Steven A. Atherton

January 24, 1950February 13, 2021

Steven A. Atherton, age 71, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2021. Steven served in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1971, and the U.S. Army Reserves from 1971 to 1974. He spent most of his civilian career working for the Wichita Board of Education. He is preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Darlene Atherton and his sister, Doris Shay (Kevin). Steven is survived by his siblings, Dennis Atherton, Anita and husband, Mike Beck, Darryl Atherton, all of Wichita, and Marsha and husband, Jim Mason, of Cedar Park, Texas. Private family services will be held at Resthaven Mortuary, Wichita. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is set up with the American Heart Association, 1861 N. Rock Road, Suite 380, Wichita, Kansas 67206.


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Steven A. Atherton

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Marsha Mason

February 19, 2021

Steven I love you and will miss you dearly, especially our Sunday chats and hearing about the events of your week. I’m thankful you’re in a better place where there is no pain or suffering. Rest peacefully in your Fathers arms.

Dennis Atherton

February 18, 2021

Thanks Steve for all the memories and great times we had together and fun times we had growing up together we will miss you.R.I.P.

Darryl Atherton

February 18, 2021

Thank you Steven for being a big brother and a good friend, your suffering is over, rest peacefully.

Harry Simpson

February 15, 2021

Rest Steven, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation. U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserves.