Lester Fred Filkins

Lester Fred Filkins

Meade, Meade County, Kansas, USA
Death 30 Oct 2001 (aged 96)
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Burial Williamstown, Jefferson County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 21169748 · View Source
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Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home in Emporia for Lester Fred Filkins, 96, Emporia, who died Oct. 30, 2001, at a Topeka hospital.
He was born Nov. 13, 1904, in Meade, to Charles Henry and Eva Mae Mitchell Filkins. He worked in construction and roofing more than 50 years before he retired in 1996.

He had served in the Army.

He married Nellie Willis on May 25, 1925, in Kingman. They were divorced in 1938 and she died in 1995. He married Lemona Barnes in 1950 in Ottawa. She died Oct. 16, 1982. A daughter, Mary Louise Filkins, also died.

Survivors include a daughter, Lois Wolfington, Palo Alto, Calif.; two grandsons and a great-grandson.

Mr. Filkins was cremated. Private inurnment will be in Underwood Cemetery near Williamstown in Jefferson County.

November 5, 2001

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