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Logan Michael Payne

May 12, 2000 ~ March 4, 2021 (age 20)


Logan Michael Payne (Chaput), 20, of Independence, Kansas passed away on Thursday, March 4th, 2021.

Funeral Mass will be held Friday, March 12th, 2021 at the St. Andrew’s Catholic Church at 11:00am. Visitation will be Thursday, March 11th at Potts Chapel 5:00-7:00pm, with a Rosary at 6:00pm.  Memorials are suggested to the Logan Payne Memorial Fund and may be left with FirstOak Bank and Potts Chapel. Mask are required to enter and social distancing will be practiced.

He was born on May10, 2000 in Independence, Kansas. Logan was beloved son of Mike J. Chaput and Judy R. Payne. Logan attended St. Andrews and graduated from Independence High School in 2019. During High School he participated in football and wrestling, but his true passion was tennis where he went on to participate in state tournament his sophomore, junior and senior year.

Logan was a vibrant soul and had and infectious smile. He fiercely loved his family and traditions like loving the University of Oklahoma Sooners and playing card games like Nertz and Poker. He already had dreams of his children to attend the University of Oklahoma. As a child he had a Camp Logan for his birthday parties, where he had games and competitions just for fun. As a teen he was a dedicated teammate and gave 100% on the tennis court. As an adult he worked hard and played harder, and always brought the light to anyone around him. His bond with his sisters is unbreakable and bold. He made them all feel so much love, no matter what. He was a go-getter and hard worker, always willing to help someone in need. He had a love for the outdoors and fishing, on one occasion Logan was fearless and curious enough to pull an armadillo out of a hole by its tail. Logan had a bright energy and was always geared up and ready to throw a football or to engage with others. He had a pure heart, full of compassion. Logan will be remembered as a loving Dad, Son, Brother, Grandson, Uncle, Cousin and Friend who left this world far too soon.

Logan’s memory will live on by loving partner, Erin Allen, Daughter, Brexlynn and unborn son, Kamden Logan Lee. Parents Judy Payne (Independence, Ks) and Mike and Helen Chaput (Abilene), sisters: Nikole Chaput, (Neodesha) her daughters Trinity and Katelyne, Maegen and Vance Ritz (Neodesha) their sons, Levi, and Daniel, and Madison Payne, grandparents Dale and Donna Payne (Independence) and Terry and Doris Chaput (Grove, Ok), aunts and uncles Don and Sandy Payne (Pamona), Randy and Amy Payne (Norman, Ok), Debbie and JR Reynolds (Neodesha), Terry and Phil Gale (Coffeyville), Jack Kipp and Cather Evans (Hutchinson), Cindy and Jay Smith (Grove, Ok), James and Christine Chaput (Grove, Ok) Jeff and Crystal Chaput (Abilene). He is preceded in death by Tim Chaput (Abilene). Logans memory will live on through his family, cousins and friends who will cherish him in their hearts forever.

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March 11, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Potts Chapel, KS

Recitation of the Rosary
March 11, 2021

6:00 PM
Potts Chapel, KS

Funeral Mass
March 12, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Andrew Catholic Church
210 N. 4th
Independence, KS 67301

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