Chali Barkessa Adjuka, 53, a Northland resident of Kansas City, MO passed away unexpectedly from a car accident on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Chali was born March 14, 1964 to Barkessa Adjuka and Age Odda in Kiltukara, West Wollaga, Ethiopia. [Read more…]
Clara Margaret Smith, 104 years and 8 months, of Gladstone, MO passed away Friday, June 23, 2017 at North Kansas City Hospital. Clara was born October 17, 1912 to Henry A. and Rose A. (Hrenchir) Renne in Kansas City, MO.
As a child, Clara grew up on the Westside of Kansas City, MO; attending Sacred Heart Catholic Church. [Read more…]
Nancy Jane (Hollinger) Plumb, age 91, passed on to be with God on Friday, June 23, 2017 with her children by her bedside. She was a beautiful sweet girl born to Samuel Souder and Alma Mae (Renninger) Hollinger in Manheim, Pennsylvania on February 19, 1926. Nancy grew up in a loving Christian home. When she was little, she found Dr. J.D. Hershey horse stables, which began a lifelong love of horses. After graduating from Manheim High School, she began her four-year career as a professional musician, playing the clarinet and the saxophone for three different all-girl orchestras: Joan Lee, Tony Wald, and Freddie Schaeffer, traveling along the east coast. While traveling she was introduced to the man who would be the love of her life. [Read more…]
Nita Baxter, 70, of Olathe, KS, formerly of Houston, TX passed away suddenly on Thursday, June 22, 2017. She was born January 30, 1947 in Houston to Douglas and Frances (Franks) Slater. [Read more…]
Catherine Lavern Runez, 72, a resident of Maryville, MO passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at home with her family by her side. Cathy was born December 14, 1944 to Jesse James and Orbie Myrtle (Stark) Bressie in Houston, MO.
She spent the majority of her working career as an office manager at the Runez Medical Clinic. Cathy was a member of the Church of Christ and was very devoted to both her Lord and her family. [Read more…]