OBITUARY

Harry Hylander

June 27, 1946May 4, 2020

Harry Walker Hylander, Jr., 73, of Kansas City, MO passed away on May 4, 2020.

He was born on June 27, 1946 in Memphis, TN to Harry and Shirley Hylander. In the 1950s, he moved with his mother and stepfather, William Wise, to Kansas City, MO. On his 17th birthday, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He served from 1963-1967 including in 2 tours of Vietnam.

After dutifully serving his country, Harry was honorably discharged, returned to Kansas City, and attended the Kansas City Police Academy. He joined the University of Missouri - Kansas City police department as a patrolman in 1970, and worked his way up to the Assistant Director of University Police until retiring in 2005 after nearly 35 years of service.

Harry loved to watch the Chiefs and the Royals and to showoff his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his stepfather Master Sgt. (Ret.) William Wise,U.S. Air Force, his sister Kelly Wise Bradley, his children Staff Sgt. John (Molly) Hylander, U.S. Army, and Sarah (Staff Sgt. Nicholas, U.S. Air Force) Alder, his grandchildren Emma, Layla, John, and Aubrey, a niece, nephews, and Godchildren.

Services

6 June

Rosary

10:00 am - 10:15 am

St Thomas More Catholic Church

11822 Holmes Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64131

6 June

Memorial Service

10:30 am - 11:00 am

St Thomas More Catholic Church

11822 Holmes Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64131

6 June

Committal Service with Full Military Honors

11:15 am - 11:30 am

Mount Moriah Cemetery South

10507 Holmes Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64131

Memories

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James Hisle

June 1, 2020

My condolences to Harry's family. I worked with Harry for many years at UMKC. I always enjoyed his stories of his experiences in the tropics of Southeast Asia. Though Harry was not a member of the Cavalry, I am sure he would be welcomed to Fiddler's Green should he need to seek some refreshment.
Jim

Larry Hood

May 28, 2020

Rest in peace, old friend.

Sarah Alder

May 23, 2020

My Dad serving our country in Vietnam

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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