Blue Springs Obituaries

d. November 4, 2013

Dorothy E. Poppe, 96, of North Bend, OR, formerly of Blue Springs, MO, passed away November 4, 2013.  She was born May 3, 1917 in White Lake, SD to Bert and Dora (DeJong) VanDenBrand.  Dorothy was united in marriage to Louis G. Poppe on September 3, 1940 in Yankton, SD, and he preceded her in death.  More…

d. October 27, 2013

Eugene R. Mantzey, 59, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013 at KC Hospice House.  He was born May 30, 1954 in Chillicothe, MO to Raymond and Donna Jean (Bush) Mantzey.  He was in the US Navy for 21 years and was a Senior Chief Gunners Mate.  He retired in 2012 as a Postal Clerk from Lee’s Summit Post Office.  More…

d. October 25, 2013

Patricia Jane Garnett, 88, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Friday, October 25, 2013 at St. Mary’s Medical Center.  She was born April 3, 1925 in Charleston, WV to Thomas and Margaret (Myer) Meek. She attended Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, and Memphis State.  Patricia worked as a commercial artist.  More…

d. October 25, 2013

Ruth M. Patten, 90, of Independence, MO passed away October 25, 2013 at Monterey Park Nursing Center. Graveside services for Ruth will be 10:00 am, Thursday, November 7, 2013 at Blue Springs Cemetery, Blue Springs, MO. Arrangements entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel, Blue Springs, MO.  More…

d. October 23, 2013

Wilma Ann Spartz, 77, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Wednesday October 23, 2013 at her home.  She was born August 7, 1936 in Blue Mound, KS to Edwin and Leona (Rogers) Thyer.  Wilma was a graduate of A & M Tech in Okmulgee, OK.  On August 25, 1956 she was united in marriage to Gregory L. Spartz who survives of the home.  Wilma built a family of 4 children within 7 years.  More…

d. October 23, 2013

Howard W. Scarborough, 65, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at his home.  He was born July 7, 1948 in Blue Springs, MO to Woodrow and Roberta (Hawkins) Scarborough.  He was a US Army veteran, and retired in 1997 from Ford Motor Co.  He was a member of Open Range Fellowship of Lone Jack, MO.  More…

d. October 19, 2013

Amy Phillips, 33, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at home on Saturday, October 19, 2013 in Lee’s Summit, MO.  Amy was born August 29, 1980 in Kansas City, MO.  She lived in Blue Springs and graduated from Blue Springs South in 1999.  She was a 2004 graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute with a Bachelor in Fine Arts.  She was employed at Pinot Palette in Leawood, KS where she was able to express her artistic talent through teaching others the beauty and expression of art.  More…

d. October 16, 2013

Curtis Jennings, 90, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at St. Mary’s Medical Center.  He was born November 24, 1922 to Charles and Sadie (Looney) Jennings in Eldridge, MO.  He worked as an Aluminum Molder at Naylor Aluminum Co. and retired after 36 years.  He enjoyed gardening.  He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Danny Jennings; daughter, Terri Jennings. More…

d. October 16, 2013

George W. Cotten, 64, of Buda, TX passed away at his home on October 16, 2013 with his wife at his side.  He was born on May 17, 1949 to Mohler L. and Doris E. (Cotton) Cotten in Hutchison, KS.  George was united into marriage with Patricia Gail Simmons on August 6, 1983 in Lee’s Summit, MO.  More…

d. October 14, 2013

Benjamin G. Mason, 43, of Blue Springs, MO, passed away at his home on Sunday October 13, 2013.  He was born on October 2, 1970 to Richard A. and Margaret A. (Mayo) Mason in San Antonio, TX.

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