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Max E. Eskildsen, 86

Date of Birth:July 29, 1930
Date of Death: July 20, 2017

Max E. Eskildsen, 86, Overland Park, KS, died Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the Overland Park Nursing and Rehab Center. Graveside services will be 12:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association. Max was bo......

     

Diane L. Persing, 62

Date of Birth:October 31, 1954
Date of Death: July 20, 2017

Diane L. (Snippen) Persing, of Olathe, KS. passed away peacefully on July 20, 2017 surrounded by her family.

She was born in Antigo, WI on October 31st, 1954, and grew up in Washburn, WI with eight brothers and sisters. Diane graduated from Ondossagon High near Ashland WI. In 1972, and moved soon after to Coon R......

     

James Thomas Kehoe, Jr., 93

Date of Birth:August 18, 1923
Date of Death: July 19, 2017

     James Thomas Kehoe, Jr., 93, of Leawood, KS, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017.  Services will be Monday, July 24, with an Office for the Dead Prayer at 9:45 AM, Visitation at 10:00 AM and Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Road, Leawood, KS 66206.......

     

Kevin Charles Berthelsen, 57

Date of Birth:June 03, 1960
Date of Death: July 16, 2017

Kevin C. Berthelsen, 57, of Kansas City, KS, passed away July 16, 2017. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 21, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS. A memorial service to celebrate Kevin’s life will follow at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribut......

     

Matthew John Dix, 56

Date of Birth:June 05, 1961
Date of Death: July 16, 2017

Beloved son of James and Margaret of the home, brother of Mark of Oak Harbor, WA and Mary of Houston, TX.  We wish to express our gratitude to Mr. Dan Riden and fellow workers of Riden Plumbing who were there for him and loved him very much during his short battle with lung cancer.  We also want to thank his very......

     

Lawrence B. `Larry` Hughes, 78

Date of Birth:March 31, 1939
Date of Death: July 16, 2017

Lawrence Boehm "Larry" Hughes, age 78, of Kansas City, MO died unexpectedly on July 16, 2017 in Nijmegen, the Netherlands of complications from an infection. He had been enjoying a river cruise with family when he fell ill.   Larry was born on March 31, 1939 to Lawrence and......

     

Neil Elmer Sammon, 93

Date of Birth:June 01, 1924
Date of Death: July 15, 2017

Neil Elmer Sammon, died July 15th, 2017. He was born in Chicago, IL June 1, 1924, the son of Millie and Elmer Sammon.

He had a nomadic childhood, due to the depression and his father's search for work. Graduated Omaha South HS 1942. Served Army Corp of Engineers, 3 years in India. Married Joella Fiala, had s......

     

Edwin L. Rafferty, 94

Date of Birth:July 22, 1923
Date of Death: July 14, 2017

Edwin L. “Ed” Rafferty, 94, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away peacefully on July 14, 2017, surrounded by his large and loving family. Ed was born June 22, 1923, to Gladys and Joseph Rafferty of Argentine, Kansas, and was the eldest of four children. He graduated from Argentine High School in 1941. At a youn......

     

William H. `Bill` Simpson, 84

Date of Birth:June 06, 1933
Date of Death: July 12, 2017

William H. "Bill" Simpson, 84, Lenexa, KS died July 12, 2017. Visitation 6-7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 16, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  Funeral Services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 17 at the William Wood Funeral Home, Boonville, MO. Burial in Walnut Grove Cemetery. In lieu of fl......

     

Rita Elaine Kross, 67

Date of Birth:October 07, 1949
Date of Death: July 11, 2017

Rita Elaine Kross, 67, of Lenexa, died Tuesday July 11, 2017, from Ovarian Cancer She was born to the late William and Loretta Meyers, October 7, 1949, in Kansas City, Ks. Rita was valedictorian at Bishop Ward High School in 1967 and graduated Summa Cum Laude at St. Mary’s College in 1971. Rita later earned her Maste......

     

Alice Genevieve Reeves, 92

Date of Birth:February 04, 1925
Date of Death: July 09, 2017

Alice Genevieve Reeves, 92, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017. She is survived by her seven children: Elaine (John) Rasmus, Howard (Phyllis) Reeves, Gerald (Kay) Reeves, Clifford (Lori) Reeves, Nola (John) Kroner, Peter (Carol) Reeves and Patricia (Gary) Harper, her 18 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchi......

     

James MacKenzie, 86

Date of Birth:August 24, 1930
Date of Death: July 09, 2017

James MacKenzie, 86, passed away July 9, 2017. A visitation will be held from 9:30 am Friday, July 28, 2017 at Valley View United Methodist Church, 8412 W. 95th St. Overland Park, KS 66212 with a Memorial Service to begin at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the church.

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Terri LeAnn Billingsley, 57

Date of Birth:September 04, 1959
Date of Death: July 08, 2017

Terri LeAnn Billingsley, 57, Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017. Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday, July 16, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Garde......

     

Shirley Ann Weger, 87

Date of Birth:January 24, 1930
Date of Death: July 07, 2017

  Shirley Ann (Dobson) Weger, 87, Olathe, KS, died Friday, July 7, 2017 at  Aberdeen Village Healthcare. The Rosary will be recited at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 11 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where the visitation will be held till 7 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Wedn......

     

Aaron Paul Riebel, 29

Date of Birth:January 13, 1988
Date of Death: July 06, 2017

 Aaron Paul Riebel, 29, died Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Providence Medical Center. Celebration of Life will be from 6:00-9:00 PM on Wednesday, July 12, at The Cotillion, in Blue Springs, MO. The family suggests memorial contributions to help defray the cost of the services c/o Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., ......

     

James J. `Jim` Green, 87

Date of Birth:April 06, 1930
Date of Death: July 04, 2017

James J. "Jim" Green, 87, Basehor, KS, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at his home. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Monday, July 10 at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Kansas City Hospice. Jim was born April 6, 1930, in Norcatur, KS and ......

     

John J. `Jack` Cattelino, 84

Date of Birth:November 19, 1932
Date of Death: July 04, 2017

Jack Cattelino, 84, of Linn Valley, KS and formerly of Overland Park, KS passed away July 4, 2017. Celebration of life will be 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 11 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS. Private Inurnment. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Linn Valley Veterans Mem......

     

Maria D`Amato, 97

Date of Birth:September 19, 1919
Date of Death: July 03, 2017

Maria D'Amato, 97, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 3, 2017. Rosary will be 9:30 AM, Visitation from 10:00 - 11:00 AM and Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM on Thursday, July 6, at the Church of the Nativity, 3800 West 119th Street, Leawood, KS 66209. Burial will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Aspen Hi......

     

Patricia Ray E. McCabe, 82

Date of Birth:April 02, 1935
Date of Death: July 02, 2017

Patricia Ray (Evans) McCabe, age 82, passed away peacefully late Sunday, July 2, 2017 in Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, KS, after suffering a stroke on Saturday. Pat was born April 2, 1935 in El Paso, TX to Ralph and Vada (Head) Evans. Her mother passed away when Pat was 18 months old and Pat, along with her sis......

     

Gary T. Glenn, 68

Date of Birth:October 29, 1948
Date of Death: June 30, 2017

Gary T. Glenn, 68, Merriam, KS, passed away Friday, June 30, 2017, at his home. Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 6, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, K......

     

Laurel M Hughes, 85

Date of Birth:March 10, 1932
Date of Death: June 30, 2017

Laurel M. Hughes, 85, Olathe, KS passed June 30, 2017 at Autumn Leaves. The rosary will be prayed at 5:30p.m. Friday, July 14th at the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, KS and visitation will follow till 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday the 15th at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Overland Park, KS. In lieu of flower......

     

Roger Dale Cook, 78

Date of Birth:July 22, 1938
Date of Death: June 29, 2017

Roger Dale Cook, Child of God, went to heaven to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 29, 2017. Survivors include his loving wife of 55 years, Dorothy (Jordan); their children, Julie Tramposh (Catherine) and Janea Calkins; grandchildren, Jillian Ford, Caitlyn Cook, Anthony Calkins, Paige Cook, Maggie Wiegel (Ge......

     

Charles Edward Ware, 85

Date of Birth:February 28, 1932
Date of Death: June 26, 2017

Charles E. Ware, 85, of Shawnee, passed away June 25, 2017. Visitation will be 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 29 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS; followed by a committal service at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Wayside Waifs.

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Sarah Elnora Cullins, 80

Date of Birth:February 15, 1937
Date of Death: June 25, 2017

Surrounded by great love, Sarah Elnora Cullins passed away June 25, 2017 at Lakeview Care Center. Sarah was born February 15, 1937 to Ella Mai and Robert Cullins II, in Oklahoma City, OK. She graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School and attended Kansas State University.

She appreciated her long career wi......

     

Ted L. Lynch, 83

Date of Birth:November 02, 1933
Date of Death: June 25, 2017

Ted L. Lynch, 83, of Lenexa, KS, entered into eternal life Sunday, June 25, 2017. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 3:00 PM with Memorial Services at 3:00 PM Friday, July 7, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Kansas City Hospice House. Ted was bo......

     

Madeline Marie Moorman, 21

Date of Birth:May 14, 1996
Date of Death: June 24, 2017

Madeline was born May, 14, 1996, in Kansas City, Missouri. She passed away unexpectedly at the age of 21 on June 24, 2017, in Lawrence, Kansas. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. with the Funeral Mass following at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 1, at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th St. Overland Park, KS. She is surv......

     

Robert Eugene Sedorcek, 77

Date of Birth:February 02, 1940
Date of Death: June 24, 2017

Robert Eugene Sedorcek 77 of Kansas City, KS passed away June 24th at KU Medical Center. Born February 2, 1940 in Kansas City, KS, he was the son of Joe and Gladys Sedorcek. Robert is survived by his loving wife Nancy of 54 years. They were married on January 5, 1963. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Nancy, sons ......

     

Connie L. Moritz, 82

Date of Birth:March 06, 1935
Date of Death: June 24, 2017

Connie L. Moritz, 82, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017. A visitation will be from 9:30 - 10:30 AM with Funeral Mass beginning at 10:30 AM, Saturday, July 1st, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 1086 North 94th Street, Kansas City, KS 66112. Burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers t......

     

Sondra Jodeanne Turner St. Germain, 77

Date of Birth:June 20, 1940
Date of Death: June 24, 2017

Sondra Jodeanne Turner St. Germain, 77, of Kansas City, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017. Sondra was born June 20, 1940, to Mabel and E. B. Turner.

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Carl William Specht, 27

Date of Birth:October 13, 1989
Date of Death: June 23, 2017

Carl Specht, 27, Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017. Carl attended Holy Spirit Grade School, St. Thomas Aquinas High School and graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Industrial Engineering.Carl was very proud of his first job as a sales engineer for Exxon Mobil and had liived i......

     

Doris E. Crank, 89

Date of Birth:August 15, 1927
Date of Death: June 20, 2017

Doris E. Crank, 89, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Friday, June 23, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:30 - 6:30 PM Thursday at the funeral home with a Rosary prayed at 4:30 PM.

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Ernest Wardell Miller, 88

Date of Birth:June 17, 1929
Date of Death: June 19, 2017

Ernest W. Miller, 88, of Shawnee and formerly of Wichita, KS, passed away June 19, 2017. The rosary will be prayed at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 23 at St. Martin Catholic Church, 1368 Xylan Rd, Piqua, KS; followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Inurnment will be at St. Martin Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, ......

     

Johnny Wayne Wright, 81

Date of Birth:June 19, 1935
Date of Death: June 16, 2017

 Johnny Wayne Wright, 81, Kansas City, MO, died Friday, June 16, 2017 at Brookdale at Rosehill.  Graveside Services will be on June 30th at 10:00 am, at the National Cemetery, 105 Muncie Rd., Leavenworth KS. A reception will follow the graveside services at Pegah's Restaurant, 5354 Roberts......

     

George J. Stanek, 89

Date of Birth:February 21, 1928
Date of Death: June 15, 2017

George lived a good life growing up in Eola, Illinois before spending 4 years enlisted in the Army. He earned his degree in physics, before becoming a quality control engineer and spent 35 years with Western Electric/AT&T. It was while working for them that he transferred to Kansas City, where he met his wife Patricia.......

     

Ronald P. Neumer, 74

Date of Birth:December 04, 1942
Date of Death: June 13, 2017

Ronald P. Neumer a lifelong resident of KC, KS; Merriam, KS and Baldwin City, KS passed in his sleep on June 13, 2017, surrounded by family. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 15, at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS.

Ron retired in 2003 from Sheet Metal Workers Local No. 2 after 53 yea......

     

Deanna K. (Medlin) Armstrong, 69

Date of Birth:April 29, 1948
Date of Death: June 13, 2017

Deanna K. (Medlin) Armstrong, 69, of Kansas City, Missouri, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at the Select Specialty Hospital. Cremation. Visitation will be Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 10 am – noon at the Park University Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel, 8700 NW River Park Drive, Parkville MO, followed by a Celebration of Li......

     

Beverly Marie Vyhanek, 86

Date of Birth:August 15, 1930
Date of Death: June 13, 2017

Beverly Marie Vyhanek, 86, of Prairie Village, KS, rested in peace on June 13, 2017. Beverly was born August 15, 1930 in Chicago where she attended Loyola to earn a nursing degree and met her husband Bob. They were united in marriage in 1953 and began their life journey. After the first eight of nine children were born, Bo......

     

Ralph Edwin Pusey, 75

Date of Birth:November 06, 1941
Date of Death: June 12, 2017

Ralph E. Pusey, 75, of Lenexa, passed away at St. Luke's Hospice House on June 12, 2017. He was born in St. Luke’s Hospital on November 6, 1941, to Ralph L. and Helen (Bowman) Pusey. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Geraghty; son, Bruce and wife Casey; daughter, Heather; son, Ryan North and wife Annie; grandch......

     

Mary Anne R. Graham, 88

Date of Birth:August 18, 1928
Date of Death: June 12, 2017

Mary Anne R. Graham, 88, Mission, KS, died Monday, June 12, 2017 at Shawnee Gardens Nursing Center. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 with the Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 16 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 5601 Woodson, Mission, KS. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial......

     

Lucile Campbell, 94

Date of Birth:October 29, 1922
Date of Death: June 11, 2017

Lucile Campbell, 94, Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 16, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS . Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Funeral Home. I......

     

Thomas J. `Bomber` Cigich, 66

Date of Birth:June 21, 1950
Date of Death: June 10, 2017

Thomas “Bomber” Cigich, 66, of Kansas City, Kan., entered heaven on June 10, 2017. Tom was born on June 21, 1950 to William Cigich and Wilma (Simonich) Cigich. He attended grade school at St. Johns on Strawberry Hill and continued at Bishop Ward High School where he played football. He furthered his education b......

     

Helen M. Schumacher, 96

Date of Birth:September 06, 1920
Date of Death: June 09, 2017

Helen M. Schumacher, 96, of Lenexa, KS passed away Friday, June 9, 2017. Graveside Services were held 2:00 PM Saturday, June 10, at Corinth Cemetery, Prairie Village, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Olathe Hospice House, 15310 S. Marion Street, Olathe, KS 66061.

Helen Mayr Schumacher was ......

     

Jonah Isaac Hartney Newman

Date of Birth:March 23, 1987
Date of Death: June 09, 2017

Jonah Isaac Hartney Newman was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and grew up in Overland Park, Kansas. He graduated from the Barstow School where he earned fame for – among other things – being able to recite over 100 digits of Pi and doing more than 100 push-ups in a P.E. competition, thereby setting a school record. ......

     

Mamie Hewlett Leslie, 94

Date of Birth:June 10, 1922
Date of Death: June 08, 2017

Mamie Hewlett Leslie was born on June 10, 1922 in Madison, Alabama, the second of two surviving children of Charlie and Ella Hewlett. Mamie's older sister, Bertie Webb went north in her late teens to find work and died at age 96 in Buffalo, NY in September 2016. Mamie attended the local one-room public school serving B......

     

Vincente Michael Valdivieso, 12

Date of Birth:May 02, 2005
Date of Death: June 07, 2017

Vincente M. Valdivieso, 12, of Kansas City, KS, passed away on June 7, 2017. Visitation will be from 4-7:00 PM Tuesday and Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, June 14, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd KC KS 66104. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to his Go ......

     

Deana Grubaugh, 93

Date of Birth:September 05, 1923
Date of Death: June 05, 2017

Deana Irene (Rowden) Grubaugh, 93 of Shawnee KS entered into heaven on June 5, 2017.

Deana was preceded into eternity by her husband of 52 years Delbert Grubaugh; her parents, Paul and Dannie Rowden, brothers, Lendall, Donald and Robert Rowden, two grandchildren, Matthew Gilpin and Jonathan Grubaugh.

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Charles L. Strobel, 89

Date of Birth:July 16, 1927
Date of Death: June 03, 2017

Charles L. Strobel, 89, Leawood, KS, died Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Brookdale of Leawood. Visitation will be from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. with Funeral Services at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 8, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers memorial......

     

Alice Lou Boster, 84

Date of Birth:July 21, 1932
Date of Death: June 03, 2017

Alice Lou, 84, Kansas City, KS, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 3, 2017. She had fought health issues for several years and finally reached her glorious day of seeing her Savior face-to-face. She had the love and prayers of many family members and friends. She touched many lives, whether it was at Living Stone F......

     

George W. `Cody` Duff, Jr., 78

Date of Birth:May 20, 1939
Date of Death: June 02, 2017

George W. "Cody" Duff, Jr., 78, Kansas City, MO, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends. Visitation will be from 3-4 p.m. and Memorial Services at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Cody was born May 20, 193......

     

William T. Matzeder, 89

Date of Birth:June 12, 1927
Date of Death: June 02, 2017

William T. Matzeder, 89, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, June 7, at St. Agnes Catholic Church 5250 Mission Rd. Roeland Park, KS 66205; Entombment in Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum, Lenexa, KS. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Tuesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Str......

     

Adele Catherine Sykes, 90

Date of Birth:August 23, 1926
Date of Death: June 02, 2017

Adele Catherine Sykes, 90, of Overland Park KS died on June 2, 2017, surrounded by her family and loved ones. Adele was born August 23, 1926 in Newark NJ. Adele lived the majority of her life and was a long time parishioner of St. Rose Catholic Church in Belmar, NJ. Parishioners affectionately referred to her as “Ros......

     

Herluf `Jack` Frost, 84

Date of Birth:July 28, 1932
Date of Death: June 01, 2017

Herluf ”Jack” Frost, 84, Overland Park, KS, passed away June 1, 2017. Mr. Frost served in the US Air Force, and then spent the next 40 years as a commercial airline pilot, earning the rank of captain, and eventually retiring in 1992. ‘Jack’ or ‘Frosty,’ as he was known to many, loved spe......

     

Cindy Lyn Stewart, 47

Date of Birth:September 11, 1969
Date of Death: May 30, 2017

Cindy Lyn Stewart, 47, of Overland Park, KS, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Memorial Services will be 11:00 AM Monday, June 5, with visitation at 10:00 at Country Club Christian Church, 6101 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64113. Cindy was born September 11, 1969, in Charleston, WV. Cindy is survived by 3 sons, Enrique Gonzalez......

     

George A. Lynn, 85

Date of Birth:January 30, 1930
Date of Death: May 29, 2017

George A. Lynn, 85, loving father, grandfather, uncle and friend, K.C.KS died Monday, May 29. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday, June 3, at Living Waters U.M.C., 3001 N. 115th St., K.C. KS. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Friday, Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minn. Ave., K.C.KS. He was a professional engineer, community volunteer and US Marine. Pr......

     

Marjorie Ann Authier, 88

Date of Birth:October 24, 1928
Date of Death: May 29, 2017

Marjorie A. Authier, 88, of Lenexa passed away May 29, 2017. A celebration of her life will be 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 3 at Lakeview Village-Southridge-Treetop Activity Room, 5th Floor, 14001 W. 92nd Street, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas ......

     

Jennifer Grace Felix, 67

Date of Birth:October 06, 1949
Date of Death: May 28, 2017

Jennifer Felix, 67, of Lenexa, KS died on May 28, 2017 following a 41-month battle with cancer. She was the daughter of Bud and Jamie Brady and was raised in Kansas City, KS, attending Parker Elementary, West Junior High School, and Wyandotte High School (class of 1967). She continued her education at Kansas State Universi......

     

David Jason Lohuis, 46

Date of Birth:April 26, 1971
Date of Death: May 28, 2017

David Jason Lohuis, 46, of Gardner, KS, died Sunday, May 28, 2017. Memorial Services will be 3:00 PM Saturday, June 3, at Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. David was born April 26, 1971, in Kansas City, KS and grew up in Ft. Scott, KS. He was a truck driver for Boyd Transfer and Delivery. He was and avid ......

     

Joseph G. Hance, 77

Date of Birth:January 05, 1940
Date of Death: May 27, 2017

Joseph G. Hance, 77, Lenexa, KS, died Saturday, May 27, 2017. Visitation 9:30 a.m. with Funeral Service at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 1, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 21515 W. 101st St., Lenexa, KS. Burial with full military honors at Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens.

Joseph was born on January......

     

Barbara J. Smith, 87

Date of Birth:August 16, 1929
Date of Death: May 26, 2017

Barbara J. Smith, 87, Basehor, KS, passed away quietly on May 26, 2017. She was born August 16th, 1929, in KCK to William and Alice Schofield. Barbara attended St. Mary's College and graduated from the School of Nursing at Providence Hospital, where she worked as an RN. She married George Smith on August 4, 1952, and r......

     

Norma M. Farabee, 92

Date of Birth:November 22, 1924
Date of Death: May 23, 2017

Norma M. Farabee, 92, Leawood, KS passed away on May 23, 2017. The graveside service will be 12 noon Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Gravette, AR. Norma was born on November 22, 1924 in Gravette, AR to John and Ruth (Blackburn) Ferrel. She graduated from high school in Gravette, AR and attended John Brown Un......

     

Tara S. Downey, 56

Date of Birth:October 27, 1960
Date of Death: May 23, 2017

    Tara S. Downey, 56, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. A Memorial Visitation will be held from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sunday, May 28, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to: The V Foundation for Cancer Re......

     

Annie May Klingensmith, 77

Date of Birth:August 12, 1929
Date of Death: May 22, 2017

Annie May Klingensmith, 77, of Kansas City, KS passed away May 22, 2017.  Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 24 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 722 Reynolds Ave, Kansas City, KS; followed by a memorial service at 2:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the church. Annie w......

     

George M. `Butch` Basler, Jr., 70

Date of Birth:July 24, 1946
Date of Death: May 22, 2017

George M. “Butch” Basler, Jr., 70, passed away May 22, 2017. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 25 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS; followed by a memorial service at 7:00 p.m

Butch was born July 24, 1946, the son of George M., Sr and Helen Bernadine (D......

     

Norman E. Hauser, 97

Date of Birth:July 13, 1919
Date of Death: May 21, 2017

Norman Edward Hauser, 97, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Norman is survived by two sons, Dan Allen and David Edward Hauser, granddaughter, Heather Elizabeth and grandson, Justin Edward, and many nieces and nephews. Norman was preceded in death by his wife, Louise in 1985, parents, Frank and ......

     

Mary Michele `Mickey` Breitenstein James, 74

Date of Birth:May 11, 1943
Date of Death: May 21, 2017

Mickey James, Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully on May 21, 2017, following a brief illness. She was born on May 11, 1943, in Kansas City, KS to Mary (Nee Phippen) and Walter Breitenstein, Sr. Mickey was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Edward Breitenstein, and nephew, John Breitenstein. She is survived by......

