Francis “Frank” G. Rafferty Obituary

Francis “Frank” G. Rafferty

<p>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; Francis G. &ldquo;Frank&rdquo; Rafferty, 59, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at the Rossville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center from cancer.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; He was born June 4, 1961, at Topeka, the son of William Keith and Eileen M. Zima Rafferty.&nbsp; Frank grew up in the Emmett community and attended St. Marys High School.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Frank was preceded in death by his father, Keith Rafferty, his step-father, Kenny Knipp, and a brother, Bill Rafferty.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Survivors include his mother, Eileen Knipp, St. Marys; two brothers, Pat (Mary Beth) Rafferty, St. Marys and Phil Rafferty, Emmett; his sister, Kathleen Love, Burlingame; sister-in-law, Janet Rafferty, Emmett, and several nieces and nephews.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The family would like to Thank Will and the staff at Rossville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center for their kindness and care.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Private inurnment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys is pending.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St. Marys, Kansas 66536, is in charge of arrangements.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
June 4, 1961 - September 16, 202006/04/196109/16/2020
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