John Lewis Schlesener
Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home
John Lewis Schlesener, 78, of Herington, passed away on April 23, 2014 at Herington Municipal Hospital. He was born May 28, 1935, in Boise City, OK; the son of Norman Charles and Helen Ruth (Johnson) Schlesener.
A memorial service will take place 11 a.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014, at the St. Pauls Lutheran Church with Pastor Bill Peterson officiating.
Cremation has taken place. A private inurnment will take place at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be given to Home Health and Hospice of
Dickinson County 511 NE 10th Street Abilene, Ks. or Medicallodges of Herington 2 E. Ash Street Herington, Ks. or to Herington Municipal Hospital Healthcare Foundation 100 E. Helen Street Herington, Ks.
John was a self employed commercial fisherman many years off the Coast of Oregon. He was a member of the St. Pauls Lutheran Church in Herington, Ks.
Survivors include -
Brother: Norman E. Schlesener of Manhattan, Ks.
Two sisters: Hallie Sue Novak of Lost Springs, Ks
Corkie Dunlap of Hope, Ks
Former wife: Helen Schlesener of Beaverton, Oregon
Step children: Teri, Renee and Gary
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Daniel Schlesener.