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Claude G. Kisling

Friday, December 20, 2002

ATWOOD -- Claude G. Kisling, 87, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 2002) at the Good Samaritan Center in Atwood.

He was born Oct. 11, 1915, to Charles and Lydia (Gatlin) Kisling in Rawlins County.

On April 27, 1937, he married Irene Leebrick in Rawlins County. He was a farmer-stockman until his retirement. After retiring and moving to Atwood, he became the Rawlins County Ambulance Director and continued his training to be an instructor-coordinator, teaching EMT classes and working on the state level giving tests to EMT's.

He was a member of the Federated Church of McDonald, served on the school board and the hospital board, and worked on a committee of the ASCS.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Dorothy Foster; and brother-in-law, Vic Foster.

Survivors include his wife, Irene of Atwood; one daughter, Diane and husband, Ron Geurin of Metamora, Ill.; sister-in-law, Lucille Denny of Colby, Kan.; brother-in-law, Wilbur Leebrick and wife, Virginia of Atwood and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at the Federated Church in McDonald with the Rev. Gregory Moyer officiating. Interment will be in the Atwood Fairview Cemetery in Atwood.

Visitation is today until 9 p.m., and Saturday after 9:30 a.m. at the church.

Memorials may be given in his name to the Federated Church of McDonald or the Atwood Second Century Fund.

Williams Funeral Home of Atwood is in charge of arrangements.