April 19, 2005
Mr. Ted R. Voran, age 76, of Goessel, Ks. and formery of McPherson, passed away at 11:55 PM, Tuesday, April 19th, 2005 while in the company of family members at Newton Medical Center, Newton, Harvey County, Ks. . Formerly of McPherson, Kansas, Ted R. Voran was born in Kingman, Kansas on August 13, 1928, he was the son of Henry William and Lydia L. (Voran) Voran. Ted attended the Trenton Elementary School, rural Kingman County and graduated from Kingman High School, Kingman, Kansas in 1947. He was a member of First Mennonite Church McPherson, Kansas. Though the years, Ted has served as Deacon, sang in the church choir, helped with service committee and served his church in many other capacities.Ted was a Farmer/Dairyman/Stockman for many years. He Also worked for Mid Kansas Coop; Zeitlow Distributing; Graber's Ace Hardware; he was an ACCK Courier; all of McPherson; and enjoyed various other hobbies.As a conscientious objector, he served in alternative service in Denver, Colorado. He was a member of National Farmers Organization; Kansas Mennonite Men's Chorus; McPherson Barbershop Chorus; and was a member of the MCC Feeding the Multitude Committee.Ted was united in marriage to Marlys Mae Kaufman on June 8, 1952 at Kingman Bethany Mennonite Church, Kingman, Kansas. They shared nearly 53 years. Surviving members of his family include his loving and devoted wife, Marlys Voran, of the home, Goessel, Kansas; his daughter: Denise Goertzen and her husband Kevin, of Goessel, Kansas; his sons: Gene Voran and his wife Kay, of Hutchinson, Kansas, Kent Voran and his wife Denise, of Stillwater, Minnesota, and Randy Voran and his wife Ginny, of McPherson, Kansas; his sister: Lola Graber of Kingman, Kansas; his sister-in-law's, Hermie Keller of Kingman, Kansas and Pauline Voran, of Ciamarron, Kansas; He is also survived by 9 grandchildren: Ariel Voran, Nicholas Voran, Matt Voran, Alissa Voran, John voran, Christy Tate and her husband Jeff, Tracey Holler, Jessical Goertzen and Stephan Goertzen; several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and many friends.He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Allen, Lester Voran; and brother-in-law, Phil J. Graber.Friends are invited to call on Friday, April 22, 2005 from 3 to 7 p.m., with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. at Glidden - Ediger Chapel, McPherson, Kansas.Graveside Services will be at 9:00 a.m., on Saturday, April 23, 2005 at the Hopefield Mennonite Church Cemetery Moundridge, KS.Memorial Service at at First Mennonite Church, McPherson, KS. at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 23rd, with Pastor Leonard Wiebe officiating. Family request donations to First Mennonite Church McPherson, Kansas, orMennonite Central Committee.
Mr. Ted R. Voran, age 76, of Goessel, Ks. and formery of McPherson, passed away at 11:55 PM, Tuesday, April 19th, 2005 while in the company of family members at Newton Medical Center, Newton, Harvey County, Ks. . Formerly of McPherson, Kansas,... View Obituary & Service Information
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