Name:    John Long Mac Nair

From:  The Jetmore Republican, Jetmore, Kansas
Date:  Thursday, June 7, 1979 

John Long MacNair, 82, former resident of Jetmore, died Thursday, May 31, at Brewster Place in Topeka, where he was a resident.

Mr. MacNair was born March 5, 1897 in New Jersey.  He was a graduate of Kansas State University and served in the U.S. Army in World War I.

in the year 1920, he and Mabel Thresher, of Jetmore, were united in marriage.  Of this union, one son was born.

Mr. MacNair started farming northwest of Jetmore and resided many years here before moving to Topeka in 1956 when he was appointed State Commissioner of Taxation.  He also served several terms in the State Legislature.

He was a past Master of the Jetmore Masonic Lodge, a member of the Topeka High Twelve Club, a member of the Scottish Rite, Topeka, and a member of the Optimist Club of Topeka.

Survivors include his widow, Mabel; one son, Jack MacNair of Jetmore; one brother, Everett MacNair of Chapel Hill, North Carolina; one sister, Maria MacNair of Morristown, New Jersey; and two grandchildren.

Services for Mr. MacNair were Saturday, June 2, at the United Methodist Church at Jetmore with Rev. John Baker officiating.  Burial was in Fairmount Cemetery,  Pallbearers were Vernon Schraeder, Rudy Nuss, Joe Neeley, Oliver Roberts, Jack Dalton, and Clare Shriwise.

David Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.


Card of Thanks:

Thank you, friends and relatives, for your support, friendship and love shown through your thoughtful cards, lovely floral arrangements, and delicious dishes of food that were delivered to our home and Mary Ruth's.

A special thank you to the EAS sisters for the salads taken to the church, and the Methodist women who served such a satisfying supper to our families.

Mabel MacNair
Jack and Bobbie
Mickey and Diane
Scott and Brenda