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Sylvester Urban
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1919
Rush County
Kansas, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 2011
Kansas, USA

Sylvester J. Urban, 92, Hays, died Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at Sterling House.

He was born Feb. 26, 1919, in Loretto to Adam S. and Appelonia (Basgall) Urban. He graduated from Otis High School.

He married Alfreda Pfeifer on May 6, 1939, in Loretto. She preceded him in death in 1989. He later married Ruby (Finch) Miller on Feb. 2, 1990. She preceded him in death in 2006. He was a farmer and contractor who enjoyed doing fine woodworking projects such as grandfather clocks and chests out of native Kansas trees. He was a well-known contractor and handyman.

He was a member of Sunflower Polka Club, Third Degree Liebenthal Knights of Columbus and Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.

Survivors include two sons, Barry Urban and Randy Urban and wife, Debbie, all of Bison; three daughters, Gloria Lang and husband, Vic, and Janice Urban, all of Hays, and Donna Leiker and husband, Larry, Munjor; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Wendlin, Clem and Boniface; four sisters, Katie Urban, Bridget Urban, Rose Basgall and Regina Basgall; a great-grandson, Marshall Urban; and a son-in-law, Kenneth Brown.

Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Loretto.

Family links: 
  Gloria Jean Urban Lang (1945 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Marys Cemetery
Rush County
Kansas, USA
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Record added: Aug 17, 2011
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