Blue Springs Obituaries

d. January 29, 2015

Meyers Funeral ChapelsJeffery L. Groves, 43, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Thursday, January 29, 2015. Jeffery was born July 7, 1971 in Kansas City, MO to John and Patricia (Dison) Groves. On July 22, 2012 he was united in marriage to Wendy (Carpenter) Groves. He was a carpenter and really enjoyed remodeling. He loved music and played the drums, guitar, and bass. He was preceded in death by his father, and sister, Cindy Parr.  More…

d. January 29, 2015

Louise B. Andachter, 88, of Independence, MO passed away Thursday, January 29, 2015 at the Villages of Jackson Creek.  She was born in Jonesboro, AR on April 4, 1926.  She was a self -employed cake decorator, and was a member of Tri-City Ministries.  Louise enjoyed cake baking, wedding and birthday, and she especially enjoyed her family.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and 2 brothers.

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d. January 28, 2015

James R. Walker, 58, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Wednesday, January 28, a2015 at St. Mary’s Medical Center.  He was born April 11, 1956 in Kansas City, MO, adopted by James and Corine Martin.  He was united in marriage to Remell (Ransom) Walker, and she survives at the home.  He was on the janitorial staff at St. Mary’s Medical Center, and a member of First Baptist Church of Blue Springs.  James enjoyed landscaping and working on cars.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  More…

d. January 27, 2015

Donald E. Dahl, 88, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at his home.  Donald was born July 18, 1926 in DeGraff, MN to Raymond and Evelyn (Fletcher) Dahl.  He served his country in the US Army during WWII. On March 31, 2002 he was united in marriage to Mildred (Friend) Dahl and she survives at the home.  More…

d. January 21, 2015

Bertha M. Heathman, 82, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at her home.

A celebration of Bertha’s life will be held from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St. Blue Springs, MO. More…

d. January 20, 2015

Martha Ann (Brownfield) Walls, 54, of Grain Valley, MO passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at her home.  Funeral Services for Martha will be 2:00 pm Sunday, February 1, 2015 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.
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d. January 19, 2015

Meyers Funeral ChapelsYvonne Marie Randall, 87, of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully on Monday, January 19, 2015.  She was born to Noel and Pearl (Thomas) Gouldsmith on August 25, 1927 in Independence, MO.  More…

d. January 18, 2015

Donald L. VanPelt, 47, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs.  Funeral services for Donald will be 10:00 am Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Tri-City Ministries, 4500 Little Blue Parkway, Independence, MO.  The family will receive friends 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Friday, January 23, 2015 at the Church.  Burial will be in Blue Springs Cemetery.  More…

d. January 16, 2015

Elizabeth Ellen Wegeng Backes, 84, of Carrollton, MO passed away Friday, January 16, 2015 at Carroll House. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. at the church where the Rosary will be prayed shortly before mass. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Norborne, MO. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation.  More…

d. January 15, 2015

Robert G. Becker, 94, of Independence, MO passed away Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Centerpoint Hospital.  Funeral service will be 3:00 pm Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at Northern Blvd. Methodist Church 1800 S. Northern Blvd. Independence.  Burial in Blue Springs Cemetery.  Visitation one hour prior to the service.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Northern Blvd. Methodist Church. More…