Kansas City Obituaries Cremation Center of Kansas City

Sue Istre

Sue was born May 3, 1956 and is predeceased by her parents, Jim & Margaret Pontious.  She is survived by her husband, Don Istre, siblings: Michael & Jeffery Pontious and Sharon Manges, sons: Thomas Murray & Jacob Istre, and her beloved granddaughters: Makenzie & Lacie Ellis Murray, nieces /nephews: Nicole Rico, Renee Howard, Scott Pontious, Jessie…

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Clinton R. (Hank) Bostick

Clint Bostick (88) born August 1, 1930 in Detroit, MI went Home to be with our Lord on February 3, 2019, suffering from heart failure after surviving esophageal cancer in 2018.  He was the second son born to Rudolph and Gladys Bostick.  Survived by one sister, Darlene Wills/NJ; four loving children: Krista (Lee) Campbell/FL, Becky…

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Kerry Lenore (Chalmers) Ray

Kerry Lenore (Chalmers) Ray, born October 19, 1964 in Dearborn, MI passed away September 24, 2018 at her home in Baldwin City, KS, surrounded by friends and family. Daughter of Margaret (Taylor) and Walter Chalmers. She was a graduate of Edsel Ford High school in Dearborn MI and later went on to culinary school becoming…

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George Gaylin Garver

Dr. George Gaylin Garver, 85, passed away July 26, 2017 in Kansas, the state where he was raised. He leaves his wife of 63 years, Alice VanderWeel Garver; his daughter, Janice and her husband Doug, and their daughters, Susan and Allison, and grandsons, Xander and Jaxson; his son, Stephen and his wife, Lisa and their…

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John R. Tanner

John was born September 24, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan to John H. and Izola Readle Tanner. He spent his childhood in Denver, Colorado where he graduated from Aurora High School in 1958. During his teenage years he attained the rank of Eagle Scout. John was also a swim instructor for children with Down’s Syndrome. In…

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Robert (Bob) Bruce Houston

Robert (Bob) Bruce Houston, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away June 14, 2015.  His family was by his side when he peacefully went to be with the Lord. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on June 19, 2015 at Colonial Presbyterian Church (9500 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64114). Bob was born…

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Rose Therese Huelsman, IHM

Sister Rose Huelsman passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri Services and burial will be held at the Motherhouse of her religious congregation, the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monroe, Michigan. 

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Alexander Janssen Wooldridge

Alexander Janssen Wooldridge, 88, of Prairie Village, Kansas died August 22, 2014.  He was born on September 23, 1925, in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Jay Henry and Marie Janssen Wooldridge.   A funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 27, 11:00 a.m., at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 11 E. 40th Street, Kansas City,…

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Joan Southard Silver

Joan Southard Silver was one cool lady who pursued her passion for art, both creating it and teaching it, her entire life and shared her delight in the world around her with everyone she met. Joan died Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. She was 87 and painting just days…

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Walter F. (Rick) Newhouse II

Rick was born July 6, 1949 in Benton Harbor, Michigan and moved to Kansas City, Missouri in the late 1970’s. He passed away at his home on Monday, February 17, 2014. Rick was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Mary Lou Newhouse. He leaves his brother and sister-in-law, Steven and Cheryl Newhouse, Boone, NC, his…

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Obituaries & Condolences

Robert (Bob) F. Morgan

Patricia Anne Pierce

Thomas Fred Wing

William Raymond Wood

Patricia Jewell

Susan “Susie” Elaine Buterbaugh

Scott Lee Scribner

Claude Fredrick Bumpus Sr.

Michael Norman White

Allene M. Gantz

Glen W. Payne

Joseph “Joe”  Mahlon Chase