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Elda Guhr

December 8, 1929 — April 24, 2018


Elda Lina (Roupp) Guhr, 88, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the Schowalter Villa in Hesston, Ks

She was born on the family farm near Hesston to John and Lillie (Balmer) Roupp on December 8, 1929.

Elda graduated from Hesston Academy and attended Hesston College. On December 27, 1951 she married Adolf Guhr of Potwin, KS at the Pennsylvania Mennonite Church at Zimmerdale, KS.

After several years of marriage, they made their home east of Newton where they lived for 56 years. She was a homemaker. Most important to Elda was living her faith and loving her family.

She is survived by her husband, Adolf, and children, Gerri (Dallas) Klaassen of Newton; Jolene (Doug) Yoder of Haven; Lonnie (Lorna) Guhr of Newton; Lori (Ruckman) Nilsen of Bel Aire; sister, Ruth Yutzy of Hutchinson; brother Delbert Roupp of Lakewood, CO. Elda is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents and brothers Willard and Milford Roupp.

The casket will be open at the chapel of Showalter Villa on Friday from 5:00 - 8:00 pm where the family will receive friends between 6:00 - 8:00 pm.

Graveside service will be held at Eastlawn Cemetery in Zimmerdale, on Saturday, April 28 at 9:30 am. Memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, April 28 at Whitestone Mennonite Church of Hesston.

Memorials are suggested for Berean Academy in Elbing or Our Daily Bread Ministries. 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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