Lanny R. Partch, 70, of Salina, passed away, Saturday, Jan. 11, at Salina Regional Health Center.
Lanny was born Oct. 20, 1943, in Salina to Leo R. and Martha J. (Appleby) Partch. He was a lifetime resident of Salina except for a few years in Anaheim, Calif., where he helped his dad in various restaurants.
 Lanny will be remembered for the way he touched others' lives through his kind and loving nature and his courageous strength through difficult health issues. He was a wonderful son who deeply loved his parents, who preceded him in death.
 Survivors include a brother, Doug Partch of Omaha, Neb.; sister, Bonnie Friend of Ravenswood, W. Va., aunt and uncle, Helen and Armand Balthazor of Concordia, Kan., as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many other wonderful people who helped in his care.
 Visitation will be at Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home from 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 17.
 A funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 18, at Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home with Pastor Loren Houltberg officiating.
 Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.
 Memorial contributions may be made to OCCK, 1710 W. Schilling Road, Salina, KS 67401, or to the charity of the donor's choice.
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