Our Obituaries

Lou Ann PAUL

May 26, 1931 - January 29, 2018


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Ronald Henry Berg

February 26, 1942 - January 27, 2018


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Jacob Tyler Loethen

January 9, 1998 - January 23, 2018


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Melba R. Hughes

September 3, 1936 - January 22, 2018

Melba R. Hughes, 81, of Olathe, Kansas passed away surrounded by her loving family on Monday, January 22, 2018. She will forever be remembered as a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to everyone she met.Melba was born on September 3, 1936 in Emma Missouri to Edward William and Lena (Lange) Schelp. She attended and graduated from Missouri School...
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Norma Joyce Denton

October 6, 1925 - January 20, 2018


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Richard Lee Hudson

February 7, 1936 - January 19, 2018


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Harold F. Ruppelius

August 20, 1938 - January 14, 2018

Harold F. Ruppelius Jr., 79, of Overland Park, Kansas passed away from complications of pneumonia on January 14, 2018 at the Olathe Health Hospice House, in the company of his family. A Celebration of Life gathering will be on Thursday, January 18th from 6-8 pm at the McGilley & Frye Funeral Home, 105 E. Loula Street, Olathe, KS with the Eulogy at 7 pm. Private family inurnment in the Olathe...
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Deron Richard Delgado

October 18, 1970 - January 10, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Joseph Wendell Fisher

August 21, 1939 - January 2, 2018

Joseph Wendell Fisher passed away peacefully in Olathe, Kansas on January 2, 2018 after a long bought with Parkinson's disease. He was surrounded by family. Joseph was a beloved husband, father and coach. He is preceded in death by his wife, Lindra (Linville) Fisher, brother, Nicholas Anthony Fisher and his parents, Frances Nicolina (Savoca) Fisher and Joseph Reeves Fisher III.Joseph is survived...
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Darline O. Rinehart

August 11, 1932 - December 31, 2017

Darline O'Dette Rinehart, 85, of Eldon, Missouri passed away at her son's home in Spring Hill. Kansas on Sunday, December 31, 2017. Darline was born on August 11, 1932 in Independence, Missouri to Charles Edgar and Bertha Margarite (Lankford) Hughes. Darline is preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Veona Sue Haupt. She is survived by her three sons, Marvin W. Campbell, Christopher...
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Florence M. Johnson

January 16, 1920 - December 28, 2017

Florence M. Johnson, 97, of Olathe, Kansas passed away at home on Thursday, December 28, 2017. She will forever be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to everyone she met. Florence was born on January 16, 1920 in Bucyrus, Kansas to Joseph and Margaret (Seck) Seuferling. She attended and graduated from Bucyrus High School. She married Leo Caray in...
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Wanda Aleta McWilliams

October 11, 1923 - December 27, 2017

Wanda Aleta McWilliams, 94, of Overland Park, Kansas passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Wanda was born on October 11, 1923 on a farm in Wabaunsee County, Kansas to Samuel Laben and Lilias Estelle (Long) Fisher. She attended and graduated from Alta Vista High School. Wanda married Dale...
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James Buck Schweller

November 3, 1947 - December 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Jim Buck Schweller

November 3, 1947 - December 18, 2017

James (Jim) Buck Schweller, 70, of Olathe, Kansas passed away on Monday, December 18th 2017. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, December, 29th at 4:00 p.m. followed by a Visitation, at Shawnee Mission Unitarian Church, 9400 Pflumm Road, Lenexa, Kansas 66215.Jim was born on November 3,1947 in St. Louis, Missouri. He married his wife, Nancy (Pfeifer) Schweller, in 1974. He was an avid sailor...
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Robert E. LACKNER

September 17, 1924 - December 14, 2017

Robert E. Lackner, of Overland Park, Kansas passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Homestead Assisted Living Center in Olathe, Kansas.Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 18th at Holy Spirit Catholic Church 11300 West 103rd Street Overland Park, Kansas. Entombment in Resurrection Catholic Cemetery 83rd & Quivera Road Lenexa, Kansas. The Rosary will be prayed at 10...
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George Ludwig Buenger

August 16, 1930 - December 5, 2017

George Ludwig Buenger was born August 16th, 1930 in Eureka, Illinois. He received a Masters degree from the University of Illinois and worked as an Electrical Design Engineer.George married Anna Wilken December 31st,1953 in Colorado Springs. They raised three daughters Leeny, Nettie, and Ellie.George enjoyed jazz music, Cubs baseball, and was a lifelong Illini fan. In his retirement years he...
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Eloise Curtis Reed

