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Donald G. Reese

Donald Garland Reese passed away Thursday May 20, 2021 and left a huge hole in our hearts. Don was born on July 23, 1937 and lived most of his life in the greater Kansas City area. He graduated from Turner High School in 1956, received a business degree from Rockhurst College and a Master’s Degree…

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Deborah Denise (Dethloff) Laffoon

Deborah Denise (Dethloff) Laffoon, born the 24th of February 1952,  left this world to join the Lord on Sunday May 16th 2021.  Daughter of Carl Ray Dethloff and Ellen Allena  (Austin) Dethloff,  Debbie is survived by her Husband Gary Robert Laffoon whom she Married in 1972 and her two children Christopher Lee Laffoon and Lisa…

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Carolyn L. Goeke

The sunrise was a bit dimmer on May 11, 2021 as Carolyn Lee Goeke claimed her eternal reward and joined her parents Arden and Imogene (Robertson) Kurtz in heaven after a three-year struggle with pulmonary fibrosis. While we mourn the loss of this great woman, we marvel at the positive impact she had during her…

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Mark Jenkins

Mark Jenkins died peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on May 8, 2021. Born in Kansas City on June 2, 1953, to Virginia and Wyatt Jenkins, Mark was the much-loved baby of eight Jenkins children, five of whom survive him: Robert, Luanne, Suzie, Peggy and Bebe. His kindness and gentle nature were evident early on…

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E. Jean (Miroslaw) Rogers

September 7, 1939 – May 11, 2021 Jean Rogers, age 81, of Shawnee, KS, passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Jean was born September 7, 1939 in Kansas City, MO to Edward Miroslaw and Marge Hanis. Jean is survived by her son John Grika, Jr (Jana) and daughter Janis Smit, 4 grandchildren: John Grika…

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Donald James Christenson

Donald James Christenson passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of May 11, 2021. He was 90 years old. Donald was born in Dawson, Minnesota in May of 1930 the second child of James and Esther (Johnson) Christenson. Growing up in rural Minnesota, Donald graduated from Dawson High School in 1948. Upon graduation, he…

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Bonnie L. Bratcher

Bonnie L. Bratcher died on May 11, 2021 of heart complications. Born February 13, 1943 in Cherokee, IA to Lawrence G. Rupp and Hazel (Flanigan) Rupp. She graduated from Briar Cliff College in Sioux City, IA. She worked for the Kansas City Missouri Parks and Recreation Department for 34 years supervising at different times Golden…

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Nancy Babcock

Nancy Babcock of Mission, KS passed away April 23rd, 2021 losing her battle with cancer.   She dedicated her life taking care of grandkids.   She was survived by her children Michael Sandidge, David Leonard, Patty Leonard, Amanda Rudy, and Dan Dady. She raised 4 grandkids Cassandra, Clare, Chase, and Joleen. She enjoyed many more…

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Donna Trussell

Donna Trussell, 82, of Overland Park Kansas, passed away April 11th at home.  Donna was born April 26th, 1938 in Beloit, Kansas. She married William Trussell on June 3rd, 1956. Shortly after they moved to Honolulu Hawaii where Bill served in the Navy for three years.  Four children were born to the union. After moving…

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Donald Eugene Gipson

Donald Eugene Gipson passed away May 1, 2021 at age 92. He leaves behind his wife of 71 years Grace Graham Gipson, 3 sons, Michael Gipson, Donald S. Gipson, John Gipson, and 1 daughter Melinda Gipson Bailey. Don worked for A&P grocery stores for 35 years then co-owned United Super Grocery Stores with his 3…

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Obituaries & Condolences

Rudolph Hiram, Broadnax, Jr. (Lil Rudy)

Dr. Thomas Magstadt

Jill Earnestine Sherman

Mark Douglas Clardy

Jeffrey Mark Curtis

Wilma Dean Oxley

Kelly McMasters

Doris Crawford

Mark Bretches

Barbara Louise Copps Oliver

Michael John Onderko

Betty Jean Cockburn (Osborn)