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Robert E. Carney, 91

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

Robert "Bob" E. Carney, 91, of Lenexa, Kansas,passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at his home. A visitation will be 9:30 - 10:30 AM with a Rosary prayed at 10:30 followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM, Friday, September 30th in Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St., Overland Park, KS. Burial in Res......

     

Paula McLean Hammond, 82

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

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

     

Freda M. Bennett, 81

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

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

     

Carole Marie Bartolac, 84

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

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

     

Edsel Eugene Kem, 90

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

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

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

     

Beatrice Christine Welling, 88

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

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

     

Virginia Elizabeth Stainbrook, 93

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

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

     

Dr. Danuta `Danny` Larson, 94

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

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

     

Robert E. `Bob` McLaughlin, 74

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

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

     

Mary Ann `Annie` Fenderson, 76

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

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

     

Diane A. Wilson, 67

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

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

     

James `August` Ives Sharkey-Ott, 29 days

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

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

     

Richard L. Sullivan, 74

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

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

     

Gerald Henry Bettels, 80

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

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

     

Christopher `Chris` Kenneth Merriman, 32

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

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

     

Arleta N. Humbolt, 85

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

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

     

Rose M. Fortune, 98

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

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

     

Virginia May Peters, 88

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

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

     

Ervin Lee (Kresky) McNary, 87

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

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

     

Zita A. Kuhn, 97

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

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

     

Marjorie Mildred Reed (Goldfuss), 94

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

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

     

Ira M. Wright, Jr., 69

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

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

Ira was born Oct......

     

Barbara Eagan, 86

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

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

     

Mary T. McAuliffe, 81

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

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

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Helen M. Jenicke, 85

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

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

     

Helen J. Rieke, 85

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

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

     

Donna F. Hickson

Date of Death: August 24, 2016

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

     

D. Keith Hatch, 63

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

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

     

Chester M. Pew, 96

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

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

Chet was b......

     

Stella Gertrude Ferlas, 98

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

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

     

Bonnie Jeanne (Skoog) Geary, 83

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

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

     

Roxy Ann Yowell, 84

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

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

During her sojourn here......

     

Corene Deyermond-Freeman, 81

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

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

     

Mary Evelyn R. White, 89

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

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

     

Sherry Romaine Perrin, 77

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

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

     

Dr. Joseph D. Biscoe, 89

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

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

     

Carmelita J. Holloway, 89

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

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

     

Beverly Jane Frock, 81

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

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

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

     

JoAnn Vose Porter, 85

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

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

     

Teresa L. Wilkus, 89

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

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

     

Chad Patrick Atcheson, Jr. , 25

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

Chad Patrick Atcheson Jr. died Friday August 12, 2016. Chad Jr., known as CJ to friends and family, was born December 24th, 1990, in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Chad Patrick Atcheson Sr. and Elizabeth Patricia Bustillo Atcheson. He attended Holy Cross Grade School and St. Thomas Aquinas High School before ......

     

Philip C. Lorton, 75

Date of Birth:August 18, 1940
Date of Death: August 11, 2016

PHILIP CLIVE LORTON, 75, passed away on August 11, 2016. The first child of Eileen Fee and Byron Lorton was born August 18, 1940 in Kansas City, Kansas.  He is preceded in death by his mother, Eileen (1975) father, Byron (1967) and son, Kelly Hammons (2005). Phil graduated Wyandotte High School, University of Kansa......

     

Nicole M. `Nikki` Minick, 45

Date of Birth:October 14, 1970
Date of Death: August 11, 2016

 

Nikki M. Minick, 45, of Shawnee, KS passed away August 11, 2016.  Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 15 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS; followed by a celebration of her life at 10:00 a.m.   Inurnment wi......

     

Margaret E. Stevenson, 86

Date of Birth:April 19, 1930
Date of Death: August 10, 2016

Margaret E. Stevenson, 86, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Family Graveside Services will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Lakeview Village Foundation.

     She was born April 19, 1930, the 3r......

     

Florence M. Ostrosky, 90

Date of Birth:March 30, 1926
Date of Death: August 10, 2016

    Florence M. Ostrosky, 90, of Prairie Village, KS, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Visitation will be from 3-5:00 PM Sunday, August 14, 2016 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS; Rosary prayed at 3:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Monday, August 15th at S......

     

G. Robert (Bob) Gadberry, 98

Date of Birth:August 10, 1918
Date of Death: August 10, 2016

Robert Gadberry was born August 10, 1918 in Carthage, MO and died on his 98th birthday in Overland Park, KS.  He is survived by his wife, Mary Virginia Morgan Gadberry whom he married in 2000.  He is also survived by daughters Marcia Shideler of Lenexa, KS and Dee (Dave) Martz of Colorado Springs, CO, ......

     

Harriet (Root) Tomasich Eriks, 86

Date of Birth:November 20, 1929
Date of Death: August 08, 2016

Harriet, Sweetheart, Mother, Mom, Mommy, Mama, Mother Dear, Motherd, Mudda-Like-No-Udda, Grandma, Grandmother, Gramster, Great-Grandma, Aunt Harriet—many names, one unique woman.

Born November 20, 1929 in Kansas City, Kansas to Elsie (Schmidt) and William Root, Harriet was baby sister to the brother she ad......

     

Cerise Huckstep Smith Alicea, 61

Date of Birth:February 26, 1955
Date of Death: August 08, 2016

     Cerise Huckstep Smith Alicea entered into eternal rest on August 7, at her home in Tampa, FL, surrounded by her family and friends. 

     Cerise was preceded in death by her father, Jerry Huckstep and brother, Barry Huckstep of Overland Park, KS.  Ceris......

     

Dorothy G. Benskin, 89

Date of Birth:February 11, 1927
Date of Death: August 07, 2016

Dorothy G. Benskin left the loving arms of her earthly family for a joyous reunion with her equally loving heavenly family on August 7, 2016. Dorothy was born on February 11, 1927 in Marshall, Missouri to Lelia & Walter Hoyes. She was also loved and cared for by her two wonderful step-fathers: Wilfred Glaven and Dr. Ma......

     

H. Dennis Maack, 73

Date of Birth:October 22, 1942
Date of Death: August 06, 2016

H. Dennis Maack, 73, of Overland Park, KS died at home on August 6, 2016. Dennis graduated from Southwestern College in Winfield, KS where he later served on the Board of Trustees. He attended Perkins Theological Seminary at Southern Methodist University and served as a United Methodist minister before returning to the Uni......

     

Bruce McVey Browne, 88

Date of Birth:October 06, 1927
Date of Death: August 06, 2016

BRUCE MCVEY BROWNE, 88, passed away on August 6, 2016 at Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be held on August 18, 2016 from 4:00-6:30 at Lake Quivira Country Club. Bruce was born in Topeka, KS on October 6, 1927 to Pauline & Evan Browne. Bruce grew up in KCK and lived in the KC area his entire life. He attended......

     

Debra `Deb` Kimberly, 57

Date of Birth:August 10, 1958
Date of Death: August 04, 2016

Debra Kimberly, 57, of Lenexa, KS, formerly of Garden City, KS, passed away and entered Heaven’s gates on August 4, 2016 at her home. A celebration of life will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 9 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Inurnment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS.

Deb w......

     

Frances M. Mulligan, 85

Date of Birth:November 02, 1930
Date of Death: August 04, 2016

Frances M. "Fran" Mulligan, 85, Lenexa, KS, died Wednesday, August 4, 2016 at St. Luke’s South Hospital. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, August 11, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, where the Rosary will be recited at 5:00 p.m. The Funeral Liturgy wil......

     

Ethel Jean Warman, 90

Date of Birth:December 31, 1925
Date of Death: August 03, 2016

Ethel Jean Warman, 90, Lenexa, KS, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at the Lakeview Village Care Center.

Ethel Jean was born December 31, 1925, in Kansas City, MO, the daughter of John and Ethel Noggle. She was a graduate of Northeast High School, and was married at the age of 16 to Rolan Ray Wa......

     

Clara E. Butler, 92

Date of Birth:August 06, 1923
Date of Death: August 02, 2016

Clara E. Butler, 92, formerly of Kansas City, KS died Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at North Care Hospice House. Remarks & Meditation will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 7, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 1-2 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial con......

     

Virginia Buford Gorman, 91

Date of Birth:February 12, 1925
Date of Death: August 01, 2016

Virginia, age 91, went to her heavenly home on August 1st, 2016. She was born at home (on 14th street across from St. Peter’s Cathedral in KC Ks) on February 12, 1925. She attended St. Peter’s grade school and Bishop Ward High School. Her first job was at Commercial National Bank and then she worked as secretar......

     

Florence N. Cunningham, 94

Date of Birth:September 26, 1921
Date of Death: August 01, 2016

Florence N. Cunningham, 94, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Monday, August 1, 2016. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 PM, Thursday August 4th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS with a Rosary prayed at 5:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Friday, August 5, at St. Joseph Catholic Church.......

     

Cambridge Shea Armstrong, 36 Days

Date of Birth:June 24, 2016
Date of Death: July 30, 2016

Cambridge Shea Armstrong, of Westwood, KS, passed from this life, Saturday, July 30th at her home. A celebration of 36 sweet days of Cammi will start at 10:00 AM Monday, August 8, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.

Cambridge was born June 24, 2016 to Elias and Mackenzie (Beatty) Ar......

     

Gary C. Owens, 69

Date of Birth:February 27, 1947
Date of Death: July 29, 2016

Gary C. Owens, 69, of Kansas City, MO passed from this world. Gary's sunrise was in Belmont, MS on February 27, 1947 and his sunset was on July 29, 2016. He was loving husband and father. Gary was preceded in death by his wife, Wendy L. Owens on February 16, 2011. He is survived by his children; Samantha Owens of Kansa......

     

Christopher Alan Short, 56

Date of Birth:January 22, 1960
Date of Death: July 27, 2016

On the early evening of July 27, 2016, Christopher Alan Short walked into heaven. Chris had waited until his wife, Jan, had left his side to rest. Chris always looked out for what was best for me. He was usually right. Hospice had taken fabulous care of him with his wife as the caregiver. He was always very sure of the typ......

     

Anthony (Tony) Schneider, 55

Date of Birth:May 18, 1961
Date of Death: July 23, 2016

Anthony (Tony) Schneider, 55, Olathe, KS, passed away and entered Heaven’s gates on July 23, 2016 at Kansas City Hospice House. On Wednesday, July 27th, a rosary will be prayed with family at 4:30 pm followed by an open visitation from 5:00-8:00 pm at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. The......

     

Brian Scott Johnson, 33

Date of Birth:March 14, 1983
Date of Death: July 23, 2016

With heavy hearts, we would like to inform everyone, Brian Johnson was called home on July 23rd, 2016. Our heavy hearts know that he has gone to rest in paradise with his grandmother, Pat; aunt, Sherrie and god-mother, Edna Cave Brian was born March 14th, 1983.

He is survived by his parents, Scott Johnson & ......

     

Marylou Sweigart, 87

Date of Birth:August 08, 1928
Date of Death: July 22, 2016

     


Omalee (Hill) Closson, 89

Date of Birth:October 31, 1926
Date of Death: July 22, 2016

Omalee (Hill) Closson, 89, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away July 22, 2016 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.  Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home & Crematory 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas 913-438-6444.

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Carroll N. Smith, 99

Date of Birth:March 16, 1917
Date of Death: July 21, 2016

Carroll N. Smith, 99, Lenexa, KS formerly of Tonganoxie, KS, died Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Sunrise Senior Living Home. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Monday July 25, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where the Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the fam......

     

Florence H. Sontheimer, 84

Date of Birth:March 01, 1932
Date of Death: July 21, 2016

Florence H. Sontheimer, 84, Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Brookdale Glenwood Assisted Living. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. with the Funeral Mass following at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 26, at Church of the Holy Cross Catholic Church, 8311 W. 93rd St. Overland Park, KS. Entombment will......

     

Janice E. Thompson, 80

Date of Birth:April 06, 1936
Date of Death: July 20, 2016

Janice E. Thompson, 80, Lenexa, KS, passed away Wednesday, July 20, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to: Wayside Waifs, 3901 Martha Truman Rd. Kansas City, MO.

     

Tommy E. Cowardin, 72

Date of Birth:July 02, 1944
Date of Death: July 19, 2016

Tommy E. Cowardin, 72, Shawnee, KS, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be held at 9:00 a.m. followed by funeral services at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 22, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, ......

     

Edward John Breitenstein, 64

Date of Birth:November 28, 1951
Date of Death: July 19, 2016

Edward John Breitenstein, 64, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016, surrounded by his loving family at his home in Overland Park. A Mass of Christian  Burial will be held on Tuesday, July 26 at 11:00 AM at Queen of The Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 71st and Metcalf. The family will greet visitors from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM......

     

Mary Johanna Bax Metz, 77

Date of Birth:September 09, 1938
Date of Death: July 18, 2016

Mary was born in Springfield, MO on September 9, 1938 to Lawrence Bax and Elizabeth Wyrsch Bax. She died peacefully with family at her side at Kansas City Hospice House on Monday evening, July 18, 2016.

After moving to Kansas City, Mary graduated from St. Mary's Grade School, Bishop Hogan High School and Avi......

     

Lois Ann McPherson, 90

Date of Birth:April 05, 1926
Date of Death: July 18, 2016

Lois A. McPherson, 90 of Lenexa, Kansas, formerly of Kellogg, Iowa, passed away July 18, 2016. Lois was born April 5, 1926 in Dayton, Iowa, to Frank E. Peterson and Mabel E. Ehen Peterson. She married Charles C. McPherson September 3, 1943, in Des Moines, Iowa. ......

     

J. Mark Phillips, 61

Date of Birth:February 08, 1955
Date of Death: July 16, 2016

 

Mark Phillips, 61, of Leawood, passed July 16, 2016.  A memorial service will be 2:00 p.m.  Friday, July 22 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, KS.

Mark has passed early to the next realm, still with us are Mark’s wife Therese Elaine (Crawford) Phil......

     

Keith G. Brandt, 90

Date of Birth:March 28, 1926
Date of Death: July 15, 2016

Keith G. Brandt, 90, of Lenexa, KS, passed away July 15, 2016. He retired in 1995 as Vice President of Retail at Western Auto. Preceded by his wife Ruth and son David.

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Barbara Dean Vogan, 82

Date of Birth:November 04, 1933
Date of Death: July 15, 2016

Barbara Dean Vogan, 82, of Overland Park, Kansas, died July 15, 2016 at her home in Overland Park. Born November 4, 1933 in Kansas City, Kansas, she was the youngest daughter of Archie and Maude Overton. A life-long resident of Kansas City and Overland Park, she received a business degree from the Wright Business School an......

     

Marie Anne Hunley, 50

Date of Birth:August 17, 1965
Date of Death: July 15, 2016

Marie Anne Hunley, 50, of Lawrence, Kansas, passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Private family services will be held.  Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home & Crematory 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas 66215.

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Louise Rae Naster, 87

Date of Birth:July 24, 1928
Date of Death: July 14, 2016

Louise Rae Naster, age 87, passed away Thursday, July 14th at Tall Grass Community Living in Overland Park. Louise was born in Kansas City, MO to Oscar and Pearl Jacobs. She lived most of her life in Kansas City and spent her earlier years in Ottawa, KS. She married Howard (Howie) and spent 66 very happy years t......

     

Roscoe D. Buck, 64

Date of Birth:July 29, 1951
Date of Death: July 12, 2016

Roscoe D. Buck, 64, of Ozawkie, KS, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Visitation from 3-5:00 PM on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. He is survived by his daughters Margaret (David) Arnold, Tina Buck (Frank Singleton), mother Dolores Buck, sister Karen Meyer, three grandc......

     

Kenneth P. `Ken` Sittenauer, 82

Date of Birth:March 28, 1934
Date of Death: July 10, 2016

Kenneth P. “Ken” Sittenauer passed on July 10, 2016. Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 5250 Mission Road, Roeland Park, KS 66205. Rosary will be prayed at 4:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 14 at St. Agnes Church. Interment wi......

     

Shelley Ann Allen, 59

Date of Birth:September 08, 1956
Date of Death: July 10, 2016

Shelley Ann Allen, 59, of Lenexa, KS, Passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM, Thursday, July 14 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS.  Memorial contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, National Headquarters,

     

Dorothy A. Cosgrove, 82

Date of Birth:October 24, 1933
Date of Death: July 07, 2016

Dorothy A. Cosgrove, 82, Lenexa, KS, died Thursday, July 7, 2016 at her home. Graveside Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 22, at the Johnson County Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Children's Mercy Hospital South.

D......

     

Therese C. Kirkendoll, 85

Date of Birth:October 08, 1930
Date of Death: July 06, 2016

Therese C. Kirkendoll, 85, of Cameron, MO, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.  Visitations will be held from 2:00pm – 4:00 pm Sunday, July10, 2016 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  In addition a visitation will also be held in Cameron Missouri at S......

     

Hoa Kim Vo, 74

Date of Birth:March 30, 1942
Date of Death: July 06, 2016

Hoa Kim Vo, age 74, died on July 6, 2016 in Kansas City, Kansas after a long illness.  She was born on March 30, 1942 in Vietnam to Truc Thanh Vo and Nam Thi Nguyen.  She married Nam Tran in 1962 and they divorced in 1977. In Vietnam, Hoa was the owner of Kim Hoa Pharmacy.  She worked hard and was a smart bu......

     

Jerome `Juice` Gilbert, Sr., 76

Date of Birth:November 28, 1939
Date of Death: July 05, 2016

     Jerome "Juice" Gilbert, Sr., 76, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016.  Memorial Services will be 11:30 AM Saturday, July 16,  at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City,  KS

     Jerome was born Nov......

     

The Honorable Judge (Ret.) Benjamin F. Farney, Sr., 83

Date of Birth:January 30, 1933
Date of Death: July 03, 2016

The Honorable Judge (Ret.) Benjamin F. Farney, Sr.

     Judge Farney, 83, died Sunday, July 3, 2016 from complications of multiple sclerosis.  He was born in Kiowa, KS on January 30, 1933 and was the youngest child of sixteen of Lydia and Benjamin Farney.  He held undergraduate and ......

     

Mark A. Tarry, 55

Date of Birth:March 15, 1961
Date of Death: July 01, 2016

Mark A. Tarry, 55, of Kansas City, MO, passed away Friday, July 1, 2016. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 3:00 PM with Memorial Services starting at 3:00 PM, Monday, July 11, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Children&......

     

Joseph Lawrence O`Brien, Sr., 78

Date of Birth:July 16, 1937
Date of Death: June 30, 2016

Joseph Lawrence O’Brien, Sr., 78, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016, following a long illness.

Joe was born July 16, 1937, in Scranton, PA, to Thomas F. O’Brien and Nora Brennan O’Brien. He grew up in Avoca, PA, where his aunt, Alice O’Brien, helped raise Joe......

     

Ryan S. Ricker, 41

Date of Birth:December 17, 1974
Date of Death: June 29, 2016

Ryan Steven Ricker, 41, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away on June 29, 2016 from complications following a bone marrow transplant & his year long battle with leukemia. The Lord has restored his body and freed him of struggle and disease. Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 11th, at t......

     

William George Koeneke, 93

Date of Birth:December 12, 1922
Date of Death: June 28, 2016

William G. Koeneke, 93, of Overland Park, passed away June 28, 2016. Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 2 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St., Overland Park, KS; followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Lenexa.

William was ......

     

Joy Louise Hagen, 72

Date of Birth:February 19, 1944
Date of Death: June 27, 2016

Joy L. Hagen, 72, of Overland Park passed away June 27, 2016. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 6 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS; followed by a prayer service at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to American Heart Association.

J......

     

Elizabeth Mary Rice, 62

Date of Birth:October 18, 1953
Date of Death: June 27, 2016

Elizabeth M. Rice, 62, of Shawnee, KS, passed away on June 27, 2016, in her home of natural causes.  She had multiple health issues.  

She was born in Newport News, Virginia, on October 18, 1953, to Captain and Mrs. Lewis C. Rice.  Following high school, Elizabeth attended Penn Valley Communi......

     

John William Renk, 71

Date of Birth:March 16, 1945
Date of Death: June 25, 2016

John William Renk, 71, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016.  Visitation will be 5-7:00 PM Wednesday at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Drive, Lenexa, KS.  Memorial Mass will be 10:30 AM Thursday, June 30th at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W 92nd St., Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the fami......

     

Margaret Jo `Heffernon` Flanigan, 65

Date of Birth:July 24, 1950
Date of Death: June 24, 2016

Margaret Flanigan, 65, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016 at her home.  A Rosary will be prayed at 9:15 AM with a visitation to follow from 9:30-10:30 AM and Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM, Friday, July 1, 2016 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800 W. 75th St., Shawnee, Kansas.  A private......

     

Jeanne E. Mense, 83

Date of Birth:October 17, 1932
Date of Death: June 23, 2016

Jeanne E. Mense, 83, Overland Park, KS, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016, surrounded by her loving famil......

     

Lorraine Proctor, 94

Date of Birth:January 18, 1922
Date of Death: June 23, 2016

Lorraine Proctor enjoyed 94 years of good health until suffering a stroke two weeks ago. She died on June 23 2016, preceded by her infant daughter (Donna Kay) husband (Jack) parents (Garland, Gladys) son (Ken) and sister (Lois). Immediate family survivors are her son Gary (Debbi), grandchildren Cody (Carinn), Cassiday (Jer......

     

Roger P. Olney, 71

Date of Birth:June 29, 1944
Date of Death: June 23, 2016

Roger Peck Olney, 71, of Lenexa, KS passed away June 23, 2016 surrounded by his family, after a brief and courageous fight with cancer as a result of Agent Orange. 

Roger was born July 29, 1944 graduated from Edison HS in Elmira Heights, New York, Class of 62.  He was awarded the Boy Scout’s high......

     

Richard A. Williams, 85

Date of Birth:June 24, 1931
Date of Death: June 21, 2016

Richard A. Williams, 85, Prairie Village, KS, died Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at Claridge Court. Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at Highland Cemetery, 65th & Hodges, Prairie Village, KS.

Richard was born January 24, 1931, in Kansas City, KS, ......

     

Grace Jean Fox, 88

Date of Birth:July 22, 1927
Date of Death: June 21, 2016

Grace Jean (Rapin) Fox, 88, of Overland Park, KS, passed Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at her home. Visitation 9:30 - 10:30 AM with Memorial Services at 10:30 AM Saturday, June 25, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas. Grace was born July 22, 1927, in Flint, Michigan to Gerald and Clara Rapin. Growing up she s......

     

Mary Lou Allen, 82

Date of Birth:August 07, 1933
Date of Death: June 21, 2016

Mary Lou Allen, 82, of Lenexa, Kansas passed away on June 21st 2016 peacefully at home.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday June 25th at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church at 67th and Nall. Visitation begins at 2pm; followed by a service at 3pm. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the P......

     

Catherine Scully Brenneis, 84

Date of Birth:June 28, 1931
Date of Death: June 21, 2016

Catherine Scully Brenneis, 84, Kansas City, MO, died Tuesday, June 21, 2016. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 am Saturday, June 25, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd, Lenexa, KS where friends may call from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. The family requests no flowers, but suggests memorial c......

     

Everett R. Robinson, 93

Date of Birth:February 08, 1923
Date of Death: June 18, 2016

Everett R. Robinson, 93, Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, June 18, 2016 at his home. Visitation will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 23 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at the White Oak General Baptist Church, Clay, KY where friends......

     

Jim Bendure, 67

Date of Birth:July 11, 1948
Date of Death: June 15, 2016

Jim Bendure, 67, Lenexa, KS, passed away June 15, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Melanie, sons, Jeffrey (Tina), Mark, and grandsons, Anthony, Peyton, Jett, Jarrett, and Colton, brother, Dr. W.N. Bendure, Jr., sisters, Carol Boone and Vickie Barnes. A Memorial gathering will be held at 5 p.m., Saturday, July ......

     

Ralph Dale Wheeler, 89

Date of Birth:January 15, 1927
Date of Death: June 14, 2016

Ralph D. Wheeler, 89, formerly of St. Louis and currently of Lenexa, passed away June 14, 2016. A memorial service is 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 21 at Lakeview Village Heritage Activity Center. Inurnment will be at St. Paul’s Cemetery in St. Louis County. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Heart......

     

Gary Ray Denning, 76

Date of Birth:August 07, 1939
Date of Death: June 12, 2016

    Gary Ray Denning, Overland Park, KS, died peacefully on June 12, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.  Gary was born on August 7, 1939, in St. Joseph, MO to Raymond D. Denning and Helen L. Denning.  He was in the trucking profession throughout his career.  Gary served with Yellow Freight......

     

Jean Shirley (Wheat) Blair, 94

Date of Birth:July 18, 1921
Date of Death: June 11, 2016

Jean Shirley (Wheat) Blair, 94, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 PM, Wednesday June 15th at the Porter Funeral Home Lenexa, KS. Private Graveside Services will be 10:00 AM Thursday, June 16th, at the Highland Park Cemetery Kansas City, KS. Jean was born July 18,......

     

James A. `Jim` Kiekel, 81

Date of Birth:August 19, 1934
Date of Death: June 07, 2016

James A. "Jim" Kiekel, 81, Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at his home. Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery. The visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday, June 13 at the funeral home. In ......

     

Caroline Rose Goode, 19

Date of Birth:June 05, 1997
Date of Death: June 06, 2016

Caroline Rose Goode, 19, of Lenexa, KS, left this earthly life Monday, June 6, 2016. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Saturday, June 11, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Dr, Shawnee, KS 66203. Burial at Resurrection Cemetery. A reception will follow after burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church baseme......

     

June J. Cunningham, 96

Date of Birth:April 06, 1920
Date of Death: June 06, 2016

June J. Cunningham, 96, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016. Visitation will be from 12:00 - 1:00 PM Friday, June 10, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with funeral services starting at 1:00 PM. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial cont......

     

Gertrude E. Siscoe, 90

Date of Birth:July 25, 1925
Date of Death: June 04, 2016

Gertrude E. Siscoe, 90, K.C.K., died Saturday, June 4, 2016. Funeral Services 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. K.C.K. where friends may call from 9-10 a.m. Graveside service 1 p.m. at Mt. Sidney Cemetery, Linwood, KS. Gertrude was born July 25, 1925, in Linwood the daughter of D......

     

John N. Falbe, Jr., 85

Date of Birth:November 30, 1930
Date of Death: June 04, 2016

John N. Falbe, Jr. was born in Belleville, Illinois on November 30, 1930, the son of John and Teresa Falbe and died on June 4, 2016 at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, MO. John attended St. Mary’s Elementary, Cathedral High School and Belleville Community College.  He was a veteran of the Korean War......

     

Giles Lee Pennington, 80

Date of Birth:February 08, 1936
Date of Death: June 02, 2016

Giles Lee Pennington passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Bethel Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, where Masonic Services will be h......

     

Andrew Hiilani Galvin Canon, 21

Date of Birth:August 02, 1994
Date of Death: June 02, 2016

Andrew Hiilani Galvin Canon, 21,  Lenexa, KS, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016, at his home.  Andrew was born on August 2, 1994.  On that beautiful day, Andrew became the youngest member, of the Canon family, which includes his loving parents, Milling and Denise, his sister Michele, his brother Matthew and......

     

Manuel `Slats` Ortiz, Jr., 81

Date of Birth:October 28, 1934
Date of Death: June 01, 2016

Manuel “Slats” Ortiz Jr. 81, of Kansas City, KS Passed away June 1, 2016. Manuel was born October 28, 1934 in Bennett, TX to the late Manuel Lucas and Magdalena (Valenzuela) Ortiz. Manuel is survived by his wife of 61 years Maria Dolores (Alonzo) Ortiz. Adult children include; Veronica, Magdalena “Maggie&......

     

Caitlin Marie Vogel, 24

Date of Birth:March 09, 1992
Date of Death: May 31, 2016

         Caitlin Marie Vogel, 24, entered the kingdom of her Heavenly Father on Tuesday evening, May 31, 2016, much too soon to fulfill her earthly potential, but with time for her to have touched many family &a......

     

Corinne Joy Lord

Date of Death: May 30, 2016

     Corinne Joy Lord, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, May 30, 2016 at Bickford Mission Springs.  Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Friday, June 3 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS 66215 with funeral services following at 11:00 AM. Burial at Resurrection Cemet......

     

Keith Thomas Murray, 62

Date of Birth:August 09, 1953
Date of Death: May 30, 2016

Keith Thomas Murray, age 62, from Shawnee, Kansas died at Olathe Hospice House on May 30, 2016. Keith was born in Kansas City, Missouri on August 9, 1953. He and his wife, Gail were married at Unity Village in Lee's Summit on July 10, 1982. The couple adopted their daughter, Linzi in Maoming, China on July 24th, 1996. ......

     

Judith Marie Keith, 77

Date of Birth:May 15, 1939
Date of Death: May 29, 2016

Judith Marie Keith, 77, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2016. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Thursday, June 2, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS 66215.  Memorial contributions to Crossroads Hospice.

Judy was born May 15, 1939, in......

     

Joseph G. Forlenza, 73

Date of Birth:May 13, 1943
Date of Death: May 29, 2016

Joseph G. Forlenza, 73, of Olathe, KS, passed away peacefully in his sleep Sunday May 29, 2016 at his home.  A visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 PM Wednesday June 1st at the Porter Funeral Home Lenexa, KS.  A rosary will be prayed 10:00 AM followed by Memorial Mass at 10:30 AM Thursday June 2nd

     

Marilyn J. Tunison, 86

Date of Birth:July 18, 1929
Date of Death: May 28, 2016

Marilyn J. Tunison, 86, Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016, at Heritage of Overland Park. Visitation will begin with the Rosary prayed at 9:00 a.m. and the Funeral Mass following at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St. Overland Park, KS. Entombment will follo......

     

Switiben Sue Patel, 39

Date of Birth:November 29, 1976
Date of Death: May 27, 2016

Switiben Sue Patel, 39, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. She was born on November 29, 1976 in Anand, India. Sue grew up in Kansas City and graduated from Park Hill High School. Sue enjoyed spending time with her nieces, nephews and friends. She was regarded as a bright, beautiful person with an......

     

Jeane Alice Flanigan, 93

Date of Birth:February 24, 1923
Date of Death: May 26, 2016

Jeane Alice Flanigan, 93, of Prairie Village, KS, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2016. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, June 1, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 7231 Mission Rd. Prairie Villag......

     

Emma Louise `Lou` Johnson, 87

Date of Birth:May 15, 1929
Date of Death: May 25, 2016

Emma Louise "Lou" Johnson, 87, Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at her home. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 31, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Monday at the Porter Fune......

     

Patricia `Pat` Specht, 68

Date of Birth:February 02, 1948
Date of Death: May 25, 2016

Patricia "Pat" Specht , 68, passed away Wednesday May 25, 2016 and is with the Lord, her parents Agnes and Guy Edlin, her brother Joe and the many dogs and cats she so loved over her lifetime. Pat grew up with three sisters (Mary, Jane and Terry) and two brothers (Bill) in Illinois. She moved to Overland Park in ......

     

Jose Vallazza, 72

Date of Birth:June 06, 1943
Date of Death: May 24, 2016

Jose Vallazza, 72, of Lenexa, KS, passed away on Tuesday, May, 24 2016.  Visitation will be on May, 27, from 5-7 p.m. at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS 66215.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Wayside Waifs in Kansas City, MO. J

     

Naomi McMillan, 102

Date of Birth:March 26, 1914
Date of Death: May 23, 2016

Naomi McMillan, 102, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, May 23rd. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence McMillan and her son, Larry McMillan. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Howard Wimmer and grandsons, Andrew Wimmer and Eric Wimmer, all of Overland Park, KS. Visitation will be at......

     

Kathryn Marie `Kate` Phelan, 91

Date of Birth:August 17, 1924
Date of Death: May 19, 2016

Kathryn Marie "Kate" Phelan, 91, Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Brookdale Assisted Living. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. with the Funeral Mass following at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St. Kansas City, KS. Burial will follow at Gate of ......

     

Mary B. Drummond, 90

Date of Birth:May 31, 1925
Date of Death: May 19, 2016

Mary B. Drummond, 90, of Olathe, KS, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Her last years were spent at Santa Marta Retirement Community. Mary gave more than 50 years as a teacher and administrator in both catholic and public schools. She was preceded in death by her parents Lawrence and Marcel......

     

Edward Wayne Hammer, 80

Date of Birth:March 17, 1936
Date of Death: May 19, 2016

Edward W. Hammer, 80, of Kansas City, KS passed away May 19, 2016. Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 Monday, May 23 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS; followed by a funeral service at 11:00 AM. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Crossroa......

     

Jennifer Leigh Dean, 63

Date of Birth:January 04, 1953
Date of Death: May 19, 2016

Jennifer Leigh Dean, 63, of Kansas City, KS, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, May 19th, 2016. Jennifer gave more than 20 years as a special education teacher in the Kansas City, KS, public school system. She graduated from Wyandotte HS in 1971, received a Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State Universi......

     

Martha Ann Aguilar, 76

Date of Birth:May 12, 1940
Date of Death: May 18, 2016

Martha Ann Aguilar, 76, of Lenexa, Kansas, entered eternal life on Wednesday, May, 18, 2016 at home, with her family by her side.  A Rosary will be prayed on Thursday, May 26th at 4:30pm, followed by a visitation from 5:00-7:00pm at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, KS.  The Funeral L......

     

Stephen E. Wagner, 67

Date of Birth:October 21, 1948
Date of Death: May 17, 2016

Stephen E. Wagner, 67, Overland Park, KS passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at his home. An obituary will follow.

 

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Stephen Eric Wagner, 67

Date of Birth:October 21, 1948
Date of Death: May 17, 2016

(Stephen) Eric Wagner of Overland Park, KS, was born October 21, 1948 in St. Louis, MO and grew up in Festus, MO; the son of Victor and Evelyn (Hill) Wagner. Private funeral services have been fulfilled according to Eric's request.

He consistently excelled in sports and was elected class president multiple t......

     

Edward `Ed` N. Mahany, 40

Date of Birth:October 16, 1975
Date of Death: May 15, 2016

Edward "Ed" N. Mahany, 40, Tonganoxie, KS, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016. A visitation will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. Friday, May 20 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where a service celebrating Ed's life will be at 6:30 p.m. Ed was born October 16, 1975, in Kansas City, KS and was a 199......

     

Mark Andrew Protzmann, 56

Date of Birth:October 14, 1959
Date of Death: May 15, 2016

Mark Andrew Protzmann, 56, owner of Promark Contracting, transitioned from this life to the next on Sunday, May 15, 2016. Mark was a graduate of Center High School and ECPI University. He created Promark Contracting in the early 80s and put his blood, sweat and tears into the business for his entire adult life. He was a fo......

     

Janet Joyce Siminis, 77

Date of Birth:September 30, 1938
Date of Death: May 15, 2016

Janet Joyce Siminis was called home to her Savior May 15, 2016.  She was born in Smith Center, KS September 30, 1938 to Basil C. Lee and Lois G. Lee (Pierce).  Her brother, Terry predeceased her.  She has been a proud Mom of Bill Cook and wife, Laura and grandson, Stephen and granddaughter, Sarah of the area......

     

Connie J. Winters, 72

Date of Birth:July 16, 1943
Date of Death: May 14, 2016

Connie J. Winters, 72, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, May 14, 2016.  A Rosary will be prayed at 4:45 PM with visitation 5-6:00 PM Wednesday, May 18, with a Memorial Mass following at 6:00 PM at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 West 103rd Street, Overland Park, KS 66214.  In lieu of flowers the fami......

     

Al Mullican, 80

Date of Birth:July 03, 1935
Date of Death: May 14, 2016

Al Mullican, 80, Leawood, KS, died Saturday, May 14, 2016 at his home. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21 at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Rd., Leawood, KS where the visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to St. Luke's Hospice or......

     

Joan F. Sheehy, 77

Date of Birth:May 16, 1938
Date of Death: May 13, 2016

     Joan F. Sheehy, 77, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016.  Joan was preceded in death by her dear husband, Joseph Eugene Sheehy, and brother Edward (Linda) Fiegel, and survived by brother James Fiegel.  She was a loving mother to son, Joseph (Noelle) Sheehy; daughter, Di......

     

Mark Landon Spearman, 60

Date of Birth:June 19, 1955
Date of Death: May 09, 2016

Mark Landon Spearman passed into the loving arms of his father on May 9, 2016 at home following a brief battle with cancer. He was born Father's Day, June 19, 1955 in Oklahoma City OK and attended Edmond Public Schools graduating in 1973. Mark moved to Kansas City KS in 1991 working as a salesman and business manager f......

     

Anne Delores Starr Maurin

Date of Birth:January 21, 1921
Date of Death: May 08, 2016

Our loving, creative and spontaneous mother died peacefully on Mother’s Day, after seeing her family one last time.   Anne Delores Starr Maurin never revealed her age, but we can now state she was born in Philadelphia to Walter and Mary Starr on January 21, 1921.  She felt it impolite to ask a woman he......

     

Penelope `Penny` Medved, 88

Date of Birth:December 29, 1927
Date of Death: May 07, 2016

Penelope "Penny" Medved, 88 years old, passed away peacefully on May 7, 2016. Penny was born Penelope Ecclestone, December 29, 1927, in Littleton, Massachusetts, daughter of Arthur Greenhalge and Eva Penelope (Webster) Ecclestone. She grew up in Stoughton, MA, attended Adams Grade School and gradua......

     

Helen E. Clune, 94

Date of Birth:August 08, 1921
Date of Death: May 03, 2016

Helen E. Clune, 94, of Mission, KS, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Visitation will be from 10:00 - 11:00 AM Friday, May 6, at the St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St. Kansas City, Kansas 66112 with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11:00 AM. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be ......

     

Loretta G. Malinowski, 91

Date of Birth:January 02, 1925
Date of Death: May 02, 2016

Loretta G. Malinowski, 91, of Overland Park, KS passed away May 1, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Loretta is survived by her children, Dave, Jim, Ken, Gayle, Carol and Louis Jr; and seven lovely grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Louis J. Malinowski, Sr. in 2015. Visitati......

     

Bette Van Meeker, 92

Date of Birth:May 16, 1923
Date of Death: May 02, 2016

Bette Van Meeker passed away peacefully on May 2, 2016. Bette Van was born May 16, 1923 in Kansas City, Kansas to Vancil and Florence Payne. She graduated from Wyandotte High School and Kansas City Kansas Junior College. Bette Van married Lieutenant Roy L. Meeker, United States Army Air Corps, in 1944. Bette Van and Roy tr......

     

James R. Armstrong, 71

Date of Birth:October 14, 1944
Date of Death: April 30, 2016

     James "Jim" Armstrong, 71, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016 surrounded by his family.  Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Thursday, May 5 at Open Door Baptist Church, 3033 N 103rd Terrace, Kansas City, KS 66109.  Funeral Services will be 10:......

     

Robert V. Hays, 91

Date of Birth:June 08, 1924
Date of Death: April 30, 2016

Robert "RV" Hays, 91, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Thursday, May 5, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St. Kansas City,  KS 66102.  Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Wednesday at Po......

     

Jerome `Jerry` Phillips, PhD, 70

Date of Birth:November 08, 1945
Date of Death: April 30, 2016

Jerome “Jerry” Phillips, 70, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, April 30 surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 8, 1945 in Nederland, TX to Marguerite “Bee” and Kermit “Gee” Phillips.

He spent his childhood with his sister Tish in Nederland, TX and summ......

     

Martha Ann Hontz, 86

Date of Birth:February 08, 1930
Date of Death: April 28, 2016

Martha Ann Hontz, 86, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016. Visitation will be from 9:00 - 10:00 AM Tuesday, May 3 at St. Mary-St. Anthony Catholic Church, 615 N. 7th, Kansas City, KS 66101 with Mass of Christian Burial following at 10:00 AM. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family......

     

Christa Marie Clauder, 44

Date of Birth:April 11, 1972
Date of Death: April 27, 2016

     Christa Marie Clauder, 44, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Saturday, April 30 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd Kansas City,  KS 66104.  Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Friday at the Porter Fu......

     

Elray George Elmer Buckendahl, 85

Date of Birth:November 27, 1930
Date of Death: April 26, 2016

Elray George Elmer Buckendahl, 85 of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away on April 26th, 2016, at Aberdeen Village Retirement Community after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

A Celebration of life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 7th, 2016, at Stonacek Funeral Home in Norfolk, Ne......

     

Donald F. Herndon, 85

Date of Birth:June 18, 1930
Date of Death: April 26, 2016

Donald F. Herndon, 85, Shawnee, KS passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at his home in the company of his family. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, KS.  Visitation will be from 5-7 ......

     

Edward Oakes Keele, 78

Date of Birth:June 30, 1937
Date of Death: April 26, 2016

Edward Oakes Keele, 78, of Overland Park, passed away April 26, 2016. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 6 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Rosary will be prayed at 5:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 7 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd Str......

     

Hollis L. Schultz, 92

Date of Birth:November 15, 1923
Date of Death: April 24, 2016

Hollis L. Schultz, 92, Tonganoxie, KS, passed away, April 24, 2016, at the her home.  Visitation will be held from 12 noon - 1:00 p.m. with funeral services following at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel ......

     

Marjorie E. Foster, 88

Date of Birth:January 20, 1928
Date of Death: April 24, 2016

     Marjorie E. Foster, 88, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2016.  Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Wednesday, April 27,  at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City,  KS 66102 with funeral services starting at 11:00 AM.  Burial at Memorial Park Ceme......

     

Melissa Lou Ross, 51

Date of Birth:January 02, 1965
Date of Death: April 22, 2016

Melissa Lash Ross, 51, Overland Park, KS passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, April 22, 2016 at KUMC. A Memorial Service Celebrating Melissa's life will be at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS with a visitation from 4-6 p.m. In lieu of flow......

     

Barbara L. Schons, 98

Date of Birth:December 12, 1917
Date of Death: April 21, 2016

Barbara L. Schons, 98, Lenexa , KS, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the Olathe Hospice House.  Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. with Funeral services following at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS.  Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, ......

     

Sally A. Waters Valentine, 71

Date of Birth:April 15, 1945
Date of Death: April 18, 2016

Sally Waters Valentine, 71, of Kansas City, KS, died in the Lord on Monday, April 18, 2016 at Providence Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 12 noon Thursday, April 21, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 11-12 noon. Family Burial will be in Chape......

     

Rosalie M. Van Horn, 87

Date of Birth:March 17, 1929
Date of Death: April 18, 2016

Rosalie M. Van Horn, age 87, of Kansas City, Kansas went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 18th, 2016 having passed away at Providence Medical Center.  Rosalie was born on March 17th, 1929 in Osawatomie, Kansas, the younger daughter of Gusta A. Billhimer and Lillie Rose (Hendrickson) Bill......

     

Joseph Jessie Hernandez, 80

Date of Birth:September 18, 1935
Date of Death: April 17, 2016

Joseph J. Hernandez, 80, of Overland Park passed away April 17, 2016. Visitation will be 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 23 at Holy Cross Church, 8311 W. 93rd Street, Overland Park and rosary at 9:00 a.m.; followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Kansas City Kansas.......

