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Laressa Irene Guild

June 18, 2018 — June 18, 2018

Laressa Irene Guild, 85, died, Monday, June 18, 2018 in Wichita, KS at home, with her family by her side. She was born December 9, 1932 in El Dorado, OK to Jerry Lee Sample and Eunice Bartee Sample.

She graduated from Medicine Lodge High School, Medicine Lodge, KS in 1950.

She married Donald Edward Guild on October 28, 1950 in Medicine Lodge. He died January 2, 2007.

She worked for the Liberal Vocational Technical School as a Fiscal Agent, then she worked for Smith, Greenleaf & Brooks in Liberal as a legal Secretary.

She was a member of the Liberal Elks Lodge.

Laressa is survived by her Son, Dennis (Trudy) Guild of Turpin, OK. Her daughters, Pamela (Kevin) Hook, Tulsa, OK, and Gwyn Guild of Wichita, KS. Sister, Juanita Page, Vancouver, WA. Grandchildren, Eric (Erika) Herndon, OK City, OK, Brandon Rice, Wichita, KS and Gary Guild, Geneva, NY. There are 2 Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Sister Gwendolyn Carson and adopted grandson Cory Haigh.

Graveside services will be 11:00 am Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Rest Lawn Cemetery, Liberal, KS.

Because Laressa loved dogs, in lieu of flowers please give a donation to Paw It Forward by visiting (select Paw It Forward Foundation from the menu).”

“A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date in Wichita, KS. Please email Brandon Rice at to be contacted with the date.”

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Saturday, June 23, 2018

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