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Mildred Fogle

Mildred Esther Fogle, 87, entered into rest Dec. 25, 2018, at the Sunset Nursing Home in Concordia.

She was born Sept. 7, 1931, to John and Ruby (Boston) Applegarth.

She received her B.S. from Kansas State University in Elementary Education in 1971 and M.S. in Special Education in 1977. She taught for 10 years before moving to Alaska where she was involved in missions with Kodiak Baptist Mission. After moving to Anchorage she took a job in the engineering field as an Administrative Assistant. She was transferred to California where she worked at various jobs sites until retiring and returning to Kansas. She enjoyed gardening and being busy outdoors.

She was a member of the Wesleyan Church, Concordia.

On Jan. 4, 1955, she married H. Dean Fogle in Colorado Springs, Colo. He preceded her in death on Dec. 30, 1996.

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Elfrieda Burns

Elfrieda (Winter) Burns died Dec. 16, 2018, in Denver, Colo.

She was born Oct. 28, 1926, in Palmer to Conrad and Magdalena Winter. She was the eleventh of their 12 children.

On April 11, 1948, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Palmer she married Thomas Burns, of Clyde. The couple soon moved to Colorado. They were married 67 years. She raised their two children, Stephanie and Stanton, and then went to work at JC Penney. After she retired she volunteered at the Lakewood Heritage Center.

She was preceded in death by her husband and her son.

She is survived by her daughter, Stephanie Schwartz, one granddaughter, two great-granddaughters and a great-greatgrandson and her brother Norman Winter, of Flush, Kan.

Washington County News • Jan. 3, 2019

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Wyona Jones

Wyona L. Jones, of Washington, died Dec. 25, 2018, at Washington County Hospital in Washington. She was 90 years old.

She was the fifth child of eight children of Lorne Thomas Dexter and Amma M. (Gauby) born on Sept. 8, 1928, on a farm affectionally known as Bean Hill in Washington County. Her parents owned the local Mercantile Store in Hollenberg. The family then moved to Washington before moving to the Haddam/Morrowville area to a farm.

She began elementary school at the Blocker Country School in Morrowville. The family then moved to Marysville where her parents began to build a home, splitting up siblings into family members’ homes during the construction period. She graduated from Marysville High School in the spring of 1941.

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Billy Stonebarger

William Franklin “Billy” Stonebarger, 45, of Greenleaf, formerly of Highland, died unexpectedly on Dec. 28, 2018, in Washington.

He was born in St. Joseph, Mo., on Dec. 31, 1972, the son of Charles and Hannah “Jody” Weiland Stonebarger. He grew up in Highland where he attended Highland schools, graduating with the class of 1990. Soon after he moved to Greenleaf to make his home.

He learned welding as a trade and was working for Titan West, Inc., at Linn, for nearly 15 years, and 10 years with the previous owner.

He married Ida Jorgenson on Nov. 22, 1992. To this union Crysta and Dalton were born before Billy and Ida divorced.

On July 3, 2010, he married Melissa Russell. She survives of the home with her children Joe and Serina.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles; brother Jason; both sets of grandparents and a step-daughter, Veronica Hogle.

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Christine Livingston

Christine M. Livingston, 80, of Greenleaf, died Dec. 21, 2018, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids.

She was born Aug. 15, 1938, in Lancaster, Penn., to Helge E. and Esther E. (Anderson) Pearson. She married Kenneth L. Livingston on Sept. 9, 1978, at Phelan, Calif. He passed away in 2012.

After receiving her bachelor’s degree she became certified as a psychiatric technician. She worked for the Lanterman State Hospital and Patton State Hospital in California. After she and her husband retired they moved to Greenleaf where she worked for Twin Valley Developmental Services in Greenleaf.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Greenleaf and a member of the Shaw Post 235 of the American Legion Auxiliary. She cared about animals and could get pretty feisty if she saw an animal being mistreated. She was a loving and devoted grandmother who especially enjoyed visits from her grandchildren.

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Ewald Ohlde

Ewald G. Ohlde, 75, of Palmer, died Dec. 20, 2018, at the Washington County Hospital.

He was born Sept. 9, 1943, in the British Zone of Germany and came to the United States on the ship Manifest on Sept. 6, 1950, to an orphanage in Winfield. He was adopted by Alvin and Elda (Hesterberg) Ohlde on April 7, 1952. He graduated in 1963 from Linn High School and entered the Army in 1964. He took his basic at Ft. Leonardwood, Mo., and was stationed at Killeen, Texas.

On Nov. 22, 1964, he was united in marriage to JoAnn Bisping at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Marysville. When he was discharged from the Army, they returned to the family farm, and Ewald farmed with his dad.

He drove a school bus for Linn Lutheran and USD 223 for 37 years. He was on the hospital board, was a church officer and 4-H leader.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

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Lester Laue

Lester C. Laue died Dec. 16, 2018, at his ranch near Hanover. He was 89 years old.

He was born on the family farm south of Hanover on Aug. 7, 1929, to Lawrence and Alvena Laue. He attended Willowdale country school and graduated from Hanover High School in 1947. He served in the United States Navy as a Chief Petty Officer aboard the USS Comstock in the Korean War. On April 5, 1959, he married LeAnna Jandera at Zion Lutheran Church in Hanover.

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Lester Laue

Lester C. Laue died Dec. 16, 2018, at his ranch near Hanover. He was 89 years old. No services are planned at this time.

Washington County News • Dec. 20, 2018

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Loren Wollenberg

Loren F. Wollenberg, 88, of Hanover, died Dec. 3, 2018, at his home.

He was born Oct. 5, 1930, near Hollenberg to Martin and Helen (Burger) Wollenberg. He at-tended country school and Hanover High School. On Aug. 1, 1962, he married Julia A. Sand-mann at St. John’s Catholic Church in Hanover.

He was a farmer and stockman his entire life. He once operated a feed store at Linn.

He was a member of St. John’s, Knights of Columbus and Hanover American Legion.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter LaVonne Bernasek; brother Orville Wollenberg; and sister Rosie Thompson.

Survivors include his wife, Julia; son, Doug Wollenberg, of Hanover; two daughters, Sheila (Kevin) Fritz, of Hutchinson, and Tina (Aaron) Reith, of Lawrence; two sisters, Maxine Claeys, of Marysville, and Susie Miller, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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Harold Deever

Harold Duane Deever, Sr., 91, of Mooreland, Okla., died Nov. 26 at the Mooreland Heritage Manor.

He was born on June 28, 1929, in Greenleaf to Earl and Minnie Deever. He grew up on the family farm near Washington. He was active at Washington High School and played baseball. After school he joined the United States Navy at the very end of World War II. He went home to Washington after his Navy service and met and married Edna May Hedding on Feb. 19, 1948.

The couple lived and worked on the family farm. Their son Harold Jr. was born there. Harold Sr. then began working for Natural Gas Pipeline of America. His career took the family to Rochelle, Ill., and then on to several communities in Southern Oklahoma before settling in Mooreland in 1961.

He was an active supporter of Mooreland Boy Scouts and the FFA.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Edna and one sister, Bernice.

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