GABEL, Sharon Kay Werth (Schneidewind)

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b. 21 May 1921 - Nowata, Oklahoma

d. 7 Sep 2008 - Hutchinson, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Monday, September 8, 2008

INMAN - Elmer L. Gaeddert, 87, passed away Sept. 7, 2008, Hutchinson. Born May 21, 1921, in Nowata, Okla., the son of P. R. and Lena Janzen Gaeddert. Inman. Married Elfrieda DUERKSEN. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Palmer, Pinckney, Mich., and Lyle, LaPorte, Ind.; brother, John, North Newton; sister, Velma Stoesz, Mountain Lake, Minn.; a granddaughter; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa;, a granddaughter, Hope; a brother, Melvin; and two sisters, Lorine Balzer and Erma Goering. Graveside 10:30 a.m. Friday, Hoffnungsau Cemetery, with memorial service 11 a.m., Hoffnungsau Mennonite Church, rural Inman.



b. 13 Dec 1946 - Great Bend, Kansas

d. 12 Oct 2008 - Hutchinson, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, October 14, 2008

ELLINWOOD - Linda Sue Rowe, 61, died Oct. 12, 2008, Hutchinson. Born Dec. 13, 1946, in Great Bend, the daughter of Milton and Virginia Polen Galyardt. Survivors include: a sister, Judy Schartz, Ellinwood; nieces and nephews, Margaret Chandler, Rose Hill, Barbie Scheuerman, Ellinwood, Melinda Quintana, Ellinwood, Carl Schartz, Amarillo, Texas, and Dwyane Schartz, Ellinwood; 17 great-nieces and nephews; and two great-great-nieces.


GALYARDT, Virginia (Polen)

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GAMBILL, Wallace

b. 29 Mar 1944 - Wenatchee, Washington

d. 25 Nov 2008 - Okeene, Oklahoma

From Enid News and Eagle, Enid, Ok - 11-27-08

Enid, OK — A graveside service for Wallace “Wally” Gambill, 64, of Okeene, 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, north of Okeene. Born March 29, 1944, in Wenatchee, Wash. to Jess and Runa Stevens Gambill and died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008. He graduated from Cleo Springs High School in 1962. He attended Enid Business School and worked at Vance Air Force Base. Married Mary THOMAS in 1964. In 1974, he married Elaine BOECKMAN. Surviving are his wife, Elaine; three sons, Brian, Darrin and Dylan; one sister, Shirley Gambill; and 11 grandchildren..


GEHRING, Ronnie Lee

b. 20 Jul 1954 - Billings, Montana

d. 31 Aug 2008 - Dead Man's Basin

From Billings Gazette, Billings, MT - 3 Sep 2008

Ron "Grandpa" Gehring was born July 20, 1954, in Billings, to Ann (Eisenrich) and Delbert Gehring. He died Aug. 31, 2008 in a boating accident at Dead Man's Basin. Ronnie is survived by two sisters, Marlene (Larry) Thiel of Laurel and Judy Moore of Billings; brother Albert (Cheryl) Gehring of Billings; his girlfriend Karen Morrow, also of Billings; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Delbert; and his grandparents. Funeral services at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary.



b. 18 Nov 1923 -

d. 28 Jul 2008

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, July 30, 2008

VICTORIA - August Gerhardt, 84, died July 28, 2008. Married Ellen KLAUS. She died Dec. 8, 2005. Survivors include: three sons, Paul and Jacqui, Andy and Vicki Jo, Frank and Racquel; two daughters, Mary and Earl Ruder, Theresa Hodnett; two brothers, Anton Gerhardt, Herman Gerhardt; three sisters, Annie Robertson, Katie Rohr, Elizabeth Younger; 10 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.



b. 4 Mar 1909

d. 25 Jul 2002

From Calgary Herald - August 1, 2002

Henry (Hank) Gerlitz of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on July 25, 2002, at the age of 93 years. Hank was a native Calgarian, born March 4, 1909. Besides his wife, Hank is survived by a brother-in-law and sister-in-law Leslie and Jean McKenzie and niece Lyne McKenzie, all of Salmon Arm, BC, brother-in-law Joihn Schierman of Calgary, niece Donna & Keith Miller and their children all of Yellowknife NT, Joe & Pat Fogale and their children all of Calgary, nephew Gerald Gerlitz of Calgary, nephew Larry Gerlitz of Chilliwack BC and niece Linda Jenkins of Hedley BC.



