OBITUARY: Lester G. Ewy

Lester G. Ewy, 96, died March 26, 2019, at Kidron Bethel Healthcare in North Newton. 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 five grandchildren, Lauren Henry, Lindsay Allen, Lillian Mordon, Rosalyn Ediger, Diana Ediger and six great-grandchildren.

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

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

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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