John R. Uphaus, 81, Materiel Manager in Purchasing for Boeing Aircraft for over 30 years entered eternal rest on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 surrounded by his family.

John R. Uphaus, 81, Materiel Manager in Purchasing for Boeing Aircraft for over 30 years entered eternal rest on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 surrounded by his family.
John was preceded in death by his parents, August and Rose (Ronnebaum) Uphaus, his wife, Joanna and brother, Richard Uphaus.
Survived by his loving wife, Connie, daughters, Lisa (Mike) Fanning, Mary (Robert Clark) Castaneda, all of Wichita, son, Brian, brothers, Leonard (LaVerne) Uphaus, Topeka, Kansas, Donald (Mary Alice) Uphaus, Seneca, Kansas, Robert (Nancy) Uphaus, Topeka, Kansas, Kenneth (Mary) Uphaus, Leavenworth, Kansas.  His grandchildren include Noah, Mark and Alyssa Fanning, Jessica Hummer, Alyssa Thiebaut, as well as great-grandchildren Julianna, Kaydennce, Lilly, Quinndelyn and Trinnity, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be Wednesday May 8, 2019 from 6-7 p.m. Celebration of Life Service will be 7-8 p.m., both at Hillside Funeral Home West Chapel, 2929 W. 13th St. N., Wichita. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 9, 2019 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church with burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice or Dementia Caregivers Support Group c/o West Heights UMC.