GIEBLER, Marie Agnes

b. 29 Mar 1928 - Ellis County, Kansas

d. 12 Jun 2008 - Great Bend, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Sunday, June 15, 2008

Rose Marie Agnes Kisner, 80, Great Bend, died Thursday, June 12, 2008, Great Bend. Born March 29, 1928, in Ellis County to Karl and Frances (Dechant) Giebler. Married Raymond Albert KISNER. He preceded her in death. Survivors include three sons, Deon Lee Kisner, Wichita, Ronald Phillip Kisner, Atwood, and Vern Ray Kisner, Copeland; a daughter, Sheila Rose Nuss, Great Bend; five brothers, August Giebler, Lawerence Geibler and Anthony Giebler, all of Colorado, Celestine Giebler, Ellis, and Edmund Giebler, Hays; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.


GIES, Maxine

b. 10 Jan 1932 - Lincoln, Nebraska

d. 5 Oct 2008 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - 10/8/2008
Maxine Hadsell, 76, of Gering, passed on at midnight, on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008, in Scottsbluff. Her funeral Friday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m., at the United Methodist Church in Mitchell. Maxine was born Jan. 10, 1932, in Lincoln, to Katherine (Benner) and John Gies. Married Richard HADSELL in Gering. They had two children. Barry was born June 9, 1959, and Katherine was born July 14, 1961. She is survived by her husband, Richard; her children, Kathy Mackley of Boulder City, Nev. and Barry Hadsell of Mariposa, Calif.; her grandson, Ensign Cameron Mackley, currently deployed in the North Sea; her granddaughter, Samantha Mackley, attending college in Kentucky; and her sisters, Marie Richardson and Lydia Matthews and all their children. Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, Katherine and John; and by her brothers, Johnny and Robert.


GILMAN, Patricia Marie (Streit)

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GLANTZ, Esther E.

b. 1 Jun 1915 - Billings, Montana

d. 4 Jul 2008 - Billings, Montana

From Billings Gazette, Billings, MT - 5 Jul 2008

Esther E. Harding, 93, passed away Friday, July 4, 2008, in Billings. Mrs. Harding was born June 1, 1915, in Billings, a daughter of John and Emma Glantz. Married Carl HARDING . She is preceded in death by seven brothers, Ralph, James, John, Harold, Raymond, Russell and Harry; two sisters, Helen and Wilma; husband Carl, and daughter, Virginia. She is survived by her sister, Dorothy Johnson of Billings; son, Ronald L. Harding and daughter-in-law, Kathy Keefe of Billings; grand-daughters, Julie Coffman of Wichita, Kan., and Rhea Harmon of Billings; great-granddaughter, Bailey Harmon of Billings


GLEASON, Iona A. (Messerschmidt)

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GLICK, L. Marie

b. 3 Mar 1916 - Zurich, Kansas

d. 8 Dec 2008 - Plainville, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Thursday, December 11, 2008

PLAINVILLE -- L. Marie (Glick) Meyers, 92, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2008. Born near Zurich, Kan., on March 3, 1916, to Pete and Ethel (Johnson) Glick. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence (MEYERS); a granddaughter; and a great-granddaughter. Survivors include daughters, Carolyn (Jack) Horton, of Golden, Colo., and Janet (Don) Languein, of Plainville; sons, Ronald (Cheryl), of Stamford, Neb., and Kenny (Gina), of Wichita; a brother, Herb (Vera Jane), of Plainville; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

GLICK, L. Marie

b. 3 Mar 1916 - Zurich, Kansas

d. 8 Dec 2008 - Plainville, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Thursday, December 11, 2008

L. Marie (Glick) Meyers, 92, Plainville, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at her home. She was born March 3, 1916, south of Zurich to Pete and Ethel (Johnson) Glick. Married Lawrence MEYERS on Sept. 2, 1937. He preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons, Ronald Meyers, Stamford, Neb., and Kenny Meyers, Wichita, Kansas; two daughters Carolyn Horton, Golden, Colo., and Janet Languein, Plainville; a brother, Herb Glick, Plainville; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter and a great-granddaughter.


