Beth Fleshman 1953-2015


Elizabeth Jane “Beth” Fleshman, 61, Holton, passed away Wednes­day, Oct. 21, 2015, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.

Beth was born Dec. 8, 1953, at Twin Falls, Idaho, the daughter of Robert E. and Evelyn E. Turner Gleason. She was raised in Denver and moved to Kansas in the early '80s. She had lived in Eskridge, Wamego, Junction City, Ft. Riley, Belvue, St. Marys and for the past seven years in Holton. Beth was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Chip Gleason.

On July 28, 1990, she was united in marriage to George E. Fleshman Jr. at Ft. Riley. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include her children, Shelli (Tim) Reed, Park City, Rob (Tracy) Cripps, Goddard, and Kimberly Fleshman, George (Tina) Fleshman III, Brian (Tina) Fleshman and Donald Fleshman, all of Delaware, Ohio; a brother, Arnold Gleason, Holton; two sisters, Bonnie (Bob) Deinlein, Holton, and Coila Finkbinder, Eskridge; and 15 grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31 at St. Marys United Methodist Church. Inurnment will be held in Valley View Cemetery, St. Marys.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Atchison and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, KS 66536. Online condolences may be sent to


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109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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