Deaths (May 26, 2010)

? Luella Bartel, 91

a lifelong resident of Marion County, died Friday, May 21, at Ooltewah, Tenn.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 30, at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion. Visitation is from noon until service time. Burial will be at Durham Park Cemetery, Durham.

She was born Sept. 19, 1918, to Henry and Amelia Hass Hoffman in Tampa. On Jan. 18, 1943, she was married to Leonard Bartel, who predeceased her.

Survivors include sons Larry and Suzanne Bartel of Ooltewah and Glenn Bartel of Shawnee; four grandchildren, one great-grandson and one great-grandson-to-be.

Memorials may be made to the Marion Public Library and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861-1523.


? Leonore Grace (Friesen) Klassen, 89

retired from First Mennonite Church in Newton, died Thursday, May 20, at her home in Newton.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, May 24, at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro with Jules Glanzer, president of Tabor College officiating. A graveside service will be at 9 a.m. Monday at Springfield Cemetery in rural Hillsboro.

On June 25, 1920, she was born to Karl and Frieda (Balzer) Friesen on the Hopi Indian Reservation in Oraibi (Keams Canyon), Ariz. On March 27, 1988, she was married to Elmer Klassen.

Memorials may be made to Grace University of Omaha and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro, KS 67063-1727.


? Kenneth W. Mork, 83

of Wellington, died Thursday, May 20, at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington.

A private family service will be at a later date. There is no visitation as cremation has taken place.

He was born Nov. 1, 1926, to Matthew and Virginia (Alma) Mork in Winfield.

Survivors include son Simon Mork of Wichita; daughters Cheryl and James Kinkaid of Burns; Theresa and Lloyd Snyder of Wellington and Kenda and David Rogers of Farmington, Ark.

Condolences may be left at:

Day Funeral Home & Crematory, 1030 Mission Rd., Wellington, KS 67152-3235, was in charge of arrangements.

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