Helen Dorothy Doyle

Helen Dorothy Doyle, 87, of Prairie Village, Kansas passed away on December 18, 2013. A visitation will be held Saturday, December 28, 2013, from 9:30-11:00 with a burial Mass following at St. Ann Catholic Church , 7231 Mission Road, Prairie Village where Helen was a parishioner for over 53 years. Helen was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 31, 1926 to Henry and  Laura Clayton.  Upon...
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Doris May Heptas

Doris May Heptas, age 88, peacefully journeyed into Heaven on December 16, 2013  from complications due to Alzheimer’s.  Visitation will be held from 9:30-10:30 on December 21, 2013, at Colonial Presbyterian Church, 95th & Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO 64114, followed by a Celebration of Life service at 10:30 am. She was born in LaDue, Mo. Doris graduated from Clinton High School in...
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Betty Jean Bond

  Betty Jean Bond passed away on December 16, 2013.  Betty was born on May 28, 1918 in Keytesville, Mo.  to James C. Bond and Alma McGee Bond.  She moved to Kansas City, Mo in 1925. Betty attended and graduated from the University of Missouri where she was a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority.  She graduated from the University of Kansas City School of Law and was a practicing attorney in...
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Paul Hudson Reed

Paul H. Reed, 94, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away on November 16 at 8:30 am.  Paul was born in Brookville, Indiana to Margaret and Glenn Reed and raised in Brook, Indiana.  He lived most of his life in Indiana, Kansas and Missouri. Paul was a “hump pilot” in WWII, flying supplies over the Himalayas, sometimes landing under enemy fire.  Later in life he became a psychologist,...
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Jacqulyn Stine Boggs

Jacqulyn Stine Boggs (Jackie) (82) gently and peacefully entered her rest on October 29.   Jackie lived a rich, full and vibrant life.  A few days before her death Jackie acknowledged, “I am lucky to have lived this long.  I have fought Multiple Sclerosis for a very long time.”   Multiple Sclerosis attacked Jackie’s body for over 40 years but never wounded her spirit, determination or...
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Edward McMullen

Edward L. McMullen passed away peacefully at home on October 19, 2013. Family will receive friends from 4:00-5:30 PM, on Tuesday, October 29, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 11822 Holmes Rd., KCMO. A Memorial Mass will follow at 5:30 PM at the church. Ed was born Feb. 13, 1929, in Kansas City, MO, to Louella and Floyd R. (Bud) McMullen. He attended Our Lady of Good Counsel Grade School, Maur...
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Elizabeth Layne (Turner) Whalen

Elizabeth Layne (Turner) Whalen Elizabeth Whalen of Leawood, Kansas, ascended in to the arms of God on October 4, 2013. Beth was born to Gary and Julia Turner in Atchison Kansas on September 2, 1960. Beth was preceded in death by her father Gary Turner Sr. Beth is survived by her husband Steven G.Whalen, son Zachariah K. Whalen of Leawood Ks, and daughter Hawa Anderson...
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Carolyn Kopp

  Carolyn Kay (Williams) Kopp, of Kansas City, MO., passed, surrounded by her family, to be with our Heavenly Father, Friday, September 20, at the age of 68, in Phoenix, AZ.   Carolyn was born December 2, 1944, the daughter of Charles Kenneth ‘CK’ and Laura Mae Williams, in the small rural town of Elgin, Kansas.   After the passing of her beloved father, Carolyn and...
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Lea Cramer Dunavant

Paula Lea Cramer Dunavant of Lake Waukomis, Mo  passed away September 12, 2013.  Lea was born on July 3, 1946.  She was a nurse in the Kansas City Area for many years.    Services will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 2:00 pm,  followed by a visitation until 4:00 pm at Signature Funerals  8019 State Line Rd Kansas City, MO  64114. Thursday evening late, an angel of mercy took her...
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Celia Nell Pettus

Celia Nell Pettus, 81 of Independence, MO, born on Nov. 13, 1931 and raised in Midland, AR passed into the arms of our Lord on Aug. 31, 2013; surrounded by family with the care of KC Hospice at her home.  Celia was preceded in passing by Father, Aaron Stankewitz, Mother, Thelma Allen Stankewitz, Sister, Barbara Smith and 4 mo old baby Brother Wm. (Bill) Stankewitz. Survivors include her...
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Clayton (Boomer) Welsh

Clayton Joseph (Boomer) Welsh, 19, Prairie Village, Kansas, passed away far too early on August 23, 2013.  Boomer was beloved by all and was never happier than when surrounded by his friends and playing pick up basketball, golf, or forming and playing in fantasy sports leagues.  He was a huge Royals, Chiefs, Jayhawks and closet Sooner fan, and was a fixture tailgating at Arrowhead and the K. ...
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William Mason Linscott

William Mason Linscott, 87, Mission Hills, KS, passed away peacefully at Bishop Spencer Place, Kansas City, on August 15, 2013.  He was born on June 14, 1926 in Kansas City, MO, the first son of Mayol Hartsel and Susan Mason Linscott. Bill served in the U.S. Navy late in World War II and continued to serve in the Naval Reserves for twenty years.  Following active duty, he earned a degree in...
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Tyler Frederes

