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Elton O. Kirstein

Elton O. Kirstein, retired Baptist minister, died Dec. 31, 2011.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ruth; a daughter, Jeannie Hett; a sister, Clara Nelson; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Paul E. Kirstein.

Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Marion Cemetery. A memorial service is scheduled for 3 p.m. today at Prairie Homestead Chapel, Wichita.

Visitation with his family was 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Broadway Mortuary in Wichita.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sioux Falls Seminary, Campus Kids Ministries, or First Baptist Church of Wichita. Condolences may be left for the family at

Last modified Jan. 11, 2012