     

Guy James `Jim` Tice, Jr., 84

Date of Birth:April 02, 1932
Date of Death: April 17, 2016

Jim Tice (full name Guy James Tice, Jr.) passed away of natural causes at the age of 84 on April 17, 2016 at his home in Kansas City, Missouri. Jim was born i......

     

William D. `Bill` Gunther, 86

Date of Birth:December 01, 1929
Date of Death: April 15, 2016

William D. "Bill" Gunther, 86, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, April 15, 2016. Graveside Services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, April 20th at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Bethel Lutheran Church, 2801 North 83rd St., KCK 66109 o......

     

Janice Faye Kimberlin, 84

Date of Birth:June 02, 1931
Date of Death: April 14, 2016

Janice Faye (Foos) Kimberlin, 84 of Kansas City, KS passed away on April 14, 2016.  She was born June 2, 1931 in Bazine, KS to George & Marie (Giskie) Foos.  She was extremely close to her sister Jeanette who was also her identical twin! They also shared their birthday with their younger sister Carol.  S......

     

Clifford Francis Jones, 93

Date of Birth:December 11, 1922
Date of Death: April 13, 2016

Clifford F. Jones, formerly of Topeka & Junction City, passed away April 13, 2016 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s.  He was 93.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy, his parents & siblings, as well as his grandson August Briggs & son in law Trent Daniels.  Cliff graduated fro......

     

Doris A. Frazier, 94

Date of Birth:December 01, 1921
Date of Death: April 09, 2016

Doris A. Frazier, 94, passed away, April 9, 2016.  Pri......

     

Shirley J. Hargis, 90

Date of Birth:October 25, 1925
Date of Death: April 08, 2016

Shirley J Hargis, 90, of KCK, passed away peacefully at home April 8, 2016. Visitation from 9:00 to 10:30am with Mass at 10:30, Monday, April 11 at St Patrick Church

1089 N 94th St KCK. Burial to follow at Mt Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Grace Hospice of Kansas City.<......

     

Mary E. Young, 103

Date of Birth:December 28, 1912
Date of Death: April 07, 2016

Mary E. Young, 103, of Overland Park, KS, died Thursday, April 7, 2016 at Stratford Commons. Funeral Services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, where friends may call from 9-10:30 a.m. Burial in Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggest......

     

Betty L. Knapp, 79

Date of Birth:May 16, 1936
Date of Death: April 07, 2016

Betty L. Knapp, 79, Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016, at the Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 12, from 9:30-11:00 a.m. with Funeral services following at 11:00 a.m. at Heritage United Methodist Church, 12850 Quivira Rd. Overland Park, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memor......

     

Karen Koos, 75

Date of Birth:November 09, 1940
Date of Death: April 06, 2016

Karen Koos, age 75, of Lenexa, Kansas, died Wednesday, April 6 2016 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. 

Karen was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois to Otto and Ruth Luther.  She met Russ Koos at DePauw University in Indiana and they married in 1963.  Karen worked as a kindergarten and first grade t......

     

Richard W. Hale, 69

Date of Birth:December 23, 1946
Date of Death: April 05, 2016

RICHARD W. HALE

   Richard W. Hale, 69, KCK, died Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Visit. 12 to 1 p.m., service 1 p.m. Monday, April 11, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., KCK.  Burial with military honors National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kan.  Richard was born Dec. 23, 1946, in KCK the ......

     

Lorraine Ann Williams, 81

Date of Birth:June 25, 1934
Date of Death: April 04, 2016

Lorraine Williams, age 81, of Overland Park, Kansas (formerly of Kansas City, Missouri), died Monday, April 4, 2016, at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, Kansas, after a sudden illness. A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 8, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Atonement Lutheran Church, 9948 Metcalf Ave., Overland P......

     

Carmen MaryRose LaForge, 96

Date of Birth:June 24, 1919
Date of Death: April 03, 2016

Carmen MaryRose Kenny LaForge passed peacefully to join her husband on April 3, 2016.  She was born in New York City on June 24, 1919 to Paul and Gertrude Kenny.  She spent her childhood in Ireland, New York, New Jersey and Florida, ......

     

Cyril E. `Cib` Muckenthaler, 90

Date of Birth:February 23, 1926
Date of Death: April 02, 2016

Cyril E. "Cib" Muckenthaler, 90, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM Monday April 4, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS with a Rosary prayed at 6:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Tuesday April 5th at Holy Spirit Catholi......

     

James G. Roy, 78

Date of Birth:August 16, 1937
Date of Death: April 01, 2016

James G. Roy, 78, of Lenexa, KS passed away April 6, 2016 at Kansas City Hospice House. Jim was born and raised in Niles, MI to Arnold and Leora where he lived until he went away to school.  During his time at Central Michigan University, Jim was a member of the Phi Sig Fraternity. He enjoyed spendi......

     

L.S. Catherine Karl, 101

Date of Birth:March 28, 1915
Date of Death: April 01, 2016

L.S. Catherine Karl, 101, long-time resident of K.C.K., joined her Savior Friday, April 1, 2016.  Visitation will be Thursday, April 7 at 10:30 -11:30 AM, the memorial service following at Zion United Church of Christ, 2711 N 72nd St, Kansas City, KS 66109. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contribu......

     

Mary Heigel, 78

Date of Birth:July 14, 1937
Date of Death: March 29, 2016

Mary Heigel passed away on March 29, 2016, at her home surrounded by her family.  She leaves behind her beloved husband, Wayne and many friends and family whom will miss her dearly. 

Mary was born on July 14, 1937, in Enid, Oklahoma, to Everett Kenworthy and Ruth (nee Wimer) Kenworthy.  She marrie......

     

Virginia M. Summers, 95

Date of Birth:February 14, 1921
Date of Death: March 29, 2016

Virginia M. Summers was born February 14, 1921, and passed away March 29, 2016 at the age of 95. She was the second child of Walter Merle and Lela Ellen (O'leary) Summers. Older sister, Mary Alice was 16 months old. They grew up in Kansas City, Kansas and Virginia graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1939.  As ......

     

Diana E. Bennett, 87

Date of Birth:October 06, 1928
Date of Death: March 28, 2016

Diana E. Bennett, 87, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Monday, March 28, 2016. Memorial Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, April 2, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that you donate a children's book to your favorite library or school.

Diana was born Octobe......

     

Mic Haynes, 66

Date of Birth:June 09, 1949
Date of Death: March 27, 2016

Mic Haynes, 66, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2016. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM Thursday March 31, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 AM Friday, April 1, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 8311 West 93rd St, Overland Park, KS 66212. In lieu of flower......

     

Clarence Joseph Hochard, Jr., 88

Date of Birth:June 03, 1927
Date of Death: March 27, 2016

Clarence J. Hochard, 88, of Kansas City, KS passed away March 27, 2016. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 7 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 8 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 6606 Atlantic, Corning, KS. Interment at S......

     

Ola M. Shaw, 76

Date of Birth:December 30, 1939
Date of Death: March 26, 2016

Ola M. Shaw, 76, Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Providence Medical Center. Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 30, at White Church Christian Church,

     

Dale L. Kuhlman, 85

Date of Birth:March 17, 1931
Date of Death: March 25, 2016

Dale L. Kuhlman, age 85, went to be with his Lord on March 25, 2016, at Aberdeen Village, Olathe, Kansas.

Dale was born March 17, 1931 to Albert and Emma Kuhlman in Linn, Kansas. He graduated high school in Linn, then enlisted in the Air Force, spending most of his service in Germany. After serving four years in......

     

Walter Lewis Hart, 85

Date of Birth:January 18, 1931
Date of Death: March 25, 2016

Walter L. Hart, 85, of Lenexa, passed away March 25, 2016.  A private memorial service will be held on a later date. 

 

Walter was born January 18, 1931, the son of Lewis and Laura C. (Rose) Hart in Kansas City, MO. 

 

Walter is survived by his wife of 63......

     

John Neal Hamil, 74

Date of Birth:May 26, 1941
Date of Death: March 24, 2016

John Neal Hamil, 74, Shawnee, KS, passed away Thursday, March 24, 2016, at the Healthcare Resort of Shawnee Mission.  Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, April 2, 2016, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. After the service friends are invited to attend a luncheon......

     

Ronald N. Eskridge, 68

Date of Birth:June 12, 1947
Date of Death: March 22, 2016

Ronald N. Eskridge, 68, of Kansas City, MO passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. with Memorial Services following at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, at Tiffany Fellowship Church, 7315 NW Barry Rd. Kansas City, MO 64153.

......

     

James `Jim` Joseph Carey, 80

Date of Birth:September 20, 1935
Date of Death: March 21, 2016

James (Jim) Joseph Carey, 80, of Overland Park, passed away peacefully March 21, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.

Jim was born in Kansas City, MO on September 20, 1935, and lived in the Kansas City area his entire life. He served in the Army in Germany from 1957–1959. He worked for the US Postal Serv......

     

Sharon R. Williams, 74

Date of Birth:December 10, 1941
Date of Death: March 20, 2016

Sharon Rush Williams was born three days after Pearl Harbor, December 10, 1941 in St. Joseph MO, the only child of Robert G. and Zelma L. Rush, and died on Palm Sunday, March 20, 2016. She a graduate of the Convent of the Sacred Heart, St. Joseph, and of Barat College, Lake Forest IL, Class of 1963. She loved to learn - wh......

     

Geri M. Chamberlain, 47

Date of Birth:November 15, 1968
Date of Death: March 19, 2016

Geri Marie Chamberlain passed away on the morning of March 19. She was born on November 15, 1968, in Salina, KS. She married Richard David Chamberlain on June 1, 1990, in Paris, Texas. Geri and Richard were partners in life for 26 years. Geri is survived by her husband Richard, daughter Kayla (Drew) Latta of Tonganoxie, KS......

     

Elizabeth N. Alvarado, 88

Date of Birth:November 19, 1927
Date of Death: March 18, 2016

     Elizabeth N. Alvarado, 88, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, March 18, 2016 at home. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM Wednesday, March 23 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94 St., Kansas City, KS 66112 with Funeral Mass following at 10:30 AM.  Burial at National Cemetery in Le......

     

Jeanrose `Jo` Smith, 90

Date of Birth:March 27, 1925
Date of Death: March 18, 2016

Jeanrose "Jo” Williams Smith, 90, of KC, KS, died Friday, March 18, 2016 at home surrounded by loved ones.   Visitation will be from 4-6:00 PM Wednesday, March 23, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS.  To honor Jo’s memory, perform an act of kindness in her name for......

     

Catalina G. Urbina, 87

Date of Birth:February 20, 1929
Date of Death: March 14, 2016

Catalina “Katie” Urbina, 87, of Kansas City, Ks. passed away peacefully, Monday, March 14, 2016, in her home, surrounded by loved ones. Catalina was born, to Timoteo & Epimenia Guerrero, on February 20, 1929 in Topeka, Ks. Catalina was the youngest of 4 children. She married Simon Urbina on August 23, 1947 ......

     

Linda K. Barnes Nixon, 68

Date of Birth:August 16, 1947
Date of Death: March 13, 2016

Linda K. Barnes Nixon passed away at the Saint Joseph Hospital on Sunday, March 13th after a brief, but hard fought illness. She was surrounded by all of her loving family. Visitation will be 10:00-11:00 AM with Funeral Services at 11:00 AM Friday, March 18, at the Porter Funeral Home Kansas City, KS. Burial will follow in......

     

Cynthia Lorene Houk, 98

Date of Birth:April 07, 1917
Date of Death: March 12, 2016

Lorene Houk, 98, of Kansas City, KS passed away March 12, 2016.  Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 16 at Fairview Baptist Church, 1205 N 64 Terrace, Kansas City, KS.  Interment wil......

     

Deloras J. Remick, 85

Date of Birth:July 22, 1930
Date of Death: March 12, 2016

Deloras J. Remick, 85, of Liberty, MO passed away Saturday, March 12, 2016 at home.  She was born on July 22, 1930 in Kansas City, KS and a 1948 graduate of Wyandotte High School.  She attended Business College before working for American Beauty Pasta Company.  At the age of 50, she worked at a local hospita......

     

Leslie Joseph Wood, 86

Date of Birth:February 25, 1930
Date of Death: March 11, 2016

Leslie Joseph Wood, born February 25, 1930, passed away on March 11, 2016 in Jupiter, FL after a short illness. Leslie is survived by his wife, Ina Faye Wood, his children Sheri Gallagher, Drew Wood, Tammy Wood and Lance Wood of Shawnee, KS, his step-sons Kent McC......

     

Nolan Steven Dombrowski, 3 months

Date of Birth:November 23, 2015
Date of Death: March 07, 2016

Nolan Steven Dombrowski, 3 month old son of Alex and Megan (Charleston) Dombrowski, went to be with Jesus on March 7, 2016. Nolan passed away in his home in Overland Park surrounded by the love of his mom and dad. Nolan was born on November 23, 2015 in Kansas City. He was born with hydrocephalus, and underwent several surg......

     

Patricia A. `Patty` Cave, 66

Date of Birth:April 04, 1949
Date of Death: March 07, 2016

Patty A. Cave, 66, of Kansas City, KS passed away March 7, 2016.  Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 19 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS.  Inurnment will be at Edwardsville Cemetery-next April 4, 2017.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given......

     

Jeremy `Jake` D. Waters, 36

Date of Birth:August 06, 1979
Date of Death: March 07, 2016

Jeremy "Jake" D. Waters, 36, Paola, KS, died Monday, March 7, 2016 at K.U. Medical Center. Visitation Monday, March 14,12 noon until 1PM, at First Baptist Church, 207 E Wea St, Paola, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to an EDUCATION FUND FOR HIS CHILDREN at First O......

     

Alan C. Henderson, 69

Date of Birth:November 05, 1946
Date of Death: March 04, 2016

Alan C. Henderson, 69, died March 4, 2016 from complications of heart disease.  He was born in Lawrence, KS on November 5, 1946 to Fred & Mary (Singleton) Henderson.  Al grew up in Topeka, KS, graduating from Topeka High School and Washburn University.  He married Maureen Gampper on August 1, 1970, and t......

     

Susan Elaine Clem, 61

Date of Birth:March 22, 1954
Date of Death: March 03, 2016

Susan Elaine Clem, 61, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2016.  Visitation will be from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon Saturday, March 5, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St. Kansas City,  KS 66102 with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 12:00 Noon.

     Sue wa......

     

Franklin Delano Andrasik, 80

Date of Birth:June 22, 1935
Date of Death: March 03, 2016

 
Matthew 6:31-33
 
31 Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 32 For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that y......

     

Linda L. Turvey, 67

Date of Birth:November 15, 1948
Date of Death: March 03, 2016

Linda L. Turvey, 67, of Overland Park, Kansas passed away with her family at her side, March 3, 2016 at her home. Private family services will be held at a later date. (Condolences may be expressed at: www.porterfuneralhome.com Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home & Crematory Lenexa, KS (913......

     

Dagnachew Yilma, 84

Date of Birth:June 21, 1931
Date of Death: March 03, 2016

Dagnachew Yilma, husband of Susan, father of six, grandfather of 16 and great-grandpa of seven, brother, uncle, and mentor of thousands passed peacefully from this world on March 4, 2016.  Dagnachew was born June 21, 1931 in Bichena, Ethiopia to Yilma Negussie and Tihuna Neggussie.  He was a “Jegna” a......

     

Richard Earl Johnson, 93

Date of Birth:February 01, 1923
Date of Death: March 02, 2016

Richard Earl Johnson was born February 1, 1923, at his Grandmother Kerfoot's home in Sterling, Kansas, to Earl and Helen Johnson. He was blessed to be raised in a Christian home along with his two sisters, Faye and Maurine, where their family lived a humble life on a farm but rich in love.

Richard made his p......

     

Louis James Galante, 87

Date of Birth:May 30, 1928
Date of Death: March 02, 2016

Louis J. Galante, 87, of Wichita, KS, died Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Catholic Care Center. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 1, at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Rd., Leawood, KS where the visitation will be held from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. In Lieu of flowers the family sug......

     

Hazel Linnett (Hetlinger) (McLean) Adkinson, 91

Date of Birth:May 02, 1924
Date of Death: February 29, 2016

Olga Heisel Adkinson died February 29, 2016 in Shawnee KS. Hazel was born May 2, 1924 in Skjerstad, Norway while her mother was on an extended visit with Family. Her parents, William S. and Hanna E. (Nee Nilsen) Linnett preceded her in death. She was also preceded by her brother, Carl Linnett, and sisters, Solveig Gallacci......

     

Robert Arthur `Art` Towndrow, 74

Date of Birth:April 16, 1941
Date of Death: February 28, 2016

Robert Arthur “Art” Towndrow, age 74, passed away unexpectedly in Prairie Village, Kansas on Sunday, February 28, 2016 while enjoying his morning walk. 

Art was born April 16, 1941 to Robert and Laverna (Happy) Towndrow in Kansas City, Kansas.  He graduated from Wyandotte High School in 195......

     

Paul Raymond Klein (PK), 87

Date of Birth:August 28, 1928
Date of Death: February 27, 2016

Paul Raymond Klein (PK), 87, of Lenexa, KS, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday February 27, 2016.

     

Lois M. Chick, 97

Date of Birth:November 19, 1918
Date of Death: February 26, 2016

Lois M. Chick, 97, K.C.KS, died Feb. 26, 2016 at Olathe Hospice House. Graveside Services3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29 at Chapel Hill Cemetery. Memorials: First Baptist Church. 2900 Minn. Ave.,

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Joanne B. Casper, 80

Date of Birth:January 24, 1936
Date of Death: February 25, 2016

Joanne B. Casper 80, of Olathe, Kan. passed away peacefully at Santa Marta Retirement Community on Thursday, February 25, 2016. Visitation will be Sunday, February 28, 2-4 PM with a Rosary at 4 PM, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Mass will be held Monday, February 29, at Cure of Ars Church, 9......

     

Lois Lee, 87

Date of Birth:March 22, 1928
Date of Death: February 24, 2016

Lois Lee was born March 22, 1928, in rural Graham County, KS. She was the fourth of nine children born to A.W. and Gladys Meyer. After graduating from Hill City High School, Lois attended secretarial school in Salina before moving to Kansas City, KS. She married George R. Lee on April 21, 1947. They had two children, Georg......

     

Fred Gerald Andrews, 62

Date of Birth:September 18, 1953
Date of Death: February 24, 2016

Fred Andrews, 62, continued his life journey on February 24, at his home in Prairie Village. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 27, 7:00 pm, at Atonement Lutheran Church. Following the service, everyone is invited to the "Until We Meet Again Jubilee Jam" in the Fireside Room at the Matt Ross Co......

     

Douglas Lyon Rehfeld, 47

Date of Birth:November 24, 1968
Date of Death: February 24, 2016

Douglas Lyon Rehfeld, age 47, passed away Wednesday, February 24th, 2016, in Sabetha, Kansas. Doug is survived by his wife Malissa, daughter Natalie, sons Malakai and Elijah, mother Judy Lyon Rehfeld, sister Sally Boehm, sister Nancy Rehfeld-Kelley and her husband, Bruce, 2 nieces, 6 nephews, 1 great-niece and 1......

     

Donna M. Lynn, 85

Date of Birth:January 17, 1931
Date of Death: February 23, 2016

Donna M. Lynn, 85, loving wife and mother K.C.KS died Tuesday, February 23. Funeral 10:00 Saturday, February 27, at Living Waters U.M.C., 3001 N. 115th St., K.C. KS. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Friday, Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minn. Ave., K.C.KS & 9-10 a.m. Saturday at the Church.

Survived by husband, George, child......

     

Lisa Michelle Voorhies, 54

Date of Birth:July 17, 1961
Date of Death: February 23, 2016

Lisa M. Voorhies, 54, formerly of Beaufort, SC and currently of Merriam, KS passed away February 23, 2016.  Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, February 26 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS.  The funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 27 at the funeral home.&nbs......

     

Verna Jean McClanahan, 80

Date of Birth:May 03, 1935
Date of Death: February 22, 2016

Verna Jean McClanahan, 80, passed away Monday, February 22, 2016. Visitation will be from 5:-00 - 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Graveside Services will be 10:00 AM on Friday, February 26 at Holy Angels Cemetery in Basehor, KS. Memorial contributions may be ......

     

Carolyn (Carol) L. Reynolds, 73

Date of Birth:August 25, 1942
Date of Death: February 20, 2016

Carol Reynolds, 73, Kansas City, MO, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2016, at Centerpoint Medical Center. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 24, at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 38th & State Ave. Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to: Habitat for Humanity or to ......

     

Verna B. Bridge, 84

Date of Birth:July 20, 1931
Date of Death: February 18, 2016

Verna B. Bridge, 84, of K.C., KS, passed away February 18, 2016. Graveside Services will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, February 24, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 North 94th Street Kansas City, KS 66112. Verna was born July 20, 1931, in Cheyenne, WY, one of 11 children and lived most of her life in Kansas City, KS.  Ver......

     

Terry M. Mahany, 73

Date of Birth:July 08, 1942
Date of Death: February 16, 2016

Terry Mahany, 73, Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, February 20, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. Friends may call 5-7:00 PM Friday at the Porter Funeral Hom......

     

Andrew John Argubright, 94

Date of Birth:March 08, 1921
Date of Death: February 16, 2016

Andrew John Argubright, 94, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the Olathe Hospice House. Visitation from 9:30-10:30 AM and the Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 AM Monday, February 22nd, at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church 12800 W. 75th St. Shawnee, KS 66216. Entombment in Resurrection Cemetery (Prince ......

     

Paul Andrew Kassen, Jr., 71

Date of Birth:April 01, 1944
Date of Death: February 16, 2016

Paul Andrew Kassen, Jr., 71, of Lenexa, passed away February 16, 2016. Visitation will be 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, February 21 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 22 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memo......

