Robert “Ray” R. Lagerstrom, 80, of Smolan, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018. He was born September 9, 1937 in Lindsborg, KS.
Ray start out his construction work history building home and roofing. Years later, Ray owned and operated his own roofing company; Lagerstrom Roofing. But Ray’s love and passion was getting into the various farming equipment and helping his neighbors during wheat harvest around the Lindsborg and Smolan area.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Amos W. and Millicent J. (Lindeman) Lagerstrom, step-mother; Leola “Tommy” F. Lagerstrom and a step-brother; Loren E. Soldan.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 56 years; Marie E. Lagerstrom; children, Ruth (Macky) Luttrell of Massillon, OH, Robert D. (Karen) Lagerstrom of Eudora, KS., Anne Lagerstrom of Salina and Heidi (Shayne) Green of Culver and 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren, brothers; Larry (Paula) Lagerstrom of Colorado Springs, CO and Dwayne (Annette) Lagerstrom of Overland Park and a sister; Lynda Werries of Salina, plus many nieces, nephews and cousins. As well as many “Honorary sons and daughters.”
Memorial services will be held 10:00, Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the Church of the Incarnation, 639 Max Ave, Salina. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the Church, Hospice of Salina, Bethany Home in Lindsborg or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in care of Roselawn Mortuary, PO Box 2322, Salina, 67402.
For online condolences contact Roselawn at www.roselawnsalina.com