     

MiMi Perkins, 77

Date of Birth:September 15, 1943
Date of Death: May 21, 2017

Xuan Minh Pham known to most as MiMi Perkins, age 77 passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday May 21, 2017.   MiMi was born  on September 15, 1943 in Haiphong, Vietnam to He Huu  Pham & Khien Thi Truong.  MiMi arrived to Kansas City in 1970 after marrying Clifford Perkins and raise......

     

Patricia Ann Melching, 80

Date of Birth:November 15, 1936
Date of Death: May 21, 2017

Patricia Ann Melching Patricia Ann Melching slipped away peacefully in the early hours of May 21, 2017 in Olathe, KS. She was born November 15, 1936 to Aloysius and Ruth Wolters. Her childhood homes included Stillwater, OK; Hays, and Junction City, KS. She attended Mount St. Scholastica College (now St. Benedictine College......

     

Russell Eugene Davis, 91

Date of Birth:November 19, 1925
Date of Death: May 19, 2017

Russell "Russ" Eugene Davis, 91, passed away May 19, 2017. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 24 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS; followed by a graveside service at 12:30 p.m. at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 North 94th Street, Kansas City, KS. Memorial......

     

Eugenia Ree Ullom, 88

Date of Birth:May 07, 1929
Date of Death: May 16, 2017

Eugenia (Genie) R. Ullom, 88, of Leawood, KS died Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Bishop Spencer Place in Kansas City, MO. She was married to Clark Selwyn Ullom for 58 years until his passing in September of 2007. Genie was born May 7, 1929 in Arkansas City, Kansas to Colonel Mark Eugene Mollett and Lola Lemert Mollett. Genie was......

     

Ruthelene Scherer, 88

Date of Birth:September 15, 1928
Date of Death: May 14, 2017

Ruthelene McLain Scherer, 88, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017. Visitation will be from 9:30-11:00 AM with Funeral Services starting at 11:00 AM Friday, May 19, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 18th & Washington Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66102. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers th......

     

Laurence Leslie Taylor-Hinds, 73

Date of Birth:May 15, 1943
Date of Death: May 13, 2017

Laurence Leslie Taylor-Hinds, 73, Lenexa, KS, died Saturday, May 13, 2017, at his home. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. with Memorial Services following at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 19, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: The Humane Society o......

     

Cheryl A. Thurston, 60

Date of Birth:November 25, 1956
Date of Death: May 12, 2017

 Cheryl A. Thurston, 60, of Kansas City, MO, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Monday, May 15 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS. Funeral Services will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, May 16, at Porter Funeral Home. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorial ......

     

Allen Duane Russell, 86

Date of Birth:June 18, 1930
Date of Death: May 10, 2017

Allen Duane Russell (Al, Skeet, Skeeter) passed away on May 10, 2017 at the age of 86. He was living at Tallgrass Creek Retirement Community in Overland Park, Kansas.

He was born on June 18, 1930 to George and Hazel Russell in Mattoon, Illinois. He is survived by daughter Eydie and her husband Ron Weiss of St. L......

     

Kenneth Eugene Johnson, 88

Date of Birth:July 30, 1928
Date of Death: May 09, 2017

Kenneth E. Johnson, 88, passed away May 9, 2017. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 12 at Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave, Kansas City, KS; followed by funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be g......

     

Joseph Attila Balazs, Sr., 83

Date of Birth:May 09, 1934
Date of Death: May 09, 2017

Joseph Attila Balazs, Sr., 83, of Overland Park, KS, died Tuesday, May 9, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be from 3:00 - 5:00 PM on Saturday, May 13th at the VFW Post #7397, 9550 Pflumm, Lenexa, KS 66215. Memorial contributions may be made to Olathe Hospice House. Joe was born May 9, 1934, in Budapest, Hungry. He was a Fr......

     

Coelesta A. Mika, 89

Date of Birth:June 26, 1927
Date of Death: May 09, 2017

Coelesta A. Mika, 89, Kansas City, KS passed away peacefully May 9, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be from 9:30-11 a.m. Monday May 15 at Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th, Kansas City, KS followed by the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. The ensuing Burial Ceremony will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery......

     

Catherine M. Kuykendall, 59

Date of Birth:November 27, 1957
Date of Death: May 09, 2017

  Catherine M. Kuykendall, 59, Olathe, KS, died Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at her home. Graveside services 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20 at Resurrection Cemetery, 8300 Quivira, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to ASPCA.      Catherine was born November 27, 1957, in Sel......

     

Henry Carson Williams, 12

Date of Birth:July 19, 2004
Date of Death: May 09, 2017

Henry Carson Williams, age 12 of Stilwell, KS, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. The Visitation will be from10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 13th at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish, 14251 Nall Ave., Leawood, KS with the Funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. and lunch to follow in the Pari......

     

Michael D. Sestric, Jr., 92

Date of Birth:November 18, 1924
Date of Death: May 09, 2017

Michael D. Sestric, Jr., 92, of Littleton, Colorado, and formerly of Kansas City, passed away from natural causes on May 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife Agnes and his son Michael III. He is survived by his daughter Susan, son Robert and daughter-in-law Romona; grandchildren Brent, Rosemarie, Christian, and R......

     

Mary F. Beeding, 39

Date of Birth:June 14, 1977
Date of Death: May 08, 2017

Mary Frances Beeding, 39, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 surrounded by her family. Visitation will be from 2-4:00 Thursday, May 11 with a Funeral Mass following at 4:00 PM at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 North 94th Street, Kansas City, KS. Burial will be Friday at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Mary was bor......

     

Michael Wayne Maisch, 67

Date of Birth:April 24, 1950
Date of Death: May 08, 2017

Michael Wayne Maisch, 67, died on May 8, 2017. His battle with lung disease is over and he will be in eternal life with energy and ability to do the things he loved. Mike leaves his wife of 44 years, Carol Lane Maisch and his three children, Laurie Ann Maisch Snapp (Chris), Daniel Lane Maisch (Trisha) and Mollie Kathleen M......

     

Luther C. `Corky` Cutting, 85

Date of Birth:December 12, 1931
Date of Death: May 08, 2017

Luther C. "Corky" Cutting, 85, Lenexa, KS, died Monday, May 8, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Memorial Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, May 12, at Crossroads Christian Church, 5855 Renner Rd., Shawnee, KS with the visitation from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memoria......

     

Joyce M. Herndon, 82

Date of Birth:October 23, 1934
Date of Death: May 06, 2017

Joyce M. Herndon, 82, Shawnee, KS passed away peacefully Saturday May 6, 2017 with her children by her side. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 12 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Visitation is Thursday, 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions in......

     

Stacie E. Sherman, 46

Date of Birth:August 03, 1970
Date of Death: May 04, 2017

Stacie E. Sherman, 46, Olathe, KS, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017 at St. Luke's Hospice House, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St., Lenexa, KS where the visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. In ......

     

Jann Rider, 67

Date of Birth:June 17, 1949
Date of Death: May 04, 2017

Jann Rider, 67, of Kansas City, MO and formerly of Kansas City, KS, passed away May 4, 2017. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 9 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS. The funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 10 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Highland Park ......

     

Henrietta L. Horseman, 88

Date of Birth:August 22, 1928
Date of Death: May 03, 2017

Henrietta L. Horseman, 88, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Visitation will be from 5:00 -7:00 PM Friday, May 5 at Zion United Church of Christ, 2711 North 72nd Street, Kansas City, KS 66109. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, May 6, at Zion United Church of Christ. Burial in Memorial Park C......

     

Robert William Morse, 47

Date of Birth:December 22, 1969
Date of Death: May 02, 2017

Robert "Bob" Morse, 47, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017.  Bob was born December 22, 1969, in Kendallville, Indiana, the son of Thomas and Karen Morse. He and his wife moved to Shawnee, Kansas in April 2015, where he was employed at Shannahan Crane & Hoist. He is survived by his wife of 1......

     

Edith L. Gast, 97

Date of Birth:June 02, 1919
Date of Death: April 30, 2017

Edith Louise Gast, 97, Lenexa, KS, passed away on April 30, 2017 at Lakeview Village Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St., Lenexa, KS. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2nd at the c......

     

Francis G. Coyle, 89

Date of Birth:January 26, 1928
Date of Death: April 29, 2017

Francis G. Coyle, 89, Basehor, KS, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Providence Medical Center. Visitation will begin with the Rosary prayed at 4:30 p.m., and the visitation continuing until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, at Holy Angels Catholic Church Chapel, 15440 Leavenworth Rd. Basehor, KS. The Funeral Liturgy wi......

     

Wanda Mae Yockel, 95

Date of Birth:March 27, 1922
Date of Death: April 29, 2017

Wanda Mae Yockel, 95, of Kansas City, KS was called home to our Heavenly Father on April 29, 2017. Wanda (Bittner) Yockel was born on March 27, 1922, in Oklahoma. Wanda may have been small in stature, but she was tall in faith. Wanda was a faithful servant of the Lord, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many.......

     

Connie Mack Padgett, 78

Date of Birth:December 20, 1938
Date of Death: April 28, 2017

Call the dogs and piss on the fire. Connie Mack Padgett, 78, has gone Home for the last time. After a brief struggle with cancer, he passed Friday, April 28, 2017 with his beloved granddaughter, Stevie, by his side.  He leaves his partner, Jackie Scott, two sons, Steve and Rob, a deceased infant son, Randy, their moth......

     

Elias M. Wade, 22

Date of Birth:October 03, 1994
Date of Death: April 25, 2017

 US Marine Sgt. Elias Michael Wade,  age 22, left us tragically too soon on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 while on active duty stationed at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  Elias is survived by his Father, Dustin M. Wade, Roeland Park, KS; his Mother, Shannon Wade, Overland Park, KS; his sister Kelaiah J. Wade, Ov......

     

Dorothy I. Bohr, 91

Date of Birth:May 05, 1925
Date of Death: April 22, 2017

Accompanied by her immediate family, Dorothy Irene Bohr (née Sheehan) quietly passed into eternal rest early Saturday morning April 22, 2017 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Born May 5, 1925 on a dairy farm between Beagle and Osawatomie, Kansas, she was the daughter of John Daniel Sheehan and Anna Charlotte......

     

Susan Lee Mawhiney, 64

Date of Birth:June 05, 1952
Date of Death: April 22, 2017

Susan L. Mawhiney, 64, of Pleasant Hill, MO passed away April 22, 2017. A private memorial sevice will be on a later date.

Susan was born June 5, 1952, the daughter of Aubrey and Frances (Nulk) Mawhiney, on June 5, 1952. She grew up in Kansas City, KS and graduated from Washington High School, Class of 1970. Sus......

     

Edward L. Chezek, 83

Date of Birth:August 11, 1933
Date of Death: April 21, 2017

Edward L. Chezek, 83, Prairie Village, KS passed away peacefully at St. Luke's Hospice House April 21, 2017, surrounded by his wife and daughters. Born in 1933 to Michael and Mary Chezek in Kansas City, KS, he attended St. Cyril Church. He graduated from Wyandotte High School and the University of Kansas in 1960 with a......

     

Teresa Christine Thummel, 71

Date of Birth:October 12, 1945
Date of Death: April 21, 2017

Teresa Christine Thummel, 71, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Tuesday, April 25th at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, KS with a Rosary prayed at 5:00 PM. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, April 26, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church,13615 W. 92......

     

Preston L. Evans, 63

Date of Birth:September 19, 1953
Date of Death: April 21, 2017

Preston L. Evans, 63, of Lenexa passed away April 21, 2017. Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, April 27 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, KS; followed by a service at 6:30 p.m. Interment will be private.

Preston was born September 19, 1953, the son of Burl and Pearl (Cravens) Evans, in......

     

Robert `Bob` Capen, 97

Date of Birth:March 24, 1920
Date of Death: April 20, 2017

Bob passed away on April 20, 2017 at age 97. He was a resident of Overland Park, KS for 64 years.

He leaves his wife of 73 years, Bettylou; son, Gary Capen (Sharon); daughter, Patricia Turpin (James); three grandchildren, Cristy L. Fulton (Tim), Shelley L. Flagler (Todd), Brian J. Capen (Lisa); three great grand......

     

Ralph G. Siegmund, 83

Date of Birth:November 29, 1933
Date of Death: April 19, 2017

Ralph G. Siegmund, 83, of Kansas City, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017. A Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM with Memorial Mass at 11:00 AM April 29, 2017 at St. Charles Catholic Church, 900 NE Shady Ln Dr, Kansas City, MO 64118. Burial to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. Memorial contributions may b......

     

Lillian Adell Bingham Brockmann

Date of Death: April 18, 2017

Lillian Adell Bingham Brockmann, 90, formerly of Hinsdale, Illinois, passed away at Lakeview Village Care Center, Kansas, April 18, 2017. Lillian was born in Chicago to James and Annie Bingham. She met Leonard Brockmann while vacationing at Lake Geneva, WI, and they married in 1948. She worked at Argon National Laboratory,......

     

Jane B. Frey, 94

Date of Birth:June 14, 1922
Date of Death: April 17, 2017

Jane B. Frey, 94, Lenexa, KS died Monday, April 17, 2017 at Lakeview Village Care Center. The Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 25 at the Holy Trinity Stone Chapel, 9130 Pflumm, Lenexa KS with the visitation from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memoria......

     

Edith B. Barton, 90

Date of Birth:February 24, 1927
Date of Death: April 17, 2017

     Edith B. (Stafford) Barton, 90, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017.  Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM Friday, April 21,  at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City,  KS.    Edith was born February 24, 1927, in Gum Log,  Arkansa......

     

  Edward (Eddie Spaghetti) Rychlec, 90

Date of Birth:April 09, 1927
Date of Death: April 16, 2017

My wonderful life of 90 years began on April 9, 1927. I went home to my heavenly resting place on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 with my family by my side. My visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St. Kansas City, KS where the Rosary will be recited at 4:45. The Fun......

     

Dorothy F. Nord, 97

Date of Birth:October 13, 1919
Date of Death: April 15, 2017

Dorothy F. Nord, 97, Shawnee, KS, died Saturday, April 15, 2017. Funeral Services 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, with the visitation from 12 noon-1 p.m. Burial in National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Samaritan's Purse, P.O. Box 300......

     

Joylene June `Joy` Wheeler, 88

Date of Birth:March 15, 1929
Date of Death: April 13, 2017

 
Joylene J. Wheeler (Wilson), 88, formerly of St. Louis and currently of Lenexa, passed away April 13, 2017.  A memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday,  May 6th at Lakeview Heritage Activity Center, Lenexa, KS.   Inurnment will be at St. Paul’s Cemetery in St. Louis County o......

     

Harold Metts, 82

Date of Birth:March 26, 1935
Date of Death: April 13, 2017

Harold Metts, 82, of Lenexa, Kansas passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born March 26, 1935 in Nashville, Arkansas the son of Frank Robert and Violet Gertrude Hyatt Metts Mr. Metts was a United States Marine Corporal and served on the USS Boxer during the Korean Conflict. Mr......

     

Grace L. Tucker, 99

Date of Birth:March 03, 1918
Date of Death: April 11, 2017

Grace L. Tucker, 99, of Basehor, KS, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Visitation will be from 9:00-9:30 AM Friday, April 14, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with funeral services at 9:30 AM. Entombment at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributi......

     

Ivan C. Smith, 83

Date of Birth:April 10, 1934
Date of Death: April 11, 2017

Ivan Smith, 83, of Lenexa, KS, passed away on April 11, 2017. Ivan was born April 10, 1934 in Horton, Kansas to Junius and Viola (Schuetz) Smith. He married Laura Louise (Lolly) Keele in 1955. Lolly passed away 2000. He married Barbara A. (Yeamans) (White) in 2002. He is a member of Holy Trinity Parish in Lenexa, KS. Visit......

     

Jayne Robertson, 94

Date of Birth:September 03, 1922
Date of Death: April 10, 2017

Jayne Robertson died April 10, 2017. She was born September 3, 1922, in Kansas City, Kansas, the daughter of Harry and Marie Van Zele. She was proud to share the September 3 birthday with her granddaughter Stormy. She grew up in Kansas City, Kansas, and lived there until after retirement when she and her husband, Garrett, ......

     

Robert Clifford Garrard, 73

Date of Birth:January 16, 1944
Date of Death: April 10, 2017

 Robert "Bob" Garrard, of Overland Park Kansas passed away on Monday April 10th, 2017. He was surrounded in the love of family and friends near and far.  Bob was born on January 16, 1944. He was preceded in death by his parents Ann and Jack Garrard and the love of his life, his wife Sylvia Garrard. He i......

     

Patricia A. Johnson, 71

Date of Birth:February 02, 1946
Date of Death: April 10, 2017

Patricia A. Johnson, 71, Lenexa, KS, passed away Monday, April 10, 2017 at Sunrise of Lenexa. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at Sunrise of Lenexa, 15055 W. 87th St., Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the charity of the donor's choice. Pat was born February 2, 1946, in P......

     

James A. Rumsey, 76

Date of Birth:May 30, 1940
Date of Death: April 09, 2017

James A Rumsey, 76, of Basehor, died Sunday, April 9,2017 at Shawnee Mission Hospital. Visitation 10-11 AM Wednesday, April 12 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, Ks with Masonic funeral services following at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions to Shriner•s Children Hospit......

     

Fred B. Kohl, 94

Date of Birth:November 09, 1922
Date of Death: April 09, 2017

Fred B. Kohl, 94, of Lenexa passed away April 9, 2017. Visitation will be 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 12 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 13 at Leavenworth National Cemetery, 150 Muncie Rd, Leavenworth, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributi......

     

Rose Mary Augustine, 95

Date of Birth:June 08, 1921
Date of Death: April 08, 2017

Rose Mary Augustine, 95, of Kansas City, KS passed away April 8, 2017. Visitation will be 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 12; followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary-St. Anthony Catholic Church, 615 N. 7th St., Kansas City, KS. Interment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in KCK. In lieu of flowers,......

     

Oscar L. Smith, 80

Date of Birth:August 17, 1936
Date of Death: April 07, 2017

Oscar L Smith, 80, of Kansas City, KS, died Thursday, April 6, 2017. Visitation will be from 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Monday, April 10th, at Open Door Baptist Church, 3033 North 103rd Terrace, Kansas City, KS 66109 with Funeral Services following at 1:00 PM. Burial Maple Hill Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests ......

     

Martha L. Metsker, 100

Date of Birth:October 26, 1916
Date of Death: April 06, 2017

Martha L. Metsker, 100, of Kansas City, KS, passed Thursday, April 6, 2017. Born October 26, 1916, in Trenton, MO to Clarence A and Alcy (Hemingway) Wilcox. She married Derald L. Metsker and moved to the Kansas City area. She was a longtime member of Stony Point Christian Church in KCK. She was also a member of the Wyandot......

     

Kathleen Hartney Aros Ross, 70

Date of Birth:January 13, 1947
Date of Death: April 06, 2017

Kathleen Hartney Aros Ross was born in New York State in 1947, during the term of Harry S Truman. Among the many presidential libraries she went on to visit through her lifetime, his wasn't her favorite. (She preferred LBJ's library.) Kathie's life was legendary among her family, including a stint working for G......

     

Jonah Mark Noll, 5

Date of Birth:November 14, 2011
Date of Death: April 05, 2017

Jonah Mark Noll, 5, Prairie Village, KS, son of Aaron and Annie Noll passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Children's Mercy Hospital from Neuroblastoma, a pediatric cancer. Visitation 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9405 Mission Rd., Leawood, KS with the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday at Cure of Ar......

     

Marlene R. Keys, 83

Date of Birth:September 11, 1933
Date of Death: April 04, 2017

Marlene R. Keys, 83, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Memorial Services will be April 29th 2017 at 1 PM at St Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church, 12251 Antioch Rd Overland Park,Ks. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St Thomas Church of Overland Park. She was born September 11, 1933......

     

Catherine Ellen Nickelsen, 74

Date of Birth:April 23, 1942
Date of Death: April 01, 2017

Catherine Ellen Nickelsen, 74, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017 in her home, surrounded by her family. Visitation will be held at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS on Friday, April 7, from 5-7pm. A Memorial and Celebration will be delayed until June 3rd. Details to follow. Cathie, as she ......

     

The Honorable Robert H. `Bob` Foerschler, 89

Date of Birth:October 27, 1927
Date of Death: April 01, 2017

The Honorable Robert “Bob” Hugh Foerschler, 89, died peacefully on April 1, 2017 at Riverbend Post Acute Rehabilitation in Kansas City, KS, the city in which he was born and lived his entire life. He graduated from Wyandotte High School, Kansas City, KS in 1945 and attended the University of Kansas from 1945-49......

     

John J. McGrath, 77

Date of Birth:August 29, 1939
Date of Death: March 30, 2017

John J. McGrath, 77, Lenexa, KS, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017. A Rosary will be prayed at 5:00 p.m. Monday, April 3rd, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, with visitation to follow until 7:00 p.m. Memorial Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 4, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church,13615 W. 92nd Len......

     

Melody L. Ramirez, 68

Date of Birth:August 08, 1948
Date of Death: March 29, 2017

Melody L. Ramirez, 68, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Visitation will be from 9:30 – 11:00 AM with Divine Mercy prayed at 10:00 AM and with visitation following until the Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM Monday, April 3, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800 W. 75th St. Shawnee, KS 66216; Burial in R......

     

Donald E. Sambol, Sr., 82

Date of Birth:March 08, 1935
Date of Death: March 27, 2017

Donald E. Sambol, Sr., 82, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, March 27, 2017. Visitation will be from 5-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 31 at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 15410 Leavenworth Rd., Basehor, KS where the Rosary will be recited at 5 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 1 at Holy Angels. Burial in Mt. Calvary......

     

John J. Chmielewski, 91

Date of Birth:January 09, 1926
Date of Death: March 27, 2017

John passed away surrounded by his family on March 27, 2017. John was born in Rome, New York to two wonderful parents, Anna and Frank, on January 9, 1926. John enjoyed his close relationship with siblings Stan and Frances through childhood and beyond through their adult years. Joining the Navy after graduation, John fought......

     

Donald Lee Isaac, 96

Date of Birth:May 05, 1920
Date of Death: March 26, 2017

Donald Lee Isaac, 96, of Lakeview Village in Lenexa passed away on March 26, 2017. He was born May 5, 1920 to Clifford and Anna (Manbeck) Isaac at the family farm in Moran, KS. He graduated from Allen County Community College in Iola, KS, Class of 1941. He joined the United States Navy during World War II and served 40 mon......

     

Randal W. `Randy` Pence, 84

Date of Birth:December 31, 1932
Date of Death: March 25, 2017

Randal (Randy) Wall Pence was born 12/31/1932 to Jake and Geneva Pence,who raised him and his brothers Richard and Roger in Braymer Missouri. Randy moved to Kansas City, Mo after graduating from Braymer High School where he met Faye B. Vanpelt. They were married in Kansas City, Kansas November 3, 1953. He held various jobs......

     

Dr. Paul Bartholin Sommers (DMA), 94

Date of Birth:February 11, 1923
Date of Death: March 25, 2017

Dr. Paul B. Sommers, Doctor of Musical Arts, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the age of 94. Dr. Sommers served as Chair of the Voice Division in the UMKC Conservatory of Music from 1964 to 1988; upon retirement he was awarded the title of Professor Emeritus. During these years, he also directed the Opera Worksh......

