Howard L. Rajewski , 91, Vincent, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at Hays Medical Center.
He was born March 13, 1928, in Vincent to Leo and Anna Helen (Huser) Rajewski. He attended the Vincent Grade School and was a 1946 graduate of Victoria High School.
He married Aquina (Leiker) on Aug. 25, 1948, in Victoria. He was a farmer, a dairyman for over 50 years, worked for Hunter Construction for a number of years and lived all of his life in the Vincent community.
He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, served on the Parish Council in Vincent, the Victoria 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus, the Victoria 4th Degree Assembly Knights of Columbus, and a former member of the Victoria Co-op Board. He spent several year as a volunteer basketball coach for the Vincent Grade School.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; three sons, Dr. Richard Rajewski and wife, Vicki, Hays, and Neal Rajewski, Vincent, and his friend, Deb Schmeidler, Hays, and Dr. Roger Rajewski and wife, Lian, Lawrence; four daughters, Susan Kisner and husband, Deacon Dave, Hays, Rosann Schippers and husband, Thomas, and Joann Wheeler and husband, Rory, all of Wichita, and Leann Fortino and husband, John, Olathe; a brother, Delando “Del” Rajewski and wife, Donna, Arvada, Colo.; a brother-in-law, Gilbert Sander, Great Bend; 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild on the way.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and three sisters, Marceline Denning, Kathleen Sander and Juliana Dinkel.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria; burial in St. Boniface Cemetery, Vincent.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday, both at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main, Victoria, KS 67671.
A vigil and a 3rd & 4th Degree Knights of Columbus rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.
The 4th Degree Knights of Columbus will stand honor guard from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.
Memorials are suggested to St. Boniface Catholic Church, the Basilica of St. Fidelis or The Capuchin Province of Mid-America in care of the mortuary.
Condolences can be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or can be left by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com.