Tom Johnson

Tom Johnson, 58, passed away Wednesday, March 22 at KU Med. Tom was born in Breckenridge MN Feb 21, 1959 to Donald and Sylvia Johnson. Tom graduated Beckman High School in Dyersville, IA in 1977. Tom moved to Washington where he met Mindi Murphy and got married April 1, 1989. Tom and Mindi moved to Texas where they gave birth to their 2 children Zachary Thomas Johnson and Samuel Patrick Johnson....
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Randall R. Carr

Randall R. Carr, 65, passed away March 13, 2017, of cancer. Randy was born August 5, 1951, the son of Gerald H. Jr. and Louise (Russell) Carr. Surviving him are his son, Thad (Tanya), two grandchildren, Randi Lee and Jaxon, and several brothers and sisters. He was born in Emlenton, Pa., played baseball for and graduated from Arizona State University, and called Kansas City home for the past 17...
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Bernard Ashner

Bernard “Barney” Ashner, 81, of Leawood, KS passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Menorah Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 12:00 pm noon Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at the Temple, Congregation B’nai Jehudah, 12320 Nall Ave., Overland Park, KS with burial to follow at Rosehill Cemetery. Kindly omit flowers. The family suggests contributions to The...
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Thomas P. Doyle

THOMAS P. DOYLE Thomas P. Doyle, 67, Mission Hills, KS passed away March 3, 2017 peacefully at his home. On Wednesday March 8, a visitation will be held at 10:30AM followed by a funeral Mass at 11:00AM at St. Ann Catholic Church – 7210 Mission Road. A luncheon will follow the service in the Parish Hall. Burial service will be at 1:30 PM at Resurrection Cemetery – W. 83rd and Quivira Road...
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Rita Marie Crossland

Rita Marie Crossland, age 88, of Kansas City, Kansas, who formerly lived in Denver, Colorado, Overland Park, Kansas, and more recently lived in Andover, Kansas, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017, where she was surrounded and celebrated by those who loved her most. Born on November 10, 1928 to James Daniel Cheesman and Susan Rosetta Cheesman, Rita was a playful soul from the start, and she...
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William A. Pointer

William Augustus Pointer, “Bill”, of Kansas City, Mo., died in his home on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. He was 87. Bill was born Aug. 21, 1929, to Genevieve (Packwood) Pointer and Gus Pointer in Osawatomie, Kan. He was the youngest of three children. His family later moved to Kansas City, Mo., and he graduated from De LaSalle Academy. Bill married the love of his life, Mary Jane, on Nov. 16,...
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Dorothy “Deedee” L. Vickrey Watson

Dorothy “Deedee” Lucille Vickrey Watson passed away peacefully on her birthday, Jan 28, 2017. She was born in Kansas City on Jan. 28, 1932 and was a lifetime resident except for a few years when she taught school in Guam and was a State Social Caseworker in Bozeman, Montana. During her lifetime, she was very active in the Kansas City Young Matrons, Heart of America Riding Club, Saddle &...
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Joan Taubin

Joan Taubin, 81, passed away on February 3rd, 2017 at her home in Overland Park, Kansas, surrounded by her loving family. Joan was born in Liberal, Missouri and resided in the Kansas City metropolitan area her entire life. She was raised in a family that enjoyed a wealth of love and happiness together. Joan exuded a very kind and peaceful presence. She was an accomplished musician and gave...
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Alice Pauline Judy

Mrs. Alice Pauline (Grace) Judy, 102, died February 2, 2017, in Overland Park, Kansas. Alice was born on March 4, 1914 in Delia, Kansas. Her parents, Tom and Ella Grace, were of Irish descent and she was proud of it. Alice was the second of eight children. Alice learned responsibility at a young age — when she was only eight years old, her mother gave birth to a set of twins and a set of...
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Elizabeth Louise (Jaster) Gregory Finney

Betty Finney, 100, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017, at Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City, MO. Visitation and the Mass of Resurrection were held Feb. 1, 2017, at the Church of the Ascension, Overland Park, KS. Burial will be at the Monticello (Ill.) Cemetery Saturday, Feb. 4th. 2017 at 1PM. Betty was born Nov. 3, 1916, at Edina, MO. She was the daughter of Henry H. Jaster and...
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Ray Hailey, Jr.

Ray Hailey, Jr. passed away peacefully on December 18, 2016 in Overland Park, Kansas. He is preceded in death by his parents Ray and Ombra (Perkins) Hailey. Ray was born July 26, 1923 in Springfield, Mo. He spent most of his early years in Ava, Mo. He then moved Kansas City, MO. where he graduated from East High School. Ray attended Kansas State University and the University of Missouri,...
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Jacqueline A. Horner

Jacqueline A. Horner, age 84, of Overland Park, KS slipped peacefully into the arms of Jesus on January 12, 2017. She was lovingly called “Whitey” by most friends and family, a nickname given to her by Tom Jr, her husband of 60 years. Jackie was born and raised in Colorado Springs, CO where she lived until she met an Army boy from Pennsylvania, Tom Jr., who swept her off her feet and...
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John Myers

John Robert Myers passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017 at the age of 78 after a brief illness. John was born and raised in Kansas City, MO. After graduating from Northeast high school, he joined the Army and was stationed in Germany for three years. When he returned, he worked at the Hotel Continental in downtown Kansas City where he met and married Margie Bonen, together they had six...
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Andrew Erker

Andrew Elliott Erker, 30, of Overland Park, KS, born on May 1, 1986, passed away at his home on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. He is survived by his wife – Hannah, parents – Thomas and Barbara, his “wolf-pack”: Ryan, his wife Stephanie and their three children: Emma, Madeline, and Thomas, Lauren, Katie and her husband Doug Reorda, Erin, and Alex. Also surviving are Charlie and Carolyn...
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David E. Hoskins, Sr.

