Nancy Mirikitani

Nancy Mirikitani died August 21, 2015. Her funeral will take place at Colonial Church 7039 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS 66208 on Friday, August 28th at Noon. Reception to follow. Nancy was born in Kansas City MO on Feb 17, 1942. Nancy married Frank Mirikitani on June 9, 1966 and they were very devoted to each other for over 49 years. She graduated with a BA from Avila College and she earned...
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John A. Jackson

John A. Jackson “Jack”of Overland Park, KS passed away on Aug. 8, 2015. A memorial service will be held on Wed. Aug. 19th at 1pm at the Church of the Resurrection, Wesley Chapel, 13720 Roe Ave, Leawood, KS 66224. In Lieu of flowers a contribution may be made to Wayside Waifs or a charity of your choice, if you’re able to. John was born on May 3rd, 1925 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. John...
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Patrick J. Henderson

Patrick J. Henderson, 51, of Olathe, KS, cherished husband and father, passed away August 10, 2015. A Visitation will be held at 10:00 and a Mass Of Christian Burial at 12:00 on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 16000 West 143rd, Olathe, KS. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, kansascity@jdrf.org, 920 Main St,...
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Mary P. (Patti) Scardino-Hughes

Patti Scardino-Hughes, 80 of Overland Park, KS died peacefully July 23rd, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Patti was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri to James P. and Mary (Dabney) Rogers, 1/20/1935. She graduated from Lillis High School and attended the University of Missouri, Columbia. She was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority. She married Anthony (Tony) E. Scardino, Jr., May 1,...
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Gerald R. Ismert

Gerald R. Ismert, son, brother, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather passed away on Monday, July 13th, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was born on October 4th, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri, the youngest son of Martin E. and Elsie Ismert. Jerry attended Visitation Grade School, Rockhurst High School, Class of 1946 and graduated from Rockhurst College in 1950. He served in the United States...
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William G. Duff

William G. Duff (Bill) of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away peacefully in his sleep July 7, 2015 at the age of 59. William was born to Thomas and Elaine Duff on October 7, 1955 in Hartford, Connecticut. He is survived by his wife Melinda, son Garrett, brothers Tom (Patricia), Daniel, Chris, and sister Denise (Gary). He is also survived by his parents Thomas and Elaine Duff as well as...
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Darlin Jarvis

Darlin Anne (Bryan) Jarvis, 71, of Overland Park, KS passed away peacefully on June 18, 2015, while holding the hand of the love of her life. Darlin was born in East Liverpool, OH, and it was there that she met her husband, Ron, when they were only 13 years old. (Darlin’s inner and outer beauty certainly caught the eye of many, as she was head majorette and homecoming queen, but it was Ron...
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Roxann Carter-Kiniry

Our loving mother, grandmother, wife and friend Roxann C. Carter-Kiniry passed away on June 11, 2015 at KU Medical Center. Roxann leaves her husband Steven Kiniry, her daughters Kathleen Livingston and Megan Kiniry, sons Joseph Kiniry and Michael Kiniry, and her grandchildren Colton Livingston, Noomi Fu, An Kiniry, and Guinevere Bortnicker-Kiniry. She is preceded in death by her mother Roberta...
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Haley Drown

Haley Lorene Drown, 19, of Leawood, passed away May 31, 2015 surrounded by family following a brief and tragic illness. Haley was born November 25, 1995 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Leawood, Haley was a 2014 graduate of Blue Valley North High School and had recently completed her freshman year at The University of Kansas where she was majoring in Accounting and...
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Patricia A. Smith

Patricia Ann Smith, passed away peacefully on Feb 16, 2015. She leaves behind her children Suzanne Shapland (Dave), Kim Kamnickar (Paul), Robin Smith, Christina M. Hollan (Richard) , twelve grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Celebration of life will be held in Murray Ky.,on Saturday May 23, 2015.
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Dr. Jack D. Cox

Jack D. Cox, DDS, MSD, 82, passed away May 17, 2015, at the KC Hospice House, following a courageous battle with acute leukemia. Jack was born to M. Banner Cox and Nina Lee Dougherty Cox in Bristol, VA, June 27, 1932. He graduated BS from Emory and Henry College, Emory, VA, received his DDS from U.T. Dental School, Memphis, TN., and his MSD from UMKC, Kansas City, MO. He was very active at...
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W. Michael Connor

William Michael Connor, 66, of Lenexa KS, formerly of Garden City NY, passed away peacefully on May 14, 2015. Diagnosed with cancer in 2014, he fought the disease with determination and courage. His battle was featured on an HBO “Vice” special. Mike is survived by his devoted wife Charmaine and their beloved daughters, Porscha (23), Morgan (19) and Priscilla (12.) He is also...
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Lyle Thompson

