Our Obituaries

Billie Eugene MARSHALL

November 20, 1923 - January 22, 2018

Billie Eugene Marshall, 94, of Kansas City, MO passed away January 22, 2018. A Graveside Service will be held 1;30pm on Monday, January 29th at Ft. Leavenworth Cemetery in Ft. Leavenworth, KS. Arr: McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 816-353-6555.
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Glenn B. Mengel

April 28, 1944 - January 22, 2018

Glenn Blair Mengel passed away January 22, 2018. He was born April 28, 1944, the youngest child of Perry and LaMoyne Mengel. He is survived by his five children; Edwin Blair Mengel (Michelle), Kansas City, MO; Debrah Denise Mengel, Leavenworth KS; Lisa Renaee Mengel, Independence, MO; Melinda Sue Abel, Independence, MO; and Lori Gail Tyson (Doug), Independence, MO. His surviving siblings are...
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Larry Dean Warmington

September 26, 1944 - January 18, 2018

Larry Dean Warmington, 73, passed away on January 18, 2018. Larry was born in Independence, Missouri on September 26, 1944.Larry is predeceased by his parents, Virginia and Merle Warmington; brother, Bob Warmington; and sister-in-law, Carol Warmington. He is survived by daughter, Paige Warmington; brother, Ed Warmington and his wife, Shirley; sister, Delores Place and her husband, Nevin; and...
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Ramona E. Meyer

September 26, 1956 - December 23, 2017

Ramona Elizabeth (Frey) Meyer, 61, of Raytown, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017. She was born the youngest of four children to Albert Frey Sr. and Marie (Kesel) Frey on September 26, 1956. She is preceded in death by her parents and older sister Mary Ann Rule. She is survived by her husband Stephen; her brothers Albert (Delores) Frey Jr. and James (Carol) Frey; brother-in-law Cecil Rule...
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Fred P. Royal

March 16, 1928 - December 19, 2017

Fred Pat Royal, 89, passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at the KC Hospice House, in Kansas City, MO. Visitation 6-8pm Friday, Dec. 22nd at the 1st Presbyterian Church of Independence, 100 N. Pleasant, Independence, MO 64050. Funeral service 11am Saturday, Dec. 23rd at the church with burial following in Mt. Moriah South Cemetery. Fred was born March 16, 1928 in Kansas City, MO to Pat and...
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Mary Ann Clevenger

February 4, 1929 - December 14, 2017

Mary Ann Clevenger, 88, formerly of Raytown and Pleasant Hill, MO passed away December 14, 2017. Visitation will be 9:30am, Friday, December 22, 2017, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30am at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 8812 E. Gregory Blvd, Raytown, MO. Burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.Mary Ann was born February 4, 1929 to William and...
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Howard G. Glauser

October 14, 1934 - December 5, 2017

Howard G. Glauser, 83, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on December 5, 2017. Visitation at 11am with funeral service beginning at 12pm on Monday, December 11, 2017 at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St., KCMO 64133. Burial to follow in Mt Olivet Cemetery. Howard was born in Kansas City to Hans & Agatha Glauser in 1934 and graduated from Manual High School. He worked for...
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Peter J. Graham

July 20, 1932 - November 30, 2017

Peter J. Graham, Sr., 85, of Independence, MO passed away on Nov. 30, 2017 at Centerpoint Medical Center. Visitation from 6-8pm Wed., Dec. 6th at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St., KCMO 64133. Funeral service 10am Thurs., Dec. 7th at the chapel with burial following at Mount St. Mary's Cemetery.Peter was born July 20, 1932 in Kansas City, MO to Lawrence and Helen Graham. He was a...
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Donald W. Fessler

October 14, 1931 - November 28, 2017

Donald Walter Fessler (SOLT), 86, passed away November 28, 2017. Visitation at 9am, Rosary at 9:45am and Mass of Christian Burial at 10am on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at St. Louis Parish, 5390 Swope Pkwy, KCMO. Burial to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Arr: McGilley and Sheil Chapel, 816-353-6555.
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Edith Victoria Handy

April 21, 1921 - November 27, 2017

Edith Victoria (Vickie) Robinson Hader Handy passed away on Monday, November 27th after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease. She maintained her cheer and spirit to the very end of her journey. Funeral service 11am Sat., Dec. 2nd at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St. KCMO 64133, with visitation one hour prior. Her life was highlighted with hard work, volunteerism, a...
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Ronald Lee Feindel

October 31, 1945 - November 25, 2017

Ronald Lee Feindel, 72, passed away Nov. 25, 2017. Funeral Service 2pm Wed., Nov. 29th with visitation one hour prior at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel. Burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Arr: McGilley & Sheil Chapel 816-353-6555.
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Harold D. Knipp

December 30, 1928 - November 17, 2017

Harold David Knipp was born on December 30, 1928 in Tipton, Missouri. He passed away on November 17, 2017. He is preceded in death by his mother Alma Baker Knipp, father Henry William Knipp, sister Lola Knipp Jacobson, and brother Jerry Knipp. He leaves behind his brother William Knipp as well as his wife Helen Cummings of the home. Sons David Knipp and his wife Susan, Douglas Knipp and his...
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Constance Jean Kauzlarich

April 11, 1947 - November 6, 2017

Constance Jean Kauzlarich, passed away November 6, 2017. Funeral service 12pm Sat., November 11, 2017 with visitation beginning at 10am at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St. KCMO 64133. Interment following in Swan Lake Cemetery.Constance wrote her own obituary.growing up with 9 siblings and one bathroom may not have been much fun, but as adults we have had a marvelous time. Our family...
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Caterina L. DiGaetano

July 29, 1944 - October 27, 2017

Caterina DiGaetano, 73, tragically passed away on Oct. 27, 2017 at Centerpoint Medical Center surrounded by her family. Visitation from 10am-noon on Wed., Nov. 1, 2017 at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church (10010 E. 40HWY Indep. MO 64052) with Mass of Christian Burial beginning at noon. Entombment to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.Caterina was born July 29, 1944 in Camporeale, Sicily, Italy and...
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Donald Eugene Lynn

March 2, 1934 - October 25, 2017

Donald Eugene "Don" Lynn, 83, of Blue Springs, MO passed away October 25, 2017. All services held at St. Mark's Catholic Church, 3736 Lee's Summit Rd., Indep., MO. Rosary recited at 3:30pm on Sunday, Oct. 29th with visitation following from 4-6pm. Mass of Christian Burial 10 AM Monday. Oct. 30th followed by burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Don was born March 2, 1934 in Kansas City, MO to Edward and...
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Delbert Jackson Robinson

February 14, 1929 - October 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home, Kansas City, MO.
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David C. DeGraeve

August 4, 1960 - October 13, 2017

David DeGraeve passed away October 13, 2017 surrounded by family and friends, after a short battle with lung cancer. Visitation, Mass and reception will be at St. Marks Catholic Church, 3736 S. Lee's Summit Road, Independence, MO 64055. Visitation will be from 5-8pm on Tuesday, October 17th. Mass of Christian Burial 11am Wednesday, October 18th with burial immediately following at Mt. Olivet...
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Ruby Gumminger

June 12, 1930 - October 7, 2017

Ruby Carlene Gumminger, of Independence, MO passed away October 7, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be 11am, Friday, October 13, 2017 at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church, 10017 E. 36th Terr. S. Independence, MO 64052. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral. Burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. She spent part of her life at Gillis Home, where memorial contributions...
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Jamie Szturo

October 7, 1955 - October 7, 2017

JAMIE (PHILLIPS) SZTUROOCT. 7, 1955 - OCT. 7, 2017Jamie (Phillips) Szturo passed away Saturday afternoon on her 62nd birthday, October 7, 2017, in the company of her husband and two sons. A visitation will be held from 10-11am on Wednesday, October 11th at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, where Jamie was a member. The church is located at 1029 Bennington Ave, Kansas City, MO 64126. The rosary...
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Margarete M. Zinser

April 5, 1928 - October 6, 2017

Margarete M. "Gretel" Zinser, 89, died peacefully on Friday, October 6, 2017 in her Ballwin, MO home. She was born on April 4, 1928 in a small town in Bavaria, Germany. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Walter Zinser and lived more than 60 years in the Raytown area.Gretel was a long time dedicated member of the German-American Club of Kansas City, particularly enjoying...
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Eligio Hernandez Martinez

August 1, 1957 - October 4, 2017

Leo Martinez, 60, passed away October 4, 2017. Visitation 6-8pm Monday, October 9th at McGilley & Sheil Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial 10 am Tuesday, October 10th at St. Bernadette's Catholic Church, 9020 E. 51st Terr. KCMO. Burial to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Online condolences to www.mcgilleysheil.com. Arr: McGilley& Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St., Kansas City, MO 64133, 816-353...
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Patsy Ruth Westman

September 7, 1926 - September 29, 2017

Patsy R. Westman, 91, of Independence, MO passed away September 29, 2017. Visitation from 6-8pm Tues., Oct. 3rd and funeral service 10am Wed., Oct. 4th at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel. Burial to follow in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.Patsy was a lifelong resident of the Kansas City area and resided at her current residence for 49 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John and is...
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Jean O. Walruff

July 20, 1928 - September 11, 2017

Jean O. Walruff, 89, of Raymore, MO passed away Sept. 11, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial 1pm Friday, Sept. 15th with visitation beginning one hour prior at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1800 SW Route 150, Lee's Summit, MO. Interment following in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.Jean was born July 20, 1928 in Mt. Vernon, WA to Julius and Olive Moa. She graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in 1946. On New Years...
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Eva Frances Zaner

January 19, 1933 - September 9, 2017

Eva Frances "Fran" Zaner, 84, of Kansas City, MO passed peacefully unto the Lord on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Stonecrest Assisted Living. The Rosary will be recited at 10am Saturday, September 16, 2017 with visitation to follow and Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 11:30am at St. Therese Catholic Church, 7207 NW HWY 9, Parkville, MO. Burial to follow in Resurrection North Cemetery.Fran...
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Marilyn J. Coons

February 6, 1935 - September 6, 2017

Marilyn Jane Coons, known to her friends as Lynn, of Kansas City, MO passed away on September 6, 2017. Visitation from 6-8pm on Monday, Sept. 11th at McGilley & Sheil Chapel with Rosary recited at 5:30pm. Mass of Christian Burial 10am Tuesday, Sept. 12th at St. Bernadette's Catholic Church, 9020 E. 51st Terr., Kansas City, with a graveside service to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.Lynn was...
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Thomas D. Cushenbery

May 4, 1923 - September 4, 2017

Thomas D. Cushenbery, 94, of Kansas City, MO, passed away on September 4, 2017. Visitation from 6-8pm Friday, September 8, 2017 at the McGilley Sheil Chapel. Funeral service 10am, Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the chapel with burial following in Forest Hill Cemetery. Arr: McGilley Sheil, 11924 E. 47th St, Kansas City, MO 64133, 816-353-6555.
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Shirley Ann Wenzel

April 11, 1931 - September 2, 2017

Shirley Ann Wenzel, age 86, of Kansas City, MO, left her loving family on September 2, 2017. Visitation services 6pm-9pm Thursday, September 7, 2017 at McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home with rosary recited at 6pm. Mass of Christian Burial 11am Friday, September 8, 2017 at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church, 10010 E. 40 HWY, Independence, MO. Burial at Mt Olivet Cemetery, Raytown, MO.Shirley was...
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John O. Hammons

August 28, 1925 - August 28, 2017

John O. Hammons, 92, of Independence, MO passed away Monday, August 28, 2017 in Independence, MO after a brief battle with cancer. Visitation 6-8pm Thursday, August 31, 2017 at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St., KCMO 64133. Funeral service 1:30pm Friday, September 1, 2017 at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel with burial to follow at The Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, MO....
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Clara Virginia Setter

September 4, 1921 - August 25, 2017

Clara Virginia Setter, 95, of Kansas City, MO passed away August 25, 2017. Visitation will be 10am, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11am, Saturday, September 2, 2017 at St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church, 8941 James A. Reed Rd, Kansas City, MO 64138. Burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Clara was born September 4, 1921 to Frank and Wanda O'Bara in Kansas City, MO. She attended Manchester...
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Jeanne M. Traxler

January 2, 1932 - August 24, 2017

Jeanne M. (Sheehan) Traxler, 85, of Kansas City, MO passed away August 24, 2017. Visitation will be 9am, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10am, Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 9020 E. 51st Terr, Kansas City, MO 64133. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Jeanne was born January 2, 1932 to Bernard and Elizabeth Sheehan in Ottumwa, IA. She married war hero...
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Randall Eugene Battagler

May 1, 1952 - August 23, 2017

Randall E. Battagler, 65, passed away Aug. 23, 2017. Visitation 4-6pm Sun., Aug., 27th at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St., KCMO 64133. Funeral Mass held 11am Mon., August 28th at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 7009 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, MO 64133. Memorial contributions to:Shawn Battagler3816 S. Greystone CourtSuite BSpringfield, MO 65804Contributions will go toward...
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Betty M. Ogrizovich

June 21, 1927 - August 23, 2017

In Memory of Betty Marie (Bradley) OgrizovichJune 21, 1927 - August 23, 2017Funeral service 10am Saturday, August 27, 2017 at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel with visitation one hour prior. Burial to follow in Mt. Washington Cemetery.Betty was born in Topeka, KS on June 21st, 1927 to Thomas and Christina Bradley and passed away at Centerpoint Medical Center on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. She was...
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J. Kathy White

May 20, 1931 - August 14, 2017

Juanita Kathlyne "Kathy" White, 86, Lee's Summit, MO, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017. Visitation 5-7pm Thursday, Aug. 17th at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1800 SW 150HWY, Lee's Summit, MO 64082 with Rosary prayed at 7pm. Mass of Christian Burial 10am Friday, Aug. 18th at the church with burial following in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.Kathy was born May 20, 1931 in Mendon, MO. After graduating from...
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Deborah Renee Mitchell

August 20, 1959 - August 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home, Kansas City, MO.
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Edward Patrick Linton

November 30, 1938 - August 4, 2017

Master Gunnery Sergeant Edward Patrick Linton, 78, of Independence, MO was relieved from his human duties on the morning of Aug. 4, 2017. His new commanding officer, our Heavenly Father, is now in total command. Edward's new mission is to enjoy the fruits of his labor while protecting the skies of Heaven. Visitation Thurs., Aug. 10th from 6-8pm at St. Bernadette's Catholic Church, 9020 E. 51st...
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Carl Joseph Grimes

August 8, 1941 - July 30, 2017

Carl "Joe" Grimes, 75, Kansas City, MO, passed away July 30, 2017. The Rosary will be prayed at 5:30 p.m. followed by visitation until 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 9020 E. 51st Terr., Kansas City, MO 64133. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, at the church. Burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Carl was a United States Navy veteran and a retired...
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Suzanne M. Alvarez

