About Piper Funeral Home

We're caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions.

We have three locations to serve you: St. Marys, Rossville and Eskridge. We invite you to call one of our locations to set up an appointment to discuss your pre-planning needs at any time!

John R. Floersch

April 25, 2015

John R. Floersch 58, Lake Clinton, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka.


He was born February 4, 1957 at Topeka, the son of Joseph and Dolores Dohrman Floersch.  John grew up in the Delia community and graduated from Rossville High School in 1975.


He owned and operated Lawn Care Plus Lawn Service in Johnson County.  He was an avid fisherman and hunter and loved the outdoors and cooking.  He enjoyed being with family and spending time with friends.  John was a member of the Catholic Church.


John was united in marriage to Sheila Copeland, they later divorced.


He was preceded in death by his father, Joe on August 13, 2003 and his sister, Karen Crow on March 31, 2015.


Survivors include his mother, Dolores Floersch, Rossville; his son, Austin (Misty) Floersch. Olathe; his daughter, Emmy (Jason) Sedlacek, Rossville; a sister, Kathy (Bob) Olejnik, Rossville; a brother-in-law, Joe Crow, Delia; four grandsons, Caiden Musick, Ethan, Colton and Mason Floersch; 2 nephews and 3 nieces and his beloved dog, Reggie.


Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Rossville.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys where there will be a rosary recited at 7:00 P.M.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Helping Hands Humane Society or Midland Hospice and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, KS. 66536.  To read a full obituary and to leave online condolences please go to www.piperfuneralhome.com.

Print this obituary

13 thoughts on “John R. Floersch

  1. Emmy & Austin,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We had many good memories with your Dad like camping, fishing, and even a Jimmy Buffett concert. Your family has been very special to us with Emmy helping raise our young boys and Austin helping on the farm for many years. If you ever need anything just call.

  2. John was a one of a kind “gentle giant”. His kindness and friendship will be missed by many. We are so very sorry for the family’s loss.

  3. Dolores and Kathy, We are so sorry for the loss of John…..and also just read about Karen in John’s obit. Life seems a little unfair at times, but we must trust that our Lord knows best and will see you through this difficult time. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all. I just called Terry and Tonya to tell them and Terry also said to tell you both he is thinking of you.

  4. Delores,
    My prayers are with you. Loosing two children in less than a month I can’t even imagine the pain you are suffering. And Kathy, prayers for you also loosing both of your siblings in such a short time.
    Prayers for comfort and peace to your wonderful family.

  5. Dolores
    I was good friends of Germaine & Lloyd and met you in Mission, Texas. Have good memories of playing cards there and at your home in Rossville. I am so sorry for the loss of your son and send my condolences to you and your family! God bless.

  6. our prayers and condolences to the florecsh family. John was a blessing to our family for the past 17 years that my dad (roger Russell) worked for him. He took my dad under his wing and acted as a father to my dad. We all loved going to the get together a he would have every year! We will miss him dearly! He is in a much better place and in no more pain!

  7. Please accept our deepest condolences in the loss of John. He will be greatly missed! God Speed Big John…………
    The Stum’s ~ Wilb & Sis

  8. Dolores and Kathy,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your family as I mentioned for Karen were an important part of my growing up in Delia. Please let me know if there is anything I can do.


  9. John’s infectious smile, laughter, wit and humor will be greatly missed! The entire family is in my thoughts.

    Sarah (Leeper) Muller

  10. May all your memories comfort you in the days to come with love, hugs and prayers for your wonderful family.

Sign Guestbook

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *