Obituaries

Robert H. Gravatt 1925 - 2009 Basehor

Services for Robert H. Gravatt, 83, Basehor, were Saturday, Jan. 17, at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Basehor. Burial was at Holy Angels Cemetery.
Mr. Gravatt died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
He was born Oct. 18, 1925, in Lenexa, the son of Homer and Leona Mollett Gravatt. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Mr. Gravatt was a machinist for Sealright Packaging Co., and Owens-Corning Corp., both of Kansas City, Kan. He was a member of the Holy Angels Catholic Church, Basehor.
He married Edith Winterscheidt on Oct. 29, 1949, in Kansas City, Kan. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Robert H. Jr., Tonganoxie; four daughters, Roberta Brown, Kansas City, Gail Willits, Fayetteville, Ark., Marian Pant, Basehor, and Anita Hay, Huntington, W.Va.; two sisters, Evelyn Cook, Lee’s Summit, Mo., and Shirley Suman, Kansas City, Mo.; 20 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the church building fund, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.
Online condolences can be left at quisenberryfh.com.
Arr.: Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie