Jesse Clayton Richter, 91, of Peabody died in his home on Sunday, April 10, 2011.
He was a retired farmer.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Aulne United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Prairie Lawn Cemetery at Peabody.
Mr. Richter was born Nov. 18, 1919, on the farm northwest of Peabody, in Marion County.
He was the son of Alvin and Hester (DuBois) Richter. He married Lila Schmidt, Nov. 4, 1949.
He was a member of the Aulne United Methodist Church. Jesse also served in the United States Air Force from 1941 to 1945.
Survivors are his wife, Lila, of Peabody; one daughter Sandra Muphree and husband, Steve, of Estes Park, Colo.; three sons Jroy and wife, Vickie, of Baxter Springs, Randy and wife, Patti, of Peabody, Bradley and wife, Sherri, of McPherson; sister Mrs. Calvin (Esta) Hall of Burns; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
The family has asked that memorial contributions be  made to The Aulne United Methodist Church or Hospice Care of Kansas.