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Obituaries

Obituaries

Gary Raymond Freitas 1940 - 2006

Services for Gary Raymond Freitas, 66, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will be in Stoney Point in Douglas County. Allen and Vicky Miller will put on a dinner at 1487 North 600 Road following the service.Mr. Freitas died Friday, June 2, 2006, at University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kan.He was born Feb. 14, 1940, in Fremont, Calif., the son of Raymond and Lucille Frates Freitas. He graduated from Fremont High School and attended college. He moved to Lawrence in the late 1980s.Mr. Freitas served in the U.S. Army. He retired from Farmland Industries and also worked for the Kansas Turnpike and for General Motors in California and Kansas.He married Lori Wolcott on May 5, 1990, at Danforth Chapel. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include his father, Raymond, Fremont; two sons, Greg and Gary, California; a daughter, Linda Freitas, California; and four grandchildren.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday before the services at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday.The family suggests memorials to the American Motorcycle Assn. or the Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.