Mass of Christian Burial for Doyal K. Hrabe, age 80, of Stockton, will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at the St. Thomas Catholic Church in Stockton with Father Galen Long as Celebrant. Doyal passed away Saturday, March 05, 2011 at the Hays Medical Center in Hays.
He was born January 11, 1931 in Stockton the son of Louis and Opal (Ives) Hrabe. He was the eldest of five, Debert, Betty, Phyllis, and Joy. Doyal served his country in the United States Navy for four years.
He was the owner of the Coast-to-Coast Store in Stockton for 23 years before retiring. He was a member of the St. Thomas Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, Cedar Links Golf Club, and a life member of the Monroe-Taylor-Barnes VFW Post 8873.
On January 14, 1956, he married Dorothy Thyfault in Stockton. She survives of the home. Other survivors include his sons Brad and his wife Cathy Hrabe of Downs, Kansas, Chris and his wife Jean Hrabe of Salina, Kansas, Alec and his wife Vicky Hrabe of Stockton; Kansas; daughter Regina “Gina” and her husband Brad Muir of Stockton, Kansas; brother Debert and his wife Jeanne Hrabe of Overland Park, Kansas; sisters Betty Raney of Modesto, California, Phyllis and her husband William Hart of Plainville, Kansas, Joy and her husband Dennis Johnston of Manhattan, Kansas; 9 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother Opal Bonneau, father Louis Hrabe, and stepfather Leo Bonneau.
Burial will be in the St. Thomas Cemetery with military honors provided by the Monroe-Taylor-Barnes VFW Post #8873. Visitation will be from 5-8 Sunday, 9-8 Monday with the family receiving friends from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. A Parish Vigil Service will be at 7pm Monday evening also at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the New Stockton Medical Clinic or Masses and may be sent in care of the Smith-Moore-Overlease Funeral Home, 723 N. First, Stockton, Kansas 67669. Condolences may be sent to the family on our send your condolences link.
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