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Edward Wayne McGinness

August 11, 1922 ~ February 7, 2018 (age 95)
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Edward W. McGinness, 95 of Marion, passed February 6, 2018 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion.  Ed was born August 11, 1922 in Aulne to William E. and Nancy (Larsen) McGinness.  He was a lifelong resident of the Aulne/Marion area and was engaged in farming and worked for the Marion County ASCS office.   Ed married Ruth (Klein) McGinness on August 29, 1948 in Marion and have 2 children. 

Ed is survived by his son David and wife Brenda McGinness of Newton; daughter Dr. Marilee McGinness of North Carolina; 1 grand daughter and 3 great grandchildren.  Preceding him in death are his parents; wife Ruth McGinness; brother Earl McGinness and sister Dorothy Steinert.

Services for Mr. McGinness will be held on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Aulne United Methodist Church in Aulne.   Burial with military honors will follow the service at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Peabody.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2017 at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions in Ed’s name can be made to St. Luke Living Center and can be sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, PO Box 6, Marion, KS 66861.  Online condolences at

Donations may be made to:

St. Luke Living Center
c/o Zeiner Funeral Home, PO Box 6, Marion KS 66861
Tel: 1-620-382-2112

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