     

Sally Anne Conway, 68

Date of Birth:November 04, 1947
Date of Death: February 16, 2016

Sally Anne Conway of Lenexa, Kansas passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016. She was born in Durant, Oklahoma to Henry A. Hewett, Jr. and Betty Butts Hewett on November 4, 1947. Sally attended John Marshall High School in Oklahoma City and graduated from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. She worked for the FBI for 25......

     

Betty Jean Crawford - Swisher, 94

Date of Birth:January 11, 1922
Date of Death: February 15, 2016

Betty Jean Crawford - Swisher, 94, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2016 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Betty was born January 11, 1922 in Chillicothe, MO to Walter and Hazel (Whitacre) Kincaid. She was employed at General Motors Fairfax plant for 30 years. Betty was preceded in death by her h......

     

Edward Vincent `Vince` Dover, 74

Date of Birth:September 02, 1941
Date of Death: February 15, 2016

Edward Vincent "Vince" Dover of North Aurora Illinois, was born in Kansas City, KS on September 2, 1941. He died surrounded by his family, after an intense interval with cancer, on February 15, 2016 at the age of 74. Vince was the first child of Joseph and Marjorie Dover. He attended St. Peter'......

     

Edna `Maxine` Alexander, 105

Date of Birth:October 31, 1910
Date of Death: February 14, 2016

Edna Maxine Alexander, 105, Overland Park, KS, died Sunday, February 14, 2016 at Delmar Gardens of Lenexa. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Thursday, February 18, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where friends may call from 9:30-10:00 AM. Burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family......

     

Marvin E. Quick, Sr., 88

Date of Birth:July 20, 1927
Date of Death: February 14, 2016

Marvin Eugene Quick, Sr., 88, of Westwood, KS, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2016 peacefully at his home. Visitation will be Thursday, February 18th from 5:30-7:00 PM at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, KS.  A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, February 19th at St. Agnes Cat......

     

Mackenzie Annabel Coyne, 8

Date of Birth:February 12, 2008
Date of Death: February 14, 2016

Our beloved daughter Mackenzie Annabel Coyne received her angel wings suddenly on February 14th due to complications from influenza. She was born on February 12, 2008 to Mark and Michelle Coyne in Merriam, KS. Her family, friends and communities in Park City, Utah and Overland Park, Kansas loved her dearly and w......

     

Louis E. Biggs, 71

Date of Birth:June 19, 1944
Date of Death: February 13, 2016

Louis E. Biggs, 71, Lenexa, KS, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016, at Olathe Medical Center. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 17, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St., Lenexa, KS. Funeral Mass will follow the visitation at 11:00 a.m. at the Church. In lieu of flowers memorial co......

     

Erin K. (Jones) Reed , 43

Date of Birth:June 20, 1972
Date of Death: February 13, 2016

Erin K. (Jones) Reed, 43 of Overland Park, Kansas passed away in her home on Saturday, February 13th, 2016 from metastatic triple negative breast cancer.  Upon her peaceful passing, Erin was surrounded and supported by her family and favorite loved ones. 
 
Erin worked as a te......

     

Denise Marie Smith, 52

Date of Birth:February 12, 1964
Date of Death: February 13, 2016

Denise M. Smith, 52, Edgerton, KS, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016, at Olathe Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, Kansas. There will be a reception immediately following services.

Denise was born in Wichita, ......

     

Esther Mejia Avila, 84

Date of Birth:August 12, 1931
Date of Death: February 12, 2016

Esther Mejia Avila, 84, of Kansas City, KS, passed away on 2/12/16 surrounded by her loving husband of 61 years and their family. She was born to the late Fidel and Ignacia Mejia, August 12, 1931. She married Manuel Q. Avila in 1955 and were blesse......

     

William H. `Bill` Saxton, III, 65

Date of Birth:December 18, 1950
Date of Death: February 09, 2016

William “Bill” Herbert Saxton III, 65, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away February 9, 2016. 

He was born in Mobridge, South Dakota on December 18, 1950, son of William Hebert Saxton, Jr. and Ruth “Dolly” Wilson. He was raised in Edina, Minnesota. 

Bill met ......

     

Frieda L. Coffey, 92

Date of Birth:October 31, 1923
Date of Death: February 09, 2016

     Frieda L. Coffey, 92, of Stockton, MO, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Stockton Nursing Home.  Graveside Services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, February 13,  at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 North 94th Street Kansas City,  KS 66112.  Memorial contributions may be made to Sto......

     

Harry D. Hutton, Jr., 91

Date of Birth:November 22, 1924
Date of Death: February 08, 2016

Harry D. Hutton, Jr., 91, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Monday, February 8, 2016. Visitation will be from 12:30 - 1:30 PM with Funeral Services starting at 1:30 PM Friday, February 12, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS ; Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, KS. Memorial contr......

     

Ralph W. Knox, 81

Date of Birth:January 14, 1935
Date of Death: February 03, 2016

Ralph W. Knox, 81, Shawnee, KS, died Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the Shawnee Gardens Nursing Center. Funeral Services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 6, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where friends may call from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the fam......

     

Frances Laurelle O`Leary, 95

Date of Birth:November 19, 1920
Date of Death: February 02, 2016

(Frances) Laurelle O’Leary, 95, died peacefully on February 2, 2016. She was born November 19, 1920 at the old St. Joseph hospital in Kansas City. Laurelle was the first of five children of Mary Edna Heflin O’Leary and Frank Joseph O’Leary. She graduated from St. Teresa&......

     

Frederick `Pete` Sachen, 72

Date of Birth:August 11, 1943
Date of Death: February 02, 2016

Pete Sachen, 72, of Mission, KS, passed away Tuesday, February 2nd, at the Medicalodges of Gardner. Visitation 9:30-10:30 AM with a Funeral Liturgy at 10:30 AM, Monday February 8th, in the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800 W. 75th St., Lenexa, KS. Burial will follow in Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. Pete wa......

     

Thomas J. Mulligan, 83

Date of Birth:June 25, 1932
Date of Death: February 02, 2016

Thomas J. "Tom" Mulligan, 83, Lenexa, KS, died Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at his home.  Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where the Rosary will be recited at 2 p.m. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 a.m. Monday......

     

Frank L. Kebe, Jr., 59

Date of Birth:December 21, 1956
Date of Death: January 31, 2016

Frank L. Kebe, Jr., 59, of Stilwell, Kansas and Palm Island, Florida, passed away peacefully in his home early Sunday morning on January 31, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Jayne O’Brien Kebe, and his three daughters, Rachel of Batavia, Illinois, Anna Lisa of St Augustine, Florida, and Molly at home.

A m......

     

Erma Anna Stewart, 88

Date of Birth:August 29, 1927
Date of Death: January 29, 2016

Erma A. Stewart, 88, of Kansas City, KS, passed away January 29, 2016.  Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 2 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, KCK.  The funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 3 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 722 Reynolds Ave, Kansas City, KS.&nb......

     

Walter O. `Buck` Harris, 84

Date of Birth:March 14, 1931
Date of Death: January 27, 2016

Walter O. "Buck" Harris, 84, Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Providence Medical Center. A celebration of Buck's life will be held at the American Legion Post 58, 7942 Leavenworth Rd., Kansas City, KS on Saturday, February 6th at 4:00 PM. Burial will be in the National Cemetery, Leavenwort......

     

Richard J. Vertz, 84

Date of Birth:November 17, 1931
Date of Death: January 26, 2016

Richard J. Vertz, 84, Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at the home. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 1, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St., Kansas City, KS with buria......

     

Cleopha M. Hurla, 100

Date of Birth:October 24, 1915
Date of Death: January 26, 2016

Cleopha M. Tillisch Hurla, 100 years, 3 months and 2 days, died January 26, 2016. She was born October 24, 1915 in Kansas City, Kansas, the daughter of Fredrick and Mary Bauer Tillisch. She married Joseph W. Hurla in June of 1937, he precedes her in death. She is also preceded in death by her parents, grandson Kenneth A. H......

     

Robert Keith Jones, 58

Date of Birth:December 13, 1957
Date of Death: January 25, 2016

Robert Keith Jones, 58, Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016. Visitation will be held from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 31, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 1, at the Funeral Home. Burial in Memorial Park Cemet......

     

Bernard J. Weimholt, 78

Date of Birth:January 06, 1938
Date of Death: January 24, 2016

Bernard (Bernie) Weimholt, age 78, passed away on January 24, 2016 from complications following open heart surgery. His life was shared with his surviving wife of 57 years, Karene O'Brien. They were married on Aug. 16, 1958.  Bernie was born on Jan 6, 1938 in Booneville, MO to the late Urban and Rose Weimholt.

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Theodora B. Doleski, 101

Date of Birth:August 10, 1914
Date of Death: January 24, 2016

Theodora B. Doleski, 101, of Shawnee, KS, formerly of Blaine OH and Glencoe/Warnock,OH, passed into everlasting life on January 24, 2016. She leaves behind her daughter and son-in-law, Theodora and Jason Petosa of Shawnee, her grandson Justin Petosa of Kansas City, MO, her sister Laura Chesnick of Westerville, OH, and nume......

     

Eula M. Hill

Date of Birth:February 12, 1932
Date of Death: January 23, 2016

Eula Mae (Mitchell) Hill, 83, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016.  Memorial services will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS with a reception to follow.  Burial will be at the Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS.  In lieu of f......

     

Lawrence `Larry` McAnany, 61

Date of Birth:January 25, 1954
Date of Death: January 23, 2016

Larry McAnany died unexpectedly at home on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2015. He was 61 years old. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary, of Kansas City, daughter, Erin, son, Elliott, Mother, Beatriz McAnany, brothers Dick (Joanie), of Boston, MA, Pat (Mel), Phil (Barb), Tim (Alesia), and Paul McAnany, and sisters Betsy (Roger) Vo......

     

Allison E. (Miller) Elrod, 35

Date of Birth:April 07, 1980
Date of Death: January 22, 2016

Allison E. Elrod, 35, of Olathe, KS passed away peacefully on January 22nd, 2016 from breast cancer.  A memorial service will be held at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa KS on January 29th at 11am.  A celebration of life will follow at Dark Horse Distillery, 11740 W 86th Terrace......

     

Mary `Mitzi` (Schleimer) Pfaff, 81

Date of Birth:September 21, 1934
Date of Death: January 21, 2016

Mary "Mitzi" Pfaff, 81, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016 at her home, surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. The visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25, at St. Mary-St. Anthony Catholic Church, 615 N. 7th St., Kansas City, KS, with a F......

     

Joan Rita Shaw, 89

Date of Birth:May 23, 1926
Date of Death: January 20, 2016

Joan Rita Shaw, 89, of Maryville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2016. Visitation 9:00-10:00 AM followed by the Funeral Liturgy at 10:00 AM Saturday, January 23rd, at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church 11300 W. 103rd Overland Park, KS. Interment immediately following in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. Joan wa......

     

Albert G. Bolton, 83

Date of Birth:October 24, 1932
Date of Death: January 20, 2016

   Al Bolton passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, surrounded by family at Lakeview Village, Lenexa, KS, where he had lived since 2009.  His crossing over was peaceful as reflected in his last smile.

     


Joseph William `Bill` James, 85

Date of Birth:April 10, 1930
Date of Death: January 19, 2016

Joseph William "Bill" James passed away on January 19, 2016. He was born on April 10, 1930 in Bucklin, KS to Olin Harold and Adeline Immel James. He graduated from Quenemo High School and completed banking training at the University of Wisconsin. He worked in the banking industry in Iola, Topeka an......

     

Bonnie Jean Beachey, 79

Date of Birth:March 10, 1936
Date of Death: January 18, 2016

Bonnie Jean (Sinor) Beachey of Lenexa, Kansas passed away peacefully at 10:30 am on Monday, January 18, 2016.  She was surrounded by her family. There will be a visitation at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS on Friday, January 22nd from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. A service to celebrate Bonnie’s......

     

Jack R. McDaniel, Jr., 72

Date of Birth:April 23, 1943
Date of Death: January 17, 2016

Jack R. McDaniel, Jr., 72, a lifelong resident of Kansas City, KS, passed away quietly at home after a lingering illness on January 17, 2016.

Surviving are his wife, Susan, daughter, Lisa Collins, son, Christopher, 9 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and his sister, Sue Barron. He ......

     

Khloe Noelle Wilson

Date of Birth:October 02, 2015
Date of Death: January 17, 2016

Khloe Noelle Wilson, infant, passed January 17, 2016. Visitation 5-6:00 PM Friday, January 22, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS with services starting at 6:00 PM.

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Jerry Ray Nelson, 81

Date of Birth:April 17, 1934
Date of Death: January 16, 2016

 

Jerry Ray Nelson, 81, Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2016.  Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. with Funeral Services following at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 21, at Grandview Park Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flower......

     

Bruce A. Ghale, 64

Date of Birth:January 22, 1951
Date of Death: January 16, 2016

 

Bruce A. Ghale, 64, of Ozawkie, KS, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Providence Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Thursday, January 21, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Maple Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Wednesday at the Po......

     

Amy Nichole Batson, 29

Date of Birth:February 20, 1986
Date of Death: January 12, 2016

Amy N. Batson, 29, of Lenexa, unexpectedly passed away January 12, 2016. Visitation will be 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.; followed by a celebration of life at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 19 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to ASPCA or St. Jude’s C......

     

Deanna L. King, 50

Date of Birth:May 20, 1965
Date of Death: January 11, 2016

Deanna L. King, 50, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, January 11, 2016 at the home. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 15, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 1-2 p.m.

Deanna was born May 20, 1965, in Kansas City, KS and was a lifetime area res......

     

Sarah L. Segale, 85

Date of Birth:September 16, 1930
Date of Death: January 10, 2016

Sarah L. (Gourley) Segale, 85, of Shawnee, KS passed away January 10, 2016.  Visitation will be from 9:30 -10:30 AM, Thursday, January 14 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800 West 75th Street, Shawnee, KS 66216,  with a Mas......

     

Susan Marie Balas, 53

Date of Birth:April 20, 1962
Date of Death: January 09, 2016

Susan Marie (Bastian) Balas died peacefully in her home on January 9, 2016 in Lenexa, KS at the age of 53. Susan is survived by her husband Thomas M. Balas and her children Eric, Anthony and Colette. She is preceded in death by her father, John W. Bastian. Susan was born on April 20, 1962 i......

     

Ronald Max McGinnis, 60

Date of Birth:January 25, 1955
Date of Death: January 09, 2016

Ronald “Captain” Max McGinnis, 60, of Lincoln, MO, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2016.  Memorial Services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 16, at St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5047 NW Gateway Riverside, MO, where friends may call from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
 

     

Michael J. Watrak, 75

Date of Birth:September 13, 1940
Date of Death: January 08, 2016

Michael J. Watrak, Lenexa, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, January 8 at age 75. Michael was born Friday, September 13, 1940 to Patricia (Lattin) and Ted Watrak at St. Margaret's Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. His identical twin brother was born 8 minutes later. Michael attended St. Benedict......

     

Adel Kozman Tadros, 64

Date of Birth:January 07, 1951
Date of Death: January 07, 2016

Adel Kozman Tadros, 64, of Lenexa, KS passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Friday, January 8th at St. Peter's United Church of Christ. Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, January 9, at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 700 East 110th St., Kansas City, MO 64131. Burial in......

     

William G. Pate, 77

Date of Birth:June 12, 1938
Date of Death: January 07, 2016

William Gray Pate, 77, of Overland Park, KS., passed away Thursday, January 7, 2016.

Services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St., Overland Park, KS. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 M......

     

Elizabeth Ann `Betty` Zarse, 81

Date of Birth:May 18, 1934
Date of Death: January 06, 2016

Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Zarse, 81, Olathe, KS, died Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated by her grandson, Father Jaime Zarse at 10:30 am Saturday, January 9, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church Stone Chapel, 9130 Pflumm, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Resur......

     

Helen Lenoir Blount, 88

Date of Birth:May 07, 1927
Date of Death: January 06, 2016

Mrs. Helen McEvoy Blount, 88, of Naples, Florida passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on January 6, 2016. She was an elementary education teacher for several years before devoting her life to being a wife and mother. Mrs. Blount was a member of The Episcopal Church of St. John's, Naples, Florida. She is surv......

     

Edward C. Gillette, 56

Date of Birth:September 25, 1959
Date of Death: January 06, 2016

Edward C. Gillette (Ed), born, September 25, 1959 died unexpectedly on January 6, 2016, he was 56 years old.

Ed grew up in Kansas City, Kansas where he attended Washington High School. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas and his Juris Doctorate in 1984 from Washburn University......

     

Patricia Ann (Cardwell) McClain, 81

Date of Birth:August 28, 1934
Date of Death: January 06, 2016

Patricia Ann Cardwell McClain, 81, of Kansas City, KS passed away January 3, 2016.  A visitation will be 2:00 to 3:00 Sunday, January 10 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS.  Interment will be 10:00 a.m. Monday at Chapel Hill Cemetery. 

Patricia was the daughter of Josephin......

     

Keith Ellsworth Schumm, 42

Date of Birth:June 18, 1973
Date of Death: January 06, 2016

Keith Ellsworth Schumm, 42, of Shawnee, passed away January 6, 2016. A celebration of his life will be at 11:00 a.m. on January 12, 2016 at Atonement Lutheran Church, 9948 Metcalf, Overland Park, KS.

Keith was born June 18, 1973, the son of Eugene and Janette (Cordova) Schumm in Kansas City, MO. Keith graduated ......

     

Virginia M. Burgman, 74

Date of Birth:October 22, 1941
Date of Death: January 05, 2016

Virginia M. Burgman, 74, passed away Tuesday, January 5. 2016 at her home. A visitation will be held 5-7 pm with a rosary prayed at 7pm, Friday January 8th at the Porter Funeral Home Lenexa, KS.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 am, Saturday January 9th at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800......

     

Robert Dean Bingham, 88

Date of Birth:March 22, 1927
Date of Death: January 05, 2016

Robert Dean Bingham, 88, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016. Visitation will be from 9:00 - 10:00 AM with a Funeral Service following at 10:00 AM Saturday, January 9, at Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215. Private family graveside service at the National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests m......

     

Rufus V. Hays, 96

Date of Birth:June 26, 1919
Date of Death: January 03, 2016

Rufus V. Hays of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2016. He was born June 26, 1919 in Agency, Missouri. Rufus served in the Army in WWII in both European and Pacific theaters. He was a cosmetologist of national renown and was rich in family, love and stories. Rufus was preceded in death by his wife Bonn......

     

Winnie M. Davis, 80

Date of Birth:August 12, 1935
Date of Death: January 02, 2016

Winnie M. Davis, of Topeka, KS (formerly of Kansas City, KS), passed away Saturday, January 2, 2016.  A visitation will be from 9:00-10:30 AM with Funeral Services starting at 10:30 AM Thursday, January 7, at First Baptist Church, 3033 SW MacVicar Ave, Topeka, KS 66611.  Graveside services will be at 3:00 PM Thur......

     

Charlotte Ann Klockau, 87

Date of Birth:October 25, 1928
Date of Death: January 02, 2016

Charlotte Ann Klockau, 87, of Kansas city, MO, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2016. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Wednesday, January 6th at Faith Lutheran Church, 805 West 67th Street, Prairie Village, KS 66208. Memorial Service will be 10:00 AM Thursday, January 7, at the Church. In lieu of flowers the family sugges......

     

Mary L. Wiseman, 89

Date of Birth:April 17, 1926
Date of Death: January 01, 2016

Mary L. Wiseman, 89, Overland Park, KS died Friday, January 1, 2016 at Garden Terrace of Overland Park. The Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 8 at St. Patrick Church, Holden MO where friends may call from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Holden Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions ......

     

P. Michael Fitzpatrick, 67

Date of Birth:July 09, 1948
Date of Death: December 31, 2015

Michael Fitzpatrick, 67, of Overland Park, passed away December 31, 2015.  Michael was born July 9, 1948, the son of Lawrence L. and Jo E. (Sutton) Fitzpatrick, in Kansas City, KS.  He graduated from Washington High School, Class of 1966.  Michael was a police officer for the City of Overland Park, after whi......

     

David Allen Bussjaeger, 71

Date of Birth:April 04, 1944
Date of Death: December 31, 2015

David A. Bussjaeger, 71, Roeland Park,KS., passed away Thursday, December 31 , 2015. Rosary at St. Agnes Church, 5250 Mission Rd. Roeland Park, KS, will begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 6, with Visitation following. Funeral Mass will begin at 11:00 a.m. Burial immediately following at Resurrection Cemetery, 8321 Quivi......

     

Phyllis E. Biscoe, 87

Date of Birth:May 10, 1928
Date of Death: December 30, 2015

Phyllis E. Biscoe, 87, Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at her home. Funeral Services will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday, January 3, at Victory Hills Church of the Nazarene, 6200 Parallel, Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the charity of the donor's choice in care......

     

Lance Derek Alpaugh, 42

Date of Birth:May 03, 1973
Date of Death: December 30, 2015

Lance Derek Alpaugh, 42, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2015. Visitation will be 4-7:00 PM Thursday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Friday, January 8, at the Church of the Resurrection, Wesley Chapel 13720 Roe Ave, Leawood, KS 66224. ......

     

Dorothy M. Dalsing, 84

Date of Birth:September 16, 1931
Date of Death: December 29, 2015

Dorothy M. Dalsing, 84, of Edwardsville, KS, died Tuesday, December 29, 2015, at Providence Medical Center. Visitation will be held from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Monday, January 4, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS 66102. Graveside services will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City......

     

Richard Bermudez, 57

Date of Birth:March 28, 1958
Date of Death: December 28, 2015

Richard Bermudez, 57, Excelsior Springs, MO, died Monday, December 28, 2015 at Providence Medical Center. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 2, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowe......

