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Samuel Lathram Clark, 82

Date of Birth: October 04, 1932
Date of Death: November 20, 2014

Samuel Lathram Clark, 82, of Olathe, KS, passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014 at the Olathe Medical Center. A visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Tuesday, November 25, at Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 West 87th Street, Lenexa, KS 66219, with Funeral Services following at 11:00 AM. Burial in Park Lawn Cemetery, Kansas Cit......

  

Margaret M. Altman, 86

Date of Birth: April 20, 1928
Date of Death: November 19, 2014

Margaret M. Altman, 86, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away November 19, 2014 peacefully with her family by her side. Visitation will be at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas from 5-7 p.m., Sunday, November 23. Memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, November 24, at First Lutheran Church, 6400 State......

  

Hazel Lucille Vogel, 86

Date of Birth: September 14, 1928
Date of Death: November 18, 2014

Hazel Lucille Vogel, 86, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Monday, November 24, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 8311 W. 93rd Overland Park, KS 66212; Entombment in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. Visitation will be 2-4:00 PM Sunday at the Porter Funera......

  

Kyle Chad Longdon Jr. (CJ)

Date of Birth: February 02, 1994
Date of Death: November 18, 2014

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Kyle Chad Longdon Jr.(Cj), was born on February 12, 1994 in Kansas City, KS to Chad and Angie Longdon. Cj entered the gates of heaven on November 18, 2014. He was a life long resident of KCK He attended Bishop Ward for 2 years and finished his junior and senior years at Wyandotte High School. Cj loved fishing,......

  

Aaron Neal Follmer, 21

Date of Birth: December 15, 1992
Date of Death: November 15, 2014

Aaron Neal Follmer, 21 years old, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at his Lenexa home.  He was a wonderful son and the best little brother, and a great friend to all.  He was a 2011 graduate of DeSoto High School.  Aaron spent his days with his beloved family and a wonderful ......

  

Dawn K. Hoover , 61

Date of Birth: October 20, 1953
Date of Death: November 14, 2014

Dawn Kathleen Hoover , 61, of Overland Park, Kansas, died Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center.

Mrs. Hoover was born October 20, 1953, in Pensacola, FL to Garrath (deceased) and Shirley Parrish. She married Dennis Hoover in 1985. Dawn is survived by her husband, Dennis Hoover, of the h......

  

Peggy J. Reel, 82

Date of Birth: January 23, 1932
Date of Death: November 13, 2014

Peggy J. Reel, 82, Overland Park, KS, died Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 17, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. Friends may call from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. on Sunda......

  

Karen E. Nesselhuf, 62

Date of Birth: September 29, 1952
Date of Death: November 13, 2014

Karen E. Nesselhuf, 62, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away Thursday, November 13, 2014 at the Kansas City Hospice House.  Visitation will take place between 9:00-10:00 AM and Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial ......

  

Charlotte `Char` Winifred Prohaska, 84

Date of Birth: February 24, 1930
Date of Death: November 10, 2014

     Char Prohaska, 84, of Overland Park, KS, peacefully passed away Monday, November 10, 2014.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615  W. 92nd Street, Lenexa, KS 66215.  Visitation will be from 9:3......

  

Warren H. Trout, 93

Date of Birth: September 10, 1921
Date of Death: November 09, 2014

Warren H. Trout, 93, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Sunday, November 9, 2014. Graveside Services will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, November 12, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 North 94th Street Kansas City, KS.

Warren Trout was born September 10, 1921, in Guide Rock, NE. He was a WWII veteran serving in the United St......

  

Sammye L. Major , 77

Date of Birth: June 24, 1937
Date of Death: November 07, 2014

Sammye L. Major passed away peacefully on November 7, 2014

at the St. Luke’s Hospice in Kansas City, Mo. She was born June 24, 1937 to Vernia and Willis Strain who preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Ronald W. M......

  

Dr. John David Williams , 64

Date of Birth: August 27, 1950
Date of Death: November 06, 2014

 

Dr. John David Williams D.C., 64 of Kansas City, Kansas, died Thursday, November 6, 2014 at Providence Medical Center. Memorial Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, November 15, at ......

  

Donna L. Cooper, 81

Date of Birth: September 16, 1933
Date of Death: November 05, 2014

 

Donna L. Cooper, 81 of Shawnee, KS passed away November 5, 2014 after a brief battle with cancer.  Donna was born in Hardy, AR but lived most of her life in the Kansas City, MO area where she raised three children with her husband O......

  

James Sprague DeGoler, 80

Date of Birth: May 31, 1934
Date of Death: November 04, 2014

 

James Sprague DeGoler passed away at his home on November 4, 2014 surrounded by his Family. Mr. DeGoler was born May 31, 1934 in Kansas City, Kansas to Hazel Jean Sprague DeGoler and Harvey Vanconet DeGoler. His parents predeceased him. Mr. DeGoler graduated from Wyandotte High Schoo......

  

Donna D. Metcalf, 71

Date of Birth: September 19, 1943
Date of Death: November 03, 2014

Donna (Cushing) Metcalf passed away November 3, 2014 at her home. She was born September 19, 1943 in Marysville, Kansas. Donna attended elementary, Jr. High and high school in Marysville, Kansas. She graduated from Marysville High School in 1961. Donna married Gaylon Metcalf in 1961 in Manhattan, Kansas. They had two sons,......

  

Frank William Cisper, 44

Date of Birth: December 10, 1969
Date of Death: November 02, 2014

Frank William Cisper, age 44 of Overland Park, KS, passed away Sunday, November 2, 2014. He was born December 10, 1969, the son of Mary Margaret (Brite) Cisper and the late Robert Edward Cisper at St. Mary's Hospital, Kansas City, MO.

 

Frank was the 11th of fifteen children raised......

  

Keith E. Cushman, 70

Date of Birth: January 23, 1944
Date of Death: November 01, 2014

 Keith E. Cushman, 70, of Bonner Springs, KS, passed away Saturday, November 1, 2014. Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. with Memorial Services following at 6 p.m., Thursday, November 13th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Keith spent the majority of his adul......

  

Larry J. Sweeney, 76

Date of Birth: March 04, 1938
Date of Death: October 31, 2014

Larry J. Sweeney, 76, Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, October 31, 2014, at the Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, November 2, at the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, KS. The Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 3, at the Church of the Ascension 9510 W. 127th S......

  

Spyros Theodore Foundopoulos, 78

Date of Birth: March 06, 1936
Date of Death: October 31, 2014

 

     After a long and valiant struggle, surrounded by love from his family and friends, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Spyros Theodore Foundopoulos, 78, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, October 31, 2014.  Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM Friday, November 7, at......

  

Kenneth E. Criss, 70

Date of Birth: June 28, 1944
Date of Death: October 30, 2014

Kenneth E. Criss, 70, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away October 30, 2014, after a 14-year battle with cancer.  A Memorial Service will be held 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas.  Mr. Criss was born June 28, 1944 to Paul and Bernadene Criss in Paola,......

  

Robert `Bob` L. Snell, 81

Date of Birth: April 22, 1933
Date of Death: October 27, 2014

Robert "Bob" L. Snell, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather ended his earthly journey October 27, 2014, at Laurie Rehab Center in Laurie, MO.  Visitation will be from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Friday, October 31st at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS.  Servic......

  

Price L. Eldridge, Jr., 78

Date of Birth: December 04, 1935
Date of Death: October 26, 2014

Price L. Eldridge, Jr., 78, K.C.K. died October 26, 2014 at the Bonner Springs Nursing Home. Graveside Services 11 a.m. Thursday, October 30, at Highland Park Cemetery.

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Gary L. Smith, 73

Date of Birth: August 13, 1941
Date of Death: October 26, 2014

Gary L. Smith, 73, K.C.K. died October 26, 2014. Visitation 10:30 a.m., Funeral Mass 11 a.m. October 29, at Christ the King Catholic Church, K.C.K. Burial Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

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Robert A. McCool , 75

Date of Birth: February 19, 1939
Date of Death: October 26, 2014

 

Robert A. McCool, 75, of Overland Park, KS passed away at his home on October 26, 2014.  He was born February 19th, 1939 to Robert Lynn McCool and Clarice (Garrett) McCoo......

  

Gloria Mae Pearson, 88

Date of Birth: April 11, 1926
Date of Death: October 26, 2014

Gloria Mae Pearson passed away on October 26, 2014 at Lakeview Village after a long illness.  The memorial service will be on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Lakeview Village in the Southridge Treetop Activity Room.  Gloria was born on April 11, 1926 to Gordon and June Holland in Chicago, IL.  She lov......

  

Katharina W. Brown, 84

Date of Birth: August 21, 1930
Date of Death: October 25, 2014

Katharina W. Brown, 84, of Kansas City, KS passed away, October 25, 2014. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM on Wednesday at St. Luke's Lutheran Church with a Service starting at 11:00 AM. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Katharina was born August 21, 1930 in Mainz, Germany. She was a German War Br......

  

Louise Nick , 93

Date of Birth: May 12, 1921
Date of Death: October 23, 2014

Louise Nick, age 93, passed away from complications of a stroke on October 23, 2014. Louise was born on May 12, 1921 in Parsons, Kansas to Elmer and Hazel Beard.  Growing up during the Great Depression, Louise and her brother, Bill, learned to be independent and resourceful.  Eager for adventure, Louise spent a y......

  

Pat S. Johnson, 72

Date of Birth: May 31, 1942
Date of Death: October 23, 2014

Pat S. Johnson, 72, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, October 23, 2014. Visitation will be from 3-5:00 PM, Sunday October 26, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., K.C., KS. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM on Monday, October 27, at the Porter Funeral Home. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

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Robert H. McGinnis, 84

Date of Birth: November 15, 1929
Date of Death: October 22, 2014

Robert H.McGinnis, 84, of Edwardsville, KS, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Tuesday, October 28 with Masonic and Funeral Services to follow at 11:00 AM at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnsota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

Robert was ......

  

W. Wendell Tulp, 82

Date of Birth: April 05, 1932
Date of Death: October 22, 2014

W. Wendell Tulp, 82, of Prairie Village, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Bishop Spencer Place. Visitation will begin at 8:30 AM, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM, on Saturday, October 25, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 7231 Mission Rd., Prairie Village, KS 66208. Wendell w......

  

Edna L. Ferson, 87

Date of Birth: January 20, 1927
Date of Death: October 20, 2014

Edna L. Ferson, 87, of Kansas City, KS, passed away on Monday, October 20, 2014. A visitation will be from 4-5:00 PM on Friday October 24, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with a Memorial Service to follow at 5:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Vitas Hospice.Mrs. Ferson was bo......

  

Raymond Reno Kellogg, 77

Date of Birth: August 01, 1937
Date of Death: October 20, 2014

Raymond Reno Kellogg passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family

in the early hours of October 20, 2014. Visitation will be Thursday October 23, from 5- 7:00 PM at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monr......

  

JoAnn Marie McGregor, 59

Date of Birth: May 25, 1955
Date of Death: October 20, 2014

JoAnn Marie McGregor, 59, of Basehor, KS, passed away Monday, October 20, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospice House. A visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Friday, October, 24 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with Funeral Service to follow at 11:00 AM.

JoAnn was born May 25, 1955, in Kan......

  

Virginia Anita Kraus, 76

Date of Birth: February 20, 1938
Date of Death: October 19, 2014

Virginia Anita Kraus, 76, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the Grace Gardens of Leawood, Kansas. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home Chapel, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas. Burial will follow in Shawnee Mission Memorial Gardens, Shawnee, Kansas. V......

  

Mary Louise Stack, 91

Date of Birth: July 02, 1923
Date of Death: October 17, 2014

Mary Louise Stack, 91, Lenexa, KS, died Friday, October 17, 2014 at the Lakeview Village Care Center. The Funeral Liturgy will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 20, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St., Lenexa, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call from

  

Juanita Dake, 91

Date of Birth: November 06, 1922
Date of Death: October 16, 2014

     Juanita Dake, 91, Wyandotte County,KS, died Thursday, October 16, 2014 in Richmond, MO. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 21, 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......

  

Juan F. Martinez, 62

Date of Birth: February 01, 1952
Date of Death: October 14, 2014

Juan F. Martinez, 62, of Shawnee, KS went to heaven peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, October 14, 2014.  Visitation will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 17, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Dr. Shawnee, KS, with a Memorial Mass following at 10:30 a.m.  ......

  

Cathy Lynn Richardson, 58

Date of Birth: May 17, 1956
Date of Death: October 14, 2014

Cathy Richardson, 58, of Olathe, KS passed away on October 14th, 2014 at her home where she had been constantly surrounded by her family through these last few weeks of her life. She was born May 17th, 1956 in Kansas City, Kansas. Preceding her in death are her perfect loving husband, Craig Richardson; Her parents, Norma J......

  

James Michael Raupp , 25

Date of Birth: February 27, 1989
Date of Death: October 14, 2014

James Michael Raupp , 25, of Lenexa, Kansas , died Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Born February 27, 1989. A visitation will be held from 1:00 to 1:30 PM Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa Chapel. A Celebration of Life will start at 1:30 PM where friends are invited to share fond memories of Jimmy, fo......

  

Ronald L. Schmucker, 51

Date of Birth: November 26, 1962
Date of Death: October 13, 2014

Ronald L. Schmucker, 51, De Soto, KS, passed away Monday, October 13, 2014. Visitation will be held from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 18, at De Soto United Methodist Church, 8760 Kill Creek Rd. De Soto, KS, where funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. Burial in De Soto Cemetery, De Soto, KS. Memorial contributio......

  

Cheryl Ann Potter, 64

Date of Birth: March 30, 1950
Date of Death: October 12, 2014

 Cheryl Ann Potter, 64, of Bonner Springs, KS, passed away Sunday, October 12, 2014.

 

A Celebration of Life will be 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the Living Water United M......

  

Bonnie Jean Sadler, 85

Date of Birth: July 26, 1929
Date of Death: October 10, 2014

Bonnie Jean Sadler passed away on October 10¸2014 after a long illness at the Sweet Life at Shawnee where she resided since July 2011.

A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at St Patrick’s Catholic Church in Casper, Wyoming. Rite of committal will be conducted at the Oregon Trail Veteran’s ......

  

Patricia A. Kukuk, 78

Date of Birth: November 14, 1935
Date of Death: October 10, 2014

Our beloved mother, Patricia. A. Kukuk, 78, of Merriam, Kansas passed away on October 10, 2014 at 5:55am and is at peace now in the presence of God.

She was a devout Christian, a devoted mentor of countless students and teachers, a friend to hundreds of people, a loving parent, and a servant to her community whe......

  

Dr. Jerome Herman Hermes, 85

Date of Birth: April 07, 1929
Date of Death: October 08, 2014

Dr. Jerome H. Hermes, 85, passed away on October 8,2014 at Sweet Life Nursing Home in Shawnee, Kansas. Jerome was born on April 7, 1929 in Reno County, Kansas, the son of John and Mary (Hilger) Hermes. Dr. Hermes graduated from St. Joseph Military Academy in Hays, KS. and Cleveland Chiropractic Colleg......

  

Joseph Sidor, 89

Date of Birth: April 14, 1925
Date of Death: October 06, 2014

Joseph Sidor, 89, of Overland Park, Kansas passed away October 6 at Kansas City Hospice House. Joe was born April 14, 1925, to Joseph and Josephine Sidor in Detroit, Michigan. A devoted husband and father, Joe was much loved. He was repeatedly awarded the “Best, Funniest and Fun-loving Dad Award in the World” b......

  

Kimberly A. Smith-Fortner

Date of Birth: December 12, 1964
Date of Death: October 05, 2014

  Kim quietly passed on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 11:30 am. She was born December 12, 1964 to Roger and Virginia Smith. Roger was the owner of Roger Smith & Sons Toyota located at 730......

  

Carol J. (Belt) Gochenour, 66

Date of Birth: October 24, 1947
Date of Death: October 03, 2014

Carol J. (Belt) Gochenour, 66, of Overland Park, KS passed away Friday, October 3, 2014. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Friday, October 10, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Visitation will be 6-8:00 PM Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions may be......

  

Patrick E. Orford, 66

Date of Birth: January 11, 1948
Date of Death: October 03, 2014

Patrick E. Orford, 66, of Overland Park, Ks, passed away October 3, 2014, surrounded by his family.  Visitation will be held at Porter Funeral Home from 5-7pm, Tues., Oct. 7 with the Rosary at 7pm. Funeral Mass will be held at 10am on Wed., Oct. 8 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Overland Park.  Pat grew up in K......

  

Thomas E. Steuber, 89

Date of Birth: March 02, 1925
Date of Death: October 03, 2014

 

Thomas Edward Steuber, 89, died on October 3, 2014 from congenital heart failure at Rose Estates in Overland Park KS.

 Tom, always known as Tim to family and friends was the twelfth child born to William J. and Mary Elizabeth Conove......

  

Dorothy A. Lovell, 83

Date of Birth: February 06, 1931
Date of Death: October 02, 2014

Dorothy A. Lovell, 83, Lenexa, KS, died Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Sunrise of Lenexa. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 9, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd., Lenexa, KS where the visitation will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the famil......

  

Mary Ann Wittlinger, 57

Date of Birth: October 31, 1956
Date of Death: October 02, 2014

     Mary Ann Wittlinger, 57, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, October 2, 2014.  A visitation will be from 9-10:30 AM Tuesday, October 7,  at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa,  KS with a Funeral Services starting at 10:30 AM.  Burial in Resurrection Cemetery,......

  

Donald G. Martin, 77

Date of Birth: March 12, 1937
Date of Death: October 02, 2014

Donald G. Martin, 77, died October 2 in Olathe, KS.  He was born March 12, 1937 in Liberal, KS, the eldest child of Russell and Iona Martin, both of whom preceded him in death.  He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Kansas State Teachers College (now Emporia State University) where he worked ......

  

Marjorie (Lickteig) Jean Davis, 89

Date of Birth: November 15, 1924
Date of Death: October 01, 2014

Marjorie (Lickteig) Jean Davis, 89, of Lenexa, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on October 1, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 9150 Pflumm, Lenexa, Ks, with visitation from 9:30 - 10:30 AM prior t......

  

Helen Lucile (Ellis) Carpenter, 95

Date of Birth: July 01, 1919
Date of Death: September 30, 2014

Helen Lucile (Ellis) Carpenter July 1, 1919 – September 30, 2014

Helen was born in Kansas City, Kansas, to James P. and Nell Ellis. Her father owned and operated a neighborhood grocery store on North 18th Street and the fa......

  

Susan Rich, 45

Date of Birth: February 22, 1969
Date of Death: September 29, 2014

Susan Rich, 45, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, September 29, 2014 at Kansas City Hospice House. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 3, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 5500 Woodson, Mission, KS. Entombment in Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Porter Funeral Ho......

  

Peyton Michael Topping

Date of Birth: September 29, 2014
Date of Death: September 29, 2014

Peyton Michael Topping, infant son of Nicholas and Ashley (Hermesch) Topping passed away September 29, 2014. Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. 

 

Besides his pa......

  

Frances L. Rohlfing, 81

Date of Birth: June 04, 1933
Date of Death: September 27, 2014

Frances L. Rohlfing, 81, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the Providence Medical Center. A visitation will be held Thursday, October 2nd, 6:00-7:00 PM at the Porter Funeral Home Kansas City, Kansas and the Funeral Service will be held Friday October 3rd, 10:00 AM at the Porter Funeral Hom......

  

Linton F. `Bud` Carden, 98

Date of Birth: February 25, 1916
Date of Death: September 27, 2014

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Kenneth Ray Voorhes, 80

Date of Birth: August 15, 1934
Date of Death: September 26, 2014

Kenneth Ray Voorhes, 80, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday September 26, 2014. A Rosary will be said at 4:30 PM on Monday September 29, 2014 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 8311 West 93rd Street, Overland Park, KS followed by a visitation until 7:30 PM. Memorial Mass will ......

  

Robert E. Eldredge, 82

Date of Birth: January 02, 1932
Date of Death: September 26, 2014

Robert Edison Eldredge, Sr. of Overland Park, KS passed away peacefully on September 26, 2014.  He was born in Newburyport, MA on January 2, 1932 to Franklin and Bellemira (Silva) Eldredge.  He grew up in Boston, MA; Worchester, MA; Portland, ME; Portsmouth NH and joined the Naval ROTC during high school.  A......

  

J. Blake Glenn, 43

Date of Birth: January 26, 1971
Date of Death: September 24, 2014

     J. Blake Glenn, 43, of Overland Park, KS, went to heaven on Wednesday, September 24, 2014.  A Visitation will be from 9-10:30 AM Monday, September 29, at St. Michael the Archangel 14201 Nall Leawood,  Kansas 66223 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM.  Entombment will fol......

  

Beverly Ann Mooneyham, 55

Date of Birth: September 27, 1958
Date of Death: September 23, 2014

Beverly Ann Mooneyham, beloved wife, loving daughter, sister and aunt, passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at her home. Visitation will be from 9-11:00 AM Monday, September 29, at the Christ the King Catholic Church, 3027 N 54th St, Kansas City, KS 66104 with a Memorial Mass at 11:00 AM . In lieu of flow......

  

Elmer Eugene Swisher, 92

Date of Birth: August 23, 1922
Date of Death: September 23, 2014

Elmer Eugene Swisher a WWII Veteran, passed away September 23, 2014. Burial is scheduled with honors in the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kansas. Arr: Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, KS (913) 438-6444.

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John Joseph Kowalski, 66

Date of Birth: April 17, 1948
Date of Death: September 21, 2014

John Joseph Kowalski, 66, of Kansas City, MO, passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014. Visitaiton will be from 6-8:00 PM on Wednesday, September 24 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Thursday, September 25, at the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 2 E 75th St......

  

Janice Ann (Hensler) Durr, 66

Date of Birth: July 21, 1948
Date of Death: September 18, 2014

  Janice Ann (Hensler) Durr, 66, Prairie Village, KS, passed away Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Visitation will be held on Sunday, Sept. 21, from 3 - 5 p.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 7231 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS 66208. A Memorial Mass w......

  

Jerold R. `Bob` Barmann, 79

Date of Birth: March 25, 1935
Date of Death: September 18, 2014

 Jerold Robert (Bob) Barmann passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 18th at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Kansas City.    He was born March 25, 1935 in M......

  

Anthony J. `Tony` Gorman, 91

Date of Birth: October 15, 1922
Date of Death: September 17, 2014

 

Anthony J. Tony (Gojmerac) Gorman of Kansas City, Kansas, died Wednesday September 17, 2014 at Kansas City Hospice House. He was born on October 15, 1922 in Kansas City, Missouri and was raised in the Strawberry Hill area of Kansas City, Kansas. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Patrick&rsquo......

  

Len W. Skinner, 73

Date of Birth: September 25, 1940
Date of Death: September 17, 2014

Len William Skinner , 73 Kansas City, Ks. passed away at Providence Hospital September 17, 2014 of  heart failure. Born on Sept. 25, 1940 and graduated from Wyandotte High School, KCKCC, KU and KSU.  He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Priscilla.  Len served honorably in the U S Army during the V......

  

Gene M. Culbertson, 98

Date of Birth: May 01, 1916
Date of Death: September 13, 2014

Gene M. Culbertson, 98, of Westwood, KS, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.Gene was born May 1, 1916, in Flemington, MO to Leslie and Martha Emmett. She graduated from Springfield Teacher's College in Springfield, MO and returned to Flemington to teach 1st thru 8th grades in a o......

  

Edward Arnold Rowe, 73

Date of Birth: July 31, 1941
Date of Death: September 13, 2014

Edward Arnold Rowe, 73, of Lenexa, KS, died Saturday, September 13, 2014, at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, KS.  A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30 am on Sat, Sept 20th, at Community Covenant Church, 15700 W. 87th St Pkwy, Lenexa, KS; burial to follow at Mount Moriah Ce......

  

Robert Francis Wenski, 63

Date of Birth: April 10, 1951
Date of Death: September 12, 2014

Robert Francis Wenski, 63, passed away peacefully on September 12, 2014 at his home. Bob was born in Kansas City, KS on April 10, 1951 to parents Larry and Norma Wenski. He was ardently committed to his family, a wife of forty years and two children, and his faith. He set a strong Christian example for all that knew him. B......

  

Jean Pelton Bisel, 89

Date of Birth: October 25, 1924
Date of Death: September 12, 2014

 

Jean Pelton Bisel, 89, of Shawnee passed on to his heavenly home on September 12. Jean was a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his sons Harry (Becky) and Gary, and grandchildren Nikki, Noah, Amanda and Dillon as well as his loving dog Whitey who was a great companion. Al......

  

Katherine C.Cole, 94

Date of Birth: November 17, 1919
Date of Death: September 09, 2014

Katherine Cartwright Cole, age 94, passed away at her home on Sept. 9, 2014, surrounded by those who loved her.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 15, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 21515 W. 101st Street, in Lenexa, KS.  Visitation will start at 9:30 a.......

  

William Edward Harrison, 86

Date of Birth: February 26, 1928
Date of Death: September 08, 2014

William Edward Harrison, 86, of Camdenton, MO, died Monday, September 8, 2014. A Visitation will be from 12:30-1:30 PM Friday, September 12, at the Abundant Harvest Church, 4830 Shawnee Drive Kansas City, Kansas 66106 with a Funeral Services starting at 1:30 PM. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorial Contribution......

  

Alan `Gus` Lind, 65

Date of Birth: August 17, 1949
Date of Death: September 08, 2014

Gus Lind, 65, of Shawnee , KS , passed away, Monday, September 8, 2014 at his home.  A celebration of life for A. Gus Lind will be Saturday, September 13, 2014 at First Baptist Church of Shawnee, 11400 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS.  Visitation at 3:00 PM followed by services at 4:00 PM.  Gus was born August 17......

  

David C. Doleshal, 70

Date of Birth: May 12, 1944
Date of Death: September 07, 2014

David C. Doleshal, 70, DeSoto, KS, died Sunday, September 7, 2014 at his home. Memorial Services will be 6 p.m. Thursday, September 11, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 5-6 p.m. Graveside services will be 9 a.m. Friday at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. Da......

  

Barbara Jean Tritle, 70

Date of Birth: October 03, 1943
Date of Death: September 06, 2014

 

Barbara Jean Tritle, 70 of Kansas City, Kansas, died Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the University of Kansas Hospital.  Memorial Services will be 10:30am Thursday, September 11, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS.  Friends may call 5-7pm Wednesday at the Porter Fune......

  

David Oyer, 66

Date of Birth: April 04, 1928
Date of Death: September 06, 2014

David Roy Oyer, 66, of Kansas City, Kansas, died at 12:15AM, Saturday, September 6, 2014, at his home in Kansas City. Visitation starting at 10:00 AM with a Memorial Service for Mr. Oyer at 11:00 AM Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Porters in Lenexa, KS. After the services, luncheon will be served at the Moo......

  

Rosemary C. Koehler, 85

Date of Birth: July 17, 1929
Date of Death: September 04, 2014

Rosemary C. Koehler, 85, passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014, at the Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 9, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 11822 Holmes St., Kansas City, MO, and Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Ce......

  

Lewis Raymond McClure, 97

Date of Birth: August 20, 1917
Date of Death: September 03, 2014

Lewis Raymond McClure, 97, Overland Park, KS, died Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Kansas City Hospice House.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 9, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 9:30-10:30 a.m.  Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Garde......

  

Bonnie L. Woeppel, 92

Date of Birth: March 27, 1922
Date of Death: September 01, 2014

Bonnie L. Woeppel, 92, passed away Monday, September 1, 2014 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be from 6-7:00 PM Thursday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Graveside Services will be 10:00 AM Friday, September 5, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 North 94th Street Kansas City, KS. In......

  

James Patrick Shannon, 66

Date of Birth: September 28, 1947
Date of Death: September 01, 2014

     Jim Shannon, 66, passed away Monda......

  

Carl A. Kent, 83

Date of Birth: January 08, 1931
Date of Death: September 01, 2014

Carl A. Kent, 83, Roeland Park, KS died Monday, September 1. Funeral 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 5, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS Visitation from 12 noon-1 p.m. Burial in Johnson Co. Memorial Gardens.

  


Michael Kevin Trompeter, 53

Date of Birth: December 11, 1960
Date of Death: September 01, 2014

Michael Kevin Trompeter, 53, died peacefully in his sleep on Sept. 1, 2014. Mike graduated from S.M. Northwest and most recently worked for Crawford Sales in Olathe, where as a top performing sales rep, he earned recognition and awards, including trips to the Sugar Bowl and the Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

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Margaret Joyce Busch, 91

Date of Birth: July 15, 1923
Date of Death: August 31, 2014

Margaret Joyce Busch, 91, of Olathe, KS, died Sunday, August 31, 2014 at the Evergreen Community of Johnson County. A Celebration of Life will be 2:00 PM Thursday, September 4 at Evergreen Community, 11875 South Sunset Drive, Suite 100, Olathe, KS followed by a social gathering.