Mick Tyler Frederes, 22, formerly of Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2013 as a result of an automobile accident.  Tyler was born June 28, 1991 in Kansas City, MO.  He was a 2009 graduate of Blue Valley West High School, Overland Park, KS and was employed at Title Boxing Club West Omaha, NE as General Manager. Tyler came into the world as a miracle baby, weighing only 4...
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Dr. James Hayden Abbott

On August 4th, Dr. James Hayden Abbott, 77, of Leawood, KS passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and loved ones.  Born in Overland Park, KS in 1936, he was the youngest of four children to the late Clarence Abbott and Marguerite Abbott, and graduated from Olathe High School in 1954. He earned a BS in Biology in 1958 at Kansas State University.  He graduated from UMKC School of...
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Hugh “Bud” Tighe

Hugh “Bud” Tighe, a devoted husband, dad and grandpa passed away July 20th. A visitation will be held at 10:30 prior to the Mass of The Resurrection on  Friday, July 26th, 11:00 am at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 11822 Holmes, KCMO 64131. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church. Bud was born in KC on April 24th, 1923.  He attended  St....
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Bernard E Heshion

Bernard E. Heshion, 81, passed peacefully surrounded by his family July 10, 2013 at St. Luke’s Hospital, K.C., Mo. Bernard was born the 5th of 6 children to John P. and Julia (Vinlove) Heshion in Beloit, Kansas, 1931.  As a child of the Great Depression, he learned the value of working hard, saving what you earned, and living in moderation.  His fondest memories were of the homesteads in...
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Leo Loschke

Leo E. “Brother Lee” Loschke, 87, of Leawood, Kan., died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Menorah Medical Center. Visitation will be held at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, at Cure’ of Ars Church, 9401 Mission Rd., followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Upon graduation from De La Salle Military Academy, Lee enlisted in theU.S. Coast Guard. After active duty, he signed a...
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Cheri Jones

Cheryl Ann (O’Brien) Jones started her journey to Heaven on June 28, 2013.  Cheri passed away due to complications from duodenal cancer initially diagnosed in late 2011.  She lived her last 18 months on this earth the same way she did the first 50 years . . . with her heart full of love for her family, especially her husband Scott and children Jack and Julia, as well as family throughout...
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Ryan Michael Hill

Ryan Hill, 18, left us on Sunday, June 23rd, 2013.  Ryan Michael Hill was born on September 6, 1994 in Olathe.  Ryan is the son of Linda Burris Hill and Ralph Hill.  Ryan is also survived by his brother, Stephen; Grandparents: Charles and Betty Burris of Olathe and Sylvia Hill of Caney, Kansas. Ryan was involved in many sports but his first love was playing soccer. Ryan was a member of the...
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Warren Anderson

Warren Lee Anderson, II, 61, Lee’s Summit, MO, passed away June 18, 2013.  A memorial BBQ and celebration of his life will begin at 3pm, Friday June 28, 2013  at Shelter 10 in Lake Jacomo. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity. For information on the BBQ, visit www.warrenanderson2.wix.com/Info.   assistance: Funeral Advocates...
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Barbara Ann Brown

Barbara Ann Wisman Brown, 74, Leawood, Kansas, passed away on June 4th, 2013 after a courageous battle with ALS. Barbara was born in Kansas City on November 9, 1938, the daughter of Guida Evans and Martin Wisman.  Barbara lost her father early in her life, he was an American soldier who died in a German POW camp during WWII.  Barbara’s young childhood was in Kansas City’s northeast...
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James Edward Gomez

James Edward Gomez, 62, died May 22, 2013 at Kansas City Hospice House after defying years of illness and stroke with a grand appreciation of life. A celebration of Jimmy’s life is scheduled Saturday, May 25, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 11822 Holmes Rd., Kansas City, MO. Visitation begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30. Reception and lunch to follow in...
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Janis Provost Masters

On May 19,2013, Janis Marie Provost Masters passed away.  Janis was born April 3, 1937 in Mandan, ND and raised in Glendive, Montana.  Janis received an Associates Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Montana College of Education.  Janis worked for the Northern Pacific Railroad in St. Paul, Minnesota where she met her life-long partner of 50 years, Jerry Masters.  They were married on February...
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Donna Sutherland Pearson

Donna Sutherland Pearson, 96, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2013. She was born on May 22, 1916 to Mae Dierks Sutherland and Robert Robinson Sutherland. Her father was the founder of Sutherland Lumber Co. His Legacy lives on through the involvement of Donna’s family and the families of her four brothers, Herman Sutherland, Robert Q. Sutherland, Dwight Sutherland, and John Sutherland. The...
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Karen Olmsted

My mom was a brave woman who made hard sacrifices for those she loved. She loved her children, grandchildren and family deeply. She was a woman sincerity and kindness. She loved with all her heart and cared for so many people. She is survived by her children; Cassie, Joshua, and Erin. Her grandchildren, Landon, Carson, Adalyn and Caleb. Her sister Darlene and her ex-husband of 30 years, David....
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