JACK, Amelia (Sieb)

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JACOBS, Bernadine

b. 20 May 1928 - Russell County, Kansas

d. 21 Oct 2008 - Great Bend, Kansas

From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - Friday, October 24, 2008

Bernadine Leiker, 80, of Great Bend, died Oct. 21 (2008) at Great Bend. She was born May 20, 1928, in Russell County, the daughter of John and Rosa Mermis Jacobs. Bernadine married Richard LEIKER. He died Aug. 10, 1987. Survivors include three daughters, Alice Kerr and husband Jim of Larned, Mary Jane Leiker of Great Bend and Donna Graf and husband Leonard W. of Beloit; a son, Wayne Leiker and wife Karen of Holton; a sister, Mary Schmeidler of Hays; a brother, Louis Jacobs of Gorham; seven grand-children and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Alfred Jacobs, Edwin Jacobs, Marvin Jacobs and her twin, Bernard Jacobs


JACOBS, Bernadine

b. 20 May 1928

d. 21 Oct 2008 - Great Bend, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, October 23, 2008

GREAT BEND - Bernadine Leiker, 80, died Oct. 21, 2008, at Great Bend. Born May 20, 1928. Married Richard LEIKER. He died Aug. 10, 1987. Survivors include: daughters, Alice Kerr, Mary Jane Leiker, and Donna Graf; son, Wayne; brother, Louis Jacobs; sister, Mary Schmeidler; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren


JACOBS, Bernard

b. abt 1915

d. 26 Oct 2008

From Hays Daily News - November 5, 2008

Bernard "Benny" Jacobs, 93, formerly of Hays, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008. Survivors include his wife, Henrietta; four sons, Don, Dan and Doug, all of Florida, and Dave, Nebraska; a daughter, Denise, Georgia; two brothers, Robert, California, and Jim, Hays; a sister, Bridget Diehl, Hays; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by an infant son and daughter; his parents, Frank and Magdelena (Kisner) Jacobs; two brothers, Jake and Ralph; and four sisters, Helen, Barbara Terenzi, Anne Steiger and Wilma Sokal.


JACOBS, Edward J.

b. 19 Sep 1926 - Tipton, Kansas

d. 5 Jul 2008 - Solomon, Kansas

From Abilene Reflector- Chronicle - Wednesday, Jul 09, 2008

SOLOMON — Edward J. Jacobs, 81, died Saturday, July 5, 2008, at his home in Solomon. Born Sept. 19, 1926, in Tipton, Kansas, the son of Edward M. and Margaret K. (Hoffman) Jacobs. Married Margaret E. FISCHER in Tipton. Surviving are his wife, Margaret, of the home; six children, Bond Jacobs and wife Gay, Grand Junction, Colorado, John E. Jacobs and wife Patricia, Salina, Kansas, Joan M. Huston and husband Mark, Olathe, Kansas, Jane E. Jacobs-Lowe and husband Richard, New York, New York, James E. Jacobs and wife Mary, Lenexa, Kansas, and Jean Odle and husband Ted, McPherson, Kansas; twelve grandchildren, Tinker Ducla and husband Jay, Jeremiah Jacobs and wife Sylvia, Michael Jacobs, Christine Jacobs, Jackie Jacobs, Emily Huston, Jessica Jacobs, Rachel Jacobs, Weston Jacobs, Maggie Jacobs, John Paul Jacobs, and Grace Jacobs; three great-grandchildren, Rya Jacobs, Brooklyn Covert and Sage Ducla; and also is survived by many nieces and nephews. (obituary was written and paid for by the family of Edward John Jacobs.)


