Obituary photo of James Pokorney, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

James H. "Jim" Pokorney

1935 - 2020
Obituary photo of James Pokorney, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

James H. "Jim" Pokorney

1935 - 2020

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 10:00am to 11:00am
Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
245 NW Independence
Topeka, KS  66608
785-234-5850
Service:
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11:00am
Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
245 NW Independence
Topeka, KS  66608
785-234-5850
Reception:
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
245 NW Independence
Topeka, KS  66608
785-234-5850
Interment:
Memorial Park Cemetery
3616 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66606

Interment:
Memorial Park Cemetery
3616 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66606
James "Jim" Harvey Pokorney, 84, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 at Midland Hospice House.

He was born October 4, 1935 in Concordia, the son of Harry and Ella (Jackson) Pokorney. He grew up in Aurora and Miltonvale, graduating from Miltonvale High School.

Jim was a farmer, a telegrapher for the Union Pacific Railroad for nince years, and then found his real calling in 1969, building houses. He ran his construction company for 30+ years, retiring in 2000.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, Lake Lodge #50 AF & AM, and Loyal Chapter #176 OES, all of Silver Lake. He was a member of the Scottish Rite in Topeka and the Antique Automobile Club of America, Topeka Region.

Jim loved woodworking, raising flowers, restoring old cars, and all cats. His happiest times were with all of the family together for celebrations.

On June 5, 1955 Jim was united in marriage to Dorothy Streeter in Clay Center. She survives. Other survivors include two sons, Sheldon Pokorney, Lawrence and Kevin Pokorney, Rossville; two grandsons, Shawn Pokorney, Overland Park and Shane (Cassie) Pokorney; and one great-grandson, Abel Pokorney.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Parker-Price Funeral Home, 245 NW Independence Ave., Topeka. Masonic services be held following the funeral service. A visitation will take place at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service.
Entombment at Memorial Park Cemetery will take place directly following the funeral services. The family invites friends to gather at the Parker-Price Reception Center after cemetery services.


Memorial Contributions may be made to:

James Pokorney Memorial
C/O Helping Hands Humane Society
5720 SW 21st St.
Topeka, KS 66604

James Pokorney Memorial
C/O First Baptist Church of Silver Lake
3439 NW Hoch Rd.
Silver Lake, KS 66539


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James "Jim" Harvey Pokorney, 84, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 at Midland Hospice House.

He was born October 4, 1935 in Concordia, the son of Harry and Ella (Jackson) Pokorney. He grew up in Aurora and Miltonvale, graduating from Miltonvale High School.

Jim was a farmer, a telegrapher for the Union Pacific Railroad for nince years, and then found his real calling in 1969, building houses. He ran his construction company for 30+ years, retiring in 2000.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, Lake Lodge #50 AF & AM, and Loyal Chapter #176 OES, all of Silver Lake. He was a member of the Scottish Rite in Topeka and the Antique Automobile Club of America, Topeka Region.

Jim loved woodworking, raising flowers, restoring old cars, and all cats. His happiest times were with all of the family together for celebrations.

On June 5, 1955 Jim was united in marriage to Dorothy Streeter in Clay Center. She survives. Other survivors include two sons, Sheldon Pokorney, Lawrence and Kevin Pokorney, Rossville; two grandsons, Shawn Pokorney, Overland Park and Shane (Cassie) Pokorney; and one great-grandson, Abel Pokorney.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Parker-Price Funeral Home, 245 NW Independence Ave., Topeka. Masonic services be held following the funeral service. A visitation will take place at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service.
Entombment at Memorial Park Cemetery will take place directly following the funeral services. The family invites friends to gather at the Parker-Price Reception Center after cemetery services.


Memorial Contributions may be made to:

James Pokorney Memorial
C/O Helping Hands Humane Society
5720 SW 21st St.
Topeka, KS 66604

James Pokorney Memorial
C/O First Baptist Church of Silver Lake
3439 NW Hoch Rd.
Silver Lake, KS 66539


To leave a message for James' family, click the share memories button above.

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 10:00am to 11:00am
Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
245 NW Independence
Topeka, KS  66608
785-234-5850
Service:
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11:00am
Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
245 NW Independence
Topeka, KS  66608
785-234-5850
Reception:
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
245 NW Independence
Topeka, KS  66608
785-234-5850
Interment:
Memorial Park Cemetery
3616 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66606

Interment:
Memorial Park Cemetery
3616 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66606

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