Fleener Funeral Home is a caring compassionate organization dedicated to helping you in your time of need. We want to serve our community and are ready to assist you. Call 620.723.2612 for more information

Frank Clair Banta

March 11, 2021

Greensburg- Frank Clair Banta, 91, died March 11, 2021 in Kiowa County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg, Kansas. He was born July 13, 1929 in Greensburg the son of Charles Lewis and Pearl Regina (Thompson) Banta. A lifetime resident of Greensburg, Clair graduated from Greensburg High School in 1948. He was a district superintendent for Michigan Wisconsin Pipeline Company and a farmer. He was a member of the First Christian Church, president of the Fairview Cemetery Board, a charter member and president of the Sandhill Archers Club, the Kiowa Lodge of the Masonic Lodge, all of Greensburg, the Midian Shriners, Wichita, Kansas and vice-president of the Sunflower State Cranker’s Model T Club. On January 25, 1949 Clair married Wilda Watson in Greensburg. She preceded him in death May 19, 2013. Clair is survived by two sons Rex and Tracy Banta, one daughter Deanna Unruh, eleven Grandchildren, and thirteen Great-grandchildren. He was preceded by two sons Chris and Robert “Bob” Banta, two brothers and one sister. Memorial services and celebration of Clair’s life will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday March 20, 2021 at the First Christian Church, Greensburg with Pastor Jon Harrison presiding. Live stream of the service will be available on Zoom which can be accessed on the church’s Facebook page. Private family inurnment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Greensburg. Memorial gifts are suggested to the Twilight Theatre in care of Fleener Funeral Home, PO Box 41, Greensburg, KS 67054.

Print this obituary

6 thoughts on “Frank Clair Banta

  1. Clair was a wonderful, compassionate person and a great grandfather to my boys. He will be missed greatly.

  2. Clair & Wilda were wonderful neighbors and good friends; always willing to lend a hand & share a laugh or tear.
    Our sincere condolences to his family.

  3. My Sympathies and Love to the families of Claire. Was proud I was his friend and he was a wonderful person to know and be with. I am sorry for your loss.

  4. Sending love and sympathy to Clair’s family. He was always a friend to my family, and I know he will be missed by many. 💞

  5. I loved him so much. I am so thankful that I was able to be a part of the family in some very difficult situations. He was such a blessing to JoAnn and I.

Sign Guestbook

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *