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Lois `Marilyn` Noland, 83

Date of Birth:December 14, 1934
Date of Death: July 20, 2018

Lois "Marilyn" Noland, 83, passed away peacefully at her home July 20, 2018. Memorial service will be held 2:00 PM, Tuesday, July 24th,      


Faye Bogan, 84

Date of Birth:February 01, 1934
Date of Death: July 19, 2018

Born in Wichita, KS

On July 19, 2018, Faye Bogan, wife, mother and grandmother passed away suddenly at the home. Faye was born and grew up in Wichita, KS. Then, attended Friends University and graduated in 1955 with a degree in Education. She was passionate about teaching and began her career in Topeka where she......

     

Barbara A. Heaton, 101

Date of Birth:November 14, 1916
Date of Death: July 19, 2018

Barbara was born in Larned, KS 101 years ago to Roscoe Peterson and Agnes Ekblad Peterson.   Her brother, Clarence Peterson and sister, Elinor Peterson pre-deceased her.  She married Carl M.......

     

Reiko Tateuji Bauer, 89

Date of Birth:October 08, 1928
Date of Death: July 16, 2018

Reiko Tateuji Bauer was born in Hokkaido, Japan in October of 1928. She met her husband Kenneth Bauer and married in 1955. They moved to the United States in 1956 and had 3 beautiful children. RoseMary Grenzebach of Germany, Harvey Bauer of New Mexico and Debra Whitney of Kansas. She has 4 wonderful grandchildren, Ellen Gr......

     

Rosemary Kinnaird, 82

Date of Birth:June 01, 1936
Date of Death: July 16, 2018

Rosemary Kinnaird, 82, of Priarie Village, KS, passed away Monday, July 16, 2018. Visitation will be Friday, July 20th from 9:30-10:30 AM, Funeral Mass following at 10:30 AM at St. Ann Catholic Church, 7231 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS. Entombment in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memoria......

     

Melanie J. (Peck) Bendure, 69

Date of Birth:March 19, 1949
Date of Death: July 14, 2018

Melanie J. (Peck) Bendure, 69, Lenexa, KS, passed away July 14, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim, of 45 years. Survived by sons, Jeff (Tina), Mark, and grandsons, Anthony, Peyton, Jett, Jarrett, and Colton. A Memorial gathering will be 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, July 18th at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia ......

     

Mildred L. Lundine, 93

Date of Birth:November 04, 1924
Date of Death: July 12, 2018

Mildred L. Lundine, 93, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM Monday, July 16th with Funeral Services to follow at 10:30 AM at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Mildred was born November 4,......

     

Debbie Ann Raymer, 63

Date of Birth:June 17, 1955
Date of Death: July 12, 2018

Debbie was born in Memphis, Tenn. to Chester and Sue Martin. She has an older sister, Donna Lute and a younger brother, Mike Martin. The Martins settled in Kansas City Missouri. Debbie and Rich Raymer met in June and married in December 1999. They both knew that their marriage was what God wanted for them. After they marri......

     

Stanley J. Casper, 86

Date of Birth:January 16, 1932
Date of Death: July 11, 2018

Stanley J Casper, 86, of Olathe, Kan. passed away peacefully at Santa Marta Retirement Community on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Visitation will be Monday, July 16, 5-7 PM with a Rosary at 5 PM, Porter Funeral Home and Cr......

     

Margaret Mary Fay, 101

Date of Birth:May 12, 1917
Date of Death: July 10, 2018

Born and raised in Kansas City, KS, this is where Margaret has always called home. She was the middle of three children, with an older sister, Florence, and a younger brother, Charles, or Francis as she always called him. Her love of taking care of others started as a doting big sister, taking Francis to and from the movie......

     

Jeffery `Jeff` Michael Johnson, 49

Date of Birth:May 21, 1969
Date of Death: July 10, 2018

Jeffery Michael Johnson was welcomed into the arms of his Lord on July 10, 2018. Jeff was born on May 21, 1969 in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from Curé of Ars, Rockhurst High School and Rockhurst College, where he was the soccer goalie for four years. On May 24, 1997, he married the love of his life Ashley Embry.<......

     

Ernestine Nolan Quinn, 91

Date of Birth:September 28, 1926
Date of Death: July 09, 2018

Ernestine Nolan Quinn, 91 years young, Mission, KS, formerly of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018. Services will be held on Monday, July 16, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Church, 11311 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS. The visitation is from 10-11 a.m. Mass will follow at 11:00. There will be a luncheon at the churc......

     

Thomas James Nolan, 59

Date of Birth:October 29, 1958
Date of Death: July 09, 2018

Tom Nolan, 59, of Marysville, Kansas, formerly of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018 at Marysville Hospital. His funeral will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 10 am at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, 1310 Carolina Street, in Marysville, KS. Tom had recently retired from the Union Pacific Railroad, ......

     

Juanita McMahon, 97

Date of Birth:September 22, 1920
Date of Death: July 07, 2018

Juanita McMahon, 97, Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, July 7, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, July 11 at First Southern Baptist Church, 8127 Ella Avenue, Kansas City, KS with the Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the famil......

     

Marjorie Ellen Botteron, 88

Date of Birth:December 06, 1929
Date of Death: July 04, 2018

Marjorie Ellen Botteron, 88, a 55-year resident of Lake Quivira, KS, died as she lived, with grace and dignity, at her home on July 4, 2018. The Fourth of July was one of Marjorie’s favorite holidays because it brought her family together. She passed away surrounded by loving family who miss her dearly but will never......

     

Sean Michael Walsh, 28

Date of Birth:December 11, 1989
Date of Death: July 04, 2018

Sean Michael Walsh, 28, was taken from this life July 4, 2018. He was born to his loving parents, Michael and Diane Walsh, December 11, 1989, in Overland Park, Kansas. He grew up in Lenexa, KS where he was loved by his family and friends. Sean and his wife, Chelsea Bennett......

     

Pauline (Wiseman) Smith, 97

Date of Birth:February 16, 1921
Date of Death: July 03, 2018

Pauline (Wiseman) Smith 97, of Kansas City, Kansas went to be with her Lord July 3, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be Thursday, July 5, at CenterPointe Church, 401 N. 78th St., K.C.KS with the visitation from 5-7 p.m. and Memorial Services at 7 p.m. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Frida......

     

Ila Jo Denton, 89

Date of Birth:June 18, 1929
Date of Death: July 01, 2018

Ila Jo Denton, 89, passed away peacefully in her sleep on 7-1-18 at Kingswood Retirement Community where she had lived for the past year. Jo was born 6-18-29 on a ranch near Hulver, TX to Austin Ellsworth Henderson and Lola Lee Phillips. Jo was raised in Oklahoma City and came to KCK in 1948 and worked in real estate for 3......

     

John Joseph Grodzicki, 79

Date of Birth:September 20, 1938
Date of Death: June 29, 2018

John J. Grodzicki, 79, died at home on Friday, June 29th surrounded by his loving family. John was born on September 20, 1938 in East St. Louis, Illinois, to John Joseph and Helen (Benak) Grodzicki. John is survived by his wife of nearly 52 years, Mary Ann (Honaker); daughter Dianne (Marty) Peterson and sons David (Jason) ......

     

Billy J Howard

Date of Death: June 29, 2018

Bill Howard, resident of Shawnee, Kansas, passed away on June 29th, peacefully at his home. He was born in Cashion, Texas, graduated from Midwestern University, and served in both the Marines (1946-1948) and the Navy (1951-1953). Bill worked for General Motors his entire career in Arlington, Texas, Detroit, Michigan, and K......

     

James A. Brychel, 70

Date of Birth:February 14, 1948
Date of Death: June 28, 2018

     James Albert Brychel, 70, of Lenexa, Kansas, died Thursday, June 28, 2018 at his home. Jim was born February 14, 1948, in Chicago, Illinois to John J. and Florence (Hospadka) Brychel. He married Donnell L. Rauscher December 14, 1970 in North Dakota.
     He worked as a s......

     

James Chadwick `Chad` Westmoreland, 47

Date of Birth:October 14, 1970
Date of Death: June 28, 2018

James Chadwick “Chad” Westmoreland passed away on June 28, 2018. Chad was born in Smithville, Missouri to Jeannie Hendren and Walter P. Westmoreland.His mother, Jeannie Westmoreland and his biological father, Kenneth Turner, survive him. Chad grew up in Lenexa, KS and graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest. H......

     

Steve P. Kokoruda, 62

Date of Birth:January 17, 1956
Date of Death: June 27, 2018

Steve P. Kokoruda, 62, of Kansas City, KS passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at the Healthcare Resort of Shawnee Mission. Visitation will be on Saturday, June 30th from 10-11:00 AM with Funeral Mass following at 11:00 AM at St. Paul Catholic Church, 900 S. Honeysuckle, Olathe, KS 66061. In lieu of flowers the family sugg......

     

Delbert `Red` Gibson, 82

Date of Death: June 27, 2018

Delbert Lee Gibson, 82, of Kansas City, KS passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. He worked at Owens Corning Fiberglas for 40 years and retired in 1998.. Most everyone knew him as “Red”. He was a fun loving man and he could make you smile in a minute. He was loved by so many and will be missed so much. He enj......

     

David Allen Wilkens, 55

Date of Birth:September 12, 1962
Date of Death: June 25, 2018

David Allen Wilkens, 55, of Olathe, Kansas passed away Monday, June 25, 2018 at Olathe Hospice House. He was born September 12, 1962 in Gardner, Kansas to Glenn and Marilyn (Behnke) Wilkens.
     He is survived by his parents, Glenn and Marilyn of Shawnee, his sister, Myra and Husband, Linde......

     

Barbara Naomi McReynolds, 91

Date of Birth:January 01, 1927
Date of Death: June 23, 2018

Barbara Naomi McReynolds, 91, Lenexa, KS, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 23, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family. Wednesday June 27, 2018, visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. with the Mass of Christian Burial following at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St. Overland Park, KS. Entomb......

     

Steven G. Miller, 62

Date of Birth:March 14, 1956
Date of Death: June 22, 2018

Steven G. Miller, born March 14, 1956 in Wichita, KS passed away on June 22 surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with cancer. Steve attended Wichita North High School and then graduated from Wichita State with a BS in Health Science. He received a paramedic degree from KU Medical Center before joining the Ka......

     

Thomas Raymond Janssen, 74

Date of Birth:May 08, 1944
Date of Death: June 22, 2018

Thomas Raymond Janssen, 74, of Shawnee KS passed away Friday June 22, at home surrounded by his loving family. Tom is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Joyce J Janssen and his children Denise, Patrick, Matthew, Timothy, Daniel (their spouses), 16 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. All services with be held at......

     

Robin Lynn Mitchell, 55

Date of Birth:March 07, 1963
Date of Death: June 22, 2018

Robin Lynn (Schrader) Mitchell born on March 7, 1963 in Kansas City, Kansas to the late Alice and Doyle Schrader passed away June 22nd 2018. Preceded by her brother Mark. She leaves to mourn her beloved husband Roland Mitchell, son Anthony Mitchell. 3 sisters Pam, Tam and Deb along with a host of nieces and nephews. Robin ......

     

Annabelle Sweeney, 93

Date of Birth:January 02, 1925
Date of Death: June 21, 2018

Annabelle Sweeney, age 93, Overland Park, KS, passed away June 21, 2018, at the Forum of Overland Park. The Rosary will begin at 5 p.m., followed by the visitation until 7 p.m. at Porter Funeral Home at 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. The funeral services will be held at Cure' of Ars Catholic Ch......

     

Michael A. Kelly, 71

Date of Birth:January 12, 1947
Date of Death: June 20, 2018

Michael A. Kelly, 71 of Kansas City, KS died June 20, 2018. He was surrounded by his family who loved him and will miss him more than he will ever know. He was a loving husband, a generous and devoted father and an extraordinary grandfather. Mike enjoyed many road trips with his wife and kids and in recent years spending t......

     

Randall duGarde Humphreys, 63

Date of Birth:February 02, 1955
Date of Death: June 20, 2018

Randall duGarde Humphreys, 63, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 after a short and courageous fight with leukemia.  Randy was born February 2, 1955, in Topeka, Kansas.  He graduated from Kansas State University with a B.S. in Milling Science.  After spending several years in the ......

     

Anthony `Tony` C. Reuter, 85

Date of Birth:March 13, 1933
Date of Death: June 19, 2018

Anthony "Tony" Reuter, 85, passed away Tuesday, June 19.  Visitation will be Friday, June 22 from 5:00-7:00 PM with a Rosary at 4:45 PM at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS.  Funeral Mass will be at 9:45 AM      


Sally Jane Wunsch, 85

Date of Birth:June 05, 1933
Date of Death: June 18, 2018

Sally Jane Mayer Wunsch, Our Dear Mama, Aunt, Granny, and Gigi, passed away peacefully at 8:38 AM on June 18 in Olathe, Kansas. She was 85. The wonderful staff and caregivers at Cedar Lake Village and Asana Hospice provided unwavering support and comfort for Sally as she battled a prolonged illness. A memorial service for ......

     

Elizabeth Ann Rosenlof DuTeau, 88

Date of Birth:November 13, 1929
Date of Death: June 17, 2018

Elizabeth Ann Rosenlof DuTeau, 88, Olathe, KS, formerly of Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Aberdeen Village. Elizabeth (Bette) was born November 13, 1929, in Seward, Nebraska to Carl and Elsie (Busche) Rosenlof. She grew up in Goehner, NE and helped her father in the family grocery store. She attended high s......

     

Larry J. Bingham, 78

Date of Birth:January 06, 1940
Date of Death: June 17, 2018

Larry J. Bingham, born January 6, 1940 in Kansas City, Missouri to Harold and Sarah Bingham, passed away on Father’s Day surrounded by his loving family after battling cancer. Larry attended Shawnee Missi......

     

John W. Brake, 90

Date of Birth:February 02, 1928
Date of Death: June 17, 2018

John Wilson Brake, son of Hobert and Corinne Brake, was born in Sioux City, Iowa February 22, 1928. He was a graduate of Morningside College, Morningside, Iowa and attended the University of Iowa Law School and the Graduate School. John (Jack) married Janice Lind of Davenport, Iowa in 1951. The couple had two sons, Steven ......

     

Elizabeth Ann Huseman

Date of Death: June 15, 2018

The joy and excitement of pregnancy have turned to sorrow and heartfelt loss with the death of our baby girl, Elizabeth Ann Huseman, on Friday June 15, 2018. Born at 31 weeks at Shawnee Mission Medical Center, she weighed 3 lbs 6 oz and was 17 inches long with dark hair showing early signs of curls and a reddish hue. Altho......

     

James Richard Jones, 76

Date of Birth:October 02, 1941
Date of Death: June 12, 2018

James Richard Jones, 76, of Lenexa, KS passed away at his home with family by his side. He was born October 2, 1941 in Appleton City, Missouri to the late Charles W. and Dolly Gertrude (Snyder) Jones. James worked for Western Electric and AT&T as a computer engineer for 30 plus years. James was preceded in death by thr......

     

Catherine Marcella (Walleck Christ) Williams, 96

Date of Birth:October 08, 1921
Date of Death: June 11, 2018

Catherine Marcella (Walleck Christ) Williams, 96, entered eternal rest the afternoon of June 11, 2018 at her home in Manhattan, KS. Visitation will be 12:00 -1:00 PM with Funeral Services at 1:00 PM Friday, June 15, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

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Dr. Krishnaswamy Iyengar Dayalu, 74

Date of Birth:August 06, 1943
Date of Death: June 11, 2018

Dr. Krishnaswamy Iyengar (K.I.) Dayalu at 74 years old was called home to glory the evening of Monday, June 11, 2018. His six-year battle with cancer came to a peaceful end with family members at his side. He was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather.

Dr. Dayalu was born in Tumkur, Karnataka, India on Augus......

     

Mary Martha Alpiser, 78

Date of Birth:July 31, 1939
Date of Death: June 10, 2018

Mary Martha Alpiser, 78, Lenexa, KS, died Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the Olathe Hospice House. Visitation will be held from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. with the Funeral Mass following at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 15, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800 W. 75th St. Shawnee, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. Memorial......

     

Maurice V. O`Connor, 98

Date of Birth:January 17, 1920
Date of Death: June 08, 2018

Maurice V. O'Connor passed away on June 8, 2018. A Rosary will be prayed at 9:30 AM, visitation from 10:00-11:00 AM with Funeral Mass following at 11:00 AM Thursday, June 14, 2018 at St. Ann Catholic Church, 7231 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208. Burial at Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be mad......

     

Karsyn Grace Kaup

Date of Death: June 08, 2018

     Graveside services for Karsyn Grace Kaup will be 10:30 AM, June 15th at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa.  Survived by her parents Nick and Shelby and twin brother Kapaun Carter Kaup.

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Everett Eugene `Gene` Taylor, 85

Date of Birth:April 16, 1933
Date of Death: June 07, 2018

Gene Taylor, 85, of Overland Park, passed away June 7, 2018. A celebration of his life will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Private interment at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to TWA Museum or Kansas City Hos......

     

Jesse A. Weber, 69

Date of Birth:July 23, 1948
Date of Death: June 06, 2018

Jesse A. Weber, 69, Shawnee, Kansas, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at St. Luke's Hospital. Visitation will be held from 4:00-5:00 p.m. with funeral services following at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at Shawnee Mission Baptist Temple, 21533 Midland Dr., Shawnee, KS 66218. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. o......

     

Jeanette Michalski, 69

Date of Birth:December 13, 1948
Date of Death: June 06, 2018

Jeanette Michalski, died June 6, 2018. Visitation 5-7:00 PM Wed. June 13, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., KCKS. Funeral Mass 10:30 AM, June 14 at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N 14th, KCKS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Cathedral of St. Peter.

Jeanette was bo......

     

Larry Grant Rolleg, 80

Date of Birth:March 28, 1938
Date of Death: June 05, 2018

Lawrence (Larry) Grant Rolleg was born March 28, 1938 at 8:20 am in Joplin Missouri, to Ulysses Grant and Helen Rolleg. He passed away June 5, 2018 at 11:18 a.m. peacefully in his home surrounded by his family.

He graduated Joplin High School in 1956. Larry loved to play baseball and became a hometown hero, fore......

     

Theresa Mae Wisniewski, 75

Date of Birth:December 17, 1942
Date of Death: June 04, 2018

Theresa Mae Wisniewski 75 of Lenexa, KS passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Theresa was born in Carrollton, MO on December 17, 1942 to Robert and Helen (McBee) Jones. Theresa attended Wyandotte High School graduating in 1961. On February 4, 1961 she married Gerald Leo Connor they had 5 children together. Ju......

     

Gerald (Jerry) Dean Jimeson, 85

Date of Birth:April 08, 1933
Date of Death: June 04, 2018

     Gerald Dean Jimeson, 85, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018.  Service will be 1:00 PM Saturday, June 9, at Village Presbyterian Church, 6641 Mission Road Prairie Village,  KS 66208.  Burial in Mount Hope Cemetery in Hiawatha, KS at 5:00 PM.  Visitation will b......

     

Barbara Lois Dasenbrock, 92

Date of Birth:December 19, 1925
Date of Death: June 03, 2018

Barbara Lois Dasenbrock, 92, Lenexa, KS, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018. Visitation 9:30 a.m. with the Memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m.Thursday, June 7th at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St., Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Holy Trinity. Barbara was born December 19, ......

