He was born November 20, 1952 at Fort Scott, Kansas, the son of Jackie and Mable Louise (Cook) Starliper. He attended schools in the Savonburg area before graduating from Elsmore Grade School. He then attended Moran High School. John married Nancy (Masters) Starliper on May 28, 1972 at Elsmore, Kansas.
This union was blessed with four children. John was a farmer and worked in local oil fields.
He owned and operated his own well service business in the 1980s.
He was working for A and A Well Service until his health no longer allowed in 2010. He loved hunting, fishing, and trap shooting. John particularly enjoyed going to Branson and Silver Dollar City.
John was preceded in death by his parents, Jackie and Mable Louise Starliper and his father-in-law, Dean Masters.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy of the home; his son, Chad Starliper and wife Sandra of Elsmore, Kansas; three daughters, Wendy Froelich of Stark, Kansas; Julie Hays and husband Ryan of Walnut, Kansas; Megan Starliper of Pittsburg, Kansas; six grandchildren, Whitney, Logan, Meranda, Chad Alan, Mackenzie, and Rylie; two sisters, Virginia Caler and husband Norman of Pittsburg, Kansas, and Janice Janssen and husband David of Savonburg, Kansas; and mother-in-law, Betty Masters of Chanute, Kansas.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011 at the Elsmore United Methodist Church.
Interment will follow in the Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Savonburg.
The family will greet friends from 6 p.m.-- 8 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home in Moran.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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