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Douglas Eugene "Doug" Riggs

December 5, 1954 ~ December 19, 2021 (age 67)
Douglas Eugene “Doug” Riggs, 67, of Bushton, Kansas, passed away December 19, 2021, at his home. He was born December 5, 1954, in Lyons, Kansas, the son of Lawrence and Helen Osgood Riggs. Doug was a lifetime Bushton resident. He graduated from Bushton High School with the class of 1972, and later graduated from Beloit Vocational-Technical School with a degree in Heavy Equipment. Doug was a heavy equipment operator for Rice County Kansas for ten years. He was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church, Bushton, and a member of the Christian Motorcyclist Association. Doug enjoyed riding his motorcycle and most of all spending time with his grandchildren. On May 30, 1987, Doug was united in marriage with Karen Bieberle in Bushton. She survives of the home. He is also survived by his daughter, Amanda Plattner and husband Jeff and their children, Claire, Adam, and Julianna all of Holyrood, KS; daughter, Jennifer Riggs of the home; brother, Charles Riggs and wife Connie of Norwich, CT; and numerous nieces and nephews. Doug was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Dennis Riggs. Funeral mass will be at 10:30 A.M., Thursday, December 23, 2021, at Holy Name Catholic Church, Bushton, with Father Michael Brungardt officiating. A private family burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be from 6:00 until 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at Holy Name Catholic Church with family present. A parish rosary will be said at 7:00 P.M. at the church. Memorials may be given to Amanda Plattner (for the grandchildren’s education fund) in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons.

 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
December 22, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Holy Name Catholic Church
296 3rd Road
Bushton, KS 67427

Parish Rosary
Wednesday
December 22, 2021

7:00 PM
Holy Name Catholic Church
296 3rd Road
Bushton, KS 67427

Funeral Mass
Thursday
December 23, 2021

10:30 AM
Holy Name Catholic Church
296 3rd Road
Bushton, KS 67427


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