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Lawrence F. Schmalz, 90

Date of Birth:June 26, 1927
Date of Death: November 20, 2017

Lawrence F. Schmalz, 90, of KCK, died Monday, November 20, 2017 at home. Visitation will be 3-5:00 PM Sunday, November 26 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., KCK. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 AM Monday, November 27, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St., KCK. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial ......

     

Wilmot H. `Bill` Hodges, 73

Date of Birth:June 08, 1944
Date of Death: November 20, 2017

Wilmot H. "Bill" Hodges, 73, of Merriam, KS, died Monday, November 20, 2017. Graveside Service will be 12:30 PM, November 30, 2017 at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS.

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Karolyn Kay Hughes, 76

Date of Birth:November 17, 1940
Date of Death: November 14, 2017

Karolyn Kay Hughes, 76, died November 14, 2017. Visitation from 10-11:00 and Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, November 16, at Overland Park Baptist Temple, 11648 Antioch Road Overland Park, KS 66210. Burial will be 11:00 AM Friday, November 17, 2017 at the National Cemetery, Ft. Scott, KS. In lieu of flowers, th......

     

Raphael L. Walsh, 95

Date of Birth:October 24, 1922
Date of Death: November 13, 2017

Ray L. Walsh, 95, passed away peacefully on November 13, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. A visitation will be held Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 11:00 AM immediately followed by a Mass at 11:30 AM at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 5250 Mission Road, Roeland Park, KS 66205. He married Marjorie Lolley, who preceded him. T......

     

Rosemary Ann (Loftus) Klepaczyk, 66

Date of Birth:December 05, 1950
Date of Death: November 10, 2017

Rosemary Ann (Loftus) Klepaczyk passed away the evening of November 10th, 2017, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center, after a 2 year fight against endometrial cancer. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska on December 5, 1950, to Raymond J. and Angela M. (Marasco) Loftus. Rosemary attended University of Nebraska in Lincoln, where sh......

     

Zbigniew “Zbiszek” Marian Andrzej Gliniecki, 92

Date of Birth:August 25, 1925
Date of Death: November 08, 2017

Zbigniew “Zbiszek” Marian Andrzej Gliniecki Our beloved husband and father passed away November 8, 2017 at home, due to complications from two decades of alziemers. Born August 8, 1925 to Feliks Antoni (b.1897) and Jadwiga (Duda b.1902) Gliniecki. In small town of Plebaniszki near Grodno, Poland (now in Belarus......

     

Virginia H. Hodes-Hanson, 90

Date of Birth:July 11, 1927
Date of Death: November 06, 2017

Virginia H Hodes-Hanson, 90, of Roeland Park, KS passed away on November 6th at Bickford Gardens in Mission, KS. Visitation at St Agnes Catholic Church 5250 Mission Road, Roeland Park, Ks on Friday morning from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Funeral mass will be held immediately after followed by internment at Resurrection Catholic Cemet......

     

Betty L. Young, 85

Date of Birth:April 15, 1932
Date of Death: November 06, 2017

Betty L. Young, passed, November 6, 2017. Visitation will be 9-11:00 AM Saturday, November 11th at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS 66215. Betty was born in Ft. Scott, KS and was a 1951 graduate of Wyandotte High School. She was a LPN for Shawnee Mission Medical center for many years retiring in 19......

     

Amy Elizabeth Urich, 38

Date of Birth:March 18, 1979
Date of Death: November 04, 2017

Amy Elizabeth Urich, 38, of Merriam, KS, died November 4, 2017. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM with Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM Thursday, November 9, at the Queen of the Holy Rosary, 7023 West 71st Street Overland Park, KS 66204; Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, Kansas. In lieu of flowers the family suggests me......

     

Sara Lynn Stimac, 40

Date of Birth:January 02, 1977
Date of Death: November 04, 2017

Sara Lynn (Hagan) Stimac went to heaven November 4, 2017, following a 10 year battle with cancer. Sara was born January 2, 1977 to Marilyn (Perry) Rupp and Steven Hagan in Cherokee, Iowa. Sara lived in Cherokee, Iowa, most of her younger years. She attended Cherokee Community School District until her graduation in 1995. S......

     

Glenn Harlan DuBois, 87

Date of Birth:October 06, 1930
Date of Death: November 03, 2017

Glenn Harlan DuBois, 87, beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Brother passed away peacefully at home on November 3, 2017. He was surrounded by family and love as he departed this world for a better place. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 on Friday, November 10 at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 7023 W. 71s......

     

Justin Taylor Worley, 21

Date of Birth:May 04, 1996
Date of Death: November 02, 2017

Justin T. Worley, 21, of Lenexa, passed away November 2, 2017. A gathering for family and friends will be 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 11 at Church of the Resurrection-West, 24000 W. Valley Pkwy, Olathe, KS; followed by a celebration of his life at 11:00 a.m.  Inurnment will be private. 

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Kristen Marie Poplau, 45

Date of Birth:July 30, 1972
Date of Death: November 02, 2017

Kristen Marie Poplau Our beloved daughter, Kristen Marie began a new journey of light on November 2, 2017.  Her services will be private.

She leaves behind her mother, Linda; her father, Ron; her brother, Jim and wife Christine and two very loved nieces, the brightest lights in her life; Jillian Maureen and......

     

Donald M. Baldwin, 95

Date of Birth:May 07, 1922
Date of Death: November 02, 2017

Donald Mull Baldwin, of Lenexa, KS, died November 2, 2017. He celebrated his 95th birthday in May surrounded by his entire family. He was born May 7, 1922, in Pana, IL, to George Lee and Jeanette Mull Baldwin. He was educated in the Pana schools, Blackburn College, The University of Missouri, and graduated from Washington ......

     

Jennifer `Jen` Bragdon Cantrell, 34

Date of Birth:October 19, 1983
Date of Death: October 30, 2017

Jennifer "Jen" Bragdon Cantrell, 34, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, October 30, 2017. Rosary will be prayed at 4:45 p.m. Monday, November 6, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St., K.C.K. where the visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's. Burial i......

