Victoria, Kansas – Arthur F. “Art” VonFeldt, age 91, died Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Hays Medical Center Hays, Kansas.
He was born July, 26, 1923, in Vincent, Kansas to Frank G. and Angela (Weigel) VonFeldt. He married Joan (Mermis) on May 11, 1949, in Walker, Kansas.
He was a farmer. He served on the Vincent Grade School Board, the St. Boniface Church Committee and moved to Victoria in 1989. He was a WWII US Army Veteran and served as a Staff Sergeant with the 107 Medical Battalion. He was a member of The Basilica of St. Fidelis, V.F.W. Post No. 1751, Knights of Columbus 3rd Degree and the 4th Degree Assembly all of Victoria, Kansas.
Survivors include his wife, Joan VonFeldt, of the home; one son, Steven A. VonFeldt and wife, Teri, Vincent, KS; one daughter, Linda Reardon, Victoria, KS; two brothers, Leo VonFeldt and wife, Dorothy, Palco, KS; Karlos VonFeldt and wife, Sue, Topeka, KS; two sisters, Charlotte Sanders, Topeka, KS; Winifreda Beckwith, Roseburg, OR; four grandchildren, Stacy (Salman) Sheikh, Tristin (Adam) Brull, Angie (Brett) Steinheider, Scott (Rachel) VonFeldt; eleven great grandchildren, Anna, Addyson and Aspen Brull; Ryad, Raya and Rayna Sheikh; Avery and Brecklyn Steinheider; Camri, Kaden and Konnor VonFeldt.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Isabell Standley, Alma Sherlock, Mabel Hayes, Mary Louise Dreiling; and two infant brothers, Ernest and Charles VonFeldt.
Services are 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at The Basilica of St. Fidelis Victoria, Kansas. Burial in St. Fidelis Cemetery Victoria, Kansas with military honors by the Victoria V.F.W. Post No. 1751.
A vigil service is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, a V.F.W. / Knights of Columbus 3rd and 4th Degree rosary is at 7:00 p.m. Tuesdays, and a Daughters of Isabella rosary is at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, all at Cline’s Mortuary, 412 Main Street, Victoria, Kansas 67671. The 4th Degree will stand Honor Guard from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Cline’s Mortuary Victoria, Kansas.
Visitation is from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday and from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday all at Cline’s Mortuary Victoria, Kansas.
Memorial to The Basilica of St. Fidelis. Condolences can be sent via e-mail to