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DOWNING & LAHEY WEST MORTUARY is a funeral home in Wichita, Kansas.

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CLEARWATER-Warren, Guy "Bill" 81, retired truck driver for Teamsters Local #795, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018. Rosary, 6 p.m., followed by a Visitation until 8 p.m., Thursday, December 20. Funeral Service, 10:30 a.m., Friday, December 21, all at Downing... Read More
Published online in Wichita Eagle Dec 19, 2018
Wilson, Richard K. 69, Acosta Sales and Marketing salesperson, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018. Memorial Service, 11 a.m., Saturday, December 15, at Downing & Lahey Mortuary West. Richard's hobbies included running marathons and bicycle racing. He ran the Pike's... Read More
Published online in Wichita Eagle Dec 09 to Dec 12, 2018
ANDOVER-Epley, Jeffrey A. 45, died Saturday, December 1, 2018. Rosary, 7 p.m., Tuesday, December 4, at Downing & Lahey Mortuary West. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m., Wednesday, December 5, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Preceded in death by his... Read More
Published online in Wichita Eagle Dec 04, 2018
Kimpler, Dorothy Caroline 91, died Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Rosary will be at 5:30 pm, Sunday, December 2, 2018; Memorial Mass will be at 10:30 am, Monday, December 3, 2018, both at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Inurnment will... Read More
Published online in Wichita Eagle Dec 02, 2018
Williams, Richard L. 97, Air Force, World War II veteran, longtime airplane mechanic and ground crew chief at Wichita's Boeing and Beech companies, died Wednesday, November 28, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Jean (Reid) (Sikes)... Read More
Published online in Wichita Eagle Nov 29 to Nov 30, 2018
Strong, Lyman A. 79, passed away on November 26, 2018. He was retired and proudly served in the United States Navy. He now gets to go golfing again! He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Lois Strong; sister,... Read More
Published online in Wichita Eagle Nov 28, 2018
Ornelas, Frank 89,died Saturday, November 24, 2018. Rosary will be at 6:30 pm, Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at Downing & Lahey West Mortuary. Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am, Thursday, November 29, 2018, at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Preceded... Read More
Published online in Wichita Eagle Nov 27, 2018
Strunk, Ruth 70, passed away Friday, Nov. 23, surrounded by her children. Ruth lived as a dedicated wife, farmer, teacher and volunteer. Above all, she lived as a mother to her five children and to the hundreds of grade school... Read More
Published online in Wichita Eagle Nov 27 to Nov 28, 2018
Chippeaux, Magdalena "Maggie" (Aguilera) Loving wife, mother and grandmother, died peacefully on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, surrounded by her family. Born August 15, 1938, Maria Magdalena Villalpando was the only child of Magdaleno and Antonia Villalpando. Her mother died at... Read More
Published online in Wichita Eagle Nov 25, 2018
Male, Patricia Diane 87, passed away November 18, 2018. She was born April 27, 1931 in Pueblo, Colorado, to parents, Walter N. and Meda G. (Batchelor) Male. They preceded her in death along with a brother, W. Newton Male, and... Read More
Published online in Wichita Eagle Nov 25, 2018
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