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Laura Hiebert

June 5, 1918 — April 14, 2015

Laura Hiebert, 96, formerly of Newton, died Tuesday (April 14, 2015) at the Sunshine Meadows Retirement Community in Buhler, Ks.

She and her twin brother Lewis were born on June 5, 1918 in Harvey County, Kansas, the daughter of John and Ida Breitenstein. As one of nine children, Laura attended schools in Harvey County, moving into town after graduation.

On July 12, 1952, Laura married Albert Hiebert at the First Presbyterian Church in Hutchinson, Ks.

In 1940, Laura did house work for various families in the area. Later she went on to work for Hetzel Cleaners for 20 years. From there, Laura went on to work for Hehr, Inc., for 23 years until retiring in 1983. The Corner Cleaners asked Laura to help after her retirement, and she stayed on there for about six years. She finally decided to actually retire, and enjoyed working at home and spending time with her husband Albert. He died on September 16, 2007.

Laura loved to cook and make pies as well canning green beans and tomatoes. She also enjoyed working in her gardens and her flowers as well as taking a daily walk.

Laura is survived by several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; twin brother Lewis Breitenstein; two other brothers Ora Breitenstein and William Breitenstein; and five sisters, Elsie Singbush, Irene McInturff, Ruby Maupin, Ella Plummer, and Mable Morris.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M, Tuesday (April 21, 2015) at the First Presbyterian Church in Newton. Interment will be in the Restlawn Gardens of Memory near Newton.

Friends may call at the funeral home Monday 9am til 8pm.

A memorial has been established with the First Presbyterian Church of Newton and Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 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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