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Doug Van Amburg

December 25, 1949 — May 23, 2024

Doug Van Amburg

Douglas “Doug” Alan Van Amburg, 74, of Goddard, KS passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2024. He was born on Sunday, December 25th, 1949, to parents Ruby (Roop) and Donald "Don" Van Amburg in Concordia, KS and was raised through childhood in Washington, KS. In 1968, after the family transitioned to Wichita, Doug graduated from Wichita South High School and attended Wichita State University from 1968 to 1971. Doug served his country for eight years as a member of the U.S. Air Force, reaching the rank of Staff Sergeant, and then for an additional two years in the Air National Guard. Before retiring, he worked for years as a Safety Director at Midwest Drywall.

Doug volunteered often, serving his community as a member of the Goddard Planning Commission for multiple decades, a long-time member of the Operations Committee for the Wichita River Festival, and a dedicated member of Wichita Wagonmasters. In his youth, Doug spent time as a member of 4-H and Boy Scouts. He also assisted his children in 4-H, and was an assistant leader for his son's Boy Scout troop. Doug's love for horses and enthusiasm for cars was apparent to all who knew him well. Doug was a member of Glenn Park Christian Church in Wichita.

Doug is preceded in death by his parents Ruby (Roop) and Donald Van Amburg; sisters, Janet Hampe, and Tammy Puetz; and former wife Crista D. Van Amburg. He is survived by his wife, Carole S. Van Amburg; sister, Brenda Medcalf; daughters, Marcy L. Leonard, Eileen C. O’Brien, Diana M. Austin, Veronica R. Van Amburg, Catherine S. Fluty (Russell); son, Benjamin D. Van Amburg, and three grandchildren.
 
 A visitation for Doug will be held at Broadway Mortuary, 1147 S. Broadway Ave. on Friday, June 14, 2024, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and a funeral service will take place at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2024, at Broadway Mortuary with burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established with the Kansas 4-H Foundation, 1680 Charles Pl, Ste 100, Manhattan, KS 66502. Services by Cozine Memorial Group – Broadway Mortuary.  

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Visitation with Family

Friday, June 14, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, June 15, 2024

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Cozine Memorial Group - Broadway Mortuary

1147 S. Broadway, Wichita, KS 67211

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Saturday, June 15, 2024

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