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Obituaries

Obituaries

Donald Leroy Wulfkuhle 1926 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Donald Leroy Wulfkuhle, 80, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Stull United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Stull Cemetery.Mr. Wulfkuhle died Sunday, May 27, 2007, at Ottawa Retirement Center.He was born May 29, 1926, in Lawrence, the son of Harry O. and Helen H. Bahnmaier Wulfkuhle.Mr. Wulfkuhle attended Yarnold School and Lawrence High School.He farmed with his father until he volunteered for the Air Force in 1951. He served at Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth, Texas. He was a truck driver in Korea and was honorably discharged in 1955. He and his wife then bought a farm, where they farmed and raised cattle.Mr. Wulfkuhle was a member of Stull United Methodist Church.He married Shirley D. Hilliard on June 20, 1953. She survives. Other survivors include two sons, Chris, Spring Hill, and Kenny, Perry; a daughter, Carol Cooper, Osawatomie; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.The family suggests memorial contributions to the Arthritis Foundation or Stull United Methodist Church, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.