Farming Rural 01

Eldon R. Rytych

October 27, 1935 ~ February 16, 2022 (age 86)

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Obituary of Eldon R. Rytych

            Eldon Ray Rytych, the son of Wesley Rytych and Ollie (Kasper) Rytych, was born October 27, 1935 in Republic County, Kansas and passed away on February 16, 2022 at rural Belleville, Kansas at the age of 86 years, 3 months, and 19 days.

            Eldon grew up in rural Republic County, attending Silverthorn Grade School and Cuba High School, Cuba, Kansas, graduating in 1955.    Eldon served with the United States Army from September of 1958 until his honorable discharge in September of 1960.

On July 22, 1962, he was united in marriage to Betty Reppe in Bruce, South Dakota and to this union was born:  Janis and Michelle.

The couple made their home in Haddam, Kansas where Eldon worked for Adee Bee Honey Farms.   They later moved to Courtland, Kansas where Eldon worked for Bergstrom Livestock as a farmer and stockman for many years until his retirement in 2007.

Eldon was a member of the Courtland Covenant Church, and the Czech Club.  He enjoyed camping, fishing, and gardening, along with watching car races and basketball games.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wesley and Ollie Rytych; and his wife Betty on May 22, 2005.

Eldon is survived by two daughters, Janis Rytych of Belleville, Kansas and Michelle (Blaine) Blazek of rural Belleville, Kansas; one sister, Barbara (Norman) Slama; nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Monday, February 21, 2022 at the Courtland Covenant Church, Courtland, Kansas with Pastor Dwight Garman, officiating.

Interment will be at the Tabor Cemetery, rural Munden, Kansas.

Friends may call for visitation from 1 PM until 8 PM on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, Kansas where the family will greet friends from 2 PM until 4 PM on Sunday.

Memorials are suggested to the Courtland Covenant Church or Meadowlark Hospice.

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Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, Kansas is in charge of the arrangements.

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February 20, 2022

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home
1322 19th Street
Belleville, KS 66935

Family Greeting Friends
February 20, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home
1322 19th Street
Belleville, KS 66935

Funeral Service
February 21, 2022

10:30 AM
Courtland Covenant Church
505 Republic Street
Courtland, KS 66939

Interment following funeral service
February 21, 2022

Tabor Cemetery
1551 230 Road
Munden, KS 66959

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