|Birth: ||Jan. 21, 1926|
|Death: ||Feb. 1, 2009|
Ivan W. Myers
(January 21, 1926 - February 1, 2009)
Ivan W. Myers, 83, of rural Oswego, died at 12:28 p.m., Sunday, February 1, 2009, at his home.
He was born January 21, 1926, near Dennis, Kansas, to William Henry and Edna Naomi (Cortner) Myers. As a young boy, his family moved to the Altamont area where he grew up and attended school.
He and Wanda J. Pearce were married November 3, 1946, at the Open Bible Church in Parsons. Following marriage, they lived north of Altamont for five years before moving, in March 1951, to their current home.
He farmed his entire life, and for 17 years, drilled water and gas wells before purchasing a bulldozer in 1969. From that time on, he did custom farm conservation work throughout Labette County, retiring in the fall of 2008.
He enjoyed woodworking, and had made all of his children grandfather clocks. Through the years, he had also made all of his children and grandchildren cedar chests. He was a former member of the Open Bible Church in Parsons.
SURVIVORS: Wife - Wanda Myers of the home Three Sons – David "Bill" Myers and his wife, Joyce rural Altamont, KS Daniel Myers and his wife, Janis rural Oswego, KS Dale Myers and companion, Tracy rural Oswego, KS One Daughter – Mary Jarman and her husband, Ron rural Oswego, KS Nine Grandchildren Twenty Great-Grandchildren Four Step-Great-Grandchildren One Brother – Ben Myers and his wife, Donna Dennis, KS Four Sisters – Irene Phillips and her husband, Dale Dennis, KS Esther Jones Pittsburg, KS Edna Bamberry and her husband, Dale Altamont, KS Wanda Mae Mikel and her husband, Bob Parsons, KS
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Doug Myers, Tim Myers and David Myers.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 4, 2009, at Fairview Cemetery, of rural Oswego. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 3, 2009, at the Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Altamont.
Memorials are suggested to Southern Care Hospice, in Pittsburg, or the Ronald McDonald House. These may be left at or mailed to Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 325, Altamont, KS 67330.
William Henry Myers (1900 - 1972)
Naomi Edna Cortner Myers (1905 - 1974)
Samuel Douglas Myers (1924 - 1962)*
Ivan W. Myers (1926 - 2009)
Lester Ray Myers (1931 - 2007)*
David Eugene Myers (1937 - 2008)*
Created by: Alice Marie Schettler
Record added: Feb 02, 2009
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