Elbie A. Ball
April 5, 1933 – Nov. 3, 2021

Elbie Allen Ball, 88, Archie, died Nov. 3 at Cass Regional Medical Center, Harrisonville. Elbie was born April 5, 1933, in Osceola, the son of Willie Collins and Bessie Ball.

He married Rosella Mae Kelley in August 1954 in Kansas City. He had lived in Kansas City before moving to Archie in 1995.

Elbie owned and operated Ball Lawn and Tree Service in Kansas City for more than 30 years.

He loved to fish and hunt and enjoyed listening to country western music.

Elbie is survived by his wife, Rosella Ball, of the home; a son, Elbie Ball, Archie; two daughters, Debbie Ball, Archie, and Sandy Ball, Belton; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial visitation was Nov. 8 at the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.

Alice M. Hackler
Jan. 9, 1932 – Oct. 31, 2021

Alice Maxine “Max” Hackler, 89, Drexel, died Oct. 31. Maxine “Max” was born Jan. 9, 1932, the daughter of Harry Edmond and Helen Leona (Atkinson) Burchett.

She walked to the Rocky Point School for her early education before attending high school at Archie, graduating in 1950 as the
valedictorian of her class. She married her high school sweetheart, Thomas Edward “Bud” Hackler, on Aug. 16, 1952, joining him at Fort Polk, Louisiana, while he finished his tour duty in the Army, returning to Cass County in 1953 where she lived for the rest of her life. They were blessed with three children.

Max worked diligently to get rural water for Water District No. 12 and served on the water board for more than 25 years, serving as treasurer.

She also served on the Everett Cemetery Board, serving as secretary and treasurer. She worked countless elections as a presiding judge and felt voting was a responsibility. However, her family knew it was best not to discuss politics with her.

She was often volunteering and made noodles for the church Thanksgiving dinner, overseeing the cooking. Max was a huge supporter of the Archie School and she loved high school basketball. She could be found front-row-center-court with her fellow fans.

She disliked football, but volunteered to pop popcorn in the concession stand.

She stayed loyal to her alma mater until she had grandchildren and great-grandchildren who attended Drexel and she donned her first “Bobcat” shirt.

She was a meticulous seamstress and enjoyed her fancy work. She kept her mind and hands busy assembling intricate Christmas stockings with sequins, tiny beads and numerous parts, at first just for family, and then she started selling them.

She made clothes, patched jeans, performed alterations, hemmed prom dresses and sewed patches and medals on letter jackets, all at a very reasonable price.

Even last month she was working on a baby sampler and hemmed her granddaughter’s wedding dress.

Max had, and set, high expectations for herself and those around her. She kept her home, yard and flower beds immaculate and in order. Her family joked that God had a lot to do in Heaven before Maxine arrived, everything would need to be in order and meet with her approval.

Max loved country music singer Charley Pride and saw him several times in concert. She enjoyed traveling anywhere, but she especially enjoyed trips with the Hackler kids.

As time and cancer took its toll during the last year, she continued to work her puzzle books and read novels. She cherished phone calls, visits and mail.

Max was outspoken, a person always knew what she thought of them because she’d tell them. She also made her attitude toward cancer known.

When she was first diagnosed with cancer in 2003, she said “I’m gonna fight it to the end.” Even in May, she said, “I’m going down fightin.” And fight she did, her surgeon was amazed at her incredible and remarkable constitution.

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Jack.

The legacy Maxine leaves behind is strong. She is survived by her husband, Bud, of the home; her daughters, Marsha Lynn Stark and Shelley Leann Jacobs and Ronnie, all of Drexel; their families, Ryan and Andrea Stark and son, Logan; Aaron and Haley Stark; Jared and Alycia Jacobs, and their children, Easton and Adilynn; Allison Jacobs and fiancé, Daniel Roberts; her son, Thomas Eugene Hackler, Pleasant Hill, his children, Amy, Tom and Kyla, Megan and Justin, Jennifer and Derek, Ashley; and grandchildren, Shane, Shelby, John, Abby, Erick, Brooke, Tom, Korbin, Tayton, Jayanna, Cabriah, Coba and Christopher; brother-in-law and sister -in-law, Joe and Barbara Hackler, Archie; and sister-in-law, June Hess, Butler.

