Deaths (Sept. 1, 2010)

? Jacob koslowsky, 86,

died Aug. 28 at Asbury Park Healthcare in Newton.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, at the Koerner Heights Church of the Menno?nite Brethren in Newton with pastor Timothy Mace officiating. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. at Ebenfeld Church Cemetery in rural Hillsboro.

He was born Jan. 17, 1924, to Martin and Mary (Lohrenz) Koslowsky in rural Peabody. On June 22, 1957, he was married to Darlene Faye Fast, who predeceased him May 5, 2006.

Survivors include sons Daryl Koslowsky and fiancee? Jennifer Joseph of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Marlin and Melissa Koslowsky of Newton; daughter Cynthia and Blaine Welton of Wichita; sister Mary Seibel of Hillsboro; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Parkinson Foundation or Koerner Heights Church and sent in care of Petersen Funeral Home, 215 N. Main St., Newton, KS 67114-3493.


? Marjorie morgan, 76,

died Aug. 26 at Legacy Park in Peabody. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at Peabody Methodist Church, 403 N. Sycamore St., Peabody. Burial will be at Burns Cemetery.

She was born June 12, 1934, to Gilbert and Gladys Manka in Peabody. On Dec. 15, 1957, she was married to Robert Morgan, who survives.

Other survivors include daughters Jenny of Emporia and Sarah of Peabody; a granddaughter; one great-granddaughter and one great-grandson-to-be.

Memorials may be made to the William Newton Nursing Alumni Scholarship Fund, Winfield, and sent in care of Baker Funeral Home, 114 N. Sycamore St., Peabody, KS 66866.


? thelma m. (barlow) o?dell, 99,

a homemaker, of Florence, died Aug. 24 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion.

Graveside services were Aug. 27 at Hillcrest Cemetery, Florence.

She was born Jan. 19, 1911, to Elmer and Rowena (Rutledge) Barlow. On Dec. 24, 1932, she was married to Orvis M. O?Dell, who predeceased her in 1999.

Survivors include children Delano and Barbara O?Dell of Florence, Delvin and Mary O?Dell of Peabody and Dee and Don Nuessen of El Dorado; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke Living Center in Marion and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 104 W. Fifth St., Florence, KS 66851-1116.


? Cecil d. rock, 80,

a machinist, of Herington, died Aug. 21 at his home.

Services were held Aug. 26 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Herington, with pastor Troy Slater officiating. Burial was at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Herington.

He was born Feb. 12, 1930, to Earl E. and Nina G. (Bunker) Rock in Abilene. On June 3, 1951, he was married to Shirely A. Gillespie, who survives.

Other survivors include sons Michael Rock of Topeka and Raymond Rock of Ottawa; daughters Denise Welsh of Raytown, Mo., Marcella and Michael Vega Sr. of Kansas City, Mo., and Tina Novak of Hillsboro; 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Tammy Walker Cancer Center of Salina or the Dickinson County Hospice and sent in care of Penwell-Gabel. .Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038.

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? W. F. Wiebe, 90,

farmer and stockman, died Aug. 21 at his home in Whitewater.

Services were held Aug. 28 at Emmaus Mennonite Church, 1.5 miles north and 2.5 miles east of Whitewater. Burial was at Emmaus Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 9, 1919, to Herman and Anna Epp Wiebe near Whitewater. He was married to Esther Wiebe, who predeceased him in 2002.

Survivors include sons Douglas and Helen, Gordon and Terry and Laurence and Marilyn, all of Whitewater; daughters Marcy and Tom Dorsch of Whitewater, Florene and Ernie Goering of Galva and Donna and Jerald Regier of Newton; brothers Richard and Margaret of Whitewater and Bill and Arlene of Elbing; sister Gladys Wiebe of Elbing; 28 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Berean Academy or Campus Crusade for Christ (French speaking Africa) and sent in care of Lamb Funeral Home, 120 S. Main St., P.O. Box 358, Whitewater, KS 67154.


? Debra s. (schulz) williams, 59,

manager, died Aug. 30 at her home in McPherson.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at Trinity Lutheran Church with pastors Tim Leaf and Gerald Leaf. Burial will be at McPherson Cemetery.

Visitation is from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Stockham Family Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

She was born Aug. 19, 1951, to Richard G. and Virginia R. (Winter) Schulz at Fort Benning, Ga. On March 25, 2000, she was married to Terry L. Williams, who survives.

Other survivors include her mother; sons Lee and Melissa Unruh of Wichita, Alex and Angie Unruh of Goddard, Andy and Stacy Unruh of McPherson and Tim and Kim Unruh of McPherson; daughters Dawn Williams of McPherson and Alicia Williams of Great Bend; brothers Douglas and Gail Schulz, Stanley and Kathy Schulz and Kathy and Rick Schulz, all of McPherson, and nine grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church and sent in care of Stockham Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

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