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Hesston Record 4.10

Hesston Record 4.10

Enola Mae (Tangeman) Dreier, 85

Posted 4/9/2014

Enola Mae (Tangeman) Dreier, 85, died April 6, 2014, at Schowalter Villa in Hesston, Kansas.  She was born June 3, 1928 to Carl H. and Carrie (Grabill) Tangeman.  She graduated from Newton High School in 1946.  

On November 28, 1947, she married Nelson E. Dreier in Newton. They were married for  62 years until his death in December, 2009.

Enola was an avid gardener, baker, farm wife, living on the family farm east of Hesston for 61 years before moving to Schowalter Villa in 2008.

She is survived by daughters, Connie Selzer, Judy (Bob) Young, Cindy (Russ) Frey, all of Hesston, son Tim Dreier, Bozeman, Montana, grandchildren Neal Roth, Jr., Nathan Roth, Lindsey Selzer, Staci (Young) Hansen, Derek Young, Kristin (Frey) Barber, Kelcie (Frey) Spencer, Jason Frey, Ryan Dreier, and Justin Dreier, and great-grandchildren Parker, Ryleigh Roth, Nathan, Christian, Brooklyn Roth, Mariah Southard, Kaleb, Blake, Braden Hansen, and Chase Barber.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Wilma White, and brother Edwin Tangeman, and two granddaughters Crystal Young and Tina Young.  

Burial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, at Highland Cemetery.  

A Celebration of Life will be held  at 2 p.m. at Highland Trinity UCC, Rural Newton with Dr. Gary Blaine presiding.

Cremation has taken place.  Friends may sign the book from 4 to 7:30 pm, Thursday, April 10, with family present  from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Miller-Ott Funeral Home in Hesston.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Highland Trinity UCC and may be sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 107 S. Lancaster P.O. Box 32, Hesston, KS 67062

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James A. Snyder, 84.

Posted 4/9/2014

James A. Snyder died at Schowalter Villa, Hesston, Kansas on April 5, 2014, 11:05 a.m. at the age of 84.

Jim is preceded in death by a brother and sister, Robert J. and Barbara J. Snyder as well as his parents Paul V. and Kathryn L. Snyder.

Jim is survived by his loving wife of 58 years. Maria L. Rivera De Snyder.

Jim is lovingly remembered by his son Jeff (Kim) Snyder, his daughter Lisa (Daryl) Hostetler, and his grandchildren, Kenny (Rachel) Hostetler, Erin Hostetler, Miranda Snyder, and Madalyn Hostetler.

He is survived by one sister, Sara (George) Friesen of Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada.

Jim was born in Washington, Iowa on September 26, 1929. 

He graduated from Hesston Academy in 1947 and went to earn a BA starting at Hesston College in 1949, concluding at Goshen College in 1951.  He then went on to Indiana University School of Social Work where he began work on his Master's Degree in 1954 -1955.

He worked for the Y.M.C.A., Hesston College and as a Respiratory Therapist.  Regardless of the job he worked, Jim's interest was always working with people.

Jim enjoyed his family, being a pilot and flying, camping, photography, and eventually genealogy.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Schowalter Villa Chapel on April 14, at 2 p.m.  There will be time for fellowship and the sharing of memories following the service.  Private family burial is planned for a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Schowalter Villa Good Samaritan Caring Fund, 200 W. Cedar St. Hesston, KS 67062 or may be sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 107 S. Lancaster, P.O. Box 32.

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