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Obituaries

Obituaries

Richard L. Mardis 1931 - 2007 Pratt

Pratt - Funeral services for Richard L. Mardis, 75, Pratt, were Tuesday at First United Methodist Church in Pratt. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery in Pratt.Mr. Mardis died Saturday, June 2, 2007, at Pratt Regional Medical Center.He was born Aug. 24, 1931, in Pratt, the son of James E. Sr. and Elsie J. Rohr Mardis.Mr. Mardis retired as a railroad conductor. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Pratt and a master mason at Kilwinning Lodge 265.He married Avis Jo Sipe on Oct. 6, 1949, in Pratt. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Gordon R., Wichita; a daughter, Patricia "Trish" Weisshaar, Lawrence; two brothers, James E. Jr., Pratt, and Michael E., Detroit; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.Mr. Mardis was preceded in death by a son, Danny L.The family suggests memorials to the Pratt Recreation Department or a charity of the donor's choice, sent in care of Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt 67124.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.larrisonmortuary.com">www.larrisonmortuary.com</a>.