Lawrence L. Flax, 90, died Sunday, September 20, 2015 at Hilltop Manor, Cunningham, Kansas.
He was born December 31, 1924 at Arnold, Kansas, the son of Gotfred and Catherine (Weber) Flax. He attended Lone Star Country School and farmed near Ransom until 1970 when he moved to Dodge City. He owned and operated South Dodge Office Equipment where he cleaned and repaired thousands of typewriters throughout Southwest Kansas retiring in 2005 and moved to Hilltop Manor in 2009.
He was a member of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Knights of Columbus Council 2955 both in Dodge City.
On August 5, 1960 he married Betty Hoffman at Victoria, Kansas.
Survivors include: his wife, Betty, Dodge City; his son, Godfrey and wife LaShaina, Dodge City; 2 brothers, Leonard Flax and wife Irene, Wright, Kansas and Fr. Myron Flax, Colorado Springs, Colorado; a sisters, Sr. MaryAnne Flax, Lexington, Nebraska; a daughter-in-law, Lori Flax, Hatton, Missouri; 6 grandchildren, Kendra Flax, Brittany Flax, Daytona Flax, Justice Flax, KaBrena (Flax) Alexander and Ecco (Flax) Keener and 6 great grandchildren, Kayden Pope, Nathanial Lollar, Kaeley Alexander, Madeline Flax, Kierah Johnson and Jonathan Keener.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Lawrence “Junior” Flax, 3 brothers, Eugene, Ignatius and Herman Flax and 2 sisters, Rose Flax and Helen Schuler.
Vigil service followed by Knights of Columbus rosary will be 7:00 pm Tuesday, September 22, 2015 both at Ziegler Funeral Chapel, Dodge City. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 am Wednesday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dodge City, with Fr. Aneesh Parappanattu presiding. Burial will be in Greencrest Memorial Gardens, Dodge City. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm at Ziegler Funeral Chapel.
The family suggests memorials to the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe in care of Ziegler Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave., Dodge City, Kansas 67801.