Ralph Paul Reust, Jr.
May 24, 1923 - April 11, 2018 (age 94)
Ralph Paul Reust, Jr., 94, Frankfort, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at
the Frankfort Community Care Home.
Friends and family will observe graveside funeral
service at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 19 at Mt. Calvary
Frankfort with Father Daniel Schmitz officiating.
The family and friends will gather at the Cigna Center
following the service.
Ralph was born on May 24, 1923, at Frankfort to Ralph “Pat” and
Georgia (Wendling) Reust, Sr. He graduated in
1941 from Frankfort High School. He served in the U.S.
Navy during WWII. After his discharge, he attended
KSU on the GI Bill, graduating in 1950 with a Bachelor’s
Degree in business.
On August 16, 1947, he married Bette Berneece Winters.
Ralph worked for the U.S. Post Office for 30 years
had Reust Retail Liquor/Pop Shop for 38 years.
He was an avid outdoorsman, loved walking, searching
for arrowheads, fishing, bow hunting and hunting. He
enjoyed watching his garden grow, going country cruising,
and being with his family. He also closely followed
Kansas State sports and the Royals.
Proceeding him in death were his parents; wife, Berneece
on December 7, 1988; and great granddaughter, Elin.
Survivors include children, Steve (Beth) Reust, Frankfort,
Tom Reust, Wellington, CO, Nan (Leo) Roeder, and
Julie (Mike) Caffrey, both of Frankfort; sister, Ann
Barrett, Frankfort, sister-in-law, Gretchen Winters,
and eleven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
A memorial fund is established and will be designated
later by the family. Contributions may be sent in care
Padden Funeral Chapel, Frankfort.
Padden Funeral Chapel
101 E. 3Rd
Frankfort, KS 66427