Deaths (Jan. 26, 2011)

? victor lee ensz, 83,

of Topeka, died Jan. 21 at Midland Care Hospice House.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Jan. 24 at Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 905 East D St. Visitation will be at one hour before the service at the church.

He was born June 9, 1927, to Abraham ?Fred? D. and Margaret (Nikkel) Ensz in Inman. On Aug. 30, 1952, he was married to Berniece J. Balzer, who survives.

Other survivors include daughters Vicki L. and Michael Schmidt of Topeka; Debbie E. and Kenneth Mishler of Lawrence; brothers Norman and Dorothy Ensz of Hillsboro, Leo and Vonni Ensz of Hot Springs, Ark. and Willis and Marilyn Ensz of Hillsboro and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the University of Kansas Alzheimer and Memory Program and sent in care of KU?Endowment, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66160 or Midland Care Hospice Services, 200 SW Frazier Circle, Topeka, KS. 66606.

Jost Funeral Home of Hillsboro was in charge of arrangements.


? Eric l. kline, 40,

an Excel Industries of Hesston employee, died Jan. 23 at his home in Marion.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 28, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 229 Walnut St., Marion. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until service time.

He was born Aug. 20, 1970, to John and Karen Keazer Kline in Marion.

Survivors include wife Gretchin Reid of Marion; children Lindsay and Brianna all of the Marion; parents; brother Mike and Patsy Kline of Marion; sister Annette Baker of Salina; in-laws Dan and Ruby Anderson of Conway, Mo.; brother-in-law Abraham and Terra Anderson of Nixa, Mo.; four nieces and one nephew.

Memorials may be made to the Eric Kline’s Children’s Fund and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St, Marion, KS, 66861, also in charge of arrangements.


? Paul c. unruh, 84,

a Goessel farmer and Hesston Agco employee, died Jan. 19 at Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita.

A graveside service begins at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 29, at Alexanderwohl Cemetery, Goessel, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, 1304 Kansas Highway 15, Goessel, with pastors Linda Ewert and Steve Schmidt officiating.

Visitation with family is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 22, at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Chapel, Goessel.

He was born Sept. 7, 1926, to Jacob E. and Hannah Wedel Unruh in Goessel. On Oct. 26, 1950, he was married to Phyllis Duerksen, who survives.

Other survivors include sons Merrill and Andrea of Goessel and Lyle and Lola of Hillsboro; daughters Annette and Dennis Quiring of Newton and Radene Unruh of Goessel; brothers Roy E. of Peabody and Harold of Newton; sisters Eleanora Goertzen of Goessel and Janet and Roy Kaufman of Moundridge and seven grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to either Mennonite Central Committee or Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Music Department and sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main, Goessel, KS 67053, in charge of arrangements.

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