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Sid O. Carlile

Sid O. Carlile, 66, Hays, died Sunday June 9, 2013, in a farming accident on the family farm near Fowler.

He was born Feb. 18, 1947, in Dodge City to Victor and Mildred (Meng) Carlile. He graduated from Fowler High School in 1965.

He married Arlene Weber on July 18, 1970, in Fowler. He served in the Army National Guard of Kansas, later becoming a police officer and retiring as the Fort Hays State University chief of police.

He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, American Legion and Smoky Hill Chapter of Pheasants Forever.

Survivors include his wife, Arlene, of the home; a son, Matthew Carlile and his wife, Crista, and their daughter, Devon, Urbandale, Iowa; a daughter, Holly Schmidt and her husband, Travis, and their son, Sawyer, Germantown, Wis.; a sister, Gay Carlson and husband, Blair, Centennial, Colo.; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays; burial in Fowler Cemetery at a later date.

There will be a parish vigil service at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 20th and Pine. Friends can call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Sid Carlile Memorial Fund to be used for youth hunts with Pheasants Forever in his name and memory.

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