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David Allen Johnson

David Allen Johnson, 59 passed away at his home where he resided with his sister, Rosie in Ottawa, Kansas on May 19, 2020. He was surrounded by his Family. He was born, November 25, 1960, at Miami Medical Center to Gilbert George and Helen Pauline Johnson. He grew up in the small town of Hilldale,…

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Enora “Itsy” Lauma Luss Finch

Enora “Itsy” Lauma Luss Finch was born in Frankfurt Germany to Eduard and Aina Luss on Dec. 9, 1945. The family immigrated to the United States in 1947 and eventually settled in Independence, Missouri where Itsy graduated from William Chrisman high school. While her career path lead her to work for Marathon Oil, Rival Company,…

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Barbara Jeane (Nelson) Blair

Barbara Jeane (Nelson) Blair, of Independence, Missouri formerly of McPherson, Kansas passed away May 24, 2020 at the age of 97. Born in Virgil, Kansas on April 21, 1923 to Floyd Q. Nelson and Flavis K. (Wilson), she spent her first years in McPherson County including her K-12 education. She met her husband, Laurence G.…

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Kent Richardson

Kent Richardson was born in Kansas City on June 25, 1936 to Mary and Morgan Richardson. He met his spouse of 60 years, Judith (when young known as Judy) on a blind date during Orientation Week, August 1956 at KU. After dating for three years, they were married on September 5, 1959. In less than…

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Carolyn Denise Dykes (Boyer)

Carolyn Denise Dykes (Boyer) was born November 20th, 1960 and passed away May 13th, 2020 at home surrounded by family.  Carolyn was born in Winchester, KS to Bobby and Mary Boyer and moved to Leavenworth, KS as a child with brother Martin Boyer and sister Brenda Bellamy. Carolyn leaves behind two daughters Cristina Torelli, Carrie…

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Agatha Josephine Steen

Agatha Josephine Steen of Chillicothe, MO, died May 18, 2020, at Saint Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, MO. She was born in Chillicothe, MO on May 6, 1948. Her parents Lee and Opal Steen brought her home to the family farm. Aggie studied Music and HomeEc and then found her long time career, nursing.  Aggie, known…

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Jerry Wayne Finley

Jerry Wayne Finley,  Overland Park, KS, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at the age of 56 (NON-COVID). He leaves behind his loving wife Patty of 33 years, son Jase; his mother, Margaret Birkmann with step-father, David Birkmann; father, Jerry Willis Finley; sister, Joni Hensley with husband Jim Hensley; sister, Caroline Mathia with husband…

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Stan Martin Butler

Stan Martin Butler, 62, of Kansas City, MO, passed away on April 30th, 2020. Stan was born on April 2nd, 1958 in Lamar, Missouri to the late Clint and Betty Jane Butler.  He grew up in the small towns of Lamar and Carthage, MO with three brothers and a sister.  Stan had a strong imagination…

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James ‘Jim’ Leroy Hoestje

James ‘Jim’ Leroy Hoestje, 81, passed away at home in Lenexa, KS, on May 12, 2020, after a long illness. Jim was the 2nd child of 5 born to John and Louise (Klutman) Hoestje, arriving on the Nebraska family farm on March 12, 1939. He was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Osmond,…

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Geraldine Marie Spillers

Mom was born on Christmas Day, 1931. She spent days of her childhood in Merriam KS in a home her Dad, built of stone- that still stands today. She attended South Park Grade School and Shawnee Mission High School, now SM North, which her children, Paul, Dave and Connie all attended too. Mom’s greatest love…

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Obituaries & Condolences

David Allen Johnson

Enora “Itsy” Lauma Luss Finch

Barbara Jeane (Nelson) Blair

Kent Richardson

Carolyn Denise Dykes (Boyer)

Agatha Josephine Steen

Jerry Wayne Finley

Stan Martin Butler

James ‘Jim’ Leroy Hoestje

Geraldine Marie Spillers

Kathy Diana Dillard

Carla Denise Reynolds Hotvedt