Kathryn Caroline Fraley, a resident of Henryetta, died May 27, 2023 in Henryetta at the age of 99. She was born Feb. 1, 1924, in Duluth, Minnesota, to Dr. Herbert and Hanna (Reinschmidt) Henkel. On Aug. 19, 1949, she married the love of her life, Roger Franklin Fraley, at the Park Avenue Methodist Church in Minneapolis. They moved from Minnesota to Wichita, Kansas in 1971 due to a transfer of Roger's job and remained in Wichita until moving to Henryetta to be near their daughter.
As a dedicated teacher, Kathryn touched the lives of countless students throughout her career. She was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Wichita, Kansas.
Kathryn is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Roger.
She is survived by her son, Bruce Fraley and his wife Kim of Wichita, Kansas; daughter, Joan Wasson and her husband Bill of Morris; grandchildren: Jennifer Pembrook and her husband Brandon of Morris, Matt Wasson and his wife Megan of Preston, , Megan Fraley of Arlington, Virginia, and Katelyn Fraley of Wichita; great-grandchildren: Ryder Burks, Hailey Burks, Cayson Burks, Reed Wasson, Austyn Wasson, and Piper Wasson.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 1, 2023 at Integrity Funeral Service.
Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, June 2, 2023 at Integrity Chapel with Reverend San Jittawait officiating. Interment will follow the service at Morris Cemetery, Morris.
Serving as pallbearers will be Ron Fraley, Rick Fraley, Bruce Fraley, Ryder Burks, Matt Wasson and Charles Faupel.
Arrangements and services are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service.