Norman Traver

HUGOTON ó Norman E. Traver, 88, of Hugoton, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home in Hugoton.

He was born July 31, 1926, in Missouri, to John E. and Ella Marie Hohn Traver.

On July 10, 1948, he married Phyllis L. Mantze in Clayton, N.M. She died Jan. 19, 1986. He later married Betty Lamberson. She died in 2005. He also was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, John Leroy Traver and William Traver; and three sisters, Christina Traver, Margaret Harrell and Florence Killingsworth.

Mr. Traver was a U.S. Navy veteran.

Survivors include a son, Norman D. Traver of Hugoton; his stepchildren, Chuck Lamberson of Liberal, Becky Ware of Indiana, Christy Trickle of South Fork, Colo., Terry Lamberson of Hugoton, and Jana Lamberson of Aurora, Colo.

Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at Paulís Funeral Home, Hugoton. Burial will be at Hugoton Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.