Margaret Ann Monahan

Margaret Ann Monahan, 64, died of diabetes complications on Dec. 30th, 2015 at the Kansas City Hospice House. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Anne Monahan, Maggie (as she was known to her friends) was born on April 6th, 1951 in St. Joseph, MO. She was a 1969 graduate of Bishop LeBlond High School, and later graduated from Maryville State University, Missouri Methodist School of...
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Sandra Lee Seeley

Sandra Lee Seeley, 74, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away December 28, 2015 at home with family. Sandy was born to Geoffrey and Jacqueline Curran on August 10, 1941 in Bay City, Michigan and lived in Lowell, Michigan through high school graduation. Sandy is survived by her son, Geoff Andersen(Alicia) and grandchildren, Kylie McCollum and Baylie Andersen. She is also survived by her mother,...
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Patricia Louise Smith Walker

Patty Louise Smith Walker took her journey into her next life on Dec. 10th, 2015. Patty was born Mar. 29th, 1957 in Dodge City, KS. She graduated from St. Luke’s School of Nursing in Kansas City, MO. She is survived by her husband, Robert Walker, her children, Jennifer Sullivan (Bryce), Bradley Smith (Brittany), Jessica Smith (Gavin), step-daughters, Emily and Catherine Walker, her sister,...
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Diane Stockard

Diane L. (O’Connor) Stockard of Blue Springs, Mo, passed away on December 6th, 2015. She is survived by her daughters Jessica Luth (Matt) of Valparaiso, IN and Krista Stockard of Margate, FL. A celebration of life and open house will be held from 4 to 8 PM on Friday, December 11 at the Courtyard by Marriott, 1500 NE Coronado, Blue Springs, MO. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 AM, Saturday,...
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Joseph H. Crawford, Jr.

Joe passed away December 1, 2015 at home surrounded by his family who loved him so very much. Joe was born April 1, 1931 in Kansas City. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Hester Crawford, brother, Stephen Hayes Crawford and grandson, Timothy Brogan Crawford. Joe attended Southwest High School in Kansas City and the University of Missouri, Columbia where he was a most proud...
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Darlene Thompson

Darlene Ila Thompson, age 88, died Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Heritage Care Center in Iowa Falls, Iowa. Due to living with Parkinson’s disease and Dementia for a number of years, a celebration of her life was combined in the funeral service for her husband of 70 years, this past May. Private burial was in Alden Cemetery, Alden, Iowa. Darlene was born March 16, 1927 to Carlos and Elva...
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John Patrick Connor

John Patrick Connor, of Overland Park, passed away on November 19, 2015, after a long illness. Funeral Mass will be at 4:30 pm on Friday, December 4th at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W 127th St, in Overland Park with visitation from 3:30-4:30. John Patrick was born in Kansas City, MO, the son of William and Helen (Buford) Connor. He grew up in Garden City, NY and Prairie Village, KS. John,...
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Frank W. Moseley

Frank W. Moseley, 92, reached his heavenly home on November 14, 2015. He was born on December 9, 1922 in Kansas City, Missouri to Raymond F. and Lavinia (Tobiner) Moseley.  Frank grew up in the Kansas City area. He went to grade school at Bryant School and graduated from Southwest High School. He also attended Kansas University in Lawrence, Kansas. In 1942 Frank enlisted in the U.S. Navy Air...
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Dorothy Sampson

Dorothy Adrienne Chaderton Sampson, age 90, took her final step into eternity to begin a new adventure, on November 20, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. She was born in New York City, then by way of Chicago, arrived in KC to attend and graduate from Southwest High School. She met the love of her life, Rodney, and married him at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral and proceeded to raise 4 boys while...
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Gano Pearson

Gano Pearson, granddaughter of grain man, George E. Gano, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Nov. 16th, 2015. She was born July 25, 1921 in Kansas City, MO, the daughter of Harold Nelson Hobart and Vera Gano Hobart. Raised in Kansas City, she attended Bryant Elementary School and Barstow School. During those years, she and her younger brother, Nelson, also spent much time with...
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Kaye Eatherly Thompson

Kaye passed away November 4, 2015 from complications of COPD at Kansas City Hospice House. Her son, Scott Thompson and wife Shawna, and sister Lynda Wheeler were with her as she left us while listening to Red Foley sing “Peace in the Valley”. She was born in Sealy, TX, July 15, 1943 to J.E. “Bud” Eatherly and Ruth Ray Eatherly. The family moved to Midland, TX in 1953 where she...
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Judy Lee Joyce

Judy Lee Joyce fought her illness courageously, until she found peace with our Lord in Heaven on October 21, 2015. Judy was born in Gardner, KS on November 21, 1946 to Robert and Dorothy Townley. She spent her earliest years in Paola before moving to Olathe, where she graduated from Olathe High School in 1964. She graduated from Emporia State Teachers College, with the Class of ’69, where...
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Larry W. O’Brien