November 29, 1944 - December 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Benny Jack Simmons

July 5, 1946 - December 2, 2017

Benny Jack Simmons, 71, of Shawnee, Kansas passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017, at his home. A celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the McGilley and Frye Funeral Home, 105 East Loula Street, Olathe, Kansas. Inurnment in Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family...
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Kevin Patrick Vohland

September 20, 1975 - November 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Rodolofo Alejandrino Argosino

October 6, 1966 - November 24, 2017

Dr. Rodolfo "Rudy" Argosino, 77, died on Friday, November 24, 2017 in Leawood, Kansas concluding a long fight with Parkinson's. He leaves his wife of 52 years, Milagros Argosino; his son, Allan Argosino; his son Martin (Leica) Argosino; his daughter Sheila (Marco) Ilardi; three grandchildren, Olivia, Kayla and Devyn; his sisters Celeste Genilo, Tessie Gutierrez and Yoly Argosino; his brother...
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Kenneth Willard Peck

September 7, 1927 - November 16, 2017

Kenneth Willard Peck, 90, died Thursday, November 16, 2017, at Lakeview Village, Lenexa, KS. He was born on September 7, 1927 in St. Joseph, MO. A celebration of his life will be held in the Treetops Room in the Southridge Building at Lakeview Village in Lenexa on Tuesday, November 28 at 10 AM. A reception will follow at Treetops. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Peck Family...
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Ricky Wayne Davidson

June 16, 1966 - November 15, 2017

Ricky Wayne Davidson, 51, of Olathe Kansas passed away surrounded by his loving family and friends on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. He will forever be remembered as a loving son, like a brother to many and a faithful community servant to everyone he knew. Ricky was born on June 16, 1966 in Wichita, Kansas. He was the only child of Karen Leon and Velma Ruth (Christian) Davidson.He loved helping...
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Nelma K. Meadows

November 12, 1933 - November 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Dennis Wayne Jackson

May 11, 1929 - November 11, 2017

Dennis Wayne Jackson "Grandpa Dink", 88 of LaCygne, Kansas passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017, at his home surrounded by family.The visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at McGilley and Frye 105 East Loula Street Olathe, Kansas with services to follow on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.Dennis was born on May 11, 1929 or May 10, 1929 ...
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Grace Munjeresa Nandwa

June 4, 1956 - November 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Robert Dudley Martin

March 21, 1929 - November 8, 2017

Robert D. "Bob" Martin, 88, of Olathe, KS passed away on November 8, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society. A visitation will be held on Monday, November 20th from 10-11 am with a memorial service starting at 11 am at the First Christian Church of Olathe, 200 E. Loula St., Olathe, KS 66061. Bob was born on March 21, 1929 in Wister, OK. He was employed by ATSF Railroad for 40+ years working as a...
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Rachael Ann Peres

October 16, 1943 - November 7, 2017

Rachael Ann Peres, 74, of Beeville, Texas passed away on November 7, 2017 at the Olathe Hospice House. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 21,2017 at 1:30 pm at the McGilley & Frye Funeral Home, 105 E. Loula St., Olathe, KS 66061. Rachael was born in Beeville, Texas on October 16, 1943 to Audrey Pearl Berger Cooley and Thomas Pink Cooley. She attended AC Jones and graduated in...
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Harold Robert Haley

March 25, 1935 - November 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Jean L. Micheletti

June 3, 1944 - November 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Beverly Ann Nichols

May 21, 1933 - November 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Timothy Russell Catron

July 7, 1959 - October 31, 2017

Timothy " Tim" Russell Catron, 58, of Olathe, Kansas passed away surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. He will forever be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father, Pe-Paw, brother and friend to everyone he met. Tim was born on July 7, 1959 in Allegan, Michigan to Claude Russell and Virginia (Francisco) Catron. He attended and graduated from Allegan High School in...
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Shirley A. Kokocki

February 27, 1937 - October 28, 2017

Shirley Ann (Birt) Kokocki, 80, of Raymore, Mo., passed away October 28, 2017. Visitation: 10-11 am and funeral services at 11 am on Saturday, November 4, 2017 will be held at McGilley & Frye Funeral Home. Mrs. Kokocki was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence J. Kokocki, her parents Gerald & Ruth Birt, and one sister Karen Seston. She is survived by 3 sons and daughters-in-law: Mike...
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Bettie Louise Tower

