Sumner Regional Medical Center Endowment Foundation Receives Large Donation

Press release from the Sumner Regional Medical Center Endowment Foundation

Larry Theurer, Chairman of SRMC Endowment Foundation plus members of hospital board and Foundation, along with hospital employees and staff gathered today to celebrate a gift from one of Wellington’s long time citizens. Ms. Linda Kirby, attorney came to present a check to the hospital foundation in honor of Sibyl K. Wells who died in October 2015 at the age of 97, said check in excess of $100,000.

The Wells’ gift is to be used for equipment intended to aid in health care and to improve the quality of life for patients at Sumner Regional Medical Center. In honor of this gift the main floor family room will be renamed and decorated in her honor. Her generous gift is greatly appreciated.

“We are very thankful to receive such a generous gift towards bettering our hospital patient’s experience. I personally was fortunate to know Ms. Wells when I was growing up as a young boy and man. She was a member of the First Christian Church of the Wellington for over 60 years. This gift will help the foundation provide the hospital with upgrades to technology and other comforts that patients and families appreciate,” said Larry Theurer Chairman of the SRMC Endowment Foundation.

“The partnership between our service area communities and the hospital is vital to the success of SRMC. We are truly grateful,” said Fred Hinman, SRMC Board Director.

The Endowment Foundation encourages and appreciates those who leave a part of their trust to the Endowment Foundation, and can do so by naming the SRMC Endowment Foundation as a beneficiary, 1323 North A Street, Wellington, KS 67152.

Those who wish to reach out to the foundation may email Larry Theurer at or call (620) 326-7315 to talk about additional needs and goals of the Foundation