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 Henry J. King

Henry J. King

Birth
Garden City, Cass County, Missouri, USA
Death 31 Oct 1981 (aged 90)
Hesston, Harvey County, Kansas, USA
Burial Harper, Harper County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 14092026 · View Source
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King.- Henry J., son of Christian and Mary (Hostetler) King, was born at Garden City, Mo., Oct. 9, 1891; died at Schowalter Villa, Hesston, Kan., Oct. 31, 1981; aged 90 y. On Oct. 19, 1913, he was married to Anna Hartzler, who died on Feb. 5, 1981. Surviving are 2 daughters (Estella-Mrs. John Plank and Dorothy-Mrs. Mervin Troyer), 2 sons (Leland and Wayne), 2 brothers (Hubert and Clarence), and 2 sisters (Clara Zimmerman and Adelia King). He was preceded in death by two daughters (Joanna and Bernice). On Oct. 9, 1921, he was ordained to the ministry and in March 1949 he was ordained to the office of bishop. He served the Harper, Wichita, and Greensburg (Kan.) congregations and also the Arthur and Bloomington (Ill.) congregations. He was a member of Pleasant Valley Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Nov. 3, in charge of Elmer Wyse; interment in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

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For to me to live in Christ, and to die is gain


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  • Created by: Marlee
  • Added: 27 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14092026
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry J. King (9 Oct 1891–31 Oct 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14092026, citing Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Harper, Harper County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Marlee (contributor 46837470) .