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To the dear family of Jeff: Sharity, Logan, Eric, Susan, Steve, Joni, Morris, Mary Lou, Mackenzie & Aiden,
A few of you I've never met, but most of you shared a few wonderful years with me as I cared for Jeff in my home child care for around 3 years. My heart goes out to all of you for your loss of precious Jeffrey. I'm so sorry that my husband and I were out of the country in December and did not know of this tragic loss of a very special life. Jeff was a delightful little boy in my childcare home. I remember him stopping by to visit at Christmas time for several years as he grew up through his elementary and middle school years. My love and prayers are with all of you as you morn the loss of Jeff. My husband, Bill, and I are so very sorry for your loss.
In loving memory of Jeff,
~ Ginger Hefley - January 14, 2013
My heart breaks for you Susan I know how much you loved him and how very proud of him you are. He was a wonderful kid and he grew up to be a special young man. Jeff will allways be in our hearts. Jeff was smart, funny, kind, respectful, a good friend, a proud father, and a loving son. Jeff was so very proud to be a Police Officer. Rest in Peace Jeff.
~ Mona Koehlar/Benton - January 3, 2013
I met Atherly several years ago when we worked at TCF together. I was a nurse and we spent quite a bit of time together. I always appreciated the fact that he never treated the girls like they were different than anyone else. He was respectful to all. I told him all the time that he was a perfect fit for the mental health pod because he was just nutty enough to fit in. He could get the girls to do what they needed to do and without being disrespectful to them. He was the only officer that I seen that could run that pod as it should be. I can't describe him any better than the friends that spoke at his funeral. They did such a good job of describing him. I have not seen Atherly for several years but he left his mark. I also was a single mom and we had many discussions about him being a true mama's boy and he made no apologies for it. He always spoke highly about his mother. My heart truly aches for all of you and think of you often.
~ Kimberly Moore - December 29, 2012
My deepest and dearest condolences go out to the whole Atherly Family. I remember when Jeff was born, holding him in my arm's at our family reunion's, playing card's with Steve and Susan while both of our baby's slept. Jeff was a good man from a great family. He served his pledge to protect the community of Topeka. At time's like this it's hard to find the right word's to say because there are none. Jeff, you are loved by many. You may be gone, but will never be forgotten. My heart goes out to Steve and the Atherly Family.
Cammie Doherty Holmer
~ Cammie Doherty Holmer - December 29, 2012
Such a sad time for our family. It is so hard to lose a loved one, but I can see all of our family members up there giving Jeff a big welcome. They are saying "here's some one that can join us in telling stories and having everyone laughing". That's the way are family has always been when together. Our hearts and prayers are with you.
~ Aunt Hazel & Uncle Russell Lynn - December 28, 2012
Dear Susan and family,
We are so very sorry for the loss of Jeff. We can still see his smiley little boy face in our hearts and minds. He is a hero. He will be remembered for his service to mankind. Please know he is in a peaceful place and try to find comfort in his memories. Love with our sincerest best wishes for his family and yours.
~ Lynne & Fred Bourne - December 27, 2012
Sincerely sympathetic for your loss. Lee and Jim Claussen
~ Lee Claussen - December 24, 2012
Dear Steve, Susan, and extended family of Officer Atherly,
May his memory serve as an example to all and as a blessing to your family as that of an honorable man. Although nothing can make sense of this tragedy, you are in the thoughts and prayers of many people. My heartfelt condolences go out to you all.
~ Howard Epstein - December 24, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers to Jeff's family. He will certainly be missed. We appreciate his service and are so sorry for your loss
~ Danny & Pam Hendricks - December 23, 2012
I only met Officer Atherly once, though I wish it was under better circumstances, as someone close to me was in a crisis. He was very kind, understanding and most definitely a true professional. I firmly believe if it wasn't for Officer Atherly's resourcefulness and quick-thinking, something very bad could have happened to my loved one, and I am very thankful that he was there to help. Rest in Peace, you have done a wonderful job defending and protecting the people of Topeka. You are in my prayers Officer, as well as your family and friends.
~ Hannah H. - December 22, 2012
I remember the first time I spoke to Jeff; he was a young teenager asking all kinds of questions about how he could be a police officer. Over the years I would talk to him and his mother, Susan, about how he wanted to be a police officer. As long as I have known Jeff, that is all he talked about and that is all he wanted to be. What a tragic loss. I want to extend to Susan my deepest sympathy. Jeff was a special person; I knew that the first time I ever spoke to him. I want to commend the Topeka Police Department on how they have dealt with this tragic situation and I want to extend to them my sympathy on the loss of two fine Police Officers.