She had these special friends who were like family, Randy and Karen Grimes, Shelly Romi, Jacy Bolton and Vi Lawson.

Funeral services were Nov. 6 at the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville, with burial in the Everett Cemetery, Archie.

Contributions may be made to the Everett Cemetery, Drexel School Foundation or the Archie PTO.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.

Arleen M. Hoover
Feb. 1, 1930

Arleen Mae Hoover, a Cass County resident for 70 years, was born Feb. 1, 1930, the daughter of George and Flora Carter in Cleveland, Ohio. Arleen was the youngest of four children, Art, Larry and Madaline “Maggie.”

Both brothers preceded her in death.

The family, George and Flora, four children and Grandma Steiner, moved to Marysville, California, and then San Francisco in 1933. It was cold during that time and a cowboy told them to warm bricks and put them under their feet to help stay warm.

While in California, Arleen came down with polio and had to learn to walk and talk all over again. In 1936, the family moved to Kansas City.

Although she did not attend school after the eighth grade, Arleen started working in a bank around the age of 18 or 19. She married Dick Hoover in 1950. Nine months later they welcomed their first daughter, Diana, and five and a half years after that another daughter, Debra, was born.

Except for maybe eight to 10 years Arleen continued working in a bank. She worked at Citizens Bank of Belton on Main Street, then moving out to the new location on Highway 58, now Bank of America, until retirement in 1994.

When Arleen’s husband, Dick, died in 1994, her sister, Madaline, also a widow, moved in with her. For many years the two sisters enjoyed traveling and seeing many sights together.

They continued to live together in Belton until moving to Freeman around 1998 to be closer to Arleen’s youngest daughter, Debra, who along with her husband, Harold Kruse, own the Freeman Market and Harold’s Smokehouse. Both Arleen and Madaline worked part time doing book work for the business.

Arleen is survived by her daughters, Diana Hermann and husband, Larry, Lakeside, California, and Debra Kruse and her husband, Harold, Freeman; four grandsons, Christopher Taylor, Burbank, California, Hank Butler, Lakeside, California, Richard Butler, Coppell, Texas, and Joshua Kruse, Raymore; five great-grandchildren, ages 5 to 28; and her sister Madaline, Freeman; and wonderful nieces and nephews and their children and grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Edna Carter, National City, California.

Arleen lived a full life and will be remembered as a sweet and kind individual.

She was an avid reader and talented at crocheting. She was soft-spoken and had a wonderful smile. She will be greatly missed.

A visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at the McGilley & George Funeral Home, Belton. A graveside service will take place in Bethany Nov. 17 where she will be laid to rest next to her husband of 44 years.

Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-14.

Arrangements are under the direction of the McGilley & George Funeral Home, Belton.

Andrew M. Kinzinger, III,
May 8, 1975 – Nov. 1, 2021

Andrew “Andy” Mahlon Kinzinger, III, 46, Harrisonville, died Nov. 1 at St. Luke’s of Kansas City in Kansas City.

Andy was born May 8, 1975, in West Chester, Pennsylvania, the son of Andrew Mahon, Jr., and Avida Mae (Ross) Kinzinger.

Andy was a 1993 graduate of Harrisonville High School where he was a member of the Royal Regiment Marching Band, playing trombone. He was an Eagle Scout with Boy Scout Troop 3, Harrisonville.

As a military dependent, Andy had lived in Ft. Hood, Texas, West Chester, Pennsylvania, Mainz, Germany, and Fort Riley, Kansas, before moving to Harrisonville in 1984.

He was a stock handler at the Amazon Distribution Center, Lenexa, Kansas.

