Obituaries

Robert H. Gravatt 1925 - 2009 Basehor

Robert H. Gravatt
1925-2009
Services for Robert H. Gravatt, 83, Basehor, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Basehor.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the church. The Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.
Burial will follow the funeral 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 married Edith Winterscheidt on Oct. 29, 1949 in Kansas City, Kan.. Mr. Gravatt was a machinist for Sealright Packaging Company and Owens-Corning Corp., both of Kansas City, Kan. He was a member of the Holy Angels Catholic Church, Basehor.
Survivors include his wife, Edith, of the home; one son, Robert H. Gravatt, 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.
Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the church building fund, care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.quisenberryfh.com.