April 26, 2015




Louis A. Soetaert, passed away April 21, 2015 at his home in Gardner, Kan.

Louis was born May 22, 1923 in Gardner to Louise (Cashier) and Charles Soetaert. Louis married L. Edith Draper on April 22, 1944 in KCMO. …

Marilyn Joy (Linder) Walsh

Marilyn Joy (Linder) Walsh, age 70 of Surprise, Ariz.passed away Wednesday, March 18,  in Surprise, Ariz.

Marilyn Joy Walsh was born October 14, 1944 in Olathe, Kansas, the daughter of Preston and Mary Linder.  She graduated from Gardner High School …




Mary Virginia Alexander, 92, of Gardner, Kan, passed away peacefully at her home on April 11, 2015,  surrounded by her loving family and dedicated husband of 69 years, James Clyde Alexander, and her treasured dog, Gracie.


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Mary Virginia Alexander, 92, of Gardner, KS, passed away April 11, 2015 at her home.  A Rosary will be said 3:00 pm on Friday,April, 17, 2015 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111.  Inurnment at …

Beth A Frank


Beth A. Johnson Frank, 63, of Gardner, Kan. passed away April 11, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House.

Beth was born December 27, 1951 in Lincoln, Neb. to Patricia Irene (Lundy) and Philip Kenton Johnson. She grew up in Prairie …

Jay D. “J. J.” Holmes


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Jay D. “J. J.” Holmes, 53, of Edgerton, Kan. passed away March 28, 2015 in Merriam, Kan.

Jay was born August 2, 1961 in Hutchinson, KS to Patsy (Schoonover) and John D. Holmes.  He was a 1980 graduate of …

Shirley Elaine Taylor

 Shirley Elaine Taylor, 68, of Wellsville, passed away March 28, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House.

Shirley was born April 24, 1946 in Boise, Idaho to Alice M. (Jacobus) and Norman E. Schulz.  She was a 1964 graduate …


Charles F. “Charlie” Rives, II


Charles F. “Charlie” Rives, II, 65, of Gardner, Kan, passed away March 25, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center.

Charlie was born November 11, 1949 in Kansas City, Kan to Irene (Flynn) and Charles Fredrick Rives. He was a 1967 …


Dodge Pic Kirk McLellan Dodge, 84, of Des Peres, MO, formerly of Overland Park and Gardner, passed away February 20, 2015 in Des Peres, MO.

Kirk was born November 19, 1930 in Chicago, Ill. to Howard M. and Kathryn (Kirkpatrick) Dodge. He …

Elizabeth Everett Spiller

Elizabeth Everett Spiller, 78, passed away at Villa St. Francis in Olathe.
Elizabeth was born May 29, 1936 in Jefferson City, MO to Mary Elizabeth (Everett) and Thaddeus Wheeler.  She graduated from St. Mary of the Springs Catholic High School