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The Kansas City Star reports:

Walter "Larry" Atzenweiler

December 3, 1934 - February 24, 2022

Overland Park, Kansas - Larry Atzenweiler passed away on February 24, 2022 peacefully in his sleep. Larry was born on December 3, 1934 to Walter H. and Anna M. Atzenweiler in Topeka, Kansas and grew up in Kansas City, Missouri.

Larry graduated from Southwest High School, in Kansas City, and then from Kansas State University a few years later. He was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. While at K-State Larry was introduced to the love of his life, Rowena Jean Cook, from Columbus, Kansas. The two were united in marriage in 1958.

After college Larry served in the Army Reserves and then went to work for Butler Manufacturing as a sales training manager. In the early 1970's Larry started the Atzenweiler Company and sold advertising for a few beef cattle publications. Then in 1971 Larry was one of the founders of the Missouri Beef Cattleman magazine which became the official publication for the Missouri Cattlemen's Association. Larry worked for Missouri Beef Cattleman for over 40 years.

Larry was proceeded in death by his parents, his daughter Ann (1979), and his wife Rowena (2020). Survivors include: son Andy (Gena) Atzenweiler and their children August and Stella; son David (Shirley) Atzenweiler and their children Alex, Lauren, Jacob, Dane, and Andy; his sister Mary Ann Woodcock of St. Louis, Missouri. Along with many nieces, nephews, and many friends.

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