MARILYN (MARNIE) MOHS CAMPBELL
Marnie Campbell died February 23rd, 2005 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. A celebration service will be held March 1st, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. at Village Presbyterian Church, 6641 Mission Rd. Prairie Village, KS 66208, Cremation.
Marnie was born September 12th, 1945 in Seattle, Washington to Myron C. and Betty Gaarenstroom Mohs both of whom preceded her in death. Marnie is survived by her husband Stephen J. Campbell; their son Christopher M. Campbell and his wife Rhonda and their son Cody M. Campbell born February 8th, 2005 of Chandler, AZ. Her brother Michael Mohs and his wife Jane of Dorchester, Ontario Canada and her mother-in-law Mrs. James W. Campbell of Lawrence, KS. Marnie grew up in the Shawnee Mission School District, graduating from Shawnee Mission North in 1963. She attended the University of Kansas and graduated with a B.S. Degree in Language Arts Education in 1967. She was a member of the Chi Omega Sorority. In 1983 she received her Masters Degree in Special Education with honors from the University of Kansas.
Marnie began her career as an English Instructor at Topeka west High School, where she taught for two years. She and Steve moved to Houston, Texas in 1970, while he was in the Air Force for four years. While there Marnie worked for NASA as a technical editor, particularly on air-to-ground transcripts for the Apollo 14 through Apollo 17 moon missions. She especially enjoyed training in the mock-ups of the space capsules to learn technical terms and sequencing of maneuvers.
Following their return to Prairie Village and determination that their son was profoundly deaf, Marnie worked tirelessly for children with disabilities and their families beginning with the Infant Development Center and her good friend Lee Ann Brittan. She and Steve served as co-chairs of the Parent Advisory Council for the Shawnee Mission School District from 1979-80. She assisted in the passage of legislation to create the Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired and was appointed by the governor to be on the first board. From 1984-1988 she served as a grant project assistant in the Interpreter Training Program at Johnson County Community College.
Marnie began a very meaningful and extremely rewarding career working with children with disabilities in 1988 when she became the director of the Hartley Family Center at the University of Kansas Medical center. Following three years there she became coordinator of the Kansas Infant-Toddler Services for the Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment in Topeka. Beginning in 1995 and continuing to the present, she worked for the Kansas State Dept. of Education, as the Early education Program Consultant for children with disabilities from ages 3 to 5. She especially enjoyed traveling throughout the State of Kansas assisting local school districts and organizations in providing appropriate services for children. In her capacity Marnie served on many state, regional and national committees to develop initiatives and implement programs for children.
Marnie was a truly delightful and positive person, who will be greatly missed by her family, friends and colleagues.
The family wishes to extend special appreciation and thanks to Dr. Bernard F. Rice and his wonderful staff who gave Marnie excellent and compassionate care for twenty-seven years and provided her with time to be of service to others.
The family suggests contributions in Marnie’s memory be made to either The Lee Ann Brittan Infant Development Center c/o Shawnee Mission Medical Center Foundation 7315 Frontage Rd. Suite 221, Merriam, KS 66204 or to the Village Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund.
KENNETH W. ARNOLD
Kenneth W. Arnold, 73, Shawnee, KS passed away Monday, Feb. 21, 2005 at his home. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, Feb. 24 at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee. Graveside services will be 2:00 PM, Thursday at the Appanoose Cemetery, Douglas Co., KS. Friends may call from 10-11:00 AM, Thursday at the chapel. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to either the Kansas City Hospice, 9221 Ward Parkway, Suite 100, KCMO 64114 or the American Diabetes Assoc.1316 Parkside Blvd, Columbia, MO 65203.
Kenneth was born Feb. 6, 1932 in Marcelene, MO to John and Ada (Bunch) Arnold. He had been employed with General Motors in Fairfax, retiring in 1982. Kenneth is survived by his wife, Flavel (Little) Arnold; son, Anthony Arnold and hise wife, Grace, Shawnee, KS; two sisters, Caroline Sue Grabial, LaCyne, KS and JoAnn Franz, Kansas City, KS; two grandchildren, Melvin Arnold and David Arnold.
CIPRIANO G. (PANO) CISNEROS
Cipriano G. Cisneros, 82, Merriam, KS passed away Monday, February 21, 2005 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. A Mass of Resurrection will be held at 10 AM, Thursday, February 24, 2005 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Inurnment at Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday from 6-8 PM at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee with a rosary recitation at 6:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Cipriano is survived by his wife, Lupe Cisneros of the home; children, Rita Cisneros and Michael Cisneros, both of Merriam; sister Adella Gonzales; brother, Tino Cisneros; and three grandchildren.
