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Hoxie Sentinel
Hoxie, Sheridan County, Kansas
March 8, 1934


Mrs. Anna [Belle] DEIBERT, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. ZIKE, was born in Jackson County, Indiana February 11, [Februray 11] 1862. When about 14 years of age she with her parents moved to Iowa. Here she grew to womanhood.

In 1883 she was united in marriage to Mr. C[orwin]. B[ruce]. DEIBERT. To this union was born ten children, four boys and six girls. Charley, Wayne, Julius, Frank and Mrs. J. W. MITCHELL of Tonganoxie, Kansas, Mrs. Will TURNER of Superior, Nebraska, Mrs. C. N. HINES of Yuma, Colorado, and Mrs. Zelma SALLODA (sic), who preceded her in death.

She leaves to mourn her death her husband Mr. C. B. DEIBERT, her living children forty three grand children, ten great-grandchildren. Three brothers Rev. S. M. ZIKE, Moville Iowa, Mr. J. W. ZIKE, Chichasha, Oklahoma, T. W. ZIKE, Council Bluffs, Iowa and five living sisters, Mrs. Hattie LOSH, Greeley, Colorado, Etta JOHNSON, Walla, Washington, Mrs. Ida BAKER, Lucus, Iowa, Mrs. Zelma BAKER, Exeland, Wisconsin, and Mrs. Julia RAINS, Mt. Ayr, Iowa.

When thirteen years of age she was converted and united with the United Brethren Church, continuing her membership in that faith to the end of her life.

She was a good mother and a loyal companion and a kind neighbor. She passed away at her home Friday morning March 2, 1934. Near Hoxie after a brief illness Age 72 years, 19 days.

The children present are Charlie, Wayne, Julius, Frank, Lena MORGAN, Cora TURNER, Alpha HINES, Mrs. J. W. ZIKE.

Funeral Services were held Sunday afternoon with a brief service at the home conducted by a brother of the deceased, Rev. S. M. ZIKE followed by a service at the Methodist Church by the Pastor O. G. BROWN. The body was laid to rest in the Hoxie cemetary [Hoxie, Sheridan County, Kansas].

NOTE: Anna Belle (ZIKE) DEIBERT was the daughter of William M. ZIKE [b. 15 Sep 1834; Freetown, Jackson Co. IN; d. 07 Sep 1914, Arispe, Union Co. IA], and Harriet May (POOR) ZIKE [b. 26 May 1845, Jackson Co. IN; d. 13 Dec 1918, Ringgold Co. IA; Wm. and Harriet ZIKE interred Benton Cemetery, Ringgold Co. IA].

Corwin Bruce and Anna Belle (ZIKE) DEIBERT were the parents of 10 children:

1) Charles Oscar DEIBERT, b. 28 Mar 1884, Benton, Ringgold Co. IA; d. 12 Jul 1949, Sheridan Co. KS
    married Elizabeth Margaret HEMER
             b. 01 Aug 1883, Karlsruhe, Germany; d. 07 Dec 1941, Hoxie KS
    Charles Oscar and Elizabeth Margaret (HEMER) DEIBERT inter: Hoxie Cemetery, Sheridan Co. KS
    Children of Charles Oscar and Elizabeth Margaret (HEMER) DEIBERT:
      1. James Ralph DEIBERT, b. 21 Oct 1905, Hoxie KS; d. 15 Dec 1971, KS
          married 18 Jul 1926 Marcella BYERS, b. 19 Jul 1911; d. 24 Mar 2000
      2. Lula Gladys (DEIBERT) CORDER, b. 20 Jul 1909, KS; d. 19 Oct 1986, Cheyenne Co. KS
          married Alfred CORDER, b. 16 Jan 1909, KS; d. 16 Oct 1998, KS
          Lula and Alfred interred Hoxie Cemetery, Sheridan Co. KS
      3. Wilbert DEIBERT, twin, b. 16 Oct 1910, Hoxie KS; d. 16 Oct 1910, Hoxie, KS
          interment Hoxie Cemetery, Sheridan Co. KS
      4. Wilburma DEIBERT, twin, b. 16 Oct 1910, Hoxie KS; d. 16 Oct 1910, Hoxie KS
          interment Hoxie Cemetery, Sheridan Co. KS
      5. Oscar Daniel DEIBERT, b. 24 Sep 1911, Sheridan Co. KS; d. 23 Jan 1991
          married 05 Sep 1932 Irene WEAVER
      6. Marquerite Marie (DIEBERT) CORDER DUNCANSON
          b. 29 Oct 1913, Sheridan Co. KS; d. 24 Jul 1971
          married 1st Vernie CORDER
          married 2nd Harold DUNCANSON
      7. Anna Fern DEIBERT
      8. Lorenzo Woodrow DEIBERT, b. 21 Jan 1917, Sheridan Co. KS; d. 29 Apr 1980, Hoxie KS
          interment Hoxie Cemetery, Sheridan Co. KS
          married 1st Winnie (?)
          married 2nd 05 Jan 1938 Peggy RICHARDS
      9. Ruthford DEIBERT, b. 20 Nov 1918, Hoxie KS; d. 20 Nov 1918, Hoxie KS
          interment Hoxie Cemetery, Sheridan Co. KS
      10. Marion Bruce DEIBERT, b. 1920, Hoxie KS; d. 26 Aug 1975, Hoxie KS
            interment Hoxie Cemetery, Sheridan Co. KS
            married 22 Mar 1942 Ruth KARNES
      11. Herbert Wallace DEIBERT, b. 26 Feb 1922, Hoxie KS; d. 17 May 1988, Garden City KS
            interment Hoxie Cemetery, Sheridan Co. KS
            married 1st 1941 Eileen MORRIS
            married 2nd 23 Dec 1946 Ruby N. KARNES, b. 26 Dec 1923
      12. Maxine Bernadine DEIBERT

