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Obituaries

Obituaries

Ryan Ostendorf 1977 - 2005

Services for Ryan Ostendorf, 28, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church in Gothenburg, Neb. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery.Mr. Ostendorf died Monday, Dec. 5, 2005, in Topeka.He was born May 19, 1977, in North Platte, Neb., the son of Robert "Bob" and JoAnn Kinnersley Ostendorf. He graduated from Gothenburg High School in 1995 and attended Kansas University as a pre-medical student.Mr. Ostendorf worked as an emergency medical technician in Hastings, Neb., and transferred to American Medical Response in Lawrence to work as a paramedic.Survivors include his parents, Gothenburg; a brother, Christopher, Kearney, Neb.; four sisters, Michelle Stuhr and Andrea Ostendorf, both of Gothenburg, Robin Ostendorf, Kearney, and Stacy Jefferies, Belzoni, Miss.; and a grandmother, Pauline Kinnersley.The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Blase-Memorial Chapel in Gothenburg.The family suggests memorials to the donor's choice, sent in care of the chapel, 620 10th St., Gothenburg, NE 69138.