Blue Springs Obituaries

d. September 10, 2013

Twila Marie Scurlock, 90, of Hamilton, MO passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2013 in North Kansas City, MO.  Graveside services for Twila will be 10:00 am, Friday, September 20, 2013 at Cameron Cemetery in Cameron, MO.  More…

d. September 10, 2013

Vivian C Pechefsky, 72, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2013.  Vivian was born January 18, 1941 in Falls church, VA to Walter and Vivian (Dotterer) Rogge. She was united in marriage to John J. Pechefsky who preceded her in death.  She worked for Control Data.  She was a Catholic by faith.  Vivian enjoyed cross stitching.  In addition to her husband John, she was preceded in death by her parents.  More…

d. September 8, 2013

Dr. Steven John Soper, MD, 71, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cameron, MO.  He was born December 7, 1941 in Independence, MO to Lloyd and Martha (Drigalla) Soper.  They preceded him in death.
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d. September 7, 2013

Loretta Mae Rice, 93, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013 at her home.  Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm, Thursday September 12, 2013 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO, 816-229-3276.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the chapel.  Burial will be at Blue Springs Cemetery.  More…

d. September 3, 2013

Anthony Lee “Tony” Modrell, 64, Blue Springs, MO and retired Captain of the Blue Springs Police Department, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2013.  He was born May 24, 1949 in Long Beach, CA to Louis Edward and Maggie M. (Luker) Modrell.  He was a 1967 graduate of Northeast High School in Kansas City, MO, and received his BA and MA in Criminal Justice from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, MO.   More…

d. September 3, 2013

Archie “Bo” Welborn III, 47, of Blue Springs, MO passed away September 3, 2013 in Grain Valley, MO.  He was born July 21, 1966 in Kansas City, MO to Arch and Juanita (May) Welborn, Jr.  He was united in marriage on May 25, 1991 to Tracy Brooks and she survives of the home.  He was a garage door installer for Delden Manufacturing Co. for 17 years.  Bo was a member of Blue Springs Christian Church, Elks Lodge 2509, Blue Springs Baseball, and the Fraternal Order of Police.  He enjoyed baseball and spending time with his family.  He was preceded in death by his mother; grandparents, James and Helen May, and Archie and Bessie Welborn. More…

d. September 3, 2013

Geraldine Lillian Butts, 76, Blue Springs, Mo passed away September 3, 2013 at her home.  She was born May 13, 1937 in Cleveland, OH to Edgar T. and Eleanor (Putnat) Osborn.  Geraldine had been a resident of Blue Springs for the past 35 years.  More…

d. September 2, 2013

Ruby Rose Campbell, 87, of Buckner, MO passed away Monday, September 2, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her family.  She was born August 20, 1926 in Independence, MO to Joseph H. and Nellie G. (Dickinson) Robinson.  More…

d. August 31, 2013

Winifred Ethel Strahan, 101 passed away Saturday, August 31, 2013 in Parker, KS. She was born March 21, 1912 in Lee’s Summit, MO to Lewis and Nellie (Parson) Perdue.  She was united in marriage to Clyde Strahan who preceded her in death.  She taught school, 5th grade, in Raytown and Blue Springs schools.  She was a member of First Christian Church of Blue Springs, and Eastern Star.  She enjoyed quilting, planting flowers, watching birds and the Kansas City Royals. In addition to her husband Clyde, she was preceded in death by her parents; nephew, Billy Ray Sims; and five siblings. More…

d. August 30, 2013

 Jennie E. Ball, 86, of Lake Lotawana, MO passed away Friday August 30, 2013 at John Knox Village in Lee’s Summit, MO.

 Jennie was born to Fred and Mary (McCammack) Robinson on January 13, 1927 in Centerton, IN.  More…