Stephen Mitchell Ransburg, age 58, of Olathe, KS was called home to be with his Lord on Monday, December 5, 2022.
On September 7, 1964, the Lord blessed Dean and Nancy Ransburg with the gift of a son whom they named Stephen Mitchell Ransburg. Stephen was baptized in Morgantown, IN.
Stephen attended Brown County High School in Nashville, IN where he excelled as an All-State Quarterback and lettered in football, basketball, and baseball before graduating in 1983. Stephen was later inducted into Brown County High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame for his accomplishments.
Steve continued his athletic and academic career at the University of Indianapolis where he received Bachelor of Science degrees in both Computer and Information Services and Business Administration upon his graduation in 1987. He later earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Keller Graduate School of Management in 2000.
He had a successful career in information technology working for multiple companies including UPS, AmeriTech, Bowne Business Solutions, Key Times Consulting, Williams Lea, Shook Hardy & Bacon and finished his career as the Senior Vice President of Information Technology for the United Way of Greater Kansas City.
Stephen and his first wife Andrea Findley had two children: Mitchell and Troy Ransburg. Stephen and his second wife Kara Beth Ransburg had three children: Rachael, Chloe, and Vivienne Ransburg.
Stephen was proceeded in death by his father Dean Ransburg and sister Sharon Ransburg.
Stephen is survived by his mother Nancy Ransburg of Greenwood, IN and his five children and their families: Mitchell and Jessica, and Elijah Ransburg of Olathe, KS; Troy and Shay, and Callan Ransburg of Omaha, NE; Rachael Ransburg and Chloe Ransburg and Vivienne Ransburg of Olathe, KS.
A loving son, father, husband, and coach, Stephen was an avid sports fan and a friend to many. His charming whit, sense of humor and welcoming smile would quickly turn strangers to friends. His internal drive, natural leadership and empathy for others allowed him to excel in leading his family, work teams and coaching his children’s sports teams. He adored all five of his children and was always generous with his time, energy, and resources to help them pursue their passions. His loving impact was far-reaching, and his legacy will live on for years in all the lives he touched.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2023, at 10:00am at Johnson County Funeral Chapel & Memorial Gardens, 11200 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66210. A reception will be held immediately following the service.