LARNED – Johnnie C. Frazier, 86, passed away May 12, 2015, at Diversicare of Larned.
He was born April 17, 1929 in Larned, the son of Lee and Irma Miller Frazier. A lifetime area resident, he worked at the Larned post pffice for 35 years, the Fairmont Dairy and Frazier Grocery.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, and served on the Santa Fe Trail Center board of directors and the Pawnee Plaza, all of Larned; and was a member of the Post Master Association. He served in the United States Navy.
On June 28, 1953, he married Thyra Jo Babb in Larned. She survives.
Other survivors include a daughter, Jea Castrop-May and life companion, Bob Rase, Olathe; and three grandchildren, Katie Castrop, Lakewood, Colo.; Brad Castrop, Kansas City, Mo.; and Aubree May, Lenexa.
He was preceded in death by a son, Brad Frazier; a granddaughter, Ariel May; two brothers, Arthur Lee and Myron Frazier and a sister, Nina Marie (Sissy) Svoboda.
A funeral service is scheduled at 10 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, Larned, with Rev. Bethann Black presiding.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday with family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned. Burial will be in the Larned Cemetery with military graveside rites.
Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church in care of Beckwith Mortuary, Box 477 Larned, KS 67550.
Condolences may be left at www.beckwithmortuary.com.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Beckwith Mortuary, Inc.
Larned, KS, 67550
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, May 14, 2015