April 19, 2024

Reid Allen Bressler, age 51, of Ozawkie, Kansas died Saturday, September 3, 2016, in Jefferson County, Kansas. He was born December 21, 1964, in Wichita, Kansas. Reid was the son of Wesley and Roberta Lee “Bobbie” (Henry) Bressler.

Reid grew up in Elkhart, Kansas and graduated from Elkhart High School in 1983. He continued his education at Kansas State University where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture and Economics. Reid began farming with his grandfather, Norval Bressler, at the age of 10 and his father, Wesley Bressler, at the age of 16. He owned and operated Bressler Farms. Reid was an avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed taking his kids to the lake, traveling, attending K-State sporting events, and they attended the Big 12 Tournament every year. Reid’s children were indeed his whole world. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR. He was very much a people person, and would help anyone with anything they needed. He also enjoyed visiting with everyone.

Survivors include his children, Tanille Bressler of Elkhart, Kansas, Braxton Bressler of Ozawkie, Kansas, and Brock Bressler of Elkhart, Kansas; father, Wesley Bressler of Elkhart, Kansas; and sister, Traci O’Hanlon of Elkhart, Kansas; birth mother, Lydia Rundle and husband Ray; brothers, James Robison and Donald Robison all of Wichita, Kansas. 

Reid is preceded in death by his mother, Bobbie Bressler; and grandparents, Annabelle and Norval Bressler, and Earl and Floretta (Dee Dee) Henry.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 10, 2016, at the United Methodist Church in Elkhart, Kansas. Interment will follow at the Elkhart Cemetery in Elkhart. Friends may call Friday, September 9, 2016, from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Reid Bressler Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950.