Kelly Ray Stratton 1962 - 2013 Lawrence
Kelly Ray Stratton, 51, of Lawrence KS, formerly of Topeka, passed away at their home in Lawrence on Sunday, April 14, 2013, surrounded by his family and friends.
Kelly was born on January 8, 1962 in Topeka, the son of Jack and Kay Stratton. He grew up in Topeka and attended Highland Park High School. He was married in Manhattan KS on June 27, 2008, to Lisa Lynn Sanchez; she survives of the home. Kelly worked for both Washburn University and presently was employed by Kansas University and was an avid Jayhawk fan. He loved his family and friends deeply. Special thanks to Midland Hospice Care, Lawrence Memorial Hospital Oncology Dept. and Lawrence Cancer Center.
Kelly is survived by his parents, Jack and Kay Stratton; daughter, Mandi Wilson, Lawrence; sons, Andrew Wilson and Jesse Wilson, both of Lawrence; brother, Don Stratton Sr. (Lisa); and sisters, Pam Snyder (Gary), Auburn, and Susan McDonald (Bill), Vassar.
A visitation will be Wednesday, April 17, 2013, from 6:00–8:00 p.m. at Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home, 2801 SW Urish Rd. Topeka KS 66614. Graveside service will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Hope Cemetery Funeral Chapel. Kelly requested attendees be casually dressed in KU attire!
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kelly’s family, sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to www.kevinbrennanfamily.com.
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