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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Margaret Maley

Margaret Mary Maley left this world peacefully to be with Our Lord on September 14, 2017, at the age of 94. She passed away at Kansas City Hospice House, surrounded by family. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, beginning with the recitation of the rosary at 9:30 am followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at Church of Ascension 9510 W 127th St. OP KS....
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Judy Mullin

Judy Ann Mullin, of Lee’s Summit, MO left this world too soon. Kind and funny, with an ornery twinkle in her eye, Judy was the epitome of an indomitable spirit even as she fought her battle with early-onset Parkinson’s until her last breath. She peacefully passed away in the care of Crossroads Hospice at Beautiful Savior Nursing Home in Belton, MO surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday,...
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Gerald “Jerry” Booth

Gerald “Jerry” M. Booth, 71, of Olathe, KS died Saturday, September 9 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease and dementia. Memorial services will be held Saturday, September 16 , 2017, 11:00 a.m. at Community Bible Church, 1304 N. Parker Street, Olathe, KS. Jerry was born April 22, 1946 in Gardner, KS to Richard and Jacqueline Booth of Blue Mound, KS. A gifted...
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Stacy Lynn Walker

Stacy Lynn Walker (Berry), of Olathe, KS, left this earth too soon. Beautiful and kind, with a warm smile and sparkling blue eyes, Stacy was the epitome of grace, faith, love and optimism throughout her life and especially during her hard fought battle with colon cancer. She passed away at home surrounded by family on August 30, 2017, at the age of 46. Born on May 24, 1971 in Kansas City, MO to...
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Ronald W. Gillette Sr.

Ronald Wayne (R.W.) Gillette Sr., age 85, passed away at St. Joseph Hospital, surrounded by his family on Friday August 11th, 2017. He was born on April 8th, 1932 in Kansas City, Missouri to T. F. and Madeline (Morris) Gillette. Ronald was awarded with a Certificate of Merit for Achievement in Industry Arts at the National Industry Arts Exhibition held at the Museum of Science and Industry, in...
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Sam R. Snoddy, Jr.

Sam R. Snoddy Jr, of Overland Park, Ks, age 86, passed away on August 29, 2017. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 10:30 am at Signature Funerals 8019 State Line Rd Kansas City, MO. 64114. Burial will follow in the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kansas. Sam was born July 11, 1931 in Armstrong, Missouri to Sam and Ruth Snoddy. Sam graduated from the University of...
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Eugene Edward Fibuch, M.D.

EUGENE Edward FIBUCH, M.D. – Eugene (Gene) E. Fibuch, M.D. peacefully passed away Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at the Hospice House of Kansas City after an arduous nine year battle with cancer. A visitation, funeral service and reception will be held Friday, August 25, 2017 at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Road, Leawood, KS 66206. The visitation begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by the...
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Bennie Eugene Stephenson Sr.

Bennie (Ben) Eugene Stephenson Sr. left this world peacefully to be with his Lord on August 17, 2017 at the age of 92. He passed away at the home. A visitation, funeral service and reception will be held Tuesday, August 22 at Church of the Resurrection 13720 Roe Ave., Leawood, KS 66224. The visitation begins at 2:00, followed by the service at 3:00 and a dinner reception from 4:00-5:00. ...
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Glen E. Davis

Glen E. Davis, 86, of Leawood, KS died Aug. 15, 2017 at his home. Glen was born, March 23, 1931 in San Diego, CA the son of D. Homer & Edith K. (Hibbs) Davis. He graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Kansas in 1954. He was a registered professional engineer in the State of Kansas. He married Catherine A. (Rutledge) Davis, Oct. 24, 1964 in St. Joseph, MO. Glen was...
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Robert L. Meyers

It is with deep and heavy sadness that we announce the passing of our family patriarch, Robert (Bob) Meyers, 92. He passed up on Aug. 11, at Brookdale Rosehill in Shawnee, KS. Bob was told six weeks earlier he had double lung cancer. He picked out the place to spend the last weeks of his life. He knew KC Hospice and Rosehill would take great care of him. He was so right. Everyone was...
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Thomas J. Horner, Jr.

