Local Obituaries

January 15, 2010

Business, civic leader George Fahnestock had huge impact on community

Native Wichitan George Fahnestock, founder and owner of a heating, plumbing and electric company, served on the boards of numerous local nonprofits and took a lead role on a couple of major community projects. Sedgwick County sheriff's officials said Fahnestock, 62, died of a single gunshot wound at his home Thursday. Foul play is not suspected.

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