     

Alfred M. Bukaty, 89

Date of Birth:November 14, 1928
Date of Death: June 03, 2018

Alfred M. Bukaty, 89, of Overland Park, KS, died Sunday, June 3, 2018, in the company of his family. Visitat......

     

Phyllis A. Perry, 82

Date of Birth:April 03, 1936
Date of Death: June 02, 2018

Phyllis Annette Bush Perry (April 3, 1936 – June 2, 2018) was the daughter of Beulah Clay and Milburn Bush. After graduating from her small, rural high school in the 1950s, she moved hundreds of miles north from the mountains of Virginia to pursue better opportunities in the then bustling city of Dayton, Ohio. Living......

     

Ryan Howes, 25

Date of Birth:March 14, 1993
Date of Death: June 01, 2018

Ryan Howes, 25, of Edwardsville, Kansas died on June 1, 2018 after sustaining life threatening injuries in a single car accident. His family and friends, along with his firm belief in God supported him through his final moments of life.

Ryan was born on March 14, 1993 in Biloxi, Mississippi, to Jeff and Mary How......

     

Marie Louise Pepper, 96

Date of Birth:November 17, 1921
Date of Death: June 01, 2018

After 96 years of a life well lived, Marie Louise Pepper passed away early Friday, June 1. Marie was a strong, independent and intelligent woman. Her family would say she was a woman ahead of her time. She had a superior green thumb and adored animals. She always said yes when asked to take in animals in need of a home and......

     

Jill Stephens Aldridge, 40

Date of Death: June 01, 2018

Jill Colleen Aldridge, 40, passed away Friday, June 1 with husband Tim Aldridge by her side. After a courageous five-year battle with breast cancer, she entered heaven at peace. She attended Shawnee Mission North High School where she excelled in school and graduated with honors. She received a scholarship to Washington Un......

     

Elizabeth Lo Hoang, 81

Date of Birth:January 15, 1937
Date of Death: May 31, 2018

Elizabeth Lo Hoang, 81, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018. Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM Thursday and Friday, June 7-8, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS. Mass of Catholic Burial will be 9:30 AM Saturday, June 9, at Curé of Ars, 94......

     

Shu Wu, 51

Date of Birth:September 06, 1966
Date of Death: May 31, 2018

Dr. Shu Wu, Professor of Economics and Associate Chair, Department of Economics at University of Kansas, and a resident of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018 after a hard fight with cancer.  The Funeral Liturgy will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at the Greater Kansas City Chinese Ch......

     

Judith Arlene Miller, 76

Date of Birth:April 01, 1942
Date of Death: May 29, 2018

Judy A. Miller, 76, Cross Timbers MO, passed away peacefully on May 29th at Garden Terrace of Overland Park, with her sister-in-law, Phyllis and her nieces, Robin & Susan, by her side. Judy has resided in KS for the last 8 years of her life. The family would like to express our gratitude to the many nurses, CNA’s......

     

Frances Lee Kokrda Russell, 89

Date of Birth:September 05, 1928
Date of Death: May 26, 2018

Frances L. Kokrda Russell, a dedicated educator and special needs teacher, died peacefully in her apartment at The Forum at Overland Park Senior Living, on Saturday, May 26, 2018. She was 89. Fran Russell was born on September 5, 1928, in Kansas City, KS, to Mollie and Albert Dunwell, and graduated from Argentine High Scho......

     

Kenneth Eugene Paine, 96

Date of Birth:July 04, 1921
Date of Death: May 25, 2018

Kenneth Eugene Paine , 96, of Kansas City Kansas, passed away Friday May 25, 2018. He was born July 4th 1921 to Margaret Mc Bratney Paine and Chester Paine. He was preceeded in death by his parents, his loving wife Genelie Johnson Paine, brother Chester LeRoy Paine, and sister Marjorie Spence. He is survived by his son Sco......

     

Remigio Benjamin `Benny` Dominguez, 11

Date of Birth:March 28, 2007
Date of Death: May 24, 2018

Remigio Benjamin "Benny" Dominguez, 11, of Kansas City, Kansas passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018 at his home. Benny was born March 28, 2007 in Kansas City to Remigio Dominguez and Mercedes Garza. He was a fifth grade student at Stony Point North. He enjoyed listening to oldies music. He will be remembered and mi......

     

Virgil Dale DeFries, 67

Date of Birth:January 08, 1951
Date of Death: May 22, 2018

Virgil Dale DeFries, 67, of Linwood, KS, passed on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Visitation will be from 9:30-11:00 AM followed by Funeral Services at 11:00 AM Tuesday, May 29, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contr......

     

Anthony B. Bartoszek, 95

Date of Birth:January 19, 1923
Date of Death: May 21, 2018

Anthony B. Bartoszek, 95, died May 21, 2018. He was born in Pennsylvania on January 19, 1923 to Frank and Hedwig Bartoszek, Polish immigrants. The family moved to Perronville, MI shortly after he was born. Perronville remained a special place to him. He enjoyed staying at the cabin in the woods that he built with his broth......

     

Henry J. Karl, Sr., 103

Date of Birth:December 04, 1914
Date of Death: May 20, 2018

Henry J. Karl, Sr., 103, a long-time resident of Kansas City, KS, joined his Savior Sunday May 20, 2018. Visitation will be Friday May 25th at 10:30-11:30 AM, with the memorial service following at 11:30 AM, both at the Zion United Church of Christ, 2711 N 72nd St, Kansas City, KS 66109. In lieu of flowers the family reque......

     

Michael Bruce Smith, 57

Date of Birth:May 25, 1960
Date of Death: May 19, 2018

Michael Bruce Smith passed away peacefully on May 19, 2018 at the age of 57. He was born on May 25, 1960 in Kansas City, MO to Roger E. Smith and Rayma W. (Fanning) Smith. He was baptized and raised as a member of the Broadview Christian Church, achieved the Eagle Scout award and graduated from Raytown South High School. H......

     

Dallas Wayne Brandon, 78

Date of Birth:September 01, 2018
Date of Death: May 18, 2018

Dallas Wayne Brandon, 78, of Kansas City, Kansas, died Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Kaw River Care Center in Edwardsville, KS.     

A Private Family Memorial Service will be held at a later date.  Memorials may be made to a humane society of the donor's choice.     ......

     

Mildred C. Bock, 83

Date of Birth:July 02, 1934
Date of Death: May 15, 2018

Mildred C. Bock, 83, Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, May 15, at the Kansas City Hospice House. The Rosary will be prayed at 5:00 p.m. with visitation following until 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 18, a......

     

Ronald Keith Sumonja, 64

Date of Birth:June 13, 1953
Date of Death: May 15, 2018

Ronald Keith Sumonja of Lake Tapawingo, Mo, formerly of Olathe, KS, passed away on Tuesday, May 15th 2018 surrounded by family at Centerpoint Medical Center at the age of 64.

Ron was born in Kansas City, KS on June 13th 1953, to Mary Ann and Dan Sumonja. He grew up in the Strawberry Hill neighborhood, attended A......

     

Jeanne Anne Hughes, 92

Date of Birth:December 17, 1925
Date of Death: May 15, 2018

Jeanne Anne Hughes, 92, died May 15, 2018. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM with Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM Tuesday, May 22, at Queen of the Holy Rosary, 7023 West 71st Street, Overland Park, KS. Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to St. Luke’s H......

     

Virginia M. Kropf, 92

Date of Birth:April 22, 1926
Date of Death: May 12, 2018

Virginia M. Kropf, 92, co-founder of Fritz's Railroad Restaurant, went to be be with her Lord on Saturday evening, May 12, 2018. Funeral Services will be 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 17 at Victory Hills Church of the Nazarene, 6200 Parallel, Kansas City, KS where the visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Graveside services ......

     

Sharon A. Johnson, 71

Date of Birth:December 04, 1946
Date of Death: May 11, 2018

Sharon A. Johnson, 71, of Kansas City, Kansas, died Friday, May 11, 2018. Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 pm, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at the Heritage Center located at 1200 E. Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS. Family will receive friends Tuesday from 5:30 pm until time of service at the Heritage Center. Sharon was born Dec.......

     

Pauline P. Schwartz Bradbury, 83

Date of Birth:October 12, 1934
Date of Death: May 10, 2018

Pauline P. Schwartz Bradbury, 83, was granted her angel wings and went to be with Jesus on May 10, 2018, surrounded with her family at her side @ the Brandley Hospice House in Summerfield, Florida.

Pauline was born October 12, 1934 in Eldora, Iowa to Millard Ross Ellison and Wanda F. Kuyrkendall. She married the......

     

Bob Bertoncin, 75

Date of Birth:January 03, 1943
Date of Death: May 09, 2018

 

Bob Bertoncin, 75, of Merriam Kansas, succumbed to cancer May 9th, 2018 with his family at his side. He is survived by his wife Pam of ......

     

Steven E. Bailes, 67

Date of Birth:June 15, 1950
Date of Death: May 09, 2018

Steven E. Bailes, 67, Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Diane, sister Carol Linze (Ed), brother David and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Dorothy and sister, Lind......

     

Robert `Bob` Reynolds, 74

Date of Birth:July 26, 1943
Date of Death: May 07, 2018

Robert "Bob" Reynolds died peacefully in his home on May 7, 2018 in Overland Park, Kansas at the age of 74. Bob is survived by his wife, Jeanne; and his sons Kenneth (Chris) of Pennsylvania, Michael (Julie) of Florida, and Steven (Chastine) of Iowa. Bob will also be fondly remembered by his four grandchildren, Ma......

     

Mary Ann Broddle, 86

Date of Birth:May 20, 1931
Date of Death: May 06, 2018

Mary Ann Broddle, 86, of Kansas City, KS passed away May 6, 2018. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 17, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 18, at the Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle, 416 Nort......

     

Ida M. O`Connor, 82

Date of Birth:May 10, 1935
Date of Death: May 06, 2018

Ida M. O’Connor, 82, of Kansas City, KS, passed away May 6, 2018. A celebration of life will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 11 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Ida was ......

     

Mary Ann Stephens, 96

Date of Birth:January 11, 1922
Date of Death: May 06, 2018

Mary Ann Stephens, 96, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM with Funeral Mass following at 11:00 AM, May 16th at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 North 14th Street, Kansas City, KS 66102. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Mary was born January 11, 1922 in Kansas City, K......

     

Mary Alice Daniels, 89

Date of Birth:April 10, 1929
Date of Death: May 02, 2018

Mary Alice Daniels, 89, Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully on May 2, 2018. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. The Funeral Mass will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, at St. Rose Philippine Duchesne Catholic Church, 5035 Rainbow Blvd. ......

     

Gary Kevin Russell, 71

Date of Birth:February 23, 1947
Date of Death: May 02, 2018

Kansas City golf courses will have a much better chance of growing untrodden grass as Gary Kevin Russell (Feb. 23, 1947-May 2, 2018), Lenexa, Kansas, at age 71, passed away peacefully at 4:50 a.m. at Westchester Village while being cared for in the advanced stage of ALS. The aggressively debilitating disease was first diag......

     

Marguerite Hadley Kowker, 94

Date of Birth:December 28, 1923
Date of Death: May 01, 2018

Marguerite Hadley Kowker, 94, Shawnee, KS, died May 1, 2018. Visitation 10-11 a.m. with Funeral Services 11 a.m. Friday, May 4, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS . Burial Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Survived by children, Vicki (Daryl) Currie, James Hadley, Roberta Cash (Daniel Jones), 5 grandch......

     

Travis Michael Wirtz, 43

Date of Birth:August 05, 1974
Date of Death: May 01, 2018

Travis Michael Wirtz, 43, of Olathe, KS, died Tuesday, May 1, 2018. A Rosary will be prayed at 4:45 PM with a visitation to follow from 5-7:00 PM Monday, May 7th at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, May 8th at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9405 Mission Road. Leawoo......

     

Ted Charles, 90

Date of Birth:March 03, 1928
Date of Death: April 28, 2018

Ted Charles, 90, of Overland Park, KS passed away on April 28, 2018.

Ted was born March 3, 1928 in Fortuna, MO. After honorably serving in the Navy, he attended CMSU and the University of Missouri at Columbia. He then embarked on a rewarding thirty-eight-year career with IBM, retiring in 1990. He enjoyed traveli......

     

Joan (Widel) Hoffman, 90

Date of Birth:October 01, 1927
Date of Death: April 27, 2018

Joan (Widel) Hoffman, 90, of Kansas City, passed away Friday, April 27, 2018. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM with Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, May 1, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to......

     

Yvonne Ann Lawler, 82

Date of Birth:September 06, 1935
Date of Death: April 27, 2018

Yvonne Ann Lawler, age 82, of Overland Park, Kansas passed away at her home with her family by her side. She was born on September 6, 1935 to the late Elizabeth and L. J. Dixon. She married Thomas J. Lawler on February 7, 1959. He survives of the home. Yvonne grew up in East Grand Forks, MN. and then moved to Silver Spring......

     

Ricardo Villegas, 86

Date of Birth:April 17, 1932
Date of Death: April 25, 2018

Ricardo Villegas, 86, of Overland Park, KS passed away April 25, 2018. Visitation at 9:00 with Funeral Mass starting at 10:00 AM Tuesday, May 1, at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th St., Overland Park, KS 66213.

Ricardo was born April 17, 1932. He was a veteran, serving in the United States Marine Corps. Ri......

     

Gregory Charles Maltby, 60

Date of Birth:June 09, 1957
Date of Death: April 25, 2018

Gregory Charles Maltby, 60, of Overland Park, KS, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM with a Memorial Mass starting at 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 19th at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd Street, Overland Park, KS.

Greg was born June 9, 1957, in Arkansas City, KS. He gradua......

     

Olga E. Kuzmich Sedler, 95

Date of Birth:May 23, 1922
Date of Death: April 24, 2018

Olga E. Kuzmich Sedler, 95, KCK died Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie, KS with the Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Burial in Gate of Heaven. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the Sacred Heart Building Fund. Olga was born May 23, 1922, in KCK a......

     

Robert A. `Bob` Baldwin, 85

Date of Birth:October 07, 1932
Date of Death: April 24, 2018

Robert A. “Bob” Baldwin, 85, passed away April 24, 2018. Visitation and rosary will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 3rd at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 4101 E. 105th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64137. His funeral mass, also at the Church, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 4th with a lu......

     

Patricia A. Lammers Ninci, 79

Date of Birth:March 27, 1939
Date of Death: April 21, 2018

Patricia Ann Lammers Ninci passed away April 21, 2018 with her family at her side. Pat was born March 27, 1939, in Boonville, Missouri to Walter F. and Alma Schuster Lammers. She moved with her parents to Kansas City, Missouri in early childhood. Pat earned a scholarship to St. Teresa Academy where she graduated in 1956. S......

     

Ervin Joseph Marshall, 83

Date of Birth:February 13, 1935
Date of Death: April 20, 2018

Ervin Joseph Marshall, 83, Tonganoxie, KS, passed away Friday, April 20, 2018, at his home. The Rosary will be prayed at 5:00 p.m. with visitation continuing until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday at St. Patri......

     

Robert E. Waldorf, 72

Date of Birth:November 10, 1945
Date of Death: April 20, 2018

Robert E. Waldorf, 72, Overland Park, KS passed away Friday, April 20, 2018 in McAllen, TX. The visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St., Lenexa, KS with the Memorial Mass at 10:30 A.M. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the DA......

     

Marlie Louise Gomez, 21

Date of Birth:April 11, 1997
Date of Death: April 20, 2018

Marlie Louise Gomez, 21, died April 20, 2018. Visitation will be from 3-4:00 PM with Celebration starting at 4:00 PM Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS.

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Cyril `Cy` Peter Kongs, 94

Date of Birth:January 11, 1924
Date of Death: April 19, 2018

Cyril “Cy” Peter Kongs, 94, Overland Park, KS, passed away on Thursday April 19, 2018. Cy was born January 11, 1924 to John and Wilhelmina “Minnie” (Boeckman) Kongs in Seneca, KS but lived most of his recent adult life in Overland Park, KS. Cy was a devoted husband and father/grandfather. Family was......

     

Dorothy E. Parrott, 100

Date of Birth:February 21, 1918
Date of Death: April 19, 2018

Dorothy E. Parrott, 100, of Lenexa, KS, died Thursday, April 19, 2018. Visitation will be from 10-11 AM with Funeral Services starting at 11:00 AM Wednesday, April 25, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Westchester Village in......

     

Patrick J. Cullinan, 87

Date of Birth:March 26, 1931
Date of Death: April 18, 2018

Patrick J. Cullinan “Packy” passed away on April 18, 2018. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, April 21st at Holy Spirit Church- 11300 W 103rd St, Overland Park, KS 66214. A visitation will be held at the church the morning of the funeral beginning at 8:30 a.m. with the funeral following at 10:......

     

Michael Edward Donaldson, 73

Date of Birth:May 03, 1944
Date of Death: April 18, 2018

Michael Edward Donaldson, 73, of Prairie Village, KS, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018, after a four-year battle with metastatic myxofibrosarcoma. Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 24th, from 9:30-11:00 AM, with a Funeral Mass following at 11:00 AM, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 7231 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS......

     

Joel C. Reed, 35

Date of Birth:May 10, 1982
Date of Death: April 18, 2018

Joel C. Reed, 35, Lenexa, KS, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the University of Kansas Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where the Rosary will be recited at 4:30 p.m. Funeral services will be a......

     

Devin Devoe Raines, 53

Date of Birth:January 07, 1965
Date of Death: April 18, 2018

Devin D. Raines, 53, of Basehor passed away April 18, 2018. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, April 22 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 23 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memor......

     

Mary June Hernandez, 56

Date of Birth:December 26, 1961
Date of Death: April 18, 2018

Mary June Foundopoulos Hernandez, 56, of Overland Park, KS, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mary was born December 26, 1961, in Kansas City, KS.

Mary was a teacher for the Kansas City, KS Public Schools for 30 years retiring last year from Frank Rushton Elementary School. She had taught at Cl......

     

Craig `Lumpy` Tonkinson, 40

Date of Birth:March 31, 1978
Date of Death: April 16, 2018

Craig William Tonkinson, who died on April 16th, 2018, aged 40, was a stand-up guy (literally, a stand-up comic) with a dark and overtly offensive sense of humor. Craig was born in California in 1978 and was a complete disappointment to his Mother, Joanie Stratton Tonkinson and Father, Ronald Tonkinson, not really! Craig w......

     

Mary Christine Morris, 63

Date of Birth:December 26, 1954
Date of Death: April 15, 2018

Mary Christine Morris, 63, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 with Funeral Services starting at 10:30 AM Thursday, April 19, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd, Lenexa, KS 66215. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial c......

     

Terry Madsen, 74

Date of Birth:June 30, 1943
Date of Death: April 13, 2018

Terry T.C. Madsen, 74, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018. Visitation will be from 12:00-1:00 PM with Funeral Services starting at 1:00 PM Tuesday, April 17Th, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Terry was born June 30, 1943, in Des Moines, IA. He worked for Wr......

     

Jane Whitenack, 77

Date of Birth:July 15, 1940
Date of Death: April 11, 2018

I. Jane (Berry) Whitenack was born in 1940 near Capron, Oklahoma to Edd and Ellen Berry. She passed away April 11, 2018 at the age of 77 years. She attended school in Oklahoma schools, at Capron, near Freedom, Quinlan, and Mooreland. She was valedictorian of her senior class. She married Bill Whitenack in 1959 at Quinlan, ......

