Chester “Chet” George Braet

Chester “Chet” G. Braet, 73, of Bonner Springs, KS passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 at his home. 


Chet was born June 22, 1945 to the late George and Genevieve Braet in Kansas City, KS.  Chet graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1963.  Chet married Mary Mellott on April 28, 1967. Chet looked forward to spending time with his family on vacation and family gatherings.  He was a member of St. Joseph Parish and attended mass at Holy Angels Catholic Church.  Chet worked for Hallmark Cards for over 44 years before his retirement.  He was an avid golfer. 


He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Mary; a daughter, Stephanie Thomas; two sisters, JoAnne Braet; Marjorie Griffith; three grandchildren, Sierah Braet; Alyssa Thomas and Cavin Thomas.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Helmandollar.  


Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 24 at the Amos Family Funeral Home, where a rosary will be prayed at 4 p.m.  Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 25th at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS 66203. 

Memorial Contributions

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105. 

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Posted in Kansas City Obituaries, Obituaries | on Monday, Mar. 18th 2019 | 8 Comments »

8 Comments on “Chester “Chet” George Braet”

  1. Will, Annie, Gabe, and Eli Biggs Says:

    We are greiving with you. Chet was a great person and very loved by our family. We pray that God be with us all in our time of loss.

  2. Marklyn Hamilton Says:

    Mary I’m so sorry for your loss.Tell you daughter and Grandkids hugs and kiss from me. I wish I could come down and be with you.You are always in my mind.

  3. Al DeMeese Says:

    Mary so sorry to hear of Chet’s passing. Please accept my Condolences
    Chet and I had a lot of fun together as kids and loved his laugh. God Bless him. Al DeMeese

  4. Beverly Fowler Helmandollar Says:

    I am Gina Scott and Duane Aunt Bev and Pats sis in law I am widow of David Jims youngest brother (David 1943-1999) Please accept my sincere condolences and my prayers are with the Braet family.

  5. Nick Hamilton Says:

    I’m sorry for your loss. I only met him once but I enjoyed talking to him about knifes. I will always remember he was the one who got me into collecting case knifes and the cabelas multi tool he gave me.

  6. Chris Hills Says:

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family during this difficult time. Chet was always so kind to Angie and I and always made us feel so welcome at the kids birthday parties. He was such a nice man and will be missed.

  7. Linda Stevens Says:

    Mary, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time.

  8. Dorothy Burtness Says:

    Dear Mary and family: I am So sorry to hear of your Husband’s passing!
    Please accept my heartfelt Sympathy!~.
    God Bless you as you adjust to a whole new World without your helpmate standing beside you! His Spirit will always be with you! Dorothy Burtness

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