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Wendell W. Kellogg

Wendell W. Kellogg, 77, of Salina, Kansas, passed away Saturday, August 18, 2018.

Wendell was born in Rooks County, Kansas, on July 1, 1941, a son of the late Leona (Cook) and Walter Kellogg.

He was in the National Guard, saw service in Vietnam as a JAG officer from 1968-1970 and was a member of the VFW. Wendell graduated from both K-State and KU with a Juris Doctorate degree.

Wendell was an attorney for 52 years with Marietta, Kellogg and Price Law Firm, where he was a founding partner. Wendell was a charter member of the Civitan Chapter and was a loyal supporter of the Boy Scouts, especially troop 214. Wendell mowed Camp Brown in Abilene, Kansas, for many years and volunteered for troop 214. He loved his dogs and the outdoors. Wendell was also a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Salina.

Left to honor Wendell are his wife, Carol (Witschi) Kellogg of the home; three daughters, Patricia Kellogg, of Utah, Tammy Harmon, and husband Greg, of Topeka, Kansas, Sherry Halferty and husband Ryan, of Salina, Kansas; sons, Chris R. Kellogg of Nebraska, Chris J. Kellogg, and wife Becky, of Leavenworth, Kansas; brother, Everett Kellogg, and wife Lanetta, of Hastings, Nebraska; sisters, Pearl Jones, of Salina, Kansas, Lois Allen and husband Gayle, of Lebanon, Kansas, Karen Kellogg, of Abilene, Kansas; aunt, Wilda Hustus, of Salina, Kansas.

He is also survived by grandchildren, Lena and Carson Kellogg, Chase Kellogg, Emily and Grant Harmon, Makayla and Madison Halferty; and many nieces and nephews.

Wendell was preceded in death by a baby sister, Anita Joyce Kellogg.

At the family’s request, there will be no visitation as cremation has taken place.

Memorial Services were held August 23, with Judge Jerry Hellmer officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kansas Honor Flight in care of Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, 500 S. Ohio, Salina, Kansas 67401.

On-line condolences can be left at the family http://www.carlsonfh.net/obituaries/Wendell-W-Kellogg?obId=3245526#/obituaryInfo