Obituary Record

Darrell Raymond Ferguson
Died on 11/9/2000


Darrell Ferguson, 67

Darrell Ferguson, 67, of Troy, MO., died Nov. 9, 2000, at his home from Multiple Myeloma.

The body was cremated and memorial services were held on Nov. 11, 2000, at the Kemper-Marsh Funeral Home in Troy, and at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at Zion Lutheran Church, Prairie Village, Kansas.

Darrell Raymond Ferguson was born Nov. 16, 1932, in Grand Island to Harry and Claraelle (Brust) Ferguson.

On Jan. 11, 1953, he married Doris Alileen Runberg.

Mr. Ferguson served with the U. S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was a graduate of Kansas State University and the University of Wisconsin.

He served as vice president of Washington County Bank in Blair, executive vice president of Centennial Bank, Mission, Kansas, and president of Boatmen’s Bank of Troy.

He framed his wife’s paintings and was her business manager and roadie. He served as treasurer of many civic organizations, school and church boards. He was a Lutheran and member of several organizations, including Optimists and Rotary.

He is survived by his wife, Doris Ferguson of Troy; a son, Darrell Ferguson Jr. of Kansas City, MO; a daughter and son-in-law, Vonja and Martin Lieffring of Prairie Village, Kansas; Lizbeth Thompson of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Cynthia Ferguson of Overland Park, Kansas; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a brother and sister-in-law, Duane and Lavida Ferguson of Salina, Kansas, a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Louanna and Cyril Raben of Wichita; a brother-in-law, James Runberg of Lindsborg, Kansas, and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials are suggested to the Kansas Watercolor Association (PO Box 1796, Hutchinson, KS, 67504) or Zion Lutheran Church Youth (7501 Belinder, Prairie Village, KS 66208). Kemper-Marsh Funeral Home in Troy was n charge of arrangements.

~~~~~Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair, Nebraska library.~~~~

Printed in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune on 11/14/2000