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Chapel Oaks Funeral Home

124 South 7th Street
Hiawatha, KS 66434
(785) 742-2212
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Mount Hope Cemetery

606 Iowa Street
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Mary Louise Gammon Cooper (Died: April 14, 2017) - Hiawatha World

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Wednesday at GreeneLawn Memory Gardens for the committal service.Pallbearers will be Kenton Weems, Kellen Keller, David Casteel, Dan Peltier, Steve King and Milton Parham.© 2017 Hiawatha World Online. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Esther Middendorf - The Sabetha Herald Inc.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Esther MiddendorfEsther L. Middendorf, 93, of Hiawatha, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Hiawatha Community Hospital.She was born on a farm south of Troy on Dec. 6, 1923, the eighth of nine children born to Charles and Martha Kiehnhoff Ruhnke, and lived in northeast Kansas her entire life. She attended rural schools K-8 near Troy. She worked as a nanny, hospital switch board operator and caregiver for an elderly lady before she married at age 24. Esther worked for 33 years as a secretary for Hiawatha Elementary School before retiring.Esther was married to Clarence Middendorf on June 6, 1948. He survives.Also surviving are two daughters, Karen McNamee (Jim Keyser) of Portland, Ore., and Judy Middendorf of Ft. Collins, Colo.; a son David (Lela) Middendorf of Hiawatha; a sister, Helen Schmidt of Stanton, Neb.; sister-in-law, Emma Middendorf of Sabetha; granddaughters, Jessica (Jeff) Young, Katie (Chris) Knoll; step-grandchildren, Brandon (Laura) Smith and Jenna Smith; great grandchildren: Haley Young, Mitchell Smith, Ava Knoll, Mered...

OBITUARY: Judy Marie Junge, 57 - Iowa City Press Citizen

Monday, December 12, 2016

Judy Junge(Photo: Special to Star Press Union)Judy Marie Junge, 57, of Keystone, died on Friday, December 2, 2016, at Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha. Memorial Service: 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at Unity Center of Cedar Rapids, by Rev. Brenda Ehret.Survivors include her children, Tracy (Tazin) Firoz of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, Katherine (Brent) Knoke of Durham, North Carolina, and Eric (Charlie) Junge of Cedar Falls, Iowa; grandchildren, Lila, Asher, Nora, and Lily; brothers, Bob Ledvina, Tom Ledvina, Steve Levina; sisters, Pat Maas, Barb Bazal and Helen Ogbourne; and her close friend, Mary Adams.Judy was born April 19, 1959, in Marshalltown, Iowa, the daughter of Harry and Helen (Buresh) Ledvina.  She was a free-lance graphic designer for many years before finding a new passion as a massage therapist.  Judy also loved painting and spending time with her family.She was preceded in death by her parents.In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy.Please share your support and memories with Judy’s family on her tribute wall at www.stewartbaxter.com under obituaries.Read or...

Late Notices, Oct. 29, 2016 - News-Press Now

Monday, November 07, 2016

St. Joseph, passed away October 27, 2016.The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, with a Memorial Service to be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, at the Rupp Funeral Home.Thelma M. ZieglerHIAWATHA, Kan. Thelma M. Ziegler, 86, a longtime Hiawatha resident, died Friday, October 28, 2016, at Maple Heights Nursing Home, in Hiawatha.Funeral arrangements are pending, Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Hiawatha. Burial: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hiawatha.As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.

