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Marjorie B. Niewald 1926 - 2019
Ronald E. “Ron” Schepmann

LARNED — Marjorie B. Niewald, 93, passed away March 6, 2019, at The University of Kansas Health System, Pawnee Valley Campus, Larned. She was born Jan. 8, 1926, in Bazine, Kan., the daughter of George and Mattie Seuser Wagner. A longtime area resident, she was a bookkeeper at the La Crosse COOP.

She was a member of the Larned United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary and the Bison American Legion Auxiliary

On July 21, 1949, she married John Niewald at Bison. He died Jan. 24, 1991.

Survivors include grandchildren, Mat Thompson (Kayla Reisner), Larned and Kelsi Thompson (Cody Elliott), Great Bend; four great grandchildren, Tucker Thompson and Spurgeon Thompson, both of Larned, Camden Elliott and Emma Elliott, both of Great Bend; step grandson, Alex Fulls, Kinsley and a niece, Jo Ann Edwards, Russiaville, Indiania. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and two daughters, Debbie Niewald and Peggy Niewald Thompson.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned, with Rev. Bethann Black presiding. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Beckwith Mortuary. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Lone Star Cemetery, Bison, Kan. Memorials may be given to the Larned United Methodist Church or Larned Fire Department in care of Beckwith Mortuary, Box 477 Larned, KS 67550. Condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Beckwith Mortuary 

Box 477 

Larned, KS 67550

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, March 10, 2019