Leonard Guy Wilkinson
Published on -6/13/2012, 3:15 PM
Leonard Guy Wilkinson, 89, died Saturday, June 9, 2012, in Hays.
He was born March 15, 1923, in Hitchcock County, Neb., to Guy and Rosie (Urban) Wilkinson. He was a 1940 graduate of McDonald Rural High School.
He married Berdean Mae Sramek on Oct. 9, 1951. He returned to Rawlins County to farm. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years; a son, Daniel Wilkinson, rural Atwood; five daughters, Karen Threlkel and Barbara Wagoner, both of Hays, Janet Malone, Leawood, Mary Wilkinson, Centennial, Colo., and Teresa Wilkinson, Wake Forest, N.C.; a brother, Kenneth Wilkinson; nine grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, rural Atwood; burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Atwood.
Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday at Williams Funeral Home, Atwood, and after 6 p.m. at the church.
A vigil and Knights of Columbus rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the church.