Margaret was born July 15, 1923, ......

  

Dolly Dee Bergstrom, 88

Date of Birth: October 07, 1925
Date of Death: August 31, 2014

Dolly Dee Bergstrom, 88 of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Delmar Gardens of Lenexa.  The family will have a private gathering in remembrance of Dolly at a later date.  Dolly was born October 7, 1925 in Arkansas City, KS.  She graduated from Washburn University in Topeka......

  

Ronald B. Richards

Date of Birth: September 26, 1921
Date of Death: August 29, 2014

Ronald Richards died August 29, 2014 at the age of 92. He was born in Salina, Kansas in 1921 to Elizabeth and Stanley Richards.  His wife of 56 years, Bonnie, preceded him in death as did a grandson Andy Stoker. Ron leaves behind his children: Larry Richards and his wife Kathleen, their children Ben and Michael and th......

  

Tyler Arthur Neuhedel, 23

Date of Birth: November 12, 1990
Date of Death: August 28, 2014

Tyler Arthur Neuhedel, 23, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014. Visitation will be Monday, September 1, 2014, 5:00 -7:00 PM and a Funeral Service 10:30 AM Tuesday, September 2, 2014, both at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 14251 Nall Ave., Leawood, Kansas. Burial will follow the funer......

  

Ernest J. Bilyeu, 84

Date of Birth: August 25, 1930
Date of Death: August 28, 2014

 

Ernest J. Bilyeu, 84 died August 28, 2014, Born August 25, 1930 in Camden County, MO. He was a decorated veteran of the Korean Conflict serving the United States Navy aboard the USS Faribault. He worked for the United States Postal Service at the Bulk Mail Center in Kansas City, KS.......

  

Elaine Skibinsky , 84

Date of Birth: April 10, 1930
Date of Death: August 27, 2014

Elaine Skibinsky

Elaine Skibinsky , 84, of Kansas City , KS, passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014. Elaine. was born April 10, 1930, in Omaha, NE, to Joseph and Dorothy Melies. Per Elaine's request her ashes will be scattered in Half Moon Bay, CA. Survivors include her daughter, Karen Willett and her husban......

  

Margaret Mary Schwind, 67

Date of Birth: December 09, 1946
Date of Death: August 27, 2014

     Margaret Mary Schwind, 67, Overland Park, KS, passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at her home.  The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 2, at the Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th St. Overland Park, KS.   Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS.&nb......

  

James `Jim` E. McColligan, 75

Date of Birth: September 11, 1938
Date of Death: August 27, 2014

James E. McColligan (Jim), 75, of Overland Park passed away on August 27, 2014. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, August 31st at Villa St. Francis Chapel, 16600 W. 126th St, Olathe, KS, 66062. Jim was known for his kind heart and good sense of humor. In lieu of flowers, the family......

  

Shirley L. McGenney , 82

Date of Birth: October 21, 1931
Date of Death: August 27, 2014

Shirley L. McGeeney, 82, passed away quietly on Aug 27th at NewMark Nursing Home in Kansas City.
Born in Beattie, Ks, Shirley was a lifelong resident of Kansas City North.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, James L. "Mack" McGeeney, and her son, David Paul McGeeney. 
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Evelyn Ann Lanning, 61

Date of Birth: November 19, 1952
Date of Death: August 27, 2014

Evelyn Ann Lanning , 61, died at home in Merriam, KS August 27, 2014 with her loving and devoted husband, Tim at her side. Her struggle with melanoma cancer finally is over, as she was welcomed into Heaven.

Visitation will be from 9-10:00 AM Saturday, September 13 at the Queen of the Holy Rosary, 71st and Metcal......

  

Mary Byrne, 85

Date of Birth: May 31, 1929
Date of Death: August 24, 2014

Mary Elizabeth Byrne, 85, transitioned from her earthly life Sunday, August, 24. She was born the third of six girls to Robert and Mildred Byrne on May 31, 1929, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and lived most of her life in Kansas City. Upon graduating from Redemptorist High School (where she was crowned homecomi......

  

Lois Elaine DeVeney, 71

Date of Birth: March 08, 1943
Date of Death: August 21, 2014

Lois Elaine DeVeney, 71, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014. A Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 24, 2014, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS, where the Rosary will be recited at 5:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 2......

  

Steve Eberman, 72

Date of Birth: August 22, 1941
Date of Death: August 19, 2014

Steve took his final victory lap on earth August 19th 2014 and passed peacefully at Garden Terrace.  Born in Brooklyn on August 22, 1941 to Sidney and Sadie Eberman, he took pride in his heritage and was quick to tell all that he was a “New Yorker”.  With a sharp mind and creative spirit he......

  

Frances Rose Graheck, 94

Date of Birth: November 08, 1919
Date of Death: August 16, 2014

Frances Rose Graheck of Shawnee Kansas passed away Saturday evening after a brief illness. Born in Kansas City, KS on November 8, 1919. She attended St. Anthony's grade School, graduated from Wyandotte High School and then completed Draugho......

  

Dorothy R. Gregory , 92

Date of Birth: November 20, 1921
Date of Death: August 16, 2014

Dorothy R. Gregory

Dorothy Ruth (Rusconi) Gregory, 92, passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014 at her home at Villa St. Francis care facility in Olathe, KS. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 20, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota, KCKS from 9:00-10:00a.m., with the funeral at 10......

  

Kay Louise Barker , 79

Date of Birth: September 30, 1934
Date of Death: August 15, 2014

Kay Louise Knowles Barker, 79, of Overland Park, KS passed away August 15, 2014 at Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City, MO.  She was born in Lansing, MI, the daughter of the late Curtis M. Knowles and Virginia I. Moore.

 

In 1955, she married Terry Barker.  She is survived by her hus......

  

Robert R. Van Horn, 63

Date of Birth: February 12, 1951
Date of Death: August 15, 2014

Robert R. Van Horn, 63, Overland Park, KS, died Friday, August 15, 2014 at his home. Memorial Services will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, August 21 at Christ Anglican Church, 5500 W. 91st St., Overland Park, KS with a reception to follow the service.

Bob was born February 12, 1951, in Kansas City, KS and was a lifetime ......

  

Anna Katherine (Malcolm) Moore, 98

Date of Birth: October 29, 1915
Date of Death: August 13, 2014

Anna Katherine (Malcolm) Moore , 98, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Private family services will be held.

Katherine was born October 29, 1915, in Kansas City, MO. She was preceded in death by her husbands; William Malcolm and Leonard Moore. She is survived by two children; Carolyn and her......

  

Robert (Chip) Phillip Toft, 53

Date of Birth: September 27, 1960
Date of Death: August 13, 2014

Robert (Chip) Phillip Toft, 53, Lenexa, KS, passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at home. He was born September 27, 1960, and worked as a printer. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert M. Toft. Chip thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, spending time with family and friends, "Rock 'n' Roll"......

  

Lendee Venard, 59

Date of Birth: September 03, 1954
Date of Death: August 13, 2014

Ms. Lendee Venard, age 59, died at home in Kansas City, Kansas, on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014. Born on September 3rd, 1954 in Kansas City, Kansas. Survivors include her Mother, Doris Venard, and her children, Steven Johnson, Andrew Johnson and his wife Brooke Johnson, Sarah Robbins and her gran......

  

Jeffrey L. Billings, 39

Date of Birth: September 17, 1974
Date of Death: August 12, 2014

Jeffrey L. Billings, 39, born September 17, 1974 in Kansas City, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at the Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas, with his parents at his side. Visitation will be 9:00-10:00 AM Saturday August 16, 2014 with Funeral Services to start at 10:00 AM in The Porter Funeral Home Chapel, 8......

  

Patricia Ann Janes `Pat`, 58

Date of Birth: March 22, 1956
Date of Death: August 11, 2014

Patricia Ann Janes "Pat", 58, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, August 11, 2014. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM Wednesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS with a Rosary prayed at 6:00 PM. Memorial Mass will be 10:00 AM Thursday, August 14, at St. Joseph Catholic Church 11311 Johnson ......

  

Donald Roy Ross, 84

Date of Birth: June 30, 1930
Date of Death: August 10, 2014

Donald Roy Ross, 84, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Sunday, August 10, 2014 at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 1:00 PM in the Porter Funeral Chapel, Lenexa, KS. Mr. Ross was born June 30, 1930, in Clarion, Iowa. Mr. Ross is survived by his wife, Gayle ......

  

Kevin Patrick Moroney, 52

Date of Birth: February 22, 1962
Date of Death: August 07, 2014

Kevin Patrick Moroney, 52, of Overland Park, was taken from his family in front of his home on August 7, 2014.  Kevin was born on February 22, 1962 to Don and Jackie Moroney. He was a devoted father of four and PaPa to granddaughter Eden Mae.  Kevin enjoyed spending time with family, friends, and even strangers.<......

  

William H. Hogg, 95

Date of Birth: February 16, 1919
Date of Death: August 04, 2014

William Howard Hogg joined his heavenly family on Monday, August 4, 2014. born to Dr. Garrett Hogg, Sr. and Cornelia McBride Hogg in Edna, TX on February 16, 1919. The family decided to move back home to Springfield, MO when he was a year old.  Bill grew up with a love of golf, music and bridge.  After a marriage......

  

Norman D. Slipsager, 78

Date of Birth: May 21, 1936
Date of Death: August 04, 2014

Norman D. Slipsager, 78, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, August 4, 2014 at his home.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 am Thursday, August 14, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 9:30-10:30 a.m.  Burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the fam......

  

George Stone, 93

Date of Birth: September 02, 1920
Date of Death: August 03, 2014

George Lewis Stone went to be with the Lord on August 3, 2014 at 93 years of age. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawnee, KS on August 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Visitation will be held 9:00 - 9:30 AM with the rosary prayed at 9:30 AM. Following Mass, a private burial will take p......

  

Betty June Wolters, 83

Date of Birth: March 29, 1931
Date of Death: August 01, 2014

Betty June Wolters, 83, of Mission , Kansas , passed away Friday, August 1, 2014 at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Visitation will be held Tuesday August 5th from 5-7 PM with a 7:00 Rosary at the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, Ks. The Funeral Liturgy will be Wednesday August 6th at 11:00 AM in St. Joseph Catholic Church......

  

Sharon M. Taber , 76

Date of Birth: November 09, 1937
Date of Death: July 31, 2014

Sharon Montague Taber passed away on July 31, 2014 at the age of 76, after enduring a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease.  She was born November 9, 1937 in Saginaw, MI, to the late Robert S. Montague, Jr. and Mona T. Pochelon.  Sharon graduated in 1955 from Cranbrook-Kingswood High School in ......

  

William Lewis Long, Jr., 81

Date of Birth: May 10, 1933
Date of Death: July 30, 2014

 

William Lewis Long Jr., 81, died peacefully July 30, 2014 at Covenant Place, Lenexa, KS. A Celebration of Bill's life will be held at the Presbyterian Church of Stanley Wednesday August 6, at 2 P.M.

Bill was born in Cleveland, Ohio and went to Delaware Valley College in Doylestown PA where ......

  

Margaret M. McKay, 97

Date of Birth: December 23, 1916
Date of Death: July 28, 2014

Margaret M. McKay, 97, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014. Visitation will be 9-10:00 AM Wednesday, July 30, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2203 Parallel Kansas City, KS 66104 with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:00 AM. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

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Forest Dean Hudson, 59

Date of Birth: December 11, 1954
Date of Death: July 28, 2014

Forest Dean Hudson, passed away July 28, 2014, peacefully in his home surrounded by his family.  Forest was born December 11,1954.  He was employed at BNSF Railroad for 40 years.

Forest is preceded in death by his parents Marjorie (McCray) and Wally Anderson, and Raymond Dean Hudson, and his son James ......

  

Rose Marie Lacy, 89

Date of Birth: September 11, 1924
Date of Death: July 27, 2014

 

Rose Marie Lacy, 89, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014. Visitation will be from 9-10:00 AM Saturday, August 2, at Queen of the Holy Rosary 71st & Metcalf Overland Park, KS 66204 with a Memorial Mass starting at 10:00 AM.

Rose was born September 11, 1924, in Kansas City......

  

Joseph Nathan Kain, 62

Date of Birth: July 21, 1952
Date of Death: July 27, 2014

Joseph Nathan Kain, 62, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Swedish Medical Hospital, Denver, CO, from injuries sustained in a car accident in the mountains. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Overland Park, KS. Entombment in Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum......

  

Lloyd K. Keith, 76

Date of Birth: December 20, 1937
Date of Death: July 26, 2014

Lloyd K. Keith, 76, Shawnee, KS, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at his home. Memorial Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 31, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where the visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Kansas City Hos......

  

Nancy June Watkins , 75

Date of Birth: February 22, 1939
Date of Death: July 26, 2014

Nancy June Watkins , 75, of Kansas City, Kansas, died Saturday, July 26, 2014. A Celebration of Nancy's life will be held 3:00 PM Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave. Kansas City, KS. The family invites friends to a short visitation after services at the church. In honor of Na......

  

Laura Rzepczyk, 91

Date of Birth: May 19, 1923
Date of Death: July 25, 2014

Laura Rzepczyk, 91, Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at home. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 28, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St. Overland Park, KS. Visitation will be from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the Church. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. Memorial c......

  

James Fleming Scofield, 70

Date of Birth: August 16, 1943
Date of Death: July 23, 2014

James Fleming Scofield, 70, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Tuesday, July 29, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215 with Funeral Services starting at 11:00 AM. Bur......

  

James Francis Crichton, 63

Date of Birth: May 07, 1951
Date of Death: July 21, 2014

James Francis Crichton, 63, of Overland Park, KS, passed away July 21, 2014. The Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 25, at the Church of the Ascension, 9510 W 127th St. Overland Park, KS. Friends may call from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial will ......

  

Diana E. Langford, 50

Date of Birth: November 19, 1963
Date of Death: July 19, 2014

Diana E. Langford, 50, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Cedar Ridge Christian Church, Lenexa, KS. Thursday July 24, 2014 at 3:00 PM, followed immediately by a reception in the church. Private burial at a later date. Diana was born November 19, 1963, in St. ......

  

Rena Mae Lindsey, 85

Date of Birth: November 06, 1928
Date of Death: July 18, 2014

 

Rena Mae Lindsey, 85, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014 at the Bothwell Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Tuesday, July 22, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with funeral services starting at 11:00 AM. Burial will be at Chapel Hi......

  

James Bernard Nickelsen, 73

Date of Birth: September 19, 1940
Date of Death: July 18, 2014

James Bernard Nickelsen, 73, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his family. Visitation will be held at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS on Friday, July 25, from 5-7pm. A Celebration of life service will be held at Mill Creek Community Church, 7825 Gleason Road, Sha......

  

Naomi Laytham, 82

Date of Birth: May 31, 1932
Date of Death: July 18, 2014

 

Naomi Laytham, 82, of KC, KS,went to be with the Lord July 18, 2014. Memorial Services will be 1:00 PM, Wednesday July 23, 2014 at Grandview Baptist Church, 2400 Grandview Blvd, KC KS.

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Robert Ortega, 66

Date of Birth: March 08, 1948
Date of Death: July 16, 2014

Robert Ortega, 66, of Eudora, Kansas, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at his home. Memorial Services at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family suggest contributions to Davita Dialysis, 8630 Halsey St., Lenexa, KS 66215 or Douglas County Hospice, 200 Maine St., Lawrence, KS 66044. Arr: Porter Funeral Homes & Crematory, 85......

  

John Anthony Casper , 54

Date of Birth: March 11, 1960
Date of Death: July 15, 2014

John Anthony Casper John Anthony Casper, 54, of Olathe, KS, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 PM Thursday, July 17, with the Rosary at 6:30 PM at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Friday, July 18, at the Prince Of Peace Cat......

  

Marion Elizabeth Eide Culp, 90

Date of Birth: August 27, 1923
Date of Death: July 14, 2014

Marion Elizabeth Eide Culp, 90, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away Monday, July 14, 2014. Visitation will be held from 10:00a.m. to 11:00a.m. Wednesday, July 23rd followed by a memorial service at Old Mission United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be mad......

  

Alexander `Alex` Zych, 87

Date of Birth: September 12, 1926
Date of Death: July 14, 2014

     Alexander "Alex" Zych, 87, Overland Park, KS, died Monday, July 14, 2014 at the University of Missouri Hospital, Columbia, MO.  The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St. Kansas City, KS, where the visitat......

  

Beatrice Constance Stefanski, 92

Date of Birth: July 15, 1921
Date of Death: July 11, 2014

Beatrice C. Stefanski, 92, Lenexa, KS died July 11, 2014 at Homestead of Lenexa. The Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, July 15, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church-Stone Chapel, 9200 Pflumm Rd., Lenexa, KS. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS with the Ros......

  

Richard `Dick` Mann, 82

Date of Birth: November 24, 1931
Date of Death: July 11, 2014

Richard "Dick" Mann is survived by his wife, Lydia C. Mann, of the home in Overland Park, KS, his two daughters, Iris McKay of California, Cheryl and husband, Frank Poulsen, of Washington state, three grandsons, Benjamin Carr of Texas, Christopher McKay and Matthew Zybala of California, one granddaughter, Serenit......

  

Joanie K. Raab, 55

Date of Birth: July 23, 1958
Date of Death: July 11, 2014

Joanie K. Raab, 55, of Overland Park, KS, died Friday July 11, 2014 at the home. She was born on July 23rd, 1958 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Kansas City, MO. Her parents are Louis Raab and Kay Raab. Joanie graduated from The University of Kansas School of Nursing in 1983 and enjoyed her career in nursing for twenty fiv......

  

Fairalee Jane Stern , 95

Date of Birth: September 28, 1918
Date of Death: July 10, 2014

 Fairalee Jane Stern, 95, of, Lenexa, KS, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Monday, July 14, at the Lenexa Baptist Church 15320 W. 87th St. Pkwy Lenexa, KS 66219; Burial in Lenexa Cemetery. Friends may call 10:30 - 11:00 AM Monday at the Church. Fairalee was born September 28, 1918......

  

Douglas G. Danaher, 45

Date of Birth: September 16, 1968
Date of Death: July 10, 2014

Douglas G. Danaher, 45, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Visitation from 2-8:00 PM with the family receiving friends from 5-8:00 PM Tuesday, July 15, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. A Celebration of Life will be at 10:00 AM Wednesday,......

  

Maurice Peter Keezer, 83

Date of Birth: July 17, 1930
Date of Death: July 10, 2014

Maurice Peter Keezer, of Overland Park, Kansas, went to his Heavenly home on July 10, 2014. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm with a Masonic Service at 7:30PM on Wednesday, July 16 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas. Funeral services will be at 11 am on Thursday, July 17 at Valley......

  

Victor Kipyego Munene Mbaya, 6 Weeks

Date of Birth: May 28, 2014
Date of Death: July 09, 2014

Victor Kipyego Munene Mbaya of Olathe , Kansas , passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Victor was born May 28, 2014, to Pascal Mbaya and Orban Jebungei. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM, Thursday July 17, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas. Burial wil......

  

Peter Winfield Hyde, 75

Date of Birth: April 09, 1939
Date of Death: July 08, 2014

Peter Winfield Hyde passed away July 8, 2014, at his home in Prairie Village, Kansas, from complications of Parkinson's disease. He was 75.

Peter is survived by his wife of 33 years, Janet; two sons, David Hyde (Ingrid) of Seattle and Peter Hyde Jr. (Jami) of Fairway, Kansas; three grandchildren, Peter Winfi......

  

Ruth M. Reyes, 83

Date of Birth: April 03, 1931
Date of Death: July 07, 2014

 

Ruth M. Reyes, 83, Kansas City, KS, died July 7, 2014 at home. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. with the Rosary recited at 10:15 a.m. Funeral Mass will follow at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 11th, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St. Kansas City, KS. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mauso......

  

Richard Bergquist Hartzell, 63

Date of Birth: July 25, 1950
Date of Death: July 07, 2014

Richard Bergquist Hartzell, 63, Overland Park, KS, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at St. Joseph Health Center. Rich's visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS The Funeral Liturgy will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday, July 11, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300......

  

Jack David Cook, 12

Date of Birth: August 06, 2001
Date of Death: July 07, 2014

Jack David Cook, age 12, of Overland Park, KS died at his home Monday July 7th, 2014. Jack was born in Overland Park, KS on August 6th, 2001. Jack was a great kid who was admired for his gentle kindness and ability to make friends with many. He had developed a passion for lacrosse and dreamed of playing in college someday.......

  

August John (Jack) Wilkus, 88

Date of Birth: July 10, 1925
Date of Death: July 04, 2014

August John (Jack) Wilkus 88, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, July 4th, 2014 at the home. He was born in Chickasha, OK, July 10, 1925 to August John and Irene Ann (Carney) Wilkus and is survived and loved by his wife of 64 years, Teresa (Lavery) Wilkus; daughters Karie Tindle and Suzanne (J......

  

Master Sergeant (Retired) Ronald R. Ziegler , 78

Date of Birth: May 13, 1936
Date of Death: July 03, 2014

Ronald R. Ziegler , 78, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, July 9, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS ; Burial in Lenexa City Cemetery, Lenexa, Kansas. Visitation will be held 5-7:00 PM Tuesday, July 8, at the funeral home . Ron was born May 13,......

  

Isabel Elizabeth Gibson, 88

Date of Birth: August 11, 1925
Date of Death: July 02, 2014

A long-time member of the Kansas City, Kanas community with ties to Kansas City Kansas Community College has passed away.

 

Isabel Elizabeth Gibson, mother-in-law of KCKCC professor Ewa Unoke, passed away July 2 in Kansas City, Kansas. A beloved mother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend, Gibson was......

  

Arlene Boring, 95

Date of Birth: June 30, 1919
Date of Death: June 30, 2014

Arlene Boring, 95, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014 at Sweet Life at Rosehill. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS and from 9-10:00 AM July 2, followed by the Funeral Services at 10:00 AM also at the funeral home. Burial in Maple Hil......

  

Faye B. Pence , 79

Date of Birth: December 01, 1934
Date of Death: June 30, 2014

Faye passed away June 30,2014 after a short battle with Cancer. She died peacefully surrounded by family and friends at home in Kansas City, Missouri. She was born 12/01/1934 in Kincaid, Kansas to John and Vera VanPelt.. Faye married Randal W. Pence, November 3, 1953. Randy and Faye celebrated 60 years of marria......

  

Susie Rosetta Coffman , 92

Date of Birth: July 16, 1921
Date of Death: June 29, 2014

Susie Rosetta Coffman Susie Rosetta Coffman , 92, of Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the home. Funeral Services will be 3:00 PM Thursday, July 3, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with a visitation from 2:30 to 3:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gar......

  

William G. McClellan, 84

Date of Birth: June 26, 1930
Date of Death: June 29, 2014

William G. McClellan, 84, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the Providence Place. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 3, 2014 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM, with a Rosary prayed and a Memorial Service to follow at the Porter Funeral Home Chapel, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, Kansas. Inurnment to ......

  

Albert Michael Cornelison, 64

Date of Birth: January 05, 1950
Date of Death: June 28, 2014

Albert M “Little Sarge” Cornelison, 64, passed away Saturday June 28th at his home surrounded by family and friends. Albert was born on January 5, 1950 in Kansas City, Kansas to Elbert and Josephine (Belaus) Cornelison. He was a graduate of Wyandotte High School Class of 1968. He worked in various positions at ......

  

Raymond Darrell Herring , 90

Date of Birth: April 29, 1924
Date of Death: June 28, 2014

Raymond Darrell "BUd" Herring Raymond Darrell Herring , 90, of Kansas City, Kansas,passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the home. Funeral Services will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, July 2, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS a visitation will be held 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Wednesday at the fun......

  

Oliver Von Der Bruegge, 70

Date of Birth: June 13, 1944
Date of Death: June 25, 2014

Oliver Von Der Bruegge, 70, Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at the University of Kansas Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 30th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Su......

  

Cassie Patricia Morffi, 60

Date of Birth: January 19, 1954
Date of Death: June 25, 2014

On the morning of June 25, 2014, Cassie, 60, Lenexa, KS, passed away peacefully at the Kansas City Hospice House as a result of her battle against cancer. Cassie was surrounded by her family and friends in the days leading up to her passing. Cassie dedicated her life first and foremost ......

  

Ann M. Zager, 87

Date of Birth: December 30, 1926
Date of Death: June 24, 2014

Ann M. Zager, 87, Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, June 24, 2014 on what would have been her 64th Wedding Anniversary. The Funeral Liturgy will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 27, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St., Overland Park, KS. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. ......

  

Carol P. Keller , 88

Date of Birth: January 26, 1926
Date of Death: June 23, 2014

Carol Paula Keller went to be with the Lord on June 23, 2014 at her home in Overland Park, KS, surrounded by her family. Carol Paula Keller was born Carol Paula Huff in Claflin, KS on January 26, 1926. She was the daughter of William Manley Huff and Fleda Estelle (Tinkler) Huff. She was preceded in death by her parents and ......

  

Midred M. Schneider, 93

Date of Birth: May 27, 1921
Date of Death: June 19, 2014

Mildred Mary (Brill) Schneider 1921 - 2014. Devoted Wife and Mother. Millie passed peacefully with family at her side on Thursday June 19th, 2014 having recently celebrated her 93rd birthday. Millie was born May 27th, 1921 in Kansas City, KS to her parents Joseph and Marie Brill. She graduated from Bishop Ward High School ......

  

George William Gillett, 79

Date of Birth: April 01, 1935
Date of Death: June 17, 2014

George William "Bill" Gillett, 79, died peacefully at the Kansas City Hospice House Tuesday, June 17, 2014. His family is grateful for the loving care he received there.

  

Dr. Ruben David Bunag, 83

Date of Birth: June 03, 1931
Date of Death: June 17, 2014

Dr. Ruben David Buñag, 83, of Lenexa KS passed away June 17th 2014. "Ben" Buñag, loving husband of Proserfina Buñag died after battling cancer. He is survived by his wife Pros, daughter Karen and son Royce. He is also survived by eig......

  

Marie E. (Eils) Gebhardt, 96

Date of Birth: February 01, 1918
Date of Death: June 16, 2014

Marie E. (Eils) Gebhardt went to be with her savior on Friday, June 13, 2014. She was born on February 1, 1918 to Fred and Ethel Bartz. She is preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Fred Eils, Jr and George Gebhardt. She was a life long resident of the Kansas City area before moving to an assisted living facility in Bra......

  

Betty A. Hlavacek, 88

Date of Birth: March 13, 1926
Date of Death: June 15, 2014

Betty A. Hlavacek, 88, Olathe, KS, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Olathe Medical Center. A Visitation will be held from 9:30-11:00 a.m. with Funeral services following at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 20, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Burial will follow the service at Olathe Memorial Cemetery, Olat......

  

Pamela Reiter Molnar, 67

Date of Birth: September 05, 1946
Date of Death: June 15, 2014

Pamela R. Molnar was born to Wilmot "Bill" and Celeste "Peggy" Reiter in Omaha, Nebraska on September 5, 1946. She graduated from Bishop Miege High School in 1964, and moved on to Kansas State University where she graduated with honors in both English and Fashion Merchandising. The Wildca......

  

Melvin Earl Herndon , 70

Date of Birth: January 14, 1944
Date of Death: June 14, 2014

Melvin Earl Herndon Melvin Earl Herndon, 70, of K.C.K., died Thursday, June 12, 2014. Visitation will be held for Melvin 6-8:00 PM Tuesday, June 17, at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. K.C.C. 66102. With graveside services 11:00 AM Wednesday June 18, at the Monticello Cemetery, Shawnee, KS. Melvin was born ......

  

Robert Lee Eagleburger, 92

Date of Birth: July 02, 1921
Date of Death: June 14, 2014

Robert Lee Eagleburger, 92, of Overland Park, KS, died Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Monday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, June 17, at the funeral home. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery, Kansas C......

  

Kathleen Ann Eide, 67

Date of Birth: March 19, 1947
Date of Death: June 14, 2014

Kathleen Ann (Vogel) Eide passed away on Saturday, June 14, at Kansas City Hospice.

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Robert Allen Heathman, 92

Date of Birth: October 10, 1921
Date of Death: June 11, 2014

 

     Robert Allen Heathman, 92, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.  Visitation will be from 6-7:00 PM Monday, June 16, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS with a Memorial Service starting at 7:00 PM.&......

