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Lester G. Ewy

d. March 26, 2019

Lester G Ewy 96, died March 26, 2019 at Kidron Bethel Healthcare in North Newton, Kansas.  He was born on June 19, 1922 to Gustav L. and Emilie (Miller) Ewy.


On May 23, 1943 he married Winifred E. Regier and she preceded him in death on January 13, 2009.  He later married Elvera Voth in 2010 and she survives.


Lester attended Bethel College and was a member of the Bethel College Mennonite Church. After retiring as a farmer he and Winifred spent several decades doing volunteer work for several central Kansas organizations.


Lester is survived by his daughters Eileen Senner and Emilie Parks and her husband Lee.  He is also survived by 5 grandchildren  Lauren Henry, Lindsay Allen, Lillian Mordon, Rosalyn Ediger, Diana Ediger and 6 great grandchildren.


He is preceded in death by his parents, first wife Winifred and one daughter Rita Ediger.


A memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday April 13, 2019 in Menno Hall at Kidron Bethel with Chaplain Eric Massanari presiding.  Private family interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery Newton, Kansas.


In Lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Kidron Bethel Bethel College Mennonite Church or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in care of Petersen Funeral Home

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