Obituary: Raymond J. Salas Sr.

Raymond J. Salas Sr., 88, died Saturday, July 23, 2016, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice of Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis Campus in Wichita.OBIT-Salas
He was born on Sept. 14, 1927, in Marland, Okla., the son of Refugio and Pauline Diaz Salas. As a child, his family moved to Newton. During World War II, Raymond served in the Army-Air Force.
Raymond had worked for several years as a cement finisher. He also was a member of the Eagles Lodge. The past few years, Raymond has been living at the Hutchinson Health and Rehab Center.
Survivors include two sons Tom Salas of Coldwater and Raymond J. Salas Jr. of Newton; two daughters Cathy Salas-Bell and Pauline Salas, both of Newton; one brother, Rudy Salas of Wichita; one sister, Joan Alvarez of Newton; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Manuel, Mike and Moyses; sisters Connie Salas, Benilda Luna and Anita Seeney; and grandson Jamie Salas Koehn.
No services will be held as cremation has taken place.
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Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

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