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Dennis J. Wurm

Friday, April 6, 2012

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Dennis J. Wurm

April 6, 1940 - April 5, 2012

OBERLIN, Kansas -- Dennis J. Wurm, 71, died Thursday (April 5, 2012) at Oberlin.

He was born April 6, 1940, to E. J and Iris (Fourtner) Wurm in Decatur County, Kansas.

He was raised on a farm near Oberlin. He was in the U.S. Army from 1958-1960.

He married Patricia Stapp on Feb. 2, 1961. He was a self employed welder and a member of St. John's Lutheran Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, E. J. "Swede" and Iris Wurm; brother, Robert Wurm and sister-in-law, Peggy Wurm.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Wurm of Oberlin; sons, Charles and wife, Sharon Wurm of Staplehurst, Nebraska and Kevin Wurm of Bayard, Nebraska; brothers, Steve Wurm of Missoula,Montana; brother-in-law, Robert and wife, Sandra Stapp of Danbury, Nebraska; sisters, Beverly and husband, Eugene Witt of Danbury and Jeanette and husband, Vernon Diederich of Oberlin; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services were today, April 9, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Oberlin with the Rev. Bradley Rick officiating. Interment is at the Oberlin Cemetery.

Memorials may be given in his name.

Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin is in charge of arrangements