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Randy Kitzman

February 20, 1961 — July 16, 2019

Randy Kitzman


Randy Lee Kitzman, age 58, of Ellis, Kansas passed away July 16, 2019 at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City. He was born February 20, 1961 in Denver, Colorado to Marvin and Verta (Kornele) Kitzman. On August 16, 1980 he married his high school sweetheart, Patricia Ann Reilly in Lakewood, Colorado.

Randy had worked at Fort Hays State University as a carpenter. He enjoyed family time, fishing, camping, vacations and coaching all of the kids in various sports. He was active in Online AA Support Groups and was the President of the Classified Senate at FHSU. He was a member of Celebration Community Church in Hays.

He is survived by his wife, Patti of Ellis; a son, Joseph (Regan) Kitzman of Ellis; two daughters, Jamie (Sean) Linden of Collyer, KS and Erin (James) Hobbs of WaKeeney, KS; a brother, Ron Kitzman of Lakewood; a sister, Linda Olson of Lakewood and seven grandchildren, Reilly, John, Maggie and James Linden, Jensen and Sylus Hobbs and Michael Kitzman.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Celebration of life services will be 11 AM on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Celebration Community Church in Hays. Private family inurnment will be at a later date. Arrangements in care of Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Friendship Inn which is a hospitality home for families in Kansas City or to the Sepsis Alliance.

Condolences may be left by guest book at or by email at


Celebration of Life Saturday

July 20, 2019

11:00 AM

Celebration Community Church

I-70 exit 157

Hays, KS 67601

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