February 11, 2021
Ronald "Ron" Owen LaFever, 83, died Feb. 2, 2021 at Vintage Park of Wamego, Kan. Ron had lived in Wamego since moving from Esbon, Kansas in 2015.
He was born in Ulysses, Kan., on Aug. 10, 1937, the son of Houston and Elizabeth (Hampton) LaFever. He attended schools in Ulysses and graduated from Ulysses High School in 1955. Ron married Judy E. McKellips in 1955 at Pampa, Texas. She preceded him in death in 1999. Ron worked for more than 40 years with the Great Plains Communications Company, until retirement in 1998. He attained the position of district manager. Ron was a member of the Maso...