ULYSSES — Carl William Slemp, 88, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at Western Prairie Senior Living in Ulysses.

He was born Dec. 2, 1930, in Stevens County to John E. and Nina (Beasley) Slemp.

He grew up on the farm in Stevens County and graduated from Moscow High School in 1948. Carl started farming on a small scale and gradually accumulated a full line of equipment and several quarters of land.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, John R. (Bud) Slemp; and sisters, Betty Teeter and Peggy Merwin.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3 at Moscow United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Moscow Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2 at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses.

The family requests memorial contributions are given to Western Prairie Senior Living or Moscow United Methodist Church in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.