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NEWSPAPER UNKNOWN, 14 September 1956
Lydia Esther, daughter of Edward and Anna (Karst) Radke was born April 21, 1912 at Milberger, Russell County, Kansas. On the evening of September 14, 1956 she was called to her Father's house of many mansions by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She lived her life at the home of her parents who did everything possible for the afflictions she suffered for 44 years, 4 months and 24 days.

She was baptized in the Lutheran Church at Milberger and at an early age she suffered convulsions and other sickness which caused her to be an invalid for the rest of her life.

She will be remembered and treasured in loving memory by: her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Radke, Milberger, Kansas; one brother, Herman Radke, Milberger, one sister, Martha (Mrs. Theo Nuss), Hoisington, Kansas; two nieces, Mrs. Elmer Bitter (Eileen), Mrs. Angeline Duetsch, both of Hoisington, Kansas; one nephew, Harlan Radke, Milberger. And many other close relatives and friends."

There is a hand written note by my mother-in-law, Mrs. Elma Brack, that "Song No 373 in German (was sung and that) Romans (was read) in German (and) Acts (was read) in English."
"Services Held, Monday, September 17, 1956 from the Deines Funeral Home at 1:45 p.m. and from the American Lutheran Church, at Milberger, Kansas at 2:30 p.m.
Minister: Rev. C. Landdeck
Organists: Sigmund Dietz, Mrs. Rudolph Funk
Singers: John Karst, Palmer Dietz, Orlin Karst, Vernon Radke, Hubert 
Karst, Tobias Radke
Casket Bearers: Hubert Radke, Robert Karst, Marvin Radke, LaVerne Karst, 
Marcus Radke, Oscar Dietz
Final Resting Place: Milberger Church Cemetery"
Transcribed and Contributed by Glenda Brack

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