Roger Leland Zlatnik

Roger Leland Zlatnik passed away on September 29, 2020. He was born February 12, 1929 to Joseph and Cecil Zlatnik. His wife of 64 years, Joann, survives as do sons: Bret Zlatnik (St. Louis, MO) and Craig Zlatnik, wife Barbara (Houston, TX); son Aaron Zlatnik is deceased. There are six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Roger grew up in Delia, Kansas and graduated from Washburn University. He served his country in the Army during the Korean War. Roger spent most of his career in furniture sales for Ed Marling’s and Lewis Furniture Stores. Prior to retirement, he served as a guide and then Assistant Sargant of Arms for the Kansas Senate at the Kansas State Capitol. Survived by one brother, Laverne Zlatnik and sisters, Rosella Hoglund and Mary Alice Huntsman.  Memorial Service will be held October 9 at 1:00 pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church.

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  1. Sorry to hear of Roger’s passing. Enjoyed working with him at the Capitol on the Senate Sargent-At-Arms staff for many years.

  2. I will be praying for you and your family at this difficult time. Joann I remember going to your wedding. Leland always had a smile on his face.Take care

  3. Dear LaVerne,
    So sorry to read of the loss of your brother. May God grant you and his family Peace at this time in remembering the memories of their departed.

    Joe & Pauline Conley

  4. I worked with Roger for several years in the 1970s at Ed Marlings in Holliday Square. He was a wonderful man that I very much liked and respected. Always a smile and a good word. I am truly saddened to hear of his passing.

  5. This is such a loss to those of us who knew him. A great presence in the state Capitol and I so appreciated the roses at Westminster Presbyterian Church and your home landscaping.
    Joann, I understand and feel your loss. My heart goes out to you and the rest of the family. With Sympathy,
    Rep. Annie Kuether

  6. I was so sorry to read of Roger’s passing. I enjoyed working with him and knowing him through church for many years. He had a great sense of humor, even when it came to naming his children. Prayers for healing during this time.

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