OLATHE - Alice M. Quaintance, 97, of Gardner, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at Olathe Medical Center.
She was born May 20, 1903, in rural Miami County, the daughter of Gus Taylor Hayden and Hettie Rosamond Griffith Hayden. She was a lifelong area resident. She graduated from Gardner High School and attended Emporia State Normal School, Emporia. She was a teacher in a one-room school near Gardner prior to her marriage to Harold N. Quaintance Sr., on June 1, 1927. She was also a homemaker on the family farm. She was a member of the Gardner Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband; and two brothers, Harold T. Hayden, and Bern Hayden.
Survivors include a son, Harold Quaintance Jr., Gardner; a daughter, Mary Jane Wegley, Santa Ana, Calif.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Gardner Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Olathe.
Patricia Anne Rall, 68, St. Joseph, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 19, at her home in Spring Hill, Fla.
She was born May 18. 1932, in St. Joseph, the daughter of Henry and Genevieve (Bradford) Martin. She married Harry Eugene Rall on June 10, 1950.
She was a member of the Elk's Lodge 5282 in Brooksville, Fla., and of the American Legion Post 186 Auxiliary, also in Brooksville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Rall, on Aug. 6, 1992.
Survivors include three sons, Timothy Rall, Tobias Rall and Tom Rall, all of Gardner/Edgerton; a daughter, Kathleen Pettit, Godfrey, Ill.; two brothers, Larry Martin, Crystal River, Fla., and Dennis Martin, St. Joseph; a sister, Nancy Waldron, Evart, Mich.; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a companion, Ward ("Bud") Bainbridge.
A graveside memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Edgerton Cemetery in Edgerton. Cremation.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hernando Pasco Hospice, 12260 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613.
Arrangements are by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill, Fla., and Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner.
Ruth Elaine Ramsey, 68, Olathe, died Thursday, May 24, 2001.
She is survived by her son, George Feistner and wife, Sally; a brother, Darrell Noah; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cullen Funeral Home with visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Burial in Raymore Cemetery.
Ethel R. Randall, 81, Ottawa, died Saturday, April 7, 2001, at Village Plaza, in Ottawa.
She was born Nov. 8, 1919, in Gardner, the daughter of John Hawk and Harriet (MacRoy) Hawk. She was a lifelong Franklin County, Kan., resident, living in Ottawa the past four years. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post #5901 Auxiliary, Ottawa. She married Milo Randall in Gardner, on Dec. 14, 1934. He preceded her in death on March 4, 1998.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers,
Bill, Monty and Jack
Hawk; three sisters, Emma Hilton, Mabel Coleman and Ruby Gillette; an infant granddaughter; a grandson; and an infant great-grandson.
She is survived by two daughters, Dixie Oakes, Ottawa, and Louise Barton, Alton, Mo.; three sons, Jerry Randall, Rantoul, Kan., Howard Randall, Ottawa, and Kerry Randall, Melvern, Kan.; 18 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at the Gardner Cemetery, at 2 p.m. Thursday with family visitation at Dengel and Son Mortuary, from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
The family suggests memorials to Faith Lutheran Church Building Fund, c/o Dengel and Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KS 66067.
Stanley Randolph Sr., 57, Heavener, Okla., formerly of Olathe, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2000, at Poteau Hospital, from an auto accident.
He was the son of the late A.J. and Freda Randolph. He was a former resident of Heavener and a graduate of Heavener High School. He was a Vietnam-era veteran. He was a master plumber and owner of Stan's Plumbing Co. and Repair of Olathe.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack and J.D. Randolph.
Survivors include his wife, Mary; three daughters, Cindy Poteet and Teresa Lamont, both of Tahlequah, Okla., and Deborah Manley, Mena, Ark.; a son, Stanley Randolph Jr., Sapulpa, Okla.; and 14 grandchildren.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel, Heavener. Burial will be in Memorial Park, Heavener.
Glenn E. Ranney, 74, Olathe, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, at the Olathe Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 16, 1926, in Quincy, Ill.