GOBLE, Marilyne M. (Bridge)

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GOEBEL, Verta G. (Cox)

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GOEBEL, Verta G.

b. 30 Nov 1916

d. 29 May 2008 - Newton, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, May 31, 2008

MOUNDRIDGE - Verta G. TGoebel , 91, died May 29, 2008. Born Nov. 30, 1916. Married Marvin W. GOEBEL. He died April 12, 1972. Survivors include: sons, Jerroll, Moundridge, Roger and James, Wichita and Ronald, Eldridge, Iowa; daughter, Marilyn Stucky, Peabody; 14 grandchildren; and 25 great-grand-children. She was also preceded in death by a son, Gordon, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Committal services Monday at 9:45 in First Mennonite Church Cemetery, Moundridge.


GOEDERT, Mollie Brungard (Hoffner)

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GOEKEN, Henry D.

b. 7 May 1918 - Cherokee, Oklahoma

d. 29 Dec 2006 - - Cherokee, Oklahoma

From Ultimate Tribute.

Henry "Hank" D. Goeken - 1918 – 2006 - Cherokee- Funeral service for Henry “Hank” Dick Goeken Tuesday, January 2, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church in Cherokee with Rev. Tom Cooksey officiating. Burial Apostolic Cemetery near Burlington Henry “Hank” Dick Goeken was born on May 7, 1918 on a farm four miles west of Cherokee to Jacob Goeken and Elizabeth Reifschneider Goeken and passed from this life on December 29, 2006 at Cherokee Manor in Cherokee. Married Ada Belle KISLING Hank is survived by his wife, Ada of Cherokee; two sons, Mark Goeken and wife, Margie of Arvada, Colorado and Gary Goeken and wife, Tamara of Cherokee; nine grandchildren, Stacy, Tracy, Troy, Ty, Ky, Kelly, Bethany, Jacob and Alison; six great grandchildren; one sister, Helen Gerber of Cherokee. Hank was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Ruth Ann Bates; two brothers, Alfred and Richard Goeken.



b. 10 Aug 1932 - Peabody, Kansas

d. 5 Dec 2008 - Newton, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - December 8, 2008

PEABODY — Arlene J. Rempel, 76, died Friday (Dec. 5, 2008) at Newton Medical Center. Born on Aug. 10, 1932, in Peabody to Jacob and Anna (Seibel) Goentzel. Married Lee REMPEL. He survives. Other survivors include a son, David Rempel and wife, Jody, of Peabody; a daughter, Joleen Lyons and husband, Mark, of Newton; and five grand-children. She was preceded in death by a brother, Lewis Goentzel.



b. 16 May 1918

d. 25 Nov 2008 - Hillsboro, Kansas

HILLSBORO - Ben Goentzel, 90, died Nov. 25, 2008, in Hillsboro. Born May 16, 1918, the son of Peter and Mary Goertz Goentzel. Married Lenor L. UNRUH. She preceded him in death in 2007. Survivors include: sons, Ken and Kathy, Charles D. and Karen, and Bob and Marilyn; sister, Ruth Goentzel; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


GOERING, Andrew P.

b. 10 Jan 1988 - Hutchinson, Kansas

d. 3 Nov 2008 - Pretty Prairie, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, November 4, 2008

PRETTY PRAIRIE - Andrew P. "Andy" Goering, 20, died Nov. 3, 2008, at Pretty Prairie. Born Jan. 10, 1988, at Hutchinson the son of Randy and Kellee Stucky Goering. Survivors include: his parents, Randy and Kellee; his brothers, Chris and Corey, both of Pretty Prairie; sister, Melissa Federking, Sioux Falls, SD; and his grandparents, Gerald and Phyllis Stucky and Darlene Goering, all of Pretty Prairie. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Harry Goering. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the First Mennonite Church, Pretty Prairie.


