Calvin Frederick Bryan

Graveside services with military honors for Calvin Frederick Bryan, 87, Lawrence, will be at 2 pm Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Bryan died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at his home.

He was born Feb. 28, 1928, in Lawrence, the son of William Frederick and Ruth Lorraine Daum Bryan. He graduated from Liberty Memorial High School, and later served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was employed as a machine operator at Lawrence Paper Co. for more than 30 years. He enjoyed metal detecting, collecting postcards, fishing, mushroom hunting, the outdoors, and bowling.

He married Goldie Byard. They later divorced. He later married Lea Wickerd, They later divorced. Survivors include four children, Steven Bryan, Calif., Ronda Brubaker and husband Steve, Midlothian, Tex., Regina Shelby and husband Tracy, Lawrence, and Russell Bryan and wife Kathy, Lawrence; twelve grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Bryan, a grandson, David Bryan, and a brother, William Bryan.

Friends may call from 9 am to 8 pm Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions to VNA/Hospice, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.

Messages & Condolences

From Ronda...

Thank you all very much, greatly appreciate your kind words.



From Joe and Gloria...

Russell and Kathy-Its always hard when someone you love passes away. Just remember that the memories of him will stay in your hearts forever. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers, and if you need anything just let us know.

From Karen Erskin...

Ronda, Regina- So sorry for you loss. We have lost many of our loved ones this year. Remember him in your heart always.

From Linda & Mark May...

Ronda, Regina & Russell – We are so saddened by the passing of your dad. May all the warm and special memories you shared with him stay with you and bring you comfort through the days ahead. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

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