Obituaries

Tue
11
Sep
Edgar's picture

Alwin Grefe

Alwin F. Grefe of Plymouth, Neb., age 94, died Sept. 6, 2018, at the Beatrice Community Hospital. The youngest of four children, he was born June 7, 1924 to Hermann and Dorothea “Dora” (Dammann) Grefe at Odell, Neb. He was baptized at Bethlehem Lutheran Church at rural Bremen, Kan., on June 20, 1924, and confirmed in 1939 at Trinity Lutheran Church at Le- High, Kan. He spent most of his youth in Kansas. Prior to his marriage, Alwin lived in New York State working various jobs, including logging and painting buildings. While traveling home for the holidays in December 1947, he met the love of his life on a bus ride from Lincoln to Beatrice, Neb. Alwin married Rosella Niemeier on June 19, 1949, at Immanuel Lutheran Church of rural Plymouth, Neb. The marriage was blessed with four daughters, one of whom was stillborn.

Wed
05
Sep
Edgar's picture

Ada Glanzer

Ada Pearl (Yungeberg) Glanzer, age 90 years, 10 months and one day, of Randolph, passed from this life to her eternal home on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan surrounded by her family and friends. Ada was born Oct. 26, 1927 at Blue Rapids, the daughter of Glenn A. and Ester (Radford) Yungeberg. She graduated from Blue Rapids High School in 1945. She was baptized August 31, 1941 into the Baptist Church and was confirmed April 28, 1948 at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Winkler. On March 25, 1947 she was united in marriage to Earl L. Glanzer in Blue Rapids. To this union, two sons were born, Steven L. and Charles E. Glanzer. Ada was a homemaker and an avid companion to her husband Earl on the farm. She was very active in her church and was a lifetime member of the Winkler Willing Workers. She was a very caring, loving and helpful person whose door was always open to anyone. She welcomed and enjoyed everyone’s company.

Wed
05
Sep
Edgar's picture

Charlie Lobaugh

Feb. 14, 1933 - Aug. 27, 2018

Wed
05
Sep
Edgar's picture

Leslie Toubren

Leslie Franklin Toburen Jr., 83, Salina, died Aug. 30, 2018. He was born July 2, 1935, in Orlando, Okla., the son of Leslie F. Toburen and Lily Mengedoth Toburen. He was a 1957 graduate of Kansas Wesleyan University. He retired as a history and then a driver’s education teacher from Salina Central High school in 1994. Les is survived by his two children: Doug Toburen and wife Shannon Toburen of Hutchinson, and Debra Toburen Clark and husband Erik Clark of Salina; three grandchildren; a brother Gerald (Toby) Toburen of Olathe, and a sister Sarah Toburen Lindblad of Assaria. His wife, Marilyn Toburen, preceded him in death. Memorial Services were Sept. 4, 2018, at the University United Methodist Church in Salina. Inurnment was in the Gypsum Hill cemetery, Salina. Memorials are suggested to Kansas Wesleyan University or University United Methodist Church. Flowers suggested are chrysanthemums.

Wed
29
Aug
Edgar's picture

Damon M. Eggleston

Damon M. Eggleston, 45, of Hickman, Neb., died unexpectedly of cancer on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Omaha, Neb. He was born July 12, 1973 in Denver, Colo. Damon worked most recently as a Project Manager for Grunwald Mechanical for two months. Prior to that, he was employed at Midlands Mechanical for 27 years. He was co-owner of Sherri Eggleston Photography. Survivors include wife Sherri and their children Chase, Caden, and Ciara, all of Hickman, Neb.; one sister; mother, Linda Eggleston and step-father Denny Eggleston; fatherin- law and mother-in-law Roger and Patty (Walter) Patton, Fairbury, Neb.; brother-inlaw, David Patton, Lincoln, Neb.; many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Juan and Julia Sandoval. Celebration of Life was held on Aug. 27, 2018, at Shepherd of the Hills Church., Hickman, Neb. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to “Benefit Account for Sherri Eggleston” at any First State Bank.

