Charles Alva Paul, 78, Gardner, passed Dec 3, 2013. Service 3pm Tues, Dec 10, 2013 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Private inurnment at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Overland Park, KS.
Dorothy Evelyn McKean, 88, Gardner, Kan., died Nov. 30, 2013. Visitation 9:30 a.m., service 11 a.m. Wed, Grace Baptist Church, Gardner. Burial Gardner Cem. Arr.: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, (913) 856-7111.
Jordan Fields, of Olathe, died November 24 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was born September 3rd, 1989 in Hays, Kansas, the son of Dino and Sandy Fields. He attended Prince of Peace, St. Thomas Aquinas and Olathe Northwest High Schools and was enrolled in Johnson County Community College majoring in business. He was currently employed at SKC Communications in direct customer sales. Jordan loved sports and played many but his passion was football (especially the Huskers), which he played through high school. Jordan had a strong Christian faith and was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic church in Olathe, Kansas. Jordan loved his family beyond measure and was loved unconditionally by his family and friends. Jordan is survived by his parents Dino and Sandy Fields of Olathe, his sister Amanda and brother Justin. He also leaves a paternal grandmother, Alice Fields, maternal grandparents Vernon and Betty Schmidt and a niece Ava Mullin. He is also survived by many uncles, aunts, cousins and friends that loved him dearly. Jordan was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Larry Kent Fields. A visitation will be held on November 26th from 5-7pm and a Memorial Mass will be on November 27th at 10:30. Both services will be held at Prince of Peace Catholic church, 16000 West 143rd Street, Olathe, Kansas, 66062. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donations to one of Jordan's beloved organizations, Unleashed Pet Rescue and Adoption. Envelopes will be available at the service and can also be mailed to 5918 Broadmoor, Mission, KS 66202. To leave a message for the family, please visit www.PenwellGabelOlathe.com
Terry Lee Hill, age 46, Olathe, KS. passed Nov. 17, 2013. Graveside 11am Thursday Nov. 21st at the Bonner Springs Cemetery in Bonner Springs, KS. Arrangements Alden-Harrington Funeral Home 913-422-4074
Vera Ann Siedenburg Hill, 83, of Overland Park, Kan., passed away Tuesday, Nov, 19, 2013, at Freedom Point of Overland Park. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at the Penwell-Gable Funeral Home, Olathe chapel where the family will receive friends from 12 to 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Redeemer Lutheran Church. Vera was born March 16, 1930, in Bunceton, Mo., to Herman and Emma Siedenburg. She was baptized April 13, 1930, at Zion Lutheran Church, Lone Elm, Mo., and was confirmed in the Christian faith on April 2, 1944, also at Zion Lutheran Church. Vera was a charter member at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Olathe, Kan. Vera graduated from Bunceton High School in 1948 and attended Central Business College in Sedalia, Mo. She worked for many years as a bookkeeper for businesses in the Olathe area, retiring from Don's Body Shop. Vera married Thomas Hill on April 23, 1950, at Zion Lutheran Church in Lone Elm, Mo. She lived in Olathe from 1956 until 2011 when she moved to Overland Park. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Hill in 2012 and her sister, Bernice. She is survived by her brother, Arthur. Vera will be greatly missed by her children, Gary and wife Jeana, Greg and wife Paula, Steve and wife Michele, Loren and wife Cheryl and daughter, Cindy Hill Schmitt, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. To leave a special message for the family please visit www.PenwellGabelOlathe.com
Linda Jo Meierhans, 62, of Olathe, Kan., passed away at home Nov. 15, 2013. She is survived by brother, Michael Kasl of Belleville, Kan. Linda will be cremated according to her wishes. Services are pending. McGilley and Frye Funeral Home, 105 E Loula St, Olathe, KS 66061, 913-782-0582 www.mcgilleyfryefuneralhome.com
Ryan D. Miley, 22, of Woodhull, Illinois, died Saturday, November 16, 2013 as a result of a one vehicle accident near Andover, Illinois. Services are 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Peterson-Wallin- Knox Funeral Home in Woodhull. Private burial will be at a later date. Friends may greet the family from 5- 7 p.m., prior to services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to an education fund for Ryan's son, Avrin. Online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com. He was born February 27, 1991 in Birkenfeld, Germany, to Jason and Lashaun Norton Miley. He attended the AlWood schools and graduated from Olathe South High School in Olathe, Kansas. He was employed as a machinist at General Grind & Machine in Aledo. He enjoyed sports, music and being with his son, Avrin. He is survived by Shaylany Blackwell and their son, Avrin of Woodhull, Illinois; his mother, Lashaun (Joe) Kness of Alpha, Illinois; his father, Jason (Kim) Miley of Olathe, Kansas; siblings, Jessica and Logan Miley of Olathe, Kansas; maternal grandfather, Chandois Norton of Dallas, Texas; maternal great grandmother: Dorothy Dorn of Natrona, Pennsylvania; paternal grandfather, Gary (Michelle) Miley of Rancho Palos Verdes, California; paternal grandmother, Sharyna Miley of Huntington Beach, California; paternal great grandmother, Glenda Cox of Apple Valley, California; paternal great grandfather, Marvin Kunz of Wimberely, Texas; step grandparents, Patricia Harris of Galesburg, Illinois; Rick and Nonnie Schweitzer of Olathe, Kansas and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Roberta Lynn Dorn and step grandfather, Gary Kness.
Charles Edward (Eddie) Nelson, 74, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at home. The family will hold a celebration of life memorial at a later date. The family requests memorial contributions be made to Kendallwood Hospice, 2908 NW Vivion Road, Riverside, MO 64150. D.W. Newcomer's Sons Funeral Homes, Cemeteries, Crematories.816-931-7777 www.stineandmcclure.com
Barbara Rae Dahmer, 67, of Olathe, Kansas passed away at her home Nov. 8, 2013. Barbara was born July 10, 1946, at Leavenworth, Kansas, the daughter of Raymond and Constance Teschner McDaniel. She was preceded in death by her husband Gary Dahmer, and parents; Raymond Teschner and Constance Teschner McDaniel. Survivors include her children Darla Bean, Brett Dahmer, wife Kimberly, Jessica Williams, husband Teague; grandchildren Greg Bean, Travis Bean, Matthew Mowery, wife Aimee, Nicholas Mowery, Kyle Williams, Sam Williams, Allison Williams; brother Tom Teschner, wife Lisa; sister Susan Frantz, husband Harry; nieces Connie Teschner and Sharon Phibbs, nephew Tommy Teschner. Barbara was active in the Phi Tau Omega Sorority and the Johnson County Christmas Bureau. She loved knitting gifts for her many friends and family, reading, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Her beautiful smile, laughter and love of music will be missed by all who knew her. The family will receive friends for a visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Penwell Gabel Olathe Chapel on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. Funeral Service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the Penwell Gabel Olathe Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Johnson County Christmas Bureau or Phi Tau Omega Sorority. To leave a special message for the family online, please visit www.PenwellGabelOlathe.com
Elizabeth Ann "Betty" DeVader Kaufman 86 died Nov 9, 2013. Mass 10am Nov 13, Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial 1:30pm St. John's Catholic Cem. Rosary 5:30pm Visit 6-8pm Nov 12, Bruce Funeral Home.