Harley Arbogast


DEERFIELD — Harley Dale Arbogast, 79, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at his home in Deerfield.

DEERFIELD — Harley Dale Arbogast, 79, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at his home in Deerfield.

He was born Aug. 23, 1934, in Stockton, to Oran J. and Rena Cadoret Arbogast. He graduated from high school in Webster.

On May 12, 1956, he married Lorabell Louise Cunningham in Stockton.

Mr. Arbogast served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict. After his discharge he finished his schooling and worked construction. He moved to Glade and worked for the City of Phillipsburg water department, worked for Culligan Water Company in Stockton and then moved to Plainville to work for Schultz Mobile Homes. In 1973, he moved to Deerfield to become the City Superintendent. He then went to work for the Kearny County Road Department as a heavy equipment operator for 22 years. He served as Deerfield Fire Chief for a few years.

In addition to his wife, survivors include three daughters, Teresa Beaudry of Deerfield, Barbara Kaiser of Lincolnville, and Joan Johnson of Russell; a son, Michael Arbogast of Kendall; two brothers, Jack Arbogast of Downs, and Glenn Arbogast of York, Neb.; a sister, Rosie Carda of Alma, Neb.; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Leigh Arbogast; two sisters, Barbara Arbogast and Emaline Kennedy; and a great-grandson, Kiandon Kirk.

Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church in Deerfield. Graveside service will begin at 4 p.m. Monday at Stockton City Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Garnand Funeral Home in Lakin. Condolences may be emailed to garnandfh@sbcglobal.net. Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church, in care of the funeral home, Box 91, Lakin, KS 67860.


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