David E. Hoskins, Sr. 72, of Overland Park, KS passed Jan. 3, 2017. A celebration of David’s life will be Sat. Jan. 7 from 3-5 at Signature Funerals, 8019 State Line Rd. Kansas City, MO 64114. Memorial contributions may be made to City Union Mission, 1700 E. 8th St., Kansas City, MO 64106. David Hoskins Sr was born March 3, 1944 in Auburn New York. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy...
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Ruth C. Potter

Ruth C. Potter, age 87, of Independence, passed away peacefully on December 31, 2016. Ruth was born and raised in Fort Collins, Colorado. She graduated from Fort Collins High School, and then attended Graceland College where she earned her Associates Degree. She then moved to Independence Mo where she attended Nursing School at the Independence Sanitarium and Hospital. Ruth was an avid...
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Dee Moe

Delores A. Moe, aged 87, slipped peacefully into the arms of Jesus at home on December 31, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. God’s grace, her phenomenal attitude and the lovely staff at the Sarah Cannon Cancer Center gave us the gift of much more time with her than we thought possible. Dee loved her family fiercely and enjoyed making the world a more beautiful place through her love...
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Tammy Alicia Lyerla

Tammy Alicia Lyerla, age 56, of Merriam, Kansas, passed away peacefully on December 29, 2016. A celebration of life will be held at Overland Park Christian Church, 7600 W 75th Street, OP, KS 66204, on Saturday January 7, 2017. There will be a visitation at 2:30, followed by a 3:00 service. Wear a rose for Tammy. Tammy was born on August 3, 1960 in Overland Park to William and Betty Lyerla, who...
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Helen M. Foederer

Helen M. Foederer, 91, of Prairie Village, Kansas passed away peacefully on December 13, 2016. She was born February 26, 1925 in Hausham Bavaria Germany to Christian and Magdalena (Niederegger) Hoefner. She immigrated to the United States in 1929 and settled in Highland, Illinois where she graduated from St. Paul’s High School. She pursued a career as a medical and x-ray technologist graduating...
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Danny Frederick

Danny Frederick was born April 23, 1982 in Redondo Beach, California. As the son of Larry and Debbie Frederick and younger brother to Jeff, Danny spent the early part of his childhood doing the typical California activities such as dirt bike riding, jet skiing, going to the beach, and Disneyland. Early on, Danny showed a bit of a rebellious spirit. After getting kisses and being sent off to...
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Carolyn J. Danzig

Carolyn J. Danzig, 76, of Shawnee, KS, passed away peacefully on Dec 14, 2016 with her children by her bedside at Claridge Court in Prairie Village, KS. Carolyn was the daughter of Charles and Edith Hale in Kansas City, KS. She is survived by her daughter, Tammara Winget, son, Bryan King (Jennifer), grandchildren, Tyler and Hunter Winget, sisters, Peggy Bodam (Glenn), JoAnne Simpson, Donna...
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Ethel Jean Eason

Ethel Jean Eason, 92, of Kansas City, passed away peacefully December 7, 2016. She was born September 30, 1924, in Kansas City, Missouri, to George and Edna (Froeschle) Winslow. She was a homemaker, a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Ethel preferred the nickname Jeanne. She attended North East High School and took art classes at area community colleges. She loved the arts. In her...
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Alicia Andersen

Alicia Kay Andersen, 52, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri passed away peacefully on Monday afternoon, December 5, 2016, at Saint Luke’s Hospice House after a courageous battle with cancer. She left this world in her sleep after a week full of visits from her closest friends and family, ten months after being diagnosed with cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer). Alicia was born on March 8, 1964 in...
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Suzanne Dierks

Suzanne (Sue) Moore Dierks, age 74, passed away on December 3, 2016. Funeral services will be at St. Ann Church, 7231 Mission Rd. Prairie Village, KS on Monday, December 12, 2016 at 10:00 am. A Visitation will be held at the church on Sunday, December 11, 2016 from 5:00 -7:00 with the rosary being prayed at 5:00. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery at a later time. Sue was born in Des...
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Al Crumly

Alvin Thomas Crumly, 72 Alvin “Al” Thomas Crumly of Mission, Kansas passed away, Thursday, December 1, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City. Al was born February 18, 1944 to A. T. and Margaret (Hartman) Crumly in O’Neill, Nebraska. He graduated from Wayne State University and earned his master’s from the University of Mississippi. Al started his career student teaching in...
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