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Ronald L. "George" Kiister

August 13, 1957 — January 21, 2016

Ronald L. "George" Kiister, 58, of Cherryvale passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Via Christi - St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, Kansas with family and friends"by his side.Ronald Lynn Kiister was born August 13, 1957 in Parsons, Kansas the son of James Eugene Kiister and Sharon (Lundrigan) Kiister." He grew up in Kansas City, Parsons and Cherryvale." He graduated from Cherryvale High School in 1975.On December 2, 1983" in Miami, Oklahoma he was united in marriage to Julie Huffman and she preceded him in death February 26, 2014.Ron worked for Big Hill Glass, Vallis and most recently for Sun Graphics as a pressman for over 20 years." He"enjoyed gardening, mowing lawns, working and helping others, but really loved to fish, especially for crappie." Ron was a loving father, grandfather"and husband." He had a way to have fun and be awnry with others." Ron was good with rhymes and poetry something a few friends knew about.He was member of the Cherryvale United Methodist Church, past member of Cherryvale USD #447 School Board and Scoutmaster of the Boy Scouts when his boys were younger.Survivors include two sons, Cody Kiister and his wife Jaia of Mound Valley, Kansas, Kyle Kiister and his wife Emily of Arma, Kansas, mother , Sharon Kiister of Cherryvale, brother, Rick Kiister and his wife Donna of Cherryvale, sister Lori Kiister of Cherryvale, grandson, Jayden Kiister of Cherryvale and a host of nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his wife Julie and father James Eugene Kiister.Celebration of Life Funeral Services will be held 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Cherryvale United Methodist Church with Bill Booe, officiating." Friends may sign the register book from 12noon until 8:00 P.M., Monday January 25, 2016"at Wickham Family Funeral Home, 216 East"4th Street, Cherryvale, Kansas." The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. until 7:30 P.M. Monday at the funeral home." Interment will immediately follow the service in Fairview Cemetery.Memorial remembrances are suggested to Cherryvale Bassmasters or Cherryvale United Methodist Church"and they may be left or mailed to the funeral home.Words of condolences may be"left at wickhamfamilyfuneralhome.com

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