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RADKE, Margaret JoAnn (Boele)

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RANKIN, Carole J.

            b.  31 Mar 1940 - Hutchinson, Kansas

            d.  13 June 2010 - Hutchinson, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, June 15, 2010

PLEVNA - Carole J. Unruh, 70, died  June 13, 2010, at Hutchinson.   Born March 31, 1940, in Hutchinson, the daughter of Paul Wilber and Thelma Edna Baughman Rankin.   Survivors and their spouses include: a son, Troy and Brenda Unruh, Arlington; two sisters, Leona and Dean Zongker, Plevna, Donna and C.J. Dennis, Merritt Island, Florida; four nieces and two nephews.   Preceded in death by her parents.



RANKIN, Janet S.

            b.  15 Feb 1951

            d.  20 Oct 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, October 21, 2010

GREAT BEND - Janet S. Brack, 59, died Oct. 20, 2010.   Born Feb. 15, 1951, to Rolla and Helen Blacketer Rankin.  On July 29, 1992, she married GREG BRACK. He survives. Other survivors include: her father, Rolla Rankin; a son, Cally Piland; daughters, Amanda Piland and Jamie Peschka; sisters, Catherine Rankin and Patricia Rankin; brothers, Mark Rankin and Steve Rankin; and six grandchildren.



RANKIN, Janet S.

            b.  15 Feb  1951 - Marysville, Missouri

            d.  20 Oct 2010 - Great Bend, Kansas

From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - Thursday, October 21, 2010

Janet S. Brack, 59, of Great Bend, died Oct. 20 (2010).   Born Feb. 15, 1951, at Maryville, Mo., the daughter of Rolla and Helen (Blacketer) Rankin. She married GREG BRACK on July 29, 1992.  Survivors include her husband, GREG BRACK, of the home; her father, Rolla Rankin of Newton; one son, Cally Piland and wife Emily of Peosta, Iowa; two daughters, Amanda Piland and husband David of Centennial, Colo., and Jamie Peschka and husband Thomas of Great Bend; two sisters, Catherine Rankin and companion Roman Theis of Newton and Patricia Rankin of Kansas City, Mo.; two brothers, Mark Rankin and wife LeAnna of Pratt and Steve Rankin and wife Cindy of Newton; and six grandchildren, Zac Piland, Cally Piland, Jr., Rolla Piland, Claira Piland, Jacob Peschka and Logan Peschka.




            b.  13 Apr 1936

            d.  27 Mar 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, March 28, 2010

NESS CITY - Rita May Leiker, 75, died March 27, 2010.   Born April 13, 1936, to Leo and Katherine Eichman Raskopf.  On Nov. 24, 1956, she married NORBERT "TUBBY" LEIKER. He died April 30, 2006. Survivors include: a son, Phil; daughters, Monica Leiker and Marianne Hartman; sisters, Nancy Snodgrass and Kay Pfaff; and seven grandchildren. 




            b.  30 Jan 1944 - Smith Center, Kansas

            d.  17 Sep 2010 - Kensington, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Sunday, September 19, 2010

KENSINGTON -- Dean LeRoy Ratliff, 66, died  Sept. 17, 2010. Born Jan. 30, 1944, in Smith Center to Pearl (Gutzman) and Wayne Ratliff. Survivors: mother, Pearl, of Kensington; two sons, Kent, of Smith Center, and Kelly, of Phillipsburg; daughter, Tina Larrison, of Almena; five brothers; three sisters; and seven grandchildren.



RATZLAFF, Kenton Lee

            b.  1 Jun 1959 - Newton, Kansas

            d.  22 July 2010 - Pine Bluff, Arkansas

From Newton Kansan - Friday, August 13, 2010

Kenton Lee Ratzlaff, 51, of Fairview, Okla., died on July 22, 2010, in Pine Bluff, Ark.   Born on June 1, 1959, in Newton to Arlin Dee and Janora May Becker Ratzlaff of North Newton.   Married  SHELLY KESSINGER.