     

Jeanne Popham Boddington, 95

Date of Birth:September 11, 1922
Date of Death: October 30, 2017

Jeanne Popham Boddington, 95, of Lenexa, KS, died October 30, 2017. She was born September 11, 1922, in Kansas City, MO. Her Husband of fifty-five years, Edward M. “Bud” Boddington, Jr., preceded her in death in 2000. Jeanne was a 1943 graduate of the University of Kansas and a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma soror......

     

Emily J. Grundy, 96

Date of Birth:March 17, 1921
Date of Death: October 28, 2017

Emily J. Grundy, 96, of Edwardsville, KS, passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017. Memorial Services will be 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 4th at London Heights Baptist Church, 734 North 78th Street Kansas City, KS 66112. In Lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to London Height Baptist Churc......

     

Maria Custodia Martins, 90

Date of Birth:April 18, 1927
Date of Death: October 28, 2017

Maria Custodia Martins, 90, of Olathe, KS (formerly of Westchester County, NY) passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Villa St. Francis in Olathe, KS.  Visitation at Porter Funeral Home (8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215) on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 5:30-7:00 p.m.  Funeral mass on Thursday, November 2, 2......

     

Florence A. Ludwikoski, 95

Date of Birth:August 12, 1922
Date of Death: October 28, 2017

Florence A. Ludwikoski, 95 years young, died Saturday, October 28, 2017. She was the 6th and last child of Harvey and Cora (Skogstad) Havenor. Always proud of her Wisconsin birth and Norwegian/Irish heritage, Florence had a great closeness and love for her family, especially her 2 sisters Irma and Muriel.

Gradua......

     

Paula Ann O`Malley Leiker, 63

Date of Birth:August 14, 1954
Date of Death: October 26, 2017

Paula Ann (O'Malley) Leiker, age 63, passed away October 24, 2017 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park, Kansas. She was born August 14, 1954 in Columbus, Kansas, the daughter of Robert J O'Malley and Betty Joan (O'Malley) Gardner. Paula was raised in Columbus, Kansas. She went to St. Rose E......

     

Paul Alfred Yoker, 85

Date of Birth:January 31, 1932
Date of Death: October 26, 2017

Paul Alfred Yoker, 85, of Lenexa, Kansas, died Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Covenant Place of Lenexa. Mr. Yoker was born January 31, 1932, in Kansas City, KS. to the late Joseph J. and Ellen (Kelsey) Yoker. Paul married Marilyn C. Gorsline on August 19, 1965. She survives of the home and brother, Harold Yoker of Sprin......

     

Marcia Marie Stafford Jorgensen, 68

Date of Birth:July 02, 1949
Date of Death: October 26, 2017

Marcia Marie Stafford Jorgensen, 68, passed away October 26, 2017 in Overland Park, KS. Marcia was born in Des Moines, IA July 2, 1949 to parents Robert and Virginia Stafford. The oldest of four siblings, she was a strong leader and a determined and loyal sister. She adventured through her early childhood with her Air Nati......

     

Donald R. Uthe, 53

Date of Birth:August 24, 1964
Date of Death: October 24, 2017

Donald R. Uthe, 53, of Basehor, KS, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Kansas City Hospice House. Don was born August 24, 1964, in Kansas City, MO. He was a supervisor for Pauli Homes. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Debra E. Uthe, son D. Aaron Uthe, and daughter Rebecca A. Uthe.

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David L. Rosebrough, 57

Date of Birth:April 22, 1960
Date of Death: October 24, 2017

David L. Rosebrough, 57, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017 after a short but valiant battle with cancer. A Rosary and Eulogy will be held at 7:00 PM, followed by a visitation until 9:00 PM Sunday, October 29, at Church of Ascension, 9510 West 127th Street, Overland Park, KS. Mass of Christian Buri......

     

Lawrence H. `Larry` Channell, 90

Date of Birth:April 27, 1927
Date of Death: October 24, 2017

Lawrence H. Channell, 90, of Basehor, KS, died October 24, 2017. Visitation 1-2:00 PM and Celebration of Life will follow at 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 29, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Graveside Services will be 10:00 am Monday, October 30, at the Highland Park Cemetery. In lieu of flow......

     

Betty J. Eastwood McAdams, 88

Date of Birth:November 25, 1928
Date of Death: October 20, 2017

Betty J. Eastwood McAdams, 88, Kansas City, KS, died Friday, October 20, 2017 at her home. Visitation will be from 11 - 1 p.m. Saturday, October 28, at Westside Church of Christ, 8740 State Ave. Kansas City, KS with the Funeral Services beginning at 1 p.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the fami......

     

Eileen M. Jarratt, 99

Date of Birth:January 22, 1918
Date of Death: October 17, 2017

Eileen M. Jarratt, 99, Shawnee, KS, died Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at Brookdale at Rosehill. Funeral Services will be at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, October 22, at Sunset Hills Christian Church, 6347 Leavenworth Rd., Kansas City, KS, where friends may call from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flo......

     

Henry ``Lee` Forge, 84

Date of Birth:May 31, 1933
Date of Death: October 17, 2017

Henry "Lee" Forge, 84, of Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, October 17, 2017, in a car accident in Leavenworth County. The Mass of Resurrection will be said at 10:00 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Kansas City, KS. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. A prayer service will be held at ......

     

Frank Eugene Thomas, Jr., 60

Date of Birth:August 20, 1957
Date of Death: October 17, 2017

Frank E. Thomas, Jr., 60, of Bonner Springs, passed away October 17, 2017. Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, October 23 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS. The services at the cemetery will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Great Plains SPCA.

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Donald C. Ohmart, 70

Date of Birth:July 12, 1947
Date of Death: October 15, 2017

Donald Clayton Ohmart, 70, of Shell Knob, MO, formerly of Kansas City, KS passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the VA Hospital in Leavenworth, KS.
Don was born July 17, 1947 in Kansas City, KS.  He graduated from Washington High School in 1965, and soon after enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. ......

