Marilynn Joanne Duckett slipped quietly from this life on the evening of August 27, 2021. Born on November 7th, 1941 in Rolla, Missouri, to Joseph Lynn and Mary Leigh (Adams) Forinash; she lived most of her life in Blue Springs, Missouri. Marilynn was married for 55 years to the love of her life, Robert (Bob) Duckett, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Dorothy Forinash Knetsch, and her son-in-law, David Laird. Marilynn is survived by her daughters; Leslie (Stuart) Meador, and Cheryl Laird. She had six grandchildren: Anthony (Copper) Durbin; Delaney, Cassidy, and Hillary Church; Quincy and Carson Laird and three step-grandchildren, Allison (Ben) Mikolajczyk, Emily Meador, and Josiah Meador. Marilynn also had five great-grandchildren, Landon and Gage Durbin-Nedeau, Triniti and Deighten Anderson, and Eliza Jones. [Read more…]
Archives for October 2021
Robert “Bob” E. Brink, Sr. 73, of Shawnee, KS passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission. Bob was born March 19, 1948 to Elmer and Marya (Schofield) Brink in Parkville, MO.
Bob enjoyed being outdoors, camping at the lake and going out to eat with his children.
Survived by his children Jamie Brink and Robert Brink, Jr. and one grandchild. Bob was preceded in death by both parents and a sister, Carolyn Bratcher.
No formal services are scheduled at this time. Memories of Bob and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.
Kenneth John Graham, 76, of Parkville, MO, passed away peacefully on October 30, 2021. He was born September 30, 1945, in Newville, PA, to Kenneth Oscar and Mabel DeShong Graham.
Ken was dedicated to his family and dearly loved. He was thoughtful, generous and kind. Those who knew him truly respected him. Ken enjoyed being with his family, traveling and found great contentment with his life. [Read more…]
Dewey Lee Lowery, Sr., 92, of Parkville, MO passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021. Dewey was born March 16, 1929 to Andy M. and Effie Jamaica (Mahaffey) Lowery in Lenoir City, TN.
Dewey Lee Lowery, Sr. was united in marriage with Linda Saylor on October 27, 1951 in Brookville, IN.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Sue Lowery; a daughter, Donna Sue Lowery; a son, Sgt. Samual Lowery; a grandson, Malachi Lowery; both parents; 13 brothers and sisters. Survived by his seven children: Peggy Lowery of Rushville, MO; Judith Leaver (Martyn) of Port Orchard, WA; Bruce Lowery of Parkville, MO; Linda Sue Preskey; Michael Lowery; Mitchell Lowery (Michele) and Dewey Lee Lowery, Jr. (Patricia) all of Perth, Australia; 24 grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren.
A private family Visitation and Service will be held Wednesday, November 3, 2021. Memories of Pastor Dewey and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com
Jean Marie Swanson, 67, a Blue Springs, MO resident passed away peacefully Thursday, October 28, 2021 at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, MO. She was born June 23, 1954 to Clifford and Delpha (Apsley) Bruso in Wichita, KS.
Jean graduated from Wichita North High School in 1972. She was united in marriage to Brett Swanson on March 11, 1978 in Wichita, KS. [Read more…]