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Jake Rooney

March 11, 1927 — December 26, 2019

Goodland, KS

Longtime Goodland, KS resident Jacob Mark Rooney, 92, passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at the Topside Manor in Goodland.

Jake was born on March 11, 1927 on the family farm in Rawlins County, KS to Edward and Kathrine (Haller) Rooney.  He was one of four children.  Jake attended school in Rawlins County.

On August 20, 1946, Jake married Evelyn Newton in Goodland.  To this union, three children were born: Tom, Greg and Kurt.  Jake worked his entire life in Agriculture.  He joined Mueller Grain in 1959 and later became Manager.  He moved to Reid Grain/ADM in 1979 and retired in 1993.

Jake was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and the Goodland Elks Lodge.

Preceding him in death were his parents, his wife Evelyn, son Greg, and his 3 brothers.

He is survived by his son Tom (Gail) Rooney of Champaign, IL, son Kurt (Martha) Rooney of Louisville, CO and a daughter-in-law Dolores Rooney of Tucson, AZ.  He is also survived by 9 grandchildren; Shane (Shandi) Rooney, Shauna (Chris) Hoak, Renee (Jorge) O’Lear, Natalie (Mike) Ross, Bryan (Margaret) Rooney, Michelle (Justin) Lawson, Chris Rooney, Kyle Rooney and Allison Rooney; as well as 13 great grandchildren.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, December 29, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Koons-Russell Funeral Home

211 N Main Ave, Goodland, KS 67735

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Rosary Service

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Koons-Russell Funeral Home

211 N Main Ave, Goodland, KS 67735

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, December 30, 2019

Starts at 9:30 am (Central time)

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church

307 W 13th St, Goodland, KS 67735

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Interment

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