Delmar 'Sonny' Weinhardt
Delmar "Sonny" Weinhardt, 78, Grinnell, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Gove County Medical Center.
He was born Dec. 2, 1934, to Harvey and Madeline Weinhardt. He married Joan Mense on April 28, 1959.
He and his father owned and operated Weinhardt and Son Oil in Grinnell. He later worked for the USD 291 school district for more than 30 years until his retirement. Upon his retirement, he was honored on the floor of the Kansas House and Senate in Topeka for his service of more than 50 years.
He was a member of Immaculate Conception Parish, Grinnell. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Mark Weinhardt, Grinnell, and Chuck Weinhardt and wife, Ann, Lenexa; and a grandson, Henry, Lenexa.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and stepmother, Elsie Weinhardt.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Grinnell; burial in Immaculate Conception Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Immaculate Conception Parish Center, Grinnell.
A vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the center.
Memorials are suggested to the Grinnell Fire Department, senior center or Hometown Grocery in care of Baalmann Mortuary, PO Box 204, Oakley, KS 67748.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.baalmannmortuary.com.