IANTHA-Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Konantz Warden Chapel in Lamar for Linden King Wolf, 86, Iantha, who died Monday, July 8, 2013, at his home. Burial will be in the Iantha Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Konantz Warden Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until service time, at the chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Compassus or the Iantha Methodist Church.
Condolences may be sent online at www.konantzwarden.com.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille Wolf, of the home; a daughter, Linda Eggerman and husband Leland; a son, Bruce Wolf and his wife Rita; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Andy and Brandy Wolf, Lesha and David Muncy, Linse and Dan Hawks, Addie and Reed Graham, Adam and Katie Wolf, Lee and Kara Eggerman and Landon Eggerman and 12 great-grandchildren, Kynli, Kayli, Rolli and Harper Wolf, Dagen and Dalton Graham, Madelyn Muncy, Lucas and Addison Eggerman and Wyatt, Emlia and Anna Hawks.
He was preceded in death by his siblings, Wanda Wolfe, June Divine, Gale Wolf and Jean Gossett and her twin, Dean Wolf.
Mr. Wolf was born July 7, 1927, on the family farm near Iantha, to George V. and Ruby (Morgan) Wolf. He resided on the family homestead farm for all but five years of his life. He attended Crossroads, a one room school house through eighth grade and was a 1945 graduate of Liberal High School. He enlisted in the United States Navy, serving on the US Baltimore Naval ship from 1945-46.
In addition to actively engaging in production agriculture, raising row crops, hay and beef cattle, he milked cows. He was active in the Rural Youth Organization (RYO).
He was a member of the Iantha Methodist Church and over the years served in leadership roles on various boards including the Liberal schools, MFA and Iantha Methodist Church. He served as a 4-H project leader in the Progressive 4-H and an adult leader in the Rough Rider 4-H club. He was a member of the Lamar Saddle Club and the Muddy Creek Wagon Trail Ride group.
He married Betty “Lucille” Hininger on Dec. 23, 1950.