John Ober

John David Ober

Tuesday, April 12th, 1938 - Monday, September 21st, 2020
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John David Ober, 82, of Atchison, KS, passed away Monday, September 21, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.

A celebration of life is tentatively set for April of 2021. He has been cremated under the direction of Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to KCPD CARES TEAM and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at

John was born April 12, 1938 in Kansas City, MO, the son of Lawrence Sidney and Irene Griggs (Peacock) Ober. He served in the United States Army as a MP. John received a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice in 1974. He was a Police Officer earning the rank of Captain and retiring in 1985. John was also a farmer. He was a member of the Cole Camp Church in MO and then First Presbyterian Church, Atchison, KS. He enjoyed genealogy, coin and stamp collecting and boating on the lake.

John married Jean Marie Armstrong on April 12, 1959, she survives of the home. Additional survivors include a son, David Craig and Molly Marie Ober, Atchison, KS, and a daughter, Dana Louise and Raymond Michael, Watts, Atchison, KS and three grandchildren, Michael “Dylan” Watts, David “Austin” Ober and Alexander John Ober.

He was preceded in death by his parents.
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Posted at 02:37pm
My sincerest condolences to the entire family. I always enjoyed John's big smile and happy greetings when I was at the lake. John and Jeanie both were so caring for my father as well. My thoughts and prayers to you all. Mimi Brown

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