GOERING, Evelyn A. (Vogt)

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GOERING, Linda J. (Krehbiel)

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GOERING, Marie (Doerksen)

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GOERING, Norma Jean (Dyck)

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GOERING, Patricia L. (Ratzlaff)

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GOERING, Wilma J. Wilber (Petrey)

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GOERTZ, David John

b. 4 Sep 1918

d. 26 July - Dodge City, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Monday, July 28, 2008

DODGE CITY - David John Goertz, 89, died July 26, 2008, at Dodge City. Born Sept. 4,1918. Married Wilma P..HOWARD. She survives. Other survivors include: a sister, Aldean Baldwin, Fontana, California; two nieces; and four nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother Harvey E. Goertz.


GOERTZ, Henry Arnold

b. 23 Jul 1948 - Goessel, Kansas

d. 28 Jun 2008 - Indiana

From Newton Kansan - June 30,2008

BRISTOL, Ind. — Henry Arnold Goertz, 59, of Bristol died Saturday (June 28, 2008). Henry was born July 23, 1948, in Goessel to Ernest and Elma Goertz. He spent time in Zaire (Congo) doing voluntary service (PAX) from 1968 to 1970. Married Alice MILLER of Hanston. Surviving is his wife of 37 years, Alice, as well as son Jeremiah of Elkhart; son, Marvin and wife, Eve, of Bourbonnais, Ill.; son, Isaiah of Bristol; and granddaughters Morgan and Toby. Other survivors include his parents, Ernest and Elma Goertz A sister, Mary, preceded him in death. Cremation has taken place.



b. 3 Dec 1912 - Hillsboro, Kansas

d. 20 Sep 2008 - Cheyenne, Wyoming

From Wyoming Tribune-Eagle , Cheyenne, WY - 1 Oct 2008
Mary Olmstead, 95, of Wheatland died Sept. 29 (2008) in Cheyenne. Born Dec. 3, 1912, in Hillsboro, Kan., to Corneilus and Lena (Ratzlaf) Goertz. Married John Justice OLMSTEAD. She was the postmistress for 30 years in the Slater community. She is survived by her children, Wallace Olmstead of Burns and Georgia Murray of Cheyenne; six grandchildren, two great-granddaughters; a sister, Bernetta Ogle of Burns; and a brother, Jacob Goertz of Slater. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband on Feb. 27, 1993; an infant daughter, Julia Ann Olmstead; and several brothers and sisters.


GOERTZ, Velma B.

b. 4 Jun 1915 - Getebo, Oklahoma

d. 13 Aug 2008 - Buhler, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, August 14, 2008

BUHLER - Velma B. (Goertz) Dyck was born on a farm near Gotebo, Okla., on June 4, 1915, to David H. and Lena (Reimer) Goertz. She had three sisters, Ella (Krause), Nora (Daubert) and Rosa (Quiring). Married John W. DYCK . To their union was born one daughter, Sharon Kay. Velma was preceded in death by her husband John W. DYCK in 1988 and her sisters, Ella, Nora and Rosa. She is survived by a brother-in-law, Ralph Quiring of North Newton, sister-in-law, Helen Dyck of West Plains, Mo., daughter Sharon and husband Don Ratzloff of Buhler, granddaughter Michelle and husband Mark Harrington, Sarah and Erin of Newton, granddaughter Melissa and husband Rick Daley, Colton Lane and LouAnn of Hutchinson, many nephews and nieces and a host of friends. Velma B. (Goertz) Dyck died Aug. 13, 2008. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, Buhler Mortuary.