He was co-owner of Glenn's Auto Service and Roe Body Shop. He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in Olathe.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Arthur Ranney; and four grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Ranney, of the home; three sons, Michael, David and James Ranney; three daughters, Glenna Ebert, Mary Stroth and Sharon Lewis; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the Shawnee Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Scleroderma Research Foundation, Pueblo Medical Commons, 2320 Bath St. Suite No. 315, Santa Barbara, Calif. 93105.
Arrangements are being handled by Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee.
Ila L. Rapp, 73, Osawatomie, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2000, at the Olathe Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 29, 1927, in Parker, Kan., the daughter of Hubert H. and Lena M. (Fowler) Smith.
She was a lifelong Olathe resident, and had just moved to Osawatomie to be near her daughter.
She founded Madeline Realty in Olathe and had worked for several other realty companies, retiring in 1977. She then was the activity director at Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Olathe. She attended the College Church of the Nazarene, Olathe.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Yvonne Lehman.
Survivors included a son, John Rapp, Olathe; a daughter, Linda Irvin, Osawatomie; a sister, Jewel Witcher, Milstadt, Ill.; and five grandchildren.
At the family's request, there will be no funeral service.
Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Rapp, 83, Olathe, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2001, at her home.
She was born Dec. 6, 1917, in Webb City, MO. She was educated at Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Joplin, Mo. She attended UCLA for two years.
She spent most of her adult like in the Kansas City area where she donated many volunteer hours to school, hospitals, nursing homes and community drives. She was a WDAF Call for Action volunteer.
She was a longtime member of the Saddle and Sirloin Club, and supporter of the American Royal. She was also a former member of the Mission Brook Polo Club, Milburn Golf and County Club, and the Kansas City Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl, in 1990.
Survivors include four children, Patrick Rapp, Lawrence; Connie Lange and Cathy Ballard, both of Olathe; and Carolyn Rapp, Overland Park; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends.
Mass of Christian burial will be noon Saturday, Feb. 10, at Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th St. Overland Park. The family will have a private burial in Johnson County Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Johnson County Funeral Chapel, 11200 Metcalf, Overland Park, with a rosary recitation at 7:30.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest contributions to Children's Mercy Hospital in care of the funeral home.
A. Laurine "Laurie" Ratzell, 65, Olathe, formerly of South Sioux City, Neb., died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2000, at her home.
She was born Jan. 30, 1935, in Octavia, Neb., the daughter of Charles and Jessica Pfaff. She was raised in the South Sioux City, Neb., area. She moved to Olathe15 years ago. She was last employed with Beverage Transportation Company, retiring from there in 1996.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Marvin Pfaff and Charles Pfaff.
Survivors include her husband of 31 years, Alfred; six sons, Lloyd Lee (Butch) Treft and wife, Janet of Olathe, Jody Treft and wife, Diane of Raymore, Mo., and Jim Ratzell, Bobby Ratzell, Earl Ratzell and Johnny Ratzell, all of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; one brother, Russell Pfaff and his wife, Pat, Charlotte, N.C.; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
A private family viewing will be at W.L. Frye and Son Funeral Home, Olathe. There will be a luncheon for friends and family at noon Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the home of Lee Treft, 1106 E. Elizabeth, Olathe.
Doris Lavon Ray, 64, Olathe, died Tuesday, May 16, 2000.
She was a member of Overland Park Baptist Temple, Overland Park.
Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Dillard, Olathe, and Gail Bogle, Springfield, Mo.; a brother; three sisters; five grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
Burial will be at Springfield, Mo.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lee Ann Britain Infant Development Center, Ste. 120, 7315 Frontage Road, Shawnee.
Grace Marie Ray, 88, Olathe, (formerly of Paola), died Friday, Nov. 10, at her home.
She was born Aug. 19, 1912, in Wellington, Kan., the daughter of Eli and Edna Hazel Lynan Bodine. Grace grew up and attended school in the Mazeville, Mo. She met Glenn Ray in Mazeville and they were married on Dec. 31, 1932, in St. Joseph, Mo. After they were married, they moved to Fontana, Kan., where they lived before moving and making their home in the Paola area.
