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Earl A. Barenklau

October 12, 1941 May 24, 2017
Earl A.  Barenklau
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Obituary for Earl A. Barenklau

Earl Barenklau, 75, of De Soto, KS passed away on May 24, 2017 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be 6-7:30 PM on Friday, May 26, 2017, at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel in De Soto, KS. Services will be at 9:00 AM on Saturday, May 27th, at De Soto United Methodist Church with Rev. Jeff Prothro officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens in Olathe, KS.

Earl Ardean Barenklau was born October 12, 1941, in Montrose, SD, to William and Lillian Barenklau. He grew up in South Dakota before moving to Olathe, KS to attend high school.

Earl and Joan Lackey were married on January 19, 1962 in Olathe. They moved to De Soto in 1965 to raise their family. He was a meat cutter for more than 30 years for Safeway before moving to Price Chopper. Earl was involved in the community with service on the De Soto School Board of Education, United Methodist Men, Cub Scouts and coaching softball and baseball. In retirement, he enjoyed “going to the farm” to tend to his cattle, playing golf, attending grandchildren’s activities and watching Jayhawks basketball. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include: his wife; son Shon (Terri) of Papillion, NE; daughter Shelley (Heather) of Fairway, KS; grandchildren Caleb and Kelsee Barenklau and Megan and Katie Drake.

He was preceded in death by: his parents and three brothers.

Memorials are suggested to De Soto United Methodist Church or charity of your choice

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

26

May

6:00 PM 5/26/2017 6:00:00 PM - 7:30 PM 5/26/2017 7:30:00 PM
Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel

32665 Lexington Avenue
De Soto, KS 66018

Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel
32665 Lexington Avenue De Soto 66018 KS
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

27

May

9:00 AM 5/27/2017 9:00:00 AM
De Soto United Methodist Church

8760 Kill Creek Road
P.O. Box 400
De Soto, KS 66018

De Soto United Methodist Church
8760 Kill Creek Road De Soto 66018 KS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

13901 S. Black Bob Rd
Olathe, KS 66062

13901 S. Black Bob Rd Olathe 66062 KS
United States
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