OBITUARY: Kent B. Schirer

Kent B. Schirer, 58, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. He was born March 16, 1961, in Newton to Keith and Wilma (Suffield) Schirer.

Kent had a love of gardening and being in the outdoors at his rural Harvey County home. He sold his produce at the Newton Farmers Market for several years. Kent enjoyed caring for the chickens and cats that made their home around his place.

He is survived by his mother Wilma Hybsha of Newton, sister Brenda Jennings of Wichita, and two brothers Kyle and Brian (Janis) Schirer, both of Newton. He also is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Kent was preceded in death by his father.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel in Newton with Pastor Donna Voteau presiding. Private family interment will be in the Restlawn Gardens of Memory in rural Newton.

Memorials are suggested to American Heart Association in care of Petersen Funeral Home