Obits

Leonard “Lenny” Lewis Witthar, age 65, of Polo, MO, entered eternal life Sept. 13, 2016, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Lenny entered this life Jan. 9, 1951, the son of Leonard Warren and Margaret Mary Donahue Witthar in Fort Jackson, SC.  He grew up around Liberty and attended...
Larry Edwin Gough, age 70, of Kidder, MO, passed away on Sept. 11, 2016, at the North Kansas City Hospital in North Kansas City. Larry had lived in Kidder since 1973. Larry was born on Sept. 30, 1945, in Kansas City, to Lester and May Smith Gough. He graduated from the Lee’s Summit High School in...
Karle Kresse, age 83, of Kingston, MO, passed away on Sept. 9, 2016, at the Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Cameron. He and his wife had lived in Kingston for the past 42 years, and he had previously lived in Cameron and Hamilton. Karle was born on Oct. 2, 1932, in Clinton County, to...
Helen B. (McCoy) Porter, age 74, of Polo, MO, formerly of Sedalia, entered eternal life on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at Valley Manor Nursing and Rehab in Excelsior Springs. Helen was born Feb. 2, 1942, in Sedalia, to Lee Garland McCoy, Sr. and Ethal Mae (Bostwick) McCoy. In 1960 Helen moved to the...
Robert “Bob” Halsey, age 85, of Polo, MO, entered eternal life Sept. 8, 2016, at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, after a brief illness. Bob entered this life June 2, 1931, the son of Glenn and Winifred Jones Halsey in Kansas City. Later his mother married Jesse Farmer and Bob gained a stepfather and...
Donal D. Guffey
Donal D. Guffey, age 90, of Columbia, MO, died on Sept. 7, 2016, at his home in Columbia. Mr. Guffey was a former director, senior vice-president and general counsel of The Gas Service Company of Kansas City. He retired in 1982. He was born in Kingston to John W. and Elsie M. Guffey. He graduated...
Rita Mae (Howell) Cox, age 86, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, at her home in Lee’s Summit, MO. Rita was born Oct. 13, 1929, in Mirabile, to Madge and Eldon Howell. She graduated from Polo High School and the University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, where she earned a master’s degree in...
Carolyn Cay (Schmidt) Peterson, age 65, of Breckenridge, MO, passed away unexpectedly in Chillicothe on Aug. 31, 2016. Carolyn was born on Oct. 18, 1950, in Greenfield, IA, to LaVerne Schmidt and Leila Mitchell Schmidt Zike. She grew up in Atlantic, IA, and graduated from high school there in 1968...
Mark Carter, age 61, of Polo, MO, entered eternal life peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Aug. 30, 2016. Mark entered this life Sept. 23, 1954, the son of Doris and Imogene O’Kelly Carter in Braymer. He attended Polo schools growing up and lived the last 25 years in Polo. On...
Lois June Albertson, age 84, of Hastings, NE, formerly of Polo, MO, entered eternal life Aug. 25, 2016, surrounded by her loving family at a care facility in Hastings. Lois entered this life on Oct. 6, 1931, the daughter of Carl and Margarette (Neill) Lewellyn in New York. She grew up and lived in...

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