JACOBS, James Richard

b. 19 Aug 1934 - Wichita, Kansas

d. 11 Oct 2008 - Wichita, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, October 12, 2008

James Richard "Dick" Jacobs, 74, of Wichita, passed away Saturday, October 11, 2008. He was born on August 19, 1934, in Wichita, the son of Joseph A. Jacobs and Catherine S. Werbach Jacobs. Dick was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Harold. Leroy, Jacob, and Charles, Robert and Paul, and sister, Dorothy Fitzgerald. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; sons and daughters-in-law, Tim and Carol Jacobs and Jim and Andrea Jacobs; brothers, Joe of Paoli, Okla., and Don (Sandy) of Wichita; sisters, Pat Hommertzheim of Wichita and Mary Jane Schuller (Gary) of Prince George, Va., and grandchildren, Matt Jacobs, Tyler Jacobs and Emily Jacobs.



b. abt 1927

d. 21 Oct 2008

From Wichita Eagle - Thursday, October 23, 2008

Jacobs, Joe M., 81, died Tues., Oct. 21, 2008. Preceded by son, Craig; parents, Joe and Theresia; brothers, Lawrence, Paul, and John; sisters, Marie Konecny and Frieda Hommertzheim. Survivors: wife, Alice; children, Darrell, Steve, Randy, Tom, and Kevin (Malia), all of Wichita, Dan (Debby), Evonne Gaylord (Tracy), all of Goddard, Darlene Valentine (Dean) of Valley Center; brothers, Henry of Wichita, Ed of Viola; 13 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.


JACOBS, Nelson C.

b. 19 Jun 1923 - Zenda, Kansas

d. 14 Nov 2008 - Kingman, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, November 18, 2008

KINGMAN - Nelson C. Jacobs, 85, died Nov. 14, 2008, at Kingman. Born June 19, 1923, in rural Zenda, the son of James W. and Maude Wilcox Jacobs. Survivors include: a nephew, Jim Jacobs, Hutchinson; and three nieces, Mary Morris, Wichita, Ruth Thrasher, Cunningham, and Karen Powell, Kingman. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, James W. Jacobs, and three sisters, Orba Day, Lois Jacobs, and Mary Lou Jacobs.


JACOBS, Oliver

b. 21Jan 1919 - Thorothan, Arkansas

d. 20 Dec 2007 - Claremore, Oklahoma

From Musgrove Merritt Smith Funeral Home - Claremore, Oklahoma

Funeral service for Oliver Jacobs 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 26, 2007 at the Bethel AME Church.   Mr. Jacobs passed away Thursday, December 20, 2007 at the age of 88.  The son of Jack and Pearl Junior Jacobs was born January 21, 1919 in Thorothan, Arkansas. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Alberta Jacobs, and brother Wilmer Jacobs.  Survivors include his stepson, Calvin Brown of Claremore; niece , Minnie Craig and husband Isiah of Carthage, Arkansas; great-nieces, Ebonie Dawn and Keiana Craig of Carthage, Arkansas; great-nephew, Norman Jacobs Sr.; 8 great-great nieces and nephews; special cousins, Ora Harper of Fordyce, Arkansas, Grover “Jake” Jacobs of Carthage, Arkansas; sister-in-law, Julia Redwine; caregiver, Essie Reaves; special friends, Curtis Cunoley, and R.D. Kirkland and many other nieces, nephews, and cousins.  


JACOBS, Richard L.

b. abt 1942

d. 23 Aug 2008 - St. Paul, Kansas

From Wichita Eagle - Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Jacobs, Richard L., 66, passed away Sat. Aug. (23) 2008 in St. Paul, KS. Preceded in death by parents Peter and Mary Jacobs, brothers Peter, Jr., Lawrence and Tom, sisters Johanna Wong and Vivian Minks. Survivors: brothers Henry, Earnest, Floyd, Michael all of Wichita, Larry of Haysville, sisters Marie Lloyd of CA, Velma McClain of KS, Shirley Epps of FL, Geraldine Simon and Linda Sue Black of Wichita, aunt Letha Jacobs and many nieces and nephews.



b. 14 Jan 1918 - Pfeifer, Kansas

d. 29 Aug 2008 - Sedgwick, Kansas

From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - Monday, August 31, 2008

OLMITZ — Rose C. Bahr, 90, died Aug. 29 (2008) in Sedgwick. Born Jan. 14, 1918, at Pfeifer, the daughter of Alois (Albert) and Katherine (Meder) Jacobs. Married Paul F. BAHR. He died on Aug. 28, 1999. Survivors include a son, John Bahr and wife Ann of Wichita; three daughters, Theresa Herrman and husband Ron of Austin, Texas, Barbara Kuntz and husband Leon of Park and Florence Curtis of Wichita; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Bill, Jerome and Clem Jacobs; an infant brother, Joseph Jacobs; and five sisters, Alice Jacobs, Frances Jacobs, Pauline Breit, Mary Haberman and Dorothy Dreiling.


