Carl Wesley Ostrom, 76, passed from this life Friday, December 27, 2019 at his home in rural new Madison, Ohio. He was born January 15, 1943 at Concordia, Kansas to Edward and Lola Ostrom. He is survived by his brothers Delbert Ostrom (Charlotte), Plainville, Kansas and Larry Ostrom (Phyllis), Concordia, Kansas. Wes attended Concordia schools. He was working as a firefighter in Salina, Kansas when he was married to Carolyn Pugh in February 1965. They had two children who survive: John Ostrom (Kelley), Burwell, Nebraska and Julie Ostrom-Asch, Clyde, Kansas. His grandchildren include Shaylynn Morey, Brendon Asch, Jhett Ostrom, Justin Ostrom, Joel Ostrom, Jace Ostrom and Kierra Ostrom. In October1995 he married Sherry Combs and resided in Ohio. He had several step-children; step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren. They all took wonderful care of him. Wes wrote to his family, “A pair of spurs upon a wall. If they could talk, what stories they could tell to all. Ridin good horses or bad ones, they were all the same. Being a cowboy was the name of the game. When I pass recall the joy, here lies Grandpa, a real cowboy.”
A come and go gathering of family and friends to celebrate his life will be held Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, Belleville, Kansas. Wes’ wishes were to be cremated and laid to rest in his favorite spot near New Madison.
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