Brian Traffas, 59, died June 4, 2012, at Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital, Medicine Lodge, Kan. He was born Feb. 24, 1953, in Medicine Lodge, the son of Vincent and Mary (Gulli) Traffas.
A lifetime resident of Sharon, Kan., he was a farmer.
He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Sharon, Kan.
On May 22, 1976, he married Marilyn R. Marcotte in Victoria, Kan. She survives.
Other survivors include his mother, Mary Traffas, Sharon, Kan.; a son Aaron (Diane) Traffas, Wichita, Kan.; two daughters Megan (Andrew) Piester, Goddard, Kan.; Erica Traffas, Wichita, Kan.; two brothers, Dr. Vincent Traffas, Kensington, Kan.; Shawn Traffas, Buhler, Kan.; two sisters Elaine Graham, Kansas City, Kan.; Joan Berman, Fayetteville, Ark.; and two grandchildren, Nolan Traffas and Kylee Piester.
He was preceded in death by his father Vincent.
Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wed. June 6, 2012, at Larrison Funeral Home, 120 E. Lincoln Ave., Medicine Lodge, KS 67104.
Vigil service will be 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Sharon, Kan.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 7, 2012, at St. Boniface.
Burial will be in St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery, Sharon, Kan.
Memorials may be made to the Brian Traffas Scholarship Fund in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.larrisonmortuary.com.