Kelsey E. Kivisto

Private family memorial services for Kelsey E. Kivisto, 23, Los Angeles, Calif., will be held at a later date in Lawrence. Kelsey passed away Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Los Angeles.

She is the daughter of Julie (Lienhard) Kivisto and Tom Kivisto. Other survivors include her sister, Lissa Kivisto, her brother, Blake Kivisto, two aunts, Betsy Lienhard Scott and husband Bruce and their children Jessica, Ryan, and Cody, and Amy Lienhard and her husband Jack Smithback and their children Chelsea and Sebastian, an uncle, Bob Kivisto and his wife Celia and their children Michael and Ben, and her maternal grandparents, Bill and Jeanine Lienhard. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Ernie and Jane Ann Kivisto, an uncle, Eric Lienhard, and a cousin, Kyle Scott.

Contributions may be made to the Kelsey Kivisto fund at, or a charity of the donor’s choice.