Deaths (Week of Dec. 3, 2008)

Hilma Bartel

 

Hilma E. Bartel, 91, a homemaker and seamstress, died Thursday, Nov. 27, at Golden Living Center in Lansing.

A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Olson?s Mortuary Chapel in Canton. A private burial followed.

She was born Dec. 9, 1916 in rural Tampa to Isaac and Effie (Base) Base. On May 7, 1939, she was married to William C. Enns, who predeceased her on Sept. 1, 1946. On Sept. 14, 1949, she was married to Marlin H. Bartel, who predeceased her on April 30, 2005.

She is survived by a son, Jerry Bartel of Denver, Colo.; daughters, Charlotte Rittenhouse of Leavenworth and Cheryl Burington of Fredericksburg, Va.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Ben Goentzel

 

Ben Goentzel, 90, retired farmer, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

The funeral was at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at Trinity Mennonite Church, Hillsboro. Burial was at 10 a.m. in Peace Valley Cemetery, rural Durham.

He was born May 16, 1918, to Peter ad Mary (Goertz) Goentzel at Marion. On Nov. 7, 1943, he was married to Lenora L. Unruh, who predeceased him in 2007.

He is survived by three sons, Ken and wife Kathy of Harrison?ville, Mo., Charles D. and wife Karen of Anchorage, Alaska and Bob and wife Marilyn of Anchorage; sister Ruth Goentzel; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The family received guests from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro.

A memorial has been established for Mennonite Central Committee. Condolences may be sent to the family via jost@jostfuneralhome.com.

 

Tiffany Harper

 

Tiffiny R. "Tiff" (Anderson) Harper, 43, an employee at Johnson?s General Store, died Sunday, Nov. 30, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3 at Florence United Methodist Church.

She was born Feb. 16, 1965, to Rod and Mary (Nicolay) Anderson in Lawrence. Her husband Bryan survives.

Other survivors are her children, Tara Burton of Topeka and Samantha Burton of Carbondale; her step-children, Bryan Harper, Jr. of Springfield, Mo.; and Jammie Hedrick of Topeka. Her siblings Sherridyn Fowler of Lawrence and Darren Anderson of Carbondale; her grandmother Betty Nicolay of Baldwin City and six grandchildren.

The Tiffany Harper Memorial Fund has been established to assist with final expenses and can be made in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS. 66861

Marvin Jost

 

Marvin G. Jost, 90, a banker, died Friday, Nov. 28, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

Services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro with pastors Clint Seibel and Bill Damberg officiating. Burial was at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Cemetery in Hillsboro.

He was born Jan. 31, 1918 in Hillsboro to George S. and Elizabeth Schroeder Jost. On Aug. 18, 1940, he was married to Rosella Franz, who survives him.

Other survivors are sons Dale and Shirley Jost of Topeka and James and Colleen Jost of Tualatin, Ore.; daughters Cheryl and Larry McJunkin of Akron, Penn. and Loretta and Gaylen Neufeld of Hesston; brothers Leroy Jost of Henderson, Neb., and Dean Jost of Aurora, Neb.; 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorial funds have been established to benefit Tabor College or Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church.

Condolences may be sent to the family via jost@jostfuneralhome.com

Walter Street

 

Walter E. ?Gene? Street, 82, of Marion, a data process manager, died Monday, Nov. 24, at Newman Regional Health Center in Emporia.

Services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at Zimmerman Funeral Home in Howard. Visitation was from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial was at Grace Lawn Cemetery.

He was born Aug. 8, 1926, to Walter and Martha (Frohm) Street in rural Howard. On June 10, 1945, he was married to Nona M. McCormick, who survives.

He also is survived by son Rick Street of Pretty Prairie; daughter Autumn and husband Doug Hanson of Marion; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Memorials have been established with the Midian Hospital Van Unit or the Alzheimer?s Association and left in care of the funeral home, 206 E. Washing?ton, Howard, KS 67349.

Condolences may be left at www.countrysidefh.com

 

Edna Suderman

 

Edna (Koop) Suderman, 86, homemaker, died Monday, Nov. 24, at Hillsboro.

The funeral was at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at Ebenfeld Men?nonite Brethren Church, rural Hillsboro, with pastor Gaylord Goertzen officiating. Burial was at Ebenfeld Cemetery.

She was born Dec. 15, 1921, to Peter J. and Anna (Funk) Koop at Hillsboro. On May 25, 1942, she was married to Eli J. Suderman, who survives.

She also is survived by two sons, Don and wife June Suderman of rural Hillsboro and Lyle and wife Julie Suderman of Olathe; two daughters Karla and husband Ken Koslowsky of Hillsboro and Krista and husband Steven Bryant of Concordia; one brother Wallace Koop of Visalia, Calif.; one sister Lorna Gerbrandt of Sacramento, Calif; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The family received guests from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro.

A memorial has been established with the church. Condolences may be sent to the family via jost@jostfuneralhome.com

 

Maxine Svitak

 

Maxine Svitak, 82, co-owner and operator of a grocery store and service station in Pilsen, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Park?side Homes in Hillsboro.

Services were at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at the St. John Nepomucene Church at Pilsen. Rosary was at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion.

Burial followed at the Pilsen Cemetery.

She was born Dec. 28, 1925, to Fred and Alice Hammer Schimpf near Antelope. On Aug. 14, 1945, she was married to Peter Silhan, who predeceased her in 1950. On Oct. 5, 1953, she was married to Frank Svitak, who predeceased her in 1995.

She is survived by three children, Terry Silhan and wife Kathy of Pilsen, Christy and husband Wes Heibert of Newton and Frank Lee Svitak of Pilsen; a brother, George Schimpf of Peabody; an aunt, Clara Bredemeier of Marion; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with the Father Kapuan Guild at Pilsen in care of Zeiner Funeral Home.

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