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Skip Yowell

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Skip Murray Yowell, 69 of St. Peter passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015.

Skip Yowell has died following an illness,according to a JanSport company press release. He was 69 years old.

Slip co-founded JanSport in 1967 with his cousin, Murray Pletz and his cousin's wife, Jan. Skip was a graduate of Great Bend High School in Kansas. 

Please join Skipís family and friends in celebrating Skipís life Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 at Prairie Junction in Morland, Kansas at 2:00 p.m.

On November 12th 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Committee invite Skipís family and friends to join in a celebration in honor of Skip at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, Cheyenne Bottoms, Great Bend, Kansas.

Memorial donations can be made to Big City Mountaineers, Boy Scouts of America or Kansas Wetlands Education Center, Cheyenne Bottoms.