     

David A. Slater, 52

Date of Birth:October 29, 1965
Date of Death: April 10, 2018

David A. Slater, 52, of Overland Park, KS, died Tuesday, April 10, 2018. A Rosary will be prayed at 3:00 PM followed by a visitation until 5:00 PM on Sunday, April 15, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM Monday, April 16, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd......

     

Otha T. (Ted) Wright, 71

Date of Birth:April 05, 1947
Date of Death: April 08, 2018

Otha T. (Ted) Wright, 71 of Overland Park, KS passed away Sunday April 8th unexpectedly of cardiac arrest. Ted was born April 5, 1947 – born and raised in Wichita, KS. He attended Wichita State University. He enlisted in the Army National Guard in the summer of 1967 and later honorably served in the Vietnam War. He m......

     

Joseph L. Peternel, 80

Date of Birth:February 18, 1938
Date of Death: April 08, 2018

Joseph L. Peternel Jr., 80, of Shawnee passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the University of Kansas Medical Center with his wife, Ginger, and son, Jim, by his side. He was born February 18, 1938 in Carlsbad, New Mexico, to the late Joseph L. and Wanda (Schacht) Peternel. He married Jerry Lee “Ginger” Mills on ......

     

Shelley M. (Potts) Brodie, 67

Date of Birth:June 08, 1950
Date of Death: April 08, 2018

Shelley was born on June 8, 1950 in Ashley/Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. She was baptized Roman Catholic as a baby and continued to be a devout Catholic. She is the third of four children born to Stanley John and Violet Kordelski (Pucylowski) Potts. Jody was born in 1942, Robert in 1944, and Alan in 1951. The family name ori......

     

William F. (Bill) Sauvain, 86

Date of Birth:October 09, 1931
Date of Death: April 08, 2018

William F. (Bill) Sauvain, 86, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away April 8th, 2018. Bill was born October 9, 1931 in Kansas City, Missouri to the late William W. and Mildred Sauvain. He married Janet J. (Jo) Sauvain on October 1, 1955 in Kansas City, Kansas. Bill is survived by his wife, Jo; son, Jed; daughter, Betsy Kelle......

     

Wietske Pasman, 95

Date of Birth:May 20, 1922
Date of Death: April 06, 2018

Wietske Pasman, 95, of Lenexa passed away April 4, 2018. Celebration of her life begins at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa. There will be a short memorial service. Private inurnment will be at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.

Wietske was born May 20, 1922, the eldest daughter of Coe......

     

Thomas Lloyd Potter, 77

Date of Birth:December 25, 1940
Date of Death: April 06, 2018

Thomas Lloyd Potter, 77, Lenexa, KS, passed away April 6, 2018, at Olathe Medical Center. Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 10, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Porter Funeral Home Lenexa, KS. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, April 11, at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 11720 Nieman Rd. Overland ......

     

Norma J. Eker, 87

Date of Birth:June 02, 1930
Date of Death: April 05, 2018

Norma J. Eker, 87, Lakeview Village, Lenexa, KS, died Thursday, April 5, 2018. Visitation from 9-10:00 AM with Funeral Mass following at 10:00 AM Saturday, April 7th at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 5250 Mission Road, Roeland Park, KS. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Tu......

     

Richard R. `Dick` Bender, 87

Date of Birth:July 05, 1930
Date of Death: April 05, 2018

Entering his earthly home, July 5, 1930, Richard R. "Dick" Bender entered his eternal home April 5, 2018. One of six children of Fred and Katie Bender, he was born and raised on the family farm close to WaKeeney, KS. Baseball was his favorite sport which he played up to the semi pro level. Dick enlisted in the US......

     

Ret. Col. Gerald Omland, 90

Date of Birth:June 11, 1927
Date of Death: April 05, 2018

Ret Col Gerald Omland, 90, died April 5, 2018. Jerry was born June 11, 1927 in Aberdeen, SD. After serving in the Korean War, he entered the Army Reserve and retired as a Colonel. Jerry had a long career with Morton Salt Co and retired to Ipswich, SD working for the Edmunds County Conservation Department helping to plant m......

     

James D. Carney, 96

Date of Birth:February 22, 1922
Date of Death: April 04, 2018

James D. Carney, 96, of Prairie Village, KS died Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Park Meadows. The visitation will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 13 at St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, 5035 Rainbow Blvd., Mission Woods, KS with the Requiem Mass at 11 a.m. Burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial......

     

Suzanne McClain Lee, 49

Date of Birth:August 08, 1968
Date of Death: April 04, 2018

Suzanne (Susie) McClain Lee passed away in Corpus Christi, Texas on April 4, 2018 at the age of 49. She is survived by her husband Barton Lee; children Jacob, Rachel and Connor Lee; parents Everette and Phyllis Riley McClain; brother Matthew McClain; mother-in-law Suzanne Henderson Lee; and sisters-in-law Sue (Paul) Jackso......

     

Henry E. Hermreck, 79

Date of Birth:January 09, 1939
Date of Death: April 03, 2018

Henry E. Hermreck, age 79, passed away at his home in Overland Park, KS, on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Visitation will be held from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 8311 W. 93rd St. Overl......

     

Leonard D. Myers, 95

Date of Birth:June 26, 1922
Date of Death: April 02, 2018

Leonard D. Myers, 95, of Kansas City, KS, died Monday, April 2, 2018. Visitation will be 5-7:00 PM Wednesday, April 4th at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Graveside Services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, April 5, at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the donor'......

     

Nancy Carol Kuebelbeck, 87

Date of Birth:October 30, 1930
Date of Death: April 02, 2018

Nancy Carol Kuebelbeck, 87, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, April 2, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. A private family celebration of her life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to St. Jude Children's Hospitals. Nancy Carol was born October 30, 1930, in Smithv......

     

Merit D. Hill, 68

Date of Birth:October 14, 1949
Date of Death: March 31, 2018

Merit D. Hill, 68, of Kansas City Kansas, passed March 31, 2018 at his home with his family by his side. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 14 at Trinity Community Church, 5010 Parallel Pkwy, KCK; followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Trinity Commun......

     

Barbara Jean Brower McGuire, 94

Date of Birth:February 05, 1924
Date of Death: March 30, 2018

Barbara Jean Brower McGuire, age 94, of Shawnee, Kan., passed away on March 30, 2018. Memorial mass and celebration of life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 18th & Washington Blvd., Kansas City, Kan. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to St. Paul's Epis......

     

Peter T. Gaffney, 95

Date of Birth:March 14, 1923
Date of Death: March 30, 2018

Peter T. Gaffney, 95, of Overland Park, KS, died Friday, March 30, 2018 at The Forum of Overland Park. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, April 4, at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9405 Mission Rd., Leawood, KS 66206. Entombment will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

Peter was born March 14, 1923, in St. Louis, M......

     

Linda G. DeMeulenaere, 66

Date of Birth:November 06, 1951
Date of Death: March 30, 2018

Linda Gail DeMeulenaere, 66, of Lenexa passed away on March 30, 2018 at the Olathe Hospice House with her family by her side. Linda was born November 6, 1951 in Kansas City, Kansas to Franklin and Delores (Short) King. She married Thomas DeMeulenaere, he survives of the home. She is also survived by her daughter Jeannie Pa......

     

Mary Louise Kehoe, 94

Date of Birth:January 22, 1924
Date of Death: March 28, 2018

Mary Louise (Wynne) Kehoe, 94, of Leawood, KS, died Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Services will be Friday, April 6, 2018, at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Road, Leawood, KS 66206 with a Prayer at 11:45 AM, Visitation at 12:00 PM and Funeral Mass at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contribut......

     

Alberta C. Roche, 88

Date of Birth:February 27, 1930
Date of Death: March 26, 2018

Alberta C. Roche, 88, passed away March 26, 2018. A visitation will begin at 10:00 AM with a Rosary prayed at 10:45 AM followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM April 2, at Cure of Ars', 9405 Mission Rd. Leawood, KS. In lieu of flowers memorials to St. Jude's Hospital or Prince of Peace Catholic School.

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Lori Ann Hergesheimer, 52

Date of Birth:July 21, 1965
Date of Death: March 26, 2018

Lori Ann Hergesheimer went to be with the Lord on Monday March 26th 2018 at the age of 52. She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Alberta Wasson. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Hergesheimer, daughter and son-in-law, Cambry and Paul Adams, grandson, Gideon, brothers Michael (Lory) Wasson and Wesley Wasso......

     

Florence (Sedlock) Fornal, 90

Date of Birth:July 13, 1927
Date of Death: March 26, 2018

Florence (Sedlock) Fornal left this world on Monday, March 26, 2018. She was born July 13, 1927 in Kansas City, Kansas. Her firm belief in God and devotion to His mother, Mary, provided the foundation of her life. At the age of 20, she met and married Floryan (John) Fornal and loved him for the next 52 years until he passe......

     

Dolores J. `Dee` Van Dorn, 85

Date of Birth:October 23, 1932
Date of Death: March 25, 2018

Dolores J. "Dee" Van Dorn, 85, Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, March 25, 2018, at the Medicalodge Post Acute Care Center. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday at ......

     

Zachary David Graas, 24

Date of Birth:June 07, 1993
Date of Death: March 24, 2018

Diagnosed with brain cancer six and a half years ago, Zachary David Graas never knew the word quit. He never complained, he maintained a positive, forward-looking and brave outlook on the future -- even as he underwent numerous radiation and chemotherapy treatments, hospitalizations, surgeries and tremendous pain. He began......

     

Lillian Harley Suddarth, 90

Date of Birth:July 22, 1927
Date of Death: March 23, 2018

Lillian H. Suddarth, 90, of Olathe passed away March 23, 2018. A visitation will be 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at Christ Community Church, 20600 W. 119th St., Olathe, KS; and the graveside service is 1:00 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at Antioch Community Cemetery, 22668 S. Waverly Rd, Spring Hill, KS.

Lill......

     

Arthur W. Walsh, 95

Date of Birth:April 27, 1922
Date of Death: March 22, 2018

Arthur W. Walsh, 95, of Overland Park, KS, passed away on March 22, 2018. He was born April 27, 1922 in Bridgeport, CT, and grew up in nearby Danbury. Art joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1942, and was initially stationed in Washington, D.C., where he met and married his wife of 70 years, Rosemary Nester. After his military......

     

Robbi J. Leno, 60

Date of Birth:November 06, 1957
Date of Death: March 22, 2018

Robbi J. Leno exited this cold and fitfully happy world on March 22, 2018, making her quiet getaway to seek the presence of Our Lord Jesus Christ, to Whom she devoted her life, body and soul, many years ago.

She was born ROBBI JAN BEEMAN on November 6, 1957 in Manhattan, KS, to Janet and Keith Beeman, DVM. Robbi......

     

Maurice D. `Maury` Tunison, 88

Date of Birth:May 09, 1929
Date of Death: March 21, 2018

Maury Tunison, 88, of Overland Park Kansas, passed away peacefully March 21, 2018. Maury was born in Wheaton, Kansas, May 9, 1929, the son of Charles and Agnes Tunison.  He was an Army Veteran and served in the Korean Conflict where h......

     

Scott D. Sheffer, 64

Date of Birth:October 15, 1953
Date of Death: March 20, 2018

Scott D. Sheffer, 64, of Olathe passed away March 20, 2018. A celebration of life will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 24 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Cynthia in 2012; and his mother, Patricia in 2018. He is survived by his son, Lee and his wife Kas......

     

Bobby Lee Johnson, 27

Date of Birth:February 15, 1991
Date of Death: March 19, 2018

Bobby Lee Johnson, 27, Olathe, KS, died March 19, 2018. The Visitation will be from 3-5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 94th & State, Kansas City, KS The Funeral Mass will be 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick's burial in St. Patrick Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial are suggeste......

     

James E. Cathey, 69

Date of Birth:April 26, 1948
Date of Death: March 19, 2018

James E. Cathey, 69, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, March 19, 2018. A Rosary will be prayed at 2:00 PM with a visitation to follow until 4:00 PM Sunday March 25, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM Monday, March 26, 2018 at Holy Spirit. Burial in Resurrection C......

     

Roger J. Freeman, 87

Date of Birth:December 06, 1930
Date of Death: March 19, 2018

Roger J. Freeman, 87, of Overland Park, KS, died Monday, March 19, 2018. Memorial services will be 3:00 pm Saturday, April 7, at Christ Church Anglican, 91st and Nall. In lieu of flowers, Roger requested memorial contributions go to Heart to Heart, www.hearttoheart.org. Cremation.

Roger lived a full life, had st......

     

Jessie M. Bennett, 90

Date of Birth:August 30, 1927
Date of Death: March 18, 2018

Jessie M. Bennett, 90, of Olathe, KS, died Sunday, March 18, 2018. She is survived by 2 children Laura Taylor and James Russell Bennett.

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Richard H. Miller, 82

Date of Birth:December 31, 1935
Date of Death: March 17, 2018

Richard Harold Miller of Prairie Village, Kansas, 82, passed away on Saturday, March 17, surrounded by his family. He was born December 31,1935 in Saline, Michigan. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dona Sue Miller, his daughters, Melissa Lemon and son-in-law Paul Lemon, and Erin Arnold and son-in-law Jonathan Arnold......

     

Douglas Lyndel Hansen, 63

Date of Birth:June 10, 1954
Date of Death: March 16, 2018

Douglas L. Hansen was born June 10, 1954, in Wichita, Kansas. He passed away after a 7-month battle with leukemia at the Kansas University Medical Center surrounded by family on Friday, March 16, 2018, at the age of 63. He was educated in Kansas, graduating from Wichita North High School. Doug met Jan when he was 16 throug......

     

Marita L. Bruggeman, 93

Date of Birth:February 09, 1925
Date of Death: March 14, 2018

Marita L. Bruggeman, 93, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:30 AM Saturday, March 17, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St., Kansas City, KS 66102. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributio......

     

Venice Marie Miller, 91

Date of Birth:May 04, 1926
Date of Death: March 14, 2018

Venice M. Miller, 91, of Merriam passed away March 14, 2018. A private inurnment will be at Vermont Cemetery in Vermont, IL. Memorial contributions may be given to a hospice provider of the donor’s choice.

Venice was born May 4, 1926, the daughter of Elmer and Nellie (Brophy) Ogden, in Eldorado, IL. She ma......

     

Ralph D. Jennings, 89

Date of Birth:July 31, 1928
Date of Death: March 14, 2018

Ralph D. Jennings was born July 31, 1928 in Butler, IN; died March 14, 2018. He leaves his wife of 61 years, Jeanette; daughter, Jenese (John) and two sons, Kurt (Margie) and Roger and two grandchildren. Ralph Served in Korean Conflict and awarded the Silver Star. He was longtime member of Rosedale Masonic Lodge. Interment......

     

Lois Ann Donaldson, 78

Date of Birth:January 30, 1940
Date of Death: March 13, 2018

Lois A. Donaldson, 78, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away March 13, 2018. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018, at 4 p.m. at Westside Speedway Church, 3001 North 115th Street, Kansas City, Kansas. Private inurnment will be at Leavenworth National Cemetery.

Lois was born January 30......

     

Ray E. Kane, 91

Date of Birth:July 17, 1926
Date of Death: March 12, 2018

Ray E. Kane, 91, of Kansas City, passed away March 12, 2018 surrounded by his family.  Memorial Services will be 10:00 AM Friday, March 16,  at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa,  KS.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to St. Luke's Hospice House.  

     

Ruby M. McDaris, 97

Date of Birth:February 08, 1921
Date of Death: March 11, 2018

Ruby M. McDaris, died on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Graveside services will be held at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, at Leavenworth National Cemetery, 150 Muncie Rd. Leavenworth, KS 66048. Ruby was born on February 8, 1921, to William Thomas and Minnie Jenkins in Barclay, KS. She was married to Robert McDaris. She is survive......

     

Paul K. Bohr, 88

Date of Birth:May 29, 1929
Date of Death: March 11, 2018

Paul Kent Bohr peacefully passed away early Sunday morning March 11, 2018.  He had resided in Lenexa since 1987.

Paul was the eighth of the nine children of Joseph ......

     

Jerry L. Brown, 76

Date of Birth:September 13, 1941
Date of Death: March 10, 2018

Jerry L. Brown, 76, Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018. Jerry was born September 13, 1941 in Kansas City, KS to Paul and Marie Brown. He attended St. Anthony’s grade school, Bishop Ward High School, and graduated from the University of Kansas in 1964. Jerry excelled in sports and received scholar......

     

Nancy Ann Taschler, 75

Date of Birth:June 13, 1942
Date of Death: March 10, 2018

Nancy Ann Taschler, 75, Shawnee, KS, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. with Memorial Mass following at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 5500 Woodson Rd. Mission, KS 66202. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to: the Alzheimer's......

     

Jeanne S. Donohoo, 88

Date of Birth:March 30, 1929
Date of Death: March 09, 2018

Jeanne S. Donohoo, 89, Olathe, KS. passed away March 9, 2018. Born Carol Jeanne Stumborg on March 30, 1929 in Sioux City, IA to Loretta B. and Orville C. Stumborg. She grew up in Pittsfield, IL. where she met and married her husband of 68 years, W. Roy Donohoo, Jr. on August 22, 1949. Together they have 6 children: Rand Do......

     

Carlene West, 72

Date of Birth:July 01, 1945
Date of Death: March 09, 2018

Carlene West, 72, of Shawnee, passed away March 9, 2018. A memorial service will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17 at Shawnee Kingdom Hall, 14285 Midland Drive, Shawnee, KS.

Carlene was born July 1, 1945, the daughter of Pleasant P. and Myrtle (Chandler) Draper, in Muskogee County, OK. Carlene grew up in Oklahoma.......

     

Robert F. Wichmann, 69

Date of Birth:March 02, 1949
Date of Death: March 08, 2018

Robert F. Wichmann, 69, Overland Park, KS, died Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the University of Kansas Hospital. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 Tuesday, March 13 at Queen of the Holy Rosary, 7023 W. 71st St., Overland Park, KS with the Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the fami......

     

Josephine `Josie` Szynalski, 87

Date of Birth:March 19, 1930
Date of Death: March 06, 2018

Josephine (Josie) Szynalski, age 87, joined her true love, Antoni, and her God on March 6, 2018, peacefully.

Josie was born in Wolica, Poland on March 19, 1930 to Franciszek and Katarzyna Burda. During the tumultuous Russian invasion of Poland, Josie, all alone, was placed in a traveling orphanage of Polish refu......

     

John Willis `Jack` Gregory, 85

Date of Birth:February 23, 1933
Date of Death: March 06, 2018

John (Jack) Willis Gregory, age 85, passed away peacefully on March 6th, 2018 in Kansas City, Kansas. Visitation will be held from 12-1pm and funeral service 1-2pm on Friday, March 9th, at Sunset Hills Christian Church in Kansas City, KS. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Jack was born February 24th, 1933......

     

Bernadine M. Simms, 95

Date of Birth:July 14, 1922
Date of Death: March 06, 2018

Bernadine M. Simms, 95, Shawnee, KS, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Park Meadows. Graveside Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at Resurrection Cemetery, 8300 Quivira, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Shawnee, KS. Bernardine was born July 1......

