MARGARET E. SUBLETTE
Margaret Sublette, 85, of Shawnee, KS passed away March 14th, 2005 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Services will be held Thursday March 17th, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee. Friends may call from 10-11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the chapel. I lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the American Heart Association.
Margaret was born February 18th, 1920 in Slater, MO to James and Lucille (Henderson) Ackelberry. She married Lewis Sublette in 1939 and they made their home in the Kansas City area, living in Shawnee beginning in 1959. Margaret was a homemaker, wife and mother. She is survived by her daughters Carolyn Heim of DeSoto and Tania Mahr of Gardner; her son Dr. Glen Sublette of Butte, MT. She also leaves her sisters Mary Bolling, Lincoln, MO, Peggy McBroom of Illinois, and Dorothy Thomas of Raytown; 7 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; her grandson Billy Mahr and 2 brothers and 1 sister.
FRANK HOWARD PENNEY
Frank Howard Penney, 88, Lenexa, KS passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2005 at the Olathe Medical Center. Memorial services will be 2:00 PM, Friday, March 18 at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee. Memorial contributions may be made to the Olathe Medical Center Charitable Foundation, 20375 W. 151st ST., Olathe, KS 66061.
Mr. Penney was born May 17, 1916 in Marshfield, WI to Harry A. and Rosamond (Kreeger) Penney. He was a veteran of the US Army Air Corp during WWII obtaining the rank of Major. Frank married Virginia (Ginny) Jensen on Dec. 18, 1945 in San Francisco, CA. He was employed as a sales representative with Garcia Corp. for over 20 years and later as a tackle tester. Frank was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Abdallah Shrine, the High Twelve Club and the Lenexa United Methodist Church. He and his wife enjoyed round and square dancing for many years. Survivors include his wife, Ginny; daughter and her husband, Pam and John Iselin; two sons and their wives, Bill and Kerry Penney and Blair and Sue Penney; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
SHERRIE ANN WALLACE
Sherrie Ann Wallace, 41, Lenexa, KS passed away Tuesday, March 15th at Menorah Medical Center. Services will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, March 19th at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee, 10901 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS. Burial following at Lenexa Cemetery. A visitation will be from 6-8 PM, Friday at the chapel. The family requests contributions to the American Cancer Society.
Sherrie was preceded in death by her father, George Pokora, sister, Cindy Clausen, and step-father Wayne Keyes. She is survived by her husband, Tom Wallace; two sons, Tim Rogers and Zach Wallace; her granddaughter Tonya; her mother and step-father, Judy and Kenneth Christian; sisters Sandy Andrews and Diane Foster; and brother Karl Pokora.
CLARA M. VAN DERHAGEN
Clara Mae Van Derhagen, 82, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2005 at her home. Graveside services will be 10:00 AM, Monday, March 21 at the St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 PM, Sunday at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Kansas City Hospice Foundation 9221 Ward Parkway, Suite 100, Kansas City, MO 64114.
Clara Mae was born July 10, 1922 in Fairfield, IL to Isaac S. and Edna M. (Wilson) Parlier. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Van Derhagen, Feb. 15, 1990. Survivors include her brother and his wife, Darrell E. and Judi Parlier, Springfield, MO; two step-daughters and their families, Linda Carl, Dodge City, KS and Sharon Newland, Lee’s Summit, MO and very dear friend, Tzion Baidglign, Shawnee, KS
PAUL L. (PETE) O’TOOLE
Paul L. (Pete) O’Toole, 69, Shawnee, KS passed away Friday, March 18, 2005 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mass of the Resurrection will be 10:00 AM, Tuesday, March 22 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church; burial in the Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-8 PM, Monday at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee, where a rosary recitation will be at 7:30 PM. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to either the St. Joseph Grade School Development Fund, St. Joseph Church or the Kansas City Hospice.
Mr. O’Toole was born Sept. 17, 1935 in Seneca, KS to John and Grace (Mallam) O’Toole. Paul attended and graduated from the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Schools in Seneca, KS. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. Paul was a glass cutter for Harding Glass for 35 years. He managed the Harding Glass in Shawnee from 1973 until his retirement in 1996. Paul was a member of the Old St. Joseph High School Booster Club and was a fourth degree knight in the Knights of Columbus. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and a sister. Survivors include his wife, Judith O’Toole; two daughters, Diana Bratton and Donna (Mike) Lowther both of Shawnee, KS; two sons, Daniel O’Toole, Kansas City, MO and Dennis (Lisa) O’Toole, Overland Park, KS; sister, Dorothy Hutchens, Idaho Falls, ID; brother, James O’Toole, Lawrence, KS and eight grandchildren.
RICHARD L. STIPP
Richard L. Stipp, 58, Shawnee, KS passed away Friday, March 18, 2005 at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Merriam, KS. Memorial services will be 2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 23 at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society for colon cancer research.
Richard was born, August 24, 1946 in Colorado Springs, CO to Clarance and Juanita (Patty) Stipp. After graduating from Chanute High School in 1965, Richard enlisted in the US Army. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and received the Purple Heart. Richard married June Starbuck on June 5, 1970 in Altoona, KS. He currently was a conductor for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. Richard loved gardening, traveling and wildlife. Survivors include his wife, June Stipp; sister, Nancy Anderson, Muscoutah, IL; brother, Clarance Stipp, Mansfield, OH; two sisters-in-law, Joanie Avonts, Fredonia, KS and Carmen Starbuck, Plainview, TX; brother-in-law, Kelly Starbuck, Benedict, KS; two aunts, Helen Patty and Anita Mae Patty; uncle, Bob Patty and many nephews and nieces.
REBECCA JANE CAMERON TURNER
Rebecca Jane Cameron Turner was born to Duncan and Ellen McBride Cameron on January 15, 1909 in Jersey City, New Jersey. She graduated from East Orange High School and in 1929 completed her education to become a nurse. She was too young by New Jersey law to receive her RN until after her birthday the next year. During the early years of the Great Depression she worked as a private duty nurse. In 1934 she married Charles Turner and partnered with him in ministry in Christian and Missionary Alliance churches in New York, New Jersey, Ontario and Ohio. During that time she also became the mother of three children, Carol, Arthur and Phillip. After the death of her husband in 1964, she returned to nursing, ending her career as the head nurse of a skilled nursing unit in a retirement center.
She moved to the Kansas City area in 1974. There she developed a new circle of friends. She was a member of Hillcrest Covenant Church. She is survived by her three children and their spouses; Carol and Alan Roth, Arthur and Deanna Turner and Phillip and Eileen Turner, eight grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, and siblings John Cameron, Deland, FL and Katherine Meier, Wooster, OH.
A memorial service will be held at 2 PM, Friday, April 1st at the Harvest Ridge Covenant Church, 22015 Midland Dr., Shawnee, KS 66226. The family suggests contributions to the Hillcrest Covenant Church in Prairie Village, the City Union Mission in Kansas City, MO, or The Christian and Missionary Alliance, Fellowship Fund, P.O. Box 35690, Colorado Springs, CO 80935-3569.