OLMITZ — Milton Alois Yarmer, 88, died July 25 at his home in Olmitz. Born May 17, 1926, at Russell County, he was the son of Frank Rudolph and Marie (Demel) Yarmer. Milton married Mary Agnes Gleissner May 26, 1948, at Olmitz. She died July 12, 2006.
A veteran of the U.S. Army, Milton was a longtime resident and farmer of rural Galatia and Olmitz.
He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Olmitz.
Survivors include three sons, Melvin Yarmer of Albert, Maurice Yarmer of Galatia and Michael Yarmer of Albert; 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; and caretakers Jodee Demel, Kassey Oborny, Ronelle DeLaurentis, Marilyn Degenhardt and Constance Winkler. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Marlene Hassenplug; two brothers, Mello Yarmer and Vernon Yarmer; and an infant sister.
Vigil service and rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann Catholic Church in Olmitz, with Father Anselm Eke, celebrant. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will be at St. Ann Cemetery, with military rites by Fort Riley Honor Guard. Memorial donations to St. Ann Cemetery or Kans for Kids or Golden Belt Home Health and Hospice may be made in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.nicholsonrickefh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home*
P.O. Box 146; 415 N. Main
Hoisington, KS 67544
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, July 27, 2014