Obituaries

Raymond A. Smith 1934 - 2011 Hesston

Services for Raymond A. Smith, 76, Hesston, were Monday, Sept. 12, at Grace Baptist Church, Hesston. Burial was at Hesston City Cemetery.
Mr. Smith died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.
He was born Nov. 15, 1934, in Wilder, the son of Harry and Stella Schulp Smith.
Mr. Smith was a veteran. He worked construction and was a member of Local 1290. Living in Halstead for four years, and then Hesston for the past four years. He was a charter member of Bible Baptist Church, Bonner Springs, and a current member of the Grace Baptist Church, Hesston.
On June 8, 1956, at Bonner Springs, he married Patricia Dale. She survives.
Other survivors include his children, Kevin, Springfield, Mo., David, Hesston, Joyce Krauss, Amarillo, Texas; eight grandchildren; two brothers, George, Joplin, Mo., and Frank, Overland Park; three sisters, Alma Keeton, Stayton, Ore., Eleanor Quinlan, Edwardsville, and Jessie Krauss, Sedgwick.
The family suggests memorials to Grace Baptist Church Building Fund, Hesston, sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 107 S. Lancaster, Hesston, KS 67062.