Donald Hedges


SCOTT CITY — Donald E. Hedges, 80, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Porter Hospital in Den

SCOTT CITY — Donald E. Hedges, 80, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Porter Hospital in Den

He was born Nov. 11, 1932, in Offerle, to Benjamin Franklin and Hazel Gladys Schenk Hedges.

A resident of Scott City since 1956, Mr. Hedges was a teacher and school administrator. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

On Aug. 25, 1953, he married Rosella Marie Anderson in Manhattan. She died Aug. 22, 2009, in Elkhart. He also was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Dawn Rachelle Carlson; two brothers; four sisters; a half brother; and two half sisters.

Survivors include two sons, Thane Hedges of Scott City, and Michael Hedges of Denver; three brothers, Sam Hedges of Scott City, Thomas Hedges of Topeka, and Emmit Hedges of Neodesha; a sister, Ella May Thummel of Salina; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church in Scott City. Inurnment will be at Scott County Cemetery, Scott City.

There will be no visitation. Condolences may be given at or Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church or First Baptist Church, both in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Scott City, KS 67871.


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