Sgt. Jack E. Koehlar II
~ Jack Koehlar II - December 22, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Atherly family and our brothers/sisters at the Topeka Police Department, the Shawnee County Sheriff's Department and the State of Kansas. We grieve, mourn and stand side by side with you during this difficult time. Rest in peace warrior, we have the watch from here......
Chief L. Corey Sloan and Staff
Cameron, MO Police Department
~ Chief L. Corey Sloan - December 22, 2012
Mr. A, I'm deeply saddened to hear about the loss of your son. I never knew Jeff, but I'm sure he's a great young man who was raised by such a wonderful family. May god be with you and your family. Matthew Pfannenstiel & family
~ Matthew Pfannenstiel - December 22, 2012
I watched the video. What an amazing young man. I truly feel your pain and anguish. Your memories are your tribute to such an outstanding young man. To Jeff, Thank-you for protecting ,serving and giving the ultimate. Words will never convey enough heartfelt sorrow for his family, fiancee', fellow brother officers here that are left behind. Rest in Peace Jeff.
~ Landra Gail Harwood - December 22, 2012
I am sorry to say that I did know Jeff very well but I grew up with his father Steve and have the utmost respect for Steve and the Atherly family. There is not a doubt in my mind that Jeff would have displayed the same character and integrity of those family members before him. It is my lost that I missed knowing Jeff in life but his spirit lives on.
~ Dave Dalrymple - December 21, 2012
Our hearts go out to you and your family. We cannot comprehend your tremendous grief but as a parents we have great empathy. Your Son will forever be our prayers as he is in your hearts. We hope someday soon you can find peace and once again be able smile and enjoy your grandsons.
Peace be with you.
~ Larry and Lyric Bartz - December 21, 2012
To all of Jeffs' loved ones....My heart hurts for you all in this tragic loss of our two honorable police officers. I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved Jeff. Gods love, strength & prayers to you all....God heal our broken hearts & bind up our wounds. God bless you! Thank you Jeff for your honorable service to TPD....may you rest in eternal peace with our Heavenly Father.
~ Ruth - December 21, 2012
I had the pleasure if meeting Jeff 9 years ago as he was a member of Kappa Sigma. Not one day could he not go without making some one laughter, bring them out of a bad day, share his knowledge both in life experiences or book and music. I am proud to know how much of a friend he became to myself along with many others. I can't think of how much I want my friend back. Gone to soon. I miss you Jeff, and I know you will continue to watch over us as you did on this earth.
~ LeTicia Gonzalez (Thompson) - December 21, 2012
Susan & Family;You know my heart is breaking;we all loved
Jeff and,your Mom,Shirley so much and,Morris too and,to- -think of the sheer bravery Jeff showed I just can't in-
-a way imagine how quick he was taken from us.Know that- -he is with Jesus,Our Most Holy Lord of,All and,I have- -already prayed for Jeff and,the other police officer,as
-well please call me as I need to be your close friend;I- -hope I was Jeffs'as well,please remember we have had a-
-good time with you all over the years'and,will try to- -
-keep in touch.My heartfelt deepest sympathy;love to you-
-as well,Jeffrey;you will be deeply missed by many here.
-With God's Love;-
-I have known Jeff and,Susan for a very long time--and,the Imthurns',too.-
~ Beverly A.Robards. - December 21, 2012
I want you to know that I am praying for you and your family.
Beverly Fox Williams
~ B A Wiliams - December 20, 2012
Mr. Atherly was indeed a very kind man. He was so fair and understanding, I believe he would give anyone the shirt off of his back. God called home his angel, as Atherly was truly an angel. May the family and friends find comfort in the great memories Mr. Atherly left them, and know that he is with God.
~ Lisa Graham - December 20, 2012
I would like to say how sorry we are to the family ,and friends of Jeff. We live next to him,and didn't get to know him other than a Hi how are you or the occasional wave ,but I could tell he had many friends.
~ John, Ami, Alec Strickert - December 20, 2012
Sharity, Logan & Eric, I have known Sharity since she was 4 yrs old and she has been like a daughter to me. There is nothing that can be done and no words that can be said that will change what has happened or how you are feeling. I am sorry for that and you know if there was anything I could do to change things I would certianly do it for you. I love you and the boys and will always be here if you need me.
~ Belinda Cashman - December 20, 2012
Steve and Joni and family:
You are in our thoughts and prayers everyday. No words can express our sorrow, but know that we are here to support you in any way we can. Your wonderful memories of Jeff are part of your heart and soul, and he will live on through Logan. That twinkle in his eye, his laughter and contagious smile will show through. Always,
~ Gary & Donna - December 20, 2012
I had the pleasure of first meeting Jeff when he applied to become a police officer. I remember he was so excited at our first meeting. I got to know Jeff and who he was. It was obvious he would be a great police officer. I'm glad he achieved his dream. Gone too soon, but not forgotten. Rest in Peace.
~ Randy Mills - December 20, 2012
As I am still numb it's hard to come up with the right words to say. Jeff, you were such an amazing friend. Anytime I needed anything you were there, even if it was to just give that goofy smile of yours. The pain I feel can not even compare to the pain your family is going through. I give my deepest condolences to the family. You were a true friend, and a great co worker. I was so thrilled for you when finally you were able to make your dream come true. I felt so much safer when I knew you were out patrolling. I know you're looking down and cracking jokes still about my bad decisions. You will never be forgotten, and you will remain a true hero in my heart.
~ Leah & Kayden - December 20, 2012
I knew Jeff for several years at TCF. I was his Lieutennt and then worked as a counselor. He was a dedicated officer who you could always count on him. Positive, proud, and patient but also had a light moment to share. His drem was to be a policeman wich he shared with me many times. He got his wish. Jeff was a Good Young Man. To his family, nothing I will be able to say or do will ease your pain. Please know that he will be in my heart, on mind, and prayers especially during these next 2 trying dys to come. We at TCF used to kid a lot and had a saying. It was" I LOVE YOU MAN". Well, Jeff, know that I DO LOVE YOU MAN.
~ Michael Gainey - December 20, 2012
Wish I could take away your pain.
~ Laurie - December 20, 2012
i just wanted to say im sorry
~ joan - December 20, 2012
Susan, Steve & Family,
So sorry to hear about your loss, may god be with you in this hard time. My prayers are with you.
~ Janese (Benham) Boosinger - December 20, 2012
To the Atherly Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this time. Jeff worked with my husband, he was a great police officer and a good man.
We will never forget.
~ Reuter Family - December 20, 2012
To the Atherly family, I did not have the pleasure of knowing Jeff. But my heart goes out to you on the loss of your son. May God give you the strength for the days ahead. He will see you thru.
I lived at "Old Strawn" so knew the older group of Atherly's and DeLongs.
One of my aunts was married to Duane Atherly and one was married to Wendall (Red) DeLong (Highway Patrol).
My prayers are with your family and also all the brave men and women that put their lives of the line for us each and every day.
Audrey (Carlton) Coker
~ Audrey Coker - December 19, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.
Jack and Gail (Tuffley) Carlson
~ Gail Carlson - December 19, 2012
Susan, I am so sorry for your loss. Jeff was such a joy to be around. I remember that sweet smile he had and he always had one for everyone he came in contact with. I have thought about you so often the last few days and have been saying a prayer for you and your family. I know this has to be the hardest ordeal you'll ever have to go through. God bless you and your family and he will help you through this.
~ Kay Stocker - December 19, 2012
Though sadden by the loss of life cut short and heavy hearts with flowing tears through out our community. You touched many of lives through out your life here on earth. My brother I will say, as you look down from heaven scenes above, may we all gather together again and share a new world of peace and love, one without violence, nothing but peace and harmony regardless of race color or creed.
Captain Mark F Robertson/ret.
~ Mark F Robertson - December 19, 2012
Although I never got to work alongside Officer Atherly, I heard good things about him from his brother officers. My sincere condolences to his family and friends. Although he is gone, he will not be forgotten
~ Ricky Mills - December 19, 2012
To All the Atherly Family, Our deepest sympathys are given to all of you. This is not something we can understand this side of heaven. We're praying for your comfort and a peace that passes understanding. My husband served in the USMC and I also had to trust he was in God's hands when he left on missions. I thank God for brave men such as Jeff who make the rest of us so very humbled and grateful. In God's Love,
Christy Vincent for all the Vincent Family
~ Christy Vincent - December 19, 2012
Steve and Joni: Bob and I are heartbroken to hear about your son. He must have been a wonderful person. Our prayers are with you both and with Jeff's family.
