Chester married Donna, his best friend and sweetheart, almost 51 years ago and together they had six children: Ellie, Becky, Melissa (Joe), Tim (Holly), Michelle (Aaron), Katherine (Matt) and seven grandchildren: Ollie, Bradly, Hannah, Hailey, Kallie, Dariyon, Ariel, and Juliet. [Read more…]
Archives for October 2022
Helen J. Bentley, 98, a longtime resident of Independence, MO. passed away Monday, October 31, 2022 at Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence, MO. She had been a resident at The Fountains in Independence, MO. Helen was born September 3, 1924 to Joseph and Mary Weixeldorfer in Kansas City, MO.
Helen had just celebrated her 98th birthday and was honored by the Rosie the Riveter Association for her work at Pratt Whitney during WW II. Helen was a 1943 graduate of Blue Springs, High School. [Read more…]
Pat is a 1951 graduate of Douds High School. She was united in marriage to Robert L. Towles on February 17, 1952 in Douds, IA. Pat worked as a secretary for John W. Luff Elementary School in Independence for 29 years. [Read more…]
Renate Colvin Obituary (2/28/1946 – 10/30/2022)
Renate Ingrid Colvin – incredible wife, mother and loyal friend – passed away on October 30, 2022 at the age of 76 in Parkville, Missouri, leaving a devastated family and friends in her wake.
Renate was born in a refugee settlement in northern Germany after WWII. She lived the first seven years of her life there with her mother and grandfather…both of whom had fled Koenigsberg at the end of the war. [Read more…]
Doris Jean O’Neal passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2022 at her home in Kansas City, MO. Doris was born December 7, 1939 to Druel and Olive (Rodgers) Crane in Chesapeake, MO.Doris was united in marriage with her high school sweetheart Wm. Carroll O’Neal in 1976. Doris graduated from Buffalo High School in 1958. She attended Southwest Missouri State College. She had a long fulfilling career in the travel industry. She and Carroll loved to travel in Europe and other beautiful places, including Mexico and taking cruises. She loved spending time with her adorable grandchildren and family. She also had a passion for needlepoint. [Read more…]