Kermit Beal

Funeral services for Kermit Murl Beal, 82, Lawrence, KS will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence, KS.  Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Monsignor Vincent Krische will be the officiant.  He died on Friday, January 25, 2013 at the JFK Hospital in Indio, CA, where he and his wife were visiting during the winter months.

Kermit was born on November 10, 1930 in Ottawa, KS, the son of Thomas Murl and Ferne Beatty Beal.  He had lived in Lawrence the past 70 years.

He was an attorney in Lawrence for many years in private practice.

He was married to Sue Reeder on August 16, 1958 in Shawnee, KS.  She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Kim and husband Scott Riddle, of Olathe, KS, two sons, John and wife Maria Claudia Beal, of Shawnee, KS, Mark Beal, of St. Petersburg, FL, a sister, Pat Willenberg, of Albuquerque, NM, and four grandchildren, James Riddle, Blake Riddle, George Beal, and Charles Beal.

The family suggests memorials in his name to the Corpus Christi Catholic Church or to the Lawrence Humane Society and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.

The family will greet friends at the church from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday.

5 Condolences

  1. Scott and Jodi Bouyack on January 29, 2013 at 4:03 pm

    Have been and will continue to keep your family in our thoughts. So sorry for your loss.

  2. Dee Jerome on January 29, 2013 at 5:33 pm

    Our deepest sympathy to you all and know that you will always be in our prayers. Kermit is gone, but we will never ever forget him. Tom and Dee Jerome

  3. Richard & Sandy Quinlan on January 29, 2013 at 6:44 pm

    Very sorry for your loss , we will miss a great friend.

  4. Judy Hicks Condra on January 31, 2013 at 3:20 pm

    My condolences to you, Sue and to the family.
    Memories of past days are brought back.
    May you find comfort in the grace and peace from our Lord Jesus Christ.
    Judy Condra

  5. oliver von gienanth on February 2, 2013 at 2:15 am

    My sincere condolences on the passing of your husband, father and grandfather.
    It’s just his body that had to leave, but his good soul and spirit will return, as it is the immortal part of him.
    love, Oliver

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