     

Steven Alan Lundine, 64

Date of Birth:February 17, 1951
Date of Death: December 26, 2015

 Steven Alan Lundine, 64, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015 at the Olathe Hospice House. He joins his father Clayton Lundine and brother Richard Lundine. He leaves behind his mother of 91 years, Mildred Lundine, his brother Larry Lundine, his sister Linda Pennington, his son Christopher Lundi......

     

Frank C. Goode, Sr., 86

Date of Birth:April 11, 1929
Date of Death: December 24, 2015

Frank C. Goode, Sr. 86, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2015. Frank was born April 11, 1929, in Kansas City, KS. He graduated from St. Joseph High School and Donnelly College. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the US Army from August 1951 to July 1953. In October 1960, he married Mary Ro......

     

Terrill Riley Henry, 93

Date of Birth:April 03, 1922
Date of Death: December 24, 2015

Terrill Henry (T.R.) was born in Mountain Grove, MO to parents Ira and Ida Henry. T.R. met the love of his life Reba Francis Mathia and was married October 1, 1943. After 67 years of marriage Reba preceded him in death January 5, 2011. He retired from General Motors in 1979.  Following retirement he and his bride serv......

     

Kenneth J. Wichman, 71

Date of Birth:January 30, 1944
Date of Death: December 23, 2015

Kenneth John Wichman, 71, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2015. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Monday, December 28, 2015 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS with a Rosary at 4:45 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, December 29th at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1......

     

Edith Mildred Cowgill Sewell, 97

Date of Birth:July 05, 1918
Date of Death: December 22, 2015

Edith M. Sewell, 97, of Kansas City, Kansas passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at the Providence Medical Center.  Visitation will be 10:00 AM until the Funeral Services begin at 11:00 AM Monday, December 28,  at the White Church Christian Church, 2200 N. 85th St. Kansas City,  Kansas 66109.  Burial ......

     

Diane Benton, 60

Date of Birth:June 17, 1955
Date of Death: December 21, 2015

 

Carol Diane “Dee” Benton, 60, passed away on Monday, December 21, 2015 in Overland Park, Kansas. Diane’s strong will to live, unwavering faith in God, and the love and prayers of so many family and friends carried her t......

     

Carol Diane Michaels, 72

Date of Birth:December 04, 1943
Date of Death: December 19, 2015

Carol Diane Michaels, formerly Carol Hodgkinson, 72, died on December 19, 2015 at the Kansas City Hospice Center in Kansas City, MO from complications surrounding Corticobasal Degeneration, a Parkinson’s related illness.

Carol was born on December 4, 1943 in Calgary, Al......

     

Antoinette `Lena` (Bellafiore) Burnett, 91

Date of Birth:March 16, 1924
Date of Death: December 19, 2015

Antoinette "Lena" (Bellafiore) Burnett, 91, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away Saturday, December 19, 2015. A rosary will be prayed at 9:00 AM, followed by a visitation until the 10:30 AM Funeral Mass, Thursday December 24th at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill......

     

William L. Rathke, 70

Date of Birth:February 11, 1945
Date of Death: December 18, 2015

William L. Rathke, 70, Olathe, KS, died Friday, December 18, 2015 at his home. Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 22 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS with a reception to follow the services. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the K.U. Cancer Center.

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Elsa Pischke, 78

Date of Birth:March 24, 1937
Date of Death: December 17, 2015

Elsa Pischke, 78, Eureka Springs, AR, died Thursday, December 17, 2015, at the University of Kansas Hospital. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. with the Funeral Mass following at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 21, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Dr. Shawnee, KS. Entombment in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, ......

     

Zach Thomas, 71

Date of Birth:September 22, 1944
Date of Death: December 17, 2015

Zach Thomas, Overland Park, KS, died Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Research Medical Center. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 am Monday, December 21, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd, Overland Park, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Blessed Brian Foundation, P.O. Box 12......

     

Earl David Custer, 62

Date of Birth:December 29, 1953
Date of Death: December 16, 2015

Earl David Custer, 62, of Olathe, KS, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2015. A Memorial visitation will be 5-7:00 PM Monday, December 21, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS.

Earl was born December 29, 1953, in Kansas City, KS. He worked at GM for 21 years. He is survived by his children ......

     

Richard Miller Turner, 85

Date of Birth:September 15, 1930
Date of Death: December 16, 2015

Richard (Dick) M. Turner, 85, of Kansas City, MO, was called to our heavenly home December 16, 2015.  Dick was born September 15, 1930, in Wichita, Kansas. He moved to Kansas City in 1935 where he attended Francis Willard Grade School and was a 1947 graduate of Paseo High School. He attended Emporia State University i......

     

Dr. Patricia A. Howard, 64

Date of Birth:June 25, 1951
Date of Death: December 16, 2015

Pat was not an ordinary woman. She lived life by her own high standards in her faith, academia, and relationships. Late on Wednesday, December 16, Pat found release from the pain of pancreatic cancer at Kansas City Hospice House. Her closest friends Marilyn Wilkerson and Rosemarie Magee were at......

     

George Riggins, 100

Date of Birth:September 22, 1915
Date of Death: December 15, 2015

George Riggins, age 100, died December 15 2015. A private burial will be in Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens. A memorial service will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 19, at Brewster Place, 1205 SW 29th St, Topeka, KS 66611.

George was born September 22, 1915 in Coffeyville, Kansas, to Fred and Cora Riggins. Wi......

     

Anna M. Jones, 87

Date of Birth:January 26, 1928
Date of Death: December 15, 2015

Anna M. Jones, 87, Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, December 15, 2015. Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, December 19, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 9-10 a.m. Burial in Maple Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to ......

     

Thomas E. Hicks, 74

Date of Birth:January 07, 1941
Date of Death: December 15, 2015

Thomas Edwin Hicks, 74, Overland Park, KS passed away on December 15, 2015. Visitation 1:00 PM, Monday, December 28, 2015 with memorial services to follow at 2:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kansas City Hopice or KU Cancer Center. Tom was born o......

     

Timothy Leo Harter, 49

Date of Birth:March 06, 1966
Date of Death: December 13, 2015

Born on March 6th, 1966 in Laona, WI, Tim was the 14th of 16 children born to John and Marvel Harter.  He was the 11th of 12 sons.  He grew up on a dairy farm in the Town of Freedom, Wabeno, Wisconsin.  He graduated from Wabeno High School and was baptized, made his First Hol......

     

Sara Anne Driessel, 29

Date of Birth:August 01, 1986
Date of Death: December 13, 2015

Sara Anne Driessel, 29, a loving daughter, sister and friend passed away peacefully December 13, 2015 in Shawnee, KS. Her death was the result of a traumatic brain injury sustained October 24, 2004. A private service is planned.

 

Sara was born August 1, 1986 to Dennis C. and Beth Anne Driessel. ......

     

Donna Jean Penson, 80

Date of Birth:March 07, 1935
Date of Death: December 11, 2015

Donna Jean Penson, 80, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, December 11, 2015. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Monday, December 14, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd, Overland Park, KS 66214 Friends may call 3-5:00 PM Sunday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  Memorial c......

     

Roy Carl Van Bibber, 82

Date of Birth:September 17, 1933
Date of Death: December 09, 2015

Roy Carl Van Bibber, 82, Shawnee, passed away December 9, 2015. Celebration of Life will be 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, December 12 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa. Inurnment will be 12:30 Friday, December 18 at Leavenworth National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Peter......

     

Richard A. Kurtz, 86

Date of Birth:September 27, 1929
Date of Death: December 09, 2015

Richard Kurtz, 86, Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully on Dec. 9, 2015.  He is survived by his five children, Kim Wineland and husband Jim, Susan Santee and husband Earl, Rick Kurtz and wife Jill (Tulsa, OK), Dave Kurtz and wife Patty (Edmond, OK) and Kathy Blunt and husband Jay.  He was the proud grandfath......

     

Robert E. Kavanaugh, 91

Date of Birth:May 09, 1924
Date of Death: December 06, 2015

Robert E. Kavanaugh, 91, Mission, KS, died Sunday, December 6, 2015. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 11, at Queen of the Holy Rosary, 71st & Metcalf, Overland Park, KS. Entombment in the Resurrection Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, ......

     

Richard J. Schwarz, 85

Date of Birth:February 12, 1930
Date of Death: December 06, 2015

Richard J. Schwarz, 85, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Sunday, December 6th at the Kansas City Hospice House. A visitation will be held 10:00-11 :00 AM with a Funeral Liturgy to follow at 11 :00 AM, Wednesday, December 9th at Holy Spirit Cat......

     

Sagan Henry Hawkeye Sitzman, 7 Days

Date of Birth:November 29, 2015
Date of Death: December 06, 2015

Sagan Henry Hawkeye Sitzman passed away peacefully cradled in the loving arms of his mom and dad at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri on December 6th, 2015.  Sagan was born just seven days earlier on November 29th a strapping 8 pounds and 14 ounces at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in......

     

Thomas Lester Thurston, 67

Date of Birth:March 28, 1948
Date of Death: December 05, 2015

Thomas Lester Thurston, 67, of Prairie Village, KS, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2015. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Friday, December 11, 2015. Visitation will precede from 10:00-11:00 AM Friday. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, KS.  Memorials may be made to KU Comprehensive Cancer Center ......

     

Anna Mary Yergovich, 95

Date of Birth:January 23, 1920
Date of Death: December 05, 2015

Anna Mary Yergovich, 95, Lenexa, KS, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2015, at the Lakeview Village Care Center. Visitation will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 12, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Memorial Services will follow at 10:00 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are s......

     

Louis R. `Lou` Minda, 72

Date of Birth:January 28, 1943
Date of Death: December 04, 2015

Lou R. Minda, 72, of Kansas City, KS passed away December 2, 2015.  Visitation will be 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, December 6 at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 14700 Leavenworth Rd, Basehor, KS.  The funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 7 at the church.  Interment will be at the Risen Savior Luth......

     

Donald James Owsley, Jr., 90

Date of Birth:January 28, 1925
Date of Death: December 04, 2015

Donald James Owsley, Jr., 90, of Prairie Village, Kansas, passed away Friday, December 4, 2015 at the Kansas City Hospice House. A visitation will be held at 10:00 AM and a rosary will be prayed at 11:00 AM followed by a Funeral Service, Tuesday, December 8th, at the Porter Funeral Home Lenexa, Kansas. Burial in Resurrecti......

     

Gregory Paul Hernandez, 63

Date of Birth:September 12, 1952
Date of Death: December 01, 2015

Gregory Paul Hernandez, 63, Kansas City, KS passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 5, at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. Memorial contributions are suggested to: The Salvation Army, 6723 State Ave. Kansas City, KS 6610......

     

John F. Thesing, DO, 86

Date of Birth:July 03, 1929
Date of Death: November 30, 2015

John F. “Jack” Thesing, D.O., of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully at his home in Kansas on November 30, surrounded by his family. He was 86. Jack is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mary Coletta (Ryan) Thesing, their five children: John A. (Cindy) Thesing of Leawood, KS, Anna Th......

     

Charles R. `Chuck` Stewart, 70

Date of Birth:October 13, 1945
Date of Death: November 30, 2015

Charles (Chuck) Rankin Stewart, a beloved and active member of the Westwood, Kansas community, died at the St. Luke’s Hospice House on December 1, 2015.  The son of Florence Rankin Stewart and Hugh M. Stewart, Chuck was a lifelong resident of the Kansas City area, born here on October 13, 1945.  He headed t......

     

Edwin Lee Thomson, 67

Date of Birth:December 03, 1947
Date of Death: November 27, 2015

Ed Thomson, 67, peacefully passed away Friday, November 27, 2015 at his home. A visitation will be held from 6:00-7:00 PM with a Memorial Service at 7:00 PM, Tuesday December 1 at the Porter Funeral Home Chapel Lenexa, KS. Edwin was born December 3, 1947, in National City, California to Robert and Katie Thomson. He graduat......

     

Bonnie L. Boyer, 81

Date of Birth:February 26, 1934
Date of Death: November 26, 2015

Bonnie L. (Petsch) Boyer, 81, Olathe, KS, died Nov. 26, 2015, at Aberdeen Village after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Bonnie was born Feb. 26, 1934, on a farm in Herkimer, Kan., to Alfred H. and Letha Petsch, the second of four children. She graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1952. ......

     

Anthony `Tony` Walahoski, 83

Date of Birth:April 30, 1932
Date of Death: November 23, 2015

Anthony Joseph Walahoski, 83, of Overland Park KS, passed away Monday, November 23, 2015. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, November 27th , 10:00 am, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church 11300 W. 103rd St. Overland Park, KS.  A visitation will be held on Wednesday November 25th from 4......

     

Jolene A. Vandeputte, 77

Date of Birth:January 20, 1938
Date of Death: November 22, 2015

Jolene A. Vandeputte, 77, passed away Nov. 22, 2015.  Visitation from 9:00 -10:00 AM with Funeral Services starting at 10:00 AM Saturday, Nov. 28,  at Northwest Bible Church, 6520 NW 64th Street, KC, MO 64151.  Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial cont......

     

Wayne Alan Lorfing, 70

Date of Birth:October 26, 1945
Date of Death: November 22, 2015

     Wayne Alan Lorfing, 70, of Lake Waukomis, MO, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015.  Graveside Services will be held at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 North 94th Street Kansas City, KS 66112 on Monday, November 30, 2015 at 1:00 PM.  Memorial contributions may be made to Mesothelioma A......

     

Edward E. Donlen, 87

Date of Birth:August 11, 1928
Date of Death: November 20, 2015

Edward E. Donlen, 87, of Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully at ho......

     

John Harold Goldsmith, 82

Date of Birth:July 22, 1933
Date of Death: November 20, 2015

John Harold Goldsmith, 82, of Edwardsville, KS, passed away Friday, November 20, 2015.  Graveside Services will be 1:00 PM Friday, November 27,  at the Maple Hill Cemetery,  Kansas Cit......

     

Paul Thomas Hurley, 55

Date of Birth:September 17, 1960
Date of Death: November 17, 2015

Paul Thomas Hurley, 55, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at the family home in western Shawnee, KS. Born in New York, NY on September 17, 1960, Paul graduated from Holy Cross High School in Bayside, NY in 1978. He graduated summa cum laude from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and obtained his paralegal certific......

     

Richard H. Muir, 82

Date of Birth:May 19, 1933
Date of Death: November 16, 2015

Richard H. "Dick" Muir, 82, of Leawood, KS, passed away Monday, November 16, 2015, of complications from bone cancer. Dick is survived by his 3 daughters and their spouses: Julie and Steve Reese, Jody and Kent Myers, Jana and Jimmy Burch; loving partner, Patty Stansbury and her family; brother, Clifford Muir; 9 g......

     

Peter Jacob Gosserand, III, 20

Date of Birth:July 20, 1995
Date of Death: November 16, 2015

Peter Jacob Gosserand, III, 20, Lenexa, KS, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2015. He was a student at JCCC, and graduated from SM West High School, Class of 2013.

Jacob is survived by his parents, Peter K. and Angela (Wiedeman) Gosserand; and sister, Lauren Gosserand; his grandparents, aunts and uncles, cous......

     

LaVonne E. Pyle, 91

Date of Birth:June 02, 1924
Date of Death: November 15, 2015

LaVonne E. Pyle of Overland Park, devoted wife and mother, passed away November 15, 2015 at the age of 91.  A memorial service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, Dec. 5, at Santa Marta Chapel, 13800 W. 116th Street, Olathe, KS.  Visitation will follow the service.  Private inurnment at Resurr......

     

Gwedolyn H. Baldridge, 95

Date of Birth:June 18, 1920
Date of Death: November 14, 2015

Gwendolyn Hope Baldridge, 95, of Lenexa, Kansas passed away November 14, 2015 in Platte City, Missouri.  The daughter of William Schmelzla and Amy Jennings Schmelzla, she was born on June 18, 1920 in Mound City, Kansas.  Gwen was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Baldridge.  She is surv......

     

Gary R. McDaniel, 58

Date of Birth:December 13, 1956
Date of Death: November 13, 2015

Gary R. McDaniel, cherished husband, father and friend, of Linwood, KS, passed away, one month prior to his 59th birthday, Friday, November 13, 2015. Gary was born the son of Howard and Betty McDaniel on December 13, 1956 in Kansas City, MO. He was a funeral director for over 40 years licensed in both Kansas......

     

Lucille M. Fuhrman, 100

Date of Birth:October 10, 1915
Date of Death: November 13, 2015

Lucille M. Fuhrman 100, passed away Friday, November 13, 2015.  Lucille was born on October 10, 1915 in Audubon, Iowa.  Lucille is survived by her sons; Steve of Denver, Colorado, Mike (Jean) of Wichita, Kansas and Ken of Seattle, Washington and her daughter Mary Kay of Wichita, Kansas.  Grandchildren; Chris......

     

Brian D. Fox, 54

Date of Birth:October 24, 1961
Date of Death: November 12, 2015

Brian D. Fox, 54,of Lenexa,Kansas, passed away at his home November 12, 2015 of natural causes. A Visitation will be held 10:00-11:00 AM followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 11:00 AM Monday, November 16, 2015 at Westside Church of the Nazarene, 1700 W. Santa Fe St., Olathe, Kansas 66061. Brian was born in Topeka, K......

     

Danielle L. Mesery, 28

Date of Birth:January 19, 1987
Date of Death: November 11, 2015

     Danielle L. Mesery, 28, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2015.  Rosary will be prayed at 4:00 PM Wednesday, November 18 followed by a visitation until 6:00 PM at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial con......

     

Ronald A. Franzen, 75

Date of Birth:January 25, 1940
Date of Death: November 10, 2015

Ronald A. Franzen, 75, passed away Nov.10, 2015. Visitation will be from 10-10:30 AM Saturday, Nov.21, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS with a memorial service at 10:30 AM.

Ronald A. Franzen was born on January 25, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois and he passed away at home on Tuesday, November 10, 201......

     

Helen E. Packard, 94

Date of Birth:February 02, 1921
Date of Death: November 10, 2015

Helen E. Packard, 94, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Delmar Gardens of Overland Park. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Thursday, November 19, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215 with a memorial service starting at 11:00 AM. Burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Olathe, KS.......

     

Henry J. DuPont, Sr., 86

Date of Birth:March 19, 1929
Date of Death: November 08, 2015

Henry J. DuPont, Sr. passed away peacefully surrounded by his family November 8, 2015.  Henry was born March 19, 1929 in Shawnee Mission, KS. After marrying the love of his life Wanda Jean in 1956, they resided in Overland Park and later moved to Westwood, KS. Henry served in the US Marine Corp and was a Fire Captain ......

     

Joyce E.`Jeff` Majure, 91

Date of Birth:August 10, 1924
Date of Death: November 08, 2015

Joyce E "Jeff" Majure, 91, of Leawood, KS, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2015. A visitation will be from 12:00 to 1:00 PM with Memorial Services to follow at 1:00 PM Wednesday, November 11th, at the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, KS. Private family inurnment at a later date. She was born in Burlington, Iowa, Augu......

     

Herbert W. Mudd, 94

Date of Birth:May 20, 1921
Date of Death: November 08, 2015

     Herbert W. Mudd, 94, Shawnee, KS, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2015, at his home surrounded by his family.  Visitation will be held from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Sunday, November 15, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS, where the Rosary will be prayed at 5:00 p.m.  The Funeral......

     

Virginia M. Robinson, 94

Date of Birth:July 26, 1921
Date of Death: November 06, 2015

Virginia M. Robinson, 94, of Kansas City, KS passed away November 6, 2015.  Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 10 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota, Kansas City, KS; followed by funeral service at 11:00 a.m.  Interment will be at Maple Hill Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial c......

     

Harold Frederick Metz, Jr., 81

Date of Birth:October 04, 1934
Date of Death: November 04, 2015

Harold F. Metz, Jr., 81, of Kansas City, KS, passed away November 4, 2015 at his home.  Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 14 at Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 W. 87th Pkwy, Lenexa, KS; followed by the funeral service at 10:00 a.m.  Interment will be at Chapel Hill Cemetery.&nb......

     

Gloria Jean Shirley, 71

Date of Birth:May 03, 1944
Date of Death: November 02, 2015

Gloria J. Shirley was born May 3rd, 1944, to the union of Lessie Cordell Garrison and Lillie Mae Wrenn.  She was the second youngest of three children.  Gloria was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Carla Mae Elizabeth Moreland; daughter, Michelle Lee Garrison; and grandfather, Thomas Henry Wrenn.

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Elaine Marie Ronnebaum, 48

Date of Birth:July 27, 1967
Date of Death: October 31, 2015

Elaine Marie Ronnebaum, age 48, died peacefully on October 31, 2015 at her home in Lenexa, Kansas, after a long battle with cancer. Elaine was born on July 27, 1967, in Seneca, Kansas, the daughter of William F. and Elsie Mohrman Scott. Elaine graduated from B&B High School in 1985.

In 1985, Elaine married t......

     

Philip August Franchett, 81

Date of Birth:November 06, 1933
Date of Death: October 31, 2015

Philip  Franchett, 81, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015.  Visitation will be from 10:00 -11:00 AM on Friday, November 6 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS with a Memorial Mass following at 11:00 AM.  In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributio......

     

Elnora Jean Petty/Clark, 86

Date of Birth:March 05, 1929
Date of Death: October 30, 2015

Elnora Jean Petty/Clark 86 went to be with her heavenly father Oct. 30, 2015.  Elnora grew up in KCK and graduated from Washington Rural in 1947. Jean returned to Kansas in 2002 after living many years on Monkey Island in Oklahoma.  She loved all animals, music and her family.  She is preceded in death by he......

