Obituaries

LeRoy Rich 1949 - 2015

LeRoy “Roy” Rich, 65, of Bonner Springs, KS passed away on Friday, July 3, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, MO. Funeral services will be 10 AM, Friday, July 10, at the Alden- Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs, KS. Friends may call at the visitation from 6 to 8 PM, Thursday evening, July 9, at the funeral home. LeRoy was born on December 20, 1949 in Sioux City, Iowa and grew up in Lyons, Nebraska before moving to this area in 1979. LeRoy was proud of a long career with the Union Pacific Railroad where he had worked for nearly 30 years culminating as the Roadmaster for the Kansas City area terminal. He loved music and playing his guitar and could fix anything or tell you how to fix it. He was preceded in death by one daughter Amy Rich in 1996, his parents Elmer and Edith Rich and one sister Mina Farber. He is survived by his wife of 47 years Suzanne Rich of the home. One daughter Mary VanPelt (John) of Lee's Summit, MO and two grandsons Kale and Landon. Three sisters Margaret Orr of Bellevue, Neb; Shirley Jacobsen of Clever, MO and his twin sister Lorena Halte of Griffin, GA as well as many nieces, nephews, other family and friends