Gary Bishop Colbern, 73, Wellsville, received his promotion into heaven at noon Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at AdventHealth Ottawa.

A Celebration of Life service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at LifeMission Church, 16111 S. Lone Elm Road, Olathe, Kansas, in the Family Life Center. A gathering for family and friends will also be 5-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at Celebration Hall, 220 W. 17th St., Ottawa. Please bring your tractor for a mini show at Celebration Hall. The family suggests memorial contributions to Tauy Baptist Church, c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KS 66067. Family and friends are encouraged to post their condolences and memories on Gary’s Tribute Wall at