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Jake Rooney

March 11, 1927 ~ December 26, 2019 (age 92)

Obituary

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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Services

Visitation
Sunday
December 29, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Koons-Russell Funeral Home
211 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735

Rosary Service
Sunday
December 29, 2019

7:00 PM
Koons-Russell Funeral Home
211 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
December 30, 2019

9:30 AM
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church
307 W. 13th
Goodland, Kansas 67735

Interment

Goodland Cemetery
510 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735

Donations

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church
Memorials may be left at the service or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735

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