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Philip Clifford Atteberry 1937-2012

POSTED January 18, 2012 3:40 p.m.

LARNED — Philip Clifford Atteberry, 74, died Jan. 18, 2012, at the Hospice House, Hutchinson.
He was born Dec. 12, 1937, in Larned, the son of Clifford C. and Wanda Mae Artz Atteberry.  He was a lifetime area resident.
He graduated from Larned High School in 1956, and entered the United States Marine Corps, Tanks Recon in 1956. Then he went into law enforcement approximately 10 years, four of which he was an undersheriff for Pawnee County from 1970-1974. In January, 1974, he went to work for the state of Kansas as a station supervisor for the drivers license bureau.  He retired from the state of Kansas in April 2000.  He was a member of the United Methodist Church and Larned Country Club, both of Larned. The Great Bend Lodge No. 15 A.F. & A.M. and the Scottish Rite, both of Great Bend, and Isis Temple in Salina.
Survivors include a son, Terry Atteberry, Kinsley; two daughters, Cynthia Atteberry, Wichita; Lorie Hibert, Rose Hill; a brother, Jack Atteberry, Larned; a sister, Karen Karrelis, Richmond, Va.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A Funeral Service is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Beckwith Mortuary Chapel, Larned, with Rev. Bill Fitzgerrel presiding. 
Visitation is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Beckwith Mortuary, Larned. Burial will be in the Larned Cemetery, with Military Graveside Rites.
Memorials may be sent to the Hospice House of Hutchinson in care of the Beckwith Mortuary, Box 477, Larned, KS, 67550. 
Condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Beckwith Mortuary 
P.O. Box 477
Larned, KS, 67550
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Jan. 19, 2012


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