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Kansas City Obituaries Cremation Center of Kansas City

Patricia Rose Smith (Creathbaum)

Patricia Rose Smith (Creathbaum) passed away September 30, 2018 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center with family and friends by her side. She was born in Liberal, KS on November 24, 1947 to William and Lily Creathbaum.  She is survived by her husband Gary W Smith of Lenexa KS.  They were married for 52 years. She…

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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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Donald Philip Kilgore

Donald Philip Kilgore,75,of Overland Park, Ks. died at his home September 4,2018. Donald was born on November7,1942 in Kansas City, Mo. to Earl and Laura Kilgore, the second of two children. He is survived by his wife Sharon Kilgore, son Randall Philip Kilgore, daughter Janna Lynn Kilgore, daughter Lisa Danielle Kilgore, all of Overland Park,…

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Jeffrey S. Dennis

Jeffrey S. Dennis,59, of Olathe, KS died Wednesday September 19, 2018. Jeff was born in New York, NY. He was a retired veterinary internist and founding member of Blue Pearl Veterinary and Emergency Centers.  Jeff is survived by his wife, and two daughters, his parents, and his sister. Condolences may be made at Cremation Center of…

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Ruth Elaine (Walker) Achelpohl

Ruth Elaine (Walker) Achelpohl, 79, of Kansas City, Missouri died peacefully at home September 9, 2018.  Ruth was born June 8, 1939, in Alva, Oklahoma to Harold and Reba Walker, the second of their four children.  She is survived by her husband Clark Achelpohl, son Ron Achelpohl (Elizabeth Mayer), daughter Trina Taft (Larry), grandson Elvis Achelpohl…

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Homer Rankin

Homer Rankin passed away September 16, 2018, at the age of 89, surrounded by his loving family at the Hospice House in Olathe, Ks. He was born on January 9, 1929 in Gardner, Kansas. Homer was raised on a farm west of Gardner, attended Lanesfield Country School until 8th grade and graduated from Edgerton High…

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Robert “Bob” W. Wood

Robert “Bob” W. Wood October 5, 1940 – September 12, 2018 Bob Wood, age 77, of Overland Park, Kansas passed away September 12, 2018 during his residency at Travanse Senior Living. Bob was diagnosed with brain cancer in July after several years of suffering and many illnesses. During his last week, Bob accepted the Lord…

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Patricia McClure Schmaus

Early on August 21st Patricia McClure Schmaus, our brilliant mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away peacefully at the age of 88. Patty was born in Philadelphia, PA on October 23rd, 1929, the day of the infamous stock market crash, to John and Mae McClure. She attended KU, married John Wm Schmaus MD, and raised…

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Howard Sawalich

Howard was born at home on June 22, 1926 in Gardner, KS to Walter Stanley and Iva Sawalich. He was the eldest of five children: Howard, Helen, Josephine, Frances and Walter. He is survived by his wife Wilma; stepdaughter Cecilia Clingenpeel; sisters Josephine Burnett (Charles) and Frances Brown (Thomas); and nephews and nieces. Preceding him…

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Keith B. Harrington

Keith B. Harrington, 65. Wyandotte High School 1971, Kansas City, KS. Radio personality in 70’s/80’s. Preceded in death by parents William L. Harrington and Billie Jeanne  Harrington.  Survived by siblings Dr. William Harrington and Barbara Harrington. Private service. Memorials to Catholic Charities.  

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Obituaries & Condolences

James H. Hammack

Marian “Dilly” Long Kenney

Anna Belle (Kirch) Johnson

Pamela D. Simpson

Nicholas Eugene Woods

Wanda L. McDonald

Darrel Eugene Davidson

Betty Louise Heryford

Judith L. Cornish

J. Alex Huddleston

Juanita (Sally) Elkins

Robert Patten