Memorial services for Kevin Brioady Raasch, 53, Lawrence, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Kevin died Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Baldwin City, KS.
Kevin was born July 20, 1965 in Lawrence, KS, the son of Charles Raasch and Gayle Huxtable.
Kevin was a loving father, son, and husband. He never met a stranger, was the best storyteller, and had the biggest, most giving heart. Family was important to him and he never missed a chance to get everyone together for a good meal. He knew his way around a grill better than anyone, and enjoyed cooking for others.
He owned and operated his business, TransMasters Towing and Roadside Recovery, for over 30 years. Kevin was passionate about his work and always went above and beyond to provide quality service, doing whatever he could to help others in need.
He married Laura Allen October 26, 2013 in Lawrence, KS. She survives of the home.
Survivors include his parents; daughters, Brandie Raasch, Paris, France, Brooke Raasch, Kansas City, MO; son, Shawn Raasch, Lawrence, KS; stepchildren, Brett (Kate) Goetz, Kansas City, KS, Tyler (Amber) Goetz, Lawrence, Jessa Goetz, Buhler, KS, Shane Goetz, Overland Park, KS, Chelsie Vasquez, Sam Vasquez, both of Lawrence; five stepgrandchildren, Jesiah, Huck, Brantley, Ellie, Kinsley; and his beloved dog, Jasper. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Melvin Huxtable Jr.
The family will greet friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kevin Raasch Memorial Fund, which will be used to purchase a remembrance item that will be placed in Lawrence, and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.