Deaths (June 15, 2011)


• HELEN D. HENSIEK, 58,

recently retired joint camp coordinator at Newton Medical Center, died June 7 at Newton Medical Center.

Services were June 11 at Trinity Heights United Methodist Church, 1200 Boyd, Newton. Burial was at Restlawn Gardens of Memory, Newton.

She was born Sept. 3, 1952, to Earl and Thelma (Frost) Bidwell in El Dorado. On June 30, 1973, she was married to Steven V. Hensiek, who survives.

Other survivors include daughter Crystal and Jason Abasol; son Matthew and Sarah of Newton; sister Betty and Dean Wright of Newton and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Newton Medical Center Joint Camp program or Trinity Heights United Methodist Church and sent in care of Petersen Funeral Home, 215 N. Main St., Newton, KS 67114, in charge of arrangements.

• HOWARD LEE HIEBERT, 74, a grocer, coop and hardware store employee, died June 7 at his residence in Clay Center.

He was born Sept. 25, 1936, in Hillsboro. He was married to Nancy Kaiser, who predeceased him.

Survivors include daughter, Michelle Ohlde of Clay Center, and a son, Justin, of Oregon, and six grandchildren.

No service was held. Memorials for Meadowlark Hospice may be sent to Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home in Clay Center at nerfh.com.

 

• HARVEY PETERS, 87,

retired construction worker, died June 11 at Salem Home in Hillsboro.

Services will be at 10 a.m. June 16 at Trinity Mennonite Church, 211 Elm St., Hillsboro, with pastor Jeff Wintermote officiating. Burial will be at Haven of Rest Cemetery in rural Hillsboro.

Visitation with family is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 15 at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro.

He was born June 11, 1924, to Peter J. and Marie (Peters) Peters in Hillsboro. On May 29, 1946, he was married to Lillian (Funk) Peters, who survives.

Other survivors include sons Don and Mary Peters of Mission, Texas, Roger and Eva Peters of Marion and Dwight and Lisa Peters of Houston; daughter Arlene and Alvin Hett of Hillsboro; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee or Hospice Care of Kansas and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, 405 S. Washington St., Hillsboro, KS 67063.

Condolences may be sent via: jost@jostfuneralhome.com.

 

• EDWIN WINTER, 91,

a retired farmer of Hillsboro, died June 7 at Salem Home.

Services were June 10 at Zion Lutheran Church, 106 N. Lincoln St., Hillsboro, with pastor Brett Huebner officiating. Burial was at Durham Park Cemetery in rural Durham.

He was born April 12, 1920, to Jacob Winter and Eva (Wasemiller) Winter in rural Durham. On Dec. 25, 1945, he was married to Alice Mueller, who predeceased him.

Survivors include sons Larry and Bonnie Winter of Silver Lake and Wayne and Kim Winter of Salina; daughter Wanda and Keith Unruh of Assaria; brother-in-law Eldon Winter of Herington; seven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

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

Condolences may be sent to: jost@jostfuneralhome.com.

 

• BARBARA R. (FRANZ) WOHLGEMUTH, 85,

a retired school teacher, died June 10 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

Services will be at 2 p.m. June 15 at First Mennonite Church, 8000 W. 21st St.N., Wichita, with pastor Brent Warkentin officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m. June 15 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Cemetery.

She was born Jan. 21, 1926, to Dietrich and Agnes (Friesen) Thiessen in Inman. Her first husband, Paul Wohlgemuth, predeceased her in 1987. Her second husband, Menno Franz, predeceased her in 2010.

Survivors include sons Steve and Linda Wohlgemuth of Tulsa, Okla., and Gary and Margie Wohlgemuth of Wichita and five grandchildren.

Condolences may be made via: jost@jostfuneralhome.com.

Memorials may be made to Tabor College and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro, KS 67063, also in charge of arrangements.


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