Sheila Kathleen (Bertrand) McLeod

Sheila Kathleen (Bertrand) McLeod lived in Excelsior Springs, Mo. She was born July 18, 1955 in East Los Angeles, Calif. She passed away March 30, 2017 at age 61 in Missouri. Sheila is survived by her loving husband, Bruce McLeod; two kids, Jeremy and Greg; Andrea, Greg’s wife; six...

Roy J. Smith

Roy Justin Smith, 86, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 30, 2017 after battling congestive heart failure for several months and following a short stay at Hospice House at North Kansas City Hospital. Roy was born on August 9, 1930 in...

Roger Dale

Roger Dale, 72, of Kearney, Mo., passed peacefully from this life on March 29, 2017, surrounded by his family. Roger was born April 29, 1944, in St. Louis, Mo.  When he was 8 years of age, he was adopted by Jennie and Ralph Dale and came to live in Kearney, Mo.  Roger was welcomed...

Neal Eugene Allen

Neal Eugene Allen, 59, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at the home of his sister, Kathleen Coleman. Neal was born August 16, 1957 to Eugene J. and Sallie M. (Conner) Allen in Richmond, Mo. Neal worked most of his life in plastic plants doing machine maintenance. Preceding him...

Debra L. (Carder) Bernier

Debra L. (Carder) Bernier, 64, passed away unexpectedly March 22, 2017 at her home in Kansas City, Mo. Debra was born February 13, 1953 in Excelsior Springs, Mo., to Eugene and Erma (Whelchel) Carder. She spent most of her adult life in Las Vegas, Nev., employed by Caesar’s Palace....

Anna K. Still

Anna K. Still, 79, Kearney, Mo., passed away peacefully on March 22, 2017, with her husband of nearly 60 years, Charlie, by her side. She was also surrounded by many loving family members and friends. Anna was no stranger to hard work, starting as a young child on the...

Marilyn Joyce Summers

Marilyn Joyce Summers, 88, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away March 20, 2017, at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, Mo. Marilyn was born February 27, 1929 at The Lutheran Hospital, Moline, Ill., to Vernon Samuelson and Hazel Lorinda (Fair). She spent much of her young life in the Quad Cities, although...

Raylene Williamson Reale

Raylene Williamson Reale, 79, Kearney, Mo., died on March 18, 2017. She was born in Henry County, Mo., the daughter of Raymond Claude Williamson and Nadine (Wilson) Williamson. She attended Urich public schools and graduated from Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, Kans. She married Patrick J. Reale on...

Shirley Jean Belknap

Shirley Jean Belknap, 89, died peacefully March 16, 2017, at the Excelsior Springs Nursing and Rehab Center, Excelsior Springs, Mo. She was born July 4, 1927, in Arma, Kans., was raised in Nevada, Mo., by John and Ola Fields, and graduated from Nevada High School. Shirley is survived by...

Jason O’Neill

Jason Paul O’Neill, 31, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away March 16, 2017 in a car accident. Jason was born on August 7, 1985 at Excelsior Springs Hospital to Teresa Elaine (Wilson) Rowe and the late Vernon Leon Hendricks. He was later adopted by Paul L. O’Neill in 1989. From...

Thelma Lois Nelson Monsees

`Thelma Lois Nelson Monsees, 84, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed into Love and Light, March 15, 2017.  She would want everyone to know that although her work here is finished, she will be very active on the other side, doing what she’s always done … that is to Love,...

Ralph Roach

Ralph Roach, 63, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away March 12, 2017. Ralph was born January 23, 1954, the only son of eight children to parents Albert and Gladys Roach in Red Bluff, Calif. He had worked as a chemist at Tnemec Paint Corp for many years before opening his...