     

Lydia Cruz Mann, 84

Date of Birth:June 19, 1933
Date of Death: March 06, 2018

Lydia was born in Agana, Guam, as the 11th of 12 children. Two of her siblings had passed away as children before her birth; one was named Henry, for whom a subsequent brother was named, and one was named Lydia, after whom she was named.

Lydia survived the Japanese occupation of Guam after the bombing of Pearl H......

     

Richard Joseph “Pete” Fields , 89

Date of Birth:November 08, 1928
Date of Death: March 04, 2018

Richard Joseph “Pete” Fields passed gently into heaven surrounded by his five angels on Sunday night, March 4th. Pete was born in Kansas City, Kansas on November 8, 1928, the son of Theresia and Robert H. Fields. He leaves behind his five children; David (Carol), Tom, Janie (Chris), Susie, Kate (Pat); Grandchil......

     

Fred Mason, 77

Date of Birth:October 08, 1940
Date of Death: March 04, 2018

Fred Mason boarded the team bus for his final journey home to heaven on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the age of 77. Services are scheduled for Saturday, March 10th at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 15440 Leavenworth Rd, Basehor, KS 66007. The visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m., with the Funeral Mass following at 10:30 a.m. Entom......

     

James R. Carr, 53

Date of Birth:August 30, 1964
Date of Death: March 01, 2018

James R. Carr, 53, Kansas City, KS, died Thursday, March 1, 2018 from an automobile accident in Miami County. Visitation will be from 12:30-2 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St., Kansas City, KS with the Funeral Mass at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Jim was born August ......

     

Joseph M. Rooney, 91

Date of Birth:February 16, 1927
Date of Death: February 28, 2018

Joseph M Rooney, of Olathe, KS, formerly of Spirit Lake, IA and Algona, IA, entered eternal rest on the morning of February 28, 2018. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass for Joe on Friday, March 2nd, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Olathe, Kansas. Visitation and Rosary will ......

     

Gwendolyn Sue (Crane) Cockrell, 79

Date of Birth:May 30, 1938
Date of Death: February 28, 2018

Gwendolyn (Gwen) Sue Cockrell, 79, of Overland Park, KS passed away February 28, 2018 at her home. A private family burial took place on March 2nd at Highland Cemetery of Prairie Village. A memorial service will be held , Saturday, March 17th at 10 am at Church of the Resurrection, Wesley Chapel, 13720 Roe Ave, Leawood, KS......

     

Rick Gannon, 56

Date of Birth:July 29, 1961
Date of Death: February 28, 2018

Rick Gannon, 56, of Leawood, KS died peacefully at home and amongst family on February 28, 2018. Born in Mammoth Springs, AR on July 29, 1961 to Dave and Millie Gannon, Rick was a man with respect......

     

Pyong OK `Kim` Kissell, 69

Date of Birth:July 07, 1948
Date of Death: February 27, 2018

Pyong, known to all that knew her as Kim, age 69 of Overland Park KS went to be with the Lord on Feb 24, 2018 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Her wish to be cremated has taken place. Kim was born July 7, 1948 in Kangwon-do, South Korea. She was the eldest child of father Kim, Man Chung and mother Choe, Ok Sun. She is p......

     

Jennifer Ann L`Heureux, 51

Date of Birth:August 21, 1966
Date of Death: February 26, 2018

Jennifer “Jenny” Ann L’Heureux, 51, of Shawnee, KS passed away February 26, 2018 surrounded by family. Jenny was born August 21, 1966 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Jim and Kristin L’Heureux. Jenny graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest in 1985. She lettered in several sports including softball, bas......

     

Kathryn F. `Katie` Nolte, 96

Date of Birth:April 10, 1921
Date of Death: February 26, 2018

Kathryn F. "Katie" Nolte, 96, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Monday, February 26, 2018. A Rosary will be prayed at 4:45 followed by a visitation until 7:00 PM Friday, March 2nd at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Mass will be 9:30 AM Saturday, March 3, at Good Shepherd Catholic Chur......

     

Kathryn A. Bradley, 78

Date of Birth:August 15, 1939
Date of Death: February 26, 2018

Kathryn A. Bradley, 78, of Lenexa, passed away February 26th, 2018. A Celebration of Her Life will be held 2-4 PM, Sunday, March 11th at 12505 W. 85th Terrace, Lenexa, KS 66215. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer's Association in Prairie Village, or by visiting www.alz.org.

     

William Joseph `Bill` Klein, 74

Date of Birth:January 11, 1944
Date of Death: February 23, 2018

Bill, 74, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Friday, February 23, 2018. A Rosary will be prayed at 5:00 PM with visitation to follow until 7:00 PM on Wednesday, February 28 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 AM Thursday, March 1st, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 5501......

     

Teresa Marie Douthit, 52

Date of Birth:November 01, 1965
Date of Death: February 23, 2018

Teresa Douthit, 52, passed away on Feb. 23rd, 2018.  She was born Nov. 1, 1965 in Salina, KS to Ronald & Mary Blase.  Teresa Graduated from Salina South High School & Kansas State University.   Teresa married Jason Douthit on July 24th, 1999.  Their marriage was blessed with two children, t......

     

Benjamin F. Bieler, 87

Date of Birth:April 07, 1930
Date of Death: February 21, 2018

Benjamin F. Bieler, 87, Lenexa, KS, died Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at the Westchester Village. Funeral Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 28 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial in the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. Ben was born April 7, 1930, in Saugatuck, Michigan. He had worked for Mobi......

     

David Keith Baska, 46

Date of Birth:May 11, 1971
Date of Death: February 20, 2018

David Keith Baska, 46, Shawnee, KS, passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. with Memorial Services following at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 26, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the Oxford House. David......

     

Reva Ann Getz Dehan, 74

Date of Birth:March 11, 1943
Date of Death: February 19, 2018

Born March 11, 1943  Passed away on February, 19, 2018….  Her family was NOT by her side per her last wish…..   She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Jessica Nicole.  Kindred spirits they are.  As well as her parents Charles and Katherine Getz of New Antioch, OH and her brot......

     

Francis Willard `Fran` Porch, 76

Date of Birth:March 31, 1941
Date of Death: February 18, 2018

Captain Francis W. Porch Lieutenant Colonel USAF 1941-2018 Francis (Fran) Porch, 76 of Overland Park, Kansas passed away on February 18, 2018. Born in Mt. Pleasant, PA to Ralph and Jean (Newill) Porch. Fran graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1963. He served on active duty for 6 years as a RF-4C pilot. He......

     

Dana Lynn Masinton, 66

Date of Birth:July 04, 1951
Date of Death: February 18, 2018

Dana Lynn Masinton was born in the land of Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois, on a hot July 4th, 1951. The fourth of July was always her favorite day (although she really celebrated her birthday all month long!), complete with fireworks, watermelon and white cake with white icing.

Even more than her birthday, Dana ......

     

Larry Richard Louis Rode, 76

Date of Birth:February 04, 1942
Date of Death: February 15, 2018

Larry Richard Louis Rode, 76, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018. A Rosary will be prayed at 9:30 am followed by visitation until Mass at 10:30 AM, Monday, February 19th at Queen of the Holy Rosary, 7023 West 71st Street, Overland Park, KS. Burial at Highland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial c......

     

Wilma D. Mulder, 86

Date of Birth:December 22, 1931
Date of Death: February 15, 2018

Wilma D. Mulder, 86, of Overland Park, KS, went home to Jesus on February 15, 2018.    She will be buried next to to her husband, John B. Mulder, DVM at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth,  KS.  A Celebration of life will be 10:00 AM Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Blue Valley Baptist Church, 8825 West......

     

Mary Ann Pippen, 73

Date of Birth:December 10, 1944
Date of Death: February 14, 2018

Mary Ann Lyons Pippen died 2-14-18 at home, surrounded by her family as was her wish. Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents, Gerry and Jack Lyons; brother, Johnny; sister, Jackie Mellon and other siblings, Paula Hellman-Lee and Jimmy Hellman. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Artie Pippen, her first a......

     

Robert `Bob` Roland GaMarsh, II, 62

Date of Birth:May 06, 1955
Date of Death: February 14, 2018

Robert "Bob" Roland GaMarsh, II was born May 6,1955 In Copaigue, NY. He graduated from Lindenhurst High School in 1974 and joined the Army. He met the love of his life Cathy while stationed at Fort Gordon in Augusta, GA and was honorably discharged in 1980. They lived in Kansas City, KS where he worked for the Wy......

     

Alex Christopher Carney, 15

Date of Birth:April 05, 2002
Date of Death: February 14, 2018

Alex Christopher Carney, 15, of Prairie Village, KS, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 14, 2018.  Visitation will be from 6-7:00 PM Tuesday, February 20th at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 10100 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS with Memorial Services following.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests mem......

     

Richard `Dick` Wheeler Byard, 81

Date of Birth:July 26, 1936
Date of Death: February 12, 2018

Dick Byard, age 81, died on Monday, February 12, 2018, at home surrounded by his family.  He was born on July 26, 1936 in Tulsa, OK to George and Eunice (Cremin) Byard.  He attended school at St. Peter’s Cathedral an......

     

Eva J. Fithian, 90

Date of Birth:September 16, 1927
Date of Death: February 12, 2018

Eva J. Fithian, 90, of Kansas City, KS, died Monday, February 12, 2018. Visitation will be 10-11:00 AM with Memorial Services at 11:00 AM, Friday, February 16 at Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Avenue Kansas City, KS 66112. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the church. Eva wa......

     

Ruth Helen Schuler, 86

Date of Birth:May 27, 1931
Date of Death: February 12, 2018

Ruth Helen Schuler, 86, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM with Funeral Services at 11:00 AM Thursday, February 15, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS 66102. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In leiu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions......

     

Dan A. Cozine, 68

Date of Birth:December 19, 1949
Date of Death: February 12, 2018

Daniel Alan Cozine, a graduate of Washington High School and lifelong resident of Wyandotte County Kansas, passed away on February 12, 2018 at the age of 68.

He had been an auto mechanic his entire life and the most “experienced” employee of Carriage & Motor Works (later renamed Empire Automotive......

     

Eugene F. `Gene` Sixta, Sr., 88

Date of Birth:July 15, 1929
Date of Death: February 11, 2018

Eugene F. Sixta, Sr., 88, Leawood, KS, died Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Visitation will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, February 16 at Queen of the Holy Rosary, 7023 W. 71st St., Overland Park, KS with the Memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions ......

     

Frances JoAnn McCurdy, 78

Date of Birth:June 11, 1939
Date of Death: February 11, 2018

Frances JoAnn McCurdy, 78, Overland Park, KS, died Sunday, February 11, 2018, at Menorah Medical Center. Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 24, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: The American Lung Association. Fran......

     

John N. `Jack` Rupard, 80

Date of Birth:December 30, 1937
Date of Death: February 09, 2018

John Nelson “Jack” Rupard, 80, Leawood, KS, died Friday, February 9, 2018 at Kansas City Hospice House. John was born on December 30, 1937, in Kansas City, Missouri. He is preceded in death by his two infant daughters, his wife, Eleonora Louise (Danzo) Rupard; his father Nelson Rupard; his mother Jane Lynch, an......

     

Marian Julene Kahle, 82

Date of Birth:May 26, 1935
Date of Death: February 08, 2018

Marian Julene Kahle, 82, Overland Park, KS, died Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 14, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS with the Funeral Service at 10:30 a.m. Burial in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family su......

     

Betty Jo McAulay, 97

Date of Birth:May 18, 1920
Date of Death: February 05, 2018

A true angel on earth, Betty Jo McAulay, 97, formerly of Olathe, KS, returned to the arms of her Savior Monday, February 5, 2018 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. A Ma......

     

Ona Irene `Reenie` Masters, 92

Date of Birth:October 11, 1925
Date of Death: February 04, 2018

  Ona Irene "Reenie"  Masters, 92, Independence, MO, died Sunday, February 4, 2018, at the Shangra La.   Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. with Funeral Services following at 1:00 p.......

     

Gerard “Jerry” McDonald, 73

Date of Birth:August 28, 1944
Date of Death: February 03, 2018

Gerard Francis McDonald went home to our Lord on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Jerry was 73 years old.  He was born in Kansas City, Missouri and graduated from Rockhurst College.  Jerry was an officer in the US Army and was decorated with the Purple Heart and Silver Star for his service. After his service in the Army,......

     

Dr. John M. `Jack` Holt, 82

Date of Birth:June 11, 1935
Date of Death: February 02, 2018

Dr. John M. "Jack" Holt, 82, Lenexa, KS, died peacefully with his wife and children by his side on Friday, February 2, 2018. Jack was born in Liberal, KS, to William and Mary (Morrison) Holt. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, William Holt, Jr. Jack graduated from Fowler High School in 1953 where he'd me......

     

Katherine F. “Katie” Scott, 29

Date of Birth:September 18, 1988
Date of Death: February 01, 2018

Katherine F. "Katie" Scott, 29, of Prairie Village, Kansas, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family.  Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Friday, February 9 at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9405 Mission Rd., Leawood, KS, with the Rosary being recited at 7.  The Funeral Mass wil......

     

Mary A. Porter, 89

Date of Birth:July 17, 1928
Date of Death: January 31, 2018

Mary A. Porter, 89, of Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Graveside Services will be 1:30 PM Friday at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City, KS.

Mary was born July 17, 1928, in Kansas City, KS. She was preceded in death by her husband Earl W. Porter in 2001. She is survived by two sons, William Port......

     

Erica Lane (Macgregor) Hall, 48

Date of Birth:January 19, 1970
Date of Death: January 31, 2018

Our lovely, precious Erica will be remembered by her family as a vivacious, yet often shy mother, daughter, sister, cousin, coworker, employee, and friend, who honestly didn’t realize her own worth. She loved running and hoped to return to it a year after hip-replacement surgery. She loved plants, and working beside her sist......

     

Ronald F. Debus, 80

Date of Birth:July 02, 1937
Date of Death: January 30, 2018

Ronald F. Debus, 80, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM Saturday, February 3, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St. Kansas City, KS 66112 with Funeral Mass following at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Catholi......

     

Constance E. `Connie` King , 71

Date of Birth:October 30, 1946
Date of Death: January 28, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Connie King announces her passing after a valiant struggle with cancer, on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the age of 71 years old. A native of Kansas City, KS. Connie attended St. Joseph grade school and graduated from Bishop Ward HS in 1964. She married Robert “Skip” St......

     

Rita A. Miller, 84

Date of Birth:September 03, 1933
Date of Death: January 27, 2018

Rita A. Miller, 84, of Kansas City, KS passed away January 27, 2018. Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, February 2 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, KCK; followed by a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Committal service will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Kansas City ......

     

Kermit G. Newton, 78

Date of Birth:November 20, 1939
Date of Death: January 27, 2018

Kermit (Newt) Newton 78, of Fairway KS passed away January 27th, 2018. Newt graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1957 where he was a standout baseball pitcher who went on to play for Kansas State. Following his retirement from the elevator industry after 35 years, he enjoyed playing softball, dancing, driving around in ......

     

Harold Gene LaHue, 57

Date of Birth:February 03, 1960
Date of Death: January 25, 2018

Harold Gene Lahue, 57, Kansas City, KS, passed away January 25, 2018. Visitation will be at 3 p.m. with the Memorial Service at 4 p.m. Tuesday, February 6th at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the City Union Mission. Ge......

     

Effie Louise Diehl, 93

Date of Birth:December 23, 1924
Date of Death: January 25, 2018

Effie Louise Diehl, 93, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018. Visitation will be 5-7:00 PM Tuesday, January 30 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, January 31, at Porter Funeral Home with burial in Maple Hill Cemetery.

Ef......

     

Dolores L Miller, 89

Date of Birth:June 15, 1928
Date of Death: January 25, 2018

Dolores Louise Miller, 89, of Shawnee, Kansas, died Thursday, January 25, 2018. Dolores was born June 15, 1928 in El Dorado to Jack and Madge (Collins) McNett. She married Ernest W. Miller of Neal, the love of her life, on August 17, 1959, in Piqua. Ernest and Dolores lived in Wichita. They had two children, Gayle Bohling ......

     

Richard D. `Rich` Butler, 72

Date of Birth:December 11, 1945
Date of Death: January 25, 2018

Richard D. "Rich" Butler, 72, Kansas City, MO passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be from 9:30-10 a.m. Tuesday, January 30 at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th St., Overland Park, KS with the Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will be at 1:30......

     

Stella I. Capito, 80

Date of Birth:October 09, 1937
Date of Death: January 23, 2018

Stella I. Capito, 80, Lenexa, KS, died Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Visitation 9:30 a.m. with Funeral Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 26, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions ......

     

Naomi M. Eastwood, 94

Date of Birth:May 11, 1923
Date of Death: January 23, 2018

Naomi Eastwood, 94 years of age, passed away quietly at the Lakeview Village Care Center in Lenexa, KS on January 23, 2018. She was born on May 11th, 1923 in Atchison, KS to Charles and Nellie Roloff. The family moved to Kansas City, KS when she was very young and she lived in the Kansas City area the rest of her life. She......

     

Shirley Ann Deemer, 67

Date of Birth:May 14, 1950
Date of Death: January 22, 2018

Shirley A. Deemer, 67, of Shawnee, KS passed away January 22, 2018. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 26 at Haven Baptist Church, 3430 Hutton Rd, Kansas City, KS; followed by a celebration of her life at 2:00 p.m. Private inurnment. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to American......

     

Steven Thomas Cohenour, 15

Date of Birth:September 27, 2002
Date of Death: January 22, 2018

Steven Thomas Cohenour, 15, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018. Memorial Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, January 27, at the Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 West 87th Street Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66219.

Steven was born September 27, 2002, in Overland Park, Kansas. While he resided in the city of ......

     

Janet N.Tompkins, 84

Date of Birth:March 30, 1933
Date of Death: January 21, 2018

Janet N. Tompkins, 84, Lenexa, KS, died Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Lakeview Village Care Center. Janet was born March 30, 1933, in Kansas City, KS, the daughter of J. Glenn and Alene Worthington. Janet graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1951 and was a lifelong area resident. While attending the First Baptist Chur......

     

Webster `Webb` Bruce Waterman

Date of Birth:December 30, 1954
Date of Death: January 21, 2018

Webster “Webb” Bruce Waterman, passed away on January 21, 2018 peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Webb is survived by his beautiful wife, Beth Reichmeier-Waterman, his son, Zachary, his son Eli (Sarah) and grandson Atticus, as well as his mother and father, Carol and Webb, and sisters Cathy, Lori, and ......

     

Scott J. Musson, 43

Date of Birth:June 23, 1974
Date of Death: January 21, 2018

Scott James Musson of Smithville, Missouri, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 21, 2018.  Scott grew up on a farm in Iowa Falls, Iowa. He played football in high school, was into bodybuilding and weight lifting, and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa. Scott and Kimberly met while working at Childr......

     

Betty Lewis, 91

Date of Birth:January 21, 1926
Date of Death: January 20, 2018

Betty Lewis, 91, of Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, January 20, 2018. The visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 23, at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 15410 Leavenworth Rd., Basehor, KS with the Funeral Mass to follow at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow in Gate of Heaven. In lieu of flowers the family suggests m......

     

Marcha J. Pierce, 85

Date of Birth:March 14, 1932
Date of Death: January 20, 2018

Marcha J. Pierce, 85, a lifelong resident of the Kansas City area, passed away Saturday, January, 20 2018 at the Delmar Gardens of Overland Park. She was preceded in death by her beloved daughter Pamela Moore in 2002. Marcha is survived by daughters Dana Busey and Tracy Pierce, 5 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren. One s......

