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Obituaries

Robert H. Gravatt 1925 - 2009 Basehor

Basehor — Funeral services for Robert H. Gravatt, 83, Basehor, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Basehor. Burial will be in Holy Angels Cemetery.Mr. Gravatt died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, at the 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 in Kansas City, Kan. He was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church.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, Kan., 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 will meet friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the church, where a rosary will be said at 7 p.m.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, KS 66086.Online condolences may be sent at quisenberryfh .com.