Clyde “Raymond” Hoover

Services for Clyde “Raymond” Hoover, 93, Lawrence, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at Washington Creek Church of the Brethren. Burial will be in Washington Creek Cemetery.

Mr. Hoover died Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Baldwin Health Care & Rehabilitation Center.

He was born October 7, 1920, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the son of Clyde Benjamin and Veva Helene Schweikhardt Hoover. He grew up in the Washington Creek community and attended Weybright Elementary School #4 and Liberty Memorial High School in Lawrence.

Mr. Hoover worked as a farmer. He was a member of Washington Creek Church of the Brethren.

He married Martha Alyce Lyle, October 8, 1941 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She died in 1981. He married Lea Kletchka, February 7, 1982 in Lawrence, Kansas. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include sons, Clyde Hoover of Lawrence, Lyle Hoover of Tulsa, OK, Richard Hoover of Perry, KS; daughters, Charlene Dearing of Overland Park, KS, Phyllis Rae Hoover of Lawrence, KS, Pamela Sue Hoover of Omaha, NE; step daughters, Anne Kirchner of McPherson, KS, Rebecca Diann Hilt; step son, John Kletchka of Amarillo, TX; brother, Paul W. Hoover of Jefferson, NC; sisters, Delma Jean Jensen of Lawrence, KS, Eunice Nadine Osban of Gulf Breeze, FL; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Martha; and son, Steven Hoover in 2012.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, sent in care of the funeral home.

Messages & Condolences

From Ruth Foster...

Dear Lea and family,
Thinking and sending my love to all of you. May our precious Lord surround you with His peace and presence during this time. I was also thinking of all the fun times our families spent together..

From Rex & Elizabeth Lane...

Lea…our thoughts are with you during this time of sorrow. May Raymond’s soul rest in peace.

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