     

Father Robert Burger, 92

Date of Birth:March 03, 1923
Date of Death: October 29, 2015

Father Robert Burger, 92, died at Villa Saint Francis on October 29. He was born in Kansas City,

     

Helen A. Davis, 85

Date of Birth:July 08, 1930
Date of Death: October 28, 2015

Helen A. Davis, 85, died Wednesday, October 28, 2015 surrounded by her family. Memorial Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, October 31, at Monticello United Methodist Church, 23860 West 75th Street, Shawnee, KS 66227. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions to Good Samaritan Society, 20705 West 151st S......

     

Susan Marie Montgomery, 66

Date of Birth:March 23, 1949
Date of Death: October 28, 2015

Susan Marie Montgomery peacefully passed away on October 28, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospice House. She was 66 years old.

Susie was born in Kansas City, KS on March 23, 1949, and lived in “The Dotte” her entire life. She married Bill Montgomery on December 30, 1966. They were neighbors as children a......

     

Rose Etta `Rosie` Danahy, 77

Date of Birth:August 30, 1938
Date of Death: October 26, 2015

Rose Etta “Rosie” Danahy, Overland Park, KS, died peacefully October 26, 2015, at home, surrounded by her caring husband Jay, and their children. 

Rosie was born on August 30, 1938 in Oklahoma City, OK and was raised in Enid, OK where she graduated from Enid High School and was active in the ban......

     

Antoinette D. Ingala, 93

Date of Birth:December 22, 1921
Date of Death: October 26, 2015

Antoinette D. Ingala, 93, of Shawnee passed away October 26, 2015.  Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 29 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Drive, Shawnee; followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00.  Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa.  In lieu of flowers,......

     

Deborah Jursch, 60

Date of Birth:April 12, 1955
Date of Death: October 26, 2015

Deborah Jursch, 60, passed away Monday October 26, 2015.  A visitation will be held 9:00 to 10:00 AM, with a Memorial Mass at 10:00 AM Saturday November 7, 2015 in Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, Kansas.  Debbie was born April 12, 1955 in Kansas City, Mo to Giles and Joa......

     

Joseph Franklin Fauerbach, 83

Date of Birth:March 18, 1932
Date of Death: October 25, 2015

Joseph Franklin Fauerbach, 83, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the Brookdale Leawood State Line, Leawood, KS. A visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 AM with Funeral Services at 11:00 AM Saturday, October 31st, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial to follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa,......

     

Gladys R. Spacek, 94

Date of Birth:June 12, 1921
Date of Death: October 24, 2015

Gladys R. Spacek, 94, Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 27, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the f......

     

Mary J. Robertson, 84

Date of Birth:January 12, 1931
Date of Death: October 22, 2015

Mary Jo Robertson, 84, a lifelong resident of Kansas City, KS passed away Thursday, October 22, 2015. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 26, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS 66102. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call 4-6:00 P.M. Sunday at the Porter Funer......

     

Shirley G. Shook, 75

Date of Birth:December 16, 1939
Date of Death: October 21, 2015

Shirley G. Shook, age 75, answered the Lord’s call for a “pie maker” in Heaven on October 21, 2015, peacefully with the love of her family.  Her greatest passions were being a loving wife, mother and grandma.  She spent most of her life as a florist.  Along with her love fo......

     

William `Bill` Stroud, 79

Date of Birth:November 16, 1935
Date of Death: October 20, 2015

William "Bill" Stroud, 79, of Overland Park, KS passed away from Parkinson’s disease Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Garden Terrace of Overland Park, Kansas.  A visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 AM with the Funeral Service at 11:00 AM, Friday October 23, 2015 at Hillcrest Christian Church, 11411 Quivira R......

     

Robert L. Keuchel, 81

Date of Birth:August 11, 1934
Date of Death: October 20, 2015

     Robert L. Keuchel, 81, Kansas City, KS, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at his home.  The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 26,  at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. Sunday ......

     

Robert Francis `Bob` Dobbins, 78

Date of Birth:February 14, 1937
Date of Death: October 20, 2015

Bob Dobbins, 78, of Lenexa, KS passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015 surrounded by the family he loved.  Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, October 26 at Kutis Funeral Home, 10151 Gravois Ave, St. Louis, MO. A graveside  service will be 10:00 a.m. ......

     

Rowena L. Lesher, 87

Date of Birth:December 26, 1927
Date of Death: October 19, 2015

Rowena L. Lesher, 87, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, October 19, 2015. Visitation will be from 5-8:00 PM Wednesday, October 21, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS with a Rosary prayed at 7:30 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:30 PM Thursday, October 22 at St. Ma......

     

Joan I. Winger, 63

Date of Birth:December 08, 1951
Date of Death: October 19, 2015

Joan I. Winger, 63, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Monday, October 19, 2015 at the Kansas City Hospice House.  Joan Winger was born December 8, 1951, in Maryville, MO.  After high school she attended college at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, MO where she double majored in psychology and ......

     

Imogene Scoles, 87

Date of Birth:January 30, 1928
Date of Death: October 16, 2015

Imogene Scoles, 87, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, October 16, 2015. Born January 30, 1928 in Douglas County, KS, she was a graduate of Baldwin City High School. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, two sisters and loving husband of 62 years, Robert Arthur Scoles. She is survived ......

     

John Hudson Burton, IV, 58

Date of Birth:February 06, 1957
Date of Death: October 15, 2015

John Hudson Burton IV, age 58, of Lenexa KS, died October 15, 2015 at home. He was born to John and Marilyn (Swanson) Burton in Manchester Tennessee on February 6, 1957.  On July 12, 1986 he married Diane Boom of Valley City, North Dakota. John served as an elementary school teacher and administrator for more than 23 ......

     

Elaine Beckman Lynch, 63

Date of Birth:June 15, 1952
Date of Death: October 15, 2015

Elaine Beckman Lynch, 63, of Spring Hill, Kansas passed away Thursday, October 15, 2015.  Elaine was born June 15, 1952 in Kansas City, Kansas to Clara Louise and Emil Beckman.   She is survived by her husband, Monte Lynch and her daughter, Lauren Biggs: stepchildren, Monica Lloyd and Richard Lynch; sisters,......

     

Donald H. Turner, 85

Date of Birth:October 03, 1930
Date of Death: October 14, 2015

Donald H. Turner, 85, of Kansas City, Kansas, Passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM Saturday, October 17, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with funeral services starting at 10:30 AM. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family sug......

     

Joseph M. Nelson, 92

Date of Birth:March 21, 1923
Date of Death: October 14, 2015

Joseph M. Nelson, 92, Lenexa, KS, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at the Lakeview Village Care Center. Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the Colonial Presbyterian Church, (Dalbey Chapel), 9500 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64114. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contr......

     

Martha A. Rorie Chapman, 77

Date of Birth:April 04, 1938
Date of Death: October 13, 2015

Martha A. Rorie Chapman, 77, of KC, KS, passed away October 13, 2015. She was born April 4, 1938 to William Joe and Hazel Rorie in Flippin, AR. She devoted her life to raising her children and being a friend to everyone she met. Martha was a cheerful, positive and outgoing person, who loved life. She retired from JC Penny&......

     

Douglas R. Couch, 69

Date of Birth:March 25, 1946
Date of Death: October 12, 2015

Doug passed away 10/12/15 at KC Hospice House of pancreatic cancer. Memorial Mass will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday October 16, 2015, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 7231 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208. Visitation will be prior to the Mass from 12:30-1:30 at St. Ann Church. Contributions may be made to St......

     

Forrest S. `Bo` Knipp, 69

Date of Birth:November 15, 1945
Date of Death: October 11, 2015

Mr. Forrest “Bo” Stephen Knipp, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2015. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 14 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa KS.  A visitation will be 10:00 -11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 15 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Tipton, MO; followed by f......

     

Berneta E. Shirley Neese, 92

Date of Birth:March 15, 1923
Date of Death: October 10, 2015

Berneta E. Shirley Neese, 92, Lenexa, KS, died Saturday, October 10, 2015, at the Lakeview Village Care Center. Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Friday, October 16, with Funeral Services following at 11:00 a.m. at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas......

     

Royce C. Muzingo, 78

Date of Birth:September 24, 1937
Date of Death: October 10, 2015

Royce Muzingo, age 78, died Saturday, October 10, 2015 at his home. He was born September 24, 1937, to Thelma Vickers Muzingo and Howard Muzingo. He graduated from Fredonia High School in 1955, and in 1959 received his Bachelor’s Degree from Washburn University in Topeka. While attending college Royce also serve......

     

Frank J. Kehrwald, 61

Date of Birth:December 03, 1953
Date of Death: October 08, 2015

Frank J. Kehrwald, 61, of Lenexa, Kansas passed away Thursday, October 8, 2015 in Cancun, Mexico. He was born December 3, 1953 in Yankton, South Dakota to Pearl and Walter Kehrwald and was the youngest of 7 children. He attended Yankton High School, graduating in 1972. Frank graduated from the University of South Dakota in......

     

Jean Baxter, 93

Date of Birth:January 08, 1922
Date of Death: October 07, 2015

Jean Baxter, 93, of Overland Park, Kansas went peacefully to be with the Lord on October 7, 2015 with his family at his bedside. Jean was born in Leavenworth, Kansas on January 8, 1922 to Miles and Grace Baxter. On July 13, 1943, Jean married the love of his life Margaret Real where they spent the next 64 ye......

     

Robert B. `Bob` Jarvis, 93

Date of Birth:July 25, 1922
Date of Death: October 07, 2015

Robert Beresford Jarvis, 93, of Olathe passed away on October 7th, 2015.  Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, October 12 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  A memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 13 at Trinity Community Church (Trinity United Methodist Church), 5010 P......

     

Linda E. Godke, 84

Date of Birth:March 16, 1931
Date of Death: October 05, 2015

Linda Godke, 84, of Lenexa Kansas, formally of St. Joseph Michigan, passed away October 5, 2015 of cancer. The funeral service will be held at the First Congregational Church at 2 PM on Friday, October 9. Immediately following the service, refreshments will be provided at the church. Following this gathe......

     

Virginia Mae Benson, 87

Date of Birth:December 19, 1927
Date of Death: October 03, 2015

Virginia Mae Benson, 87, of Shawnee, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospice House, Kansas City, Missouri. A private burial will be held at the Shawnee Memorial Gardens, Shawnee, Kansas. Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas (913) 438-6444.

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Mary A. Rosano, 91

Date of Birth:December 10, 1923
Date of Death: October 02, 2015

Mary A. Rosano, 91, passed Oct. 2, 2015. Preceded by husband, Rosario Rosano, siblings, Ann O'Neill, Bill & David Mootz. Survived children, Richard Rosano, Rita Rosano (Ron Agron), siblings, Helen Emerson, Marty & Joe Mootz. Private family services. Donations to St. Ann's Parish, PV, KS.

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Nancy E. (Bryant) Cooper, 89

Date of Birth:January 07, 1926
Date of Death: October 01, 2015

Nancy E. Cooper, our loving, wonderful mother, wife, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend passed away Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. She was born on the family farm in Seda......

     

Kathleen Veronica Kerr, 98

Date of Birth:July 13, 1917
Date of Death: September 30, 2015

Kathleen Veronica Kerr, 98, of Kansas City, KS, passed away, Sept. 30, 2015.  Visitation will be from 10:00 - 11:00 AM Saturday, Oct. 3,  at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd K.C. KS 66104 followed by Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM.  Entombment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may ......

     

Betty L. Lloyd, 87

Date of Birth:October 18, 1927
Date of Death: September 30, 2015

Betty L. Lloyd, 87, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Visitation will be from 9:30 - 10:30 AM Saturday, October 3, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with funeral services following at 10:30 AM. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made ......

     

Alice N. (Conn) Schowalter, 85

Date of Birth:June 27, 1930
Date of Death: September 26, 2015

Alice N. Schowalter, 85, joins her husband (L. John Schowalter), mother (Alice G. Nixon), and father (C. William Conn) in eternal life on September 26, 2015 after a decade long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Alice is survived by her two sisters (Mary Jo and Colette), by six children (Leo J., Janice......

     

Gary Lee Thompson, 80

Date of Birth:December 03, 1934
Date of Death: September 25, 2015

Gary Lee Thompson, 80, Lenexa, KS, passed away Friday, September 25, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 30, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to: Wayside Waifs, 3901 Martha Truman Rd. Kansas City, MO.

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Samuel Joseph Cigich, 26

Date of Birth:March 17, 1989
Date of Death: September 24, 2015

Samuel Joseph Cigich, 26, of Kansas City, Kan., entered heaven on September 24, 2015. Sam was the proud father of Reese Ann, a beautiful 2-year-old girl and the love of his life. Sam was born on Saint Patrick's Day in 1989 and was proud of his Irish herita......

     

Leona Mae Carpenter, 80

Date of Birth:December 19, 1934
Date of Death: September 24, 2015

Leona Mae Carpenter, 80, of KC, KS, died Thursday, September 24, 2015. Visitation will be 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Tuesday, Sept. 29 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS followed by graveside services at 1:30 PM at the National Cemetery, 150 Muncie Road, Leavenworth, KS 66048.

Leona was born D......

     

Jinx Alfred Beasley, Jr., 80

Date of Birth:April 10, 1935
Date of Death: September 23, 2015

Jinx Alfred Beasley, Jr., 80, Kansas City, MO, passed away Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at the North Care Hospice House. Visitation will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday, October 5, at St. Patrick Catholic Church,1357 NE 42nd St. Kansas City, MO. A Memorial Mass will follow at 10:30 a.m. at the Church. Burial will be ......

     

Lance Roderick Green, 65

Date of Birth:November 25, 1949
Date of Death: September 22, 2015

Lance R. Green, 65, Shawnee, KS, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2015. Visitation will be held from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS, a rosary will be said at the end of the visitation with family and friends. The Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:30 a.m. Mo......

     

Loyd Dale Gilbreath, 60

Date of Birth:September 17, 1955
Date of Death: September 19, 2015

Loyd D. Gilbreath, 60, of Lenexa, passed away on September 19, 2015.  He was born in Wichita, KS on September 17, 1955 to Dale Franklin and Thelma Jean Gilbreath.   A memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 25 at John Knox Village Chapel; 400 NW Murray Road, Lee's Summit, MO. 

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Dr. Walter Lewin, 85

Date of Birth:August 25, 1930
Date of Death: September 18, 2015

Walter Lewin, MD, 85, of Overland Park, KS passed away Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 3:00 pm, Friday, Sept. 25, at St. Michael’s and All Angels Episcopal Church, 6630 Nall Ave, Mission, Kansas, 66202. The family requests any memorial contrib......

     

Sylvia Naomi Jackson, 92

Date of Birth:November 04, 1922
Date of Death: September 18, 2015

Sylvia Naomi Jackson, 92, of Kansas City, KS, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 18, 2015.  Her services will be held on Sunday, September 27 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS; visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 1:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers,......

     

Kenneth Earl Stewart, 71

Date of Birth:May 18, 1944
Date of Death: September 18, 2015

Kenneth Earl Stewart, 71 passed away September 18, 2015.  He was born May 18, 1944 in Kansas City, KS to Kenneth P. Stewart and Thelma Woods Stewart, who preceded in death.  He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carol M. Proctor, six children:  Sean, Davidson, NC, Aaron ( Lisa), Colorado Springs, CO, Patri......

     

Marilyn Jean Schmidt, 83

Date of Birth:January 07, 1932
Date of Death: September 16, 2015

Marilyn Jean Schmidt, 83, of Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Graveside Services will be 10:00 AM Friday, September 18, at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City, KS.

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Eldred Melvin Cowles, 89

Date of Birth:November 16, 1925
Date of Death: September 15, 2015

Eldred Melvin Cowles passed away peacefully on September 15th 2015 at Saint Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City. Contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Cancer Society are encouraged in lieu of flowers. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday September 18th at Mount Moriah......

     

Junior Harry Satchell, 87

Date of Birth:December 20, 1927
Date of Death: September 14, 2015

Junior Harry Satchell, 87, of Basehor, KS, passed away Monday, September 14, 2015. Visitations will be from 6-8:00 PM Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS and from 9:30-10:30 AM Thursday, September 17, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St. Kansas City, KS 66102 fo......

     

Evelyn E. Schnirch, 88

Date of Birth:July 11, 1927
Date of Death: September 14, 2015

Evelyn E. Schnirch, 88, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, September 14, 2015. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Thursday, Sept. 17th at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Friday, September 18, at the Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 14700 Leavenworth Rd. Basehor,......

     

Marillen Vogt, 86

Date of Birth:July 22, 1929
Date of Death: September 14, 2015

Marillen Hayes Vogt passed away on September 14, 2015 at the age of 86.  Marillen was born to J.W.(Dud) Hayes and Violet Cross Hayes on July 22, 1929.  She lived her childhood in Karnak, Illinois. After high school she lived in Chicago, Illinois for a period of time while she worked at the Illinois State Mental H......

     

Robert C. `Bob` Miller, 72

Date of Birth:February 05, 1943
Date of Death: September 14, 2015

Robert (Bob) Christian Miller died peacefully on September 14, 2015, after a valiant battle with an aggressive lung cancer. Bob was born on February 5, 1943 in Youngstown, Ohio, to Christian and Marion Miller. When Bob was very young, his father passed away and his mother later married Paul Mace, who raised Bob as his own ......

     

Sharon A. Sprenkel-Dodig, 68

Date of Birth:December 21, 1946
Date of Death: September 13, 2015

Sharon A. Sprenkel-Dodig, 68, passed away September 13, 2015.  A memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 26 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  A private inurnment will be at Leavenworth National Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Rolling Hill......

     

Ruben F. Anaya, Jr., 80

Date of Birth:May 05, 1935
Date of Death: September 12, 2015

Ruben F. Anaya, Jr. 80, Kansas City, MO, died September 12, 2015 at Research Medical Center. Prayer Services will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday September 16 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 9-9:30 a.m. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggest......

     

Mary Josephine Berard, 94

Date of Birth:July 02, 1921
Date of Death: September 11, 2015

     Mary Josephine Berard, 94, of Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 11, 2015 at  Brookdale of Overland Park.  Mary suffered a stroke on August 27th but was able to visit with family until her passing. Visitation will be from 9:30 - 10:30 AM Friday, Octo......

     

Luella Marian Pitcel, 84

Date of Birth:April 12, 1931
Date of Death: September 09, 2015

Luella Marian Pitcel, 84, of Lake Quivira, passed away September 9, 2015.  Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, September 11 at Hope Lutheran Church, 6308 Quivira Rd, Shawnee, KS.  The funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 12 at Hope Lutheran Church.  Interment will be at Resurrectio......

     

Frank `Eddie` Shook, Jr., 79

Date of Birth:April 18, 1936
Date of Death: September 08, 2015

Frank “Eddie” Shook , Jr., age 79, went to the “big cabinet shop in the sky” on September 6, 2015 surrounded by the love of his family. He was a life-long resident of Kansas City, born in the family home in Claycomo, MO. Outside of being a loving husband, father and super grandpa, he was a gifted ca......

     

Dorothy D. Jerome, 86

Date of Birth:October 01, 1928
Date of Death: September 08, 2015

Dorothy D. Jerome, 86, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Visitation will be from 9:00-10:00 AM at Tuesday, September 15, at Queen of the Holy Rosary, 71st & Metcalf, Overland Park, KS 66204 with Funeral Mass following at 10:00 AM.

Dorothy was born October 1, 1928. She was a store ......

     

Joshua Thomas Delaney, 24

Date of Birth:November 24, 1990
Date of Death: September 07, 2015

Join us in celebrating the short but meaningful life of Josh Delaney.  He was born in Overland Park and graduated from Shawnee Mission West.  He was a student at JCCC where he studied music.  Josh passionately loved camping, golf, the Jayhawks & Royals and his MUSIC.  He was adored by......

     

Ann Margaret Rich Hoeven, 80

Date of Birth:June 10, 1935
Date of Death: September 06, 2015

Ann Hoeven of Lenexa, Kansas passed away Sunday, September 6, 2015 surrounded by her family. Ann was born in Hamilton, Ohio, one of four children to Clyde and Elizabeth Rich.  She was living in Hamilton in her early twenties when she met Jerry, whom she would marry and together, raise five children.  Although Ann......

     

Michael Joseph Greenwood, 33

Date of Birth:February 04, 1982
Date of Death: September 04, 2015

Michael Joseph Greenwood, 33, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, September 4, 2015.  He was a gifted artist, musician, and sound engineer.  He was an Ordeal member of Order of the Arrow, Runner in the Tribe of Mic-O-Say, and Eagle Scout.  He is survived by his son Finnegan Greenwood (mother Sarah Berg......

     

Richard William Busch, 32

Date of Birth:March 20, 1983
Date of Death: September 03, 2015

Richard William Busch, 32, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2015. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Tuesday, Sept. 8 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Memorial Mass will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, Sept. 9 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS. In lieu of f......

     

Thomas Lewis Baumgartner, 77

Date of Birth:April 25, 1938
Date of Death: August 29, 2015

Thomas "Tom" Lewis Baumgartner, 77, of Kansas City, KS passed away August 29, 2015.  A private memorial service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Wayside Waifs.

 

Thomas was born April 25, 1938, the son of Harry and ......

     

Delbert R. `Del` Campbell, 82

Date of Birth:December 09, 1932
Date of Death: August 27, 2015

Delbert R. "Del" Campbell, 82, Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015. Visitation will be held from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Sunday, August 30, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, at Valley View United Methodist Church, 8412 W. 95th S......

     

Peggy M. Boucher, 86

Date of Birth:March 31, 1929
Date of Death: August 26, 2015

Peggy Misrasi Boucher, 86, passed away peacefully on August 26, 2015, at Garden Terrace Alzheimers Center in Overland Park, Kansas. Peggy was born on March 31, 1929, ......

