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1941 Ronald 2020

Ronald Rader

March 18, 1941 — November 25, 2020

Ronald Rader, 79, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

Ron was born March 18, 1941 in Caldwell, KS to Owen and Helen (Misak) Rader.  Ron grew up and attended school in Caldwell, KS.  He continued his education at Kansas State University and graduated with a BS degree.  He was employed by Phillips 66 Petroleum Company, retiring after 21 years of dedicated service in 1999.

In 1966 Ron and the love of his life Kay Garver were joined together in holy matrimony in Wichita, KS. They made their home in the Bartlesville area and attended Bartlesville First Wesleyan Church.  Their union was blessed with 3 boys, Andrew, Jason, and Mark. Ron enjoyed many pastimes like golfing, fishing, mowing, and camping in Branson with family and friends. He will be greatly missed.

Ron is survived by his wife, Kay Rader of Dewey, OK; sons, Jason Rader of Bartlesville, OK, Mark (Kenny) Rader of Dewey, OK; brother, Larry Rader of Caldwell, KS; granddaughters, Kaylee, Ella, and Grace; and many friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Owen and Helen Rader; a brother, Allan Rader; and son, Andrew Rader.

Graveside Services will be held Tuesday, December 1, at 2:00 pm at the Caldwell Cemetery in Caldwell, KS.  Services are under the direction of Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Online condolences can be left at  In lieu of flowers the family recommends donations be made to The Lighthouse 1411 W Hensley Blvd, Bartlesville, OK

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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