Alex P. Ledesma, 79, of Wellington

Alex P. Ledesma, of Wellington, Kansas, died Monday, May 6, 2013 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington, Kansas at the age of 79.

Alex was born the son of Manuel and Bonnie (Arebalo) Ledesma on Tuesday, April 24, 1934 in Wellington, Kansas. His parents precede him in death.

He was a member of the US Army during the Korean War. Alex also owned and operated the Commodore Club in Wellington, Kansas for over 20 years.

Survivors include his sons: Phillip Ledesma and his wife Patty of Wellington, Kansas, Paul Ledesma of Wellington, Kansas, Pete Ledesma and his wife Rebecca Glenn of Harbor City, California, brother, John Ledesma and his wife Jill of Wellington, Kansas, grandchildren: Christa Beyenhof and her husband Brad of San Diego, California, Will Ledesma and his wife Kim of Houston, Texas, Lacey Nelson of Purdy, Missouri, Katelin Sisson of Wellington, Kansas, Darien Sisson of Wellington, Kansas and Dustin Sisson of Wellington, Kansas along with 3 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, 2013. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will begin at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, 2013 in the chapel of the funeral home. The family will be receiving friends immediately after the Rosary.

Funeral services for Alex will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 9, 2013 in the chapel of Day Funeral Home, 1030 Mission Road, Wellington, Kansas.

A private interment will be held at a later date.

A memorial has been established in his loving memory with the America Diabetes Association, 8533 East 32nd St N, Wichita, Kansas 67226. Contributions can be mailed or left with the funeral home.

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Arrangements are by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington, Kansas.