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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.

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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, KS, passed away June 13, 2015 near Asheville, NC.  A visitation will be 11:00 to 12:00 p.m. Friday, August 21 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS; followed by a memorial service at 12:00 p.m.  Inurnment will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at Leavenworth National Ce......

     

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
Date of Death: May 10, 2015

Deloris Jean Cooper, 85, of Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, May 10, 2015, surrounded by her family. Visitation will be from 1:00 - 2:00 PM on Thursday, May 14, followed by a memorial service at 2:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions ......

     

David Carl Kinnaird, Sr., 84

Date of Birth: July 27, 1930
Date of Death: May 09, 2015

David Carl Kinnaird, Sr., 84, Prairie Village, KS, passed away May 9, 2015, surrounded by his family at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.  Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 15, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 7231 Mission Rd. Prairie Village, KS.  E......

     

Helen Jane (Schweiger) Griffin, 87

Date of Birth: April 17, 1928
Date of Death: May 09, 2015

Helen Griffin, 87, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015, at home. Helen was born April 17, 1928, the only daughter of Milton Schweiger and Marguerite Nolan Schweiger. Helen grew up in Kansas City, MO attending St. Peter's grade school, Hogan High School, and St. Mary's College in Leavenworth. On September 11, 1948, sh......

     

Earl Donald Alber, 87

Date of Birth: October 01, 1927
Date of Death: May 08, 2015

Earl Donald Alber, 87, of Kansas City, Kansas, died Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Kansas City Presbyterian Manor. Graveside Services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday, May 12th, at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. Earl was a Navy Vet, retired from USD 500 as a janitor. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Georg......

     

Buford H. Wright, 89

Date of Birth: January 13, 1926
Date of Death: May 08, 2015

Buford H. Wright, 89, of Topeka, died May 7, 2015. He was born Jan. 13, 1926, in Kansas City, Mo., to George F. Wright and Mary (Hlavacek) Wright. He was a Journeyman Job Shop Machinist for several shops in the Kansas City area. He was a member of Local #92 of the International Association of Machinists for 32 years. ......

     

Susan Kay Busenbark, 66

Date of Birth: July 21, 1948
Date of Death: May 08, 2015

Susan Kay Busenbark, 66, of Overland Park, passed away on May 8, 2015.  Memorial visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 12 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS; Rosary will be prayed at 7:30.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Kansas City Hospice or American Cancer......

     

Maxine Rose Whelan, 68

Date of Birth: November 04, 1946
Date of Death: May 07, 2015

Maxine Rose Waldorf Whelan is with her Lord, happy and at peace, unfettered by ovarian cancer that she survived for the last 6 1/2 years. 

The 4th child of Rose and Clarence Waldorf, Max was born in Dayton, Ohio and moved several times before arriving in Kansas City after her junior year in St. Joseph's......

     

Vicki Ann Barmann

Date of Birth: January 01, 1920
Date of Death: May 06, 2015

Vicki Ann Barmann (nee New) passed away peacefully on Monday, May 4th at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis.    She was born September 24, 1943 in Pittsburg, PA, the youngest daughter of Joseph and Frances (Williams) New.   

Vicki’s mother died when she was ten years......

     

Thelma Mary Crenshaw, 98

Date of Birth: November 30, 1916
Date of Death: May 04, 2015

Thelma Mary Crenshaw, 98, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, May 4, 2015. Visitation will be from 12:00 to 1:00 PM Wednesday, May 6 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS 66102, followed by Graveside Services at 1:30 PM at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

Thelma was born November 30, ......

     

Jerry R.F. Yantzi, 77

Date of Birth: February 28, 1938
Date of Death: May 04, 2015

Jerry R.F. Yantzi, 77, Olathe, born February 28, 1938, in Kansas City, died peacefully May 4, 2015.  Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. with funeral services following at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 8, at Country Club Christian Church, 6101 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO.  Burial with Navy Honors will follow at M......

     

Michael D. Moeller, 52

Date of Birth: July 19, 1962
Date of Death: May 04, 2015

     Michael D. Moeller, 52, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Monday, May 4, 2015.  Visitation will be from 9:15 AM to 10:30 AM ending with a  Rosary at 10:30 AM. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Friday, May 8, all at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Drive, S......

     

Donald Timothy Heiman, 85

Date of Birth: June 29, 1929
Date of Death: May 02, 2015

Donald Timothy Heiman, 85, Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 2, 2015.

Don was born June 29, 1929, in St. Benedict, KS, to Edward and Bertha Heiman.  He moved to Kansas City after High School and met his wife, Norma.  Don graduated from Rockhurst College. He served in the army duri......

     

Myria W. Williams, 84

Date of Birth: April 26, 1931
Date of Death: May 01, 2015

Myria W. Williams, 84, passed away May 1, 2015. Survived by her daughter Marsha (John) Ditto, son David Williams, 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Family services will take place in Winnsboro, SC.

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Janelle A. Epps, 26

Date of Birth: October 17, 1988
Date of Death: April 29, 2015

Janelle A Epps, 26, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at her home. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements: Porter Funeral Homes & Crematory, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS (913) 438-6444)

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Loretta M. Allebach, 85

Date of Birth: May 11, 1929
Date of Death: April 29, 2015

Loretta M. Allebach, 85, of Leawood, passed away April 29, 2015.  Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, May 4 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS; the rosary will be prayed at 6:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian burial will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 5 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 7231 Missio......

     

Alvin `Stanley` Aelmore, 73

Date of Birth: August 22, 1941
Date of Death: April 29, 2015

Alvin "Stanley" Aelmore, age 73, of Kansas City, KS passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Promise Skilled Nursing Facility in Overland Park, KS. Memorial Services 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9 at Wesley United Methodist Church, 32nd & Barnett, Kansas City, KS. Visitation 10-11:00 A.M..

Stanley was ......

     

Claudene Sasnett, 78

Date of Birth: August 17, 1936
Date of Death: April 28, 2015

Claudene Sasnett, 78, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Visitation and Memorial Services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, May 2, at Judson Baptist Church, 8300 State Avenue Kansas City 66112. Memorial contributions may be made to Judson Baptist Church or Basehor Baptist Church.

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Catherine Elizabeth (Betsy) Phelan , 97

Date of Birth: May 14, 1917
Date of Death: April 25, 2015

Catherine Elizabeth (Betsy) Phelan died peacefully on April 25, 2015.  She was born in Kansas City, Missouri on May 14, 1917, the second of four daughters of Grace (Magaw) and William Michael Phelan.  She was a graduate of St. Mary’s Academy (Leavenworth); Kansas City Junior College; and Kansas State Univer......

     

Philip Joseph Rauen, Jr., 77

Date of Birth: April 22, 1937
Date of Death: April 21, 2015

Philip Joseph Rauen, Jr. of Overland Park, KS (formerly of Addison, IL and Chicago, IL) passed away peacefully at home on April 21st, 2015 from complications of Multiple Sclerosis. He was born on April 22nd, 1937 to Philip J. Rauen II and Eileen K. Rauen of Chicago, IL. Nicknamed ³Bud² because he was his (much) o......

     

Sally Bella Prasifka, 82

Date of Birth: August 12, 1932
Date of Death: April 20, 2015

Sally was born August 12, 1932 in Dayton, Missouri; or better known as Garden City, Missouri, the daughter of Harold and Viola Ackerman Main. She was one of six children, four brothers and one sister.

She moved to Kansas City, KS at a very early age; and that is where she spent a large portion of her life. ......

     

Darryl Vaughn Bush, 54

Date of Birth: November 02, 1960
Date of Death: April 20, 2015

Darryl V. Bush, 54, Olathe, KS, passed away on April 20, 2015. Darryl was born in Cleveland, OH.  For those that knew Darryl knew his nickname was ‘Gun’.  He graduated from Glenville High School in 1978.  He also served in the US Marine Corps in the eighties. He is preceded in death by his mother......

     

Gregory Joseph Smagiel, 42

Date of Birth: July 27, 1972
Date of Death: April 20, 2015

Gregory Joseph Smagiel, 42, of Mission, KS, passed away Monday, April 20, 2015 at his home. A visitation 9:30-10:30 AM and Memorial Service will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, April 29, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church 13615 W. 92nd, Lenexa, KS 66215. Burial to follow at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. Mr. Smagiel w......

     

Bettie S. Wendorff, 93

Date of Birth: February 02, 1922
Date of Death: April 19, 2015

Bettie S. Wendorff, 93, died on April 19, 2015. Visitation at 10 a.m. and funeral services at 11 a.m. will be held Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Hope Lutheran Church in Shawnee, where Bettie was a member for more than 50 years. Private interment alongside family members at Floral Hills Cemetery in Kansas City, MO will fo......

     

De Louris J. Regan, 91

Date of Birth: May 06, 1923
Date of Death: April 18, 2015

De Louris J Regan, 91, died&......

     

Robert Paul Rowden, 82

Date of Birth: February 09, 1933
Date of Death: April 18, 2015

Robert Paul Rowden, 82, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Sharon Lane Nursing Center. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 21, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the fami......

     

Olen L. `Nick` Nichols, 78

Date of Birth: October 23, 1936
Date of Death: April 18, 2015

Olen L."Nick" Nichols, 78, of Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Kansas City Hospice House. Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM Thursday, April 23, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in National Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-6:00 PM Wednesday at the Porter Funeral......

     

Peter F. Goebel, Jr., 94

Date of Birth: March 20, 1921
Date of Death: April 17, 2015

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Peter "Pete" F. Goebel, Jr., 94, Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015 at his home. Visitation will precede the service from 10:00-11:00 a.m. with Funeral services following at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 23, at Sunset Hills Christian Church, 6347 Leavenworth Rd, Kansas City, KS. Burial ......

     

Elaine Christine Thurn, 88

Date of Birth: December 20, 1926
Date of Death: April 17, 2015

Elaine Christine Thurn, 88, passed away in her sleep at home on April 17, 2015. 

Elaine was born in Clay Center, KS where she grew up on the family farm with her two brothers, Gene & Edward. She graduated from high school in Clay Center before attending Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS. Her education co......

     

Sean David Tuttle, 43

Date of Birth: October 06, 1961
Date of Death: April 16, 2015

Sean David Tuttle, 43, of Merriam, Kansas, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015. Sean was born October 6, 1971, in Merriam, Kansas. Sean is survived by his mother, Esther Tuttle. Arrangements: Porter Funeral Homes & Crematory, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS (913) 438-6444)

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Marilyn Lu Cozine-Ross, 77

Date of Birth: April 18, 1937
Date of Death: April 16, 2015

Marilyn L. Cozine-Ross, 77, of Overland......

     

Irene Agnes Schobyn, 95

Date of Birth: August 26, 1919
Date of Death: April 14, 2015

Irene Agnes Schobyn, 95, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents and only sister Marguerite. She is survived by cousins. She graduated from Ward High School and then worked for the United States Commerce Department in Washington, DC and then in Kansas City, MO. She ......

     

Edward J. Mayfield, 82

Date of Birth: June 26, 1932
Date of Death: April 14, 2015

Edward J. Mayfield, 82, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2015 with his wife of nearly 63 years, Mary Elaine (Donegan) at his side, surrounded by his adoring family.

Ed was born on June 26, 1932 in Kansas City, KS. Fiercely proud of Wyandotte County and raised on Strawberry Hill, Ed cherished and lived his Cat......

