Lisa Sandusky

ALTAMONT — Surrounded by her family, Lisa Sandusky, 48, of Altamont passed away at 11:40 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at her parents’ home in Altamont.       

Lisa E. Sandusky was born on March 25, 1971, to Johnny Dwayne and Ellen Lucile (Kastler) Sandusky in Lawton, Oklahoma. At the age of 6, Lisa and her family moved to Altamont, where she grew up and attended school. She graduated from Labette County High School in 1989.

After high school, Lisa earned an associate’s degree in computer science from Labette Community College. Lisa had worked at the Kansas Army Ammunition Plant in Parsons and the former Vallis Business Forms in Cherryvale. Until her retirement due to health, she most recently worked at MJ’s Burger House in Altamont, where she loved her customers.  

Lisa was a member of Parsons Nazarene Church. Her greatest joy came from spending time with her family. A diehard sports fan, Lisa enjoyed watching the Dallas Cowboys and her alma mater, the Labette County Grizzles, play. She especially enjoyed watching when her children were participating. She also enjoyed cross stitch.

She married Ricky Ghering on Nov. 23, 1991, and to that marriage was born Haley and Kelsey. The couple later divorced. Lisa married Jeff Kohler on Dec. 31, 2000, and to that marriage was born A.J. and John. The couple later divorced.

Survivors include two daughters, Haley Robb and her husband, T.J., of Altamont and Kelsey Kellogg and her husband, Derek, of Whiteman Air Force Base, Johnson County, Missouri; two sons, A.J. Kohler of Altamont and John Kohler of the home; a stepdaughter, Haley Thomas of Altamont; six grandchildren, Adelynn and Myra Kellogg and Karson, Kameron, Kauner and Kaegan Robb; her parents, Johnny and Ellen Sandusky of Altamont; two sisters, Shelley Pearce and her husband, Ed, of Parsons and Robyn Daniels and her husband, Terry, of Independence; numerous nieces and nephews; and her special co-workers, Jamie, Marvin and Ray.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Parsons Nazarene Church. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Altamont. There will be a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, Parsons.

Memorials are suggested to Parsons Nazarene Church or Kindred Hospice and may be dropped off or mailed to Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, 405 Main St., P.O. Box 374, Parsons, KS 67357.

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