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Patricia E. Atchison 1944 - 2017 Bonner Springs, KS

Patricia Eve Atchison, 73, of Bonner Springs, formerly of De Soto, KS passed away August 11, 2017. Funeral service will be 11:00 am Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 W. 87th St. Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66219. Burial follows at De Soto Cemetery, De Soto, KS. Visitation 10:00 am before the service. Arrangements by: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner 9138567111. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.c om Patricia was born January 3, 1944 in Centralia, KS to Keith William Reaser and Frances Rose Budd Brown. She grew up in Oketo, KS with her grandmother, graduated from high school in Coldwater, KS and then attended Emporia State and Washburn University for two years. Patricia married Bobby “Bob” Gene Atchison on November 17, 1972 in Lawrence, KS. They lived in Topeka, De Soto and then moved to Bonner Springs three years ago. She was a CoOwner and Vice President for 29 years of Performance Glass Inc. in DeSoto, KS and now located in Bonner Springs. She also sold real estate for 32 years. Patricia was a member of the Lenexa Baptist Church and De Soto Chamber of Commerce. She enjoyed traveling, entertaining and especially loved having family dinners. Patricia made the holidays extra special and always included others to help celebrate. She will be dearly missed by family and friends. Patricia was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Kary Reaser. She is survived by her husband of 45 years; children: Kayla Atchison of Topeka, KS, Paula and Jeff Broadbent of Shawnee, KS, Richard Atchison of Shawnee, KS, Robert and Susan Atchison of Arvonia, KS and Heather and Carl West of Bonner Springs, KS; 14 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren, 1 on the way and siblings: Richard Brown of Phoenix, AZ, Clint Reaser of Rogers, AR, Karen Robison of Silver Lake, KS and Vickie Norris of Kansas City, MO