Wayne David King

Wayne David King, 90, of Hesston, Kan., died Oct. 23, 2021. He was born Sept. 6, 1931, to Henry J. and Anna L. (Hartzler) King in Harper.

He married Clara Mast on July 2, 1954, in Arthur, Ill.

He was a retired pastor, serving Mennonite congregations in Illinois, Ohio and New York. His father, Henry J. King, was pastor of Arthur Mennonite Church from 1938 to 1958, and he was pastor of Arthur Mennonite Church from 1988 to 1995.

Survivors include his wife, Clara King, of Hesston; four children, Carol Ann (Donald) Erion of Old Monroe, Mo., Gordon Lee (Christine) King of Brunswick, Ohio, Ronald Dean King of Mesa, Ariz., and Lynne Elizabeth (Bradley J.) Smith of Gilbert, Ariz.; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Cremation is planned. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Private family inurnment will take place at Eastlawn Cemetery, Zimmerdale. Memorials may be made to Schowalter Villa’s Good Samaritan Fund.

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