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Lee Faulconer
Lee Faulconer
Date of Death : 06/01/2019

Lee Faulconer, 81, of Independence, MO passed away June 1, 2019.She was born on May 15, 1938 to Arthur Delmer and Ruth May (Fields) Rogers in Kansas City, MO. Lee grew up in Maple Park, MO and Nashua, MO.Lee worked at Armco Steel Company and later Lake City Army Ammunition Plant. She loved the Lord and enjoyed sharing her faith with people she didn’t know. Lee was a very generous person and loved her friends and family.Lee was preceded in death by her parents, eight brothers, three sisters, son John and great-grandson Emmit.She is survived by her son Greg Faulconer...

Funeral Service : 06/07/2019
Helen McMichael
Helen McMichael
Date of Death : 05/27/2019

Helen Jean McMichael, 85 of Trimble, MO passed away May 27, 2019.She was born on January 14, 1934 to Austin and Helen Louise (Rogers) English in Lathrop. Helen grew up in Plattsburg and graduated from Plattsburg High School. On June 8, 1955 she was united in marriage to Wilbur Lee McMichael. After their marriage they lived near Grayson, MO and Lawson, MO and in 1958 they moved to Trimble where they made their home. Wilbur passed away on March 5, 2000.Helen worked in food services for several hotels in the area and at KCI Airport. Helen was a member of...

Funeral Service : 05/31/2019
Mary Foster
Mary Foster
Date of Death : 05/23/2019

Mary Foster, 91, of Smithville, MO passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019.She was born on December 22, 1927 to Davis and Euna Bee (Browning) Seuell in Platte County, MO. She attended Lanter Grade School and Platte City High School. On November 16, 1946 she was united in marriage to Byron “Dumpy” Malott. After their marriage they lived near Parkville and in Trimble. In 1968 they moved to Smithville where they made their home. Her husband, Byron “Dumpy”, passed away December 26, 1989. On July 14, 1991 she married Raymond E. Foster. After their marriage they lived in Ridgely and in...

Funeral Service : 05/31/2019
David G. Roberds
David G. Roberds
Date of Death : 05/23/2019

David G. Roberds, 77, of Dearborn, MO, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019.He was born March 27, 1942, son of the late Alvin and Ida Roberds. He was a graduate of North Platte High School. He served in the Army and was employed by TWA until his retirement in 1997 and was a farmer for many years.He married Sue Ellen (Sprick) Davidson on June 9, 1984.David was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Stephen and Gene “Punk”; and nephew, Tyler Williamson.He is survived by his wife; daughter, Michelle (Scott) Fleshman and grandson, Daniel, of Dearborn; sisters Pam (Peter)...

Funeral Service : 05/28/2019
Zelma Clower
Zelma Clower
Date of Death : 05/21/2019

Zelma Clower, 96, of Smithville, MO passed away, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the Gower Convalescent Center.Zelma was born in Ray County, MO to Robert Edward and Nannie Ellen (McCroskie) Howard.She was a homemaker and a help-mate with her husband, Clark, in running their business, Clower’s Standard Service for 28 years. Zelma was a member of the Smithville United Methodist Church where she served communion for several years. She was a member of several neighborhood ladies’ clubs and enjoyed playing cards with another group of friends. Most of all, she cherished time spent with her family.She was preceded in death...

Funeral Service : 05/25/2019
Don Boydston
Don Boydston
Date of Death : 05/20/2019

Don A. Boydston passed away May 20, 2019 at his farm in rural Platte County. He was born on the same farm on July 1, 1923 to Janie (Sinclair) and Alva Boydston. Don farmed his entire life and loved being outdoors working. His love of nature and animals was epitomized by the dogs he had all his life. He had a special bond with them. Don was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Sinclair Boydston, sister Dorothy Woods, wife Lou Boydston and nephew Mark Helm. He leaves his nieces Nancy Jane Woods, Kathy Shirley (Mike), Valerie Helm (Dan);...

Funeral Service : 05/24/2019
Anna "Ann" Mae Rader
Anna "Ann" Mae Rader
Date of Death : 05/15/2019

Anna “Ann” Mae Rader, 98, of St. Joseph, MO passed away May 15, 2019.She was one of 12 children, was the daughter of Walter and Alta (Willoughby) Ruark was born on August 26, 1920 in Taylorsville, KY. In the late 20’s her father moved the family from Kentucky to Missouri. Ann grew up on a tobacco farm a few miles from Platte City, MO. She attended Farmer’s Rural School and Platte City High School. On March 3, 1940 she was united in marriage to Robert “Bob” Rader. They lived a few years in St. Joseph before moving to Kansas City,...

