Michael George Perryman

Michael George Perryman, 74, of Prairie Village, Kansas, went with God peacefully and embraced by the love of family Saturday afternoon at Villa Saint Francis in Olathe, Kansas.  Information regarding the funeral service will be announced as soon as it is finalized. Dedicated to his faith as a longtime member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Michael is survived by his loving friend and wife, Sharron...
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Stacy Tholen

Stacy (Pope) Tholen 52, of Leawood Kansas, left to be with God on January 10, 2018. Stacy was born in El Paso, TX, attending The University of El Paso for a Bachelor’s Degree in Music. She sang in many choirs in her lifetime, a passion that took her to many wonderful countries and cities. Some of her closest friends were the singers she had the honor of performing with. In her professional...
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Marilyn Mundon Breidenthal

Marilyn Mundon Breidenthal, 82, of Leawood, KS, passed away January 4, 2018, at home. Born July 13, 1935, in Coffeyville, KS, she was the daughter of D’Arcey Louis Mundon and Hazel Marie Wilkinson, and she graduated from Field Kindley Memorial High School in 1953. Marilyn attended the University of Kansas, and she graduated in 1957 with a B.S. degree in Education. She taught first grade and...
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Jerry W. Drews

Jerry W. Drews, 78, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2018 at Saint Luke’s South Hospital following a brief illness. Jerry’s family was at his side. Jerry was born on February 12, 1939 in Jackson, TN and graduated from North Side high school in Jackson. After high school he served in the Marines for 4 years. He trained at Paris Island and served in Japan and the Philippines and Camp...
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James H. Vines

James H. Vines “Jim”, 84, of Leawood KS, passed away after a brief yet intense battle with cancer on January 5, 2018 in his home surrounded by loved ones. Jim was a man of many hobbies. He cherished working in his yard, collected postcards, swimming, traveling, spending time at the Lake of the Ozarks, and was an avid history buff; however his passion for education exceeded all. He put himself...
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Erwin “Dusty” Rhodes

Erwin Dale Rhodes, known as Dusty by his family and friends, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family December 31, 2017. Dusty was born December 26, 1928 in Denver, Colorado, the son of Leo and Ida Rhodes. Dusty was the youngest of three boys who were raised in Ten Sleep Wyoming. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Charles and Lawrence Rhodes. Dusty is survived by his wife...
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Teena Sims

Teena Sims, retired Director of Adult Education at Olathe Bible Church, and resident of Olathe, KS, passed away on December 25, 2017 at the age of 61 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Teena is survived by her husband, David Sims; her daughters Meridith and Miranda; and her brothers Terome and Gordon. She is predeceased by her parents, Roy and Rosemary Gough. Teena was born in Marion, Indiana...
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Carole Evelyn Louk

Carole was born on April 10, 1934 in Kansas City, Missouri and was the oldest daughter of Vernon and Mildred Logan.  She grew up in Roeland Park, attended Roesland School and Shawnee Mission High School, class of 1951.  She attended Emporia State Teachers College for two years and was a member of Alpha Sigma Tau sorority. Carole graduated from UMKC with a BS degree in Education and a MS degree...
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Justin Tyler Leopold

Justin Tyler Leopold, 33, of Independence, Missouri, died December 9, 2017 at Centerpoint Hospital in Independence after a short illness.   He was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on April 18, 1984.  Justin was a kind, caring, fun-loving, capable, intelligent, and devoted husband, father, son, brother, and friend. Justin graduated from William Chrisman High School in 2002, where he met the love...
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Harold “Hal” D. Sandy

Harold “Hal” Sandy, Prairie Village, KS died Dec. 9, 2017.  In 1946, following World War II and while a student at KU, Hal designed the inimitable happy Jayhawk logo.  His wife Wilda and his cats, Buddy and Sister, will eternally miss this dear sweet man. A nephew Charles Zerr, M.D. survives.  No service nor memorial.  Anatomical remains to KU School of Medicine.  Kind...
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CHARLES (CHUCK) N. HANNON

CHARLES (CHUCK) N. HANNON Chuck Hannon was swept up by God’s angels into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Nov. 25, 2017, following a painful battle with complications of spinal stenosis. Born Jan. 19, 1934, to Winfield and Lily Hannon, Chuck spent most of his life in Olathe, KS, where he graduated from Olathe High School in 1952, excelling in tennis and debate. A brilliant...
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Theodore (Teddy) Allen Breidenthal, Jr.