GOERTZEN, Lynda (Klassen)

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b. 9 Mar 1934 - Goessel, Kansas

d. 25 May 2008 - Newton, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, May 28, 2008

NORTH NEWTON -Orlando A. Goertzen, 74, died May 25, 2008. Born March 9, 1934, in Goessel. Married Lois GROVES. She survives. Other survivors include: four daughters, Teresa and Dennis Graber, Carolyn and Mark Wedel, Cynthia Konys, Sandra and Jared Lonergan; brother, Milton and Linda Goertzen; sisters, Elma and Ernest Goertz, Mathilda Goertzen, Dora and Charles Unruh; seven grandchildren, David, Jessica and Aaron Wedel, Cory and Cade Graber, Ryan and Jack Lonergan; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral 3 p.m. Sunday at Bethel College Church, North Newton.


GOETZ, Catherine (Staab)

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GOETZ, Edna A. (Pelzel)

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Goetz, Edna M.

b. 6 Dec 1921 - Hays, Kansas

d. 28 Jul 2008 - Tulsa, Oklahoma

From Hays Daily News

Edna M. Thrasher, 86, Tulsa, Okla., died Monday, July 28, 2008. Born Dec. 6, 1921, in Hays to Adam and Anna Marie (Frank) Goetz. Married Don THRASHER . He preceded her in death Jan. 1, 2002. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Clarence J. Goetz, Ernest J. Goetz, Vernon F. Goetz; an infant brother; and a sister, Mildred R. Hilgers, Graveside services in Floral Haven Cemetery, Broken Arrow, Okla.


GOETZ, Marietta

b. 20 Jan 1918 - Hays, Kansas

d. 14 Sep 2008 - Hays, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Tuesday, September 16, 2008

HAYS -- Marietta Riedel, 90, died Sept. 14, 2008. Born Jan. 20, 1918, in Hays, to Paul and Christina (Bittel) Goetz. Preceded in death by: husband, Clarence (RIEDEL); brother, Herbert Goetz; and sisters, Lucille Gelpi and Estelle Schroller. Survivors: sons, Larry and wife Della, Scotsdale, Ariz., Dennis, Hays, and David, Lake Forest, Calif.; daughter, Sister Mary Riedel CSA, Hays; brother, Elmer Goetz, Hays; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


GOFORTH, Lillian (Beisel)

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b. 16 Apr 1919 - Hooker, Oklahoma

d. 2 Nov 2008

From Tulsa News - November 4, 2008

Enid, Ok — The funeral for Pete L. Goosen, 89, of Fairview, 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at Mennonite Brethren Church, Fairview. Born April 16, 1919, in Hooker to Pete and Susie Lowen Goosen and died Nov. 2, 2008. Married Elsie WEIS. She died in 2000. Surviving are one daughter, Janeth Watson of Stillwater; one son, Merl Goosen of Oklahoma City; one sister, Elizabeth Ann Vancampen of Guymon; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Elsie, he was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters


GRABER, Alvin Dean

b. 16 Mar 1917

d. 4 Nov 2008 - Newton, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, November 7, 2008

NEWTON - Alvin Dean Graber, 91, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. Born March 16, 1917, the son of John and Josephine Roth Graber. Married Elizabeth Amanda ALSTON. She died Jan. 19, 2007. Survivors include: children, Lorene Kaufman, Lilah and Allen Bohn, Rodney, Lavonne and Harvey Dyck; sister Stella Boshart; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren.


GRABER, Helen F.

b. 28 Aug 1920

d. 2 Jul 2008

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, July 4, 2008

PRETTY PRAIRIE - Helen F. Stucky, 87, died July 2, 2008. Born Aug. 28, 1920, daughter of Ed P. and Edna Goering Graber. Married Gilbert STUCKY at Pretty Prairie. He survives. Other survivors include: two sons, James P., Salina, Stanley G., Pretty Prairie; daughter, Jeanette Stucky, McPherson; brother Elmer "Bill" Graber, Pretty Prairie; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the First Mennonite Church, Pretty Prairie.



