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Kelly Eugene Traxel

April 30, 1963 — May 21, 2020

Kelly Eugene Traxel


Kelly Eugene Traxel, age 57, of Hays, Kansas passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at his home. He was born April 30, 1963 in Kansas City, Kansas to David Traxel and Rose Lea (West) Traxel.

Kelly was an OTR Truck Driver for Butler Trucking and JB Hunt. He was an auto enthusiast, and a people person.

He was married to Tracy Jones and from that union came a daughter: Jennifer. They later divorced.

He is survived by his daughter Jennifer Traxel (Matthew) from Hays, KS; two brothers: Kenny Traxel (Kimberly) Eads, TN and Johnny Springate (Jill), Independence, MO; sisters: Tammy (Brian) ODonahue, Blue Springs, MO; and Sydney Madison, Kansas City, KS; three grandchildren, Robert, Alexandria and Sean.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial gathering of friends and family will be held on June 2, 2020 at the Stepping Stones Park in Hays, KS at 2:30 PM to memorialize Kellys life.

Cremation services under the direction of Brocks-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine St., Hays, KS 67601.


Memorial Gathering Tuesday

June 2, 2020

2:30 PM

Stepping Stones Park, Hays, KS

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