     

Marilyn Ann Koeneke, 93

Date of Birth:May 13, 1924
Date of Death: October 14, 2017

Marilyn Ann Koeneke, 93, of Overland Park, passed away October 14, 2017. Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 20 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. In lieu of flower......

     

Dolores Jean Booker Nelson, 84

Date of Birth:May 10, 1933
Date of Death: October 14, 2017

Dolores Jean Booker Nelson went to heaven on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Sunrise Senior Living in Lenexa, KS with her husband, Delbert Nelson of 63 years by her side. A memorial service date to be determined. Dolores was born on May 10, 1933, daughter of Ralph and Juanita (Keep) Booker. Dolores married Delbert Nelson on ......

     

ELIZABETH “BETTY” (MORRIS) (COOMES) VANHEE, 90

Date of Birth:August 29, 1927
Date of Death: October 14, 2017

Elizabeth (Betty) VanHee, 90, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017. Visitation will be 9:00 AM Saturday November 18 starting with a Rosary prayed at 9:00 AM followed by a Memorial Mass at 10:00 AM Saturday, November 18, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800 W. 75th St. Shawnee, KS 66216. In lieu of flow......

     

Lorraine D. Cenovich, 92

Date of Birth:October 03, 1925
Date of Death: October 13, 2017

Lorraine D. Cenovich, 92, of Overland Park, KS, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Monday, October 16, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS 66215. Graveside Services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, October 17, at Westlawn-Hillcrest Cemetery, Omaha, NE.

Lorrai......

     

Rose Mary Mudd, 85

Date of Birth:May 12, 1932
Date of Death: October 12, 2017

Rose Mary Mudd, 85, Shawnee, KS, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 AM Tuesday, October 17, 2017 with Funeral Mass following at 11:00 AM at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800 W. 75th St. Shawnee, KS. Burial will follow in Resurrection Ceme......

     

Vernon B Kenny, 95

Date of Birth:May 19, 1922
Date of Death: October 12, 2017

Vernon B. Kenny 95, of Olathe, Kansas, died Thursday, October 12, 2017 at The Plaza at Santa Marta. Memorial Services will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215 Family and friends may call starting at 12:00 pm (noon) Wednesday. Inurnment will follow at the Resurre......

     

Lawrence H. Nishikawa, 84

Date of Birth:September 08, 1933
Date of Death: October 11, 2017

 

Lawrence H. Nishikawa, 84, of Lawrence, KS, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Services will be held at a later date at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Timothy's Episcopal Outreach, 98-939 Moanalua Road, Aiea, HI 96701.

Larry wa......

     

Janice E. McCord, 70

Date of Birth:October 12, 1946
Date of Death: October 10, 2017

Janice E. McCord, 70, Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Olathe Hospice House. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 13, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with the Funeral Service beginning at 11 a.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family......

     

Gary B. Kloster, 72

Date of Birth:February 24, 1945
Date of Death: October 09, 2017

Gary grew up in Kansas City, Kansas. He attended St. Peter's Cathedral, Bishop Ward, Pittsburg State where he was a pitcher for the Gorilla's baseball team and graduated from Rockhurst College. He started his career at a CPA Firm but quickly found his success in sales as an independent manufacturer's representa......

     

Lola Maye Dusil, 93

Date of Birth:November 14, 1923
Date of Death: October 09, 2017

Lola Maye Dusil, Basehor, KS, passed away on October 9, 2017 at Morningside Place in Overland Park, KS. She was born on November 14, 1923 to Omer and Orpha Jurney in Waldron, Arkansas along with her twin sister, Nola, who she loved dearly. She graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1941. Lola married Louis F. Dusil, Jr. o......

     

Dr.Robert (Bob) Scott White, 88

Date of Birth:November 26, 1928
Date of Death: October 09, 2017

Dr. Robert (Bob) Scott White Dr. Robert Scott White, loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and noted United Methodist Pastor, passed away October 9, 2017 at the Good Samaritan nursing home in Olathe, KS at the age of 88. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 58 years, Bert, who passed nearly 10 ye......

     

Aris Cheyanne Hill, 6 Months

Date of Birth:March 28, 2017
Date of Death: October 09, 2017

Aris Cheyanne Hill was born March 28th, 2017, at Overland Park Regional Hospital, to Garron Hill and Angel Fry. She spent most of her short life in Shawnee, Ks with her parents. She started out small in life, only weighing 5 lbs and 11oz and was the apple of her daddy’s eye. She quickly wrapped herself around the finger......

     

Alice Marie Blandin, 89

Date of Birth:January 19, 1928
Date of Death: October 08, 2017

Alice Marie Blandin, 89, of Lenexa passed away October 8, 2017. Visitation will be 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, October 21st at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions to the ASPCA.

Alice was born January 19, 1928, the daughter of Paul a......

     

William Joseph Chauvin, Sr., 72

Date of Birth:November 04, 1944
Date of Death: October 08, 2017

William J. Chauvin, Sr., 72, of Tonganoxie, KS, died Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the Friendship Village, part of  Hospice of the Valley in Tempe, AZ.        Bill was born November 4, 1944, in Kansas City, KS the son of Robert and Ruth Chauvin. He attended Blessed Sacrament grade school and grad......

     

Marvin Smith, 86

Date of Birth:December 13, 1930
Date of Death: October 07, 2017

Marvin Smith, 86, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017. A private family service will be held at the National Cemetery, Ft. Leavenworth, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Colonial Presbyterian Church or The Global Orphan Project.

Marvin was born December ......

     

Holly Ann Rapken, 52

Date of Birth:December 07, 1964
Date of Death: October 05, 2017

Holly Ann Rapken, 52, of Lenexa passed away October 5, 2017. A celebration of her life will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, October 9, 2017 at Redeemer Fellowship Church (3921 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111). All family, friends, colleagues and church family are invited. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be g......

