Deaths (Oct. 20, 2010)

? virgil hiebert, 74,

employed with Agco for 30 years, died Oct. 13 at his home in Walton.

Services were Oct. 18 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, Goessel. Burial was at Lehigh Mennonite Cemetery in Lehigh.

He was born Aug. 4, 1935, to Rudolph and Eva Fleming Hiebert in Goessel. On May 6, 1966, he was married to Joyce Schmidt, who predeceased him July 20, 2001.

He is survived by son Jeff and Nancy Hiebert of Newton; daughter Julane and Steve Michels of Topeka; one granddaughter; one step-grandson and brothers Victor of Whitewater, Junior of Walton and Ron of Peabody.

Memorials may be made to Walton Lion?s Club and sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main, Goessel, KS 67053.


? Dorothy A. Johnson, 93,

retired hairdresser, died Sunday, Oct. 10.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Oct. 14 at Gracepoint Church, 802 N. Vine, Peabody. Visitation was Oct. 13 at Culbertson-Smith Mortuary, 115 Seneca, Wichita.

Survivors include son Kenneth Johnson of Peabody; brothers John Hess of Kechi and Raymond Hess of Monett, Mo.; sister Esther Stucky of Peabody; many nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Memorials may be made to Legacy Park, 407 Locust, Peabody, KS 66866.

A video tribute can be viewed at


? carrol eugene koch, 63,

a business owner of Emporia, died Oct. 18, at his home.

No services are planned for the deceased. He was cremated.

He was born Sept. 21, 1947, to Ruben and Pearl Stinle Koch of Hillsboro. On Nov. 1, 1968, he was married to Carolyn Sigler, who survives.

Other survivors include son Bryan Koch of Lindstrom, Minn.; daughter, Keri Irey of Melvern; his mother of Hillsboro; brother, Wayne Koch of Wichita; sisters Glenda Fleener of Eldorado and Judy Heibert of Hillsboro; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Emporia High School swim team, or to the Beau Arndt Foundation and sent in care of Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, 605 State St., Emporia, KS 66801-2713

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