  

Thomas D. Billings , 74

Date of Birth: August 28, 1939
Date of Death: June 10, 2014

Thomas D. Billings , 74, of Lenexa, KS, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at the home. Tom was born August 28, 1939, to Kenneth and Katherine Billings. He is survived by his four children, Chris, Mike, Beth and Matt; and five grandchildren. Tom loved being around his friends and enjoyed skydiving and the outdoors. He loved......

  

Bernard L. (Joseph) Ruysser, 94

Date of Birth: November 28, 1919
Date of Death: June 10, 2014

Bernard J. Ruysser passed away at his home in Mission Hills, Kansas, on June 10, 2014. He was born November 28, 1919, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Henry Albert Ruysser and Mary Theresa O’Mahoney Ruysser. He grew up in the family’s home in Kansas City’s Northeast neighborhood and attended Ho......

  

Dorothy Jean Knighton, 81

Date of Birth: May 29, 1933
Date of Death: June 09, 2014

Dorothy Jean (Morrissey) Knighton, May 29, 1933 to June 9, 2014 ended her earthly journey after a long period of illness. She loved and was proud of the family she was born into, her Irish ancestry, her three children, her Registered Nurse profession, her 50 years of marriage, and her artistic talent. She is survived by he......

  

Sarah Blanche Hewett, 101

Date of Birth: August 26, 1912
Date of Death: June 09, 2014

Sarah Blanche Hewett, 101, of Lenexa, KS, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, June 9, 2014 at the Lakeview Village Care Center. Memorial Services will be 2:00 PM Friday, June 13, at the Lakeview Village Chapel, 9100 Park, Lenexa, KS. Burial in National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. In lieu of flowers the family sugges......

  

Russ Flynn, 79

Date of Birth: September 30, 1934
Date of Death: June 07, 2014

Russ Flynn, 79, Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Kansas City Hospice House.  Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 13, at Valley View United Methodist Church, 8412 W. 95th St., Overland Park, KS where friends may call from 9:30-11 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family sug......

  

Ryan Joseph Blades, 27

Date of Birth: October 13, 1986
Date of Death: June 07, 2014

Ryan Joseph Blades, 27, passed away at his home on June 7, 2014. He was born on October 13, 1986, and was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Paul Werkowitch, Joseph Knipper, and Duane Blades. He is survived

  

Wanda Lea Blankensip, 86

Date of Birth: April 09, 1928
Date of Death: June 07, 2014

Wanda Lea Blankenship, 86, of Lenexa, Kansas, died Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Memorial Services will be 4:00 PM Wednesday June 11, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Kansas City Hospice.

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Brian Scott McMahon, 46

Date of Birth: July 27, 1967
Date of Death: June 05, 2014

Brian Scott McMahon, 46, Louisburg, KS, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the University of Kansas Hospital.  A Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. with Memorial Services following at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS.

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Sean P. Winchell, 45

Date of Birth: April 12, 1969
Date of Death: June 04, 2014

 

Sean P. Winchell, 45, Kansas City, MO, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Kansas City Hospice House. A Celebration of Sean's Life will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at St. Thomas the Apostle, 12251 Antioch Rd., Overland Park, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributio......

  

William N. Johnson, 89

Date of Birth: July 27, 1924
Date of Death: June 03, 2014

Bill Johnson, 89, of Leawood, KS, passed away June 3, 2014 at the Sweet Life at Brookdale Place. Bill was born July 27, 1924, to Ray and Lenore Johnson in Burlington, CO. He was raised in Lincoln, NE and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1942. In his first year of college at Michigan State University, he enlisted, and was......

  

Donna Gericke, 72

Date of Birth: January 29, 1942
Date of Death: June 02, 2014

     Donna Gericke, 72, of Olathe, KS, passed away peacefully Monday, June 2, 2014. Private family services will be held.  Cremation.  Donna was born January 29, 1942, in Kansas City, KS.  She was preceded in death by her parents Jack and Margaret Campbell, daughter Jackie Swartz, sister ......

  

Kevin Wayne Crow, 51

Date of Birth: November 19, 1962
Date of Death: June 01, 2014

Kevin Wayne Crow, 51, Shawnee, KS, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 1, at his home.

As a teenager growing up in Topeka, Kevin could usually be found at the local golf course with his brother and friends playing 36+ holes of golf in the blazing sun.  He would then stop by home for a hamburger and head t......

  

Susan N. Velsir, 68

Date of Birth: March 21, 1946
Date of Death: May 29, 2014

Susan was born March 21, 1946 in Grand Haven, MI to H. Leigh and Vivian Nygren. She attended the Grand Haven Schools and was a champion gymnast winning gold medals at meets all over the state.  Susan graduated from Grand Haven High in 1964 and enrolled at Colorado Woman’s College where she graduated in 1968 with......

  

Teresita Bermudez, 49

Date of Birth: June 30, 1964
Date of Death: May 28, 2014

Teresita Bermudez, 49, of Overland Park, KS, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Memorial Services will be 3:00 PM Sunday, June 1, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. With a visitation Sunday from 2-3:00 PM at the Funeral Home. Teresita was born June 30, 1964, in New Yo......

  

Mavis June Roth, 94

Date of Birth: June 02, 1919
Date of Death: May 27, 2014

 

Mavis June Roth, 94, of Independence, MO, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014. A Celebration of Life will be from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon on Saturday, May 31 at Living Hope Restoration Branch, 2425 S. Crysler Ave., Independence, MO 64052.

Mrs. Roth was born June 2, 1919, in Auckland, New Zealand. She was......

  

George Lashendock, Jr., 78

Date of Birth: December 07, 1935
Date of Death: May 27, 2014

George Lashendock, Jr. was born in Marion Heights, PA in December, 1935, to George Lashendock, Sr. and Mary Lashendock (nee Yasenchock) and he passed away on May 27, 2014 in Shawnee Mission, KS. He was their only living child. During his elementary years, he loved to be taken out of school to assist the loca......

  

Matthew Kyle Stathas, 29

Date of Birth: May 06, 1985
Date of Death: May 26, 2014

Matthew Kyle Stathas, 29, of Kansas City passed away Monday, May 26, 2014. A celebration of life will be 1:00 PM Saturday, May 31, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorials contribution maybe made to the KC Pet Project.

Matthew was born May 6, 1985, in Kansas City......

  

Bonny Harris Ayers, 87

Date of Birth: February 26, 1927
Date of Death: May 25, 2014

Bonny Harris Ayers, 87, Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, May 25, 2014 at her home. Services 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 30, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS with a visitation from 10-11 a.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Cemetery. The family suggests memorial's to First Southern Baptist Church. Bonny was bo......

  

Mary Ann Poehling, 80

Date of Birth: June 12, 1933
Date of Death: May 25, 2014

Mary Ann Poehling, 80, Olathe, KS, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014 at her home. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 4 at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th St. Overland Park, KS. The family suggests memorial contributions to Catholic Charities or Catholic Charities Hospice.

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Lillian T. Bodde, 89

Date of Birth: August 17, 1924
Date of Death: May 22, 2014

Lillian T. Bodde, 89, Shawnee, KS, died Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Villa St. Francis.  A Visitation from 9:30-10:00 AM. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, May, 28, 2014  at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church 12800 W. 75th St. Shawnee,  KS. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Shawnee, KS. The family req......

  

Jean L. Vannice, 78

Date of Birth: September 22, 1935
Date of Death: May 20, 2014

 

Jean L. Vannice, 78, Kansas City, MO, died Monday, May 19, 2014. Graveside Services 1 p.m. Wed., May 21, at Chapel Hill Cemetery.

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Harold L. Miller , 90

Date of Birth: May 29, 1923
Date of Death: May 20, 2014

Harold L. Miller , 90, of Merriam, KS, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Private Graveside services will be held at a later date.

Harold was born May 29, 1923, in Vermont, IL. He served in the US Army during WWII. Harold worked at Standard Oil/Amoco for 33 years. He is survived by his ......

  

Robert B. Castor, 91

Date of Birth: February 22, 1923
Date of Death: May 20, 2014

Kansas City, Kansas has lost one of its finest sons and a member of the greatest generation. Robert B. Castor died on May 20, 2014. Bob Castor was born on February 22, 1923 in Kansas City, MO. His family moved to Kansas City, KS where Bob attended Hawthorne Grade School, Northwest Junio......

  

Robert Arthur Scoles, 90

Date of Birth: June 06, 1923
Date of Death: May 20, 2014

Robert Arthur Scoles, 90, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014. A visitation will be 10:00-11:00 AM and Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS . Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Mr. Scoles was born June 6, 1923, in ......

  

Charles W. Aldrich, 65

Date of Birth: August 13, 1948
Date of Death: May 20, 2014

Charles W. Aldrich, 65, Lenexa, passed suddenly on May 20, 2014.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Aldrich, Pittsfield, IL.  He leaves behind his loving wife of 43 years, Barbara Rollinson Aldrich, sons Kyle and Scott (Erin) Aldrich, and grandsons Jacob an......

  

Thelma E. McCrory, 95

Date of Birth: May 11, 1919
Date of Death: May 19, 2014

Thelma E. McCrory, 95, Lenexa, KS, died Monday, May 19, 2014. Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 24, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where friends may call from 9-10 a.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Thelma was born May 11, 1919, in Gray, Iowa. She was a member of First Central Churc......

  

Gail Sacco, 89

Date of Birth: September 07, 1924
Date of Death: May 19, 2014

Gail Sacco, 89, Mission, KS, passed away Monday, May 19, 2014 at the Overland Park Nursing and Rehab Center. Graveside Services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 23, at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Kansas City, MO . In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Oncology Fund at K.U. Medical Center that Gail......

  

Ronald C. Heugel, 71

Date of Birth: May 29, 1942
Date of Death: May 19, 2014

Ronald C. Heugel, 71, Lenexa, KS, passed away Monday, May 19, 2014. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. with Memorial Services following at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 27, at Calvary Chapel Johnson County, 500 S. Lee Ave. Olathe, KS 66061. Inurnment will follow the service at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers ......

  

Velma Jean Storz, 91

Date of Birth: September 19, 1922
Date of Death: May 19, 2014

Velma Jean Storz, 91, of Shawnee, Kansas, passed away on May 19 at home surrounded by loved ones. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 am Saturday, May 24 at Porter Funeral Home. Rev. Dan McKnight of Kaw Prairie Community Church will be officiating. Visitation will be held ......

  

Charles Edward `CE` Neubecker, 78

Date of Birth: May 16, 1936
Date of Death: May 16, 2014

Charles E. Neubecker (CE) passed away suddenly on May 16, 2014, his 78th birthday. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Julie Anthony, in 2006. CE leaves his wife, Jeannine (Lampson) Neubecker of 55 years; children, David and Mark (Diane); grandchildren, Anna-Maria Wright (Anthony), Alex Neubecker, Jennie Johnson, and......

  

Allyson H. Rapken, 55

Date of Birth: April 25, 1959
Date of Death: May 14, 2014

Allyson H. Rapken died peacefully in her sleep Saturday, May 10, 2014. A visitation will be held Saturday May 17, 2014 from 10:00-12:00 PM, with a Memorial Service at 12:00 PM at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas. She was the daughter of Donald and Ardis Lund was born on April 25, 1959 in Ventura, Cali......

  

John Royal Hammond , 83

Date of Birth: October 11, 1931
Date of Death: May 13, 2014

John Royal Hammond, 82, of Leawood, KS passed away May 13, 2014. Visitation will be held on Sat., May 17 from 2-3:00pm followed be a memorial service at 3:00pm, Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Internment services at Johnson County Memorial Gardens will be held at a later date. John will be remembered for hi......

  

Charles Dennis Collins, 60

Date of Birth: September 04, 1953
Date of Death: May 12, 2014

Charles Dennis Collins of Olathe, Kansas passed away Monday, May 12, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 9:30-11:00 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM in Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 16000 W. 143rd St., Olathe, Kansas.  Charlie was born the o......

  

Richard D. J. St. Clair, 74

Date of Birth: January 02, 1940
Date of Death: May 12, 2014

Richard D. J. St. Clair (Dick), 74, passed away peacefully at home on May 12, 2014. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, May 24, at 11:00 a.m., at the Church of the Resurrection in the Wesley Chapel, 13720 Roe Ave., Leawood, KS 66224. Dick was very proud to be an American and of his service to......

  

Michael John Mullane, 66

Date of Birth: May 25, 1947
Date of Death: May 11, 2014

Michael John Mullane, 66, Lenexa, KS, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014. The Funeral Liturgy will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 15, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5501 Monticello Rd. Shawnee, KS. Visitation will precede the Mass from 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. at the Church, with the Rosary being prayed at 10:45 a.m. Burial......

  

Larry C. Burt, Sr., 67

Date of Birth: August 14, 1946
Date of Death: May 10, 2014

     Larry C. Burt, Sr., 67, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014.  A visitation will be from 10-11:00 Wednesday, May 14,  at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City,  KS with the Funeral Services starting at 11:00 AM.  Burial in  National Ceme......

  

Norma Jean Hawkins Mackenzie, 83

Date of Birth: February 16, 1931
Date of Death: May 10, 2014

Norma Jean Hawkins Mackenzie, 83, passed away May 10, 2014. Memorial Services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Valley View United Methodist Church, 8412 W. 95th St. Overland Park, KS 66212. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the church.

Norma was born February 16, 1931 in ......

  

Christopher Alan Connors, 8

Date of Birth: January 08, 2006
Date of Death: May 09, 2014

 

Christopher Alan Connors, 8, of KC, KS, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014. Memorial Services will 3:00 PM Saturday, May 17, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 8620 Haskell, Kansas City, KS 66109.

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Hazel `Becky` Waltz , 92

Date of Birth: February 20, 1922
Date of Death: May 08, 2014

Hazel (Becky) Waltz Becky Waltz, 92, of Overland Park, KS, died May 8, 2014, at St. Luke’s South Hospital. Funeral services will be held at Prairie Baptist Church, 7416 Roe Avenue, Prairie Village, KS 66208 on Tuesday, May 13 at 11:00 am. Visitation one hour prior to services at the church. A reception will follow th......

  

Floyd Allyn Smith, 89

Date of Birth: February 13, 1925
Date of Death: May 04, 2014

Floyd Allyn Smith, 89, Kansas City, KS, passed away May 4, at Providence Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, May 9, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Entombment will follow in Mt. Calvary Mausoleum. Friends may call 5-7:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.

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James A. Cardell, 50

Date of Birth: January 30, 1964
Date of Death: May 04, 2014

 

James A. Cardell, 50, husband of Mary K. Cardell, passed away peacefully on May 4, 2014 after a long, valiant fight with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.  He is survived by his loving, devoted wife of 21 years and their 2 wonderful sons, Matthew and Michael and his 4 legged furry ki......

  

Lynn Janet `Wedman` Murray, 66

Date of Birth: April 22, 1948
Date of Death: May 04, 2014

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother & sister  Lynn Murray, 66, of Overland Park, died Sunday (May 4, 2014) at her home after a long battle with ALS. Survivors include Steven L. Murray, Husband of 44 years; Ryan Murray, son: Andrea (Murray) Kessinger, daughter; Erik Kessinger; son-in-law; granddaughters Emma Kessinge......

  

Woody Kinney, 60

Date of Birth: June 13, 1953
Date of Death: May 03, 2014

Woody Kinney, 60 of Lenexa Kansas, passed away peacefully at the Kansas City Hospice House, Saturday May 3, 2014 surrounded by his immediate family. Visitation will be held Saturday May 10th at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa Kansas, from 3-6 PM, starting with the Rosary. The Funeral Mass will be at ......

  

Mary Ellen Black, 56

Date of Birth: May 29, 1957
Date of Death: May 02, 2014

Mary Ellen (O’Malley) Black, 56, of Lenexa, KS, passed peacefully surrounded by her family and friends on May 2nd. She was born May 29th, 1957 in Kansas City, Kansas. Mary Ellen grew up in Roeland Park, KS and graduated from Shawnee Mission North in 1975. She then attended Johnson County Community College where she r......

  

Patrick H. Slevin, 84

Date of Birth: December 20, 1929
Date of Death: May 01, 2014

It is with great sadness to announce Patrick H. Slevin passed after a hip fracture......

  

Garry John Wichman, 66

Date of Birth: December 14, 1947
Date of Death: April 30, 2014

Garry John Wichman, 66, of Overland Park, Kansas died April 30, 2014, in Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Merriam, Kansas. Garry was a devoted father, brother, uncle, and friend. Garry was born in Seneca, KS on December 14, 1947, to Henry and Ethel Tangeman Wichman. Garry attended and graduated from St. Mary’s Catho......

  

Ronald D. Neeld, 54

Date of Birth: November 14, 1959
Date of Death: April 28, 2014

Ronald D. Neeld, 54, of Spring Hill, Kansas , passed away Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Olathe Medical Center. Visitation will be held Thursday May 1, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, Ks. The Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM Friday May 2, 2014 in the Porter Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside Servi......

  

Thomas E. Glavinich, D.E., P.E., 62

Date of Birth: September 08, 1951
Date of Death: April 27, 2014

.Thomas E. Glavinich, D.E., P.E., 62, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014 after a three and a half year battle with cancer. Memorial Mass will be 10:30 AM Thursday, May 1, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Shawnee. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM Wednesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, ......

  

Owen Martin Clayton, 81

Date of Birth: November 23, 1932
Date of Death: April 26, 2014

Owen Martin Clayton, 81 was born November 23, 1932 in Edgerton, Kansas and passed away April 26, 2014 at KU Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents Loyd and Gladys (Dunn) Clayton, brothers Lloyd and Roy, sister Louise Hale, and son Steven. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Mary An......

  

John `J.B.` Brandt , 53

Date of Birth: October 22, 1960
Date of Death: April 24, 2014

John "J.B." Brandt, 53, of Shawnee, Kansas, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014 at home. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Monday, April 28, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215 with the Funeral Services starting at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. John was born Oc......

  

Jesus S. Lee, 69

Date of Birth: March 02, 1945
Date of Death: April 23, 2014

Jesus S. Lee, 69, Shawnee, KS, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 28, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800 W. 75th St., Shawnee, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Porter Funeral Home, 853......

  

Helen M. Lynch, 93

Date of Birth: August 04, 1920
Date of Death: April 23, 2014

Helen M. Lynch of Roeland Park, Kansas, died April 23, 2014 at Claridge Court Care Center. She was born August 4, 1920, in Chase County, Kansas, the daughter of Tim Earl Miser and Georgia Ruth Umpstedt Miser. She was the youngest of six children.

Helen graduated from Chase County High School in Cottonwood Falls,......

  

Madeline Z. Cooper, 82

Date of Birth: January 05, 1932
Date of Death: April 22, 2014

Madeline Z. Cooper, 82, Ft. Scott, KS, formerly of Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Mercy Hospital, Ft. Scott. Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 1-2 p.m. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. In lieu of ......

  

Harold Spencer Parton, 72

Date of Birth: July 23, 1941
Date of Death: April 22, 2014

Harold "Spencer" Parton, 72, Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. Spencer was born July 23, 1941 in Maysv......

  

Marilyn J. VanHyning, 83

Date of Birth: March 23, 1931
Date of Death: April 22, 2014

Marilyn J. VanHyning, 83, Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at her home. Memorial Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Visitation will precede the service from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to: T......

  

Charles Clifford `Cliff` Laytham, 88

Date of Birth: April 05, 1926
Date of Death: April 21, 2014

Charles Clifford "Cliff" Laytham, 88, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, April 21, 2014 at his home. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 25, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Johnson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Funera......

  

Deems Peterson `Doc`, 70

Date of Birth: April 02, 1944
Date of Death: April 18, 2014

Peterson, Deems “Doc”, 70, passed away on April 18, 2014 at his home in Lenexa, KS after a battle with cancer. Deems was born on April 2, 1944, in Wichita. He graduated from North High School, received his bachelor’s degree from Wichita State University and pursed a career in sales within several sectors of the Wichita a......

  

Harold Rea Webber, 73

Date of Birth: September 17, 1940
Date of Death: April 17, 2014

Harold Rea Webber, 73, a resident of Overland Park Ks passed away on April 17, 2014 after a three year battle with cancer.  Harold was born to Orbison Rea Webber and Mary Walsh Webber on September 17, 1940, in Plattsburg Mo.

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Phillip V. Tran, 87

Date of Birth: May 25, 1926
Date of Death: April 17, 2014

Phillip V. Tran, 87, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center. A viewing will be held 5:00-8:00 PM Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Services will be 1:00-4:00 PM Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the Porter Funera......

  

Virginia Patrice Volk, 55

Date of Birth: March 11, 1959
Date of Death: April 17, 2014

Volk, Virginia Patrice (age 55) passed away April 17, 2014 after a courageous 3 year battle with cancer.  Born March 11, 1959 in Dayton, Ohio and known to her family as “Ginny Pat,” she moved with them to Overland Park, KS at age 2 where she graduated from Shawnee Mission South HS in 19......

  

Christine Bagg Parker, 76

Date of Birth: July 15, 1937
Date of Death: April 16, 2014

Christine Bagg Parker, 76, of Olathe, Kansas, formerly a long-time resident of Princeton, NJ passed away in her sleep on the morning of April 16th. She was with her sons Blake and Chris Parker. She was born Mary Christine Bagg in Gibson Island, MD on July 15, 1937. She was the first child of John Herbert Bagg and Dorothy "Dor......

  

Ted M. Johnson, 70

Date of Birth: April 24, 1943
Date of Death: April 16, 2014

 

Ted M. Johnson , 70, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Overland Park Nursing and Rehab Center. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 am Monday, April 21 with Memorial Services starting at 11:00 am at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contribut......

  

Jill Marie Arnold, 38

Date of Birth: September 18, 1975
Date of Death: April 14, 2014

Jill Marie Arnold, 38, Shanwee, KS, passed away April 14, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St. Lenexa, KS. Visitation will precede the Mass from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. at the Church. In lieu of flowers contributions ......

  

Patricia Ann Drosenos, 65

Date of Birth: May 16, 1948
Date of Death: April 13, 2014

Patricia Ann Drosenos, 65, Lenexa, KS, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014. Memorial Mass will be 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd, Overland Park, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery.

Patricia was born May 16, 1948, in Akron, OH. She was preceded in death by her paren......

  

Ann D. Fischbach, 71

Date of Birth: March 04, 1943
Date of Death: April 13, 2014

She had a mischievous sense of humor, a lilting Irish accent, and an unfailing sense of generosity toward friends, family, and just about anyone she knew needed help or support.

Ann D. Fischbach, 71, died Sunday April 13th at Village Shalom ending a long and courageous battle......

  

Steven James Stauch, 61

Date of Birth: May 07, 1952
Date of Death: April 11, 2014

Steven James Stauch, 61, Eureka, California, formerly of Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Visitation will precede the service from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the fun......

  

John E. Hirsch, 95

Date of Birth: September 27, 1918
Date of Death: April 10, 2014

John E. Hirsch, 95, Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, April 10, at the Kansas City Hospice House.  The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2203 Parallel Ave. Kansas City, KS.   Visitation will be held from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at the Church.  E......

  

Helen L. Prettyman, 92

Date of Birth: June 19, 1921
Date of Death: April 10, 2014

Helen L. Prettyman, 92, of Kansas City, Kansas, died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the Presbyterian Manor. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Monday April 14, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS 66102. Visitation will be 9:30-10:30 AM Monday, at the funeral home. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial ......

  

Frances A. Uttinger, 93

Date of Birth: January 31, 1921
Date of Death: April 09, 2014

Frances A. Uttinger, 93, Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the Guest Home Estate, Ft. Scott, KS. Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 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 o......

  

Denzal Davison , 93

Date of Birth: February 26, 1921
Date of Death: April 09, 2014

Denzal (Coleman) Davison , 93, of Topeka, KS., went home to her heavenly father on April 9, 2014 at Midland Hospice. Denzal, and her husband of 61 years Mack, lived most of their lives in the Kansas City, KS area. Denzal retired from the IRS in 1981. Denzal was a member of Gage Park Baptist Church in Topeka, and Victory Hil......

  

Jack Joseph Green, 86

Date of Birth: November 10, 1927
Date of Death: April 08, 2014

Jack Joseph Green, 86, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014.  A Rosary will be said at 9:30 am Monday, April, 14 at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Rd. Leawood,  Kansas 66206 with a visitation to follow until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am.  Entombment in Resurrection Ceme......

  

Brennan J. Cribbs, 37

Date of Birth: October 25, 1976
Date of Death: April 08, 2014

Brennan J. Cribbs, 37, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at home. Memorial Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, April 12, at Westside Family Church, 8500 Woodsonia Drive, Lenexa, KS 66227.

Brennan was born October 25, 1976, in Kansas City, MO. Brennan is survived by his fiancee' Nicole Greer, ......

  

Robert Aaron Repine, 33

Date of Birth: January 26, 1981
Date of Death: April 08, 2014

Robert Aaron Repine, 33, of Osawatomie, KS, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Memorial Services will be 1:30 PM Saturday, April 12, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.

Robert was born January 26, 1981, in Kansas City, MO. He was a self taught computer programmer and owned a web site design c......

  

Virginia Lee `Jenny` Walinow, 83

Date of Birth: January 27, 1927
Date of Death: April 08, 2014

Virginia Lee “Jenny” Walinow, age 83, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Country Place Senior Living in Basehor, KS. Jenny was born January 27, 1931 in Anniston, MO, a daughter to the late Virginia Ethel (Melton) and Benjamin Emory Merrick. After graduating from Anniston High School, she enlisted in the United States ......

  

Helen May Thompson , 89

Date of Birth: November 24, 1924
Date of Death: April 06, 2014

Helen May Thompson, 89, of Kansas City KS, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Wed. April 9, 2014, at Highland Park, K.C.K. Helen was born in Ellwood, KS to Fred and Grace Criswell. She has been an active member of White Church Cristian Church where she played the organ for over 35 years. Sh......

  

Roger F. Quinlan, 67

Date of Birth: June 06, 1946
Date of Death: April 03, 2014

 

Roger F. Quinlan, 67, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at his home, after a long battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life will be from 2-4:00 PM Sunday, April 6 at the Porter Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Monday, April 7, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church ......

  

Julia Ann Barnes, 85

Date of Birth: December 29, 1928
Date of Death: March 31, 2014

Julia Ann Barnes (Miller), 85, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed into the loving arms of Jesus on March 31, 2014. Julia is survived by five children and their spouses: daughter Linda Bode of Chicago, IL; son James Barnes, Sr. and wife, Judy, of Dallas, TX; son John Barnes, Sr. and wife, Nancy, of Tonganoxie; daughter Bonnie S......

  

Rose M. Painter, 58

Date of Birth: December 08, 1955
Date of Death: March 31, 2014

Rose M. Painter, 58, of Basehor, KS, died Monday, March 31, 2014 at Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Thursday, April 3, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with Funeral Services starting at 11:00 AM. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be ......

  

Donald Kenneth Dubois, 93

Date of Birth: July 25, 1920
Date of Death: March 30, 2014

Donald Kenneth Dubois, 93, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Friday, April 4, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd Lenexa, KS 66215.  Rosary and eulogy will be Thursday at 4:45 PM followed by visitation until 7:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home, 853......

  

Terry A. Bush, 65

Date of Birth: October 05, 1948
Date of Death: March 29, 2014

On Saturday, March 29th the Lord called home a great American. He was a son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, friend and a (27) twenty-seven year retired US Army Viet Nam Veteran. His name was Terry Allen Bush. He was born October 5th 1948 in Kansas City, Kansas. He graduated from Turner High School in 1966. I......

  

Denise Marie Witham, 51

Date of Birth: December 11, 1962
Date of Death: March 29, 2014

Denise Marie Witham , 51, of Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, March 29, 2014. Memorial Services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS (Condolences may be expressed at: www.porterfuneralhome.com Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home & Crematory, 1835 Minnesota......

  

Donald J. Israel, 78

Date of Birth: February 02, 1936
Date of Death: March 28, 2014

Donald J. Israel, 78, Overland Park, KS, passed away March 28th, surrounded by his loving family at the University of Kansas Hospital. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St. Overland Park, KS. Visitation will be held from 9:30 - 11:00 a......

  

Robert E. Kennedy, 93

Date of Birth: December 21, 1920
Date of Death: March 26, 2014

A Mass at 7 p.m. will be held on Monday, March 31, 2014 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 16000 W. 143rd Street, Olathe, KS. Rosary 6 p.m. with the visitation from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Robert was a wonderful, husband, father, grandfather, mentor, chur......

  

Joyce Ann Wolf, 67

Date of Birth: September 19, 1946
Date of Death: March 25, 2014

Joyce Ann Wolf, 67, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Kansas City Hospice House. Per her request there will be no services or viewing. Joyce was born September 19, 1946, in Kansas City, Kansas to Roy and Frances Huff. She graduated from Rockville (MD) High School in 1964. Joyce married Don Wolf in ......

