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Ethan Michael Whitaker

December 10, 2000 — March 16, 2021

Ethan Michael Whitaker

To view a livestream broadcast of the memorial service on Sunday, March 21, at 2:00 PM, please click here:

Ethan Michael Whitaker, 20, of McPherson, KS and formerly of Liberal, KS, passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at his home in McPherson.

Ethan was born on December 10, 2000, the son of Scott and Nikki (Davis) Whitaker. He graduated from McPherson High School in 2020 and worked as a lifeguard at the McPherson City Swimming Pool and YMCA.

He is survived by: his parents, Scott & Nikki Whitaker of the home; four brothers, Dawson Whitaker of Salt Lake City, UT, Aaron Whitaker, Colin Whitaker, and Peyton Whitaker all of McPherson, KS; grandparents, Chuck Davis of Chanute, KS, Teri Davis of Salt Lake City, UT, Don & Cindy Whitaker of Liberal, KS; great-grandparents, Wilma Burris of Liberal, KS and Peggy Quattrone of White Deer, TX; an aunt, Erica Davis of Denver, CO; an uncle, Chad Warden of Liberal, KS; and many extended family and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, March 21, 2021, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Holman officiating. To view a livestream broadcast of the memorial service, please click here:

Memorial donations may be given to National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To make on online donation directly through the NAMI website, please click here:!/donation/checkout?utm_source=globalNav&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=DonationTracking&c_src=WEBDG

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