John Robert Deutscher

John Robert Deutscher, 70, Ellis, died Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Ellis.

He was born March 31, 1950, in WaKeeney to Arthur and Iris (Moore) Deutscher. He was a farmer and an over the road truck driver.

He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting, fishing, playing horseshoes, and pinochle.

Survivors include his children, Beth Anne Petz and Andrew Duran, Benjamin Arthur Deutscher and wife, Scarlett and Hannah Marie Deutscher and husband, Mitchell Paul Glinka, all of Ellis; a sister, Jolene and husband, Larry Allomon; his grandchildren, Jay Donald and wife, Jordan Petz, Dustin Lee Petz, Dylan James Deutscher, Amanda Nicole Deutscher, Dakota Jefferey Deutscher, Brooklyn Leigh Jenneskens, Zachery Dale Jenneskens, Channing Michael Lewis and wife, Diane Lewis, Hays and, Alexcia Lee Deutscher, Overland Park; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Jean Flax and Judy Deutscher; and a granddaughter, Samantha Rene Jenneskens.

Services will be held December 11th and announced by Keithley Funeral Chapel, 400 E. 17th, Ellis, KS 67637.

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Published on August 20, 2020