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Howard Rajewski

March 13, 1928 — September 23, 2019

Howard Rajewski


Howard L. Rajewski age 91, from Vincent, Kansas, died Monday, September 23, 2019, at Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas.

He was born March 13, 1928, on the family farm at Vincent, Kansas, to Leo and Anna Helen (Huser) Rajewski. He married Aquina (Leiker) on August 25, 1948, at Victoria, Kansas.

He was a farmer, a dairyman for over 50 years, worked for Hunter Construction for a number of years, and lived all of his life in the Vincent Community. He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, served on the Parish Council at Vincent, Kansas, the Victoria 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus, the Victoria 4th Degree Assembly Knights of Columbus, and a former member of the Victoria Co-op Board. He spent several year as a volunteer basketball coach for the Vincent Grade School. Howard attended the Vincent Grade School, and was a 1946 graduate of Victoria High School.

Survivors include his wife, Aquina Rajewski, of the home; three sons, Dr. Richard Rajewski and his wife, Vicki, Hays, KS; Neal Rajewski, Vincent, KS and his friend, Deb Schmeidler, Hays, KS; Dr. Roger Rajewski and wife, Lian, Lawrence, KS; four daughters, Susan Kisner and husband, Deacon Dave, Hays, KS; Rosann Schippers and husband, Thomas, Wichita, KS; Joann Wheeler and husband, Rory, Wichita, KS; Leann Fortino and husband, John, Olathe, KS; one brother, Delando "Del" Rajewski and wife, Donna, Arvada, CO; one brother-in-law, Gilbert Sander, Great Bend, KS; 16 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren, and one great grandchild on the way.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Marceline Denning, Kathleen Sander and Juliana Dinkel.

Services are 10:00 A.M. Thursday, September 26, 2019, at the Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria, Kansas. Burial in St. Boniface Cemetery, Vincent, Kansas.

A vigil service and a 3rd & 4th Degree Knights of Columbus rosary will be at 6:30 P.M. Wednesday, at Clines-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main Street, Victoria, Kansas 67671.

The 4th Degree Knights of Columbus will stand honor guard from 6:30 to 7:30 P.M. Wednesday at the mortuary.

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. Wednesday, and from 8:30 to 9:45 A.M. Thursday, all at Clines-Keithley Mortuary, Victoria, Kansas.

The family suggests memorials to St. Boniface Catholic Church, St. Fidelis Catholic Church or The Capuchin Province of Mid-America.

Condolences can be sent via e-mail to or can be left by guestbook at


Funeral Service Thursday

September 26, 2019

10:00 AM

Basilica of St. Fidelis


Victoria, Kansas 67671

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