      Theodore Allen (Teddy) Breidenthal Jr., 24, died Nov. 24, 2017 at home. Teddy was born Nov. 11, 1993 in Overland Park, Kansas. He attended Rockhurst High School and graduated in 2012. Teddy attended the University of Kansas, where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta and was working toward completing a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is survived by his parents, Ted &...
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Stephen David Cory

Stephen David Cory, 68, of Olathe, KS, passed away on Nov. 19, 2017, at Olathe Medical Center, following a battle with lymphoma. Steve was born on June 23, 1949, in Wiesbaden, Germany, son of Ward and Dorothy Cory. Growing up in a military family, Steve and his family lived in many places in the United States, including his favorite, Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu, Hawaii.  His family later...
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P. John Owen

John Owen, 70, died November 4, 2017. He was born January 30, 1947, in Sedalia, MO to P. Cecil Owen and Marceille F. Owen. After graduating from Smith-Cotton High School in Sedalia, John obtained his BA in history in 1969 from Georgetown University and his Juris Doctorate in 1972 from Northwestern University. John’s legal career began in Kansas City, MO at Morrison Hecker LLP (now Stinson,...
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Isabel C. (Bolch) Helmuth

Isabel Carol Bolch was born 01/09/1935 in Kansas City, MO. She went to Westport High school and often talked of the fun times walking to and from school with her many neighborhood girlfriends. After high school she earned a teaching degree from Central Missouri State University (CMSU) in Warrensburg, MO. While at Warrensburg she met many sisters through her sorority, Sigma Kappa. CMSU was also...
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Jane Leo

Margaret Jane Stites Leo of Prairie Village, KS passed to a better place on November 2, 2017 following a prolonged illness at the age of 95. Jane was born on October 17, 1922 to Jack and Peg Stites and lived in Emporia, Ks and Bartlesville, OK during her childhood. She was a graduate of the University of Kansas. Jane was a longtime member of Kappa Alpha Theta (75 years), Mission Hills Country...
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Georgia Walker

Georgia Christine Walker (Bauer) Born July 8th 1955 to Lorraine Taylor Bauer and George Bauer in KCMO. Passed away November 6, 2017. Georgia grew up in Brookside and graduated from St. Theresa’s Academy in 1973. Georgia’s love for all animals, especially horses, began at a young age. As a girl she would take the bus from Brookside to Benjamin Stables to ride her favorite horse. Being the...
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Daniel Kennaley IV

Daniel John Kennaley, IV was the 3rd son and 5th child born to Daniel John Kennaley, III and Kathleen Mary (White)Kennaley on July 21, 1967. He had 7 siblings whose knowledge of books and trivia he persistently challenged. He was the proud father of Samuel Scott Schultz and loving “muncle” to (21) nieces and nephews. Although he’d insisted he didn’t want a party, he was joyfully feted...
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Robert L. “Duke” Ellington

On Oct. 16, 2017 Robert Leon (Duke) Ellington was called home. Robert Ellington was born in Sabetha, Kansas on July 28, 1927 to James and Mabel Ellington. He attended Sabetha schools and graduated in 1946 from Sabetha High School. On May 15, 1948 he married Fannie Louise Hopkins of Kansas City, Missouri. In 1951, Robert was drafted into the United States Army and served in the Korean War. ...
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Bob Sprenger

Bob Sprenger, a veteran sports public relations practitioner who won the admiration, respect and affection of media colleagues coast to coast, died Sunday at age 77, after a year-long battle with leukemia The Reno native spent his entire 50-year career “doing what I like to do more than anything else” he would like to say, which was diligently servicing an ever demanding, highly impatient...
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Nellie Brown

Nellie Lorraine Brown, 93, died peacefully at the home of her only daughter, Judith Lynn King, on Monday, October 16th, 2017. Born May 16th, 1924 in Salina, Kansas to parents Ibbie Fern Delilah Fazel and Ona Pearl Mosely. Preceding her in death were her WWII veteran husband, Robert Gene Brown, and youngest son, Dennis Patrick Brown. Besides her daughter, she leaves her son Robert Gene Brown, Jr.,...
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William (Bill) G. Wheeler

Bill went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 5, 2017. He was born September 30, 1926 to Joseph and Maude (Stevens) Wheeler in Sedelia, MO. His parents, two brothers and a sister proceed him in death. Bill’s wife and best friend of 42 years was Lavonne (Leonard) Wheeler, they were long time residents of Overland Park. Bill leaves behind Lavonne of the home, step-son, Charles Watts...
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Francis Alfred Unrein

Francis Alfred Unrein, age 90, passed away peacefully with his beloved, Bernice, by his side on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, in Overland Park, KS. Francis was born on May 8, 1927, to Dr. Gerard and Marguerite (Roberts) Unrein in Hays, KS. After graduating from St. Joseph Military Academy in 1945, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served his country in World War II. Upon his return from...
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Tom Poppe

Thomas Vernon Poppe, 67, passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the University of Kansas Hospital after a short illness. Tom was born in Herington, KS and was the eldest child of Vernon and Ruth Poppe. He graduated top of his class from Centre High School in 1968. He was awarded a Summerfield Scholarship to the University of Kansas where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Accounting. ...
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Mary Kathryn Strickland

Mary Kathryn Strickland, 93 of Lebanon, MO passed away Sept 20, 2017 in Prairie Village, KS. Mary K was born in Springfield, MO to James T. and Dona K. Carroll on December 30, 1923. She was a graduate of St. Cecelia’s Academy in Washington, D.C. and Drury College in Springfield, MO. She worked as a Registered Medical Technologist and served as the Laboratory Director at Breech Medical Center...
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