JACOBS, Velma D.

b. abt 1930

d. 30 Jun 2008

From Hays Daily News - Thursday, July 17, 2008

Velma D. Jacobs, 78, died Monday, June 30, 2008. Survivors include her husband, M.J. Jacobs, Wichita; two sons, Clyde Jacobs, Derby, and Timothy Jacobs, Norwich; five daughters, Linda Zeorlin, Overland Park, Vanessa Condreay, and Lucy Capps, both of Wichita, LouAnn Truelove, Sterling, and Lavonna Badden, Poplar Grove, Ill.; and 30 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jennifer Jacobs.


JACOBS, Virginia

b. 29 May 1916

d. 16 Jun 2008 - Hays, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - June 17, 2008

Virginia Schlegel, 92, Hays, died Monday, June 16, 2008, at Hays. Born May 29, 1916, to John Peter and Margaret (Kisner) Jacobs. Married Elmer SCHLEGEL. He preceded her in death in May 1988. Survivors include two sons, Myron Schlegel and wife, Carol, Hays, and Elmer Schlegel and wife, Myrna, Ogallah; two brothers, Ray Jacobs, Denver, and Alfred Jacobs, Salina; two sisters, Rose Breit, Wichita, and Bridget Karst, Hays; and five grandchildren, Will Schlegel, Lisa Schlegel, Kim Schlegel, Callie Schlegel and Jake Schlegel. She was preceded in death by her husband Elmer; a daughter, Ruella Schlegel; three brothers, Ig Jacobs, Andrew Jacobs and Victor Jacobs; and three sisters, Helen Schupman, Margaret Schupman and Ann Pfannenstiel.


JACOBS, William Edward, Sr.

b. 27 Dec 1931 - Rock Springs, Wyoming

d. 30 Jul 2008 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From Joliffe Funeral Home, Scottsbluff, Nebraska August 3, 2008

William Edward Jacobs, Sr., 76, of Scottsbluff, passed away Wednesday evening, July 30, 2008. Born December 27, 1931 at Rock Springs, WY., the son of Melvin William Ted and Phyllis Christina (Hansen) Jacobs. Married to Charlene HADDIX in 1952 and they were later divorced. In 1956 he married Evelyn SHERARD with whom they had four children. They were later divorced. In the end he was reunited with Charlene and they had many happy years together. Survivors include Charlene, children Bill, Jr. (Jackie), Ted (Marlaine), Kathy (Chris Shrontz), Janeen (Phil Metivia), 10 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, brother G. Richard (Connie) and sister Diane (Daryl Thompson), numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and his children’s mother Evelyn.



b. 29 Sep 1921 - Hillsboro, North Dakota

d. 16 Aug 2008

From Billings Gazette , Billings, MT - 18 Aug 2008

LeRoy "Jake" Jacobson passed away on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008. Born Sept. 29, 1921, son of Alex and Olga Jacobson, in Hillsboro, N.D. He attended schools in the Hillsboro area. Married Lorraine AASEN. They divorced in 1984. He then married Mary Mayville. Jake is survived by son, Robert A. Jacobson of Green Brae; daughters, Karen (Gary) Weickum of Boise, Idaho, Mary (Larry) Staley of Billings, Luanne Littleton of Billings; stepson, Wilbur "Willie" (Loretta) Oblender of Pompeys Pillar; stepdaughter, Myrna (Marvin) Robinette of Columbus; grandchildren, Ryan and Craig Staley, Rainey Schmiedeke, Daisy Fry, Rosezena Booth, Kent and Tim Oblender, Colleen Keller, Brad and Todd Robinette; and 15 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Janet Reinhardt of Tucson, Ariz., and sister-in-law Bev Jacobson of Hillsboro, N.D., and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Buddy, sister Mercedes, great-grandson Keaton and his wife, Mary.