2) Cora Beatrice (DEIBERT) TURNER
    b. 03 Dec 1885, Mount Ayr IA; d. 25 Jun 1972, Superior, Nuckolls Co. NE
    interment Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls Co. NE
    married William Walter TURNER, d. 23 Mar 1958, NE

    b. 11 Jan 1888, Benton, Ringgold Co. IA; d. 17 Nov 1974, Ozawkie, Jefferson Co. KS
    married James Welcome MITCHELL, b. 05 Aug 1876; d. 24 Jul 1942, Topkea, Shawnee Co. KS

4) Ora "Alpha" (DEIBERT) HINES, b. 06 Mar 1890, Hoxie KS; d. 24 Aug 1972, Yuma, Yuma Co. CO
    married Calvin Norton HINES, b. 14 Jan 1888, Sheridan Co. KS; d. 14 Nov 1966, Yuma CO

5) Lena Bertha (DEIBERT) MORGAN, b. 23 Feb 1892, Ringgold Co. IA; d. 19 May 1983
    married Walter Edward MORGAN, b. 30 Jul 1888, Tasco KS; d. Jul 1973, Hoxie KS; parents 2 sons
    Lena and Walter MORGAN interred Hoxie Cemetery, Hoxie, Sheridan Co. KS

6) Wayne Forest DEIBERT, b. 28 Feb 1894, Benton, Ringgold Co. IA; d. 30 Aug 1957, KS
    married 1st 14 Apr 1915 Elizabeth P. FAIRCHILD, b. 24 Mar 1895, KS; d. 08 Nov 1919, KS
    married 2nd 01 Jan 1922 Minnie ALBERSHARDT, b. 21 Apr 1899, KS; d. 05 Jul 1993, Hoxie KS

7) Julius Edwin DEIBERT, b. 03 Feb 1896, Benton, Ringgold Co. IA; d. 04 Mar 1966, KS
    married Fairy Faye BARR, b. 22 Nov 1899, Allen Co. KS; d. Aug 1969, Hoxie KS

8) Zelma Fern (DEIBERT) SALLADAY, b. 17 Jul 1898, Hoxie KS; d. 25 Oct 1994, Hoxie KS
    married Volady Ernest "Voldy" SALLADAY, b. 11 Apr 1894, KS; d. Dec 1962, KS
    Zelma and Volady SALLADAY interred Hoxie Cemetery, Sheridan Co. KS

9) Benjamin Franklin "Frank" DEIBERT
    b. 29 Nov 1900, Benton, Ringgold Co. IA; d. 27 Feb 1991, Hoxie KS
    married Bertha Ellen CRESSLER, b. 27 Nov 1905, Hoxie KS; d. 25 Mar 1998, Hoxie KS

10) Edna Pearl Elizabeth (DEIBERT) COREY
      b. 10 Feb 1903, Hoxie KS; d. 04 Jan 1988, Grand Island, Hall Co. NE
      married Joseph Bowman COREY, b. 20 Dec 1901, Sullivan Co. MO; d. 11 Sep 1953, McCook NE
      Edna and Joseph interred Riverview Cemetery, McCook, Red Willow Co. NE

Transcription and note by Sharon R. Becker, September of 2009

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