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Mark DeWayne Bantam

December 7, 1958 ~ July 29, 2021 (age 62)

Obituary

******Please Note, the Burial in Norton is at 4PM Central Time.********

 

Longtime Goodland, KS resident, Mark DeWayne Bantam, 62, passed away at his home in Goodland, KS on Thursday, July 29, 2021.

Mark was born at Ramstein Air Force Base in Heidelberg, Germany on December 7, 1959 to Jerry D. and Donna (Breathouwer) Bantam.  He was one of three children.  Mark attended school in Norton and graduated from Norton High School in 1978.

Mark had a love for flying and was an agricultural spray pilot for most of his life.  He enjoyed cooking, fishing, long-range marksmanship, woodworking, sprint car racing and off-roading.  His larger than life presence and selflessness touched many lives.  Mark will be truly missed among his family and friends. 

Preceding him in death was his father Jerry, his paternal and maternal grandparents and one nephew Ryan Bantam.

Surviving family includes his mother Donna Bantam of Norton, KS; his significant other Marla Allen of Goodland, KS; his son Joshua (Stephanie) Bantam of Wichita, KS, two brothers; Michael (Patti) Bantam of Boise, ID and Randy Bantam of Norton, KS; two grandchildren Gavin and Shelby Bantam; one uncle Fred Lindenmeyer of Wichita, KS; many cousins and a host of friends.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
August 2, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Koons-Russell Funeral Home
211 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735

Funeral Service
Tuesday
August 3, 2021

10:30 AM
Goodland United Methodist Church
1116 Sherman
Goodland, Kansas 67735

Committal
Tuesday
August 3, 2021

4:00 PM
Norton Cemetery
North State Street
Norton, KS 67654

Donations

In Lieu of Flowers, Memorials may be designated to Living Life Home Care in Goodland
and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735

In Lieu of Flowers, Memorials may be designated to the Thomas House in Colorado Springs
and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735

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