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  2. Dwaine Alan M. W. Esau: Birth: 18 Dec 1953 in Newton, KS. Death: Nov 2013

  3. Linda Diane M. W. Esau: Birth: 10 Mar 1956 in Newton, KS. Death: 8 Sep 2016 in Wichita, KS

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Sources
1. Title:   Johann S. Rempel and Family, 1830-1899
Author:   Rempel, Herman, 1915-
Publication:   Morden, Man. : Author, 1988.
2. Title:   Familien Stammbaum; gesammelt von D.D. Epp
Author:   Epp, D. D.
Publication:   Winkler, Manitoba, Maerz 1958.
Text:   Epp family. Friesen family. Andres family
3. Title:   Goessel, Kansas. Goessel Mennonite Church Record book. Bd. Ms. 139
Page:   99

Notes
a. Note:   Gladys Ruth (Woelk) Esau passed away on Dec. 31, 2013, at Asbury Park in Newton. She was born Feb. 19, 1931, in Goessel, to Henry and Anna Woelk. Gladys attended Highland Grade School and graduated from Walton High School in 1949. She married Marvin Esau at the Walton Mennonite Church on Nov. 6, 1949. She became a member of the Bethel College Mennonite Church, where she taught in the nursery and the pre-school Sunday School class for more than 39 years. She taught at the Newton Community Playschool for years, and served on the board. She worked for the Newton School District as a para-professional in the Early Childhood Special Education program for two years. She worked at the Farmers Grain Cooperative in Walton as a bookkeeper and then became the vice-president of the Walton State Bank. She was a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader. She served on the Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony board for several years. She was an accomplished seamstress, and enjoyed many crafts. She fought a valiant battle with Parkinson's Disease and was active in the Parkinson's Support Group and in educating others about Parkinson's. She started a Red Hat Society in Walton. Her greatest joy was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, attending as many of their activities as possible. She is survived by her husband, Marvin Esau of Walton; daughters, Donna (Keith) Woolery of North Newton, Linda (David Miller) of Wichita; son, John (Shirley) Esau of Walton; and daughter-in-law, Becky Esau of Walton. She was preceded in death by her oldest son, Dwaine , in November. She is survived by sisters, Ruby Baresch and Norma (David) Agatstein of New York City; brother-in-law, Irvin Peters of Buhler; sister-in-law, Marcie Woelk of Hutchinson; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Randy (Violet) Woelk of Wichita and Ron Woelk of Hutchinson; and one sister, Irma Peters, of Buhler. She has eight grandchildren: Jacki (Chris) Epp of Wichita, Jesse (Libby Quigg) Woolery of Denton, Texas, Danielle (Orlando) Woolery Scalia of Denton, Texas, Joshua Esau of Wichita, Brianna Esau of Newton, Adam Esau of Walton, Matthew (Jennifer) Esau of Emporia, and Andy Esau of Walton. She also is survived by eight great-grandchildren: Tyler and Austin Epp of Wichita, Logan Esau of Peabody, Avery Gates of Newton, Kamryn and Seth Esau of Newton, Venezia Quigg-Woolery of Denton, Texas, and Isaac Esau of Emporia. A memorial fund has been established for the Newton Community Playschool, in care of Petersen's Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Jan. 4 at the Bethel College Mennonite Church, with burial at the Walton Cemetery following the funeral. Visitation will be at Petersen's Funeral Home from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, with the family present from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Kansan Jan. 4/5, 2014
  Gladys Ruth (Woelk) Esau passed away in Newton, KS on Dec. 31, 2013 . Services 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the Bethel College Mennonite Church with burial following at the Walton Cemetery. Visitation 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday at Petersen's Funeral Home, with family present from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Wichita Eagle on Jan. 2, 2014
  Birth Source: Familien Stammbaum; gesammelt von D.D. Epp Birth Source: Goessel Mennonite Church, Goessel, Kansas. Record book. Bd. Ms. 139.Goessel Mennonite Church, Goessel, Kansas. Record book. Bd. Ms. 139. Mennonite Library and Archives, Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas., page 99 Church, page 192 Notes: Goessel says she was born 19 Jan 1931.Walton p. 192: baptized by Ronald von Riesen. Marriage Source: Familien Stammbaum; gesammelt von D.D. Epp Marriage Source: Family record book, Walton Mennonite Church, page 64,278


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