OBITUARY: Sarah Cenith Hazlett

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Sarah Cenith Hazlett, age 96, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at Fountain View Nursing Home in Omaha, Nebraska. Sarah was born Nov. 23, 1926, in Potwin, the daughter of Roy O. and Ethel (Stewart) Killion.

The family moved to Newton when Sarah was a teenager, and she graduated from Newton High School. On Nov. 23, 1947, she married Floyd Hazlett, and they were married 55 years before his passing on Feb. 21, 2003. Sarah was a homemaker, and the couple raised two daughters, Leanne and Janet.

Sarah is survived by her daughter, Janet Sue Wunderlich of Omaha, Neb.; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Floyd; and daughter, Leanne Schafer.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 26, at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.

The family suggests memorials to the Paralyzed Veterans of America and may be sent in care of Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS, 67114.

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