+ Raymond Hrabovsky +
October 10, 1932 - October 16, 2023
For as by a man came death, by a man has come also
the resurrection of the dead.
For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive.
1 Corinthians 15:21-22
Raymond Hrabovsky to receive the eternal reward of heaven at age 91. We rejoice that he has received this promised inheritance.
Raymond Paul “Ray” Hrabovsky passed away on Monday, October 16, 2023, at the age of 91 in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. His courage and tenacity were inspiring. Beloved husband of Ruth Hrabovsky and the late Jane Hrabovsky and loving father of Connie (Anthony) Schmieder, Mike Hrabovsky, Mike (Christine) Drake, and Kelly (Mike) Annis. Loving brother of Jerry (Marilyn) Hrabovsky, grandfather of Scott Schmieder, Kyle Corkery, Nick Hrabovsky, Jacob Drake, Sean Drake, Branden Schmieder, Tyler Schmieder, Rachel Schmieder, and Lukas Annis; and great-grandfather to Blaze, Skyler, Mckynlee, and Nevaeh.
Ray was an all-state high school basketball athlete, Navy sailor, proud Anheuser-Busch Brewery worker where friends knew him as “Scrub,” long-time member of Anheuser-Busch American Legion Post #299, and baseball standout who was admitted to the St. Louis Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008. He was a long-time and faithful member of St. Lucas Lutheran Church.
Ray will be remembered by friends and family at Ziegenhein Funeral Home, 7027 Gravois Ave., on Friday, October 27, from 4:00-8:00 pm. A funeral service will be held Saturday, October 28 at 11:00 am at St. Lucas Lutheran Church followed by the cemetery service, a light lunch at St. Lucas, and then a toast to Ray’s life at Larry J’s. Donations in Ray’s memory can be made to the St. Lucas Lutheran Church Men’s Club and Disabled American Veterans (DAV).
Friday, October 27, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
John L. Ziegenhein and Sons City Chapel, 7027 Gravois Ave, St. Louis, MO 63116
October 28, 11:00 a.m., visitation 30 minutes prior.
St. Lucas, 7100 Morganford, St. Louis, MO 63116
Interment at Concordia Cemetery
Luncheon at church to follow