The Mass of Christian Burial for Carole J. McPherson, 80, of Kansas City, MO, will be celebrated 11:30 a.m. Thursday, February 2, 2017 at St. Therese Catholic Church, 7207 NW Highway 9, Kansas City, MO 64152. The family will receive friends from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., prior to the Mass. A committal service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Rose Hill Cemetery, Pender, NE. Memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Therese Church or Harvesters and may be left in care of the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville.
Carole was born November 19, 1936 inPender, NE to Hans and Adeline (Tonjes) Simonsen, the youngest of 11 children. She married Donald McPherson on February 11, 1961 in Hooper, NE. He preceded her in death in 1997. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by nine siblings.
Survivors include three children, Michael McPherson and his spouse, Sara Crangle, Sheila McPherson and her partner, Stephanie S. Smith and Patricia Agyagos and her husband, Eric; a sister, Ardyce Carlsten; and two grandchildren, Margaret and Marysia; and her beloved dog, Bella.