JANSEN, Dorothy Jean (Patterson)

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JANSEN, Elizabeth

b. 6 Oct 1938 - Maize, Kansas

d. 10 April 2008 - Garden Plain, Kansas

From Wichita Eagle - Saturday, April 12, 2008

GARDEN PLAIN - Leis, Elizabeth (Jansen) "Betty," 69, died April 10, 2008. Mrs. Leis was born Oct. 6, 1938 in Maize, Kan., daughter of the late William M. and Theresa M. (Thimmesch) Jansen. Married David Leis in Wichita. Preceded in death by her parents and brother, Marvin Jansen. Survivors: husband, David (LEIS); sons, Paul "Buck" and wife, Vickie of Wichita, Darin and wife, Brenda of Garden Plain; daughters, LuAnn and husband, Gary Sauber of Wichita, Laura Leis of Austin, Texas; brothers, Albert Jansen of Colwich, Leeroy Jansen of Wichita; sisters, Delores F. Becker of Conway Springs, Lois A. Becker of Cunningham; sister-in-law, Carol Jansen of Wichita; grandchildren, Thomas and Abby Sauber; 2 step-grandchildren; 2 step-great-grandchildren.


JANSSEN, Norma Jean (Erb)

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JANTZ, Amanda

b. 27 Jun 1918

d. 11 Dec 2008 - Moundridge, Kansas

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

DURHAM - Amanda Wedel, 90, died Dec. 11, 2008, at Moundridge. Born June 27, 1918, the daughter of Ben T. and Lavina Koehn Jantz. Married Glenn O. WEDEL. He died in 1989. Survivors include: son, Wendell and Linda; daughter, Nedine and Roy Davis; brothers, Obed and Willard Jantz; sister, Lela Wedel; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

JANTZ, Elmer

b. 8 Jan 1917 - Montezuma, Kansas

d. 15 Oct 2008

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, October 17, 2008

BURNS - Elmer Jantz, 91, died Oct. 15, 2008. Born Jan. 8, 1917, in Montezuma, the son of Eli B. and Adina Eck Jantz. Married Dorothy KOEHN in Halstead. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Jerald and wife, LaVonne, Burns, and James and wife, Karen, El Dorado; daughter, Cheryl Koehn and husband, Richard, DeRidder, La.; sister, Frances Koehn, Montezuma; seven grand-children; and 17 great-grandchildren. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Eden Mennonite Church, Burns.


JANTZ, Elvera Viola (Unruh)

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JANTZ, Kevin

b. 7 Dec 1961

d. 22 Nov 2008 - Wichita, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, November 26, 2008

NEWTON - Kevin Jantz, 46, died Nov. 22, 2008, Wichita. Born Dec. 7, 1961, the son of Donald R and Marcella Quiring. Survivors include: his mother; stepfather, Norman Rogers; brother Steve Jantz, Berry Craig; sisters, Sharon Skidmore, Kristen Burkhart, and Beth Smith; seven nieces; and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, grandparents and one aunt. There will be a private family service.


JANTZ, Kevin

b. 7 Dec 1961

d. 22 Nov 2008 - Elbing, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - Wednesday, November 25, 2008

NEWTON — Kevin Jantz, 46, died Saturday (Nov. 22, 2008) in rural Elbing as the result of a hunting accident. Survivors: mother, Marcella Jantz; stepfather, Norman Rogers; brothers, Steve Jantz, Berry Craig; sisters, Sharon Skidmore, Kristen Burkhart, Beth Smith A private family graveside service will be conducted at Restlawn Gardens of Memory in rural Newton.


