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Donald Bainum

August 7, 1929 — August 22, 2019

Donald Allen Bainum, 90, died Thursday (August 22, 2019) at the St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita, Ks.

He was born on August 7, 1929 in Wichita, Ks., the son of Charles E. and Nellie Ethel Andruss Bainum.

Donald married Roberta Ann Lake on November 15, 1947 in rural Newton, Ks. They lived in Newton where he worked at Ross Milling.

Donald served in the National Guard from March 22, 1949 until being discharged on March 21, 1952 as a Sgt.

The Bainum’s moved to Hesston in 1959. On March 24, 1959, he went to work for the Hesston Corp., which would become Hay and Forage Industries, where he was a Spec Analyst in the Engineering Department.  Donald retired on August 6, 1999.

Donald attended Garden Community Church of rural Hesston. He and Roberta enjoyed camping, fishing and taking bus trips. He thoroughly enjoyed fishing trips to Canada and was an avid bowler.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife Roberta on July 28, 2016; granddaughter Stephanie Vogt; and an infant sister, Saundra Beverly Bainum.

Survivors include daughters Dona Vogt of Conroe, Tx., Brenda Burkey and husband John of Milford, Neb., Linda Dreier and husband Curt of Hot Springs Village, Ark., Debbie Enlow of Jarrell, Tex.,  Kathy Maynard and husband Craig of Kansas City, Mo., SanDee Quinn and husband Ken of Chubbuck, Ida.; son Raymond Bainum and wife Sandra of Dwight, Ks.; sisters Shirley Hare of El Cajon, Calif., and Barbara Morrison of Chatham, Ill.; brothers Stephen Bainum of Topeka, Ks., Phillip Bainum of Houston, Tex., John Paul Bainum of Wichita, Ks., and Joseph Bainum of Encinitas, Calif.; 21 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

Graveside services and interment will be held at 10:30 A.M., Tuesday (August 27, 2019) at the Highland Church Cemetery, rural Newton.

Friends may call at the funeral home Monday 1:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., where the family will receive friends between 6:30 P.M. an 8:00 P.M.

A memorial has been established with Garden Community Church. Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton, Ks.



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