A memorial service for Guy "Bud" Kessell, 75, Lenexa, was Wednesday, May 23, at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel in De Soto. Private graveside services were at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Mr. Kessell died Saturday, May 20, 2006, at his home.
He was born Feb. 17, 1931, in Elkview, W.Va.
Mr. Kessell retired from the U.S. Air Force and moved to the De Soto and Lenexa areas in 1972.
He married Norma June Kessell on July 1, 1955, in Salina. She died Dec. 14, 2005.
Survivors include two sons, Randy Kessell, Lenexa, and Greg Kessell, Olathe; a daughter, Susan Head, Kansas City, Kan.; and three grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Assn., P.O. Box 1653, Topeka 66601-1653.