Theron Fitzpatrick, 89, Neosho Falls, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola.
Theron was born Nov. 24, 1923, in Geneva, the son of Edward Anthony and Anna Thresa (Mabie) Fitzpatrick. He grew up and lived his entire life in the Geneva and Neosho Falls communities.
On Aug. 22, 1948, Theron married Pauline Stovall. He enjoyed farming, raising cattle, and also ran a saw mill with a neighbor during the winter months. He liked to hunt and fish with family and friends. Pauline preceded him in death on Nov. 15, 2004.
Theron served on the board of directors of the Piqua Farmers Co-op and Woodson County FHA.
Survivors are two sons, Ed Fitzpatrick and companion Chris, Neosho Falls, and Ken Fitzpatrick and wife, Rhonda, Wellington; daughter Patsy Mapes and husband, Dan, Skiatook, Okla.; five grandchildren, Heidi Theurer and husband, Travis, Casey Fitzpatrick, Anna Lucas and husband, Nic, Emily Mapes and fiancé, Terry Reed, and Eli Mapes; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Georgia Mae Cleaver.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Visitation will be prior to the service.
Burial will be at Geneva Cemetery, northwest of Iola.
Memorials can be made to Geneva Cemetery Fund. Memorial gifts may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
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