Deaths (March 11, 2009)

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Pearl Belton

 

Pearl M. Belton, 97, a homemaker, died Thursday, March 5, at Hillsboro Community Medical Center in Hillsboro.

Services were at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Tampa with Father Hien P. Nguyen officiating. Burial was in St. Mary?s Catholic Cemetery in Tampa.

She was born Aug. 31, 1911 to John Francis and Mayme (McLain) Donnelly in Elmo.

On Oct. 20, 1937, she was married to Leonard Richard Belton, who predeceased her.

Survivors are son Edward and Gwenn of Tampa; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild and other relatives.

Memorials may be made to Holy Family Parish or a charity of the donor?s choice and sent to Carlson-Becker Funeral Home, 106 N. Second St., Hope, KS 67451.

 

Mason Fetrow

 

Mason Fetrow, 88, farmer and owner of Fetrow Livestock, died Sunday, March 8, at his home in Cedar Point.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 12, at Cedar Point School with pastor Beth Ann Black officiating. Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Zeiner Funeral Home in Florence. Burial will be in Cedar Point Cemetery.

He was born Aug. 13, 1920, to Harry and Mary Maude (Giles) Fetrow. On June 10, 1943, he was married to Betty Wilson, who survives.

Others survivors include sons Bruce of Cedar Point and Robert and Bonnie of Wichita; daughters Judy and Robert Muessig of Mooresville, Ind., Carol and Don Mason of Rosehill and Denise Fetrow of Huntley, Ill.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Cedar Point School and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Marion, KS 66861.

 

Leona Funk

 

Leona Funk, 86, a housewife, died Sunday, March 8, at Salem Home in Hillsboro.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 12, at First Mennonite Church, 102 S. Ash, Hillsboro, with pastor Randy Smith officiating. Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro. Burial will be at Haven of Rest Cemetery, one mile east of Hillsboro.

She was born Oct. 20, 1922, to Jacob E. and Katie (Vogt) Wiens at Inman. On March 9, 1943, she was married to Allen J. Funk in Hillsboro, who predeceased her in 2003.

Survivors are sons Lester Funk of rural Marion and Larry Funk, Delbert Funk and Ronald Funk, all of Hillsboro; daughters Joyce Ediger of Moundridge and Jeanette Schaffer of Hillsboro; sister Gladys Wolfe of Erie; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

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

Condolences may be sent to the family via jost@jostfuneralhome.com.

 

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Ennis E. Unruh, 87, a rural mail carrier, died Tuesday, March 3, at Bethesda Home in Goessel.

Services were at 2 p.m. Monday, March 9, at First Mennonite Church of Hillsboro, with pastor Randy Smith officiating. Burial was at 1 p.m. in Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Cemetery,

He was born Feb. 3, 1922, to Albert and Katie (Schroeder) Unruh in Goessel. On Nov. 3, 1946, he was married to Dayle Klassen in Hillsboro, who survives.

He also is survived by son David R. and Penny Unruh of Los Angeles, Calif.; daughter Nancy and Joel Klaassen of Hillsboro; brother Richard Unruh of Inman; sister Lillian and Charley Voth of Hesston; grandchildren Amy and George Cameli of Atlanta, Ga., and Dan Klaassen of Yakima, Wash., and great-grandchildren Alex and Louis Cameli of Atlanta.

Memorials may be made to Bethesda Home Special Care Unit or American Legion Scholarship Fund Post 366 in care of Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

Condolences may be sent to the family via jost@jostfuneralhome.com.

 

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