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Vern Wadsworth

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Vern Wadsworth, 88, of Sedgwick, KS, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 in Wichita. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday, August 18, 2017, and service 10:30 a.m.  Saturday, August 19, 2017, both at Sedgwick United Methodist Church, Sedgwick. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery Sedgwick. Vern was born in Maize, KS on August 9, 1929, to the late Fairy (Forward) and Walker Wadsworth.  He was a Lab Technician & Engineer at Coleman for 35 year and was a full time farmer. He started  Wadsworth Post Rock Christmas Tree Farm in Sedgwick in 1971. On December 14, 1948 he married Peggy (Jacobs) Wadsworth in Wichita who survives him. He is also survived by: daughters, Kristina Mitchem and husband Randy of Sedgwick, Colleen Blattner and husband Randy of Rozel, Amy Wells and husband Aaron of Augusta; grandchildren, Kyla McAuliffe (Chris), Russ Wadsworth, Megan RoTramel (Jason), Brian Mitchem,  Betsy Cagna (Bob), Ethan Blattner, Abby Moore (Russ), Caitlyn Cox (Ryan), Bridgett Kippes (Jason), Gretchen Thurau (Travis), Keely Freking (Adam), Chase Wells, and Keira Wells, Cory Yingling, and Kim Harmon; 25 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Tim Wadsworth, brother, Marvin Wadsworth and a sister,  Norma Miller. Memorial donations to  Sedgwick United Methodist Church, 600 N. Commercial Ave., Sedgwick, KS 67135 or Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation, 8330 Ward Parkway, Suite 510, Kansas City, MO 64114.