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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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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