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Linn County News

Published March 24, 2021


Glenn Thomas Vaughn, age 87, Prescott, Kan., passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2021. He was born on June 1, 1933, in Vinita, Okla., the son of Raymond and Mildred Murr Vaughn. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Glenn was united in marriage to Jean Lyon on Oct. 4, 1958. He worked at many different jobs, including Ford Assembly Plant, Long Beach, Calif., Douglas Aircraft, Bendix, Jayhawk USD No. 346, and as a farmer. Glenn was a member of the Prescott United Methodist Church. He was past president of the Linn County Farm Bureau and past member of the Country View Nursing Home Board. He was a member of the Kansas Steel Guitar Association and played in bands traveling all over eastern Kansas and western Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Eugene, Jimmy and Bobby Vaughn. Glenn is survived by his wife, Jean; children, Diana Stephan (Mark), Brian Vaughn (Angela) and Roger Vaughn (Lori); a sister, Arlene Seitz; eight grandchildren, Derek Stephan, Sarah Jones (Andrew), Troy Hunt, Tara Wunderly (Ryan), Trenton Vaughn (Kylie), Tyler Vaughn, Alison Cannon (Chase) and Andrea Vaughn; and five great-grandchildren, Dayton Jones, Maren Jones, Grayson Stephan, Hayden Wunderly and Jace Wunderly.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at the Prescott United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Prescott Cemetery. Visitation was to be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Contributions are suggested to the Prescott United Methodist Church, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, Kan. 66056. Online condolences can be left at


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