Ronald Dean Pracht, 75, died March 7 at Robert D. Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita.
Ronald was born on Sept. 5, 1941, to Roland and Myrtle (Fox) Pracht in Marion, Kansas.
Ron served in the Army from 1962 to 1964.
He married Ruth Shaffer on Aug. 4, 1972.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth; children Fran Siemens, Daina Harr, Lora Voth, Mona Tobin, and Matt Pracht; sister Bonnie Brickhouse; 13 grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by sister Bonnie Brickhous and two grandchildren.
A funeral service was Friday at East Side United Methodist Church in Newton. Burial followed at Prairie Grove Cemetery in Cottonwood Falls.
A memorial has been set up for Eastside United Methodist Church.