     

Kenneth G. Kroh, 82

Date of Birth:October 30, 1934
Date of Death: October 04, 2017

Kenneth G. Kroh, 82, Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the Riverbend Post Acute Rehabilitation Center. Visitation will be from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 7, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS with the graveside service to follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of......

     

William T. (Bill) McCune, 98

Date of Birth:November 22, 1918
Date of Death: October 03, 2017

William T. (Bill) McCune, 98, died on October 3 at his home in Prairie Village.  He was born in Kansas City, Missouri and lived most of his life in Wyandotte and Johnson counties.  Bill worked for the Union Pacific railroad for 43 years and retired in 1980.  He was a member of the Grandview Park Presbyterian......

     

Paul C Platt, 73

Date of Birth:December 04, 1943
Date of Death: October 02, 2017

Paul C. Platt passed to a better life on October 1, 2017. Paul was born in New York City, NY. to Paul C. Platt, Sr., M.D., and Betty Bunsen. The family moved to Mission, KS, when Paul was 2 years old. He was a graduate of Shawnee Mission North, Kansas State University, and Emporia State where he earned his Master’s d......

     

Leah Elizabeth Brown, 22

Date of Birth:March 01, 1995
Date of Death: October 01, 2017

Twenty-two year old Leah Elizabeth Brown of Shawnee, Kansas returned to God on October 1st 2017. Her family will receive mourners on Thursday, October 5th from 5-8pm at Queen of the Holy Rosary Church, located at 7023 W 71st Street in Overland Park, Kansas 66204. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, October 6......

     

Fern I. (Watkins) Jewell, 97

Date of Birth:December 14, 1919
Date of Death: September 29, 2017

Fern I. (Watkins) Jewell died peacefully on September 29 in Olathe, Kansas at the age of 97. Fern was born in Welda, Kansas, December 14, 1919, the first of five children of Evan and Clara Watkins. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, J. Paul Jewell, and by three of her siblings, Mildred, Nellie, and Marvi......

     

Louis Jerome `Jerry` Krumm, 68

Date of Birth:May 10, 1949
Date of Death: September 28, 2017

Louis Jerome “Jerry” Krumm, 68, of Cheyenne WY, passed away Thursday September 28, 2017. Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, October 14th at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church Stone Chapel, 9130 Pflumm Rd., Lenexa, KS with the Memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow in Resurrection Cemetery.Jerry was b......

     

Candise Lee `Candy` Bailey, 71

Date of Birth:September 18, 1946
Date of Death: September 26, 2017

Candise (Candy) Bailey was born on September 18, 1946 in Vallejo, California to the late John and Jeanette Russell. Candy grew up in Marion, Ohio where she met and married Clayton Bailey.

Candy is survived by Clayton, two sons, Chris (Erin) and Cory, and two grandchildren, Gabrielle and Mick, her brother, John R......

     

Rebecca T Leach, 77

Date of Birth:November 12, 1939
Date of Death: September 26, 2017

Rebecca Thurston Leach, 77, Lenexa KS, passed away on the morning of September 26th, 2017. A 1962 graduate of Columbia University in Nursing, Rebecca's career spanned forty-three years. Highlights include, establishing home health care agencies in several counties in south-eastern Kentucky, being awarded the honorary p......

     

Henry E. `Bud` Ocamb, Jr., 81

Date of Birth:September 11, 1936
Date of Death: September 25, 2017

Henry E. "Bud" Ocamb, Jr., 81,Kansas City, KS, died Monday, September 25, 2017 at Providence Medical Center. Memorial Services will be 6:00 p.m. Thursday, September 28, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS where the visitation will start at 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests ......

     

Neil Richard Price, 52

Date of Birth:April 20, 1965
Date of Death: September 21, 2017

Neil R. Price, 52, Overland Park, KS, died Thursday, September 21, 2017 at the Overland Park Place. Services will be held in Mexico, MO at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the ALS Association Mid America Chapter or Good Shepard Hospice of Overland Park KS.

Neil was b......

     

Danny Joe Turner, 63

Date of Birth:July 29, 1954
Date of Death: September 18, 2017

Danny Joe Turner, 63, of Overland Park, KS passed away September 18, 2017. Visitation will be 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 21 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Private cremation services to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Good Shepherd Hospice.

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Linda L. Ulreich, 73

Date of Birth:September 06, 1944
Date of Death: September 17, 2017

Linda L. Ulreich, 73, of Kansas City, KS, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, September 17, 2017. Visitation will be from 3-5:00 PM with Funeral Services starting at 5:00 PM Sunday, September 24, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. In lieu of flowers ......

     

Rita L. Wise, 84

Date of Birth:February 08, 1933
Date of Death: September 17, 2017

Rita L. Wise, 84, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017. Visitation will be from 5:00-6:00 PM with a Memorial Service starting at 6:00 PM Thursday, September 21, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions to Kansas City Hospice.

Rit......

     

Michelle Marie Affield, 41

Date of Birth:January 01, 1976
Date of Death: September 15, 2017

Michelle Marie Affield, 41, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017. A Rosary will be prayed at 4:00 pm followed by a visitation from 4:00-7:00 PM Tuesday, September 19, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Cure' of Ars Catholic Churc......

     

James Albert Koehler, 87

Date of Birth:July 30, 1930
Date of Death: September 12, 2017

JAMES ALBERT KOEHLER, 87, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Providence Place, Kansas City, Kansas. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM, September 15, 2017 at Holy Angels Catholic Church Chapel, 15440 Leavenworth Rd. Basehor, KS 66007, with a Rosary said at 6:30 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will b......

     

Thomas Stephen Kramer, 80

Date of Birth:August 16, 1937
Date of Death: September 12, 2017

Thomas Stephen Kramer, 80, of Overland Park, KS, passed away on September 12, 2017. Tom was born to Catherine (Dolak) and Stephen Kramer on August 16, 1937. He graduated from Gilmour Academy High School and completed his education in Accounting at Youngstown State University. He was proud of his Catholic faith and Slovakia......

