Ruth Ann Asbacher

Ruth Ann (Schreiber) Asbacher passed away peacefully at Liberty Hospital, at the age of 76, on October 17, 2018.  She passed away fighting pneumonia and Alzheimer’s. Ruth was born on May 28, 1942 in New York City.  She grew up in the Bronx and attended Central Commercial High School...

Leona O’Dell Dye

Leona O’Dell Dye, age 94, passed away October 14, 2018, at the Excelsior Springs Hospital. She was born in Excelsior Springs, Mo., on August 3, 1924, to Ezra and Edith O’Dell. Leona graduated from Excelsior Springs High School and she had various jobs.  Until passing away, she lived alone...

Laura Jean Deuser Boxford

Laura Jean Deuser Boxford, 65, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away October 12, 2018. Memorial visitation will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Monday, October 29, 2018 at Bross & Spidle Funeral Home Lawson Chapel, 214 N. Pennsylvania, Lawson, Mo., with memorial service immediately following. Full obituary to...

Betty C. Hartel

Betty C. Hartel, age 93, passed away peacefully on October 12, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was born in Clay County, Missouri, near Smithville where she grew up and graduated from high school in 1943. She married Donald Hartel later that year on November 14. She was a...

Carolyn Marleen Colburn

Carolyn Marleen Colburn, 84, Kearney, Mo., passed away peacefully in the arms of Jesus on Monday, October 8, 2018 at North Kansas City Hospice House. Carolyn was born July 13, 1934 to Ivan and Lilah Nance in King City, Mo. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband,...

Delbert L. Stephens

Delbert Lyle Stephens, 93, Excelsior Springs, Mo., died Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Delbert was born February 23, 1925 in Bethany, Mo., the son of Marion Winfred and Bessie Ann (Flint) Stephens.  He graduated from Bethany High School in 1943.  He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. ...

Jerry Monroe Teegarden

Jerry Monroe Teegarden, 83, of Lawson, Mo., passed away Friday, September 28, 2018 after a short but courageous fight with lung cancer. He was born November 6, 1934 in Elmira, Mo., to Arthur and Mary Edith Lollar-Teegarden. On June 26, 1955, he married Sue Ann Williams. She preceded him...

Dan Alan Cates

Dan Alan Cates, 79, of Kansas City, Mo., died, Monday, October 1, 2018 at the Garden Valley Healthcare Center and Nursing Home in Kansas City, Mo. Dan was born August 30, 1939 in Excelsior Springs, Mo., to Joseph C. and Lula Rachel (Boydston) Cates. He married Delores Gay Taylor...

Christopher Lee Collins

Christopher Lee Collins, 35, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., returned to his heavenly home on September 26, 2018. Chris was born January 20, 1983, son of Dennis and Robin Collins (Hibler) in Saint Joseph, Mo. Chris was raised in Cameron, Mo. He graduated high school in 2001. Leaving high school,...

Seiko “Mickey” Soutter

Seiko “Mickey” Soutter, 84, of Liberty, Mo., passed from this life into eternal life on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Northcare Hospice House in North Kansas City, Mo.  She earned the nickname Mickey, because she loved Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse when first coming to the United States. Seiko Susaki...

Archie Joseph “Joe” McCoy

Archie Joseph “Joe” McCoy, age 86, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away Friday, September 21, 2018 at North Kansas City Hospital. Mr. McCoy was born on June 6, 1932 in Labadie, Mo. He lived his childhood years in Washington, Mo., and at 19 years old he enlisted in the...

Charles Allen Raye

November 24, 1930 – September 21, 2018 Charles Allen Raye, 87, recent resident of Kearney, Missouri, and former resident of Elyria and Columbus, Ohio, went to heaven peacefully on September 21, 2018.  He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on November 24, 1930, the son of Genevieve Klonsky and Anthony...