Kevin Wold

Kevin John Wold passed away gently on April 5, 2013 with family members near him. 

He was born July 14, 1953 in Watertown, South Dakota, the son of Paul Roland and Mildred Loretta (McMullen) Wold. 

He graduated from Topeka West High School in 1971 and Emporia State University in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science in Education.

Kevin started his career in the non-profit sector in 1977 when he went to work for the Kansas Easter Seal Society.  In 1979, he accepted the Center Directors position with the Yellowstone Easter Seal Society in Billings, Montana.  It was there he met and married the love of his life, Pamela Ann  (Hudson) Wold.  They married on May 7, 1983 in Palm Springs, California.  They moved to Topeka, Kansas in 1984 and began a 25 plus career in the mailing business.

Kevin loved sports and music, both playing and watching.  Most of all he loved and cherished his family.  He is survived by Pamela, his wife and best friend, his daughters, Lisa (Bret) English and Mindy (Will) Greiner, all the apple(s) of his eye, his grandchildren, Alexandra, Taylor, Jacob and Isabella; his father Paul  and his wife, Bobbi Wold; his siblings, Karen Wold, Nick Wold, Greg Wold and Shawn Wold.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Mildred Wold and a sister, Mary Jane Wold.
 He genuinely enjoyed people and his many friendships and will be missed by both family and friends.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lawrence, Kansas.  A traditional Lutheran lunch will follow the service. 

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials in his name to Trinity Lutheran Church – Organ Fund and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

18 Condolences

  1. Mary & Gary Freeman on April 7, 2013 at 9:56 am

    Our love to the family. Kevin was the Best!
    I will be in touch. You are in my prayers.
    Love, Mary

  2. Cynthia and Jeff Kessler on April 7, 2013 at 8:16 pm

    Kevin will be greatly missed. He was such a joy.
    Your family will be in our prayers.

  3. Errol Q. Newkirk on April 8, 2013 at 8:21 am

    I express my condolences to the family for your loss. Please know that this is not God’s plan. It hurts him to see us suffer because of the loss of a loved one. That’s why Rev.21:3,4, he promises to wipe out tears, death and pain forever. That will certainly be a wonderful time. I pray that you continue to find comfort in him and his word the bible for strength to endure this sad time.

  4. Linda Trotter on April 9, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    Pam and family, I was saddened to hear of Kevin’s passing but know that he battled the cancer for a few years. He is now at peace and no longer in pain. Although you will miss him, may you be comforted by the wonderful memories that you have and one day you will be re-united. God bless you and your family and you will remain in my prayers. Please let me know if there is anything I can do.

  5. Susie Lounsbury on April 9, 2013 at 8:03 pm

    Pam and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Kevin was a very caring and energized person. He visited my John many times when John went into Neuvant House. May you find comfort in knowing that he is with our Lord free from pain and in peace. Susie Lounsbury

  6. Lori Duran on April 10, 2013 at 9:09 am

    Dear Pam & family, my condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. Pat Amundsen on April 10, 2013 at 11:32 am

    I am so very sorry to hear about Kevin. He was truly one of the nicest people I’ve known. He always saw the good in everyone. The world lost a good man. My condolences to you and your family.

  8. Doug Clapper on April 10, 2013 at 12:51 pm

    I knew Kevin when he lived in Billings and we were in JC’s together. He was so friendly and genuinely interested in everyone he met. He was great person and anyone that knew him was blessed. My sincere condolences.

  9. Rich Hannah on April 10, 2013 at 10:28 pm

    Dear Pam and family, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Kevin was one of my best freinds from JC’s. I always enjoyed his company and I know it is a great loss for you. I wish I was able to attend his memorial service but I can’t. Know that I am thinking of you at this sad time in your lives. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God Bless all of you.

  10. Ann Vogt on April 11, 2013 at 9:33 am

    Kevin was a wonderful man. I worked for Kevin in Billings and could go on forever of the fond memories of the fun and laughter that we had working for such a wonderful person. My prayers go to you Pam and the family.

  11. Paul & Barbara Motosko on April 11, 2013 at 11:05 am

    Kevin was a great guy and a wonderful friend. He will be truly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family.
    Love, Paul & Barbara

  12. Dwight & Deb Beukelman on April 11, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    Pam and family, Sending our deepest sympathy and prayers to your family.
    May God hold you in his arms during this hard time.
    Love, Dwight & Deb Beukelman

  13. Sandy Alberg Gustafson on April 12, 2013 at 12:33 pm

    My condolences to everyone in Kevin’s family and circle of friends. I have not talked with Kevin for years but have spent many school years with him especially in band. I always have thought very highly of Kevin and remember him well. May God give you peace which passes understanding and assurances Kevin too is in His peace and grace. God be with you all.

  14. Pat Roszel on April 12, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    Very sorry to hear of Kevin’s passing. I know he had a long hard battle. I will miss him as well as our exchange of pleasantries as you two walked Emma in the neighborhood.

  15. Sue Herdrich Foster on April 13, 2013 at 5:27 am

    Our thoughts and prayers to you, Pam, and the family. Kevin will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him. Love, Sue & Rick

  16. Jay Gillotte on April 13, 2013 at 1:27 pm

    Crap. Kevin was one of the kindest, nicest, and most caring person I have ever known. I’ll always remember playing golf with Kevin during our NAPM meetings. I played with him as often as I could because he was so much fun to be around, and Always a Gentleman, on and off the golf course. I’ll always remember his laugh and his real, sincere, and caring smile.
    And Pam, I can only offer my deepest sympathy for your personal loss.

  17. Barbara and John Swanberg on April 16, 2013 at 11:05 pm

    Kevin would light up every room he entered. His ability to see the good in everyone, and everything made him a joy to be around. We feel blessed to have been able to call him our family and our friend. May the wonderful memories of him bring some comfort to all of Kevin’s loved ones.

  18. Lynn Tjaden on April 18, 2013 at 3:07 pm

    Kevin was a wonderful Christian man. His personality always made you feel better. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God Bless his memory! Cousin Lynn

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