Becky Jo Ard

Becky Jo Ard, 64, of Leavenworth, died, Friday, July 6, 2018, with her family by her side. She was born Sept. 7, 1953, in Harveyville, Kan., the daughter of Dale and Lora (Thompson) Crisler.

On May 28, 1977, Becky married Allen. K. Ard, in Harveyville, Kan., on her parents farm. He survives at the home. She is also survived by her daughters, Tracy Hagan of Lansing, Kan., Kelli (Keith) Lober of Leavenworth and Ashley (Jeremy) Parr of Little Elm, Texas; three siblings, Joyce Crisler of Carbondale, Kan, Rex Crisler of Stephenville, Texas, and Terry Crisler of Highland Ranch, Colo.

Becky was active and lived life to the fullest. She enjoyed mowing, fishing and four wheeling. Her four grandchildren were her true passion.

A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to honor her memory to St. Luke’s Cancer Foundation (4225 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 64111) or online at