Walter H. Rehme, 89, passed away at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood, KS on February 11th, 2018. Born on April 5th 1928 on the farm in rural Ellinwood he was the son of Adolph & Tena (Siefkes) Rehme. Formerly of Miami, OK, Walter was a longtime Ellinwood resident where he worked as a farmer and also enjoyed building & inventing in the workshop.
He was preceded in death by two spouses, Virginia (Batchman) Rehme who passed away in 1989, and Norma (Kitchen) Rehme who passed away in 2017. Mr. Rehme was also preceded in death by his parents and Grandson, Chad Henkle. Survivors include Daughter, Karen Herrenbruck, Ellinwood, KS; Son, Mark Rehme, Rush Springs, OK; 6 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, February 15th at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Elllinwood with Pastor Wade Russell officiating. Burial will follow at Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery, Ellinwood. Visitation will be at Minnis Chapel in Ellinwood on Wednesday, February 14th from 1-7 PM. Memorials are suggested to Immanuel United Church of Christ, Ellinwood in care of Minnis Chapel, PO Box 246, Ellinwood, KS 67526. Condolences may be posted at www.minnischapel.org