April 13, 1971 - July 26, 2017

Suzanne Michelle Alvarez, 46, passed away Wednesday July 26, 2017. Visitation will be Friday, August 4, 2017 from 6-8pm at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St. KC, MO. The Funeral Mass will be 11am on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 8812 E. Gregory Blvd., Raytown, MO 64133. Suzanne was the precious daughter of Claudia Vaughn Alvarez Rouchka, beloved...
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Louis Vukich

December 7, 1935 - July 26, 2017

Lou Vukich, 81, of Independence, MO passed away July 26, 2017. Visitation Fri., July 28th from 6-8pm with rosary recited at 6pm at the McGilley and Sheil Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial 10am Sat., July 29th at St. Ann's Catholic Church, 10109 E. Lexington Ave., Indep., with interment following in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.Lou was born December 7, 1935 in Detroit, MI. He spent four years serving in the...
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Bobbie Louise Sumpter

January 29, 1935 - July 23, 2017

Bobbie Hohensee Sumpter, 82, of Raytown, MO passed away July 23, 2017. She was born January 29, 1935 to Vernon Hohensee and June Mason Hohensee Still. She married James R. Sumpter in 1950. Bobbie was a member of DAR and VFW. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one sister and one brother. Survivors include three daughters, Linda (John) Clark, Kingsville, MO; Patricia (Mike) Biondi,...
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Christine Panuco

October 4, 1927 - July 23, 2017

Christine Panuco, 89, of Kansas City, MO passed away July 23, 2017. Rosary will be prayed at 5:30pm, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, followed by visitation until 8pm at McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10am, Thursday, at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 9020 E. 51st Terr, Kansas City, MO 64133. Private burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Christine was born October 4,...
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Janet M. Beck

October 31, 1933 - July 22, 2017

Janet M. Beck, 83, of Kansas City, MO passed away July 23, 2017. Visitation is 10am, Thursday, July 27, 2017, with the Rosary to be prayed at 11:30am, and Mass of Christian Burial to begin immediately after the Rosary at 12pm, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 8812 E. Gregory, Raytown, MO 64133. Burial in Forest Hill Cemetery. Janet is survived by her 8 children, 22 grandchildren and 26...
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David W. Bruns

March 7, 1958 - July 22, 2017

David W. Bruns, 59, of Blue Springs, MO went to be with the Lord on July 21, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial 10am Sat., July 29th with rosary recited at 8:30am followed by visitation at 9am at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 4313 SW State Route 7, Blue Springs, MO 64014. Burial to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.David was born March 7, 1958 in Kansas City, MO to David and Elaine Bruns. He was...
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Kevin Patrick Kelly

March 29, 1951 - July 21, 2017

Kevin Patrick Kelly, 66, of Kansas City, MO passed away July 21, 2017. He did not survive the Trump presidency. Visitation from 6-8pm Thurs., Aug. 3rd with rosary recited at 7pm at St. Therese Little Flower Parish, 5814 Euclid Ave., KCMO 64130. Funeral Mass 10am Fri., Aug. 4th at the church. Inurnment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.Kevin was born March 29, 1951 in Parsons, KS to Clifford and Thresa Kelly...
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Harry L. Bone

March 6, 1929 - July 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home, Kansas City, MO.
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Betty Jane Holbrook

October 25, 1926 - July 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home, Kansas City, MO.
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Florence M. Dawson

April 11, 1926 - July 16, 2017

Florence M. Dawson, 91, of Independence, MO passed away July 16, 2017. Visitation will be 10am followed by funeral services at 11am on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the McGilley and Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St., Kansas City, MO 64133. Florence was born April 11, 1926 in Chicago, IL to Sam and Jennie Zito. She married Thomas "Jerel" Dawson on April 4, 1947. She was a member of Nativity of Mary...
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Ann Wolf

January 10, 1934 - July 5, 2017

Ann (Hoffman Stephenson) Wolf, 83, passed away July 5, 2017. Visitation from 6-8pm Mon., July 10th with rosary recited at 5:30pm at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel. Funeral Service 12pm Tues. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 318 Benton Blvd KCMO 64124. Ann was born Jan. 10, 1934 in Kansas City, MO to Zehner & Julia (Cavanaugh) Hoffman. She was a graduate of Cardinal Glennon High School. Ann...
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Sylvia F. Livingston

July 26, 1931 - July 5, 2017

Sylvia F. Livingston, 85, of Topeka, KS passed away after a sudden illness on July 5, 2017 surrounded by family at Aldersgate Hospice in Topeka, KS. Funeral Service 11am Mon., July10, 2017 with visitation one hour prior. Burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery.Sylvia was born on July 26, 1931 in Pittsburg, Ks to George Epple and Myrtle Snyder. She was the fifth of seven children. Her 6 siblings...
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Peter J. Quiroga

May 19, 1937 - July 3, 2017

Peter J. "Pete" Quiroga began his journey to Eternal Rest July 3, 2017. He was born in Kansas City, KS. He was married to the love of his life, Mary (Nunez) for 11 years, who preceded him in death and now they will be reunited in Eternal Life. Pete was also preceded in death by his parents, Melquiades and Natalia (Sauceda) Quiroga and his brothers, Mickey, Gregory D., Andrew, Gregory P., and...
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Peter John Slusarczyk