JANTZ, Leonard Orval

b. 5 Feb 1917 - Ringwood, Oklahoma

d. 8 Apr 2005 - Enid, Oklahoma

From Ultimate Tribute

Leonard Orval Jantz - 1917 - 2005 - GOLTRY-Funeral service for Leonard Orval Jantz, 88, Tuesday, April 12, 2005 at 10:00 A.M. at Community Bible Church in Goltry. Leonard Orval Jantz was born on February 5, 1917 at Ringwood, the son of Otis C. Jantz and Lizzie Johnson and passed from this life April 8, 2005 in Enid. Married Donna Geraldine ROUTH. Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie Winchester of Douglas and Connie Walton and husband, Bill of El Dorado, Kansas; two brothers, Carl of Nebraska and Phil of Helena; two sisters, Virginia Mercer of Enid and Leola Schmidt of Helena; three grandchildren, Twilla Walton of Houston, Texas, Keith Winchester of Douglas and Brenda Louthan of Towanda, Kansas and four great-grandchildren. Leonard is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Donna, three brothers, Teddy, Glen and Danver and three sisters, Edna, LaVera and Clara


JANTZ, Margaret L. (Dieker)

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JANTZ, Mildred (Knak)

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JANTZ, Mildred R.

b. 4 Jun 1922

d. 24 Sep 2008

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, September 26, 2008

DODGE CITY - Mildred R. Beadle, 86, died September 24, 2008. Born June 4, 1922, the daughter of David and Anna (Schmidt) Jantz. Married Ed BEADLE in Dodge City. He survives. Other survivors include: son, Keith; daughters, Kathy Beadle and Kristy Gillman; brothers, Floyd and Ervin Jantz; sisters, Elda Giesbrecht and Carolina Koehn; and three grandchildren. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Grace Community Church.


JANTZ, Warren Leo

b. 13 Sep 1927

d. 5 May 2008 - Pratt, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, May 7, 2008

PRATT - Warren Leo Jantz, 80, died May 5, 2008 at Pratt. Born Sept. 13, 1927.
Married Maxine Carolyn PETERSON in Pratt. She survives. Other survivors include: son, Alan D. and wife Debbie, Pratt; a daughter, Marsha E. and husband Delmar Thompson, Lawrence; a sister, Joyce L. Phillips, Kansas City, Mo.; and two granddaughters, Misha and Jessica Thompson, both of Lawrence


JANTZEN, Benhard Fred

b. 30 Oct 1915 - Okeene, Oklahoma

d. 6 Nov 2005 - Enid, Oklahoma

From Ulimate Tribute

Benhard Fred Jantzen - 1915 – 2005 - Ringwood-Funeral service for Benhard Jantzen, 90, Wednesday, November 9, 2005 at 2:00 P.M. at Faith Center Fellowship in Meno . Benhard Jantzen was born at Okeene to Fred Jantzen and Martha Hintergardt Jantzen on October 30, 1915 and passed from this life on November 6, 2005 in Enid. Married Velva Broomfield. Survivors include one son, Freddie and wife, Linda of Okeene; five sisters, Evelyn Koehn of Enid, Tillie Cayot of Cushing, Lucille Campbell of Ringwood, Lillian Schmidt of Sedalia, Kentucky and LaVera Eck of Las Animas, Colorado; six grandchildren, Brenda Jordan, Audrey Seal, Marty Jantzen, Tami Chance, Toni Webb and Ricky Chance; fifteen great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Those who preceded Benhard in death are Velva, his wife of 66 years and 11 months; three sons, Sidney, Autry and Zendell; and one brother, Johnnie Jantzen





b. 19 May 1905 - Okeene, Oklahoma

d. 6 May 1986 - Okeene, Oklahoma

From Okeene Record - Thursday, May 15, 1986

JANTZEN, HENRY 1905-1986 - Henry Jantzen died May 6, 1986, at Okeene at the age of 80 years. Born May 19, 1905, at the farm home southeast of Okeene. Married Rachel LAUBACH. He is survived by his wife, Rachel; two daughters and their husbands: Kenneth and Mildred Slaght of Okeene, Oklahoma, and Earl Gene and Dorothy Randolph of Enid, Oklahoma; one brother, Adolph of Hitchcock, Oklahoma; one sister, Lydia Johnson of Fresno, California; four grandchildren, Linda Taylor, Sandra Blehm, Kelly Merrifield, and Taylor Randolph; and three great grandchildren, Trevor Taylor, and Sarah and Henry Merrifield. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son, ten brothers, and three sisters. Note: Wife Rachel was daughter of George Peter Nusz and Mary Catherine Wolf. Son-in-law Kenneth Slaght was the son of Delphia Nusz who was from the Johann Georg(Geo. J. Sr in America) and Christina Nivate.-----Geo. J. Sr and Geo Peter were Brothers.



