Obituaries

James Earnest Chesher 1983 - 2009 Baldwin City

Funeral services for James Earnest Chesher, 25, Baldwin City, will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Cremation will follow funeral services.
Mr. Chesher died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at the Kansas University Hospital, Kansas City, Kan.
He was born Sept. 14, 1983 in Indianapolis, the son of James Ray Kirby and Lesley Jean Chesher.
Mr. Chesher was a welder by trade and worked for Tradesman International. He was a member of the Professional Disk Golf Association. Mr. Chesher enjoyed fishing, riding his dirt bike and spending time with his two daughters.
He married Elizabeth Marie Beaulieu on May 23, 2009 in Gardner. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two daughters, Taya Behr Chesher, of the home, and Kylie Passwaters, Ozark, Mo.; his mother, Peculiar, Mo.; his father, Indiana; a brother, Shane, Peculiar; three sisters, Heather Collins, Harrisonville, Mo., and Brook and Shelby Chesher, both of Peculiar; his grandmother, Jerry Branham, Indianapolis; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Daniel and Laura Beaulieu, Baldwin City.
The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. Sunday until service time at the mortuary.
The family suggests memorial to the James E. Chesher Memorial Fund for his children's educational fund, sent in care of the mortuary or the Kansas State Bank.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com; subject: Chesher.