The family lived in Paola for 20 years where Grace worked as a waitress for both the Meadowbrook and the Corner Cafe. After retiring, they moved to Olathe where they were living at the time of her death. Grace was an avid cook, and also enjoyed working with her flowers and traveling hen she could get a chance.
Besides her parents, Grace is preceded in death by one son, Kenneth Ray; and four brothers, William, Robert, Albert and Raymond.
Survivors include her husband of 68 years, Glenn Ray of the home; a son, Richard Ray, Olathe; daughter, Joan Curnutte, Lake St. Louis, Mo.; nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Wilson and Son Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at the funeral home, in Paola. Burial will follow the services in the Paola Cemetery
Memorial contributions may be made to Olathe Hospice and/or American Cancer Society, in care of Wilson and Son Funeral Home 305 North Pearl Street, Paola, KS 66071.
OTTAWA - Tommy Lee Raymond, 48, Ottawa, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001, in Ottawa.
He was born May 8, 1952, in Wichita. He retired from Marley-Towers as a plastics trimmer and formerly worked as an asphalt worker for Western Mobile Construction Company. He was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Beverly Dismang.
Survivors include his wife of 12 years, Ruth Ann Raymond, of the home; a daughter, Tammy Lee Raymond; a stepdaughter, Angel Lea Carney, Lawrence; a brother, Melvin Hill, Ridgedale, Mo.; and a sister, Melva Pickett, Wichita.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Cochran Mortuary, Wichita.
Memorials may be sent to Midland Hospice, 635 South Main, Ottawa, KS 66067.
Rena F. "Tina" Rea, 53, Pomona, Kan., died Tuesday, May 29, 2001, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.
She was born August 28, 1947, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Harold Schirlls and Marjorie Irene (Moore) Houston. She was a longtime Pomona resident, moving there from Gardner in 1983. She graduated from DeSoto High School in 1965. She was a lifelong housewife and homemaker. In 1964, she married Eugene Sumner in DeSoto. They were later divorced. On October 31, 1994, Tina was united in marriage with James Rea at Pomona, Kan.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather, Frank Houston; and four brothers, Melvin Empt, Charles Krone, John Roy Houston and Billy Jo Houston.
She was survived by her husband, James Rea, of the home; two sons, Douglas Sumner, Michigan Valley, Kan., and Tommy Dial, Pomona; a daughter, Christina Hill, Osage City, Kan.; two brothers, Darrell Schirlls, Florida, and Russell "Mike" Houston, Olathe; a sister, Linda Ann Edwards, La Cygne, Kan.; maternal grandmother, Lillian Faye Homan, Hoyt, Kan.; stepgrandfather, William R. Homan, Hoyt, Kan.; two granddaughters, Britta and Breann Hill, both of Osage City, Kan.; and one aunt, Doris Ann Rosenberger, Baldwin City, Kan.
The family will meet with friends from 7 to 8 p.m. tonight at Dengel and Son Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Pomona.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Tina Rea Memorial Fund, c/o Dengel and Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KS 66067.
Harold F. Redinger, 81, Omaha, Neb., formerly of Olathe, died Friday, April 7, 2000, at his home in Omaha.
He was born Jan. 11, 1919, in Olathe, to Perry H. and Elsie M. Redinger. He attended Olathe schools and was a 1937 graduate of St. John Memorial High School. He married Eileen Stallbaumer in 1939. He was a World War II veteran who had served in the Pacific.
Survivors include two sons, Gary Redinger, Caledonia, Mo., and Tom Redinger, Omaha; a daughter, Harolyn Ostrand, Bennington, Neb.; a brother, Ed Redinger, Olathe; two sisters, Helen Flack and Betty Lutz, both of Olathe; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
The funeral was April 12, with VFW military honors at the graveside.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Tangier Shriner's Children's Bus Transportation Fund, 2823 S. 84th St., Omaha, NE 68124-3292.
Delphine M. Reed, 75, Olathe, formerly of Paola, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, at her daughter's home in Olathe.