December 8, 1928 - October 19, 2017

Bettie Louise Tower, 88, passed away peacefully at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home on October 19, 2017. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 14th from 10-11 am with a Celebration of Life starting at 11 am at the First Baptist Church of Olathe, 2024 E. 151st St., Olathe, KS 66062.Bettie spent her life raising her family; working tirelessly in her beloved First Baptist Church;...
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Mary Lula Parks

January 26, 1932 - October 18, 2017

Mary Lula Parks, 85, of Springhill, Kansas passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. She will forever be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to everyone she met. Mary was born on January 26, 1932 in Melrose, New Mexico to Hazel Allie Conwill and Calvin Lee Lary. She attended and graduated from Melrose High School. She married the love of her...
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Linda Kay Hipsher

May 18, 1950 - October 18, 2017

Linda Kay Hipsher, 67, of Olathe, Kansas passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. She will forever be remembered as a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, sister aunt and friend to everyone she met. Linda was born on May 18th, 1950 in Portland Oregon to George Frederick and Olive Agnes (Logerwell) Alley. She attended and graduated from Weaubleau...
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Wanda Mae Ross

June 5, 1930 - October 14, 2017

Wanda Mae Ross, 87, of Olathe, Kansas passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, October 14, 2017. She will forever be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to everyone she met. Wanda was born on June 5, 1930 in Clinton, North Carolina to Henry Claxton Lewis and Fronie Mae (Mitchell) Lewis. She graduated from Central Wesleyan High School in Central, SC...
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Michael Leon Fales

January 22, 1942 - October 12, 2017

Michael Leon Fales, 75, of Olathe, KS passed away on October 12, 2017 at Olathe Hospice House with his loving family at his side. Visitation will be from 10-12:00 pm on Monday, October 16th at the McGilley & Frye Funeral Home in Olathe, KS with funeral services starting at 12:00 pm. Burial to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Kansas City, KS. Michael was of the Catholic faith. Michael was...
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Bradley Dean LUCHT

March 25, 1951 - October 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Bernard Arthur Murphy

October 31, 1941 - October 5, 2017

Bernard Arthur Murphy, 75, of Olathe, Kansas passed away surrounded by his family on Thursday, October 5, 2017. He will forever be remembered as a devoted father, loving grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to everyone he met. Bernie was born on October 31, 1941 in Cambridge, MA to Percival Bernard and Vinie (Scott) Murphy. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army...
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Jean Eleanor Weers

July 27, 1918 - October 1, 2017

Jean Eleanor Weers passed away on October 1, 2017, at Lakeview Village Care Center, Lenexa, Kansas. She was born July 27, 1918, in Westfield Township, Iowa the daughter of Myrten and Alma Grace (Mellon) Hutchison. After high school, Jean attended Upper Iowa University where she received her degree in Home Economics Education. She married Wilbur H. Weers on August 18, 1943, in Santa Monica,...
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Marcel Rodriguez CARVALHO

March 22, 1983 - September 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Thomas George Wescott

February 17, 1941 - September 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Margaret Roberta Phillips

May 18, 1923 - September 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Charles Otto McCulley II

April 28, 1949 - September 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Ralph Thomas Miller

November 18, 1933 - September 9, 2017

Ralph Thomas Miller died peacefully in his home in Shawnee, Kansas, on September 9, 2017 at age 83 after a brief battle with cancer. Born November 18, 1933 to the late Clinton Thomas Miller and the late Helen Wing Miller in Chanute, Kansas. Ralph received his Bachelor's Degree from Bob Jones University, Greenville, North Carolina, and his Masters of Education from Chapman University, Orange,...
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Karla Kay Joseph

September 14, 1958 - August 30, 2017

Karla Kay Joseph, 58, of Olathe, Kansas passed away at home on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. She will forever be remembered as a devoted mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend to everyone she met. Karla was born on September 14, 1958 in Independence, Missouri to Theodore and Norma (Colter) Popp. Karla attended Lee's Summit High School. She worked many positions at the J.C. Penny Distribution...
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Janis Kaye Parker

