Obituary: Stanley Gordon Wytcherley


Stanley Gordon Wytcherley, 96, of McPherson, KS, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020, surrounded by the love of his family at The Cedars in McPherson.

He was born on September 25, 1923, in Peoria, IL, the son of Edward and Erma (Bowman) Wytcherley.  He graduated from Manual High School in Peoria, Greenville College in Greenville, IL, and received his masters at Bradley University, Peoria, IL.  He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was stationed at Naval Station Great Lakes where he taught electronics and radio.   On August 27, 1947, Stan was united in marriage to Ruby Joyce Hastriter in McPherson.  This union was blessed with three children, Linda, Gary, and Lori.  Ruby preceded Stan in death on February 22, 2020.

Stanley and Ruby lived in Southern California for 44 years before moving back to McPherson in 1996.  He worked for North American Rockwell in many capacities over the years.  He also was active in their church and Kiwanis.

Survivors include: children, Linda Lundquist (Karl) of Katy, TX, Gary Wytcherley (Betty Ann) of Fullerton, CA, and Lori Enderle (Steve) of McPherson, KS; three grandchildren, Juliana Seale (Andy) of Katy, TX, Danny Enderle (Nancy) of Odenton, MD, and Sarah O’Neal (Adam) of McPherson, KS; and nine great-grandchildren.

A private family graveside service will be held at McPherson Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be given to Bridges for Peace or The Shepherd’s Light in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.  Personal condolences may be sent to the family at

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