Andy is survived by his parents, Andrew, Jr., and Avida Kinzinger, Harrisonville; two sisters, Corinne M. Kinzinger, Harrisonville, and Amy V. Mendrao, Clinton; and three nephews.

No services are scheduled.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.

Forest L. Osburn
Sept. 1, 1931 – Nov. 1, 2021

Forest “Lyle” Osburn, 90, Harrisonville, died Nov. 1 at the Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City. Lyle was born Sept. 1, 1931, in Harrisonville, the son of Loran Arnold and Edith Marie (Anderson) Osburn.

He was a 1949 graduate of Harrisonville High School and was a United States Army veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict War.

Lyle was a lifelong resident of Harrisonville. With his father and brother, he owned and operated Osburn Plumbing and Heating in Harrisonville for many years.

e was a former chairman of the Youth Building Board in Harrisonville, served on the Harrisonville Park Board and was a member of American Legion Post 42, Harrisonville.

Lyle was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Gene Osburn and Bill Osburn.

He is survived by three sons, Forest Lyle “Mike” Osburn, II, and wife, Cindy, Raymore, Steve Osburn, Harrisonville, and Jeffery “Jeff” Osburn, Warsaw; a daughter, Becky Darling and husband, Lee, Harrisonville; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville, with visitation from 1 to 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 42, Harrisonville.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.

Larry D. Bosch
Jan. 26, 1971 – Oct. 31, 2021

Larry Dale Bosch, 50, Butler, died Oct. 31 at Bates County Memorial Hospital, Butler. He was born Jan. 26, 1971, the son of Donald Richard and Loretta Maxine Martin Bosch in Butler.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Raymond Bosch and Dale Bosch.

Larry is survived by his wife of 27 years, Jenny Bosch, Butler; three daughters, Jenna Bosch, Gardner, Kansas, and Maciah Bosch and Mika Bosch, both of Butler; a brother, Wallie Bosch and wife, Dorothy, El Dorado Springs; two sisters, Donna Macie and husband, Brand, Garden City, and Vickie Epperson and husband, Russell, Butler; parents-in-law, Bill and Roseanne Radford, Pleasant Hill; and a granddaughter, Jordyn.

Funeral services were Nov. 6 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel, Butler. Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler.

Contributions are suggested to MCC Women’s Basketball.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler.

Letha L. Crain
Aug. 26, 1938 – Nov. 1, 2021

Letha Lynn (Littlefield) Crain, 83, Rich Hill, died Nov. 1 at Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park, Kansas, surrounded by her family. She was born Aug. 26, 1938, the daughter of Lawrence and Norma Littlefield at the family home outside of Foster.

Letha, one of two children, grew up on her family’s farm. She attended school in a one-room schoolhouse outside of Foster and high school in Rich Hill.

She married the “boy down the road,” Ronald Darrell Crain, Dec. 3, 1955, and to this union three daughters were born. She was proud to tell people she lived her entire life within a mile of where she was born.

Letha was a life-long and active member of the Foster Christian Church. Letha was fully engaged in the farming operation she and Ronald built. She drove tractors and trucks, ran cattle and shared in the multitude of tasks required.

She was an active member of her community and a caregiver to her neighbors and family. She, like her husband, was a steward of the land and proud of all they had built together.

Letha loved fishing at her ponds, taking drives in her black truck, fast loud boats, fun at their lake house and most dear to her heart was family. It was a life “well lived.”

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Ronald Crain. Letha is survived by three daughters, D’Lesia Chambers and fiance Steve Rippe, Ozark, Debra Hall and husband Morris, Rich Hill, and Jacqueline CrainSmith and husband Paul, Shawnee, Kansas; a sister, JoAnn LeNeve and brotherin-law Don LeNeve, Butler; brother-inlaw, Stanley Robb, Rich Hill; sister-inlaw, Becky Robb, Rich Hill; two grandchildren, Jessica Skinner, Leawood, Kansas, and Jennifer Roth, Stilwell, Kansas; great-grandchildren, Jameson, Savannah, Henry and Samuel; several nephews and nieces; and life-long friends.

