Judith R. Rooney

SATANTA - Judith R. Rooney, 86, died June 18, 2020, in Satanta District Hospital, Satanta, Ks. She was born February 23, 1934 in Norton, Ks., the daughter of William Walter Rouse and Winifred Maureen (Corley) Rouse.


Judy graduated from Fort Hays State University, Class of 1956. She married Archie Franklin Rooney on March 30, 1956. Following graduation, they settled in a house on the family farm that was won in a poker game. Archie and Judy were married for 51 years before he passed in July 2007.


Survivors include her son, William Patrick Rooney and wife, Jeanette of Satanta; daughters, Ardith R. Dunn and husband, Kent of Satanta, RoxAnn R. Rooney and her husband, Robert Miller of Treasure Island, FL; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and four nieces and nephews.


In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Ann Hazlett.


In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established for Satanta District Hospital. Memorials may be mailed to Robson Funeral Home, P.O. 747, Satanta, Ks. 67870.


Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 21, 2020, with family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


A private family funeral service will be held, and burial will be held at Dudley Township Cemetery, Satanta, Ks.