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August 10, 2017 The Hesston RecordAugust 10, 2017 The Hesston Record

Ada Mae Koehn, 85

Posted 8/16/2017

MOUNDRIDGE -  Ada Mae Koehn, 85, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at Moundridge Manor, Moundridge.

She was born Sept. 3, 1931, at Halstead to Daniel C. and Elizabeth (Becker) Buller.

She was a member of Grace Mennonite Church, Halstead, homemaker and lifelong Halstead resident.

On June 1, 1952, she married Clayton H. Koehn at Halstead.  He preceded her in death April 21, 2017.

Survivors include sons Ronald (Rhona) Koehn, Darvin (Diane) Koehn, Jason (Melanie) Koehn, all of Halstead; daughters Kathy (Elwood) Smith, Texline, Texas; Elizabeth (Charles) Koehn, Prairie, Mississippi; Karen Koehn, Moundridge; brother Chris (Karen) Buller, Newton; sisters Judy (Alton) Koehn, Detroit, Texas, Helen (Lorne) Reimer, Halstead; 18 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by granddaughter Paula Schmidt; great-grandchildren Cassidy Koehn, Dallas Koehn and Erin Unruh; brothers Jonas, Aaron, Reuben, Irvin, and Jim Buller; sisters Edna Koehn, Amanda Unruh and Hilma Dirks.

A viewing with friends was held on Wednesday, Aug. 16 from 2-4 p.m. at Kaufman Funeral Home and a visitation at Grace Mennonite Church, Halstead, from 6-8 p.m. 

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at Grace Mennonite Church with Ministers Marlin Unruh, Dean Becker, and Stanley Wiggers officiating.

Burial will follow at Halstead Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Moundridge Manor in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.

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Jacalyn ‘Jackie’ Jean Anderson, 85

Posted 8/16/2017

Jacalyn “Jackie” Jean Anderson, 85, of Hesston, passed away Monday, Aug. 14, 2017.

She was born July 13, 1932, in Randolph, Kansas, the daughter of Leslie Dewey and Ada Alice (Sweany) Anderson.

She lived in Randolph until she was married and then moved to Cleburne.

In 1960, Jim and Jackie moved north of Olsburg to farm. They resided there until they moved to Hesston, Kansas in 2007.

Jackie graduated from Randolph High School in 1950, and then worked as a legal secretary for Richard C. Wells and John Brookens until 1960. She was a church pianist and organist for 57 years in Randolph, Cleburne, and Olsburg.

She was also very active in EHU (FCE) and UMW (United Methodist Women) for many years. Jackie has been a lifetime member of the United Methodist Church.

Jackie married James (Jim) Cleo Anderson on Sept. 6, 1953. He survives. Other survivors include two children, Larry (Kim) Anderson of Olsburg and Patty (Shane) Meier of Newton; four grandchildren, Mark Meier of Lawrence, Alex Meier of Lawrence, Bobbi Anderson of Manhattan, and Jessy Poetzsch of Germany; two sisters-in-law Phyllis Anderson of Topeka and Bernie Anderson of Topeka.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Leslie (Keith) Anderson, Lester Dale (Muggs) Anderson (Lois) and Clayton Allen (Bill) Anderson.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 18, at Hesston United Methodist Church with Pastor Keith Schadel presiding.  Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Petersen Funeral Home.  Graveside committal will be 2:30 p.m., Friday at the Olsburg Cemetery in Olsburg, Kansas.  

In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to American Diabetes Association or Hesston United Methodist Church in care of Petersen Funeral Home. 

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