Wichita representative undergoes heart surgery
Wichita Rep. Les Osterman underwent heart surgery Tuesday morning.
A person who answered his office phone in Topeka late Tuesday afternoon said the Republican representative was out of surgery and doing well. Osterman, 65, is serving his second term in the Legislature. His district covers southwest Wichita.
House Speaker Ray Merrick, R-Stilwell, issued a statement late Tuesday afternoon:
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“Our thoughts and prayers remain with Rep. Osterman and his family. We pray for a quick recovery and look forward to seeing him back on the House floor as soon as he’s ready.”