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Funeral Homes in Fort Leavenworth, KS
Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Fort Leavenworth.
Suburbs of Fort Leavenworth: Ft Leavenworth, Ft Leavnwrth.
Zip codes in the city: 66027.
Leavenworth County funeral flowers can be purchased from one of the local funeral shops we partner with.
Fort Leavenworth is a United States Army installation located in Leavenworth County, Kansas, immediately north of the city of Leavenworth in the upper northeast portion of the state. Built in 1827, it is the oldest active United States Army post west of Washington, D.C. Fort Leavenworth has been historically known as the \"Intellectual Center of the Army\".Fort Leavenworth was also the base of African-American soldiers of the U.S. 10th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army, formed on 21 September 1866 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. They became known as Buffalo Soldiers, nicknamed by the Native American tribes whom they fought. This term eventually was applied to all of the African-American regiments formed in 1866.During the country's westward expansion, Fort Leavenworth was a forward destination for thousands of soldiers, surveyors, immigrants, American Indians, preachers and settlers who passed through. On August 1, 1846, a Mormon Battalion, led by Col. James Allen, arrived at Fort Leavenworth. Colonel Allen became ill and died at the fort; his headstone marks his grave at the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.Today, the garrison supports the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) by managing and maintaining the home of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center (CAC). CAC's mission involves leader development, collective training, Army doctrine and battle command (current and future).Fort Leavenworth is home to the Military Corrections Complex, consisting of the United States Disciplinary Barracks, the Department of Defense's only maximum security prison, and the Midwest Joint Regional Correctional Facility. In addition, the Fort Leavenworth Garrison supports numerous tenant organizations that directly and indirectly relate to the functions of the CAC, including the United States Army Command and General Staff College and the Foreign Military Studies Office.The fort occupies 5,600 ac (2,300 ha) and 7,000,000 ft2 (700,000 m2) of space in 1,000 buildings and 1,500 quarters. It is located on the Frontier Military Scenic Byway (U.S. Route 69 and K-7 corridor), which was originally a military road connecting to Fort Scott National Historic Site and Fort Gibson.
Fort Leavenworth Obituaries
It was revealed by The Villages Daily Sun on January 4th, 2018 that Keith Eldon Bennett died in The Villages, Florida. Bennett was 84 years old and was born in Fort Leavenworth, KS. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Keith Eldon's life.
It was disclosed by Peoria Journal Star on December 29th, 2017 that David L Black died in Peoria, Illinois. Black was 59 years old and was born in Fort Leavenworth, KS. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor David L's life.
It was reported on March 30th, 2015 that Colene Marie Gryder (Williams) died in Eustace, Texas. Ms. Gryder was 59 years old and was born in Fort Leavenworth, KS. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Colene Marie's life.
It was disclosed by Orlando Sentinel on September 23rd, 2012 that Herbert Paul Driver perished in Winter Park, Florida. Driver was 85 years old and was born in Fort Leavenworth, KS. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Herbert Paul's life.
It was noted by Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review on May 20th, 2012 that Sharon Perry (Lewis) passed away in Tucson, Arizona. Ms. Perry was 62 years old and was born in Fort Leavenworth, KS. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Sharon's life.
It was disclosed by Arizona Republic on April 1st, 2012 that Thomas Massey perished in Arizona. Massey was 57 years old and was born in Fort Leavenworth, KS. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Thomas's life.
It was noted by The Mail Tribune on June 2nd, 2011 that Francis Jr "Lea" Wright died in Eagle Point, Oregon. Wright was 61 years old and was born in Fort Leavenworth, KS. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Francis Jr "Lea"'s life.
It was disclosed on May 11th, 2003 that Dennis Warner died in East Moline, Illinois. Warner was 60 years old and was born in Fort Leavenworth, KS. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Dennis's life.
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