Survived by his wife, Shelly of the home; his sons, Dustin Lee Ratzlaff of Fort Worth, Texas, Chase D. Ratzlaff of Ringwood, Okla., Bricen Kessinger of Weatherford, Okla., and Tyler Kessinger of Marlow, Okla.; one granddaughter, Kimber Kessinger; his parents, Arlin and Janora Ratzlaff of Newton; one brother, Jay Ratzlaff of Paola; and one sister, Ann Hiebert of Goessel.




            b.  19 March 1926 - Buhler, Kansas

            d.  18 Dec 2009 - Hutchinson, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Monday, January 4, 2010

Ray E. Ratzlaff, 83, died  December 18, 2009.    Born March 19, 1926, at Buhler, to John K. and Sarah Regier Ratzlaff.

Married BETTY M. WALL  She survives. Other survivors include: a son, Ronald, Hutchinson; two brothers, Lavern, Westminster, Calif., Merle, Santa Ana, Calif.; a sister, Thelma Smith, Hesston; three grandchildren, Anthony Bauder, Ronda and Tiffany; and five great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by three infant children and a daughter, Kay Ratzlaff.   Cremation has taken place.



RATZLAFF, Twila A. (Eitel)

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            b.  13 Jul 1912

            d.  10 Aug 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, August 12, 2010

GOESSEL - Wilbur Ratzlaff, 98, died Aug. 10, 2010. Born July 13, 1912, to John J. and Mary Enns Ratzlaff. On Dec. 28, 1937, he married VIOLA A. GLENN. She died Jan. 22, 2009.   Survivors: sons, Robert, Donald; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Lee. 




            b.  13 Jul 1912 - McPherson County, Kansas

            d.  10 Aug 2010 - Goessel, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - Friday, August 13, 2010

GOESSEL — Wilbur Ratzlaff, 98, died Tuesday (Aug. 10, 2010)  in Goessel.  Born July 13, 1912, in McPherson County, the son of John Jacob and Mary Enns Ratzlaff.   On Dec. 28, 1937, he married VIOLA ANNA GLENN .  She passed away on Jan. 22, 2009.  Survivors include two sons, Robert and wife Betty of Wichita, and Donald and wife Linda of Rogers, Ark.; grandchildren, Keith and Nicole Ratzlaff, Brian Ratzlaff, Shelli and Tim Collins and Tammy and Jacob Gunden; 10 great-grandchildren, Davis, Carson, Harper, Nathan, Ryan, Olivia, Logan, Haedyn, Addilyn and Braylen; and one brother, Lee of Goessel. Preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, John and Orick.




            b.  17 Feb 1948  - Hutchinson, Kansas

            d.  5 Oct 2010 - Hutchinson, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, October 7, 2010

Craig E. Ratzloff, 62, of Hutchinson, died Oct. 5, 2010.  Born Feb. 17, 1948 in Hutchinson, the son of Robert L. and Evelyn J. Craig Ratzloff.   Survivors include: a sister, Judith Beals; two brothers, Michael Ratzloff and Douglas Ratzloff all of Hutchinson; and several nephews and nieces. Preceded in death by his parents.




            b.  28 Oct 1925 - Montezuma, Kansas

            d.  23 Aug 2010 - Hutchinson, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Robert L. "Bob" Ratzloff, 84, of Hutchinson, died Aug. 23, 2010.  Born Oct. 28, 1925 in Montezuma, the son of Tobis H. and Anna Mae Wedel Ratzloff.  On Dec. 4, 1943 he married EVELYN J. CRAIG ; she died April 18, 1995. Survivors are his children; Craig Razloff, Judith Beals, Michael Ratzloff and Douglas Ratzloff, all of Hutchinson, nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by three brothers; Herman, Alfred and Eugene; and three sisters; Leona Gray, Betty Green and Dorothy Ball. 



RAU, Fay Delila (Higgins)

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REAVIS, Cindy (Hessler)

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REBER, Wanda Marie

            b.  19 Apr 1928

            d.  28 Nov 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, November 30, 2010

INMAN - Wanda Marie Neufeld, 83, died Nov. 28, 2010.   Born April 19, 1928, to Gilbert and Lola Shomber Reber.  On Sept. 8, 1949, she married ADOLF NEUFELD. He survives. Other survivors include: daughter, Marilyn Marshall; brother, Robert Reber; sister, Catherine Molzen; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.



REBER,  Wanda Marie

            b.  19 Apr 1928 - Newton, Kansas

            d.  28 Nov 2010 - Wichita, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - Wednesday, December 1, 2010

NEWTON — Wanda Marie Neufeld, 83, passed away on Sunday (Nov. 28, 2010)  in Wichita.  Born April 19, 1928, in Newton, the daughter of Gilbert and Lola Shomber Reber.   On Sept. 28, 1949, she married ADOLF NEUFELD . He survives. Other survivors include: her daughter, Marilyn Marshall of Salina; one brother, Robert (Iva) Reber of Newton; one sister, Catherine (Allen) Molzen of Wamego; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.



REDGER, Mary Ann

            b.  18 Apr  1927 - Gray County, Kansas

            b.  1 Feb 2010 - Hutchinson, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News -  Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Mary Ann Redger, 82, died Feb. 1, 2010,  in Hutchinson.   Born April 18, 1927, in Gray County, to Daniel and Dena Koehn Redger.   Survivors include: a brother-in-law, Kenneth Martens, Ithaca, Mich.; four nephews and nine nieces.  Preceded in death by five brothers, Albert, Lester, Harry, Frank and Abner; three sisters, Martha Redger, Magdalene Dukelow and Matilda Martens; and a nephew, Daniel Dukelow. 




            b.  20 Dec 1914 - Hutchinson, Kansas

            d.  10 Sep 2010 - Newton, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, September 12, 2010

Velma P. Flickinger, 95, died Sept. 10, 2010, at  Newton.  Born on Dec. 20, 1914, in Hutchinson. She was the daughter of Samuel Troyer and Matilda Rediger.   Married CURTIS E. FLICKINGER. He preceded her in death. In addition, her daughter, Carol Wichert-Grumbein, preceded her in death.   Survived by her daughter, Connie Friesen and son-in-law David Friesen, Hutchinson; a brother, Dean Troyer, Englewood, Colo.; two sisters, Maxine Bontrager, Newton, and Arlene Friesen, Johnson; grandchildren, Bryan Wichert, Heidi Harris, Josh Wichert and Laura Prince, Hutchinson; and six great-grandchildren.



REGEHR, Susie A. Froese (Ensz)

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REGIER, Amy L. (Ensz)

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            b.  30 Oct 1914 - Newton, Kansas

            d.  25 Apr 2010 - Filadelfia, Chaco, Paraguay, SA

From Newton Kansas - Friday, April 30, 2010

NEWTON — Clara Regier Schmidt, 95, died on Sunday (April 25, 2010) in Filadelfia, Chaco, Paraguay, South America.  Born Oct. 30, 1914, to Ben C. and Agatha Andres Regier in rural Newton.   Married DR. JOHN R. SCHMIDT in August 1943. Together they spent many years working in Paraguay under Mennonite Central Committee.   Survived by eight children and their spouses, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Other survivors include her sister, Anna Harder, with husband Gerhard Harder of rural Whitewater; sister-in-law Elsie Regier of North Newton; and brother Edwin Regier, with wife Ella Regier of rural Newton.



REGIER, Dorothea E.

            b.  29 Aug 1928 - Peabody, Kansas

            d.  7 Dec  2010 - Hesston, Kansas

From Newton Kansan  - Saturday, December 11, 2010

HESSTON — Dorothea E. Goering, 82, died on Tuesday (Dec. 7, 2010).  Born on Aug. 29, 1928, to C.P. and Helen (Toevs) Regier of Peabody.   Married HERBERT D. GOERING in 1950. He died in 2004.   Survived by her daughters, Constance of Albuquerque, N.M., and Roberta and husband Jerry Anderson of Chicago; sons, David and wife Cathy Anderson of Newton, Charles and wife Anne Simpkins of Burlington, N.C., and Loren and wife Melissa Cahn of Lords Valley, Pa.; brother, Lawrence and wife Doris of Palm City, Fla.; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Walter Regier of Moundridge, Martha Sundgren of North Newton, Rosella Goering Brandt and Ray Brandt of North Newton, John and Orletta Goering of Portland, Ore., Leonard and Delores Goering of North Newton, Jim and Ida Goering of Dayton, Va., JoAnn and Tony Epp of Goessel, Harry and Rosie Goering of Menifee, Calif., and Hildred Goering of Ayden, N.C. Dorothea has eight grandchildren, Davis, Kate, Elisabeth, Dominic, Emma, Abraham, August and Lisa. Preceded in death by her husband, Herb Goering; parents, C.P. and Helen (Toevs) Regier; stepmother, Susie Regier; sister, Darlene Regier; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Elva and Dan J. Goering, Walter and Della Goering, Frieda Regier, Alvin Goering, Willard and Alice Goering, Dan H. and Grace Goering, Archer Sundgren, Art Goering, Gene Goering and Larry Goering.




