DEATH: Mary Ellen Derksen

Mary Ellen Derksen, 91, died on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, at Wesley Medical Center.

Cremation is planned with private family services.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethesda Home in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, PO Box 32, Hesston, Kansas 67062.

She was born July 6, 1929, in Elkhart, Indiana.

Survivors include her husband, Lester Derksen of Newton; sons, Robert (Debra) Derksen of Iowa City, Iowa, and Roger (Sara) Derksen of Conroe, Texas; daughter, Ruth (Bobby) Church of Newton; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sister, Vera Weldy of Wakarusa, Indiana.

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