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Amelia “Mimi” Raffelock 1930 - 2018
Amelia “Mimi” Raffelock

GREAT BEND — Amelia “Mimi” Raffelock, 88, passed away Nov. 6, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, at Great Bend Health and Rehab Center, Great Bend. She was born Aug. 26, 1930, at Kirksville, Mo., to Dr. David L. and Lura Pearl (Hocker) Young. She married Ralph J. Raffelock, Sept. 30, 1952, at Ottawa. He died July 11, 2008.  Mimi was a member of the Central Baptist Church and very active in her faith. She was a Registered Nurse at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and a Supervisor at CKMC for 27 years. She held memberships as past Girl Scout Leader and Cub Den Mother, Red Cross Board Member and past President, Barton County Food Bank Board member and past President, Barton County Health Advisory Board member and the Republican Committee Women.  

Survivors include, one son, Troy Raffelock and wife, Melissa of Granger, Ind.; two daughters, Leslie Raffelock of Great Bend and Shelbi Raffelock of Colorado Springs, Colo.; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Raffelock and son, Michael Raffelock. 

There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Bryant Funeral Home, with Rev. John Grummon and Pastor Daniel Dugas presiding. Memorials are suggested to the Great Bend Public Library, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, KS 67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Nov. 9, 2018