            b.  20 Feb 1933

            d.  24 May 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday,  May 27, 2010

TURPIN, Okla. - Eugene Regier, 77, died May 24, 2010.   Born Feb. 20, 1933, to Henry and Lena Nachtigal Regier.  On Aug. 12, 1953, he married FLORENCE DICK. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Bob, Alan and Kerry; brother, Arnold; sister, Tillie Schmidt; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.



REGIER, Fremont A.

            b.  7 Aug 1935

            d.  27 May 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, May  28, 2010

NORTH NEWTON - Fremont A. Regier, 74, died May 27, 2010. Born Aug. 7, 1935, to Alfred and Ione Ayers Regier.  On Sept. 9, 1957, he married SARA M. JANZEN. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Charles and Nathan; daughter, Heidi Kreider; sister, Louvina (Lou) Miller; and eight grandchildren.



REGIER, Fremont A.

            b.  7 Aug 1935 - Newton, Kansas

            d.  27 May 2010 - Newton, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - Tuesday, June 1, 2010

NORTH NEWTON — Fremont A. Regier, 74, of North Newton, died  (May 27, 2010) at his home.  Born on Aug. 7, 1935, in Newton, to Alfred and Ione (Ayers) Regier.  Fremont sensed a call to mission and served two years with the PAX program in Belgian Congo before marrying SARA M. JANZEN on Sept. 9, 1957.  Survived by his wife, Sara; son, Charles and his wife Cynthia and their children Abraham, Paul and Emma; daughter, Heidi and her husband David Kreider and their children Benjamin and Mark; son, Nathan and his wife Julie and their children Lauren, Emily and Asha; and sister, Louvina (Lou) and husband Herman Miller of rural Whitewater.   Preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Ione Regier, and sister Donice Kelly.



REGIER, Harlo Virgil

            b.  5 Nov 1929 - Hutchinson, Kansas

            d.  26 Jul 2010 - Hutchinson, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Harlo Virgil Regier, 80, died Monday, July 26, 2010, Hutchinson.   Born November 5, 1929, in Hutchinson, the son of David and Anna Bowen Regier.   Married EILEEN M. BAUMRUCKER . She survives. Other survivors and their spouses include: a son, Wayne and Darrelyn, Olathe; a daughter, Kathryn and Dennis Bise, New Rochelle, New York; a sister, Twila Kruse, McPherson; three brothers-in-law, Irving Schroeder, Hillsboro, Tom Baumrucker, and Steve and Nancy Baumrucker, all of Hays; six grandchildren, Ben and Faye Miller, Kaci and Bryan Brutto, Cris Miller, Kelli and Danny Hermon, Kyle and Ashley Regier, Corey Bise; three great-granddaughters, Rori and Carly Brutto, Audrey Miller; and five nephews.  Preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Mildred Schroeder, brother-in-law, Stanley Kruse, and a niece, Bev Schroeder.

REGIER, Hilda A. (Wiebe) - See Hilda A. Wiebe



REGIER, Johanna Emilie

            b.  28 Mar 1917 - Elbing, Kansas

            d.  28 Jun 2010 - Reno, Nevada

From Newton Kansan - Monday, July 12, 2010

RENO, Nev. — Johanna Emilie Regier died on June 28, 2010, in Reno, Nev.   Born on March 28, 1917, to Abraham and Emilie Regier on the family farm near Elbing. She was the youngest and last survivor of five children, and the only daughter.   On June 26, 1938, Johanna married GORDON JOHN MILLDRUM .  He died in 1994.  Survived by Gordon Milldrum Jr. (Ann); Kathleen Lewis (Roger); Nancy Moen (Carroll); Stephen Milldrum (Kathleen); Timothy Milldrum (Lesa); Susan Simmonds; Cynthia Milldrum; 17 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.



