DEATH John W. Brookens, 92

John W. Brookens, 92, a retired 2nd Judicial District judge, died Monday, March 16, in Shawnee.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at United Methodist Church, 109 Main St., Westmoreland. Burial will follow at the Westmoreland City Cemetery in Westmoreland.

Visitation is from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Stewart Funeral Chapel, 301 Main St., Westmoreland.

He was born Jan. 13, 1917, to E.C. and Flora E. Brookens in Westmoreland. On Nov. 9, 1943, he married Ethel Christenson, who predeceased him in June 1989.

On Feb. 14, 1994, he married Regina Nedwed Moody, who predeceased him in May 2008.

Survivors include daughters Mary Dettmer of Shawnee and Sara Caton of Wichita; son J. Robert Brookens of Marion; sister Jane Hessler-Brown of Wichita; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made in his name for the Westmoreland United Methodist Church or Rock Creek High School in care of Stewart Funeral Home, P.O. Box 48, Wamego, KS 66547.

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