Deaths (Oct. 27, 2010)

? Lance e. gage, 54,

of Canton, a state employee, died Oct. 22 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

A graveside service is at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28 at Canton Township Cemetery.

He was born March 23, 1956, to Cecil E. ?Dick? and Betty Lou Hackler Gage in Goessel.

Survivors include his parents; brothers Dick Edward Gage of Burlingame, Calif., and Cecil Gage of McPherson, and sister Jacqueline Tucker of Camarillo, Calif.

Memorials may be made to McPherson County Humane Society and sent in care of Olson?s Mortuary, 139 N. Main, Canton, KS 67428.


? Harvey jantz, 85,

Hesston Corp. employee, died Oct. 17 at Bethesda Home in Goessel.

Services were Oct. 21 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church in rural Goessel with pastors Linda Ewert and Steve Schmidt officiating. Burial was at Alexanderwohl Cemetery.

He was born Jan. 13, 1924, to Isaac and Carrie Koehn Jantz in McPherson County. On Oct 20, 1950, he was married to Alice Klassen, who survives.

Other survivors include children Mark and Sheree Jantz of Chagrin Falls, Ohio; Carol Berkholz of Goessel; Phil and Cindy Jantz of Elkhart, Ind.; and Mary Jantz of Hesston; three grandchildren; two great-grandsons; sisters Sadie Decker of Peabody and Elda Smith of Colorado Springs, Colo.

Memorials may be made to Bethesda Nursing Home and sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main, Goessel, KS 67053. ? Rolland wesley (RW) neaderhiser, 95, a dairy producer, died Oct. 23, at Parkside Homes Inc. in Hillsboro.

Services were Oct. 26 at Danner Funeral Home, 501 N. Buckeye Ave. No. 758, Abilene.

He was born Dec. 5, 1914, to Benjamin and Florence Neaderhiser in Manchester. On Aug. 18, 1935, he was married to Naomi Louise Schmidt, who predeceased him.

Survivors include daughter Elaine Lowry of Hillsboro; son Ben and Phyllis Neaderhiser of Valley Center; sister Lois and Harold Jaderborg of Des Plaines, Ill.; sister-in-law Lorene Neaderhiser of Abilene; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.


? Randy g. sawyer, 58,

a truck driver, died at his home Oct. 14 in Marion.

A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 26 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 320 S. Cedar St., Marion.

He was born May 3, 1952, to Roy and Mary Sams Sawyer at Council Grove.

Survivors include sons Stacey Sawyer of Marion and Travis Sawyer of McPherson; brother Bob Sawyer of Marion; sister Sandy Long of Cottonwood Falls; his mother and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to assist the family with final expenses and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861.


? Marie schultz, 90,

a homemaker, died Oct. 23 at Parkside Homes Inc. in Hillsboro.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 28 at Hillsboro Men?nonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, with pastor Bruce Porter officiating.

Burial is at 10 a.m. at Hillsboro MB Cemetery, Hillsboro.

Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro.

She was born Nov. 20, 1919, to John B. and Elizabeth (Wiens) Ediger in York County, Neb. On Aug. 17, 1947, she was married to Orlando Schultz, who predeceased her.

Survivors include sons Harold and Susan Schultz of Hillsboro and Paul and Audrey Schultz of Valley Center; daughters Verda and Doyle Converse and Linda Schultz, all of Wichita; Ruth and Kurt Funk of Hillsboro and Rachel and Brad Griffith of WaKeeney; brothers John W. Ediger, Marvin Ediger and Harold Ediger; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, 405 S. Washington, Hillsboro, KS 67063-1727.

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