Deaths (May 29, 2013)

? betty jean burch, 86,

of Canton, died May 25 at Angel Arms in McPherson.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at Canton Christian Church, 111 N. Fifth St., Canton.

Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at Olson?s Mortuary, 139 N. Main, Canton.

She was born Nov. 9, 1926, to Edward and Rose (Tabota) Bisnett at Parsons. On May 31, 1949, to Raymond K. Burch, who predeceased her Jan. 28, 2008.

Survivors include daughters Dianna and Randall Unruh of Galva, Jeanie and Tim Nelson of Chelsea, Okla., Sheila and Ron LeDuc of Assaria, Kim and Russ Nightingale of Galva and Eddie Sue and David Howard of McPherson; daughter-in-law Terri Burch of Brighton, Colo.; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association and sent in care of Olson?s Mortuary, P.O. Box 355, Canton, KS 67428.


? jerry dalke, 67,

of Hillsboro, died May 20 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita.

The funeral was May 24 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, with pastor Adam Utech.

He was born Oct. 28, 1945, to William and Opal (Longhofer) Dalke in Hillsboro. On Sept. 24, 2003, he was married to Violet (Funk) Klassen, who survives.

Other survivors include daughters Anita and Warren Unruh of rural Tampa and Amy and Damian Ratzlaff of Hillsboro; brother Warren and Ruby Dalke of Hillsboro; one nephew; one niece and seven grandchildren.

Online condolences may be made via:

Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro, KS 67063, was in charge of arrangements.


? dorothy hanneman, 93,

died May 23 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

The funeral was May 26, at Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 905 East D St.

She was born Jan. 1, 1920, to Alfred and Nellie Louise (Erion) Burgat in Peabody. On Jan. 24, 1940, she was married to Joel Hanneman, who predeceased her in 2009.

Survivors include sons Jim and Teresa Hanneman of Nathrop, Colo., and John of Lenexa; daughter Kay and Alvin Epp of Bradshaw, Neb.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hillsboro UMC and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro, KS 67063, also in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to:


? esther klein, 92,

died May 24 at Salem Home in Hillsboro.

The funeral was May 28 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 102 W. Fifth St., Tampa, with pastor Clark M. Davis officiating.

She was born Jan. 19, 1921, to George and Hulda (Bentz) Ottensmeier in Tampa. On Aug. 9, 1945, she was married to Lawrence Harry Klein, who predeceased her in 1999.

Survivors include son Bob and LaDonna Klein of Durham; daughter Shirley and Steve Fiffe of Hutchinson; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made St. John?s Lutheran Church and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.


? jeanie schulze, 69,

a homemaker and housekeeper for several families in McPher?son, died May 27 at Hospice House in Hutchinson.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 30, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 703 26th Ave., Canton, with pastor Seth Meyer officiating.

Burial will be at a later date at Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Canton.

She was born May 23, 1944, to Ida E. (Neufeldt) and Jake W. Klassen at Hutchinson. On June 14, 1964, she was married to Clarence A. Schulze, who survives.

Other survivors include son Randy and Barb Schulze of Salina; sister Fran and Joe Unruh of McPherson; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Hospice House of Hutchinson in memory of Jeanie Schulze and sent in care of Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, KS 67460.
































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