     

Elva `Jean` Kozak, 89

Date of Birth:July 18, 1926
Date of Death: August 25, 2015

Elva "Jean" Kozak, 89, Shawnee, KS, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at the Olathe Hospice House. Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 28, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS, where the Rosary will be prayed at 5:00 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Satur......

     

Garry V. Foresee, 59

Date of Birth:May 07, 1956
Date of Death: August 24, 2015

Mr. Garry Von Foresee died in his home on August 24, 2015 in Overland Park, Kansas at the age of 59.  Garry is survived by his wife, Nancy (Swedenburg) Foresee; child, Taryn Foresee of Aurora,Colorado his parents, Thomas Foresee and Loretta (Stackhouse) Foresee of Harrison, Arkansas; siblings and their spouses , Judy ......

     

Arvilla M. Matalon, 92

Date of Birth:December 28, 1922
Date of Death: August 23, 2015

Arvilla M. Matalon, 92, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015 at the Menorah Medical Center. Memorial Services will be held 10:00 AM, Friday August 28th at St. Pius X Catholic Church 5500 Woodson Rd., Mission, KS 66202. A private family burial at a later date. Arvilla "Arvie" Matalon was b......

     

Richard H. `Dick` Keeney, 74

Date of Birth:November 05, 1940
Date of Death: August 21, 2015

 

Richard  H. "Dick"  Keeney, 74, of Olathe, KS, passed away Friday, August 21, 2015.  Visitation will be from 10:00 - 11:00 AM Wednesday, August 26,  at Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 W 87th St Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66219 with Funeral Services starting at 11:00 AM.  Burial in Gr......

     

Elizabeth L. `Betty` Deem, 76

Date of Birth:January 27, 1939
Date of Death: August 21, 2015

Elizabeth L. "Betty" Deem, 76, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Friday, August 21, 2015 at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Memorial Services will be 9:30 AM Saturday, August 29, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.

Memorial contributions may be......

     

Carol Williams Russell, 97

Date of Birth:August 09, 1918
Date of Death: August 20, 2015

Carol Williams Russell went to join our Heavenly Father on August 20, 2015.  While on this earth, she was a devoted wife to Harold Garfield Russell, Jr and mother to her three daughters: Leslie Blythe (Robert Allen) of Miramar Beach, Florida; Joan Shorter (Charles) of Blacksburg, Virginia; and Jennifer Welborn (James)......

     

Frances Evelyn Dramann Fagan, 87

Date of Birth:May 08, 1928
Date of Death: August 20, 2015

Fagan, Frances Evelyn Dramann Age 87, died Monday, August 17, 2015. She was born to Edward and Irene Senecal Dramann on May 8, 1928, near Zurich, KS. She attended and graduated from St. Mary’s Academy, Leavenworth, KS in 1946. Frances dearly loved her time and experiences at St. Mary’s and had ma......

     

Sherri G. Pickrell, 72

Date of Birth:January 18, 1943
Date of Death: August 19, 2015

Sherri G. Pickrell, 72, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the Providence Medical Center. Visitation will be from 9:30 - 10:00 AM on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 with a Service following at 10:00 AM at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS . Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Eurek......

     

The Rev. Ruth B. McAleer, 84

Date of Birth:August 18, 1931
Date of Death: August 19, 2015

The Rev. Ruth B. McAleer, 84, died peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on August 19, 2015 at Menorah Medical Center. A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, August 22 at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 6630 Nall Ave. Ruth was born August 18, 1931 in Newburyport, Mass., to Thomas and Cathar......

     

R. Kent Lashbrook, 83

Date of Birth:August 15, 1932
Date of Death: August 18, 2015

R. Kent Lashbrook, 83, of Kansas City, KS, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 18, 2015. Visitation will be from 2-4:00 PM on Sunday, August 23, at the Porter Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Monday, August 24, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial at National Cemetery in Lea......

     

Helen R. Tamisiea, 90

Date of Birth:December 03, 1924
Date of Death: August 18, 2015

Helen R. Tamisiea, 90, of Overland Park, KS passed away August 18, 2015.  Visitation will be 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 22 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St., Overland Park, KS; followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m.  Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery in th......

     

Irene Lynch, 88

Date of Birth:October 01, 1926
Date of Death: August 16, 2015

Irene "Tody" Lynch, 88, Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, August 16, 2015 at the University of Kansas Hospital. The Funeral Liturgy will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 19 at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St., Kansas City, KS. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesda......

     

J. Dennis `Dog` Baska, 65

Date of Birth:July 28, 1950
Date of Death: August 16, 2015

James Dennis “Dog” Baska, 65, of Kansas City, Kansas passed away Saturday, August 15 at Saint Luke’s Hospital after a short illness. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 20th at St. Mary/St. Anthony Catholic Church, 7th and......

     

Richard Kielman, 86

Date of Birth:May 26, 1929
Date of Death: August 15, 2015

Richard C. Kielman, 86, of KCK, passed away August 15, 2015. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Friday, August 21st, at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 722 Reynolds, KCK, with visitation 9:00-10:00 A.M. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. He was a Korean War Veteran. He worked for the Sheriff's Department and KCK Po......

     

Peter J. Arnold, 75

Date of Birth:May 09, 1940
Date of Death: August 14, 2015

Peter J. Arnold of Overland Park, passed away August 14, 2015. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th Street, Overland Park, KS.  Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Wounded ......

     

William Arthur Hughes, 76

Date of Birth:August 25, 1938
Date of Death: August 14, 2015

William A. Hughes, 76, Shawnee, KS, died Friday, August 14, 2015 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 29, at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where the visitation will be held from 12 noon-2 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memori......

     

Jerome F. Fladung, 90

Date of Birth:August 04, 1925
Date of Death: August 12, 2015

Jerome Francis Fladung, 90, of Overland Park, KS passed away suddenly on Aug. 12, 2015. Visitation will be Mon., Aug. 17 from 9:30-11am at Cure’ of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Rd Leawood, KS 66206, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11am, and burial at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. Jerry was born Aug.......

     

Patrick James Bins, 51

Date of Birth:August 03, 1964
Date of Death: August 12, 2015

Patrick James Bins, 51, Overland Park, passed away, August 12, surrounded by family.  Rosary 2:30pm, Visitation 3:00-5:00 pm Sunday, August 16, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa. The Funeral Mass at 10:00 am. Monday, August 17, Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th St. Overland Park.&nb......

     

Kirsten Marsh, 46

Date of Birth:August 26, 1968
Date of Death: August 11, 2015

On the morning of August 11, 2015, Kirsten Marsh, 46, Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully in the care of Kansas City Hospice as a result of her battle against cancer. Kirsten was surrounded by her family and friends in the days leading up to her passing. Memorial Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Mond......

     

Paul W. Dary, 89

Date of Birth:September 25, 1925
Date of Death: August 10, 2015

Paul W. Dary, 89, of Kansas City, Missouri, died Monday, August 10, 2015 at the North Kansas City Hospital. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM Friday, August 14, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with funeral services starting at 11:00 AM. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Mausoleum. Memorial contribu......

     

Norman E. Landreth, 71

Date of Birth:August 03, 1944
Date of Death: August 10, 2015

Norman E. Landreth, 71, of Kansas City, KS, died Friday, August 10, 2015. Graveside Services will be 1:00 PM Friday, August 14, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 North 94th Street Kansas City, KS 6611. The family suggest no flowers, donations to the donor's choice.

Norman was born August 3, 1944, in Macom......

     

Edmund F. Peters, 85

Date of Birth:May 10, 1930
Date of Death: August 07, 2015

Edmund F. Peters, 85, Lenexa, KS, died Friday, August 7, 2015 at Kansas City Hospice House. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 11, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd, Overland Park, KS where the visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Ed had a tremendous love for his family and friends and e......

     

Michael S. McLemore, 67

Date of Birth:November 16, 1947
Date of Death: August 07, 2015

Michael S. McLemore, 67, Lenexa, KS, died Friday, August 7, 2015 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, August 12, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St., Lenexa, KS. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery. Visitation will be from

5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Por......

     

Mary Nancy Palcher, 90

Date of Birth:December 11, 1924
Date of Death: August 03, 2015

Mary Nancy Palcher, 90, Shawnee, KS, passed away Monday, August 3, 2015 at her home. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 6, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2203 Parallel, Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Church where the Rosar......

     

Robert `Bob` Christmas, 83

Date of Birth:July 31, 1932
Date of Death: August 03, 2015

Robert "Bob" Christmas, 83, Shawnee, KS, passed away Monday, August 3, 2015. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. with Memorial Mass following at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 7, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Dr. Shawnee, KS. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: St. Joseph Catho......

     

Burdella C. Talty, 93

Date of Birth:February 12, 1922
Date of Death: August 03, 2015

Burdella C. Talty, 93, of Shawnee, passed away August 3, 2015.  Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 8 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS; followed by a prayer service at 11:00.  Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be g......

     

Brian E. Welding, 53

Date of Birth:October 23, 1961
Date of Death: August 02, 2015

Brian E. Welding, 53, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center after suffering a heart attack.  A Rosary will be said at 4:45 PM, Thursday August 6th with a visitation to follow until 7:00PM, at Porter Funeral Home Chapel in Lenexa, KS.  A Funeral Mass will be......

     

Joseph J. Hays, 81

Date of Birth:January 10, 1934
Date of Death: August 01, 2015

Joseph J. Hays, 81, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2015. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at the Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 North 53rd Street, Kansas City, KS with Funeral Mass starting at 11:00 AM. Burial in Mt. Muncie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family sug......

     

Anna Grace Erichsen Childers, 94

Date of Birth:December 17, 1920
Date of Death: August 01, 2015

Anna Childers, 94, of Overland Park, Ks, passed away Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. Services will be Sat., Aug. 8 at the Lenexa United Methodist Church, 9138 Caenen Lake Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215. Visitation will be at 10:00 am, Funeral Service at 11:00 am. An......

     

Eric Nicholas Maki, 64

Date of Birth:December 20, 1950
Date of Death: July 31, 2015

Eric Nicholas Maki, born on December 20, 1950, passed away at the age of 64 on July 31, 2015 having lost a courageous 14-month battle with brain cancer.  He passed peacefully in his home, surrounded by his family. Eric was preceded in death by his mother, Mildred Elaine and father, Neil Oswald Maki.  Born in St. ......

     

Wayne A. Smutz, 90

Date of Birth:April 05, 1925
Date of Death: July 30, 2015

Wayne A Smutz, 90, of Olathe, KS passed away July 30, 2015.  A memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 6th at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. 

Wayne was born April 5, 1925,......

     

Knud LeRoy Knudsen, 88

Date of Birth:November 26, 1926
Date of Death: July 29, 2015

Knud LeRoy Knudsen, 88, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Visitation will be from 2-4:00 PM Sunday at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM Monday, August 3, at the funeral home. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions ......

     

Ronald Lee Perry, 73

Date of Birth:December 01, 1941
Date of Death: July 25, 2015

Ronald Lee Perry, 73, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 in the Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park, Kansas. A visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 PM Thursday, July 30, 2015 and Funeral Services will start 10:00 AM Friday, July 31, 2015 at the Abundant Life Church 124th and Antioch, Overland Park......

     

Ewing Randolph Bland, 100

Date of Birth:September 05, 1914
Date of Death: July 25, 2015

Ewing R. Bland, 100, of Lenexa died July 25, 2015 at Lakeview Village. He was born September 5, 1914 in St. Louis, MO, the youngest of 6 children. He graduated from Central High School in Kansas City, MO; and the University of Kansas, Class of 1938. He served in the U.S. Army and the Merchant Marines in World War II. He wa......

     

Charles D. `Dan` Weinert, 89

Date of Birth:July 16, 1926
Date of Death: July 24, 2015

Charles D. (Dan) Weinert, 89, passed away in his sleep on Friday, July 24, 2015 at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center.  He was born on July 16, 1926 in Kansas City, Kansas.  He was adopted by his great-aunt and moved to Oklahoma City as a young child.  After graduation from Classen High School in Oklahoma City in......

     

Nicholas Joseph Roper, Jr., 79

Date of Birth:August 12, 1935
Date of Death: July 22, 2015

Nicholas Joseph Roper, Jr., 79, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Visitation will be from 9:00-10:00 AM Wednesday, July 29 at Queen of the Holy Rosary with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:00 AM. Burial at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memoria......

     

William V. Gatzulis, Jr., 72

Date of Birth:March 11, 1943
Date of Death: July 21, 2015

William V. Gatzulis, Jr., 72, of Roeland Park, KS passed away Tuesday July 21st.  A visitation and Rosary will be held 5:00-7:00 PM Monday July 27th at St. Agnes Catholic Church 5250 Mission Rd., Roeland Park, KS 66205.  A celebration of Bill’s life with be held Saturday, August 1st at the Parkvi......

     

Craig Michael Hansel, 57

Date of Birth:November 03, 1957
Date of Death: July 20, 2015

Craig Michael Hansel, 57, of Lenexa, KS passed away Monday, July 20th, 2015 at his home with his family by his side. A Memorial Service will be held at 5:00 PM with a visitation to follow until 7:00 PM Thursday, July 23rd at the Porter Funeral Home Chapel, Lenexa, KS. There will be an additional service held in ......

     

Margaret Nellie Larson, 90

Date of Birth:November 20, 1924
Date of Death: July 19, 2015

Margaret Nellie Larson, 90 passed away peacefully on July 19, 2015.   Margaret was born to Eldon Hargrave and Nellie Florence Gibson at home on November 20, 1924 in Walsburg Ks.  She had 5 younger brothers, Harold and Louis Hargrave, David, Richard(Sharon) and Edward Pollman and one younger sister, Anna......

     

Emma Elizabeth Sherwood-Bradley, 87

Date of Birth:September 30, 1927
Date of Death: July 19, 2015

Elizabeth Bradley, 87, of Kansas City, KS passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on July 19, 2015. She was the daughter of Dennis and Eva Sellers, born September 30, 1927 in Whiteville, NC. In 1943, at age 15, Elizabeth and Virgil Sherwood were united in marriage and moved to Kansas City, KS, following Virgil&......

     

Beverly Jean Hornick, 82

Date of Birth:May 14, 1933
Date of Death: July 19, 2015

     


William S. Avis, 60

Date of Birth:December 27, 1954
Date of Death: July 18, 2015

     

Gertrude E. Francis, 94

Date of Birth:January 13, 1920
Date of Death: July 17, 2015

Gertrude E. Francis, 94, of Olathe, Kansas went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 13, 2015. She retired as Supervisor of Accounting at Trinity Lutheran Hospital and was also a member of their Ladies Auxiliary. Gertrude was a member of Villa......

     

Manuel Robles, 86

Date of Birth:January 28, 1929
Date of Death: July 17, 2015

Manuel Robles, 86, Prairie Village, KS, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Wed. July 22 at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 71st & Metcalf, Overland Park. KS. Burial in National Cemetery. Manuel was born January 28, 1929 in Kansas City, KS the son of Guadulupe and Delores Robles He was a graduat......

     

Hugh Neilson `Neil` Delfs, 73

Date of Birth:August 12, 1941
Date of Death: July 16, 2015

Hugh Neilson "Neil" Delfs, 73, Lenexa, KS, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Brookdale of Overland Park.  Neil was born August 12, 1941, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Hugh and Emma Delfs. He ran track in High School and received a Bachelors Degree from Ohio University, and his Masters from ......

     

Rudolfo `Rudy` Robles, 92

Date of Birth:July 26, 1923
Date of Death: July 15, 2015

Rudolfo "Rudy" Robles, 92, Overland Park, KS, died Wednesday, July 15, 2015, Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Wed. July 22 at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 71st & Metcalf, Overland Park. KS. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Rudy was born July 6, 1923 in Kansas City, KS the son of Guadulupe and Delores Robles H......

     

Minnie M. Younghans, 99

Date of Birth:January 02, 1916
Date of Death: July 13, 2015

Minnie M. Younghans, 99, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, July 13, 2015 at Providence Medical Center. Graveside Services will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, July 17, at Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will 2-3 p.m. Friday at Zion United Church of Christ, 2711 N. 72nd, Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contrib......

     

Leonor G. Santoyo, 75

Date of Birth:October 07, 1939
Date of Death: July 13, 2015

Leonor G. Santoyo, 75, Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, July 13, 2015, at her home. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 21st, at the Church of the Ascension, 9510 W 127th St. Overland Park, KS, 66213. Memorial contributions may be mailed to: Sisters Servants of Mary, 800 N. 18th St. Kansas City,......

     

Eleanor G. Vaca, 80

Date of Birth:February 20, 1923
Date of Death: July 13, 2015

Eleanor G. Vaca, 80, Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, July 13, 2015 surrounded by her family in her home.  The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 17 at All Saints Parish (St. Joseph-St. Benedict), 801 Vermont, Kansas City, KS.  Interment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.  Visitation will be f......

     

Steven I. Olson

Date of Birth:February 04, 1948
Date of Death: July 13, 2015

Steven I. Olson, 67, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Monday, July 13, 2015 at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 10:00 AM Friday July 17th at the Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th St., Overland Park, KS. Steve was born February 4, 1948, in Raymond, Nebraska. He is survived by ......

     

Josephine M. Kellerman, 95

Date of Birth:August 31, 1919
Date of Death: July 12, 2015

Josephine Marie Kellerman, 95, peacefully passed away July 12th, 2015 surrounded by her family.  She was born August 31st, 1919 in Kansas City, Missouri to Cornelius and Nora McFadden, both of whom had migrated from Ireland.

Josephine was baptized at Sacred......

     

Virgil Allen` Troyer, 66

Date of Birth:March 04, 1949
Date of Death: July 12, 2015

 

Virgil "Allen" Troyer, 66, of Overland Park, KS, passed away July 12, 2015, at KU Medical Center. Rosary and family remembrance service will start at 7:00 p.m. with visitation until 9:00 p.m. on Friday, July 17th, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Overland Park, KS. Funeral Mass will be held on Sat......

     

Christopher Joseph McKnight, 39

Date of Birth:October 29, 1975
Date of Death: July 12, 2015

Christopher Joseph McKnight age 39 of Overland Park, KS passed away on Sunday morning July 12, 2015.  Visitation will be held Friday, July 17 from 6-8 pm.  The funeral services will be July 18th at 10:00 am held at Porter Funeral Home located in Lenexa, KS.   In lieu of flowers the famil......

     

Paul H. `Skip` Martin, II, 68

Date of Birth:January 01, 1947
Date of Death: July 11, 2015

Paul H. "Skip" Martin, II, 68, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Kansas City Hospice House. A visitation will be held Thursday July 16th from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, KS. A private family burial will follow at a later date. Mr. Martin, II is survived by h......

     

Ricardo Antonio `Rick` Alvarez, 62

Date of Birth:May 26, 1953
Date of Death: July 11, 2015

     Ricardo Antonio "Rick" Alvarez, 62, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Saturday, July 11, 2015 surrounded by his family.  Visitation will be from 5-8:00 PM Wednesday, July 15 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, KS with a Prayer Service at 5:00 PM and a Rosary at 7:30 PM. ......

     

Aileen Diebold, 90

Date of Birth:January 17, 1925
Date of Death: July 09, 2015

Aileen Diebold, 90, passed away July 9

     

William G. `Bill` Brockmann, 63

Date of Birth:July 04, 1952
Date of Death: July 08, 2015

Dr. Bill Brockmann, formerly of Hinsdale, Illinois, passed away at Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Kansas, on July 8, 2015.  Bill graduated from Hinsdale  Central High School, Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Loyola University School of Dentistry. Upon graduating , he se......

     

Gloria Dean Hevener, 77

Date of Birth:June 08, 1938
Date of Death: July 07, 2015

Gloria D. Hevener of Olathe, Kansas passed away at home Tuesday, July 7, 2015 surrounded by her family. Gloria was born June 8, 1938 in Kansas City, Missouri.  Gloria was an avid traveler, pianist, collector, beauty queen, homemaker  but above all a wonderful mother and wife who created fond memories with her fam......

     

Sara L. Brackett, 68

Date of Birth:May 15, 1947
Date of Death: July 07, 2015

Sara L. Brackett, 68, of Kansas City, KS passed away July 7, 2015.  A memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 11 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, KCK; cremation to follow the service.  Private inurnment at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions will be given to Kansas ......

     

Virginia Lee Kupersmith, 89

Date of Birth:May 10, 1926
Date of Death: July 07, 2015

Virginia Lee Kupersmith, 89, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at her home. A visitation will be held 9:30-10:40 AM with a Rosary at 10:40 AM and a Funeral Mass to follow at 11:00 AM Wednesday July 15th at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church 12800 W. 75th St., Shawnee, Kansas. Burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery......

     

Jason Robert Flanigan, 37

Date of Birth:December 11, 1977
Date of Death: July 06, 2015

Jason Robert Flanigan, 37, went to be with the Lord, July 6, 2015.  Jason was born in Williamsport, PA on December 11, 1977, the son of Rollin and Joan Lucas Flanigan of Lock Haven, PA.  Jason loved his family and the love of his life, Amy Wagner Flanigan.  They were married June 23, 2009 on the beach of the......

     

Linda K. Cole, 66

Date of Birth:March 12, 1949
Date of Death: July 03, 2015

Linda K. Cole, 66, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015 at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center. A Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 8th, 5:00-7:00 PM at the Porter Funeral Home Chapel, Lenexa, KS. Memorial Services will be held 10:00 AM Thursday, July 9th, at the Church of the Resurrection West 24000 W.......

     

Mary Jane Scott, 87

Date of Birth:August 23, 1928
Date of Death: July 01, 2015

Mary Jane Scott, 87, formerly of Westwood, Kansas, went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 1, 2015, at Sharon Lane Nursing Home, Shawnee, KS.  Visitation will be at 10 a.m. immediately followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 6th at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 4153 Rainbo......