She was born Nov. 26, 1924, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Arnold and Reealis Christopher. She grew up and attended Catholic schools in the Chicago area.
She married William C. Reed on March 19, 1950, in Chicago. She was a homemaker and worked as a salesperson for department stores in Chicago. She and her husband moved to Paola in 1983 after their retirement to be close to her daughter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Reed; and two brothers, Lawrence Christopher and James Christopher.
Survivors include a son, Arnold C. Reed; a daughter, Sandra L. Fuhr; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.
The graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Paola Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the Wilson and Son Funeral Home, Paola.
Floyd J. Reed, 82, Chanute, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2001, at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute, Kan.
He was born March 27, 1918, in Buffalo, Kan., the son of John Wesley Reed and Lillie May Staley Reed. He grew up and attended school in Coyville, Kan.
He lived and worked for the Kack Miller family of Coyville and later joined the C.C.C. in Nevada. He joined the United States Army and rose to the rank of staff sergeant. He served in the Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe campaigns, receiving a Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Ribbon, and on April 1, 1945, the Purple Heart from wounds received in the European, African, and Middle Eastern Theaters. He was discharged from the service on Oct. 15, 1945.
On Dec. 7, 1945, he married Mildred Fern Willis in Pittsburg, and the couple moved to Washington, where they made their home for seven years. They then returned to Chanute and he worked in the oil fields. In 1961, they moved to Grove, Okla., and became the owners and operators of the Park View Resort. They returned to Chanute in 1963 and he went to work for Churchill as a machinist, retiring in 1981.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. He loved to hunt, trap, fish, feed birds and tinker in his garage.
He was preceded in death by his wife on Jan. 18, 2000; his parents; and a half-brother, Richard Caley
Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Jenkins, Chanute, and Judy Nardi , Olathe; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Brad Palmer officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 12:30 p.m. until service time. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery with American Legion Post 170 conducting military graveside Honors.
Memorials may be made to the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. and may be sent to the Gibson-Koch-Friskel Chapel.
Mildred F. Reed, 80, Chanute, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2000, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute.
She was born Oct. 2, 1919, in Chanute, the daughter of Gordon and Adele Wrench Willis. She grew up in Chanute and attended local schools, graduating from Chanute High School in 1936.
She married Floyd J. Reed, Dec. 7, 1945, in Pittsburg. The couple lived in Yakima, Wash., for seven years. They then returned to Chanute, and she continued working for the telephone company until 1955, when she retired to become a full-time homemaker. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Chanute.
She is survived by her husband, Floyd, of the home; two daughters, Shirley Jenkins, Chanute, and Judy Nardi, Olathe; three brothers, Bob Willis, Fresno, Calif., Bill Willis, Neodesha, Kan., and Marion Willis, Chanute; three sisters, Evelyn Mayfield and Martha Welch, both of Chanute, and Helen Layton, Independence, Kan.; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be at convenience at Gibson-Koch-Friskel Chapel, Chanute. The funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, at First Presbyterian Church, Chanute. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Chanute.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, Chanute, or to Basic Cancer Research, Kansas State University, Manhattan.
G. Lloyd Reep, 87, Olathe, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at Delmar Gardens of Overland Park.
He was born June 10, 1913, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of William Reep and Martha (Fulhage) Reep. He moved to a farm east of Olathe in 1933, then moved to Olathe in 1969.
He retired in 1978 from Stowe Hardware and Supply Co., Kansas City, Mo. He then delivered The Olathe Daily News until he was 83, receiving an Outstanding Service Certificate from the newspaper in February 1996.
He was a member of the Meyer Boulevard United Methodist Church, Kansas City, Mo. He also was a volunteer at the Good Samaritan Center and played the organ for church services.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Ethel Reep.
Survivors include many friends.
The memorial service will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Delmar Gardens of Overland Park. Cremation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Meyer Boulevard United Methodist Church, 815 E. Meyer Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64131, or to Delmar Gardens of Overland Park, 12100 W. 109th St., Overland Park, KS 66210.
