Feb 17, 1933---Aug 15, 2022

Anton “Tony” Pfaff, 89, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, August 15, 2022. The visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday, August 19, 2022, at St. Mary-St. Anthony Catholic Church, 615 N. 7th St., Kansas City, KS, with a Funeral Mass following at 10 a.m. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial contributions to St. Mary-St. Anthony Catholic Church.

 

Anton was born February 17, 1933 in Yugoslavia. Following World War II, Tony immigrated to Canada. On October 2, 1954, he married his love, Maria Schleimer. Together, in 1958, they moved to be with family in the Kansas City area. Tony was a devoted husband, dedicated father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother-in-law, uncle and friend.  He was a member of St. Mary-St. Anthony Catholic Church and loved singing in the choir. 

 

Tony was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Franz and Erna Schleimer, brothers-in-law Hans and Ernest Schleimer and dear niece Elizabeth Schleimer. Tony is survived by his daughter, Mary Zeller (Jim); son, Richard Pfaff; grandchildren, Molly Zeller Farwell (Geoff), Katie Zeller (Boris Firquain), Tony Pfaff, Jillian Pfaff; great-grandsons, Dayton Farwell and Bennett Firquain; sister-in-law, Victoria Schleimer; nieces and nephews, Dorothea Ledzian, Mary Schleimer, Frank Schleimer, Hans Schleimer Jr., Harold Schleimer and Linda Cahill and their families. Tony’s family wishes to thank the staff of the Silvercrest Senior Living for their love and care over the past five years.

 



Condolences

Marsha Smarker Aug 16 ,2022

Friend ,Kansas ,Kansas

Mary I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing my sincere condolences to you and all your family.

Beth Deeds Aug 16 ,2022

Friend of Mary ,Kansas City ,Missouri

Mary, I’m so sorry about your dad’s passing. Praying and blessings of comfort to you and your family during this difficult time.

Vern Lynn Aug 16 ,2022

friend ,Surprise ,Arizona

What a mentor. Remember hod carrying for him as a kid. Hard hard worker. My thoughts are with you Rich and your entire family. Peace be with you.

DEBORAH LESHER DIVINE Aug 16 ,2022

Went to school and church with children ,Shawnee ,Kansas

Rich and Mary I am so sorry for the loss of your father my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Amy Barenklau Aug 16 ,2022

Rich and Tony, I'm sorry to hear of your loss and will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers. You could hear your love for him in the stories you told.

Angie Neperud Aug 16 ,2022

Friend ,Olathe ,Kansas

Mary and family, I am so sorry for your loss. tony was such a special man and I loved talking to him over the years at Silvercrest. I will never forget him offering to buy me dinner one evening while sitting with him and him coming to eat Mom's jelly beans. Tony was the cutest and always made me smile. May you find peace during this difficult time.

Lori Shatto Sappenfield Aug 16 ,2022

Friend ,Stover ,Missouri

So sorry to hear of your loss. Tony always had kind words for me. My favorite memory of him is singing Edelweiss at church during midnight mass at Christmas. Love to all.

Lori Shatto Sappenfield Aug 16 ,2022

Friend ,Stover ,Missouri

So sorry to hear of your loss. Tony always had kind words for me. My favorite memory of him is singing Edelweiss at church during midnight mass at Christmas. Love to all.

Joanie & Scott Nugent Aug 16 ,2022

Family Friends ,Houston ,Texas

Dear Mary, Jim, Richard and Family, We were so sorry to hear of Uncle Tony's passing. He was such a good friend to our family. We have so many great memories of him. He will be missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Cindy Zwick Aug 16 ,2022

Friend ,Overland Park ,Kansas

Our deepest condolences on the passing of your father. May your memories of him bring the family numerous blessings. Cindy and David Zwick

Kathy Novosel Aug 16 ,2022

Friend ,Shawnee ,Kansas

Mary and Rich I am sorry to hear of your dads passing. He and your mother were such lovely people and so strong in their faith. I will keep you and your families in my prayers. Kathy

Maria Jaksa Krout Aug 17 ,2022

Friend ,OLATHE ,Kansas

Rich, I’m so sorry for the loss of your dad. It’s not easy to lose a parent. Praying God blesses you and your family with comfort during this time.

Janie Kuklenski Aug 17 ,2022

Friends ,Shawnee mission, ,Kansas

Dear Mary and family, It's with a heavy heart that I send my Deepest Sympathy upon the death of your dearest" Tony." Both Tony and your mom were always so cheerful and welcoming. They will be deeply missed. I pray God holds you in the palm of his hands at this sorrowful time.

Loretta Verbanic Aug 19 ,2022

Friend ,Kansas City ,Missouri

Mary and Rich, My sincere condolences.

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Event:
Visitation
Location:
St. Mary-St. Anthony Cathollic Church
Address:
615 North 7th Street
City:
Kansas City
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66101
Date:
Aug 19 ,2022
Time:
9:00 AM
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Event:
Funeral Mass
Location:
St. Mary-St. Anthony Cathollic Church
Address:
615 North 7th Street
City:
Kansas City
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66101
Date:
Aug 19 ,2022
Time:
10:00 AM
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