b. 22 Aug 1924 - Rush, Colorado

d. 21 Oct 2008 - Gering, Nebraska

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - 10/23/2008

Sam H. Grassmick Sr., 84, of Gering, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008, in Gering. A private family memorial funeral service Friday, Oct. 24, at 10:30 a.m. at the Jolliffe. Sam was born Aug. 22, 1924, at Rush, Colo., to Henry and Christina (Lindt) Grassmick. Married Regena M. GRUBBS. He had lived in Gering and Scottsbluff for fifty-five years. He is survived by his four children, Dennis L. Grassmick of Thornton, Colo., Deanna C. (Roger) Nelson of Wheatland, Wyo., Sam H. (Paula) Grassmick Jr. of Pueblo, Colo., and Cheryl (Perry) Ferguson of Scottsbluff; eight grandchildren; brother, John Grassmick of British Columbia, Canada; and sister, Esther Hennig of Apache Junction, Ariz. Preceding him in death are his parents, four sisters and four brothers.


GRATWOHL, Harold (Graty)

b. 19 Nov 1929 - Laurel, Montana

d. 8 Jun 2008 - Laurel, Montana

From Billings Gazette, Billings, MT - 11 Jun 2008

LAUREL - Harold (Graty) Gratwohl, 78, of Laurel, passed away June 8, 2008. Harold was born Nov. 19, 1929, in Laurel, to John and Mary Katherine (Schuman) Gratwohl. He was the youngest of 11 children. He married and later divorced Dorine SEVERENS. Together, they had four children. Harold is survived by his four children, Jim Gratwohl of Winnemucca, Nev., Cindy (Darrell) Fox of Laurel, Christy (Bentley) Roth of Molt and Hal (Cindi) Gratwohl of Laurel; his grandchildren, Jamie (Bart) Bower, Jeff Gratwohl, Joshua Gratwohl, Jean Marie Gratwohl, Jackson Gratwohl, Brad (Christi) Fox, Cameron Fox, Alexander Roth, Sarah Roth, Zachariah (Joanna) Roth, Amber Gratwohl, Nick (Kandiss) Gratwohl, Levi Bryan and Hunter Gratwohl. He is also survived by his sister, Helen Frank of Billings, and seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind a special friend Marilyn Mahan. He was preceded in death by: Molly and Katie Gratwohl, Mary Johnson, Rose Fox, George Gratwohl, Lydia Koppelman, Martha Gratwohl, Alec Gratwohl, Rosie Fox, Clara Reiber and infant granddaughter Renee Fox.


GREEN, Esther Irene

b 4 May 1924 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

d. 31 Oct 2008 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From Scottsbluff Star Herald , Scottsbluff, NE - 2 Nov 2008

Esther Irene Behling, 84, of Scottsbluff, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Scottsbluff.
Funeral services 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Salem Congregational Church in Scottsbluff. Born May 4, 1924, in Scottsbluff to Henry and Elizabeth (Heimbouch) Green. She was one of eight children. Married Edgar F. BEHLING . They were three weeks shy of their sixty-fifth wedding anniversary. Survivors include her husband, Edgar of Scottsbluff; children, Sharon (Carl) Ferguson of Lake Arrowhead, Calif., Carol (Bill) Fedorchik of Gering, Dean (Kathy) Behling of Scottsbluff, Marilyn (Don) Burden of Widefield, Colo., and Kennard (Lynda) Behling of Billings, Mont.; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Helen Lambert of Centerville, Ohio, and Donna Brehm of Scottsbluff; and brother, Donald (Norma) Green of Gering. Preceding her in death were her parents; brothers, Albert, Harold "Whitey", Ruben, and Roger Green; grandson, Tracy Burden; and brothers-in-law, David Lambert and Robert Brehm.


