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Clarence E. Mendenhall, age 73, entered into rest on February 2, 2019 at the Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas.  He was born on October 9, 1945 in Concordia, Kansas to Francis M. and Dorothy (Yoder) Mendenhall.
He married Marilyn Halferty on November 10, 1962 in Beloit, Kansas.
Clarence worked as a Tree Trimmer for Schenk Tree Service and later began farming, ran a dairy cattle operation, Rancher and then running his own business Mendenhall Tree Service.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, his horses, and most of all spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.
Clarence is survived by his wife, Marilyn, Concordia, KS.; 3 daughters, Sheila Crough, Concordia, KS.; Cathy Volk (JD), Battle Creek, NE.; Lisa Sorell (Randy), Concordia, KS.;  a son, Randy Mendenhall (Tisha), Concordia, KS.; 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, a brother, Francis Reuben Mendenhall (Loretta), Concordia, KS.; 3 sisters,  Lelah Kroulik, Wichita, KS.; Ella Maggard (Joe), Lamar, MO.; Charlotte Courtney (Earl), Lamar, MO.
He was preceded in death by his son, Kevin Mendenhall, parents, Francis and Dorothy Mendenhall, son-in-law, Greg Collette, a brother, Marion Mendenhall, 5 sisters, Dorothy Glisson, Almeda Clingman, JoAnn McCartney, Isabel Oliver, infant sister, Carolyn L. Mendenhall.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on, Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia.  Family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia with Rev. Bob Burns officiating.
Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia, Kansas
Memorial Contributions may be given to N.C.K. Saddle Club, Concordia, Kansas c/o Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home.
For online condolences may be sent to www.chaputbuoy.

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