~ Bob & Judy Haselwood - December 19, 2012
Gone but never forgotten.
~ Laura - December 19, 2012
What can I say.. I am proud to have known your son.
I can imagine your heartbreak for as you know my own only son is a police officer and I've worried about him every day of his over 25 years of service.
And, I know my son was also proud to have known your son.
~ Jack E. Koehlar - December 19, 2012
I'm so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
~ Angie Young - December 19, 2012
I am so sorry.
~ Ellen Newlin - December 19, 2012
To the family of Jeff Atherly, we pray for comfort and peace for all of you. Jeff sounds like a remarkable man. Thank you for the service he provided to our community. We will continue to pray for you during this very difficult time.
~ Ron & Heidi Haney - Topeka Fire Dept. - December 19, 2012
"I did not know him, but we were Brothers." (Author Unknown)
Synpathies and prayers to the family of this brave young man. May God comfort you in this time of sorrow.
~ Frank (TPD Ret) & Deana Gregg - December 19, 2012
I just wanted to let the family know they are in my thoughts and prayers.
~ Carrie Pare - December 19, 2012
Susan, Steven, Morris,
You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Jeff truly reflected the love that you all provided to him and was an amazing Human Being. Sending our Love and comfort to each of you.
God Bless and Peace
Becky (Henderson) Roth, Henrietta Henderson,Don Henderson and Connie Deguair
~ Rebecca Roth - December 19, 2012
Our prayers of comfort for our fallen Officers family's.
Jeff is a good man and will live on in heaven. Many here at the Plaza will miss him as he was friends to us all. Rest in Peace bro. As we will try to
carry on and Jeff will be in our hearts forever.
~ Doug - December 19, 2012
And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.
You will most definitely be missed by all that came into contact with you. It has been a privilege knowing and working with you. You were one of the best. Always the professional, polite and caring. You were appreciated for the job you did. A great guy gone way to soon. Rest in the arms of the Lord.
~ Carl & Betty Clark - December 19, 2012
I knew jeff through his Fiancee sharity Kranz. I knew jeff pretty well it was nice to see him and see how he treated shar and the boys. all of us loved jeff. When i found out he was killed i cryed my eyes out i just needed to talk to someone. Sharity we loved you and always will same with the boys we loved them will all of are hearts! We are there for you whenever you need us and you know that! don't hesitate! WE LOVE YOU!!!!
~ Kaylee Wilson - December 19, 2012
Joni and Steve,
I remember Jeff drawing pictures when he was little and giving them to Joni on Mother's Day.
Jeff safeguarded and protected us. His bravery and courage were an inspiration. Jeff is our hero - now and forever.
We love you both and hold you closely in our hearts and prayers.
Mary Warner and Don Desmond
~ Mary Warner - December 19, 2012
To the Atherly Family,
Nothing anyone says can take away the pain of having someone we love taken away but hopefully knowing the citizens of Topeka have been honored by his service & sacriface will provide you some peace. May the memories that you hold close to your heart provide you with comfort.
~ Carolyn Ohmes - December 19, 2012
My heart hurts for the family, friends, c0-workers, and community that has known and has now lost Jeff. And although his service in this life is complete he is already walking the streets of gold preparing the way for those that follow. May God hold us all in the palm of His hand until we meet again.
~ Deb Heston - December 19, 2012
To Jeff's family, I am very sorry for you loss. In reading his obituary I would agree with the statement about his smile. It was infectious and made others feel good. Jeff was just learning his calling and enjoyed his work greatly, but he was truly a great person who had a lot to give and who was taken way to early. I hope time will heal your loss and may God bless you!!
~ Steve Taylor - December 19, 2012
I did not have the privilege of knowing this young man, but I know he was a hero. He sacrificed his life so the rest of us could live in a safer world. I am so sorry for the tremendous loss to your family and I will pray that God wraps you in His great arms of love and kindness to get you through this time.
~ Brenda Robinson - December 19, 2012
To the family of Jeff,
I am truly sorry for the loss of such a fine Man. I not only grieve for Jeff as a fellow LEO, but I also had the pleasure of going to Washburn with Jeff while we were both members of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Jeff is truly a Hero for his service to those who needed him most. Thank you Jeff for your service.
