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Obituary for David K. Handke

David K. Handke, 65, formally of Atchison, died Feb.1, 2023 at the Oregon Care Center in Oregon, MO.

Graveside service will be held 2:00pm, Friday, February 10, 2023, at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Atchison, Kansas with Fr. Jeremy Heppler as officiate. David has been cremated under the direct care of the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to the Oregon Care Center. Condolences for the family may be left online at

David was born December 3, 1957, in Atchison, Kansas the son of Kenneth and Betty “Elizabeth” (Marr) Handke. He graduated from Atchison High School in 1975. He went on to attend Vo-Tech for automotive repair. In his spare time, he enjoyed music, relaxing, reading and learning about history. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family.

Survivors of David are daughters; Heather (Chadd) Hayworth, Carolina (Alonso) Mora, Jessica Warner, and his grandchildren; Kimber (Carl), Annabelle, Addilynn, Kayden, Savannah, Nathanial, Isabella, Emma, and Lucas. He is preceded by his parents; brother, Mark Handke, and his significant other Janet Hamill.