ULYSSES — John Leisher, 70, of Ulysses, died Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Select Specialty Hospital in Wichita. 

He was born April 11, 1947, in Woodward, Okla., to Earl and Mable Snell Leisher. He graduated from Laverne High School. 

A Ulysses resident since 1979, Mr. Leisher had worked at numerous businesses before retiring as an assistant funeral director at Garnand Funeral Home. 

On Feb. 18, 1978, he married Kris Hardy in Forgan, Okla. She survives. Other survivors include a son, Eric Leisher of Beaver, Okla.; a daughter, Kari Figgins of Ulysses; a brother, Russell Leisher of Beaver; and a grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Country View Baptist Church in Ulysses. Burial will follow at Ulysses Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, with the family present, at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses.

Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com. Memorials are suggested to Country View Baptist Church Youth Group, in care of the funeral home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.