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Elizabeth J. “Beth” Fleshman

October 21, 2015

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


Beth was born December 8, 1953 at Twin Falls, ID., the daughter of Robert E. and Evelyn E. Turner Gleason.  She was raised in Denver and moved to Kansas in the early 80’s.  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, Kimberly Fleshman, George (Tina) Fleshman III, Brian (Tina) Fleshman and Donald Fleshman all of Delaware, OH; a brother, Arnold Gleason, Holton; two sisters, Bonnie (Bob) Deinlein, Holton and Coila Finkbinder, Eskridge; 15 grandchildren.


Memorial services will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, October 31, 2015 at the St. Marys United Methodist Church.  Inurnment will be 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, Kansas 66536.

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18 thoughts on “Elizabeth J. “Beth” Fleshman

  1. She was my best friend for 35 years. This alot time. We had talked about her coming to live with me. Lord it wished she come home to me she would stile. I will carry her in my heart forever. Beth sleep with the angle s I’ll be there. Soon love you.

  2. I am so sorry for your loss. How difficult it is lose those we love who are so dearly loved and needed. May you each draw comfort and strength each day through prayer and look forward to the fulfillment of God’s promises. (Psalm 46:1)
    Psalm 86:16 says: “Turn to me and show me favor. Give your strength to your servant.”

  3. So sorry to hear about your loss. Beth was a sweet lady and fun to work with. I will include you and your family George in my daily prayers. God comfort you with strength and courage as you mourn. Blessings,

  4. So sorry for your families loss. May God comfort you as you mourn.I will say prayers for you George and your family. Beth was a very sweet lady and fun to work with.

  5. I remember Beth when she lived here in St Marys , she was always warm and friendly. I knew Evelyn and Bob , from church. They were fun people and loved you kids….all of you …..I am sorry for your loss….. Sincerely, Charlotte Kling.

  6. I miss you so much mom! I wish you hadn’t gone so early, but I know you are not in any pain any longer which is a comforting feeling. Now you can rest easy and wait for our Beloved God to come and get all of us. I love you so much, Thank you for raising me in the right way, you touched so many lives and will be sorely missed!! I will always and forever love you momma!!

  7. I worked with Beth and we shared many good times and a birthday. My prayers and heart go out to you George and your family at this difficult time. God Bless you all.

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