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Robert F. Schletzbaum

Robert F. Schletzbaum, 82, of McPherson, KS, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2023, at his residence in McPherson.  He was a retired machinist and had worked at Mid-Kansas Cylinder Head.

Bob was born on April 19, 1940, the son of Fayne E. and Elsie A. (Ring) Schletzbaum.  He graduated from McPherson High School.

He was a faithful member of King’s Hiway Baptist Church, McPherson.  Bob had a heart for animals, especially for dogs, and would help them, sometimes anonymously, in times of need.

Survivors include: his sister-in-law, Genevieve Schletzbaum of Inman, KS; a niece, Christy Craig of Nocona, TX; and several cousins.

A graveside service will be held at 9:30 AM, Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Monitor Church Cemetery, Conway with a memorial service to follow at 11:00 AM, Thursday, January 26, at King’s Hiway Baptist Church, McPherson with Pastor Jim Talbert officiating.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fayne and Elsie Schletzbaum; and three brothers, Ross and Jack who gave their lives in the service of their country during WWII, and Ted who passed away February 6, 2021.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to King’s Hiway Baptist Church in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockhamfamily.com.


Monitor Church Cemetery
1098 6th Ave
McPherson, KS 67460


King’s Hiway Baptist Church
1491 N Main St
McPherson, KS 67460