     

Laura Elizabeth (Leeder) Uriell, 27

Date of Birth:February 19, 1990
Date of Death: September 12, 2017

Laura E. Leeder-Uriell, 27, of Olathe passed away September 12, 2017. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, September 22 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. A celebration of life will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 23 at Wesley Chapel at Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe Ave, Leawoo......

     

Mary A. Borders, 82

Date of Birth:May 10, 1935
Date of Death: September 11, 2017

Mary (Mills) Borders, 82, a resident of Shawnee, Kansas passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Monday, September 11, 2017.  Mary Mills was born May 10, 1935 to George and Nellie Mills.  Mary and husband Joseph lived 62 years in the same home designed by Mary on 49th street in Shawnee.  Last year when health i......

     

Stephen J. Ryan, 65

Date of Birth:July 26, 1952
Date of Death: September 09, 2017

Stephen J. Ryan, 65, of Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, September 9, 2017. Memorial Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM with a service at 7:00 PM Thursday, September 14, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kansas City, KS Humane Society, 5......

     

Ronald E. Masters, 74

Date of Birth:February 11, 1943
Date of Death: September 07, 2017

Ronald E. Masters, 74, Shawnee, KS, died Thursday, September 7, 2017, surrounded by his family at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. The Rosary will be prayed at 5:00 p.m. with visitation following until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church (Early Education Center), 11525 Johnson Dr. Shawnee,......

     

Gus Noll, III, 71

Date of Birth:October 28, 1945
Date of Death: September 06, 2017

Gus Noll, III, age 71, died September 6, 2017, after a battle with liver cancer. Gus proudly served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era. Survivors include his wife, Judy Noll and their children, Jennie Noll Fritzemeier (Mat), Gus Noll IV (Amy), Julie Thomas Bayha (Phil), Jeffrey Thomas (Cora), 10 grandchi......

     

Teresa J. Martell, 70

Date of Birth:December 20, 1946
Date of Death: September 06, 2017

Teresa J. Martell, 70, Lawrence, KS, died Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at the home. The Latin Requiem Funeral Mass will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 13, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2201 Parallel, Kansas City, KS. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Shawnee, KS. Visitation will be from 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the ......

     

Karen D. Clarkson, 66

Date of Birth:July 15, 1951
Date of Death: September 05, 2017

Karen D. Clarkson, 66, Edwardsville, KS, formerly of Leavenworth, KS, passed away, Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at the Kaw River Nursing Home. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. with Funeral Services following at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 7, at White Church Christian Church, 2200 N. 85th St. Kansas City, KS, 66109......

     

Robert L. `Bob` Evans, 92

Date of Birth:December 08, 1924
Date of Death: September 05, 2017

Robert L. “Bob” Evans, 92 3/4, died in Lenexa, KS on September 3, 2017. Bob was born to William Edward Evans and Emma Sage Evans in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from Paseo High School mid-year in 1942. Bob’s art talent was recognized when he was in grade school; the volume of works made throughout his li......

     

Mark E. Peters, 62

Date of Birth:October 22, 1954
Date of Death: September 04, 2017

Mark E. Peters, 62, Overland Park, KS, died Monday, September 4, 2017 at the University of Kansas Hospital.  Memorial Services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 9, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where friends may call from 12 noon-1 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family sugg......

     

Richard E. (Dick) Burnett, 89

Date of Birth:February 16, 1928
Date of Death: September 04, 2017

Richard E (Dick) Burnett passed away peacefully September 4, 2017. A servant-leader, Dick had "fought the good fight, finished the race, and kept the faith."

Dick was born February 16, 1928 to Hugh and Florence Burnett in Goodland, Kansas. He attended Weskan and Hays, Kansas public schools where he was......

     

Richard `Dick` Stucky, 84

Date of Birth:October 11, 1932
Date of Death: September 01, 2017

Richard (Dick) Stucky died Friday, September 1, 2017. He was born on October 11, 1932 in Hutchinson, KS, the son of Paul and Marie Esau Stucky. He grew up on a farm at Inman, Kansas and graduated from Inman High School. He served in the Army Signal Corp in the Far East from 1952 to 1954. He then returned to complete his ed......

     

Velda Jeane Mansfield, 90

Date of Birth:March 28, 1927
Date of Death: September 01, 2017

Velda Jeane Mansfield, 90, Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 at The Piper. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, September ......

     

Margaret O. Bullard, 90

Date of Birth:October 15, 1926
Date of Death: September 01, 2017

Margaret O. Bullard, 90, of Ozawkie, KS, died, Sept. 1, 2017. Visitation from 10-11AM and Funeral at 11:00 AM Friday, Sept. 8th at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. KC, KS.

She is survived by five grandchildren; Randy (Crystal) Transier, Margaret and David Arnold, Belinda Ghale, Tina (Frank Singleton)......

     

Betty Julia Moninger, 90

Date of Birth:March 12, 1927
Date of Death: September 01, 2017

Betty Julia Moninger, 90, Overland Park, KS, passed away, Friday, September 1, 2017. Betty was born March 12, 1927 in Holly, Colorado to Anna Marie (Enright) and John Arthur Williams. She attended school in Holly, Colorado, Kansas City, Kansas and Lima, Ohio. She then attended college at The Ohio State University and major......

     

Peter Dale Nowin, 82

Date of Birth:June 11, 1935
Date of Death: August 31, 2017

Peter Dale Nowin, 82, Springhill, KS, died Thursday, August 31, 2017 at the Springhill Health & Rehab. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 5, at Highland Park Cemetery, 3801 State Ave., Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions to Abiding Memorial, at First Christia......

     

Norma Lee Feiden, 86

Date of Birth:May 08, 1931
Date of Death: August 31, 2017

Mom, a genealogy enthusiast, loved researching obits to find valuable info…hoping to get this perfect for you, mom. Norma Lee (Gregory) Feiden, age 86, died on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at her home in De Soto, Kansas. She was born on Friday, May 8, 1931 in Kansas City, Kansas to Berwyl Jackson Gregory and Fay Eva (J......