     

Larry J Wohletz, 76

Date of Birth:August 24, 1941
Date of Death: January 18, 2018

Larry James Wohletz, 76, of Basehor, Kansas, died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the Providence Medical Center. Mr. Wohletz was born August 24, 1941, in Kansas City, Kansas to the late Paul and Alta Wohletz. He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara, along with brothers Robert and Bernard. His survivors include; Two Stepsons R......

     

Patricia J. Sprague, 93

Date of Birth:March 17, 1924
Date of Death: January 17, 2018

Patricia “Pat” J. Sprague began her life journey in Michigan City, Indiana on March 17, 1924 and completed it on January 17, 2018. She met and married the love of her life, her husband, Dick, on June 10, 1950. Together they built a family of four children: Sharon Lynne Sprague, Overland Park, Kansas; Deborah An......

     

Elizabeth C. Dinneen, 63

Date of Birth:January 01, 1955
Date of Death: January 17, 2018

Elizabeth C. Dinneen Elizabeth C. Dinneen, died Jan. 17, 2018. Visitation 10-11:00 AM January 22, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, KS with graveside services to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

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Dolly Eloris Ralston Anderson, 97

Date of Birth:October 28, 1920
Date of Death: January 17, 2018

Dolly Eloris Ralston Anderson, of Mission Hills, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in her daughter's home in Carmel, Indiana where she had been living since last year.

Dolly was born on October 28, 1920 to John Earl and Esther Jorgene Hanson Ralston in Phillipston, Pennsylvania, a small railroa......

     

Victor Eugene `Gene` Kane, 86

Date of Birth:July 10, 1931
Date of Death: January 14, 2018

Victor Eugene (Gene) Kane was born July 10, 1931 and passed away January 14, 2018. Gene has gone to be with his beloved wife Diane of 55 years who preceded him in death. Gene visited Diane's gravesite daily for the last 12 years until his health declined. Together they started a legacy that included 10 children, 26 gra......

     

Mary Jo Powers, 75

Date of Birth:September 15, 1942
Date of Death: January 14, 2018

Mary Jo Powers, 75, Parkville, MO, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018 at NorthCare Hospice House. Visitation will be 9 a.m. Saturday, January 20 at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9405 Mission Rd., Leawood, KS with the Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions to North Care Hospic......

     

Charles C. Thacker, 85

Date of Birth:July 07, 1932
Date of Death: January 14, 2018

Charles C. Thacker (Charlie) was born on July 7, 1932 to Charles and Annie Thacker (Conlin) in Cole Camp MO. Charlie died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Lenexa on Sunday, January 14th. Charlie married Georgiann Diesko in 1954. They had five children Larry (Anne), Loretta (Greg Russell), Phil, (Becky), Rob (Denise),......

     

Gerald Lee `Jerry` Claussen, 85

Date of Birth:March 11, 1932
Date of Death: January 13, 2018

Jerry Claussen passed away January 13, 2018 at Kansas City Hospice House. He was the son of Martin and Agnes Claussen; born March 11, 1932 on the Claussen Ranch north of Russell, KS.

Jerry married Dorothy Montgomery on June 26, 1955. Their family included a daughter, Cathy Sue Faulconer; two sons, Jeffrey Lynn a......

     

Sarah `Sally` Simonds Duncan, 106

Date of Birth:March 24, 1911
Date of Death: January 12, 2018

Sarah was born in Kansas City to Paul A. and Fanny Goodman Simonds and spent most of her life there. She graduated from Southwest High School and attended Illinois University for two years. In 1937 she married John F. Duncan. They had over 50 years together before he died of ALS in 1988. Sally will be remembered as a woman......

     

Joseph G. Chaplik, 67

Date of Birth:October 31, 1950
Date of Death: January 12, 2018

Joseph Chaplik, 67, of Kansas City, KS, died Friday, January 12, 2018. Graveside Service will be 11:00 AM Wednesday January 31, 2018 at Calvary Cemetery, Omaha, NE.  He was born in Omaha, NE to John P. and Hazel (Stratton) Chaplik, Sr.

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James P `Jim` Secondo, 78

Date of Birth:April 10, 1939
Date of Death: January 10, 2018

On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, Jim Secondo, 78, passed away peacefully at Kansas City Hospice House after a courageous battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ninfa Secondo. He is survived by his wife, Karol, children Pete, of Overland Park and Paula of Connecticut, sister Michela Jameson, o......

     

Karol R. Crouch, 75

Date of Birth:May 25, 1942
Date of Death: January 10, 2018

Karol R. Crouch, 75, of Lenexa, KS passed away Jan 10, 2018, from ALS. She was born May 25, 1942 in Maryville, MO to Everett & Zora “Zip” Renshaw. She is survived by her husband Roy Wilkerson. Karol worked as a CPA for many years. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Tues, Jan 16, 2018, at Old Mission ......

     

Cheryl L. Paul, 69

Date of Birth:September 07, 1948
Date of Death: January 10, 2018

Cheryl L. Paul, 69, longtime resident of Lenexa, KS, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at her home. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Lenexa United Methodist Church, 9138 Caenen Lake Road, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Lenexa C......

     

Janice Lucille Carlson, 76

Date of Birth:March 26, 1941
Date of Death: January 09, 2018

Janice L. Carlson, Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Menorah Medical Center. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, January 12, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 13, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 10100 Metcalf Ave., Overland ......

     

Kenneth R. (Scooter) Golden, 67

Date of Birth:August 09, 1950
Date of Death: January 08, 2018

Kenneth R. (Scooter) Golden Kenneth R. (Scooter) Golden, 67, of Kansas City, KS, died Monday, January 8, 2018 from complications of Myleodysplastic Syndrome. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Wednesday, January 10th at Stony Point Christian Church, 149 South 78th Street Kansas City, KS 66111. Funeral Services will be 10:00......

     

Manuel J. Martins, 94

Date of Birth:May 03, 1923
Date of Death: January 08, 2018

Manuel J. Martins, 94, of Olathe, KS (formerly of Westchester County, NY) passed away Monday, January 8, 2018 at Villa St. Francis in Olathe, KS. Family will receive visitors at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (11300 W. 103rd St, Overland Park, KS 66214). Funeral mass at 10:30 a.m. foll......

     

Lena Pauline `Polly` Martin Erickson, 88

Date of Birth:May 21, 1929
Date of Death: January 08, 2018

L. Pauline “Polly” Erickson (88) went home to be with her Lord and Savior peacefully on January 8, 2018. Polly was born May 21, 1929 in the family home on Main Street in St. Clairsville, Ohio to Dr. J.B. and Lena Liggett Martin. Growing up in Eastern Ohio and attending second grade in New Mexico had a significa......

     

Harvey L Sharp, 86

Date of Birth:November 19, 1931
Date of Death: January 06, 2018

Harvey Lee Sharp, 86, died Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Liberty Hospital following a brief illness. Harvey was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Rose Baur Sharp; first wife, Barbara “Boots” Sharp; brother, Norman Sharp; sisters, Rosemary Barnard, Marian Rollheiser, and Jeanette Sharp; and nephew, Larr......

     

Velma L. Gardner, 87

Date of Birth:August 28, 1930
Date of Death: January 06, 2018

Velma L. Gardner, 87, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM with Funeral Mass starting at 10:30 AM Friday, January 12, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd Kansas City, KS 66104. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers the famil......

     

Dorothy L. Ebbert, 95

Date of Birth:January 21, 1922
Date of Death: January 04, 2018

Dorothy L. Ebbert, 95, Kansas City, KS, died Thursday, January 4, 2018, at the Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. with Funeral Services following at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 13, at White Church Christian Church, 2200 N. 85th St. Kansas City, KS. Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturd......

     

Franics L. Spanke, 89

Date of Birth:August 26, 1928
Date of Death: January 04, 2018

Francis L. Spanke, 89, of Overland Park, KS, died Thursday, January 4, 2018. Visitation will be from 9:30 - 11:00 AM with Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 10, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd Overland Park, KS 66214. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery.

Franics was born August 26, 1928, in H......

     

Margaret Ann Rupp, 80

Date of Birth:June 17, 1937
Date of Death: January 04, 2018

Margaret Ann "Peggy" Rupp, 80, Shawnee, KS, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Visitation will be 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday, January 7 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where the Rosary will be recited at 4:15 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be 9 a.m. Monday January 8 in the......

     

Helen B. Skwarlo, 99

Date of Birth:April 29, 1918
Date of Death: January 02, 2018

Helen Skwarlo, 99, of Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM Friday, January 5th with Funeral Mass to follow at 11:00 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N 94 St., Kansas City, KS 66112. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Helen was born April 29, 1918, in Kansas C......

     

Matthew Joseph Ireland, 43

Date of Birth:April 02, 1974
Date of Death: January 02, 2018

Matthew “Matt” “Muttley” Joseph Ireland passed away January 2, 2018 surrounded by his wife, brother and parents. He was born April 2th 1974 to Chris and Joe Ireland of Shawnee, Kansas. He is survived by his mother and father, wife, Sarah, of Shawnee, Kansas, his two son’s Sebastian (15)&hellip......

     

Nancy R. Banker, 91

Date of Birth:April 15, 1926
Date of Death: December 31, 2017

Nancy R. Banker, 91, passed away December 31, 2017 at her home at Lakeview Village in Lenexa, Kansas. Memorial services will be held at 2 pm, Tuesday, January 9th, at Second Presbyterian Church, 318 East 55th St. KCMO. Nancy was born April 15th, 1926, in Kansas City to Henry and Cora Reckewey. Nancy attended JC Nichols Ele......

     

Baerbel E. Tipton, 76

Date of Birth:October 30, 1941
Date of Death: December 30, 2017

Baerbel E. Tipton, 76, Overland Park, KS, died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family following the complications of Parkinson's disease. A visitation and Celebration of Baerbel's life will be from 2-5 p.m. Monday, January 8 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. In ......

     

Sandra Lee Oakes, 77

Date of Birth:February 28, 1940
Date of Death: December 29, 2017

Sandra Lee Oakes, 77 years old, died in her home in Lenexa, Kansas on December 29, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. Visitation will be held from 6:00-7:00 p.m. with the rosary prayed at 6:30 p.m. Friday, January 5, 2018, at the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, KS. A Requiem Mass will be offered at St. Rose Philippine Duc......

     

Susan M. Davis, 74

Date of Birth:April 24, 1943
Date of Death: December 28, 2017

Susan M. Davis 1943 – 2017 

Susan M. Davis, 74, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 28, 2017, following a long-term illness.

Services will be held on Wednesday, January 3, at Little Sisters of the Poor, 8745 James A. Reed Rd, Kansas City, MO, where Susan lived since movi......

     

Joan Louise Stevens, 83

Date of Birth:September 27, 1934
Date of Death: December 27, 2017

Joan Louise Stevens, 83, of Merriam, KS passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on December 27, 2017. Graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday Dec. 29, in the Prince of Peace Mausoleum at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. She is survived by her 3 children, James Stevens, Jr. of Stockton, MO, ......

     

Wayne Clinton Witcher, 80

Date of Birth:April 30, 1937
Date of Death: December 26, 2017

Wayne Clinton Witcher, 80, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 from previously undiagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, surrounded by his family. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 PM Friday January 5th at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 9100 Mission Road, Pr......

     

Timothy L. Stealey, 68

Date of Birth:March 19, 1949
Date of Death: December 25, 2017

Timothy Lawrence Stealey, 68, of the Lake of the Ozarks passed away Christmas night surrounded by his loved ones. Winning his first bout with blood cancer in 2014, he was diagnosed again in May 2017, requiring a bone marrow transplant, and eventually succumbed due to complications. Tim was born on March 19th, 1949 to Larry......

     

Patricia Ortmeyer, 73

Date of Birth:August 18, 1944
Date of Death: December 24, 2017

Patricia Ortmeyer passed away peacefully at her home on December 24, 2017. She was born August 18, 1944 in Festus, MO. She graduated in 1962 from Festus High School and worked at Southwestern Bell in St. Louis. During that time she met Stephen Ortmeyer on a blind date in 1967 and were united in marriage on April 12, 1969. ......

     

Anita L. Karlin, 80

Date of Birth:October 16, 1937
Date of Death: December 24, 2017

Anita Louise (Werth) Karlin, age 80, died December 24 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. She was born October 16, 1937 to Alex E. and Alvina (Boxler) Werth in Shoenchen, KS. She married LeRoy (Roy) Karlin of Hays in 1956. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Elvora (Greenway); brother, Roy; brother, Earnes......

     

Bobby Wayne Tubbs, Sr. , 82

Date of Birth:April 06, 1935
Date of Death: December 21, 2017

Bobby W. Tubbs, Sr., 82, of Lenexa, met his Lord and Savior on December 21, 2017. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 27 at Overland Park Baptist Temple, 11648 Antioch Rd, Overland Park, KS; followed by a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Private interment at Chapel Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers......

     

Lorna K. Gregg, 81

Date of Birth:December 29, 1935
Date of Death: December 20, 2017

Lorna K. Gregg, 81, of Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Visitation will be from 9:30 - 10:30 AM with Funeral Services starting at 10:30 AM Thursday, December 28, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Lorna was born December 29, 1935, in Kansas City......

     

Marlene J. Patterson, 82

Date of Birth:July 12, 1935
Date of Death: December 19, 2017

Marlene J. Patterson, 82, Kansas City MO, formerly of Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Sunrise of Leawood.  Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 27, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS  where friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Burial in Memorial Park C......

     

Dianne Marie Compton, 75

Date of Birth:July 07, 1942
Date of Death: December 19, 2017

Dianne Marie Kimsey Compton, 75, returned to her heavenly home on December 19, 2017, after a valiant battle with a long illness.

Dianne was born to the late J. Lyle and Helen G. Farrell Kimsey, a businessman and a homemaker respectively, in Manhattan, KS on July 7, 1942.

Dianne was blessed with a lovi......

     

Donald E. `Don` Henggeler, 86

Date of Birth:October 24, 1931
Date of Death: December 19, 2017

Don E. Henggeler, 86, of Overland Park passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Visitation at 10:30 and Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 6th at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 8311 93rd Street, Overland Park, KS; followed by a reception at the church. Inurnment will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January......

     

Marjorie K Blank, 92

Date of Birth:June 13, 1925
Date of Death: December 18, 2017

Marjorie King Blank met her Lord and Savior on Monday, December 18th, surrounded by her loving family. Born on June 13, 1925 to John & Margaret King, she didn’t just live for 92 years, she made a concerted effort to live each day with meaning and purpose. Marge was many things to many people, including: a lifelong learner w......

     

Mildred V. Davis, 93

Date of Birth:October 13, 1924
Date of Death: December 17, 2017

Mildred V. Davis, 93, of Kansas City KS entered eternity after a short illness. She was born in 1924 on the family farm near Arma KS to Fred and Vessie Richardson. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband John of 57 years, her younger sister Eileen Nichols and brother LeRoy Arthur Richardson. She is survived b......

     

Shirley A. Wagner, 82

Date of Birth:January 22, 1935
Date of Death: December 17, 2017

Shirley Anne Wagner, 82, of Overland Park, KS, mother, actress, educator and bon vivant died Sunday, December 17, 2017 in a car accident. The spotlight has dimmed but the memories she created will shine bright forever.

She was born a twin on January 22, 1935, to Charles and Esther Long of Kansas City, Missouri. ......

     

Ellen K. McCarthy, 87

Date of Birth:July 14, 1930
Date of Death: December 17, 2017

Ellen Therese Kearns McCarthy, 87, of Kansas City, KS, passed away December 17, 2017 after a brief illness, at Providence Medical Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 am Friday, December 29 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, KS, with burial at Mount Calvary Catholic......

     

Shirley Anne Wagner, 82

Date of Birth:January 22, 1935
Date of Death: December 17, 2017

Shirley Anne Wagner, 82, of Overland Park, KS, mother, actress, educator and bon vivant died Sunday, December 17, 2017 in a car accident. The spotlight has dimmed but the memories she created will shine bright forever.

She was born a twin on January 22, 1935, to Charles and Esther Long of Kansas City, Missouri. ......

     

Violet Marie Fenderson (VanTuyl), 99

Date of Birth:February 16, 1918
Date of Death: December 16, 2017

Violet Marie Fenderson (VanTuyl), age 99, passed away Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at Brookdale Rosehill Senior Living. Violet was born Feb. 16, 1918 to Jesse and Dollie VanTuyl in LaCygne, Kansas. She was one of six children. Violet graduated from LaCygne High School and married her high school sweetheart, Earl Fenderson, who......

     

Donna J. Robinson, 59

Date of Birth:April 01, 1958
Date of Death: December 16, 2017

Donna J. Robinson, 59, of Stilwell, KS, passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park, KS after a brain aneurysm event at the home. Donna was born on April 1, 1958 in Kansas City, KS to Lawrence and Ruby Wittman. She attended Blessed Sacrament Elementary School, Bishop Ward High School, a......

     

Vera J. Seelig, 90

Date of Birth:June 28, 1927
Date of Death: December 15, 2017

Vera J. Seelig of Overland Park, Kansas entered peacefully into the presence of the Lord on December 15, 2017. Vera, the youngest of three children, was born on June 28, 1927 to Willard S. Jackson and Florence V. Jackson. She was raised and lived in Salina, Kansas until after her sophomore year in high school when she and ......

     

Zygmunt Kaniewski, 79

Date of Birth:July 28, 1938
Date of Death: December 14, 2017

Zygmunt Kaniewski, age 79 of Olathe, Kansas died peacefully on Thursday morning, December 14, 2017 at his daughter’s home surrounded by his family. Born July 28, 1938, in Sulkowo, Poland, he was the son of the late Andzej Kaniewski and Marja Markewicz. Zygmunt was survived by his loving and devoted wife of 55 years, ......

     

Leo M. Martell, 99

Date of Birth:July 17, 1918
Date of Death: December 14, 2017

Leo M. Martell, 99, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the University of Kansas Hospital. Wednsday, December 20th, visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 AM, Words of Remembrance at 10:30 AM and Funeral Mass following at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 North 53rd Street, Kansas City, KS. Entom......

     

Yolanda Yvonne Newton, 62

Date of Birth:August 29, 1955
Date of Death: December 13, 2017

Yolanda Yvonne Newton, 62, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the University of Kansas Hospital. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM, Thursday, December 21, at St. Paul's Episcopal, 18th & Washington Blvd., Kansas City, KS with Funeral Services following at 11:00 AM. Burial at the N......

     

Richard C. `Rich` Higgins, 87

Date of Birth:March 21, 1930
Date of Death: December 13, 2017

Rich Higgins, 87, of Overland Park, KS, went to heaven on December 13, 2017. Born in Madison, WI, Rich and his family moved to Milwaukee during his high school years. After graduation, he joined the Marine Corps, where he served for two years as a Master Sergeant. He met Pat Nardelli, the love of his life, at Northwestern ......

     

Mark Antkowicz, 65

Date of Birth:July 12, 1952
Date of Death: December 12, 2017

Mark Antkowicz, 65, Kansas City, Missouri, died Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Saint Joseph Health Center. Memorial Mass 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 15, 2017 at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9405 Mission Road, Leawood, Kansas. Mark was born July 12, 1952 in James City, VA. He was a graduate of Shawnee Mission South High School.......

