Herschel R. Gilmer

Monday, March 7, 2016

Herschel R. Gilmer, 84, of Wichita, Kan., (formerly of Barry County) passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Services were held Monday at Northside Church of Christ. He was born April 16, 1931, in LeAnn. He retired after 30 years with Coonrod & Walz Construction Co.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Artis Gilmer; and two sisters.

Survivors include: his wife of 55 years, Oleta Gilmer; two daughters, Janie (Jim) Markel and Connie (Jerry) Berry; three grandchildren, Crystal and Chad Markel and Michelle Berry; three great-grandchildren, Cody Brooks, Braden and Mia Markel; and one great great-grandchild, Chandler Brooks.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Know Your Bible program at Northside Church of Christ, 4545 N. Meridian Ave., Wichita, KS 67204.