LaRae Kent (Grammy), 80, of Christoval, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 1st, 2021. She was born on September 23, 1940, in Beach, North Dakota to Lucian and Cecelia Nix.
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She married the love of her life Joe Kent on August 19, 1958, in Glasgow, Montana and they shared sixty-two years together.
Grammy enjoyed reading and was an amazing baker and cook. Holidays and family meant the world to her, and she always made Christmas time extra special.
As an amateur radio (ham radio) operator since 2014, LaRae was known as KC5KXY. LaRae and Joe enjoyed participating in several field day events of the San Angelo Amateur Radio Club.
Grammy is preceded in death by her parents and son, Gregg Kent.
LaRae is survived by her husband, Joe; her daughter, Janis Jenkins and husband Randall; two grandchildren Baylee and Logan Jenkins; her sister JoAnn Ackerman of Milton Freewater, Oregon; brother, John Nix of Helena, Montana; three nieces, Susan Koehn, Rhonda Miller, and Gwendolyn Nix; and one nephew, Luke Nix.
Graveside services will be held at 10am, Friday, June 4, 2021, at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the Kent family asks that you make a memorial donation in LaRae’s name to Meals For the Elderly or your favorite charity. Services are under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home.
She was loved immeasurably and will be missed dearly by family and friends.