LARNED — Dr. Thomas Dale Ewing, 92, passed away Aug. 22, 2014 at the Rice County District Hospital, Lyons.
He was born May 17, 1922 at Kanopolis, the son of Thomas Henry and Iris Ulrickson Ewing.
A longtime area resident; he was a medical doctor and chief of staff at the St. Joseph Memorial Hospital, Larned and a family practice physician
He served as the mayor of Larned for two terms. He graduated from University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1946. He was a Summerfield scholar at the University of Kansas. He served in the United States Army at Sam Houston, Alaska and the Occupation of Japan He loved fishing and hunting at the cabin in Platoro, Colo. He also loved spending time at the family farm south of Larned.
On March 17, 1946, he married Geraldine Ann Humphrey in Topeka. She passed away Feb. 6, 2000.
Survivors include two sons, Thomas H. Ewing and wife Marsha, Salida, Colo.; and Gerald H. Ewing and wife Jean, Portland, Ore.; a daughter, Ann H. Ewing-Kimmett and husband David, Salida, Colo.; a grandson, Matthew; a step-grandson, Michael and a great grandson, Damien.
He was preceded in death by; a brother, Dean Ewing and a sister, Margaret Faye Plank.
A private family service will take place. The casket will remain closed. Friends may sign the register book from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Beckwith Mortuary Chapel, Larned.
Memorials may be given to the Pawnee County Humane Society or the University of Kansas Alumni Association, both in care of the Beckwith Mortuary, P.O. Box 477, Larned, KS, 67550.
Personal condolences may be left for the family at www.beckwithmortuary.com.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Beckwith Mortuary *
P.O. Box 477
Larned, KS, 67550
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Aug. 24, 2014