ULYSSES — Javen Dane Church, 16, of Paola, died Friday, May 11, 2018, from complications due to epilepsy. 

He was born Nov. 25, 2001.

Javen was a sophomore at Paola High School.

Survivors include his parents, Cody and Kristina Graber, a sister, Delaney Shea Graber, and two brothers, Dylan Dean and Hayden Keith Graber, all of Ulysses; his grandparents, Cliff and Teresa Church, and David and Robinette Graber; and his great-grandfathers, Vaughn Church and Tom Thomason.

He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Sunny and Phyllis Battles.

The family will have a Celebration of Life visitation from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Lighthouse Presbyterian Church, 1402 E. 303rd St., in Paola. Graveside service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Ulysses Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers and/or remembrance gifts to the family, please forward donations in his name to Paola High School to support the band/choir department and/or Thespian Troupe #66, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant, Ulysses, KS 67880.

Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.