Hazelbelle Johnson, 96, died July 7, 2013. She was born Oct. 20, 1916, at Ft. Morgan, Colo., to Guy and Mary (Warnock) Work. She enjoyed making her home for the last nine years at Marquis Place, Concordia.
Preceded in death by husband Ruben, 1991. Survived by her children: Lois (Jim) VanVeghel, Caledonia, Mich., Carl (Linda), Leavenworth, Ron (Carol), Tucson, Ariz., Delbert (Pat), Courtland, Rose (Lyle) Koerber, Aurora; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother Clyde Work, Guilford, Conn.
God was her only rock, salvation, stronghold and shepherd through the years. May this Lord be your Shepherd, leading you through your lifetime and may this goodness and loving kindness follow you through the days of your life that you, too, might dwell in the house of the Lord forever. Services, 10 a.m., Friday, Covenant Church, Courtland. Burial in Courtland Cemetery. Memorials to the church. Visitation, noon to 8 p.m., Thursday, at Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, Belleville, Kan. www.tibbettsfischerfuneralhome.com.