October 2019

Rebecca Rohrer

December 15, 1949 ~ October 18, 2019

Rebecca Ann “Becky” Rohrer was born on December 15, 1949 to Athol and Anna Mae (Lebeda) Rohrer in Caldwell, Kansas.

She was raised on the family farm north of Caldwell.  She started her education at the Hahn School next to the farm and then finished at Caldwell High School graduating with the Class of 1967.  She was Homecoming queen her Sophomore year.

David "Dave" Briggs

May 20, 1951 ~ October 11, 2019

David (Dave) Eugene Briggs Sr. was born on May 20, 1951 in Wichita, Kansas. He was 68 when he died on Friday, October 11, 2019 in South Haven, Kansas.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Briggs; Moose Briggs, his Min Pin dog, who was like a son.

Marion Atkinson

July 20, 1944 ~ October 7, 2019


Marion Dean Atkinson passed away on October 7, 2019 in Caldwell, Kansas. Dean was born on July 20, 1944 to Marion and Florence (Struble) Atkinson in Caldwell, Kansas.

Dean is preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister.

He is survived by his wife Connie of the home; sons Sean and David and his wife Shelley; four grandchildren and four brothers Jim, Burton, Kent and Terry.

Per Dean’s wishes, no services will be held.


Tom Hess

June 18, 1942 ~ October 4, 2019

          Roy T. Hess (Tom), 77, passed peacefully October 4, 2019 at St. Joseph Hospital - Wichita, KS.  He was born June 18, 1942 at St. Francis Hospital - Wichita, KS.  He was the son of Webster Neal Hess and Nellie (Peggy) Perilla (McDannald).