James Michael O’Donnell, Jr., 55 of Kansas City, MO passed away peacefully on August 12, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, MO.Michael was born in St. Louis, MO on January 21, 1964 to Ellen (Ogle) Moore. He grew up in Rolla, MO but spent the majority of his adult life in North Carolina as an Ironworker. He was very proud of his life’s work. He loved showing new Ironworkers the ropes and was especially proud to be a member of the Local 10 Ironworkers Union in Kansas City. He loved hunting and fishing, golfing, cooking and gardening.In...
Darla Rebecca Schildknecht of St. Joseph, formerly of Trenton, MO passed away peacefully August 12th, 2019. She was born on September 9th, 1954 to Thomas Gibson and Margaret Rebecca (Rainey) Ferguson in Havana, Illinois. They moved to Trenton in 1969 where she graduated from high school and attended Trenton Jr. College. Darla lived most of her life in the St. Joseph area. Darla had great salesmanship skills which she learned from her grandparents. She was successful at selling Longaberger Baskets and Pampered Chef. In 1994 she received a diploma for manicuring from Northwest Missouri Community College. She started her own...Funeral Service : 08/17/2019
Barbara Ann (Drake) Axtell Clopton, 76, of Kearney, MO formerly of Liberty, MO passed away, Friday, August 9, 2019.She was born on January 25, 1943 to George Christopher and Yolanda (Borrello) Drake in Newark, New Jersey. Barbara attended school and grew up in Venice, CA. In 1990 she moved to Liberty, MO and later moved to Kearney where she made her home. She owned and operated Busy Bee Cleaning in Liberty for many years.Barbara was a member of the Liberty Pentecostal Church where she provided nursing home ministry for several years.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband,...Funeral Service : 08/13/2019
Linda Kay Smith, formerly Linda Kay Madsen, 61, of Gladstone, MO passed away August 6, 2019.She was born on October 3, 1957 to Robert Neal and Malida Elizabeth (Hecke) Stone in Whittier, California where she grew up and graduated from California High School “Cal High” in Whittier. Linda received her Associates Degree in Paralegal and furthered her education by earning a Medical Coding Certificate.She met her husband Jeffrey L. Smith in 2002. They were married on December 9, 2016. After their marriage they lived in Gladstone, MO with their beloved dog Brutus. Linda was a member of the Northland Elks...Funeral Service : 08/14/2019
Elizabeth June Blackwell, 75, of Smithville, MO passed away August 3, 2019.She was born on December 6, 1943 to Willard David Payton, Jr. and Nina (Norris) Payton in Kansas City, MO. Elizabeth grew up and attended school in Smithville.On October 15, 1966 she was united in marriage to Herbert L. Blackwell in Smithville. After their marriage they lived in various places including Colorado and Hawaii during her husband service in the military.Elizabeth raised her sons in Smithville while working for PT Industries as a bookkeeper. She also served as an Alderman for the City of Smithville.She was preceded in death...Funeral Service : 08/10/2019
Rosemary Ingle, 95, of Gower, MO passed away, Friday, August 2, 2019 at her home.She was born on September 20, 1923 to David and Margaret (Gregory) Fisher in Buchanan County, MO. Rosemary grew up on her family farm near Easton and graduated from Gower High School. She served in the U.S. Navy (WAVES) during WWII where she met and married James E. Ingle in Jacksonville, FL. They started their married life in North Carolina, where their first three sons were born. In 1951 the family returned to her farm near Easton, MO, where the remaining children were born. In 1970...Funeral Service : 08/05/2019
Rebecca Sue (Houseworth) Agnitsch, 61, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away on July 28, 2019 surrounded by her family after a courageous fight against cancer. She was born in Carrollton, Missouri to Anders and Mary Ethel Houseworth on June 8,1958. Upon graduating Carrollton High School in 1976, she attended Central Missouri State University where she graduated with a finance degree and received her MBA from Rockhurst University. She started work in Kansas City at H.D. Lee then Gear for Sports. She continued to work in finance at Martin Logan, and Vanguard Companies Incorporated throughout her career. She took great pride...Funeral Service : 08/24/2019