     

Ralph Hanna Larkin, 64

Date of Birth: June 10, 1950
Date of Death: April 13, 2015

Ralph Hanna Larkin of Overland Park, Kansas, precious husband, cherished dad, beloved granddaddy and trusted friend passed away on April 13, 2015. A visitation will be held on Thursday, April 16th from 5-6:30 pm and a funeral service on Friday, April 17th at 10 am both at Community Covenant Church, 15......

     

Steven A. Haug, 69

Date of Birth: November 02, 1945
Date of Death: April 11, 2015

Steven A. Haug, 69, Lenexa, KS, joined his beloved late wife, Judy for happy hour in the Kingdom of Heaven on Friday, April 10, 2015. He leaves behind his daughter, Stephanie, son-in-law Robb and two grandkids, Cooper and Finley. He will be missed by his extended family, dear friends and all those who were lucky enough to ......

     

Dolores A. McCulloch, 84

Date of Birth: February 07, 1931
Date of Death: April 10, 2015

Dolores A. McCulloch, 84, formerly of Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, April 10, 2015. Memorial Services will be 6:00 P.M. Friday, April 24th, at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Broadview and Reynolds, Kansas City, KS 66101. Visitation 5:00-6:00 P.M. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Luke's ......

     

Kathryn A. Rues-Boten, 67

Date of Birth: November 12, 1947
Date of Death: April 09, 2015

Kathryn A. Rues-Boten, 67, of Mission, KS, passed away April 9, 2015.  Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, April 12 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 13 at St. Agnes Church, 5250 Mission Rd, Roeland Park, KS.  Entombment will be a......

     

Karen M. Castor, 78

Date of Birth: January 01, 1937
Date of Death: April 09, 2015

Karen M. Castor, 78, of Lenexa, KS passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015. A visitation will be held Monday April 13th, 5:00-700 PM, with a rosary at 7:00 PM in the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa. The Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, April 14th at 10:30 AM in The Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Lenexa. A private family burial Wednesd......

     

Stephen F. Weiner, 71

Date of Birth: October 09, 1943
Date of Death: April 07, 2015

Steve Weiner, 71, of Overland Park, Kansas, returned to God Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at the St. Lukes Hospice House, surrounded by his loving family. A Rosary will be prayed 5:00 PM Friday, April 10th followed by a visitation until 7:00 PM at the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, KS. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 AM Saturday,......

     

Rev. Merle E. Davis, 80

Date of Birth: March 30, 1935
Date of Death: April 07, 2015

  Rev. Merle E. Davis, 80, of Topeka, KS (formerly of Kansas City, KS), passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015.  A visitation will be from 9:00-10:30 AM with Funeral Services starting at 10:30 AM Saturday, April 11,  at First Baptist Church, 3033 SW MacVicar Ave, Topeka, KS 66611.  Graveside services will b......

     

Carol Jean Anderson, 78

Date of Birth: March 31, 1937
Date of Death: April 07, 2015

Carol Jean Anderson passed quietly into the hands of the Lord April 7, 2015 at her home in Kansas City, KS. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM, Monday, April 13, 2015 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS with funeral services following at 11:00 AM. Entombment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gard......

     

Terry L. Larson, 70

Date of Birth: January 06, 1945
Date of Death: April 07, 2015

Terry L. Larson, 70, of Overland Park, KS passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 7, 2015 in Florida with his family at his side. A visitation will be held 10:00-11:00 AM, followed by Memorial Services 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 25th at the Porter Funeral Home Chapel, Lenexa, KS. Terry was born to Norman and Patricia (Hogg) L......

     

JoAnne Christine Klemp, 60

Date of Birth: June 09, 1954
Date of Death: April 06, 2015

JoAnne C. Klemp, 60, of Shawnee, KS, passed away April 6, 2015.  Visitation will be 5 to 7 PM Wednesday, April 8 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  Funeral service will be 10:00 AM Thursday, April 9 at the funeral home.  Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. 

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Frances (Hanis) Sevick, 94

Date of Birth: May 01, 1920
Date of Death: April 05, 2015

Frances (Hanis) Sevick, 94, Shawnee, KS, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015, at the St. Luke's Hospice House. The Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 9, 2015, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St. Kansas City, KS. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery Kansas City, KS. Visitatio......

     

Robert C. Kramer, 87

Date of Birth: June 09, 1927
Date of Death: April 05, 2015

Robert C. Kramer, 87, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM Thursday, April 9th followed by a Memorial Mass at 10:30 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St. Kansas City, KS 66112. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to St. Patrick Cat......

     

Bhadra Denish Dave, 79

Date of Birth: November 01, 1935
Date of Death: April 04, 2015

Bhadra D. Dave, 79, passed away April 4, 2015. She passed quickly with no pain nor suffering on April 4, 2015 at 4:11pm. Mrs. Dave was born on November 1, 1935 in Gujarat, India and had been married to Dr. Dinesh Dave for 64 years. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and is remembered for her positive attitude, ......

     

Linda E. (Wehmeier) McGrath, 76

Date of Birth: January 10, 1939
Date of Death: April 03, 2015

     Linda E. (Wehmeier) McGrath, 76, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Friday, April 3, 2015. A Rosary will be prayed at 5:00 PM Thursday April 9th at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS with visitation to follow till 7:00 PM.  Memorial Mass will be 10:30 AM Friday, April 10,  at Holy......

     

Virginia Ann Karim, 76

Date of Birth: December 09, 1938
Date of Death: April 02, 2015

Virginia Ann Karim, 76, of Basehor, KS, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at home surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Friday, April 10, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 PM Thursday at the funeral home.

Virginia was born ......

     

Katherine Jane Kaiser, 92

Date of Birth: October 16, 1922
Date of Death: April 01, 2015

Katherine Jane Kaiser, 92, of Kansas City, KS passed away April 1, 2015. She was born October 16, 1922 to John and Elizabeth (Galvin) Siebers. Katherine was a graduate of Bishop Ward High School and belonged to the WAHI bridge club which began in high school and continued until recent years. Sh......

     

Pauline A. Rychlec, 92

Date of Birth: July 03, 1922
Date of Death: March 30, 2015

Pauline A. Rychlec, 92, Edwardsville, KS, passed away Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Golden Living Center. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.  Pauline is survived by her sister, Theresa (John) M......

     

Helen R. Houlne

Date of Birth: July 27, 1942
Date of Death: March 30, 2015

Helen Ruth Houlne, 72, died peacefully in her home early Monday, March 30, 2015. She is survived by a sister Rita......

     

Dr. Orvin L. Plucker, 92

Date of Birth: July 18, 1922
Date of Death: March 30, 2015

Dr. Orvin Lowell (O.L.) Plucker, Superintendent Emeritus of Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools, died peacefully on March 30, 2015, at the age of 92 surrounded by his family.

Dr. Plucker, affectionately known as "O.L.,"<......

     

Doris Eileen Allen, 88

Date of Birth: August 12, 1926
Date of Death: March 28, 2015

Doris Eileen Allen, 88, of Kansas City, Kansas, died Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM Wednesday, April 1st, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, with funeral services following at 11:00 AM. Burial in Stony Point Cemetery.

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Betty Jane Nelson, 98

Date of Birth: February 23, 1917
Date of Death: March 27, 2015

Betty Jane Nelson, 98, of Shawnee, KS passed away March 27, 2015.  Visitation will be 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 1 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS; followed by a funeral service at 1:00 p.m.  Private interment will be at Shawnee Mission Memorial Gardens.    

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William M. Diedrich, 86

Date of Birth: September 01, 1928
Date of Death: March 27, 2015

 

William M. Diedrich, 86, Westwood, Kansas, died March 27, 2015 at Bishop Spencer Place, Kansas City, Mo. Memorial Services will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 6306 Roe Ave, Prairie Village, KS 66208 on Monday, April 6, 2015. Services will begin at 1:00 PM. A smal......

     

Linda McKenzie, 73

Date of Birth: March 21, 1942
Date of Death: March 26, 2015

Linda McKenzie, 73, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away at home on March 26, 2015 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Linda was born March 21, 1942 in Savannah, Georgia, the daughter of Margaret (Wright) and Martin Odom. Linda grew up in Independence, Missouri and attended Raytown Schools, graduating in 1960 from ......

     

Bernice M. Hallman, 95

Date of Birth: December 01, 1919
Date of Death: March 25, 2015

Bernice M. Hallman passed away March 25th in the early morning hours at home, peacefully in her sleep at the age of 95. She was active, living on her own, managing her own affairs in her home in St. George, Utah. She fell on January 10th, breaking her arm, leg and hip, and was never able to recover. Bernice was born on Dec......

     

Thomas Francis Loftus, Jr., 94

Date of Birth: May 05, 1920
Date of Death: March 24, 2015

Thomas Francis Loftus, Jr. passed away peacefully at home in Fairway, KS on March 24, 2015 at age 94.  Tom was born on May 5, 1920 at home in Osawatomie, KS, the youngest of 7 children of Thomas Francis Loftus, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth (nee Keck) Loftus.  His father was a machinist and shop steward for the Missouri......

     

Thomas Patrick McCullough, 65

Date of Birth: December 26, 1949
Date of Death: March 22, 2015

Thomas Patrick McCullough, 65, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015. Private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Catholic Charities in Tom's name.

Tom was born December 26, 1949, in Steubenville, OH. He was a federal employee and worked......

     

Mark James Raines, 57

Date of Birth: February 06, 1958
Date of Death: March 20, 2015

Mark James Raines, 57, of Basehor, Kansas, died Friday, March 20, 2015 at his home. A Visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 PM Tuesday March 24th at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. The Funeral Service will be 10:00 AM March 25th at the Porter Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Memoria......

     

Anna R. Novo-Gradac, 96

Date of Birth: July 06, 1918
Date of Death: March 19, 2015

Anna R. Novo-Gradac, 96, Kansas City, KS, died Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. The Funeral Liturgy will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 24 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2203 Parallel, Kansas City, KS. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Mausoleum. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Porter Funera......

     

Richard L. Bellman, 74

Date of Birth: August 30, 1940
Date of Death: March 18, 2015

Richard L. Bellman, 74, Kansas City, KS died Wednesday March 18, 2015 at Providence Medical Center. Memorial Mass 11 a.m. Monday March 30 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2203 Parallel, Kansas City, KS. where friends may call from 10-11 a.m. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Richard Bellman Memorial Fu......

     

Rolland E. Kelsey, Sr., 71

Date of Birth: May 19, 1943
Date of Death: March 18, 2015

Rolland E. Kelsey, Sr., 71, Shawnee, KS, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 23, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215.

Rolland was born May 19, 1943, in Syracuse, NY, the son of Alfred and Ruth ......

     

F. Alan Eklund, 91

Date of Birth: August 24, 1923
Date of Death: March 18, 2015

F. Alan Eklund, 91, Basehor, Kansas, passed peacefully at Hospice House on Wed, March 18, 2015.  He was born in KCK to Agnes and Francis Eklund.  He graduated from Piper High School and married Edna Van Tuyl on May 1, 1949.  She passed in Jan. 2011. 

He served in WWII as a 1st Sgt ......

     

Faye Lorene Horn, 90

Date of Birth: July 30, 1924
Date of Death: March 16, 2015

Faye Lorene Horn left this life on March 16, 2015. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. with memorial services following at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 20th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Salvation Army.

She was born Faye Stone on Jul......

     

Paul C. Rogers, 96

Date of Birth: July 12, 1918
Date of Death: March 16, 2015

     Paul C. Rogers, 96, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, March 16, 2015.  Memorial services will be held at a later date.   Paul was born July 12, 1918, in Adrian, MO. He was a veteran of WW II serving in Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airb......

     

George Paul Schroeger, 70

Date of Birth: May 26, 1944
Date of Death: March 14, 2015

Paul Schroeger, 70, of Shawnee, Kansas, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House. A Visitation will be held 10:00 - 11:00AM with a Memorial Service at 11:00AM, Thursday, March 19th at the Porter Funeral Home Chapel, 8535 Monrovia, 

     

Richard Alan Paramore, 88

Date of Birth: June 04, 1926
Date of Death: March 14, 2015

Richard “Dick” Paramore, 88, of Shawnee, KS, passed away March 14, 2015.  A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 18 at Old Mission United Methodist Church, 5519 State Park Rd., Fairway, KS.  Interment will be private at Resurrection Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial ......

     

Philip Edward Rutkowski, 66

Date of Birth: August 21, 1948
Date of Death: March 12, 2015

Philip Edward Rutkowski, and his wife, Judy, were tragically killed in an automobile accident on March 12, 2015 in DeLand, Florida.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 Friday, March 20,  2015, at the Cathedral of St. Peter Catholic Church,  416 North 14th Street, Kansas City, KS.  Burial in Mt. Calv......

     

Truett H. Shacklett, 4

Date of Birth: June 21, 2010
Date of Death: March 09, 2015

Truett H. Shacklett, 4, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Monday, March 9, 2015 at his home. A Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 PM, Thursday, March 12th at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. A Celebration of Life Services will be 10:00 AM Friday, March 13th, at the Cedar Ridge Christian Church 8835 Lackman Rd., L......

     

H. Clair Johnson, 96

Date of Birth: March 24, 1918
Date of Death: March 09, 2015

Clair Johnson, 96, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, March 9, 2015. Visitation will be from 1:30PM – 2:00PM with a Funeral Service at 2:00PM Friday, March 13, 2015 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas 66215. Burial will be at the Minden Cemetery in Minden, Nebraska. Clair was born Ma......

     

Mitchell J. Kaczorowski, 33

Date of Birth: October 29, 1981
Date of Death: March 09, 2015

Mitchell Kaczorowski, 33, of Hagerstown, MD, formerly of Lenexa, KS, lost the life he loved so dearly on March 9, 2015.  Visitation will be 12:00 to 2:00 PM Saturday, March 14; followed by a memorial service at 2:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions ......

     

Jack N. Jester, 82

Date of Birth: July 05, 1932
Date of Death: March 08, 2015

Jack Jester,Sr., 82, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 8, 2015. A Visitation will be from 10:30-11:30 with Funeral services beginning at 11:30 A.M., Friday, March 13, at Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th St., Kansas City, KS 66112. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family reque......

     

Albert William Schneider, 94

Date of Birth: September 29, 1920
Date of Death: March 08, 2015

Albert William Schneider, 94, of Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, March 8, 2015 at the Overland Park Nursing & Rehab. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Wednesday, March 11, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS 66102. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, March 12, at Porter Fun......

     

Eunice Meyer Reed, 93

Date of Birth: November 01, 1921
Date of Death: March 08, 2015

 

Eunice Meyer Reed, 93, died peacefully on Sunday, March 8, 2015 in her residence.

 Born November 1, 1921, Eunice was the daughter of Louis and Ida Meyer and a native of south Louisiana. As the firstborn of farming parents living in hard times, she learned the value of hard work from a youn......

     

Donald L. Schneider, 68

Date of Birth: March 14, 1946
Date of Death: March 07, 2015

Donald L. Schneider, 68, of Lenexa, Ks,  passed away Saturday March 7, 2015,  at home surrounded by those who loved him.   He fought a courageous battle  with pancreatic cancer.  Don was born March 14, 1946 in Wichita, KS., son of  Leo and Patricia Schneider.  After graduating  ......

     

Charlene Avila

Date of Birth: August 16, 1939
Date of Death: March 06, 2015

Charlene Avila, 75, K.C, KS, died March 6, 2015. Memorial Service 2 p.m. Thursday, March 12, Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minn. Ave., K.C, KS. Charlene was born August 16, 1939 in Red Rock, Arkansas and had lived most of her life in the Kansas City area. Charlene had worked for PBI Gordon for 20 years retiring in 2000. S......

     

William J. Richards, Sr., 84

Date of Birth: August 28, 1930
Date of Death: March 06, 2015

William J. Richards, Sr., 84, Shawnee, KS, died Friday, March 6, 2015 at North Kansas City Hospital. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Broadview and Reynolds, Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. In lieu ......

     

Beverly Long Berry, 84

Date of Birth: April 26, 1930
Date of Death: March 05, 2015

Beverly Long Berry, 84, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the Lakeview Village Care Center. She was born April 26, 1930 in Denver, CO to Ernest and Bertha Long.  Beverly married Paul Weaver Berry on October 6, 1951.  After Paul’s military service, the couple resided in Webster G......

     

Howard `Howie` B. Naster, 85

Date of Birth: March 07, 1929
Date of Death: March 04, 2015

Howard (Howie) B. Naster, age 85, passed away on March 5th after a short illness. Howard was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 7, 1929 to Jack and Etta Naster.  Howard spent his early years in Chicago and then moved to Kansas City with his family. He met the love of his life, Louise, at thir......

     

Larry Gene Sigwing, 73

Date of Birth: March 09, 1941
Date of Death: March 03, 2015

 

    

     

Patricia Ann Stockton, 63

Date of Birth: August 02, 1951
Date of Death: March 03, 2015

Patty Ann (Hruska) Stockton passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in Kissimmee, FL.  Services under the direction of the Porter Funeral Home (Lenexa, KS) will be 1:00 pm Thursday March 12, at Prince of Peace Chapel, Resurrection Catholic Cemetary, 8321 Quivira Rd., Lenexa, KS with Father Tony Lickteig officiating. <......

     

Helen Rose Hahn, 91

Date of Birth: October 03, 1923
Date of Death: March 01, 2015

Helen R. Hahn, 91, of Roeland Park, KS, passed away March 1, 2015. Her services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Kansas City Hospice.

She is preceded in death by her son, Leonard. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Buford and husband Roger; Tracy Schulze and husband......

     

Jack C. Carpenter, 82

Date of Birth: January 20, 1933
Date of Death: February 26, 2015

Jack C. Carpenter, age 82, died on February 26, 2015 in Overland Park, Kansas. He was born on January 20, 1933, in Geneva, Ohio. Jack graduated from Geneva High School in 1951 and attended Kent State University. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953-1955. Jack was united in marriage to Joyce Sward on May 7, 1955, in Ashtabu......

     

Guy Phillip Earlenbaugh, 81

Date of Birth: November 16, 1933
Date of Death: February 25, 2015

Guy Phillip Earlenbaugh, 81, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Brookdale Rosehill. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM Monday, March 2, at Lenexa Baptist Church, (Koinonia Hall) 15320 West 87th Street Parkway Lenexa, KS 66219 with a funeral following at 11:00 AM. Burial in Shawnee Mission M......

     

Mary Ann Baack, 86

Date of Birth: May 18, 1928
Date of Death: February 25, 2015

Mary Ann Baack, age 86, long time Sidney, NE resident, passed away in Overland Park, KS, Wednesday morning February 25, 2015.  Cremation has been held.  Memorial services will be at 2:00 P.M., Monday, March 9th in the First United Methodist Church in Sidney.  Inurnment will follow in the Greenwood......

     

Elsie Marie Anna (Volz) Rohner, 99

Date of Birth: October 15, 1915
Date of Death: February 22, 2015

Elsie Marie Anna (Volz) Rohner, 99, died in Christ on February 22, 2015, passing away peacefully at the Delmar Gardens Assisted Living Facility.

Elsie was born the elder of two children to Barbra Gunther and Phillip Volz on October 15, 1915.

E......

     

Joanne T. Vanderhoofven, 83

Date of Birth: March 08, 1931
Date of Death: February 19, 2015

Joanne T. Vanderhoofven died Thursday, February 19, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband William L. Vanderhoofven. Joanne is survived by 3 daughters Alice Blankenship, Nancy Blankenship, Kathy Zellers, 7 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10-10:30 AM Wednesday, February 2......

     

Harley Tuttle, 84

Date of Birth: November 06, 1930
Date of Death: February 16, 2015

Harley Tuttle, 84, Kansas City, Kan., passed away Monday, February 16, 2015, at Providence Medical Center. Visitation will be Saturday, Feb. 21 at 9:30 a.m. with the Memorial Mass following at 11 a.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St. Kansas City, KS, 66104.

Harley was born Nov. 6, 1930, in Mi......

     

Karen S. Hontz (McReynolds), 56

Date of Birth: May 19, 1958
Date of Death: February 16, 2015

Caryn Hontz, 56, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away Monday, February 16, 2015 at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center.  A Memorial Service will be held April 18,2015 at 2:00 PM in Saint Michael's and All All Angels Episcopal Church, 6630 Nall Avenue, Mission, Kansas 66202.  Mrs. Hontz was born May 19, 195......

     

Veone E. Gripp, 94

Date of Birth: February 06, 1921
Date of Death: February 15, 2015

Veone E. Gripp, 94, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015 at University of Kansas Hospital. A visitation will be from 2-3:00 PM Thursday, February 19, at Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave, Kansas City, KS 66112 with memorial services following at 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers the family ......

     

David A. Nelson, 58

Date of Birth: November 17, 1956
Date of Death: February 15, 2015

David A. Nelson, 58, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015, at the Kansas City Hospice House. Memorial Services will be held at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, February 19, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Kansas City Hospice.<......

     

Jane L. Musser, 81

Date of Birth: October 07, 1933
Date of Death: February 14, 2015

Jane Musser, 81, of Lenexa, KS left this Earth peacefully surrounded by her family on February 14, 2015. Jane was born October 7, 1933 to Walter & Ethel VanAlstine in Vincennes, Indiana. She also had a brother, Richard VanAlstine. Jane was the mother of 4 children and worked as a Mortgage Loan Closer. She was a 50 year......

     

Rosemary Austin, 86

Date of Birth: January 18, 1929
Date of Death: February 14, 2015

Rosemary Austin passed away on February 14, 2015. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Hazel and Frank Johnson, Rosemary grew up in Wichita, Kansas, where she graduated from Cathedral High School and St. Francis School of Nursing.  She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebrask......

     

Lela Mae Shaw, 93

Date of Birth: May 08, 1921
Date of Death: February 12, 2015

Lela Mae Shaw, 93, of Kansas City, Kansas, died Thursday, February 12, 2015 at the home. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Thursday, February 19th at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS 66102. Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 AM. Burial at Highland Park Cemetery.

Lela was born May......

     

Earl LeRoy Stephenson, 82

Date of Birth: May 13, 1932
Date of Death: February 11, 2015

Earl LeRoy Stephenson, 82, passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2015. A Rosary will be prayed at 9:45 AM, Visitation will be from 10-11 AM Monday, February 16, at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 15440 Leavenworth Road, Basehor, KS 66007. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memor......

     

Gina Therese Grimaldi, 29

Date of Birth: May 01, 1985
Date of Death: February 11, 2015

Gina Therese Grimaldi, 29, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at the Olathe Hospice House with her family at her side. A Memorial Mass will be 10:00 AM Saturday, February 14, 2015 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church 11300 W. 103rd St., Overland Park, Kansas 66214. Burial will follow at Resurr......

     

Edith Rezin Kriss, 97

Date of Birth: September 05, 1917
Date of Death: February 11, 2015

Edith Rezin Kriss, 97, died on February 11, 2015. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Monday, February 16 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., KC, KS. Graveside Services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday, February 17 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

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Scott J. Cave, 65

Date of Birth: April 04, 1949
Date of Death: February 09, 2015

Scott J. Cave, 65, of KCK, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Visitation from 9:30-10:30 Friday, Feb. 13 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with funeral services at 10:30AM. Burial in Edwardsville Cemetery. He was born April 4, 1949 in Smithville, MO and was a mechanic his whole life. Preceded by his paren......

     

Elzie Leroy Uttinger, 90

Date of Birth: March 13, 1924
Date of Death: February 09, 2015

Elzie Leroy Uttinger, 90, of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Monday, February 9, 2015 at the Guest Home Estates. Visitation will be 1:00-2:00 PM and Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Friday, February 13, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS . Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Mr. Uttinger was......

     

Jack Brent Schlehuber, 76

Date of Birth: December 05, 1938
Date of Death: February 09, 2015

Jack Brent Schlehuber, 76, of Leawood, KS, passed away on February 9, 2015.  A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, February 14 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1700 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO 64111, preceded by a visitation at 10:00 A.M.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be give......

     

Donna Lucille Howery, 95

Date of Birth: April 01, 1919
Date of Death: February 08, 2015

Donna Lucille Howery, 95, of Merriam, KS passed away February 8, 2015. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 11 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. The funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 12 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa. In ......

     

Gary C. Wear, 78

Date of Birth: October 16, 1936
Date of Death: February 07, 2015

Gary C. Wear, 78, a lifelong resident of the Muncie area in Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House. Visitation will be from 4-7:00 PM Thursday, February 12, 2015 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66102. Funeral Services will be 1:30 PM Friday at Cornerstone Com......

     

Gwendolyn K. Allen, 69

Date of Birth: September 27, 1945
Date of Death: February 06, 2015

Gwendolyn K. Allen, 69, Kansas City, KS, passed away Friday, February 6, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital. Memorial Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 13, at the Oak Ridge Missionary Baptist Church, 9301 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Gwendolyn was born September 27, 1945......

     

Bernadine Catherine Fatino, 85

Date of Birth: May 21, 1929
Date of Death: February 05, 2015

Bernadine Catherine Fatino, 85, Overland Park, KS, died Thursday, February 5, 2015 at her home. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 10, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd, Overland Park, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Porter Funeral Home,......

     

William Daniel Green, 68

Date of Birth: November 04, 1946
Date of Death: February 05, 2015

William Daniel Green, 68, of Shawnee Kansas was welcomed into Heaven Thursday, February 5, 2015. A native of Corinth Mississippi he graduated from Corinth High School in 1964 and attended Mississippi State University where he graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Bill was an all-around salesman who enjoyed sno......

     

Esther M. Deppeler, 94

Date of Birth: March 07, 1920
Date of Death: February 05, 2015

Esther M. Deppeler, 94, of Kansas City, MO, died Thurs......

     

Warren `Pappy` Austin Hamer, 85

Date of Birth: October 09, 1929
Date of Death: February 05, 2015

Warren “Pappy” Austin Hamer died in Topeka, Kansas on February 5th, 2015 at the age of 85.

Warren is survived by his daughter, Vicki Bastin of Melbourne, Florida; son, Warren Hamer II and wife Marianne of Overland Park, Kansas; and daughter Rose Diaz of Chicago, Illinois. He is also survived by his d......

     

Margaret B. Clark, 102

Date of Birth: June 08, 1912
Date of Death: February 04, 2015

Margaret B. Clark, 102, died on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at The Heritage of Overland Park. Margaret was born on June 8, 1912 in Chilton, Wisconsin, to Joseph and Mary Harlow. She was preceded into eternity by her husband C. Ralph Clark; two sons David C. Clark and Robert J. Clark; and one grandson, Ted Clark. She is sur......

     

Leland L. Taylor, 85

Date of Birth: January 06, 1930
Date of Death: February 04, 2015

Leland L. Taylor, 85, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Presbyterian Manor. Leland was born January 6, 1930, in Stover, MO. She was a cashier for Safeway for over 30 years. Leland was preceded in death by her sister Shirley Wilson. She is survived by 2 daughters Melva L. Stine, Sherry S. Jackso......

     

Martha J. Jones, 78

Date of Birth: June 26, 1936
Date of Death: February 04, 2015

     Martha J. Jones, 78, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2015.  Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM on Monday, February 9, 2015 at the Haven Baptist Church, 3430 Hutton Road, Kansas City, KS 66109 with funeral services starting at 11:00 AM. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gar......

     

Deborah A. Keating Gray, 54

Date of Birth: October 20, 1960
Date of Death: February 03, 2015

Deborah A. Keating Gray, 54, of Overland Park, KS passed away Tuesday, February 3, 2015 after a long courageous battle with Huntington's Disease. She spent the last 6 years under the care of the wonderful staff at Hillside Village in DeSoto, KS. A visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM Friday, February 6, at the Porter Fu......

     

John F. Suellentrop, 92

Date of Birth: May 29, 1922
Date of Death: February 03, 2015

John F. Suellentrop, 92, died peacefully at Evergreen Community on February 3, 2015.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. with the Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 9, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St. Lenexa, KS.  Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS.......

     

Jinx Alfred `Al` Beasley III, 54

Date of Birth: October 03, 1960
Date of Death: February 03, 2015

Jinx Alfred "Al" Beasley III, 54, Kansas City, MO, passed away Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at St. Luke's Northland Hospital.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church in Prairie Village, KS.  A luncheon and time to visit......

     

Michael W. Starke, 67

Date of Birth: December 12, 1947
Date of Death: February 01, 2015

Michael W. Starke, 67, of Lenexa, KS, died February 1, 2015 at 12:27 p.m.  He was surrounded by his loving wife and daughter.  Mike was diagnosed with lung cancer and fought a tough battle over the past year.

Michael was born on December 12, 1947, in Jefferson City, MO, the son of Harry and Georgia Sta......

     

Phillip Andrew Winkleman, 51

Date of Birth: November 09, 1963
Date of Death: February 01, 2015

Phillip A. Winkleman , 51, of Lenexa, KS died Sun, Feb 1, 2015.  A memorial service will be 6 p.m. Thursday, February 5 at Messianic Jewish Congregation Hall, 107 S. 6th Ave, Greenwood, MO.  Inurnment in Rogers, AR. (Porter Funeral Home-Lenexa 913.438.6444)

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James Daniel Colyer, 89

Date of Birth: April 14, 1925
Date of Death: February 01, 2015

James Daniel Colyer DDS, 89, drove his Foretravel motorhome through Heaven’s Gate (blaring Roger Miller’s King of the Road) where he awaits Lorene, his bride of 67 years.  Jim passed away surrounded by his family at Santa Marta in Olathe, KS on February 1st.  Jim and Lorene had four childre......

     

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Date of Birth: January 01, 1920
Date of Death: February 01, 2015

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Patricia J. `Trisha` Thomas, 68

Date of Birth: January 22, 1947
Date of Death: January 30, 2015

Patricia Jane Thomas, 68 of Kansas City, MO, passed away January 30, 2015.  A visitation will be 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, February 7 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS; followed by a memorial service at 3:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Soc......

     

Donald Lyle Westerbeck, 83

Date of Birth: August 14, 1931
Date of Death: January 28, 2015

Donald Lyle Westerbeck, 83, of Overland Park, KS passed away January 28, 2015.  A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 8 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. 

 

Don was born on August 14, 1931, in Adel, Iowa; the son of Lyle H. and Erma Carolyn (Babc......

     

Ralph P. Lamusga, 89

Date of Birth: October 24, 1925
Date of Death: January 28, 2015

Ralph P. Lamusga, 89, of Overland Park, KS, died January 28, 2015.  A memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 12 at Garden Terrace of Overland Park, 7541 Switzer Rd, Overland Park, KS.  Private interment will be at Leavenworth National Cemetery.

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Aletha D. Adams, 90

Date of Birth: November 15, 1924
Date of Death: January 27, 2015

Aletha D. Adams, 90, of Prairie Village, KS, passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2015. A visitation will be from 9:30 - 10:30 AM Saturday, January 31, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 7231 Mission Rd. Prairie Village, KS 66208. Mass of Christian Burial will immediately follow at 10:30 AM. Entombment in Resurrection ......

     

Howard Franklin Hutton, 92

Date of Birth: February 28, 1922
Date of Death: January 26, 2015

     Howard Franklin Hutton, 92, formerly of Harrisonville, MO, and Lake of the Ozarks, went to be with the Lord January 26, 2015.  Howard was born on February 28, 1922 in St. John, KS to Frank and Inez (Moore) Hutton.  He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Helene, brother Leonard and......

     

Gertie Magdalene Gray Hartman, 95

Date of Birth: November 09, 1919
Date of Death: January 25, 2015

Gertie Magdalene Gray Hartman, 95, died in her sleep January 25, 2015 at Centerpointe, Lakeview Village, Lenexa, Kansas. A memorial service will be held at Lenexa United Methodist Church, 9138 Caanen Lake Road Lenexa, KS, on Thursday, January 2......

     

Bonnie J. Ryan, 84

Date of Birth: June 19, 1930
Date of Death: January 20, 2015

Bonnie J. Ryan, 84, of Overland Park, KS, passed away January 20, 2015.  Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday, January 24 at Victory Hills Church of the Nazarene, 6200 Parallel Ave, KCK; followed by a funeral service at 12:00 p.m.  Private inurnment will be at Chapel Hill Cemetery.  In lieu o......

     

Robert (Bob) Monroe Summers, 86

Date of Birth: September 29, 1928
Date of Death: January 20, 2015

Robert (Bob) Monroe Summers, 86, peacefully died January 20, 2015 at Pinnacle Ridge Nursing Home. Robert was born September 29, 1928 in Kansas City, Kansas to Ethel (Ledbetter) Summers and Robert L. Summers. Robert was the eldest of 10 children and was preceded in death by his parents, first w......

     

Roy L. Meeker, 93

Date of Birth: June 19, 1921
Date of Death: January 20, 2015

Roy L. Meeker left us January 20, 2015, at the age of 93.  He was born June 19, 1921, in Kansas City, Kansas, to Roy (Lefty) and Gladys Meeker both of Kansas City, Kansas.  Roy’s father was well known as a professional major league baseball pitcher during the “twenties.” &nbs......

     

James R. `Jim` Isabell, 86

Date of Birth: January 01, 1920
Date of Death: January 19, 2015

 

James R. "Jim" Isabell, Sr., 86, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015. Visitation will be from 5:30-7:30 PM Wednesday at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd Kansas City, KS 66104 with a Rosary prayed at 7:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Thursday, Ja......

     

Frances Louise Van Hooser, 100

Date of Birth: September 27, 1914
Date of Death: January 19, 2015

Frances Louise Van Hooser, 100, formerly of Kansas City, KS, went home to be with our Lord on Jan 19, 2015. She was born in Harrisonville, MO on Sept 27, 1914 at her maternal grandmother's home. Her parents, James and Fannie Matthews, brought her home to KCK shortly after her birth where she lived most o......

     

Carolyn Lee Armstrong, 71

Date of Birth: April 11, 1943
Date of Death: January 18, 2015

Carolyn Lee Armstrong, 71, Kansas City, Kan., passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015. Memorial service 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2907 North 81st St., Kansas City, KS 66109. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions to the Bethel Cemetery Association, where she served as presi......

     

Jeanette Bicknell, 96

Date of Birth: August 18, 1918
Date of Death: January 17, 2015

Jeanette Bicknell died Jan. 17, 2015, after a battle with cancer. She was the eldest of four siblings born to Oliver and Nelly Lamb in Pittsburg Ks, and she outlived them all at 96. Jeanette was born in Pittsburg, Ks. and was married to William J. Bicknell for 69 years until his death in March 2012. Jeanette had two sons, ......

     

Jean Pargeon Bergstrom, 90

Date of Birth: May 16, 1924
Date of Death: January 17, 2015

Jean Pargeon Bergstrom, passed away January 17, 2015. A Memorial visitation will be from 4-6:00 PM Monday, January 19th at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts to Gentiva Hospice 8735 Rosehill Road, Lenexa, KS   66215.

Jean was born May 16th, 1924&n......

     

Joseph Edward Wise, Jr., 90

Date of Birth: September 01, 1929
Date of Death: January 17, 2015

 

Joseph Edward Wise, Jr., 90, of Kansas City, Kansas, died Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Brookdale Rosehill. A funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be said 10:00 AM, Thursday, January 22, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St. Kansas City, KS 66102. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Frie......

     

Gordon McDonald Graves, 72

Date of Birth: December 08, 1942
Date of Death: January 16, 2015

 Gordon McDonald Graves, 72, of Shawnee, Kansas, died Friday, January 16, 2015 at the Delmar Gardens of Lenexa.  A graveside service will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at Highland Park Cemetery, Kansas City, KS.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to American Heart Association or......

     

Donna Matthews, 92

Date of Birth: January 08, 1923
Date of Death: January 16, 2015

       Donna Matthews passed away January 16th, 2015 at the age of 92. Donna was born in Emporia, Kansas. She and her late husband Leslie had lived in the Kansas City area since 1991.  A Memorial Service will be held at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Mission, KS, ......

     

Terrance Ethan Jackson, 23

Date of Birth: March 27, 1991
Date of Death: January 16, 2015

Terrance Ethan Jackson, 23, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away January 16, 2015. A visitation will be held 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM with Funeral Services at 1:00 PM, Thursday January 22, 2015 in the Porter Funeral Home Chapel, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas. Terrance and his twin sister Kayla were born to Willie and Sharon Jackson in......

     

Kenneth Harlan Smiley, 85

Date of Birth: February 19, 1929
Date of Death: January 16, 2015

Kenneth Harlan Smiley was a quiet, stubborn Irish man. He was also an emotional man, one whose eyes would mist while listening to one of his favorite tunes, Danny Boy. One who always had a smile in his eyes and on his face and a witty sense of humor. Sadly, he left us late Friday night January 16th

     

Ralph B. Brown, 90

Date of Birth: July 28, 1924
Date of Death: January 15, 2015

     Ralph B. Brown, 90, of Shawnee, Kansas, died Thursday, January 15, 2015.  Visitation will be on Jan. 23, from 9:30 - 10:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Shawnee, KS. Burial will be in the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS.

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Rev. Paul G. Johnson, 87

Date of Birth: November 14, 1927
Date of Death: January 14, 2015

 

 Rev. Paul G. Johnson went to be with the Lord on January 14, 2015. Born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota, he graduated from Central Bible College, Springfield, Missouri and attended the University of Minnesota; Wagner

College, Staten Island, New York; Seattle Pacific University and receive......

     

Katie A. Cantrell, 85

Date of Birth: January 12, 1930
Date of Death: January 14, 2015

Katie A. Cantrell, 85, Overland Park, KS, died Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at Menorah Medical Center. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 17, at Abundant Life Church, 12400 Antioch, Overland Park, KS. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Porter Funeral Home......

     

Frank Ludwig Mischlich, 86

Date of Birth: January 16, 1928
Date of Death: January 14, 2015

Frank Ludwig Mischlich, 86, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center. A rosary will be prayed 6:00 PM Sunday, January 18th, followed by a visitation until 7:30 PM in the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, KS. A Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 AM Monday, January 19th at the Good......

     

Christopher P. Geis, 61

Date of Birth: December 26, 1953
Date of Death: January 14, 2015

     Christopher P. Geis, 61, of Prairie Village, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa,  KS.  Visitation will be from 5-7:00 ......

     

Donald Wesley Kling, Jr., 62

Date of Birth: March 29, 1952
Date of Death: January 13, 2015

Donald Wesley Kling, Jr., 62, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at Kansas City Hospice House. A Rosary will be prayed at 3:00 PM with a visitation to follow till 5:00 PM Sunday, January 18, 2015 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Memorial Mass will be 10:30 Monday, Janua......

     

Barbara M. Monaghen, 74

Date of Birth: October 03, 1940
Date of Death: January 13, 2015

Barbara M. Monaghen, 74, of Merriam, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center. A visitation will be held from 5:00-6:00 PM with a memorial service at 6:00 PM on Friday, February 6, 2015 in the Porter Funeral Home Chapel, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, Kansas. Burial at The National Ce......

     

Mary L. Walsh, 82

Date of Birth: October 19, 1932
Date of Death: January 12, 2015

Mary L. Walsh, 82, of Olathe, Kansas, peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving and devoted family, Monday, January 12, 2015 at Santa Marta, Olathe, KS. A Mass of Resurrection will be held 10:30 AM, Friday, January 16th at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Lenexa, KS. Mary was born October 19, 1932, in Eureka, Kansas......

     

Ira T. (Tom) Wilkinson, 85

Date of Birth: June 28, 1929
Date of Death: January 12, 2015

Tom Wilkinson, 85, of Kansas City, MO, passed away Monday, January 12, 2015 at the Kansas City Hospice House.  Tom was born June 28, 1929 to Ira and Florence Wilkinson, in Kansas City. MO.  He graduated from Rockhurst High School, ’46.  Attended Loyola-Marymount University and University of Kansas 1946......

     

Violet Mae Lanning, 97

Date of Birth: May 18, 1917
Date of Death: January 09, 2015

     Violet Mae Lanning, 97, of Olathe, KS, passed away, Friday, January 9, 2015 surrounded by her family.  Visitation will be from 1-2:00 PM Tuesday, January 13, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS 66215 with Funeral Services starting at 2:00 PM.  Burial in Mount Moriah C......

     

Edna Rose Gainer, 80

Date of Birth: October 27, 1934
Date of Death: January 09, 2015

 

Edna Rose Gainer, Shawnee, KS, passed away on Friday, January 9, 201......

     

Bryon S. Andrew, 32

Date of Birth: May 17, 1982
Date of Death: January 08, 2015

Bryon S. Andrew, 32, Overland Park, KS, left this world too soon on January 8, 2015 at his home. Memorial Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, January 12, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the Funeral Home. Bryon was born May 17, 1982 in Stuttgart Germany. He w......

     

Richard P. Geary, 84

Date of Birth: August 14, 1930
Date of Death: January 07, 2015

   Richard Patrick Geary, loving known as “Popo” to his grandchildren, 84, of Lenexa, Kansas passed away peacefully on January 7, 2015 in his home.  Richard was a devoted Catholic and attended Holy Trinity Catholic Church.  His memorial service will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on......

     

George `Gene` E. Elliott, 79

Date of Birth: March 25, 1935
Date of Death: January 07, 2015

George "Gene" E. Elliott, 79, Shawnee, KS, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015 surrounded by his loved ones at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.  Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 13 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  Burial in National Ce......

     

Gary Lyle Matousek, 60

Date of Birth: January 29, 1954
Date of Death: January 07, 2015

Gary Lyle Matousek, 60, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, January 13,  at the Holy Cross Catholic Church, 8311 W. 93rd, Overland Park,  KS 66212.  Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa,  KS.  Friends may call 5-7......

     

Harold H. Bender, 84

Date of Birth: March 05, 1930
Date of Death: January 07, 2015

Harold Henry Bender was born March 5, 1930, in Collyer, Kansas, to Dollie (Natalie) and Henry Bender. He grew up on a farm outside Wakeeney and graduated from Trego High School in 1947. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1951 and completed basic combat engineer training at Fort Leonard Wood......

     

Cory D. Woolery, 26

Date of Birth: October 02, 1988
Date of Death: January 07, 2015

Cory D. Woolery, 26,of Seattle, WA, formerly of the Kansas City area, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015 in Seattle.  A visitation Celebrating Cory's Life will be held from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, January 22, with short memorial immediately following at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of......

     

Vicki Acord, 86

Date of Birth: June 30, 1928
Date of Death: January 06, 2015

Vicki Acord, 86, of Lenexa Kansas passed January 6, 2015 at her home of natural causes.  Vicki was born June 30, 1928 in Abilene, Texas.  Vicki was preceded in death by her parents; R. & Angnes Jones, siblings; R. J., Leslie & David, husband; Kelly F. Acord.  She is survived by daughters; Kim (Scott)......

     

Judith J. Kuhn, 71

Date of Birth: July 03, 1943
Date of Death: January 03, 2015

Judith J. Kuhn, 71, Lenexa, KS, passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Menorah Medical Center. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 9, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd, Lenexa, KS where friends may call from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Judy was born......

     

Shirley Mae Koroly, 88

Date of Birth: May 24, 1926
Date of Death: January 03, 2015

Shirley Mae Koroly, 88, of Bonner Springs, KS, died January 3, 2015. Visitation from 11:00-11:30 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Mausoleum followed by services at 11:30 AM Thursday, January 8, 2015. Memorials contributions to Grace Hospice. Shirley was born May 24, 1926, in Kansas City, KS. She was preceded in death by her......

     

Glenn Raymond Siler, 88

Date of Birth: September 08, 1926
Date of Death: January 03, 2015

Glenn R. Siler, 88, passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2015, in Overland  Park, KS.  Glenn was the beloved husband of Joan (Weyand) for over 64 years, brother of the late Robert Siler, father of Glenn Jr., Todd and Jeffrey, granddad to eight and great-granddad to eight.  He was born on September 8, 1926, th......

     

Leo A. Scott, 57

Date of Birth: May 15, 1957
Date of Death: January 02, 2015

Leo Andrew Scott, 57, of Overland Park, Kansas passed away peacefully on Friday, January 2, 2015 after a valiant two month fight against Bile Duct Cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family and devoted friends. A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 5th, at Church of the As......

     

Walter William Pioli, Sr., 83

Date of Birth: April 27, 1931
Date of Death: January 02, 2015

 

Walter William Pioli, Sr.

 

             April 27, 1931 – January 2, 2015

Born and raised in Manhattan, NY, Walter’s career in ground-br......

     

Ida Mae `Dee` Yeazel, 88

Date of Birth: June 28, 1926
Date of Death: January 01, 2015

Ida M. "Dee" Yeazel, 88, of Kansas City, Kansas, died peacefully on Thursday, January 1, 2015.A memorial celebration will be held on Sunday, January 4 @ 1:30p.m., at Trinity Community Church, 5010 Parallel Pkwy, Kansas City, Kansas.

Dee was born & raised in Leavenworth KS. She was a 1944 graduate o......

     

Maxine C. Fiscus, 94

Date of Birth: March 14, 1920
Date of Death: January 01, 2015

Maxine C. Fiscus, 94, was born March 14, 1920 and passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband Don Fiscus, son Dennis Stratton, daughter Judy Wakefield, sister Velma Bowlin and her beloved dog-Lucky. Grandma is survived by her brother Jack Donovan, six grand......

     

Michael Joseph Costello, 73

Date of Birth: May 04, 1941
Date of Death: January 01, 2015

 Michael Joseph Costello, 73, passed away at The Heritage of Overland Park on the morning of Jan. 1, 2015.  A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday Jan. 7 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800 W. 75th St., Shawnee, KS 66216.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.  A Private......

     

C. G. `Jerry` Huckstep, 86

Date of Birth: July 17, 1928
Date of Death: January 01, 2015

Jerry Huckstep, 86, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015 at his home. A visitation will be held 6:00-7:00 PM with a 7:00 PM Memorial Service, Thursday January 8th at the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, KS. A private family burial will be held at a later date. Mr. Huckstep wa......

     

Bertha `Penny` Northern, 95

Date of Birth: April 16, 1919
Date of Death: December 31, 2014

     Bertha Penny Northern, 95, of Kansas City, Kansas, died Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at the Life Care Center of Kansas City.  Memorial Services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, January 7,  at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City,  KS.  Memorial contributions may be......

     

Jordan James Erisman, 25

Date of Birth: September 30, 1989
Date of Death: December 31, 2014

Jordan James Erisman, 25, of Olathe, KS, passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014. He was born September 30, 1989, in Kansas City, MO, the son of Neil and Trudy Erisman. Jordan was passionate about music. He played many instruments including the electric and acoustic guitars and the banjo. He loved Southern Blues Rock and ......

     

William A. Thornton, 85

Date of Birth: August 26, 1929
Date of Death: December 31, 2014

 

William A. Thornton, Overland Park, KS, died December 31, 2014. He was born 1929  and grew up in Arlington, TX. Following graduation from Baylor University, he served in the Air Force as a comptroller. He had a 36-year career with General Motors in Arlington, TX, Detroit, MI, and retired from the Kan......

     

Charles R. `Bob` Singleton, 86

Date of Birth: October 27, 1928
Date of Death: December 30, 2014

Charles R. "Bob" Singleton, 86, Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at his home. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 2, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2203 Parallel, Kansas City, KS. where friends may call from 9-10:30 a.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of ......

     

Patricia Gwen Connelly, 70

Date of Birth: March 02, 1944
Date of Death: December 30, 2014

Surrounded by her family, Patricia Gwen Connelly, 70, Westwood, KS peacefully passed into eternal life on Tuesday December 30th, after gracefully suffering for many years from the disabling effects of COPD.

Patricia was born on March 2nd 1944 at General Hospital in Kansas City MO, the fourt......

     

Robert Joseph Dubin, 67

Date of Birth: August 05, 1947
Date of Death: December 30, 2014

Robert J. "Bob" Dubin, 67, Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at his home. Graveside services will be at 9 a.m. Monday, January 5 at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth KS. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, January 5 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 34th & Shawnee Drive, Kans......

     

Jeanette Darlene Gardner, 76

Date of Birth: November 23, 1938
Date of Death: December 30, 2014

Jeanette Darlene Gardner, 76, Olathe, KS, passed away Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at her home. Cremation with private family burial in Crown Hill Cemetery, Sedalia, MO. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Olathe Medical Center.

Jeanette was born November 23, 1938, in St. Joseph, M......

     

Helen Frances Shikles, 88

Date of Birth: November 21, 1926
Date of Death: December 29, 2014

Helen Frances Shikles, 88, of Leavenworth, KS, passed away Monday, December 29, 2014. Visitation will be from 1-2:00 PM January 2, 2014 at Basehor United Methodist Church, 18660 158th Street, Basehor, KS 66012 with a Funeral Service beginning at 2:00 PM. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flower......

     

George W. Ryan, 102

Date of Birth: March 08, 1912
Date of Death: December 28, 2014

He danced his way into heaven the evening of December 28 at the age of 102.  George was born in St. Louis in 1912, where he started working at age 12.  When an aunt in St. Louis left him $11, he parlayed that into a college education. Working during the day and going to class at night, he graduated from St. Louis......

     

Candace E. `Candy` Reno, 62

Date of Birth: June 03, 1952
Date of Death: December 27, 2014

Candace E. "Candy" Reno, 62, Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Country Care in Easton, KS. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 31, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2907 N. 81st St., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday......

     

Evelyn L. Green, 91

Date of Birth: February 22, 1923
Date of Death: December 26, 2014

Evelyn L. Green, 91, Lenexa, KS, passed away Friday, December 26, 2014, at the Sunrise Assisted Living of Lenexa. A Celebration of her life will be held at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, December 28, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Inurnment will take place next to her husband at the Missouri Veteran's Cemeter......

     

Betty M. Danley, 87

Date of Birth: February 17, 1927
Date of Death: December 25, 2014

Betty M. Danley, 87, Kansas City, KS, died Thursday, December 25, 2014 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 30, at First Baptist Church, 2900 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the fa......

     

Mathilde V. Moore, 89

Date of Birth: September 19, 1925
Date of Death: December 24, 2014

Mathilde V. Moore, 89, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Wednesday, December 24, 2014. Visitation will be held from 3 - 5 p.m. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.

Mathilde was born September 19, 1925, in Antwerp, Belgium. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett ......

     

Barton `BJ` Nelson, Jr., 93

Date of Birth: March 08, 1921
Date of Death: December 23, 2014

Barton "B.J." Nelson, Jr., 93, Stilwell, KS, passed away Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at his home. Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, December 26, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 14201 Nall Ave. Overland Park, KS, with the Rosary being prayed at 6:00 p.m. The Funeral Ma......

     

Lori Ann Shehan, 46

Date of Birth: May 28, 1968
Date of Death: December 23, 2014

Lori Ann Shehan, 46, of Fairway, Kansas, passed away Dec. 23, 2014. Lori had a huge heart and always had a home full of stray animals, kids, and friends. Lori is survived by her beloved daughters Katie and Sara Lynn, step daughter Cherie, parents Kermit & Malinda Newton, sisters Molly & Amy, niece Maggie (her 3rd d......

     

Jo Ann Emerson, 85

Date of Birth: January 03, 1929
Date of Death: December 23, 2014

Jo Ann Emerson, 85, Overland Park, KS, died Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. A Memorial Mass will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 27, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd, Overland Park, KS where friends may call from 12:30-1 p.m. In lieu of flowers the f......

     

Loretta Ann Wilder, 89

Date of Birth: September 12, 1925
Date of Death: December 21, 2014

Loretta Ann Wilder, 89, of Lenexa, Kansas, died Sunday, December 21, 2014 at the Lakeview Village Care Center. A Rosary will be prayed at 10:15 AM and Memorial Mass at 10:30 am Monday, December 29, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church 13615 W. 92nd Lenexa, KS 66215. Burial of will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. The family......

     

Suzanne M. Kneebone, 70

Date of Birth: November 24, 1944
Date of Death: December 21, 2014

Suzanne M. Kneebone, 70, Olathe, KS, passed away Sunday, December 21, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Society of Olathe. Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. Monday, December 29, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 30, at Garden of Memor......

     

Col. William Marlow Stevenson, USA, Retired, 86

Date of Birth: October 28, 1928
Date of Death: December 20, 2014

Col. William Marlow Stevenson, USA, Retired was born Oct. 13, 1928 to William Marlow Stevenson and Tina Elzada Grisham Stevenson in Litchfield, IL.  Following the death of his father, his mother, his sisters Hannah and Wilma, and William (first called "Bill" by family and friends, and called "Steve"......

     

Anna Mae Lundine, 92

Date of Birth: December 14, 1922
Date of Death: December 17, 2014

 

Anna Mae Lundine, 92, of Kansas City, KS, passed away peacefully on December 17th at the Kansas City Hospice House surrounded by her family. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 20 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave.......

     

Monica Rachel Pyle, 16

Date of Birth: December 30, 1997
Date of Death: December 15, 2014

Monica Rachel Pyle of Lenexa, KS, age 16, passed on to join the Lord in Heaven on December 15, 2014 with her parents at her side.  Monica was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather Alfred G. ‘Fritz’ Reinig, and her aunt, Joan Pyle.  She is survived by her parents, Ken and Mary, her brothers Joe......

     

Herbert `Pete` Monslow, 96

Date of Birth: December 20, 1917
Date of Death: December 14, 2014

Pete, the son of Peter George and Marcelina Isabella (Ontiveros) Monslow was born on December 20, 1917 in Kansas City, Kansas.  Just shy of his 97th birthday, after living an active life, beloved by all who met him, Pete’s Father called him home to eternal life on Sunday morning, Decemb......

     

Theodore L. Reyes, Sr., 85

Date of Birth: November 09, 1929
Date of Death: December 14, 2014

Theodore L. Reyes, Sr., 85, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Friday, December 19, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd Overland Park, KS 66214. Entombment in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. Visitation will be from 4-7:00 PM Thursday at the c......

     

Scott Raymond Henry, 40

Date of Birth: November 21, 1974
Date of Death: December 14, 2014

Scott Raymond Henry, 40, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Saturday, December 20, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd, Overland Park, KS 66214. Visitation will be 5:30-7:30 PM Friday at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church with a Rosary at 5:15 PM. ......

     

Morris Ralph Long, 97

Date of Birth: October 03, 1917
Date of Death: December 13, 2014

Morris R. Long, 97, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014, at the Sweet Life at Brookdale Place.  Visitation will be held from 9:00-10:00 a.m. with Funeral Services following at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 18, at the Gospel Assembly Church 9600 E. 47th Street Kansas City, MO.  B......

     

Neal J. Holt, 77

Date of Birth: February 08, 1937
Date of Death: December 13, 2014

Neal J. Holt, age 77, of Overland Park, Kansas went to be with our Lord, Jesus Christ on December 13, 2014. Memorial Services will be at the Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe Ave. Leawood, KS 6......

     

Geraldine Roberta Pace

Date of Birth: July 27, 1932
Date of Death: December 12, 2014

Geraldine Roberta Pace, 82, Kansas City, KS, died Friday, December 12, 2014 at the University of Kansas Hospital. Graveside Services will be 1 P.M. Tuesday, December 16 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 N. 94th St. Kansas City, KS.  Roberta was born July 27, 1932, in Piper, KS and was a lifetime are resident. She h......

     

Vincent L. Murphy, 81

Date of Birth: August 24, 1933
Date of Death: December 12, 2014

 

Vincent L Murphy, 81, of Leawood, KS, passed away on December 12, 2014 at Villa St. Joseph.  A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Kansas City, MO, at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 17, Friends may call at the church from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.(one hour) preceding the servic......

     

James W. `Jim` Parker, 76

Date of Birth: February 28, 1938
Date of Death: December 11, 2014

 

James W. “Jim” Parker, 76, of Shawnee, KS passed away Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the University of Kansas Hospital.  A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the Community Covenant Church in Lenexa, KS.  A private family burial will be held at......

     

Betty Marie Mahan, 91

Date of Birth: November 18, 1923
Date of Death: December 11, 2014

     Betty Marie Mahan, 91, of Prairie Village, KS, passed away peacefully at home, Thursday, December 11, 2014. The Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, December 20, at Saint Michael’s and All Angels Episcopal Church, 6630 Nall Avenue, Mission, KS 66202, with a recept......

     

Marilynn Joyce (Kurth) Peter, 81

Date of Birth: December 08, 1932
Date of Death: December 10, 2014

Marilynn Joyce (Kurth) Peter, 81, Shawnee Kansas went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on December 10th, 2014.  She was born December 16, 1932 in El Paso, Illinois.  She became a child of God through her baptism in January, 1933 and was confirmed in the Lutheran faith in 1949.  Marilyn......

     

James E. Wagner, 65

Date of Birth: September 21, 1949
Date of Death: December 09, 2014

 

James E. Wagner, 65, Kansas City, KS passed away Tuesday, December 9, at the Kansas City Hospice House. Funeral Services will be 9 a.m., Friday, Dec. 12th at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 722 Reynolds, Kansas City, KS. Graveside services 12:30 p.m. Friday at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. Visit......

     

Harvey L. Baker, 97

Date of Birth: May 03, 1917
Date of Death: December 09, 2014

Harvey Lee Baker, 97, Raymore, MO passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at Foxwood Springs, Raymore, MO. He was born May 3, 1917 in Kansas City, KS, to Anna Mae Harvey and Leo F. Baker. He was a direct descendant of James McHenry, who along with Thomas Jefferson wrote a large part of the U.S. Constitu......

     

Clara Munoz Grice, 81

Date of Birth: April 13, 1933
Date of Death: December 08, 2014

Clara Munoz Grice, 81, of Topeka, KS, died Monday, December 8, 2014 at the Baldwin Healthcare and Rehab Center. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Friday, December 12, at the Queen of the Holy Rosary, 71st & Metcalf, Overland Park, KS 66204; Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Topeka, KS. Friends may call 5-7:00 PM Thursday......

     

Rosalyn Claire Potts, 89

Date of Birth: June 30, 1925
Date of Death: December 06, 2014

Rosalyn Claire Potts, 89, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Olathe Hospice House. Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St., Kansas City Missouri 64112. Mrs. Potts was born June 30, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska t......

     

August Louis Elsener, 71

Date of Birth: January 23, 1943
Date of Death: December 05, 2014

     August Louis Elsener, 71, of Prairie Village, KS, passed away Friday, December 5, 2014.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Thursday, December 11, at St. Ann Catholic Church 7231 Mission Rd. Prairie Village,  KS 66208.  Friends may call 6-8:00 PM Wednesday at the St. Ann Catho......

     

Dorothy Jean Moss, 84

Date of Birth: September 19, 1930
Date of Death: December 04, 2014

Dorothy Jean Moss was born September 19, 1930 in Roland, Oklahoma. Her parents Booker T. and Lavada Bell preceded her in death. She was the younger of two children born to this union. Dorothy attended Lincoln High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and after graduation she met the love of her life Leon Moss. They were married......

     

Rolland Scott Charpentier, 54

Date of Birth: May 24, 1960
Date of Death: December 02, 2014

 

Rolland Scott Charpentier, 54, Olathe, KS, died Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. A visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, December 4, in the Chapel at St. James Academy, 24505 Prairie Star Pkwy, Lenexa, KS. A second visitation will be held from 9:30-11:......

     

Margaret Wurtz, 84

Date of Birth: August 12, 1930
Date of Death: December 02, 2014

Margaret Wurtz passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2014. She was born in Green, KS August 12, 1930, the daughter of Thomas and Loretta Crimmins.

Margaret is survived by her husband, Wilfrid, children Mark (Mary Jo) Wurtz, Topeka, KS, Mary (Rick) Mayabb, Belton, MO, Joseph (Rosemarie) Wurtz, Overland Park, KS, Marit......

     

Bobby D. King, 85

Date of Birth: December 07, 1928
Date of Death: December 02, 2014

Bobby D. King, 85, of Lenexa, was called home to his Lord Jesus Christ, on Dec. 2, 2014. Born Dec. 7, 1928 in Kansas City, Kansas, he grew up in Stanberry, Mo.......

     

Robert W. Horseman, 93

Date of Birth: November 26, 1921
Date of Death: December 01, 2014

Robert W. Horseman, 93, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, December 1, 2014. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Thursday, Dec. 4th at Zion United Church of Christ, 2711 North 72nd Street Kansas City, KS 66109. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Friday at the Church with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowe......

     

Billy Dean Wunsch, 82

Date of Birth: June 19, 1932
Date of Death: December 01, 2014

Billy Dean Wunsch, 82, died in his Fairway home on the morning of December 1, 2014 after a long illness. His family was at his bedside. A memorial service for Bill will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 13, at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church at 6630 Nall Avenue in Mission, Kansas. 

Bill w......

     

Donald Lee Quinn, 88

Date of Birth: January 14, 1926
Date of Death: November 30, 2014

Donald Lee Quinn, 88, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Sunday, November 30, 2014 in his home. Visitation will be held 9:30 to 10:30 AM with a Funeral Service at 10:30 AM Thursday December 4, 2014, at the Porter Funeral Home Chapel, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas.  Mr. Quinn was born January 14, 1926 to William N. ......

     

Janice L. Redmond, 66

Date of Birth: July 28, 1948
Date of Death: November 29, 2014

 

Janice L. Redmond, 66, passed away Saturday, November 29, 2014 at the Meadowview Nursing Home in Harrisonville, MO.  The Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 5, at Cure of Ars  9401 Mission Rd. Leawood,  Kansas 66206.    Burial in Resurrection Cemetery.......

     

Alberto Amon, 89

Date of Birth: December 22, 1924
Date of Death: November 29, 2014

Alberto Amon, 89, Basehor, KS, died Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Providence Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where friends may call from 12:30-1:00 p.m. Burial in the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. Alberto was born Decembe......

     

Marietta K. Smith, 85

Date of Birth: September 29, 1929
Date of Death: November 27, 2014

Marietta K. Smith, 85, K.C.K., died November 27, 2014. Funeral Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, December 4, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. K.C.K. Burial in the National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12-1 p.m. Thursday. Marietta was born in Bethel, Kansas and had lived most of her life in the Kansas Ci......

     

Henry Charles Danielson, 92

Date of Birth: April 30, 1922
Date of Death: November 26, 2014

Henry Charles Danielson, 92, Prairie Village, KS, passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Manor Care of Overland Park. Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, at Village Presbyterian Church, 6641 Mission Rd. Prairie Village, KS, where a reception will immediately follow. In lieu of flowers me......

     

Harry Richard Crowley, 86

Date of Birth: May 07, 1928
Date of Death: November 26, 2014

Harry Richard Crowley, 86, of Olathe, Kansas passed away Wednesday November 26, 2014 at Villa St. Francis.  A Funeral Liturgy will be held at 12:00 PM, Saturday December 6, 2014 at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 900 S. Honeysuckle Dr., Olathe, Kansas 66061. Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home & ......

     

Donald R. Davis , 88

Date of Birth: November 24, 1926
Date of Death: November 24, 2014

Donald R. Davis born November 24, 1926 to Dana BonSteel Davis and William C. Davis. died on November 24, 2014. Don was a letter carrier for over 30 years and after retiring spent numerous years volunteering at Providence Hospital.He served in World War II under Gen. Patton. He served as an Sunday school teac......

     

LaVerne Lauber, 87

Date of Birth: November 17, 1927
Date of Death: November 23, 2014

Bunny passed away November 23, 2014 at Kansas City Hospice House. She was born November 17, 1927 in Aliceville, Kansas to Karl and Kathryn (Bracher) Nolte. Preceding her in death were her parents, her beloved husband of 61 years, Norman Charles "Chic" Lauber, and infant daughter Janice. Surviving h......

     

Rosemary C. Walsh, 92

Date of Birth: July 18, 1922
Date of Death: November 23, 2014

Rosemary C. Walsh, of Overland Park, Kan., passed away on Sunday, Nov. 23, at K.C. Hospice House. She was 92. Rosemary grew up in the Kansas City area. During World War II, she proudly served in the United States Coast Guard and, while stationed in Washington, D.C., met her beloved husband, Arthur, a member of the United S......

     

Samuel Lathram Clark, 82

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

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

     

Margaret M. Altman, 86

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

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

     

Hazel Lucille Vogel, 86

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

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

     

Kyle Chad Longdon Jr. (CJ)

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

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

     

Katherine Ann `Kate` Stanfield, 36

Date of Birth: October 14, 1978
Date of Death: November 17, 2014

 

Katherine Anne (Kate) Stanfield of Fort Riley entered into eternal life on November 17th 2014.  Born at Fort Leavenworth, Kate graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School and the University of Kansas with a degree in English.  A talented musician, she was also employed as a l......

     

Aaron Neal Follmer, 21

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

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

     

Dawn K. Hoover , 61

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

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

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

     

Peggy J. Reel, 82

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

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

     

Karen E. Nesselhuf, 62

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

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

     

Charlotte `Char` Winifred Prohaska, 84

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

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

     

Warren H. Trout, 93

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

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

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

     

Sammye L. Major , 77

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

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

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

     

Dr. John David Williams , 64

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

 

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

     

Donna L. Cooper, 81

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

 

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

     

James Sprague DeGoler, 80

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

 

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

     

Donna D. Metcalf, 71

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

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

     

Frank William Cisper, 44

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

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

 

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

     

Keith E. Cushman, 70

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

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

     

Larry J. Sweeney, 76

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

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

     

Spyros Theodore Foundopoulos, 78

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

 

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

     

Kenneth E. Criss, 70

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

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

     

Robert `Bob` L. Snell, 81

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

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

     

Price L. Eldridge, Jr., 78

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

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

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Gary L. Smith, 73

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

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

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Robert A. McCool , 75

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

 

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

     

Gloria Mae Pearson, 88

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

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

     

Katharina W. Brown, 84

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

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

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

     

Louise Nick , 93

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

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

     

Pat S. Johnson, 72

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

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

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Robert H. McGinnis, 84

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

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

Robert was ......

     

W. Wendell Tulp, 82

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

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

     

Edna L. Ferson, 87

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

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

     

Raymond Reno Kellogg, 77

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

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

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

     

JoAnn Marie McGregor, 59

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

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

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

     

Virginia Anita Kraus, 76

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

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

     

Mary Louise Stack, 91

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

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

     

Juanita Dake, 91

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

     Juanita Dake, 91, Wyandotte County,KS, died Thursday, October 16, 2014 in Richmond, MO. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 21, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City,  KS where friends may call from 10-11 a.m.  Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens......

     

Juan F. Martinez, 62

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

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

     

Cathy Lynn Richardson, 58

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

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

     

James Michael Raupp , 25

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

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

     

Ronald L. Schmucker, 51

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

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

     

Cheryl Ann Potter, 64

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

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

 

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

     

Bonnie Jean Sadler, 85

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

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

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

     

Patricia A. Kukuk, 78

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

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

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

     

Dr. Jerome Herman Hermes, 85

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

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

     

Joseph Sidor, 89

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

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

     

Kimberly A. Smith-Fortner

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

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

     

Carol J. (Belt) Gochenour, 66

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

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

     

Patrick E. Orford, 66

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

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

     

Thomas E. Steuber, 89

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

 

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

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

     

Dorothy A. Lovell, 83

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

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

     

Mary Ann Wittlinger, 57

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

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

     

Donald G. Martin, 77

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

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

     

Marjorie (Lickteig) Jean Davis, 89

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

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

     

Helen Lucile (Ellis) Carpenter, 95

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

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

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

     

Susan Rich, 45

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

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

     

Peyton Michael Topping

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

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

 

Besides his pa......