REGIER, Kevin Michael

            b.  12 Dec 1981

            d.  20 Jun 2010

From Newton Kansan - Friday, June 25, 2010

NEWTON — Kevin Michael Regier, 28, died on Sunday (June 20, 2010) in Newton. Born on Dec. 12, 1981, in Newton to Gordon K. Regier and Ella J. Scott.   Survived by ,JENNIFER VAJNAR, Newton; two sons, Joseph Romero and Dylan Vajnar of Newton; his special little girl, Maddey Vajnar-Danby of Newton; father, Gordon (Cynthia) Regier of Elbing; his mother, Ella J. Kelly of Hesston; two sisters, Kimberly Regier-McCallister of Kansas City, Mo., and Melisha Regier of Wichita; two brothers, Travis Kelly and Garrett Kelly of Hesston; maternal grandmother, Dianah Richardson; one niece; three nephews; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceding him in death were his paternal grandparents, Robert and Hilda Regier; maternal grandfathers, Emerson Scott and Bill Richardson; and triplet siblings, Rowdy, Megan and Zachary Regier.




            b.  12 Nov 1939

            d.  21 Jun 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, June 23, 2010

NEWTON - Louis Regier, 70, died June 21, 2010.   Born Nov. 12, 1939, the son of Ted and Betty Jane Gerard Regier.  Survivors include: his wife, JUDY (SCHRAG) REGIER; their children, Doug Regier, Teresa Fluck and Cheryl Plumley; a brother, Ted Regier and two grandchildren.




            b.  12 Nov 1939 - Brandon, Colorado

            d.  21 Jun 2010 - Whitewater, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - Wednesday, June 23 2010

WHITEWATER —   Louis Regier, 70, passed away on Monday (June 21, 2010)  in Whitewater.  Born on Nov. 12, 1939, in Brandon, Colo., the son of Ted and Betty Jane (Gerard) Regier.  Preceded in death by his sister Betty Jo Kincaid. He is survived by his wife, JUDY (SCHRAG) REGIER of the home; children, Doug and wife Wendy Regier of Newton, Teresa and husband Chris Fluck of Prescott, Ariz., and Cheryl and husband Russ Plumley of Moundridge; brother, Ted and wife Sharon Regier of Newton; and two grandchildren, Jonathan and Caitlan Regier.



REGIER, Mary Elizabeth

            b.  abt 1950 - Newton, Kansas

            d.  15 May 2010

From Newton Kansan - Friday, May 21, 2010

NEWTON — Mary Elizabeth Regier, 60, passed away Saturday (May 15, 2010).   Born in Newton to Max Wright Regier and Malinda Rose (Lingenfielder) Regier.   Survived by her son, Jeremy Young; grandchildren, Gammon Young and Olivia Young; brothers, Mark (Penny) Regier, Max (Nellie) Regier and Rob (Anita) Regier; sisters, Ro (Stan) Scudder and Melissa (Tom) Keenan.  Preceded in death by her mother, Linda Regier; father, Max Regier; and brother, Steven Regier.



REGIER, Pansy Nettie

            b.  16 Feb 1913 - York County, Nebraska

            d.  4 May 2010 - Henderson, Nebraska

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, May 6, 2010

HENDERSON, NEB. - Pansy Nettie (Regier) Janzen was born Feb. 16, 1913, to John A. and Nettie Regier, in York County, Neb. She died on May 4, 2010, at the age of 97 years. She married FRANK JANZEN on Nov. 17, 1936.  Survivors: daughters, Nadine Peters and husband Alvin, Hampton, Neb., Mary Hofer and husband Dale, Harrisburg, S.D.; sons, John and wife Genny, Hutchinson, Kan., Kenneth and wife Barbara, Fresno, Calif.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by: husband; sisters, Irene Friesen and Bertha Peters; brothers, Lester and James; grandson, Gregg A. Peters.




            b.  21 July 1959 - Newton, Kansas

            d.  6 Feb 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, February 25, 2010

BUHLER - Paul L. Regier, 50, died Feb. 6, 2010.  Born July 21, 1959, in Newton, the son of Leland and Jane Regier.

