LEOTI — Harold Lester Heronemus, 89, of Leoti, died Monday, May 21, 2018, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.
He was born Oct. 26, 1928, on the family farm at Nekoma, to Jacob and Elizabeth Schwartz Heronemus.
On Aug. 6, 1953, he married Lorraine Appl in Ness City. They farmed and raised cattle on the Appl homestead south of Leoti. He also worked for the Wichita County Road Department, was an assessor for Wichita County, and had a disc rolling and blade sharpening business. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict.
Survivors include his wife, Lorraine Heronemus of Leoti; three sons, Daniel Heronemus of Wichita, and Timothy Heronemus and Randall Heronemus, both of Leoti; a daughter, Lori Beth Crathorne of Victoria; three siblings, Anna Means of Phoenix, Estelene Hoddy of Liberal, and Clarence Heronemus of Amarillo, Texas; eight grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Alvin Heronemus and Lee Heronemus; and a sister, Evelyn Powell.
Graveside service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Leoti Cemetery, with military honors provided.
There will be no public visitation. Condolences may be posted at www.priceandsons.com. Memorials are suggested to the Leoti Emergency Medical Technicians, in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti.