The Kansas City Star from Kansas City, Missouri (2024)

1 Friday May 7, 1999 DEATHS AND FUNERALS THE KANSAS CITY STAR B5 Continued from B-4 GLENN H. BORCHARDT SR. Glenn H. Borchardt 94, Shawnee, KS, passed away Wednesday, 5, 1999, Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Graveside services will be 11 a.m.

Friday, May 7, at St. Joseph Cemetery, Shawnee, KS. Mr. Borchardt was born in Wyandotte County and lived in this area most of his life. He was owner and operator of Electronic Screen Printing, retiring in 1985.

Survivors include his wife, Marguerite, of the home; three sons, Glenn H. Borchardt Merriam, KS, Thomas B. Borchardt, Shawnee, KS, and Steven A. Borchardt, Westwood, KS; one daughter, Theresa Long, Shawnee Mission, KS; two sisters, Bernice Hail, Concord, CA, and Mary Ann Long, Kansas City, MO; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. (Arrangements: the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee) JACK DeFOREST CANFIELD Jack DeForest Canfield, 76, Kansas City, MO, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at his home.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel.

Mr. Canfield was born February 14, 1923, in Kansas City, MO. He valiantly served in the U.S. Marines during World War Il. He was co-owner and operator of the Quik-Stop Grocery and Deli with his wife and sister-in-law.

He leaves behind his wife, Canfield, of the home; daughter, Pamela S. Rogers, Lee's Summit, MO; son, John S. Canfield, Vista, CA; grandson, John El Canfield, Kansas City; stepgranddaughter, Kayla Morgan, Kansas City, MO; and sister-inlaw, Virginia McLaughlin, Kansas City, MO. (Arrangements: D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel) FORDIA (WEST) CHEEK Fordia (West) Cheek, 96,, Independence, MO, died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at her home.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Sheil Independence Ave. Chapel; burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Friends may call 6-8 p.m.

Friday at the funeral home. Mrs. Cheek was born June 19, 1902, in Leadmine, MO. She owned and operated Cheeks BBQ Restaurant in the Armco District for 35 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Troy Cheek.

She is survived by three generations of nieces and nephews. (Arrangements: Sheil Independence Ave. Chapel) TED RICHARD COWART Ted Richard Cowart, 67, Shell Knob, MO (formerly of Olathe, KS), passed away Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at Northwest Medical Center, Springdale, AR. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at Williamson Funeral Home, Shell Knob; burial in Viola Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Central Community United Methodist Church Building Fund in care of the funeral home. (Arrangements: Williamson Funeral Home, Shell Knob, MO) JESUS DURAN Jesus Duran, 72, Kansas City, KS, passed away May 5, 1999, at her home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 9 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Kansas City, KS; burial in Mt.

Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday at Butler Funeral Home, 22 S. 18th, where the rosary will be at 6 p.m. (Arrangements: Butler Funeral Home, 913-321-2222) CHESTER M.

EDWARDS Chester M. Edwards, 63, Parkville, MO, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at The University of Kansas Medical Center. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 416 W. 12th Kansas City, MO; burial in Memorial Park Cemetery, St.

Joseph, MO. Friends may call a.m. Saturday at the cathedral prior to the service. Mr. Edwards was a maintenance worker for Cathedral Square Towers.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, the Air National Guard, U.S. Navy and the Navy Seabees. Survivors include his sons, Rick Edwards and Danny Edwards; daughter, Terrie DeFoe; brothers, Charles Osborne, Cedric Edwards, Albert Branson; sisters, Jesse Farrell, Doris Carpenter; seven grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. (Arrangements: Passantino Bros.

Funeral Home) BETTIE LOU FINLEY Bettie Lou Finley, 72, Gladstone, MO, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at home. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at East Slope Cemetery, Riverside, MO. Visitation will be Friday May 7 6-8 pm at McGilley Antioch Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Northland Hospice or Sisters Servants of Mary.

Mrs. Finley was born June 9, 1926, in lolas, KS. She was preceded in death by her husband; Robert E. Finley, and her son; William E. Finley, 4 brothers and 4 sisters.

She is survived by her sons, Robert and wife; Joyce of Marysville, KS. Richard and wife; Toni, Marysville, KS. James and wife Emily, Parkville, MO, Raymond and wife, Debra of Kansas City North, brothers; Phil Butler, lola, KS, and Bob Butler, Dunsmuir, CA; 12 grandchil- dren; and 8 great-grandchildren. (Arrangements: McGilley Antioch Chapel, 816-453-7700) FRANKLIN D. GEORGE Franklin D.

