Blue Springs Obituaries

d. July 21, 2014

Gary H. Priddy, 80, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 at his home.  Gary was born May 31, 1934 in Kansas City, MO, the son of Gilford and Roberta (Steffee) Priddy.  He was a graduate of Wyandotte High School. On October 24, 1981 he was united in marriage to Marcia Marion-Ford and she survives of the home. More…

d. July 17, 2014

Deborah S. Schmidt, 61, of Grain Valley, MO passed away following a long battle with cancer, Thursday, July 17, 2014 in North Kansas City, MO. Deborah was born May 21, 1953, the daughter of Gorden and Bonnie Dryden. In 1977 she was united in marriage to Ronald Schmidt and he survives of the home. Debbie was a Registered Nurse for 38 years. She enjoyed nursing and caring for people. She also enjoyed following her youngest daughters softball years, and she liked watching soap operas. More…

d. July 14, 2014

June Marie Wellner, 75, of Blue Springs, MO passed away July 14, 2014 in Independence, MO.  She was born June 28, 1939 in Clay Center, KS to Carl and Ethel (Spark) Anderson.  On March 25, 1961, she was united in marriage to Garner Paul Wellner who preceded her in death.  More…

d. July 11, 2014

Marcella E. Hillerman, 96, of Independence, Mo passed away Friday, July 11, 2014.  She was born October 1, 1917 in Urich, Mo to Fred and Mary (Geiselman) Boehler.  On May 10, 1944 she was united in marriage to Clarence Hillerman who preceded her in death.  She devoted her life to being a home maker.  Marcella was a member of St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Independence.    More…

d. July 10, 2014

Steven D. Osborne, 67, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 at his home.  Steven was born March 27, 1947 in Calistoga CA to Billy and Nadine (Winkler) Osborne. He served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War.  On August 7, 1978 he was united in marriage to Lynda Friedly and she survives of the home.  Steve was an Installed Sales Technician for Timber Roots UBC.  More…

d. July 9, 2014

Meyers Funeral ChapelsRichard F. Hempenius, 87, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at St. Mary’s Manor in Blue Springs.  Richard was born May 27, 1927 in Lafayette, IN to Walter and Leona (Schelle) Hempenius.  During WWII he served his country in the US Army.  More…

d. July 8, 2014

Elois D. Holmes, 87, of Blue Springs, MO passed away July 8, 2014 in Blue Springs.  She was born November 22, 1926 in Mayfield, KY to Raymond and Ina (Webster) Day.  She was united in marriage to William Holmes who preceded her in death.  Elois was an assembler in a pottery manufacturing plant.  She was a member of Blue Springs Church of Christ.  More…

d. July 7, 2014

Candace D. Keeling, 53, of Blue Springs, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014 at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Kansas City, MO.  Candy was born March 12, 1961 in Estherville, IA to Kenneth and Stella (Kooker) Birkland.  On October 12, 1996 she was united in marriage to Ronald C. Keeling and he survives of the home.  More…

d. July 7, 2014

Meyers Funeral ChapelsLarry E. Wiebusch, 78, of Independence, MO passed away July 7, 2014 at Centerpoint Medical Center. He was born February 26, 1936in Blue Springs, MO to Herbert and Eula (Quinn) Wiebusch. On September 23, 1961 he was united in marriage to Patricia Pfunder and she survives of the home. Larry owned Town and Country Clothing in Blue Springs. He was Lutheran by faith, and was an avid antique dealer. He was preceded in death by his parents.  More…

d. July 5, 2014

Frances Lyons, 97, of Strasburg, MO passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014 at her home.  She was born June 13, 1917 in Mondamin, IA to Henry and Flossie (Gamet) Spurlin.  She graduated from William Chrisman High School.  She lived in CO, CA, MO and OR.  She was a homemaker until her 50’s, then she was an assistant librarian for Portland State University.  More…