JANTZEN, Lillie (Haffner)

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b. 27 JAN 1918 - Watova, Oklahoma

d. 25 Mar 2005 - Enid, Oklahoma

From Ultimate Tribute.

Lloyd H. Jantzen - 1918 - 2005 - Ringwood-Funeral service for Lloyd H. Jantzen will be Monday, March 28, 2005 at 10:00 A.M. at New Hopedale Mennonite Church in Meno . Lloyd H. Jantzen was born on January 27, 1918 in Watova to William Jantzen and Katie Buller Jantzen and passed from this life on March 25, 2005 at Enid. Married Alice BARTEL. They had four boys, Bill E. Joe, Ronald, Jay Dee and Max. Lloyd is survived by Alice, his wife of 64 years; four sons, Ronald and wife, Dyana of Porter, Jay Dee and wife, Karen of Yukon, Max and wife, Wendy of Ringwood; one daughter-in-law, Joan Dewey and husband, Larry Don of Medford; one son, Galen Jantzen and wife, Becky of Allen; one daughter, Margie Landrum and husband, Harley of Enid; eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren; two brothers, Jake of Ringwood and Arnold of Meno and one sister, Pearl Unruh of Anaheim, California. Lloyd was preceded in death by one son, Bill E. Joe, one brother, Earl and one sister, Edna Eck.



b. 1889

d. 20 January 1924 - Nowater, Oklahoma

From Okeene Record - Friday, January 25, 1924

JANTZEN, LOUIS J. 1889-1924 - Louis J Jantzen, formerly of Okeene, but who was living at Nowater, Oklahoma, received injuries in an accident Sunday morning January 20, 1924, which resulted in his death a few hours later. According to the information we received, Mr. Jantzen was building a fire and started to pour some coal oil in the stove from a five gallon can, containing about a half gallon of coal oil. The can exploded with great force, breaking all the windows in the room and blowing the dishes off of the table. Part of the can struck Mr. Jantzen in the stomach and it was thought that this was his fatal injury. He was married and leaves one child besides his wife and other relatives. He was 34 years of age.


JANTZEN, Velva Eleanor (Broomfield)

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JANZ, Dorothy Darlene (Penner)

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JANZ, Joseph Eugene

b. 6 Aug 1927 - Carniege, Oklahoma

d. 12 Oct 2008 - Inola, Oklahoma

From Musgrove Merritt Smith Funeral Home - Claremore, Oklahoma

Funeral service for Joseph Eugene Janz 11 a.m., Mon., Oct. 20, at Eden Mennonite Church, Inola. Joseph died Sun., Oct. 12, 2008, at the Inola at the age of 81.  The son of Simon Peter and Philbena (Jantz) Janz was born Aug. 6, 1927, in Carniege, OK. Married Dorothy Darlene PENNER in the Herold Mennonite Church at Bessie, OK. Joseph is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy in 2005; his parents; sister, Verna Janz; and grandchildren: Julianne Janz and Pistal Crane.  He is survived by his children: Rosalie Walton and husband, Scott of Inola, Daniel Janz of Tulsa, David Janz and wife, Miharti of Claremore, Gloria Janz of Tulsa, and Dale Janz and wife, Angela of Inola; grandchildren: Matt and Joe Walton, Rachel Crane, Hunter, Jordan, Brielle, and LoriAnne Janz; great-grandchildren: Gage and Jada Crane; sisters: Winnona Jantzen and husband, Elmer of Kingman KS, Vera Jackson of Lawton, and Loritha Boone of Florida; and many nieces and nephews. 


