John  Portenier

John Wesley Portenier Jr.

Friday, May 22nd, 1953 - Monday, October 12th, 2020
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John Wesley Portenier, Jr, 67, of Atchison, KS, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020 from a battle with liver cancer at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Faith Bible Fellowship Church with Pastor Stephen Lucas officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens, Atchison, KS. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church starting at 10:00 AM. Memorials are suggested to Faith Bible Fellowship Church or Band of Parents for children with Neuroblastoma Cancer and may be sent in care of the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, who has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be left

John was born May 22, 1953 in Atchison, KS, the son, of Cecelia and Donald Bowen, father, John W. Portenier, Sr. He graduated from Atchison High School. John worked as a welder for We-Mac for almost thirty-five years. He attended Faith Bible Fellowship Church. John enjoyed bowling, fishing, playing sports like softball, basketball, coaching his kid’s teams growing up. He also enjoyed watching KU basketball, the Chiefs and Royals. John especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

John married Teresa Avey on March 16, 1970, she survives of the home. Additional survivors include his mother, Cecelia Bowen, Atchison, KS, a son, Ryan and Laura Portenier, Atchison, KS, two daughters; Michelle and Brandon Underwood, Atchison, KS, Sabrina and Michael Lasater, Atchison, KS, a brother, Joe (Barbara) Portenier, eight grandchildren; Erin (Derrick) Hughes, Jacob (Jaysha) Portenier, Colin Lasater, Kerstin (Darrin) Schmidt, Lexi Lasater, Kinley Underwood, Kennedy Portenier, Brooklynn Portenier, five great grandchildren; Audrey Belveal-Portenier, Levi Schmidt, Abel Portenier, Brynzlee Hughes, Jaxson Hughes.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 15th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Thursday, October 15th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Faith Bible Fellowship
    18682 262nd Rd
    ATCHISON, KS 66002
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, October 15th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, October 15th, 2020 11:00am
    Faith Bible Fellowship Church
    18682 262nd Rd
    Atchison, KS 66002
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Stephen Lucas
  • Interment

    Sunset Memory Gardens-Atchison
    Corp. Office: 800 Kansas Ave
    10254 K Hwy 7
    ATCHISON, KS 66002
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Dan Hoffman

Posted at 02:04pm

So sorry for you loss. Please share our condolences with you family.

Dan Hoffman (zephyr) and family
Clay center,ks

Linda mccray

Posted at 09:56am
Teresa, so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your children.

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