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Elsie May Keilman 1947 - 2021
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Beulah Mae Beadles

HALSTEAD — Elsie May Keilman, 74, passed away peacefully on Oct. 17, 2021 at her apartment in Halstead, Kan. She was born on Aug. 21, 1947 in Ellinwood, Kan. The daughter of James (Jack) William Hammond and Shirley (Davis) Hammond. Elsie loved spending time with her grandchildren, and reading. Whenever she got the opportunity she loved to play bingo and go to the casino. 

She is survived by her sister, Carolyn Bauserman and her husband Richard of Brighton, Colo.; nephew Jeffrey Sr of Kersey, Colo.; son, Jason Keilman and wife Ashley of Manhattan, Kan.; daughter, Marsha “George” Moore and husband Jason Olmitz, Kan.; son Shawn Keilman and wife Kaylee of Great Bend, Kan.; grandchildren include Ashlynn, Bailey, Landon, Brynn, Karter, Eli, and Brooklynn; nephew Eli Hammond; great nephew Jeff Jr Pride; and niece, Kayla Gabel. She is preceded in death by her twin daughters Melissa and Michelle; and brother James Hammond. 

Graveside service will be on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 at Coats Cemetery in Coats, Kan. at 3 p.m. with viewing 30 minutes prior to service. 


Funeral arrangements provided by

Baker Funeral Home 

6100 E Central S203 

Wichita, Ks 67208

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 22 2021