     

Frances L. Rohlfing, 81

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

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

     

Linton F. `Bud` Carden, 98

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

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Kenneth Ray Voorhes, 80

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

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

     

Robert E. Eldredge, 82

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

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

     

J. Blake Glenn, 43

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

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

     

Beverly Ann Mooneyham, 55

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

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

     

Elmer Eugene Swisher, 92

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

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

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John Joseph Kowalski, 66

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

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

     

Janice Ann (Hensler) Durr, 66

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

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

     

Jerold R. `Bob` Barmann, 79

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

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

     

Anthony J. `Tony` Gorman, 91

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

 

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

     

Len W. Skinner, 73

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

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

     

Gene M. Culbertson, 98

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

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

     

Edward Arnold Rowe, 73

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

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

     

Robert Francis Wenski, 63

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

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

     

Jean Pelton Bisel, 89

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

 

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

     

Katherine C.Cole, 94

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

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

     

William Edward Harrison, 86

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

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

     

Alan `Gus` Lind, 65

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

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

     

David C. Doleshal, 70

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

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

     

Barbara Jean Tritle, 70

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

 

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

     

David Oyer, 66

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

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

     

Rosemary C. Koehler, 85

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

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

     

Lewis Raymond McClure, 97

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

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

     

Bonnie L. Woeppel, 92

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

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

     

James Patrick Shannon, 66

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

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

     

Carl A. Kent, 83

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

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

     


Michael Kevin Trompeter, 53

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

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

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Margaret Joyce Busch, 91

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

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

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

     

Dolly Dee Bergstrom, 88

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

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

     

Ronald B. Richards

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

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

     

Tyler Arthur Neuhedel, 23

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

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

     

Ernest J. Bilyeu, 84

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

 

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

     

Elaine Skibinsky , 84

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

Elaine Skibinsky

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

     

Margaret Mary Schwind, 67

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

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

     

James `Jim` E. McColligan, 75

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

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

     

Shirley L. McGenney , 82

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

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

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

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

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

     

Mary Byrne, 85

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

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

     

Lois Elaine DeVeney, 71

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

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

     

Steve Eberman, 72

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

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

     

Frances Rose Graheck, 94

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

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

     

Dorothy R. Gregory , 92

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

Dorothy R. Gregory

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

     

Kay Louise Barker , 79

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

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

 

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

     

Robert R. Van Horn, 63

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

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

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

     

Anna Katherine (Malcolm) Moore, 98

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

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

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

     

Robert (Chip) Phillip Toft, 53

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

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

     

Lendee Venard, 59

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

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

     

Jeffrey L. Billings, 39

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

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

     

Patricia Ann Janes `Pat`, 58

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

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

     

Donald Roy Ross, 84

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

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

     

Kevin Patrick Moroney, 52

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

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

     

William H. Hogg, 95

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

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

     

Norman D. Slipsager, 78

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

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

     

George Stone, 93

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

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

     

Betty June Wolters, 83

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

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

     

Sharon M. Taber , 76

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

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

     

William Lewis Long, Jr., 81

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

 

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

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

     

Margaret M. McKay, 97

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

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

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Forest Dean Hudson, 59

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

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

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

     

Rose Marie Lacy, 89

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

 

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

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

     

Joseph Nathan Kain, 62

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

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

     

Lloyd K. Keith, 76

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

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

     

Nancy June Watkins , 75

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

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

     

Laura Rzepczyk, 91

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

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

     

James Fleming Scofield, 70

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

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

     

James Francis Crichton, 63

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

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

     

Diana E. Langford, 50

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

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

     

Rena Mae Lindsey, 85

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

 

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

     

James Bernard Nickelsen, 73

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

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

     

Naomi Laytham, 82

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

 

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

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Robert Ortega, 66

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

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

     

John Anthony Casper , 54

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

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

     

Marion Elizabeth Eide Culp, 90

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

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

     

Alexander `Alex` Zych, 87

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

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

     

Beatrice Constance Stefanski, 92

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

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

     

Richard `Dick` Mann, 82

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

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

     

Joanie K. Raab, 55

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

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

     

Fairalee Jane Stern , 95

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

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

     

Douglas G. Danaher, 45

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

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

     

Maurice Peter Keezer, 83

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

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

     

Victor Kipyego Munene Mbaya, 6 Weeks

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

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

     

Peter Winfield Hyde, 75

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

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

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

     

Ruth M. Reyes, 83

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

 

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

     

Richard Bergquist Hartzell, 63

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

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

     

Jack David Cook, 12

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

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

     

August John (Jack) Wilkus, 88

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

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

     

Master Sergeant (Retired) Ronald R. Ziegler , 78

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

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

     

Isabel Elizabeth Gibson, 88

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

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

 

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

     

Arlene Boring, 95

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

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

     

Faye B. Pence , 79

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

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

     

Susie Rosetta Coffman , 92

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

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

     

William G. McClellan, 84

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

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

     

Albert Michael Cornelison, 64

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

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

     

Raymond Darrell Herring , 90

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

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

     

Oliver Von Der Bruegge, 70

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

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

     

Cassie Patricia Morffi, 60

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

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

     

Ann M. Zager, 87

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

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

     

Carol P. Keller , 88

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

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

     

Midred M. Schneider, 93

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

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

     

George William Gillett, 79

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

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

     

Dr. Ruben David Bunag, 83

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

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

     

Marie E. (Eils) Gebhardt, 96

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

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

     

Betty A. Hlavacek, 88

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

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

     

Pamela Reiter Molnar, 67

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

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

     

Melvin Earl Herndon , 70

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

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

     

Robert Lee Eagleburger, 92

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

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

     

Kathleen Ann Eide, 67

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

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

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Robert Allen Heathman, 92

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

 

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

     

Thomas D. Billings , 74

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

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

     

Bernard L. (Joseph) Ruysser, 94

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

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

     

Dorothy Jean Knighton, 81

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

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

     

Sarah Blanche Hewett, 101

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

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

     

Russ Flynn, 79

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

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

     

Ryan Joseph Blades, 27

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

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

     

Wanda Lea Blankensip, 86

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

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

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Brian Scott McMahon, 46

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

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

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Sean P. Winchell, 45

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

 

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

     

William N. Johnson, 89

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

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

     

Donna Gericke, 72

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

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

     

Kevin Wayne Crow, 51

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

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

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

     

Susan N. Velsir, 68

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

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

     

Teresita Bermudez, 49

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

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

     

Mavis June Roth, 94

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

 

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

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

     

George Lashendock, Jr., 78

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

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

     

Matthew Kyle Stathas, 29

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

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

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

     

Bonny Harris Ayers, 87

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

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

     

Mary Ann Poehling, 80

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

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

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Lillian T. Bodde, 89

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

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

     

Jean L. Vannice, 78

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

 

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

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Harold L. Miller , 90

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

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

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

     

Robert B. Castor, 91

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

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

     

Robert Arthur Scoles, 90

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

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

     

Charles W. Aldrich, 65

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

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

     

Thelma E. McCrory, 95

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

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

     

Gail Sacco, 89

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

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

     

Ronald C. Heugel, 71

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

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

     

Velma Jean Storz, 91

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

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

     

Charles Edward `CE` Neubecker, 78

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

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

     

Allyson H. Rapken, 55

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

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

     

John Royal Hammond , 83

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

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

     

Charles Dennis Collins, 60

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

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

     

Richard D. J. St. Clair, 74

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

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

     

Michael John Mullane, 66

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

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

     

Larry C. Burt, Sr., 67

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

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

     

Norma Jean Hawkins Mackenzie, 83

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

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

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

     

Christopher Alan Connors, 8

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

 

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

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Hazel `Becky` Waltz , 92

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

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

     

Floyd Allyn Smith, 89

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

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

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James A. Cardell, 50

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

 

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

     

Lynn Janet `Wedman` Murray, 66

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

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

     

Woody Kinney, 60

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

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

     

Mary Ellen Black, 56

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

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

     

Patrick H. Slevin, 84

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

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

     

Garry John Wichman, 66

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

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

     

Ronald D. Neeld, 54

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

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

     

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

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

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

     

Owen Martin Clayton, 81

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

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

     

John `J.B.` Brandt , 53

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

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

     

Jesus S. Lee, 69

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

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

     

Helen M. Lynch, 93

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

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

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

     

Madeline Z. Cooper, 82

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

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

     

Harold Spencer Parton, 72

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

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

     

Marilyn J. VanHyning, 83

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

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

     

Charles Clifford `Cliff` Laytham, 88

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

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

     

Deems Peterson `Doc`, 70

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

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

     

Harold Rea Webber, 73

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

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

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Phillip V. Tran, 87

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

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

     

Virginia Patrice Volk, 55

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

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

     

Christine Bagg Parker, 76

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

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

     

Ted M. Johnson, 70

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

 

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

     

Jill Marie Arnold, 38

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

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

     

Patricia Ann Drosenos, 65

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

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

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

     

Ann D. Fischbach, 71

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

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

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

     

Steven James Stauch, 61

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

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

     

John E. Hirsch, 95

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

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

     

Helen L. Prettyman, 92

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

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

     

Frances A. Uttinger, 93

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

Frances A. Uttinger, 93, Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the Guest Home Estate, Ft. Scott, KS. Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS where friends may call from 12 noon-1 p.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu o......

     

Denzal Davison , 93

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

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

     

Jack Joseph Green, 86

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

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

     

Brennan J. Cribbs, 37

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

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

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

     

Robert Aaron Repine, 33

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

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

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

     

Virginia Lee `Jenny` Walinow, 83

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

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

     

Helen May Thompson , 89

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

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

     

Roger F. Quinlan, 67

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

 

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

     

Julia Ann Barnes, 85

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

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

     

Rose M. Painter, 58

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

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

     

Donald Kenneth Dubois, 93

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

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

     

Terry A. Bush, 65

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

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

     

Denise Marie Witham, 51

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

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

     

Donald J. Israel, 78

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

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

     

Robert E. Kennedy, 93

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

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

     

Joyce Ann Wolf, 67

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

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

     

Larry Joseph Turner, 68

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

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

     

Emma Thelma Louage, 99

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

 

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

     

Margaret Lucille Larsen , 87

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

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

     

John H. Page, 69

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

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

     

Robert Anthony Zevenbergen, 20

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

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

     

Velma M. Jackson-Mathis, 55

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

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

     

Danny Joe Keath, 69

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

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

     

Brett James Ashby, 44

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

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

     

Derald J. Slagle, 85

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

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

     

Kenneth R. Boley, 80

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

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

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

     

Lucille M. Bauer, 94

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

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

     

Ann Louise (Palcher) Kern, 57

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

 

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

     

Larraine Martha Freitag Cowles, 84

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

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

     

Dennis J. `Denny` Wiseman, 54

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

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

     

Leo Richard `Dick` Wilmoth, 82

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

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

     

Maynard Lee Rolston , 79

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

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

     

Danny Joe Keath, 69

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

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

     

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

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

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

     

Charlotte Louise Eskildsen, 87

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

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

     

Glenna Kepler , 90

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

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

     

Arnold Eugene Eisman, 89

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

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

     

Donald Charles `Don` Evans, 81

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

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

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

     

Eva E. Bauer, 90

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

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

     

Leonard L. `Pete` Grinter , 86

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

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

     

Harold Robert (Zarko) Lacy, Sr.

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

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

     

Donna Mae Moore , 67

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

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

     

Kristina Marie White, 40

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

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

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

     

Frances Hilyard , 95

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

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

     

Chad Coen, 26

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

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

He is survived by......

     

Michael N. Duy, 62

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

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

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Mary Therese Perry, 86

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

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

     

Twila J. Bodenhamer, 83

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

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

     

Marie Jeannette Cardinal, 96

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

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

Jeannette was preceded in deat......

     

Father John Leo Cooper, 96

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

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

     

William A. `Bill` Teasley, 88

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

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Pauline N. Sutton, 89

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

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

     

Frank Oscar Bull , 89

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

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

     

B. Imogene Baird , 95

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

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

     

Debra Head, 55

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

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