Berta Van Diest
Prairie View resident, Berta Van Diest, passed away Tues., Aug. 14, at the Logan Manor in Logan, KS at the age of 81. She was born March 24, 1931 in Prairie View, the daughter of Burton & Marguerite (Goeken) Broun. Berta was a school teacher. Her daughter, Karen, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas, of the home; son, Mike, of Prairie View; daughter, Krista of Norton, KS; three sisters: Rose Marie Snyder of Midland, MI; Lois Poer of Liberal, KS; and Nora Kats of Norton, KS; 3 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Sat., Aug. 18, at 2:00 p.m. in the Prairie View Reformed Church with Pastor Joel Hiesterman, Jay Brandon and Glen Graham officiating. Burial will follow in the Prairie View Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thurs. & Fri. from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. at the Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg, with the family receiving friends Friday evening from 7 – 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association, Prairie View Reformed Church or the Prairie View Community Center. Online condolences to: www.olliffboeve.com.
Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg, is in charge of arrangements.