Archive for Wednesday, February 28, 2001

Lynn Wylie

February 28, 2001


Funeral services for Lynn Wylie, 80, Quinter, were Friday at Schmitt Funeral Home, Quinter. Mr. Wylie died Monday, February 19, 2001 at Gove County Medical Center Long Term Care, Quinter. He was buried at Quinter Cemetery.

He was born August 31, 1920 at Quinter, the son of Samuel Oliver and Margaret (Mann) Wylie. He graduated from Quinter High School in 1938 and received a degree in business administration from Ft. Hays State University in 1950.

He was a former administrator of Gove County Hospital, Quinter. He retired in 1979 and farmed and raised quarter horses.

He married Irene Gackstatter on January 20, 1949 at Wichita. They later divorced.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Quinter, and the American Legion Post No. 164, Quinter. He served in the United States Navy during World War II.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Scott Wylie; five sisters, Esther Haney, Lois Parrish, Wilma Porter, Martha Brown and an infant sister, Fay Elizabeth Wylie.

Survivors include a son, John Wylie, Quinter; a daughter, Linda Everett, Baldwin City; a sister, Annabelle Stafford, Huntington Beach, Calif.; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild and nieces and nephews.

He was buried in Quinter Cemetery. Military rites were provided by the American Legion Post No.164.

Memorials may be sent to the Gove County Medical Center or the Alzheimers Foundation in care of the Schmitt Funeral Home, 901 S. Main, Quinter, KS 67752.

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