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Albert G. Thayer

March 1, 1937 — April 17, 2018

Albert Gaile Thayer, age 81, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at his residence in Canyon, TX. He was born March 1, 1937 in Pueblo, CO, the son of Harry and Ruth Adeline (Smith) Carter.

He graduated from Hoisington High School at Hoisington, KS in 1955. He attended the Seward County Community College Vocational Technical School.

He married Lila Leona Harris on June 11, 1961 at Liberal, KS. She survives.

He served in the U. S. Navy from 1955 – 1959. He reenlisted in the U. S. Navy and served from 1964 – 1966, during the Vietnam War.

He worked Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Company and USD-480 as a warehouseman. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, P.E.P.L. Retired Employees, Liberal American Legion Post #80, the Golden Band Sunday School (SOC) and a former member of the Early Risers Kiwanis.

Survivors include:
Wife Lila Leona Thayer Canyon, TX

2 Daughters Shelli L. Jones Amarillo, TX
Lori G. Hiebert and husband TY Olathe, KS

5 Grandchildren Jenna Rae Jones, Jason Dean Jones, Jaron Dayne Jones, Rustin Gaile Hiebert, Gage Thayer Hiebert and 1 Great Granddaughter Maggie Jayne Jones.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, 2 Brothers Maurice D. Smith and Sidney G. Thayer.

Funeral Service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 20, 2018 at First United Methodist Church, in Liberal, KS, with Pastor Keith Anglemyer, presiding. Burial will be in the Liberal Cemetery with Military Honor provided by the Liberal American Legion Post #80.

Visitation will be 9:00 am to 8:00 pm Thursday at Brenneman Funeral Home with the family present to greet friends from 6 – 7:30 PM.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the First United Methodist Church or SCCC/ATS Development Foundation in care of the Brenneman Funeral Home 1212 W. 2nd Liberal, KS 67901.
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Friday, April 20, 2018

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Hornung Family Funeral Home

1212 W. 2nd, Liberal, KS 67901

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