  

Larry Joseph Turner, 68

Date of Birth: June 16, 1945
Date of Death: March 24, 2014

Larry Joseph Turner, 68, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away Monday, March 24, 2014 at his home. Graveside Services will be held Friday, March 28, 2014 at 1:00 PM in Memorial Park Cemetery 3323 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Larry was born June 15, 1945 to James D. and Cora L. Turner of Kansas City, Missouri. He entered ......

  

Emma Thelma Louage, 99

Date of Birth: September 11, 1914
Date of Death: March 22, 2014

 

Emma Thelma Louage, 99, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014. Funeral Services will be 10:30 AM Friday, March 28, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM on Thursday at the funeral home......

  

Margaret Lucille Larsen , 87

Date of Birth: June 06, 1926
Date of Death: March 21, 2014

Margaret Lucille Larsen Margaret Lucille Larsen, 87, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014 at the Sweet Life at Brookdale Place. Funeral Services were held 9:30 AM Monday, March 24, at the Leawood Presbyterian Church, in Leawood, KS; Burial was 3:30 PM Monday March 24, at the Mulvane Cemetery, ......

  

John H. Page, 69

Date of Birth: January 09, 1945
Date of Death: March 21, 2014

John H. Page, 69, Kansas City, KS, died Friday, March 21, 2014 at the Providence Medical Center. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at Victory Hills Church of the Nazarene, 6200 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS. A graveside service will be held at the National Cemetery at Ft. Bliss at a lat......

  

Robert Anthony Zevenbergen, 20

Date of Birth: January 31, 1994
Date of Death: March 20, 2014

Robert Anthony Zevenbergen, 20, died tragically in a head......

  

Velma M. Jackson-Mathis, 55

Date of Birth: August 30, 1958
Date of Death: March 20, 2014

Velma M. Jackson-Mathis, CC was born on August 30, 1958 in Mobile, Alabama to Joseph Jackson and Elise (Lickie) Foster Jackson. A resident of Kansas City, KS, Velma departed this life Thursday, March 20, 2014 at a local hospital. She is preceded in death by her parents, and brother Joseph R. Jackson Jr., DDS. Velma receive......

  

Danny Joe Keath, 69

Date of Birth: July 12, 1944
Date of Death: March 19, 2014

Danny Joe Keath, 69 passed away on March 19th, 2014 in Mesa, Az. Danny led a very happy, active life filled with family, friends, and activities such as genealogy, repairing things, serving in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and in the Mesa Family Search Library. He is survived by his wife, Karen, and five......

  

Brett James Ashby, 44

Date of Birth: May 11, 1969
Date of Death: March 18, 2014

Brett James Ashby, 44, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014. His smile brought joy to everyone that he met. My son's last gift was to give the gift of life as an organ donor. He was a true hero and loved by many as an unselfish and caring human being. This gift will touch many lives. This act o......

  

Derald J. Slagle, 85

Date of Birth: October 02, 1928
Date of Death: March 16, 2014

Derald J. Slagle, 85, of Prairie Village, Ks, passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Villa St. Joseph. He was surrounded by his loving family as his eleven year struggle with Alzheimer’s came to an end. A celebration of Derald’s life will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, March 22, at Old Mission U......

  

Kenneth R. Boley, 80

Date of Birth: January 01, 1920
Date of Death: March 15, 2014

Kenneth R. Boley, 80, Lenexa, KS, died Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Sharon Lane Nursing Center. Family services will be private.

Ken was born July 30, 1933, in Stuebenville, West Virginia and had lived in the Kansas City area for 25 years. He had served in the U.S. Air Force for 27 years retiring as a Senior ......

  

Lucille M. Bauer, 94

Date of Birth: May 30, 1919
Date of Death: March 14, 2014

Lucille M. Bauer, lifelong Lenexa, KS, resident and member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014 at Santa Marta. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd Lenexa, KS. Burial in St. John Cemetery. The family will rece......

  

Ann Louise (Palcher) Kern, 57

Date of Birth: January 07, 1957
Date of Death: March 13, 2014

 

Ann Louise (Palcher) Kern, 57, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, March 18, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church 13615 W. 92nd Lenexa, KS 66215. Visitation will be 5-8:00 PM Monday at Holy......

  

Larraine Martha Freitag Cowles, 84

Date of Birth: August 23, 1928
Date of Death: March 12, 2014

Lorraine Martha Freitag Cowles passed away peacefully on March 12th 2014 at Victory Hills Assisted Living center in Kansas City Kansas where she was living with her husband of 61 years, Eldred M. Cowles. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association o......

  

Dennis J. `Denny` Wiseman, 54

Date of Birth: February 11, 1961
Date of Death: March 11, 2014

Dennis J. "Denny" Wiseman, 54, Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Indian Creek Nursing Center. A private family Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 14, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Holden, MO where a family visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. The family requests no flowers and......

  

Leo Richard `Dick` Wilmoth, 82

Date of Birth: August 06, 1931
Date of Death: March 11, 2014

Leo R. "Dick" Wilmoth, 82, Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at his home. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 14, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. The visitation will be from 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday at the Funer......

  

Maynard Lee Rolston , 79

Date of Birth: September 11, 1934
Date of Death: March 11, 2014

Maynard Lee Rolston , 79, of Overland Park, KS, a long time member of King of King's Lutheran Church, is now walking with Jesus. Maynard was born September 11, 1934, in Burlington, KS, and passed away March 11, 2014 in Overland Park, KS. Visitation will be held 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM Monday, March 17, 2014 with a short memor......

  

Danny Joe Keath, 69

Date of Birth: July 12, 1944
Date of Death: March 09, 2014

Danny Joe Keath, 69 passed away on March 19th, 2014 in Mesa, Az. Danny led a very happy, active life filled with family, friends, and activities such as genealogy, repairing things, serving in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and in the Mesa Family Search Library. He is survived by his wife, Karen, and five......

  

Cecelia Agnes (O`Donnell) O`Connor, 79

Date of Birth: September 09, 1934
Date of Death: March 08, 2014

Cecelia Agnes (O’Donnell) O’Connor, 79, of Midland, Ga., formerly of Leawood, passed away March 8, 2014 in Columbus, Ga. A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. with visitation following until 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, with a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Friday, March 14 at ......

  

Charlotte Louise Eskildsen, 87

Date of Birth: December 03, 1926
Date of Death: March 08, 2014

Charlotte Louise Eskildsen, 87, Mission, KS passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Overland Park Nursing and Rehab Center. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 13, from 9:00 - 10:30 AM at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 7100 Hadley St., Overland Park, KS, with services staring at 10:30 AM. Burial w......

  

Glenna Kepler , 90

Date of Birth: December 22, 1923
Date of Death: March 08, 2014

Glenna Kepler December 22, 1923 - March 8, 2014 Resided in San Antonio. Glenna Ann Kepler, born a twin on December 22, 1923 in Nebraska, passed away on March 8, 2014 at the age of 90. She was a long time resident of Kansas City Kansas, before becoming a Texan in 1996. While in Kansas she raised her five children and in......

  

Arnold Eugene Eisman, 89

Date of Birth: June 29, 1924
Date of Death: March 07, 2014

Arnold Eugene Eisman, 89, Oakley, KS died on Friday March 7, 2014. Graveside Service will be 1:30PM, March 13, at Memorial Park Cemetery. He was a Navy Veteran of WWII. He was preceded in death by his wife Helen. Survived by son Bob Eisman, daughter Deanna Ulmer, two sisters, Merle Spader and Janice Smith, 7 grandchildren ......

  

Donald Charles `Don` Evans, 81

Date of Birth: April 04, 1932
Date of Death: March 07, 2014

Donald Charles "Don" Evans of St. George, KS died Friday March 7, 2014, at the age of 81.

Don was born April 4, 1932 in Pittsburg, KS to Mike Charles & Violet Louise (Fields) Evans, he was the first of two children. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his younger brother, ......

  

Eva E. Bauer, 90

Date of Birth: February 24, 1924
Date of Death: March 05, 2014

Eva E. Bauer, 90,Overland Park, KS, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Lakeview Village Care Center. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 7, at the Holy Trinity Stone Chapel, 9130 Pflumm, Lenexa, KS where friends may call from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flow......

  

Leonard L. `Pete` Grinter , 86

Date of Birth: September 10, 1927
Date of Death: March 05, 2014

Leonard L. "Pete" Grinter , 86, of Kansas City, KS, passed Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Visitation will be from 9:30 - 11:00 AM Monday, March 10, 2014 at Stony Point Christian Church, 149 South 78th Street,Kansas City, KS with Funeral Services starting at 11:00 AM. Burial in Stony Point Cemetery. In lieu of flowers ......

  

Harold Robert (Zarko) Lacy, Sr.

Date of Birth: March 07, 1935
Date of Death: March 05, 2014

Harold R. "Zarko" Lacy, Sr. (78) died peacefully on March 5th. He grew up in Kansas City, Kansas and the Strawberry Hill area. He attended St. Peters grade school, Ward High School, where he was pep club president, and Rockhurst College. Harold was co-owner of the House of Sausage (Grisnik's) on Strawberry Hi......

  

Donna Mae Moore , 67

Date of Birth: November 16, 1946
Date of Death: March 05, 2014

Donna M. Moore Donna Mae (Doyal) Moore, currently of Lenexa, KS peacefully passed away surrounded by family on March 5, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. Born November 16, 1946 in Roswell, NM to Paul Doyal and Beulah (Sickler) Doyal. Donna lived in Rosell, NM untill her family moved to Arkansas City, KS in her high sc......

  

Kristina Marie White, 40

Date of Birth: August 05, 1973
Date of Death: March 03, 2014

Jesus sent angels to bring Kristina Marie White home to heaven on March 3, 2014. She is running, jumping, dancing, and singing, "Jesus loves me this I know; for the Bible tells me so; little ones to Him belong, we are weak but Jesus is strong." 

She was born August 5, 1973 and has spent the last 4......

  

Frances Hilyard , 95

Date of Birth: November 24, 1918
Date of Death: February 28, 2014

Frances Hilyard, 95, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 28th, 2014, of natural causes at Sun Flower Home in Leawood, Kansas. Funeral services for Frances will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at the Overland Park Presbyterian Church, 8029 Overland Park Drive, Overland Park,......

  

Chad Coen, 26

Date of Birth: April 06, 1987
Date of Death: February 28, 2014

Chad W.E.V. Coen, 26, died Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Visitation from 9:30 - 11:00 AM Wednesday, March 5, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66212 with Funeral Services starting at 11:00 AM; In lieu of flowers memorial contribution: Amelia Coen Education Fund @ Porter Funeral Home.

He is survived by......

  

Michael N. Duy, 62

Date of Birth: November 26, 1951
Date of Death: February 26, 2014

Michael N. Duy, passed away February 26th. A memorial visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday March 6, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. He is survived by his father Kenneth Duy, mother Patricia Duy, sister Michelle Robinson and his special love Christy Kieser.

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Mary Therese Perry, 86

Date of Birth: April 13, 1927
Date of Death: February 24, 2014

Mary Therese Maloney Perry passed away February 24, 2014 after a long, loving and giving life. She was born in Hiawatha, Utah to Michael Francis and Martha Maloney, April 13, 1927. She attended Notre Dame School and then Carbon High School, Price Utah, where she graduated at a young age after being double promoted. She the......

  

Twila J. Bodenhamer, 83

Date of Birth: April 01, 1930
Date of Death: February 22, 2014

Twila J. Bodenhamer, 83, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014 at her home.  Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM on Sunday, February 23 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  Funeral Services will be 11:30 AM Monday, February 24,  at the Porter Funeral Home.  Memorial......

  

Marie Jeannette Cardinal, 96

Date of Birth: February 22, 1918
Date of Death: February 22, 2014

Marie Jeannette Cardinal, 96, of Olathe, KS, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014 at her home. The Funeral Liturgy will be 12:30 PM Tuesday, February 25, at the Holy Trinity Stone Chapel, 91st Terrace and Pflumm, Lenexa, KS 66215. Entombment in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS.

Jeannette was preceded in deat......

  

Father John Leo Cooper, 96

Date of Birth: December 02, 1917
Date of Death: February 21, 2014

Father John Leo Cooper, 96, a priest of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, died February 21, 2014 at Villa St. Francis in Olathe, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, February 27, at St. Mary-St. Anthony Catholic Church, 615 N. 7th St.,  Kansas City, KS 66101 with Archbishop Joseph F. N......

  

William A. `Bill` Teasley, 88

Date of Birth: May 13, 1925
Date of Death: February 20, 2014

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Pauline N. Sutton, 89

Date of Birth: February 04, 1925
Date of Death: February 20, 2014

Pauline "Polly" (Nenni) Sutton, 89, Lenexa, KS, passed away peacefully Thursday, February 20, at the Lakeview Village Care Center.  The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 25, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St. Lenexa, KS.  Visitation will be held Monday from 5:00 -......

  

Frank Oscar Bull , 89

Date of Birth: October 06, 1924
Date of Death: February 20, 2014

Frank O. Bull, 89, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014. A visitation will be held 5:30 to 7:30 PM Tuesday February 25, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday February 26, 2014 at First Baptist Church 29th and Minnesota Ave Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chape......

  

B. Imogene Baird , 95

Date of Birth: February 25, 1918
Date of Death: February 20, 2014

B. Imogene Baird , 95, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014. Funeral Services will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, February 25, at the First Baptist Church, 29th and Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS 66102 with visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at the Church. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Ba......

  

Debra Head, 55

Date of Birth: April 01, 1955
Date of Death: February 20, 2014

Debra Head left this world to be with our Savior on Thursday, February 20, 2014 after a 7 year battle with breast cancer. Debbie was born April 1, 1958, and was a lifetime "Dotte". She was married 30 years to Lowell Head, who also died of cancer in 1996. She is survived by her son Lowell D. Head of Kansas City, KS, and daught......

  

Karen Marie King

Date of Birth: August 21, 1949
Date of Death: February 17, 2014

Karen  Marie  King, of Olathe, KS, passed away Monday, February 17, 2014.  A visitation will  be from 1:30-2:30 PM followed by Funeral Mass at 2:30 PM Friday, February 21,  at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615  W. 92nd Lenexa,  KS 66215.  Burial will be at the National Cemetery, Le......

  

Mable A. Gibbs , 99

Date of Birth: April 22, 1914
Date of Death: February 16, 2014

Mable Gibbs, 99, passed away 2/16/14 at New Mark Care Center, Nashua , MO. Services will be held at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS on Saturday, 2/22/14 at 11:00 with visitation from 10:00 to 11:00. Mable was born 4/22/1914 to Harvey and Hazel Fessler, the 4th of 8 children. She started working ......

  

Betty J. Schneider, 94

Date of Birth: October 06, 1919
Date of Death: February 15, 2014

Betty J. Schneider, 94, Lenexa, KS passed away Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Delmar Gardens of Overland Park. The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 18, at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 7023 W. 71st St. Overland Park, KS, with a Rosary being prayed at 9:45 a.m. Burial will be at 11:00 a.......

  

Alvin E. Witwer, Jr., 88

Date of Birth: July 22, 1925
Date of Death: February 12, 2014

Alvin E. Witwer, Jr., 88, Lenexa, KS, passed away Wednesday, February 12, at the Lakeview Village Care Center. The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 17, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St. Lenexa, KS. Visitation will precede the Mass from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at the Church. Burial in Resu......

  

Juanita C. King, 90

Date of Birth: September 08, 1923
Date of Death: February 11, 2014

     Juanita C. King, 90, Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at the Lakeview Village Care Center.  Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 15, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS, where a reception will follow the service at the funeral home.&......

  

Sarah L. Stewart, 71

Date of Birth: August 23, 1942
Date of Death: February 10, 2014

Sarah L. Stewart, 71, Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, February 10, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.  The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 13th at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300, W. 103rd St. Overland Park, KS.  Visitation will precede the Mass from 9:30......

  

Irene Maxine Kearn, 85

Date of Birth: December 19, 1928
Date of Death: February 10, 2014

Irene Maxine Kearn of Concordia, Kansas died February 9, 2014. She was born December 19, 1928 in Aurora, Kansas to Elie and Louise Forgue. Irene married Eugene Edward Kearn on August 16, 1947. She is survived by six children: Linda Kearn, Robert (Patty) Kearn, John (Debbie) Kearn, Donald (Sue) Kearn, Jane Kearn and Judy Pa......

  

Sara M. Koeger, 91

Date of Birth: June 20, 1922
Date of Death: February 10, 2014

Sara M. Koeger, 91, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, February 10, 2014 at her home. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 15, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 9-10 a.m. Burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial......

  

Ethel Adair Painter , 98

Date of Birth: October 08, 1915
Date of Death: February 09, 2014

Ethel Adair Painter, 98, of, Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2014 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be held 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.,Thursday February 13 at Trinity United Methodist Church 5010 Parallel Kansas City, KS 66104. Funeral Services will be officiated by Major Jerry Curttright, Salvati......

  

Kathleen R. (Carter) Sevedge, 76

Date of Birth: February 23, 1937
Date of Death: February 08, 2014

 

Kathleen R. Sevedge, 76, died February 8, 2014 in Lenexa, Kansas. Born Kathleen Rae Carter on February 23, 1937 in Kansas City, Kansas, Kathy was the only child of William Thomas and Grace Kathleen [Jones] Ca......

  

Richard `Rich` Marshall , 78

Date of Birth: February 13, 1935
Date of Death: February 05, 2014

Rich "Stormy" Marshall, 78 of Overland Park, entered eternity Feb. 5, 2014.  Fellow pilots in the Iowa Air National Guard dubbed him Stormy because of the type of weather that often followed him when he reported for weekend training in Des Moines.  The moniker remained with him during his 25-year career as a TWA pilot, but R......

  

Mary Helen Trowbridge, 87

Date of Birth: July 31, 1926
Date of Death: February 04, 2014

 

Mary Helen Trowbridge, 87, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at her home in Edwardsville, KS, in the same house she was born in on July 31, 1926.  She was the seventh of nine children born to Walter and Margaret (Clancy) Trowbridge.  Mary was a 1944 graduate of Washington Rura......

  

Darlene L. Bishop

Date of Birth: June 19, 1927
Date of Death: February 03, 2014

Darlene L. Bishop of Kansas City, Ks. passed away at home on Feb. 3, 2014. Darlene was born June 19, 1927, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Stanley G. Laing. She married Lorence G. Bishop on Jan. 10, 1946. To this union three children were born, Beverly Rickman, Kenley Bishop and Jan Oliver. She was preceded in death by her pa......

  

Helen Faye Hull, 81

Date of Birth: November 12, 1932
Date of Death: February 02, 2014

Helen Faye Hull, 81, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2014 at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be held 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Thursday, February 6, 2014 with the funeral service at 11:00 AM at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial will take place in Resurrect......

  

Charles Milan Patton, 71

Date of Birth: June 18, 1942
Date of Death: February 01, 2014

Charles Milan Patton, 71, Lenexa, KS, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2014 at his home. The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 5, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St. Lenexa, KS. Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 4 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monro......

  

Ben A. Wano, Sr., 84

Date of Birth: March 25, 1929
Date of Death: January 31, 2014

 

Ben A. Wano, Sr., 84, Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, January 31, 2014. The Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 3, at the Cathedral of St. Peter Catholic Church, 416 N. 14th St. Kansas City, KS. Visitation will precede the mass from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. at the Church. Entombment in ......

  

Thomas Edward Seals, Jr., 83

Date of Birth: August 07, 1930
Date of Death: January 31, 2014

Thomas Edward Seals, Jr., 83, Lenexa, KS, passed away Friday, January 31, 2014, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. A visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 5, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Graveside services will follow at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Resurrection C......

  

Jim, Schwartze

Date of Birth: October 13, 1958
Date of Death: January 31, 2014

Jim Schwartze, 55, of Overland Park passed away peacefully January 31, 2014 surrounded by his family. Jim grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, attended St. Elizabeth’s Grade School, St. John’s Seminary High School, and graduated from UMKC (1981) and UMKC ......

  

Regina T. Poettgen, 77

Date of Birth: May 17, 1936
Date of Death: January 30, 2014

Regina Poettgen 77, passed away peacefully Thursday January 30, 2014 surrounded by her loving family after a long illness. Regina was born May 17,1936 in Vilna Poland to Fedor and Elvira Soukup. She came to this country February 19, 1951 from Bremerhaven Germany through the sponsorship of Catholic Charities. She married Ri......

  

Virginia E. Levy, 89

Date of Birth: September 04, 1924
Date of Death: January 30, 2014

 Virginia “Ginny” Levy, 89, of Lenexa, KS passed away January 30, 2014 at Lakeview Village following an extended illness. Born September 4th, 1924 Ginny was the only daughter of Erwin and Henrietta Petzing both of whom preceded her in death.  She married Sheldon Levy in August 1948 in Chica......

  

Richard L. Salts, 77

Date of Birth: June 02, 1936
Date of Death: January 27, 2014

Richard L. Salts, 77, Olathe, KS, died Monday, January 27, 2014 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Memorial Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, February 1, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where friends may call from 1-2 p.m. A private family burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers......

  

Kathy Irene Heather, 63

Date of Birth: June 05, 1950
Date of Death: January 27, 2014

Kathy Irene Heather, 63, passed away January 27, 2014.  Kathy was born June 5, 1950 in McCook, Nebraska. Survivors include her husband, John; three children, John, Rebecca and Leanah; two grandchildren, Grace and Donny; two brothers, Lawrence and Don. Kathy graduated from the University of Kansas with a......

  

Nancy Jean Kleeb, 60

Date of Birth: October 19, 1953
Date of Death: January 18, 2014

 

Nancy Jean Kleeb, 60, of Overland Park, KS, passed away from pancreatic cancer on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Menorah Medical Center.  Despite not living a long life, she lived a full life and shed not a ......

  

Betty Jo Ater , 85

Date of Birth: August 19, 1928
Date of Death: January 17, 2014

Betty Jo Ater, 85, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, January 17, 2014. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Monday, January 20, 2014 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 2-4:00 PM Sunday January, 19, 2014 at the funeral home. In lieu ......

  

Jean C. Hiersche, 65

Date of Birth: December 20, 1948
Date of Death: January 15, 2014

Jean C. Hiersche, 65, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Monday, January 20 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 5501 Monticello Road, Shawnee, KS 66218 Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-......

  

Lawrence Duane Grubb, 87

Date of Birth: May 25, 1926
Date of Death: January 13, 2014

Lawrence "Larry" Grubb, 87, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, January 13, 2014. Visitation will be from 4-6:00 PM Thursday, January 16 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS with a Masonic Service at 6:00 PM. Graveside Services will be 10:00 AM Friday, at the Chapel Hill Memorial G......

  

Donald W. Birkman, 77

Date of Birth: May 28, 1936
Date of Death: January 13, 2014

Donald W. Birkman, 77, Shawnee, KS, died Monday, January 13, 2014 at Delmar Gardens of Lenexa. Funeral Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, January 16, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 9101 Lamar, Overland Park, KS where friends may call from 12 noon-1 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the National Parkinson......

  

Henry `Bill` Nagel, Jr., 90

Date of Birth: June 06, 1923
Date of Death: January 12, 2014

Henry "Bill" William Nagel, Jr. Henry "Bill" William Nagel, Jr. , 90, of Lee's Summit, MO, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2014 at the Village House at John Knox Village. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Friday, January 17, 2014 at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215. Visitation will be held 9:......

  

Patricia Lee Amer, 82

Date of Birth: June 29, 1931
Date of Death: January 10, 2014

     Patricia Lee Amer, 82, of Kansas City, KS, died Friday, January 10, 2014 at the Indian Creek Nursing Center.  Funeral services 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at the Porter funeral home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS.  where friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Monday.  Burial i......

  

Yvonne H. Purcell, 86

Date of Birth: October 08, 1927
Date of Death: January 10, 2014

Yvonne H. Purcell, 86, Overland Park, KS, died Friday, January 10, 2014 at her home. A Memorial Mass will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, January 18, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd., Overland Park, KS where the family will receive friends from 12 noon-12:30 p.m. The family suggests memorial contributions to......

  

Elizabeth L. `Betty` Matzeder, 91

Date of Birth: February 12, 1922
Date of Death: January 09, 2014

Elizabeth L. "Betty" Matzeder, Roeland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, January 9, at St. Luke's Hospice House. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, January 13th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Visitation will precede the service from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the funeral hom......

  

Gerald R. Brumley, 85

Date of Birth: February 13, 1928
Date of Death: January 09, 2014

Gerald R. Brumley, 85, of Independence , Missouri , passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014 at the St. Luke's Hospital. Visitation will be held Sunday, January 12, from 1:00-3:00 PM at the Porter Funeral Home Chapel, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, Kansas. Funeral services will be held Monday January 13 at 9:30 AM in the Port......

  

Leonard Leroy Turner, 77

Date of Birth: June 04, 1936
Date of Death: January 09, 2014

Leonard Leroy Turner , 77, of Lee's Summit, MO, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014 at the Jefferson Health Care. Memorial Services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, January 19, at the Grace United Methodist Church, 2400 SE 50 Highway, Lee's Summit, MO 64063.

Mr. Turner was ......

  

Lawrence Edward Growney Jr., 88

Date of Birth: July 21, 1925
Date of Death: January 09, 2014

Lawrence (Larry) E. Growney, Jr, 88, Roeland Park, KS, passed away peacefully Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Kansas City Hospice House. Larry was born on July 21, 1925 in Salt Lake City, UT; the son of Dr. Lawrence E. Growney, former Coroner of Wyandotte County, KS and Adelia M. (Willoughby) Growney. He graduated from Bishop......

  

Lorelei L. Wrigley, 85

Date of Birth: March 16, 1928
Date of Death: January 07, 2014

Lorelei L. Wrigley, 85, Kansas City, MO, died Tuesday, January 7, at the St. Luke's Hospice House. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 16, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Visitation will precede the service from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial in ......

  

Robert Arlen Ginther

Date of Birth: December 25, 1930
Date of Death: January 06, 2014

Robert “G-Bob” Ginther passed away peacefully on the afternoon of January 6, 2014. Bob was born in Superior, Wisconsin, raised in Pasadena, California and graduated from Monrovia, Arcadia, Duarte High School in 1948. Bob was pre-deceased by Fred and Alyce N. Ginther of Pasadena, California. Bob will forever be ......

  

Elizabeth Anne Beary Purkey, 42

Date of Birth: November 30, 1971
Date of Death: January 06, 2014

Elizabeth Anne Beary Purkey, 42, of Topeka, died unexpectedly at her home in Topeka on January 6, 2014. She was born in Edina, Minnesota on November 30, 1971. Elizabeth moved to Overland Park, KS with her family in 1978. As a child, Elizabeth enjoyed singing and playing tennis. She attended Saint Thomas Aquinas High S......

  

Evelyn M. Henderson, 92

Date of Birth: June 15, 1921
Date of Death: January 05, 2014

 

Evelyn M. Henderson, 92, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2014. Graveside Services will be 1:00 PM Friday, January 10, at the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in the mausoleum, 701 North 94th Street Kansas City, KS 66112. Memorial contributions may be made to SPCA or Kansas City Hospice.

  

James A. Tharp

Date of Birth: April 10, 1940
Date of Death: January 05, 2014

James A. Tharp, 73, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2014.  For 30 years he managed the Mobil Oil Lube Plant in Kansas City, KS. He was a lieutenant J.G. in the Navy on the U.S.S. Yorktown CVS-10 during the Vietnam War.  He is preceded in death by his father, Roy and mother, Minnie.  He leaves ......

  

Ira D. `Jack` Clark, 80

Date of Birth: April 21, 1933
Date of Death: January 04, 2014

 

Ira D. "Jack" Clark, 80, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Sharon Lane Nursing and Rehab. Masonic Services will be 10:00 AM Friday, January 10, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7:00 ......

  

Sharon K. Ghale, 65

Date of Birth: August 30, 1948
Date of Death: January 03, 2014

 

Sharon K. Ghale, 65, of Ozawkie, KS, passed away Friday, January 3, 2014 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, January 7, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Maple Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be  6-8:00 PM Monday a......

  

Gloria Maxine Longdon, 83

Date of Birth: March 17, 1930
Date of Death: January 02, 2014

Gloria Maxine Longdon, 83, according to her, 29 years old, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, January 2, at her home surrounded by her family. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, January 12, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to Crossro......

