Larry D. Rowlison Sr., 68, WaKeeney, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, in Hays.

He was born Dec. 24, 1947, in Hoxie to Theodore and Bessie (Jones) Rowlison.

He married Marilyn F. Rowlison. She preceded him in death in January 1999. He later married Zoa Fink in Oct 10, 2000. He was a dispatcher and service officer for VFW. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, WaKeeney; two sons, Larry Rowlison Jr., Salina and Jeff Rowlison, Russell; three daughters, Melissa Berkgren, Colby, Connie Bergquist, Goodland, and Tamera Margheim, Monument; two sisters, Doris Fishback, Avon, Ohio, and Bernice Powers, Quinter; and 17 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Kenny Rowlison.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hoxie United Methodist Church; burial in Hoxie City Cemetery with military rites by Fort Riley Honor Guard.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, with family receiving friends from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, Hoxie.

A Military Order of Cooties vigil will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday and Military Order of Cooties Ritual from 7 to 8 p.m., both at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to VFW National Home for Children (MOC home) in care of the funeral home.

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