October 25, 1935 - August 30, 2017

August 30, 2017 Janis Kaye (Gibson) Parker passed away after several years of health problems. Janis was born to Ernest Monroe and Clara Faye (Ruble) Gibson the 25th of October 1935, Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas.Janis spent most of her grade school years in Harrison. Her father was a railroad machinist and when the railroad closed down in the early1940's, they moved to Springfield,...
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Iva Rae Matthews

November 4, 1935 - August 27, 2017

Iva Rae Matthews, 81, of Olathe, Kansas went peacefully with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Iva Rae was born on November 4, 1935 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to John and Mabel (Brown) Furlow. She lived her life wrapped in the love of Jesus. Iva would have us remember one thing: know Jesus, live, walk, trust and rest in Him. Her family of friends cherish the memories...
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Michael Thomas Lennan

December 1, 1953 - August 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Lyla Sage Daniels

August 20, 2017 - August 20, 2017

Lyla Sage Daniels, August 20, 2017 to August 20 2017. Daughter of Brandon Daniels and JaCinda Hale passed away surrounded by love of her family. We little knew that morning, God was going to call your name.In life we loved your dearly,In death we do the same.It broke our hearts to lose you,You did not go alone,For part of us went with you,the day God called you home.Your love is still our...
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Billy Dean Green

August 15, 1948 - August 19, 2017

It is with heavy heart that the family of Billy 'Dean' Green announces his passing at the age of 69 on August 19, 2017. Dean resided in Goldsboro, NC, with his wife and best friend Jane.He was born in Clinton, Missouri, on August 15, 1948. He made a career in construction, excavation, and hauling. He retired a Teamster.He will be fondly remembered by those he leaves behind. His wife Jane, sister...
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Helen Elizabeth Goolsby

August 2, 1924 - August 14, 2017

Helen Elizabeth Goolsby, 93, was a Dodge City resident most of her life. She was born August 2, 1924 in Enid, Oklahoma, the daughter of Ollie and Mattie Stubblefield. She was a member of the Second Missionary Baptist Church, Mother of the Church, and Trustee. She also belonged to Senior Friends of Dodge City, KS. She moved to Olathe, KS in 2009. She became a member of the Second Baptist...
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Ronald Wayne DeWitt

August 30, 1948 - August 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Timothy Eugene Lynch

November 19, 1954 - August 4, 2017

Tim Lynch, 62, Olathe, passed away Friday, August 4, 2017. A visitation will be held on October 14th at 2 pm at the Grace United Methodist Church, 11485 S. Ridgeview Rd., Olathe, KS with a memorial service starting at 3:00 pm.He was born Nov. 19, 1954 in St. Louis to Ted Lynch and Faye Lynch (Yount). After high-school he joined the U.S. Navy and traveled the world. When he was discharged from...
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Margaret M. Church

March 21, 1924 - July 31, 2017

Margaret Mary Church, 93, of Lenexa, Kansas passed away peacefully after a long illness surrounded by her loving family on Monday, July 31, 2017. Margaret will forever be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend to everyone she met. "Peg" as she was well known by, was born on March 21, 1924 in Weehawken, New Jersey to Frank and Margaret Claire (Healy)...
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Jose Isidoro Borges-Alvarez

January 11, 1925 - July 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Charles Thomas Cook

May 5, 1939 - July 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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J.C McTavish

February 14, 1923 - July 14, 2017

J.C. McTavish, 94, of Olathe, Kansas passed away at home on Friday, July 14, 2017. He will forever be remembered as a devoted father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend to everyone he met. J.C. was born on February 14, 1923 to John Chester and Myrtle Alyida (Brown) McTavish. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army, and later worked as a salesman selling cars and RV's. He...
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Donnie Duncan

February 2, 1954 - July 10, 2017

Donnie Duncan, 63, of Prairie Village, Kansas passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017. Donnie will be cremated according to his wishes. Memorial service 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 22nd at the McGilley & Frye Funeral Home 105 East Loula Street Olathe, Kansas. Visitation Saturday morning 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. A private family Inurnment will take place at a...
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Yvonne R. Armstrong

January 23, 1957 - July 10, 2017

Yvonne was born on January 23, 1957 in Olathe, KS to Edward Turner Armstrong, Sr. and Kathryn Mae D (Gunn) Armstrong. She was the second of five children. She graduated from Olathe High School in 1975 and went on to acquire her Associates Degree in Law Enforcement from the Johnson County Community College. She spent several years with the Traffic Service Division of the Olathe Police Department....
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Kokeb S. Tensaw

December 17, 1938 - July 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Marilyn Joyce Fisher

