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Alfred J. Roecker

December 12, 1923 — July 7, 2022

Alfred J. Roecker, age 98, of Williamsburg, Kansas, passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at the Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook, Kansas.

Alfred Jacob Roecker was born on December 12, 1923 at Greeley, Kansas. Al was the fifth of five children born to Peter J. and Mary (Feuerborn) Roecker. He grew up in Greeley, graduating from Waverly High School with the class of 1942. He served in the US Army February 1945 to October 1946 as a Medical Technician. On June 24, 1950, Al married Mary M. Pickert in the St. Agnes Catholic Church, Kansas City. Al and Mary enjoyed 71 1/2 years together. They were blessed with eight children, four sons and four daughters. In Al's words, he "farmed for all my life". Around the farm, he tried to fix everything. He was member of St. Patrick Church, Emerald and the National Farmers Organization. Al loved to have fun, he particularly enjoyed bowling and playing pitch. Al never met a stranger, he loved to share a good story and a drink with anyone who stopped by.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, on December 24, 2021; parents; two sisters, Esther Bouroughs and Eletta Martin; and two brothers, Ernest and Everett Roecker.

Al is survived by eight children and their families, Marcia and Bill Evans of Abilene, Kansas, Dean and Cathy Roecker of Dewey, Oklahoma, Joan and Rick Carter of Overbrook, Kansas, Beverly and Randy Thomas of Rose Hill, Kansas, Rhonda and Don Hogan of Waverly, Kansas, Dale and Jean Roecker of Williamsburg, Kansas, Dan and Kim Roecker of Wann, Oklahoma and David and Susan Roecker of Elkhorn, Nebraska; 37 grandchildren, 67 great grandchildren and still counting.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at St. Patrick's Church, Emerald. The family will greet friends following a 6:30 PM, Rosary at the church, Monday, July 11, 2022, with Fr. Colin Haganey officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick's Church Building Fund or St. Patrick's Cemetery. Condolences may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com .
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Rosary

Monday, July 11, 2022

6:30 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Patrick's Catholic Church (Emerald)

150 Colorado Road, Williamsburg, KS 66095

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Visitation with Family Present

Monday, July 11, 2022

7:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

St. Patrick's Catholic Church (Emerald)

150 Colorado Road, Williamsburg, KS 66095

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Mass

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

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

St. Patrick's Catholic Church (Emerald)

150 Colorado Road, Williamsburg, KS 66095

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