George, 64, Mound City, MO, died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at a Kansas City, MO, hospital following an illness of one year. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at Meierhoffer Family Funeral Care, St. Joseph, MO; interment in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends p.m.

Friday at the funeral home, where friends may call after 10 a.m. Friday. Mr. George had been semi-retired from self-employment at George's Store I in Mound City, MO. He had owned and operated a service on North Oak Trafficway for 10 years.

He had also been associated with ADT Alarm Systems. Born January 30, 1935, in Gower, MO, he had resided in Mound City since 1975. He had also resided in Kansas City, MO. On December 30, 1977, he married Caroline J. Markt in Kansas City, MO; she survives of the home.

Mr. George was a member of Open Door Ministries of Northwest Missouri. He had served in the United States Air Force during peacetime. Mr. George was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Sarah Anderson George.

He is also survived by his daughter, Janel Tait, Kansas City, MO; son, Shane George, Mound City, MO; stepdaughter, Paula Michelle Fuller, Forest City, MO; two sisters, Mary Currans, St. Joseph, MO, and Ruth Kellogg, Kansas City, MO; four brothers, John George, Vernon George, and Harry all of St. Joseph, MO, and Herb George, Deepwater, MO; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. JAMES RUSSELL GODBEY James Russell Godbey, 69, Liberty, MO, passed away April 26, 1999. Graveside services will be 9 a.m.

Tuesday, May 11, at Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. (Arrangements: Charter Funerals, 921-5555) DIANNE L. HAAKE Dianne L. Haake, 20, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 1999, as a result of an auto accident near Lawrence, KS. Funeral services will be 10 a.m.

Saturday, May 8, at McGilley Memorial Chapel, 12301 State Line Kansas City. The family requests memorial contributions to the Dream Factory, 1775 North Universal Kansas City, MO 64120, in lieu of flowers. Dianne was born October 30, 1978, in Kansas City, the daughter of Barbara (Smith) Haake and Richard Haake. She was a second year honor student majorjournalism at the University of Kansas, Lawrence. Dianne will be remembered as a hard working, dedicated person whose positive attitude inspired many.

Dianne was preceded in death by her mother, Barbara Haake (Borden). Surviving are her father, Richard; her stepfather, Robert W. Borden; a brother, Christopher; two stepbrothers, Robert W. Borden Jr. and Thomas J.

Daniels; a stepsister, Jennifer L. Borden Riddle; grandmothers, Helen F. Haake and Eleanor McClung; and many more relatives and friends. (Arrangements: McGilley State Line Chapel, (816) 942-6180) MARY L. HOBBS Mary L.

Hobbs, 89, Kansas City, MO, passed away Monday, May 3, 1999. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Friday, May 7, at E.R. Morris Funeral Chapel, 4316 Troost burial in Blue Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call 2-3 p.m.

Friday at the chapel. (Arrangements: E.R. Morris Funeral Chapel) ANDREW J. HOLMAN Andrew J. Holman, 72, Peculiar, MO, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 1999, at St.

Joseph Health Center. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at E.K. George Sons Belton Chapel; burial in Belton Cemetery. Friends may call 10-11 a.m.

Saturday at the chapel. (Arrangements: E.K. George Sons, 611 Chestnut, Belton, MO (816) 322-2995) ODELL LOTTIE SR. Odell Lottie 81, Kansas City, MO, passed away Sunday, May 2, 1999, at Baptist Medical Center. Funeral services will be 11 a.m.

Saturday, May 8, at Monument of Faith Church of God in Christ, 133 Van Brunt burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Friends may call 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at the church. (Arrangements: E.R.

Morris Funeral Chapel, 4316 Troost Ave.) JOHN RAYMOND MACEK John Raymond Macek, 66, Sunrise Beach, MO, died Tuesday, May 4, 1999, at St. Marys Health Center, Jefferson City, MO. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 10, at the Shrine of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Laurie, MO.

Military honors and interment will be in the St. Patrick Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday, May 9, at the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home in Laurie, MO, where the rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Contributions may be made to the St.

Marys Foundation Heart Fund, 100 St. Marys Medical Plaza, Jefferson City, MO 65101. (Arrangements: Kidwell-Garber, Laurie, MO) Classified Funeral Notices THE MARVIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC Will Be Closed Beginning at 2 o'clock Friday and all day Saturday In Loving Memory of Jacqueline Marvin Jacqueline Lee Marvin passed away Tuesday, May 1999, at her home Kansas City, MO. Visitation will be 18-8 at p.m. McGilley Friday, Mid- May town Chapel, 20 West Linwood Boulevard, Kansas City, MO.

Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at the chapel. Pallbearers will be Mark Buckner, D.C., Peter Jouras, Curtis Nooner, Arthur Swisher, Robert Ashcroft and Richard Niederhauser. Jackie was born on November 9, 1966, in Kansas City, MO, and was a lifelong resident of Kansas City. Her schooling began at Calvary Lutheran Church and she was graduate of Calvary Lutheran High School.

She was a Campfire Girl and a volunteer at an area hospital. She continued her education at the University of Missouri at Kansas City and Penn Valley College. She completed her associate degree ee and nearly had the credits for her teaching degree. In the family tradition, she had a wide range in her love music. Natalie Cole, Karen Carpenter, Taylor Dane and Ella Fitzgerald were her favorites.

This year, Jackie was preceded in death by her father, Dr. Jack L. Marvin and her brother, Dr. Allen L. Marvin.

She is survived by her mother, Patricia Marvin, of the family home in south Kansas City; brothers, Clinton L. Marvin, Kansas City and Dr. Ronald L. Marvin and his spouse, Belinda, a nephew, Ronald and a niece, Annessa, Blue Springs, MO; a sister, Tamara Saladino and her spouse, Louis, two nephews, Marion and Jack and two nieces, Elisa and Agnesa, Lee's Summit, MO; a maternal grandfather, Charles Clark, Overland Park, KS; a paternal grandmother, Mildred Swisher and her spouse, Arthur, Overland Park, KS; an uncle, Raymond Chase and his spouse, Roseann, Kansas City, KS; three aunts, Florence Breen and her spouse, Robert, Kansas City, KS, Carolyn Kansas City, MO, and Mildred Bickford, Thousand Oaks, CA; and her brother, Dr. Allen's fiancee, Melissa Appleberry.

Jackie is remembered as an etheral free spirit who found solace in the innocence of children and comfort in the fidelity of animals. Torn between the recent loss of her father and brother and her love for those who main, she could only find peace in the hands of our Saviour. (Arrangements: McGilley Midtown Chapel) JACQUELINE L. MARVIN EDITH C. McDONALD Edith C.

McDonald, 89, passed away May 5, 1999, at Good Samaritan Center, Olathe, KS. Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Good Samaritan Center, 20705 W. 151st Olathe, KS; inumment will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at Highland Cemetery, Pittsburg, KS.

The family suggests memorials to Shawnee Mission Education Foundation, in memory of Edith McDonald, 7235 Antioch, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204. Edith was born December 15, 1909, in Melrose, KS, and was a graduate of Pittsburg State University. She taught for nine years in the public schools in Girard, KS, and 17 years at Cherokee Elementary School in the Shawnee Mission School District. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Robert McDonald. She survived by her daughters, Kay Jenkins, Shawnee, KS, and Sally McDonald, Denver, CO; son, Bill McDonald, Olathe, KS; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

(Arrangements: the Amos Family Chapel of Lenexa) WALTER A. MEYERS Walter A. Meyers, 97, Raymore, MO, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at the Raymore Health Care Center. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 22, at the Antioch Chapel in the Antioch Cemetery; inurnment in the Antioch Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to either the College of the Ozarks, Hollister, MO, or the Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Meyers was born July 7, 1901, to A.M. and Carrie E. Meyers, in Cleveland, OH.

He was a general contractor in the Johnson County area for most of his life. Mr. Meyers was preceded in death by his three wives, Ruth Elizabeth Foster, Dorothy Ann Davis and Isabel Flinn. He was also preceded in death by a son, Richard Alfred Meyers; and a brother, Lester Harley Meyers. Survivors include a son, Robert Walter Meyers, Springfield, MO; two daughters, Elizabeth Ann Riley, Sun City West, AZ, and Rev.

Scott Meyers, Greer, AZ; two brothers, Alfred Moyer Meyers, Shawnee, KS, and John Wesley Meyers, Overland Park, KS; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. (Arrangements: the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee) JACK E. MILLER Jack E. Miller, 77, Osceola, MO (formerly of Harrisonville and Garden City, MO), passed away Wednesday, May 1999, at his home near Osceola. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 8, at Dickey Funeral Home, Garden City; burial in Garden City Cemetery. Visitation will be p.m. Friday, May 7, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Clair County Hospice, Osceola, and may In loving memory "Our Miracle Boy" RICHARD LEO AUDAS March 4 to May 7, 1998 You left us one year ago today and your memory in our hearts will always be the greatest.

You touched many lives in your short 64 days. Your passing left pain, undefinable grief, and an emptiness that will never be filled. Richard, we love you buddy and your life will always be a part of ours. Your Loving Family be left at the funeral home. (Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, Garden City, MO) 4, MADALYN E.

MOSS Madalyn Esther Moss, 76, Newburg, MO (formerly of Belton, MO), died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at her home. 000 0 0 Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Atkinson Chapel, Harrisonville, burial in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Stanley, KS. Friends may call p.m. Friday at the chapel.

Survivors include three sons, Jerry W. Cox, Gouverneur, NY, William D. Cox, Lee's Summit, MO, Roy D. Ratliff, Lee's Summit, MO; two daughters, Linda E. Williams, Newburg, MO, Carolyn Sue Hallett, Belton, one brother, William Huffman, Belton, MO; three sisters, Emma Huffman, Belton, MO, Merle Lightcap, Belton, MO, Pearl Young, Shawnee Mission, KS; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

(Arrangements: Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville, MO) VERA EDITH MULLENAX Vera Edith Mullenax, 92, passed away Thursday, May 6, 1999, at Life Care Center of Overland Park. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Monday, May 10, at Resthaven Cemetery, Wichita, KS. Friends may call 2-4 p.m. Sunday, May 9, at D.W.

Newcomer's Sons Overland Park Chapel, 8201 Metcalf. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 3846 W. 75th, Prairie VilA lage, KS 66208. Mrs. Mullenax was born June 27, 1906, in Laverne, OK.

She a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Overland Park, KS, and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl H. Mullenax; and one grandson. Survivors include one son, Wesley E. Mullenax and his wife, Juanita Fay Mullenax; one grandson; four greatgrandchildren; and eight great-greatgrandchildren.

ROBERT LEE RAGSDALE Robert Lee Ragsdale, 46, Kansas City, MO, passed away Thursday, April 29, 1999. Memorial services will be held in Flint, MI; burial in River Rest Cemetery Flint, MI. (Arrangements: E.R. Morris Funeral Chapel, 4316 Troost Ave.) GRACE VIOLET RICE Grace Violet Rice, 96, Independence, MO, died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at Independence Regional Health Center. Graveside services will be 2 p.m.

Saturday, May Bicat Dodson Cemetery, Rogersville, Friends may call p.m. Friday, May 7, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Noland Road Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dodson Cemetery Fund, D.W. Newcomer's Sons Noland Road Chapel, 509 S.

Noland Independence, MO 65050. MARY V. ROSS Mary V. Ross, 81, Kansas City, KS, died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at her residence. Funeral services will be 11 a.m.

Monday, May 10, at New Horizon Missionary Baptist Church, 1928 N. 47th Kansas City KS; burial in Highland Park Cemetery. Friends may call 10-11 a.m. Monday at the church. (Arrangements: Thatcher Funeral Home) SIDNEY ROTHSTEIN Sidney Rothstein, 85, St.

Joseph, MO, passed away May 6, 1999. Funeral service will be 2. p.m. Friday, May 7, at Meierhoffer Family Funeral Care; burial in Shaare Sholem Cemetery, St. Joseph.

Family will meet with friends at the residence following the burial. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. was preceded in death by his brothers, Bill and Al, sister, Ray, and wife Martha. Survivors include two children, Natalie and Jordan, brother, Leonard, nine grandchildren, and four greatgrandchildren. He was a 32nd degree Shriner.

HERMAN A. "GUS" SALLAZ Herman A. "Gus" Sallaz, 76, Clinton, MO, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at his home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at VansantMills Chapel, Clinton; burial in Englewood Cemetery, Clinton.

No visitation. Family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home. Gus was born in Deepwater, MO. He was an Army veteran of WWII. He worked for United Telephone for 40 years, retiring in 1983.

He was a member of the First Christian Church of Clinton, VFW Clinton, and the Eagles. He is survived by his wife, Verna Lee, of the home; son, Marty Sallaz and his wife, Terri, and two grandchildren, John Sallaz and Danielle Sallaz, all of Overland Park, KS; and one sister, Rose Cunningham, Chicago, IL. DONALD W. SAUNDERS Donald W. Saunders, 94, Gower, MO, died May 6, 1999 at a Gower nursing home.

Funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Bram-Summerfield Funeral Home, Stewartsville, MO; burial in Stewartsville Cemetery. Visitation will be p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Stewartsville, in care of the funeral home.

SUZANNE G. SMITH Suzanne G. Smith, 71, passed away May 4, 1999. Services will be private. (Arrangements: Charter Funerals, 921- 5555) LYNDA SUE (JETMORE) STRATHMAN, Lynda Sue Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at her home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church; interment in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Mrs. Strathman will lie in state after 2 p.m. Friday at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, where a parish prayer service will be recited at 7 p.m.

and the family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Christ the King Building Fund or Mulvane Art Museum Education Halls KANSAS CITY Program, Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 S.W. 6th Topeka, KS 66603. Mrs. Strathman was born December 27, 1930, in Kansas City, KS, the daughter of Harvey Allen and Besse Schultz Jetmore.

She graduated high school from Stephens College, Columbia, MO, and attended Kansas State University, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and graduated with a B.A. in home economics. Mrs. Strathman was an active member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Parish for most her residence in Topeka and was more recently a member of Christ the King Parish. An accomplished pattern-maker and seamstress, Mrs.

Strathman made her own clothes until recently as well as those of her daughters when they were growing up. Mrs. Strathman had been a member of Friends of Mulvane Art Museum Women's Board since 1993, and served on the Membership Committee, Fund-Raising Committee (co-chair), Hospitality Committee (Reception Committee chair), and was a personal attendant for the gallery. An ardent doll collector since childhood, Lynda assembled a renowned doll collection and was active in the United Federation of Doll Clubs and the Cherished Doll Club of Topeka, for which she was treasurer and chaired the annual doll show and sale for four years running. Mrs.

Strathman also mastered the technique of felt doll making, was an accomplished and was supportive and encouraging to other doll artists. She married Arthur Claude Strathman on October 4, 1954, in Olathe, KS; he survives. Other survivors include two sons, Kurt Allen Strathman and Matthew Henry Strathman, both of Topeka, KS; two daughters, Susan Wolff, Wichita, KS, and Carrie Jacobs, Leawood, KS; brother, Harvey Allen Jetmore Mission, KS; and 10 grandchildren. JOAN M. THOMPSON Joan M.

TI Thompson passed away May 5, 1999, in Pasadena, CA. Memorial services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at San Marino Community Church, 1750 Virginia Road, San Marino, CA. Donations may be made to the San Marino Community Church Music Fund, Cabot Sons, Pasadena. Mrs.

Thompson was born May 31, 1930, in Kansas City, MO. She was a member of the San Marino Community Church Choir and the Assistance League of Pasadena, and was past president of the Pasadena Kappa Alpha Theta Alumnae Chapter. She is survived by her husband, James Thompson; son Greg and his wife, Irene Thompson; daughter, Carol and her husband, Oliver Campbell; and grandchildren, Christine and Kimberly Thompson, and Jennifer and Oliver Campbell Ill. DENISE VanRACH Denise VanRach, 46, Belton, MO, died Sunday, May 2, 1999, at Camden Health Center, Harrisonville, MO. Cremation with inurnment in Montana.

Memorial picnic for friends and family will be 1-6 p.m. Sunday, May 16, at Belton Park, Belton, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Liver and Hepatitis Foundation, 75 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038-4810. (Arrangements: Cremation Society of Kansas City) CECIL LEE VEST Cecil Lee Vest, 96, Gladstone, MO, passed away May 5, 1999, at Woodbine Health Care Center. A family service will be 11 a.m.

Saturday, May 8, at Blackman Chapel; burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Mrs. Vest was born July 18, 1902, in Norfolk, AR. She moved with her family to Kansas City in 1943.

She was a homemaker and the loving mother of 10 children. She was member of the First Presbyterian Church in Kansas City, and in later years transferred her membership to Independence Blvd. Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Vest, a railroad switchman, in 1960; four sons, Darrell Vest, Leahman Vest, Corman H. Vest, and Norman Vest; two daughters, Ivone Floyd and Betty Stowers; and three grandchildren.

She is survived by three daughters, Virginia Ann Craven, Gladstone, MO, Debbie Spurling, Cary, NC, and Ada Billings, Kansas City, MO; son, Independence, MO; 28 grandchildren; 69 greatgrandchildren; and 38 great-greatgrandchildren. (Arrangements: C.H. Blackman Son, Inc.) MINNIE MARIE WILLIAMS Minnie Marie Williams, 92, Pleasant Hill, MO, passed away May 4, 1999, at Cass Medical Center, Harrisonville, MO. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at the Stanley Son Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill; burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call 7-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. (Arrangements: Stanley Son Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, MO) JOANN MARIE WRIGHT Joann Marie Wright, 47, Kansas City, KS, died Thursday, May 6, 1999, at the home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m.

