Archive for Wednesday, May 28, 2003

Obit: John F. (Jack) Himpel, Sr.

May 28, 2003

1922 -- 2003

Services for John F. Himpel Sr., were May 27 at the United Methodist Church, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Himpel died Friday, May 23 at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.

Jack was born Aug. 2, 1922 in Tonganoxie, the son of Arthur and Cecile (Crady) Himpel. He was a member of the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church was an Army Air Force veteran of World War II. He had served on the Tonganoxie City Council, Fire Department (chief), and the USD No. 464 School Board. He was a carpenter and building contractor. On April 26, 1947, he married Margie Coburn.

Survivors include his wife, Margie, of the home; four sons, Jack Himpel, Jr., Tonganoxie, and Jeff Himpel, Basehor; five daughters, Georgina Bellman, Winslow, Ariz., Beverly Wiles, Susan Herrstrom, Diane Bretthauer, and Bobbi McClellan, all of Tonganoxie; three brothers, Aurthur "Bo" Himpel, Tonganoxie, Donald Himpel, Tonganoxie, and Billy Himpel, Lenexa; 21 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the United Methodist Church endowment fund c/o Quisenberry Funeral Home, PO Box 993, Tonganoxie, KS 66086.

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