Chapter Eternal: Thomas Earl Stafford, Kansas ’69

Feb 1, 2012

CHAPTER ETERNAL — Thomas Earl “Tom” Stafford, Kansas ’69, died Jan. 28, 2012, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice Center at Via Christi St. Francis Campus, Wichita, from a brain tumor.

In an article by the El Dorado Times:
Tom was born May 6, 1950, in Neodesha, Kan., the son of Bob and Margaret Wiley Stafford. He graduated from Nickerson High School in 1968 and attended the University of Kansas where he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity. Tom had worked for the downtown Dillon Pharmacy, Prairie Harvest and Ten Thousand Villages all of Newton.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Elliott Mortuary Chapel. Burial will be in Wildmead Cemetery, Nickerson, Kan. Memorials may be made to Prairie View Community Support Program in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501. To leave a condelences, visit

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