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Alvin Fred Schugart 1929 - 2017
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BAZINE — Alvin Fred Schugart, age 88, passed away on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 at his home near Bazine. He was born on Aug. 29, 1929 in Great Bend, the son of William Fred and Velma Hlavaty Schugart.
Alvin was a farmer and stockman. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served in Alaska during the Korean War. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Church, Ness County Historical Society and the Ness County Amusement Company, Vice President of the Leisure Years all of Ness City, the Knights of Columbus, Olmitz, the American Legion Riders and American Legion Olin Cole Post 392 and the Volunteer Fire Department all of Bazine.
On May 22, 1957 he married Dolores Boor in Odin. She preceded him in death on Dec. 12, 2012.
He is survived by his son Jim Schugart and wife, Kim, Bazine; his daughter, Carol Pfannenstiel and husband, Eric; four sisters, Sister Anita Schugart, Great Bend, Joyce Irwin (Robert), Englewood, Colorado, Marilyn Grover, Olathe, and Marge Widen, Concordia; two step-grandchildren and four step-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
Funeral service will be at the Sacred Heart Church, Ness City on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, 11 a.m. with burial in the Bazine Cemetery. Rosary followed by Parish Vigil will begin at 6:30 p.m. today at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City. The family will be present prior to the service. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Contributions may be given in lieu of flowers to the Bazine American Legion, Bazine Fire Department, Ness City Leisure Years or the Ness County Historical Society.
Words of sympathy and support may be left for the family at

Funeral arrangemnts provided by
Fitzgerald Funeral Home*
P.O. Box 96
Ness City, KS 67560
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune Sept. 10, 2017