ROBERT S. "BOB" WUNSCH
Robert S. "Bob" Wunsch, 88, died Sept. 16, 2021, at Pretty Prairie.
He was born Sept. 28, 1932, at Kingman, Kansas the son of Paul and Bula Mae Staley Wunsch. A resident of Kingman most of his life, he was a retired attorney. He began his law practice in Bartlesville, Oklahoma before returning to Kingman to practice law with his father.
Bob was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, the Lions Club, and Ninnescah Lodge #230 A.F.&A.M., all of Kingman. He graduated from the University of Kansas in 1954 and from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1958; he was a member of the Phi Delta Phi Fraternity; served as the attorney for the City of Kingman from 1962 to 1978; Kingman County Attorney from 1969 to 1973; served as a State Representative from 1983 to 1988; was a Trustee of the Rose Spurrier Scholarship Fund; former Director of the Kansas Children's Service League, and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps serving during the Korean War.
In October of 1960, he married Barbara Bateman in Kansas City, Missouri; she died on Feb. 22, 2017.
Survivors include daughter Melissa Tetrick and her husband Bill; sister Delores Stevens and her husband James; grandchildren Will Tetrick and his wife Jenna, Becky Pickett and her husband Kale, Travis Tetrick with his fiance' Courtney Giefer, and Victoria Tetrick; and great-grandchildren Brynlee, Audrey, Tripp, Raelynn and Teighton. He was also preceded in death by a son Stephen Wunsch and grandson Steven Tetrick.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church, Kingman. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday at the Livingston Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made with the First Presbyterian Church or the Stephen Paul Wunsch Foundation for Young Musicians in care of the funeral home.
Published by Lawrence Journal-World on Sep. 18, 2021.