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Linn County News
Published Aug. 16, 2017

Jerry Roper, age 84, Mound City, Kan., passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. He was born at Hutchinson, Kan., on June 5, 1933, the son of Russell and Selma Ochs Roper.
He worked at Kelly Flour mill for several years and was the steward of the bakers’ union. He was a mechanic, served as city of Blue Mound superintendent, owned the Trading Post Inn and currently owned and operated Everybody’s with his wife LaNita (Rhynerson) whom he married on April 23, 1988.
Jerry enjoyed visiting with people and made them feel at ease. He was an avid Royals and KU basketball fan. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and shooting pool.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Donald; and one sister, Fayetta Molby.
Jerry is survived by his wife, LaNita; three sons, Roger Roper and wife Kim, Mike Denman and Mark Denman; four brothers, Ken, Marion, Russ and Robert; one sister, Carol Warner; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at the Schneider Funeral Home Mound City Chapel. Burial was in the Curry Cemetery.
The family suggests contributions to Care to Share or Concern Inc. c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, KS 66056. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

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