Gary Soupene

Submitted by his Sister

Gary was very interested in restoring vintage cars. He is survived by his parents‚ Jim & Thelma Jean‚ brother David‚ brother Ken‚ brother Tom‚ brother Russ‚ and sister Jane Lamb.

Gary was instrumental in getting the fire classification code for the Zeandale community changed. As a result it saved all the residents money.

Gary’s death created a situation where clarification of the Workers Compensation law required by the Kansas Supreme Court.

Norman Adams

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Guy E. Post

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Wilbert L. Dyer

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Arthur L. Pearson

Arthur L. Pearson

My father was a great man. Always helped where he could, including the school me and my two brothers went to at the time. He volunteered on the fire department in our town. He will be missed by many for many years to come.

Wayne E. Walker

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Raymond Hazuka

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Frank L. Butler

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Todd D. Colton

Submitted by Bill Hinkle‚ Jr. – Firefighter

Firefighter Todd David Colton was a young member of Sedgwick County fire District #1 when he lost his life to Heat Stroke battling a brush fire on September 6‚ 1990‚ after just 9 months on the job. Numerous Firefighter Safety and Health Initiatives including Fire-ground Rehabilitation‚ Personal Accountability‚ Personal Alert Safety Systems‚ Wild-land fire gear and many others were instituted as a result of this untimely and unfortunate event. The review of this tragic incident by SCFD and numerous National organizations has saved countless Firefighter lives nationwide. The best way we can Honor the sacrifice that Todd and his family made on that fateful day in September 1990 is to take every step possible to keep the same accident from happening again and thereby insuring that ‘Everyone Goes Home’

David A. Scheidegger

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