Raymond “Ray” “Whitey” George Schiffelbein, age 85, died on June 20, 2017 at his residence in Garden City, Kansas. He was born on February 27, 1932 in Ness City, Kansas the son of John and Katherine Braun Schiffelbein.
He worked various jobs in Garden City the latest being the owner/operator of Schiffelbein Carpet and Tile. He was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church, Knights Of Columbus, American Legion, Elks, VFW, and the Eagles all of Garden City, Kansas. Ray was a member of the US Army Reserves.
On April 4, 2010 he married Deloris “Dee” Vickers Nordgren. She Survives.
Other survivors include:
Four Sons Raymond Glen Schiffelbein of Dodge City, Kansas
Roger Alan Schiffelbein of Tampa, Florida
Richard Lee Schiffelbein of Garden City, Kansas
Randell Dean Schiffelbein of CapeMay, New Jersey
One Daughter Renee Hill of Garden City, Kansas
One Brother Richard Schiffelbein of Topeka, Kansas
Four Sisters Marie Steven of LaJunta, Colorado
Agnes Weigel of Topeka, Kansas
Julie Bayer of Mesquite, Nevada
Elvira Miller of LaJunta, Colorado
Nine Great Grandchildren
One Great Great Grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents, and one son, Russell Laverne Schiffelbein, Six Brothers, Robert, Cel, Alfred, Emanul, Hubert, Cyril “Red”, and Three Sisters, Martha Savolt, Helen Murphy, Juliana Ireland.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Dominic Catholic Church in Garden City, Kansas.
Calling hours will be from 10:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m. at Price and Sons Funeral Home of Garden City, Kansas on Friday, June 23, 2017.
Rosary will be said Friday at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be held following mass at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City, Kansas with military honors by the Kansas Army National Guard.