Edith Berend

4/22/2014

MARIENTHAL — Edith Marie Berend, 81, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Hays Medical Center, Hays.

MARIENTHAL — Edith Marie Berend, 81, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Hays Medical Center, Hays.

She was born Oct. 20, 1932, in Coronado, to August and Beata Kreutzer Luebbers. A lifetime resident of the Marienthal area, Mrs. Berend was a homemaker.

On Aug. 1, 1955, she married Harold Berend in Marienthal. He survives. Other survivors include seven children, Janet Pacheco of Garland, Texas, Deanna Fraley of Dighton, Linda Becker of Hays, Mike Berend of Leoti, Rita Bartel of Garden City, Carol Ruth of Johnson City, and Gina Perkins of McKinney, Texas; six brothers, Omer "Boots" Luebbers of Liberal, Gus and Pete Luebbers, both of Marienthal, Hans Luebbers of Hutchinson, Don Luebbers of De Ridder, La., and Jerry Luebbers of Rainier, Ore.; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and a son, Gordon Berend.

Vigil service will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal. Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Marienthal.

Visitation hours are 5 to 8 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti. Condolences may be sent at www.priceandsons.com. Memorials are suggested to the Wichita County Amusement Association or Marienthal Meadowlarks 4-H, both in care of the funeral home.

comments powered by Disqus
I commented on a story, but my comments aren't showing up. Why?
We provide a community forum for readers to exchange ideas and opinions on the news of the day.
Passionate views, pointed criticism and critical thinking are welcome. We expect civil dialogue.
Name-calling, crude language and personal abuse are not welcome.
Moderators will monitor comments with an eye toward maintaining a high level of civility in this forum.

If you don't see your comment, perhaps you ...
... called someone an idiot, a racist, a moron, etc. Name-calling or profanity (to include veiled profanity) will not be tolerated.
... rambled, failed to stay on topic or exhibited troll-like behavior intended to hijack the discussion at hand.
... included an e-mail address or phone number, pretended to be someone you aren't or offered a comment that makes no sense.
... accused someone of a crime or assigned guilt or punishment to someone suspected of a crime.
... made a comment in really poor taste.

MULTIMEDIA