Lyle Allen Thompson, age 92, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Heritage Care Center in Iowa Falls, Iowa. Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Surl’s Funeral Home, 505 Stevens St., Iowa Falls, Iowa with a Celebration of Life memorial service to follow at 2:00 p.m. Following the service, the family will be leaving for a private graveside burial in Alden Cemetery,...
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George Detsios

George Alexander Detsios, a beloved Kansas City restaurateur died Thursday at Shawnee Mission Hospital. He was 84. A friend, Allison James, said the cause of death was heart failure. He was loved by many in Kansas City and known for his Hungarian restaurant, “George’s Cheese and Sausage” on the Country Club Plaza and before that at the Crown Center in downtown Kansas City. George was born...
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Don Downing

Don Fredrick Downing, 86, of Prairie Village, KS died peacefully May 6th 2015. He was born in Clyde, Cloud County, KS, one of two sons of Fredrick Arthur Downing and Lola (Tiff) Downing. He was educated in the Glasco, KS public schools and later attended and graduated from Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. He went on to join the U.S. Army where he served 2 years during the Korean War. In...
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Dr Marilyn Benton

On May 2 2015, Dr. Marilyn Sapp Benton’s spirit and soul transitioned home. Marilyn was born December 16, 1935 in Joplin, Missouri to Mary Elizabeth and John Henry Sapp. She was the oldest of three children. Marilyn graduated from OU, married, and raised 3 daughters. In 1985 she earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from UMKC and practiced for over 20 years as a teacher and...
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Uldis Eglitis

Uldis Eglitis passed away April 25, 2015. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 30, at St. Thomas More Church, 11822 Holmes Rd., Kansas City, MO 64146
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Charlene Lashbrook Gibbs

Charlene Lashbrook Gibbs died peacefully at home on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015. She was born in Kansas City, Kansas, on August 11, 1929, to Gladys and Raymond Lashbrook. She graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1947 where she asked her future husband Paul on their first date. Charlene and Paul were married at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City, Kansas, in 1950 during their senior...
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Brandon Wittman

Brandon Clyde Lee Wittman, 21, passed away on April 7, 2015. Brandon was born December 25, 1993 in Kansas City, MO and was a life-long resident. He loved writing poetry and had one of his poems published. Brandon also enjoyed playing Dungeons and Dragons and his favorite band was Lincoln Park. He is survived by his mother, Dana Wittman; two children, Julius Jackson Wittman and Aizen Lee Wittman;...
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Tammie Lurae Long

Tammie Lurae Long, 53, died January 12, 2015 at Life Care Center of Grandview from complication after a stroke in 2012. Born April 8th, in Birmingham, England, She was adopted by Staff Sergeant Raymond Long, of Brandon, Iowa and Anne Gavigan, of Scramoge Co. Roscommon, Ireland. She had an eclectic work history from LPN to prison guard. Her greatest joy was becoming an American citizen in...
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Dallas Henry Parker, Jr.

Dallas Henry Parker of Overland Park, Kansas, died peacefully Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at Kansas City Hospice House, following a recent period of declining strength and health. He was 95. Dallas was born April 10, 1919, in Ashburn, Missouri. He graduated in 1937 from J.M. Vogt High School in Ferguson, Missouri, where he starred in basketball, track and baseball. Dallas attended St. Louis...
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Stephen Anthony Iszory

Stephen Anthony Iszory, 59, of Leawood, Kansas went to be with the Lord on March 28, 2015 at Menorah Medical Center. Stephen was born on July 23, 1955 in Bucyrus, Ohio to Stanley and Carolyn (Frueh) Iszory. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. He worked for Monsanto in New Orleans, UOP in Des Plaines, Foxboro in Massachusetts and ARI...
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Betty Anne Topping Ost-Everley

Betty Anne Topping Ost-Everley, age 58, of Kansas City, Missouri entered into Christ’s full glory on March 31, 2015. She was born on October 1, 1956 to her parents Marion and Hazel Topping. A graduate of Southwest High School in 1974, Betty was a consummate professional in both the for-profit and non-profit arenas, having worked for Otis Elevator, Trinity Lutheran Hospital, Midwest Ear...
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Nancy Brosnahan Brooker

Nancy Brosnahan Brooker, of Fairway, Kansas, died March 24,2015. Nancy was born on February 6, 1941 in Kansas City, Missouri, to Robert and Grace Brosnahan. Nancy was an alumnus of the Barstow School and attended the University of Missouri and University of Michigan, where she was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. As a member of the Junior League of Kansas City Missouri, Nancy became...
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Anna Tredway

Anna M. Clupny Tredway, 88, of Kansas City, passed away March 10, 2015 at home in the presence of her family. Anna was born the seventh of nine children of Leonard and Mary Anna Clupny, on the family farm in Wichita, Kansas, on June 24, 1926. She was predeceased by her husband, Bob Tredway, her parents, and all of her siblings. She leaves to mourn her passing her children, Cathleen Tredway and...
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