The Hays Daily News
8/13/2012

Irene C. Purinton

Irene C. Purinton, 91, WaKeeney, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.

She was born Jan. 14, 1921, near Lebanon to Frank and Anna (Remington) Royce. She graduated from Lebanon High School and Brown Mackie College, Salina.

She married Leonard on Sept. 15, 1946, near Lebanon. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, WaKeeney; four sons, Wayne and Ed, both of WaKeeney, and Chuck and Ron, both of Sacramento; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, WaKeeney; burial in Kansas Veterans Cemetery, WaKeeney.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.

Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.schmittfuneral.com.

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