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Jerry Boone

November 3, 1943 — October 15, 2016

Jerry M. Boone, 72, La Cygne, Kansas passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at the Louisburg Health Care and Rehab. He was born on November 3, 1943 at Paola, Kansas the son of Irvin and Esther Croghan Boone. Jerry spent a lot of his childhood traveling back and forth from Kansas to California with his parents and the Marmon family. During this time, is when he met his lifelong friend Pat Marmon.. They were more like brothers than friends. He married the love of his life Dixie Ross on July 10, 1965 at Kansas City, Kansas. Jerry and Dixie lived in La Cygne where they spent fifty-one years of marriage together. The couple enjoyed riding mules, going coon hunting and driving country roads looking for wildlife. They also enjoyed dancing and they were really good at it. Jerry worked as a mechanic at the La Cygne bus barn for fifteen years. He would also fill in and drive the bus when needed. He then spent time working as a fiber optic installer throughout the country. He and his wife Dixie opened the Family Cafe in November of 1991. The cafe is still open to this day. Jerry loved and was proud of his family. He had a heart of gold and would be the first one to help someone in need. His passion was hunting, fishing and telling a good story. He looked forward to going to elk camp in Meeker, Colorado every year. Jerry went every fall for over forty years. He also enjoyed watching his kids play sports. He rarely missed an event and later on in life he enjoyed watching his grandkids participate in their events. He was always the loudest one in the stands. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Luke Allan Boone, a brother, Ronald Boone, three sisters, Wanda Hood, Sally Malone, and Joyce Hensley. Jerry is survived by his wife, Dixie, three sons: Patrick Boone and Judy, Jerry Paul Boone and Lisa, and Richard Boone and Laurie, four daughters: Tammy Weitman and Danny, Juley Isenhower and J.J., Tiffany VanNorman and Nathan, and Lisa Elmore and David, two brothers, Kenneth and Danny Boone, one sister, Cathy Miller, twenty-six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Services will be 10:30 am Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the La Cygne Christian Church. Inurnment at Oak Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Wednesday at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. Contributions are suggested to Oak Lawn Cemetery. On line condolences for the family can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel.

Visitation Details

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Schneider Funeral Homes & Crematory, LaCygne Chapel

Service Information

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 10:30am, La Cygne Christian Church

Interment Details

Oak Lawn Cemetery

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