Loren Arthur Gugler
Published on -7/28/2012, 5:18 PM
Loren Arthur Gugler, 84, Ellis, died July 26, 2012, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.
He was born March 6, 1928, in Hays to Ralph and Anna (Lishen) Gugler. He was a 1946 graduate of Ellis High School.
He married Phyllis Meyer on Feb. 12, 1955, in Chicago. He was a clerk for Union Pacific Railroad and an Ellis mail carrier, retiring in 1983 to start farming full-time. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Japan.
He was a member of Ellis United Methodist Church; Ellis Veterans of Foreign Wars, where he was a past commander; American Legion of Hays; past board member of Ellis School Board; Ellis Credit Union, Golden Belt Co-op and the YMCA.
Survivors include his wife, Ellis; two sons, David Gugler, Hays, and Doug Gugler and wife, Ann, Ellis; a sister, Linda Headstream, Centennial, Colo.; and two grandsons, Scott Gugler, Hays, and Tanner Gugler, Ellis.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Marcy Gugler; a grandson, Anthony Gugler; a brother, Harold Gugler; and a sister, Lois Ann Gaschler.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Ellis United Methodist Church; burial in Mount Hope Cemetery, with military honors by Ellis VFW.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Keithley Funeral Chapel, 400 E. 17th, Ellis, KS 67637, and from 9 a.m. until time of service Monday at the church.
Memorials are suggested to Ellis United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.
Condolences can be sent to the family by guestbook or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.