Melinda Sue Kurtz, 68, a resident of Blue Springs, MO passed away Monday, May 8, 2023 in her home in Blue Springs, Missouri. She was born November 8, 1954 to James Gregory and Wanda Sue (Calvin) McGuire in Kansas City, Missouri.
Melinda graduated from La Monte High School in La Monte, Missouri. After high school, she graduated from State Fair Community College where she got her degree in computer science. She spent her working career as an office Manager for many different companies, she retired from Preferred Risk Insurance Company. She loved driving a truck and being a military wife. Melinda loved preparing and doing shows, selling her Paparazzi Jewelry.
She was a straight-forward person, with a heart of gold. Melinda took in and raised her nieces as her very own daughters, to go along with the nine children of her own. Melinda always had an open door policy. If anyone was hungry, they were fed. If anyone needed shelter, they were provided a roof. Regardless of the need, she was always there to help when someone was in need.
Melinda is survived by her 10 Children, 23 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren and 3 brothers and 1 sister. She was preceded in death by her parents, son: John Ray Kurtz, 1 great-grandchild: Kaylynn Grace Drinkert and 1 sister: Cheryl Thompson.
The family will receive friends and family from 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 15, 2023 at Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs, MO. On Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at 10:00 a.m., a funeral service will be held at the Calvary Baptist Church in Blue Springs, Missouri. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Memories of Melinda and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com