JANZEN, Arthur

b. 27 Nov 1918 - Walton, Kansas

d. 17 May 2008 - North Newton, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, May 22, 2008

NORTH NEWTON - Arthur Janzen, 89, died May 17, 2008 at North Newton. Born Nov. 27, 1918, at Walton, to Dan R. and Tina (Schmidt) Janzen. Survivors include: son, Randall Janzen of Turpin, Okla.; brother, Floyd Janzen, Hesston; and niece, Lois Loflin of Halstead He is preceded in death by one brother, one sister; father, Dan R. Janzen; mother, Tina Janzen; and wife, Helen (Schmidt) Janzen. from 1 to 9 p.m. today at Petersen Funeral Home, Newton.


JANZEN, Arthur

b. 27 Nov 1918 - Walton, Kansas

d. 17 May 2008 - Newton, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - Monday , May 26, 2008

NEWTON — Arthur Janzen, 89, passed away Saturday (May 17, 2008) in North Newton. Born Nov. 27, 1918, to Dan R. and Tina (Schmidt) Janzen. They preceded him in death. Married Helen R. SCHMIDT. She survives of Kidron Bethel Health Care. Survivors include a son, Randall, and his wife, Rachel, of Turpin, Okla.; granddaughter, Kristina, and husband, Pete Brady, of Liberal; grandson, Kristopher Janzen of Edmond, Okla.; and two great-grandchildren, Skyler and Ashlynn Brady. Arthur has one surviving brother, Floyd and Anna


JANZEN, Cornelius

b. unk

d. abt April 1930

From Musgrove Merriott Smith Funeral Home - Claremore, Oklahoma

Service For: Cornelius Janzen Date of Service: Saturday, April 19, 1930 Location of Service: Family Home Viewing Information: Farmer


JANZEN, Helen M.

b. abt 1920

d. 5 Jun 2008

From Wichita Eagle - Friday, June 6, 2008

ANDOVER - Janzen, Helen M., age 88 passed away Thursday, June 5, 2008. She is preceded in death by her husband, Theodore Janzen. Helen is survived by, nephew Alvin Janzen, Wellington, niece Vickie Jolley, Georgia, great niece Shari Borger, Andover, and great nephew, Robbie Janzen, Wellington.


JANZEN, Katherine M.

b. 14 Mar 1939 - Wichita, Kansas

d. 30 Sep 2008 - Newton, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, October 1, 2008

NEWTON - Katherine M. Janzen, 69, died Sept. 30, 2008, Newton. Born March 14, 1939, the daughter of Ella Janzen, in Wichita, Kansas. She preceded her in death. Survivors include: several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday at Petersen Funeral Home, Newton.


JANZEN, Walter H.

b. 6 Jun 1920 - Goessel, Kansas

d. 17 Aug 2008 - Newton, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, August 12, 2008

NEWTON - Walter H. Janzen, 88, died Aug. 17, 2008, at Newton. Born June 6, 1920, in rural Goessel, the son of Cornelius K. and Sarah Hiebert Janzen. Survivors include: three brothers, Edwin H. and Mary Jane, North Newton, Elmer H., Wichita, and Adolph H. and Alice Janzen, Enid, Okla.; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Arthur H., Abe H. and Cornelius "Curt" H. Janzen, and a sister, Lydia Flaming. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home Chapel, Newton.


JEFFREY, Marion (Ehrlich)

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JENISCH, Leona L. (Schneweis)

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JENNISON, Vera Jennie

b. 29 Aug 1912 - Utica, Kansas

d. 9 Aug 2008 - Quinter, Kansas

From Salina Journal- Tuesday, August 12, 2008

QUINTER -- Vera Jennie Lundgren, 95, Quinter, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008. Born Aug. 29, 1912, on her grandparents' farm near Utica to the late Charles and Elda (Askew) Jennison. Survivors include sons, Larry J. and Darrel J., both of Gove; daughter, Sheila G. Beougher, Gove; seven grand-children; eight great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; brother, Bradley Jennison; and sister, Lourena Magie.


JENNNISON, Vera Jennie

b. 29 Aug 1912 - Utica, Kansas -

d. 9 Aug 2008 - Quinter, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Vera Jennie Lundgren, 95, Quinter, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, at Quinter. Born Aug. 29, 1912, near Utica to Charles and Elda (Askew) Jennison. Married Harold J. LUNDGREN. He preceded her in death Jan. 19, 2000. Survivors include two sons, Larry J. Lundgren and Darrel J. Lundgren, both of Gove; a daughter, Sheila G. Beougher, Gove; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.


