Deaths (Week of February 8, 2017)

• larry joseph bina, 75, of Perry, Ill., died Jan. 30.

The service was Feb. 3 at Chambersburg Christian Church in Chambersburg, Ill. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, Ill.

Memorials may be made to the family and sent in care of Airsman-Hires Funeral Home, P.O. Box 513,m Pitts­field, IL 62363.

Online condolences may be made to the family via airsman-hires.com, in charge of arrangements.

• ray p. cook, 67, of Newton and a barber for 41 years, died Feb. 5 at New­ton Medical Center.

The service is at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at the Peabody United Methodist Church, 403 N. Sycamore St. Cremation took place earlier.

He was born April 21, 1949, to Lawrence and Vivian (Loomis) Cook at Newton. On June 22, 1974, he was married to Marilyn Janzen, who survives.

Other survivors include daughter Sara and husband Dave Lyon of Newton; two grandchildren; siblings Jenelle Cook of Denver, Colo., Chris Cook of Farmington, N.M., and Carma Cook of Newton.

Memorials may be made to the Peabody United Methodist Church or the Walton United Methodist Church and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion, KS 66861.

Online condolences may be sent to the family via: zeinerfuneralhomes.com.

• jim flaming, 84, of Hills­boro, died Feb. 1 at New­ton Medical Center.

The service was Feb. 6 at First Mennonite Church, Hillsboro, with pastor Susan Jantzen officiating. Burial was at Haven of Rest Cemetery near Hillsboro.

He was born March 12, 1932, to Samuel and Agnes (Hiebert) Flaming in rural Goessel. He was married to Eulalia Regier in Hillsboro.

Survivors include his wife; sons Stanley of New­ton, William of Hillsboro; daughters, Virginia Flaming of Newton, Shirley Esau of McPherson, Susan Flaming of Salina, Vivian (Randall) Picking of Salina, Cheryl (Kevin) Brandt of Hillsboro; brothers, Edward (Shirley) of Durham, Orville (Johanna) of Weatherford, Okla., Raymond (Mary) of Washington; sister, Rose (Ernie) Both of Buffalo Mills, Pa.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorials to Rescare of Newton can be sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063. Send online condolences to jostfuneralhome.com.

• jason t. johnson, 51, of Marion and employed by Union Pacific Railroad, died Jan. 30 from injuries he sustained in an auto accident near Lin­coln­ville.

The funeral service is at noon Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Day Star Church of God, 4300 NE Hudson Road, Rogers, Ark.

Burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Garfield, Ark.

He was born Nov. 11, 1965, to Sam and Bonnie (Painter) Johnson at Rogers, Ark. On Sept. 30, 1989, he was married to Susie Connolley, who survives.

Other survivors include daughters Jordan and husband Jody Cavness of Neosho, Mo., and Jayce Johnson and fiance’ Kyle Ho­linde of Rosehill; brother Jeff and wife Patty Johnson of Cassville, Mo.; one granddaughter; father-in-law Brian Connolley of Golden, Mo.; and other family and friends.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861.

Online condolences may be sent to the family via zei­nerfuneralhomes.com.

• Jerry Jost, 80, of Hills­boro died Jan. 30 at Hills­boro Community Hospital.

The service was Feb. 3 at Parkview Church in Hills­boro with pastor Roy Keller officiating. Burial was at Gnadenau Cemetery in rural Hillsboro.

He was born Nov. 6, 1936, to John F. and LuElla (Reimer) Jost in Wyandotte County. On June 14, 1959, he was married to Joan Mel­lott, who survives.

Other survivors include sons Keith (Sharla) Jost of McPherson and Kent Jost of Hesston; daughter Karen (Sheldon) Miles of Hills­boro; brother Lowell (Eleanor) Jost of Hillsboro; brother-in-law Charles Sie­bert of Garden City; 13 grand­children and one great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Tabor College Athletics and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

Online condolences may be sent to the family via jostfuneralhome.com.

• ella sophie schmidt, 84, a retired registered nurse for more than 30 years at the Veteran’s Admini­stra­tion Hospital in Wichita, died Feb. 3 at Schowalter Villa, Hesston.

A graveside service is at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, Goessel. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.n. at Schowalter Villa Chapel, 200 Cedar St., Hesston. Cremation is planned.

She was born Dec. 1, 1932, to Jacob B. and Martha Goertzen Schmidt east of Goessel.

Survivors include sister- in-law Frances Schmidt of Newton; three nieces and two nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Alexanderwohl Menno­nite Church or the Schowalter Villa Good Samaritan Fund and sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main or P.O. Box 96, Goessel, KS 67053.

• richard c. stackley, 82, of Cottonwood Falls, employed with Williams Nat­ural Gas as a field auditor, died Jan. 29 at Diversi­care of Council Grove.

A memorial service is at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home. His cremains will be scattered by his family at a later date.

He was born July 18, 1934, to Paul and Rachel Irene (Cheesman) Stackley at Burns. On March 12, 1960, he was married to Myrna L. Cleaver, who survives.

Other survivors include sons Donald Stackley of Emporia and Byran and Michele Stackley of Cotton­wood Falls; daughter Chy­enne Pauley; sisters Mar­­jo­rie Scobee and Mary Van Buren of Cottonwood Falls and Paula and Richard Fruci of London­derry, N.H.; six grandchildren and nine great-­­grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Chase County Senior Center or Diversicare of Council Grove and sent in care of Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home, P.O. Box 220, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845.

Online condolences may be sent to the family via brown-bennett-alexan­der.­com.