Larry W. O’Brien, 96, of Kansas City, MO, died peacefully at home, October 22, 2015, with his children by his side. Larry was born February 28, 1919, the second son of Luke W. O’Brien and Frances Fette O’Brien. He grew up in Kansas City and in Lee’s Summit, MO, where at a young age he developed a love for farming the land and raising livestock, a passion that remained with...
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Michael R. Hicks

Heaven’s gates opened wide for Michael Richard Hicks, 63, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri on October 16 after a courageous battle with a long-term illness. He was born on February 5, 1952, and was raised in Independence, Missouri. Many lives have been touched by Mike’s dedication and leadership to his family, church, community, fire and emergency services. He attended Truman High...
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Jo Frances Jones

Jo Frances Jones, 80, of Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, Kansas, passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2015. She was born to Ellic and Wanda Sine in Van Buren, Arkansas on July 21, 1935 Jo graduated from Ft. Smith High School in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. She was a devoted wife to her husband of 62 years and a loving mother and grandmother. Her passions were bible study, playing bridge and the game...
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Audrey G. Webster

Audrey Grady Webster of Kansas City, Missouri died on October 13, 2015. Audrey was born January 30, 1921 in San Francisco to Lucille Johnston Carmody and George C. Carmody. Audrey graduated from The University of California at Berkeley in 1942 with a degree in Economics. After college, while working in San Francisco, she met her future husband, WWII Naval Officer, John M. Webster. They were...
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Joyce Akin

Joyce Marie Akin, age 82, formerly of Manhattan, died Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at Vintage Park Assisted Living in Wamego. Joyce, the daughter of John and Lula (Sexton) Duncan, was born February 17, 1933 in the Dickinson county area. She attended high school at Chapman and White City before graduating from White City High School in 1951. Joyce traveled by bus to Yuma, Arizona during the...
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Cathie Edmondson

Mary Catherine Edmondson, 57, of Bonner Springs, KS passed in peace on Oct. 11th, 2015. Graveside service Oct. 19th at 11am at the Bonner Springs Cemetery (The Cemetery is located at 801 Sheidley at the intersection of Sheidley and Metropolitan off the K-7 Highway and Nettleton exit in Bonner Springs). A Celebration of Cathie’s life will be held on Sun. Oct. 25th at 3:30pm at The Lake of the...
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Eva Mae Knight

Eva Mae Day was born on December 12, 1919 in Alliance, Ohio, to Roger Charles Day and Olevia Borton Day. She grew up in Alliance, with her dear, lifelong friend Kay Brill. Eva graduated from Alliance High School and then attended Mount Union College in Alliance. She worked for several years as a dental assistant. While on a vacation cruise on the Great Lakes in 1942, Eva met and fell in love...
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Stephen Lee Martin

Steve Martin of Overland Park, Kansas passed away peacefully on September 18, 2015 surrounded by members of his loving family. Born in Waco, Texas in 1950; Steve spent almost 40 years of his life in Texas before he and his wife, Mary moved to Overland Park, Kansas in 1989. A life-long aviator, he flew his first solo flight at 12 years old. At that young age, he worked on Saturdays at Ball Airport...
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Mary Betty Sweeney

Mary Betty Sweeney, 85, of Prairie Village, KS, passed away September 19, 2015 after a long and courageous battle with COPD. Betty was born in Columbus, Ohio and raised in Fulton, Missouri by her parents, high school principal George, and teacher Ermine Newbolt. She proudly played the clarinet in the high school marching band when Sir Winston Churchill came to Fulton to deliver his famous “Iron...
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Alfreda Disselhoff

Alfreda Disselhoff, 75, passed away due to medical complications on September 17, 2015 at Centerpoint Medical Center. She was born in February 1940 to George Forrest and Bertha (Edwards) Walker. Freda was a beautiful and loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister, and friend to all who crossed her path. She was a unique individual and touched the lives of many people, she was always there for everyone....
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Mary J. Parden

Mary J. Parden, 86, of Independence, MO passed away on September 6, 2015. The funeral service will be held from 2:00 to 3:30pm with a small memorial service from 3:30-4:00pm. The services will be held at Signature Funerals, 8019 State Line Rd, KCMO 64114. Mary was born on 3/22/1929 to Paul and Edna Calvino. Mary worked as a cook for 20 years at Holiday Inn in Sikeston, MO. She enjoyed playing...
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Dr. Phillip L. Accardo, DO, FACOFP

Dr. Phillip L. Accardo, DO, FACOFP, 83, of Lee’s Summit, MO went to be with his mother, father, and son, Phillip, in heaven on Aug. 27, 2015. Visitation will be held on Friday, Sept 4 from 5-7pm at Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064. Funeral service will follow promptly at 7:15pm. Private burial at Mt. Olivet cemetery. Memorial contributions...
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John A. Taylor Jr. CPA

John A. Taylor Jr. CPA 06/02/1948 to 08/29/2015 on earth 08/29/2015 to FOREVER in the mountains! John Taylor, 67, was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother, friend, son, math genius/CPA, mentor, outdoorsman, cancer warrior, handyman, griller, dog lover, hiker, and much much more. He is survived by his wife Karen, his children: Jeff and Katie, his grandchildren: Cara, Ashanti and...
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