     

Betty L. Sosna, 92

Date of Birth:February 03, 1925
Date of Death: March 25, 2017

Betty L. Sosna, 92, Lenexa, KS, passed away Saturday, March 25, at Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 1, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 5250 Mission Rd., Roeland Park, KS with the Funeral Mass starting at 10:30 a.m. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Oli......

     

Heather Lapham Jarvi, 47

Date of Birth:May 27, 1969
Date of Death: March 25, 2017

Heather Lapham Jarvi, 47, of Overland Park, KS, died Saturday, March 25, 2017. Memorial Services will be 10:30 AM Monday. April 3, at the Valley View United Methodist Church 8412 W 95th St, Overland Park, KS 66212. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association. Heather was born May 27, 1969, in LeSueu......

     

Bernard H. `Bernie` Christian, Jr., 81

Date of Birth:November 07, 1935
Date of Death: March 24, 2017

Bernard “Bernie” Christian, Jr., 81, passed away March 24, 2017 at a hospital near his home in Overland Park, Kansas. Bernie was born November 7, 1935 in Ottawa, Kansas to Bernard Henry Christian and Mabel Bowman. Bernie was the younger of two boys. Bernie graduated from Topeka High School in 1954 and received ......

     

Benjamin Jefferson Tompkins, Jr, 91

Date of Birth:August 05, 1925
Date of Death: March 23, 2017

Benjamin Jefferson Tompkins Jr., 91, after recently moving to Denver, CO passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Ben was born in Ft. Smith, Arkansas August 5, 1925. His family moved to Nashville, TN and shortly thereafter he began service in the Army Air Force and was stationed at airbases in China and India du......

     

Ruth E. Allen, 100

Date of Birth:January 28, 1917
Date of Death: March 21, 2017

Our mother, Ruth Elizabeth entered the world as the youngest child and only daughter of Arthur G. and Golda Packard on January 28, 1917. She celebrated her 100th birthday before she died at Lakeview Village in Lenexa, Kansas on March 21, 2017. Ruth grew up in Topeka and Kansas City, Kansas. Following graduation from Wyando......

     

John R. Elbert, 87

Date of Birth:June 28, 1929
Date of Death: March 20, 2017

John R. Elbert, 87, of Overland Park , KS, passed away Monday, March 20, 2017. A Rosary will be prayed at 4:45 PM, Monday, March 27, with visitation to follow until 7:00 PM at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Services will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, March 28, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 8311 ......

     

Deborah D. `Debbie` Mayer, 60

Date of Birth:July 20, 1956
Date of Death: March 19, 2017

On March 19, Deborah D. Mayer departed this life in the presence of her loving husband and her two devoted daughters.

Debbie was born the youngest of four children, in Kansas City, Kansas on July 20, 1956, to Frank and Clydean (Duncan) Tomasevic. She graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1974. Debbie attained ......

     

Dominick J. `Don` Palermo, 89

Date of Birth:June 05, 1927
Date of Death: March 17, 2017

Dominick J. "Don" Palermo, 89, Lenexa, KS, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS......

     

Barbara J. Chilcote, 82

Date of Birth:November 27, 1934
Date of Death: March 11, 2017

Barbara J. Chilcote, 82, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM with funeral services following at 11:00 AM Wednesday, March 15, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Covenant Church. Bar......

     

Joseph John Krizman, Jr., 83

Date of Birth:July 14, 1933
Date of Death: March 11, 2017

Joseph John Krizman JR., 83, of Overland Park, passed away Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at The University of Kansas Medical Hospital from complications following heart surgery. Visitation will be from 8-10:00 AM with Mass following at 10:00 AM, Monday, March 20, 2017 at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W 127th St, Overland Park......

     

Ricardo M. Avila, 45

Date of Birth:July 29, 1971
Date of Death: March 11, 2017

Ricardo M. Avila, 45, Shawnee, KS, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the University of Kansas Hospital. Ricardo was born July 29, 1971, in Kansas City, MO and was a lifetime area resident. Ricardo attended St. Joseph Catholic Grade School and St. Thomas Aquinas High School before joining the I.B.E.W. local #124, wher......

     

Harry P Leth, 95

Date of Birth:February 24, 1922
Date of Death: March 10, 2017

Harry P. Leth, 95 of Leawood, Kansas passed away on March 10, 2017. He was born February 24, 1922 in St. Paul, Nebraska to Peter & Bertha (Zimbelman) Leth. He was united in marriage on March 14, 1942 in Washington, DC to Maxine B. Johnson and to this union one son was born. He served in WWII in the 11th Armored Division. Harry......

     

Robert J. Vohs, 82

Date of Birth:August 18, 1934
Date of Death: March 09, 2017

Robert J. Vohs, 82, Prairie Village, KS, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Kansas City Hospice House. The Rosary will be recited at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12 at St. Ann Church, 7231 Mission Rd., Prairie Village, KS with the visitation being held till 7:30 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Ann Church......

     

Clayton Arley `Beck` Curtright, 85

Date of Birth:August 12, 1931
Date of Death: March 09, 2017

Clayton Arley "Beck" Curtright, 85, of Shawnee and formerly of McLouth, KS, passed away March 9, 2017. Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Monday, March 13, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow a......

     

Alberta Ochterbeck, 92

Date of Birth:December 18, 1924
Date of Death: March 08, 2017

Alberta Ochterbeck, 92, died Wed., March 8, 2017. Funeral Services at 10:30 a.m. Sat. March 11, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, K.C., KS. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, K.C., KS. Alberta was born December 18, 1924, in Kansas City, KS, and had been a lifelong area resident. She worked for Russell Stover......

     

Patricia P. Baker, 96

Date of Birth:December 26, 1920
Date of Death: March 08, 2017

Patricia Peithman Baker was born December 26, 1920 to O.W. and Cora Lamm Peithman at Knob Noster, MO. She was a descendant of a pioneer land owning family who settled in Pettis County (Sedalia, MO) 150 years ago on her mother's side and a direct descendant on her father's side of Peithman's going back to 1380 i......

     

Joseph Lee Lillich, 69

Date of Birth:March 01, 1948
Date of Death: March 07, 2017

Joseph Lee Lillich, 69, of Basehor, KS, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Visitation will be from 12:00 - 1:30 PM with Funeral Services following at 1:30 PM Friday, March 10, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions to the BMT Clinic at The Unive......

     

Amanda Rae Pontalion, 38

Date of Birth:January 15, 1979
Date of Death: March 07, 2017

Amanda Rae Pontalion, 38, of Edwardsville, KS, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Visitation will be from 5-6:00 PM with Memorial Services following at 6:00 PM Monday, March 13, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society. Amanda was born January 15, 1979,......

     

Christopher John Blough, 43

Date of Birth:April 01, 1973
Date of Death: March 07, 2017

Christopher John (Elmore) Blough 43, of Bridgeport, Connecticut, passed away on March 7, 2017 in Bridgeport, CT. Visitation will be 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, March 12 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS. A celebration of his life will be 10:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Interment will be 3:00 p.m. Mo......

     

Darlene N. Leuck, 79

Date of Birth:August 24, 1937
Date of Death: March 05, 2017

Darlene N. Leuck, 79, Overland Park, KS, died Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Olathe Hospice House. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where the Rosary will be recited at 4:45 p.m. Memorial Mass 10 a.m. Thursday at Queen of the Holy Rosary, 7023 W. 71st St., Overland Park, KS. Buri......

     

Frances T. Koetting, 101

Date of Birth:November 12, 1915
Date of Death: March 04, 2017

Frances was born November 12, 1915 in Chanute, Kansas the daughter of Thomas and Grace (Stewart) Tyler. She married her high school sweetheart, Robert Koetting, on June 10, 1937 in Arkansas City, Kansas. He preceded her in death February 19, 1997. They were married for almost 60 blissful years. Their honeymoon consisted of......

     

Paul Bujinja, 58

Date of Birth:January 01, 1959
Date of Death: March 04, 2017

Paul Bujinja, 58, of Kansas City, KS passed away March 4, 2017. Funeral service will be 8:30 a.m. Saturday, March 11 at Grace Church of the Nazarene, 4300 Independence Ave., Kansas City, MO. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to a Midea family member ......

     

Robert L. Chellin, 80

Date of Birth:March 28, 1936
Date of Death: March 02, 2017

Robert L. Chellin, 80, passed away March 2, 2017 at his residence in Shawnee Gardens Nursing Home. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be at the Antioch Pioneer Cemetery in Merriam, KS.

Robert was born in Brooklyn, NY and was raised in the Bronx, where he attended high school ......

     

Louis John Ferrera, 95

Date of Birth:August 11, 1921
Date of Death: March 01, 2017

Louis J. Ferrera ( Luigi Giovanni) 95, born in NYC, NY, raised in Genova, Italy. Served his country in the US Navy during WW II, then joined the Merchant Marines. Experiencing many different jobs, from Maitre D' at the famous Brass Rail Restaurant in NYC to his 37 years at Mosaic & Terrazzo in NYC, NY as a Administ......

     

Blaine Richard Englund, 90

Date of Birth:July 18, 1926
Date of Death: February 28, 2017

Blaine Richard Englund, Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at the age of 90. He was born July 18, 1926, the only child of Paul J and Richel (Holt) Englund. The family home was in Falun, KS. In 1929 the family moved to a farm near Manhattan, KS. Blaine attended a one-room rural school (rode a horse to grade......

     

Susan Ann Steele, 66

Date of Birth:December 24, 1950
Date of Death: February 27, 2017

Susan Ann Steele, 66, Overland Park, KS, passed away February 27th, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. A Memorial Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 3, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: Catholic Charities or to St. Jo......

     

Jack Davis Ryan, 19

Date of Birth:February 12, 1998
Date of Death: February 27, 2017

Jack Davis Ryan, 19, beloved son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend, passed away Monday, February 27, 2017.  Funeral Services will be 11:30 AM Saturday, March 4, 2017 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 14201 Nall Avenue, Overland Park, KS with a reception for family and friends to follow in the c......

     

James A. Dillon, 84

Date of Birth:March 09, 1932
Date of Death: February 26, 2017

James A. Dillon, 84, Prairie Village, Kansas, died Sunday, February 26, 2017 of a broken heart after his beautiful bride of 62 years died 32 days earlier. Memorial Services will be 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, at Village Presbyterian Church, 6641 Mission Rd., Prairie Village, KS. followed by a party and celebration of life. ......

     

Robert Lincoln Freeman, 75

Date of Birth:February 12, 1942
Date of Death: February 26, 2017

Robert Lincoln Freeman was born February 12, 1942, in a log cabin in Fair Play, Missouri on Abraham Lincoln’s birthday to his loving parents Perry and Naomi. At a tender age, he began to hone his entrepreneurial skills that eventually garnered numerous accolades from his colleagues in adulthood. With his brother, Bil......

     

Joe Vise, 72

Date of Birth:March 06, 1944
Date of Death: February 26, 2017

Local attorney, loving husband, father and grandfather, Joe Vise lost his battle with cancer peacefully on February 26, 2017. His loving wife and devoted caregiver, Vicky, was by his side to the end at their home for the past 30 years in Lenexa, KS. Joe was 72 years old and practiced law for the past 40 years in Shawnee, K......

     

Joseph S. DeCamp, 36

Date of Birth:April 10, 1980
Date of Death: February 26, 2017

Joseph S. DeCamp, 36, of Kansas City, MO, passed away of natural causes on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Memorial Services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, March 4, at Jacob's Well Church, 1617 West 42nd Street, Kansas City, MO 64111. Visitors are welcome to come at 1:00 PM to socialize. In lieu of flowers the family suggests do......

     

Judith “Judy” (Wolski) Mulik, 70

Date of Birth:December 24, 1946
Date of Death: February 25, 2017

Judy Mulik, 70, of Roeland Park, KS, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister who will be dearly missed.

 
Visitation will take place at Porter Funeral Home and Crematory, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, on Thursday, March 2, from 5:30 &......

     

Harold D. Suddarth, 92

Date of Birth:October 29, 1924
Date of Death: February 25, 2017

Harold D. Suddarth, 92, of Olathe passed away February 25, 2017. A celebration of his life will be from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, March 4 at Olathe Bible Church, 13700 W. 151st Street, Olathe, KS, 66061. Inurnment will be at the Antioch Community Cemetery, Antioch, KS at 3:00 p.m. Saturday. Memorial contributions may be g......

     

Sybl J. Tolly, 80

Date of Birth:March 04, 1936
Date of Death: February 24, 2017

Sybl J. Tolly, 80, of Kansas City, KS, passed away on February 24, 2017 at The Piper. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Monday, February 27, 2017 with a funeral service following at 11:00 AM at Victory Hills Church of the Nazarene, 6200 Parallel Ave, Kansas City, KS 66102. Burial at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Sybl was......

     

Alice Vaught, 100

Date of Birth:December 01, 1916
Date of Death: February 24, 2017

Alice F Vaught, 100, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, February 24, 2017 at The Piper Assisted Living & Memory Care. Funeral Services will be 1:30 PM Tuesday, February 28, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Alice was born December 1, 1916, in S......

     

Francis A. Doetzl, 69

Date of Birth:June 21, 1947
Date of Death: February 22, 2017

Frank A. Doetzl, 69, Olathe, KS, formerly of Chillicothe, MO passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2016 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family. A visitation will be held Saturday, February 25, at 4:30 PM at Lenexa Baptist Church 15320 W. 87th St. Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66219. A prayer service will immedi......

     

Margaret L. Brown, 89

Date of Birth:May 17, 1927
Date of Death: February 21, 2017

Margaret L. (Peggy) Brown, 89, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph B. Brown, Sr., brother Carl J. Moore, Jr., sister Audrey McDaniel and grandson Trevor Robinson. She is survived by two sons: Ralph (Crystal) Brown Jr. of Tampa FL, Glenn (Christine) Brown of......

     

William `Bill` Gaffney, 74

Date of Birth:August 26, 1942
Date of Death: February 20, 2017

William "Bill" Gaffney, 74, of Parkville, MO, passed away Monday, February 20, 2017 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. A visitation will be from 10-10:30 AM with Funeral Services starting at 10:30 AM Friday, February 24 at John L. Ziegenhein & Sons Funeral Home, 4830 Lemay Ferry Road, St. Louis, MO 63129. A M......

     

Raymond Bermudez, Sr., 91

Date of Birth:January 20, 1926
Date of Death: February 20, 2017

Raymond Bermudez, Sr., 91, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, February 20, 2017. Visitation will be from 9:30 -10:30 AM with Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM all on Thursday, February 23, at All Saints Catholic Church, 229 S 8th St, Kansas City, KS 66101. Burial at National Cemetery in Leavenworth. Memorial contributions may ......

     

Richard Victor Rozman, 82

Date of Birth:February 08, 1935
Date of Death: February 19, 2017

Richard V. Rozman, 82, of Olathe, passed away February 19, 2017. Visitation will be 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 25 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 16000 W. 143rd St., Olathe, KS; followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Inurnment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa at 12:00 p.m. In lieu of flow......

     

Jeanah Frances Powell Gilman, 80

Date of Birth:July 13, 1936
Date of Death: February 19, 2017

Jeanah Frances Powell Gilman departed this world on Sunday February 19th to go join her husband John Gilman in their eternal chapter of true life. Jeanah was known by all to be a woman who loved Jesus, coffee, and conversation. Her love language was to sit and talk and share stories and memories. Her marriage to John was t......

     

Albert W. Deathe, 86

Date of Birth:November 18, 1930
Date of Death: February 17, 2017

Albert Webster Deathe of Overland Park Kansas passed away on Friday Februarys 17th, 2017. He was born in San Antonio Texas on November 18th 1930 to parents Earl Porter Deathe and Francis Virginia Deathe. Al graduated from Thomas Alva Edison High school in San Antonio Texas and attended St. Mary’s University in San An......

     

John William Casson, Jr., 92

Date of Birth:February 04, 1925
Date of Death: February 15, 2017

John William Casson, Jr. passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS. The Visitation will precede the service from 4-6:00 PM. Graveside service will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, Fe......

     

William J. Hyde, 56

Date of Birth:February 05, 1961
Date of Death: February 14, 2017

William J. Hyde, 56, Overland Park, KS, died on February 14, 2017. Memorial Service will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, KS. Bill was born on February 5, 1961 in St. Louis, MO. He was a Commercial Sheet Metal Foreman at Temp-Con Inc.   "Bill and I go......

     

Mary C. Davidson, 73

Date of Birth:March 23, 1943
Date of Death: February 13, 2017

Mary C. Davidson, 73, Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, February 13, 2017.  The Rosary will be prayed at 9:15 a.m. with the Funeral Mass following at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 18, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 8510 Wornall Rd. Kansas City, MO. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenex......

     

Carol E. Daugherty, 89

Date of Birth:June 29, 1927
Date of Death: February 11, 2017

Carol E. Daugherty, 89, of Kansas City, KS passed away February 11, 2017 during a full moon, lunar eclipse and green comet. A graveside service will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 15 at Chapel Hill Cemetery, 701 N. 94th Street, Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Vitas Hospice.

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Helen R. Vanderpool, 94

Date of Birth:May 11, 1922
Date of Death: February 11, 2017

Helen R. Vanderpool, 94, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017. Visitation will be from 12:30 - 1:30 PM Thursday, February 16 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS. Graveside Services will follow at 2:00 PM at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, KS. Helen was born May 1......

     

Robert W. Smith, 83

Date of Birth:August 22, 1933
Date of Death: February 10, 2017

Robert W. Smith, 83, of Kansas City, KS passed away February 10, 2017. Visitation will be 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Thurs Feb. 16 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS. Interment will be a Leavenworth National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions ma......

     

Lawrence J. Kuehl, 67

Date of Birth:August 11, 1949
Date of Death: February 09, 2017

Lawrence J. Kuehl, 67, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017. Visitation will be from 9-10:00 AM with Funeral Mass starting at 10:00 AM Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at the Church of Ascension, 9510 West 127th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213. Entombment at Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum. The family req......

     

Faye Ellen Reardon, 73

Date of Birth:May 17, 1943
Date of Death: February 09, 2017

Faye E. Reardon, 73 Kansas City, KS died February 9, 2017 at Providence Medical Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 15 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS with the visitation from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Gate of Heaven. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memori......

     

Marvin Wilbert Heeren, 90

Date of Birth:February 14, 1926
Date of Death: February 09, 2017

Marvin W. Heeren, 90, of Overland Park, passed away February 9, 2017. A celebration of life will be 3:00 p.m. Monday, February 13 at Wesley Chapel at Church of the Resurrection-Leawood Campus, 13720 Roe Ave, Leawood, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 N. Roc......

     

Kenneth Charles Thomas, 73

Date of Birth:January 24, 1944
Date of Death: February 07, 2017

Kenneth Charles Thomas, 73, passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by family, after a five-year battle with cancer on February 7, 2017. Kenneth was born in Miami, OK, on January 24, 1944, to Lewis and Katherine Thomas. He is a 1962 graduate of Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, KS, and a proud veteran of the U.S......

     

Velma Lucille Scarborough, 80

Date of Birth:January 02, 1937
Date of Death: February 07, 2017

Velma L. Scarborough, 80, of Kansas City, KS passed away February 7, 2017. A celebration of her life will be held at Piper Bible Church, 12107 Leavenworth Rd, Kansas City, KS on Saturday, February 25. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 with a service following. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Pi......

     

George J. Jansen, 59

Date of Birth:March 05, 1957
Date of Death: February 06, 2017

George J. Jansen, 59, of Overland Park, KS, passed away suddenly Monday, February 6, 2017. George was born March 5, 1957, to Hermann and Maria Jansen in Cincinnati, OH. He received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Miami, Ohio and worked as a sales engineer for Cincinnati Mila......

     

Charles H. Winter, 90

Date of Birth:July 05, 1926
Date of Death: February 02, 2017

Charles H. Winter, 90, of Lenexa, KS, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017. Charles was born July 5, 1926 in Manhattan, KS to Albert and Katherine Winter. He was a veteran of WWII. Charles was a Superintendent for Fogel Construction Company retiring in 1978. He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years Nevieve Win......

     

Herschel Vernon Keitel, 82

Date of Birth:May 28, 1934
Date of Death: February 02, 2017

     Herschel Vernon Keitel, 82, of Lenexa, KS passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017 surrounded by his family.  Visitation will be from 4-6:00 PM Monday, February 6, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS with the Rosary prayed at 4:00 PM.  Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM ......

     

Howard A. Mischlich, 82

Date of Birth:July 20, 1934
Date of Death: February 02, 2017

Howard A. Mischlich, 82, of Overland Park, KS, died Thursday, February 2, 2017, at his home. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 7th, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. with the Funeral Mass following at 11:00 a.m. All services will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 8311 W. 93rd St. Overland Park, KS. Burial following at ......

     

Salvador A. Perez, 70

Date of Birth:November 28, 1946
Date of Death: February 02, 2017

Salvador A. Perez, 70, of Overland Park, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 2, 2017; surrounded by his family. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 8 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS; the rosary will be prayed at 6:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Thursda......

     

Mildred F. Choetsopon, 63

Date of Birth:January 16, 1954
Date of Death: February 02, 2017

Mildred F. Choetsopon, 63, of Lenexa, passed away February 2, 2017. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, February 9 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS.

Mildred was born January 16, 1954, the daughter of Wesley, Sr. ad Mary (Wassilie) Woodruff, in Anchorage, AK. She is preceded i......

     

Ted Arthur Hensley, 85

Date of Birth:September 05, 1931
Date of Death: January 29, 2017

Ted Arthur Hensley, 85, of Kansas City, KS passed away January 29, 2017. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 2nd at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS; followed by funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Entombment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

Ted was born in Mo......

     

Carl Edward Marxen, Jr., 86

Date of Birth:April 12, 1930
Date of Death: January 29, 2017

Carl Edward Marxen, Jr., 86, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. Graveside services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, February 4th, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, KS. Carl was born April 12, 1930, in Kansas City, KS to Carl, Sr. and Janell (Gieselman) Marxen. He was a Korean War Veteran serv......

     

Elsie Juanita Peden, 88

Date of Birth:December 28, 1928
Date of Death: January 29, 2017

Elsie Juanita Peden went home to her Heavenly Father on January 29, 2017, surrounded by her family. Juanita was born to Andrew and Attla Norwood December 28, 1928, near Keota, OK. Juanita was preceded in death by two brothers, George and Willard Norwood, and three sisters, Rena Lowe, Bernadine Allison and Barbara Baker. Sh......

     

Jereme Warren Melton, 39

Date of Birth:July 11, 1977
Date of Death: January 28, 2017

Jereme W. Melton, 39, of Lansing, KS, passed away January 28, 2017. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 3 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given their gofundme.com.

Jereme was born July 11, 1977, the son of Jerry, Jr.......

     

Michele N. `Shelly` Cinalli, 67

Date of Birth:June 18, 1949
Date of Death: January 27, 2017

Michele (Shelly) Ryan Cinalli, 67, of Olathe, KS, passed away peacefully Friday, January 27, 2017. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM, Monday January 30th at St. Paul Catholic Church, 900 S Honeysuckle Dr, Olathe, KS 66061 with entombment at Resurrection Cemetery in Lenexa. Visitation will be from 3:00-5:00 PM Sunday at the Por......

