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Myron D. Figge

April 28, 2018

Myron D. Figge, 81, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

He was born May 5, 1936 near Wheaton, the son of Fred William Figge Jr. and Lorna Teske Figge.  He was raised in the Wheaton community and graduated from Wheaton High School in 1954.  Myron entered the US Army on June 7, 1956 and served his country until October 8, 1962

Myron worked for Goodyear Tire and Rubber in Topeka for nearly 40 years.  He had lived in Topeka, St. Marys and Wamego.  He was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Wamego.  He had been a member of NRA and North America Elk Foundation.  Myron was an avid hunter and fisherman.  He enjoyed watching NASCAR racing and doing woodworking.

On November 29, 1958 he was united in marriage to Karen G. Pressgrove at Wheaton.  She preceded him in death on November 24, 2012.  He was also preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Shirley, Fred (Cookie) Figge and Lyle Figge.

Survivors include his sons, Rodney (Diane) Figge, Peyton CO., Roy Figge, Colorado Springs, CO., Robbie (Debbie) Figge and Rex (Sherry) Figge all of Wamego; a brother, Dale Figge, Westmoreland; a sister Judy Cutright, Topeka; 8 grandchildren and one great-grand-daughter.

Myron will lie in state and the family will receive friends from 4:00 until 6:00 P.M. Friday, May 4, 2018 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Wamego where there will be a prayer service at 6:00 P.M. followed by a lite meal.  Graveside services will be at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Wamego Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536.

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9 thoughts on “Myron D. Figge

  1. Myron will be deeply missed. He was a beautiful person loved by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

  2. My deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one. Myron is at peace now and no longer suffering. May God be with you during this difficult time.

  3. So sorry to read of the passing of Myron. We were good friends to your grandpa and grandma (Fred and Lorna) many, many years along the Grafs and Abitzs. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  4. To Myron and Karen’s family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your Fathers passing. He was a good man. May God keep you all in His comfort.

  5. Debbie and family…am just so sorry to hear of your father in law’s death. Please know you are always in my heart and thoughts.

  6. So very sorry to hear about Myron. He always had a smile and a good word for every one. He was one of the Good Ones.

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