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Marvin “Mose” Lirley

December 26, 2019

Marvin V, “Mose” Lirley 65, died December 26, 2019 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita, Kansas.  He was born February 6, 1954 in Wichita, Kansas to Paul and Grace (Summers) Lirley and they preceded him death. Marvin was also preceded in death by his son Paul Joseph Lirley.


He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam war.  He worked at various local nursing homes caring for residents as a LMHT and CNA/CMA.  He was an accomplished innovative welder and worked at both the former Wichita Greyhound Park and Excel.


He enjoyed the company of the dogs he has had through the years and he also liked to watch football with his father in law George Ax.  His greatest joy was fishing and he could often be found at local lakes, ponds and rivers trying his luck catching the big one.


Marvin is survived by his friend Stephanie Ax-Lago of Peabody and his brother Michael and his wife Sandra Lirley of Apple Valley, California.


Memorial gathering 1:00 p.m. Saturday January 18, 2020 at the Ann Potter Room of the Peabody Township Library with Pastor Rodger Charles presiding.


Memorial donations in Marvin’s name may be made to the Peabody Township Library in care of Petersen Funeral Home 215 North Main Newton, Kansas 67114



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3 thoughts on “Marvin “Mose” Lirley

  1. God bless him. I knew him for almost 17 years. He was very caring man to my kids when we moved to peabody.

  2. I worked with him at Northview. He was wonderful to people with disabilities. And that Lil yellow car.. May he rest in peace.

  3. I am sad to learn of my friends passing. We worked together at the Local Loan Pawnshops in Wichita. We went hunting a few times together. I took his son Paul with me to get our hunters safety cards in 1985. RIP my friend, I think of you often.

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