     

Dr. Billy Lee `Bill` Biggs, 74

Date of Birth:January 04, 1943
Date of Death: December 11, 2017

Billy L. Biggs, 74, of Overland Park, KS, passed away December 11, 2017. A celebration of life will be held at 6:00 p.m. Monday, December 18, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Private inurnment will be at Ft. Scott National Cemetery.

Bill was born January 4, 1943, the son of Arthur and Ed......

     

George Kent Quinn

Date of Birth:April 05, 2017
Date of Death: December 10, 2017

George Kent Quinn, the much-loved infant son of Colin and Micala Quinn, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017. He was a handsome, active boy who was wasting no time crawling — fast — to the nearest piece of furniture and pulling to a stand. He was known for his big dimply smile, huge appetite and happy dispo......

     

Dorothy Darnelle (Deaver) Johns, 83

Date of Birth:February 12, 1934
Date of Death: December 10, 2017

A wonderful mom, sister, aunt, and best friend to many, DOROTHY DARNELLE DEAVER JOHNS joined her Lord and loved ones in heaven on December 10, 2017. Born in 1934 in a farmhouse in Sabetha, Kansas, Darnelle and her sister Mary learned to dress chickens, clean house, and bake pies at a young age. A strong bond and healthy co......

     

Lois Ann Kriechbaum, 81

Date of Birth:July 23, 1936
Date of Death: December 09, 2017

Lois Ann Kriechbaum, 81, Lenexa, KS, passed away Dec. 9, 2017. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Dec. 15, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd, Overland Park, KS. Memorial contributions to Boy's Town or Olathe Hospice.

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Steven A. Baughman, 61

Date of Birth:March 25, 1956
Date of Death: December 09, 2017

Steven A. Baughman, 61 Kansas City, Missouri, passed away, Saturday, December 9, 2017. Memorial Mass will be 1:00 PM, Friday February 16th at Holy Trinit......

     

Kenneth H. Smalley, 92

Date of Birth:August 31, 1925
Date of Death: December 08, 2017

Kenneth was born 31 Aug 1925, Kansas City Kansas, to Horace Smalley and Ethel Ora Gibson. He was age 5 when his mother died. Kenneth's father, Horace was a shoe cobbler, taking veteran training after being gassed in WWI. Horace bought the house at 327 S. Baltimore. Concerned he might have TB, Horace moved to Harrison A......

     

Charles Robert `Bob` Lockett, 90

Date of Birth:August 28, 1927
Date of Death: December 07, 2017

Charles Robert "Bob" Lockett, 90, of Overland Park, KS, passed away December 7, 2017. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM with Funeral Services following at 11:00 AM Monday, December 11, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may......

     

Lisa A. Wilson, 56

Date of Birth:June 24, 1961
Date of Death: December 07, 2017

Lisa A. Wilson, 56, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017. Lisa was born June 24, 1961, in Santa Monica, CA. She was a graduate of MIT. Lisa was a project manager for Digital Equipment Corporation for many years. In 2009 she met Anthony Marconi at work and they were married on March 20, 2010. Lisa lo......

     

Shirley Ann Grove, 88

Date of Birth:July 20, 1929
Date of Death: December 06, 2017

Shirley Ann Grove passed away peacefully surrounded by family Wednesday, December 6th, at the age of 88. Shirley was born in Kansas City, MO on July 20, 1929 to Denver and Allie Lovelady. She grew up in Kansas City with her younger sister and best friend, Marilyn. Shirley graduated from Paseo High School and continued her ......

     

Waldameer P. Kutteles, 85

Date of Birth:June 08, 1932
Date of Death: December 06, 2017

Waldemeer P. Kutteles, 85, Belton, MO. died Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 at Research Medical Center. Graveside services will be Tuesday, December 12th, 11:00am at Mount Moriah Cemetary, 10507 Holmes Rd, Kansas City. Block 5. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions be made to any charity in “Wall......

     

Gary S. Smagiel, 75

Date of Birth:January 12, 1942
Date of Death: December 05, 2017

Gary S. Smagiel, 75, Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Visitation 9:30 a.m. with Memorial Mass 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 9 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the Holy......

     

Nathan Swenson Hampleman, 17

Date of Birth:October 15, 2000
Date of Death: December 04, 2017

Nathan Swenson Hampleman, 17, of Overland Park, KS, passed away December 4, 2017. Visitation will be 5-7:00 PM Thursday, December 7 at Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 West 87th Street Pkwy, Lenexa, KS followed by a Memorial Service at 7:00 PM.  In Lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Young Life o......

     

Kevin R. Smith, 58

Date of Birth:November 04, 1959
Date of Death: December 02, 2017

Kevin R. Smith, 58, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away on December 02, 2017. He was born in Kansas City, Kansas on November 4, 1959; the first of three sons of Judge Dean and Pat Smith. Kevin met Jodee, his wife of 29 years, in Austin, Texas. They have two daughters, Adelle and Jacqueline.

He was a graduate of......

     

Donald `Don` B. Creasman, 89

Date of Birth:April 21, 1928
Date of Death: December 02, 2017

Donald “Don” B. Creasman, 89, passed away on December 2, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones. Don was born April 21st, 1928 in Madison, MO, the son of the late Harry and Lela Creasman. He married Bonnie Bledsoe on May 23, 1949. She survives of the home. After graduating from Madison High School in 1946 he married Bonnie and ......

     

M. A. Pat Murphy, 86

Date of Birth:March 09, 1931
Date of Death: December 01, 2017

M.A. Pat Murphy, 86, passed away on December 1, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. The Rosary will be prayed on Wednesday, December 6th at 4:30 pm with a visitation immediately following until 7:00 pm at Church of the Ascension, 9510 West 127th Street, Overland Park, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be at Chur......

     

Robert A. Yahr, 89

Date of Birth:November 28, 1928
Date of Death: November 30, 2017

Robert A. Yahr, 89, Kansas City, KS, died Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Providence Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 11 A.M. Tuesday, December 5, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friend may call from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at the Funeral Home. In l......

     

Mary M. Crainshaw, 91

Date of Birth:March 09, 1926
Date of Death: November 30, 2017

Mary M. Crainshaw, 91, of Shawnee, KS passed away November 30, 2017. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, December 7 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS; followed by service at 6:00 p.m. Interment will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 8 at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa.

Mary was......

     

Marlene M. Brumley, 84

Date of Birth:October 26, 1933
Date of Death: November 30, 2017

Marlene M. Brumley, 84, Independence, MO, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017 at her home. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens, Shawnee, KS. Marlene was born October 26,1933, in Kansas City, KS. She married Gerald R. Brumley, the love of her life for......

     

James P. `Jim` Lewis, 92

Date of Birth:May 08, 1925
Date of Death: November 28, 2017

James P. Lewis, 92, Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Providence Medical Center. The visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday, December 4 at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 15410 Leavenworth Rd., Basehor, KS with the Funeral Mass to follow at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven. In lieu of ......

     

Becky Jong Hwa Hong, 76

Date of Birth:January 18, 1941
Date of Death: November 28, 2017

Becky Jong Hwa Hong, 76, of Olathe, passed away November 28, 2017. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday, December 2 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa KS; followed by a funeral service at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa.

Becky was a member of The Korean Presbyteri......

     

Tanna K. Moyer, 27

Date of Birth:January 02, 1990
Date of Death: November 28, 2017

Our angel, Tanna Moyer, passed away on November 28, 2017, at the age of 27. She was born on January 2, 1990, and raised in Overland Park, KS. Tanna graduated from Shawnee Mission South High School, Class of 2008; where she participated in many school activities. Tanna also attended KU and JCCC. She had a kind heart and lov......

     

James Richard Nordstrom, 58

Date of Birth:April 09, 1959
Date of Death: November 27, 2017

James Richard Nordstrom, 58, Overland Park, KS, passed away surrounded by his family after a 3 year battle with cancer on Monday, November 27, at the University of Kansas Hospital. A Memorial Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, December 1, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. A Memorial......

     

Donald Rodgers Jackson, 78

Date of Birth:March 23, 1939
Date of Death: November 27, 2017

Donald R. Jackson, 78, of Shawnee, KS (recently of Lenexa, KS) passed away November 25, 2017 at KU Medical Center after a courageous 2-year battle with acute myeloid leukemia. A celebration of his life will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 6th at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers, memo......

     

Dana Loree Snedden, 54

Date of Birth:January 14, 1963
Date of Death: November 26, 2017

Dana Loree Snedden, 54, Overland Park, KS, died Sunday, November 26th, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospital. Visitation will be held from 5:00pm-7:00pm Thursday, November 30, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00am on Friday December 1, at Redeemer Presbyterian Church,......

     

James M. `Jim` Campion, 74

Date of Birth:October 02, 1943
Date of Death: November 26, 2017

James M. Campion, 74, Kansas City, KS, died on Sunday November 26th, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. A rosary will be prayed in his honor at the Cathedral of Saint Peter. 416 N. 14th St. Kansas City, KS at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday November 30th with the visitation to follow until 7 p.m.. The funeral mass wil......

     

Stanley J. Cygiel, 97

Date of Birth:May 02, 1920
Date of Death: November 25, 2017

Stan was born May 2, 1920. He was the youngest son of Gabriel and Mary Cygiel. Stan had an older brother, John (deceased). Stan was a Wyandotte H.S. Class of ‘38 graduate and studied Mechanical Engineering at KU. He and his beloved wife, Josephine (deceased) were married in 1950 after Stan had served the United State......

     

James H. `Jim` Hendricks, 88

Date of Birth:March 13, 1929
Date of Death: November 24, 2017

James H. "Jim" Hendricks,  88,  passed away peacefully at the home of his daughter on Friday, November 24, 2017, surrounded by family. Visitation will be 4:00 - 7:00 PM Monday November 27 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be 2 pm on Tuesday, November 2......

     

John Bastian Mulder, 85

Date of Birth:January 20, 1932
Date of Death: November 24, 2017

John B. Mulder, DVM, 85, of Overland Park, Kansas, went home to Jesus on November 24, 2017. Friends and family are invited to attend a celebration of his life, taking place on Saturday, December 16, with a 10 AM visitation and 11 AM service at Blue Valley Baptist Church, 8925 W.151st Street, Overland Park, KS 66221. In lie......

     

Dolores J. Schick, 83

Date of Birth:November 15, 1934
Date of Death: November 23, 2017

Dolores Schick, 83, of Overland Park, KS, passed away November 23, 2017. Visitation will be 12:00-1:00 PM Tuesday, November 28th Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS followed by a funeral service at 1:00 PM. Burial in Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contrib......

     

Carolyn J. Seitter, 81

Date of Birth:August 06, 1936
Date of Death: November 23, 2017

Carolyn J. Seitter, 81, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017. Rosary will be 5:00 PM Tuesday followed by a visitation till 7:00 PM at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, November 29, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, located at the Early Education Center, 1152......

     

Richard John Broskow, 98

Date of Birth:October 30, 1919
Date of Death: November 22, 2017

Richard J. Broskow, 98, Overland Park, KS, died November 22. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Monday, November 27 and Funeral Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 28 at Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Entombment in Resurrection Mausoleum. Donations may be sent via check to: Ladies of Charity USA 2816 East 23rd St. Kansas C......

     

Mary F Saunders-Muncy, 88

Date of Birth:September 11, 1929
Date of Death: November 22, 2017

Mary was born on September 11,1929 in Kansas City Kansas to Harry and Nellie Cantrell. She passed at St.Luke’s South Hospital on November 22, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her brother Robert L. Cantrell, first husband Thomas R. Saunders (1977), her second husband William J. Muncy (2003), and nephews Michae......

     

Lawrence F. Schmalz, 90

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

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

     

Wilmot H. `Bill` Hodges, 73

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

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

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Margaret A. Partridge, 82

Date of Birth:January 17, 1935
Date of Death: November 19, 2017

Margaret Ann (Riggin) Partridge passed away on November 19, 2017, with her beloved husband and children at her side.

Margaret was born on January 17, 1935, in Topeka, Kansas, to Archie and Mabel (Huyler) Riggin, the youngest of seven children. She graduated in 1953 from Topeka High School and worked at Myers Yea......

     

Josephine `Pina` D. Black, 76

Date of Birth:October 11, 1941
Date of Death: November 18, 2017

Josephine “Pina” D. Black, age 76, of Shawnee, KS., most recently residing at Countryside Health Center in Topeka, KS, entered peacefully into Heaven's gates, on Saturday afternoon, November 18th, 2017. The family is comforted and rejoices in the knowledge that Josephine is now reunited with her beloved hus......

     

Karolyn Kay Hughes, 76

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

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

     

Raphael L. Walsh, 95

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

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

     

Rosemary Ann (Loftus) Klepaczyk, 66

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

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

     

Zbigniew “Zbiszek” Marian Andrzej Gliniecki, 92

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

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

     

Virginia H. Hodes-Hanson, 90

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

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

     

Betty L. Young, 85

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

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

     

Amy Elizabeth Urich, 38

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

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

     

Sara Lynn Stimac, 40

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

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

     

Glenn Harlan DuBois, 87

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

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

     

Justin Taylor Worley, 21

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

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

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Kristen Marie Poplau, 45

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

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

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

     

Donald M. Baldwin, 95

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

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

     

Jennifer `Jen` Bragdon Cantrell, 34

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

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

     

Jeanne Popham Boddington, 95

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

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

     

Emily J. Grundy, 96

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

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

     

Maria Custodia Martins, 90

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

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

     

Florence A. Ludwikoski, 95

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

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

Gradua......

     

Paula Ann O`Malley Leiker, 63

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

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

     

Paul Alfred Yoker, 85

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

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

     

Marcia Marie Stafford Jorgensen, 68

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

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

     

Donald R. Uthe, 53

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

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

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David L. Rosebrough, 57

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

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

     

Lawrence H. `Larry` Channell, 90

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

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

     

Betty J. Eastwood McAdams, 88

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

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

     

Eileen M. Jarratt, 99

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

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

     

Henry ``Lee` Forge, 84

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

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

     

Frank Eugene Thomas, Jr., 60

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

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

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Donald C. Ohmart, 70

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

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

     

Marilyn Ann Koeneke, 93

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

Marilyn Ann Koeneke, 93, of Overland Park, passed away October 14, 2017. Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 20 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St., Overland Park, KS; followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Lenexa. In lieu of flower......

     

Dolores Jean Booker Nelson, 84

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

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

     

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

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

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

     

Lorraine D. Cenovich, 92

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

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

Lorrai......

     

Rose Mary Mudd, 85

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

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

     

Vernon B Kenny, 95

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

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

     

Lawrence H. Nishikawa, 84

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

 

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

Larry wa......

     

Janice E. McCord, 70

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

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

     

Gary B. Kloster, 72

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

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

     

Lola Maye Dusil, 93

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

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

     

Dr.Robert (Bob) Scott White, 88

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

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

     

Aris Cheyanne Hill, 6 Months

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

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

     

Alice Marie Blandin, 89

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

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

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

     

William Joseph Chauvin, Sr., 72

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

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

     

Marvin Smith, 86

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

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

Marvin was born December ......

     

Holly Ann Rapken, 52

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

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

     

Kenneth G. Kroh, 82

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

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

     

William T. (Bill) McCune, 98

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

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

     

Paul C Platt, 73

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

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

     

Leah Elizabeth Brown, 22

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

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

     

Fern I. (Watkins) Jewell, 97

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

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

     

Louis Jerome `Jerry` Krumm, 68

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

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

     

Candise Lee `Candy` Bailey, 71

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

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

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

     

Rebecca T Leach, 77

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

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

     

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

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

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

     

Neil Richard Price, 52

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

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

Neil was b......

     

Danny Joe Turner, 63

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

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

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Linda L. Ulreich, 73

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

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

     

Rita L. Wise, 84

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

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

Rit......

     

Michelle Marie Affield, 41

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

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

     

James Albert Koehler, 87

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

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

     

Thomas Stephen Kramer, 80

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

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

     

Laura Elizabeth (Leeder) Uriell, 27

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

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

     

Mary A. Borders, 82

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

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

     

Stephen J. Ryan, 65

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

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

     

Ronald E. Masters, 74

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

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

     

Gus Noll, III, 71

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

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

     

Teresa J. Martell, 70

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

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

     

Karen D. Clarkson, 66

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

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

     

Robert L. `Bob` Evans, 92

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

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

     

Mark E. Peters, 62

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

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

     

Richard E. (Dick) Burnett, 89

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

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

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

     

Richard `Dick` Stucky, 84

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

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

     

Velda Jeane Mansfield, 90

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

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

     

Margaret O. Bullard, 90

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

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

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

     

Betty Julia Moninger, 90

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

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

     

Peter Dale Nowin, 82

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

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

     

Norma Lee Feiden, 86

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

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

     

Rosemary DeRaimo Massey, 68

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

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

     

Alta J. Gruble, 96

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

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

     

Jeanne Therese Dumont Hapke, 59

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

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

     

Frederick C. Kirby, 80

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

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

     

The Reverend Alfred D. Hager, Jr., 93

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

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

He participated in......

     

Lavon L. Hayman, 86

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

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

     

Debra J. `Debbi` Prunty, 65

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

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

     

Barbara Lee, 94

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

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

     

Joseph Anthony Esposito, 74

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

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

     

George A. `Moose` McEntee, 92

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

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

     

Rosemarie Broskow, 90

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

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

     

Maurice S. Dunn, 89

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

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

     

JAMES `DANIEL` SULIT, 51

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

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

     

Patricia L. Stricklin, 74

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

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

     

Barbara Ann Grable, 78

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

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

     

Helen Jean Price, 82

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

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

     

Lloyd Dennis Krause, 64

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

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

     

David Wayne Heany, 54

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

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

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

     

Donald C. Fleming, 98

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

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

     

Wilfred B Bennett, 89

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

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

     

Richard Theodore Vogt, 87

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

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

     

Donald Keith Rohrbach

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

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

     

Esther White, 86

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

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

     

Donna Sue Haynes, 49

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

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

     

Larry Kenneth Crabb, 67

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

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

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

     

Marilyn (Knapp) Jolliff, 64

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

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

     

Dorothy M. Gracik, 79

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

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

     

Charles Richard `Dick` Simpson, 91

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

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

     

Elizabeth A. `Betsy` Fredrickson, 92

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

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

     

Marilyn `Lynn` Dorton, 92

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

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

     

Judy Anne Hudson, 53

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

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

     

Pamela Sue Hallier, 57

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

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

     

Arnulfo P. Sulit, M.D., 84

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

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

     

Mary Evelyn Taylor, 96

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

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

     

Wendell Charles Burgat, 90

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

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

     

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

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

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

     


Douglas Eugene Stogner, 86

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

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

     

Carol J. Saunders, 91

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

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

     

Michele White, 49

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

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

     

James T. Goss, 77

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

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

     

Karl James Baxley, 78

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

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

     

Paul A Kaiser, 87

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

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

     

William L. `Bill` Osbern, 89

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

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

     

James Dean `J.D.` Rowden, 80

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

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

     

Michael Dean Jantti, 63

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

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

     

James Courtney Harris, 69

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

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

     

Ralph John Schlatter, 85

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

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

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

     

Max E. Eskildsen, 86

Date of Birth:July 29, 1930
Date of Death: July 20, 2017

Max E. Eskildsen, 86, Overland Park, KS, died Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the Overland Park Nursing and Rehab Center. Graveside services will be 12:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association. Max was bo......