     

Ronald Eugene Coleman, 71

Date of Birth:January 24, 1946
Date of Death: January 27, 2017

Ronald Eugene Coleman, 71, Kansas City, KS, died Friday, January 27, 2017 at Providence Medical Center. Funeral Mass will be 12 noon Friday, February 3, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St.,  Kansas City, KS . Burial in Gate of Heaven. Visitation 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 2 at......

     

Barbara A. (Mayfield) Kling, 63

Date of Birth:March 17, 1953
Date of Death: January 26, 2017

Barbara A. Kling, 63, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017 with her sons by her side. A Rosary will be prayed at 4:45 PM Monday, January 30, 2017 followed by a visitation from 5:00-7:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, January 31 at ......

     

Phyllis Jeanne Townsend, 85

Date of Birth:February 09, 1931
Date of Death: January 26, 2017

Phyllis Jeanne Townsend of Overland Park, Kansas passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017 after a 45 year struggle with multiple sclerosis. Phyllis was born on February 9, 1931 in Cedar Vale, Kansas to Clifton Prentiss & Olive Josephine (Thomas) Bell. She graduated from Cedar Vale High School and was married to P......

     

William Dean `Bill` Silkman, 87

Date of Birth:August 22, 1929
Date of Death: January 26, 2017

William D. "Bill" Silkman, 87, Olathe, KS passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017 at his home. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 1, at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9405 Mission Rd., Leawood, KS with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to......

     

Elizabeth P. Michalls, 100

Date of Birth:November 24, 1916
Date of Death: January 25, 2017

Elizabeth P. Michalls, 100, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM with Funeral Mass starting at 10:30 AM Saturday, January 28, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd Kansas City, KS. Burial at Holy Angels Catholic Cemetery, Basehor, KS. Elizabeth......

     

Kenneth E. Pearson, 98

Date of Birth:April 15, 1918
Date of Death: January 24, 2017

Kenneth E. Pearson, 98, Lenexa, KS, died Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Lakeview Village. Memorial Services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 4, at the Treetop Room at Southridge at Lakeview Village, 9100 Park, Lenexa, KS where a reception will follow the service. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributi......

     

Patricia J. Carr, 87

Date of Birth:August 11, 1929
Date of Death: January 23, 2017

Patricia J. Carr, 87, Kansas City, KS, passed away peacefully Monday, January 23, 2017. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM Friday, January 27th at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St., Kansas City, KS, with burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8:00 PM Thursday at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minneso......

     

William Henry `Bill` Holt, Jr., 89

Date of Birth:February 19, 1927
Date of Death: January 23, 2017

William H. "Bill" Holt, Jr., 89, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, January 23, 2017 at Providence Medical Center. Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 27, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with the visitation from 10-11 a.m. Bill was born February 19, 1927, in Slater, MO ......

     

Ida Lee Moorhead, 93

Date of Birth:September 11, 1923
Date of Death: January 23, 2017

Ida Lee Moorhead, 93, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017 at her home in Lenexa, Kansas. Ida was born on Tuesday, September 11, 1923 in Iola, Kansas the daughter of William Case and Cora May Hankins. She graduated from Iola High School and earned a teaching degree at Emporia State Teachers College. Ida was united in ma......

     

Norman B. Brasel, Jr., 85

Date of Birth:September 22, 1931
Date of Death: January 22, 2017

Norman B. Brasel, Jr., 85, formerly of Overland Park, KS, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2017. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:30 AM Wednesday, January 25, at Faubion United Methodist Church, 7113 North Troost Avenue Kansas City, MO 64118 with funeral services following at 11:30 AM. Burial in Johnson County Memorial Gard......

     

Clara T. Bradley, 95

Date of Birth:June 28, 1921
Date of Death: January 22, 2017

Clara T. Bradley, 95, of Overland Park, passed away January 22, 2017. Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 26 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd Street, Overland Park, KS; followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa.

In lie......

     

William Joel Bundrant, 70

Date of Birth:August 24, 1946
Date of Death: January 22, 2017

William Joel Bundrant, 70, of Lenexa, KS passed away suddenly Sunday, January 22, 2017. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM followed by a memorial services at 7:00 PM Thursday, January 26, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Wayside Waifs. Bi......

     

Barbara Jo Fernau, 59

Date of Birth:August 11, 1957
Date of Death: January 22, 2017

Barbara Jo “Barb or Bobbie” Fernau, 59, of Linn Creek, MO, passed away January 22, 2017, at CTCA in Tulsa, OK; following a courageous battle with stage 4 lung cancer. Heaven has gained another beautiful angel.

She was born in Bellflower, CA, the daughter of Harold and Mary Lou Fernau, on August 11, 1......

     

Perry Kirk Wiscombe, 51

Date of Birth:February 09, 1965
Date of Death: January 20, 2017

Perry Kirk Wiscombe, 51, of Lenexa, KS died January 20, 2017 at Overland Park Regional Hospital; he was surrounded by his loving family. A Memorial Visitation will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 25, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may ......

     

Paul F. Fujisaki, 91

Date of Birth:August 20, 1925
Date of Death: January 20, 2017

Paul F. Fujisaki , 91, Kansas City, KS, died Friday, January 20, 2017, at Victory Hills Assisted Living. Paul was born August 28, 1925, in Kansas City, KS, to Samuel and Gertrude Fujisaki. He worked as a Welder for the Gas Service Company for over 35 years before retiring. Paul was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, ......

     

Diantha `Dee` (Tedlock) Muzingo, 77

Date of Birth:May 22, 1939
Date of Death: January 20, 2017

Diantha "Dee" (Tedlock) Muzingo, 77, passed away on January 20, 2017 at her home. Dee was born May 22, 1939 to Donald and Frances Tedlock. She graduated from College High in Pittsburg, Kansas in 1956 and received her Bachelor's Degree from Pittsburg State University in 1959. While at PSU, Dee received several......

     

Eleanor A. `Ellie` Hommes, 89

Date of Birth:August 22, 1927
Date of Death: January 19, 2017

Eleanor A. “Ellie” Hommes, 89, of Salina, passed away January 19, 2017.

Ellie was born August 22, 1927, the daughter of Jacob and Alice (Roth) Degenhardt, in Lorreta, KS. Ellie was an accomplished seamstress. She would sew clothing for her children, home and even wedding dresses. She married Paul P. ......

     

Grace Marie Bogart Lewin, 82

Date of Death: January 19, 2017

Grace Marie Bogart Lewin, 82, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 at Northcare Hospice in Kansas City. Grace Bogart was born and raised on a farm near Kirwin, Kansas. She received her BS in Nursing from the University Of Kansas, and later worked at the KU Medical Center. She married Walter Lewin,MD, ......

     

Mary T. Ragan, 99

Date of Birth:March 23, 1917
Date of Death: January 17, 2017

Mary T. Ragan, 99, Kansas City, KS, died January 17, 2017. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 20, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St., Kansas City, KS with the visitation starting at 9:30 a.m. Burial in St. John Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the Church. Mary was bo......

     

Sheryl Lynn Sloan, 58

Date of Birth:July 07, 1958
Date of Death: January 17, 2017

Sheryl Lynn Sloan, 58, Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Graveside Services will be private. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Infl......

     

Val John Budd, III, 61

Date of Birth:August 17, 1955
Date of Death: January 17, 2017

Val John Budd, 61, passed away January 17, 2017. A visitation will be 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 21 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 7851 W. 119th Street, Overland Park, KS; followed by a celebration of his life at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Harvesters Food Bank of Kansas City,......

     

Alan William Filip, 67

Date of Birth:October 30, 1949
Date of Death: January 17, 2017

Alan William Filip, 67, of Lenexa, KS, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family, January 17, 2017. Alan was born in Chicago, IL, October 30, 1949 to Frank and Lucille. The oldest of five children, Alan grew up in Berkeley, IL, a suburb of Chicago. From a young age, he knew the value of hard work, working as a pa......

     

Shelby D. St. Martin, 82

Date of Birth:January 06, 1935
Date of Death: January 15, 2017

Shelby D. St.Martin died January 15, 2017 at his Overland Park, Kansas residence, a victim of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on January 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church , 7023 W 71st Street, Overland Park, Kansas. Burial will immediately follow at Resu......

     

Lillian C. `Corky` Lindsey, 82

Date of Birth:April 05, 1934
Date of Death: January 15, 2017

Lillian C. "Corky" Lindsey, 82, of Overland Park, KS, pased away Sunday, January 15, 2017. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM Friday, January 20, with a Rosary at 10:45 AM, Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM Friday all at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 West 103rd St., Overland Park, KS. In l......

     

Charles John Ross, 81

Date of Birth:September 21, 1935
Date of Death: January 13, 2017

Charles John Ross of Leawood, KS, 81 (September 21, 1935 – January 13, 2017), passed away early Friday morning with his wife Joyce and family members at his side. After a courageous battle against ALS, he finally came to peace at home where he belonged. “Chuck” is survived by his wife and six children; Jo......

     

Edward Eugene Burns, 91

Date of Birth:August 21, 1925
Date of Death: January 12, 2017

Edward Eugene Burns, 91, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Wednesday, January 18, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St. Kansas City, KS with Funeral Mass beginning at 11:00 AM. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Mausoleum. In li......

     

Martha (Jean) Lawless Lonergan, 87

Date of Birth:August 02, 1929
Date of Death: January 12, 2017

Martha (Jean) Lawless Lonergan, a lifelong resident of the Kansas City area, returned to The Lord on Thursday, January 12. Jean was preceded in death by her loving husband Bob Lonergan and is survived by her four daughters, Peggy Tatro, Sharon Berglund, Martha Johnson and Lisa Pieper. She is also survived by her son Daniel......

     

Erwin Schrag, 79

Date of Birth:February 24, 1937
Date of Death: January 11, 2017

Erwin Clair Schrag passed away peacefully on January 11, 2017, in Overland Park, Kansas. Erwin was born on February 24, 1937, in Kingman, Kansas to parents Erwin and Frieda Schrag. He attended Pretty Prairie High School, graduating in 1954. Following his graduation, Erwin served in the U.S. Army. After completing his ......

     

Mettie Lou Reynolds Vohs, 90

Date of Birth:February 20, 1926
Date of Death: January 10, 2017

Mettie Lou Reynolds Vohs, 90, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at The Piper Assisted Living. Visitation will be Monday, January 16, 2017 at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 6587 Telegraph Rd, St. Louis, MO from 10:00 to 11:00 AM; followed by a funeral service at 11:00 AM. 

Mettie was born February 20......

     

Dorothy J. Vogel, 89

Date of Birth:April 02, 1927
Date of Death: January 10, 2017

Dorothy J. Vogel, 89, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM Monday, January 16 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Graveside Services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday, January 17, at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. She was born April 2, 1927, in Kansas C......

     

Robert Lee Dorsey, 86

Date of Birth:September 06, 1930
Date of Death: January 10, 2017

Robert Lee Dorsey passed away on January 10, 2017 at his home in Overland Park, Kansas at the age of 86. Robert was born in Crete, NE on September 6, 1930 to Paul and Agnes Dorsey. He had one sister, Marillyn. He married Marian Andelt on August 24, 1952 and they had two children.

Robert graduated from Crete High......

     

Mildred Elaine Atkinson, 91

Date of Birth:December 02, 1925
Date of Death: January 09, 2017

Mildred E. Atkinson, 91, of Lenexa, passed away January 9, 2017. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 12 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 13 at the funeral home. Interment will be at the Topeka Cemetery at 2:00 p.m.

Mil......

     

Johanna Mary Rose Epstein, 78

Date of Birth:November 23, 1938
Date of Death: January 09, 2017

Johanna Mary Rose Epstein, beloved wife of Sherwin L. Epstein, passed away peacefully on January 9th, 2017 in Ft Lauderdale, Fl. Johanna, lovingly known as “Jody” was born on November 23, 1938 to Howard and Virginia Rose of Independence, MO. Jody was a member of the first graduating class of Van Horn High Schoo......

     

Brenda Delay, 65

Date of Birth:September 10, 1951
Date of Death: January 07, 2017

  Brenda Delay, 65, Overland Park, KS, died Friday, January 6, 2017 at the home. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, January 11, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS; followed by a funeral service at 7:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the American ......

     

George Raymond Macaulay, Jr., 90

Date of Birth:October 12, 1926
Date of Death: January 07, 2017

George Raymond Macaulay, Jr., 90, Lenexa, KS, died Saturday, January 7, 2017, at Lakeview Village. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Monday, January 9, at the Lakeview Village Heritage Activity Center. Memorial contributions are suggested to the charity of the donor's choice. George was born Octob......

     

Vera Louise Hartman, 97

Date of Birth:July 02, 1919
Date of Death: January 06, 2017

Vera Louise (Wiedmer) Hartman, 97, passed away peacefully from natural causes on January 6, 2017 at Riverbend Post-Acute Rehabilitation Center in Kansas City. KS. Vera was born at home in rural Doniphan County, KS on July 2, 1919 and grew up on the farm there. As a teenager, she lived in Wathena, Kansas during the week to ......

     

Albert Emil Blaser, 86

Date of Birth:September 11, 1930
Date of Death: January 06, 2017

Albert Emil Blaser, 86, of Lenexa, KS passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones January 6, 2017. He was born September 11, 1930 in Jefferson City, MO. He is survived by daughters Kim (Mark), Robin and Gretchen; granddaughters Taylor, Baylee, Stephanie, Melissa and Aimee; and grandson Timothy. Al married his sweet......

     

William L. Crutchfield, 66

Date of Birth:January 09, 1950
Date of Death: January 04, 2017

William L. Crutchfield, age 66, passed away on January 4 while in care at the Kansas City Hospice. William (Bill) lived most of his life in Prairie Village and Overland Park, KS. He was predeceased by his parents, Claude E. Crutchfield and Ella A. Crutchfield, and a sister, Sheila R. Boyce. He is survived by 3 sisters, Cla......

     

Jill Ann Warhurst, 86

Date of Birth:January 02, 1931
Date of Death: January 03, 2017

Jill Ann Warhurst, 86, of Prairie Village, KS passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017. A visitation will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, January 7, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 7231 Mission Rd., Prairie Village, KS. A Memorial Mass will follow at 10:30 a.m. Burial is at Resurrection Cemetery in Lenexa, KS. Jill was born January 2,......

     

Thomas Francis Wells, Jr., 86

Date of Birth:July 02, 1930
Date of Death: January 02, 2017

Thomas Francis Wells, Jr., 86, of Mission, KS, passed away Monday, January 2, 2017, surrounded by his family. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Friday, January 6, 2017 at St. Pius Catholic Church, 5500 Woodson Road, Mission, KS with a Rosary prayed at 5:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Saturday at St. Pius ......

     

Dorothy Ann Johannes, 72

Date of Birth:May 05, 1944
Date of Death: January 02, 2017

Dorothy A. Johannes, 72, of Olathe, passed away January 2, 2017. A celebration of her life will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 5 at Cedar Lake Village Worship and Life Center, 15329 S. Lone Elm Rd, Olathe, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Olathe Hospice House.

Dorothy was born May ......

     

Thomas Eugene Hudson, 72

Date of Birth:December 15, 1944
Date of Death: January 02, 2017

Thomas Eugene Hudson, 72, of Olathe, KS passed away Monday, January 2, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. A Rosary will be prayed at 5:00pm followed by a visitation till 7:00pm Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Mass will be 10:00am Friday, January 6, at Prince of Pea......

     

Rosalie K. Wolf, 57

Date of Birth:January 11, 1959
Date of Death: January 02, 2017

Rosalie Kay Wolf, 57, of Kansas City, Ks passed away on January 2, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be held at St Patrick Catholic Church, 94th and State Ave, KCK on Thursday, Jan 5 from 5-8 p.m. with the rosary at 5 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, Jan 6 at 10:00 a.m. at the church fol......

     

Patricia Ann Yingst, 86

Date of Birth:February 19, 1930
Date of Death: January 02, 2017

Patricia Ann Yingst, 86, of Kansas City, Kansas, died Monday, January 2, 2017 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. DUE TO THE WEATHER  Memorial Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Trinity Community Church, 5010 Parallel Ave. Kansas City, KS where the family will receive friends immediatel......

     

Carolyn M. Fendorf, 84

Date of Birth:January 13, 1932
Date of Death: January 01, 2017

Carolyn M. Fendorf, 84, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Sunday, January 1, 2017. Visitation will be from 4:00-6:00 PM Friday, January 13, 2017 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS. Memorial Services will be at 11:00 AM Saturday, January 14, at Village Presbyterian Church, 6641 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS. Pr......

     

Nancy K. Allen, 80

Date of Birth:October 24, 1936
Date of Death: December 31, 2016

Nancy K. Allen, 80, of Prairie Village, KS, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Brighton Gardens. A Celebration of Life will be from 5-7:00 PM Thursday, January 5, 2017 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS . In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Catholic Chari......

     

Francis D. `Frank` Geer, 79

Date of Birth:February 17, 1937
Date of Death: December 31, 2016

Frank Geer, 79, of Kansas City, KS passed away December 31, 2016. Visitation will be Friday, January 6, 2017, 5:00-7:00PM at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. A Celebratory service followed by Military honors will begin at 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Pancrea......

     

Treva S. Robinson, 66

Date of Birth:November 22, 1950
Date of Death: December 31, 2016

Treva S. Robinson, 66, of Lenexa, passed away December 31, 2016. Visitation from 10-11 AM with memorial services at 11:00 AM Saturday January 7, 2017 at Abundant Life Church, 12400 Antioch Rd, Overland Park, KS 66213.

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Dorothy D. McDonald, 88

Date of Birth:May 09, 1928
Date of Death: December 31, 2016

Dorothy Dolores "Dee" McDonald, 88, of Olathe, KS, passed away Saturday, Dec 31, 2016. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Thursday Jan 5, 2017 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Friday, Jan 6, 2017 at the Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th St......

     

Mary Elizabeth Clark, 84

Date of Birth:April 02, 1932
Date of Death: December 31, 2016

Mary Clark (Sissy, Aunt Sissy, Mom, and Grandma) was born to William Henry Isenhour and Esther (Page) Isenhour on April 2, 1932 in the family home at 12th and Garfield in Kansas City, Kansas. She was welcomed into a loving family by parents and two older brothers, Oren Lee and William Orville. Five years later the family w......

     

James K. Emerson, 88

Date of Birth:February 29, 1928
Date of Death: December 30, 2016

James K. Emerson, 88, Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, December 30, 2016, at the Atriums. A Memorial Mass will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 3, at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Rd. Leawood, KS, where friends may call from 12:30 -1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributio......

     

Gary Edward Collins, II, 23

Date of Birth:May 30, 1993
Date of Death: December 30, 2016

Gary E. Collins II, 23, of Overland Park, KS passed away December 30, 2016. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; followed by a celebration of life at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Colonial Presbyterian Church-Wornall Campus, 9500 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribu......

     

Erma Jean Wilmoth, 85

Date of Birth:June 14, 1931
Date of Death: December 27, 2016

Erma Jean Wilmoth, 85, of Overland Park, KS, passed away, December 27, 2016. Erma was born June 14, 1931 in Kansas City, KS. Erma is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She had many loves in her life, Family, Friends and Church. Erma and her husband loved to travel around the country in their RV and going on cruises aroun......

     

Helen L. Noland, 90

Date of Birth:January 04, 1926
Date of Death: December 27, 2016

Helen L. Noland, 90, Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Kansas City Hospice House. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 30, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS, with the visitation starting at 9 a.m. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the famil......

     

Ernest `Ernie` Joseph Straub, Jr., 87

Date of Birth:June 23, 1929
Date of Death: December 27, 2016

Ernest Joseph Straub Jr., 87 passed peacefully into God’s loving arms surrounded by family December 27, 2016. Visitation will be at the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, Friday, January 6, 5 to 7:30 pm and the Funeral Mass on Saturday, January 7 at Sacred Heart Church, Shawnee, at 10 am followed by burial in Resurrection ......

     

Marybelle I. Keltner, 86

Date of Birth:August 09, 1930
Date of Death: December 26, 2016

Marybelle I. Keltner, 86, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, December 26, 2016. Visitation will be from 3:30-4:30 PM followed by funeral services at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, December 29, at Victory Hills Baptist Church, 2010 N 66th Terrace, Kansas City, KS 66104. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers t......

     

Mark J. Greene, 47

Date of Birth:January 05, 1969
Date of Death: December 22, 2016

Mark J. Greene died peacefully on Thursday morning, Dec. 22, 2016 after a long-term illness ultimately claimed his body, but never his mind or spirit. He passed away in the presence of his mother, father, and a caring and dedicated medical staff whom he had come to call friends in the ten months they spent together at Kind......

     

Christopher S. Scott, 52

Date of Birth:November 08, 1964
Date of Death: December 22, 2016

  Christopher S. Scott, 52, Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, December 22, 2016 at his home. Rosary 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 3, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th, Kansas City, KS with a visitation to follow with the Memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m. The family requests no flowers and suggests memorial......

     

Jerry Wayne Smith, 81

Date of Birth:July 21, 1935
Date of Death: December 21, 2016

Jerry “Pop” Wayne Smith, 81, passed away on December 21, 2016 in Overland Park, Kansas. Jerry was born July 21, 1935 in Claremore, Oklahoma. In 1963, Jerry graduated from Northeastern State University and on August 10 of the same year, married Gayle Nieswander. Jerry worked for Upjohn Pharmaceuticals for 32 yea......

     

William Donald Dodd, 78

Date of Birth:April 15, 1938
Date of Death: December 21, 2016

William D. Dodd, 78, of Overland Park, passed away December 21, 2016. A celebration of life will be at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 28 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Salvation Army. William was born April 15, 1938, the son of Arthur and ......

     

Lea Ellen Horosko, 58

Date of Birth:August 16, 1958
Date of Death: December 20, 2016

Lea Ellen (Wise) Horosko, 58 of Mission, KS, passed away December 20, 2016 at her home in the care of her family and Kindred Hospice. She fought a tough battle this past month with cancer. Survived by her sons, Donald Horosko and Frank Horosko. One Grandson, Camden VanLee Horosko,the love of her life. Also survived by her ......

     

Leoncio F. Dela Pasion, Sr, 81

Date of Birth:January 13, 1935
Date of Death: December 20, 2016

Leoncio F. Dela Pasion, Sr, 81, Olathe, KS, died Dec. 20, 2016. Prayer of Divine Mercy will be 10:00 AM followed by visitation until the Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM, December 22, 2016 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 16000 West 143rd, Olathe, KS

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Ann M. Conway, 80

Date of Birth:February 12, 1936
Date of Death: December 19, 2016

Ann M. Conway, 80, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, December 19, 2016. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM with funeral services beginning at 10:30 AM Friday, December 23, at White Church Christian Church, 2200 N 85 Street, Kansas City, KS 66109. Burial in National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests ......

     

Stephen J. Franzen, 65

Date of Birth:January 20, 1951
Date of Death: December 19, 2016

Born in Kansas City, Missouri and was a lifelong area resident. Growing up in the inner-city of Kansas City, MO. Steve learned his street smart skills and also told people he went to HK University (Hard Knocks University). Being a minority growing up gave him the purpose to try to better himself and to try for a better lif......

     

David P. Bohen, Sr., 91

Date of Birth:October 22, 1925
Date of Death: December 19, 2016

David P. Bohen, Sr. of Gardner, KS, passed away December 19, 2016. He was 91 years old.

Dave was a native New Yorker, which was still obvious by his accent 45 years after he left the state. Born October 22, 1925, he grew up on Long Island and attended LaSalle Academy in NYC where he was school photographer and c......

