Deaths (Oct. 8, 2013)

? ERANO JOHN WILLIAM ALBRECHT, 90, of Lincolnville, died Sept. 29 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

The service was Oct. 3 at St. John?s Lutheran Church in Lincolnville. Burial was at Lincolnville Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 1, 1923, to Rudolph and Ottilie (Krause) Albrecht on their farm east of Lincolnville. On Sept. 12, 1948, he was married to Dorothy Rose Lietz, who survives.

Other survivors include sons Redge and Terri Albrecht and Craig and Caryn Albrecht, all of Herington; daughter Brenda and Duane Dittman of Lincolnville; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers Leland Albrecht of Marion and Gail Albrecht of Lindsborg; sister Lola Brockmeier of Herington and many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Memorials may be made to St. John?s Lutheran Church in Lincolnville and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Marion, KS 66861.

? Renee Makovec, 56, of Lincolnville, and a rural mail carrier and sales clerk at D & J Liquor Store in Marion, died Oct. 5 at Wichita.

The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at Holy Family Parish, St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Pilsen.

Burial will be at Pilsen Cemetery.

She was born Sept. 30, 1957, to Don and Jeanne (Ritzdorf) Kreikemeier at West Point, Neb. On Oct. 15, 1994, she was married to Ron Makovec, who survives.

Other survivors include son Adam and daughter Amy, both of Lincolnville; her parents of Fremont, Neb.; mother-in-law Jane Makovec of Marion; brothers Russell J., Roger J. and Jenny, all of Omaha, Neb., Rodney J. ?Butch? of Fremont and Rollie J. and Micky of West Point, Neb.; sisters Roxanne and Tim Schmaderer of West Point and Rhonda and Tim Burger of Fremont, Neb., and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Father Emil Kapaun Fund or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861, in charge of arrangements.

? Truman l. Slatten, 68, farmer, mechanic and truck driver, died Oct. 4, at Peabody Care Center in Peabody.

The service was Oct. 8 at Peabody Christian Church, Peabody.

He was born May 19, 1945, to Frank and Wennona Lubbers Slatten at Liberal.

Survivors include wife Donna of Peabody; son John and Alena of Boliver, Mo.; daughters Kathy and Randy Stark of Haysville, Samantha and Paul Hudson of Boliver, Mo.; brothers Herman and Jonie of Tyrone and Robert and Luella of Lefors, Texas; sister Sandra and Tom Trimble of Ft. Worth, Texas; step-daughter-in-law Tammy Hopkins of Lubbock, Texas ; sister-in-law Charlotte Andrews of Newton and eight grandchildren.

Lamb Funeral Home, 120 S. Main, Whitewater, was in charge of arrangements.

? A.J. ?TONY? TURNER, 59, a locomotive crane operator for Northern Santa Fe Rail?road for 40 years, died Oct. 1 at his home in Emporia.

The funeral was 10:30 a.m. Saturday at West Side Baptist Church in Emporia with pastor Kenneth Arm?strong officiating. A graveside service followed at 2 p.m. at Marion Cemetery.

He was born July 4, 1954, to Robert V. and Frances (Walsh) Turner in Newton. On Sept. 9, 1995, he was married to Jalene Day, who survives.

He also is survived by his mother, of Marion; two sons, Adam Turner of Topeka, and Matthew Day of Boise, Idaho; a brother, W.R. Tur?ner of Lincolnville; a sister, Sandy Sloan of Willow Springs, Mo., and a granddaughter, Grace Lynn Turner of Topeka.

A memorial has been established with the West Side Baptist Church Mis?sions, sent in care of Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, PO Box 175, Emporia, KS 66801.

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