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Roy Eggers

July 20, 1927 — September 2, 2016

Roy Eggers, 89, of Canton, Kansas passed away on Friday September 2, 2016, at 11:50 p.m. at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. Roy was born July 20, 1927, to William and Delia (Seraphin) Eggers near Haddam Kansas. He attended Morrowville High School. In 1946, Roy was baptized at First Baptist Church in Washington, Kansas. During Roy’s senior year in high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served for seven years in Korea and Italy. While in Italy, Roy shook hands with President Eisenhower which was one of his greatest memories. After returning home from the military, Roy worked for Stanton Oil in Morrowville and Fairbury. Roy took the exam for the U.S. Postal Service and began working as the postal clerk, city carrier, and rural carrier for Washington, Morrowville, and Linn. On January 2, 1972, Roy married Lucille (Bowman) and became a stepfather to three children; Daniel, Craig, and DeDe. Roy is survived by: wife, Lucille; children, Daniel Daharsh and wife, Cindy, Craig Daharsh and wife, Lana, and DeDe Brandes and husband, Kevin; grandchildren, Travis Daharsh, Victoria and Eric Wasson, Daniel, Jr, and Heidi Daharsh, Kristina and Brad Rose, Alex Daharsh, Tyler Brandes, and Trenton Brandes; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Daharsh and Riley Daharsh; nieces, Deborah, Delores, Doris, and Donna; and numerous friends and family. Roy was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Clara Eggers and Dorothy Wells, and brothers, Martin, Harrold, and Elmer. Roy has been a member of Grace Bible Church of McPherson since July 2009. His hobbies included archery, bowling, mechanics, cars, two John Deere tractors, and caring for all three children. The funeral service was at 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 10, at Ward Funeral Home in Washington, KS with Pastor Rich Duerksen officiating. Rose Kleinsorge was the vocalist and pianist and sang "Wonderful Grace of Jesus" and "Amazing Grace." Pallbearers were Daniel Daharsh, Craig Daharsh, Kevin Brandes, Travis Daharsh, Daniel Daharsh, Jr., Alex Daharsh, Brad Rose and Robert Funke. Honorary pallbearers were Tyler Brandes, Trenton Brandes, Eric Wasson and Tim McPeek. Burial was in the Washington Cemetery. Visitation was from 3:00 to 6:00 PM Friday at Stockham Family Funeral Home in McPherson, with the family receiving friends from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. Memorial donations may be given to Grace Bible Church c/o Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460 or Ward Funeral Home, 115 W. Second, Washington, KS 66968. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Roy Eggers, please visit our flower store.

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