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Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017

John J. Gill

Friday, August 26, 2005

The Rev. Steve MacArthur conducted funeral services for John J. Gill Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church. Organist Greg Turner and vocalist Treva Williams provided music. Pallbearers were Bud Blythe, Wayne Cowen, Richard Comstock, Bob Hill, Lloyd Olson and Bill Pollock. Burial was in the U.S. National Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Olson-Frary-Burkhart Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1165. Color guard members were James DiNardo, Maurice Fletcher, Charles Klenklen, James Stradley, Clifton Kirby and Oral Doty. The flag was folded by Cleland Allen, Calvin Funk, Winfred Jent and Chuck Oliverson. Jent presented the flag. Services were directed by the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, Fort Scott.