December 05th, 2023

kenneth stegmanKenneth William Stegman, 84, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2023 at the Catholic Care Center in Wichita.  

He was born Feb. 25, 1939 to W.M. "Vince" and Henrietta (Fredelake) Stegman.

He graduated from Spearville High School in 1957. 

He went to work as a Lineman and was later promoted to Lineman Foreman for West Plains Energy/Centel/Sunflower Electric/Energy One before taking early retirement. 

He enjoyed woodworking and loved crafting furniture and wooden toys. He also enjoyed gardening, drinking coffee with his McDonald's & Braum's coffee groups, watching football and being with his family. 

He was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Liberal.

Survivors include daughters, Teresa Gorton, Manhattan, and Michelle Mahaffey and husband, Nathan, Cashion, Okla.; son, Michael Stegman, Liberal; four brothers: John Stegman and wife, Berna Mae, Spearville, Ed Stegman, Wright, Robert Stegman and wife, Diane, Overland Park, and Glenn Stegman and wife, Carol, Lincoln; sister, Susan Barragree and husband, Gene, Kansas City; brother-in-law, Gerald Stegman, Dodge City; seven grandchildren: Steven Gorton, Jordan Stegman, Mariah Stegman, Brandon Kisner-Stegman, Keith Gregg, Justin Mahaffey, and Arica Mahaffey; and five great-grandchildren: Fidel Rodriguez, AJ Rodriguez, Davion Stegman, Jr. Rodriguez, and Sebastian Roman.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Jolene Stegman; and sister-in-law, Karen Stegman.

• Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023 at Miller Mortuary in Liberal.

Rosary services will be at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29, 2023 at St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church at 1510 N. Calhoun Avenue in Liberal. 

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. at St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Liberal

Urn Burial and Committal will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, 2023 at the St. John's Cemetery in Spearville.

Memorials are suggested to St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church or the Liberal Senior Center Friendship Meals in care of Miller Mortuary PO Box 826 Liberal, KS 67905-0826.

Condolences may be left at millermortuary.net.