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October 19, 2017 The Hesston RecordOctober 19, 2017 The Hesston Record 



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Paul Wenger, 93

Posted 10/19/2017

WengerWengerPaul Wenger, 93, died Oct. 13, 2017, at his home in Hesston.

He was born June 11, 1924, in Versailles, Missouri, to Jesse and Ella (Lahman) Wenger.

He was a truck driver for Hesston Corporation for many years, hauling farm equipment.

On Sept. 19, 1948, Paul married Lela Bentch at Mt. Zion Mennonite Church in Versailles. She survives.

Other survivors include: son, Dwayne Wenger (Brenda), Hesston; daughters, Donna Heinrichs (Romney), Hesston, Barbara Thomas (Lew), Cedar Falls, Iowa, Twila Snowden (Jeff), Ft. Collins, Colorado;  eight grandchildren; and a sister, Bertha Swarr (Paul), Harrisonburg, Virginia.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Albert, Norman, and Roy Wenger; sisters, Viola Ramer and an infant sister, Barbara Wenger.

A memorial service was held Oct. 17, at Hesston Mennonite Church, Hesston.  A visitation was held Oct. 16 at the Hesston Mennonite Church Fellowship Hall. 

A private family burial will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Harry Hines Hospice, in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, Hesston. 

Allwin J. Kasitz, 94

Posted 10/19/2017

SEDGWICK -  Allwin J. Kasitz, 94, died, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at Kansas Veterans Home, Winfield.

He was born Oct. 18, 1922, in Newton, to William F. and Elsie (Good) Kasitz.

He was World War II U.S. Navy Veteran, farmer and ABS technician.

On Aug. 17, 1947, he married Marjorie J. Dreier at Highland Trinity Church of Christ rural Newton, where he was still a member.   Marjorie preceded him in death, Jan. 30, 2009.

He is survived by daughters Nancy (Wayne) Hubbard, St. George, Deb (C.G.) McGinn, Sedgwick, Betty (Ed) Smith, Halstead; brothers Harry, Bill (Linda) and Richard Kasitz all of Newton; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, at Highland Trinity United Church of Christ rural Newton.

Memorials may be given to the church in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.