Free Press Classifieds (Dec. 5, 2012)


• Nova louise bruner, 75,

retired postal employee of Marion, died Nov. 27.

She was born Oct. 29, 1937, to Floyd and Velma (Bogart) Bredemeier at Marion. On Feb. 12, 1956, she was married to Merle Bruner, who survives.

Other survivors include her daughters Cathy and Rick Cleeton of Marion and Cristi and Frank Soyez of Cedar Point; sisters Beverly Jirak of Marion and Roberta Warren of Carrollton, Mo.; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

• gerald d. “jerry” Harp, 88,

a retired mortician and past owner of Thompson-Harp Funeral Home in Marion, died Nov. 30.

Services were Dec. 3 at Eastmoor United Methodist Church, 105 Eastmoor Drive, Marion. Burial was at Marion Cemetery.

He was born April 29, 1924, to Ralph and Myrtle (Hurty) Harp at Penalosa. On Nov. 30, 1947, he was married to Dorothy Moffett, who predeceased him Nov. 13, 1987. On Dec. 17, 1988, he was married to Luella Ferguson, who predeceased him Oct. 3, 2009.

Survivors include son Greg and Linda of Honolulu, Hawaii; daughter Pam and Don Bredemeier; brothers-in-law Webster Quinius and Robert and Arleen Moffett; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Eastmoor United Methodist Church and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861.

• Gustav “GUs” hiebert, 88,

a retired construction worker, of Little River, formerly of Windom and McPherson, died Nov. 27 at Sandstone Heights Nursing Home in Little River.

A graveside service was Nov. 30 at Tabor Mennonite Church Cemetery in rural Newton.

He was born May 23, 1924, to Peter and Sara (Schmidt) Hiebert at Goessel. On June 3, 1965, he was married to Opal E. (Morgan) Hunley, who predeceased him July 23, 1982.

Survivors include step-daughter Bertha “Bert” and Roy Long of Windom; step-daughter-in-law Charlene Hunley of Columbus; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Sandstone Heights Nursing Home or Windom Senior Center and sent in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockhamfamily.com.


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