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William Heffentrager

July 23, 1925 — June 3, 2016

William Eugene Heffentrager, 90, died Friday (June 3, 2016) at the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice of Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis Campus in Wichita.

He was born on July 23, 1925 in Sacketts Harbor, N.Y., the son of George H. and Sarah E. Booth Heffentrager. Bill had served as a Sgt in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean War.

Bill married Hazel Victoria McClure on September 8, 1946 in Pasadena, Calif.

He had been a Food Product Merchandiser for many years in California until he and Hazel moved to Newton in the mid 1970’s where he continued working.

A few years after the death of Hazel, Bill married Loretta May Ford Lies on February 21, 1996 in Newton. She died on February 4, 2015.

He was a member of the First Christian Church in Newton and the American Legion. Bill traveled throughout the world as a Missionary for the church.

Survivors include step-daughter Charlene Vinduska of Wichita; step-sons Mike Lies of Oakley, Ks., Vernon Lies of Jonesboro, Ark., David Lies of Albert, Ks., and Raymond Lies of Newton; 18 step-grandchildren; 26 step-great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Bill is preceded in death also by his mother and step-father Sarah and Wilson Pernice; father and step-mother George and Bertha Heffentrager; brothers George and John Heffentrager

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday (June 7, 2016) at the First Christian Church. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Newton.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday between 1:00pm and 8:00pm.

A memorial has been established with the Legacy of John at the Kansas Christian Home, contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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