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Michael Shawn Grabauskas

February 12, 1972 — May 23, 2024

Topeka

Michael Shawn Grabauskas, 52, of Topeka, passed away after a long battle with lung cancer on Thursday, May 23, 2024.

He was born February 12, 1972, in Topeka, the oldest of 3 sons to Michael Louis Grabauskas and Marilyn Jane (Fisher) Grabauskas.

Michael graduated from Highland Park High School in 1990 and went on to attend VoTech.

He worked for Cla-Mar Inc. for 26 years.  He enjoyed bowling, playing the guitar, animals, and was a Las Vegas Raider fan.

Michael married Melynda J. McCamon on June 8, 2001, in Topeka.  She died May 20, 2006.

Survivors include his parents Michael and Marilyn Grabauskas of Topeka; children, Mckenzie L. Grabauskas of Topeka, Austin Vanover of Topeka; fiancé, Martha Heath of Topeka; brothers, Matthew Grabauskas and wife Jodi of Topeka, Nathan Grabauskas of Topeka; grandsons, Lucas Ray and Flynn Ray of Topeka; as well as extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Melynda and his grandparents.

The family will receive friends from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Tuesday, May 28, at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00am, Wednesday, May 29, at St. Matthew Catholic Church.  Interment will follow at Topeka Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Midland Hospice, sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave. Topeka, KS 66603.

Arrangements entrusted to Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Brennan Mathena Funeral Home

800 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Matthew Catholic Church

2700 SE Virginia Ave, Topeka, KS 66605

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Interment

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Starts at 11:15 am (Central time)

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