Married LORI  JANTZEN.   Survived by his parents, Leland and Jane Regier, Buhler; loving wife Lori and their sons, Jacob and Jeremy and daughter, Kristina, all of the home; his brothers, Steven, Dallas, Texas, Tom, Buhler, James and wife Tracy and two sons, Jack and Grant, Overland Park.



REGIER, Richard L.

            b.  9 Mar 1915

            d.  28 Nov 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Monday, November 29, 2010

HALSTEAD - Richard L. Regier, 95, died Nov. 28, 2010.  Born March 9, 1915, to Peter F. and Emma Brubacher Regier.  On May 2, 1941, he married VERA SUSAN WARKENTIN. She died Jan. 9, 1996. Survivors include: sons, John and Bart; daughter, Susan Moody; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.



REGIER, Richard Lloyd

            b.  9 Mar 1915 - Moundridge, Kansas

            d.  28 Nov 2010 - Newton, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Richard (Rich) Lloyd Regier, 95, of North Newton died Sunday (Nov. 28, 2010) at Kidron Bethel.  Born March 9, 1915, in Moundridge. His parents were Emma and P.F. Regier of the Moundridge/Burrton/Halstead area.

Married to VERA WARKENTIN  until her death in 1996.   He is survived by two sons and a daughter.  John lives in Lecompton with his wife, Diane, and their daughter, Lydia; Barton lives in rural Burrton with his wife, Maeanna. Their children are Larry Finley (Emporia), Joe and John Regier (Newton), Josh Finley (rural Burrton), Christa Jahay (Moundridge) and Kevin Finley (Hesston).   Susan Moody lives in Ojai, Calif., with her husband, Jim.  Their son Jim of Upper Ojai and William of Woodbury, Tenn. He was great-grandfather of 12.  Predeceased by sister Eleanor Stalsworth of Independence, Mo.




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REIKER, Brenda Gayle

            b.  17 Jun 1935

            d.  22 Jul 2010 - Phoenix, Arizona

From Greeley Tribune - August 5, 2010

June 17, 1935–July 22, 2010  - Brenda Gayle Schiessler, 75, of Greeley, died July 22, 2010, in Phoenix.
She was the sixth of eight children. She was married May 31, 1954, to the love of her life, MARVIN SCHIESSLER. She will be missed by her twin daughters, Carol and Cheryl; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters; and one brother. 



REIMER, Lorene E.

            b.  2 Aug 1920 - Goessel, Kansas

            d.  18 Jan 2010 - North  Newton, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, January 20, 2010

NORTH NEWTON - Lorene E. Woelk, 89, died Jan. 18, 2010, at North Newton.   Born Aug. 2, 1920, in Goessel, to John and Justina Enz Reimer. On May 27, 1941, she married RUBY WOELK. He died March 10, 2004. Survivors include: a son, Jon; daughters, Jan Kukic and Judy Schrag; a sister, Betty Schmidt; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by her parents and four infant children.



REIN, Joann Mae (Richard)

See Joann Mae Richard



REIN, Lynn E.

            b.  3 Jun 1946 - Hutchinson, Kansas

            d.  16 Feb 2010

From Salina Journal - Saturday, February 20, 2010

Lynn E. Rein, 63, of Salina, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010.  Born June 3, 1946, in Hutchinson. On Nov. 18, 1977, he was married to MARY HOLMES.   Preceded in death by his father, Leon Rein; a son, Ron Feitel; a brother, Dennis Leon Rein; and a sister, Donna Rein-Herl. Survivors include his wife, Mary; his mother, Virginia Anderson; daughters, Ann Harbot and husband Jeff, of Fayetteville, N.C., Donna Kirk and husband Daryle, of Salina, Teresa Matthews and husband Tyrone, of Vacaville, Calif., Angela Rein and family friend Aaron Papke, of Paonia, Colo., and Mylissa Foutch and husband Kevin, of Ridgecrest, Calif.; sons, Christopher Feitel and wife Chong-Im, of Newbury Park, Calif., and Anthony Feitel and wife Elizabeth, of Olathe; brother, Jim Rein; 16 grandchildren, Sarah and Matthew Harbot, Rebecca Kirk, Clayton Matthews, Caden Matthews, Randy Whittecar, Trenton Privitt, Travis Privitt, Tabitha Feitel, Amanda Papke, Samantha Papke, Elizabeth Papke, Katelan Sinski, Brett Rein,Matthew Rein and Stephanie Rein; and six great-grandchildren, Riley Zyann Harbot and Matthew Harbot Jr., Zayden Hughes, Izyck Hughes, Anthony Privitt and Taryn Rein.