Funeral services were Nov. 3 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel, Butler.

Burial was in the Salem Cemetery, Foster. Contributions are suggested to the Salem Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel, Butler.

Lola L. Gragg
Dec. 3, 1937 – Nov. 4, 2021

Lola Lorene Gragg, 83, Adrian, died Nov. 4. Lola was born Dec. 3, 1937, the daughter of Lawrence Emory Finsch and Blanch May Burton in Marlborough.

She married Arlo W Hinds in 1960. To this union three children were born, Clifford, Darlene and Stefanie.

Lola raised her children and worked as a cook at various places.

Even after retirement, she cooked for her neighbors and family. She was an avid animal lover. She rescued many dogs and fed any needy animal.

Lola loved her life and her family, expressing how proud she was of all of them. She was our computer grandma. She found much joy in the deep friendships she formed with her Twitter buddies.

She was Cher’s No. 1 fan. Lola posted a picture with her and a new Cher perfume and the picture went viral. Cher began tweeting with Lola and they became friends.

Lola was quick witted with a great sense of humor, liked having a new car and would say, “If I can’t drive it, I’ll just look at it.” She had a very close relationship with her mother and they went on adventures to find old carnival glass.

Lola was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Charles Wirt and Lawrence Finsch; a sister, Hazel Wirt; her son, Clifford; her grandson, Clayton Roby; and a great-grandson, Ethan Roby.

She is survived by her daughters, Stefanie Avery and Darlene Pruden and husband, Steve; grandchildren, Shara Jacobs, Maranda Downey, Preston Roby, Jordan Downey, Brittany Moorhead and Dylanjer Downey; great-grandchildren, JJ, Harmony, Selena, Alyssa, Joselyn, Amelia, Jensen, Daxton, Matexli, Dean, Samual, James, Loreali, Kinclee and Lennox; and special friends, Ginger Long, David Hooper and CaryLynn Jones.

She was a unique person who will be dearly missed.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Crescent Hill Cemetery, Adrian.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Adrian.

Delores J. Moore
March 30, 1939 – Oct. 30, 2021

Delores Jean Moore, 82, Butler, died at the Butler Center Oct. 30. Delores was born the daughter of Gordon and Geneva Edmonds Cable on March 30 1939, in Independence.

She was married to Darrel Moore until his death in 2020.

She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Central Missouri State University. Throughout the years, Delores worked as a school teacher, office worker for Allied Signal (Bendix Corp), restaurant owner and later owned a dry-cleaning business.

Delores would like to be remembered as one for whom her faith was important and practiced her beliefs daily. Her friends would remember her as very energetic in her times of good health.

She was creative as a musician earlier in life and enjoyed singing throughout her years. Her life-long dream was to own and operate her own business and she was successful in starting two businesses. One was a small restaurant and the other a dry cleaner.

She enjoyed a number of deep friendships and would want those friends to know she valued being with all of them.

Those would be among her most precious memories. She would say she had a “debt of gratitude” for their help and encouragement in her difficult times. Delores was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Darrel W. Moore.

She is survived by a son, Matthew Wayne Howe; a brother, James C. Cable and wife, Marlene, Independence; other family and many friends. She will be deeply missed.

Funeral services were Nov. 4 at the Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill. Burial followed in the Green Lawn Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill.

Cynthia L. Pultz
March 29, 1960 – Oct. 21, 2021

Cynthia L. Pultz, 61, Hume, died Oct. 21 at her home. Cindy was born March 29, 1960, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as a twin, baby A.

In 1963, the family moved to California and lived in Whittier, Bellflower and Norwalk.

Cindy started elementary school in 1966, continued through junior high and graduated in 1978 from Norwalk High School where she was a member of the marching band, playing most of the wood reed instruments. She settled on the clarinet and played the one her mother had played. She was a member of the drill team and drama club.

