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 Donald E. McWhirt

Donald E. McWhirt

Cherryvale, Montgomery County, Kansas, USA
Death 13 Dec 2011 (aged 79)
Jetmore, Hodgeman County, Kansas, USA
Burial Jetmore, Hodgeman County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 149636225 · View Source
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Jetmore,KS.---- Donald E. McWhirt,79,died December 13,2011, at the Hodgeman County Long Term Care Center, Jetmore,KS.

He was born July 16,1932 at Cherryvale,Ks,the son of Charles Henry and Nellie Mae Sawyer McWhirt. He was retired from being a Jetmore High School Principal and a Superintendent for USD 227.

He was a member of the United Presbyterian Church, American Legion and a Mason, all of Jetmore. He was in the United States Army.

On August 14,1955, he married Helen Curry in Dodge City,Ks. She died June 16,2006.

Survivors include a daughter, Melaney Vogel and husband, John of Dodge City; a brother,three sisters, Dorothy Sees, Denver, Co.; Edna Lee Ditmore, Houston,TX and Charlotte Marchant, Cherryvale,KS; one grandson, Matthew Vogel of Dodge City,KS.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles E. McWhirt; a grandson, Michael Vogel and a granddaughter, Melynn Vogel.

Memorial service was held at the United Presbyterian Church, Jetmore,KS with Rev. Mark Durham and Carolyn Tarman presiding.

Private family burial at a later date.

Memorials to the McWhirt Family Scholarship Fund through the Southwest Community Foundation, Hodgeman County Community Foundation, Hodgeman County Health Center and Hospice of the Prairie in care of Beckwith Funeral Home.

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  • Created by: Jean Hall
  • Added: 22 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149636225
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Donald E. McWhirt (16 Jul 1932–13 Dec 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149636225, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Jetmore, Hodgeman County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Jean Hall (contributor 47402960) .