D. Warren Hyde
David Warren Hyde, 65, Lenexa, KS passed away Monday, February 21, 2005 at St. Luke’s Hospital.
Born in Parsons, KS, July 8, 1939, he was one of four children of Paul W. and Eileen C. (Coursey) Hyde. Warren was a 1957 graduate of St. Patrick’s High School in Parsons, attended Rockhurst College, and served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves. He married his high school sweetheart, Mary Elizabeth Davis, and they celebrated their 45th anniversary together on January 12, 2005.
While living in Parsons, he and his father were partners in a wholesale/retail floral business and Warren was also employed by TecTank, Inc. He was active in his church and community, and served leadership roles in numerous organizations including the Parsons Catholic School Board, Diocese of Wichita School Board, Kansas Heart Association, Kansas State Florist Association, American Academy of Florists, Parsons Chamber of Commerce, Parsons Kiwanis Club, and the National Association of Corrosion Engineers.
After joining Colombian Steel Tank in 1977, Warren and his family moved to Shawnee, KS. In 1983, he joined a steel fabrication company, Zephyr Products, Inc. of Leavenworth as sales manager. Warren advanced his career with Zephyr to become a major shareholder and Vice President of Sales.
He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Shawnee, and was a member of the choir since 1983.
He is survived by his wife Mary Elizabeth of the home; four daughters and their spouses, Melissa and Earl Litherland of St. Francisville, LA, Kathy and Bob Phelps of Coral Springs, FL, Marilyn and Bill Ramsey of Wichita, and Nancy Hyde of Shawnee; sisters Mary Paula Feess of Parsons, KS, and Jane Hyde of Wichita, KS, brother Mark Hyde of Shawnee, KS; and eight grandchildren, Austin Litherland, Lauren and Tim Phelps, Justin, Meagan, Riley and Noah Terreau, Kyle Hyde and step-grandchild Ty Ramsey. He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter, Jennifer Blevins.
Visitation and prayer service will be held Wednesday, February 23rd from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800 West 75th Street, Shawnee, KS. The funeral service will be held at Good Shepherd, Thursday, February 24th at 11:30 am. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery.
Donations can be made to the Good Shepherd Catholic Church or the American Cancer Society in Warren’s memory.
ROSINA A. KNIGHT
Rosina A. Knight, 82, of Mission , KS passed away Saturday, February 19, 2005 at her home. Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m.., Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church with burial at Highland Park Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-8 pm., Monday at The Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee.
Rosina was born June 9, 1922 in Sedalia, MO where she lived until 1943 when she moved to Kansas City after graduating from Smith-Cotton High School and Central Business College. She was employed by The Western Auto Co., and later worked for K.C. Tractor Co, Oliver Tractor Co. and the Pyramid Life Insurance Co., which were all located in the Kansas City area. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and enjoyed singing in the choir. She was also a member of the Esther Circle of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Roy Knight of the home; a sister-in-law, Betty Lee Evans of Syracuse, NY; two brothers; William C. Bergmann of Springfield, MO and Harold J. Bergmann of Sedalia, MO. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and cousins.
EUNICE (SUE) BARTELS CUPPAGE
Eunice Cuppage, 102, passed away February 18, 2005 at Manor Care Nursing Facility in Overland Park, KS after leading a full life. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Aurora, OH she was preceded in death by her husband; Frank Edward Cuppage, three sisters and one brother.
She is survived by one brother; James Bartels of Venice, FL and three sons; Francis E. (Pete) Cuppage, M.D., of Shawnee, KS, R. Michael Cuppage of Aurora, OH and Timothy S. Cuppage of San Diego, CA.
CATHERINE O. McNELLEY
Catherine O. McNelley, 95, of Overland Park, KS, passed away, Friday, February 18, 2005 at Delmar Gardens of Overland Park. Cremation.
Mrs. McNelley was born September 30, 1909 in Paola, KS to Herbert and Beulah Rainey Smith. She was a member of the Paola United Methodist Church and had been a volunteer for the Red Cross. Her husband and best friend, John W. “Wes” McNelley, died July 17, 1999. She was also preceded in death by her parents and three brothers.