OBITUARY: Robert ‘Bob’ Schrag

Bob Schrag

HUTCHINSON—Robert G. “Bob” Schrag, 75, died November 4, 2021, surrounded by his family, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. He was born April 19, 1946, in Halstead, to Paul Andrew and Alvina Bertha (Krehbiel) Schrag.

Bob graduated from Burrton High School.  He worked for Cessna for 10 years, before opening his own business, Shooters Supply & Tackle, which he owned for 36 years.  Bob, or better known as “Easy Bob” or “Shooter Bob”, treasured the many friendships he gained with customers from all over the United States. He especially enjoyed singing and sang for over 200 wedding and funerals. In his spare time, Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on the farm with various jobs to help the family. He also did many personal auctions, plus volunteering as an auctioneer for various organizations. Bob was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hutchinson.

On August 2, 1968, he married Mary Ann Ricker, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Ellinwood.

Bob is survived by:  his wife of 53 years, Mary Ann of Hutchinson; son, Scott Schrag (Holly) of Halstead; daughter, Paula Schrag of El Dorado; grandchildren, Katie Schrag, Bobby Schrag, Jarett Legleiter, and Austin Barnhart; sister, Marlene Barton of Hutchinson; brothers-in-law, Clifford Dick of Hutchinson and Robert Nestler of Topeka; sisters-in-law, Juanita Schrag of Newton and Marilyn Schrag of Burrton; and numerous nieces and nephews. Bob is also survived by his faithful four-legged companion, Hannah.  Hannah went everywhere in the pickup with Bob, and they would even sit in the driveway and listen to ballgames together.

He was preceded in death by:  his parents; son, Marcus Todd Schrag; brothers, Harold, Willard, LaVern, Merle, and Paul Schrag, Jr.; sister, Joan Dick; infant sister; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 140 E. 30th, Hutchinson, with Pastor Tim Carey officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Elliott Mortuary. The family will greet friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Envision (to benefit those visually impaired) or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS  67501.


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