Leo E Stockebrand obituary, The Chanute (KS) Tribune, Saturday, January 3, 2004, referenced at findagrave.com:
YATES CENTER - Leo E. Stockebrand, 79, Yates Center, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
He was born July 18, 1924, in Yates Center, the son of Russell and Alice Gordon Stockebrand. He grew up and graduated from high school in Yates Center. He then served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was a farmer and worked for Woodson County as a road grader operator. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 13 and the Woodson County Historical Society. He attended the First United Methodist Church in Yates Center.
He enjoyed camping and gardening. On Feb. 3, 1945, he married Wenona I. 'Toby' Wing in Mexico. She died Dec. 19, 2003.
Survivors include a son, Junior Stockebrand, Wichita; three daughters, Wyvonne Spencer, Yates Center, Sue Houk, Moran, and Sally Hoag, Arkansas City; a brother, Gordon Stockebrand, Yates Center; 18 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 5, at the Yates Center Cemetery.
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