Obituary for Wesley Lee Powell
SUBLETTE - Wesley Lee Powell, 68, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017 at the family farm in Sublette, Ks. He was born July 31, 1949 to Raeburn J. and Ruby Maxine (Ellsaesser) Powell in Garden City, Ks. He married Donna Jean Immroth on April 8, 1972.
Wes enjoyed being involved in his community. He served on the Haskell County Cemetery Board, Tri-State Feeders Board of Directors and the Sublette United Methodist Church Board and various committees. Wes enjoyed being in the great outdoors; fishing, working cattle or being with his horses. He was a 4-H Leader and was instrumental in starting the Breeding Heifer Program. He coached girls’ softball for many years and was an avid supporter of his own girls’ sports activities throughout their school years. Wes loved his family and would drive miles to see his grandchildren; they meant the world to him.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Donna Powell; two daughters, Nikki Russell and husband Courtney of Plano, Tx and Kara Stump and husband Blain of Hugoton, Ks; four grandchildren that were the light of his life, Lakyn Pope, Brecklyn Stump, Jayla Stump, and Alexander Russell; his mother, Ruby Powell of Sublette, Ks and a sister, Brenda Powell of Sublette, Ks.
He is preceded in death by his father, Raeburn Powell and his brother, Les Powell.
Friends may pay their respects and sign the Memorial Book on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, from 10am - 6pm at Weeks Family Funeral Home & Crematory. The casket will be closed.
Funeral Service will be held Thursday, October 26, 2017, 2:00 pm at the Sublette United Methodist Church, Sublette, Kansas. Interment will be at the Haskell County Cemetery immediately following the service.
Suggested memorial contributions are to the Sublette United Methodist Church or Haskell County Saddle Club in care of Weeks Family Funeral Home & Crematory, PO Box 1200, Sublette, Ks 67877. Condolences may be left online at WeeksFamilyFuneralHome.com