|Birth: ||Aug. 23, 1909|
|Death: ||Feb. 14, 2010|
Johanna "Jennie" Aust, age 100, Ellis, passed away on Sunday, Feb 14, 2010, at the Ellis Good Samaritan Home. She was born on Aug. 23 1909, in Ellis County, to William C. and Johanna (Kroeger) Hagen. She married Jacob Aust on Aug. 23, 1928, at Christ Lutheran Church in Ellis. He preceded her in death on Jan. 11, 1956.
Jennie was a cook for the Palco school district and the Palco Cafe. She was also a custodian at the First National Bank in Palco. She was a Senior Companion for several years in Palco and Hill City and a member of St. John Lutheran Church of Ellis.
She is survived by a son, Jerold Aust and wife Mary Ann, Mobile, Ala.; four daughters, Deloris Donnelly, Dodge City, Doris Coddington, Hill City, Nadine Dugan and husband John, Plainville and Nancy Tirone, Clifton, N.J.; a daughter-in- law Sandra Aust, Philipsburg; two sisters Anna McConnell, Andover and Lena Groff, Arizona. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and 5 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son Jake Aust; two sisters, Frieda Zerfas Deitz and Marie Rathbun and three brothers William, Oscar, and Ernest Hagen.
Funeral services were Friday at St. John Lutheran Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Visitation was Thursday at Keithley Funeral Chapel 400 E. 17th, Ellis and Friday until service time at the church.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Good Samaritan Center or St. John Lutheran Church. Condolences may be sent to the family at
www.keithleyfuneral chapel@ruraltel. net
Published in the Ellis Review, Thursday, February 25, 2010.
Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery
Created by: John Losee
Record added: Mar 07, 2010
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