Saturday, May 8, at Christ the The Star runs basic obituary Information as a public service. Name, date of death, place of residence, place and cause of death, service, calling hours, a suggestion for memorial contributions, as well as whom to contact about arrangements are run at no charge. Familles who choose to present additional Information In the column may do so for a fee. For further Information, please consult with your funeral director or call 234- 4470. King Catholic Church; burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Friday Highland Park Funeral Home, where the rosary will be said at 7 p.m. The family suggests contributions to Cancer Action, Inc. or Kansas City Hospice. Mrs.

Wright was born i in Kansas City, KS, and was a lifelong resident. She was co-owner of Wright Trucking Services and was also a beautician. She was, a member of Christ the King Church and had worked part-time at Christ the King Grade School. She was a 1969 graduate of Washington High School and Callahan's Beauty School. She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Michael G.

Wright, of the home; three children, Kevin M. Wright, Renee M. Wright and Dawn M. Wright, all home; her mother, Clara Louise Pratt, Kansas City, KS; three brothers, William O. Pratt, Leawood, KS, Douglas N.

Pratt and Ralph D. Pratt, both of Kansas City, KS; and two sisters, Nancy L. Jones, Parkville, MO, Norma J. Pratt, Kansas City, KS. (Afr: Highland Park Funeral Home) THERESA BERTIE WYATT Theresa Bertie Wyatt, 81, Raymore, MO, passed away May 6, Research Belton Hospital.

Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, at the First Baptist Church of Meade, KS; burial in Graceland Cemetery, Meade. Visitation will be p.m. Saturday at Cullen Funeral Home.

Contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society. Mrs. Wyatt was born January 4, 1918, in Meade, KS. She had been a member of the Order of the Eastern Star since 1946, and the White Shrine since 1948. She is survived by her husband, Fred F.

Wyatt, whom she married on May 23, 1948; and her son, Roger and his wife, Debbie, Raymore, MO. (Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, MO) NORA MAE YEADO Nora Mae Yeado, 72, Mission, KS, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at her home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 10, at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 71st Metcalf; burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call 4-6 p.m.

Sunday at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Overland Park Chapel, with prayer services at 5:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society of America, Inc. (MidAmerica Chapter). Nora Mae born on December.2, 1926, in Walhalla, ND, the daughter of Abner and Myrtle Dunnigan Darling.

She married William Charles Yeado in December 1944. Nora taught at St. Pius School in Mission, KS, and later worked at the accounting firm of Gibbons and Associates for 18 years until she retired. She was a member of the Queen's Ladies and a member and past officer of the Trailblazers Club. Survivors include her loving husband of 54 years, William Yeado; three daughters and their husbands, Barbara and Sam Lockhart, Lenexa, KS, Beverly and Joseph Carnelia, Overland Park, KS, and Kathy and Mike Renner, Lenexa, KS; two sons and their wives, Bill and Sharon Yeado, Shawnee, KS, and Kevin and Pat Yeado, Kansas City, MO; 10 grandchildren, Christopher, Nora, Kimberly, Katie, Jennifer, Greg, Brian, Timothy, Joseph and Elizabeth; sisters, Margaret Jackson, Walhalla, ND, Evelyn Gendreau, Langdon, ND, and Myrtle Freschett, Mission, KS; and many nieces and nephews.

Nora taught those around her how to live with courage and dignity. She will be lovingly missed by her family. Thank you to all of the special friends and neighbors for your caring support. A special thank you to, the nursing staff of Shawnee Mission Medical Center's oncology unit. (Arrangements: D.W.

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MO 27. 0 Obituaries that are not more than 7" long 6 Lung vas on are printed four copies per 8 12" sheet. Three copies per sheet if obituary is 8. 6. 1994.

MO, a 7 to 9 long. De Obituaries appearing in The Star from Jackson, MO, and De. March 7, 1999, forward will include published RaD Kay MO; black-and-white photo. Text-only commemoratives available for obituaries published from Jan. 1, 1991, to March 6, 1999.

December 25, 2958 Commemoratives are available now. $20 first sheet, $5 each additional sheet. Call Starinfo at (816) 234-4636 for more information or to order by credit card. Price includes tax, shipping and handling. Expect 1 to 2 weeks for delivery by mall..

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