Community calendar from July 25 - The Saratogian

Monday, July 25, 2016

CAPPING: The Academy for Lifelong Learning launches the History, Horses and Handicapping series with Jockey Agent Matt Muzikar on Tuesday, July 26, at Longfellows Conference Center, 500 Union Avenue, Hiawatha Room, Saratoga Springs, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The series continues on August 2, 9 and 16. Sponsored by ThoroFan. $55 for all four sessions in advance or $15 at the door. Admission includes snacks and beverage. To have the 4-session registration form sent, and for more information, please call the Academy at 587-2100 ext. 2415, www.esc.edu/all.NYS SUMMER WRITERS INSTITUTE: Reading by Joseph O’Neill and Rivka Calchen, 8 p.m. Davis Auditorium, Skidmore College. Fore more information call 580-5593.POLO BY TWILIGHT: “Polo by Twilight,” the annual Palamountain Scholarship benefit, a highly anticipated Saratoga Springs summer tradition and one of Skidmore College’s biggest events to raise money for scholarships – will be held Tuesday, July 26, at the Saratoga Polo Field, at 5:30 p.m. The evening will feature a gourmet dinner, live and silent auctions, and a polo match, with two teams competing for the Palamountain Cup. The general ticket price is $150, with special “junior level” prices available—$75 for ages 30 and under and $100 for ages 31-40. All proceeds from the scholarship benefit go to the Joseph C. and Anne T. Palamountain Scholarship Fund. For more information on the benefit, go to www.skidmore.edu/palamountainbenefit.SARATOGA SENIOR CENTER BOOK CLUB: Tuesday, July 26 at 3 p.m. - Discussing “Marriage of Opposites” by Alice Hoffman. New members welcome. 5 Williams Street, Saratoga Springs.SARATOGA SHAKESPEARE COMPANY: “Cyrano,” by Edmund Rostand, translated by Michael Hoffman, adapted by Michael Hoffman and Aaron Posner. Directed by William A. Finlay on the Alfred Z. Solomon Stage, Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, 6 p.m. Free admission.YADDO GARDEN TOURS: Tours of the Garden only include sharing the history of the Trask Family, the Mansion and history of the Yaddo gardens. The aura, spirituality and creative energy that permeates Yaddo is discussed. Docent-led tours begin at 11 a.m. at the main fountain near the entrance gate to the garden, and last about one hour. The cost is $10 per person. Special guided docent-led tours of the Yaddo gardens can be arranged at a date and time convenient for the group. Contact Yaddo at 584-0746 or www.Yaddo.org for more information.Wednesday, July 27BLUES OPEN MIC: Spring Street Gallery, 110 Spring Street, Saratoga Springs. Signup 7 p.m., Opening Set 7:30 p.m. Featuring Juan Becerra, who has progressed to master a blend of finger-style blues seasoned with jazz chords and a warm, smoky vocal tone. Sonny Speed, NYS Blues Hall of Fame inductee, will be hosting the evening for SABS. Admission is only $5.FREE YOUNG AND FUN: The Free Young & Fun Performance Series is dedicated to bringing the best entertainment for all ages to the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. July 27 at 10:30 a.m. – The Ugly Duckling. Enjoy the Hans Christian Andersen classic with an operatic twist. Adapted from the Hans Christian Anderson fairy-tale, this newly composed children’s opera by Andrew Duncan contains an important message for young viewers – acceptance. Sung in English by the Seagle Music Colony’s touring troupe, and featuring relatable characters, this is a performance that is certain to please audiences young and old.GRANT COTTAGE: “Voice Fro...

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Mary Louise Gammon Cooper (Died: April 14, 2017) - Hiawatha World

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Wednesday at GreeneLawn Memory Gardens for the committal service.Pallbearers will be Kenton Weems, Kellen Keller, David Casteel, Dan Peltier, Steve King and Milton Parham.© 2017 Hiawatha World Online. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Esther Middendorf - The Sabetha Herald Inc.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Esther MiddendorfEsther L. Middendorf, 93, of Hiawatha, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Hiawatha Community Hospital.She was born on a farm south of Troy on Dec. 6, 1923, the eighth of nine children born to Charles and Martha Kiehnhoff Ruhnke, and lived in northeast Kansas her entire life. She attended rural schools K-8 near Troy. She worked as a nanny, hospital switch board operator and caregiver for an elderly lady before she married at age 24. Esther worked for 33 years as a secretary for Hiawatha Elementary School before retiring.Esther was married to Clarence Middendorf on June 6, 1948. He survives.Also surviving are two daughters, Karen McNamee (Jim Keyser) of Portland, Ore., and Judy Middendorf of Ft. Collins, Colo.; a son David (Lela) Middendorf of Hiawatha; a sister, Helen Schmidt of Stanton, Neb.; sister-in-law, Emma Middendorf of Sabetha; granddaughters, Jessica (Jeff) Young, Katie (Chris) Knoll; step-grandchildren, Brandon (Laura) Smith and Jenna Smith; great grandchildren: Haley Young, Mitchell Smith, Ava Knoll, Mered...

OBITUARY: Judy Marie Junge, 57 - Iowa City Press Citizen

Monday, December 12, 2016

Judy Junge(Photo: Special to Star Press Union)Judy Marie Junge, 57, of Keystone, died on Friday, December 2, 2016, at Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha. Memorial Service: 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at Unity Center of Cedar Rapids, by Rev. Brenda Ehret.Survivors include her children, Tracy (Tazin) Firoz of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, Katherine (Brent) Knoke of Durham, North Carolina, and Eric (Charlie) Junge of Cedar Falls, Iowa; grandchildren, Lila, Asher, Nora, and Lily; brothers, Bob Ledvina, Tom Ledvina, Steve Levina; sisters, Pat Maas, Barb Bazal and Helen Ogbourne; and her close friend, Mary Adams.Judy was born April 19, 1959, in Marshalltown, Iowa, the daughter of Harry and Helen (Buresh) Ledvina.  She was a free-lance graphic designer for many years before finding a new passion as a massage therapist.  Judy also loved painting and spending time with her family.She was preceded in death by her parents.In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy.Please share your support and memories with Judy’s family on her tribute wall at www.stewartbaxter.com under obituaries.Read or...