Thomas J. Horner Jr, age 84, of Overland Park, KS passed peacefully on August 12, 2017 with family members by his side.  He was lovingly called “Grit” by his family. The origin and meaning of the name are subject to much family debate. Tom was born and raised in Johnstown, PA to Thomas Horner, Sr and Mary Lape Horner, where he lived until leaving for college to play football at...
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Greg A. Neel

Gregory A. Neel, 51, of Lexington, MO passed away Aug 2, 2017 at his home. Greg is survived by his wife Krystal, children, Richard M, David M., Megan M., David B., Taylor V.N, Krysten V.N, Edward (Johnny) V.N, Ashley N, and Deborah N. and grandchildren JAylen, Ge’Markus, Anthony, Ariel, Envy, Caden, and Maddox. He was preceded in death by both parents, his sister, and 2 brothers. Greg loved...
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Jacki Schweiker

Lucille Jacqueline Schweiker passed away on August 5, 2017. She was born to John and Alma Scobee on March 12, 1926 in Des Moines, Iowa. Jacki graduated from Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa in January 1944. During WWII, she worked part time at Younker Brothers Department Store, while in high school. She was a Liberty Belle and wore a Czechoslovakia, (our ally) costume while selling...
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Vivian Karlin

Vivian Karlin passed away peacefully on August 2nd, 2017 at her home in Prairie Village, KS. A beloved mother, sister, teacher and friend – she was born January 5th, 1938 in Hays Kansas to Joseph and Mary (Sander) Schuster. She lived in Ellis, KS. and was especially blessed to have loving role models in her Parents and extended family. She met Cletus Karlin on a blind date, and they married on...
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Victoria Quinn

Victoria Quinn affectionately known as “Mama Toya,” joined her husband, Donald J. Quinn, in heaven on July 30th, 2017. Victoria died peacefully in her sleep at home, the way she wanted to, after a brief illness. During the days before her death, Victoria’s home was filled with music and laughter from the numerous family members who camped out to take turns caring and loving...
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Anne Marie Combs

Anne Marie Combs passed away peacefully at her home July 17, 2017, at the age of 63. A native of Kansas City, Anne spent her entire life caring for others. After graduating from St Teresa’s Academy and Avila University, she worked as a nurse for many years at St Joseph Medical Center, St Mary’s Medical Center and Dialysis Clinic Inc. After earning her M.B.A., she worked in hospital...
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Douglas John Leopold

Douglas John Leopold passed away in his sleep on July 19th, 2017 . He was born in Marceline Missouri on June 8th, 1957.He graduated from Marceline High School with the Class of 1975.He had attended college at CMSU in Warrensburg, and graduated in 1979 with an education degree. He taught history in Marceline, as well as in Holt County. He lived in Independence Missouri for most of his adult life....
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Dolores Setzekorn Eib

Dolores May Eib passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017 at the Kansas City Hospice House. She was born November 6, 1926 in St Louis, Mo to Harold Setzekorn. She graduated from University City High school and went to Nursing school at Missouri Baptist College for a RN degree. She started work at St. Luke’s in Kansas City around 1950. She earned her CRNA degree and worked at the VA...
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Charlotte Ayers Murphy

Charlotte Ayers Murphy, age 83, of Emerald Beach Village, Golden, Missouri was called to be with God on Sunday, July 2, 2017 in Kansas City, with her daughter by her side. She was born Charlotte Ann Ayers on August 9, 1933 in Springdale, Arkansas, daughter of Wilbur and Grace (Thompson) Ayers. She was a 1952 graduate of Carrier High School, Carrier, Oklahoma where she enjoyed playing...
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Virgil Valentino Bruno

Virgil Valentino Bruno April 28, 1922-June 29, 2017 Dad was a devout Catholic who volunteered in several capacities at St. Peters for over 50 years. He attended mass daily at 6:15 as the start of his day and was soon serving at that mass, a role he faithfully performed for decades until he could no longer stand or walk independently. Dad loved Big Band music from the 40’s and old movies and...
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