Deaths (June 30, 2010)

? Nick F. Martens, 87,

electrician, of Inman died June 23 at Hospice House, Hutchinson.

Graveside services was Monday, June 28, at Hoffnungsau Cemetery in rural Inman with a memorial service following at 11 a.m., also Monday, at Hoffnungsau Mennonite Church, 43 13th Ave., Inman. Pastors Lee Suderman and Fred Obold will officiate.

He was born Feb. 5, 1923, to Henry and Lizzie (Friesen) Martens in McPherson County. On Aug. 30, 1947, he was married to Wilma Friesen at Inman, who survives.

Other survivors include sons Delon and Joretta of Haven; Orlin and Debbie of Inman, Weldon and Jenny of Henderson, Neb., and Eldon and Cindy of Inman; brothers John of Chester, Vt., and Wilbur of Inman; sisters, Hilda Froese and Marie Regehr, both of Inman; nine grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to either Hoffnungsau Mennonite Church or Camp Mennoscah and sent in care of Buhler Mortuary, 120 N. Main St., Buhler, KS 67522.


? Clemens H. ?Clem? Weber, 98,

former Beechcraft Aviation employee, of Herington died June 25 at the Medicalodges of Herington.

The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 30, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Herington with pastor Troy Slater officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Hilll Cemetery in Herington.

He was born Nov. 17, 1911, to Gustav P. and Helena A. (Kniebel) Weber, north of Herington at Shady Brook. On Feb. 11, 1962, he was married to Naomi E. Stewart, who predeceased him in 1985.

Survivors include his caregiver and niece Tammy Martin of Herington, nephew Philip Weber also of Herington, niece Wanda Johnson of Charleston, Ill., a great niece and five great nephews.

A memorial has been established for Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, and may be sent in care of Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038.

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