Reiff, Jacob R. 1942-2019

Jacob Ronald Reiff, 77, of Atchison, died May 16, 2019, at his home.

There will be no funeral services per family wishes.

Memorial contributions are suggest to final expenses and may be sent to Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home.

Words of sympathy can be left online at

Jacob was born on Aug. 26, 1942, to Jacob Ronald Reiff and Ruby (Bates) Reiff in Gypsum, Kansas.

Jacob married Rita Betts on Aug. 1, 1980, in Miami, Oklahoma.

He worked for Rockwell International until he retired after 33 years.

He enjoyed woodworking, painting yard statues, gardening, building go-karts for his grandchildren, and a collector of knifes, clocks and eagles.

He is survived by: his sons, Charles (Crystal) Reiff, Atchison, Troy (Vicki) Reiff, Atchison, and Preston Reiff, Kansas City, Missouri; his daughters, Jenny (Casey Chappell) Goodman, Effingham, Kansas, Rhonda Wheeler and Anita Reiff, both of Topeka, Kansas; two sisters, Elizabeth Fisher, Topeka, and Georgetta Como, of Lenexa, Kansas; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He is preceded by: his father; mother; wife; sister, Sharon Priddy; and son, Ronald L. Reiff. As published in the Atchison Globe.

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