Kelly F. Crissman, age 52, passed away on March 26, 2016. He was a progressive farmer and life-long resident of St. John. He was born on May 18, 1963 at Great Bend, KS, the son of Sam and Sharon (Estes) Crissman, Jr. His memberships were to the Eden Valley Church of the Brethren, past St. John CO-OP board and Kansas Livestock Association. On Apr. 5, 1999 he married Marcia L. Christendon at Colorado Springs, CO, she survives. Other survivors include his daughter, Erin M. Crissman, St. John; his parents Sam and Sharon; a sister, Kris Brown (Brian), St. John, KS; two brothers, Kirby Crissman (Leah), St. John, KS, Kenny Crissman (Rhonda), Troutman, NC; four nieces, Kayla Crissman, Katrena, Kourtney and Kerisa Brown; two nephews, Kinser Crissman and Schuyler Brown. He was preceded in death by a brother, Kerry Crissman and his grandparents.
Funeral service will be 10:00 A.M., Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the I.O.O.F. Lodge, St. John, KS, with Rodney K. Lyons officiating. Visitation will be on Tuesday and Wednesday from 1-7 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to a College fund for his daughter Erin (checks payable to: Kelly Crissman Memorial Fund) in care of Minnis Chapel, P.O. Box 34, St. John, KS, 67576.