John Edward Ohrazda Sr.
September 11, 1928 – July 27, 2019
John Edward Ohrazda, Sr., age 90 of Independence, passed away July 27, 2019. Private services at a later date. Arr: Newcomers Noland Road Chapel.
Born September 11, 1928 in Kansas City, Mo.
John worked as a switchman for Missouri Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads for forty years.
He served his country as a member of the Army 82nd Airborne.
John is preceded in death by son Charles, brothers Frank Jr., Austin and Richard. Parents Frank Ohrazda, Sr and Hazel (McKay) Ohrazda.
He is survived by: Wife - Ruth (Rew) Ohrazda. Sister, Susan Offutt of Platte City and brother James Landry of Tylertown, MS. Sons: John, Jr. of Lees Summit, Ronald of Independence and daughter Jeannine Baker of Houston, TX. Daughter in law Marcia Hazlett of Plattsburg, Mo. Grandsons; Mike Winter of Blue Springs, Mo, Bret Ohrazda of Cottbus, Germany., Jarred Baker of Houston, TX, Colby (Erin) Baker of Sugar Land, TX. Step Granddaughters Megan Rider of Plattsburg, Mo., Chris Leahy of California. 6 great grandchildren. Many nieces and nephews.