Stan Simpson

1928 - 2021

Stan Simpson, 92, of Hutchinson, passed away February 28, 2021, at Hospice House, Hutchinson. He was born October 2, 1928, in Dodge City, to Clof and Flora (Williams) Simpson.
Stan graduated from Ford High School and attended Colorado A&M, Fort Collins, Colorado, majoring in Agriculture Economics. He married Marilyn Patterson in 1949, in Ford. They divorced in 1978. Stan served in the U.S. Air Force, flying as Loadmaster on Military Air Transport (MATS) during the Korean conflict. He worked for Farmer Marketing and Supply Cooperatives in Nebraska, Colorado, and Kansas as general manager at co-ops in Dodge City, Andale, and Atchison before retiring in 1984 from the Dodge City Cooperative. Stan was headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, serving as cooperative advisor to the International Labor Union, IFPAAW, Geneva, with affiliates in Asia, Africa, and Europe. He was author of "Cooperative Management Manuel", published by the Cooperative League in three languages for use in developing countries. Stan was elected president of the Kansas Cooperative Council and the Kansas LP Gas Association and received a Kansas governor's appointment to Director of State Grain Inspection Board. He was one of the three founding members of Servi-Tech Inc., in Dodge City.
Stan married Pat Farris Bridges in 1984, in Monterey, California. They lived on a mini-farm in Kingman County, Kansas before moving to Hutchinson in 1995. He volunteered at the Reno County Volunteer Center as a licensed defensive driving course instructor, Meals on Wheels, and the Hutchinson Animal Shelter. Stan was a member of New Covenant Presbyterian Church and served as a deacon. He served as treasurer and manager of the Scroggins Foundation in Dodge City from its founding in 1983, until it was merged into the Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas in 2015. He served the Community Foundation from 2016 to 2020, as their farm manager.
Stan is survived by: wife, Pat Simpson; children, Glory Spikes, Stana Geier (John), Tammy McElhinney, and Jeff Simpson; brother, Rod Simpson; grandchildren, Tanner Scott (Meggie), Jordan Gwaltney (Kevin), Jared Simpson (Claire), Ashley Lonnberg (Joe), Nick Geier (Britta) , Matthew Geier; 11 great-grandchildren; stepsons, Warren and Wes Bridges; four step-grandchildren, Samantha Taylor (Joe), Emily, Alec, and Noah Bridges.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; son, Mark Stanley Simpson; sister, Ruth Koch; sons-in-law, Mick McElhinney and Trent Spikes; and step-granddaughter, Annie Bridges.
A private family entombment will be at Scroggins Memorial Mausoleum, in Dodge City. Friends may sign the book from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2021, at Elliott Mortuary.
Memorials are suggested to Arthur & Cornelia Scroggins Foundation Fund at the Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.


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Wheat Gaining through Midday
Wheat markets are trading 1 to 5 cents higher. There were zero delivery notices vs. Chicago March wheat overnight, but there were 289 put out against KC March as some of the strong hands weren’t. Export Sales data showed 219,226 MT of wheat were booked on the week ending 2/25....
Beans Gaining Double Digits
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Locations

Grain Elevators

Beeler Branch
101 S Main
Beeler, KS 67518
Phone: (785) 848-2224
Cimarron Branch
122 S Main
Cimarron, KS 67835
Phone: (620) 855-3421
Dodge City
708 W.Trail
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 227-8671

 

Ensign Branch
706 Bent
Ensign, KS 67841
Phone: (620) 865-4121

 

Ford Branch
1001 Prarie Street
Ford, KS 67842
Phone: (620) 369-2212

 

Grey Branch
26870 SE 232 Road
Hanston, KS 67518
Phone: (620) 525-6327

 

Haggard Branch
19502 US Hwy. 56
Cimarron, KS 67835
Phone: (620) 865-2200

 

Hanston Branch
106 N. Broadway
Hanston, KS 67849
Phone: (620) 623-2115

 

Howell Branch
10884 102 Road
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 227-2683

 

Ingalls Branch
102 N. Main
Ingalls, KS 67853
Phone: (620) 335-5101

 

