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Robert A. 'Bob' Redger

July 3, 1947 — August 26, 2021

Robert A. 'Bob' Redger


Robert A. Redger (Bob) passed away on August 26, 2021, at KU Med Center at the age of 74. He was born July 3, 1947, the son of Albert A. and Grace (Kumberg) Redger. He attended Ashland Kansas schools graduating in 1965. He attended Southwestern College Winfield before enlisting in the U.S. Army and serving in Vietnam from 1966-1968 obtaining the rank of SP5 (T).

In 1970 he married Carol Jean Fuller and they adopted a daughter, Crystal. They later divorced.

Robert worked in the oil fields as a noxious weed director and a feed store manager before becoming the manager of the Golden Belt Co-op in Ellis, in 1991, retired in 2016. Robert was involved in his community, serving on several boards. He was a member of the Ellis City Counsel, the Chrysler House, and the Chamber of Commerce. He was a Quartermaster for the local VFW Post and was the treasurer for the Ellis United Methodist Church.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his daughter Crystal, his special friend Niki Bartlett, sisters Louise Lagerman (Mel) of Salina, KS; Carol Jackson (Mike) of Vega, TX; Diana Redger of Ashland, KS; brother David Redger (Linda) of Ashland, KS; Nikis daughters Jenny, Amy, Lesley, and Betsy; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A celebration of life will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 25 at 11:00 AM at the Ellis United Methodist Church with military honors. Cremation was chosen with private family inurnment at a later date.

Arrangements in care of Keithley Funeral Chapel 400 E. 17th Ellis, KS 67637.

Friends and family may make contributions to VFW of Ellis or the United Methodist Church of Ellis, Kansas.

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


Celebration of Life Saturday

September 25, 2021

11:00 AM

Ellis United Methodist Church

1201 Washington

Ellis, Kansas 67637

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