February 27, 1979 - June 16, 2017

Peter John "Petey" Slusarczyk was born February 27, 1979 in Independence, Missouri. He graduated from Nativity of Mary grade school and attended St. Mary's High School before graduating from Raytown High School. Petey was a skilled craftsman who enjoyed creating, making people laugh and having fun. He had a kind heart as well as family and friends who he loved, and who loved him dearly. Petey...
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Leona J. Totta

September 14, 1926 - June 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home, Kansas City, MO.
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Daniel Michael Elo

September 12, 1953 - June 6, 2017

Daniel M. Elo Jr. of Kansas City MO passed away at home on June 6, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Visitation held at the McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home on June 11, 2017 from 4-6pm. A celebration of life held at 10am on June 12, 2017 at the McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home. No graveside service.Daniel was born on September 12, 1953 in St. Joseph, MO to Eva A. Elo (ne: Martin) and Daniel...
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Richard Lee Karns

October 8, 1945 - May 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home, Kansas City, MO.
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Ronnie Lee Thomas

February 21, 1954 - May 28, 2017

Ronnie Lee Thomas, 63, of Kansas City, KS passed away unexpectedly on May 27, 2017 at his home. A memorial visitation will be from 5-7pm Friday, June 2nd at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel.Ronnie was born on February 21, 1954 in Kansas City, MO to Fred & Mildred Thomas. He was an avid biker; involved with many biker organizations, benefits and local charities. Anyone who knew Ronnie knew how...
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Mary K. Brabant

March 3, 1923 - May 24, 2017

Mary Kathryn Brabant, 94, a resident of the Missouri Veterans Home in Warrensburg, MO, formally of Raytown, MO left this earthly world on May 24, 2017. Visitation will be from 6-8pmon Tues., May 30th at the McGilley and Sheil Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10am on Wed., May 31st at Our Lady of Lourdes, 7009 Blue Ridge Blvd., KCMO with burial following at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Mary was...
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David Thomas Jones

April 24, 1926 - May 7, 2017

David Thomas Jones, 91 of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017 surrounded by his wife Helen and his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.David is survived by his wife Helen of 70 years, who he lovingly referred to as "his Honey-Bunny-Boo". He is also survived by his children, Dale Jones, Alan Jones, Joyce Stanley, Phyllis Buller (Terry), Mary Slatten,...
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Terrence Joseph Jones

October 17, 1927 - April 30, 2017

Terrence J. Jones Jr., 89, of Independence, MO (formerly of Lee's Summit, MO) passed away peacefully at home with his family on April 30, 2017. Visitation held from 6-8pm at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel on Friday, May 5, 2017. Funeral service held at 10am on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1800 MO-150, Lee's Summit, MO 64082, with burial following in Mt. Olivet...
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Charles F. Pescetto

October 4, 1940 - April 28, 2017

Charles F. Pescetto, 76, of Kansas City, passed away on Friday, April 28, 2017. CF was born in Independence, MO on October 4, 1940 to Peter and Anna Mae Pescetto. He grew up in Columbia, MO and attended Columbia Hickman High School. CF attended University of Missouri, Columbia, then graduated from UMKC School of Pharmacy in 1963. He began his career at Blue Valley Clinic and retired from Truman...
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Evelyn Mae Krout

December 30, 1944 - April 28, 2017

Evelyn Mae Krout, 72, of Blue Springs, MO passed away April 28, 2017 at the Villages of Jackson Creek. Funeral service Thurs., May 4th at 12:30pm at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel with visitation one hour prior. Burial to follow in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Arr: McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St., KCMO 64133, 816-353-6555.
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Larry D. Erickson

August 29, 1943 - April 28, 2017

Larry Duane Erikson was born August 29, 1943 in Horton, KS to Warren K. and Gladys G. Erikson. He grew up a country farm boy near Robinson, KS attending school there through the 12th grade. Larry was baptized and confirmed at the Upper Wolf Lutheran Church. He played football and basketball during high school and belonged to 4-H. He loved projects with cattle, hogs and gardening.Larry attended...
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Charles A. McGaffey

April 24, 1953 - April 20, 2017

Charles A. "Charlie" McGaffey, 63, passed away April 20, 2017. Visitation held at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel on Monday, April 24, 2017 from 10:30am to 11am with funeral service beginning at 11am. Burial following in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Arr: McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St., Kansas City, MO 64133, 816-353-6555.
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Eva Maria Risser

January 15, 1936 - April 13, 2017

Eva Maria (Burkardt) Risser (1936 -2017) peacefully entered God's loving embrace, surrounded by her family on Thursday April 13, 2017. She was the true core and bright shining light of our family, and somehow managed to keep us all on the right track. This is a tremendous loss, as she was loved by all. She treated each of us as special and important - always encouraging each one of us to be our...
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Christine R. Langley

March 6, 1958 - April 11, 2017

Christine R. Langley, 59 passed away April 11, 2017. Funeral Service 1:30pm Sat., April 15th at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel with visitation beginning at 12pm. Arr: McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St., KCMO 64133, 816-353-6555.
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Wilbur Jean Nichols

August 4, 1928 - April 4, 2017

Wilbur (Short) Jean Nichols of Independence, MO passed away peacefully on April 4, 2017 at his home. Visitation will be from 11am-12pm at the McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home, with graveside service to follow in Blue Springs Cemetery on Monday, April 10, 2017.Wilbur was born August 4, 1928 in Benton County, AR to Jesse Franklin and Marjorie Jean (Legg) Nichols. He married Betty Jean (Mooneyham)...
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Thomas Jerel Dawson

March 2, 1924 - March 28, 2017

Thomas "Jerel" Dawson, 93, of Independence, MO passed away March 28, 2017. Visitation will be 10am, followed by funeral services at 11am, Friday, March 31, 2017 at McGilley Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St, Kansas City, MO 64133. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, 4801 E. Linwood Blvd, #1429, Kansas City, MO 64128 and/or Crossroads Hospice, 14310 E...
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Jerry A. Beggs

September 6, 1989 - March 27, 2017

Jerry A. Beggs, Jr., 27, passed away March 27, 2017. Funeral service 11am Thurs., April 6th at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St., KCMO 64133, with visitation one hour prior. Burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Arr: McGilley & Sheil Chapel 816-353-6555.
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Lawrence Kelly

July 26, 1946 - March 23, 2017

Lawrence J. (Larry) "Boots" Kelly, 70, of Raytown MO went to his heavenly home by way of the Great White Buck in the sky, on March 23, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents John E. Kelly, Sr. and Etta B. (Bauch) Kelly and brother James (J.T.) Kelly. Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Joan M. Kelly, daughter Shelly Wheeler (Kameron), two grandchildren Bryson and Bailey Wheeler,...
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Harry H. Compton

September 22, 1934 - March 11, 2017

Harry H. Compton, 82, of Independence, MO passed away March 11, 2017. Memorial service held 1pm Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th Street, Kansas City, MO 64133, 816-353-6555.
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Catherine B. Locascio

July 12, 1924 - March 8, 2017

Catherine (Dedee) B. Locascio, 92, passed away peacefully at her daughter's home, surrounded by family. She was born July 12, 1924 to Dominick and Rose Ingolia in Kansas City, MO. She was a member of St. Mark's Catholic Church since 1968, where she was an integral part of organizing the annual St. Joseph Table. She was a Red Hat member for many years. She retired as a grocery checker at...
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Mary M. Wilane

May 19, 1942 - February 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home, Kansas City, MO.
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William C. Eckstein

January 29, 1921 - February 21, 2017

William "Bill" Eckstein, 96, of Independence, MO passed away February 21, 2017. Visitation Fri., Feb. 24th from 6-8pm with rosary recited at 6pm. Mass of Christian Burial 10am Sat., Feb. 25th with entombment following in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. All services held at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church, 10010 E. 40 HWY, Indep.Bill was born January 29, 1921 in Coldwater, OH to Henry and Veronica Eckstein...
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Joseph Gerard Fournier

January 10, 1930 - February 20, 2017

Jerry Fournier, 87, passed on to the Lord February 20, 2017 at the Kansas City Hospice House with many members of his large family at his side. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday February 25th at St. Regis Catholic Church, 8941 James A. Reed Road, Kansas City, MO. with entombment following at Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery in Raytown, MO. On Friday evening there will be a...
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Geraldine Ann Henry

September 5, 1942 - February 16, 2017

Geraldine Ann Henry, 74 of Kansas City, MO passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 at her home. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, February 20, 2017 at 9am at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 3934 Washington, Kansas City, MO with burial to follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The visitation will be held at the McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 5pm to 7pm...
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Robert Pettijohn

June 19, 1957 - February 12, 2017

Robert Lee Pettijohn, 59, died Feb. 12, 2017. He is survived by the love of his life, Ray, Purgatory, his crew, 2 grandchildren and animals. Raising his hair to reveal to all others "Read my neck.." Cremation, no services at this time. Online condolences and more info at www.mcgilleysheil.com. Arr: McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 816-353-6555.
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Regina C. FIGHTMASTER

November 22, 1924 - February 6, 2017

Regina Cecelia Fightmaster, 92, of Raytown, MO passed away February 6, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial 11am Fri., February 10, 2017 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church (8812 E. Gregory Blvd., Raytown, MO 64133) with visitation beginning at 9am. Burial following in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.Regina was born November 22, 1924 in Kansas City, KS to Joseph and Anna (Sima) Chontos. She was a 1942 graduate...
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Leone M. Batson

August 12, 1916 - February 5, 2017

Leone M. Batson, 100, of Gardner, Kansas passed away February 5, 2017 at the age of 100. Leone was born August 12, 1916 in Santiago, Minnesota to George and Iva Keeler. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years Marion Carl Batson, son Robert Duane Batson, one grandson and one granddaughter. Survivors include her children Iva Mae McCullough and Mary Alice Kontoulas, 12 grandchildren,...
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Evelyn Geraldine Flewelling

October 3, 1927 - February 2, 2017

Evelyn Geraldine Flewelling, 89, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Centerpoint Medical Center. Funeral service 10am Monday, February 6, 2017 at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel with visitation one hour prior. Burial directly following in Ft. Scott National Cemetery, Ft. Scott, KS.Evelyn was born October 3, 1927 in Missouri Valley, Iowa to Robert L. and Ethel Mae (Rice) Jones. Evelyn...
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Oliver Mayo Spotts

November 19, 1925 - February 2, 2017

Oliver Mayo Spotts, 91, passed away on February 2, 2017 with family and a friend by his side in North Kansas City. Funeral service 10am Mon., Feb. 6th at the Noland Road Chapel, 509 S. Noland Rd., Independence, MO 64050 with visitation one hour prior. Burial following in Clifton Hill, MO Cemetery.Oliver was born November 19, 1925 on a farm near Clifton Hill, MO to Ollie H. & Thelma Mayo...
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Frances O. Barrett

July 19, 1926 - January 20, 2017

Frances "Odell" Barrett, 90 years old, passed away on January 20, 2017 at Hidden Lake Care Center. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the McGilley and Sheil Funeral Home (11924 E. 47th St, Kansas City. MO 64133). Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at St. Bernadette Parish (9020 E. 51st Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64133)...
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Katie A. McDaniel

February 12, 1975 - January 20, 2017

Katherine (Katie) McDaniel passed away on Friday, January 20th in her home in Pleasant Hill, MO. A Memorial Service will be held at McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home at 11924 E. 47th Street on Saturday, January 28th at 2:00 pm with visitation one hour prior to the service. Donations can be made to Crossroads Hospice and Wayside Waifs of Kansas City. Katie was born on February 12, 1975 in...
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Lucy H. Lamb

September 5, 1931 - January 17, 2017

On January 17, 2017, Lucy Lamb passed from this world on to her reward in heaven. Visitation will be Friday, January 20, 2017 from 5-8pm with the Rosary recited at 5pm at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church, 10017 E. 36th Terr., Independence, MO 64052. Mass of Christian Burial 10am Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the church. Burial to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.Lucy was born September 5, 1931 in...
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Marguerite Elaine Shults

June 16, 1928 - January 12, 2017

Marguerite Elaine O'Leary Shults, Raytown, MO, passed away January 29, 2017. Visitation will be 6-8pm, Wednesday, February 1st at McGilley Sheil Chapel, with a prayer service starting at 6pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10am, Thursday, February 2nd at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 8812 E. Gregory Blvd, Raytown, MO 64133. Marguerite was born in Greenleaf, KS to Francis J. and Mabel...
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Lucy C. Weber

April 22, 1923 - January 11, 2017

Lucy Christina Weber, 93, of Lee's Summit, MO passed away on January 11, 2017 at John Knox Village Care Center. Visitation will be at St Patrick's Church in Kansas City north on January 17, 2017 from 9:30 to 10:30 AM with the Funeral immediately following. Burial will be at Resurrection North Cemetery. Lucy Christina Haverkamp Weber, was born on April 22, 1923 to Clement Lawrence Haverkamp and...
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Clarence Rose

December 30, 1926 - January 10, 2017

Clarence "Steve" Rose, 90, of Kansas City, MO passed away January 10, 2017. Funeral service 10am Saturday, Jan. 14th at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel with visitation one hour prior. Burial following in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.Steve was born December 30, 1926 in Clarence, MO to Clarence and Mary (Riley) Rose. He served in the Army during WWII. Steve's early career was with the Milwaukee Railroad for...
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Timothy Landreth

May 6, 1961 - January 8, 2017

Timothy Jon Landreth (Beany) age 55, of Forsyth, Missouri passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on January 8th, 2017.Tim was born May 6th 1961 to Bert and Jeannette Landreth (Young) from Springfield, Missouri. Tim spent his time studying astronomy, taking beautiful photos of the world and his family, cooking, and spreading that contagious laughter. Tim's favorite times were...
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James C. Abraham

June 10, 1940 - January 2, 2017

James C. Abraham, 76, of Kansas City, MO passed away January 2, 2017. All services will be held at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel; visitation from 6-8pm Mon., Jan. 9th and funeral service 10:30am Tues., Jan 10th. Burial to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.James was born June 10, 1940 in Kansas City, MO to James H. and Margaret (Lee) Abraham. He was raised in Noel, MO and graduated from Noel High...
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Benny C. Hines

March 20, 1933 - December 29, 2016

Benny C. Hines, 83, passed away Dec. 29, 2016. Memorial Service 7pm followed by Mic-O-Say Service at 8:30pm on Thurs., Jan. 5th at the Noland Road Baptist Church, 4505 S. Noland Rd., Indep. Arr: McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 816-353-6555.
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Mary S. Phillips

October 5, 1959 - December 27, 2016

Mary S. Phillips, 57, of Kansas City, MO passed away on Dec. 27, 2016 at St. Joseph Medical Center with her family by her side after a brief illness. Cremation with inurnment at a later date.Mary was born October 5, 1959 in Kansas City, MO to Bronislaw and Maria Szturo. She attended St. Stephen's Grade School and St. Mary's High School. Mary graduated from Avila University with a B.S.N. in 1982....
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Paul C. Carr

