillsboro.

Services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Salem Home, 704 S. Ash St., Hillsboro, with pastor Jason Mohn officiating. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Peabody.

She was born Nov. 6, 1915, to Arthur and Harriet (Bentley) Van Fleet at Dighton.

Survivors include son Randy and Shirley Blomquist of Iola; daughter Vicky and Gordon Mohn of McPherson; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Salem Home and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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Jessie Hendricks


Jessie L. Hendricks, 89, a sales clerk, died Sunday, Aug. 16, in Holton.

Services were held Wednesday, Aug. 19, at Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel, 1321 SW 10th Ave., Topeka, KS 66604-1205. Burial was Wednesday at Hillcrest Cemetery in Florence.

She was born Sept. 29, 1919 to John and Clara (Bromley-Howard) Robinson. She was married to Thomas J. Hendricks, who preceded her in death in 1986.

She is survived by daughter, Joyce Kay Roberts of Orlando, Fla.; three granddaughters, many great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Holton Senior Citizen Center, 312 Pennsylvania Ave., Holton, KS 56436.

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Mildred Schroeder


Mildred Evelyn Schroeder, 84, a homemaker, died Aug. 13 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

Services were held Aug. 18 at First Mennonite Church, 102 S. Ash, Hillsboro, with pastor Randy Smith officiating. Burial was at Buhler Cemetery in Buhler.

She was born April 11, 1925, to David and Anna Bolen Schroeder Regier in Hutchinson. On June 11, 1944, she was married to Irvin D. Schroeder, who survives.

Other survivors include son Bruce and Jan Schroeder of Hillsboro; brother Harlow and Eileen Regier of Hutchinson; sister Twila Kruse of McPherson; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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