     

Wanda Fern Kelly, 98

Date of Birth:May 15, 1918
Date of Death: December 17, 2016

Our beloved Mother Fern Kelly, 98 passed away peacefully Sat. Dec. 17 at KC Hospice. She was born in Higginsville, MO to Rose & Haddon Stosberg. She married Edward L. Kelly in 1942. He preceded her in death. We were the lucky recipients of their union: Mike ......

     

Lucile Sommerville, 87

Date of Birth:March 14, 1929
Date of Death: December 16, 2016

Lucile Sommerville, 87, of Leawood, Kansas passed away quietly on December 16, 2016.

Lucile was born in KC, MO on March 14, 1929 to Raymond Francis Nekuda and Hilda Frommer Nekuda. The principal values communicated through Lucile’s life were her faith in Jesus Christ, her love for her family and church fam......

     

Elizabeth Ann `Beth` Winans, 51

Date of Birth:September 30, 1965
Date of Death: December 15, 2016

Elizabeth Ann "Beth" Winans, 51, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away after a long battle with cancer on Thursday, December 15, 2016. Born September 30, 1965, in Washington, IA to Byron and Beverly Winans. She is survived by her son Brad David Winans, parents, brother Brent and his wife Carrie Winans, nephews Br......

     

Paula F. (Sanchez) Voelker, 67

Date of Birth:February 23, 1949
Date of Death: December 15, 2016

Paula Voelker, 67, of Overland Park passed away December 15, 2016. Visitation will be 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Monday, December 19 at Holy Spirit Church, 11300 W. 103rd Street, Overland Park; Rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 20 at Holy Spirit Church. Interment will b......

     

Ann Beth Wilson, 99

Date of Birth:November 22, 1917
Date of Death: December 15, 2016

Ann Beth Justice Wilson, 99, of Shawnee passed away peacefully at Coventry Place of Lenexa on Thursday, December 15, 2016. Visitation will be 10:00 am on Friday, December 23 with memorial service at 11:00. Services will be at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa. Cremation and private burial. Ann Beth was the fifth o......

     

Sharon Kay Schurr, 72

Date of Birth:November 07, 1944
Date of Death: December 13, 2016

Sharon Kay Schurr, 72, of Shawnee, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016 surrounded by her family. Memorial Services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, December 17, at Harvest Ridge Covenant Church 22015 Midland Drive Shawnee, KS 66226. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the church in her name......

     

Donald D. Hopson, 85

Date of Birth:October 11, 1931
Date of Death: December 13, 2016

Donald D. Hopson, 85, Overland Park, KS, went to see the Lord on December 13, 2016.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, December 15, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS.  Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 8311......

     

Joseph William Jones, Jr., 89

Date of Birth:April 30, 1927
Date of Death: December 13, 2016

Joseph William Jones, Jr. passed away December 12, 2016. Visitation will be from 9:30 AM -10:00 AM with Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM on Saturday , December 17, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 820 Birch, Eudora, KS. Burial will be at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth KS on Monday. Memorial contributions may be......

     

Barbara A. Schmidt, 83

Date of Birth:April 18, 1933
Date of Death: December 13, 2016

Barbara A. Schmidt, 83, Basehor, KS, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at the Healthcare Resort of Kansas City. Barbara was born April 18, 1933, to Leo Loftiss and Frances Algaier Loftiss. Barbara was a lifelong resident of Kansas City, Kansas. She had worked in the Personnel Dept. at Providence Hospital at ......

     

Myrtle A. Thoele, 89

Date of Birth:June 08, 1927
Date of Death: December 12, 2016

Myrtle A. Thoele, 89, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, December 12, 2016 at her home. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 16, at Welborn Community Church, 5217 Leavenworth Rd. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Mi......

     

Dennis Michael Gerrity, 56

Date of Birth:July 29, 1960
Date of Death: December 12, 2016

Dennis Michael Gerrity, 56, of Chetopa, Kansas, passed away Monday, December 12, 2016 at The University of Kansas Hospital.  Visitation from 4:00 to 7:00PM, with a Mic-O-Say ceremony at 6:30 December 16th at The Venue, 4800 West 135th Street, Leawood, KS 66209 with a celebration to follow.  The Funeral......

     

Christopher Allen Norton, 51

Date of Birth:May 19, 1965
Date of Death: December 11, 2016

Christopher Allen Norton, 51, of Edwardsville, KS, passed away Sunday, December 11, 2016. Visitaiton will be from 1-2:00 PM Friday, December 16 with funeral services starting at 2:00 PM all at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flow......

     

Thomas Henry Honors, Jr., 63

Date of Birth:March 27, 1953
Date of Death: December 10, 2016

Tom was born March 27, 1953 to Thomas, Sr. and  Maribeth (Parker) Honors, in Syracuse, New York. He grew up in Constantia, New York and graduated from Paul V. Moore High School in Central Square, New York in the spring of 1971. In 1977, he moved with his young family to the Kansas City area. He was employed by Reichho......

     

Barbara M. McKee, 90

Date of Birth:May 21, 1926
Date of Death: December 10, 2016

Barbara M. McKee, 90, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away December 10, 2016 at the Presbyterian Manor. Visitation from 10:00 - 11:00 AM with Funeral Services at 11:00 AM Thursday, December 15th, at White Church Christian Church, 2200 N. 85th St. Kansas City, Kansas 66109. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Barbara was......

     

David M. Parton, 40

Date of Birth:March 04, 1976
Date of Death: December 09, 2016

Our son, David passed away Friday in a fatal car accident. He was born in Sarasota, Florida to Dennis Parton and Lynne (Seis) Denby. David grew up in Overland Park, Kansas with his family, who loved him very much. His leaves his wife, Tammy Matsuo, of Independence, MO, sons, Evan and John Parton from his previous marriage ......

     

Ella B. Terbovich, 101

Date of Birth:June 06, 1915
Date of Death: December 08, 2016

Ella B. Terbovich, 101, Kansas City, KS died Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Sharon Lane Health Services. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 12, at St. George's Serbian Orthodox Church, 11001 Greenwood St., Lenexa, KS where the visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. I......

     

Pete J. Sauer, 79

Date of Birth:May 09, 1937
Date of Death: December 08, 2016

Pete J. Sauer, 79, passed away Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the Kansas Transitional Care Center in Kansas City, KS. Pete was born May 9, 1937, in Herington, Kansas to Peter Conrad Sauer and Anna (Brunner) Sauer. He was baptized August 7, 1938 in Durham, KS and confirmed as an adult December 3, 1958 at Grace Lutheran Church. ......

     

Steven Earl Fenderson, 74

Date of Birth:May 02, 1942
Date of Death: December 08, 2016

Steven passed away peacefully on December 8, 2016 at the age of 74 in the presence of family and friends. Visitation will start at 6 p.m. with the funeral service following at 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215. Memorial contributions may be made to North Care Ho......

     

Pauline Page Howse, 90

Date of Birth:May 02, 1926
Date of Death: December 07, 2016

Pauline Page Howse, 90, passed away December 7, 2016 at Delmar Gardens Lenexa. Memorial service at Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church, 9300 Nall, Overland Park KS at 10:00 am December 16, 2016. Pauline was born May 2, 1926 in Wichita, KS the daughter of Fred and Fern Page. She graduated from Wichita North HS where she and h......

     

Georgia Maye Wallace, 85

Date of Birth:August 20, 1931
Date of Death: December 07, 2016

Georgia Maye Wallace (Clark), 85, of Overland Park, KS, was unified with our Lord and Savior in her promised Eternity on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, while peacefully resting in the loving arms of her children. Visitation will be from 6:00pm to 8:00pm Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Porter Funeral Home at 8535 Monrovia Street......

     

Doris M. Mitchell, 87

Date of Birth:July 22, 1929
Date of Death: December 06, 2016

Doris May Mitchell, 87, passed away Dec. 6, 2016, while surrounded by loving family at her home in Spring Hill. Born in Kansas City, Kan., on July 22, 1929, to Margaret and Homer Pruett Sr. Doris, her twin sister Dorothy, and her brothers Homer Jr. and Jack were shaped by a rich family life to which she was devoted until h......

     

Raymond B. Byers, Jr., 88

Date of Birth:March 19, 1928
Date of Death: December 05, 2016

Raymond Bedford Byers, Jr., 88, of Kansas City, KS passed away Monday, December 5, 2016. Ray was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Marjorie Elizabeth Byers and daughter, Shelley Kiekel. He is survived by his children: John Crute (Darcy), Overland Park, KS; Tim Byers (Amy), Leawood, KS; Brett Byers (Deena), Shawnee......

     

Rena Wilma Smith, 98

Date of Birth:November 04, 1918
Date of Death: December 04, 2016

Rena W. Smith, 98, of Lenexa, KS, formerly of Tonganoxie, died Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Sunrise of Lenexa. Visitation 10-11 AM Thursday, December 8th at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS with funeral services following at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Cro......

     

Janet Sue Orloswki, 75

Date of Birth:April 06, 1941
Date of Death: December 04, 2016

Janet Sue Orlowski, 75, Lenexa, KS, died Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center, surrounded by her family. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, December 9, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St., Lenexa, KS where the Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. Burial in Resurrection Cem......

     

John E. Petelin, III, 72

Date of Birth:January 28, 1944
Date of Death: December 04, 2016

John E. Petelin III, age 72, of Lenexa, Kansas passed away Sunday, December 4, 2016, at Sunrise of Lenexa, following a brief illness. Visitation from 9:00-10:00 AM, Saturday, December 10 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103 St., Overland Park, KS. The Rosary will be recited at 9:45 AM. Memorial Mass at 10:00 AM Sat......

     

William Robert Steeb, 70

Date of Birth:June 28, 1946
Date of Death: December 04, 2016

William R. Steeb, 70, of Kansas City, MO passed away December 4, 2016. A celebration of life for Bill Steeb will be held Tuesday, December 13th at 3:00pm at The Bauer, 115 West 18th St. Kansas City Missouri. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to City Union Mission, Attn: Bookkeeping, 1100 E. 11th Stree......

     

Mary Catherine McCarter, 96

Date of Birth:September 25, 1920
Date of Death: December 03, 2016

Mary Catherine McCarter, 96, of Overland Park, KS, formerly of St. Louis, MO passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM, Monday December 5th at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS 66215 and a visitation from 9:30-10:30 AM Wednesday, December 7, at Queen of All Saints Catholi......

     

Catherine Marie Majerle, 89

Date of Birth:November 24, 1927
Date of Death: December 02, 2016

Catherine Marie Majerle, 89, Prairie Village, KS, passed away Friday, December 2, 2016, at Garden Terrace of Overland Park. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 5, at Church of St. Ann, 7231 Mission Rd. Prairie Village, KS. Friends may call after 9 a.m. Monday at the Church. Burial in Resurrectio......

     

Helen Marie Schick, 79

Date of Birth:October 27, 1937
Date of Death: December 02, 2016

Helen M. Schick, 79, of Overland Park, passed away December 2, 2016. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 6 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS; followed by a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials contributions may be given to American Diabetes Association.

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Virginia Cecilia Reyhle, 85

Date of Birth:November 22, 1931
Date of Death: December 02, 2016

Virginia Cecilia (Ludwig) Reyhle, 85, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at Menorah Medical Center.  One of nine children, Virginia was born in Kansas City, MO on November 22, 1931 to Henry and Virginia May Ludwig.   Her parents and 8 siblings preceded her in death.

 

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Bernadine y. McCarthy, 89

Date of Birth:August 06, 1927
Date of Death: December 01, 2016

Bernadine Y. McCarthy, 89, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016. Visitation will be 9:30-10:30 AM, Tuesday, December 6, at Queen of the Holy Rosary, 71st & Metcalf Overland Park, KS 66204 with the funeral Mass following at 10:30 AM. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. Memorial contribut......

     

Beth E. Eagan, 100

Date of Birth:March 26, 1916
Date of Death: November 29, 2016

Beth E. Eagan, 100, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed November 28, 2016. Visitation will be held 10:00-11:00 AM with Funeral Services at 11:00 AM Friday, December 2, 2016 at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Mrs. Eagan is survived by her two sons; Roger and Allen (Marian) Eagan and their family......

     

Jameson William Albo

Date of Birth:November 27, 2016
Date of Death: November 27, 2016

Jameson W. Albo passed away November 27, 2016. A memorial visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 30 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Mini Adventures, 545 S 94th Street, Kansas City, KS 66111.

He is survived by h......

     

Louis `Louie` Michael Scherzer, 29

Date of Birth:February 09, 1987
Date of Death: November 27, 2016

Louis Michael Scherzer (29), born February 9, 1987 in Kansas City, KS, passed away on Sunday, November 27th at Truman Medical Center. Survivors include his fiance' Ellie Long, his parents Cathy and Harry Scherzer III, sister Katie (Joe) Cop, brothers Robert and Harry (Vicky), nephews J.J. and William Cop, grandmother D......

     

Michael Edmund Majewski, 27

Date of Birth:August 25, 1989
Date of Death: November 26, 2016

Michael E. Majewski, 27, of Lenexa, passed away November 26, 2016. Celebration of his life will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, December 1 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. A private family service will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Michael's Memor......

     

Mary Margaret Clevenger Glaven, 84

Date of Birth:February 20, 1932
Date of Death: November 25, 2016

Mary Margaret was born on February 20,1932 and went to be with her Lord and family in heaven on November 25, 2016. Mary, the daughter of Theodore and Alice Clevenger, loved Kansas City Kansas and lived there most of her life. She graduated from Wyandotte High School and attended Phillips University in Enid Oklahoma before ......

     

Wayne George Greene, 86

Date of Birth:December 03, 1929
Date of Death: November 24, 2016

 

Wayne George Greene, 86, of Shawnee Mission, KS, passed on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at the Neuvant House, Lawrence Kansas. Funeral Services will be 12:00 Noon Thursday, December 1, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas. Inurnment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, Kansas. ......

     

Mary Alice Kent, 90

Date of Birth:June 25, 1926
Date of Death: November 23, 2016

Mary Alice Kent, 90, Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. with Funeral Services following at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 28, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. The family suggests memorial co......

     

Betty Goode, 86

Date of Birth:July 02, 1930
Date of Death: November 23, 2016

Betty Goode, 86, Kansas City, KS, died Nov. 23, 2016 at Providence Medical Center. Graveside Services 11 a.m. Nov. 30, at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. Betty was born July 2, 1930, in Beatty, KS and had lived most of her life in Kansas City, KS. She was preceded in death by her husband John C. Goode in 2008. Be......

     

James Arthur Izzard, 87

Date of Birth:April 26, 1929
Date of Death: November 22, 2016

James A. “Jim” Izzard, 87, passed away on November 22, 2016, surrounded by his family. He was born on April 26, 1929, in Independence, MO. He graduated from Northeast High School in 1946. He enjoyed playing drums in local jazz bands during high school and while attending KU.

Jim was in sales manageme......

     

Denise E. Wendt, 57

Date of Birth:June 27, 1959
Date of Death: November 21, 2016

Denise E. Wendt, 57, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, November 21, 2016 at her home. Visitation will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. Monday, November 28, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to the: Pediatric Leukemia Society. Denise was born June 27, 1959, in North Kansa......

     

Janice I. (Farris) Stathas, 62

Date of Birth:April 28, 1954
Date of Death: November 21, 2016

Janice I. (Farris) Stathas, 62, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, November 21, 2016. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, November 25, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Highland Park Cemetery,......

     

Mary Linda Barenberg, 75

Date of Birth:April 28, 1941
Date of Death: November 21, 2016

Mary "Linda" Barenberg passed on peacefully to the Lord on November 21, 2016 at her home in Overland Park, Kansas, with her family at her side, after a brave battlewith cancer. Linda spent her childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, and graduated f......

     

Marvin D. Giebler, 84

Date of Birth:August 17, 1932
Date of Death: November 19, 2016

Marvin David Giebler, 84, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM with Mass starting at 10:30 AM Wednesday, November 23, at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2203 Parallel Kansas City, KS 66104. Entombment at Gate of Heaven Mausoleum. Memorial contributions ma......

     

Joyce Elaine Schick, 74

Date of Birth:June 15, 1942
Date of Death: November 16, 2016

Joyce Elaine Schick, 74, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2016 in her home. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas (913) 438-6444.  Burial will immediately follow the services at Chapel Hill Memo......

     

Patricia A. Kutteles, 67

Date of Birth:March 30, 1949
Date of Death: November 14, 2016

Patricia A. Kutteles, 67, Belton, MO, died Monday, November 14, 2016 at Kansas City Hospice House. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 18, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where the visitation will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Mount Moriah Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the fam......

     

Helen Louise Callahan, 87

Date of Birth:May 20, 1929
Date of Death: November 14, 2016

Helen Louise Callahan, 87, of Kansas City, KS, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving children, Monday, November 14, 2016 at her home. Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM Friday, November 18, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Friends may call 12:00 - 1:00 PM before the services. Burial ......

     

Virginia Stawowy, 88

Date of Birth:May 30, 1928
Date of Death: November 13, 2016

Virginia Stawowy, 88, Bonner Springs, KS, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016 at her home. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 19 at Holy Angels Catholic Church Chapel, 15438 Leavenworth Rd., Basehor, KS with a luncheon to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial c......

     

David John Troxel, 73

Date of Birth:July 24, 1943
Date of Death: November 11, 2016

David John Troxel, 73, Overland Park, KS, died Friday, November 11, at Garden Terrace of Overland Park. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. with Memorial Services following at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 16, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 7851 W. 119th St. Overland Park, KS. Graveside services will be held at Resurrec......

     

Catherine C. Dunlap, 95

Date of Birth:August 19, 1921
Date of Death: November 11, 2016

Catherine was born in Louisville, KY. She graduated from the University of Louisville with a degree in elementary education, although she had hoped to pursue a career in medicine. At age 50 she completed a Masters Degree in Library Science from UMKC. After college Catherine worked for the Louisville Courier-Journal, taught......

     

Eugene R. `Gene` Bender, 88

Date of Birth:February 17, 1928
Date of Death: November 11, 2016

Eugene R. Bender , 88, of Overland Park, KS died November 11, 2016. “Gene” was born February 17, 1928 in Kansas City, KS. Gene graduated from Bishop Ward High School and served in the US Navy from 1946-48. He then graduated from Rockhurst University and went into the insurance business. Gene owned an independen......

     

Nadine A. Bristow, 99

Date of Birth:August 08, 1917
Date of Death: November 08, 2016

 

Nadine A. Bristow, 99, Overland Park, KS , died Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Graveside Services will be 11:30 a.m. Friday, November 11, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, KS. Nadine was born August 8, 1917, in Kansas City, KS and was a lifetime area resident. She was a member of Covenant Baptist ......

     

Marnell R. Sparks, 76

Date of Birth:July 25, 1940
Date of Death: November 08, 2016

Marnell R. Sparks, 76, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Memorial Services will be 1:00 PM, Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, 415 W. 13th St. Kansas City, MO 64105 followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Grace and Holy......

     

Duane S. Ettinger, 82

Date of Birth:July 25, 1934
Date of Death: November 07, 2016

Duane S. Ettinger, 82, lifelong KCK resident, passed away at Brookdale College Square on Monday, November 7, 2016.  Duane was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Edith Ettinger, brother, Lester Ettinger and sisters, Margaret Richardson, Lorena Hicks and Rosemary Phillips. He is survived by his wife of 56 yea......

     

Marlene R. Link, 75

Date of Birth:May 29, 1941
Date of Death: November 05, 2016

Marlene R. Link, 75, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:00 AM Tuesday, November 8, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St. Kansas City, KS 66112 with the Funeral Mass following at 10:00 AM. Burial in Rulo, NE. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial ......

     

Shirley Ann Wilson, 87

Date of Birth:October 25, 1929
Date of Death: November 04, 2016

Shirley Ann Wilson, 87, passed away on November 4, 2016.  Shirley was a homemaker who devoted most of her life to supporting her children’s activities and creating a welcoming home for family and friends.  She was known for her knowledge of antiques, passion of her Scottish heritage and her political opinio......

     

Paul E. Anderson, 73

Date of Birth:October 05, 1943
Date of Death: November 04, 2016

Paul E. Anderson Jr., 73, died November 4, 2016, at Kansas City Hospice House after a 6 month struggle with lymphoma cancer. He was born October 5, 1943, in Des Moines, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Virginia Anderson.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Anderson; 3 children, Derek (Kari) A......

     

Norman Maurice Taylor, 92

Date of Birth:February 26, 1924
Date of Death: November 03, 2016

 

Norman Maurice Taylor, 92, of Kansas City, Kansas, went to be with his Lord Thursday, November 3, 2016 at the Olathe Hospice House surrounded by his loving family.  Visitation from 10:00 - 11:00 with Funeral Services at 11:00 AM Monday, November 7,  at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave......

     

Evan H. Cowan, 21

Date of Birth:September 05, 1995
Date of Death: November 02, 2016

Evan Henry Cowan, 21, of Kansas City, Kansas, died Nov. 2, 2016. He was born September 5, 1995, in Kansas City, MO. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Stacey and Mark Gates, Kansas City, KS; his father, Ty Cowan, Kansas City, KS; a sister, Cassandra Dawn Leone, North Kansas City, MO; stepbrother and stepsister, I......

     

Sharon South, 70

Date of Birth:December 15, 1974
Date of Death: November 02, 2016

Sharon South, 70, of Overland Park, Kan., died peacefully in her home November 2, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 13, 1945 to the late Otto and Marguerite Dahn. On December 15, 1974, Sharon married her soulmate and husband of 41 years, Mike South, who survives. ......

     

Joseph W. Weiler, 75

Date of Birth:October 13, 1941
Date of Death: October 30, 2016

We lost an amazing husband and father, Joseph W. Weiler, 75, of Kansas City, KS, on Sunday, October 30, 2016. The Mass of Christian Burial will be 12 Noon Friday, November 4, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St., Kansas City, KS. Entombment in Gate of Heaven Mausoleum. The visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thurs......

     

Dr. Walter L. `Lefty` Davies, 90

Date of Birth:September 11, 1926
Date of Death: October 29, 2016

Dr. Walter L. "Lefty" Davies, 90, Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, October 29, 2016 at his home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, November, 1 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Graveside Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of......

     

Dorothy Elizabeth Baker (Nee Gottesburen), 91

Date of Birth:March 05, 1925
Date of Death: October 28, 2016

Dorothy Elizabeth Baker, 91, of Kansas City, KS , passed away October 28, 2016 at her home. Graveside Services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday, November 1st, at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 1150 N. 38th St., Kansas City, Kansas 66102. Dorothy was born March 5, 1925, in Kansas City, KS. She was preceded in death by her husba......

     

Michael David Mather, 63

Date of Birth:August 29, 1953
Date of Death: October 27, 2016

Mike Mather, 63, of Baldwin City passed away October 27, 2016. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 2 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 3 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th Street, Kansas City, KS. Interment at......

     

Gerald R. Cole, 72

Date of Birth:January 30, 1944
Date of Death: October 26, 2016

Jerry Cole, 72, of Overland Park, passed away October 25, 2016. A celebration of his life will be 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, October 29 at the Ottawa Elks Lodge #803, 114 ½ W. Second Street, Ottawa, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to National Beep Baseball, c/o John Lykowski, P. O. Box 2......

