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Edna Hiebert

January 12, 1920 — August 16, 2015

Edna S. Hiebert, 95, died Sunday (August 16, 2015) at Kidron Bethel in N. Newton, KS.

She was born on January 12, 1920 on a farm near Walton, KS, the ninth of ten children born to Jacob and Susie Goossen Hiebert. Edna spent her youth on the farm and attended Walton Public School.

On April 7, 1940, Edna married Wilhard Heinrich Hiebert in Goessel, KS. Wilhard (Bill) and Edna had five children together as they made their home in Walton, KS. Edna loved the Walton community and lived there most of her life.

In 1982, Edna retired from Hesston Corporation, where she had worked as a machinist. She was a member of the Koerner Heights Church in Newton, KS. She was an avid quilter, enjoying gardening and yard work.

Survivors include her daughter Judy Oakley of Wichita; grandchildren Mike (Carol) Hiebert of Newton; Julie (Phil) Nowak of Stillwater, OK; Kim (Kurt) Summers of Sedgwick; Lisa (Jon) Hochstetler of Valley Center; Chad (Shannon Ehlers) Runco of Sandpoint, Idaho; Cherish (John) Edwards of Newton; Josh (Kathy)Tatum of Guyton, Georgia; Joy Ariel Tatum of Itepela, Niassa, Mozambique, and one daughter-in-law, Connie Griswold of Newton. She is also survived by 12 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandchild.

She is proceeded in death by her parents and siblings, her husband, Bill; sons, Marlin Hiebert and his wife Jan, Larry Hiebert, and Roger Hiebert; daughter, Karen Runco and her husband Vince, daughter Judy Oakley’s husbands J.D. Tatum and Larry Oakley; grandson, Corbett Runco, and great grandson Nathanael Hochstetler.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday after 1:00 PM where the family will receive friends between 7 and 8 PM.

Graveside services and interment will be held at 9:30 AM, Saturday (August 22, 2015) at the Walton Cemetery.

Followed by Memorial Services at 10:30 at the Koerner Heights Church in Newton.

A memorial has been established with the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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