Deaths (Jan 4, 2017)

• Alta MAE SAVAGE, 93, longtime resident of Florence, died Dec. 25 at Marion Assisted Living.

Cremation has taken place. The memorial service was Dec. 30 at the Chris­tian Church of Florence. A private burial was planned at Hillcrest Cemetery, Florence.

She was born March 24, 1923, in Florence, to Samuel and Florence (Piper) Robinson. On Feb. 24, 1950, she was married to Loyd Savage, who predeceased her.

She is survived by five sons, Brad of Peabody, Ray (Susan) of Peabody, Rex (Carolyn) of Florence, Randy (Kelli) of Florence, and Ron (Becky) of Florence; two sisters, Betty Williams of Florence, and Ruth Udder of Texas; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Christian Church of Flo­rence and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861. Online condolences may be sent to the family via:, also in charge of services.

• marie wilma voth, 86, a retired registered nurse, died Dec. 25 at Kidron Bethel Retirement Commu­nity in Newton.

The service was at Alex­an­derwohl Mennonite Church in Goessel.

Burial preceded the service at the Alexanderwohl Cemetery.

She was born May 20, 1930, to Herman S. and Elizabeth (Enz) Voth at Bethesda Hospital, Goessel.

Survivors include sisters Martha Voth and Irene Janzen at Kidron Bethel; brother Marvin Voth of Goessel and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Alexanderwohl Mennon­ite Church or Good Shep­herd Hospice, Newton, and sent in care of Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main St., Goessel KS 67053.

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