     

Ruth M. Rippley, 94

Date of Birth:July 27, 1922
Date of Death: October 25, 2016

Ruth M. Rippley, 94, Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Funeral Services will be 10:30 A.M. Friday, October 28, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where the visitation will be from 9:30-10:30. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to......

     

Azucena `Zennie` Duque Nunez Kuhlmann, 67

Date of Birth:September 20, 1949
Date of Death: October 25, 2016

Azucena Duque Nunez (Zennie) Kuhlmann died October 25, 2016, after a long and heroic battle with cancer. She passed peacefully in her sleep with loved ones at her side. Zennie was born on September 20, 1949, in Malabon, Rizal, Philippines to Sindulfo Nunez and Maria Teresita Duque Nunez. She attended the Philippine College......

     

Betty Thoman Roberts, 94

Date of Birth:May 06, 1922
Date of Death: October 25, 2016

Betty Thoman Roberts passed away in her home in Kansas City, Kan. on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at the age of 94. Betty was born May 6, 1922, in KCK to Samuel & Fern (Hall) Thoman, and raised in Armourdale where her father owned Sam's Shoe Shop. She graduated in 1939 from Argentine High School in KCK and went to th......

     

William Joseph Rakers, 99

Date of Birth:April 13, 1917
Date of Death: October 24, 2016

William Joseph Rakers, 99, of Leawood, KS, passed away Monday, October 24th at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center.  A Rosary will be prayed at 9:30 AM with a visitation to follow until 10:30 AM and the Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM, Thursday, October 27th at Holy Spirit Catholic Church 11300 W. 103rd St., Overland P......

     

James Lewis Mitchell, 89

Date of Birth:September 16, 1927
Date of Death: October 22, 2016

James Lewis Mitchell, 89, of Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully on October 22, 2016 surrounded by family. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM with Rosary at 4:45 PM, Tuesday, October 25 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 am Wednesday, October 26, at ......

     

Darryl J. Bair, 78

Date of Birth:June 06, 1938
Date of Death: October 22, 2016

Darryl J. Bair, 78, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the University of Kansas Hospital. Private family services will be held at a later date. Darryl was born June 6, 1938, in Kansas City, KS. He retired from the United States Postal Service and was a member of the National Association of Letter......

     

Alberta Cornwell Mahoney, 90

Date of Birth:January 21, 1926
Date of Death: October 22, 2016

Alberta Cornwell Mahoney, 90, of Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, October 22, 2016 at her home, surrounded by her children. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, October 28 at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St. Kansas City, KS 66102. Rosary will be prayed at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27 fol......

     

William H. Oakley, Jr., 93

Date of Birth:February 08, 1923
Date of Death: October 20, 2016

William Henry "Bill" Oakley, Jr of Lenexa, Kansas passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 20th, 2016 at the age of 93. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Barbara, his son Brion (Lisa), his son Bil......

     

Andrew Douglas `Doug` Chase, Jr., 83

Date of Birth:September 16, 1933
Date of Death: October 20, 2016

Andrew "Doug" Chase, Jr., 83, Wellsville, KS, passed away Thursday, October 20, 2016 at his home. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Monday, October 24, 2016 with funeral services following at 11:00 AM at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Doug ......

     

Violet M. Parsons, 95

Date of Birth:July 29, 1921
Date of Death: October 20, 2016

Violet M. (White) Parsons, 95, passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. She resided in Overland Park, Kansas for 38 years. Violet was born July 29, 1921 in the post office/general store at Craig, Colorado, where a midwife assisted her mother, Ula A. (Bartlett) White with a difficult delivery. ......

     

Janet Chellin, 83

Date of Birth:August 01, 1933
Date of Death: October 16, 2016

Janet Chellin 83 yrs old passed away Oct. 16 at Shawnee Gardens Nursing Home. Janet was born in Kansas City, Mo. After high school, Janet worked as a model, an airline stewardess, and owned and operated the Wig Boutique. She was preceded in death by her parents as well as her best friend and big sister Phyllis. She leaves ......

     

Barbara A. Horseman, 80

Date of Birth:November 29, 1935
Date of Death: October 14, 2016

Barbara A. Horseman, 80, Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, October 14, 2016 at Providence Medical Center. Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 19, at Zion United Church of Christ, 2711 N. 72nd St., Kansas City, KS where the visitation will held from 9:30-11 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests ......

     

Anna Floreine (Flo) Sanderson, 96

Date of Birth:March 11, 1920
Date of Death: October 13, 2016

On Thursday, October 13, 2016, Anna Floreine (Flo) Sanderson was called by her Lord and Redeemer to be joined with her deceased loved ones: husband Joe, son Kenny, granddaughter Nicole and sister Ethel. Flo was born on March 11, 1920, and lived 96 wonderful years, all in the Kansas City area. Floreine was a longtime active......

     

Marxie S. Hesler, 103

Date of Birth:May 31, 1913
Date of Death: October 12, 2016

Marxie S. Hesler, 103, of Lenexa, KS died Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Lakeview Village. A celebration of Marxie’s life will be 2:00 PM Sunday, November 6, 2016, in the Heritage Room at Lakeview Village, 9100 Park St., Lenexa, KS 66215. Private burial Monday at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. In lieu of flo......

     

Martha J. Orth, 88

Date of Birth:June 04, 1928
Date of Death: October 10, 2016

Martha J. Orth, 88, Prairie Village, KS, passed away Sunday, October 9, 2016 at St. Luke's Hospice House. A Memorial Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 13 at Queen of the Holy Rosary, 7023 W. 71st St., Overland Park, KS, visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the local Alzheim......

     

Ernest D. Spaulding, 90

Date of Birth:October 20, 1925
Date of Death: October 09, 2016

Ernest D. Spaulding Ernest D. Spaulding, 90 of Kansas City, KS died October 9, 2016. Graveside Services will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, Oct. 13, at Mt. Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, KS. Ernie was born October 20, 1925 in Leavenworth, KS the son on Ernest G. and Louise (Reilly) Spaulding. He had worked for Colgate Palmolive for 35 ......

     

Doris Lucille Reaum Derrough, 97

Date of Birth:February 05, 1919
Date of Death: October 03, 2016

Doris Derrough, 97, of Leawood, KS., passed away October 3, 2016 at Kansas City Hospice House surrounded by family. Doris was born in Chicago, Ill on Feb. 5, 1919 to Albert Reaum and Emily Meyer Reaum. She grew up in Oak Park, Ill and attended Northwestern University where she was a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority. Dori......

     

Jean Hennix, 84

Date of Birth:October 20, 1931
Date of Death: September 30, 2016

Jean Hennix, 84, Lenexa, KS, passed away Friday, September 30, 2016 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Memorial Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 3, at the Activities Center at Lakeview Village where a visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. A reception for Jean will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Treetop Room ......

     

Donald C. Dillingham, 96

Date of Birth:November 16, 1919
Date of Death: September 30, 2016

Donald Carl Dillingham passed away September 30, 2016. He was a resident of Topeka until he moved to Overland Park in 2010 to be near family. Donald was born in Mayetta, Kansas, on November 16, 1919, to Carl and Grace (Ross) Dillingham. He had 5 br......

     

Charles W. Ford, 93

Date of Birth:December 04, 1922
Date of Death: September 29, 2016

Charles W. Ford, 93, Overland Park, KS, died Thursday, September 29, 2016, at his home. Visitation will be held from 10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 3, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial services will be private and the family requests no flowers. Charles was born December 4, 1922, in Kansas C......

     

Elma Lucille Davis Webster, 99

Date of Birth:July 19, 1917
Date of Death: September 27, 2016

Elma Lucille Davis Webster, 99, Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Bickford of Overland Park. Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 30, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 12 noon-1 p.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu......

     

Loretta L. (Byard) Hamilton, 86

Date of Birth:November 21, 1929
Date of Death: September 26, 2016

Loretta L. (Byard) Hamilton, 86, died at Providence Medical Center, September 26, 2016. The Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 30, 2016 at St Patrick’s Catholic Church, 94th and State, KCK where friends may call from 5-8:00p.m. Thursday, September 29, 2016. The rosary will be prayed at 7:00......

     

Beneva `Benny` Thrutchley Robinson, 89

Date of Birth:February 28, 1927
Date of Death: September 26, 2016

Beneva "Benny" Thrutchley Robinson, 89, of Kansas City, KS, passed away September 26, 2016. A Visitation and Celebration of life will be from 1-2:00 PM October 8th 2016 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS.

Benny was born February 28, 1927, in Kansas City, KS and was a lifet......

     

John E. Shaw, Sr., 91

Date of Birth:September 04, 1925
Date of Death: September 24, 2016

John E. Shaw, Sr., 91, of Maryville, MO, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2016. Visitation will be from 10:00 -11:00 AM followed by Funeral Liturgy at 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 West 103rd Street, Overland Park, KS. Interment immediately following in Resurrection Cemeter......

     

Leslie Ann (Burtner) Gregory, 67

Date of Birth:October 25, 1948
Date of Death: September 24, 2016

Leslie Ann Burtner Gregory was born October 25, 1948 in Buffalo, NY to Orville Leslie Burtner and Mildred Nadine (Davidson) Burtner. She passed away Sept. 24, 2016 in Dalhart, TX. Her family moved back to Kansas City, KS in 1953. She was a proud member of the Wyandotte High School class of 1966, whose 50th class reunion is......

     

Robert E. Carney, 91

Date of Birth:January 29, 1925
Date of Death: September 22, 2016

Robert E. Carney (Bob), 91, passed away September 22, 2016 at home surrounded by family. He was born January 29, 1925 to Vincent and Nelly Carney in Ogden, Utah.  Bob was the eldest of four children.  He is predeceased by his brother Vincent Carney, sisters Margaret Brennan (Frank Brennan) and Helen Alt (Richard ......

     

Yuri Bondar, 64

Date of Birth:April 26, 1952
Date of Death: September 22, 2016

Yuri Bondar, 64, of Overland Park, Kansas, died Thursday, September 22, 2016 at the University of Kansas Hospital. Visitation from 6-7:00 PM Friday, September 23rd, Service is 10:00 AM Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS 66215. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery.

     

Paula McLean Hammond, 82

Date of Birth:February 10, 1934
Date of Death: September 19, 2016

Paula McLean Hammond, 82, of Leawood, KS passed away Sep 15, 2016. A memorial service will be held on Sun., Sep 25th at 2:00pm, Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Inurment services at Johnson County Memorial Gardens will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Waysid......

     

Freda M. Bennett, 81

Date of Birth:February 06, 1935
Date of Death: September 17, 2016

Freda M. Bennett, 81, Gardner, KS, died Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the Olathe Hospice House. Memorial Services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 24, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Olathe Hospice. Freda was born February 6, 193......

     

Carole Marie Bartolac, 84

Date of Birth:August 28, 1932
Date of Death: September 17, 2016

Carole Marie (Crogan) Bartolac  passed away on September 17, 2016 at Santa Marta Plaza after a brief illness. She was born August 28, 1932 to Thomas and Anna (McHale) Crogan, who preceded her in death. A native of Kansas City, Kansas, mom attended St Peter’s Grade School and Bishop Ward High School (Class of 195......

     

Edsel Eugene Kem, 90

Date of Birth:October 19, 1925
Date of Death: September 17, 2016

Edsel Eugene Kem, 90, Shawnee, KS peacefully passed away on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Merriam, KS.

Ed was born in Matthews, Mo. on October 19, 1925, to Louis R. and Rosa (Bohannon) Kem. He graduated from Canalou High School, class of 1943. He married Glodine D. Gray in Piggott......

     

Beatrice Christine Welling, 88

Date of Birth:January 19, 1928
Date of Death: September 16, 2016

Beatrice Christine Welling, was born on January 19, 1928 in Collingswood, NJ, to Bessie Gertrude Wolfkiel and Howard Field. Bea graduated from Collingswood High School in 1946, where she was the head majorette, and lettered in swimming and basket ball. She was also a member of Eta Sigma Theta Sorority. After high school Be......

     

Virginia Elizabeth Stainbrook, 93

Date of Birth:February 07, 1923
Date of Death: September 16, 2016

Virginia Elizabeth Wentling Stainbrook, 93, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Friday, September 16, 2016.  Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM Thursday, September 22,  at the Porter Funeral Home  8535 Monrovia, Lenexa,  KS.  Burial will follow immediately in Johnson County Memorial Gardens, Ov......

     

Dr. Danuta `Danny` Larson, 94

Date of Birth:January 03, 1922
Date of Death: September 15, 2016

Dr. Danuta "Danny" Larson, 94, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016 at the Sunrise of Lenexa. Memorial Services will be 1:00 PM Monday, September 19, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Dr. Danuta "Danny" Oktawiec Larson was born January 3, 1922 in Lwow, P......

     

Robert E. `Bob` McLaughlin, 74

Date of Birth:February 03, 1942
Date of Death: September 11, 2016

Robert E. "Bob" McLaughlin, 74, passed away September 11, 2016 at Providence Medical Center. Visitation will be from 4-7:30 PM Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at the Porter Funeral Home. In lie......

     

Mary Ann `Annie` Fenderson, 76

Date of Birth:January 12, 1940
Date of Death: September 11, 2016

Annie passed away peacefully on September 11, 2016. She was born in Kansas City, MO, to Catherine A.  Morley Fogarty and Dr. Joseph A. Fogarty on January 12, 1940. She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Dr. Joseph A. Fogarty, Jr. She is survived by her husband, Steven E. Fenderson,  her daughter, Pa......

     

Diane A. Wilson, 67

Date of Birth:June 10, 1949
Date of Death: September 09, 2016

Diane A. Wilson, 67, of Overland Park, KS, passed away September 9, 2016. Services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the University of Kansas Cancer Center. She is survived by her husband Steven, three siblings Joy Carter, Dallas, TX, Mike Allen, Virginia Beach, VA, Cheryl Allen, San Anton......

     

James `August` Ives Sharkey-Ott, 29 days

Date of Birth:August 11, 2016
Date of Death: September 09, 2016

James "August" Ives Sharkey-Ott was born August 11, 2016 at Shawnee Mission Hospital to Mara Sharkey and Alex Ott. "August", 29 days old, passed away suddenly from SIDS on September 9, 2016. In life he knew nothing but love. He spent his days snuggled by those who loved him. His family finds rest i......

     

Richard L. Sullivan, 74

Date of Birth:April 29, 1942
Date of Death: September 08, 2016

Richard L. Sullivan, 74, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the Olathe Hospice House. Richard was born April 29, 1942, in Kansas City, Kansas to Earl and Genevieve (Szewc) Sullivan. He attended schools in Kansas City, Kansas, graduating from Wyandotte High School. He married Theresa Vesel in 1973......

     

Gerald Henry Bettels, 80

Date of Birth:December 25, 1935
Date of Death: September 07, 2016

Gerald Henry Bettels, 80, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 West 92nd Street, Lenexa, KS. Entombment in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. Visitation will be 5-:7:00 PM Monday at the Po......

     

Christopher `Chris` Kenneth Merriman, 32

Date of Birth:January 07, 1984
Date of Death: September 07, 2016

Christopher “Chris” Kenneth Merriman died unexpectedly at his home on September 7, 2016 in Overland Park, Kansas at the age of 32. Chris was born on January 7, 1984 in Omaha, Nebraska to Catherine and Michael Merriman. He graduated from Shawnee Mission North in 2002 with a baseball scholarship. Chris began work......

     

Arleta N. Humbolt, 85

Date of Birth:September 10, 1930
Date of Death: September 06, 2016

Arleta N. Humbolt, 85, of Overland Park, KS, passed away from pneumonia complications on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Friday, September 9, at the Porter Funeral Home in Lenexa. Graveside service and burial will be at 2:00 pm Saturday, September 10, at Vall......

     

Rose M. Fortune, 98

Date of Birth:August 26, 1918
Date of Death: September 05, 2016

Rose M. Fortune, 98, of Kansas City, Kansas passed away Monday, September 5, 2016 at the Golden Living Center, Edwardsville, Kansas.  Visitation will be 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. with the Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the Cathedral of St. Peter 416 N. 14th St., Kansas City, Kansas 66102.  Bur......

     

Virginia May Peters, 88

Date of Birth:June 16, 1928
Date of Death: September 05, 2016

Virginia May Peters, 88, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Monday, September 5, 2016. Visitation will be from 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM, Saturday, September 10, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS with a Funeral Mass following at 10:30 AM. Private family entombment in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. In li......

     

Ervin Lee (Kresky) McNary, 87

Date of Birth:October 05, 1928
Date of Death: September 04, 2016

Ervin Lee (Kresky) McNary, 87, Overland Park, KS, died Sunday, September 4, 2016 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center after a brief illness. A Memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 8 at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 7023 W. 71st St., Overland Park, KS, where the visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. A......

     

Zita A. Kuhn, 97

Date of Birth:April 24, 1919
Date of Death: September 02, 2016

    Zita Agnes Kuhn, 97, of Kansas City, MO (formerly of Hays, KS) passed away Friday, September 2, 2016.      A 10 AM Visitation will be followed by an 11 AM Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, September 8, at the Jeanne Jugan Center (Little Sisters of the Poor), 8745 James A Reed Rd., Ka......

     

Marjorie Mildred Reed (Goldfuss), 94

Date of Birth:July 20, 1922
Date of Death: September 01, 2016

Marjorie Mildred Reed (Goldfuss), age 94, passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Covenant Place of Lenexa, a Senior Living Center close to family in the suburbs of Kansas City. In her last days, she was surrounded by family near and far, and after a short struggle with congestive heart failure went to be w......

     

Ira M. Wright, Jr., 69

Date of Birth:October 17, 1946
Date of Death: September 01, 2016

Ira M. Wright, Jr., 69, of Kansas City, KS passed away Sept. 1, 2016. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 9; followed by service at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to American Heart Association.

Ira was born Oct......

     

Barbara Eagan, 86

Date of Birth:September 07, 1929
Date of Death: August 31, 2016

 
     Barbara Eagan, 86, Tonganoxie, KS, died Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at Providence Medical Center.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 6,  at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where the visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m......

     

Mary T. McAuliffe, 81

Date of Birth:January 20, 1935
Date of Death: August 27, 2016

Mary T. McAuliffe, 81, KCK, passed away, August 27, 2016. Visitation from 10:30-11:00 AM with Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM, Friday Sept. 2, 2016 at Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 North 14th Street, KCK.

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Helen M. Jenicke, 85

Date of Birth:August 05, 1931
Date of Death: August 25, 2016

Helen Marie Jenicke, 85, of Kansas City, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016 with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Joseph, and parents Christian and Agnes Jensen. A homemaker and superb cook, Helen also enjoyed spending time with family and friends and solving p......

     

Helen J. Rieke, 85

Date of Birth:January 16, 1931
Date of Death: August 25, 2016

Helen J. Rieke, 85, of Shawnee, KS , passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Bickford at Mission Springs, Mission, KS. Visitation will be 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 30th at Holy Trinity Catholic Church 13615 W. 92nd St., Lenexa, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, ......

     

Donna F. Hickson

Date of Death: August 24, 2016

Donna F. Hickson of Kansas City, KS, went to her peace on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Donna is survived by her daughter, Vicky R. Peresko and her husband Patrick J., granddaughter Tonya R. Eddy, sister-in-law and 6 nieces and nephews and their families. Visitation will be from 9:30 - 10:30 AM Monday, August 29, at the Cathed......

     

D. Keith Hatch, 63

Date of Birth:September 25, 1952
Date of Death: August 24, 2016

Keith Hatch, 63, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, August 24th at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Visitation 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. with a Funeral Mass to follow at 11:00 a.m., Saturday August 27th at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, Ks. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of......

     

Chester M. Pew, 96

Date of Birth:January 06, 1920
Date of Death: August 21, 2016

Chester Marvin Pew, 96, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS with funeral services starting at 11:00 AM.  Burial at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. 

Chet was b......

     

Stella Gertrude Ferlas, 98

Date of Birth:September 21, 1917
Date of Death: August 17, 2016

Stella Gertrude Ferlas, 98, Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Memorial Mass 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 26, at All Saints Parish (St.Joseph-St.Benedict), 801 Vermont, Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Mt. Cal......

     

Bonnie Jeanne (Skoog) Geary, 83

Date of Birth:March 23, 1933
Date of Death: August 17, 2016

Bonnie Jeanne (Skoog) Geary, 83, Overland Park, KS, passed away August 17, 2016, at Park Meadows Assisted Living. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. immediately followed by the Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 22, 2016, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W 92nd St., Lenexa, KS 66215, where she was an active ......

     

Roxy Ann Yowell, 84

Date of Birth:March 25, 1932
Date of Death: August 17, 2016

Roxy Ann Yowell started on her final trip on August 17, 2016. Her destination will be Heaven to join her family who preceded her: parents, Ovid and Zillah; brothers and sisters, Nancy Lee, Marilyn, Jim, Jack and Jerry; nephews, Bob, Jeff, Dale; and Mona too. It will be a glorious reunion.

During her sojourn here......

     

Corene Deyermond-Freeman, 81

Date of Birth:September 11, 1934
Date of Death: August 17, 2016

Corene Deyermond-Freeman, 81, died August 17, 2016.  She is survived by husband Roger J. Freeman, daughters Ginger Zemelman (Mark), Elizabeth Deyermond (Randie Marah) and son Robert Deyermond (Shonn Clark);  Step-children Kathy (Kenn) McComb, Margaret (Joseph) Hubbard and John Freeman (Mary).  Grandchildren ......

     

Mary Evelyn R. White, 89

Date of Birth:October 05, 1926
Date of Death: August 16, 2016

Mary Evelyn R. White died on August 16, 2016 at Kansas City MO of cancer. Born to Gladys Evelyn Wall Miller and Charles Largen Miller in Pleasanton, TX on 5 October 1926, she was later adopted by her stepfather, George Andre Rauer. She was a graduate of Cornell University, a member of Sigma Kappa and married Francis B. Whi......

     

Sherry Romaine Perrin, 77

Date of Birth:October 12, 1938
Date of Death: August 15, 2016

Sherry Romaine Perrin, 77, Kansas City, KS, passed away August 15, 2016 at Providence Medical Center. Visitation will be from 12:00 - 1:00 PM Thursday, August 18, at Haven Baptist Church, 3430 Hutton Road, KCK 66109 with funeral services starting at 1:00 PM. Memorials may be made to Haven Baptist Church in h......

     

Dr. Joseph D. Biscoe, 89

Date of Birth:June 23, 1927
Date of Death: August 15, 2016

Dr. Joseph D. Biscoe, Jr., 89, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, August 15, 2016 at Presbyterian Manor. Funeral Services will be 3:00 p.m. Thursday, August 18, at the Victory Hills Church of the Nazarene, 6200 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS where the visitation will be from 2-3 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memo......

     

Carmelita J. Holloway, 89

Date of Birth:January 23, 1927
Date of Death: August 15, 2016

Carmelita Van Hook Holloway, 89, Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, August 15, 2016. She was born 1/23/27, in Springfield, MO, the daughter of William Victor and Velda (Smith) Van Hook. In 1956 she moved with husband and daughter to Johnson County, KS. She was a member of Queen of the Holy Rosary Church in Overland Par......

     

Beverly Jane Frock, 81

Date of Birth:March 31, 1935
Date of Death: August 14, 2016

Beverly Jane Frock, devoted mother and grandmother, quietly departed this life Sunday August 14, 2016 at KC Hospice House in Kansas City, MO following a brief, but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Beverly was born March 31, 1935 in St. Louis, MO, daughter of Evelyn and Birdell Fry. Her first marriage, 1......

