Emil J. Beneke
Private burial in for Emil J. Beneke, 94, retired postal worker and farmer who died July 16 will be in Lincolnville.
Born Jan. 20, 1926, in Walton, he attended elementary and high schools in Lincolnville. He was a veteran, serving in the infantry during World War II in the Philippines and in the Air Force in Korea.
He was a member of American Legion Post No. 65.
Survivors include: son John Beneke; brothers William L. (Shirley) and Rodney Beneke, and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by wife Gale, brothers Eldon and Virgil Beneke, and sister Luella Snelling.
A memorial has been established with Home Health and Hospice of Kansas.
Last modified July 30, 2020