Dee Potter


SYRACUSE — Dee Duane Potter, 71, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita.

SYRACUSE — Dee Duane Potter, 71, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita.

He was born March 29, 1943, in Syracuse, to Emery T. and Pauline Hoff Potter. He graduated from Syracuse High School in 1961.

On Feb. 2, 1969, he married Marion Lavon Baldwin in Liberal. They farmed south of Syracuse before retiring in 2008 and moving into Syracuse. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard.

In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Randal Potter of Toyonaka, Japan; a brother, Roger Potter of Tribune; a sister, Beverly Holdren of Manhattan; and two granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. MDT Thursday at Southern Baptist Church, Syracuse. Burial will follow at Syracuse Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 1 to 7 p.m. MDT Wednesday at Fellers Funeral Home LLC, Syracuse. Condolences may be sent at In lieu of flowers, memorials payable to the VIP Senior Center or Gideons may be sent in care of the funeral home, Box 1253, Syracuse, KS 67878.

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