Kenneth "Jim" Fink
Kenneth J. “Jim” Fink, age 84, died Thursday, March 29, 2018, at Morton County Senior Living Community in Elkhart, Kansas. He was born June 14, 1933, in Elkhart the son of Charles William and Leona Laura (Schoor) Fink.
Jim moved to Stonewall, Colorado, around 1940. He graduated from high school in Colorado. Jim drove school bus for Westin Colorado Schools and helped his father; who drove logging trucks in the Stonewall area. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1953. He was stationed at several bases in the United States, as well as overseas; including Spain, Vietnam, Austria and Africa. Jim returned to southwest Kansas and farmed with his brother and nephew. He enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling to New Mexico and Colorado, visiting with friends, fishing, and hunting.
Survivors include his daughters, Holly Bilden and husband Don of Vancouver, Washington, Tammy McMurtry of Mesa, Arizona, Cindy Radcliff and husband Warren
of Vancouver, Washington, and Penny Fink of Portland, Oregon; son, Kim Ogle of Mesa, Arizona; brother, Harold “Dutch” Fink of Rye, Colorado; sister, Dorothy Farrington of Arlington, Kansas; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents; son, Kirk Davis; brothers, Phillip D. Fink and Robert K. Fink; and sister, Charlene Blodgett.
Graveside service will be held Monday, April 2, 2018, at 2:00 PM at Elkhart Cemetery with Pastor Terrell Giddens officiating, with military rites by VFW Point Rock Post #3162. The family requests memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950.