     

JoAnn Vose Porter, 85

Date of Birth:August 17, 1930
Date of Death: August 14, 2016

JoAnn Vose Porter, 85, formerly of Kansas City, KS died in peace on August 14, 2016 in the comfort of her home after a brief battle with cancer. JoAnn was born August 17, 1930, graduated from Washington High School, was a lifelong member of White Church Christian Church and proudly retired from Deluxe Check Printers. ......

     

Teresa L. Wilkus, 89

Date of Birth:August 26, 1926
Date of Death: August 12, 2016

Teresa L. Wilkus, 89, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, August 12th at the home. She was born in Frontenac, KS, August 26, 1926 to Charles and Mary (Ford) Lavery and is survived by her daughters Karie Tindle and Suzanne (Jim) Coyle; son Bill (Valerie), seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Teresa ......

     

Chad Patrick Atcheson, Jr. , 25

Date of Birth:December 24, 1990
Date of Death: August 12, 2016

Chad Patrick Atcheson Jr. died Friday August 12, 2016. Chad Jr., known as CJ to friends and family, was born December 24th, 1990, in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Chad Patrick Atcheson Sr. and Elizabeth Patricia Bustillo Atcheson. He attended Holy Cross Grade School and St. Thomas Aquinas High School before ......

     

Philip C. Lorton, 75

Date of Birth:August 18, 1940
Date of Death: August 11, 2016

PHILIP CLIVE LORTON, 75, passed away on August 11, 2016. The first child of Eileen Fee and Byron Lorton was born August 18, 1940 in Kansas City, Kansas.  He is preceded in death by his mother, Eileen (1975) father, Byron (1967) and son, Kelly Hammons (2005). Phil graduated Wyandotte High School, University of Kansa......

     

Nicole M. `Nikki` Minick, 45

Date of Birth:October 14, 1970
Date of Death: August 11, 2016

 

Nikki M. Minick, 45, of Shawnee, KS passed away August 11, 2016.  Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 15 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS; followed by a celebration of her life at 10:00 a.m.   Inurnment wi......

     

Margaret E. Stevenson, 86

Date of Birth:April 19, 1930
Date of Death: August 10, 2016

Margaret E. Stevenson, 86, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Family Graveside Services will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Lakeview Village Foundation.

     She was born April 19, 1930, the 3r......

     

Florence M. Ostrosky, 90

Date of Birth:March 30, 1926
Date of Death: August 10, 2016

    Florence M. Ostrosky, 90, of Prairie Village, KS, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Visitation will be from 3-5:00 PM Sunday, August 14, 2016 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS; Rosary prayed at 3:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Monday, August 15th at S......

     

G. Robert (Bob) Gadberry, 98

Date of Birth:August 10, 1918
Date of Death: August 10, 2016

Robert Gadberry was born August 10, 1918 in Carthage, MO and died on his 98th birthday in Overland Park, KS.  He is survived by his wife, Mary Virginia Morgan Gadberry whom he married in 2000.  He is also survived by daughters Marcia Shideler of Lenexa, KS and Dee (Dave) Martz of Colorado Springs, CO, ......

     

Harriet (Root) Tomasich Eriks, 86

Date of Birth:November 20, 1929
Date of Death: August 08, 2016

Harriet, Sweetheart, Mother, Mom, Mommy, Mama, Mother Dear, Motherd, Mudda-Like-No-Udda, Grandma, Grandmother, Gramster, Great-Grandma, Aunt Harriet—many names, one unique woman.

Born November 20, 1929 in Kansas City, Kansas to Elsie (Schmidt) and William Root, Harriet was baby sister to the brother she ad......

     

Cerise Huckstep Smith Alicea, 61

Date of Birth:February 26, 1955
Date of Death: August 08, 2016

     Cerise Huckstep Smith Alicea entered into eternal rest on August 7, at her home in Tampa, FL, surrounded by her family and friends. 

     Cerise was preceded in death by her father, Jerry Huckstep and brother, Barry Huckstep of Overland Park, KS.  Ceris......

     

Dorothy G. Benskin, 89

Date of Birth:February 11, 1927
Date of Death: August 07, 2016

Dorothy G. Benskin left the loving arms of her earthly family for a joyous reunion with her equally loving heavenly family on August 7, 2016. Dorothy was born on February 11, 1927 in Marshall, Missouri to Lelia & Walter Hoyes. She was also loved and cared for by her two wonderful step-fathers: Wilfred Glaven and Dr. Ma......

     

H. Dennis Maack, 73

Date of Birth:October 22, 1942
Date of Death: August 06, 2016

H. Dennis Maack, 73, of Overland Park, KS died at home on August 6, 2016. Dennis graduated from Southwestern College in Winfield, KS where he later served on the Board of Trustees. He attended Perkins Theological Seminary at Southern Methodist University and served as a United Methodist minister before returning to the Uni......

     

Bruce McVey Browne, 88

Date of Birth:October 06, 1927
Date of Death: August 06, 2016

BRUCE MCVEY BROWNE, 88, passed away on August 6, 2016 at Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be held on August 18, 2016 from 4:00-6:30 at Lake Quivira Country Club. Bruce was born in Topeka, KS on October 6, 1927 to Pauline & Evan Browne. Bruce grew up in KCK and lived in the KC area his entire life. He attended......

     

Debra `Deb` Kimberly, 57

Date of Birth:August 10, 1958
Date of Death: August 04, 2016

Debra Kimberly, 57, of Lenexa, KS, formerly of Garden City, KS, passed away and entered Heaven’s gates on August 4, 2016 at her home. A celebration of life will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 9 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Inurnment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS.

Deb w......

     

Frances M. Mulligan, 85

Date of Birth:November 02, 1930
Date of Death: August 04, 2016

Frances M. "Fran" Mulligan, 85, Lenexa, KS, died Wednesday, August 4, 2016 at St. Luke’s South Hospital. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, August 11, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, where the Rosary will be recited at 5:00 p.m. The Funeral Liturgy wil......

     

Ethel Jean Warman, 90

Date of Birth:December 31, 1925
Date of Death: August 03, 2016

Ethel Jean Warman, 90, Lenexa, KS, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at the Lakeview Village Care Center.

Ethel Jean was born December 31, 1925, in Kansas City, MO, the daughter of John and Ethel Noggle. She was a graduate of Northeast High School, and was married at the age of 16 to Rolan Ray Wa......

     

Clara E. Butler, 92

Date of Birth:August 06, 1923
Date of Death: August 02, 2016

Clara E. Butler, 92, formerly of Kansas City, KS died Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at North Care Hospice House. Remarks & Meditation will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 7, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 1-2 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial con......

     

Virginia Buford Gorman, 91

Date of Birth:February 12, 1925
Date of Death: August 01, 2016

Virginia, age 91, went to her heavenly home on August 1st, 2016. She was born at home (on 14th street across from St. Peter’s Cathedral in KC Ks) on February 12, 1925. She attended St. Peter’s grade school and Bishop Ward High School. Her first job was at Commercial National Bank and then she worked as secretar......

     

Florence N. Cunningham, 94

Date of Birth:September 26, 1921
Date of Death: August 01, 2016

Florence N. Cunningham, 94, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Monday, August 1, 2016. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 PM, Thursday August 4th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS with a Rosary prayed at 5:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Friday, August 5, at St. Joseph Catholic Church.......

     

Cambridge Shea Armstrong, 36 Days

Date of Birth:June 24, 2016
Date of Death: July 30, 2016

Cambridge Shea Armstrong, of Westwood, KS, passed from this life, Saturday, July 30th at her home. A celebration of 36 sweet days of Cammi will start at 10:00 AM Monday, August 8, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.

Cambridge was born June 24, 2016 to Elias and Mackenzie (Beatty) Ar......

     

Gary C. Owens, 69

Date of Birth:February 27, 1947
Date of Death: July 29, 2016

Gary C. Owens, 69, of Kansas City, MO passed from this world. Gary's sunrise was in Belmont, MS on February 27, 1947 and his sunset was on July 29, 2016. He was loving husband and father. Gary was preceded in death by his wife, Wendy L. Owens on February 16, 2011. He is survived by his children; Samantha Owens of Kansa......

     

Christopher Alan Short, 56

Date of Birth:January 22, 1960
Date of Death: July 27, 2016

On the early evening of July 27, 2016, Christopher Alan Short walked into heaven. Chris had waited until his wife, Jan, had left his side to rest. Chris always looked out for what was best for me. He was usually right. Hospice had taken fabulous care of him with his wife as the caregiver. He was always very sure of the typ......

     

Anthony (Tony) Schneider, 55

Date of Birth:May 18, 1961
Date of Death: July 23, 2016

Anthony (Tony) Schneider, 55, Olathe, KS, passed away and entered Heaven’s gates on July 23, 2016 at Kansas City Hospice House. On Wednesday, July 27th, a rosary will be prayed with family at 4:30 pm followed by an open visitation from 5:00-8:00 pm at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. The......

     

Brian Scott Johnson, 33

Date of Birth:March 14, 1983
Date of Death: July 23, 2016

With heavy hearts, we would like to inform everyone, Brian Johnson was called home on July 23rd, 2016. Our heavy hearts know that he has gone to rest in paradise with his grandmother, Pat; aunt, Sherrie and god-mother, Edna Cave Brian was born March 14th, 1983.

He is survived by his parents, Scott Johnson & ......

     

Marylou Sweigart, 87

Date of Birth:August 08, 1928
Date of Death: July 22, 2016

     


Omalee (Hill) Closson, 89

Date of Birth:October 31, 1926
Date of Death: July 22, 2016

Omalee (Hill) Closson, 89, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away July 22, 2016 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.  Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home & Crematory 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas 913-438-6444.

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Carroll N. Smith, 99

Date of Birth:March 16, 1917
Date of Death: July 21, 2016

Carroll N. Smith, 99, Lenexa, KS formerly of Tonganoxie, KS, died Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Sunrise Senior Living Home. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Monday July 25, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where the Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the fam......

     

Florence H. Sontheimer, 84

Date of Birth:March 01, 1932
Date of Death: July 21, 2016

Florence H. Sontheimer, 84, Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Brookdale Glenwood Assisted Living. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. with the Funeral Mass following at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 26, at Church of the Holy Cross Catholic Church, 8311 W. 93rd St. Overland Park, KS. Entombment will......

     

Janice E. Thompson, 80

Date of Birth:April 06, 1936
Date of Death: July 20, 2016

Janice E. Thompson, 80, Lenexa, KS, passed away Wednesday, July 20, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to: Wayside Waifs, 3901 Martha Truman Rd. Kansas City, MO.

     

Tommy E. Cowardin, 72

Date of Birth:July 02, 1944
Date of Death: July 19, 2016

Tommy E. Cowardin, 72, Shawnee, KS, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be held at 9:00 a.m. followed by funeral services at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 22, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, ......

     

Edward John Breitenstein, 64

Date of Birth:November 28, 1951
Date of Death: July 19, 2016

Edward John Breitenstein, 64, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016, surrounded by his loving family at his home in Overland Park. A Mass of Christian  Burial will be held on Tuesday, July 26 at 11:00 AM at Queen of The Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 71st and Metcalf. The family will greet visitors from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM......

     

Mary Johanna Bax Metz, 77

Date of Birth:September 09, 1938
Date of Death: July 18, 2016

Mary was born in Springfield, MO on September 9, 1938 to Lawrence Bax and Elizabeth Wyrsch Bax. She died peacefully with family at her side at Kansas City Hospice House on Monday evening, July 18, 2016.

After moving to Kansas City, Mary graduated from St. Mary's Grade School, Bishop Hogan High School and Avi......

     

Lois Ann McPherson, 90

Date of Birth:April 05, 1926
Date of Death: July 18, 2016

Lois A. McPherson, 90 of Lenexa, Kansas, formerly of Kellogg, Iowa, passed away July 18, 2016. Lois was born April 5, 1926 in Dayton, Iowa, to Frank E. Peterson and Mabel E. Ehen Peterson. She married Charles C. McPherson September 3, 1943, in Des Moines, Iowa. ......

     

J. Mark Phillips, 61

Date of Birth:February 08, 1955
Date of Death: July 16, 2016

 

Mark Phillips, 61, of Leawood, passed July 16, 2016.  A memorial service will be 2:00 p.m.  Friday, July 22 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, KS.

Mark has passed early to the next realm, still with us are Mark’s wife Therese Elaine (Crawford) Phil......

     

Keith G. Brandt, 90

Date of Birth:March 28, 1926
Date of Death: July 15, 2016

Keith G. Brandt, 90, of Lenexa, KS, passed away July 15, 2016. He retired in 1995 as Vice President of Retail at Western Auto. Preceded by his wife Ruth and son David.

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Barbara Dean Vogan, 82

Date of Birth:November 04, 1933
Date of Death: July 15, 2016

Barbara Dean Vogan, 82, of Overland Park, Kansas, died July 15, 2016 at her home in Overland Park. Born November 4, 1933 in Kansas City, Kansas, she was the youngest daughter of Archie and Maude Overton. A life-long resident of Kansas City and Overland Park, she received a business degree from the Wright Business School an......

     

Marie Anne Hunley, 50

Date of Birth:August 17, 1965
Date of Death: July 15, 2016

Marie Anne Hunley, 50, of Lawrence, Kansas, passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Private family services will be held.  Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home & Crematory 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas 66215.

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Louise Rae Naster, 87

Date of Birth:July 24, 1928
Date of Death: July 14, 2016

Louise Rae Naster, age 87, passed away Thursday, July 14th at Tall Grass Community Living in Overland Park. Louise was born in Kansas City, MO to Oscar and Pearl Jacobs. She lived most of her life in Kansas City and spent her earlier years in Ottawa, KS. She married Howard (Howie) and spent 66 very happy years t......

     

Roscoe D. Buck, 64

Date of Birth:July 29, 1951
Date of Death: July 12, 2016

Roscoe D. Buck, 64, of Ozawkie, KS, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Visitation from 3-5:00 PM on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. He is survived by his daughters Margaret (David) Arnold, Tina Buck (Frank Singleton), mother Dolores Buck, sister Karen Meyer, three grandc......

     

Kenneth P. `Ken` Sittenauer, 82

Date of Birth:March 28, 1934
Date of Death: July 10, 2016

Kenneth P. “Ken” Sittenauer passed on July 10, 2016. Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 5250 Mission Road, Roeland Park, KS 66205. Rosary will be prayed at 4:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 14 at St. Agnes Church. Interment wi......

     

Shelley Ann Allen, 59

Date of Birth:September 08, 1956
Date of Death: July 10, 2016

Shelley Ann Allen, 59, of Lenexa, KS, Passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM, Thursday, July 14 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS.  Memorial contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, National Headquarters,

     

Dorothy A. Cosgrove, 82

Date of Birth:October 24, 1933
Date of Death: July 07, 2016

Dorothy A. Cosgrove, 82, Lenexa, KS, died Thursday, July 7, 2016 at her home. Graveside Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 22, at the Johnson County Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Children's Mercy Hospital South.

D......

     

Therese C. Kirkendoll, 85

Date of Birth:October 08, 1930
Date of Death: July 06, 2016

Therese C. Kirkendoll, 85, of Cameron, MO, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.  Visitations will be held from 2:00pm – 4:00 pm Sunday, July10, 2016 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  In addition a visitation will also be held in Cameron Missouri at S......

     

Hoa Kim Vo, 74

Date of Birth:March 30, 1942
Date of Death: July 06, 2016

Hoa Kim Vo, age 74, died on July 6, 2016 in Kansas City, Kansas after a long illness.  She was born on March 30, 1942 in Vietnam to Truc Thanh Vo and Nam Thi Nguyen.  She married Nam Tran in 1962 and they divorced in 1977. In Vietnam, Hoa was the owner of Kim Hoa Pharmacy.  She worked hard and was a smart bu......

     

Jerome `Juice` Gilbert, Sr., 76

Date of Birth:November 28, 1939
Date of Death: July 05, 2016

     Jerome "Juice" Gilbert, Sr., 76, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016.  Memorial Services will be 11:30 AM Saturday, July 16,  at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City,  KS

     Jerome was born Nov......

     

The Honorable Judge (Ret.) Benjamin F. Farney, Sr., 83

Date of Birth:January 30, 1933
Date of Death: July 03, 2016

The Honorable Judge (Ret.) Benjamin F. Farney, Sr.

     Judge Farney, 83, died Sunday, July 3, 2016 from complications of multiple sclerosis.  He was born in Kiowa, KS on January 30, 1933 and was the youngest child of sixteen of Lydia and Benjamin Farney.  He held undergraduate and ......

     

Mark A. Tarry, 55

Date of Birth:March 15, 1961
Date of Death: July 01, 2016

Mark A. Tarry, 55, of Kansas City, MO, passed away Friday, July 1, 2016. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 3:00 PM with Memorial Services starting at 3:00 PM, Monday, July 11, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Children&......

     

Joseph Lawrence O`Brien, Sr., 78

Date of Birth:July 16, 1937
Date of Death: June 30, 2016

Joseph Lawrence O’Brien, Sr., 78, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016, following a long illness.

Joe was born July 16, 1937, in Scranton, PA, to Thomas F. O’Brien and Nora Brennan O’Brien. He grew up in Avoca, PA, where his aunt, Alice O’Brien, helped raise Joe......

     

Ryan S. Ricker, 41

Date of Birth:December 17, 1974
Date of Death: June 29, 2016

Ryan Steven Ricker, 41, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away on June 29, 2016 from complications following a bone marrow transplant & his year long battle with leukemia. The Lord has restored his body and freed him of struggle and disease. Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 11th, at t......

     

William George Koeneke, 93

Date of Birth:December 12, 1922
Date of Death: June 28, 2016

William G. Koeneke, 93, of Overland Park, passed away June 28, 2016. Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 2 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St., Overland Park, KS; followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Lenexa.

William was ......

     

Joy Louise Hagen, 72

Date of Birth:February 19, 1944
Date of Death: June 27, 2016

Joy L. Hagen, 72, of Overland Park passed away June 27, 2016. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 6 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS; followed by a prayer service at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to American Heart Association.

J......

     

Elizabeth Mary Rice, 62

Date of Birth:October 18, 1953
Date of Death: June 27, 2016

Elizabeth M. Rice, 62, of Shawnee, KS, passed away on June 27, 2016, in her home of natural causes.  She had multiple health issues.  

She was born in Newport News, Virginia, on October 18, 1953, to Captain and Mrs. Lewis C. Rice.  Following high school, Elizabeth attended Penn Valley Communi......

     

John William Renk, 71

Date of Birth:March 16, 1945
Date of Death: June 25, 2016

John William Renk, 71, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016.  Visitation will be 5-7:00 PM Wednesday at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Drive, Lenexa, KS.  Memorial Mass will be 10:30 AM Thursday, June 30th at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W 92nd St., Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the fami......

     

Margaret Jo `Heffernon` Flanigan, 65

Date of Birth:July 24, 1950
Date of Death: June 24, 2016

Margaret Flanigan, 65, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016 at her home.  A Rosary will be prayed at 9:15 AM with a visitation to follow from 9:30-10:30 AM and Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM, Friday, July 1, 2016 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800 W. 75th St., Shawnee, Kansas.  A private......

     

Jeanne E. Mense, 83

Date of Birth:October 17, 1932
Date of Death: June 23, 2016

Jeanne E. Mense, 83, Overland Park, KS, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016, surrounded by her loving famil......

     

Lorraine Proctor, 94

Date of Birth:January 18, 1922
Date of Death: June 23, 2016

Lorraine Proctor enjoyed 94 years of good health until suffering a stroke two weeks ago. She died on June 23 2016, preceded by her infant daughter (Donna Kay) husband (Jack) parents (Garland, Gladys) son (Ken) and sister (Lois). Immediate family survivors are her son Gary (Debbi), grandchildren Cody (Carinn), Cassiday (Jer......

     

Roger P. Olney, 71

Date of Birth:June 29, 1944
Date of Death: June 23, 2016

Roger Peck Olney, 71, of Lenexa, KS passed away June 23, 2016 surrounded by his family, after a brief and courageous fight with cancer as a result of Agent Orange. 

Roger was born July 29, 1944 graduated from Edison HS in Elmira Heights, New York, Class of 62.  He was awarded the Boy Scout’s high......

     

Richard A. Williams, 85

Date of Birth:June 24, 1931
Date of Death: June 21, 2016

Richard A. Williams, 85, Prairie Village, KS, died Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at Claridge Court. Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at Highland Cemetery, 65th & Hodges, Prairie Village, KS.

Richard was born January 24, 1931, in Kansas City, KS, ......

     

Grace Jean Fox, 88

Date of Birth:July 22, 1927
Date of Death: June 21, 2016

Grace Jean (Rapin) Fox, 88, of Overland Park, KS, passed Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at her home. Visitation 9:30 - 10:30 AM with Memorial Services at 10:30 AM Saturday, June 25, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas. Grace was born July 22, 1927, in Flint, Michigan to Gerald and Clara Rapin. Growing up she s......

     

Mary Lou Allen, 82

Date of Birth:August 07, 1933
Date of Death: June 21, 2016

Mary Lou Allen, 82, of Lenexa, Kansas passed away on June 21st 2016 peacefully at home.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday June 25th at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church at 67th and Nall. Visitation begins at 2pm; followed by a service at 3pm. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the P......

     

Catherine Scully Brenneis, 84

Date of Birth:June 28, 1931
Date of Death: June 21, 2016

Catherine Scully Brenneis, 84, Kansas City, MO, died Tuesday, June 21, 2016. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 am Saturday, June 25, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd, Lenexa, KS where friends may call from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. The family requests no flowers, but suggests memorial c......

     

Everett R. Robinson, 93

Date of Birth:February 08, 1923
Date of Death: June 18, 2016

Everett R. Robinson, 93, Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, June 18, 2016 at his home. Visitation will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 23 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at the White Oak General Baptist Church, Clay, KY where friends......

     

Jim Bendure, 67

Date of Birth:July 11, 1948
Date of Death: June 15, 2016

Jim Bendure, 67, Lenexa, KS, passed away June 15, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Melanie, sons, Jeffrey (Tina), Mark, and grandsons, Anthony, Peyton, Jett, Jarrett, and Colton, brother, Dr. W.N. Bendure, Jr., sisters, Carol Boone and Vickie Barnes. A Memorial gathering will be held at 5 p.m., Saturday, July ......

     

Ralph Dale Wheeler, 89

Date of Birth:January 15, 1927
Date of Death: June 14, 2016

Ralph D. Wheeler, 89, formerly of St. Louis and currently of Lenexa, passed away June 14, 2016. A memorial service is 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 21 at Lakeview Village Heritage Activity Center. Inurnment will be at St. Paul’s Cemetery in St. Louis County. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Heart......

     

Gary Ray Denning, 76

Date of Birth:August 07, 1939
Date of Death: June 12, 2016

    Gary Ray Denning, Overland Park, KS, died peacefully on June 12, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.  Gary was born on August 7, 1939, in St. Joseph, MO to Raymond D. Denning and Helen L. Denning.  He was in the trucking profession throughout his career.  Gary served with Yellow Freight......

     

Jean Shirley (Wheat) Blair, 94

Date of Birth:July 18, 1921
Date of Death: June 11, 2016

Jean Shirley (Wheat) Blair, 94, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 PM, Wednesday June 15th at the Porter Funeral Home Lenexa, KS. Private Graveside Services will be 10:00 AM Thursday, June 16th, at the Highland Park Cemetery Kansas City, KS. Jean was born July 18,......

