Gloria Gyllberg Bond passed away Wednesday afternoon 25 June 2014 at her residence at the Good Samaritan in Olathe after spending the morning with friends. She was laid to rest at Olathe Memorial Cemetary with the gathering of friends and family to wish her well on June 7th. Gloria was born in Pomona, California on 13 December 1929 to Audrea James of Washington State, and Martin Gyllberg of Harnos, Sweden. She was the youngest of two girls. She and her older sister Sylvia remained best friends the whole of their lives. She grew up in Pomona and attended Pomona High School and later attended Pomona Junior College where she studied to be a dental assistant. In 1949 she married Charles Bond of Burbank California, an Air Force pilot. She bore him two sons, Steven in 1952 and Timothy in 1956. She loved being the wife of an Air Force officer traveling across the county making a home for her family in cities and outposts throughout for 18 years. Their career moved them from southern and northern California, to Alabama, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and eventually to Redondo Beach, California. In 1966 she divorced Charles and became a working single mom raising her two boys, seeing them through high school and university. She worked as the practice manager of a dental office and later for Hughes Aircraft. In 1979 she her met her life companion, Wendell, who she lived with until his death in 1991. Together, they enjoyed their retirement taking tropical vacations and ocean cruises. After Wendy passed away, she moved to Shawnee-Mission Kansas, and eventually to Olathe to be close to her Son Timothy and his family, to be the grandma to Drew and Katie, a role she loved very much. She belonged to the Episcopal Church. In Kansas she was a member of the Tabitha Foundation, and worked part-time as a elder-helper and personal assistant. In the last decade of their lives she and Charles became friends again and spoke and wrote to each other often until his death in 2010. She is remembered for her zest for life, and her generosity, her love of opera and music. She was a kind, considerate, and a caring, devoted friend and mother. Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Sylvia, and by her son Timothy. She is survived by her son Steven of Santa Cruz, CA and grand children Andrew and Kathleen of Olathe, KS, her niece Karen and grand niece Cyndi of Palm Springs, CA.
Leone M. Edmondson passed away July 9, 2014. Leone was cremated according to her wishes. Visitation 10 to 11a.m. Friday, July 18, McGilley- Frye F.H., 105 E. Loula St., Olathe, Kan. Inurnment Olathe Memorial. McGilley and Frye Funeral Home, 105 E Loula St, Olathe, KS 66061, 913-782-0582 www.mcgilleyfryefuneralhome.com
Carl Dean "Pete" Mustain, 76, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Olathe Medical Center. Pete was born Oct. 6, 1937, to William Shadrach and Ada Nichols Mustain in Dearborn, Mo. He was the youngest boy of 11 siblings. Pete graduated from Olathe High School in 1955. He married Mary Ann Pinales on April 25, 1959. They raised three children, Gloria "Dee Dee," Kevin, and Darryl in Olathe, Kan., and enjoyed celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in 2009. Pete was a member of Blue Valley Baptist Church. Pete owned and operated Mustain Construction for 40 years. Besides his family, Pete's passion and greatest hobby has always been his love of restoring "street rods." He was a member of the American Street Rod Association, holding various leadership positions, and the National Street Rod Association, serving as state representative for 17 years. Pete was preceded in death by his parents, William and Ada Mustain, and siblings, William Jr., Lloyd, Donald, Irene, Cathy, and Laura. He is survived by wife, Mary Ann of the home, children, Dee Dee (Joe), Kevin (Kim), and Darryl (Kathy), grandchildren, Calvin (Monica), Cody (Jenna), Courtney, Megan (Chris), Toni, DJ, Hayley, Kayla (Tom), Krista, and Karson, great grandchildren, Hannah, James, Chloe, Avery, Callie, and Corie. He is also survived by sisters, Shirley Herring, Linda (Jim) Foley, Judy Pitts- Young, and Joan Mustain-Brooks, numerous nieces and nephews, extended family, and friends. The funeral service was at 10 a.m. Friday, July 11, at Blue Valley Baptist Church. To leave the family a message, please visit our website at www.PenwellGabelOlathe.com
Funeral services with fire department honors for Michael Joseph 'Mike' Penner, 67, Lawrence, will be at 11 am Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mike died Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Bucksport, Maine, after falling ill while vacationing with his wife. He was born Apr. 24, 1947, in Newton, Kan., the son of LeRoy and Joanne. He graduated from Newton High School in 1965, where he was the class president. He attended University of Kansas and later earned a bachelor's degree from Western Illinois University. Mike served the Lawrence Fire Department from 1974 to 1988, and later served the Olathe Fire Department from 1988 to 2000, where he retired as Battalion Chief. He later worked for FEMA from 2008 to 2011. Mike was the executive director of the Class of 1965 Fox Theater Renovation Project in Newton, and was a marathon runner, skier, bird enthusiast, artist, writer, and published poet. He married Joane Nagel on May 1, 1982, in Lawrence. She survives of the home. Other survivors include a daughter, Jody Penner, Ottawa; his mother, Joanne Rash Peters, Newton; a sister, Betty Jo Schmidt and husband Richard, Salina; and a niece, Aimee Holgerson and her husband Jeff and daughters Caroline and Grace, Salina. Friends may call from 3 pm to 8 pm Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 6 to 7:30 pm. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Kansas State Firefighters Association (KSFFA) Scholarship Fund, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044. Online condolences may be sent at rumsey- yost.com
Hally "Bug" Nicole Yust, 9, Spring Hill, Kan., died July 9, 2014. Celebration of Life 4 p.m. Monday, July 14, at Life Church, 16111 S. Lone Elm Rd., Olathe, Kan. Arr.: Bruce Funeral Home, Spring Hill, (913) 592-2244.
Robert "Andy" Haynes, 87, Olathe, Kan., died June 30, 2014. Visitation 9 a.m., service 11 a.m. Saturday, July 5, at Bruce Funeral Home, Spring Hill, Kan., (913) 592-2244. Burial Spring Hill Cemetery.
Jared Wayne Donham, 34, Overland Park, Kan., died June 27, 2014. Service was Thursday, July 3, at Bruce Funeral Home, Spring Hill, Kan., (913) 502-2244. Burial Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Overland Park.
Donald "Don" Jenkins, 75, Spring Hill, KS passed June 19, 2014. Service was June 24, Bruce Funeral Home, 913-592-2244. Visitation: 5pm before the service. Memorial cont: Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead.
Vance ''Bud'' Meek, 86, of Spring Hill, KS, died May 29, 2014. Service 10am Mon., June 2, Spring Hill UMC. Burial Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Olathe, KS. Visitation 5-8pm Sun., June 1, Bruce FH, 913-592-2244.
Donald Gene Reddell, 66, Spring Hill, KS, died May 22, 2014. Funeral 12:00 noon, May 27, Bruce Funeral Home, Spring Hill, KS, 913-592-2244. Visitation: 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial Spring Hill Cemetery. Bruce Funeral Home, Funerals - Cremations - Monuments - Pre-planning, 913-856-7111, 913-592-2244, brucefuneralhome.com