July 1, 1939 - June 25, 2017

Marilyn Joyce Fisher, 76, of Olathe, Kansas passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in Raymore, Missouri. She will forever be remembered as a loving sister, aunt, great aunt and friend to everyone she met. Marilyn was born on July 1, 1939 in Olathe, Kansas to Henry Lee Friar and Lorena Evelyn (Abell) Nave. She attended and graduated from Olathe High School. Marilyn worked for a radio company here...
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Sally Diane Cumley

May 12, 1989 - June 25, 2017

Sally Diane Cumley (Robson) was born on May 12th 1989 to Carol Ann Robson (Hashman) and Ronald Darren Robson in Overland Park, Kansas and the angel count in heaven increased by one when she passed peacefully on June 25th, 2017. Sally married the love of her life, Josh Cumley, in a beautiful wedding August 22nd 2015. (His only competition for her attention may have been a 75 pound lap dog named...
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Linda Sue Swaim

August 16, 1950 - June 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Frances Elizabeth Waldron

April 4, 1924 - June 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Charles Lee CARTWRIGHT

October 6, 1942 - June 19, 2017

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Virginia Marvell Warren

August 27, 1943 - June 18, 2017

Virginia Marvel Warren born August 27, 1943 in Garden City, Kansas to Roy and Beverly (Biggs) Richardson. Virginia grew up in Independence, Kansas and graduated high school there in 1961.Virginia married Alvin Warren in September 1972 after they met while living in San Jose, California. They proceeded to raise Virginia's four children by a previous marriage in Independence. Virginia was a stay at...
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Ellen Irena Wilde

April 9, 1924 - June 13, 2017

Ellen Irena Wilde, 93, of Olathe, Kansas passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. She will forever be remembered as a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to everyone she met. Ellen was born on April 9, 1924 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Harold Vance and Ruth Ella (Berry) Weston. She attended the country school grades one through eight and graduated from Lincoln High...
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Robert Lynn Burford

May 28, 1967 - June 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Teresita P. Smith

May 2, 1926 - May 30, 2017

Teresita P. Smith, 91, of Olathe, Kansas passed away on Monday, May 30, 2017. She will be remembered as a kind-hearted, fun-loving wife and mother who, with her husband Richard, provided wonderful memories for their family.Teresita was born on May 2, 1926, on the island of Guam to Joaquin and Juana (Borja) Perez. Teresita is preceded in death by her parents, her six older siblings, her first...
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Madalene Edith Taylor

May 25, 1925 - May 30, 2017

Madalene Taylor 92, passed away Monday, May 29th, 2017 at Trinity Care Center Merriam, Kansas.Madalene was born May 25, 1925 at Ingham, Nebraska and was the daughter of Ely and Bertha (Slonecker) Stinnette.The Stinnette family moved from a homestead in the Arthur, Nebraska area to Ingham, which is southeast of North Platte, where Madalene was born and raised. Her post-secondary training lead...
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Kenneth J. Sipes

April 10, 1944 - May 15, 2017

Kenneth J. Sipes Jr. 73 of Olathe Ks, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday May 15, 2017. He is and will be dearly missed. Kenneth is known by many names. Dad, Pa, Papa, Grandpa, Brother, ("Sonny"), Uncle & Friend. He graduated from KSD in 1966. He played football, baseball & likes to bowl. He loved his Church, Family, friends and life itself. He was a humble...
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Barbara Ann Rieke

March 26, 1935 - May 13, 2017

Barbara Ann Rieke, 82, longtime resident of Olathe, Kansas, passed away peacefully on May 13, 2017 with her family by her side. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church of Olathe. Barbara lived the final years of her life afflicted with Alzheimer's disease, in the loving care of Aberdeen Village of Olathe.She was born to Theron K. and Ethel E. Norton, March 26, 1935, in Chicago, Illinois....
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Mary Evelyn Filkins

July 3, 1923 - May 12, 2017

Mary Evelyn Sawyer Filkins, age 93, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2017 at Villa St. Frances. She was born July 3, 1923 in Circleville, KS to Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Sawyer. She married and had two children, then divorced and married George Filkins. George adopted her two children. Mary worked making parts for the first spacecraft at Hisonic. She also created the first special needs class in...
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Opal Orene Williams

