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Jonas Giesbrecht

Retired Hillsboro farmer Jonas Giesbrecht, 85, died Friday at Moundridge Manor.

Born Feb. 11, 1931, in Littlefield, Texas, to David and Mary (Esau) Giesbrecht, he married Justina Wiebe on June 8, 1952, and after her death married Myrtle Dueck on Aug. 30, 1987. She also preceded him in death, as did daughter Arlene Trudell and brother Embert Giesbrecht.

Survivors include sons Keith Giesbrecht of Lakin and Ken Giesbrecht of Durham; daughter Karen Dirks of Greensburg; brothers Clarence Giesbrecht of Hillsboro and Dan Giesbrecht of Livingston, California; 10 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Alexanderfeld Church, southwest of Hillsboro. Gordon Koehn and Orlin Ensz will officiate. Relatives will receive guests from 6 to 8 tonight at the church.

A memorial has been established with Moundridge Manor.

Last modified Dec. 29, 2016