     

Rosemary DeRaimo Massey, 68

Date of Birth:September 08, 1948
Date of Death: August 27, 2017

Rosemary D. Massey, 68 of Lenexa, passed away August 27, 2017. A celebration of life will be September 9, 2017 at Lenexa United Methodist Church, 9138 Caenen Lake Road, Lenexa, KS, 66215. Visitation will be 4:00PM to 6:00PM; followed by the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Olathe Heal......

     

Alta J. Gruble, 96

Date of Birth:July 09, 1921
Date of Death: August 26, 2017

Alta J. Gruble, 96, died Saturday, August 26, 2017. Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM Wed., Aug. 30, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Alta was born July 9, 1921 in Kansas City, KS and had been a lifetime resident. She worked at the Muehlebach, InterContinental and ......

     

Jeanne Therese Dumont Hapke, 59

Date of Birth:October 19, 1957
Date of Death: August 26, 2017

Jeanne Therese Dumont Hapke, 59, suffered a brain aneurysm and passed away on August 26, 2017 at KU Med Center, surrounded by love and family. She was born in Cincinnati, OH on October 19, 1957 to the late Robert L. Dumont, Sr. and Pauline Keller Dumont. Jeanne attended Assumption Elementary and McAuley High School in Cinc......

     

Frederick C. Kirby, 80

Date of Birth:September 24, 1936
Date of Death: August 25, 2017

Frederick C. Kirby, 80, was born in Modena, Missouri. He died peacefully in his sleep on August 25, 2017 at his Overland Park home among his loved ones. Fred was proud of his Ph.D. in economics. He served in the army and is a lifetime member of the American Legions. He died a valiant death battling Myelodysplastic Syndrome......

     

The Reverend Alfred D. Hager, Jr., 93

Date of Birth:October 23, 1923
Date of Death: August 25, 2017

The Reverend Alfred Donahue Hager Jr., 93, passed away peacefully in hospice care on August 25, 2017 from pancreatic cancer. Born October 23, 1923 in Oklahoma City, Al grew up the youngest of four brothers, all with a love for cars. Al bought his first car, a model T, for $25 at the age of 13.

He participated in......

     

Lavon L. Hayman, 86

Date of Birth:January 12, 1931
Date of Death: August 25, 2017

Lavon L. Hayman, 86, Overland Park, KS, passed into the arms of her Savior, surrounded by her loving family on Friday, August 25, 2017. Family services will be private. Lavon's family suggests memorial contributions to the Hope Chest, at Valley View United Methodist Church. In remembering Lavon, her family asks that yo......

     

Debra J. `Debbi` Prunty, 65

Date of Birth:May 01, 1952
Date of Death: August 24, 2017

Debra J. “Debbi” Prunty of Lenexa passed August 24, 2017. Debra was born May 1, 1952, the daughter of Duard and D'Arlene (Chenowith) Thompson, in Kansas City, KS. She graduated from Park Hill High school in 1970. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from University of Missouri-Kansas Ci......

     

Barbara Lee, 94

Date of Birth:November 04, 1922
Date of Death: August 23, 2017

Barbara Lee died in Kansas City, MO, on August 23, 2017. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 26, at Second Presbyterian Church, 318 E. 55th St. Kansas City, MO, 64113. Graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Monday, August 28th, at Mount Hope Cemetery Topeka, KS. Barbara was born in Topeka, K......

     

Joseph Anthony Esposito, 74

Date of Birth:January 14, 1943
Date of Death: August 23, 2017

Joseph A. Esposito, 74, Olathe, KS, died Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Sunday, August 27 at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th St., Overland Park, KS where the Rosary will be recited and eulogies shared at 8 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be at 1......

     

George A. `Moose` McEntee, 92

Date of Birth:March 07, 1925
Date of Death: August 22, 2017

George A. “Moose” McEntee, 92, Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday August 22, 2017 at Grace Garden of Leawood. The visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday, August 28th at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9405 Mission Rd., Leawood, KS with a Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery locate......

     

Rosemarie Broskow, 90

Date of Birth:August 25, 1926
Date of Death: August 22, 2017

Rosemarie Broskow, 90, Overland Park, KS, died August 22, 2017. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Monday, August 28 and Funeral Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 29, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Entombment in Resurrection Mausoleum. Donations may be sent via check to:Ladies of Charity USA 2816 East 23rd St. Kansas C......

     

Maurice S. Dunn, 89

Date of Birth:April 29, 1928
Date of Death: August 21, 2017

Maurice was born on April 29, 1928, to Joseph Francis and Lena Mae (Spencer) Dunn at Bell Memorial Hospital in Kansas City, KS. His parents preceded him in death along with his siblings Dorothy Jane Smith, Herman Warren Dunn, and Frances Ellen Nielsen.  Maurice served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, servi......

     

JAMES `DANIEL` SULIT, 51

Date of Birth:January 18, 1966
Date of Death: August 20, 2017

James “Daniel” Sulit, 51, joined his father, Arnulfo, in heaven on August 20, 2017, surrounded by his family. Dan was born on January 18, 1966 in Iloilo, Philippines to Arnulfo and Shirley (Gador) Sulit. Dan graduated from Rockhurst High School in 1984 and went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts in Biology, maj......

     

Patricia L. Stricklin, 74

Date of Birth:December 04, 1942
Date of Death: August 19, 2017

Patricia L. Stricklin, 74, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017. Visitation will be from 2:00 -3:00 PM with a Memorial Service at 3:00 PM Thursday, August 24, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Kansas State Extension Ma......

     

Barbara Ann Grable, 78

Date of Birth:January 13, 1939
Date of Death: August 19, 2017

Barbara A. Grable, 78, beloved mother & grandmother passed away Aug. 19, 2017 at her home in Shawnee, KS. Preceded in death by parents George & Margaret Welburn, sister Bonnie Thomas and granddaughter Caitlin Vogel. Survived by sister Beverly McGinnis; children Pam Stone, Patti Vogel, Peggy Bizal and Rich Bizal; 6 ......

