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Services for James Dean Navrat, 73, Lehigh, who died Thursday at Via Christi-St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, are pending.
Born June 28, 1947, at Marion to Victor and Helen Navrat of Lincolnville, he graduated from Centre High School in 1965. He was a forklift operator at CertainTeed in McPherson for 40 years. He also farmed at Lehigh.
He married Carole Rodgers June 26, 1971, at Newton. She survives.
Survivors include son Colt of Hillsboro; sisters Janice Blessing, Murphysboro, Illinois, and Malinda Prestige, El Dorado; and granddaughter Miracle Lynn Navrat, Hillsboro.
His parents and his brother, Galen, preceded him in death.