Kelsey Lyle Ohlinger
February 14, 1931 - February 20, 2009
Kelsey Lyle Ohlinger died Feb. 20, 2009 in RTA Hospice House of Payson. He was born Feb. 14, 1931 in Dinuba, Calif. to Arthur and Elizabeth Ohlinger.
Mr. Ohlinger was a 20-year Navy veteran and served proudly in the Sea Bees during the Korean and Vietnam wars. After retiring from the Navy, he worked for United Parcel Service for 22 years.
Mr. Ohlinger and his wife Bennie moved to Payson in 1991 and enjoyed traveling, square dancing and four-wheeling with their dear friends the Gaskills.
He is survived by his loving wife, Bennie of Payson; daughter Vickie (John) of Golden, Colo.; sons, Kyle (Julie) of Glendale and Terry (Mary) of Payson; three grandchildren, Alison and Arthur of San Diego, Calif. and Sabrina of Glendale; two sisters, Patsey (Erling) Marvick of Tacoma, Wash. and Bettie (Jack) Walker of Escondido, Calif.; brother, Ronnie (Shirley) Ohlinger of Port Lavaca, Texas; and his beloved Hillary.
He was interred at Mountain Meadows Crematory Feb. 25.
Donations may be made in his name to RTA Hospice House, 511 S. Mud Springs Road, Payson, AZ 85541 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 5377, Phoenix, AZ 85016.