  

Jeanette R. Shaw, 88

Date of Birth: October 11, 1925
Date of Death: January 01, 2014

Jeanette R. Shaw, 88, Overland Park, KS passed away Wednesday, January 1, at Delmar Gardens of Lenexa. The Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 4th, at Cure' of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Rd. Leawood, KS. Visitation will be from 9:00 -10:00 a.m. at the Church. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Ma......

  

Joyce L. Vogel, 82

Date of Birth: December 16, 1931
Date of Death: January 01, 2014

Joyce Lorraine (Carlson) Vogel, 82, entered the kingdom of her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, January 1 with her family on hand at Kansas City Hospice. Her memorial service will be held at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Broadview & Reynolds, Kansas......

  

George A. Hanch, 89

Date of Birth: April 23, 1924
Date of Death: January 01, 2014

George A. Hanch, 89, of Prairie Village, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Burial in National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kansas. Mr. Hanch was born April 23, 1924, in Chicago, Illinois.

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Ruth E. Clark, 91

Date of Birth: October 21, 1922
Date of Death: December 31, 2013

     Ruth E. Clark, 91, Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at the Sweet Life at Rosehill.  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 3rd, at Victory Hill Baptist Church, 2010 N. 66th Terr. Kansas City, KS.  Visitation will precede the service from 9:00 - 10:00......

  

Victoria Castiaux, 99

Date of Birth: March 27, 1914
Date of Death: December 30, 2013

On December 30, 2013, Victoria Castiaux’s blessed life of 99 years ended at home with her family at her side. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, January 4, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W.   


Donna Lee Borden, 77

Date of Birth: December 05, 1936
Date of Death: December 30, 2013

Donna Lee Borden, 77, Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, December 30, 2013 at the University of Kansas Hospital.  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 3, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral......

  

Mary Ann (Drosenos) Michaels, 62

Date of Birth: July 26, 1951
Date of Death: December 30, 2013

Mary Ann (Drosenos) Michaels, 62, of Overland Park , KS, passed away Monday, December 30, 2013 at Kansas City Hospice House.  Graveside Services will be 2:00 PM Friday, January 3,  at Resurrection Cemetery in the Prince of Peace Mausoleum, 83rd and Quivira Lenexa,  KS 66215.  In lieu of flowers the fami......

  

Deloris Rose `Dee` Raymer, 78

Date of Birth: May 19, 1935
Date of Death: December 29, 2013

Deloris Rose "Dee" Raymer, 78, Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Freedom Pointe of Overland Park. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 4th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. A 9:00 -11:00 a.m. visitation will precede the service at th......

  

Maxine M. Strimple, 85

Date of Birth: November 17, 1928
Date of Death: December 26, 2013

MAXINE SUTHERLAND STRIMPLE

Maxine Sutherland Strimple, 85, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2013 at the home. She was born November 17, 1928 in Kansas City, MO to Grover and Ona Sutherland. Her parents, a brother Claude and a granddaughter, Emily Rust preceded her in death. She is survived by husband Clyde Str......

  

Trevah Glenda Casson, 87

Date of Birth: October 20, 1926
Date of Death: December 26, 2013

Trevah Glenda Casson passed away peacefully on December 26, 2013.  She succumbed to a weakened heart.  Funeral services will be held at 6:00 PM Monday, December  30, Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS.  Visitation will precede the service from 4-6:00 PM.  Graveside Service wi......

  

Betty Jean Balazs, 76

Date of Birth: November 20, 1937
Date of Death: December 24, 2013

Betty Jean Balazs, 76, died Dec. 24 at the Sweet Life at Rosehill in Shawnee, KS.  A visitation will be from 3-4:00 PM on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215.

Betty retired from the IRS after serving most of her career there. Betty was born on Nov 20th......

  

Mary Elizabeth (Mallen) Marnett, 80

Date of Birth: May 27, 1933
Date of Death: December 23, 2013

On December 23, 2013, with her family by her side, Mary Elizabeth (Mallen) Marnett, 80, passed away peacefully to be with our Lord and Savior.

Mary was born May 27, 1933, in in Cameron, MO to Pat and Pauline Mallen. She was one of four children; Regina, James and John Mallen. Mary was raised in a devout Catholic......

  

Shirley M. Kuestersteffen, 86

Date of Birth: March 18, 1927
Date of Death: December 23, 2013

Shirley M. Kuestersteffen, dearly loved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, 86, of Overland Park, Kansas passed away suddenly, Monday December 23, 2013 at her home. Shirley was born March 18, 1927, in Kansas City, Missouri. She worked at Catholic Charities for 25+ years and was a co-founder of the annual Catho......

  

Rosemary Yoakum, 80

Date of Birth: January 07, 1933
Date of Death: December 20, 2013

Rosemary Yoakum, 80, Kansas City, KS, passed away peacefully surrounded by 12 loving family members on Friday, December 20, 2013 at Sunrise of Lenexa. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 24, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 94th & State Ave., Kansas City, KS where the visitation will be held from 9-......

  

Jerome John Tajchman, 85

Date of Birth: November 29, 1928
Date of Death: December 17, 2013

Jerome John "Jack" Tajchman passed away Tuesday morning, December 17th, 2013.  Jack was born November 29th, 1928 near Pilsen in Marion County Kansas and worked on the family farm until he went to the University of Kansas where he graduated in 1951 with a degree in physica......

  

Bret A. Cravens, 45

Date of Birth: January 10, 1968
Date of Death: December 15, 2013

Bret A. Cravens, 45, passed away Sunday, December 15, 2013. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 4th, at Westside Family Church, Lenexa, KS.  Bret is survived by his children, Morgan and Connor Cravens, mother, Carol Cravens, brother, Brian Cravens and sister, Brooke Funk.

 

  

Lance A. Ford, 42

Date of Birth: July 18, 1971
Date of Death: December 14, 2013

    Lance A. Ford, 42, Lawrence, KS, died Saturday, December 14, 2013.  Lance was born July 18, 1971 in Kansas City, KS and was a graduate of Shawnee Mission Northwest and University of Kansas with a Business Administration degree in 1993.  Lance was a Branch Manager for Countrywide Home Loans......

  

Janice Marie Ehly, 74

Date of Birth: October 23, 1923
Date of Death: December 14, 2013

Janice  Marie Ehly, 74, of Shawnee, KS, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away after a 14 year battle with cancer on Saturday, December 14, 2013 surrounded by her family.  Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM December 21, 2013, in the Wesley Chapel at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, 137......

  

Dixie Lyons , 85

Date of Birth: April 16, 1928
Date of Death: December 13, 2013

Dixie Lea Lyons, 85, of Lenexa, KS died Friday, December 13, 2013 at her home. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Monday, December 23, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial will take place 1:30 PM Monday, in Hobbs Chapel Cemetery, Eagleville, MO. Dixie was born April 16, 1928, in Blythedale, MO to Rob......

  

Charles D. Stanturf, 79

Date of Birth: May 23, 1934
Date of Death: December 12, 2013

Charles D. Stanturf 79 of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2013. Visitation will be 4:00-5:00 PM, Sunday, December 15, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, Kansas. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Monday, December 16, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home Chapel. ......

  

Eric L. Peterson , 94

Date of Birth: October 05, 1919
Date of Death: December 11, 2013

Eric L. Peterson, 94 of Overland Park, KS passed way Wednesday, December 11, 2013 . Eric was born October 5, 1919 in Buffalo, NY. His parents immigrated from Sweden by way of Ellis Island. He grew up on a farm with 9 siblings in Lockport, NY. In March, 1942 Eric enlisted in the US Army to fight for the country he dearly love......

  

Charles Edward Daniel, 83

Date of Birth: August 17, 1930
Date of Death: December 11, 2013

Charles (Pete) Edward Daniel passed away Dec. 11,2013 at 12:05 PM at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence, Kansas. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM Tuesday, December 17,2013 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City,Kansas with Services starting at 11:00 AM. Burial at National Cemetery, Leavenwoth ......

  

Pauline M. Trieb, 96

Date of Birth: November 17, 1927
Date of Death: December 10, 2013

Pauline Mae Trieb, widow of Herman E. Trieb, mother of Philip, Jay and June, passed into the Peace of Jesus in Wichita on December 10, at the age of 96 years, 23 days. She was born November 17, 1917, to Emil and Mattie Johnson in Madrid, Iowa. Her mother died in the WWI-era influenza epidemic and as a toddler, she went to ......

  

Eugene James Beyer, 80

Date of Birth: June 12, 1933
Date of Death: December 10, 2013

Eugene James Beyer, 80, of Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Saturday, December 14, at the Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd, Kansas City, KS 66104. Burial in Gate of Heaven. Visitation to preceded from 9:30 - 10:00 AM on Saturday at the church. In lieu ......

  

James Edward Truman, 78

Date of Birth: May 14, 1935
Date of Death: December 09, 2013

James Edward Truman, Sr. 78, of Shawnee, KS, passed away December 9, 2013.  Visitation 5-7:00 PM Thursday, December 12, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS  with a Rosary at 5:00 PM. Graveside services will be 1:00 PM Friday at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.  Jim was born in Lincoln, ......

  

Pastor Kingsford David, 75

Date of Birth: December 11, 1937
Date of Death: December 05, 2013

Pastor Kingsford David, 75, Smithville, MO, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013 at NorthCare Hospice. Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM Thursday, December 12, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven. Friends may call 4:30-6:30 PM Wednesday at the Porter F......

  

Loretta A. Scholtz, 90

Date of Birth: February 20, 1923
Date of Death: December 05, 2013

Loretta A. Scholtz

Loretta A. Scholtz, 90, Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Twin Oaks in Lansing, KS. The Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Thursday, December 12, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. with the Funeral Service to follow at 11 a.m. In lieu of f......

  

Lola M. Bigler, 91

Date of Birth: January 01, 1922
Date of Death: December 05, 2013

 

Lola M. Bigler, 91, of Olathe, KS, died Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Santa Marta.     Lola was born January 1, 1922 at Carlisle, Noble County, Ohio, the younger of three daughters of Christian G. and Anna Craft Schell.  Sh......

  

Christine Zipf Sigler, 66

Date of Birth: March 11, 1947
Date of Death: December 05, 2013

Christine Zipf Sigler, Prairie Village, KS, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013 at her home.  Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 21st, at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 6630 Nall Ave. Mission, Kansas 66202.  Memorial Contributions may be made to:  Point Foundation N......

  

Mary Alice Waters, 96

Date of Birth: November 25, 1917
Date of Death: December 04, 2013

Mary Alice Waters, (Grammy) 96, Kansas City, KS, went to dance with Jesus on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Providence Medical Center.  Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 11th, at Open Door Baptist Church, 3033 N. 103rd Terrace. Kansas City, KS.  Visitation will be held from 4:00......

  

Doris June Burnett, 84

Date of Birth: February 28, 1929
Date of Death: December 01, 2013

Doris June Burnett, 84, passed away peacefully, after valiantly facing the challenge of diabetes, December 1, 2013, in Overland Park, KS. A celebration of her life will be held Friday, December 6th, at 3:00 p.m. at Old Mission United Methodist Church. A reception will follow at the church (5519 State Park Road, Fairway, KS......

  

Milford L. McCorkendale, 77

Date of Birth: July 07, 1936
Date of Death: November 26, 2013

Milford L. McCorkendale, 77, of Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, November 26, 2013. Funeral Services will be 1:30 PM Friday, November 29, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS, visitation will precede from 12:00 Noon to 1:30 PM. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorials maybe made to Toys fo......

  

Mildred L. `Midge` Richardson, 99

Date of Birth: July 10, 1914
Date of Death: November 23, 2013

Mildred L. "Midge" Richardson, 99, died Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the Golden Living Center. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Monday, December 2, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to Wolcott Baptis......

  

James L. Huggins, 70

Date of Birth: March 28, 1943
Date of Death: November 22, 2013

James W. Huggins, 70, of Lenexa passed away Friday, November 22, 2013. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM Monday, November 25, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS 66215. Visitation will be held 3:00-5:00 PM Sunday, November 24, 2013 at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Wellsville Cemetery......

  

GLenna M. Noernberg, 90

Date of Birth: June 20, 1923
Date of Death: November 22, 2013

Glenna M. Noernberg, 90, formerly of Kansas City and Basehor, KS, passed away Friday, November 22, 2013 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Funeral Services will held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 27th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Visitation will precede the service from 10:00 - 11:00 a.......

  

Gayle L. Cummings, 80

Date of Birth: March 06, 1933
Date of Death: November 21, 2013

Gayle L. Cummings, 80, Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Providence Medical Center. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday November 30, at Zion United Church of Christ, 2711 N. 72nd St. Kansas City, KS. Visitation will precede the service from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the Church. Memor......

  

Olger `Augie` Joseph Opitz, Jr., 78

Date of Birth: June 25, 1935
Date of Death: November 18, 2013

Olger Joseph Opitz, Jr., 78, Olathe, KS, formerly of Shawnee, passed away Monday, November 18, 2013 at Aberdeen Village.  Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 21, at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:  Sisters Servants of ......

  

John Edward Vassar, 81

Date of Birth: December 30, 1931
Date of Death: November 18, 2013

John E. "Big John" Vassar, 81, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, November 18, 2013 at NorthCare Hospice. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 22, at Haven Baptist Church, 3430 Hutton Rd., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Church.......

  

Marian L. Cullens, 100

Date of Birth: February 15, 1913
Date of Death: November 17, 2013

Marian L. Cullens went home to be with our Lord and Savior on November 17th. Marian lived most of her 100 + years in K.C.,Ks. She was a Charter member of the Victory Hills Baptist Church and together with her husband Win, they owned and operated the Kansas Merc. & Hdwe. Co. She was preceded in death......

  

Margaret V. Odom, 96

Date of Birth: September 28, 1917
Date of Death: November 17, 2013

Margaret V. Odom passed away Nov. 17, 2013 at Freedom Pointe Assisted Living in Overland Park, KS. Margaret was born September 28, 1917 in Savannah, <......

  

Carolyn L. Crocker, 89

Date of Birth: October 16, 1924
Date of Death: November 13, 2013

Carolyn L. Crocker, a life-long resident of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away at the home November 13, 2013. The family plans a private burial.  Carolyn was born October 16, 1924, to Vennor and Lydia Crocker.  She graduated from the University of Kansas and was a medical technologist a......

  

Mary Ilene Myers, 89

Date of Birth: June 14, 1924
Date of Death: November 13, 2013

Mary Ilene Myers entered this life June 24, 1924 and left for her eternal home with her Lord and Savior November 13, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Center in Olathe, Kansas. Ilene was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Douglas Cary Myers and sons- in-law Myron Tuck Pendley and Gerald Robert Conn. She was the daughte......

  

Della Marie Noone, 82

Date of Birth: March 31, 1931
Date of Death: November 12, 2013

Della Marie Noone, 82, of Kansas City, Kansas began her journey home Tuesday morning November 12th, 2013. Della was born in Brumley, Missouri and moved to Kansas City, Kansas in the early 1940's with her mother, f......

  

Linda K. Boniger, 65

Date of Birth: July 16, 1948
Date of Death: November 11, 2013

Linda K. Boniger, 65, of Lenexa, KS, passed away November 11, 2013 surrounded by family and friends at Kansas City Hospice.  Visitation will be held at 10am Thursday, November 14, at Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 West 87th Street, Lenexa, KS 66219, followed by a memorial service at 11:00am.

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Helen Towle Foresman, 91

Date of Birth: August 14, 1922
Date of Death: November 11, 2013

 

Helen Towle Foresman, 91, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, November 11, 2013. Visitation will be from 9:00-10:30 AM on Saturday, November 16, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd Kansas City,, KS 66104 with the Funeral Liturgy starting at 10:30 AM. Burial 2:00 PM at Mt. Calvary Cemetery......

  

Josephine Edna Grim, 95

Date of Birth: June 19, 1918
Date of Death: November 08, 2013

Josephine Edna Grim, 95, Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, November 8, 2013. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 13th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Visitation will precede the service from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial in Chapel Hill Memori......

  

Pauline M. McGinley, 90

Date of Birth: November 01, 1923
Date of Death: November 06, 2013

Pauline M. McGinley, 90, Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at the Life Care Center of Kansas City. The Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 11, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St. Kansas City, KS. Visitation will precede the mass from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the Ch......

  

Casper H. `Cap` Horn, 85

Date of Birth: February 13, 1928
Date of Death: November 05, 2013

Casper H. “Cap” Horn, 85, formerly of Alton, IL died November 5 at 6:05 PM at Delmar Gardens in Overland Park Kansas following a lengthy illness. Born in Alton on February 13 1928, he is the son of the late Casper “Cas” Horn and Eula (Howard) Horn. On April 5 1952 he married the love of his life Veronica “Bonnie” Hen......

  

Betty L. McCann, 74

Date of Birth: May 13, 1939
Date of Death: November 04, 2013

Betty L. McCann, 74, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, November 4, 2013 at St. Luke's Hospital. Memorial Mass will be 3:00 PM Thursday, November 7, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd Overland Park, KS 66214. Entombment at Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memori......

  

Jennifer Sue Sieben, 45

Date of Birth: December 14, 1967
Date of Death: November 04, 2013

Our beloved Jennifer Sue (Lane) Sieben passed away on Monday, November 4th at the age of 45.

Jennifer is survived by her loving husband Darren of 18 years, and her beautiful daughter, Emily Marie born on August 20, 1996. Darren and Jennifer were married in ......

  

Janey Ruth Loomis, 73

Date of Birth: September 07, 1940
Date of Death: November 03, 2013

Janey Ruth Loomis, 73, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, November 3. A memorial service will be held 1:00 PM Thursday, November 7, at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS 66102. Visitation will be held Thursday from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Inurnment will be 2:30 PM Thursday Nove......

  

Lt. Colonel James D. Lewis, 81

Date of Birth: June 30, 1932
Date of Death: November 03, 2013

Lt. Colonel James David Lewis taught people how to live. With family all around, he followed the angels from his home in a Kansas City suburb on November 3, 2013. Jim Dave grew up in Poplar Bluff, Missouri with two brothers, Ed and Knox "Kay". Knox Quinn (" Pock") Jims' father instilled a musical spark within him that lasted all......

  

Lillian R. Lanning, 86

Date of Birth: January 07, 1927
Date of Death: November 02, 2013

Lillian Rose Lanning, 86, of Overland Park, Kansas, went to Heaven on All Souls Day, November 2, 2013. Funeral services will be held at  Queen of the Holy Rosary Church, 71st & Metcalf on Wednesday November 6th, 2013. Visitation at Queen of the Holy Rosary will begin at  9:30 am; Rosary at 10:30 am, with Mass at 11:00 am. Th......

  

Kathrine Selma , 93

Date of Birth: March 20, 1920
Date of Death: November 02, 2013

E. Kathrine Selma , 93, of Leawood, KS. passed away Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the Lamar Court. Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, November 8, at Highland Park Cemetery. Kathrine was born March 20, 1920, in Concordia, KS to Walter and Edith Eberhart. She graduated from the University of Kansas. She ta......

  

Harry George Penland, 88

Date of Birth: October 24, 1925
Date of Death: November 01, 2013

Harry George Penland, 88, of Lenexa,Kansas, passed away on November 1, 2013. Harry was born in Marion, Kansas to Roy Penland and Ruby Smith Penland on October 24, 1925. Harry graduated from Marion High School in 1943. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Maxine, Sister Vera Penland Lucas and his parents. Harry......

  

Edward L. Horan, 92

Date of Birth: April 01, 1921
Date of Death: November 01, 2013

Edward L. Horan , 92, of Shawnee , Kansas, passed away Friday, November 1, 2013. Ed was born April 1, 1921, in Kansas City, KS and had been a lifelong area resident. He served in the United States Air Force during WWII. Ed was a Supervisor for Western Electric, retiring in 1981. He was a member of the American Legion Post ......

  

Edward L. Horan, 92

Date of Birth: April 01, 1921
Date of Death: November 01, 2013

 

Edward L. Horan , 92, of Shawnee , Kansas, passed away Friday, November 1, 2013. Visitation will from 5-7:00 PM Friday, November 8th at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM on Saturday at the Porter Funeral Home followed by burial in Resurrection Cemetery.<......

  

Marjorie Anne `Marge`Bukaty, 84

Date of Birth: November 26, 1928
Date of Death: October 31, 2013

Marjorie Anne "Marge" Bukaty, 84, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on the morning of October 31, 2013. She was born on November 6, 1928 to Elzie and Bertha Wells in Kansas City, KS. Marge graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1946 where she met the love of her life, Eugene Bukaty. She was ......

  

William `Bill` Peter Burgman, Jr., 75

Date of Birth: August 04, 1938
Date of Death: October 31, 2013

William (“Bill”) Peter Burgman, Jr., passed away on October 31, 2013 at his home in Overland Park, Kansas.  Bill was born on August 4, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois to Bill and Evelyn Burgman (both deceased).  Bill graduated from Leo High School (Chicago) in 1957, and enlisted in the Army. Based upon his ......

  

Blanche M. Haines, 101

Date of Birth: September 14, 1912
Date of Death: October 31, 2013

  Blanche M Haines, 101, of Lenexa, Kansas, died Thursday, October 31, 2013 at  Lakeview Village.  Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 16,  at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City,  KS, where f......

  

Doris Jean Barker, 88

Date of Birth: May 28, 1925
Date of Death: October 29, 2013

Doris Jean (Marriott) Barker, 88, died Tuesday, October 29, 2013. Graveside Services will be 9:30 AM Saturday, November 2, at Highland Park Cemetery, KC, KS. She was born in Lawrence, KS May 28, 1925 to Earl and Ethel Marriott. Doris played the violin for the KU Symphony Orchestra. On April 10, 1945 she married Carlton E. ......

  

Shirley Anne (Roy) McKain, 82

Date of Birth: July 24, 1931
Date of Death: October 27, 2013

Shirley Anne (Roy) McKain of Leawood, Kansas passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013 with family at her side. She was the daughter of Pierce Marion Roy and Ada (Clawson) Roy, born on July 24, 1931. She attended St. Rose of Lima grade school and was a "49er," graduating from Wyandotte High School in 1949. She married her soul mat......

  

David D. Stewart, 44

Date of Birth: March 17, 1969
Date of Death: October 24, 2013

David D. Stewart, 44, of Overland Park, KS passed away following a courageous battle with cancer on Thursday October 24, 2013.  The Funeral Mass will be held at 9:00 am Tuesday, October 29th at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd Street, Overland Park, KS.  Burial will be at Resurrec......

  

David Charles Vogan, 76

Date of Birth: January 18, 1937
Date of Death: October 23, 2013

David Charles Vogan, 76, of Overland Park, KS,   


Paul L. Grandcolas, 86

Date of Birth: June 21, 1927
Date of Death: October 23, 2013

Paul L. Grandcolas, 86, Overland Park, KS, passed away on October 23, after an extended illness.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday November 1, 2013 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church 11300 W. 103rd St. Overland Park, Kansas with a Memorial Mass following at 11 a.m.  

Paul was bor......

  

Edward J. Bortko, 84

Date of Birth: May 15, 1929
Date of Death: October 22, 2013

Edward J. Bortko, 84 of Overland Park, KS passed away at home, Tuesday, October 22, 2013.   A visitation will be held from 9 - 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 8311 W. 93rd St., Overland Park, KS, w......

  

Robert Wiggins , 79

Date of Birth: August 15, 1934
Date of Death: October 22, 2013

Robert L. (LeRoy) Wiggins, died October 22, 2013 on Seventeenth Street in Kansas City, Kansas at the age of 79. Funeral services for Mr. Wiggins will be held Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Porter Funeral Homes, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas with graveside services and inurnment to follow at Highland......

  

Father Thomas Francis Cawley, C.M., 83

Date of Birth: January 14, 1930
Date of Death: October 18, 2013

Father Thomas Francis Cawley, C.M., 83, of Kansas City, died Friday, October 18, 2013. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM Tuesday, Oct. 22 at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 7032 West 71st Street, Overland Park, KS with a Rosary at 7:30 PM and a visitation from 9:30 - 10:30 AM, Wednesday at St. John the Evangelist......

  

Sally Blake Gille, 90

Date of Birth: July 06, 1923
Date of Death: October 17, 2013

     Sally Blake Gille, 90, of Leawood, Kansas, died Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Bishop Spencer Place.  The funeral service for Sally will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, October 21st at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 6401 Wornall Terrace, Kansas City,  MO with burial following at Highland ......

  

Judy Reppert, 59

Date of Birth: June 05, 1954
Date of Death: October 17, 2013

Judy Reppert, 59, of Overland Park, Kansas passed away Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Overland Park Kansas. Mrs. Reppert was born June 5, 1954, in Kansas City, Kansas to Buford and Mary Van Mol. She graduated from St. Joseph High School, Shawnee, Kansas, 1973. She then married the ......

  

Anton Louis Ptacek, Jr., 92

Date of Birth: April 24, 1921
Date of Death: October 14, 2013

Anton Louis Ptacek, Jr., 92, Lenexa, KS, passed away Monday, October 14, 2013, at the St. Luke's Hospice House. Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m.Thursday, October 17, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, where friends may call from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Burial will be in the National Cemetery, Leav......

  

Maxwell Louis Ratliff, 2

Date of Birth: April 09, 2011
Date of Death: October 13, 2013

"Mighty Max" Ratliff, 2, of Overland Park, passed away Sunday, October 13, at Children's Mercy.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 AM, Tuesday, October 15, at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W 127th St., Overland Park, KS 66213.  A visitation wil......

  

Frank G. Viscek, 66

Date of Birth: November 05, 1946
Date of Death: October 11, 2013

Frank G. Viscek, 66, Kansas City, KS, died Friday, October 11, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends.  The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 15, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800 W. 75th St., Shawnee, KS.  Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call  5-8 p......

  

Isaac V. (Van) Honaker, 93

Date of Birth: April 22, 1920
Date of Death: October 11, 2013

Isaac V. (Van) Honaker, 93, Lenexa, KS, went to his heavenly home Friday, October 11, 2013 at Lakeview Village.  Visitation will be from 12 noon to 1:00 pm, with funeral services starting at 1:00 pm on Monday, October 14, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  Burial will follow immediately and w......

  

Stanley J. Miroslaw, 80

Date of Birth: October 28, 1932
Date of Death: October 11, 2013

Stanley J. Miroslaw, 80, of Bonner Springs, KS, died Friday, October 11, 2013. Visitation will be from 9-11:00 AM on Friday, October 18, 2013 with Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 North 14th Street, Kansas City, KS. Burial in Gate of Heaven. In lieu of flowers the fami......

  

Betty L. Brim, 86

Date of Birth: June 03, 1927
Date of Death: October 09, 2013

Betty L. Brim, 86, Gladstone, MO, died Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at the North Kansas City Hospital. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 12, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. I......

  

Eva R. Menzies, 94

Date of Birth: April 26, 1919
Date of Death: October 09, 2013

Eva R. Menzies, 94, Overland Park, KS passed away peacefully at ManorCare Nursing Home on October 9, 2013, culminating 16   


Frank E. Zugelder, Sr., 88

Date of Birth: June 03, 1925
Date of Death: October 08, 2013

Frank E. Zugelder, Sr., 88, died October 8, 2013. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Thursday, and Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Friday, October 11, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. KCK. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Kansas City Hospice. 

  

Margie M. Loftus, 88

Date of Birth: February 01, 1925
Date of Death: October 06, 2013

Margie M. Loftus Margie M. Loftus, 88, passed away peacefully at home in Lenexa, KS on October 6, 2013. A native of Tampa, Florida, she was born on February 1, 1925. Margie was the eldest of three children born to Dr. Abelardo Martorell, a distinguished Tampa physician, and Cecelia Simon Martorell. She attended the Univers......

  

Frances Ann Mead, 80

Date of Birth: June 13, 1933
Date of Death: October 06, 2013

Frances Ann Mead, 80, passed away Sunday, October 6th. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 11, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Shawnee. Visitation from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at the Church. Entombment in Resurrection Cemetery.

 

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Ruth Marie Mitchell, 89

Date of Birth: January 25, 1924
Date of Death: October 05, 2013

Ruth Marie Mitchell, 89, of Kansas City, Kansas, died Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the University of Kansas Hospital. A visitation will be from 9:30 - 11:00 AM on Wednesday, October 9, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with Funeral Services starting at 11:00 AM. Burial in Chape......

  

Doris Elaine Standen, 93

Date of Birth: June 27, 1920
Date of Death: October 04, 2013

Doris E. Standen, 93, passed away at her Freedom Pointe Senior Living residence in Overland Park, KS on Friday, October 4, 2013. Graveside services will be at 2 PM Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Johnson County Memorial Gardens, 11200 Metcalf, Overland Park, KS. A memorial service will be held the same day at 7 PM at the Roeland......

