Deaths (Aug. 28, 2013)

? Marvin D. ?Shorty? Bernhardt, 71, a truck driver, of Marion, died Aug. 19 at Newton Medical Center.

The service was Aug. 24 at Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 905 East D St. Burial was at Lincolnville Cemetery.

He was born Feb. 7, 1942, to David and Lydia (Brunner) Bernhardt at Marion. On Oct. 18, 1959, he was married to Helen Weathers, who survives.

Other survivors include children Dennis and Donna of Marion, Dan and Sue of Hillsboro and Diane and Mike Jeffrey of Marion; brother Sam and Kathy of Marion; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children?s Research Hospital or Valley United Methodist Church and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion, KS 66861.

? Joyce Leland Carlson, 89, lifelong resident of the Burdick and Lincolnville area and farmer and stockman, died Aug. 12 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The funeral was Aug. 16.

He was born Oct. 14, 1923, to Oscar P. and Anna Marie (Anderson) Carlson southwest of Burdick. On Aug. 18, 1946, he was married to Ruth Ann Meierhoff, who survives.

Other survivors include sons Ronnie and Susan, Duane and Karen and Marcus and Peggy, all of the Burdick/Lincolnville area; daughter Judy and Dean Ingalsbe of Valley Center; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 19 exchange students.

Memorials may be made to Burdick Methodist Church and sent in care of the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038.

To leave a message online go to PenwellGabelHerington.com.

? Irma V. Ens, 96, a retired school teacher, died Aug. 23 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

The service was Aug. 27 at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, 610 S. Main St., Hillsboro, with pastor Wilmer Thiessen officiating.

She was born March 2, 1917, to Peter and Anna (Goossen) Richert in Las Vegas, N.M. On July 12, 1946, she was married to Pete D. Ens, a medical doctor, who predeceased her in 1991.

Survivors include sons Stan and Peni Ens of rural Hillsboro and Myron and Terrie Ens of Galva; daughters Deborah and Paul Penner of Hillsboro and Kathleen Marie and John Lofflin of Kansas City, Mo.; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Tabor College Fine Arts Building Fund and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro, KS 67063.

Online condolences may be sent to via www.jostfuneralhome.com.

? Arnold ?Arnie? Franta, 84, a retired electrical engineer, died Aug. 17 at his home in Springfield, Mo.

The funeral was Aug. 22 at the Holy Family Parish, St. John Nepomucene Church in Pilsen. Burial was at Pilsen Cemetery with military rites.

He was born July 31, 1929, to Frank and Amelia Holub Franta at Lincolnville.

Survivors include wife Margaret of Springfield, Mo.; daughters Karla Wilson of Bolivar, Mo., Margo Abdalla of Buffalo, Mo., and Celeste Barry of Norris, Tenn.; sister Violet Richmond of Marion; sister-in-law Imagene Goodman of Marion; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Hulsten Cancer Center in Springfield, Mo., and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861, also in charge of arrangements.

? Carlos Edward Girk, of Peabody, died Aug. 26.

As of press time, no service information was available.

Baker Funeral Home, 114 Sycamore, Peabody, is in charge of arrangements.

? kenneth paul jocius, 64,

of Hope, died Aug. 20 at his home.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Carlson-Becker Funeral Home, 106 N. Second St., Hope.

? Anthony James Radke, 33, a finish carpenter with J.D. Construction, died Aug. 10 south of Hope as a result of an accident.

The service was Aug. 16 at the Lewis Cemetery in Ramona for family and close personal friends.

He was born April 24, 1980, at Las Vegas, Nev. On March 23, 2006, he was married to Amanda M. Littler, who survives.

Other survivors include father Russell and wife Stephanie of Las Vegas; children Sabrina, Troy, Nathan, Joshua and Dylan; and brothers Ronnie and Matthew.

Memorials may be made to the Anthony Radke Children?s Education and sent in care of the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038.

Memorials may also be made to Gofundme.com under search ?Anthony Radke.?

Online messages can be sent to: PenwellGabelHerington.com.

? Gladys L. Thiesen, 87, of Goessel, a homemaker, died Aug. 26, at Schowalter Villa in Hesston.

The service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at Tabor Mennonite Church, rural Newton, with pastor Phil Schmidt officiating.

Burial will be at Tabor Mennonite Church Cemetery following the service.

Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at Miller-Ott Funeral Home in Goessel.

She was born June 7, 1926, to George and Marie Nickel Goossen at Goessel. On Nov. 23, 1948, she was married to Adolf D. Thiesen, who predeceased her June 13, 1996.

Survivors include sons Robert and Donna of Newton and Lowell and Marsha of Newton; daughters Mayleen and Lee Vinson of Haysville and Joyce Booth of Newton; brother-in-law Harold Regehr of Buhler; sister-in-law Billie Goossen of Hillsboro; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Widow’s Mite Mission or Tabor Mennonite Church and sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main, Goessel, KS 67053.

? Donna Joan (Matz) Windsor, 77, a retired Indian Guide and Peabody Housing Authority administrator, died Aug. 22 at Newton Medical Center.

The memorial service was Aug. 26 at Central Christian Church in Wichita.

Burial was at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Peabody.

She was born May 7, 1936, to William and Mabel Matz in rural Peabody. Her husband was Warren Windsor, who survives.

Other survivors include son Randy and Deb Windsor of Peabody; daughter Elaine and Kevin Dhuyvetter of Manhattan; sister Adeline Spangler of Pretty Prairie; sister-in-law Sally Matz of Peabody; five grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Memorials may be made to Encouragers Sunday School Class at Central Christian Church and The Hub, Peabody Teen Center, and sent in care of Baker Funeral Home, 114 Sycamore, Peabody, KS 66866.

? Erna Mae Yeagley, 94, died July 20 in Marion.

A memorial service was Aug. 24 at Valley United Methodist Church, 300 Santa Fe St., Marion.

Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, was in charge of arrangements.

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