     

James A. `Jim` Kiekel, 81

Date of Birth:August 19, 1934
Date of Death: June 07, 2016

James A. "Jim" Kiekel, 81, Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at his home. Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery. The visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday, June 13 at the funeral home. In ......

     

Caroline Rose Goode, 19

Date of Birth:June 05, 1997
Date of Death: June 06, 2016

Caroline Rose Goode, 19, of Lenexa, KS, left this earthly life Monday, June 6, 2016. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Saturday, June 11, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Dr, Shawnee, KS 66203. Burial at Resurrection Cemetery. A reception will follow after burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church baseme......

     

June J. Cunningham, 96

Date of Birth:April 06, 1920
Date of Death: June 06, 2016

June J. Cunningham, 96, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016. Visitation will be from 12:00 - 1:00 PM Friday, June 10, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with funeral services starting at 1:00 PM. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial cont......

     

Gertrude E. Siscoe, 90

Date of Birth:July 25, 1925
Date of Death: June 04, 2016

Gertrude E. Siscoe, 90, K.C.K., died Saturday, June 4, 2016. Funeral Services 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. K.C.K. where friends may call from 9-10 a.m. Graveside service 1 p.m. at Mt. Sidney Cemetery, Linwood, KS. Gertrude was born July 25, 1925, in Linwood the daughter of D......

     

John N. Falbe, Jr., 85

Date of Birth:November 30, 1930
Date of Death: June 04, 2016

John N. Falbe, Jr. was born in Belleville, Illinois on November 30, 1930, the son of John and Teresa Falbe and died on June 4, 2016 at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, MO. John attended St. Mary’s Elementary, Cathedral High School and Belleville Community College.  He was a veteran of the Korean War......

     

Giles Lee Pennington, 80

Date of Birth:February 08, 1936
Date of Death: June 02, 2016

Giles Lee Pennington passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Bethel Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, where Masonic Services will be h......

     

Andrew Hiilani Galvin Canon, 21

Date of Birth:August 02, 1994
Date of Death: June 02, 2016

Andrew Hiilani Galvin Canon, 21,  Lenexa, KS, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016, at his home.  Andrew was born on August 2, 1994.  On that beautiful day, Andrew became the youngest member, of the Canon family, which includes his loving parents, Milling and Denise, his sister Michele, his brother Matthew and......

     

Manuel `Slats` Ortiz, Jr., 81

Date of Birth:October 28, 1934
Date of Death: June 01, 2016

Manuel “Slats” Ortiz Jr. 81, of Kansas City, KS Passed away June 1, 2016. Manuel was born October 28, 1934 in Bennett, TX to the late Manuel Lucas and Magdalena (Valenzuela) Ortiz. Manuel is survived by his wife of 61 years Maria Dolores (Alonzo) Ortiz. Adult children include; Veronica, Magdalena “Maggie&......

     

Caitlin Marie Vogel, 24

Date of Birth:March 09, 1992
Date of Death: May 31, 2016

         Caitlin Marie Vogel, 24, entered the kingdom of her Heavenly Father on Tuesday evening, May 31, 2016, much too soon to fulfill her earthly potential, but with time for her to have touched many family &a......

     

Corinne Joy Lord

Date of Death: May 30, 2016

     Corinne Joy Lord, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, May 30, 2016 at Bickford Mission Springs.  Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Friday, June 3 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS 66215 with funeral services following at 11:00 AM. Burial at Resurrection Cemet......

     

Keith Thomas Murray, 62

Date of Birth:August 09, 1953
Date of Death: May 30, 2016

Keith Thomas Murray, age 62, from Shawnee, Kansas died at Olathe Hospice House on May 30, 2016. Keith was born in Kansas City, Missouri on August 9, 1953. He and his wife, Gail were married at Unity Village in Lee's Summit on July 10, 1982. The couple adopted their daughter, Linzi in Maoming, China on July 24th, 1996. ......

     

Judith Marie Keith, 77

Date of Birth:May 15, 1939
Date of Death: May 29, 2016

Judith Marie Keith, 77, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2016. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Thursday, June 2, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS 66215.  Memorial contributions to Crossroads Hospice.

Judy was born May 15, 1939, in......

     

Joseph G. Forlenza, 73

Date of Birth:May 13, 1943
Date of Death: May 29, 2016

Joseph G. Forlenza, 73, of Olathe, KS, passed away peacefully in his sleep Sunday May 29, 2016 at his home.  A visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 PM Wednesday June 1st at the Porter Funeral Home Lenexa, KS.  A rosary will be prayed 10:00 AM followed by Memorial Mass at 10:30 AM Thursday June 2nd

     

Marilyn J. Tunison, 86

Date of Birth:July 18, 1929
Date of Death: May 28, 2016

Marilyn J. Tunison, 86, Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016, at Heritage of Overland Park. Visitation will begin with the Rosary prayed at 9:00 a.m. and the Funeral Mass following at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St. Overland Park, KS. Entombment will follo......

     

Switiben Sue Patel, 39

Date of Birth:November 29, 1976
Date of Death: May 27, 2016

Switiben Sue Patel, 39, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. She was born on November 29, 1976 in Anand, India. Sue grew up in Kansas City and graduated from Park Hill High School. Sue enjoyed spending time with her nieces, nephews and friends. She was regarded as a bright, beautiful person with an......

     

Jeane Alice Flanigan, 93

Date of Birth:February 24, 1923
Date of Death: May 26, 2016

Jeane Alice Flanigan, 93, of Prairie Village, KS, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2016. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, June 1, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 7231 Mission Rd. Prairie Villag......

     

Emma Louise `Lou` Johnson, 87

Date of Birth:May 15, 1929
Date of Death: May 25, 2016

Emma Louise "Lou" Johnson, 87, Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at her home. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 31, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Monday at the Porter Fune......

     

Patricia `Pat` Specht, 68

Date of Birth:February 02, 1948
Date of Death: May 25, 2016

Patricia "Pat" Specht , 68, passed away Wednesday May 25, 2016 and is with the Lord, her parents Agnes and Guy Edlin, her brother Joe and the many dogs and cats she so loved over her lifetime. Pat grew up with three sisters (Mary, Jane and Terry) and two brothers (Bill) in Illinois. She moved to Overland Park in ......

     

Jose Vallazza, 72

Date of Birth:June 06, 1943
Date of Death: May 24, 2016

Jose Vallazza, 72, of Lenexa, KS, passed away on Tuesday, May, 24 2016.  Visitation will be on May, 27, from 5-7 p.m. at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS 66215.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Wayside Waifs in Kansas City, MO. J

     

Naomi McMillan, 102

Date of Birth:March 26, 1914
Date of Death: May 23, 2016

Naomi McMillan, 102, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, May 23rd. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence McMillan and her son, Larry McMillan. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Howard Wimmer and grandsons, Andrew Wimmer and Eric Wimmer, all of Overland Park, KS. Visitation will be at......

     

Kathryn Marie `Kate` Phelan, 91

Date of Birth:August 17, 1924
Date of Death: May 19, 2016

Kathryn Marie "Kate" Phelan, 91, Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Brookdale Assisted Living. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. with the Funeral Mass following at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St. Kansas City, KS. Burial will follow at Gate of ......

     

Mary B. Drummond, 90

Date of Birth:May 31, 1925
Date of Death: May 19, 2016

Mary B. Drummond, 90, of Olathe, KS, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Her last years were spent at Santa Marta Retirement Community. Mary gave more than 50 years as a teacher and administrator in both catholic and public schools. She was preceded in death by her parents Lawrence and Marcel......

     

Edward Wayne Hammer, 80

Date of Birth:March 17, 1936
Date of Death: May 19, 2016

Edward W. Hammer, 80, of Kansas City, KS passed away May 19, 2016. Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 Monday, May 23 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS; followed by a funeral service at 11:00 AM. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Crossroa......

     

Jennifer Leigh Dean, 63

Date of Birth:January 04, 1953
Date of Death: May 19, 2016

Jennifer Leigh Dean, 63, of Kansas City, KS, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, May 19th, 2016. Jennifer gave more than 20 years as a special education teacher in the Kansas City, KS, public school system. She graduated from Wyandotte HS in 1971, received a Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State Universi......

     

Martha Ann Aguilar, 76

Date of Birth:May 12, 1940
Date of Death: May 18, 2016

Martha Ann Aguilar, 76, of Lenexa, Kansas, entered eternal life on Wednesday, May, 18, 2016 at home, with her family by her side.  A Rosary will be prayed on Thursday, May 26th at 4:30pm, followed by a visitation from 5:00-7:00pm at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, KS.  The Funeral L......

     

Stephen E. Wagner, 67

Date of Birth:October 21, 1948
Date of Death: May 17, 2016

Stephen E. Wagner, 67, Overland Park, KS passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at his home. An obituary will follow.

 

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Stephen Eric Wagner, 67

Date of Birth:October 21, 1948
Date of Death: May 17, 2016

(Stephen) Eric Wagner of Overland Park, KS, was born October 21, 1948 in St. Louis, MO and grew up in Festus, MO; the son of Victor and Evelyn (Hill) Wagner. Private funeral services have been fulfilled according to Eric's request.

He consistently excelled in sports and was elected class president multiple t......

     

Edward `Ed` N. Mahany, 40

Date of Birth:October 16, 1975
Date of Death: May 15, 2016

Edward "Ed" N. Mahany, 40, Tonganoxie, KS, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016. A visitation will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. Friday, May 20 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where a service celebrating Ed's life will be at 6:30 p.m. Ed was born October 16, 1975, in Kansas City, KS and was a 199......

     

Mark Andrew Protzmann, 56

Date of Birth:October 14, 1959
Date of Death: May 15, 2016

Mark Andrew Protzmann, 56, owner of Promark Contracting, transitioned from this life to the next on Sunday, May 15, 2016. Mark was a graduate of Center High School and ECPI University. He created Promark Contracting in the early 80s and put his blood, sweat and tears into the business for his entire adult life. He was a fo......

     

Janet Joyce Siminis, 77

Date of Birth:September 30, 1938
Date of Death: May 15, 2016

Janet Joyce Siminis was called home to her Savior May 15, 2016.  She was born in Smith Center, KS September 30, 1938 to Basil C. Lee and Lois G. Lee (Pierce).  Her brother, Terry predeceased her.  She has been a proud Mom of Bill Cook and wife, Laura and grandson, Stephen and granddaughter, Sarah of the area......

     

Connie J. Winters, 72

Date of Birth:July 16, 1943
Date of Death: May 14, 2016

Connie J. Winters, 72, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, May 14, 2016.  A Rosary will be prayed at 4:45 PM with visitation 5-6:00 PM Wednesday, May 18, with a Memorial Mass following at 6:00 PM at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 West 103rd Street, Overland Park, KS 66214.  In lieu of flowers the fami......

     

Al Mullican, 80

Date of Birth:July 03, 1935
Date of Death: May 14, 2016

Al Mullican, 80, Leawood, KS, died Saturday, May 14, 2016 at his home. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21 at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Rd., Leawood, KS where the visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to St. Luke's Hospice or......

     

Joan F. Sheehy, 77

Date of Birth:May 16, 1938
Date of Death: May 13, 2016

     Joan F. Sheehy, 77, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016.  Joan was preceded in death by her dear husband, Joseph Eugene Sheehy, and brother Edward (Linda) Fiegel, and survived by brother James Fiegel.  She was a loving mother to son, Joseph (Noelle) Sheehy; daughter, Di......

     

Mark Landon Spearman, 60

Date of Birth:June 19, 1955
Date of Death: May 09, 2016

Mark Landon Spearman passed into the loving arms of his father on May 9, 2016 at home following a brief battle with cancer. He was born Father's Day, June 19, 1955 in Oklahoma City OK and attended Edmond Public Schools graduating in 1973. Mark moved to Kansas City KS in 1991 working as a salesman and business manager f......

     

Anne Delores Starr Maurin

Date of Birth:January 21, 1921
Date of Death: May 08, 2016

Our loving, creative and spontaneous mother died peacefully on Mother’s Day, after seeing her family one last time.   Anne Delores Starr Maurin never revealed her age, but we can now state she was born in Philadelphia to Walter and Mary Starr on January 21, 1921.  She felt it impolite to ask a woman he......

     

Penelope `Penny` Medved, 88

Date of Birth:December 29, 1927
Date of Death: May 07, 2016

Penelope "Penny" Medved, 88 years old, passed away peacefully on May 7, 2016. Penny was born Penelope Ecclestone, December 29, 1927, in Littleton, Massachusetts, daughter of Arthur Greenhalge and Eva Penelope (Webster) Ecclestone. She grew up in Stoughton, MA, attended Adams Grade School and gradua......

     

Helen E. Clune, 94

Date of Birth:August 08, 1921
Date of Death: May 03, 2016

Helen E. Clune, 94, of Mission, KS, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Visitation will be from 10:00 - 11:00 AM Friday, May 6, at the St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St. Kansas City, Kansas 66112 with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11:00 AM. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be ......

     

Loretta G. Malinowski, 91

Date of Birth:January 02, 1925
Date of Death: May 02, 2016

Loretta G. Malinowski, 91, of Overland Park, KS passed away May 1, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Loretta is survived by her children, Dave, Jim, Ken, Gayle, Carol and Louis Jr; and seven lovely grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Louis J. Malinowski, Sr. in 2015. Visitati......

     

Bette Van Meeker, 92

Date of Birth:May 16, 1923
Date of Death: May 02, 2016

Bette Van Meeker passed away peacefully on May 2, 2016. Bette Van was born May 16, 1923 in Kansas City, Kansas to Vancil and Florence Payne. She graduated from Wyandotte High School and Kansas City Kansas Junior College. Bette Van married Lieutenant Roy L. Meeker, United States Army Air Corps, in 1944. Bette Van and Roy tr......

     

James R. Armstrong, 71

Date of Birth:October 14, 1944
Date of Death: April 30, 2016

     James "Jim" Armstrong, 71, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016 surrounded by his family.  Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Thursday, May 5 at Open Door Baptist Church, 3033 N 103rd Terrace, Kansas City, KS 66109.  Funeral Services will be 10:......

     

Robert V. Hays, 91

Date of Birth:June 08, 1924
Date of Death: April 30, 2016

Robert "RV" Hays, 91, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Thursday, May 5, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St. Kansas City,  KS 66102.  Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Wednesday at Po......

     

Jerome `Jerry` Phillips, PhD, 70

Date of Birth:November 08, 1945
Date of Death: April 30, 2016

Jerome “Jerry” Phillips, 70, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, April 30 surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 8, 1945 in Nederland, TX to Marguerite “Bee” and Kermit “Gee” Phillips.

He spent his childhood with his sister Tish in Nederland, TX and summ......

     

Martha Ann Hontz, 86

Date of Birth:February 08, 1930
Date of Death: April 28, 2016

Martha Ann Hontz, 86, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016. Visitation will be from 9:00 - 10:00 AM Tuesday, May 3 at St. Mary-St. Anthony Catholic Church, 615 N. 7th, Kansas City, KS 66101 with Mass of Christian Burial following at 10:00 AM. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family......

     

Christa Marie Clauder, 44

Date of Birth:April 11, 1972
Date of Death: April 27, 2016

     Christa Marie Clauder, 44, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Saturday, April 30 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd Kansas City,  KS 66104.  Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Friday at the Porter Fu......

     

Elray George Elmer Buckendahl, 85

Date of Birth:November 27, 1930
Date of Death: April 26, 2016

Elray George Elmer Buckendahl, 85 of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away on April 26th, 2016, at Aberdeen Village Retirement Community after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

A Celebration of life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 7th, 2016, at Stonacek Funeral Home in Norfolk, Ne......

     

Donald F. Herndon, 85

Date of Birth:June 18, 1930
Date of Death: April 26, 2016

Donald F. Herndon, 85, Shawnee, KS passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at his home in the company of his family. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, KS.  Visitation will be from 5-7 ......

     

Edward Oakes Keele, 78

Date of Birth:June 30, 1937
Date of Death: April 26, 2016

Edward Oakes Keele, 78, of Overland Park, passed away April 26, 2016. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 6 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Rosary will be prayed at 5:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 7 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd Str......

     

Hollis L. Schultz, 92

Date of Birth:November 15, 1923
Date of Death: April 24, 2016

Hollis L. Schultz, 92, Tonganoxie, KS, passed away, April 24, 2016, at the her home.  Visitation will be held from 12 noon - 1:00 p.m. with funeral services following at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel ......

     

Marjorie E. Foster, 88

Date of Birth:January 20, 1928
Date of Death: April 24, 2016

     Marjorie E. Foster, 88, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2016.  Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Wednesday, April 27,  at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City,  KS 66102 with funeral services starting at 11:00 AM.  Burial at Memorial Park Ceme......

     

Melissa Lou Ross, 51

Date of Birth:January 02, 1965
Date of Death: April 22, 2016

Melissa Lash Ross, 51, Overland Park, KS passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, April 22, 2016 at KUMC. A Memorial Service Celebrating Melissa's life will be at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS with a visitation from 4-6 p.m. In lieu of flow......

     

Barbara L. Schons, 98

Date of Birth:December 12, 1917
Date of Death: April 21, 2016

Barbara L. Schons, 98, Lenexa , KS, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the Olathe Hospice House.  Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. with Funeral services following at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS.  Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, ......

     

Sally A. Waters Valentine, 71

Date of Birth:April 15, 1945
Date of Death: April 18, 2016

Sally Waters Valentine, 71, of Kansas City, KS, died in the Lord on Monday, April 18, 2016 at Providence Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 12 noon Thursday, April 21, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 11-12 noon. Family Burial will be in Chape......

     

Rosalie M. Van Horn, 87

Date of Birth:March 17, 1929
Date of Death: April 18, 2016

Rosalie M. Van Horn, age 87, of Kansas City, Kansas went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 18th, 2016 having passed away at Providence Medical Center.  Rosalie was born on March 17th, 1929 in Osawatomie, Kansas, the younger daughter of Gusta A. Billhimer and Lillie Rose (Hendrickson) Bill......

     

Joseph Jessie Hernandez, 80

Date of Birth:September 18, 1935
Date of Death: April 17, 2016

Joseph J. Hernandez, 80, of Overland Park passed away April 17, 2016. Visitation will be 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 23 at Holy Cross Church, 8311 W. 93rd Street, Overland Park and rosary at 9:00 a.m.; followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Kansas City Kansas.......

     

Guy James `Jim` Tice, Jr., 84

Date of Birth:April 02, 1932
Date of Death: April 17, 2016

Jim Tice (full name Guy James Tice, Jr.) passed away of natural causes at the age of 84 on April 17, 2016 at his home in Kansas City, Missouri. Jim was born i......

     

William D. `Bill` Gunther, 86

Date of Birth:December 01, 1929
Date of Death: April 15, 2016

William D. "Bill" Gunther, 86, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, April 15, 2016. Graveside Services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, April 20th at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Bethel Lutheran Church, 2801 North 83rd St., KCK 66109 o......

     

Janice Faye Kimberlin, 84

Date of Birth:June 02, 1931
Date of Death: April 14, 2016

Janice Faye (Foos) Kimberlin, 84 of Kansas City, KS passed away on April 14, 2016.  She was born June 2, 1931 in Bazine, KS to George & Marie (Giskie) Foos.  She was extremely close to her sister Jeanette who was also her identical twin! They also shared their birthday with their younger sister Carol.  S......

     

Clifford Francis Jones, 93

Date of Birth:December 11, 1922
Date of Death: April 13, 2016

Clifford F. Jones, formerly of Topeka & Junction City, passed away April 13, 2016 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s.  He was 93.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy, his parents & siblings, as well as his grandson August Briggs & son in law Trent Daniels.  Cliff graduated fro......

     

Doris A. Frazier, 94

Date of Birth:December 01, 1921
Date of Death: April 09, 2016

Doris A. Frazier, 94, passed away, April 9, 2016.  Pri......

     

Shirley J. Hargis, 90

Date of Birth:October 25, 1925
Date of Death: April 08, 2016

Shirley J Hargis, 90, of KCK, passed away peacefully at home April 8, 2016. Visitation from 9:00 to 10:30am with Mass at 10:30, Monday, April 11 at St Patrick Church

1089 N 94th St KCK. Burial to follow at Mt Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Grace Hospice of Kansas City.<......

     

Mary E. Young, 103

Date of Birth:December 28, 1912
Date of Death: April 07, 2016

Mary E. Young, 103, of Overland Park, KS, died Thursday, April 7, 2016 at Stratford Commons. Funeral Services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, where friends may call from 9-10:30 a.m. Burial in Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggest......

     

Betty L. Knapp, 79

Date of Birth:May 16, 1936
Date of Death: April 07, 2016

Betty L. Knapp, 79, Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016, at the Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 12, from 9:30-11:00 a.m. with Funeral services following at 11:00 a.m. at Heritage United Methodist Church, 12850 Quivira Rd. Overland Park, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memor......

     

Karen Koos, 75

Date of Birth:November 09, 1940
Date of Death: April 06, 2016

Karen Koos, age 75, of Lenexa, Kansas, died Wednesday, April 6 2016 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. 

Karen was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois to Otto and Ruth Luther.  She met Russ Koos at DePauw University in Indiana and they married in 1963.  Karen worked as a kindergarten and first grade t......

     

Richard W. Hale, 69

Date of Birth:December 23, 1946
Date of Death: April 05, 2016

RICHARD W. HALE

   Richard W. Hale, 69, KCK, died Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Visit. 12 to 1 p.m., service 1 p.m. Monday, April 11, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., KCK.  Burial with military honors National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kan.  Richard was born Dec. 23, 1946, in KCK the ......

     

Lorraine Ann Williams, 81

Date of Birth:June 25, 1934
Date of Death: April 04, 2016

Lorraine Williams, age 81, of Overland Park, Kansas (formerly of Kansas City, Missouri), died Monday, April 4, 2016, at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, Kansas, after a sudden illness. A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 8, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Atonement Lutheran Church, 9948 Metcalf Ave., Overland P......

     

Carmen MaryRose LaForge, 96

Date of Birth:June 24, 1919
Date of Death: April 03, 2016

Carmen MaryRose Kenny LaForge passed peacefully to join her husband on April 3, 2016.  She was born in New York City on June 24, 1919 to Paul and Gertrude Kenny.  She spent her childhood in Ireland, New York, New Jersey and Florida, ......

     

Cyril E. `Cib` Muckenthaler, 90

Date of Birth:February 23, 1926
Date of Death: April 02, 2016

Cyril E. "Cib" Muckenthaler, 90, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM Monday April 4, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS with a Rosary prayed at 6:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Tuesday April 5th at Holy Spirit Catholi......

     

James G. Roy, 78

Date of Birth:August 16, 1937
Date of Death: April 01, 2016

James G. Roy, 78, of Lenexa, KS passed away April 6, 2016 at Kansas City Hospice House. Jim was born and raised in Niles, MI to Arnold and Leora where he lived until he went away to school.  During his time at Central Michigan University, Jim was a member of the Phi Sig Fraternity. He enjoyed spendi......

     

L.S. Catherine Karl, 101

Date of Birth:March 28, 1915
Date of Death: April 01, 2016

L.S. Catherine Karl, 101, long-time resident of K.C.K., joined her Savior Friday, April 1, 2016.  Visitation will be Thursday, April 7 at 10:30 -11:30 AM, the memorial service following at Zion United Church of Christ, 2711 N 72nd St, Kansas City, KS 66109. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contribu......