Obituary: Phillip B. Vanderweide, 72

Jay Senter - August 16, 2018 10:00 am

Phillip B. Vanderweide, 72, passed away Tuesday August 14, 2018 at KU Medical Center in Kansas City. The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 6:00pm Monday August 20th at Good Shepherd Catholic Church with a funeral mass directly following at 6:00pm. An Inurnment Service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday. Mr. Vanderweide was born January 2, 1946 in Atchison, Kansas, the son of the late Wilbur and EstaVanderweide. His childhood was spent on a farm south of Muscotah, KS with his parents, two brothers, Bob and Mike, and two sisters, Judy and Janice. He attended a one-room schoolhouse, Rose Valley, and then graduated from Atchison County Community High School in Effingham, Kansas in 1964 and Emporia State University in 1972. He served in the United States Army from 1968 to May 1970 where he completed an extended tour of duty in the Vietnam war. He married his beloved wife Trudy Ritter on November 27th, 1976. He is survived by his wife, 3 children, Kevin (Michelle), Mark (Sarah) and Jill (Adam) and 7 grandchildren, Samuel, Gracie, Sophie, Eli, Zachary, Bennett, Brielle and his beloved lab, Kallie. He retired from Diebold and NCR Companies in 2010 after nearly 30 years of service. Phillip enjoyed traveling across the country, riding motorcycles, working in the yard and most of all spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He will be remembered as a patient, honest man who was a friend to all who knew him. Memorials and donations can be made in his honor to Folds of Honor or American Heart Association.

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