  

Jack E. Mosley, 85

Date of Birth: September 23, 1928
Date of Death: October 02, 2013

Jack E. Mosley, 85, Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the home.  A Celebration Service of Jack's life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 19, at the Maywood Community Church, 11201 Parallel, Kansas City, KS with a reception to follow in the Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers the f......

  

Patricia Ann Kennedy , 67

Date of Birth: October 25, 1945
Date of Death: October 02, 2013

Patricia Ann Kennedy, 67, of Olathe, KS, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2013 after a long illness. She was born October 25, 1945, in Springfield, MO; then moved with her parents to Overland Park, KS. Patricia was a member of Prairie Baptist Church, and was a long-term employee of US Bank. Patricia was a talented artist.......

  

Wilma (Billie) A. Hartwell, 92

Date of Birth: December 16, 1920
Date of Death: October 01, 2013

Wilma (Billie) A. Hartwell of Raytown, Mo., died 10/1/2013. She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on 12/16/1920, moved to Menasha, WI in 1960 and after three years to Overland Park, KS. She resided at Temple Heights in Raytown, MO, and enjoyed her friends and the fine staff there over the past nine years of her life. She wor......

  

Joyce I. Greene, 81

Date of Birth: May 28, 1932
Date of Death: September 30, 2013

Joyce Ione Greene, 81, passed away Monday, September 30, 2013 at Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Friday, October 4, at St. Michael the Archangel, 14201 Nall Avenue, Leawood, KS 66223. A visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:15 on Friday morning at the church. In lieu of flowers ......

  

Bernard `Barney` H. Bigler, 90

Date of Birth: February 19, 1923
Date of Death: September 27, 2013

Bernard  "Barney" Henry Bigler, 90, of Olathe, Kansas, died September 27, at St. Luke's South Hospital, Overland Park. Barney was born February 19, 1923 in Stoddard County, Missouri. He was the seventh of eight children of Joseph Frank Bigler and Helen Schumacher Bigler, natives of southern Illinois. Bar......

  

Jack R. McKinney, 79

Date of Birth: February 01, 1934
Date of Death: September 27, 2013

Jack R. McKinney, 79, Kansas City, KS, died Friday, September 27, 2013 at the Life Care Center of Kansas City. Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 3, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Burial to follow in Chapel Hill Mem......

  

Michael Lee Harmon, 54

Date of Birth: September 10, 1959
Date of Death: September 27, 2013

9/10/59-9/27/13 We mourn the loss & celebrate the life of Mike Harmon. Mike was born and raised in the Kansas City, KS, area. He moved to S California as a young adult and made San Diego his home. He had a passion for sports cars, fine art and golf. Mike worked at the Sycuan Casino in El Cajon as a manager and was high......

  

John L. Mooneyham, 85

Date of Birth: November 19, 1927
Date of Death: September 24, 2013

John L. Mooneyham, 85, Olathe, KS, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Monday, September 30, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS, where the Rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m. A Prayer Vigil Service will be held on Tuesday at 10:30......

  

Kenneth Andrew Sandbeck, 60

Date of Birth: December 05, 1952
Date of Death: September 24, 2013

Kenneth Andrew Sandbeck, 60, of Lenexa, KS, passed away September 24, 2013.  He was born December 5, 1952, in Mineola,  NY.  He received his BS from Whitman College, his Master's from from Montana State and a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of W......

  

James Ray Boulware, 83

Date of Birth: December 06, 1929
Date of Death: September 22, 2013

 

James Ray Boulware, 83, of Overland Park, KS, passed away September 22, 2013. A Rosary will be prayed at 9:30 AM, visitation from 9:45-10:30 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 AM Friday, Sept. 27 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd Lenexa, KS 66215. A Graveside Service will b......

  

Victory A. Dickason, 94

Date of Birth: November 11, 1918
Date of Death: September 21, 2013

     Victory A. Dickason passed away September 21, 2013.  She was the daughter of the late Charles and Rose Hawkey and was born November 11, 1918.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years. Joseph J. Dickason, sister Roseanna Cosper, infant son Joseph James Dickason, Jr., and grand......

  

Irma Lee Jones, 80

Date of Birth: May 20, 1933
Date of Death: September 20, 2013

Irma Lee Jones, 80, of Kansas City, Kansas, died Friday, September 20, 2013 at her home. A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, September 28, 2013 at the Salvation Army 6723 State Ave. Kansas City, KS.

Irma was born May 20, 1933, in Kanopolis , KS to Leroy Cook ......

  

James Michael Newman, 59

Date of Birth: February 23, 1954
Date of Death: September 15, 2013

     James Michael Newman, 59, of Blue Mound, KS, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2013.  Visitation will be at 10 a.m. with the service to follow at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 20,  at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215.  Burial in Resurrection Cemetery.

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Robert W. (Bob) Crosthwait, 87

Date of Birth: January 20, 1926
Date of Death: September 15, 2013

Robert W. (Bob) Crosthwait, 87, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2013. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 19, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. ......

  

Daniel R. Robinson, 69

Date of Birth: July 23, 1944
Date of Death: September 14, 2013

Daniel R. Robinson, 69, Lake Waukomis, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 19, at the Porter Funeral Home,  8535 Monrovia, Lenexa,  KS.

     Dan was born July 23, 1944, in Kansas City and was a lifetime area resident. He ......

  

Vianna J. Price , 85

Date of Birth: August 14, 1928
Date of Death: September 14, 2013

Vianna J. Price, 85, formally of Kansas City, KS, died Saturday (Sept. 14) at Marias Medical Center in Shelby, MT. Funeral services will be held 11:30 AM Friday, September 20, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, 66109. A visitation will be Friday from 10:00 to 11:30 AM at the funeral home. M......

  

Ronald Lane Barkley, 73

Date of Birth: December 11, 1939
Date of Death: September 14, 2013

Ronald Lane Barkley, 73, Lenexa, KS, died Saturday, September 14, 2013 at his home.  Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 21, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the Funeral Home. In lieu o......

  

Clara Lee Bartlett

Date of Birth: December 30, 1910
Date of Death: September 13, 2013

Clara Lee Bartlett , 102, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013 at the Sweet Life at Brookdale. Graveside Services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, September 21, at the Eldon Cemetery, Eldon , MO. Mrs. Bartlett was born December 30, 1910, in Eldon, Missouri. Clara (Miller) married Harold Bartlett in Eldon,......

  

Elmer `Lee` Jones, 92

Date of Birth: December 28, 1920
Date of Death: September 08, 2013

 

Elmer "Lee" Jones, 92, Lenexa, KS, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013, at the Kansas City Hospice House. The Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 12, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 5250 Mission Rd. Roeland Park, KS. Entombment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Len......

  

Gerald Patrick Harrison , 81

Date of Birth: September 11, 1931
Date of Death: September 06, 2013

Gerald Patrick Harrison Gerald Patrick Harrison, 81, our beloved husband, father, Grandpa, father-in-law, brother and friend passed away on Friday, September 06, 2013 at home surrounded by family. Services will be held at Church of the Nativity in Leawood, KS on Tuesday, September 10. Visitation will held at the church at......

  

Betty (Cantrell) Pierce, 77

Date of Birth: February 26, 1936
Date of Death: September 06, 2013

Mrs. Betty (Cantrell) Pierce passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. Visitation will be held 5-7:00 PM Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS 66215. A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at the Barren Creek Cemetery near Bolivar, MO. She was born on Fe......

  

Sophie Ann Piekarski, 94

Date of Birth: July 05, 1919
Date of Death: September 05, 2013

     Sophie Ann Piekarski, 94, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2013 at home.  A visitation will be from 9:00 - 10:15 am Saturday, September 7,  at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa,  KS with a Rosary being prayed at 10:15 AM.  Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery......

  

Margaret Faye Cleland, 91

Date of Birth: January 23, 1922
Date of Death: September 05, 2013

 Margaret F. Cleland, 91, Kansas City, KS, died Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the Trinity Nursing & Rehab. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 9, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where friends may call from 10:30-11 a.m. Graveside services......

  

Christopher Michael Shepard , 56

Date of Birth: April 04, 1957
Date of Death: September 04, 2013

Christopher Michael Shepard (Shep), 56, passed away at his home on September 4, 2013 surrounded by his loving family and friends. Funeral services will be Monday, September 9 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church 11300 W. 103rd Street, Overland Park, Kansas. The Rosary will be at 10:00 a.m. followed by the Mass of the Resurrection at 1......

  

Brent David Callahan, 57

Date of Birth: January 07, 1956
Date of Death: September 03, 2013

Brent David Callahan, 57, born Jan. 7, 1956, passed away Sept. 3, 2013.  He was preceded in death by his father, Joe in 2004, brother Christopher in April of this year, maternal grandparents Virgil and Goldie Rose, paternal grandparents Jesse and Elsie Callahan.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law......

  

Vincent Peter Bommarito, 70

Date of Birth: March 08, 1943
Date of Death: August 31, 2013

Vincent Peter Bommarito 70, died August 31, 2013 at home after a determined nine month battle against cardiac and pulmonary disease. Vince was born, March 8, 1943 in St. Louis, Mo. to Marge and Vincent Bommarito, where he lived with his sister Mary Kay (Drexler), and brothers John Glennon, Thomas Augustus, James ......

  

Helen Ro Haren, 73

Date of Birth: December 31, 1939
Date of Death: August 29, 2013

Helen Ro Haren, 73, Overland Park, KS, passed away August 29, 2013 at the Sweet Life at Brookdale Place.  Memorial Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday September 4th, at the Brookdale Place, 6101 W. 119th St., Overland Park, KS,  where a cocktail reception will immediately follow at 3:00 p.m.

R......

  

Mariano Hernandez, 100

Date of Birth: July 26, 1913
Date of Death: August 27, 2013

 

Mariano Hernandez, 100 years of age, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 27 2013, surrounded by his family at Kansas City Hospice House. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 31st, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  Burial will follow at Ch......

  

Ruth Lucille Attebury (nee Dreyer), 87

Date of Birth: March 16, 1926
Date of Death: August 25, 2013

Ruth Lucille Attebury (nee Dreyer) passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at the Kansas City Hospice House at the age of 87 years. She was born in Kansas City, Missouri to Emery Harvel Dreyer and Nellie Augusta Nickerson Dreyer on March 16, 1926. She married Wilburn Carroll Attebury of Oklahoma on October 10, 19......

  

Falba Jane Beckerdite, 90

Date of Birth: October 22, 1922
Date of Death: August 24, 2013

Falba Jane Beckerdite, 90, of Overland Park, Kansas, died Saturday, August 24, 2013 at the Freedom Pointe.  Memorial Services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, August 27,  at the Porter Funeral Home  8535 Monrovia, Lenexa,  KS.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions&n......

  

Wyatt Ray (Mike) LeManske Jr. , 62

Date of Birth: June 09, 1951
Date of Death: August 22, 2013

Wyatt Ray (Mike) LeManske Jr., 62, of Kansas City, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Providence Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave Kansas City, KS 66102. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM Monday, August 26, 201......

  

Mary Lucille Reynolds, 99

Date of Birth: January 01, 1920
Date of Death: August 22, 2013

Mary Lucille Reynolds, 99, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2013. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Monday, August 26, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd Lenexa, KS 66215 with Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 11:00 AM. Burial in Bonner Springs Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family sugges......

  

James Edward McClintock, 76

Date of Birth: November 23, 1936
Date of Death: August 19, 2013

James Edward McClintock, 76, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Monday, August 19, 2013. The Funeral Liturgy will be 11:30 AM Thursday, August 22, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church 12800 W. 75th St. Shawnee, KS 66216. Graveside Services will be 1:00 PM Friday August 23 at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Godfrey, IL. Memorial contribu......

  

Col (Ret.) Cyrus Reyon Shockey, 98

Date of Birth: February 08, 1915
Date of Death: August 16, 2013

Col (Ret.) Cyrus Reyon Shockey, 98, Shawnee, KS passed away August 16, 2013.  A visitation will be held Tuesday, August 20 from 7-8 pm followed by a funeral service on Wednesday, Aug 21 at 10:30 am.  Both the visitation and the funeral service will be held at the Monticello United Methodist Church, 23860 W. 75

  

Kenneth Becker

Date of Birth: July 20, 1934
Date of Death: August 15, 2013

Kenneth Becker, 79, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013 at the home. Mr. Becker was born July 20, 1934, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mr. Becker is survived by Judithann Becker his wife of 57 years; a daughter Cindy Becker and her partner Faith of Gardner KS; a daughter Barbara Hagensick and her husband ......

  

Natalie Kratzer-Banks

Date of Birth: February 05, 1962
Date of Death: August 15, 2013

Natalie Kratzer-Banks, 51, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013 at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Banks was born February 5, 1962, in Hoxie, Kansas. Mrs. Banks is survived by her husband, Harry C. Banks, Jr. of the home. Visitation at the Porter Funeral Home Chapel, 10:00-11:00 a......

  

Paul J. Elbert, 81

Date of Birth: October 23, 1931
Date of Death: August 14, 2013

 

OLATHE, KS – Paul John Elbert, 81, passed away peacefully at Olathe Medical Center on Wednesday, August 14, 2013.

Born on October 23, 1931, in Whittemore, ......

  

Burr Tyrrel, 88

Date of Birth: November 20, 1928
Date of Death: August 13, 2013

Burr Tyrrel, 88, of Kimberling City, Mo. died August 13, 2013 at the Sweet Life of Rosehill. A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm Saturday, August 17th at Community Covenant Church 15700 West 87th Parkway, Lenexa. Burr was born in Moravia, Iowa and worked in farming most of his early days. He then worked for John Hanco......

  

Velma V. Koskan, 83

Date of Birth: June 07, 1930
Date of Death: August 13, 2013

Velma V. Koskan, 83, Kansas City, KS, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013. The Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 17th, at St. Mary - St. Anthony Catholic Church, 615 N 7th St. Kansas City, KS. Visitation will precede the Mass starting at 9:00 a.m. with ......

  

Oliver J. Hughes, Jr., 84

Date of Birth: September 03, 1928
Date of Death: August 12, 2013

Oliver "Ollie" John Hughes Jr., 84, Lenexa, KS passed away Sunday, Aug. 11th at his home. Visitation will be 6-8:00 PM Thursday August 15, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Another visitation will be from 9-11:00 AM August 17 at Herr Funeral Home, Collinsville, IL wit......

  

Ferdinand Louis Belz, Jr., 96

Date of Birth: October 21, 1916
Date of Death: August 10, 2013

Ferdinand Louis Belz, Jr., 96, of Olathe, Kansas, died Saturday, August 10, 2013 at Santa Marta. Visitation will be 10-11:00 AM Tuesday, August 13, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church 13615 W. 92nd Lenexa, KS 66215 with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11:00 AM. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial contributi......

  

Robert `Bob` Middleton Clark, 86

Date of Birth: October 30, 1926
Date of Death: August 10, 2013

Robert "Bob" Middleton Clark, 86, Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2013 at his home, surrounded by his family. Bob was born October 30, 1926, in Rome, New York. He married his loving wife, Sally, on June 6, 1953, and they recently celebrated 60 years together. Other survivors are children, Bob ......

  

Kenneth E. (Gene) Clohecy, 83

Date of Birth: June 09, 1930
Date of Death: August 10, 2013

     Kenneth E.(Gene) Clohecy, 83, of Roeland Park, Kansas, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2013 after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.  Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS with a Prayer Service at 5:30 PM.  Mass ......

  

Darryl L. Collins

Date of Birth: March 15, 1940
Date of Death: August 09, 2013

Darryl L. Collins of Shawnee, Kansas passed away at his home following an illness on August 9, 2013. Mr. Collins was born March 15, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan. He and his wife Donna have made Shawnee their home since 1984. Mr. Collins was originally from Escanaba, Michigan. He served our country proudly as a United States Mari......

  

Lurleine D. Dye, 88

Date of Birth: February 15, 1925
Date of Death: August 09, 2013

Lurleine D. Dye, 88, of Leawood, KS, passed away Friday, August 9, 2013. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at the Highland Park Mausoleum, 4100 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS. Lurleine was born February 15, 1925, in Kansas City, MO. She was a past resident of Lake Quivira. She was preceded in deat......

  

Marvin R. Dibben, 65

Date of Birth: April 28, 1948
Date of Death: August 09, 2013

Marvin Ray Dibben, 65, of Lenexa, KS, died Friday, August 9, after an extended illness. Memorial will be at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, on Thursday, August 15. There will be a walk through display memorial at 1:30 pm followed by a casual sit down memorial service at 2:30 pm. Marv worked 22 years as a pr......

  

Kenneth W. Farabee, 88

Date of Birth: October 11, 1924
Date of Death: August 08, 2013

Kenneth W. Farabee, 88, Kansas City, KS passed away on August 8, 2013, at Gulf Shores Care Center in Ocean Springs, MS while on vacation. The funeral service will be held on Friday, August 16, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS, wi......

  

Nora B. Shockey, 87

Date of Birth: February 22, 1926
Date of Death: August 07, 2013

Nora Marie Shockey

Nora Marie Shockey, 87, of Kansas City, KS, passed Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at Liberty Hospital. Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Saturday August 10, 2013 at The Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS 66102. Visitation will be fro......

  

James Edward Kiley, Jr., 54

Date of Birth: February 19, 1959
Date of Death: August 03, 2013

On August 3, 2013, James Edward Kiley, Jr. age 54, passed away at his home in Overland Park, Kansas.  He is now firmly in the arms of his Lord and Savior, where he is at peace.  James was born on February 19, 1959 in Washington D.C., the son of James and Mary Ann Sheehy Kiley.  He spent the early years of hi......

  

Annabelle Louise Martin, 82

Date of Birth: November 11, 1930
Date of Death: August 02, 2013

Annabelle Louise Martin, 82, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Friday, August 2, 2013. The family will have services at a later date.

     Annabelle was born November 11, 1930, in Kansas City,  MO.  She worked at Deluxe Check for many years.  She was preceded in death by her husband, ......

  

Frances Elizabeth Grinter, 83

Date of Birth: March 24, 1930
Date of Death: August 02, 2013

Frances Elizabeth Grinter, 83 of Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, August 2, 2013.  Visitation will be from 9:30 – 11:00 AM Thursday, August 8, at Stony Point Christian Church, 149 South 78th Street, Kansas City, KS with Funeral Services starting at 11:00 AM.  Burial in Stony Point Cemetery.  In lie......

  

Petra Alvarado, 84

Date of Birth: October 23, 1928
Date of Death: August 01, 2013

     Petra Alvarado, 84, Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2013 at North Kansas City Hospital. The Funeral Liturgy will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 6th, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St., Kansas City, KS.  Burial in Gate of Heaven.  Friends may call 9:00 -11:00 a.......

  

Dr. Burton J. Lewis (Doc), 84

Date of Birth: February 19, 1929
Date of Death: July 30, 2013

Dr. Burton J. Lewis (Doc) 84 died July 30, 2013 of heart failure while residing at Shawnee Gardens, Shawnee, KS. His military service included Navy 1946-48 and Air Force special assignment 1956-57. Bert’s educational career included 17 colleges/universities with A.A. from NEO in Miami OK, B.S. from Pittsburg State GO......

  

Rita Marie Bock, 73

Date of Birth: July 24, 1940
Date of Death: July 30, 2013

Rita Marie Bock, 73, of Overland Park, KS passed away peacefully at her home on July 30, 2013. Visitation will be held Monday, Aug. 5th at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd, Overland Park, KS from 4 to 7 p.m. with tributes starting at 6:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, Aug......

  

Denny R. Metcalf, 50

Date of Birth: October 28, 1962
Date of Death: July 28, 2013

Denny R. Metcalf, 50, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013. Mr. Metcalf was born October 28, 1962, in Manhattan, Kansas. The first born son of Gaylon and Donna Cushing Metcalf. He attended elementary and middle school in Manhattan, Kansas. The family moved to Lenexa, Kansas in 1975. Denny attended and ......

  

Grace Reiss, 86

Date of Birth: August 29, 1926
Date of Death: July 28, 2013

Grace Reiss, 86, died peacefully Sunday, July 28, 2013, surrounded by her loving family during her final hours. Grace moved to the Heritage of Overland Park in December 2012, to be near her family after spending 13 years at the Deerfield Retirement Community in Asheville, North Carolina. A Memorial Mass to celebrate G......

  

Chester Lee Claiborn, 83

Date of Birth: August 29, 1929
Date of Death: July 27, 2013

Chester L. Claiborn, 83, Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, July 27, 2013. Funeral Services will be 12 Noon Tuesday, July 30, at the Hilltop Christian Union Church, Crocker, MO. Burial in Crocker Cemetery. Friends may call from 11-12 noon at the Church. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contribut......

  

Michael J. Frain, 81

Date of Birth: November 28, 1931
Date of Death: July 27, 2013

     Michael  J.  Frain, 81, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013.  Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM Thursday, August 1, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Drive Shawnee, KS 66203 with the Funeral Liturgy starting at 10:30 AM.  Burial will be at Lea......

  

Marie H. Burnett, 87

Date of Birth: March 31, 1926
Date of Death: July 25, 2013

  Marie H. Burnett, 87, Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013 at her home.  The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 29, at the Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd, Kansas City, KS. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Porter Funera......

  

Paige Morris Detlefson, 65

Date of Birth: March 01, 1948
Date of Death: July 22, 2013

Paige Morris Detlefson, 65, went to meet her Lord after dying of cancer Monday, July 22, 2013, at Kansas City Hospice House.  She is survived by her husband, Dennis Detlefson of the home; father, Randall Palmer of Raymore; brother Eric Palmer and wife Trish, of Kansas City; nieces Eronn Cantu and family and Brooke Pal......

  

Shirley Irene Polzin-Youngberg, 64

Date of Birth: October 28, 1948
Date of Death: July 20, 2013

Shirley Irene Polzin Youngberg, passed away 7-20-2013 at age 64 after a long illness. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, July 27, 2013 at the Hope Lutheran Church 6308 Quivira Rd. Shawnee, KS 66216 A visitation will be held from 9:30- 11:00 AM Saturday at the church. Born October 28, 1948 in Kansas City, MO t......

  

Ann Clair Walker, 82

Date of Birth: October 22, 1930
Date of Death: July 20, 2013

Ann Clair Walker, Overland Park, Ks., passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the Kansas City Hospice House. Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 27th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Ks. Following the service all are invited to a reception to celebrate Ann's life at the Villa Medici Clubhouse,......

  

Wilma L. Price, 88

Date of Birth: December 24, 1924
Date of Death: July 15, 2013

Wilma L. Price, 88, Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013. Graveside service and burial will be at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, July 18, at Woodlawn Cemetery, Pomona, KS. Wilma was born December 24, 1924, in Vassar, KS to William and Bertha Ogle. Wilma graduated from Michigan Valley High School in 19......

  

Julie Anne (Redmond) Benton, 56

Date of Birth: July 08, 1957
Date of Death: July 15, 2013

Julie Anne Benton, Julia, 56, passed away in the afternoon of Monday, July 15, 2013. Julie resided in Prairie Village, KS, and passed away at her residence after a four year battle with cancer.

Julia was born on 7/8/1957. Her family consisted of her parents, Thomas and Lola......

  

James Tulipana, 67

Date of Birth: April 23, 1946
Date of Death: July 12, 2013

James R. Tulipana 67, died July 12, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS, 66215. Visitation will be from 1-2:00 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. He was preceded in death, by his father, George Paul, Sr., brother, George Paul, Jr., and......

  

Glenda Lee Colnar, 85

Date of Birth: July 29, 1927
Date of Death: July 11, 2013

Glenda Lee Colnar Born July 29, 1927 in Louisberg, MO, Glenda passed away at North Kansas City hospital on July 11, 2013. The visitation will be held Monday, July 15th from 6-8pm and the funeral Tuesday, July 16th at 10am, both at White Church Christian Church. Born to Kurt Barnhart and Geneva Smith, Glenda lived in Louisberg ......

  

Meck Lee Austin, 54

Date of Birth: July 26, 1958
Date of Death: July 11, 2013

 

 

     Meck Lee Austin, 54, of Kansas City, KS, passed away at his home on Thursday, July 11, 2013. A visitation will be 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tuesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215.  In lieu of flowers the fam......

  

Justin Paul Orr, 72

Date of Birth: August 14, 1940
Date of Death: July 09, 2013

Justin Paul Orr, 72, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, July 13, at Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 415 West 13th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105. Visitation will be form 6-8:00 Friday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa,......

  

Cynthia A. Marler, 55

Date of Birth: June 05, 1958
Date of Death: July 08, 2013

Cynthia A. Marler, 55, Overland Park, KS lost her battle with ALS on July 8, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving husband and son. A Rosary will be recited at 4:45 P.M. with a visitation to follow from 5-8 P.M. Thursday July 11, 2013 at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th Street, Overland Park, KS. ......

  

Gwendolyn B. Miskimins, 84

Date of Birth: June 09, 1929
Date of Death: July 07, 2013

Gwendolyn B. Miskimins, 84 passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013. Visitation will be from 1-2:00 PM on Thursday, July 11, 2013 with a service following at 2:00 PM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 7100 Hadley, Overland Park, KS. Burial will take place in LaGrange, WY. Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM Mon......

  

Gary P. March, 69

Date of Birth: May 10, 1944
Date of Death: July 07, 2013

Gary died peacefully at home surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-year battle with prostate cancer. In nautical terms, "Red Right Returning" means going to your vessel's home port. Gary's last cruise was "Red Right Returning" into the arms of our loving God where sunny ......

  

Richard F. `Bud` Burnett, 94

Date of Birth: May 06, 1919
Date of Death: July 06, 2013

Richard F. "Bud" Burnett, 94, Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Kansas City Hospice House. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at the Porter Funeral Home,1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 1-2 p.m. M......

  

Anna W. Hamm, 95

Date of Birth: August 04, 1917
Date of Death: July 06, 2013

Anna W. Hamm, 95, Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013. Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 10th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS, where the Rosary will be prayed at 6:45 p.m. The Funeral Liturgy will be hel......

  

Donald L. Reno, 85

Date of Birth: February 11, 1928
Date of Death: July 04, 2013

Donald L. Reno, 85, Kansas City, KS, died Thursday, July 4, 2013 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Funeral Services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 9 at Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2907 N. 81st St., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 10-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Church. ......

  

Kathryn (Katie) Humphreys, 92

Date of Birth: January 22, 1921
Date of Death: July 04, 2013

Kathryn “Katie” Bayne Humphreys, 92, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away quietly at her home on July 4th, 2013, from complications of the lung disease Bronchiectasis. Katie was born on January 22, 1921, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Howard and Helen Bayne. She graduated from Southwest High School and Baker University where s......

  

Helene Sledd, 87

Date of Birth: September 25, 1925
Date of Death: July 03, 2013

Helene Sledd, 87, of Kansas City, KS , was called by our Lord on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, while surrounded by her family at Hickory Point Nursing Home. Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 8th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minneso......

  

Samuel Phillips Remick, 88

Date of Birth: March 19, 1925
Date of Death: July 03, 2013

Sam P. Remick, 88, of Liberty, MO, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013. He was born March 19, 1925, in Linn County, in Shaefter, MO, the youngest of seven children of Sam W. Remick and Lillian A. Remick. Sam graduated from Meadville, MO High School in 1942.......

  

Royal E. Davis, 82

Date of Birth: December 26, 1930
Date of Death: July 01, 2013

Royal E. Davis, 82, formerly of Mound City, KS, died Monday, July 1, 2013 at Medicalodges Butler. Graveside Services will be 11:00 AM Friday, July 5, at the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Blue Ridge Bible Church in Royal's name.

  


Mary Louise Growney, 84

Date of Birth: June 10, 1928
Date of Death: June 30, 2013

Mary Louise Hodes Growney, 84, died peacefully in her home after a long battle with Parkinson's. She was born November 10, 1928 and died June 30, 2013. Louie was the second child of 9 born to Herman Joseph Hodes and Katherine Rose Dierks Hodes. She attended Visitation Grade School, St Teresa's Academy, and St Teresa's Colleg......

  

Edwin A. Rust, II, 62

Date of Birth: October 02, 1950
Date of Death: June 28, 2013

Edwin Alvin Rust, II, 62, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, June 28, 2013 at Providence Medical Center. Visitation with the family will be from 5:30 - 7:00 PM Tuesday, July 2, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 5601 W 62nd Street, Mission, KS with a Celebrat......

  

Louis M. Culp, M.D., 88

Date of Birth: September 16, 1924
Date of Death: June 28, 2013

Louis M. Culp, MD, 88, Kansas City, Kan., passed away at his home on June 28, 2013.  Memorial services will be held Saturday, July 6th at 11:00a.m., Old Mission United Methodist Church 5519 State Park rd., Fairway, Ks.