~ Jared Underwood - December 19, 2012
To the Atherly family;
Although we did not know Jeff nor do we know you my family extends our sincere condolence to you in this very difficult time. May God bring comfort and peace to you all.
~ Annie Parvin - December 19, 2012
Susan and Morris...we love you both very much (and we also share our condolences with the Atherly family), and Jeffers was a good boy who we know made you all very proud of his accomplishments. Prayers and know we are here if you need us!
Bruce, Claudia, Gwen, and Carl Perney
Marge and Bev Robards
~ Claudia Perney - December 19, 2012
I didn't know Jeff personally, but my heart goes out to Susan and her family for their loss. Prayers to the family.
~ Steph Myrick - December 19, 2012
God bless your family, our prayers are with them Jeff. You've taken care of us on earth now your doing it in heaven. Thank you, dear Jeff
~ Dr. and Mrs Dennis - December 19, 2012
To all of Jeff's families and friends, I am praying that you find some comfort that you were able to know him and have wonderful memories in his lifetime. I am so sorry for you loss. He is a true HERO! Janet and Tom Wulfkuhle
~ Janet Wulfkuhle - December 19, 2012
Please accept my sincere sympathy on the recent loss of your dear loved one. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May the God of comfort be with you in this time of sorrow. May these words bring you hope, "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more, neither will mourning, nor outcry, nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." (Revelation 21:4) This promise will be fulfilled one day, until then, may all your memories sustain you in the days to come.
~ Lisa - December 19, 2012
Our prayers are with Officer Atherly's family and friends. May the Lord hold you in the palm of his hand, and remember, a heros memory will live forever.
~ Terry & Brenda Lister - December 18, 2012
I remember you, Steve, bringing little Jeff over to visit Grandpa Glenn and Grandma Marylou who lived next door to us. We are so sorry for your loss.
Dave and Cheryl Carson
~ Cheryl Carson - December 18, 2012
Dear Susan, Steve, and Morris ~~~I am so very sorry to learn of the loss of your son, Jeff....and I cannot imagine the heart ache. You all are in my constant thoughts, and I pray you will be comforted by friends and family who are surrounding you in love. Kristie Buckman Adney, Kalispell, MT.
~ Kristie Adney - December 18, 2012
I am so very sorry for your loss. Atherly was a ball of energy and a very kind soul. He could always make you laugh when you were having a "trying day" in the control center. He will be greatly missed.
Sgt. K Willie
Topeka Correctional Facility
~ Kristie Willie - December 18, 2012
Dearest Atherly family and friends,
My heart goes out to you all. I thank the lord above for Officer Atherly and all he did for our community all the while doing it selflessly. Although I never had the pleasure of meeting him, I can ell from all I have heard that he was a very loving person and genuinely cared about others. May God surround you all with love and guidance. God bless you!
~ Stephanie Maze - December 18, 2012
i think jeff came to my work a few times to take a report from us he was a real nice guy. prayers go out to u and your family. my husband use to be a cop and it hit home rip jeff.
~ sharon - December 18, 2012
Susan, Morris and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Memories of Jeff running the halls at Avondale East with your mom (Shirley) make me smile. He was so loving to you as well as others. I want to say Thank You for sharing him with Topeka. Love and prayers!
~ Julie Fields Patterson - December 18, 2012
To the family of Jeff Atherly...Although our family did not know him personally, it is with a heavy heart that we sign this guest book. Our warmest thoughts and prayers go to each of his family members today and for all the days to come. His service to our community was appreciated, but the ultimate sacrifice receives our endless gratitude.
Godspeed Officer Atherly....your memory will forever live on.
~ Adrian & Tish Alcala & Shelle Smith - December 18, 2012
To all of Jeff's family, we are so sorry for your lost. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you strength and help you each and every day.
God Bless You All !
Chuck & Kathy DeLong
~ Chuck & Kathy DeLong - December 18, 2012
I knew Jeff through his fiancee ,Sharity Kranz. Shar is like a grandaughter to me. He had Easter with us one year and it was so neat to watch him take care of Eric and Logan. I could tell from that he was an awesome father and the perfect man for our "Shar". It is just so sad that he had to leave all of them so soon. They will not have his influence growing up, but I know Shar will carry his wishes on. That smile on his face I always thought was just plain onrey and I just loved it. I know life goes on and Shar and the boys have to go on. She knows that she has a double family praying for her and the boys. Shar , know that Jeff is not hurting, even tho I know you are...and he will always be watching over you and the boys. He is wrapped in Angels wings and cupped in God's hands. We love you sweetie..
