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Obituary of Neal W. Lorimor

Neal Wayne Lorimor, the son of Glen Lorimor and Margaret (Jeardoe) Lorimor, was born August 31, 1948 at Belleville, KS and passed away on March 30, 2016 at Leavenworth, KS at the age of 67 years, 6 months, and 29 days.
Neal grew up in rural Belleville, KS attending the Stony Point Rural School, and later attending and graduating from Belleville High School. He then attended Beloit Vo-Tech, Beloit, KS receiving a certification as an auto mechanic.
Neal served with the US Air Force and later the Air National Guard Reserves from 1968 until his honorable discharge in 1975. He served at the McConnell AFB, Wichita, KS and also in Thailand, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant.
Neal farmed on the family farm for 10 years near Belleville, and then worked at Scott Specialties, in the maintenance department, for 12 years.
Neal then was a Motor Carrier Inspector 2, for the Kansas Highway Patrol at the Belleville, KS office for 17 years until his retirement.
On November 22, 1980, he was united in marriage to Linda Zeibig Shum. The couple made their home in Belleville, KS.
Neal was a member of the Belleville Supper Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife Linda in 2014.
Neal is survived by two daughters, Susie (Joel) Young of Lansing, KS and Jeanette (Keith) Kibodeaux of Lafayette, LA; seven grandchildren; two sisters,
Carol (Gary) Nelson of Belleville, KS and Ina (Mike) Motes of Concordia, KS, other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at the Bachelor-Surber Memorial Chapel with Pastor Mark Imel, officiating.
Cremation will follow the services with inurnment at a later date at the Belleville Cemetery, Belleville, KS.
Friends may call from 1PM until 9 PM on Sunday and from 9 AM until 9 PM on Monday at the funeral home where the family will greet friends from 6PM until 8PM.
Memorials are suggested to the Republic County Patriot Project or Meadowlark Hospice.
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Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS is in charge of the arrangements.


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