GREEN, Lesley J.

b. 24 Sep 1953 - Coffeyville, Kansas

d. 1 Oct 2008

From Hutchison (Kan) News - Friday, October 3, 2008

PARTRIDGE - Lesley J. Hiebert, 55, died Oct. 1, 2008. Born Sept. 24, 1953, in Coffeyville, the daughter of Leslie and Pauline Emmajean Frantz Green. Married Peter James HIEBERT. He survives. Other survivors include: her parents, Partridge; a stepson, Steven J., Hutchinson; a sister, Sandra Guerrero, Albuquerque, N.M.; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews


GREENWALD, Joyce Sharon (Hert)

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GRIESS, Waldine

b. 11 Mar 1933 - Clay Center, Nebraska

d. 18 Nov 2008 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From Scottsbluff Star Herald , Scottsbluff, NE - 20 Nov 2008

Waldine Griess, 75, of Scottsbluff, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008. Funeral services Friday, Nov. 21, at 2 p.m., at the Scottsbluff Berean Church. Born on March 11, 1933, in Clay Center, Neb., to William F.C. and Rachel Griess. Married Darlene PIERCE. He is survived by his wife, Darlene; daughter, Melodee Griess Bagby and her husband John of Houston, Texas; son, Kevin and his wife Robbin of Scottsbluff; daughter, Kandis Griess of Lincoln, Neb.; grandchildren, Justin, Taylor, Jackson, and Spencer Griess of Scottsbluff, and Alexandra Bagby of Houston. He is also survived by brothers, Carl and Don of Green Valley, Ariz.; sisters, Clarissa Westervelt, Ann Smith, Norma and husband Bob Bruce, all of Green Valley; sister, Suzanne and husband Don Roquet of Greeley, Colo.; sister, Katherina Hardt of Omaha; and numerous nieces and nephews. His parents; brothers, Alfred, Armin, Michael and Herb; and sister, Lydia Brown preceded him in death.


GRIMM, David C.

b. 17 Sep 1927 - Scranton, North Dakota

d. 14 Sep 2008

From Casper Star Tribune , Casper, WY - 17 Sep 2008

CASPER -- David C. Grimm, 81, died on Sept. 14, 2008. Born on Sept. 17, 1927, to Paul and Thelma (Farnsworth) Grimm in Scranton, N.D. He was the fourth of seven sons. Married Gloria June McCREA in Billings, Mont. They later divorced. He is survived by his sons, Dennis and wife of Casper, Kevin and wife of California; daughter, Sydney of Missoula, Mont.; brothers, John “Jack’ of Brodus, Mont., and Bob of Billings, Mont.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Clayton, Paul, Jim and Allen.



b. 10 Apr 1913 - Calgary, Alberta, Canada

d. 4 Nov 2008 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From Scottsbluff Star Herald , Scottsbluff, NE - 7 Nov 2008

Amelia Wagner-Fuehrer, 95, of Scottsbluff, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008.
Funeral service Saturday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m., at Plymouth Congregational Church in Scottsbluff. Amelia was born April 10, 1913, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Henry G. and Amelia (Loose) Gritzfeld. Married John Conrad WAGNER. Her husband John preceded her in death in 1973 and she married Harlan FUERHER in 1977. He died in 1983. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Becke and Rod Voight of Lincoln, Neb., Mari and Jeff Pumphrey of West Chester, Ohio, and Cathy and Dr. Mark Houser of Califon, N.J.; grandchildren, John Voight of Boston, Mass., Sarah Pumphrey of West Chester, Ohio, Anne Voight of San Diego, Calif., Adam Pumphrey of Columbus, Ohio, Eric Pumphrey of Columbus, Ohio, Chris Houser of Omaha, Neb., and Ryan Houser of Lincoln, Neb.; sister-in-law, Patty Gritzfeld of Scottsbluff; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; and siblings, Henry Gritzfeld, Katherine Linder, Robert Gritzfeld, Lyda Styskal, Chuck Gritzfeld, Esther Marchant and Ruth Peek.


GROSE, Jolyn Kay (Schwartz)

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GROSKOPF, Richard Lee

b. 5 Mar 1937

d. 11 Jan 2008

From Scottsbluff Star Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - 27 Jun 2008

LAS PALOMAS, Mexico - Richard Lee Groskopf, 70, died January 11, 2008. Richard was survived by: his two children, son David and daughter Ronda Harkin, brothers Melvin and Wayne, sisters Margret Marlett and Judy Halstead. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Marie Groskopf, his wives Carol in 1977, and Joan 1983 and his son Mark in 2007, his brother Robert and sister Sandra Bush.


