DEATH: Ron G. Kelsheimer

Ron G. Kelsheimer, 80, rural Cedar Point, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at St. Luke Hospital in Marion, Kansas.

There will be a visitation held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home in Cottonwood Falls.

A celebration of life service will be 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Flint Hills Community Church in Cottonwood Falls with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery in Florence.

Memorial contributions to the St. Luke Hospital Foundation or to the National Alopecia Areata Foundation (to support individuals and families who experience sudden hair loss) may be sent in care of the funeral home, PO Box 220, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845.

He was born on Aug. 30, 1938, to Ira and Margaret (Collins) Kelsheimer in Florence, KS. He and Joan M. Widler were married May 26, 1960, in Florence.

Ron is survived by his wife, Joan, of the home; a son, Ron Kelsheimer (Cindy) of Strong City; two daughters: Teresa Kelsheimer of Cedar Point and Cindy Walden of Overland Park; a brother, David Kelsheimer (Laurie) of Walton; three sisters: VelDonna Swartz of Newton, Cheryl Miller (Lowell) of Walton, and Regina Cornelius of Weston, MO; seven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Online messages may be left at Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home on Facebook.

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