Deaths (March 30, 2016)

Anita Walker Curl? ANITA WALKER CURL, 94, died March 22 at Bethes?da Home in Goessel.

The memorial service, date pending, will be at the United Methodist Church in Braman, Okla.

She was born Dec. 6, 1921, to Edwin and Della Walker in Pawnee, Okla. In 1941 she was married to Ceph ?Tobe? Curl, who predeceased her in 1996.

She is survived by daughters Diane and husband Graeme Glaser of Peabody, and Catherine McRae of Sheridan, Wyo.; one son, Eric Curl and wife Rita of Mt. View, Ark.; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Memorials have been established with Bethesda Home in Goessel and the Braman Fire Department, both in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main, Goessel, KS 67053.

? WALTER JOST, 89, who taught music at Bethel College for 32 years, died March 10 at Kidron Bethel Village in North Newton.

The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. April 1 at the Bethel College Menno?nite Church in North Newton.

Visitation with the family will be from 6:30-8 p.m. March 31 in Menno Hall at Kidron Bethel Village, 3001 Ivy Drive, North Newton.

He was born Feb. 11, 1927, to Dan G. and Bena (Goertz) Jost in Hillsboro. On Aug. 12, 1960, he was married to Mary Ann Heiser, who survives.

He also is survived by son Scott Jost and wife Kathy Holm of Harri?sonburg, Va.; daughter Lora Jost and husband Chuck Epp of Law?rence; three grandchildren and four nieces and nephews and their spouses.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Bethel College Music Department, or to the Bethel College Mennonite Church music program.

? JANET D. ?JAN? SMITH, 66, former county apprai?ser?s office employee, died March 24 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion.

The funeral was March 29 at Burdick United Metho?dist Church. Inter?ment followed in the Lin?colnville Cemetery.

She was born Sept. 27, 1949, to Frank H. and Irene D. (Kos) Werner in Brooklyn, N.Y. On July 3, 1971, she was married to Phillip Smith, who survives.

She also is survived by her children: Amy and husband Brad Pagenkopf of Lost Springs; Mark and wife Lori Smith of Lincolnville; and Jesse Smith and wife Ashton of Pilsen; her mother of Marion; her siblings, Frank Werner of Marion and Kathryn Werner of New York; and four grand?children.

A memorial fund has been established for Burdick United Methodist Church, in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS, 66861. Online Condo?lences may be left at

? BEVERLY ANN (Robin?son) WILSON, 63, a homemaker, died March 19 in Newton.

The service was at 10 a.m. March 24 at Peabody Chris?tian Church with pastor Jim Pohlman officiating. Burial was at Prairie Lawn Ceme?tery, Peabody.

She was born Aug. 10, 1952, to Ben and Alice (McIntosh) Robinson in Goessel. She was married to Faron Wilson, who survives.

She also is survived by a son, Ben, and daughters Roxanne (Brett) VanGundy and Bobbie Sue Wilson; and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society.

? STANLEY CLAYTON ?KYE? WITHIAM, 85, retired oil field pumper and Kropf Lumber employee, died March 21 at Schowalter Villa, Hess?ton.

The service was March 26 at Schowalter Villa Chapel, Hesston, with pastor Keith Schadel officiating. Burial followed at Valley View Cemetery, Roxbury.

He was born Dec. 9, 1930, to George and Mary (Cum?mins) Withiam at Winfield. On Feb. 23, 1954. he was married to Edna Lee Wamsley, who survives.

He also is survived by his children, David (Donna) Withiam, Newton, Diana (Jim) Schmidt, Goessel, and Bill Withiam, McPherson; sister, Rosemary Osburn, Hesston; four grandchildren and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Caring Hands Humane Society or Scho?walter Villa Resident Care Fund in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 107 S. Lancaster, Hesston KS 67062.

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