Kent W. Paine Sr.

by piperadmin | November 16, 2018 2:50 pm

Rossville—Kent W. Paine Sr. 72, died Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at his home in Rossville.
He was born in Rossville on December 24, 1945 to Chet and Evelyn Baird Paine. Kent graduated from Rossville High School in 1963.
Kent worked in the Santa Fe Shops at Topeka for over 40 years retiring in January 2006. Hunting and fishing were his passion. He was a member of the NRA and IBEW Local Union No. 226.
On May 20, 1967 he was united in marriage to Donna Freeby at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys. They were married 51 years. She survives of the home. Together they have two sons, David Allen (Melissa) Paine, Gardner and Kent (Lisa) Paine Jr., Kansas City, MO; four grandchildren, Aspen, Jorden, Max and Layten; one great-granddaughter, Rowan.
He was preceded by his brother, Ed Paine.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Rossville. Inurnment will be in the Rossville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Midland Hospice Care or Helping Hands Humane Society and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536. To read a full obituary or to leave online condolences go to

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