OBITUARY: Wayne David King

Wayne David King, 90, of Hesston, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021.

He was born Sept. 6, 1931, in Harper, to Henry J. and Anna L. (Hartzler) King.

Wayne married Clara Mast on July 2, 1954, in Arthur, Ill.

He was a retired pastor, serving Mennonite congregations in Illinois, Ohio and New York.

He is survived by his wife, Clara King of Hesston; daughter, Carol Erion and her husband Donald of Old Monroe, Mo.; son, Gordon King and his wife, Christine of Brunswick, Ohio; son, Ronald King of Mesa, Ariz.; daughter, Lynne Smith and her husband Bradley of Gilbert Ariz.; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Cremation is planned. A Celebration of Life Service will be announced and held at a later date. Private family inurnment will take place at Eastlawn Cemetery, Zimmerdale.

Memorials may be made to Schowalter Villa, Good Samaritan Fund and sent to Miller-Ott Funeral Home, P.O. Box 32, Hesston, Kan., 67062.

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