A graveside service for Mr. Sumstine will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 5, 2016 at Appleton City Cemetery in Appleton City, Missouri. Officiating will be Harold and Patty Sumstine.
A military graveside service will be presented by the Missouri Honor Guard - Naval group and the Appleton City VFW Post #11242.
Memorial has been chosen by the family. Anyone wishing to donate in Mr. Sumstine's memory should select a charity of their choice.
Harold Earl Sumstine, 88, was born December 31, 1927 to Harold Abraham and Gertrude Mae (Pratt) Sumstine in Kearney, Nebraska. He departed this life August 1, 2016 at Bothwell Hospital in Sedalia, Missouri.
Preceding Harold in death were his parents; one son, William Wayne Sumstine; one grandson, John Paul VanGoethem; one brother, Wayne Sumstine (Norma) and one sister, Joan Pogue (Jim).
Survivors include his wife Hazel Sumstine of the home (Stover, MO); one brother William Sumstine of Minneapolis, Kansas; four children: Cheryl Ann VanGoethem (David) of Stillwell, Kansas, Harold E. Sumstine (Patty) of Overland Park, Kansas, Arthur Leo Sumstine (Jeannie) of Olathe, Kansas and Kevin Dale Sumstine (Cindy) of San Clemente, California; thirteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.