June 23, 2024

Raymond Dale Yakel

Raymond Dale Yakel, 68, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at Wamego Health Center in Wamego. He was born September 24, 1946 at Lakin to parents Fred & Edith (Stitt) Yakel. He married Karen Ward on June 15, 1969 at Lakin.

Memberships: United Methodist Church of Lakin
Wheat State Camping Club
Past member of Kearny County Hospital Board
Past member of Kearny County Zoning Board

Raymond served in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam War. In 2009 he retired after working 40 years for Kinder Morgan Gas Company. He could fix anything and was always willing to lend a helping hand. He also did backhoe work and custom harvesting and trucking. He enjoyed his work and loved spending time with his family. He recently moved to Wamego. He was preceded in death by his Parents and 7 Brothers and Sisters.

Survivors: Wife Karen Yakel Home
2 Sons Broc & Jodi Yakel Wamego
Derec & Kasia Yakel Overland Park
1 Daughter Natalie & Doug Karlin Colwich
3 Brothers Marvin Yakel Blue Springs, Missouri
Wayne & Mary Yakel El Dorado Springs, Missouri
Dean & Carlene Yakel Fort Scott
3 Sisters Helen & Gary Hayzlett Lakin
Carol & Wayne Scott Garden City
Carmen & Dennis Hayslett Lakin
8 Grandchildren Caelei, Gavin, Ella, Lauren, Kayden, Austin, Julia & Jenna  

Funeral Service: 10:30 AM Tuesday
Place: United Methodist Church in Lakin
Officiating: Rev Tod Anthony
Burial: Lakin Cemetery
Memorials: Raymond Yakel Memorial Fund
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: Noon to 8:00 PM Monday at Garnand Funeral Home in Lakin
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com