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Linn County News

Published June 6, 2018

William J. “Doc” Justus, M.D., age 88, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at St. Luke’s South. He was born in Harveyville, Kan., on July 5, 1929, the son of John William and Lucille Rice Justus. He was raised most of his life by Grace and Cliff Turner. 

He graduated from Emporia State University, University of Kansas School of Medicine and Baylor University. 

He was married to Pam Schumacher. To this union one daughter, Kristen, was born. 

He was a kind, generous and dedicated physician who practiced for over 50 years in Pleasanton. He volunteered to practice in the jungles of Nicaragua.

He developed Tanglewood Lakes, the first man-made lake development in Kansas.

He was a strong supporter of KU, dedicated Chiefs fan, loved his houseboat at the Lake of the Ozarks, skiing, traveling and Corvettes. 

Doc was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Ross; and three sisters, Helen Copeland, Carol Wyre and Vere Austin. 

He is survived by his daughter Kristen Justus and her mother Pam, and a sister Leta King.  

Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial was in the Pleasanton Cemetery. 

The family suggests contributions to Doctors Without Borders or to Kansas University Medical Research, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 525, Pleasanton, Kan. 66075. Online condolences for the family can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. 

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