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  • Lloyd Earnest Webber

  • Lloyd Earnest Webber, 88, died Thursday, September 13, 2012 at the Kansas Soldiers Home, Halsey Hall, Ft. Dodge.
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  • Lloyd Earnest Webber, 88, died Thursday, September 13, 2012 at the Kansas Soldiers Home, Halsey Hall, Ft. Dodge.
    Webber was born December 1, 1923 at Wichita, Kansas, the son of Herman and Ethel Savage Webber. Lloyd had lived in Pueblo, Colorado and Fowler, Kansas before moving to Ft. Dodge. He was ordained as a Baptist Minister in 1949 and retired after 30 years of service. He joined the military in 1941 until honorably discharged in 1982 during this time was with the Army Air Corps during WWII; performed military service in the US Army in Korea during the Korean Conflict; served two (2) tours of duty with the US Navy Seabees in Vietnam. He has resided at the Kansas Soldier’s Home since May 17, 2001.
    On May 27, 1944 he married Patricia C. Kelley of Humboldt, Kansas in Salt Lake City, Utah. Survivors include: He is survived by 2 sons, Lloyd E. Webber, Jr. of Lorton, Virginia and David Webber and wife, Terri of Avon, Indiana; 2 daughters, Patricia Kellene (Kelley) Smile of Alexandria, Virginia and Joy Riebel and husband, Lawrence of LaHarpe, Kansas; 5 grandchildren, Randy Webber, Lorton, Virginia; Rebecca Webber, Montpelier, Vermont; Jason Webber; Steven Riebel, LaHarpe, Kansas; and Scott Riebel, Iola, Kansas; 2 great-grandchildren, Molly and Ethan Riebel, of Iola, Kansas; 3 sisters, Helen Earl, Salt Lake City, Utah, Beulah Dimperio, Spokane, Washington and
    Leah Gardner, Leavenworth, Kansas and sister-in-law, Lola Webber, Colony, Kansas; numerous nieces and nephews in Colony, Iola, Buffalo, Chanute, Kincaid, Garnett, Fowler and Ottawa, Kansas.
    He was preceded in death by his wife Patricia; his parents, 3 brothers, Herman Jr., Donald, and Roy.
    Graveside Services will be 1:30 pm Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery, Ft. Dodge with Rev. Vernon Bogart officiating and military honors by Howard Gotschall VFW Post 1714. There will be no public viewing, the casket will remain closed.
    The family suggests memorials to the Kansas Soldiers Home in care of Ziegler Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave., Dodge City, Kansas 67801. Condolences may be sent to www.zieglerfuneralchapel.com.
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