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Stanley N. Rafferty 75 of Grand Island, died Monday – January
22, 2007 at St. Francis Medical Center.
Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at All Faiths Funeral Home.
The Reverend Randy Fett will officiate. His ashes will be scattered on
Mustang Island in Texas. There will be no visitation.
Stanley was born September 27, 1931 at North Platte the son of William
and Alice (Glaze) Rafferty. He was raised in North Platte graduating
from North Platte High School in 1949. Stanley was united in marriage
to Nancy Jameson on June 4, 1949. They lived in North Platte, Denver,
California before moving back to North Platte in 1963. Following his
retirement for Union Pacific they moved to Grand Island in 1986. He served
as the custodian at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. He enjoyed traveling,
golfing, his yard work and sharing stories with his many friends. In
honor of Stan’s life, the family requests that you do an act of
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Nancy, sons and daughters-in-law,
Micheal and Cynthia Rafferty of Kearney, Patrick Rafferty of Corpus Christi,
TX, Kelly and Kelly Rafferty of Grand Island and a daughter Kristen Smith
of Grand Island, grandchildren, Jason and Aaron Smith, Meressa Bayley,
Will Rafferty, Derek and Molly Shae Rafferty, great granddaughter Rhianna
Bayley, brother-in-law and his wife Benjamin and JoAnna Jameson and their
children Richard and Suzanne Jameson.