~ Don and Nancy Wischmeier - December 18, 2012
We all feel sadness beyond words. Family, friends and law enforcement have suffered the loss of such a fine young man and police officer. My condolences to Jeff's family.
~ Dean Forster - December 18, 2012
Steve, Joni and Family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that we are aware, first hand, of the dangers police officers face. When a brother officer loses his life while serving others, it affects not only family deeply, but an entire community. We grieve with you and wish we could be there for last call. Although we did not know Jeff, we know his desire was to serve and you can be very, very proud of that.
May he rest in the arms of our Savior, and may the Lord comfort you.
Our deepest sympathy,
John and Marci Huffman
Star Valley, Arizona
~ John and Marci Huffman - December 18, 2012
Susan and Morris,
I am at a loss for words here. You had an incredible young man taken from you. I am proud to have known him and still have the pictures from our outing to Sky's Restaurant and for a carriage ride on the Plaza. Your loss is shared by many. But the depth of the loss of a son and grandson can only be imagined by us. Prayers from my family to yours.
~ Rick Lane - December 18, 2012
My Heart is aching and I don't know what to say, but just know that my Thoughts and Prayers are with you each and everyday. May God wrap his arms around you and comfort each of you. Hope you find a little comfort in the Poem below--Thoughts and Prayers.
A Policeman’s Prayer
When I started my tour of duty, God
Wherever crime may be,
As I walk the darkened streets alone,
Let me be close to thee.
Please give me understanding
With both young and old.
Let me listen with attention
Until their story’s told.
Let me never make a judgment
In a rash or callous way,
But let me hold my patience
Let each man have his say.
Lord, if some dark and dreary night,
I must give my life,
Lord, with your everlasting love
Protect my children and my wife.
~ Doris Cochran - December 18, 2012
Dear Morris and Susan, Jeff loved law enforcement work. He loved what he did, and did what he loved. His memory will live on forever and his friends will be proud to have known such a friend. My thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow and grief. God bless.
~ Loretta B. Lynn - December 18, 2012
May God be with you at this time to help you find comfort and strength....We are so sorry for your loss.
The Doyle and Cox families
~ Ann Doyle - December 18, 2012
On behalf of the faculty in the Criminal Justice & Legal Studies Department at Washburn University, please accept my condolences. We are so proud of our alums who contribute so much to public service –Jeff’s service was above and beyond.
I wanted you to be aware that our department is establishing an academic scholarship in Jeff’s name. The Jeff Atherly Law Enforcement Scholarship of $1000.00 will support undergraduate students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in law enforcement.
It’s worth mentioning too that we’re also establishing the David Gogian Criminal Justice Graduate Scholarship of $1000.00, which will be awarded to graduate students employed in a law enforcement agency while pursuing the Masters of Criminal Justice Degree. Like Jeff, David was an alum having received his Master’s degree in criminal justice at Washburn University.
Dr. Gary Bayens, Chair
Department of Criminal Justice
Benton Hall, Room 201 A
Topeka, KS 66621
~ Gary Bayens - December 18, 2012
We want to express our deepest sympathy to Susan, Morris, and family in this time of terrible sorrow. We were shocked and saddened to hear of your loss. Morris, we know how proud you were when your grandson, Jeff, decided to become an officer. We honor his service to others. Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and in the future. May God bless and comfort you.
~ Craig and Michelle Drummond and family - December 18, 2012
I am so sorry for the deep losses experienced by family and friends of both officers. My mother is a friend of Officer Atherly's mother and I cannot recall a recent conversation with my own mother in which she did not have words of appreciation for his work as a police officer along with the care and affection he consistently demonstrated for his own mother Susan. These two first responders will be missed by many.
~ Carolyn Martin - December 18, 2012
Susan, My heart breaks for you and your family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you . God is right beside you and will give you the strength to go forward!
In Gods Love
Barb and Dallas
~ Barbara Parlett - December 18, 2012
Susan and family,
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
~ Charleen Sorrels, Travis Brown & Dillon Brown - December 18, 2012
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