Obituary: Franklin R. Midkiff

Franklin R. Midkiff, born Oct. 24, 1932, passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2016, in his home in North Newton of a heart attack.

Franklin Midkiff
Franklin Midkiff

During their life together, Frank and Emmy had three children, Paul (1961), Susan (1964) and Kevin (1966). Brad Tollefson joined the family in the late 1970s.
Frank is survived by his wife, Emmy of the home; his son Paul Midkiff of Jamestown Colo.; daughter Susan (Don) Comi of Spokane, Wash.; son Kevin (Teresa) Midkiff of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Brad Tollefson of Moab, Utah; their grandchildren, Samuel Comi, Sarah (Andrew) Barnes, Matthew (Dana) Comi, Hannah Comi, William Midkiff, Samuel Midkiff, Holly Midkiff, Nicole Dobson and Matthew Dobson; and many nieces and nephews.
Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Gertrude Midkiff; and his siblings, Oswald Midkiff, Mary Weatherholt, Charles Midkiff and William Midkiff.
Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10, at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton; friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Burial is at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 11, at Burns Mennonite Cemetery in Burns. The memorial service is at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 11, Bethel College Mennonite Church in North Newton.
Memorials have been established with the Kauffman Museum or Bethel College Mennonite Church.? Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.
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Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

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