Life Sketch for Clarence B. Niles
Clarence Niles, 92, died on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Kidron Bethel Health Care in North Newton.
Clarence was born on January 5, 1927 in Newton, Kansas to Walter and Linda (Penner) Niles.
He married Gladys Schmidt on August 12, 1951. They were married for 67 years.
Clarence was a graduate of Bethel College. He taught physics and mathematics in western Kansas and at Newton High school for thirty-one years. He also farmed for many years. He was active in the Newton Rotary Club, and, after retirement from teaching, served on the board of Newton Meals on Wheels, operated a small sharpening business, and made woodcrafts.
He is survived by his wife: Gladys; daughter: Gail Stucky (Mark); and grandchildren: Matt (Blaire Mayhue) and Marike.
He was preceded in death by his daughter: Jan Niles; parents: Walter and Linda Niles; and siblings: Keith Niles and Mary Watson.
A memorial service is scheduled for Monday, June 3rd, 11:00 a.m. at Bethel College Mennonite Church in North Newton, Kansas. Visitation will be at the Kidron Bethel Menno Hall on Sunday, June 2nd, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
A memorial has been established for Bethel College and Kidron Bethel. Petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com.