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Ronald Andrew Van Vleet

April 18, 1937 ~ February 26, 2021 (age 83)


Masks will be required at all services for Ronald.

Lifelong Goodland, KS resident, Ronald Andrew Van Vleet, 83, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021 at his home in Goodland.

Ronald was born on April 18, 1937 in Goodland to George A. and Margaret E. (Scarrow) Van Vleet.  He was one of 6 children.  He attended school in Goodland through the 9th grade. 

On October 1, 1955, he married Patsy Eloise McClung at the First Christian Church in Goodland.  To this union, 5 children were born; Rodney, Dean, Gail, Daniel and Lora.

Ronald worked for many years at the Grain Elevator in Goodland.  He was a member of the First Christian Church, and the Elks Club in Goodland.  He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family.

Proceeding him in death were his parents, his wife Patsy, 3 brothers; Charles (Malcolm), Richard and Harold; 2 sisters-in-law Marjorie Van Vleet and Julia Van Vleet; and 2 brothers-in-law Merlyn Blue and Kenneth Smith.

He is survived by his children; Rodney (Marilyn) Van Vleet of Kearney, NE, Dean (Karen) Van Vleet of Larned, KS, Gail Keen (Rod Lindsten) of Goodland, KS, Daniel (Diana) Van Vleet of Springfield, MO, and Lora (Micheal) Lake of Goodland, KS; 13 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.  He is also survived by 2 sisters; Esther Smith of Carthage, MS and Wilma Blue of West Valley, UT, and one sister-in-law Emma Van Vleet of Goodland, KS.

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March 2, 2021

5:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Koons-Russell Funeral Home
211 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735

Funeral Service
March 3, 2021

10:30 AM
Koons-Russell Funeral Home
211 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735


Goodland Cemetery
510 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735


NWKS Hospice Services
and may be mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735

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