April 15, 2024

Ray E. LaMastres, age 78, passed away on Friday, August 19, 2016 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. He was born on July 16, 1938 in Scott City, Kansas to Lawrence LaMastres and Edna Russell LaMastres Cross. He was a resident of Grinnell, Kansas since 2010 moving from Oakley, Kansas. He was a retired salesman.

Ray was a loving Husband and father and grandfather. In 1950 Ray lost his right arm in a fireworks accident. He worked for Western Uniform and also did private contract work for Dillions for several years.

Ray loved to travel, collect cookie jars, play pitch with his friends in Grinnell, Kansas and was an avid Kansas City Royals fan. 

Ray is survived by his wife, Karen of Grinnell, Kansas, Seven Sons – Gary & Blaire LaMastres of Topeka, Kansas, Jeffery LaMastres of Murray, Iowa, Douglas Peterman of Kansas City, Kansas, Matthew & Cheyenne LaMastres of Holcomb, Kansas, Jason & Brenda Brommer of Wichita, Kansas, Clayton Brommer of Wichita, Kansas, Brian Brommer of Grinnell, Kansas, Six Daughters – Susannah & Jason Struzik of Dodge City, Kansas, Terina Brommer of Dodge City, Kansas, Misty & James Stotler of Dodge City, Kansas, Nichol & Andrew Bingham of Phoenix, Arizona, Kasey Brommer of Phoenix, Arizona, Shanley Robinson of Colby, Kansas, Four Brothers – Harry LaMastres of Deepwater, Missouri, Mark LaMastres of Garden City, Kansas, Howard LaMastres of Wichita, Kansas, Rex LaMastres of Grand Junction, Colorado, One Sister – Dee Troutman of Loveland, Colorado, Twenty Six Grandchildren and Twenty Great Grandchildren 

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Mother In Law – Berniece Pederson, One Brother – Duane LaMastres and One Son In Law – Frederick Jackson.

Memorial Services will be Saturday August 27th at 10:30AM at the First Baptist Church in Scott City KS with Danny LaMastres presiding.

Inurnment will be in the Pyramid view Cemetery in Gove County, Kansas.

Memorials in Lieu of Flower are requested to Ray E. LaMastres Memorial Fund through Price and Sons Funeral Home in Scott City.