Orvil Robert Winslow

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Feb. 14, 1913 - Sept. 10, 2007

ATWOOD -- Orvil Robert Winslow, 94, died Monday (Sept. 10, 2007) at Rawlins County Health Center in Atwood.

He was born Feb. 14, 1913, in Norton County, Kan., to Raymond and Hester J. (Goldsworth) Winslow. The family moved to Rawlins County three years later. He attended school in rural Rawlins County, mostly at Pleasant Valley in Clinton Township and spent his life farming with his father and then on his own. He was a 91-year-resident of Rawlins County.

In 1983, he and his sister, Garrah Winslow, sold the farm and they moved to Atwood. He became a resident of Good Samaritan Center in Atwood in 2005.

He was a member of the Atwood United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Garrah in 1994.

Funeral services will be Thursday, 2 p.m., at Atwood United Methodist Church with the Rev. Terry McGuire officiating. Burial will be in the Gem Cemetery in Gem, Kan.

Visitation will be Thursday at Williams Funeral Home in Atwood until noon.

Memorials may be given to the Atwood United Methodist Church or Good Samaritan Center.

Williams Funeral Home of Atwood is in charge of arrangements.