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Linn County News

Published June 30, 2021

Josephine Mae Hetzke, age 87, Mound City, Kan., passed away on Monday, June 28, 2021. She was born on Aug. 14, 1933, in Waterville, Kan., the daughter of William and Hulda Kneemeyer Smith. She was united in marriage to Arthur Hetzke on April 10, 1960, in Blue Rapids, Kan., at the Baptist Church. Josephine was a member of the Mound City Christian Church. She was an accomplished quilter, having quilts all over the United States and several foreign countries. She enjoyed gardening and growing flowers. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; and 10 siblings, Edmund, Ben, Ivan, Clarence, Elsie, Verona, Florine, Esther, Julia and Wilma. Josephine is survived by her husband, Arthur; four daughters, Nancy Hetzke, Nanette Knight, Amy Macomber (Jerry) and Sally Orth (Robert Jr); and four grandchildren, Brian, Mark and Sean Macomber and Gabrielle Orth. 

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Burial will be in the Richland Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, at the Mound City Chapel. Contributions are suggested to Concern, Inc., c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, Kan. 66056. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

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