Archive for Tuesday, November 20, 2001

Walter Lemuel Wiley


November 20, 2001

Funeral services for Walter Lemuel Wiley will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Quisenberry Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Crews officiating. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Walter Lemuel Wiley, 87, died Nov. 19, 2001, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center.

Mr. Wiley was born April 3, 1914, in Leavenworth, the son of Lemuel and Anna (Hilner) Wiley. He was a retired maintenance supervisor of Owen-Corning Fiberglass, Kansas City, Kan. He was a member of the West Gate Masonic Lodge in Kansas City, Kan., and of the Stanwood Friends Church. He served on the Tonganoxie Cemetery Board. He was a former member of the Kansas National Guard at Lawrence, and later served in the United States Navy during World War II as a sheet metal worker on aircraft.

Mr. Wiley married Doris P. Moore on Feb. 12, 1933. They were married for more than 68 years and were very happy to be together every day. He enjoyed being with other people and being a good friend. He loved nature, animals and every season of the year. He was an avid sports fan.

He is survived by his wife of the home; two sons, Lyle Wayne Wiley, Grove, Okla., and Ronald Lynn Wiley, Battlefield, Mo.; a daughter, Judith Wiley-Evans, Tonganoxie; three grandchildren and four step grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Stanwood Friends Church, in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 933, Tonganoxie, 66086.

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