Deaths (July 27, 2011)

• ROSCOE JAY CZARNOWSKY, 48, of Lincolnville, a diesel mechanic, died July 22. No services are scheduled at this time.

He was born Dec. 18, 1962, to Roscoe and Doris Jacobs Czarnowsky at Herington.

Survivors include sons Jake of Emporia and Christian of Marion and a sister Barbara Riffel of Las Vegas, Nev.

No memorial designation was made. Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861, was in charge of arrangements.


• WILBUR H. ‘BILL’ JANZEN, 91, a farmer and retired mail carrier, died July 22 at St. Luke Hospital in Marion.

Services were July 26 at Marion Christian Church, 140 Elm St., Marion. Burial was at Marion Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 22, 1919, to Herman H. and Justine Kablanow Janzen in Hillsboro. In 1939, he was married to H. Louise Anderson, who survives.

Other survivors include children Edward and Martha of Fargo, N.D., Jean Knoll of Wichita and Donna and Randall Linaman of Poulsbo, Wash.; seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Marion Christian Church or Hospice Care of Kansas and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861, also in charge of arrangements.


• JERRIE ANN (KAUFMAN) KRUSE, 74, an elementary school teacher and homemaker, died July 22 at Wichita.

Services will be at 10 a.m. July 27 at Strassburg Baptist Church, 2249 Pawnee Road, Marion, with pastor Don Mashburn officiating. Burial will be at Strassburg Cemetery.

She was born Jan. 17, 1937, to Dan and Matilda Goering Kauf­man at Moundridge.

Survivors include her husband, Dwight; sons Jason and Ruby and Alan, all of Marion; daughter Pam and Michael Garcia of Newton; brothers Milo Kaufman of Potwin, Dalmer Kaufman of Durham, Leonard and Wilmer, both of South Dakota, and Jerald of Florida; sisters Arlene Entz of Peabody and Reitha Klassen of Syracuse, Ind., and seven grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Strassburg Baptist Church and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861.


• IRENE MILLER, 95, a homemaker from Lincolnville, died July 23.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. July 28 at St. John the Nepomu­cene Catholic Church in Pilsen. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Rosary is at 7 p.m. July 27, also at the church.

She was born June 9, 1916, to Robert and Mary Martha (Noone) Belton at Tampa. She was married to Harry Miller, who predeceased her in September 1996.

Survivors include sons Dennis and Betty Miller of Derby and Douglas and Terry Miller of Overland Park; daughters, Mary Ann Biehler of McPherson, Harriet and Laverne Bina of Marion, and Sandra Miller of Temple, Texas; 16 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Father Kapaun Guild, Pilsen, KS 66861 or Holy Family Parish, 415 N. Cedar, Marion, KS 66861.

Downing and Lahey Mortu­ary East is in charge of arrangements. Tributes may be sent to the family via

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