ULYSSES - Judith Karen (Hohner) Schrepel, age 84, passed away Dec. 26, 2019 at the Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

She was born on January 13, 1935, in Dodge City, Kans., to Myrtle Alice (Parsons) and Leonard Fenton Hohner. She was a dust bowl baby and was raised on the farm northwest of Ulysses in Grant County, Kans.

She attended Fort Hays State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. On Aug. 26, 1956, she married Wilfred Eugene Schrepel and they raised two boys in Ulysses. She was a dedicated educator for 29 years first in Plainville and Norton then in Ulysses.

Survivors include two sons, Douglas Schrepel of Colorado Springs, and Bradley Schrepel of Ketchikan, Alaska; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Ulysses, Kans., with Reverend Todd Guinn officiating. Burial will be at the Ellinwood Lakin Comanche Cemetery in Ellinwood, Kans.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Grant County Scholarship Foundation in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, Kansas 67880. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.