Preston Poe, 71, of Smithville, MO passed away, Thursday, July 25, 2019.Funeral Services: 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 31st at the Latter Day Saints Stake Center, 6751 NE 70th St Kansas City, MO 64119.Arrangements, Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Smithville.Funeral Service : 07/31/2019
Harold Neal Day, 65 of Lawson, MO formerly of the Kansas City, MO area passed away July 25, 2019.He was born on October 20, 1953 to Lester Ray and Margaret Louise (Dingman) Day in Kansas City, MO. He grew up in the Kansas City area and attended Ruskin High School in Kansas City. Neal then served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. After his honorable discharge, he started his career as a teamster for Signal Delivery and later worked for several other teamster companies as a truck driver and dock worker. In 1992 he began driving for A.B.F., retiring...Funeral Service : 08/17/2019
Mary Stubbs, 94, of Smithville, MO passed away, July 24, 2019.She was born on January 20, 1925 to Albert James and Martha (Krasnicki) Karis in Minersville, Pennsylvania and grew up in Southern California. On February 2, 1946 she was united in marriage to Donald Stubbs in Southern California. After their marriage they raised their family in southern California and later moved to the Kansas City area. In 1999 they moved to Smithville. Her husband, Donald, passed away on September 3, 2012.She was also preceded in death by her parents, sister, Josephine Miller, two brothers, James Albert Karis and Albert James...Funeral Service : 07/31/2019
Marl Lynne Phillips, 52, passed away suddenly on July 24th.She is survived by her three children Taylor Lee Phillips, Chase David Phillips, and Sydney Anne Phillips. As well has her sister Lea Anne Leonard, her Aunt Gerrie Collier who raised her as her own daughter, Sister in law Melinda Phillips who kept her notebook close to keep track of any and all records that needed to be made, her cousins who were more like sisters, Judy Fuller, Sherry Whitfield, and Tina Summers, as well as countless other family members.She was raised in Smithville, Missouri and made in impact on everyone...Funeral Service : 08/01/2019
Martin Eric Carter, 64, of Plattsburg, Missouri, went to be with his Lord and Savior, after a lengthy, courageous fight with cancer on Monday evening, July 22, 2019. He passed into eternity while in St. Louis, Missouri, undergoing fur¬ther cancer treatment. He was born on January 10, 1955, in St. Joseph, Mo. to Luther and Lois Carter of Plattsburg. He grew up in Plattsburg and went on to graduate from Plattsburg High School, 1973. After graduation, he attended Missouri Western State College, St. Joseph, Mo. where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. Eric was married on November...Funeral Service : 07/27/2019
Craig Allen Wittwer, 56, of Edgerton, MO passed away, July 22, 2019.He was born in Jackson County, MO on December 26, 1962, and was adopted by Chester A. Wittwer and Dixie L. Wittwer when he was two months old. He was raised in Kansas City and attended Oak Park High School, graduating in 1981. While attending high school, Craig worked after school at a parking garage managed by his father to earn money to purchase his first car which was a Z-24 limited edition Camaro. That car was very special to Craig. In 1982 Craig enlisted in the United States...Funeral Service : 08/10/2019
Alvin Eugene Kelley, 94 of rural Weston, MO passed away July 19, 2019. He was born on July 11, 1925 to Ermon Wesley and Neva Flora (Ruble) Kelley in Rushville, MO where he grew up and attended school. He then served his country in the US Navy in the South Pacific during WWII. After his honorable discharge he returned to Rushville, MO.On October 9, 1948 he was united in marriage to June Lovelace. After their marriage they lived near DeKalb, MO and in 1953 they moved near Camden Point. In 1993 they moved to rural Weston where they made their...Funeral Service : 07/22/2019
Judith Brown, 84, of Platte City, MO passed away, July 18, 2019.She was born on June 27, 1935 in Salina, KS and was one of five children born to Perry E. and Elizabeth (Coots) Brown. She attended Chelsea Grade School, Northwest Junior High, and Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, KS graduating in 1953. Judy then attended Park College in Parkville, MO. After her schooling she worked in accounting-bookkeeping for many years at numerous companies in California and retired from Farmland Industries in Kansas City, MO. After retiring Judy loved to sew, knit, and crochet.Judy was a member of the...Funeral Service : 07/24/2019
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