Willard Ray Schrag

Willard Ray Schrag

Male 1944 - 2017  (72 years)


Schrag, Willard

The Hutchinson News

Willard Ray "Bill" Schrag, 72, died Jan. 30, 2017. He was born Feb. 19, 1944, at Halstead, the son of Willard N. and Waneta Fern (Hackenberg) Schrag.

He was a graduate of Halstead High School and attended Grace Bible Church. Bill had been a member of the Teamsters and had worked for Dillons Warehouse for 42 years, retiring as director of distribution in 2009.

Bill's favorite pastimes included his family, hunting, fishing, and playing golf. He was also a community volunteer for RSVP, Reno County Food Bank, Hutchinson Soup Kitchen, and was known for his master skills on the BBQ grill, donating those skills to multiple organizations.

He married Peggy Mae Ropp and they later divorced. On April 4, 2008, he married Colleen McNary in Nevada, Missouri. She survives. Also surviving are: his sons and their wives, John and Catherine of Overland Park, Paul and Rachel of Louisburg and Bill and Tami of Overland Park; mother, Waneta Showalter of Newton; siblings, Rita and Denny Franz of Newton, Steve and Susie Schrag, and Joyce Schnabel, all of Hutchinson; stepchildren, Kendall, DeAnna and Kelsey; grandchildren, Lainey, Nicholas and Jack, Josh, Brandon, Michael and Russell, Madi, Zach, Spencer and Will, Sam, Kendra, Makayla and Taran and Valerie. He was preceded in death by his father and brother, John.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, at Grace Bible Church, 1221 East 33rd Ave., Hutchinson, with Pastor Bart Horton presiding. Friends may sign his register book from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday with family present from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Reno County Food Bank, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.

Owner/SourceHarvey County Genealogical Society
Date30 Jan 2017
Linked toWillard Ray Schrag

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