September 4, 1927 - May 11, 2017

Opal Orene Williams, 89, of Gardner, Kansas passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Evergreen Community of Johnson County Nursing Home in Olathe, Kansas. She will forever be remembered as a devoted mother, loving grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to everyone she met. Opal was born on September 4, 1927 in Seymour,...
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Hazel Hodges Bauernfeind

July 18, 1924 - May 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Carroll Lee Banks

September 27, 1934 - May 6, 2017

Carroll Lee Banks, 82, passed away peacefully May 5, 2017 at home in Olathe, Kansas, he shared with his wife Charlotte of 62 years.Carroll was born in Council Grove, Kansas on September 27, 1934 to Clyde and Ruby Banks.He went on to school at The Kansas School for the Deaf, where he met his future wife Charlotte. Carroll worked for the Kansas City Star newspaper for 40 years as a controller...
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Charles Fayette Ward

May 29, 1943 - May 5, 2017

Charles Fayette Ward Jr, 73, of Olathe, Kansas passed away at home on Friday, May 5, 2017. He will forever be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to everyone he met. Charley was born on May 29, 1943 in Kansas City, Missouri to Charles Fayette Sr. and Pauline Mae (Mallonee) Ward. He attended and graduated from Pratt High School in 1962. He served...
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William Everett Dyche

July 27, 1942 - May 2, 2017

William (Bill) Everett Dyche, 74, of Olathe, Kansas passed away at home on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. He will forever be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to everyone he met. Bill was born on July 27, 1942 in Kansas City, Kansas to Charles Everett and Virginia Louise (Williams) Dyche. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. He owned his...
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Helen Elizabeth Mattson

December 20, 1919 - April 25, 2017

Helen Elizabeth Mattson, went to be with her Lord and Savior for eternity, April 25, 2017. Private family burial. A public celebration of her life will be this summer.Helen was born near Waterville, Kansas on December 20,1919 at her family's farm, to David Linn and Helen Lenore Livers. The oldest of 5 children, Helen graduated at the age of 16 from high school and began teaching in a one room...
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Daniel Ray Mingus

March 31, 1955 - April 22, 2017

Daniel Ray Mingus Sr., 62, of Kansas City, Kansas passed away at home on Saturday, April 22, 2017. He will forever be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to everyone he met. Danny was born on March 31, 1955 in Kansas City, Kansas to Ned Leroy and Waneta Bell (Dougan) Mingus. He worked all throughout his teens while attending Olathe High School....
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Mary Lou Robinson

December 19, 1932 - April 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Charles Blaine May

February 11, 1957 - April 1, 2017

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Thomas Delbert Hughes

March 21, 1957 - March 31, 2017

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Linda Don Lowery

July 3, 1948 - March 25, 2017

Linda D. (Wilson) Lowery, 68, of Gardner, Kansas passed away unexpectedly Saturday, March 25, 2017.Linda was born July 3, 1948 in Kansas City, Missouri to Carl D. and Ella Mae Wilson. She spent her youth in California before moving to Olathe, Kansas in her early teens, graduating from Olathe Senior High in 1966. She married Richard A. Lowery in December 1966 and relocated to Marietta, Georgia....
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Paul Dean Harvey

January 8, 1952 - March 21, 2017

Paul Dean Harvey, 65, of Olathe, Kansas passed away at home on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. He will be fondly remembered as a: loving son, dad, and grandpa. Paul was born on January 8, 1952 in Spavinaw, Oklahoma to Paul and Ethelene Harvey.Paul is preceded in death by his father Paul Harvey. He is survived by his mother Ethelene Harvey, and his three children: Michael Harvey and his wife Ashley of...
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Marilyn Kay Elkinton

July 8, 1947 - March 20, 2017

Marilyn Kay Elkinton (known as Kay), 69, of Olathe, Kansas passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving husband and daughter on Monday, March 20, 2017. Kay was born on July 8, 1947 in Kansas City, Kansas to Clifford and Fleta (Climer) Toynbee. She attended and graduated from Olathe High School in 1965. Kay is preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Fleta Toynbee and two...
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Mary Jane Thompson

July 6, 1931 - March 19, 2017

Mary Jane (DeMotte) Thompson or known by many as Gigi, age 85, passed away on March 19, 2017 at her home. Visitation will be held on Monday, March 27th from 6-8 pm at the McGilley & Frye Funeral Home in Olathe, KS. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, March 28th at 10:30 am, also at the funeral home. Inurnment will follow at the Shawnee Mission Memorial Gardens. Mary Jane was born...
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Eugene Rodney Jahr