After graduation, she focused on accounting and bookkeeping. During this time she spent time with a close group of friends and roommates.

Cindy met Tim in Ridgecrest, California, where he was stationed in the United States Navy. They married March 18, 2000, in Ridgecrest. Shortly after that, Tim was transferred to Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Cindy found employment that she enjoyed with the Department of the Navy planning and executing events for enlisted personnel and officers.

In June 2015, Cindy joined Tim in Hume. They had purchased 80 acres years before, knowing this would be their retirement destination. They built a barn and then a couple years ago, Cindy’s dream home.

Never one to sit still, Cindy had a brief stint at the Butler Post Office then with Water District No. 4.

Shortly prior to her death, she had retired and wanted to commit all her time and energy to Tim and their life together with their ever constant companions, Calamite Jane, Josie and Wyatt.

Most obituaries are about accomplishments, events and education. Cindy had all this and more and will be remembered for her zany personality and her unwavering love of family and friends, with her favorite saying, “Twin Power.”

She was preceded in death by her loving grandparents, Bapa and Nanny.

Survivors include her husband, Tim; parents, Lana and Tim Kudlow; sisters, Sandy (twin) and Marcy; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. She loved them all with her whole heart.

Memorial services were Nov. 6 at the Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Cynthia are suggested to Lucky 13 Rescue, 119 W. Gregory Blvd., No. 7907, Kansas City, MO 64114.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler.

Lemul J. Riley
June 13, 1949 – Oct. 31, 2021

Lemul “Junior” Riley, 72, Adrian, died Oct. 31 in his home with his beloved wife of 50 years. Junior was born June 13, 1949, the son of Lemul “Buster” Riley and Bessie Ellen (Stanfill) Riley in Hawthorn, Nevada.

He and his family lived in the Ava area and Kansas City area throughout his childhood.

He married Sharyl (Burkman) Riley on Feb. 13, 1971, after returning from his tour in Vietnam. He moved his family to Adrian in 1984 to get his children out of the city and to the country.

He loved his family fiercely and was enormously proud of his wife, children, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. They were his whole life, and as he would say “his pride and joy.”

If there was one word to describe Junior, it would be respect. He gave respect where it was due and he earned respect from those who knew him. You never had to worry or wonder what he thought about anything or anyone, because he would always tell you. He had the what you see is what you get personality that he was always clear about.

He grew up in a large family and was always family oriented. He liked to hunt in his younger years and loved to go camping and fishing until he was just unable to do it anymore. Of course, he loved spending time with family.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother; a sister; a brother; a nephew; and countless aunts, uncles and cousins.

Junior leaves behind his wife, Sharyl; daughter, Amy and Harry Joe Frazier; son, Tony and Jill Riley; daughter, Shelly Riley; nine grandchildren, Drew and Hannah Riley, Ashley and Trent Eckerle, Joey Frazier, Jacob Frazier, Katelyn Frazier, Nick Lister, Sydney Frazier, Sabryna Riley, Brenden Riley; and three greatgrandchildren, Blakely and Noah Riley and Dakota Frazier; siblings, aunts and cousins.

His family takes comfort in knowing that he is reunited with those loved ones.

A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Nov. 13 at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Adrian, auxiliary building next to church. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to the Junior Riley memorial account at the Adrian Bank. Please make checks payable to Sharyl Riley, memorial account.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Adrian.

Timothy E. Ross
Feb. 20, 1963 – Oct. 27, 2021

Timothy Eugene Ross was born Feb. 20, 1963, in Leavenworth, Kansas, the son of James Elwood Ross and Edna Lucile Amos.

Timothy died Oct. 27 at his home in Nevada.

He grew up in Butler and graduated from Butler High School in 1981. Following graduation, he served in the Army National Guard for six years in Pleasanton, Kansas.

He worked for more than 20 years at Thorco in Butler and 17 years for Cliff’s Carpet Cleaning. Timothy was a hard worker and took very good care of his family throughout the years.

