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Osie Ella Koehn

Posted 9/15/2016

Osie Ella Koehn, 91, homemaker, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 at Moundridge Manor.

She was born Jan. 27, 1925 in Halstead to Jacob A. R. and Susanna (Eck) Schmidt.

She was a member of Grace Mennonite Church and was a lifelong Halstead resident prior to her moving to Moundridge in 2013.

On Apr. 25, 1943 she married Allen Koehn at Halstead.  He preceded her in death Nov. 9, 2013.

Survivors include daughters: Jan (Mike) Unruh, Greensburg; Brenda Schneider, Walnut Hill, Florida; seven grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by sons: Myron and Marshall Koehn, grandson: Brett Unruh, brothers: Daniel, Nathaniel, Jonathon, Adam, Abraham, Norman, Melvin and Lewellyn Schmidt; sisters: Elizabeth Koehn, Lydia Schmidt, Katherine Buller, Adeline Giesbrecht, Eva Jantz, June Becker, Bernitta Schmidt, Lorene Koehn and Elma Jean Yost.

Visitation was Sept. 13, and the funeral service was Wednesday, Sept. 14, both at Grace Mennonite Church, Halstead, with Ministers Raleigh Koehn, Marlin Unruh and Monte Unruh officiating.

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

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Doris Jean Nold

Posted 9/15/2016

Doris Jean (King) Nold, 82, passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. She was born in Centerville,  to Roy and Maudlean (Morris) King. She was raised in Humbolt, attended schools there and was a graduate of Humbolt High School. Jean met and married the love of her life, John Henry Nold.

She is survived by her children John (Sally) Nold of Sedgwick, Julie (Wes) Flory of Halstead, Jerry (Diane) Nold of Castaic, Calif., Jim (Lorri) Nold of Augusta, Joe (Bonnie) Nold of Sedgwick; 23 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren; sister Donna (Otto) Hendricks of Port Isabelle, Texas, brothers Carl King and Johnny Lee King of Sedgwick; sister-in-law Gladys Nold of Wichita; many other family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John Nold, infant son Sean Nold, son Jeff Nold, parents Roy King and Maudlean Yelton.

Rosary was held Sept. 13 and Mass was Wednesday, Sept. 14, both at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 419 Poplar, Halstead. Graveside will follow the service at Hillside Cemetery, Sedgwick.

Memorials may be designated to Good Shepherd Hospice, 301 N. Main St. 300, Newton, KS 67114. Baker Funeral Home Valley Center. Condolences may be left for the family at www.bakerfhvc.com 

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