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Neil J. Gorney 1961 - 2016
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Neil J. Gorney 1961 - 2016

Neil J. Gorney, age 55 years, of Great Bend, Kansas passed away at his home in Great Bend on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 29, 2016. Neil was born on Feb. 10, 1961 in Bay City, Michigan to Melvin J. and Isabelle (Compton) Gorney.
A resident of Great Bend for the past eight years, he worked as a fire and water damage Restoration Specialist for ServPro in Bay City, Michigan, and later in Great Bend as well as ServiceMaster in Great Bend. He also did residential painting in Great Bend. Neil thoroughly enjoyed fishing, camping, coin collecting, card games, throwing horseshoes, and cooking outdoors, but he loved spending time with grandkids the most.
Neil is survived by two daughters, Shanade Gorney and Shaneil Gorney, both of Alamosa, Colorado; three grandchildren; two brothers, Randy and his wife Terri Gorney of Oswego. and Shawn and his wife Michelle Neering of Essexville, Michigan; two sisters, Joyce Carpenter and her fiance Keith Cramer of Moundville, Missouri, and Phyllis Gorney and her fiance Jim of Bay City, Michigan; one sister-in-law, Deb Kroening of Albright Shores, Michigan; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Shawneen Gorney on Dec. 31, 2008; and one brother, Conrad “Skip” Kroening.
Cremation has been chosen. There are no services or visitation planned at this time. Memorial donations may be made in care of the family. Online condolences may be left for the family and a complete obituary may be viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Charter Funerals*
2115 Washington St.
Great Bend, KS 67530