Ron Hartzell

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Ron Hartzell Ron Hartzell, 64, Tecumseh, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018.

He was born February 28, 1954, in California, the son of Allen and Bonnie (Morgan) Hartzell.

Ron was a machine operator at J.M. Smucker Pet Foods for 16 years.

He was a member of the Highland Heights Christian Church.

On June 21, 1986, he married Dona Griffiths in Topeka, KS. She survives. Other survivors include three children: Denise Hayes (Jason Wyre); Shawn Hartzell and Derek Hayes (Linda); one brother: Ken Hartzell; four grandchildren: Kelsi Cumpton, Jasmine Colbert, Dawson Wyre and Ryley Hayes and one great-grandchild: Grace Moss.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Nathan Hartzell.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, 245 N.W. Independence Avenue, Topeka. Visitation will be held Wednesday at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to ALS Association, Mid America Chapter, 6950 Squibb Rd., Ste 210, Mission, KS 66202 or Heartland Hospice, 2231 SW Wanamaker Rd #202202, Topeka, KS 66614. To leave a message for the family online, please visit
Published in Topeka Capital-Journal from Sept. 11 to Sept. 12, 2018