ULYSSES — Robert A. Forsen, Jr., 89, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, at Western Prairie Care Home in Ulysses.

He was born May 23, 1929, in San Antonio, Texas, to Robert A. Sr., and Vera Lucille (Cox) Forsen.

He married Carol Miller on March 12, 1981, in Kansas City, Kan.

He was a volunteer fireman in Ulysses from 1976-2003 and also served as the fire chief.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Forsen, of Holcomb; son, Tony Forsen of Holcomb; and three grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and son, Bobby Forsen.

The memorial service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at at Celebration Baptist Church in Ulysses. Inurnment will be at a later date at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas. Memorial contributions may be given to his grandkid’s college fund or the Ulysses Animal Shelter in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.