Raymond Howard Burrier
Raymond Howard Burrier 86, of DeKalb, MO, passed away April 22, 2018; the Funeral service will be the week of May 8th, all arrangements are pending at the Rupp Funeral Home.
Marilyn Mildred Oltjen Anthony
Marilyn Mildred Anthony, 83, passed away on April 22, 2018, at The South Pines In Hiawatha.
She was born October 22, 1934 in Robinson, Kansas. The daughter of Emmett and Margaret (Fiechter) Oltjen who preceded her in death.
She attended Meadowbrook Country School, Robinson High School and Kansas State University.
She married James B. Anthony, from Smith Center on December 23, 1955 in Robinson, James preceded her in death on December 15, 2010.
Marilyn was an elementary education teacher for 35 years in Colorado. Upon retiring, they moved to Smith Center, Kansas. She enjoyed animals especially her cats. After Jim’s passing she moved to Hiawatha to be close to her family.
She was the youngest of 5 siblings, two brothers proceeded her in death, John and Robert Oltjen.
Marilyn is survived by her brother, Max (Marilyn) Oltjen of Hiawatha and a sister Twila Rector of Leavenworth, Kansas and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial services are planned for Saturday April 28, 2018 at 11a.m. at the Upper Wolf Lutheran Church Southeast of Robinson. Inurnment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.
The family will meet with friends one hour prior to services at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that remembrances be given to the Upper Wolf Lutheran Church Memorial Fund sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha. A special message may be sent to the family at www.chapeloaksfuneralhome.com.
Harold W. Jahnke
Harold W. Jahnke, 97, of Powhattan, KS died Monday, April 23, 2018 at The Pines in Hiawatha, KS.
He was born on December 17, 1920 at the family farm to William and Ida Wilkening Jahnke the youngest of 7 children. Harold grew up and attended schools in Riley County graduating from Riley High School.
Harold married Gladys Sylvester on October 22, 1944 at his Parent’s home. They later moved to Powhattan, KS to farm because of the Fort Riley Expansion. Gladys survives at The Pines in Hiawatha.
He was a member of the Powhattan United Methodist Church, a Trustee, and helped remodel the church building. He served on the Tri County Manor Board. Harold was a charter member of the original Rural Water District #2. He also served on the Brown County Farm Bureau Association Board. In his spare time Harold enjoyed woodworking and playing the organ.
Also surviving are three daughters; Sharilyn (Bill) Pollock of Powhattan, KS, Shauna (Don) Nye of Powhattan, KS, and Shelia (Cory) Heiniger of Fairview, KS, 10 grandchildren; Jonathan, Luke, Noah, Jerod, Sarah, Tony, Erica, Mandy, Connie, and Heidi, and 20 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 6 siblings, and a great grandson in infancy, William Pollock.
Funeral Services are planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Powhattan United Methodist Church in Powhattan, KS. Interment will follow at the Powhattan Cemetery. Friends may call the funeral home after 10 a.m on Friday.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church.
Memorials are suggested in his name to be designated at a later date and may be sent in care of the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, 124 S 7th St. Hiawatha, KS 66434.