Archive for Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Obituary: Frank G. “Corky” Hagenbuch Jr.


August 31, 2005

Services for Frank G. "Corky" Hagenbuch Jr., 74, Lawrence, were Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, at Tonganoxie Christian Church. Private burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.

Mr. Hagenbuch died last Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005, at his home. He was born Nov. 16, 1930, in Lawrence, the son of Dr. Frank G. and Lanore (Scrivner) Hagenbuch.

He was a member of Jayhawk 4-H Club and FFA at Lawrence High School, earning the state farmer degree award in 1948. He attended Kansas State University and Kansas University before serving in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1954.

On May 17, 1953, he married Alberta June Wiley in Lawrence. She survives, of the home.

Mr. Hagenbuch was a member of Tonganoxie Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion post in Lawrence and the Tonganoxie Christian Church.

Mr. Hagenbuch was a farmer and cattleman, who for many years was the Leavenworth County club beef leader, county fair beef superintendent and director on the fair board. He was instrumental in forming and was the first president of the Leavenworth County Beef Improvement Association. He also helped form and was the vice chairman of the first Kansas Junior Angus Heifer Show.

He retired in 1990 from Farmland Industries after 32 years.

Other survivors include two sons, Larry D. Hagenbuch, Lewistown, Mont., and Lyle E. Hagenbuch, Baldwin; two daughters, Lori Fink, Manhattan, Kan., and Lynn M. Rinkes, Holton; a brother, Ralph D. Hagenbuch, Pateros, Wash.; and six grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Leavenworth or Douglas County 4-H Foundation, Douglas County Hospice or Tonganoxie Christian Church, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.

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