 

  


LaDonna M. Wade, 87

Date of Birth: April 08, 1926
Date of Death: June 27, 2013

 

LaDonna M. Wade, 87, of Edwardsville, KS, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013. Visitation will be from 12:30-1:30 PM Monday at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS. Graveside Services will be 2:00 PM Monday, July 1, at the Chapel Hill ......

  

Richard Joseph Vertz, Jr., 60

Date of Birth: March 16, 1953
Date of Death: June 26, 2013

 

Richard Joseph Vertz, Jr., 60, passed away at his residence on June 26, 2013. He was born on March 16, 1953 in Sturgeon Bay, WI. He is survived by his parents, Richard and Jocelyn Vertz Sr., four brothers, 2 daughters and 1 son. Visitation will be at the Porter ......

  

Dr. Dee Walter Roy, 84

Date of Birth: April 09, 1929
Date of Death: June 26, 2013

 

Dee Walter Roy, 84, of Bella Vista, AR. Born in Kansas City, KS and practiced general denistry from 1959 to 1992. Dr. Roy invented several dental items and founded Steri-Sleeve Company.

Dee Roy attend......

  

Harold F. Barrett, 75

Date of Birth: September 03, 1937
Date of Death: June 25, 2013

"To make a long story short ... " a great man has been welcomed into the loving arms of our Lord.  Born September 3 and passed away June 25 at Providence Medical Center.  Visitation will be Monday, July 1, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary-St. Anthony's Catholic Church, ......

  

Donnie S. Fatino, 85

Date of Birth: July 30, 1927
Date of Death: June 24, 2013

Donnie S. Fatino, 85, Leawood, KS, died Monday, June 24, 2013 at Brookdale Place. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 28, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd, Overland Park, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Porter Funeral Home, ......

  

Paul Douglas Dry, 54

Date of Birth: September 29, 1958
Date of Death: June 23, 2013

Paul Douglas Dry, 54, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 23rd. He passed away at his home in Lenexa, Kansas with his son and daughter by his side. Paul was born on September 29th, 1958 to Rev. Thomas J. Dry and Marilyn Dry. He spent most of his childhood growing up in Kansas City, Kansas where he graduated from Washi......

  

Ernest `Jack` Brown, 84

Date of Birth: September 09, 1928
Date of Death: June 23, 2013

Ernest “Jack” Brown, 84, of Overland Park, KS, died Sunday, June 23, 2013. Born in Kansas City, MO in 1928, he was the son of the late Art and Edith Brown. Jack was a 1945 graduate of Westport High. He was a Motor Machinist Mate, 3rd Class in the US Navy from 1946-47 traveling to Midway Islands, HI and Aleutian......

  

Frederick C. Lucas, 80

Date of Birth: July 07, 1932
Date of Death: June 22, 2013

Frederick C. Lucas, 80, of Kansas City, Kansas, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Providence Medical Center. Visitation will be from 9-10:00 Saturday, June 29 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS with funeral Services starting at 10:00 AM. Burial in Chapel H......

  

Ezkial Reed Crapo, 13

Date of Birth: July 29, 1999
Date of Death: June 22, 2013

 

Ezkial Reed Crapo, 13 of Lenexa, KS suddenly passed away June 22nd 2013. He was born July 29, 1999 to Daniel R. Crapo and Jessica Halford Crapo. Ezkial started his life in Kansas City MO until he was 6 years old. He then lived in Corvallis, OR for two years before returning to Lenexa, KS in 2007. He just ......

  

VIRGINIA L. SMITH, 92

Date of Birth: July 10, 1920
Date of Death: June 20, 2013

Virginia L. Smith, 92, of Overland Park, Kansas, died Thursday, June 20, 2013 at the Sweet Life of Rosehill.  Services will be at the Porter Funeral Home, Monday, June 24, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.  Friends may call from 10:00-11:00.  Burial in Highland Park Cemetery.  She had a gre......

  

Vernon Conn, 78

Date of Birth: May 10, 1935
Date of Death: June 17, 2013

   Vernon Conn, 78, of Concordia, MO, died June 17, 2013 in Merriam, KS. Friends are asked to join the family for refreshments at Topsy’s Cafe in Concordia, MO, Saturday, June 22nd from 11am to 1pm for a celebration of his life. In lieu of flowers please donate to The Jacob Henry and Stephanie Co......

  

Eugene J. Zych, 61

Date of Birth: December 30, 1951
Date of Death: June 17, 2013

Eugene J. "Gene" Zych, 61, Overland Park, KS, died Monday, June 17, 2013. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 21, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St., Overland Park, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Porter Funeral Ho......

  

Michael W. Patton, 47

Date of Birth: March 14, 1966
Date of Death: June 15, 2013

     Michael W. Patton, 47, Shawnee, KS, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013.  Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 20th at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS.  Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Shaw......

  

John Robert Boten, 68

Date of Birth: September 21, 1944
Date of Death: June 12, 2013

John R. Boten, 68, Mission, KS, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013.  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 15th at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS.  Visitation will precede the service from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will f......

  

Elsie Lorene Pollock Farris, 94

Date of Birth: June 26, 1918
Date of Death: June 11, 2013

Elsie Lorene Pollock Farris, 94 , Kansas City, KS passed away June 11, 2013 at Providence Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. Friends may call from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at the ......

  

Donald C. Billion , 75

Date of Birth: August 20, 1937
Date of Death: June 10, 2013

Donald C. Billion, 75, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, June 10, 2013 at his home. Private family graveside services will be held at a later date. Don has been a life long member of Trinity Community Church and served in the US Navy. He is survived by his wife, Linda K. Billion; three children, Rober......

  

Mary Lee Patterson, 79

Date of Birth: November 01, 1933
Date of Death: June 09, 2013

Mary Lee Patterson, 79, Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where a Celebration of Life Service will start at 7 p.m. Mary Lee was born Novemb......

  

Helen G. Riffel, 98

Date of Birth: March 19, 1915
Date of Death: June 08, 2013

Helen Grace Riffel, 98, of Laurie, MO, formerly of Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, June 8, 2013 in Laurie, MO.  Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m.  Tuesday, June 11, 2013.  Visitation will be from 12-1 p.m.  prior to the service at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Aven......

  

Dorothy L. Hanson, 88

Date of Birth: February 15, 1925
Date of Death: June 08, 2013

 

Dorothy L. Hanson, 88, of Olathe, KS, formerly of Kansas City, KS passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013. Graveside Services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, June 11 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers the family......

  

Richard John Stallbaumer, 73

Date of Birth: May 12, 1940
Date of Death: June 08, 2013

     A much-loved husband, father, and grandfather, Richard (Dick) Stallbaumer began a new journey on June 8, 2013.  His journey in life included many twists and turns, all with a terrific sense of humor in his back pocket. He was born in ......

  

Father John Patrick Dunnivan, III, 84

Date of Birth: June 12, 1928
Date of Death: June 07, 2013

     Beloved Priest John Patrick Dunnivan, III, 84, of Overland Park, KS, Passed away Friday, June 7, 2013 at Aberdeen Village.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, June 11,  at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th St. Overland Park,  Kansas 66......

  

Marion R. Andrews, 91

Date of Birth: September 16, 1921
Date of Death: June 07, 2013

Marion R. Andrews, 91, of Kansas City, KS, died Friday, June 7, 2013. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Wednesday June 12, 2013 at Bethel presbyterian Church, 2907 N. 81st St, Kansas City, KS; burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call 9:30-10:30 AM Wednesday at the Church. The family suggest ......

  

Loraetta Bartlett Terbovich, 102

Date of Birth: May 24, 1911
Date of Death: June 07, 2013

Loraetta Bartlett Terbovich was born on May 24, 1911, in Kansas City, Kansas. She died peacefully at home on June 7, 2013. Loraetta was the daughter of Myrtle Henre Bartlett and George Sylvester Bartlett. She was a graduate of Wyandotte High School. Loraetta studied dance with Helen Thomes in Ka......

  

Jack M. Mueller, 93

Date of Birth: October 06, 1919
Date of Death: June 04, 2013

Jack M. Mueller, 93, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at his home. Memorial service will be held 1:00 PM, Friday, June 7, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM Friday. Jack was born October 6, 1919, in Kansas City, KS......

  

Alice Lorraine Schreiber, 92

Date of Birth: May 19, 1921
Date of Death: June 04, 2013

 

Alice Lorraine Schreiber, 92, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM, Thursday, June 6 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Funeral Services will be 9:30 AM Friday, June 7, Porter Fun......

  

Donald E. Heider Sr., 79

Date of Birth: February 23, 1934
Date of Death: June 04, 2013

Donald E. Heider Sr., 79, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Tuesday June 4th, at his home surrounded by his family.  Don was born February 23rd, 1934, in KCMO to Joseph and Loraine Heider.  He graduated from Redemptorist High School and served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He has been an ac......

  

Melanie Anne Moore, 44

Date of Birth: November 04, 1968
Date of Death: June 03, 2013

Melanie Anne Moore, 44, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, June 3, 2013. Visitation will be from 2-3:00 PM Wednesday, June 5, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with services starting at 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial co......

  

Robert Joseph Wewers, 67

Date of Birth: January 09, 1946
Date of Death: June 03, 2013

Robert Joseph Wewers (aka “Big Blind Bob”), 67, joined the love of his life on their Golden Pond on Monday, June 3, 2013. He passed away peacefully at home with his three children beside him as his journey with cancer came to an end.

Born January 9, 1946 in Kans......

  

Ruth Marie Crane, 92

Date of Birth: September 25, 1920
Date of Death: June 03, 2013

Ruth Marie Crane, 92, of Kansas City and Lenexa, KS departed this life to join her Heavenly Father and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday, June 3rd. Services to be held Friday, June 7 with a brief visitation commencing at 12:30 p.m. and service to follow at 1:30 p.m. at the Porter Funera......

  

Meghan Renee Speak , 42

Date of Birth: June 05, 1970
Date of Death: May 31, 2013

Meghan Renee Speak Born June 5th, 1970, went home to be with Jesus on May 31, 2013

A going home celebration will be held at Life Church on Wednesday June 5th, 2013 at 2:30 PM.

Visitation will be from 1:30-2:30 Wednesday at the church buria......

  

Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Lynch, 94

Date of Birth: June 16, 1918
Date of Death: May 30, 2013

Elizabeth Ann Lynch (Betty), 94, Lenexa, KS, passed away May 30, 2013. Graveside Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 5th at Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bellin College Nursing Sch......

  

Marion La Forge, 96

Date of Birth: February 23, 1917
Date of Death: May 29, 2013

Marion La Forge of Leawood, Kansas, formerly of Wabash, Indiana, passed on May 29th, 2013 at the age of 96 leaving his wife Carmen after 63 years of marriage.  He could milk a cow, make great scrambled eggs and play horse with the grandkids under the dining room table.  He c......

  

Robert `Pocka` Curry McAllister, 95

Date of Birth: July 10, 1917
Date of Death: May 26, 2013

Robert C. McAllister, 95, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013 at Delmar Gardens of Lenexa.

Bob was born July 10, 1917, in Kansas City, MO. He was married to Margaret Ellen Hand on January 30, 1950, who p......

  

Michael Katlin, 87

Date of Birth: July 19, 1925
Date of Death: May 26, 2013

            Michael  Katlin, 87, of Mission, KS, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013 surrounded by his family.  Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM Thursday, May 30,  at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa,  KS with the Cel......

  

Nina DeCottes Broughton Gaines, 93

Date of Birth: January 04, 1920
Date of Death: May 25, 2013

 

Nina DeCottes Broughton Gaines, 93, a longtime resident of Prairie Village, died on May 25, 2013, after a 14-year battle with Alzheimer’s. 

Born on January 4, 1920 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Nina was the daughter of ......

  

Carl Leo Ganapini, 92

Date of Birth: October 18, 1920
Date of Death: May 25, 2013

For the past 3 1/2 months since the passing of Dora, his wife of 68 years, all Carl could talk about was going to his grandson Vincent's wedding in Michigan. But on May 25th at 1:30pm - the exact time the wedding vows were being exchanged - Carl peacefully joined his wife in ......

  

Ronald C. Martin, 57

Date of Birth: July 17, 1955
Date of Death: May 23, 2013

Ronald Craig Martin, 57, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013. Visitation will be from 12:00 to 1:30 PM Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS with Funeral Services starting at 1:30 PM. Burial in Chapel Hill Memo......

  

Agar `Ace` Jackson Helmick , 93

Date of Birth: September 20, 1919
Date of Death: May 23, 2013

Agar “Ace” Jackson Helmick, age 93, passed away May 23, 2013, at Bickford of Overland Park, KS after a brief battle with cancer. A celebration of his life is planned at 11 am Wednesday, May 29 at First Southern Baptist Church, 8600 W 91st Terr, Overland Park. Visitation will b......

  

Allan Eugene Coon, 49

Date of Birth: October 01, 1963
Date of Death: May 23, 2013

Allan Eugene Coon, a local attorney and resident of Shawnee, Kansas, passed away peacefully at home on May 23, 2013 after a valiant battle with cancer. He was 49 years old.

Allan was born on October 1, 1963 in Princeto......

  

Henry B. Walker, 90

Date of Birth: May 08, 1923
Date of Death: May 22, 2013

Hank Walker passed away peacefully at home in Basehor, KS.  He was the son of Blumer and Ethel Hembree Walker Powell of Loogootee, IN and the stepson of Roscoe Powell of French Lick, IN.  Hank’s first wife Doraline died in 1981.  Hank married Jeanne Fuchs Fol......

  

Ardith A. Gibbs , 97

Date of Birth: June 16, 1915
Date of Death: May 21, 2013

Ardith A. Gibbs passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at the Sweet Life in Overland Park. Ardith was born June 16, 1915, the daughter of Edward and Hazel (Roberts) Jones in Mooresville, MO. She attended Mooresville High School and graduated in 1932. There she met her future husband, Meredith Gibbs. They were ma......

  

Albert (Al) Taviana, 91

Date of Birth: March 20, 1922
Date of Death: May 20, 2013

Albert (Al) Taviana, 91, of Overland Park, KS, passed away, May 20, 2013. Visitation will be held 5-7:00 PM Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS 66215. A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Thursday May 23, 2013 at the Resurrection Cemet......

  

Vanderveer Kirk, 86

Date of Birth: October 26, 1926
Date of Death: May 20, 2013

Vanderveer Kirk, 86, Overland Park, KS passed away May 20, 2013, at the Forum in Overland Park.  Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 24th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS 66215.

    Vanderveer was born in 1926 in Trinidad, CO as the fifth and final chi......

  

Katie Lynn Moyer, 22

Date of Birth: April 20, 1991
Date of Death: May 20, 2013

Our sweetheart, Katie Lynn Moyer, passed away on May 20, 2013, at the age of 22.  Katie was born on April 20, 1991, and was raised in Overland Park, KS.  She graduated from Shawnee Mission South High School in 2009, where she was a member of the National Honor Society and was on the h......

  

James Theodore Garbeff, 71

Date of Birth: August 01, 1941
Date of Death: May 19, 2013

James T. Garbeff, 71, went to be with the Lord on May 19, 2013.  Jim was born on Aug 1, 1941 in Milwaukee, WI.  A southpaw, he was an accomplished baseball pitcher whose career spanned Milwaukee South Division, Northwestern University – where he is still ranked 5th overall with 225 strikeout......

  

Shirley Ann Perkins Reeves, 53

Date of Birth: January 13, 1960
Date of Death: May 18, 2013

Shirley Ann, 53, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away peacefully Saturday evening May 18, 2013 surrounded by her family. She fought a long battle with Pompe's Disease, a rare form of Muscular Dystrophy. Born in Independence, MO and eventually moving to Overland Park, KS. She......

  

Elsie G. Hughes, 86

Date of Birth: May 30, 1926
Date of Death: May 18, 2013

Elsie Hughes was a loving mother, a learned librarian, a voracious reader, an enthusiastic traveler, a great cook, an avid book collector, a music lover, a top-notch whistler, a Harry Truman admirer, an excellent giver of advice, an early women’s rights advocate, a superb role model, a mo......

  

Sheila Kathleen Schultz, 44

Date of Birth: September 03, 1968
Date of Death: May 17, 2013

Sheila K. Schultz, 44, Lenexa, KS, passed away May 17, 2013. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday May 22, at Valley View United Methodist Church, 8412 W. 95th St. Overland Park, KS.  Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday at the Chu......

  

Douglas E. Roback, 57

Date of Birth: July 10, 1955
Date of Death: May 17, 2013

Douglas E. Roback, 57, Overland Park, KS, passed away unexpectedly Friday, May 17, 2013. The Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 20th, at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W 127th St. Overland Park, KS. Visitation will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Church. Me......

  

Mable C. Stephens, 92

Date of Birth: May 17, 1920
Date of Death: May 16, 2013

Mable C. Stephens passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013. Funeral Services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 12:30 - 1:30 PM Monday at the funeral ......

  

Paul Joseph Houlne, 82

Date of Birth: January 27, 1931
Date of Death: May 16, 2013

Paul passed peacefully at his home today to join Christ and those that passed before him that he loved so dearly.  A devout catholic, he was surrounded by his loving family as he journeyed to the house of the Lord.

  


Joanne Vater Kellogg, 82

Date of Birth: September 13, 1930
Date of Death: May 16, 2013

Joanne C. Vater Kellogg died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at the Garden Terrace nursing home in Overland Park.  Her family will accept visitors on Monday, May 20th, from 5:30 to 8:00pm at Cure of Ars Catholic Church in Leawood.  A rosary will be of......

  

Betty Jean Hopkins, 83

Date of Birth: July 08, 1929
Date of Death: May 14, 2013

 Betty Jean Hopkins, 83, of Villa St. Francis, Olathe, Kansas died May 14, 2013. She was born July 8, 1929 in Marshall, Missouri to Arthur Atwood and Ruth Lyle Uzzell. She was married to Stanley Marcus Hopkins, and had 2 daughters, Beverly and Glenda. ......

  

Lois Jean Thompson , 79

Date of Birth: September 02, 1933
Date of Death: May 12, 2013

Lois Jean Thompson, 79, of Olathe , KS, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Villa St. Francis, Olathe, KS. Graveside Services will be 2:30 PM Wednesday, May 15, at the National Cemetery Leavenworth, KS. Visitation will be 5-7:00 PM Tuesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrov......

  

Jane Beardsley Spence, 90

Date of Birth: August 23, 1922
Date of Death: May 12, 2013

Jane Beardsley Spence, Overland Park passed away on May 12, 2013 at her home. She was born in Salina, KS, on August 23, 1922, the daughter of Anna and Clement Beardsley. Jane was the youngest of five. She graduated from Sacred Heart Grade School and High School; then attended Mar......

  

Otho L. Harden, 66

Date of Birth: April 10, 1947
Date of Death: May 11, 2013

Otho L. Harden, died on May 11, 2013 in Kansas City, MO. He was born in Garden City, KS on April 10, 1947 to Henry and Lucy Harden. He was raised in Scott City, KS. He received his B.A. degree from Kansas State University and a Master's Degree from U.M.K.C. He worked for the......

  

James (Jimmy) Black, 61

Date of Birth: June 15, 1951
Date of Death: May 10, 2013

James (Jimmy) Black passed from life at home surrounded by loved ones on May 10, 2013. Jimmy was the second born son of Harold and Wanda (Moots) Black. He was born on June 15, 1951 in Kansas City, Ks and spent many years in West Burlington, Ia. He is survived by 2 daugh......

  

James A. `Jim` Schmitt, 63

Date of Birth: June 01, 1949
Date of Death: May 09, 2013

James A. "Jim" Schmitt, 63, Shawnee, KS, passed away Thursday, May 9, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Memorial Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Visitation will precede the service from 2:......

  

Kerry E. Grigsby, 63

Date of Birth: December 31, 1949
Date of Death: May 06, 2013

Kerry E. Grigsby, 63, Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, May 6, at his home.  Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. - 12 noon on Friday, May 10th, with Memorial Services following at 12 noon, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS.   Inurnment will......

  

William A. Motley, 67

Date of Birth: February 03, 1946
Date of Death: May 05, 2013

William A. Motley, 67, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013. A Celebration of Bill's life will be from 5-7:00 PM Thursday, May 9, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the American Heart Assn. Bill enjoyed hunting and fishing......

  

Gregory Lee Smith, 50

Date of Birth: May 04, 1963
Date of Death: May 05, 2013

Gregory Lee Smith, 50, of DeSoto, KS, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013 after a valiant battle against cancer. A Celebration of Life will be 6:00 PM Friday, May 10, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Visitation will be 4-6:00 PM Friday before the service. In lieu of flowers the family sugg......

  

Rose W. Carlson, 98

Date of Birth: January 09, 1915
Date of Death: May 03, 2013

Rose W. Carlson, 98, of Naples, FL passed away peacefully on Friday, May 3, 2013 in Overland Park, KS with her daughters by her side. She was born on January 9, 1915 in Waterloo, Iowa to Harry E. and Julia F. Webster. She graduated from East High School in 1933. She had a number of occupations d......

  

Arthur J. Hoehn, 82

Date of Birth: February 03, 1931
Date of Death: April 30, 2013

Arthur J. "Art" Hoehn, 82 , passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by loved ones on April 30, 2013. Art was extremely dedicated to his family and his faith. He loved fishing, hunting, gardening and working with cattle, but his favorite was working with his honey bees. He was preceded in dea......

  

Edward Gast, 93

Date of Birth: October 05, 1919
Date of Death: April 30, 2013

Edward Gast, 93, of Lenexa, KS passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013 after a brief illness.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd Street, Lenexa, KS. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery.&n......

  

Irma E. Bruns, 88

Date of Birth: November 03, 1924
Date of Death: April 29, 2013

Irma Elizabeth Morris Bruns, 88, a long-time resident of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away on April 29, 2013, in Topeka, Kansas.

Irma was born on November 3, 1924, in Collierstown, Virginia, the daughter of David “Gil” and Lela Ruth (Ayres) Morri......

  

L. Ava Hedrick Bowman, 96

Date of Birth: May 14, 1916
Date of Death: April 27, 2013

L. Ava Hedrick Bowman, 96, died April 27, 2013 at Kansas City Hospice House. She was born May 14, 1916, in Milford, IA. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Max Hedrick and Don Bowman; her parents, Frank and Lena Williams; and her sister, Marian Buchanan. Ava is survived by her 3 children:......

  

Alvis Ray Kent, 74

Date of Birth: September 17, 1938
Date of Death: April 26, 2013

Alvis Ray Kent, 74, of Merriam, KS, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2013. A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Visitation begins at 3:00 PM with the ceremony starting at 4:00 PM.

  

Tod Haren, 79

Date of Birth: April 26, 1938
Date of Death: April 24, 2013

Charles Wells "Tod" Haren, Jr. 79, Leawood, KS, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Saint Joseph Health Center. A Celebration of Tod's life will held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 29, in the Wesley Chapel at the Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe Ave. Leawood, KS where a reception will follow. I......

  

Jean Josephine Nelson, 94

Date of Birth: August 06, 1918
Date of Death: April 23, 2013

Jean Josephine Nelson, Overland Park, Kansas, formerly of Oxford, Kansas, passed away April 23, 2013 at Kansas City Hospice House after a short illness.   She was born August 6, 1918, in Leonardville, Kansas, the fourth and last child of Lola Drue Pelischek and Joseph Pelischek.  She attended schools in LaCi......

  

Jack D. Foland, 89

Date of Birth: May 12, 1923
Date of Death: April 23, 2013

 

Jack D. Foland died April 23 at his home in Overland Park. He was born May 12, 1923, near Belgrade, Nebraska, where his family farmed. Foland is a graduate of Belgrade High School. He moved to Wichita in 1955 and went to work for Santa Fe......

  

Carl Francis Giddings, 90

Date of Birth: November 21, 1922
Date of Death: April 23, 2013

Carl Francis “Pete” Giddings, 90, died peacefully at the VA Community Living Center in Leavenworth, KS on April 23, 2013 .

Carl was born to Bill and Clara Giddings in Beloit, Kansas. He graduated from Beloit High School shortly after which he ......

  

Douglas Eugene Miller, 83

Date of Birth: March 15, 1930
Date of Death: April 22, 2013

Douglas Eugene Miller, 83, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, April 22, 2013. Visitation will be 5-7:00 PM Thursday, April 25th at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS with a Masonic Service at 7:00 PM. Funeral Services will......

  

James E. Dworak, Jr., 74

Date of Birth: November 26, 1938
Date of Death: April 22, 2013

James E. Dworak, Jr., Ph.D., enjoyed 74 years, and departed this life on Monday, April 22, 2013.   Jim is survived by his wife of 32 years, Darlene Dworak, his children James E Dworak III of Wichita, KS; Janine (Frank) Walters of Eagle River, AK; Jenifer Noss of Omaha, NE; Joseph (Michele) Dw......

  

Carolyn N. Zuck, 81

Date of Birth: June 02, 1931
Date of Death: April 21, 2013

 

Carolyn N Zuck , 81, Leawood, KS passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Friday, April 26, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS 66215. Friends may call from 9:00 to 10:00 AM Friday at the funeral home. Entombment will take place immediately......

  

Joseph `Joe` A. Kreutzer, 88

Date of Birth: September 28, 1924
Date of Death: April 19, 2013

Joseph "Joe" A. Kreutzer, 88, Lenexa, KS, was called to his heavenly home on Friday, April 19, 2013 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be held from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 24th at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St. Lenexa, KS, wher......

  

Elizabeth Walker Nelson, 90

Date of Birth: June 19, 1922
Date of Death: April 19, 2013

Elizabeth Walker Nelson, 90, of Overland Park, KS, formerly of St. Paul, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, April 19, 2013 at her home in Overland Park.

Libby was born June 19, 1922, in Marion......

  

Ramon `Ray` O`Connor, 80

Date of Birth: September 05, 1932
Date of Death: April 18, 2013

Ramon "Ray" O'Connor, 80, Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the Golden Living Center in Edwardsville. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Funeral Services wi......

  

Roberta Suzanne West Rogers, 67

Date of Birth: August 10, 1945
Date of Death: April 18, 2013

Roberta Suzanne West Rogers, 67, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013. Graveside Services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, April 24, at the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, KC, KS.

Roberta was a Human Resource Specialist for the State......

  

Shelton C. `Bud` Howard, 88

Date of Birth: September 24, 1924
Date of Death: April 17, 2013

Shelton C "Bud" Howard, 88, Overland Park, KS, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 22, at St. Thomas-Apostle Episcopal Church, 12251 Antioch Rd, Overland Park, KS, 66213. In lieu of flowers memorial contribut......

  

Wilma Jean Koehler, 80

Date of Birth: July 17, 1932
Date of Death: April 15, 2013

Wilma Jean Koehler, 80, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, April 15, 2013. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at Holy Angels Catholic Church Chapel, 15440 Leavenworth Rd Basehor, KS 66007, with a Rosary said at 5:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will ......

  

Alvin H. Stuke, 79

Date of Birth: December 07, 1933
Date of Death: April 14, 2013

Alvin H. Stuke, 79, Lenexa, KS, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, April 14, 2013 at his home. Memorial Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 19, at the Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 W. 87th St., Lenexa, KS.  Al was born December 7, 1933, the son of Ben and Mary (Haskamp) Stuke ......

  

Donald F. Duggins, 82

Date of Birth: August 04, 1930
Date of Death: April 13, 2013

Don passed away peacefully at home on April 13, 2013 at the age of 82.  He was born August 4, 1930 to Edward and Margaret (Figge) Duggins.  He graduated from Glennon High School in 1947.  He served in the United States Marine Corps from October 1950 until January  1953 with t......

  

Frank J. Graham, 95

Date of Birth: April 09, 1920
Date of Death: April 11, 2013

Frank Junior Graham (95) long time resident of KCK died April 11, 2013 in Knoxville, TN.  Frank was born April 9, 1918 in Rosedale, KS and spent most of his life in the Kansas City area until he and his wife, Juanita, moved to TN to be with their daughter.  He graduated from Rosedale HS in 1936 and worked for TWA......

  

Albert R. Irvin, 86

Date of Birth: March 30, 1927
Date of Death: April 08, 2013

 

Albert R. Irvin, a veteran of World War II and longtime Postal

  

Michael Joseph Babich, 95

Date of Birth: January 21, 1918
Date of Death: April 06, 2013

Michael Babich, 95, Shawnee, KS, passed away April 6, 2013 at his residence.  He was born in the Strawberry Hill area of Kansas City, KS.  Funeral services will be held noon Friday April 12, 2013 in Porter Funeral Home in Lenexa, KS.  A visitation will be same day from 11 A.M. to noon.  Burial in Mt. Ca......

