Dewayne Allen “Brud” Baker

On July 26, 2021, Dewayne Allen “Brud” Baker, 72, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family. Dewayne was born April 19, 1949, to Loren “Dee” Baker and Violet Ruth Baker. Dewayne was an avid outdoorsman, and fishing and hunting were a way of life. His love of all things...

George Randall Ross

George Randall Ross, age 68, of Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away at home on July 25, 2021. George was born in Lamar, MO; the son of Newell L. and F. Lorene (Ward) Ross. He grew up in Kansas City and the family moved to the Northland in the early...

Earl Lee Shook

Earl Lee Shook, 65, Lawson, MO, passed away July 22, 2021. Earl was born Oct. 2, 1955, in Kansas City, MO, to Jim and Margaret Shook. He graduated form Excelsior Springs High School. He served in the Marine Corps from 1972-1976. He also served in the Army from 1988-1992....

Shirley Holt

Shirley Holt, 88, of Lawson, Missouri, passed away on July 20, 2021, at her daughter’s home in Kearney, Missouri. Shirley was born October 31, 1932, in Kansas City, Missouri, to John and Helen Bush. She was married to Dayton Holt on November 6, 1953. Shirley was active in many...

Robert “Bob” E. Mahoney

Robert “Bob” E. Mahoney, 77, took the checkered flag peacefully at home on July 19, 2021. Cause of death may have been from when his liver went into shock from lack of beer and cigarettes he had to give up the last months of his life. He was born in Kansas City, Mo.,...

Dorothy May (Gaines) Stevenson

Dorothy May (Gaines) Stevenson, 76, passed away July 18, 2021, after fighting a longtime illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Stevenson; parents, Walter Gaines and Helen (Schindler) Harris, and Henry Harris; nine brothers; one sister; and one great grandson, Dustin. She is survived by her...

Glenn W. Clevenger Sr.

Glenn W. Clevenger Sr., 81, Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away peacefully at his home July 18, 2021 surrounded by his family. Glenn was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Cerena (Crouse) Clevenger; wife, Barbara (Villers) Clevenger; son, Glenn Clevenger Jr.; and granddaughter, Tiffany Clevenger. He is survived...

Freddie Junior Vanderpool

Freddie Junior Vanderpool passed away July 13, 2021, at his home. Freddie was born December 17,1942, in Liberty, MO, to Fred and Marie (Woods) Vanderpool.  Freddie was raised in Excelsior Springs, graduating from Excelsior Springs High School in 1960.  He served in the U.S. Army National Guard from 1964...

Richard Byron “Pope” Sager

Richard Byron “Pope” Sager, 90, went to be with our Lord and Savior on the afternoon of Thursday, July 8, 2021 after a fall in his home on June 23, 2021. He was born on December 26, 1930, the ninth and youngest child of Milton and Ethel (Clark) Sager...

Jerry Eugene Listak Sr.

Jerry Eugene Listak Sr., 87, passed away peacefully on July 8, 2021 with his family at his side. He entered this life on March 16, 1934, in Damen, Texas to Mary Kocurek and Peter Listak as one of six children. As a youngster, Jerry spent time with his father...

Mark Heavelow

Mark Heavelow, 71, of Lawson, passed away July 7, 2021 at home. Mark was born July 15,1949. He worked at Ford Motor Company for 30 years and was retired for 23 years, spending that time with his family. Mark was preceded in death by his mother, Goldie (Scobee) Heavelow;...

Geneva Shelton

Geneva (O’Dell) Shelton, 90, a longtime resident of Excelsior Springs, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2021, after a short stay at Liberty Hospital. Geneva was born July 7, 1930 in Ethel, Missouri, to Ollie and Mattie (Black) Cohoon. On July 13, 1948, Geneva married her high school sweetheart, Billy...