April 22, 1929 - March 17, 2017

Eugene Rodney Jahr passed away peacefully at Delmar Gardens of Lenexa, KS on March 17, 2017 at the age of 87. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 25th at 1:00pm (visitation prior from Noon-1:00pm) at McGilley & Frye Funeral Home, 105 E. Loula, Olathe, KS 66061. Burial at Maple Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, KS.He was born on April 22, 1929, in Kansas City, MO, to Raymond C. Jahr and...
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Frank Lee Reed

January 15, 1938 - March 13, 2017

Frank Lee Reed, 79, of Olathe, Kansas passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, March 13, 2017. He will forever be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to everyone he met.Frank was born on January 15, 1938 in Olathe, Kansas to John L. and Mary L. (Kroll) Reed. He attended Olathe High School. He met the love...
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Janet C. Murphy

May 23, 1949 - March 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Paulina Grace McLane

June 14, 1925 - March 9, 2017

Paulina G. McLane went to be with her Lord on March 9, 2017. She was born in San Jose, California to Merrill and Mabel Howard on June 14, 1925. She had two siblings - Helen (Vogel) and Donald Howard. The family moved to Kansas and later to Omaha, Nebraska where she graduated from high school. She met and married Bernard L. Gill on July 7, 1944. The newlyweds moved to Plymouth, MI where...
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Henry Ivan Herman

September 16, 1963 - March 5, 2017

Henry Ivan Herman, 53, of Olathe, Kansas passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Meadowbrook Rehabilitation Hospital in Gardner, Kansas. Funeral Services will be 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 9th at the McGilley & Frye Funeral Home 105 East Loula Street Olathe, Kansas. Private burial Friday morning March 10th in Mount Hope Cemetery Enterprise, Kansas. Visitation 5:00-7:00 pm Thursday prior to the...
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George A. Miller

September 29, 1933 - February 24, 2017

Elder George A. "Pop" Miller, 83, of Olathe, KS passed away on February 24, 2017 at Olathe Medical Center. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. at the McGilley & Frye Funeral Home at 105 E. Loula St., Olathe, KS. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 from 10:00-12:30 p.m. at the Gardner Church of the Nazarene at 16640 N. Moonlight Rd.,...
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Alva Maria Arnold

February 21, 1930 - February 23, 2017

Alva Maria (Lundberg) Arnold, aged 87 years, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, died at Brookdale Retirement Living in Overland Park, KS, on Thursday, February 23, 2017. The cause was complications following a stroke. Alva was born on February 21,1930, in Providence, Rhode Island, to Carl M. Lundberg and Hulda E. Peterson. She had one sister, Ann (Lundberg) Tillman of Warwick, Rhode Island,...
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John Harold Van Vleet

September 10, 1964 - February 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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John Harold VanVleet

September 10, 1964 - February 22, 2017

John Harold VanVleet, born September 10, 1964 and passed away on February 22, 2017. Father Robert VanVleet, mother, Georgetta VanVleet and sisters, Becky Baguss, Bobbie Weaver, Irene (Heidi) Varner, Melba Brockett and brother, Shawn VanVleet. John was born in Clinton, Iowa, went to Clinton schools, moved to Olathe in 1986 and has been a resident of Olathe ever since.He is preceded in death by his...
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Mary O. Shrakes

July 26, 1927 - February 21, 2017

Mary O. Shrakes, 89, of Stilwell, Kansas passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. She will forever be remembered as a loving mother, grandma, great grandma, aunt and friend to everyone she met. Mary was born on July 26, 1927 in Preston, Missouri to Roscoe and Ina Walker. She married the love of her life Frankie J. Shrakes on January 30 1956 in Fort Scott, Kansas....
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Robert D. Hope, Jr.

September 4, 1940 - February 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.
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Magdalena M. Fuller

December 13, 1926 - February 13, 2017

Mrs. Magdalena "Marlene" Fuller (Hofmann) died peacefully on February 13, 2017 in Leawood, Kansas at the age of 90.Marlene Fuller is survived by her daughter, Annelie Rosenblum (husband, Jan Rosenblum) of Overland Park, Kansas; her granddaughter, Danielle Wilson (husband, Justin Wilson) of Denver, Colorado; her grandson, Michael Rosenblum of Olathe, Kansas; great-granddaughter, Arbor Wilson of...
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