Graveside service for Ronald Grant Bisel, 64, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 26, 2013 at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Topeka, Kansas. He died Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Pastor Steve Koberlein will be officiating.
Ron was born September 15, 1948 in Topeka, Kansas the son of Grant Samuel and Hazel Eloise (Bass) Bisel.
He is survived by his high school sweetheart, Deanna (Dee) Bisel, married on October 23, 1970 in Topeka, Kansas and his daughter, Kristi Ann Bisel-Burgess (Thomas) of Leawood, Kansas, and son, Dr. Ryan Scott Bisel (Adele) of Norman, Oklahoma. His grandchildren and joys of his life, include Evelyn and Grant Burgess and Phoebe and Moses Bisel.
His brother, Kenneth Bisel (Sue) of Topeka, Kansas and sisters, Barbara Chapman (Harold) of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and Naomi Hoppes (Gene) of Vestal, New York.
He retired from Roberts Dairy (Topeka) in 2006 after 35 years. After retirement, he joined his friends at Minuteman Press working part-time. He was a member of Lawrence Heights Christian Church.
He enjoyed being with his family, cooking, watching sports, Motown Music, and was an active member of the Lawrence Yacht Club.
The family will greet friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, August 25, 2013 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence, Kansas located at 120 W. 13th Street.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials in his name to “Just Food” Bank of Lawrence or the Lawrence Heights Christian Church Building fund.