Twylah Ann Hollembeak, 90, passed away Oct. 1, 2020, at Almost Home in Great Bend. She was born on Sept. 6, 1930, at Waverly to Harry and Elsie (Kunkel) Schmidt. She married Roy Hollembeak on Dec. 24, 1949, at Council Grove. He died May 17, 2001.
A Great Bend resident, Twylah was a school secretary for USD 428. She was a member of Central Baptist Church, ABW, and taught Sunday school for 50 years. She had a deep love for her faith. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, canning and quilting. She especially loved to spend time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include, two sons, Bruce Hollembeak and wife Jeanne of Wichita, and Hal Hollembeak and wife Cindy of Great Bend; a daughter, Paula Laudick of Wichita; a brother, Paul Schmidt and wife Ada Faye of Liberty, Texas; a sister, Judy Anna Schmidt of Parsons; six grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roy Hollembeak; a daughter, Brenda Royce; a brother, Harry Schmidt Jr.; a sister, Wilma Kay Michel; and a son in law, Ron Laudick.
Friends may sign the register book from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at Bryant Funeral Home, with family to receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. The family requests that those in attendance wear masks and social distance. Private Family Memorial service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, at Bryant Funeral Home with Reverend John Grummon presiding. A public recording of the service will be under Twylah’s obituary at www.bryantfh.net after Wednesday. Inurnment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Great Bend. Memorials are suggested to the Central Baptist Church or Kindred Hospice, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS. 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 4, 2020