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William Alexander
1951 - 2010
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NEWTON — William "Bill" Alexander, 59, died Nov. 7 at Harry Hynes Hospice in Wichita. He was born May 24, 1951, in Denver, Colo. He graduated from Mound City High School and went on to complete two years at Fort Scott Junior college. He served three years with the United States Navy. Following that, he wisely used the G.I. Bill to further his education and attended Wichita State University and achieved his bachelor’s degree, followed by his Physician’s Assistant Degree. On Aug. 14, 2006, he married Tamera J. Clark in Newton.

Bill and Tammy held a membership with The Father’s House church family in Newton.

Survivors include his wife, Tamera; two sons, Brian and Caite Alexander of Hoisington and Bill and Nicole Stagner of Newton; three daughters, Lisa and Eric Bushnell of Tulsa, Okla., Andrea Alexander of Kansas City and Ashley Stagner of Newton; a brother, Danny L. and wife Gail of Tucson, Ariz.; a sister, Robbie and husband John Robertson of Belle Vista, Ark.; two grandchildren, Kyler Bushnell and Gaven Stagner; a sister-in-law, and brother-in-law Coleen and Jerry Rodgers of Independence; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Robert and Bertha Clark of McPherson; several nieces and nephews, graqndnieces and grandnephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Pat and Mary Landers; and a daughter, Becky Alexander.

Memorial service was to be held on Monday at The Father’s House in Newton. Memorials are suggested to the Harry Hynes Hospice or the American Diabetes Association, in care of the funeral home. Friends may view the obituary and sign the guest book online at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Broadway Colonial Funeral Home*

120 E. Broadway

Newton, KS 67114

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Nov. 9, 2010