GOODLAND, Kan. -- Clarence W. Wahrman, 88, died Monday (Oct. 29, 2007) at Goodland Regional Medical Center.
He was born March 10, 1919, at Herndon to Adam and Theresia (Ecker) Wahrman. He attended Bolte Country School and St. Mary's Catholic School in Herndon.
From 1942-1946, he served in the U.S. Army. Following his service in the Pacific Theater during World War II, he moved to Sherman County, Kan., where he began farming. He farmed in the summer and worked in Omaha at the Wilson and the Swift Packing Plants.
He was a member of Our Lady Perpetual Help Catholic Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars - Lowell Coleman Post 1133.
He was preceded in death by his parents; seven brothers, Joseph, Nicholas, Mathias, Clement, Herman, Lewis and Carl; two sisters, Elizabeth Reeh and Agnes Brown; and four infant siblings.
Survivors include his sister-in-law, Charlotte Wahrman of Atwood and 15 nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, 11 a.m., (MT) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Goodland, with the Rev. Norbert Dlabal presiding. Burial will follow in the Goodland Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation is today until 7 p.m., (MT) at Koons Chapel in Goodland. Vigil and rosary will be Friday 10 a.m., (MT) at the church.
Memorials may be given to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church or to masses and may be left at the funeral home at 211 North Main, Goodland, KS 67735-1555.
Koons Funeral Home of Goodland is in charge of arrangements.