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June 1, 2021

Memorial service scheduled June 2 for Robert J. Tackett

Submitted by Shawn Funk

Robert "Bob" J. Tackett, Lafene Health Center physician, passed away unexpectedly on May 23. He had provided services at Lafene for more than 15 years. A celebration of life service will take place at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Wamego. 

Lafene Health Center will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, to allow staff to attend Tackett's service. 

Complete obituary and service information has been announced by Campanella and Stewart Funeral Home. In honor of his life spent caring for people's health and well-being, Tackett's family has requested that all present at his service and visitation wear face masks to prevent a COVID-19 spreading event.

A memorial has been established to the Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps and Community Care Ministries via the funeral home.