     

Diane L. Persing, 62

Date of Birth:October 31, 1954
Date of Death: July 20, 2017

Diane L. (Snippen) Persing, of Olathe, KS. passed away peacefully on July 20, 2017 surrounded by her family.

She was born in Antigo, WI on October 31st, 1954, and grew up in Washburn, WI with eight brothers and sisters. Diane graduated from Ondossagon High near Ashland WI. In 1972, and moved soon after to Coon R......

     

James Thomas Kehoe, Jr., 93

Date of Birth:August 18, 1923
Date of Death: July 19, 2017

     James Thomas Kehoe, Jr., 93, of Leawood, KS, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017.  Services will be Monday, July 24, with an Office for the Dead Prayer at 9:45 AM, Visitation at 10:00 AM and Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Road, Leawood, KS 66206.......

     

Kevin Charles Berthelsen, 57

Date of Birth:June 03, 1960
Date of Death: July 16, 2017

Kevin C. Berthelsen, 57, of Kansas City, KS, passed away July 16, 2017. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 21, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS. A memorial service to celebrate Kevin’s life will follow at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribut......

     

Matthew John Dix, 56

Date of Birth:June 05, 1961
Date of Death: July 16, 2017

Beloved son of James and Margaret of the home, brother of Mark of Oak Harbor, WA and Mary of Houston, TX.  We wish to express our gratitude to Mr. Dan Riden and fellow workers of Riden Plumbing who were there for him and loved him very much during his short battle with lung cancer.  We also want to thank his very......

     

Lawrence B. `Larry` Hughes, 78

Date of Birth:March 31, 1939
Date of Death: July 16, 2017

Lawrence Boehm "Larry" Hughes, age 78, of Kansas City, MO died unexpectedly on July 16, 2017 in Nijmegen, the Netherlands of complications from an infection. He had been enjoying a river cruise with family when he fell ill.   Larry was born on March 31, 1939 to Lawrence and......

     

Neil Elmer Sammon, 93

Date of Birth:June 01, 1924
Date of Death: July 15, 2017

Neil Elmer Sammon, died July 15th, 2017. He was born in Chicago, IL June 1, 1924, the son of Millie and Elmer Sammon.

He had a nomadic childhood, due to the depression and his father's search for work. Graduated Omaha South HS 1942. Served Army Corp of Engineers, 3 years in India. Married Joella Fiala, had s......

     

Edwin L. Rafferty, 94

Date of Birth:July 22, 1923
Date of Death: July 14, 2017

Edwin L. “Ed” Rafferty, 94, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away peacefully on July 14, 2017, surrounded by his large and loving family. Ed was born June 22, 1923, to Gladys and Joseph Rafferty of Argentine, Kansas, and was the eldest of four children. He graduated from Argentine High School in 1941. At a youn......

     

William H. `Bill` Simpson, 84

Date of Birth:June 06, 1933
Date of Death: July 12, 2017

William H. "Bill" Simpson, 84, Lenexa, KS died July 12, 2017. Visitation 6-7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 16, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  Funeral Services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 17 at the William Wood Funeral Home, Boonville, MO. Burial in Walnut Grove Cemetery. In lieu of fl......

     

Rita Elaine Kross, 67

Date of Birth:October 07, 1949
Date of Death: July 11, 2017

Rita Elaine Kross, 67, of Lenexa, died Tuesday July 11, 2017, from Ovarian Cancer She was born to the late William and Loretta Meyers, October 7, 1949, in Kansas City, Ks. Rita was valedictorian at Bishop Ward High School in 1967 and graduated Summa Cum Laude at St. Mary’s College in 1971. Rita later earned her Maste......

     

Alice Genevieve Reeves, 92

Date of Birth:February 04, 1925
Date of Death: July 09, 2017

Alice Genevieve Reeves, 92, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017. She is survived by her seven children: Elaine (John) Rasmus, Howard (Phyllis) Reeves, Gerald (Kay) Reeves, Clifford (Lori) Reeves, Nola (John) Kroner, Peter (Carol) Reeves and Patricia (Gary) Harper, her 18 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchi......

     

James MacKenzie, 86

Date of Birth:August 24, 1930
Date of Death: July 09, 2017

James MacKenzie, 86, passed away July 9, 2017. A visitation will be held from 9:30 am Friday, July 28, 2017 at Valley View United Methodist Church, 8412 W. 95th St. Overland Park, KS 66212 with a Memorial Service to begin at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the church.

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Terri LeAnn Billingsley, 57

Date of Birth:September 04, 1959
Date of Death: July 08, 2017

Terri LeAnn Billingsley, 57, Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017. Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday, July 16, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Garde......

     

Shirley Ann Weger, 87

Date of Birth:January 24, 1930
Date of Death: July 07, 2017

  Shirley Ann (Dobson) Weger, 87, Olathe, KS, died Friday, July 7, 2017 at  Aberdeen Village Healthcare. The Rosary will be recited at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 11 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS where the visitation will be held till 7 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Wedn......

     

Aaron Paul Riebel, 29

Date of Birth:January 13, 1988
Date of Death: July 06, 2017

 Aaron Paul Riebel, 29, died Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Providence Medical Center. Celebration of Life will be from 6:00-9:00 PM on Wednesday, July 12, at The Cotillion, in Blue Springs, MO. The family suggests memorial contributions to help defray the cost of the services c/o Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., ......

     

James J. `Jim` Green, 87

Date of Birth:April 06, 1930
Date of Death: July 04, 2017

James J. "Jim" Green, 87, Basehor, KS, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at his home. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Monday, July 10 at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Kansas City Hospice. Jim was born April 6, 1930, in Norcatur, KS and ......

     

John J. `Jack` Cattelino, 84

Date of Birth:November 19, 1932
Date of Death: July 04, 2017

Jack Cattelino, 84, of Linn Valley, KS and formerly of Overland Park, KS passed away July 4, 2017. Celebration of life will be 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 11 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS. Private Inurnment. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Linn Valley Veterans Mem......

     

Maria D`Amato, 97

Date of Birth:September 19, 1919
Date of Death: July 03, 2017

Maria D'Amato, 97, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 3, 2017. Rosary will be 9:30 AM, Visitation from 10:00 - 11:00 AM and Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM on Thursday, July 6, at the Church of the Nativity, 3800 West 119th Street, Leawood, KS 66209. Burial will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Aspen Hi......

     

Patricia Ray E. McCabe, 82

Date of Birth:April 02, 1935
Date of Death: July 02, 2017

Patricia Ray (Evans) McCabe, age 82, passed away peacefully late Sunday, July 2, 2017 in Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, KS, after suffering a stroke on Saturday. Pat was born April 2, 1935 in El Paso, TX to Ralph and Vada (Head) Evans. Her mother passed away when Pat was 18 months old and Pat, along with her sis......

     

Gary T. Glenn, 68

Date of Birth:October 29, 1948
Date of Death: June 30, 2017

Gary T. Glenn, 68, Merriam, KS, passed away Friday, June 30, 2017, at his home. Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 6, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, K......

     

Laurel M Hughes, 85

Date of Birth:March 10, 1932
Date of Death: June 30, 2017

Laurel M. Hughes, 85, Olathe, KS passed June 30, 2017 at Autumn Leaves. The rosary will be prayed at 5:30p.m. Friday, July 14th at the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, KS and visitation will follow till 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday the 15th at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Overland Park, KS. In lieu of flower......

     

Roger Dale Cook, 78

Date of Birth:July 22, 1938
Date of Death: June 29, 2017

Roger Dale Cook, Child of God, went to heaven to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 29, 2017. Survivors include his loving wife of 55 years, Dorothy (Jordan); their children, Julie Tramposh (Catherine) and Janea Calkins; grandchildren, Jillian Ford, Caitlyn Cook, Anthony Calkins, Paige Cook, Maggie Wiegel (Ge......

     

Charles Edward Ware, 85

Date of Birth:February 28, 1932
Date of Death: June 26, 2017

Charles E. Ware, 85, of Shawnee, passed away June 25, 2017. Visitation will be 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 29 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS; followed by a committal service at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Wayside Waifs.

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Sarah Elnora Cullins, 80

Date of Birth:February 15, 1937
Date of Death: June 25, 2017

Surrounded by great love, Sarah Elnora Cullins passed away June 25, 2017 at Lakeview Care Center. Sarah was born February 15, 1937 to Ella Mai and Robert Cullins II, in Oklahoma City, OK. She graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School and attended Kansas State University.

She appreciated her long career wi......

     

Ted L. Lynch, 83

Date of Birth:November 02, 1933
Date of Death: June 25, 2017

Ted L. Lynch, 83, of Lenexa, KS, entered into eternal life Sunday, June 25, 2017. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 3:00 PM with Memorial Services at 3:00 PM Friday, July 7, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Kansas City Hospice House. Ted was bo......

     

Madeline Marie Moorman, 21

Date of Birth:May 14, 1996
Date of Death: June 24, 2017

Madeline was born May, 14, 1996, in Kansas City, Missouri. She passed away unexpectedly at the age of 21 on June 24, 2017, in Lawrence, Kansas. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. with the Funeral Mass following at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 1, at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th St. Overland Park, KS. She is surv......

     

Robert Eugene Sedorcek, 77

Date of Birth:February 02, 1940
Date of Death: June 24, 2017

Robert Eugene Sedorcek 77 of Kansas City, KS passed away June 24th at KU Medical Center. Born February 2, 1940 in Kansas City, KS, he was the son of Joe and Gladys Sedorcek. Robert is survived by his loving wife Nancy of 54 years. They were married on January 5, 1963. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Nancy, sons ......

     

Connie L. Moritz, 82

Date of Birth:March 06, 1935
Date of Death: June 24, 2017

Connie L. Moritz, 82, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017. A visitation will be from 9:30 - 10:30 AM with Funeral Mass beginning at 10:30 AM, Saturday, July 1st, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 1086 North 94th Street, Kansas City, KS 66112. Burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers t......

     

Sondra Jodeanne Turner St. Germain, 77

Date of Birth:June 20, 1940
Date of Death: June 24, 2017

Sondra Jodeanne Turner St. Germain, 77, of Kansas City, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017. Sondra was born June 20, 1940, to Mabel and E. B. Turner.

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Carl William Specht, 27

Date of Birth:October 13, 1989
Date of Death: June 23, 2017

Carl Specht, 27, Overland Park, KS, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017. Carl attended Holy Spirit Grade School, St. Thomas Aquinas High School and graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Industrial Engineering.Carl was very proud of his first job as a sales engineer for Exxon Mobil and had liived i......

     

Doris E. Crank, 89

Date of Birth:August 15, 1927
Date of Death: June 20, 2017

Doris E. Crank, 89, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Friday, June 23, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:30 - 6:30 PM Thursday at the funeral home with a Rosary prayed at 4:30 PM.

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Ernest Wardell Miller, 88

Date of Birth:June 17, 1929
Date of Death: June 19, 2017

Ernest W. Miller, 88, of Shawnee and formerly of Wichita, KS, passed away June 19, 2017. The rosary will be prayed at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 23 at St. Martin Catholic Church, 1368 Xylan Rd, Piqua, KS; followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Inurnment will be at St. Martin Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, ......

     

Johnny Wayne Wright, 81

Date of Birth:June 19, 1935
Date of Death: June 16, 2017

 Johnny Wayne Wright, 81, Kansas City, MO, died Friday, June 16, 2017 at Brookdale at Rosehill.  Graveside Services will be on June 30th at 10:00 am, at the National Cemetery, 105 Muncie Rd., Leavenworth KS. A reception will follow the graveside services at Pegah's Restaurant, 5354 Roberts......

     

George J. Stanek, 89

Date of Birth:February 21, 1928
Date of Death: June 15, 2017

George lived a good life growing up in Eola, Illinois before spending 4 years enlisted in the Army. He earned his degree in physics, before becoming a quality control engineer and spent 35 years with Western Electric/AT&T. It was while working for them that he transferred to Kansas City, where he met his wife Patricia.......

     

Ronald P. Neumer, 74

Date of Birth:December 04, 1942
Date of Death: June 13, 2017

Ronald P. Neumer a lifelong resident of KC, KS; Merriam, KS and Baldwin City, KS passed in his sleep on June 13, 2017, surrounded by family. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 15, at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS.

Ron retired in 2003 from Sheet Metal Workers Local No. 2 after 53 yea......

     

Deanna K. (Medlin) Armstrong, 69

Date of Birth:April 29, 1948
Date of Death: June 13, 2017

Deanna K. (Medlin) Armstrong, 69, of Kansas City, Missouri, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at the Select Specialty Hospital. Cremation. Visitation will be Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 10 am – noon at the Park University Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel, 8700 NW River Park Drive, Parkville MO, followed by a Celebration of Li......

     

Beverly Marie Vyhanek, 86

Date of Birth:August 15, 1930
Date of Death: June 13, 2017

Beverly Marie Vyhanek, 86, of Prairie Village, KS, rested in peace on June 13, 2017. Beverly was born August 15, 1930 in Chicago where she attended Loyola to earn a nursing degree and met her husband Bob. They were united in marriage in 1953 and began their life journey. After the first eight of nine children were born, Bo......

     

Ralph Edwin Pusey, 75

Date of Birth:November 06, 1941
Date of Death: June 12, 2017

Ralph E. Pusey, 75, of Lenexa, passed away at St. Luke's Hospice House on June 12, 2017. He was born in St. Luke’s Hospital on November 6, 1941, to Ralph L. and Helen (Bowman) Pusey. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Geraghty; son, Bruce and wife Casey; daughter, Heather; son, Ryan North and wife Annie; grandch......

     

Mary Anne R. Graham, 88

Date of Birth:August 18, 1928
Date of Death: June 12, 2017

Mary Anne R. Graham, 88, Mission, KS, died Monday, June 12, 2017 at Shawnee Gardens Nursing Center. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 with the Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 16 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 5601 Woodson, Mission, KS. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial......

     

Lucile Campbell, 94

Date of Birth:October 29, 1922
Date of Death: June 11, 2017

Lucile Campbell, 94, Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 16, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS . Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Funeral Home. I......

     

Thomas J. `Bomber` Cigich, 66

Date of Birth:June 21, 1950
Date of Death: June 10, 2017

Thomas “Bomber” Cigich, 66, of Kansas City, Kan., entered heaven on June 10, 2017. Tom was born on June 21, 1950 to William Cigich and Wilma (Simonich) Cigich. He attended grade school at St. Johns on Strawberry Hill and continued at Bishop Ward High School where he played football. He furthered his education b......

     

Helen M. Schumacher, 96

Date of Birth:September 06, 1920
Date of Death: June 09, 2017

Helen M. Schumacher, 96, of Lenexa, KS passed away Friday, June 9, 2017. Graveside Services were held 2:00 PM Saturday, June 10, at Corinth Cemetery, Prairie Village, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Olathe Hospice House, 15310 S. Marion Street, Olathe, KS 66061.

Helen Mayr Schumacher was ......

     

Jonah Isaac Hartney Newman

Date of Birth:March 23, 1987
Date of Death: June 09, 2017

Jonah Isaac Hartney Newman was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and grew up in Overland Park, Kansas. He graduated from the Barstow School where he earned fame for – among other things – being able to recite over 100 digits of Pi and doing more than 100 push-ups in a P.E. competition, thereby setting a school record. ......

     

Mamie Hewlett Leslie, 94

Date of Birth:June 10, 1922
Date of Death: June 08, 2017

Mamie Hewlett Leslie was born on June 10, 1922 in Madison, Alabama, the second of two surviving children of Charlie and Ella Hewlett. Mamie's older sister, Bertie Webb went north in her late teens to find work and died at age 96 in Buffalo, NY in September 2016. Mamie attended the local one-room public school serving B......

     

Vincente Michael Valdivieso, 12

Date of Birth:May 02, 2005
Date of Death: June 07, 2017

Vincente M. Valdivieso, 12, of Kansas City, KS, passed away on June 7, 2017. Visitation will be from 4-7:00 PM Tuesday and Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, June 14, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd KC KS 66104. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to his Go ......

     

Deana Grubaugh, 93

Date of Birth:September 05, 1923
Date of Death: June 05, 2017

Deana Irene (Rowden) Grubaugh, 93 of Shawnee KS entered into heaven on June 5, 2017.

Deana was preceded into eternity by her husband of 52 years Delbert Grubaugh; her parents, Paul and Dannie Rowden, brothers, Lendall, Donald and Robert Rowden, two grandchildren, Matthew Gilpin and Jonathan Grubaugh.

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Charles L. Strobel, 89

Date of Birth:July 16, 1927
Date of Death: June 03, 2017

Charles L. Strobel, 89, Leawood, KS, died Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Brookdale of Leawood. Visitation will be from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. with Funeral Services at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 8, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St. Lenexa, KS. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers memorial......

     

Alice Lou Boster, 84

Date of Birth:July 21, 1932
Date of Death: June 03, 2017

Alice Lou, 84, Kansas City, KS, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 3, 2017. She had fought health issues for several years and finally reached her glorious day of seeing her Savior face-to-face. She had the love and prayers of many family members and friends. She touched many lives, whether it was at Living Stone F......

     

George W. `Cody` Duff, Jr., 78

Date of Birth:May 20, 1939
Date of Death: June 02, 2017

George W. "Cody" Duff, Jr., 78, Kansas City, MO, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends. Visitation will be from 3-4 p.m. and Memorial Services at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Cody was born May 20, 193......

     

William T. Matzeder, 89

Date of Birth:June 12, 1927
Date of Death: June 02, 2017

William T. Matzeder, 89, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, June 7, at St. Agnes Catholic Church 5250 Mission Rd. Roeland Park, KS 66205; Entombment in Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum, Lenexa, KS. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Tuesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Str......

     

Adele Catherine Sykes, 90

Date of Birth:August 23, 1926
Date of Death: June 02, 2017

Adele Catherine Sykes, 90, of Overland Park KS died on June 2, 2017, surrounded by her family and loved ones. Adele was born August 23, 1926 in Newark NJ. Adele lived the majority of her life and was a long time parishioner of St. Rose Catholic Church in Belmar, NJ. Parishioners affectionately referred to her as “Ros......

     

Herluf `Jack` Frost, 84

Date of Birth:July 28, 1932
Date of Death: June 01, 2017

Herluf ”Jack” Frost, 84, Overland Park, KS, passed away June 1, 2017. Mr. Frost served in the US Air Force, and then spent the next 40 years as a commercial airline pilot, earning the rank of captain, and eventually retiring in 1992. ‘Jack’ or ‘Frosty,’ as he was known to many, loved spe......

     

Cindy Lyn Stewart, 47

Date of Birth:September 11, 1969
Date of Death: May 30, 2017

Cindy Lyn Stewart, 47, of Overland Park, KS, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Memorial Services will be 11:00 AM Monday, June 5, with visitation at 10:00 at Country Club Christian Church, 6101 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64113. Cindy was born September 11, 1969, in Charleston, WV. Cindy is survived by 3 sons, Enrique Gonzalez......

     

George A. Lynn, 85

Date of Birth:January 30, 1930
Date of Death: May 29, 2017

George A. Lynn, 85, loving father, grandfather, uncle and friend, K.C.KS died Monday, May 29. Funeral 11 a.m. Saturday, June 3, at Living Waters U.M.C., 3001 N. 115th St., K.C. KS. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Friday, Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minn. Ave., K.C.KS. He was a professional engineer, community volunteer and US Marine. Pr......