     

Helen Jean Price, 82

Date of Birth:April 14, 1935
Date of Death: August 19, 2017

Helen Price 82, devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend lost her courageous battle to breast cancer Saturday August 19. She graduated from University of Central Missouri in 1956 and retired in 1991 from Shawnee Mission School District where she taught girls physical educatio......

     

Lloyd Dennis Krause, 64

Date of Birth:November 20, 1952
Date of Death: August 19, 2017

Lloyd Dennis Krause, 64, died August 19, 2017. Dennis was as confused as everyone else when he first learned that Lloyd was his first name. It somehow hadn’t come up in conversation at any point in his younger years. At sixteen, while obtaining his Social Security card and registering for the draft, it was revealed t......

     

David Wayne Heany, 54

Date of Birth:July 10, 1963
Date of Death: August 18, 2017

David Wayne Heany, 54, of Kansas City, MO passed away August 18, 2017. Prior to his death, David chose to attend his own Celebration of Life with his family and another with his General Motors’ buddies. Both events were well attended by those that loved him.

David was born in Kansas City, KS, son of J......

     

Donald C. Fleming, 98

Date of Birth:August 11, 1919
Date of Death: August 17, 2017

Donald C. Fleming, 98, passed away August 17, 2017. He was born in Chillicothe, Illinois to Pauline Alta and Clarence William Fleming. Both preceded him in death. Two brothers and a sister preceded him in death. Donald married JoAnn M. Fleming December 27, 1947. Two sons were born from this marriage. Mark Richard Fleming a......

     

Wilfred B Bennett, 89

Date of Birth:December 05, 1927
Date of Death: August 16, 2017

Wilfred (Bill, Willie) Bennett, 89, passed away August 15, 2017. He was born on December 5, 1927 on his family farm in Hartland Township, Pierce County Wisconsin. He attended a one room schoolhouse with his siblings before graduating from Red Wing Central High School. Bill served four years in the Airforce until 1954 and then we......

     

Richard Theodore Vogt, 87

Date of Birth:October 25, 1929
Date of Death: August 15, 2017

Richard Theodore Vogt, 87, of Lenexa, KS, died August 13, 2017 at Lakeview Village. Memorial services will be 3:30 pm Tuesday August 22, 2017 at the Lakeview Village Heritage Activity Room. Wife, Jackie and family would like donations in lieu of flowers to Lakeview Village Foundation.......

     

Donald Keith Rohrbach

Date of Birth:June 06, 1926
Date of Death: August 15, 2017

Donald Keith Rohrbach died on August 15th after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on June 6, 1926 to Myrtle (McCully) and Frank H. Rohrbach, a Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Deputy who was killed in the line of duty 5years later. Donald attended Washington Rural High School and, upon graduation in 1944, joined the Navy and......

     

Esther White, 86

Date of Birth:July 08, 1931
Date of Death: August 14, 2017

Mary Esther White, 86, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017.  Visitation will be 9:30-11:00 am, a Rosary will be prayed at 11:00 am, followed by the Funeral Mass on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Queen of the Holy Rosary, 71st and Metcalf Ave in Overland Park. Burial will be at 3:00 pm on Friday, at R......

     

Donna Sue Haynes, 49

Date of Birth:April 02, 1968
Date of Death: August 13, 2017

Donna Sue Haynes, 49, of Warsaw, MO, passed away August 13, 2017. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 17 at Bonner Springs Church of the Nazarene, 742 N. Nettleton Ave, Bonner Springs, KS; followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Ro......

     

Larry Kenneth Crabb, 67

Date of Birth:July 28, 1950
Date of Death: August 10, 2017

Larry Crabb, 67, died August 10. 2017 at Select Specialty Hospital of Kansas City, KS. He was a lifelong resident of Wyandotte County.

Larry is survived by his wife, Sandra; son, James; daughters, Vanessa and Cherry; and granddaughter, Lyric. He is preceded in death by his brothers, Robert and Arthur; and sister......

     

Marilyn (Knapp) Jolliff, 64

Date of Birth:December 22, 1952
Date of Death: August 09, 2017

Marilyn (Knapp) Jolliff, 64, Gardner, KS died Wednesday August 9, 2017 at Olathe Hospice House. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City KS where the Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial in Maple Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests......

     

Dorothy M. Gracik, 79

Date of Birth:April 14, 1938
Date of Death: August 09, 2017

Dorothy M. Gracik, 79, Lenexa, KS, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at Lakeview Village Rehabilitation Center. The Rosary will be prayed at 9:30 a.m. Monday, August 14, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St. Overland Park, KS, with Visitation until 11:00 a.m. Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. at......

     

Charles Richard `Dick` Simpson, 91

Date of Birth:April 17, 1926
Date of Death: August 08, 2017

Charles Richard "Dick" Simpson, 91, Shawnee, KS, died Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Brookdale at Rosehill. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, August 11, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800 W. 75th St., Shawnee, KS where the Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. I......

     

Elizabeth A. `Betsy` Fredrickson, 92

Date of Birth:January 20, 1925
Date of Death: August 08, 2017

Elizabeth A. "Betsy" Fredrickson, 92, Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the St. Lukes Hospice House. The visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, August 11 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St., Kansas City, KS where the Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cem......

     

Marilyn `Lynn` Dorton, 92

Date of Birth:July 11, 1925
Date of Death: August 08, 2017

Lynn Dorton was born on July 25, 1925 in Kansas City, KS and passed away August 8, 2017 in Lenexa, KS. A visitation will be 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 12 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS; followed by a service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Kansas City, KS.......

     

Judy Anne Hudson, 53

Date of Birth:October 14, 1963
Date of Death: August 06, 2017

Judy Anne Hudson, 53, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017. Visitation will be from 9:30 - 10:30 and Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM on Friday, August 11th at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd Lenexa, KS 66215. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Wayside Wai......

