Deaths (June 28, 2017)

• Elton Berg, 87, of Hillsboro died June 25 at Via Christi St. Francis Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice Unit in Wichita.

Celebration of Life Service is 11 a.m. Saturday, July 1, at Hillsboro Menno­nite Brethren Church. Interment is 10 a.m. Satur­day at Hillsboro M.B. Church Cemetery. Family will receive guests from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro.

He was born June 18, 1930, to Tobias and Lydia (Schmidt) Berg in Richey, Mont. On June 29, 1954, He was married to Ella Reddig in Luster, Mont.

Survivors include three sons, Steven (Sandra) Berg of Overland Park, Samuel (Lisa) Berg of Nixa, Mo., David (Jody) Berg of Yale, S.D.; a daughter, Deborah (Todd) Reynolds of Woodinville, Wash.; a sister, Dorothy Holzworth of Lynnwood, Wash.; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials have been established with Hillsboro MB Church or Parkside Homes in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063. Online condolences at

• David L. Kanive, 59, of Marion, a U.S. Army Reserves veteran, died June 25 at his home.

The service is 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, at the Good News Christian Fellowship Church in Marion. Interment will follow at the Marion Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the church from noon until time for the service on Wednesday.

He was born Oct. 30, 1957, to Samuel and Mary Thrower at Topeka.

He is survived by his wife, Debbie; sons Jacob and Andrew Kanive, and Jason Creevan, all of Marion; two brothers, Sam Kanive of Wichita and Frank Arthur of Topeka; five sisters, Linda Alfrey, Shirley Jones and Faye Bryant, all of Topeka, Violet Smith of Alva, Okla., and Sharon Chase of Belle, Fla.; and three granddaughters.

Contributions can be made to assist the family with funeral expenses, Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion, KS 66861.

• AMANDA A. MARLER, 37, of Hillsboro, an employee of Casey’s Gen­eral Store and Odds ’N Ends, died June 19 at Wichita.

The celebration of life was 11 a.m. Thursday at Hillsboro Mennonite Breth­ren Church; burial preceded the service at Marion Ceme­tery.

She was born Jan. 25, 1980, to Emory and Michelle Parrish Overlin in Chanute. On June 30, 2004, she was married to Kevin Marler, who survives. She also is survived by daughters Katie and Trinity of the home; her mother of Hills­boro; a brother, Chris, of Winfield; a sister, Sandy Overlin, of Hillsboro, and many family members and friends.

Contributions can be made to the Marler family to assist with expenses in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 902 E. D St., Hillsboro.

• Carrol Amanda Vogt, 98, of Salina, died June 19. A graveside service will take place at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, July 1, at Haven of Rest Cemetery, Hillsboro.

The family will celebrate her quilt making and crocheting talent from 5-7 p.m. July 17, prior to the Silver Needles Quilters Guild meeting at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 743 E. Magnolia Rd., Salina.

She was born Dec. 2, 1918, to Grover and Amanda Phillips in Cabool, Mo. On Feb. 3, 1941, she was married to Ray Vogt Sr., who predeceased her.

Survivors include three children, Ray Vogt Jr. (Caroline), Carrol Ann Jordan and Leadell Ediger (Warren); five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great- grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Silver Needles Quilters Guild, PO Box 1132, Salina, KS 67402-1132.

Online condolences may be left at

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