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Gene Jost

November 13, 1949 — April 23, 2019


Gene Tilford Jost died on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Westview Manor in Peabody, Kansas. He was the second child born to Titus and Rose (Thiessen) Jost on November 13, 1949 in Newton, Kansas. He grew up on the Jost farm located southwest of Newton. Gene graduated from Halstead High School.

Gene worked on the family dairy farm and at Graber Ace Hardware store in Newton. During those years he enjoyed visiting with friends at the Caring Place and attending First Mennonite Church in Newton. Over the past decade Gene lived at the Westview Manor in Peabody Kansas.

Gene is survived by his brothers Stanley (Marilyn), and Jerrold (Deborah), and niece Lynette, and nephews Phillip (Penni), and Eli Jost. Preceding him in death were his parents Titus and Rose Jost.

The family will hold a memorial service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Westview Manor, 500 Peabody Street, 66866.

Condolences may be sent to Jerry Jost, 217 North Fifth Street, Lawrence, KS 66044. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to NAMI, PO Box 675, Topeka, KS 66601.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton, Ks.

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