     

Pamela Sue Hallier, 57

Date of Birth:June 10, 1960
Date of Death: August 06, 2017

Pam was born on june 10,1960 to Betty Joplin and Don Allen in Kansas City ,KS. She met Michael Hallier when she was very young. She graduated high school and went on to become a cna which she loved up till the time she had to stop. She had a few intermissions when she stayed home with us kids till i went to kindergarten. S......

     

Arnulfo P. Sulit, M.D., 84

Date of Birth:January 07, 1933
Date of Death: August 03, 2017

Arnulfo P. Sulit M.D., 84, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 surrounded by his family. Visitations will be at 5:00 -8:00 PM Wednesday, August 9, 2017 with a Rosary ......

     

Mary Evelyn Taylor, 96

Date of Birth:November 26, 1920
Date of Death: August 02, 2017

Mary Evelyn Taylor, Kansas City, Kansas, died August 2, 2017 at her home. Graveside services will be 10:00 AM, Monday, August 7th at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Evelyn was born November 26, 1920 in Princeton, Missouri. Evelyn was preceded in death by her dearly loved husband, Richard Paul Taylor, in 1999 and her daughter......

     

Wendell Charles Burgat, 90

Date of Birth:April 05, 1927
Date of Death: July 31, 2017

Wendell was the son of Arthur and Irene (Snyder) Burgat. He was born April 5, 1927. He graduated from Topeka High School and immediately joined the Navy. He returned home when the war was over. Wendell married Ruby Johnson August 27, 1949. They had four children: Cheryl, Eileen, Kay, and Keith. Wendell worked for the Unite......

     

Robert James Gould, CPT, USA, (Ret.), 82

Date of Birth:July 29, 1935
Date of Death: July 31, 2017

Robert James Gould, CPT, USA, (Ret.), 82, passed away July 31, 2017. Graveside Services 10:00 AM, August 4th, National Cemetery, Ft. Leavenworth, KS followed by Final Departure Celebration at Lake Quivira Yacht Club. 

     


Douglas Eugene Stogner, 86

Date of Birth:July 15, 1931
Date of Death: July 30, 2017

Douglas Stogner of Leawood, KS.died July 30, 2017 he was 86 years old. Doug was a true "Renaissance Man" and had many talents and ambitions. He created a vast body of art work that focused on defining the meaning of words. Doug always had a dictionary and sketch pad by his side. As a teacher at the Johnson Atelie......

     

Carol J. Saunders, 91

Date of Birth:June 03, 1926
Date of Death: July 29, 2017

Carol J. Saunders, 91, Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the University of Kansas Hospital. Funeral Services will be 11 A.M. Wednesday, August 2, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers ......

     

Michele White, 49

Date of Birth:July 04, 1968
Date of Death: July 29, 2017

Michele White, 49, Lenexa, KS, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. The Rosary will be prayed at 4:30 p.m. with Visitation following from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 3, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug......

     

James T. Goss, 77

Date of Birth:June 10, 1940
Date of Death: July 27, 2017

James T. Goss, 77, Overland Park, KS, passed away July 27, 2017. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. with a Celebration of Life following at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 3, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: The American Diabetes......

     

Karl James Baxley, 78

Date of Birth:August 27, 1938
Date of Death: July 26, 2017

Karl James Baxley, age 78, passed away peacefully on July 26, 2017, after a short illness, surrounded by his loving family. Karl was born in Parsons, KS to William “Bill” Baxley, Jr. and Nyla (Gilleland) Baxley on August 27, 1938. He attended Kansas City, Kansas schools, graduating from Wyandotte High School in......

     

Paul A Kaiser, 87

Date of Birth:September 20, 1929
Date of Death: July 26, 2017

Paul August Kaiser, 87, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 am with the funeral service at 11:00 am on Monday, July 31, at Zion United Church of Christ, 2711 North 72nd Street, Kansas City, KS 66109. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery immediately following the servi......

     

William L. `Bill` Osbern, 89

Date of Birth:December 07, 1927
Date of Death: July 25, 2017

William L. "Bill" Osbern, 89, Kansas City, KS, passed away at The Piper on July 25th, 2017. A Rosary will be prayed at 9:00 AM with visitation following until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM, Friday, July 28th at St. Patrick’s Church,1086 N. 94th St., Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers, the family sug......

     

James Dean `J.D.` Rowden, 80

Date of Birth:October 27, 1936
Date of Death: July 25, 2017

James Dean (J.D.) Rowden passed away July 25, 2017. J.D. was born in Kansas City, KS in 1936 to Dean and Anna Rowden. J.D. graduated from Wyandotte High School, served in the U.S. Army and was a proud member of IBEW Local #124. J.D. is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Beverly (Naylor) Rowden, son Curtis Rowden, dau......

     

Michael Dean Jantti, 63

Date of Birth:July 12, 1954
Date of Death: July 25, 2017

Michael Dean Jantti 1954 – 2017 Michael Dean Jantti of Lenexa, Ks, was born July 12, 1954; and passed away July 25, 2017. He is survived by his mother Blanche Quick, brother Jim Jantti (Cindy), niece and nephew, Jessica Worley (Adam) and James Jantti Jr, (Katie) as well as great niece and nephew Arianna and Jett. Mike l......

     

James Courtney Harris, 69

Date of Birth:August 14, 1947
Date of Death: July 24, 2017

James Courtney Harris passed away at home in Lenexa on Monday July 24th. Visitation will be held from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. with Funeral Services following at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, July 28, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 29, at Ellinwood Cemetery......

     

Ralph John Schlatter, 85

Date of Birth:December 20, 1931
Date of Death: July 22, 2017

Ralph J. Schlatter, 85, of Overland Park, passed away July 22, 2017. A graveside service will be at Woodbine Cemetery in Woodbine, KS, Dickinson County. Service times are pending. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Alzheimer’s Association.

Ralph was born December 20, 1931, the son o......

     

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......