Deaths (March 14, 2018)

◼ WENCEL “JIM” J. HOLUB, 92, died March 12 at Wichita.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 17, at the Holy Family Parish, St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church at Pilsen. Rosary will precede the service at 10:30 a.m.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 16, at Zeiner Funeral Home.

◼ ruby (elva ruby) FUNK, 96, died Feb. 27 at Carrollton, Texas.

The service was March 6 at Tabor Mennonite Church, rural Newton. Burial was at Tabor Church Cemetery.

She was born Aug. 6, 1921, to Peter J. Voth and Suzanna Henrietta Voth of rural Newton.

Survivors include son Bruce (Mary) Funk of Carrollton, Texas; two grandsons; two great-grandchildren; brother Bert Voth of Minneapolis, and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Tabor Church Building Fund and sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main, P.O. Box 96, Goessel, KS 67053.
◼ BETTY DARLENE MacNAUGHTON, 88, a homemaker and craftswoman, died March 5 in Leawood.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17, in the Marion Cemetery.

She was born March 21, 1929, to Joseph and Vesta McIntosh in Canton. She was married to Robert A. MacNaughton, who predeceased her.

Survivors include three children, Robert MacNaughton II, Paula Wiley and Julie MacNaughton; a brother, Eugene McIntosh; a cousin, Margie Schwartz of Marion; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

◼ ANNALISE HOPE PRAGEL, 3, died March 6 in Mobile, Ala.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at Blue Valley Baptist Church, Overland Park.

Survivors include her parents, Candace (Ediger) and Kevin Pragel of Alabama; grandparents Lyle and Rhonda Ediger of Hillsboro, Fran Pragel of Florida and Dave Pragel of Georgia; great-grandparents Lynford and Ruby Becker of Hillsboro; aunts and uncles Cierra and Travis Gawith of Hillsboro, Tyler Ediger of Hillsboro, Jonathan and Amy Pragel of California, Jenna and Akshat Gupta of Texas, and Kaylie, Magan and Christy Pragel of Florida; and cousins Bailey, Kyson and Adalee Gawith of Hillsboro.

Memorials can be made to Global Hydranencephaly Foundation, Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired and Infant Toddler Services.

◼ DALLAS L. REDGER, 90, retired farmer and rancher of Durham, died March 7 at Hillsboro Community Hos­pital.

A private funeral was held Friday, March 9, at the Elm Springs Cemetery, rural Durham, with military rites.

He was born Oct. 8, 1927, at Durham to Neal and Marie (Schmidt) Redger. On Oct. 22, 1958, he was married to Katie Heidebrecht, who survives.

He also is survived by a son, David of McPherson; a daughter, Judy Redger of the home; a brother, Lorenz (Curly) and wife Juanita of McPherson; a sister, Enid Jesse of Wichita; and nieces and a nephew.

A memorial has been established for the Robert J. Dole V.A. Medical Center in Wichita in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 902 E. D St., Hillsboro KS 67063.

◼ HILDA SCHMIDT, 96, of Hillsboro, died March 12 at Hillsboro Community Hospital.

The celebration of life service is at 3 p.m. Friday, March 16, at First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro. Interment is 2 p.m. Friday at Lehigh Mennonite Cemetery. Family will receive guests from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro.

She was born April 29, 1921, to Bernhard and Helena (Schmidt) Schmidt rural Walton. On June 11, 1946, she was married to Peter Schmidt Jr., who predeceased her.

Survivors include sons Darrel (Carmen) Schmidt of Newton, Dwight Schmidt of Hillsboro; daughters Jolene (Lynell) Klassen of Omaha, Neb., LaVonne Marks of Lawrence, Julia (Eldon) Kaiser of Lehigh; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Memorials are to Hillsboro First Mennonite Church in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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