RAYMOND J. VALLEJO(1943 - 2013)

Raymond J. Vallejo, 70, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Oct. 15, 2013. A visitation will be Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, from 10 to 11 am at the Amos Family Funeral Home & Crematory. A memorial service will follow at 11 am with burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. Ray was born May 22, 1943, in Salina, KS to James and Antonia Vallejo. He graduated from DeLaSalle Military Academy in 1960. He then received his BA from Avila University in 1979. Ray graduated from the Southern Police Institute in Louisville, KY in 1977. He attained the rank of Sergeant during his 26 year career with the Overland Park Police Department retiring in 1991. Ray then began training and worked as an airplane mechanic for Executive Beechcraft for 12 years. Ray is survived by his wife of 21 years, Judi Vallejo, son Kenneth Prewett (Trish), daughter Leanne Lauritzen (Thad), daughter Megan Murphy (Richard), daughter Becky Brown (Joe), 11 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Victor Vallejo and sister Victoria Conchola as well as his nieces, nephews, and cousins. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Catholic Charities Wyandotte County Food Pantry or The Great Plains ASPCA. Condolences may be left at www.amosfamily.com (Amos Family Funeral Home and Crematory 913- 631-5566) The Amos Family Funeral Home, Crematory, Chapels. 913-631-5566 amosfamily.com

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Amos Family Funeral Home
10901 Johnson Drive Shawnee, KS 66203
(913) 631-5566

Published in Kansas City Star on Oct. 17, 2013