Edward Ed Carl Dekat WAMEGO Edward Ed Carl Dekat, 60, of St. Marys, Kansas passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Midland Care Hospice in Topeka, Kansas. Ed was born Dec. 11, 1952 in Manhattan, Kansas the son of Gilbert and Marcella (Sommers) Dekat. Ed graduated from Westmoreland High School in 1971 before entering the Navy until 1976. He graduated from Emporia State University with a degree in Business Administration. In 1984 Ed married Dolores Scheier they later divorced in 1998. Ed worked for Westar Energy for 33 years at the Jeffery Energy Center. Ed is survived by a daughter: Michelle Johnson, Topeka, KS; his son Bryce Dekat, Kansas City, KS; two sisters: Peggy Lockhart, Topeka, KS and Julie Schubert, Erie, CO; three brothers: Terry Dekat, and Daniel Dekat, of Manhattan, KS and Christopher Dekat, St. George, KS; one grandson: Gavin Johnson and several aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services: 11:00 a.m. Wed., May 8, Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Cremation will follow. In-state: 1:00 p.m. Tuesday with visitation: 6:30. 8:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials: Ed Dekat Memorial Fund, to be designated later, care of Stewart Funeral Home, PO Box 48, Wamego, 66547. Online condolences may also be left at www.stewartfuneralhomes.com.
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Stewart Funeral Home - Wamego
4370 Salzer Rd. & Hwy 24 P.O. Box 48 Wamego, KS 66547
Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on May 4, 2013