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Jerry Dalke

Jerry Dalke, 67, died Monday at Via Christi-St. Francis in Wichita.

He was born Oct. 28, 1945, to William and Opal (Longhofer) Dalke in Hillsboro.

He married Violet (Funk) Klassen on Sept. 24, 2003, in Hillsboro.

Survivors include two daughters, Anita Unruh of rural Tampa and Amy Ratzlaff of Hillsboro; one brother, Warren Dalke of Hillsboro; seven grandchildren; and a niece and nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Larry Dalke.

Celebration of Life service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, led by Pastor Adam Utech.

Visitation with family present will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church.

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Last modified May 23, 2013