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Loren D. Newell

2/16/2014

Loren D. Newell, 75, Damar, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Hays Medical Center.

Loren D. Newell, 75, Damar, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born March 23, 1938, in rural Graham County to Oliver and Velma (Manny) Newell.

He married Leona Hamel on June 4, 1960, in Damar. He was a electrician and plummer.

Survivors include his wife, Damar; two sons, Brian Newell and Kenton Newell, both of Damar; three daughters, Tammy VanLoenen, Hill City, Marcy Kee, Beloit, and Krisson Timken, Hays; three brothers, Wayne Newell, Hays, Allen Newell, Kansas City, Kan., and Roger Newell, Salina; three sisters, Joan Peterson, Salina, Janice Napell, Hays, and Jacinta Foster, Provencal, La.; and 15 grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, Damar; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Damar.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Stinemetz Funeral Home, Hill City.

A vigil/rosary service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Masses or Loren Newell Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.