Jetmore Branch
1220 S. Main
Jetmore, KS 67854
Phone: (620) 357-8314

 

Kalvesta Branch
33760 E. US Hwy 156
Kalvesta, KS 67856
Phone: (620) 855-3591

 

Kingsdown Branch
Main & Coop Street
Kingsdown, KS 67858
Phone: (620) 369-2320

 

Montezuma Branch
103 Texcoco
Montezuma, KS 67867
Phone: (620) 846-2231

 

Saddle Road Branch
11740 Saddle Road
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 225-2500

 

 

Agronomy Facilities  

 ACE Hardware Retail Stores 

 
Beeler - Agronomy
101 S Main
Beeler, KS 67518
Phone: (785) 848-2224
Dodge City Feedmill
708 W Trail
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 227-8671
Ensign
706 Bent Street
Ensign, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 865-2221
Ace Dodge City
401 W. Trail
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 225-0067
 Ace Lyon's
1121 W. Main
Lyon's, KS 67554
Phone: (620) 257-5000
 

 

Ingalls Fertilizer
15102 11 Road
Ingalls, KS 67853
Phone: (620) 335-5133

 

Montezuma Fertilizer
400 W Texcoco
Montezuma, KS 67867
Phone: (620) 846-2235

 

Richland Valley
10996 Saddle Road
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 227-8773

 

Ace Meade
923 W Carthage
Meade, KS 67864
Phone: (620) 873-2234 

 

Ace Maize
5204 N Maize
Maize, KS 67101
Phone: (316) 722-0181 

  


Car Care Centers

Jetmore Car Care
1220 S Main
Jetmore, KS 67854
Phone: (620) 357-5414

 

Locations

Grain Elevators

Beeler Branch
101 S Main
Beeler, KS 67518
Phone: (785) 848-2224
Cimarron Branch
122 S Main
Cimarron, KS 67835
Phone: (620) 855-3421
Dodge City
708 W.Trail
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 227-8671
 

 

Ensign Branch
706 Bent
Ensign, KS 67841
Phone: (620) 865-4121

 

Ford Branch
1001 Prarie Street
Ford, KS 67842
Phone: (620) 369-2212

 

Grey Branch
26870 SE 232 Road
Hanston, KS 67518
Phone: (620) 525-6327

 

Haggard Branch
19502 US Hwy. 56
Cimarron, KS 67835
Phone: (620) 865-2200

 

Hanston Branch
106 N. Broadway
Hanston, KS 67849
Phone: (620) 623-2115

 

Howell Branch
10884 102 Road
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 227-2683

 

Ingalls Branch
102 N. Main
Ingalls, KS 67853
Phone: (620) 335-5101

 

Jetmore Branch
1220 S. Main
Jetmore, KS 67854
Phone: (620) 357-8314

 

Kalvesta Branch
33760 E. US Hwy 156
Kalvesta, KS 67856
Phone: (620) 855-3591

 

Kingstown Branch
Main & Coop Street
Kingsdown, KS 67858
Phone: (620) 369-2320

 

Montezuma Branch
103 Texcoco
Montezuma, KS 67867
Phone: (620) 846-2231

 

Saddle Road Branch
11740 Saddle Road
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 225-2500

 

 

Agronomy Facilities  

Beeler - Agronomy
101 S Main
Beeler, KS 67518
Phone: (785) 848-2224
Dodge City Feedmill
708 W Trail
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 227-8671

 

Ingalls Fertilizer
15102 11 Road
Ingalls, KS 67853
Phone: (620) 335-5133

 

Montezuma Fertilizer
400 W Texcoco
Montezuma, KS 67867
Phone: (620) 846-2235

 

ACE Hardware Retail Stores 

Ace Dodge City
401 W. Trail
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 225-0067
Ace Lyon's
1121 W. Main
Lyon's, KS 67554
Phone: (620) 257-5000
Ace Meade
923 W Carthage
Meade, KS 67864
Phone: (620) 873-2234 
Ace Maize
5204 N Maize
Maize, KS 67101
Phone: (316) 722-0181 


Car Care Centers

Jetmore Car Care
1220 S Main
Jetmore, KS 67854
Phone: (620) 357-5414

 


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