Ewald Lester Hoeme, 82, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at his home in Preston. He was born August 25, 1937, in Preston, Kansas, the son of Julius and Anna Margaret (Thonhoff) Hoeme. On January 30, 1965, he married Deanna Burroughs in Kingman, Kansas. 

Ewald was a Cattleman and Farmer. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

He is survived by:his wife Deanna of Preston, a daughter Ruth McFarland of Pratt, two sons Eric (Deanne) Hoeme of Garden City, and Luke (Tammie) Hoeme of Pratt; sisters, Delsie Krenke of Haven and Audrey Miessler Jenisch of Great Bend; grandchildren, Nathan McFarland, Julia (Patrick) Robb, Tanner (Victoria) McFarland, Adrein McFarland, and Addie, Allie and Weston Hoeme; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by: his parents; brothers, Julius, Dwayne, Forrest, and Gordon Hoeme; sisters, Dorothy Letholt-Huffman, Lola Daniels, and Shirley Ann Hoeme.

Visitation was Friday, Oct. 4, from 9:00 a.m. – 8;00 p.m. with family receiving friends from 5 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt. Funeral services were 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 5, 2019 at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Pastor Michael Schotte presiding. Burial was at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Natrona.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church or Kindred Hospice  in care of the mortuary. Condolences may be left at www.larrisonmortuary.com.