Blue Springs Obituaries

d. July 25, 2016

Ida Smith, 90, of Blue Spring, MO passed away Monday, July 25, 2016.  Arrangements are currently pending and will be finalized Tuesday morning.

Tyler Stingley will be our funeral director assisting the family their arrangements.

d. July 21, 2016

Merilyn K. Smith (Sanborn), 79, a resident of Maywood Terrace in Independence, MO passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016.  Born August 16, 1936 in Battle Creek, MI the daughter of Andrew and Armona (Cole) Stebleton.

Survivors include daughters, Wendy McKeever of Blue Springs, MO, Denise Sanborn of Blue Springs, MO, Susan Mitchell of Kansas City, Kansas; More…

d. July 20, 2016

Raymond Leon Valentine, 76, of Independence, MO passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 20, 2016.  Born January 12, 1940 in Scotts Bluff, NE he is the son of Leslie R. and Lois E. (Wilkins) Valentine.

Raymond served his country proudly in the United States Army.  In 1960 Raymond started Valentine’s Heating and Cooling, serving the entire Kansas City Metro.  He continued to be a large part of the business until his death.  More…

d. July 19, 2016

Marilyn Ruth Karlin Ekey died July 19, 2016 at the Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Kansas City after a brief struggle with cancer. She was 81 years old. The daughter of William J. and Amanda (Kuhn) Karlin, Marilyn was born August 22, 1934 in Hays, Kansas. She graduated from Girls Catholic High School and attended Fort Hays State College. She married Jack O. Ekey on February 12, 1955 in Hays, Kansas. They were married 53 years. More…

d. July 17, 2016

Funeral arrangements for 62 year old Paul Lewis Reller are Pending and will be finalized at 3:00 p.m. on Monday.

d. July 17, 2016

James Richard Barrett KCFD RET., 73, of Collins, MO and formerly of Kansas City, MO. Passed away July 17, 2016 at the St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. He was born February 1, 1943 in Thomasville, GA to Slim and Louise (Matlock) Asmussen.  More…

d. July 16, 2016

Nick P. Konomos, 68, of Blue Springs, MO passed away July 16, 2016.  He was born May 31, 1948 to Peter and Helen (Kakagiannis) Konomos in Kansas City, MO.

Nick was united in marriage to Vicki Hamilton on June 6, 1970 in Independence, MO.  In 1998 he started LK Marketing in Blue Springs, MO.  More…

d. July 16, 2016

Patricia Vasquez, 62, of Kansas City, MO passed away peacefully July 15, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, MO. She was born March 8, 1954 in Kansas City, MO to Eliseo and Alice (Soriano) Vasquez.  More…

d. July 14, 2016

Betty Jo Smith, 88, of Raymore, Mo passed away July 14, 2016. Memorial services are 10:30 am Tuesday July 19th at Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs, Mo.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in her memory to Crossroads Hospice. More…

d. July 12, 2016

Beatrice Ann Dieleman, 82, of Blue Springs, Mo passed away July 12, 2016. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Friday July 15th at her church, Timothy Lutheran Church, 425 NW R.D. Mize Rd, Blue Springs. Visitation will precede services 10:00 – 11:00 am at the church. Burial in Swan Lake Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the church.  More…