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Expanded Eulogies

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Sheila McGuire

Sheila Rae McGuire, 76, passed away Jan. 11, 2017, at her home in Nashville, Kansas.

She was born Nov. 26, 1940, to John and Alta (McDougal) Kluge in Newton.

On June 20, 1958, she married William Joseph “Joe” McGuire in Newton at St. Marys Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on June 25, 2006.

Sheila was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Zenda.

Survivors include children Bill McGuire and wife, Ann, of Mora, New Mexico, John McGuire and wife, Tina, of Claflin, and Catherine McGuire and Jennifer Westerman and husband, Emery, of Nashville; grandchildren Clint McGuire, Andrew Westerman, Amber McGuire, Emily Wadel, Liv Longfellow, Siri McGuire, and Jacob Westerman; eight great grandchildren; brother-in-law Milford Ediger of Newton; and beloved nieces Becky Ediger and Lindy Lang.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brothers Bill Kluge, Jim Kluge, and Jerry Kluge; and sister Donna Ediger.

Visitation was Jan. 16, 2017, at Larrison Mortuary, Pratt. Rosary service was Jan. 17, 2017, at St. John Catholic Church in Zenda. Mass of Christian Burial followed with Father Curtis Robertson presiding. Burial followed at St. John Catholic Cemetery, Zenda.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the Pete Swingle Family in care of Larrison Mortuary. Online condolences may be left at

Last modified Jan. 18, 2017