March 23, 1931 - December 22, 2016

Paul Clyde Carr, 85, of Kansas City, MO passed away Dec. 22, 2016. Memorial service 11am Tues., Dec. 27, 2016 with visitation starting at 10am at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel. Burial following the service at Mt. Washington Cemetery in Independence. Paul was born March 22, 1931 to Walter and Margaret Carr. He attended Manual High School in Kansas City before enlisting in the Army in 1947 at age...
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Betty L. Cothran

September 22, 1926 - December 21, 2016

Betty L. Cothran, 90, passed away December 21, 2016. Visitation from 6-8pm Tues., Dec. 27th at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel. Funeral service at the chapel 10am Wed. with 1pm graveside service at Higginsville Veteran Cemetery.Betty was born September 22, 1926 in Kansas City, MO to Jasper and Louise Gillespie. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Gene; daughters, Nancy Ellen...
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Jacqueline Hunter

June 12, 1933 - December 16, 2016

Jacqueline June Hunter (Jackie Williams), 83, passed away December 16, 2016 surrounded with the love of her family. She was born June 12, 1933 in Kansas City, KS, the daughter of John and Eva Williams. Jackie was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her daughter, Kelly (Garon), her son Michael (Monica) and who she was proud of most was her precious grandchildren; Austin Hunter,...
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John J. Asbury

September 16, 1930 - December 15, 2016

John J. Asbury, 86, of Kansas City, MO passed away December 15, 2016. Visitation will be 11am, Monday, December 19, 2016 at McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 12pm, at the funeral home, with burial in New Salem Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 208 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60604. John is preceded in...
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June A. Roberts

May 31, 1946 - December 2, 2016

June A. Roberts, passed away December 2, 2016. Visitation will be 1:30pm, Monday, December 5, 2016 at McGilley Sheil Funeral Home. Funeral service will begin at 2:30pm at the funeral home with burial to follow in Floral Hills Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.
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Laura Barton

January 21, 1939 - November 30, 2016

Laura Belle "Bear" Barton, 77, of Kansas City, MO passed away November 30, 2016. Visitation will be 9-10am, Saturday, December 3rd at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel, followed by a graveside service at 10:30am in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Laura Belle was born January 21, 1939 to Robert and Edna McGain in Kansas City, MO. She spent her entire life in the KC area, where she would end up...
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Yvette G. Gavin

October 20, 1945 - November 23, 2016

Yvette G. Gavin, RN, 71, of Independence, MO passed away November 23, 2016. She was born on October 20, 1945 to Thomas, Sr. and Ruth Gavin in Kansas City, MO. Yvette is preceded in death by her father Thomas Gavin, Sr.; and brothers Thomas, Jr. and Edward Gavin. She is survived by her mother, Ruth Gavin; children Robert Cavanaugh, Jr., Cara Sharp and her son, Chandler, and Christopher Rapp and...
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Margaret E. Roberson

July 4, 1923 - November 22, 2016

Margaret E. Roberson, 93 of Independence, MO passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at Centerpoint Medical Center. Funeral service will be Monday, November 28 at 7:30 pm with visitation from 6:00 to 7:30pm at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St. Kansas City, MO. Graveside service will be Tuesday, November 29 at 12:00 pm at the Greenwood Cemetery, Council Grove, KS. Margaret was born...
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Joan Walker

November 25, 1928 - November 20, 2016

Joan Swinehart Walker, 87, of Independence, MO departed this life peacefully at home on November 20, 2016. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, December 3rd from 12:00-3:00 p.m. at the Drury Inn, 20300 E. 42nd St., Independence, MO 64015 in Meeting Room #109. Call 1-559-303-5610 for further information.Joan was born in Kansas City, MO to Guy and Nelle Swinehart on November 25, 1928....
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Larry Francis Stoll

June 26, 1937 - November 18, 2016

Larry F. Stoll, 79, passed in his sleep early Sunday morning November 20, 2016 after a battle with pancreas cancer. Larry was blessed to be surrounded by his family prior to his passing. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 26th from 10am-12pm at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel.Larry was born June 26, 1937 in Lamoni, IA to Howard and Wilma Stoll who were dairy farmers. He graduated...
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Robert A. Gonzales

December 5, 1948 - November 18, 2016

Robert Anthony Gonzales, Sr. of Kansas City, MO passed away Friday, November 18, 2016 at St. Joseph Medical Center. A Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, November 22nd from 6- 7pm with Rosary recited at 7pm at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St, Kansas City, MO, 64133. Robert was born December 5, 1948 in Kansas City, MO to Jesse and Virginia (Audelo) Gonzales, Sr. He...
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Eric Christopher Braeden

November 7, 1941 - November 17, 2016

Much loved brother, Eric "Chris" Braeden (aka Moses Chrisco), 75, passed away on Nov. 17, 2016. A celebration of life to be held on Sunday, Nov. 27th at Spirit of Hope MCC, 3801 Wyandotte, Kansas City MO 64111 (816-931-0750). Visitation from 2-3 p.m. and Service from 3-4 p.m.Eric was born Nov. 7, 1941 in Round Spring, MO. He resided with his oldest sister, Marian, who cared for him in his later...
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