Archive for Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Obituary: T. Fariss Stolte


December 13, 2006

Services for T. Fariss Stolte, 94, McLouth, were Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Burial was in Mount Muncie Cemetery, Leavenworth.

Mr. Stolte died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at Country Care, Easton. He was born March 27, 1912, in Dover, Mo., the son of Arthur and Addie Stolte.

He graduated from Jarbalo High School in 1929 and attended Emporia Teachers College and St. Mary night school.

Mr. Stolte taught in Leavenworth County schools for 14 years and was principal at both Easton and Basehor grade schools. He was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, where he held several offices. He was also a member of Jarbalo Grange No. 11 for more than 50 years.

On Aug. 10, 1940, he married Lucille Pevurly. She died Oct. 6, 1983.

Survivors include a son, Thomas C. Stolte, McLouth, and a daughter, Karen Stolte, Oklahoma City.

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