JERGER, Elsie (Schwindt)

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JESSE, Hilde (Bobermin)

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JOHANNES, Darlene (Hessler)

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b. 12 Oct 1918 - Mitchell, Nebraska

d. 2 Oct 2008 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From Scottsbluff Star Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - 6 Oct 2008

MITCHELL - Helen M. Schneider, 89, of Mitchell, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008, in Scottsbluff. Helen was born Oct. 12, 1918, at Mitchell to Peter and Katherine (Reitz) Johannes. Married Ben SCHNEIDER. She is survived by her husband, Ben of 66 years; daughter, Nancy (Mike) Kearns; granddaughter, Keelie Kearns (Duane Dike); grandson, Chad (Kaci) Kearns; great-granddaughter, Karlie Johnson; step-great grandsons, Colby and Creighton Dike, all of Mitchell; son, Russ (Cathy) Schneider of Vienna, Va.; granddaughter, Nancy (Todd) LaSala; great-grandsons, Anthony and Samuel of Overland Park, Kan.; granddaughter, Jennifer (Jim) Hannesschlager of Arlington, Va.; and grandson, Todd (Jennifer) Schneider of San Diego, Calif. Helen was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Katherine and Elizabeth; and brothers, Peter III, Henry, William and John.


JOHNSON, Gladys Marie (Strahl)

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JONES, Dale W.

b. 13 Sep 1928 -

d. 19 Sep 2008 - Great Bend, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, September 21, 2008

GREAT BEND - Dale W. Jones, 80, died Sept. 19, 2008, at Great Bend. He was born Sept. 13, 1928. Married Margareta Ann APPEL. She died Dec. 24, 1990. On April 28, 1994, he married Opal MILLER. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Armand H. and William L.; daughter, Astrid M. Kammerlander; stepdaughters, Angela Miller and Donna Wharton; brother, Clarence E.; six grandchildren; two step-grandsons; four great-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandsons.


JONES, Myrna Rose

b. 5 October 1937 - Klein, Montana

d. 3 Nov 2008 - Billings, Montana

From Billings Gazette, Billings, MT - 5 Nov 2008

LAUREL - Myrna Rose Wombolt, 71, of Laurel, died Nov. 3, 2008, at Billings Clinic with her family by her side. She was born Oct. 5, 1937, to Arnold Jones and Lorna (Poole) Jones. She is survived by her husband Frank (WOMBOLT) of 53 years of Laurel; her son, Leonard (Kim) Wombolt of Laurel; daughter Linda Wombolt of Manderson, Wyo.; her son, Tim (Jody)Wombolt of Laurel; sister Viva (Ed) Schwab of Whitehall; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Rose was preceded in death by her parents and son John Wombolt


JORDAN, Esther (Schnell)

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JOST, Eloise (Eitzen)

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JOST, Kathryn

b. 28 May 1913 - Hooker, Oklahoma

d. 4 Dec 2008 - Hillsboro, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, December 7, 2008

HILLSBORO - Kathryn Klassen, 95, died Nov. (sic) 4, 2008, at Hillsboro. Born May 28, 1913, in Hooker, Okla., the daughter of Peter R. Jost and Agnes Flaming Jost. Married Peter M. KLASSEN. He died in 1995. Survivors include: two sons, Vernon and wife, Pat, and Daryle and wife, Shirley; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the First Mennonite Church, Hillsboro.


JOST, Marvin G.

b. 31 Jan 1918

d. 28 Nov 2008 - Hillsboro, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, November 30, 2008

HILLSBORO - Marvin G. Jost, 90, died Nov. 28, 2008, at Hillsboro. Born Jan. 31, 1918. Married Rosella FRANZ. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Dale and Shirley, and James and Colleen; daughters, Cheryl and Larry McJunkin, and Loretta and Gaylen Nuefeld; brothers, Leroy and Dean; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Cemetery.