Kenneth Eikenberry


LEOTI¬­ — Kenneth W. Eikenberry, 94, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Wichita County Long Term Care in Leoti.

LEOTI¬­ — Kenneth W. Eikenberry, 94, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Wichita County Long Term Care in Leoti.

He was born May 1, 1918, in Liberty, to Wilson and Josephine J. VanCleav.

He was a retired grain elevator operator and has been a longtime Leoti resident.

On May 24, 1941, he married Ruby M. Johnston in Independence. She died on Feb. 11, 2011, in Leoti.

Survivors include two sons, Kenneth (Jerry) of Leoti and Donald (Don) of Scott City; a brother, Reed of Cherryvale; five grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; one sister; and a grandchild.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Leoti Cemetery in Leoti. A reception will be held at the United Methodist Church in Leoti following services.

Due to remodeling at the funeral home, friends may visit from 10 a.m. until noon today at the United Methodist Church in Leoti.

Memorials may be given to the Leoti E.M.T.'s, the Wichita County Amusement Association, or Wichita County Health Center Long Term Care, in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, P.O. Box 161, Leoti, KS 67861

Friends may send condolences to the family through the funeral home website at


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