Lifelong Stevens County resident Donnie Lynn Leeper passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Pioneer Manor in Hugoton at the age of 78.
Born May 22, 1938 in Hugoton, he was the eighth child born to Lee and Viola Patterson Leeper.
Donnie was a graduate of Hugoton High School. He served in the United States Army from 1958 to 1960.
Mr. Leeper loved his family and was a favorite of his many nieces and nephews. A car wreck June 30, 1961 left him disabled and his mother took care of him for years
untill he had to be placed in Pioneer Manor.
Survivors include his daughter Debbie Munkres of Hugoton; grandson Jeremy Johnson; great granddaughters Amya and Danielle; his brothers, Marvin Leeper of Cordell, Ok. and Bill Leeper of Garden City; sisters, Evelyn Yardley of Hugoton, Shirley Busby of Garden City and Anita Wright of Grand
Junction, Co.; and his many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Leeper was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Edward Leeper and Richard Leeper; sisters, Margie Olson and Phyllis LaCoursiere; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials has established for Pioneer Manor Nursing Home, Hugoton. Memorials may be mailed to Paul’s-Robson Funeral Home-PO Box- 236- Hugoton, KS 67951.
Memorial funeral service will be held on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 2PM at the Paul’s-Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton, KS.