Archive for Wednesday, September 15, 1999


September 15, 1999



Services for Harry Keith Whittington, 75, Benkelman, Neb., will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Delia (Kan.) Cemetery.

Mr. Whittington died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at the North Colorado Medical Center, Greeley, Colo.

He was born April 2, 1924, in Horton, the son of Harry A. and Ruby (Waite) Whittington. He lived in Eudora for many years.

Mr. Whittington worked for the City of Benkelman until retiring in 1973.

He married Ruth McClain on Dec. 26, 1947, in Topeka. She died Oct. 8, 1988.

Survivors include a son, Harry Jr., Benkelman, Neb.; two stepdaughters, Evelyn Turvey, Windsor, Colo., and Karol Seymour, Bird City; a sister, Louise McCabe, Gardner; a brother, Leroy, Nevada, Mo.; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.

The family suggests memorials to the Harry K. Whittington Memorial Fund. They may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

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