James D. Higinbotham passed away peacefully on February 18, 2012 at the Olathe Medical Center in Olathe KS. He was born on February 6, 1958 to John and Ruby (Koup) Higinbotham inKansas City,MO. [Read more…]
William B. Lowe, 64, of Blue Springs, MO passed away on February 18, 2012 at his home. Mass of Christian burial will be 5:30 pm Thursday February 23, 2012 at St. John LaLande Catholic Church, 801 NW R. D. Mize Rd, Blue Springs, MO. Visitation will be 3:30- 5:30 at the church prior to the mass. Burial will be Saturday February 25, 2012 Garland Brook Cemetery in Indiana. Contributions in memory of William may be made to St. John LaLande School. [Read more…]
Glenn Lester Curtis, 70, of Blue Springs, MO passed away February 18, 2012 at the John Knox Village Care Center in Lee’s Summit, MO. [Read more…]
Pete Anastasios Tsakonas, 80, a Northland resident in Kansas City, MO (Parkville area) passed away Friday, February 17, 2012 at his residence. He was born October 25, 1931 in Zevgolatio, Corinth Greece to Anastasious and Sophia (Karakouse) Tsakonas. He attended schools in Greece and was a veteran of the Greek Air Force.
Pete moved to the United States in 1962 and became a U.S. citizen on June 30, 1967. He received his AMP license and worked as a lead aircraft mechanic for TWA in Kansas City, MO. He retired from there on November 1, 1993 following 26 years of service. [Read more…]
Mary Evelyn (Treuthart) Downing 94 of Blue Springs, MO, formerly of North Kansas City, Pomme De Terre, and Table Rock Lake, passed away February 16, 2012 at Centerpoint Medical Center. Evelyn was born on December 15, 1917 in Carthage, IL to John and Mabel (Diffendurfer) Treuthart. She was a graduate at age 17 of Carthage College. She was united in marriage to Melvin Downing on August 9, 1941 in Santa Barbara, CA. She was an executive secretary at the Maytag, CO. retiring in 1980. Evelyn was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed having and entertaining the family at the lake. She was devoted to her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Mel Downing; brothers, Ed, John, and Hubert Treuthart; and sister, Betty Berard. [Read more…]