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Lyons Federal Bank and First Federal Savings and Loan Association of WaKeeney Complete Merger


LYONS, KS and WAKEENEY, KS, April 3, 2017 –Lyons Federal Bank (“Lyons Federal”) located in Lyons, Kansas and First Federal Savings and Loan Association of WaKeeney (“First Federal”) located in WaKeeney, Kansas, jointly announced today that the merger of First Federal into Lyons Federal has been completed as of the close of business on Friday, March 31, 2017.  The First Federal office located at 229 Main Street, WaKeeney, KS will operate under the name “First Federal Bank, a branch of Lyons Federal Bank.” 

Darrell R. Gottschalk, current President and CEO of First Federal, has joined Lyons Federal’s executive team as President of the First Federal Branch and will serve as a member of the Lyons Federal Board of Directors.

“I believe the merger with Lyons Federal will benefit our customers, employees and the community in general, said Darrell Gottschalk.  The merger will allow us to offer more products and services to better serve our customers while continuing to provide the one-on-one personal service that our customers have come to expect from First Federal.”

 “We are delighted to be combining with First Federal and expanding our presence into additional communities,” said Kevin McClure, President and CEO of Lyons Federal. “The culture and community focus of our banking institutions are consistent, as is our commitment to providing the highest level of customer service.”

First Federal Savings and Loan Association of WaKeeney has been serving its community since 1934 through its office in WaKeeney, Kansas.

Since 1913, Lyons Federal Bank has been serving its community in Rice and Ellsworth County, Kansas.  Operations are conducted from the main office in Lyons, Kansas and two additional offices in Bushton and Ellsworth, Kansas.

ESTATEMENTS NOW AVAILABLE!

Online Banking customers will be prompted to enroll in eStatements when they log in.  Once enrolled, the customer will receive an email, which is sent to the primary account holder’s email address, when their statement is available. The customer can then log into online banking to view their eStatement.

If you like the actual paper statement for your records, it can always be printed from online banking. eStatements will remain in online banking for 13 months.

INSTANT ISSUE DEBIT CARDS!

We are excited to announce that we now offer instant issue debit cards!  No more waiting to receive your Debit Card & PIN in the mail!  Replace a lost, stolen or damaged card quickly.  Open a new account & leave with a debit card in hand (upon credit approval).
 

  • Customer must be present in order for card to be produced/choose a PIN
  • Card will be activated and ready to use the next business day
  • Ability to change your PIN at any time (customer must be present)
  • Cards issued at the Lyons branch only, but available to all LFB & QFB account holders that qualify

WE NOW HAVE MOBILE BANKING!

Mobiliti allows you to access your bank accounts via your mobile phone.

Enrollment is free! Standard text messaging fees may apply.

Text Features include:

  • Balance Inquiry
  • Transaction History

Mobile Browser and Application Features include:

  • Balance Inquiry
  • Transaction History
  • Transfer Funds Between Accounts

To sign up for Mobile Banking, log in to Online Banking now! To download directly from the App Store or Google Play, search for "TouchBanking" and enter code LYONSFED.

Please call us if you have any questions.