1939 – 2019
Larry J. Siebenmorgen, 79, Atchison, Kansas died Friday, June 7, 2019.
Mass of Christian burial will be Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Benedict’s Church with Rev. Jeremy Heppler, OSB as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. A parish and Knights of Columbus rosary will be recited Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 6 p.m. with the family to receive friends following until 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Maur Hill-Mt. Academy or St. Benedict Parish and may be left in care of the Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home with whom care has been entrusted. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.arensbergpruett.com.
Larry was born Oct. 29, 1939, in Stranton, Nebraska, the son of Hugo and Irene (Kletchka) Siebenmorgen. He attended St. Benedict’s Elementary and graduated from Maur Hill Prep School.
He and Rita M. Heintzelman were united in marriage on Sept. 14, 1963, at St. Lawrence Church in Easton, Kansas.
Larry was employed at Blair Milling and Elevator Company and he sold real estate for Wilson Realty, Inc. Larry was a licensed auctioneer for approximately 20 years for Staley-Dierking Auctioneers. He retired from Philip H. Jones Company after working as a manufacturer’s rep for 27 years.
Larry was a member of St. Benedict Parish, a member of Sacred Heart Council #723 of the Knights of Columbus, a Fourth Degree Member of the William T. Jochems Knights of Columbus Council #1716. He was also a member of the Elks Fellowship Club and Ducks Unlimited. Larry enjoyed hunting, trapping, carpentry, and anything involving his grandsons.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Rita Siebenmorgen, a son, Matt (Amy) Siebenmorgen, Atchison, Kansas; a daughter, Mona (Jim) Ervin, Atchison, Kansas; four grandsons, Ben and Luke Ervin, Cole and Abe Siebenmorgen, one great-granddaughter, Sophia Ervin, all of Atchison; two brothers, Gary (JoAnn) Siebenmorgen, Easton, Kansas, John (Rhonda) Siebenmorgen, Easton, Kansas; and three sisters, MaryAnn (John) Rosencutter, Topeka, Kansas, Kay (Eugene “Butch”) Faught, Effingham, Kansas, Patricia Hetz, Atchison, Kansas, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother and three brothers-in-law, Jerry Heintzelman, Wayne Hetz, and John Rosencutter.