Theron Fitzpatrick, 89, of rural Neosho Falls, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at the Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola.
Theron was born November 24, 1923, in Geneva, Kansas, the son Edward Anthony and Anna Thresa (Mabie) Fitzpatrick. He grew up and lived his entire life in the Geneva and Neosho Falls communities.
On August 22, 1948, Theron married Pauline Stovall. He enjoyed farming, raising cattle, and also ran a saw mill with a neighbor during the winter months. He liked to hunt and fish with family and friends. Pauline preceded him in death November 15, 2004.
Theron served on the board of directors of the Piqua Farmers Coop and Woodson County F.H.A.
SURVIVORS include two Sons: Ed Fitzpatrick & companion Chris of Neosho Falls, KS and Ken Fitzpatrick & wife Rhonda of Wellington, KS; a Daughter: Patsy Mapes & husband, Dan of Skiatook, OK; five Grandchildren: Heidi Theurer & husband Travis, Casey Fitzpatrick, Anna Lucas & husband Nic, Emily Mapes & fiancé Terry Reed and Eli Mapes and five Great Grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Georgia Mae Cleaver.
Funeral service is at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola and visitation is prior to the service. Burial will be at the Geneva Cemetery, northwest of Iola
MEMORIAL: Geneva Cemetery Fund
Memorial gifts may be left with the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences for the family may be left on this website, www.iolafuneral.com.