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Stanley R. Farr

Stanley R. Farr, 78, died Feb. 14 at Newton Medical Center.

He was born Dec. 3, 1933 in Adams Center, N.Y., to Nathan Earl and Letha (Clark) Farr. On April 6, 1953 he married Jeanetta E. Deines in Chapman.

He was a retired manager for Westar Energy. Following his retirement he farmed in the Marion area. He was also president of the Peabody Chamber of Commerce.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanetta; two sons, Gary Farr of Clearwater, Fla., and Daniel Farr, of Merriam; two daughters, Brenda Hague of Newton and Jaclyn Voight of Leawood; one brother, Jerry Farr of Champan; five sisters, Betty Lou Whitley of Blakey, Ga., Shirley Montgomery of Corvalis, Ore., Cindy Combs of Redland, Ore., Mary Ellen Smith of Bella Vista, Ark., and Rosalee Turnbull of Lebonon, Ore.

Stanley was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Randy Farr, and one son-in-law Brian Voight.

A celebration of Farr’s life was held at 10 a.m. Feb. 18 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Peabody with the Rev. Robert Kloth presiding. Inurnment was in the in Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Peabody.

Memorials are suggested to Peabody High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church c/o Peterson Funeral Home, 215 N. Main St., Newton, KS 67114.

Last modified Feb. 22, 2012

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