     

Noah Cameron Lee Wilson, 7

Date of Birth:October 28, 2007
Date of Death: June 30, 2015

 Noah Cameron Lee Wilson, 7, Olathe, KS, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at the Children's Mercy Hospital surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 6,  at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W 92nd St, Lenexa, KS 662......

     

Alvin Walter Pomerantz, 71

Date of Birth:April 18, 1944
Date of Death: June 29, 2015

Alvin Walter Pomerantz, 71, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015. Visitation will be from 12:30-2:00 PM Tuesday, July 7, at the Salem Lutheran Church, 9135 Haskins St, Lenexa, KS 66215 with funeral services following at 2:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Wayside Waifs.

     

John Edward Moylan, 78

Date of Birth:October 15, 1936
Date of Death: June 29, 2015

John Edward Moylan , age 78, passed away unexpectedly from a stroke on June 29, 2015.  Visitation will be Thursday, July 2 at 10:00 am with the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St. Pius X Church in Mission, KS.  The family suggests donations to St. Pius X Church.

 John was born October 15, ......

     

Betty Marie Piersol, 88

Date of Birth:September 12, 1926
Date of Death: June 27, 2015

Betty Marie Piersol, 88, of Kansas City, KS passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM Wednesday, July 1, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with funeral services following at 10:30 AM. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial ......

     

Linda E. Durbin, 73

Date of Birth:May 18, 1942
Date of Death: June 27, 2015

Linda E. Durbin, 73, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 27, 2015.  She passed away at St. Mary’s Health Center, Blue Springs, Missouri.  Linda was born in Anderson, Indiana, May 18, 1942.  She was the first child of John Lewis and Edith Fern Guss.  After graduating from Anderson High ......

     

Max E. Perry

Date of Birth:March 10, 1926
Date of Death: June 27, 2015

Max E. Perry, 89, of Fairway, Kan., passed away at home on Saturday, June 27. Max was born in Topeka, Kansas on March 10, 1926 to Claud E. and Robert Perry. He was the youngest of eight. While in high school, Max enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1944 during World War II and served on the U.S.S. West V......

     

Kathryn Jean Kohrs, 90

Date of Birth:July 06, 1924
Date of Death: June 26, 2015

Kathryn Jean Kohrs, 90, of Overland Park, passed away June 26, 2015.  A funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 30 at Valley View United Methodist Church, 8412 W. 95th St, Overland Park, KS.  Interment will be at Penwell-Gabel Cemetery, 6th and Gage Ave, Topeka, KS at 1:30 p.m. ......

     

Doris Loraine Johnson, 96

Date of Birth:October 24, 1918
Date of Death: June 24, 2015

Doris Loraine Johnson, 96, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Visitation will be from 2:00PM – 2:30PM with a Funeral Service at 2:30PM Friday, June 26, 2015 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas 66215. Burial will be at the Minden Cemetery in Minden, Nebr......

     

Kathleen Ann (Starkey) Mosher, 71

Date of Birth:May 14, 1944
Date of Death: June 24, 2015

Kathleen Ann (Starkey) Mosher, 71, of Lenexa, KS passed away June 24, 2015.  Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 1 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS; the rosary will be prayed at 6:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 2 at Holy Trinity Catholic Churc......

     

George Gray Breidenthal, Jr., 67

Date of Birth:March 22, 1948
Date of Death: June 23, 2015

George Gray Breidenthal, Jr. , 67, of Kansas City, Kansas passed away June 23, 2015 peacefully with family at his side.  George was born to Gray and Keolna (McKenzie) Breidenthal on March 22nd, 1948.  While born an only child, he spent much of his young childhood with his cousins Genia & Marlis Nelson & t......

     

Helen M. Gedminas, 93

Date of Birth:July 29, 1921
Date of Death: June 22, 2015

Helen M. Gedminas, 93, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, June 22, 2015. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 26, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St., Kansas City, KS. Entombment in the Mt. Calvary Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 9-10:30 a.m. Friday at the Cathedral where the Rosary will be recited ......

     

Agnes A. Jimeson, 81

Date of Birth:November 04, 1933
Date of Death: June 22, 2015

Agnes A. Jimeson, 81, of Prairie Village, KS, passed away June 22, 2015. Service will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, June 27, at Village Presbyterian Church, 6641 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS. Visitation will be at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS on Friday, June 26 from 5 to 7 pm......

     

James David `Jim` MacDonald, 78

Date of Birth:June 09, 1937
Date of Death: June 22, 2015

Jim MacDonald, Sr., 78, of Overland Park, passed away June 22, 2015.  Visitation will be 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 26 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS; followed by a memorial service at 8:00 p.m.  A private inurnment will be at Resurrection Cemetery.  In l......

     

David H. Nick, 69

Date of Birth:September 19, 1946
Date of Death: June 21, 2015

David H. Nick, 69, of Lenexa, passed away June 21, 2015.  He was born September 19, 1945, the son of William C. and Helen Marie (Kobetitsch) Nick, in Kansas City, KS.  He attended Basehor Elementary school and graduated from Immaculata High School in Leavenworth.   David served in the United States Army......

     

Raymond L. Schnirch, 91

Date of Birth:February 26, 1924
Date of Death: June 19, 2015

 

Raymond L. Schnirch, 91, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, June 19, 2015. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM on Monday, June 22 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS.  Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, June 23,  at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 14700 Leave......

     

Kenneth F. Bergeron, 80

Date of Birth:September 25, 1934
Date of Death: June 19, 2015

Kenneth F. Bergeron passed away Friday, June 19, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. Ken was born on September 25, 1934 in Kankakee, Illinois; his parents Edwin and Alice Bergeron also from Kankakee. Ken graduated from Culver Military Academy in 1952. In 1956 he graduated from Notre Dame with a Bachelor degree in Ph......

     

William `Don` Vaughn, 91

Date of Birth:October 28, 1923
Date of Death: June 19, 2015

William “Don” Vaughn, 91, passed away June 19, 2015 in Overland Park.  Don was born on a farm in Douglas County, Kansas in 1923.  Don was a genuine farm boy until enlisting in the United States Army in 1942.  He served in the South Pacific until the end of World War II, returning home in late-194......

     

Robert A. Gray, 92

Date of Birth:March 02, 1923
Date of Death: June 19, 2015

     Robert A. Gray, 92, passed away Friday, June 19, 2015, at his home in Lakewood, CO.  Robert was born March 2, 1923 in Kansas City, KS to George and Adis Gray.  He was a graduate of Wyandotte High School.  Bob was a Veteran of WWII serving in the United States Navy. He was a member of......

     

Josephine Jones (Quinn), 68

Date of Birth:March 01, 1947
Date of Death: June 19, 2015

Josephine Jones(Quinn), age 68, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 19, 2015. She was born March 1, 1947 in Kansas City, Kansas. After graduating from the Ursuline Academy in Paola, Kansas, Joann spent two years as a member of the Ursuline Convent. Her life took an unexpected turn; however when her famous dimples and en......

     

Wilma Jean Hutton, 82

Date of Birth:October 13, 1932
Date of Death: June 18, 2015

Wilma Jean Hutton, 82, of Lenexa, passed away June 18, 2015.  Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 24 at Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 W 87th St Pkwy, Lenexa, KS; followed by a funeral service at 11:00 a.m.  Interment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.  Memorial contributions may be gi......

     

Elaine Herzig, 89

Date of Birth:January 06, 1926
Date of Death: June 14, 2015

Elaine Herzig, 89, of Overland Park, KS, passed Sunday, June 14th at the Delmar Gardens of Overland Park. Elaine is survived by her daughter; Marcia Martin, granddaughter; Michelle Martin and he great granddaughter; Olivia Martin. Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements: Porter Funeral Homes &......

     

Anna M. Grigsby, 97

Date of Birth:November 18, 1917
Date of Death: June 14, 2015

Anna M. Grigsby, 97, of Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, June 14, 2015. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on June 18, at the Porter Funeral Home, KCK. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Arthritis Foundation. Mrs. Grigsby was born November 18, 1917, in Kans......

     

Reta N. Kennedy, 88

Date of Birth:February 23, 1927
Date of Death: June 14, 2015

     Reta N. (Boyd) Kennedy, 88, of Prairie Village, KS, died Sunday, June 14, 2015.  Visitation will be from 9:00 - 10:00 am, and funeral following at 10:00 am Wednesday, June 17, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS 66102.  Burial in Pleasanton, KS on Wednes......

     

Mary A. Long, 92

Date of Birth:July 23, 1922
Date of Death: June 13, 2015

Mary A. Long, 92, of Kansas City, KS, passed away June 13, 2015 at The Gardens at Jackson Creek in Independence, MO.  Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 18 at Gospel Assembly Church, 9600 E. 47th Street, Kansas City, MO; followed by a funeral service at 11:00 a.m.  Interment will be ......

     

Albert Allen Frey, 88

Date of Birth:August 03, 1926
Date of Death: June 13, 2015

Albert A. Frey, 88, of Kansas City, Kan., passed away June 13, 2015, near Asheville, NC. A visitation will be 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan., followed by a memorial service at 12 p.m. Inurnment will be at 1:30 p.m. at Leavenworth National Cemetery. Memoria......

     

Maurice (Maury) H. Knobel, 88

Date of Birth:February 08, 1927
Date of Death: June 12, 2015

Maury H. Knobel, 88, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Friday, June 12, 2015 at the Kansas City Hospice House.  He was born February 8, 1927 in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, the youngest of three children.  Maury joined and proudly served in the U.S. Navy towards the end of World War II where he was stationed......

     

Peggy Ruth Davies, 88

Date of Birth:December 31, 1926
Date of Death: June 11, 2015

Peggy Ruth Davies, 88, Kansas City, KS passed away Thursday, June 11, 2015 at Providence Medical Center. Family services will be private. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the charity of the donor's choice. Peggy was born December 31, 1926, in Kansas City, KS the daughter of Daniel and Ge......

     

Maxine Woosley, 95

Date of Birth:August 31, 1919
Date of Death: June 11, 2015

Maxine Woosley, 95, of K.C.,KS, passed peacefully June 11, 2015 at home. Visitation will be at 10 am, Saturday, June 27, followed by a celebration of her life at 11 am at Victory Hills Baptist Church, 66th Terrace and Parallel, K.C., KS. Maxine was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Claude Woosley. She is surviv......

     

Charles Richard Agnew, 94

Date of Birth:March 14, 1921
Date of Death: June 10, 2015

Charles Richard Agnew, 94, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. The Rosary will be prayed at 8:30 a.m., Visitation following from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. and The Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at St. Agnes Catholic......

     

William (Bill) Smith, 68

Date of Birth:May 23, 1947
Date of Death: June 10, 2015

Bill Smith, 68, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 after a long, courageous battle with cancer.  A visitation will be held 5:00-6:30 PM with a memorial service starting at 6:30 PM, Tuesday June 16th in the Porter Funeral Home Chapel, Lenexa, KS. &......

     

Donald L. Alexander, 84

Date of Birth:May 02, 1931
Date of Death: June 10, 2015

Donald L. Alexander passed away on June the 10th 2015 in Overland Park, Kansas.  He was born May the 2nd 1931 in Morehead, Kansas. Don graduated from Cherryvale High School in 1949.  He is a veteran of the US Air Force ,serving 1950-1953 during the Korean Conflict in the Philippines. He and Elaine Bowling were ma......

     

Sam L. Willoughby, 76

Date of Birth:October 27, 1938
Date of Death: June 08, 2015

Sam L. Willoughby, 76, of Overland Park passed away June 8, 2015.  Visitation will be 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, June 12 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS; followed by a memorial service at 6 p.m.  Inurnment will be private.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Infant & To......

     

Louis (Mike) Raab, 63

Date of Birth:March 01, 1952
Date of Death: June 08, 2015

Mike Raab, 63, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Monday, June 8, 2015 at the St. Luke's Hospice Care, Kansas City, Missouri. A Memorial Mass will be held Friday, June 12th at 2:00 PM at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th St., Overland Park, Kansas. Private family burial will follow at a later date. Mike was bor......

     

Joseph B. Mulich, Sr., 91

Date of Birth:October 07, 1923
Date of Death: June 08, 2015

Joseph B. Mulich, Sr. 91, Kansas City, KS, died peacefully at Shawnee Mission Medical Center on June 8, 2015. Private burial will be at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Sisters Servants of Mary. Joseph was born October 7, 1923, in Wyandotte County to F......

     

Kevin Edric Knudson, 22 days

Date of Birth:May 15, 2015
Date of Death: June 07, 2015

Kevin Edric Knudson, infant son of Chad Brestogianis and Candice Knudson, died Sunday, June 7, 2015. Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 12, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd, KCK. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation 9:30-11 a.m. Friday. Family requests donations to Wyandotte Pregnancy Clinic......

     

Dixie Lee (Powers) Morris, 76

Date of Birth:January 13, 1939
Date of Death: June 05, 2015

Dixie Lee Morris, of Roeland Park, KS, born January 13, 1939, passed away Friday, June 5, 2015 at the home. Rosary will be prayed at 5:45 PM with visitation to follow until 8:00 PM on Monday, June 8, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 5250 Mission Road, Roeland Park, KS 66205. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, ......

     

Charles L. Jeffery, Jr., 88

Date of Birth:May 18, 1927
Date of Death: June 03, 2015

Charles L. Jeffery, Jr. was born 5-18-1927, passed away June 3rd, 2015. He was born and raised in Horton, KS. Graduated from Horton High School in 1945 and joined the Navy after graduation. He was a Veteran of WWII. He went to school at KU for two years, married and worked for Swift & CO. from 1949 to 1969. Raised five......

     

Barbara H. Smith, 72

Date of Birth:October 24, 1942
Date of Death: June 02, 2015

     Barbara H. Smith, 72, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2015.  Visitation will be from 9:00 - 10:00 AM Friday June 5, with Memorial Services following in at 10:00 AM at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa,  KS 66215. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memor......

     

Mary Lou Miller, 97

Date of Birth:April 11, 1918
Date of Death: June 02, 2015

Mary Lou Miller, 97, born April 11, 1918 in St. Joseph, MO, passed away June 2, 2015 in Olathe, KS. She is survived by her son Garry L. Miller, 2 nieces Dotti Zeliff Fisher, Mary Lou Schmidt and nephew Howard Zeliff, Jr.

 

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Iris Hedberg, 90

Date of Birth:December 29, 1924
Date of Death: June 02, 2015

Iris Adele Maria “Noni” Hedberg, 90, passed away peacefully at Grace Manor of Leawood. Iris was born in Modena, Italy and moved to the United States on June 6, 1945 as a war bride, earning her citizenship on March 14, 1949. She was a great cook and a passionate gardener spending hours tending to real and artifi......

     

H.E. (Bud) Philpott, 88

Date of Birth:December 05, 1926
Date of Death: May 31, 2015

On May 31, Bud died peacefully at his home in KC, KS. He was born in Los Angeles, CA on Dec 5, only son of Harold and Ethel Philpott. The family moved to Omaha, NE, where he graduated from North High School in 1945. He then joined the Navy as a cook aboard ship. He was married to Dorris Boellert from Dec 1947 until her dea......

     

Elizabeth Louise Latenser, 90

Date of Birth:August 02, 1924
Date of Death: May 29, 2015

Elizabeth Louise (Clark) Latenser died peacefully at home in Overland Park, Kansas on Friday, May 29, 2015.  Bette was born on Aug. 2, 1924 in Atchison, Kansas to Joseph Francis and Martha Hudgins Clark. She spent her childhood in Atchison, where she married Russell Edward Latenser on Jan. 23, 1946.  Be......

     

Judith `Judy` Ann Angell, 70

Date of Birth:June 10, 1944
Date of Death: May 27, 2015

Judith "Judy" Ann Angell, 70, Basehor, KS, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Visitation will be held from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Monday, June 1, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home.......

     

Linda (Balderas) Barrett, 75

Date of Birth:July 21, 1939
Date of Death: May 25, 2015

 

Linda (Balderas) Barrett passed away peacefully on Monday, May 25, 2015 surrounded by loved ones at the home of her daughter in Sacramento, CA.  A Funeral Mass will be said at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 12th at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 5250 Mission Road, Roeland Park, Kansas 66205 with a luncheon to i......

     

Thelma B. Gallipeau, 94

Date of Birth:May 02, 1921
Date of Death: May 24, 2015

Thelma B. Gallipeau, 94, of Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, May 24, 2015. Visitation will be from 10:00 - 11:00 AM, Friday May 29, 2015 at First Baptist Church, 29th and Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS, with funeral services following at 11:00 AM. Burial at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions ......

     

Lois Nadine Stockenbrand, 90

Date of Birth:May 15, 1925
Date of Death: May 24, 2015

Lois Nadine Stockebrand, formerly of Yates Center, KS, passed away May 24, 2015. Nadine was born on May 15, 1925 in Yates Center, KS. She was a former member of the United Methodist Church in Yates Center. One of her early jobs after arriving i......

     

Phillip M. Magenheimer, 81

Date of Birth:November 29, 1933
Date of Death: May 21, 2015

Phillip M. Magenheimer, 81, Kansas City, KS, died Thursday, May 21, 2015. Memorial Services 7 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at Trinity Community Church, 5010 Parallel Kansas City, KS.

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Peter Daniel Plath, 77

Date of Birth:October 10, 1937
Date of Death: May 21, 2015

Peter Daniel Plath, 77, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015. Visitation will be from 1:00 - 2:00 PM Tuesday, May 26, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS 66215 with Memorial services following at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to PurpleStride Kansas ......

     

Arthur Edward Keller, Jr., 88

Date of Birth:January 18, 1926
Date of Death: May 17, 2015

Arthur Edward Keller, Jr. went to be with the Lord on May 17, 2015 at Kansas City Hospice House.  Art was born in Manhattan, KS on July 18, 1926. He was the son of Arthur Edward Keller, Sr. and Marion Skiles Keller. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 67 years, Carol Pa......

     

Mary Ellen Kettlewell, 58

Date of Birth:July 13, 1956
Date of Death: May 16, 2015

Mary Ellen Kettlewell, 58, of Lake Lotawanna, MO, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 at her home.  Visitation will be held from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 20 at Old Mission United Methodist Church, 5519 State Park Rd., Fairway, KS.  Memorial service will follow at 3:00 p.m. 

Mary Ellen was born......

     

Elvera M. Calahan, 83

Date of Birth:June 01, 1931
Date of Death: May 14, 2015

Elvera M. Calahan, 83, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Olathe Medical Center. A visitation will be held at 10:30 AM followed by Memorial Services at 11:00 AM and then lunch will be served by the Lutheran ladies volunteers, Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the Christ Lutheran Church 11720 Nieman Rd.......

     

Blaise Warhurst, 56

Date of Birth:August 29, 1958
Date of Death: May 14, 2015

Blaise Warhurst, 56, of Washington, MO unexpectedly passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015 in Denver, CO. A visitation will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 20th at the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, KS. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 21st, at the St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 7231 Mission Rd., Pra......

     

Phyllis R. West, 84

Date of Birth:February 05, 1931
Date of Death: May 13, 2015

Phyllis R. West, 84, of Lenexa, passed away May 13, 2015.  A memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 6 at Lakeview Village-Southridge-Treetop Activity Room 5th Floor, 14001 W. 92nd Street, Lenexa, KS.  Inurnment will be 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 17 at Ft. Scott National Cemetery.&nb......

     

Lt. Col. (Retired) Jerome Paluka, 88

Date of Birth:September 07, 1926
Date of Death: May 12, 2015

Lt. Col. (Retired) Jerome Paluka, 88, Kansas City, KS , died Tuesday, May 12, 2015.  Visitation  10-11 a.m. with the Funeral Liturgy 11 a.m. Friday, May 15,  at  St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St. K.C.KS.  Burial with Military Honors in Gate of Heaven. The family suggests memorial contri......

     

Paul H. Timler, 57

Date of Birth:March 13, 1958
Date of Death: May 12, 2015

Paul H. Timler, 57, Leawood, KS, passed away May 12, 2015, at the Kansas City Hospice House surrounded by his family. The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 14201 Nall Ave., Leawood, KS. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 15, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at th......

     

Martha Shmania Staniec, 96

Date of Birth:March 12, 1919
Date of Death: May 11, 2015

Martha Shmania Staniec, 96, of Prairie Village, KS, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015. Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander Staniec, her parents, Eva Krzyzek Shmania and John Shmania, and her siblings, Clara, Sophie Bukaty, Henry Shmania and Stanley Shmania. Martha leaves many nieces and nephews. Over the......

     

Kenneth M. Kennedy, Jr., 88

Date of Birth:February 15, 1927
Date of Death: May 11, 2015

     Kenneth M. Kennedy, Jr., 88, of Prairie Village, KS, died Monday, May 11, 2015.  Visitation will be from 9:00 - 10:00 am, and funeral following at 10:00 am Saturday, May 16, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS 66102.  Burial in Pleasanton, KS on Monday, ......

     

Shirley A. Schriner, 79

Date of Birth:August 03, 1935
Date of Death: May 11, 2015

Shirley A. Schriner, 79, of Lenexa, KS passed away Monday, May 11, 2015 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Shirley was born August 3, 1935 in Kansas City, MO. Shirley worked since she was a teenager and retired as a composer from the Kansas City Star after many years of service in 2001. Shirley spent the time she was not w......

     

Freddie Arlen Amon, 97

Date of Birth:January 08, 1918
Date of Death: May 11, 2015

Freddie Arlen Amon, 97, Basehor, KS, died May 11, 2015, at Presbyterian Manor. Funeral Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, with a luncheon to immediately follow the service. Visitation will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Burial in Concor......

     

Deloris Cooper, 85

Date of Birth:March 29, 1930