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Friday, March 2, 2012

Daniel Clarence Nuzum, age 84, a former resident of Fort Scott, Kan., and more recently of Douglass, Kan., died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, at Medicalodges of Douglass. He was born Jan. 5, 1928, in Devon, Kan., the son of George Guy Nuzum and Myrtle May Jones Nuzum. He married Elizabeth P. "Poodie" Ruby on June 7, 1949, at Fort Scott. She preceded him in death on Aug. 15, 1999. Dan had served with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Dan received his pastoral training from the Bible Baptist Seminary in Arlington, Texas. He faithfully served his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ throughout his life and pioneered the Lakeland Baptist Church in Washington State and the Ambassador Baptist Church in Colorado.

Survivors include two sons, Douglas Nuzum and wife, Sandy, Derby, Kan., Duane Nuzum and wife, Diana Marie, Douglass, Kan., and Darren Nuzum and wife Darla, Wichita, Kan.; a daughter Diana Brooks and husband, David, of Wichita, Kan.; and a daughter-in-law, Sandy Nuzum, of Derby, Kan.

Also surviving are eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A son, Douglas Nuzum passed away, March 1, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife; six brothers, Alvin, Fred, Aldon, Marshall, Delos and Joe Nuzum and a sister, Mona Morrow.

Rev. Paul Rooks will conduct funeral services at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in the U.S. National Cemetery with military honors provided by the Olson Frary Burkhart Post No. 1165 Veterans of Foreign Wars. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Heartland Hospice and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.