Late Notices, Oct. 29, 2016 - News-Press Now

Monday, November 07, 2016

St. Joseph, passed away October 27, 2016.The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, with a Memorial Service to be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, at the Rupp Funeral Home.Thelma M. ZieglerHIAWATHA, Kan. Thelma M. Ziegler, 86, a longtime Hiawatha resident, died Friday, October 28, 2016, at Maple Heights Nursing Home, in Hiawatha.Funeral arrangements are pending, Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Hiawatha. Burial: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hiawatha.As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.

Community calendar from July 25 - The Saratogian

Monday, July 25, 2016

CAPPING: The Academy for Lifelong Learning launches the History, Horses and Handicapping series with Jockey Agent Matt Muzikar on Tuesday, July 26, at Longfellows Conference Center, 500 Union Avenue, Hiawatha Room, Saratoga Springs, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The series continues on August 2, 9 and 16. Sponsored by ThoroFan. $55 for all four sessions in advance or $15 at the door. Admission includes snacks and beverage. To have the 4-session registration form sent, and for more information, please call the Academy at 587-2100 ext. 2415, www.esc.edu/all.NYS SUMMER WRITERS INSTITUTE: Reading by Joseph O’Neill and Rivka Calchen, 8 p.m. Davis Auditorium, Skidmore College. Fore more information call 580-5593.POLO BY TWILIGHT: “Polo by Twilight,” the annual Palamountain Scholarship benefit, a highly anticipated Saratoga Springs summer tradition and one of Skidmore College’s biggest events to raise money for scholarships – will be held Tuesday, July 26, at the Saratoga Polo Field, at 5:30 p.m. The evening will feature a gourmet dinner, live and silent auctions, and a polo match, with two teams competing for the Palamountain Cup. The general ticket price is $150, with special “junior level” prices available—$75 for ages 30 and under and $100 for ages 31-40. All proceeds from the scholarship benefit go to the Joseph C. and Anne T. Palamountain Scholarship Fund. For more information on the benefit, go to www.skidmore.edu/palamountainbenefit.SARATOGA SENIOR CENTER BOOK CLUB: Tuesday, July 26 at 3 p.m. - Discussing “Marriage of Opposites” by Alice Hoffman. New members welcome. 5 Williams Street, Saratoga Springs.SARATOGA SHAKESPEARE COMPANY: “Cyrano,” by Edmund Rostand, translated by Michael Hoffman, adapted by Michael Hoffman and Aaron Posner. Directed by William A. Finlay on the Alfred Z. Solomon Stage, Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, 6 p.m. Free admission.YADDO GARDEN TOURS: Tours of the Garden only include sharing the history of the Trask Family, the Mansion and history of the Yaddo gardens. The aura, spirituality and creative energy that permeates Yaddo is discussed. Docent-led tours begin at 11 a.m. at the main fountain near the entrance gate to the garden, and last about one hour. The cost is $10 per person. Special guided docent-led tours of the Yaddo gardens can be arranged at a date and time convenient for the group. Contact Yaddo at 584-0746 or www.Yaddo.org for more information.Wednesday, July 27BLUES OPEN MIC: Spring Street Gallery, 110 Spring Street, Saratoga Springs. Signup 7 p.m., Opening Set 7:30 p.m. Featuring Juan Becerra, who has progressed to master a blend of finger-style blues seasoned with jazz chords and a warm, smoky vocal tone. Sonny Speed, NYS Blues Hall of Fame inductee, will be hosting the evening for SABS. Admission is only $5.FREE YOUNG AND FUN: The Free Young & Fun Performance Series is dedicated to bringing the best entertainment for all ages to the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. July 27 at 10:30 a.m. – The Ugly Duckling. Enjoy the Hans Christian Andersen classic with an operatic twist. Adapted from the Hans Christian Anderson fairy-tale, this newly composed children’s opera by Andrew Duncan contains an important message for young viewers – acceptance. Sung in English by the Seagle Music Colony’s touring troupe, and featuring relatable characters, this is a performance that is certain to please audiences young and old.GRANT COTTAGE: “Voice Fro...