Byron (Barney) Lengquist, resident of Fairland, died at home Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, after an illness. He was 90. Mr. Lengquist was born March 5, 1918, at Riverton, KS, to Frederick and Rosalba (Remillard) Lengquist. He served in the Army-Air Corps, and was a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor. He worked as an instrument technician for Farmers Chemical, in Galena, KS, Atlas Chemical in Joplin, and the Eagle-Picher Boron plant. He was also a watchmaker, having started as an apprentice in the jewelry business at the age of 14. He married Mary Alice Barnett on Jan. 31, 1941, at Riverton. He was a member of St. Marks Episcopal Church in Baxter Springs, KS, the Riverton VFW, the Tri-Statesmen Barbershop Chorus, and tenor for the 4 Bs quartet. He is survived by his wife, Mary, of the home, two daughters, Yvonne Sparrow of Fairland, and Kathryn Hoskins and husband, Robert, of Broken Arrow, four sisters, Valerie and Lowell Eggert of Grove, Eveline Deresinski of Scranton, PA, Marjorie Edwards of CA., and Geneva and Carl Weiss of CO, two grandchildren, Amanda Messbarger of Matthew Messbarger, and two great-grandchildren, Jordan and Noah Messbarger. He was preceded by his parents, three brothers, Robert, Hugh, and Phillip Lengquist, and two sisters, Agnes Hughes and Beulah Lengquist. A service of rembembrance will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, at Adcock Funeral Home in Fairland, with Roland Adcock officiating. Arrangements provided by Adcock Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, in care of the funeral home.