Wed
29
Aug
Edgar's picture

Olinda M. Strifler

Olinda M. Strifler, 95, of Marysville, Kan., died Aug. 20, 2018, at Cambridge Place in Marysville. A funeral service was held on Aug. 25 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Marysville. Pastor Philip Miller officiated. Deb Landoll was organist and the congregation sang “How Great Thou Art” and “Amazing Grace.” Pallbearers were Donovan Strifler, Mike Leiber, Shaun Strifler, Dave Roever, Derek Roever, Conner Kohlmeyer and Garrett Kohlmeyer. Burial was in the Marysville City Cemetery. Olinda was born on October 23, 1922 to Andrew and Alma (Fragel) Armstrong at Marysville. She graduated Marysville High School in 1941. She married Melvin Watters Sr. on April 5, 1942. He preceded her in death. On June 28, 1947, she married Richard D. Strifler. Olinda was a homemaker and loved to cook. She was a 4-H leader for several years and volunteered with RSVP. She won an award for her years of service. She was a member of the H2Oville Club through the extension office for over 60 years.

Wed
29
Aug
Edgar's picture

Iris Ilene Gould

Iris Ilene Gould, 87, Washington, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at the Centennial Homestead Nursing Home, Washington. A graveside funeral service is 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 29 at Merkey Gauby Brethren Cemetery, Washington. Iris was born March 14, 1931, at rural Washington to Harvey and Mabel (Marker) Gauby. Iris grew up on farms in rural Kansas and Texas. She graduated high school at Falfurrias, Texas. On June 23, 1983, she was united in marriage to Marvin Gould in Washington. Iris was a member of the Church of the Brethren and attended Grace Baptist Church. She was known as “the clean up lady of Washington.” Iris enjoyed living a frugal life. She enjoyed being outside, working jigsaw puzzles and cats. Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Marvin on Feb. 19, 2014; sister, Betty and brother, Martin. Survivors include 18 nieces and nephews. A memorial fund is established and will be designated later.

Tue
21
Aug
Edgar's picture

Shirley Crist

Shirley Crist, 81, Marysville, formerly of Washington, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at Cambridge Place, Marysville. A funeral service was held on Aug. 21 at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church with visitation one hour prior to the service. Father Nathan Haverland officiated. Sterling Clark was organist and Paula Landoll-Smith sang. Pallbearers were Dennis Kos, Allen Kos, Pat Gaydusek, David Kos, Darryl Kos, Scott Drinkgern, Steve Gaydusek and Mike Gaydusek. Burial was in the Marysville City Cemetery, Marysville. Shirley was born on Dec. 19, 1936, to Edward and Martha (Rettke) Kos. She graduated in 1954 from Marysville High School. She worked as an operator for Southwestern Bell. Shirley married Bill Bailey and he preceded her in death. She then married Charles Crist. Preceding her in death were her parents; first husband, Bill Bailey; brothers, Everett Kos, Floyd Kos; and sister, Alice Gaydusek.

Tue
21
Aug
Edgar's picture

Olinda Strifler

Olinda M. Strifler, 95, of Marysville, Kan., died Aug. 20, 2018 at Cambridge Place in Marysville. Visitation will be from 3-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 at Kinsley Mortuary in Marysville. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Marysville. Burial will be in the Marysville City Cemetery.

Tue
14
Aug
Edgar's picture

Bill Mallean

William “Bill” Mallean, 77, died Aug. 6, 2018, at his home in Washington. A funeral service was held Friday, Aug. 10, at the Washington Christian Church. Rev. Jim Stark officiated. Gay Lynn Manning was the organist and the congregation sang “Amazing Grace” and “The Old Rugged Cross.” A recording of “Open the Eyes of My Heart” was played. Pallbearers were Jim Dunbar, Jim Fenton, Bob Wehling, Chris Crum, Tyler Tremblay and Todd Burt. Burial was in Hanover City Cemetery. Bill was born at Hanover to Henry and Lucille (Munsterman) Mallean on March 11, 1941. He graduated from Kansas State University with a master’s degree in education. Bill taught at Morrowville High School and later was the guidance counselor at Washington High School, until he retired. He had worked as a detassler for Dekalb and a security ranger at Yellowstone, during the summers. Archery, deer hunting and shed hunting were his favorite pastimes. He enjoyed anything outdoors.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Obituaries