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Carl Rockers
1960-2024

Carl Rockers, age 63, of Garnett, Kansas, passed away on May 26,2024, at his home.

Carl A Rockers was born to Irvin and Margaret Katzer Rockers on July 30th, 1960. He was the youngest of nine children. Carl and his siblings grew up on a dairy farm in Richmond, Kansas. There he learned to love animals and making memories of games with his brothers and sisters. In his youth life, Carl had a great passion for softball. Carl attended grade school at East Scipio and Irving in Garnett, graduating with the class of 1978 from Garnett High School. After graduation, Carl started his career at Deluxe Check Printing in 1980 as a Process Control operator and retired in 2002.

Carl enjoyed putting his heart and soul into caring for his yard and plants. He had a passion for being outdoors, including bird hunting with his brothers and fishing. He loved listening to music, LOUDLY. Carl was a lifelong Chiefs fan and never missed watching a game. He had a great passion for western films, a favorite being Gunsmoke, in fact he named his cat Miss Kitty after the movie.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sarah Riekena; brother, Barry Rockers; niece, Lynneda Martin; nephew, Luke Rockers; brother-in-law, Jim Foltz.

Carl is survived by sisters, Linda Rothers and husband LeWayne of Garnett, Kansas, Lois Foltz of Garnett, Kansas, Marcia Herrman and husband Dave of Topeka, Kansas; brothers, Bernie Rockers and wife Michelle of Garnett, Kansas, Omer Rockers of northwest Arkansas, Kurt Rockers and wife Mindy of Olathe, Kansas;brother-in-law, Tom Riekena; best friend and caregiver Alicia Jones of Garnett, Kansas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Memorial service will take place at 10:00 A.M., on Friday June 14, 2024, at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, Garnett. Inurnment will follow at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to Shriners or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and can be left with the funeral home. Condolences for the family can be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.

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Service/Mass

Feuerborn Family Funeral Service – Garnett
219 S. Oak
Garnett, KS 66032

Interment Funeral

St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery
32292 NE Norton Rd
Garnett, KS 66032

Funeral Home in Charge

Feuerborn Family Funeral Service – Garnett
219 S. Oak
Garnett, KS 66032