REIN, Valis Leon

            b.  31 Jan 1933 - Bazine, Kansaa

            d.  22 Mar 2010 - Abilene, Kansas

From Abilene Reflector -Chronicle -  Friday, March 26, 2010
Valis Leon Rein, 77, of Abilene, died Monday, March 22, 2010,  in Abilene.  Born Jan. 31, 1933, on the family farm near Bazine, the son of Fred and Clara (Stieben)?Rein Jr.  On Dec. 30, 1954, married  JOYCE RUGGLES.   Survivors include his wife, Joyce, of the home; one daughter, Vicki Gieber; four sons, Johnny Rein, Verlyn Rein, Ronald Rein and Curtis Rein, all of Abilene; two sisters, Glendoris Blattner of Rozel and Genelda Gumescheimer of Great Bend; a brother, Leland Rein of Bazine; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and other relatives.   Preceded in death by a brother, Cletus Rein.



REIN, William "Steve"

            b.  13 Jun 1949 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

            d.  29 Jan  2010

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE  - January 31 to February 2, 2010

LINCOLN - William "Steve" Rein, Brigadier General, 60, passed away Jan. 29, 2010.   Born in Scottsbluff June 13, 1949, to William and Mildred (Benzel) Rein.   Survivors include his wife, Nancy of Lincoln; son, Eric Rein of Omaha; daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Dennis Leschinsky of Lincoln; grandchildren, Shelby, Abbie, Brittany, Paul and Erica; father, William Rein of Surprise, Ariz.; sister, Peggy Rein of Lancaster, Calif.; brothers-in-law, Keith Flint of Scottsbluff, John Flint of Scottsbluff; and nieces, aunts and uncles.  Preceding him in death was his mother Mildred and grandparents.



            b.  13 Mar 1921 - Bayard, Nebraska

            d.  8 Jun 2010 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From Scottsbluff Star Herald Scottsbluff, NE, June 8, 2010

Schreiner, Minnie, March 13, 1921- 16 Jun 2010 -  BAYARD - Minnie Schreiner, 89, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2010, at Chimney Rock Villa.   Born on March 13, 1921 in Bayard to Carl and Katherine (Hein) Reifschneider.   Married GEORGE "SHORTY" SCHREINER on Aug. 22, 1943.  Survivors include her sister, Leona (George) Green of Minatare; brothers, Jacob Reifschneider of Bayard and Bob Reifschneider of Grass Valley, Calif.; nieces and nephews, Gary Reifschneider, Judy (Dave) McVey, Kathy Reifschneider Allstott, Bonnie Kay (Jim) Edins, Jim (Phyllis) Reifschneider, Roger (Susan) Warren, George L. (Judy) Green, Loren J. (Trisha) Green, Suzanne (Bill) Johnston, Doris Reifschneider, Dolly Meter, Marvin (Pat) Reifschneider, Sylvia (LeRoy) Pancheri, Barbara (Dick) Averett, Ray Reifschneider, Etta Jane (Doug) Baker, Betty Lou Schreiner, Kathleen Kamerzel, Donna Mae Givens and Laura (Mark) Secor.   Her parents, husband, three brothers, three sisters and one nephew preceded her in death.