He enjoyed time with his children assembling model cars and playing darts.

Later in life he loved to spend time with his grandchildren. Timothy loved to travel, music of all kinds, singing karaoke, the KC Chiefs and scratcher tickets.

He will be forever remembered as an amazing friend that was always there to help. Although he was stubborn and hard-headed, you always knew you could count on him.

Timothy was preceded in death by his father; son, Anthony Scott Ross; and his father-in-law, Richard Garren, Sr. He is survived by his children, Timothy Ross and Kristina Ratliff, both of Nevada, and son, Dustin Ross, Rich Hill; grandchildren, Brianna, Anthony, Destiny, Abigail, Aubrianna, Jayden, Taylor, Wyatt, Cerenity, Remington and Oaklynn; his mother, Edna Amos, Nevada; and brothers, Keven and Keith Ross.

Funeral services were Nov. 4 at the Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler.

Joyce A. Runyon
Dec. 10, 1935 – Oct. 29, 2021

Joyce A. Runyon, 85, Adrian, died Oct. 29 at her home. Joyce was born Dec. 10, 1935, in Stilwell, Kansas, the daughter of Alva and Fannie Grace (McKinley) Kinnison.

She had lived in Freeman for 40 years before moving to Adrian in 1988. Joyce married Allen Runyon Sept. 1, 1949.

She worked as a mailing supervisor for the Holy Land Christian Ministry in Kansas City for more than 20 years before retiring. She was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; one brother; and one sister.

She is survived by her husband, Allen, of the home; a son, Allen “Pete” Runyon, Adrian; three daughters, Kathy Hughes, Lee’s Summit, Diane Goode, Lone Jack, and Marsha Farr, Independence; eight grandchildren; 16 greatgrandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral services were Nov. 4 at the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville, with burial in the Belton Cemetery, Belton.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.

William A. Stevens
Dec. 25, 1949 – Oct. 29, 2021

William “Willie” Stevens, 71, Adrian, died Oct. 29 at his home in Adrian. William Austin Stevens was born Dec. 25, 1949, the son of Homer and Goldie Stevens.

He grew up in Drexel and graduated from Drexel High School in 1967. After graduation, Willie served in the United States Army. He worked for many years for Thorco before retiring.

He loved to play video games, sci-fi movies, books of the Renaissance era and his many cats. Willie found thrill and excitement in rattlesnake hunting and storm chasing.

He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Carrie Crosswhite.

Willie is survived by his son, Tyler Stevens; grandchildren, Ava Stevens, Henry Stevens, Thomas Stevens, Shayna Hunter, Kyle Crosswhite, Jeremy Crosswhite; and a great-grandson, Liam Hunter.

Cremation, with services to be held at a later date.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel.

Adam R. Umstattd
June 20, 1939 – Oct. 22, 2021

Adam Robert Umstattd, 43, Johnstown, died Oct. 30 at his home in Johnstown. He was born Sept. 16, 1978, the son of Robert Donald and Judith Lynn Schmedding Umstattd in Butler.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Donald “Swede” Umstattd; and maternal grandparents.

Adam is survived by his parents, Robert and Judy Umstattd, Johnstown; two sisters, Christy Purl and husband Chris, Kansas City and Patricia Munsterman and fiance Brian Bauer, Deepwater; paternal grandmother, Marjorie Umstattd, Butler; four uncles, Nicholas Schmedding, Montrose, Dale Schmedding and wife Karen, Sedalia, David Dudley, Drexel, and Dennis Umstattd and wife Marsha, Butler; an aunt, Kathy Fjsoer, Peculiar; nieces and nephews, Catie Munatt, Carly VanKirk, Jake Purl, Ella Purl, Brady Munsterman, Tracy Munsterman and Blake Munsterman; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Private rosary and mass of Christian burial was at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Butler. Inurnment was in Bethel Cemetery, Butler.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler.


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