Funeral Service : 05/17/2019
Paul Cummings
Paul Cummings
Date of Death : 05/14/2019

Paul William Cummings was born on October 22, 1939, near Liberty, MO to Paul Cummings and Julia E. Moore Cummings. Paul received his degree from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, MO.On September 8, 1963, he was united in marriage to Patricia Smith. He taught and coached in Kearney and Smithville before farming full time. In 1985, Paul and his family moved to Raymore, Missouri where he taught and coached in the Ray-Pec school district. During his coaching career, Paul won over 300 games and won the girls' state basketball championship in 1993.After retiring, Paul moved his family back to...

Funeral Service : 05/19/2019
Terry Wade Edlin
Terry Wade Edlin
Date of Death : 05/12/2019

Terry Wade Edlin,77, of Dearborn, MO passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019.He was born on November 2, 1941 to Walter Thomas “Tom” and Lillian Lucille “Sid” (Wade) Edlin in Smithville, MO. Terry grew up in the Dearborn area and in 1959, he graduated from North Platte High School. He served his country in the Air National Guard. On April 9, 1966, he was united in marriage to Mary Ann Settle. After their marriage, they lived in Dearborn where they farmed and made their home. Terry also worked for Navajo Freight Line in Kansas City. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, collecting guns,...

Funeral Service : 05/15/2019
John Howard Smith
John Howard Smith
Date of Death : 05/10/2019

John Howard Smith, 91, of Gower, MO formerly of St. Joseph, MO passed from this life on May 10, 2019.He was born on July 29, 1927 to John W. and Laura (Mallen) Smith near Grayson, Missouri.He started first grade in 1933 at the new Grayson schoolhouse. He graduated from Gower High School in 1945. He then attended the University of Missouri, graduating in 1949 from their BPA School.In September 1949 he took a job with Armour and Company in St. Joseph learning to buy cattle. After two years he went with Swift and Henry Livestock Commission Company. He remained there...

Funeral Service : 05/13/2019
Roger Callahan
Roger Callahan
Date of Death : 05/09/2019

Roger Callahan, 78, of Pleasant Valley, MO passed away, Thursday, May 9, 2019.He was born on February 8, 1941 to Kermit Selby and Cleta Evelyn (Suiter) Callahan in Clinton, MO. He grew up near Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School. Roger attended Highland Community College where he played football. He then served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.On November 29, 1979 he was united in marriage to Connie Anne Matthews. After their marriage they lived in Smithville, Lawson, Liberty, Pacific City, OR and in 1998 they moved to Pleasant Valley where they made their...

Funeral Service : 05/14/2019
Bonnie Kellam
Bonnie Kellam
Date of Death : 04/30/2019

Bonnie Kellam, 80, of Plattsburg, MO passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on April 30, 2019.Bonnie Lou Guenthner was born in Antigo, Wisconsin on June 3, 1938 to dairy and potato farmers George and Bernadyne Guenthner. She was the third daughter and the youngest of five children.She graduated from Antigo High School in 1956 and went on to business school in Wausau, following which she procured a position with Employee Mutual Insurance. Seeking adventure, she convinced her folks to move her to Kansas City where she enrolled in the Weber Airline School. She was recruited by Braniff Airlines...

Funeral Service : 05/04/2019
Rick Lee Buckler
Rick Lee Buckler
Date of Death : 04/29/2019

Rick Lee Buckler, 57, of New Market, MO passed away April 29, 2019 at his home surrounded by family after a hard fought battle with cancer.He was born on August 12, 1961 to David and Vivian Lee (Jolly) Buckler in Atchison, KS. Rick grew up and attended school in Dearborn, MO. On July 2, 1987 he was united in marriage to Tanya Marie Kempt. After their marriage they lived in New Market where they made their home. Rick worked for Platte-Clay Electric, medically retiring after 38 years of loyal service. He started out on the brush crew and worked his...

Funeral Service : 05/02/2019
John M. Baber
John M. Baber
Date of Death : 04/29/2019

John Baber, 82, of Platte City, MO passed away, April 29, 2019. He was born on March 12, 1937 to George and Francie (Wade) Baber in Platte City, MO where he grew up graduated from Platte City High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Army.On August 12, 1956 he was united in marriage to Patsy Marie Robbins. After their marriage they lived in Platte City where they made their home.John was a heavy equipment operator and was a member of Local Union 101 Operating Engineers for 46 years.He was a lifetime member of the Hoover Christian Church...

Funeral Service : 05/05/2019
Daniel Schmitt
Daniel Schmitt
Date of Death : 04/27/2019

Daniel Schmitt, 63, of Trimble, MO formerly of St. Louis, MO passed away, April 27, 2019 at his home.Celebration of Life: 12:00-3:00 p.m. Saturday, May 4th at VFW Hall 5406 NE Oakridge Rd Kansas City, MO 64119.

Funeral Service : 05/04/2019
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