Alfred Lavern Harper, age 85, died Thursday, September 21, 2017, at Southwest Medical Center, Liberal. He was born March 18, 1932 in Stevens County, Kansas, the son of Thomas Alfred and Linnie Letha (Hawk) Harper.
Alfred graduated from Hugoton High School in 1950. On November 12, 1952, he married Dorothy Mozelle Rawlins in Hugoton, Kansas.
Alfred was born in the Woods community, where he remained his entire life, as a third-generation farmer.
He enjoyed reading, snowmobiling, coyote hunting, driving his big green machines and time spent with friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents Tom and Linnie Harper, sister Helen Harper Higgins and brother Tommy Harper, and Great Nephews Aaron Harrison and Austin Harper.
His wife Dorothy, of 65 years this November 12th.
Steve Harper and his wife Donna, Hugoton, Kansas
Karen Harper, Tyrone, Oklahoma
Charles and his wife Patricia, Hugoton, Kansas
Sister in law Darlene Harper, Hugoton, Kansas
Brother in law Jack Higgins, Rolla Kansas
2 grandchildren Chris Harper and his wife Chelsea
Chelsie and her husband Cody Beall
2 great grandchildren Ayden and Kendall Harper
23 nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives.
Memorial service will be Monday, September 25, at 3:00pm, at Lone Star Friends Church, with Gary Damerson and Lee Rottman presiding. Private family interment will be held.
Visitation will be Sunday, September 24, at Brenneman Funeral Home from 12 to 8 pm. Family will be present to greet friends from 2-4 pm.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Hugoton Church of Christ, Lone Star Friends Church and Pheasant Heaven Charities, in care of Brenneman Funeral Home 1212 W. 2nd Liberal, KS 67901.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneralhome.com