Donald Paul Hiebert

The Kansan
Donald Paul Hiebert

Donald Paul Hiebert, 80, of Goessel, Kansas, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at Newton Medical Center.

He was born September 19, 1940 in Goessel, the son of Paul M. and Sara (Janzen) Hiebert. He graduated from Goessel High School with the class of 1959. Donald worked as a welder and crew chief for Hesston Corporation and AGCO for 43 years, retiring in 2003. His hobbies included flying ultralight planes and R.C. airplanes, and motorcycle riding. Donald also sang in several quartets. He was united in marriage to June Ratzlaff on September 11, 1960 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include his son, DeWayne (Amy) Hiebert of Middletown, Connecticut; daughter, DeVon (Craig) Abbas of Newton; four grandchildren, Derek Brown, Kaley Brown, Sophia Hiebert and Rachel Abbas; brothers, Norman (Marcia) Hiebert and John (Bertha) Hiebert; and two sisters, Mary (Larry) Lindeman and Bonnie (Sid) Ratzlaff, all of Goessel. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Sara Hiebert.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Cemetery, Goessel. Friends may call from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m., Friday, January 15, at Miller-Ott Funeral Home, Goessel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethesda Home in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, PO Box 96, Goessel, KS 67053.