GROSS, I. F. "Ig"

b. 15 Jun 1915 - Antonino, Kansas

d. 18 Nov 2008 - Hays, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Thursday, November 20, 2008

I.F. "Ig" Gross, 93, Hays, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at Hays. Born June 15, 1915, in Antonino to August and Rosa (Dechant) Gross. Married Lydia B. MERMIS. She preceded him in death Dec. 14, 2002. Survivors include two daughters, Jeanette Budig, Hays, and Janeal Wanamaker and husband, Bruce, Overland Park; a sister-in-law, Josie Gross, Hays; his companion, Laura Atkinson, Hays; three grandchildren, Melissa O'Reagan, Holdredge, Neb., Mary Lewis, Hays, and Rodney Budig, Thornton, Colo.; and five great-grandchildren, Ashley Lewis, Dylan O'Reagan, Alexus Budig, Alec Budig and Danny Lewis. He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Arthur Budig; five brothers, Alphonse, Alex, Marcellus, Nick and Gus Gross; and two sisters, Anna Schweitzer and Pauline Pfannenstiel.


GROSS, Kenneth C.

b. 7 Oct 1935 - Munjor, Kansas

d. 12 Sep 2008 - Hays, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Sunday, September 14, 2008

Kenneth C. Gross, 72, Hays, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008. Born Oct. 7, 1935, in Munjor to Joseph J. and Rose (Pfannenstiel) Gross. Married Shirley (DREILING) in Victoria. Survivors include, his wife; Shirley Gross, of the home; four sons. Dr. Kirk Gross and wife, Lena, Dodge City, Kraig Gross and wife, Laure, Hays, Kent Gross and wife, Karla, Lee's Summit, Mo., Klay Gross and wife, Mika, Wichita, four brothers, Vernon Gross, Hays, Harold Gross, Oklahoma City, Gerald Gross and Leslie Gross, both of Munjor; five sisters, Joann Dreiling, Patty Dreiling, Geraldine Brungardt all of Victoria, Kay VonLintel, Vincent, and Mary Taubert, Ellis; eight grandchildren, Kristopher Gross, Kara Gross, Kourtney Gross, Derick Gross, Devin Scavezze, Kyle Gross, Katie Gross, and Eryn Gross: and two great-grandchildren, Javon Searight and Leia Searight. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Leon Gross; and a sister-in-law, Viola Gross.


GROSS, Kenneth C.

b. 7 Oct 1935

d. 12 Sep 2008 - Hays, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, September 14, 2008

HAYS - Kenneth C. Gross, 72, died Sept. 12, 2008, in Hays. Born Oct. 7, 1935. Married Shirley DREILING. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Dr. Kirk, Kraig, Kent and Klay; brothers, Vernon, Harold, Gerald and Leslie; sisters, Joann Dreiling, Patty Dreiling, Geraldine Brungardt, Kay Von Lintel and Mary Taubert; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays.


GROSS, Kenneth C.

b. 7 Oct 1935 - Munjor, Kansas

d. 12 Sep 2008 - Hays, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Sunday, September 14, 2008

HAYS -- Kenneth C. Gross, 72, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008. Born Oct. 7, 1935, in Munjor, to Joseph J. and Rose (Pfannenstiel) Gross. Preceded in death by one brother; and one sister-in-law. Survivors: wife, Shirley of the home; four sons, Dr. Kirk M.D. and wife Lena of Dodge City, Kraig and wife Laure of Hays, Kent and wife Karla of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Klay and wife Mika of Wichita; four brothers; five sisters; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


GROTHE, Norma (Buller)

See Norma Buller


GROVER, Marie Dingman (Stumpf)

See Marie Stumpf


GRUNOW, Loraine Roth

b. 27 Apr 1918 - Saginaw, Michigan

d. 28 Dec 2004 - Saginaw, Michigan

From Saginaw News - Sunday, January 2, 2005

Child of - Ernest and Rose - Spouse's Name - Manuel (2) Edward (1)

Note: Nusz ancestral village is Dobrinka.