     

Marjorie Ann Authier, 88

Date of Birth:October 24, 1928
Date of Death: May 29, 2017

Marjorie A. Authier, 88, of Lenexa passed away May 29, 2017. A celebration of her life will be 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 3 at Lakeview Village-Southridge-Treetop Activity Room, 5th Floor, 14001 W. 92nd Street, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas ......

     

Jennifer Grace Felix, 67

Date of Birth:October 06, 1949
Date of Death: May 28, 2017

Jennifer Felix, 67, of Lenexa, KS died on May 28, 2017 following a 41-month battle with cancer. She was the daughter of Bud and Jamie Brady and was raised in Kansas City, KS, attending Parker Elementary, West Junior High School, and Wyandotte High School (class of 1967). She continued her education at Kansas State Universi......

     

David Jason Lohuis, 46

Date of Birth:April 26, 1971
Date of Death: May 28, 2017

David Jason Lohuis, 46, of Gardner, KS, died Sunday, May 28, 2017. Memorial Services will be 3:00 PM Saturday, June 3, at Porter Funeral Home 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. David was born April 26, 1971, in Kansas City, KS and grew up in Ft. Scott, KS. He was a truck driver for Boyd Transfer and Delivery. He was and avid ......

     

Joseph G. Hance, 77

Date of Birth:January 05, 1940
Date of Death: May 27, 2017

Joseph G. Hance, 77, Lenexa, KS, died Saturday, May 27, 2017. Visitation 9:30 a.m. with Funeral Service at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 1, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 21515 W. 101st St., Lenexa, KS. Burial with full military honors at Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens.

Joseph was born on January......

     

Barbara J. Smith, 87

Date of Birth:August 16, 1929
Date of Death: May 26, 2017

Barbara J. Smith, 87, Basehor, KS, passed away quietly on May 26, 2017. She was born August 16th, 1929, in KCK to William and Alice Schofield. Barbara attended St. Mary's College and graduated from the School of Nursing at Providence Hospital, where she worked as an RN. She married George Smith on August 4, 1952, and r......

     

Norma M. Farabee, 92

Date of Birth:November 22, 1924
Date of Death: May 23, 2017

Norma M. Farabee, 92, Leawood, KS passed away on May 23, 2017. The graveside service will be 12 noon Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Gravette, AR. Norma was born on November 22, 1924 in Gravette, AR to John and Ruth (Blackburn) Ferrel. She graduated from high school in Gravette, AR and attended John Brown Un......

     

Tara S. Downey, 56

Date of Birth:October 27, 1960
Date of Death: May 23, 2017

    Tara S. Downey, 56, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. A Memorial Visitation will be held from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sunday, May 28, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to: The V Foundation for Cancer Re......

     

Annie May Klingensmith, 77

Date of Birth:August 12, 1929
Date of Death: May 22, 2017

Annie May Klingensmith, 77, of Kansas City, KS passed away May 22, 2017.  Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 24 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 722 Reynolds Ave, Kansas City, KS; followed by a memorial service at 2:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the church. Annie w......

     

George M. `Butch` Basler, Jr., 70

Date of Birth:July 24, 1946
Date of Death: May 22, 2017

George M. “Butch” Basler, Jr., 70, passed away May 22, 2017. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 25 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS; followed by a memorial service at 7:00 p.m

Butch was born July 24, 1946, the son of George M., Sr and Helen Bernadine (D......

     

Norman E. Hauser, 97

Date of Birth:July 13, 1919
Date of Death: May 21, 2017

Norman Edward Hauser, 97, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Norman is survived by two sons, Dan Allen and David Edward Hauser, granddaughter, Heather Elizabeth and grandson, Justin Edward, and many nieces and nephews. Norman was preceded in death by his wife, Louise in 1985, parents, Frank and ......

     

Mary Michele `Mickey` Breitenstein James, 74

Date of Birth:May 11, 1943
Date of Death: May 21, 2017

Mickey James, Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully on May 21, 2017, following a brief illness. She was born on May 11, 1943, in Kansas City, KS to Mary (Nee Phippen) and Walter Breitenstein, Sr. Mickey was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Edward Breitenstein, and nephew, John Breitenstein. She is survived by......

     

MiMi Perkins, 77

Date of Birth:September 15, 1943
Date of Death: May 21, 2017

Xuan Minh Pham known to most as MiMi Perkins, age 77 passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday May 21, 2017.   MiMi was born  on September 15, 1943 in Haiphong, Vietnam to He Huu  Pham & Khien Thi Truong.  MiMi arrived to Kansas City in 1970 after marrying Clifford Perkins and raise......

     

Patricia Ann Melching, 80

Date of Birth:November 15, 1936
Date of Death: May 21, 2017

Patricia Ann Melching Patricia Ann Melching slipped away peacefully in the early hours of May 21, 2017 in Olathe, KS. She was born November 15, 1936 to Aloysius and Ruth Wolters. Her childhood homes included Stillwater, OK; Hays, and Junction City, KS. She attended Mount St. Scholastica College (now St. Benedictine College......

     

Russell Eugene Davis, 91

Date of Birth:November 19, 1925
Date of Death: May 19, 2017

Russell "Russ" Eugene Davis, 91, passed away May 19, 2017. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 24 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS; followed by a graveside service at 12:30 p.m. at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 North 94th Street, Kansas City, KS. Memorial......

     

Eugenia Ree Ullom, 88

Date of Birth:May 07, 1929
Date of Death: May 16, 2017

Eugenia (Genie) R. Ullom, 88, of Leawood, KS died Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Bishop Spencer Place in Kansas City, MO. She was married to Clark Selwyn Ullom for 58 years until his passing in September of 2007. Genie was born May 7, 1929 in Arkansas City, Kansas to Colonel Mark Eugene Mollett and Lola Lemert Mollett. Genie was......

     

Ruthelene Scherer, 88

Date of Birth:September 15, 1928
Date of Death: May 14, 2017

Ruthelene McLain Scherer, 88, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017. Visitation will be from 9:30-11:00 AM with Funeral Services starting at 11:00 AM Friday, May 19, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 18th & Washington Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66102. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers th......

     

Laurence Leslie Taylor-Hinds, 73

Date of Birth:May 15, 1943
Date of Death: May 13, 2017

Laurence Leslie Taylor-Hinds, 73, Lenexa, KS, died Saturday, May 13, 2017, at his home. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. with Memorial Services following at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 19, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: The Humane Society o......

     

Cheryl A. Thurston, 60

Date of Birth:November 25, 1956
Date of Death: May 12, 2017

 Cheryl A. Thurston, 60, of Kansas City, MO, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Monday, May 15 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS. Funeral Services will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, May 16, at Porter Funeral Home. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorial ......

     

Allen Duane Russell, 86

Date of Birth:June 18, 1930
Date of Death: May 10, 2017

Allen Duane Russell (Al, Skeet, Skeeter) passed away on May 10, 2017 at the age of 86. He was living at Tallgrass Creek Retirement Community in Overland Park, Kansas.

He was born on June 18, 1930 to George and Hazel Russell in Mattoon, Illinois. He is survived by daughter Eydie and her husband Ron Weiss of St. L......

     

Kenneth Eugene Johnson, 88

Date of Birth:July 30, 1928
Date of Death: May 09, 2017

Kenneth E. Johnson, 88, passed away May 9, 2017. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 12 at Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave, Kansas City, KS; followed by funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be g......

     

Joseph Attila Balazs, Sr., 83

Date of Birth:May 09, 1934
Date of Death: May 09, 2017

Joseph Attila Balazs, Sr., 83, of Overland Park, KS, died Tuesday, May 9, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be from 3:00 - 5:00 PM on Saturday, May 13th at the VFW Post #7397, 9550 Pflumm, Lenexa, KS 66215. Memorial contributions may be made to Olathe Hospice House. Joe was born May 9, 1934, in Budapest, Hungry. He was a Fr......

     

Coelesta A. Mika, 89

Date of Birth:June 26, 1927
Date of Death: May 09, 2017

Coelesta A. Mika, 89, Kansas City, KS passed away peacefully May 9, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be from 9:30-11 a.m. Monday May 15 at Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th, Kansas City, KS followed by the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. The ensuing Burial Ceremony will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery......

     

Catherine M. Kuykendall, 59

Date of Birth:November 27, 1957
Date of Death: May 09, 2017

  Catherine M. Kuykendall, 59, Olathe, KS, died Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at her home. Graveside services 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20 at Resurrection Cemetery, 8300 Quivira, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to ASPCA.      Catherine was born November 27, 1957, in Sel......

     

Henry Carson Williams, 12

Date of Birth:July 19, 2004
Date of Death: May 09, 2017

Henry Carson Williams, age 12 of Stilwell, KS, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. The Visitation will be from10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 13th at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish, 14251 Nall Ave., Leawood, KS with the Funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. and lunch to follow in the Pari......

     

Michael D. Sestric, Jr., 92

Date of Birth:November 18, 1924
Date of Death: May 09, 2017

Michael D. Sestric, Jr., 92, of Littleton, Colorado, and formerly of Kansas City, passed away from natural causes on May 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife Agnes and his son Michael III. He is survived by his daughter Susan, son Robert and daughter-in-law Romona; grandchildren Brent, Rosemarie, Christian, and R......

     

Mary F. Beeding, 39

Date of Birth:June 14, 1977
Date of Death: May 08, 2017

Mary Frances Beeding, 39, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 surrounded by her family. Visitation will be from 2-4:00 Thursday, May 11 with a Funeral Mass following at 4:00 PM at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 North 94th Street, Kansas City, KS. Burial will be Friday at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Mary was bor......

     

Michael Wayne Maisch, 67

Date of Birth:April 24, 1950
Date of Death: May 08, 2017

Michael Wayne Maisch, 67, died on May 8, 2017. His battle with lung disease is over and he will be in eternal life with energy and ability to do the things he loved. Mike leaves his wife of 44 years, Carol Lane Maisch and his three children, Laurie Ann Maisch Snapp (Chris), Daniel Lane Maisch (Trisha) and Mollie Kathleen M......

     

Luther C. `Corky` Cutting, 85

Date of Birth:December 12, 1931
Date of Death: May 08, 2017

Luther C. "Corky" Cutting, 85, Lenexa, KS, died Monday, May 8, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Memorial Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, May 12, at Crossroads Christian Church, 5855 Renner Rd., Shawnee, KS with the visitation from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memoria......

     

Joyce M. Herndon, 82

Date of Birth:October 23, 1934
Date of Death: May 06, 2017

Joyce M. Herndon, 82, Shawnee, KS passed away peacefully Saturday May 6, 2017 with her children by her side. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 12 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS. Visitation is Thursday, 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions in......

     

Stacie E. Sherman, 46

Date of Birth:August 03, 1970
Date of Death: May 04, 2017

Stacie E. Sherman, 46, Olathe, KS, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017 at St. Luke's Hospice House, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St., Lenexa, KS where the visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. In ......

     

Jann Rider, 67

Date of Birth:June 17, 1949
Date of Death: May 04, 2017

Jann Rider, 67, of Kansas City, MO and formerly of Kansas City, KS, passed away May 4, 2017. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 9 at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS. The funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 10 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Highland Park ......

     

Henrietta L. Horseman, 88

Date of Birth:August 22, 1928
Date of Death: May 03, 2017

Henrietta L. Horseman, 88, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Visitation will be from 5:00 -7:00 PM Friday, May 5 at Zion United Church of Christ, 2711 North 72nd Street, Kansas City, KS 66109. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, May 6, at Zion United Church of Christ. Burial in Memorial Park C......

     

Robert William Morse, 47

Date of Birth:December 22, 1969
Date of Death: May 02, 2017

Robert "Bob" Morse, 47, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017.  Bob was born December 22, 1969, in Kendallville, Indiana, the son of Thomas and Karen Morse. He and his wife moved to Shawnee, Kansas in April 2015, where he was employed at Shannahan Crane & Hoist. He is survived by his wife of 1......

     

Edith L. Gast, 97

Date of Birth:June 02, 1919
Date of Death: April 30, 2017

Edith Louise Gast, 97, Lenexa, KS, passed away on April 30, 2017 at Lakeview Village Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W. 92nd St., Lenexa, KS. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2nd at the c......

     

Francis G. Coyle, 89

Date of Birth:January 26, 1928
Date of Death: April 29, 2017

Francis G. Coyle, 89, Basehor, KS, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Providence Medical Center. Visitation will begin with the Rosary prayed at 4:30 p.m., and the visitation continuing until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, at Holy Angels Catholic Church Chapel, 15440 Leavenworth Rd. Basehor, KS. The Funeral Liturgy wi......

     

Wanda Mae Yockel, 95

Date of Birth:March 27, 1922
Date of Death: April 29, 2017

Wanda Mae Yockel, 95, of Kansas City, KS was called home to our Heavenly Father on April 29, 2017. Wanda (Bittner) Yockel was born on March 27, 1922, in Oklahoma. Wanda may have been small in stature, but she was tall in faith. Wanda was a faithful servant of the Lord, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many.......

     

Connie Mack Padgett, 78

Date of Birth:December 20, 1938
Date of Death: April 28, 2017

Call the dogs and piss on the fire. Connie Mack Padgett, 78, has gone Home for the last time. After a brief struggle with cancer, he passed Friday, April 28, 2017 with his beloved granddaughter, Stevie, by his side.  He leaves his partner, Jackie Scott, two sons, Steve and Rob, a deceased infant son, Randy, their moth......

     

Elias M. Wade, 22

Date of Birth:October 03, 1994
Date of Death: April 25, 2017

 US Marine Sgt. Elias Michael Wade,  age 22, left us tragically too soon on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 while on active duty stationed at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  Elias is survived by his Father, Dustin M. Wade, Roeland Park, KS; his Mother, Shannon Wade, Overland Park, KS; his sister Kelaiah J. Wade, Ov......

     

Dorothy I. Bohr, 91

Date of Birth:May 05, 1925
Date of Death: April 22, 2017

Accompanied by her immediate family, Dorothy Irene Bohr (née Sheehan) quietly passed into eternal rest early Saturday morning April 22, 2017 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Born May 5, 1925 on a dairy farm between Beagle and Osawatomie, Kansas, she was the daughter of John Daniel Sheehan and Anna Charlotte......

     

Susan Lee Mawhiney, 64

Date of Birth:June 05, 1952
Date of Death: April 22, 2017

Susan L. Mawhiney, 64, of Pleasant Hill, MO passed away April 22, 2017. A private memorial sevice will be on a later date.

Susan was born June 5, 1952, the daughter of Aubrey and Frances (Nulk) Mawhiney, on June 5, 1952. She grew up in Kansas City, KS and graduated from Washington High School, Class of 1970. Sus......

     

Edward L. Chezek, 83

Date of Birth:August 11, 1933
Date of Death: April 21, 2017

Edward L. Chezek, 83, Prairie Village, KS passed away peacefully at St. Luke's Hospice House April 21, 2017, surrounded by his wife and daughters. Born in 1933 to Michael and Mary Chezek in Kansas City, KS, he attended St. Cyril Church. He graduated from Wyandotte High School and the University of Kansas in 1960 with a......

     

Teresa Christine Thummel, 71

Date of Birth:October 12, 1945
Date of Death: April 21, 2017

Teresa Christine Thummel, 71, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Tuesday, April 25th at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, KS with a Rosary prayed at 5:00 PM. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, April 26, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church,13615 W. 92......

     

Preston L. Evans, 63

Date of Birth:September 19, 1953
Date of Death: April 21, 2017

Preston L. Evans, 63, of Lenexa passed away April 21, 2017. Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, April 27 at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St., Lenexa, KS; followed by a service at 6:30 p.m. Interment will be private.

Preston was born September 19, 1953, the son of Burl and Pearl (Cravens) Evans, in......

     

Robert `Bob` Capen, 97

Date of Birth:March 24, 1920
Date of Death: April 20, 2017

Bob passed away on April 20, 2017 at age 97. He was a resident of Overland Park, KS for 64 years.

He leaves his wife of 73 years, Bettylou; son, Gary Capen (Sharon); daughter, Patricia Turpin (James); three grandchildren, Cristy L. Fulton (Tim), Shelley L. Flagler (Todd), Brian J. Capen (Lisa); three great grand......

     

Ralph G. Siegmund, 83

Date of Birth:November 29, 1933
Date of Death: April 19, 2017

Ralph G. Siegmund, 83, of Kansas City, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017. A Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM with Memorial Mass at 11:00 AM April 29, 2017 at St. Charles Catholic Church, 900 NE Shady Ln Dr, Kansas City, MO 64118. Burial to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. Memorial contributions may b......

     

Lillian Adell Bingham Brockmann

Date of Death: April 18, 2017

Lillian Adell Bingham Brockmann, 90, formerly of Hinsdale, Illinois, passed away at Lakeview Village Care Center, Kansas, April 18, 2017. Lillian was born in Chicago to James and Annie Bingham. She met Leonard Brockmann while vacationing at Lake Geneva, WI, and they married in 1948. She worked at Argon National Laboratory,......

     

Jane B. Frey, 94

Date of Birth:June 14, 1922
Date of Death: April 17, 2017

Jane B. Frey, 94, Lenexa, KS died Monday, April 17, 2017 at Lakeview Village Care Center. The Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 25 at the Holy Trinity Stone Chapel, 9130 Pflumm, Lenexa KS with the visitation from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memoria......

     

Edith B. Barton, 90

Date of Birth:February 24, 1927
Date of Death: April 17, 2017

     Edith B. (Stafford) Barton, 90, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017.  Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM Friday, April 21,  at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City,  KS.    Edith was born February 24, 1927, in Gum Log,  Arkansa......

     

  Edward (Eddie Spaghetti) Rychlec, 90

Date of Birth:April 09, 1927
Date of Death: April 16, 2017

My wonderful life of 90 years began on April 9, 1927. I went home to my heavenly resting place on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 with my family by my side. My visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St. Kansas City, KS where the Rosary will be recited at 4:45. The Fun......

     

Dorothy F. Nord, 97

Date of Birth:October 13, 1919
Date of Death: April 15, 2017

Dorothy F. Nord, 97, Shawnee, KS, died Saturday, April 15, 2017. Funeral Services 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, with the visitation from 12 noon-1 p.m. Burial in National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Samaritan's Purse, P.O. Box 300......

     

Joylene June `Joy` Wheeler, 88

Date of Birth:March 15, 1929
Date of Death: April 13, 2017

 
Joylene J. Wheeler (Wilson), 88, formerly of St. Louis and currently of Lenexa, passed away April 13, 2017.  A memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday,  May 6th at Lakeview Heritage Activity Center, Lenexa, KS.   Inurnment will be at St. Paul’s Cemetery in St. Louis County o......

     

Harold Metts, 82

Date of Birth:March 26, 1935
Date of Death: April 13, 2017

Harold Metts, 82, of Lenexa, Kansas passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born March 26, 1935 in Nashville, Arkansas the son of Frank Robert and Violet Gertrude Hyatt Metts Mr. Metts was a United States Marine Corporal and served on the USS Boxer during the Korean Conflict. Mr......

     

Grace L. Tucker, 99

Date of Birth:March 03, 1918
Date of Death: April 11, 2017

Grace L. Tucker, 99, of Basehor, KS, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Visitation will be from 9:00-9:30 AM Friday, April 14, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS with funeral services at 9:30 AM. Entombment at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributi......