Glen Lanier

Glen Leon Lanier, 76, of Winfield, passed away Sunday night, May 3, 2020, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

A graveside service is at 2 p.m. Monday, May 11 at Mount Vernon Cemetery, southeast of Atlanta.

A memorial has been established in Glen’s name for the Cowley County Humane Society. Contributions can be made through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at

Glen was born on Aug. 18, 1943 in Winfield to Clarence Eugene and Ruth Ella (Lawrence) Lanier. He was raised and attended school in Winfield before moving to Liberal during his high school years.

After graduating from high school in Liberal, Glen enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served for a short time before returning to Winfield.

Glen was united in marriage to Verlin Kastle on July 4 by his dad, Clarence, in the family’s home. Glen worked for Beechcraft Aviation for 32 years.

Glen enjoyed woodcarving, knife making, drag racing, motorcycles, pickups, jewelry making and German shepherds. He raised and trained several dogs during his life, but his last and most loved was Brutis.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents.

His family includes his wife, Verlin Lanier, of Winfield; and several cousins.

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