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John Friedrich Ehm

Born - Tuesday, April 18, 1899

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas

Baptized - 1899

Confirmed - 1913

Married - Wednesday, September 24, 1924

Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas

Residence - April 4, 1930

Arcade Township, Phillips County, Kansas

Died - Saturday, January 15, 1977

Hadley Memorial Hospital, Hays, Kansas

 Buried - Wednesday, January 19, 1977

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Fairview Cemetery, Phillipsburg

Phillips County, Kansas


Buried - Fairview Cemetery - Phillipsburg, Kansas




John Frederick  Ehm

John Frederick Ehm, son of John and Kunigunda Ehm was born on April 18, 1899, near Phillipsburg, and passed away on January 15, 1977, at the age Hadley Memorial Hospital, in Hays, Kansas, at the age of 77 years, 8 months and 28 days.

John was united in marriage with Anna Miller on September 24, 1924, and made their home on a farm northeast of Phillipsburg most of their married years. In 1971, they retired to their home in Phillipsburg where they were privileged to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary in 1974 with their family and friends.

He trusted Christ as his personal Savior and often stated that he was ready to meet his Lord. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Due to failing health, John had been confined to the Long Term Care Unit at Phillipsburg during his last months.

His parents and an infant sister preceded John in death. He is survived by his widow, Anna of the home in Phillipsburg; two sons, Loren and his wife, Lois, of Phillipsburg, Arlen and his wife, Betty Jo, of Anchorage, Alaska; two daughters, Lavonne and her husband, Wayne Baker, of Phillipsburg, and Melba and her husband, Frank Betz, of Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is also survived by four brothers, Henry and Arnold of Phillipsburg, William of Prairie View, and Alvin of San Diego, California, two sisters, Mary Vogel and Frieda Vogel, of Phillipsburg, Fourteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, and a host of friends.

Memorial services were held Tuesday, January 18 at 2:00 p.m. in the Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel with Frank Bentz as officiant. Special music was furnished by Darrell

Gale, Russell Rose, Ronald Rose and Keith DuBois.

Casket bearers were Ed Hoppe, Fred Hoppe, Clyde Pennington, Ed Howard, John Otis and Loren Anderson. Interment was in the Fairview Cemetery.





We wish to express our sincere appreciation for the many lovely cards, letters, floral offerings, memorial gifts, food brought to our homes and the many kind deeds of thoughtfulness at the time of the loss of our loved one.

The Family of John Ehm


Phillips County Review


January 20, 1977





Wife - Anna Henriette (Miller) Ehm

Born - September 8, 1901

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas

Baptized - 1901

Confirmed -1916

Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas

Died - January 26, 1984

 Buried - January 1, 1984

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Fairview Cemetery

Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas




Anna Ehm


Anna Henrietta Ehm, daughter of John and Maude Kelly Miller, was born September 8, 1901, near Stuttgart, Kansas, and passed away January 26, 1984, at the home of her daughter, Lavonne Baker, of rural Phillipsburg, at the age of 82 years, 4 months and 18 days.


She lived her entire life in Phillips County and was working in a store in Stuttgart where she met her husband John F. Ehm. They were married September 24, 1924, and to this union four children were born.

They lived on a farm until February 21, 1971, when they moved to Phillipsburg.


Anna’s life centered around her home, family and church. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, rural Phillipsburg. Her favorite scripture verse was “For me to live in Christ and to die is gain.” Philippians  1:21. The one hundred twenty-first Psalm was found marked in her Bible as a favorite also.


She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, two brothers and her husband, John.


She is survived by her two sons, Loren and wife, Lois, Phillipsburg, Arlen and wife, Betty Jo, Anchorage, Alaska, and two daughters: Lavonne and husband, Wayne Baker, Phillipsburg, and Melba and Husband, Frank Bentz, Minneapolis, Minnesota: one brother, John Miller, Phillipsburg; 14 grandchildren; Tim Ehm and wife, Marcia, Jan and husband, Scott Troyer, Brent Ehm, Rodney, Roger, Sherri and Terri Baker, Debbie and husband, Gary Robinson, Phillipsburg, Kevin Ehm and wife, Sherri, Kim Ehm,

Anchorage, Alaska, Kraig Ehm, Houston, Texas, Debbie Bentz, Craig Bentz and wife, Meri, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Denise and husband, Don Bell, Indianapolis, Indiana; nine great-grandchildren; Cheyenne and Tate Troyer, Kane and Clint Christy, Lacie, Lannie and Logan Robinson, Phillipsburg, Jonathon and Jennifer Ehm, Anchorage, Alaska, and one nephew, Harold Dusin, Phillipsburg.


Memorial Services were held Monday, January 30, at 2:30 p.m. in the Oliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Arthur Doelittle officiating. Special music was sung by Darrel Gale, Keith Dubois, Ronald Rose and Russell Rose.


Casket bearers were Tim Ehm, Brent Ehm, Scott Troyer, Roger Baker, Rodney Baker and Gary Robinson, Rodney Baker and Gary Robinson.

Interment was in Fairview Cemetery.



We express or heartfelt appreciation for the many kindnesses extended us at the time of the loss of our loved one. The cards, floral tributes, memorial contributions, food brought in and other thoughtful deeds helped make our sorrow easier to bear and will always be remembered.

The Family of Anna Henrietta Ehm

Phillips County Review


February 2, 1984




Son - Loren V. Ehm

Born -July 22, 1926 - Kansas

Died - March 19,1995


Daughter - La Vonne A. (Ehm) Baker

Born- 1930 - Kansas


Daughter - Melba (Ehm) Bentz

Born- 1930 - Kansas


Son - Arlen E. Ehm

Born - 1934 -Kansas



Sister - Mary Kunigunde (Ehm) Vogel

Born - December 2, 1889


Brother - Johannes Heinrich Ehm

Born - November 28, 1892


Sister - Freida Christina (Ehm) Vogel

Born - September 7, 1895


Sister - Louise Katarina Ehm

Born - 1897 - Infant Death


Brother - William Karl Ehm

Born - May2,1903


Brother - Arnold August Ehm

Born - July 22, 1905


Brother - Alvin Georg Ehm

Born - October  31, 1907



Father -Johannes Ehm

Mother - Kunigunde (Eltiste) Ehm


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