  

Rev. Mark R. DeFeis, 57

Date of Birth: July 27, 1955
Date of Death: April 06, 2013

Rev. Mark R. DeFeis, an ordained Kansas Minister of the Assemblies of God, went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on April 6, 2013.  Pastor Mark was born in Waterloo, Iowa on July 27, 1955.  He attended Grandview High School, graduating in 1973.  He received a Bachelor of A......

  

Warren Aldrich Meline, 82

Date of Birth: June 25, 1930
Date of Death: April 05, 2013

Warren Aldrich Meline, 82, Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, April 5, surrounded by his loved ones at his home. Visitation will be held from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, at Hillcrest Christian Church, 114......

  

Claiborne Timothy “Buck” Dugas, 85

Date of Birth: December 22, 1927
Date of Death: April 05, 2013

 C.T. “Buck” Dugas was born to Xavier Maxime and Minta Beulah Joffrion on December 22, 1927, in Napoleonville, LA.  He was the youngest of seven children. In the Cajun tradition, Claiborne earned the nickname Buck as a child. He proudly carried this name throughout his life......

  

Betty Lou Norton, 72

Date of Birth: June 27, 1940
Date of Death: April 04, 2013

Betty Lou Norton of Baldwin City died Thursday, April 4, 2013 in Topeka. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Visitation will precede the service from 12 noon - 1:00 p.m. Burial will be in Resurre......

  

William Francis Henry, 75

Date of Birth: July 09, 1937
Date of Death: April 04, 2013

William F. "Bill" Henry, 75, Overland Park, KS, died Thursday, April 4, 2013. The Rosary will be recited at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 9th, with the Funeral Mass to follow at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St., Overland Park, KS. Private entombment in the Resurrection C......

  

Marietta A. Seaton, 95

Date of Birth: January 17, 1918
Date of Death: April 03, 2013

Marietta A. Seaton, 95, Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at the University of Kansas Hospital. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April, 11, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Min......

  

James Ritchie, Sr., 80

Date of Birth: January 31, 1933
Date of Death: March 31, 2013

James Ritchie, Sr., 80, Prairie Village, KS, passed away peacefully from this life Sunday, March 31, 2013, surrounded and supported by his loving family. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday April 3, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS, where a visitation will b......

  

Marie L. Nick, 85

Date of Birth: July 02, 1927
Date of Death: March 31, 2013

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Marie L. Nick, 85, Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Thursday, April 4, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Visitation will be 6-8:00 PM Wednesday at the Funeral Home. Marie was born July 2, 1927, in Kansas ......

  

Ivan E. Lake, 93

Date of Birth: December 06, 1919
Date of Death: March 31, 2013

Ivan E. Lake, 93, Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, March 31, 2013 at the Providence Place. Graveside Services will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 N. 94th St., Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to Cancer Action Inc. Ivan was born December 6, 1919......

  

Joyce Elaine McKain, 57

Date of Birth: June 21, 1955
Date of Death: March 30, 2013

Joyce Elaine McKain, 57, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013. A Rosary will be at 10:00 AM, visitation from 10-11:00 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Thursday, April 4, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd Lenexa, KS 66215. Graveside services will be Friday ......

  

Vincent R. Cordero, 79

Date of Birth: May 20, 1933
Date of Death: March 30, 2013

Vincent Reyes Cordero, age 79, passed away March 30th at Medicalodges Post Acute Care Center. The Funeral Liturgy will be 9:00 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd Kansas City, KS. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Porter Funeral Home......

  

Dorothy E. Philips, 93

Date of Birth: November 27, 1919
Date of Death: March 29, 2013

Dorothy E. Philips, 93, of Topeka, KS, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013. Visitation will be from 12:00 to 1:30 PM on Tuesday, April 2, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215 with Graveside Services following at Lenexa City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the fam......

  

Steven Miller, 61

Date of Birth: June 23, 1951
Date of Death: March 28, 2013

Steven C. Miller, 61, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013 in his home, surrounded by his family and friends.  Visitation will be 4:00 pm followed by a memorial service at ......

  

Charles M. Crank, 84

Date of Birth: July 08, 1928
Date of Death: March 28, 2013

Charles M. Crank, 84, Overland Park, KS, graduated with honors from life on March 28, 2013. He was summa cum laude in love, integrity and humility. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Rd., Leawood, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Fri......

  

Gary D. Dickinson, Sr., 68

Date of Birth: July 30, 1944
Date of Death: March 27, 2013

To live in the heart of those we love is never to die. Gary D. Dickinson, Sr., will be forever remembered by those he loved and that loved him. Gary died in his home on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 leaving behind his three children, Gary D. Dickinson, Jr., Natalie Goodwin, and Rya......

  

Harold J. `Jay` Holmgren

Date of Birth: July 09, 1923
Date of Death: March 25, 2013

Harold J. "Jay" Holmgren, 89, of Kansas City, KS, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, March 25, 2013 surrounded by family and friends. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Friday, March 29, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Cha......

  

Rebecca `Becky` Marie Floyd, 85

Date of Birth: October 05, 1927
Date of Death: March 23, 2013

Rebecca "Becky" Marie Floyd, 85, Lenexa, KS, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 28th, at the Porter Funeral Hom......

  

Leo G. Erickson, 87

Date of Birth: May 04, 1925
Date of Death: March 23, 2013

Leo G. Erickson, 87, Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, March 23, 2013 at his home. Funeral Services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Fu......

  

William L. Sutton , 78

Date of Birth: January 01, 1920
Date of Death: March 21, 2013

William L. Sutton, 78, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013. William was a retired Major for the US Army. He was a Korean and Vietnam War Vet and had received a Bronze Star for his service. A visitation will take place from 11-11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Porter Fu......

  

Joan Darby Edwards, 92

Date of Birth: May 11, 1920
Date of Death: March 20, 2013

Joan Darby Edwards, 92, Mission Hills, Kan., passed away peacefully at home, March 20, 2013. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 26 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St. in Kansas City......

  

Hope Blossom (Temple) Balda, 85

Date of Birth: December 21, 1927
Date of Death: March 20, 2013

Hope Blossom (Temple) Balda, died on March 20, 2013 after a long illness. Born on December 21, 1927 in Lawrence, Kansas she was preceded in death by her parents Donald Tarrence Temple and Myrtle Marie (Hazzard) Temple Gifford, and siblings Donald Temple, Demming, NM, Betty Mason, Minneapolis, MN an......

  

Leola M. Schuck, 97

Date of Birth: October 27, 1915
Date of Death: March 19, 2013

Leola M Schuck (Swede), 97, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 22, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p......

  

Rosemary Treu, 80

Date of Birth: September 06, 1932
Date of Death: March 18, 2013

Rosemary (Reed) Treu, 80, of Olathe, KS passed away Monday, March 18, 2013 at her home. She was born September 6, 1932 on the family farm near McGregor, TX, the daughter of Julius Franklin and Ethel Eugene (Abbe) Reed, who along with her brothers Aruld, Alton and Floyd Wayne Reed and s......

  

Thelma Juanita Hedge, 90

Date of Birth: January 20, 1923
Date of Death: March 18, 2013

Thelma Juanita Hedge passed away March 18, 2013. Visitation will be from 4:00- 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 26th at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS, where the funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City, K......

  

Dolores Jane Stelzer, 85

Date of Birth: June 21, 1927
Date of Death: March 18, 2013

 Dolores Jane Stelzer died on March 18, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. A private graveside service was held at Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum, Lenexa, KS.   Dolores was born in Akron, Ohio on June 21, 1927 to Catherine and Arthur Fannin.   She worked at Firestone Tire ......

  

Mary Margaret Orlando, 89

Date of Birth: June 02, 1923
Date of Death: March 15, 2013

Mary Margaret Pisciotta Orlando (Big Nanie, Ms. Mary) of Overland Park, KS age 89, passed away March 15, 2013.  A Memorial Mass will be 11:00 AM Tuesday March 19, 2013 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St. Overland Park , Ks., with visitation from 10:00-11:00 AM at the church.  She is preceede......

  

PATRICIA MAE BLUME DUGAS, 88

Date of Birth: November 11, 1924
Date of Death: March 15, 2013

 

Patricia Mae Blume was born to Fred and Mae Blume on November 11, 1924 in Wichita, Kansas. She was the eldest of three children.
  

Lorine M. Hartman, 88

Date of Birth: November 03, 1924
Date of Death: March 14, 2013

Lorine (Bonnie) M. Hartman, 88, of Shawnee, Kan., passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the Sweet Life of Shawnee. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 18, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kan., where friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will......

  

Rita Anastasia Clement, 92

Date of Birth: May 20, 1920
Date of Death: March 13, 2013

Rita Anastasia Clement, 92, Lenexa, Kan., passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Lakeview Village. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd, Lenexa, KS 66215. Entombment in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call 9:30 to 10 a.......

  

Janice `Jan` Rae Laffoon, 62

Date of Birth: March 08, 1951
Date of Death: March 13, 2013

Janice "Jan" Rae Laffoon, 62, Mission, KS died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at her home. Memorial Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS......

  

Dorothy Ann Moulden

Date of Birth: February 04, 1926
Date of Death: March 12, 2013

Dorothy Ann Moulden, 87, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Grace Gardens. Burial will be at the National Cemetery, Fort Leavenworth, KS. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe, Leawood, KS 66224.

......

  

Jack W. Thomas, 90

Date of Birth: June 08, 1922
Date of Death: March 11, 2013

Jack W. Thomas, 90, of Prairie Village, KS, formerly of Kansas City, KS died Monday, March 11, 2013. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Monday, March 18, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd Kansas City, KS 66104. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Friends ma......

  

Rita Anne (Kennedy) Austin

Date of Birth: February 18, 1931
Date of Death: March 10, 2013

Rita Anne (Kennedy) Austin, 82, Leawood, KS, formerly of Aurora, IL and Galena, MO, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2013. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 15th at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 14201 Nall Ave., Leawoo......

  

Ronald L. Grissom, 45

Date of Birth: August 14, 1967
Date of Death: March 09, 2013

Ronald L. Grissom, 45, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 am Friday, March 15, at Westside Family Church, 8500 Woodsonia Dr., Lenexa, KS 66227 with a Celebration of Life Service starting at 11:00 AM.

  


Jack Coen Leykam

Date of Birth: October 17, 2012
Date of Death: March 08, 2013

 

Jack Coen Leykam, 4 month old son of Joshua and Paige Coen Leykam of Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013. The Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 14, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St., Overland Park, KS where friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Graveside ser......

  

Alva D. Berry

Date of Birth: April 23, 1913
Date of Death: March 07, 2013

     Alva D. Berry, 99, Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the Presbyterian Manor.  Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, at Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th St. Kansas City, KS, where a visitation will be held from 10......

  

Dorothy E. Ray

Date of Birth: May 28, 1918
Date of Death: March 06, 2013

Dorothy E. Ray, 94, Mission, KS, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Garden Terrace of Overland Park. Graveside Services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, at Highland Park Cemetery. The family requests no flowers and suggests memorial contributions to the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City. Dorothy wa......

  

Stephen Eppinger

Date of Birth: March 11, 1940
Date of Death: March 05, 2013

Stephen Riley Eppinger, 72, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 with his family at his side. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 8th at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS at 10:00 AM. Burial at Resurrection Catholi......

  

Frank H. Moussa

Date of Birth: June 25, 1925
Date of Death: March 05, 2013

 

 

 

 

Frank H. Moussa, 87, Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Lakeview Village. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 7, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd, Lenexa, KS 6......

  

Alice Marie Phillips

Date of Birth: May 21, 1938
Date of Death: March 04, 2013

 

Alice Marie Phillips, 74, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013. Visitation will be from 4-5:30 PM with a Memorial Services starting at 5:30 PM Thursday, March 7, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.......

  

Margaret "Margie" Kurogi

Date of Birth: June 27, 1947
Date of Death: March 04, 2013

 

 Margaret "Margie" Kurogi, 65, Overland Park, KS, died Monday, March 4, 2013 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. S......

  

Paul Vincent Panethiere

Date of Birth: February 16, 1990
Date of Death: March 04, 2013

Paul Vincent Panethiere, 23, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013. Visitation will be from 6:30 - 8:30 PM Thursday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215.  Memorial Services will be 11:00 AM Friday, March 8,  at the Hea......

  

Alice "Nadine" Baker

Date of Birth: February 04, 1926
Date of Death: March 03, 2013

Alice "Nadine" Baker, 87, Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013 at her home. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, March 7, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas C......

  

Helen M. Huff

Date of Birth: July 30, 1928
Date of Death: March 02, 2013

Helen M. Huff, 84, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013. Visitation will be from 12-1:00 PM Tuesday, March 5 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS followed by Graveside Services 1:30 PM at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 North 94t......

  

Arthur T. Woodman

Date of Birth: March 21, 1926
Date of Death: March 02, 2013

     Arthur T. Woodman, 86, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013.  Memorial Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 5325 Nieman Road,  Shawnee,  KS 66203.  A r......

  

Lawrence David Winsky

Date of Birth: March 13, 1923
Date of Death: March 01, 2013

 

Lawrence David Winsky, soon to be 90 on March 13, passed away the morning of Friday, March 1, 2013. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 am, preceded by visitation starting at 10:00 am, at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 7023 West 71st Street Overland Park, KS 66204 on Tuesday, March......

  

Harry J. Winkler

Date of Birth: September 27, 1918
Date of Death: March 01, 2013

 

 
Harry James Winkler, 94, of Presbyterian Manor Kansas City KS died March 1, 2013.  He is preceded in death by his wife Kay, and ......

  

Debara Lynn Griffey

Date of Birth: February 26, 1953
Date of Death: February 28, 2013

Debara Lynn Griffey, 60, of Desoto, Kansas, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2013 at her home.  Debara was born February 26, 1953, in Hammond, IN. She is survived by her daughter Jennifer Griffey; mother, Jewell F. MacCormack and step-father John MacCormack; a brother, J......

  

Anna Louise Mueller

Date of Birth: August 26, 1920
Date of Death: February 28, 2013

Anna Louise Mueller, 92, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2013 at the home. Memorial service will be held 1:00 PM, Friday, March 8, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM Friday. In lieu ......

  

Marjorie Jean Stewart

Date of Birth: May 06, 1925
Date of Death: February 26, 2013

 

Marjorie Jean Stewart, 87, Basehor, KS, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Burial in the National Cemetery. In lieu of ......

  

Clarence Henry "Bud" Hemann

Date of Birth: March 07, 1916
Date of Death: February 25, 2013

Clarence Henry "Bud" Hemann, 96, of Lenexa, KS, passed into the comforting arms of his Lord and Savior. He was preceded in death by his w......

  

Father Richard Wempe

Date of Birth: March 26, 1924
Date of Death: February 25, 2013

 

Father Richard Wempe of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, died Feb. 25, 2013, in a hospital, a few hours after falling at his home in Lawrence. He is remembered as a contemplative, a lover of ar......

  

Michael A. Kozak, II.

Date of Birth: November 20, 1958
Date of Death: February 22, 2013

 

Mike left this world February 22, to explore the universe and ponder its existential secrets. Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wedn......

  

Barbara Ann Wallace

Date of Birth: April 20, 1941
Date of Death: February 21, 2013

Barbara Ann Wallace, 71, Lenexa, KS, passed away Thursday, February 21, at her home. Visitation will be from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 1, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd, Lenexa, KS 66215, with the Memorial Mass to follow at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment will be he......

  

Patricia Ruth Gowen

Date of Birth: July 07, 1929
Date of Death: February 20, 2013

Our beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Patricia Ruth Gowen, was at home, surrounded by her family, when she went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on February 20, 2013.   Pat was born July 7, 1929 in Evansville, Indiana to Raymond and Ruth Buckley, the th......

  

Stephen Dale Peters

Date of Birth: October 02, 1937
Date of Death: February 20, 2013

Stephen Dale Peters, 75, Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, February 20, 2013.  A memorial service will be held at 1:30 on Saturday, March 2, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1300 N 18th St.  Kansas City, KS. Ther......

  

Margaret Ann Littlefield "Aunt Margaret"

Date of Birth: April 14, 1934
Date of Death: February 19, 2013

Margaret Ann Littlefield, 78, Kansas City, KS, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Providence Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 25, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086......

  

Matilda Sturek Dargy

Date of Birth: July 28, 1912
Date of Death: February 19, 2013

MATILDA STUREK DARGY

Matilda Sturek Dargy, 100, Roeland Park, KS, died February 19, 2013. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11a.m. Saturday, February 23, at St. Ann Church, 7231 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS, with a visitation prior to Mass at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family request donat......

  

John Riley Nicklin

Date of Birth: April 25, 1930
Date of Death: February 16, 2013

 

John Riley Nicklin

John Riley Nicklin , 82, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the Providence Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Friends may call 12:00 n......

  

Helen Antonia (Schweiger) Eckerberg

Date of Birth: January 19, 1936
Date of Death: February 16, 2013

 

Helen Antonia Eckerberg, 77, of Overland Park, KS passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013 surrounded by her family.  Visitation will be from 5:00 – 8:00 pm Wednesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovi......

  

Thomas Michael Kowalski

Date of Birth: April 17, 1948
Date of Death: February 16, 2013

Thomas Michael Kowalski, 64, of Olathe, KS, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013. Visitation will be 10-11:00 AM Friday, February 22, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Stone Chapel, 91st and Pflumm Lenexa, KS 66215 with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11:00 AM. Burial i......

  

Nelah Ruth Harris

Date of Birth: December 10, 1925
Date of Death: February 14, 2013

 

 

Nelah Ruth Harris, 87, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Good Samaritan Center. A Celebration of Life will be 10:00 AM Monday, February 18, at Cedar Lake Village in the Commons, 15329 South Lone Elm Roa......

  

Angeline "Angie" Korona

Date of Birth: August 01, 1931
Date of Death: February 14, 2013

Angeline C. Korona, 81, Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013 at the Sunrise Assisted Living of Lenexa. The Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am Monday, February 18, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St., Kansas City, KS where the visitation will be held from 9:30-11 a.m. Burial in Mt......

  

Richard G. Hoover

Date of Birth: December 16, 1937
Date of Death: February 12, 2013

 

Richard G. Hoover, 75, of Olathe, KS, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Kansas City Hospice House. Memorial Services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, February 16, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.

Richard was born De......

  

Hubert (Hugh) T. Moore, Jr.

Date of Birth: October 18, 1931
Date of Death: February 09, 2013

 

Dr. Hubert (Hugh) T. Moore, Jr., 81, passed away on February 9, 2013 at Lakeview Village in Lenexa, KS. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Geraine A. Moore, son, Kenrick Moore (Leslie); grandchildren Andrew, Peyton and Weston of Lenexa and daughter Cindy Moore of Houston, TX; Br......

  

Dora Christina (Bizzarri) Ganapini

Date of Birth: June 25, 1919
Date of Death: February 08, 2013

 

Dora Christina (Bizzarri) Ganapini repeatedly reached upwards and when Carl, her husband of 68 years, asked her if she saw the angels, she weakly said yes. 36 hours later, on February 8, she joined them in heaven at home surrounded by her loving family as she desired at th......

  

Virginia L. Schalling

Date of Birth: February 07, 1928
Date of Death: February 08, 2013

Virginia L. Schalling, 85, Lenexa, KS, died Friday, February 8, 2013 at the Lakeview Village Care Center. Family services will be private. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Columbia University Essential Tremor Research Program, Attn. Elan Loui......

  

Charles T. Haley

Date of Birth: January 10, 1931
Date of Death: February 07, 2013

 

 
Charles T.  Haley
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Rev. Earl O. Caryl

Date of Birth: March 05, 1928
Date of Death: February 06, 2013

Rev. Earl O. Caryl, 84, Overland Park, KS, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at Garden Terrace of Overland Park. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 9, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS, where visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 a......

  

Carol Ann Ciston Sieber

Date of Birth: March 29, 1944
Date of Death: February 05, 2013

 

Carol Ann Ciston Sieber, 68, Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at Delmar Gardens of Overland Park. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 8, at Abundant Life Church, 12400 Antioch Rd. Overland Park, KS. Visitation wi......

  

Dr. Ronald D. Mersch

Date of Birth: March 14, 1955
Date of Death: February 05, 2013

 

Dr. Ronald D. Mersch passed away at KU Hospital on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at the age of 57. He “fought the good fight” through his 8 months battle with Leukemia (2 Timothy 4:7). Ron had an amazing and positive spirit during th......

  

James Dennis Lierly

Date of Birth: June 29, 1951
Date of Death: February 05, 2013

James Dennis Lierly, 61, Lenexa, KS, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, February 5, 2013. He passed away at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. James was born June 29, 1951, in Kansas City, MO, the son of John and Marjorie Lierly. He was preceded by his father, John, his patern......

  

George Calvert Rimel

Date of Birth: February 06, 1922
Date of Death: February 02, 2013

 

George Calvert Rimel, 90, died February 2, 2013 at Presbyterian Manor, Kansas City, KS. He was born February 6, 1922 in Parsons, KS, but lived much of his youth in Kansas City, MO. Following graduation from Central High School, he served in the Merchant Marines during WWII. After ret......

  

Sharon Louise Igoe

Date of Birth: September 02, 1944
Date of Death: February 02, 2013

Sharon Louise Igoe, 68, of Olathe, KS, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be, 11:00 AM Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Lenexa, KS. There will be a visitation Wednesday from 9:30-11:00 AM at the chu......

  

Corinne Pearl Culp

Date of Birth: July 16, 1938
Date of Death: February 01, 2013

 

Corinne Pearl Culp, 74, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, February 1, 2013 at the Life Care Center of Kansas City. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, February 5, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2203 Parallel Kansas City, KS 66104. Burial in Mt. ......

  

Rose Marie Heninger

Date of Birth: July 14, 1932
Date of Death: January 30, 2013

Rose Marie Heninger, 80, of Tonganoxie, KS, died Wednesday, January 30, 2013. A Celebration of Life will be 1:00 PM Friday, February 1, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers m......

  

Ralph Lee Crosby Jr.

Date of Birth: May 18, 1930
Date of Death: January 30, 2013

 

 

 

Ralph Lee Crosby, Jr., slipped the bonds of earthly life and was reunited, in the presence of God, with his beloved Diane on January 30, 2013. He was born May 18, 1930 in Highland Park, MI, the oldest child of Ralph Lee Crosby and Courtenay Hill Crosby. He was most recently a resid......

  

Iona Jean Burec

Date of Birth: March 29, 1948
Date of Death: January 27, 2013

Iona Jean Burec, 64, Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, January 27, 2013 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Family services will be private. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the DaVita Dialysis Center, 3737 State Ave., Kansas City, KS 66102.
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Mary Catherine Lerew

Date of Birth: October 06, 1918
Date of Death: January 27, 2013

Mary “Catherine” Lerew, was born in Gettysburg, PA on October 6, 1918, to Elda Marie Peters Ecker and Walter McKinley Ecker. She died peacefully at age 94, at Kingwood Senior Living Community on January 27, 2013. Catherine was a loving, c......

  

Thelma Catherine Pepper

Date of Birth: July 31, 1913
Date of Death: January 26, 2013

Thelma Catherine Pepper, 99, Merriam, KS went home to our Lord on Saturday, January 26, 2013. The Mass of the Resurrection for Thelma will be at 11:00 am, Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Cure' of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Rd., Leawood, KS. Visitation will begin one hour ......

  

Test, 55

Date of Birth: January 16, 1920
Date of Death: January 25, 2013

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Patrick L. Kavanaugh

Date of Birth: March 07, 1931
Date of Death: January 24, 2013

Patrick L. Kavanaugh, known as "Papa" by those who loved him dearest, age 81, passed away peacefully on January 24th. Surrounded by family until the end, Patrick leaves behind his wife of 60 years, Patricia,......

  

Eloisa Z. Alvarado

Date of Birth: May 04, 1923
Date of Death: January 24, 2013

Eloisa Z. Alvarado, 89, Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Presbyterian Manor. Memorial Mass will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 30, at St. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, 44 N. Mill, Kansas City, KS where the visitation will be from 9:30-11 a.m. Burial in the National Cem......

  

Maxine Armbruster Johnson

Date of Birth: November 09, 1922
Date of Death: January 24, 2013

Mrs. Johnson was born November 9, 1922 in Omaha, NE, to George and Lyvah Armbruster.  She lived in the Kansas City area since the early '40s, graduated from Southwest High School, and attended Kansas City University. She met her husband, William N. Johnson in 1950, invitin......

  

Edith J. Watson

Date of Birth: February 07, 1921
Date of Death: January 23, 2013

Edith J. Watson

Edith J. Thomas Mills Watson, 91, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the Providence Medical Center. A memorial services will be 10:00 AM Monday, January 28, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS 66101

Edith was born ......

  

Gregory R. Kennedy

Date of Birth: December 03, 1969
Date of Death: January 23, 2013

 

 Gregory R. Kennedy, 43, of Shawnee, passed away unexpectedly, January 23, 2013. Loving son of Marlene Magill, Gary Kennedy (Billie) and biological parents, Pat and Marsha Pfeiffer. Gregory was born on December 3, 1969 in Kansas City, Missou......

  

E. Richard "Dick" Meuten

Date of Birth: October 03, 1945
Date of Death: January 22, 2013

 

E. Richard "Dick" Meuten , 67, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013.

Dick was bo......

  

Helen Marie Nelson

Date of Birth: November 30, 1927
Date of Death: January 21, 2013

Helen Marie Nelson, 85, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, January 21, 2013 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Memorial Services will be 11:00 AM Friday, January 25, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial cont......

  

Ann B. Bridge

Date of Birth: December 29, 1930
Date of Death: January 21, 2013

Ann B Bridge

Ann B. Clemensen Bridge, 82, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, January 21, 2013 at the Providence Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Friday, January 25 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 722 Reynolds Kansas City, KS 66101. Visitation will be Friday 10:00 to 11:00 AM a......

  

Virginia Lou Kaneen

Date of Birth: February 25, 1928
Date of Death: January 18, 2013

Virginia Lou Kaneen

Virginia Lou Kaneen, 84, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, January 18, 2013 at the Homestead of Lenexa. A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. 66102. Visitation will be 1-2:00 PM Tuesday at the fune......

  

Rot Thi Dischner

Date of Birth: October 10, 1941
Date of Death: January 17, 2013

     Rot Thi Dischner, 71, of Kansas City, KS, passed away January 17, 2013.  Visitation will be from 5-8:00 PM on Friday at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa,  KS with funeral services from 8-11:00 AM Saturday. 

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Nellie L. Costello

Date of Birth: October 26, 1921
Date of Death: January 17, 2013

Nellie L. Costello, 91, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013 at the Presbyterian Manor. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday January 19, 2013 at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS 66102. Friends may call 9:30-10:30 Am Saturday at the funeral home, ......

  

David Lee Duffendack

Date of Birth: August 23, 1932
Date of Death: January 17, 2013

David L. Duffendack, 80, of Basehor, KS, died Thursday, January 17, 2013 at his home. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 21st at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3-5 p.m......

  

Mary Louise Madas

Date of Birth: August 12, 1918
Date of Death: January 17, 2013

 

Mary Louise Madas, 94, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Monday, January 21, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd Lenexa, KS 66215. Friends may call 10-11:00 AM Monday at the church.  Memoria......

  

Mildred Mae Bergman

Date of Birth: November 01, 1920
Date of Death: January 14, 2013

Mildred Mae Bergman, 92, of Mission, KS, passed away Monday, January 14, 2013. Memorial Services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, January 19, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 5601 West 62nd Street Mission, Kansas 66202. Cremation. The family suggests memorial contributions to the church.<......

  

Ray T. "Tom" Baker, Jr.

Date of Birth: November 17, 1925
Date of Death: January 12, 2013

     Ray T. "Tom" Baker, Jr., 87, Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.  Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, January 16, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City,  KS . V......

  

June Bernice (Richardson) McMannus

Date of Birth: February 04, 1947
Date of Death: January 12, 2013

 

June Bernice McMannus (Richardson), 65, passed away on January 12, 2013. She is preceded in death by her husband Cecil McMannus, by her mother Helen Bernice Richardson and her brother, Ronald Wayne Richardson. She is survived by her father, Omer Wayne Richardson; sister-in-law, Mary J. Richardson; th......

  

Paul E. Altman

Date of Birth: May 19, 1953
Date of Death: January 11, 2013

Paul E. Altman, 59, Kansas City, KS, died January 11, 2013. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 16, at the Overland Park Lutheran Church, 7810 W. 79th St., Overland Park, KS. Burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota ......

  

Mary Catherine Mantel

Date of Birth: December 25, 1948
Date of Death: January 10, 2013

Mary Catherine (Corrigan) Mantel, 64, of Prairie Village, KS passed away Thursday January 10th, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mary Catherine was born December 25th, 1948 in KCK. ......