REITZ, Herman G.

            b.  18 May 1920 - Lincoln, Nebraska

            d.   23 Jan 2010 - Gering, Nebraska

From  The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE  - January 26 to January 28, 2010

Herman G. Reitz, 89, of Gering, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010  in Gering.   Born May 18, 1920, in Lincoln, to Henry and Anna (Fuchs) Reitz.   Married RUTH RAUBACH May 11, 1945.  Survivors include his son Terry (Vi) Reitz of Gering; daughter Rita Jo Reitz of Kansas City, Mo.; grandchildren, Heidi (Ken) Lehr, Anthony Reitz, Dave (Karen) Nowatzke, Scott (Kim) Nowatzke and Jillian (Dan) Mills; great-grandchildren, Kristoffer, Casey and Cameron Lehr, Kaden and Shelby Nowatzke, Kyler and Jazmin Mills, and Morgan Nowatzke; great-great grandchildren, Delbert and Krista Lehr; sister, Millie Griess; sisters-in-law, Arlene Reitz, Penny Reitz, Loretta Reitz and Marilyn Reitz.   His parents, wife Ruth, six brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.


REIZENSTEIN, Ida Cassel (Grommet)

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            b.  abt 1942

            d.  May 2010

From  The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE  - May 6 to May 8, 2010

Graveside services for Leonard Reizenstein, 68, of Scottsbluff will be at 10 a.m., Friday, May 7, 2010, at Fairview Cemetery. Cremation was held at Sunset Memorial Park Crematory.


REMPEL, Frieda

            b.  7 May 1918 - Inola, Oklahoma

            d.  7 Jul  2010 -

From Newton Kansan - Friday, July 9, 2010

GOESSEL —  Frieda Rempel Enns, 92, died Wednesday (July 7, 2010).   Born May 7, 1918, to Peter J. and Helena Schmidt Rempel at their home near Inola, Okla., the eighth of 10 children.   Married ELMER ENNS on June 14, 1942.  Survivors include three children and their spouses, Elmer Jr. and Peg Enns of Texarkana, Texas, Barbara and James Voth of Henderson, Neb., and Lewis Enns of Wichita; grandchildren, Tamela Enns Jones of Germantown, Tenn., James and Dessie Enns of Texarkana, Kristen Voth of Wichita, Ben and Anna Voth of Newton, Rebekah Ellis of Wichita, Greg Enns of Newton, and Jean Enns of Wichita; great-grand-children, Chelsea Kotara and Trey Kotara of Germantown, Tenn., and Jae Enns and Samantha Enns of Texarkana.  Preceded in death by her husband Elmer; her parents; and siblings, Jacob, Ella, Herb, Paul, Helen and Anna.




            b.  5 Jun 1918 - Ramona, Kansas

            d.  17 Apr 2009 - Menlo Park, California

From The Almanac Newspaper - Menlo Park, CA  - Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Cleora Flegel dies Friday at age 90.  - Cleora (Reuscher) Flegel,  died Friday night, April 17, (2009) at her home in Menlo Park.   Born in Ramona, Kansas, on June 5, 1918, to Emanuel and Mary (Schnell) Reuscher.   Married ARTHUR FLEGEL on April 27, 1940. On April 27, they would have celebrated their 69th anniversary.  With Arthur, she enjoyed membership in the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. As a result of several research trips to Germany and Russia, she was able to trace her ancestry back many generations to its places of origin.    Survived by her husband, Arthur; three sons: Robert, Mark and John; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters; and one brother.



REXUS, Caroline (Kling)

See Caroline Lling



REYNOLDS, Patricia M.

            b.  31 Jan 1939 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

            d.  19 Feb  2010 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE  -  February 23 to February 25, 2010

MELBETA - Patricia "Pat" M. Manka, 71, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2010,  in Scottsbluff.   Born Jan. 31, 1939, in Scottsbluff to GT and Juanita I. (Shuemaker) Reynolds.   Married KENNETH MANKA  on Dec. 30, 1956.

Survivors include her husband, Kenneth of Melbeta; daughter Jacki Johns of Minatare; sons, Steve (Christy) Manka of Minatare, Kenny (Kay) Manka of Minatare; daughter, Holly (Corey) Feil of Wahoo, Neb.; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Mike (Roxanne) Reynolds of Gering; brothers-in-law, Larry (Jeri) Manka of Tucson, Ariz., Wendell (Carol) Manka of Riverton, Wyo., and Gene (Geri) Manka of Gering.  Her parents, brother Jac and sister Betty Lou preceded her in death.