Myrl Wayne Magnus was born April 12, 1940 to Leo and Georgia Snodgrass Magnus in rural Cowley County, Kansas near Cedar Vale. He attended rural schools and graduated from Cedar Vale High School in 1958.
On February 5, 1959 Myrl married his childhood sweetheart, Marion Hudgins. They raised their children, Monty Magnus and Lori Holt in Medford, Oklahoma.
Myrl passed from this life on Thursday, March 4, 2021 in their home with his loving family by his side.
Myrl was in the ranching and pipeline business in Kansas, Montana, Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. He shared his favorite pastime, team roping, with his son, Monty and his grandchildren as well as with many friends he made along the way. Honest, hardworking, fun to be around and a friend to all!! He was dearly loved by his family and many friends.
Myrl is survived by his wife, Marion Magnus of Medford; his children, Monty and Wendy Magnus and Lori Holt; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; cousins and many friends.
Funeral service for Myrl Magnus will be Monday, March 8, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at the Medford Civic Center. Graveside service will be at 3:00 p.m. Monday, March 8, 2021 in Cedar Vale Cemetery, Cedar Vale, Kansas. Viewing will be Monday before the service at the Civic Center. Arrangements are by Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. of Medford. www.lanmanmemorials.com Facebook: Lanman Funeral Home Inc.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Medford or Hospice Circle of Love through the funeral home.
Casual dress is requested for Myrl’s service.