Coats, KS Vivian Ruth Stelzer, age 85, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2012 at Pratt Rehabilitation and Residence Center in Pratt, Kansas. She was born May 11, 1926 in Meno, Oklahoma the daughter of Eston L. and Gladys A. (Jennison) Bergdall. On April 20, 1946 she married Charles E. Stelzer in Wichita, KS. He Survives.
She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Coats, KS and worked at the U.S. Postal Service for many years.
Other survivors include a son, Steve (Linda) Stelzer of Pratt, KS, a daughter, Teri Lynn (Allan) Pagenkopf of Zenda, KS, a sister, Joyce E. Sykora of Norman, OK, seven grandchildren, Juston (Leslie) Stelzer, Kasi Stelzer, Carly (Jon) Novotny, Clayton (Mindy) Pagenkopf, Cambry (Cory) Riedl, Craig Pagenkopf, Missy (Dave) Marzullo, and 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Monday and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt. Funeral Service will be held 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 15th at the First United Methodist Church in Pratt with John Hamm and Dr. Dan Ferguson presiding. Burial will be in Coats Cemetery, Coats, KS.
Memorials may be made to Pratt Rehabilitation and Residence Center or Hospice Care of Kansas in care of the mortuary. Condolences may be left at www.larrisonmortuary.com.