Muriel Frank Rayson


Muriel Frank Rayson, 92, spouse of a retired Great Plains clergy member, born June 20, 1929; died November 11, 2021. Muriel was united in marriage to Rev. Ralph LeRoy Rayson June 11, 1951, in Farmington, Minnesota. He preceded her in death September 3, 2009. Muriel was employed seven years as secretary at Topeka Grace United Methodist Church and was very active in United Methodist Women. She also taught Sunday school and Vacation Bible School. Survivors include six children, David E. Rayson (Evelyn), Carolyn J. Scott, Gary D. Rayson (Karen), Paul F. Rayson (Donna), Robert R. Rayson (Mary), Philip J. Rayson (Kristal); 15 foster children; 16 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at November 16, 2021, at the First United Methodist Church, Ottawa.