Marlin Merle Hiebert

Male 1941 - 2001  (59 years)


Hiebert, Marlin M

The Newton Kansan

February 28, 2001
Marlin M. Hiebert
Marlin M. Hiebert, 59, owner and operator of J&M Service of Hesston, died Monday (Feb. 26, 2001) at HCA Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
He was born Nov. 2, 1941, to Wilhard Heindrich and Edna Hiebert in Newton. His father preceded him in death. His mother survives. He married Janice Wagner Sept. 24, 1960, at Walton Methodist Church. She survives.
He grew up in the Walton area and graduated from Walton High School in 1959. During his school years, he was active in many sports. He also loved sports such as hunting and fishing. During his years of marriage he enjoyed traveling, camping and working with his wife and family. He was employed with Pepsi Cola for 26 years from 1963 to 1989. He began as a route man, was promoted to route supervisor and finally promoted to plant manager of the Newton Area Service Center. In 1989 he and his wife became owners and operators of J&M Service of Hesston, where he remained until recently. During this time, he also was a Dixon Mower dealer at the same location. He was a member of the Crossroads Community Church in Newton where he served as an usher. He was always willing to help the church. He built tire swings for his grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them and extended family.
Other survivors include: a son, Michael Wayne Hiebert of Newton; a daughter, Julie Lynn Nowak of Stillwater, Okla.; a brother, Larry Hiebert of Sedgwick; a sister, Judy Tatum of Wichita; and two grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by: a brother, Roger Hiebert; and a sister, Karen Runco.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday with family greeting friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Walton Cemetery with Pastor Greg Schmidt officiating.
Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at the Crossroads Community Church in rural Newton with Pastor Greg Schmidt officiating. The church is located three miles east and a quarter-mile south of First Street and Spencer Road in Newton or one mile east and a quarter mile south of the Newton Airport.
Memorials have been established with Crossroads Community Church and The Center for Basic Cancer Research in care of the funeral home.

Owner/SourceHarvey County Genealogical Society
Date28 Feb 2001
Linked toMarlin Merle Hiebert

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