Irene Evelyn Rees, 83, Olathe, died Wednesday, July 19, 2000, at the Johnson County Nursing Center in Olathe.
She was born Nov. 22, 1916, in London, Ohio, the daughter of Charles Blaine Rice and Beulah M. (Smith) Rice. She was a graduate of Chillicothe, Ohio, High School, and attended the Cleveland Bible College. She married David Miller Rees on Feb. 17, 1952, in Chillicothe, Ohio. She had lived most of her life in Ohio. She had moved to Olathe three years ago from Kansas City, Kan., where she and her husband had moved from Chillicothe in 1984.
She was a homemaker, and had been a volunteer at the local and VA hospitals in Chillicothe, Ohio. She was a member of the Liberty Life Christian Center in Olathe.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David Rees, Aug. 5, 1985; and three brothers, Homer Rice, Cecil Rice and infant Paul Rice.
Survivors include a daughter, Kay Baker, Kansas City, Kan.; a brother, Raymond Rice, Westerville, Ohio; two sisters, Mable Dressback, Hallsville, Ohio, and Olive Miller, Columbus, Ohio; and two grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner. The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Johnson County Memorial Gardens in Overland Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Liberty Life Christian Center of Olathe, c/o Bruce Funeral Home, P.O. Box 192, Gardner, KS 66030.
Melle O. Reese, 82, of Olathe, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at Olathe Medical Center.
She was born April 23, 1918, in Siloam Springs, Ark., and had lived in Olathe since 1995, coming from Pittsburg where she had lived most of her life.
She was sales associate for Ramsey's Department Store for nearly 20 years, retiring in 1993.
She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Pittsburg and attended College Church of the Nazarene since her move to Olathe.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon W. Reese, in 1994; and a son, R. Michael Reese, in 1998.
Survivors include two daughters, Lynda L. DeNeve, Olathe, and Mitzi S. Frazier, Cocoa, Fla.; a daughter-in-law, Kathleen R. Reese, Overland Park; a sister, Allene Beth, Campbell, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Olathe where the family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1. Burial will be at the Highland Park Cemetery, Pittsburg.
The family suggests contributions to College Church of the Nazarene, 2020 E. Sheridan Ave., Olathe KS 66062.
Marjorie Edith Reidy, 88, Lenexa, formerly of Olathe, died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2000, at Delmar Gardens of Lenexa, where she had lived for the past three years.
She was born Sept. 1, 1911, in Chicago, Ill.
She was employed by Modern Handicraft, retiring in 1973.
She is survived by a son, Wayne Reidy, Olathe; a daughter, Sheila Clark, Golden, Colo.; a sister, Alice Martin, Concord, Calif.; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Johnson County Funeral Chapel, Overland Park. Cremation. Private inurnment at Johnson County Memorial Gardens, Overland Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 4300 S.W. Drury Lane, Topeka, KS 66604-2419.
Arrangements are by D.W. Newcomer's Sons Johnson County Funeral Chapel, Overland Park.
Dorothy Ann Reitinger, 70, of Olathe, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2000, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
She was born May 4, 1930, in Minneapolis, Minn. She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church. She worked at Sealright for 10 years and Safeway for 13 years.
Survivors include her husband of 29 years, William S. Reitinger, of the home; six sons, Billy Jo Reitinger and wife Sheryl of Overland Park, John Robert Reitinger and wife Joaette of Olathe, Michael R. Reitinger and wife Linda Foster of Osawatomie, Daniel K. Reitinger of Olathe, Richard M. Foster of Independence, Mo., and James E. Reitinger and wife Debbie of Paola; seven daughters, Linda S. and husband Larry Freeman of Tongonoxie, Marylin and husband John Pederson of Overland Park, Marcia and husband Don Eikel of Lenexa, Sharon M. Reitinger of Olathe, Rebecca M. and husband Rick Richardson of Pinellas Park, Fla., Becky and husband Brian Epps of Allen, Texas, and Tina A. and husband Lester Foster of Edgerton; her mother, Peggy McDaniel of Olathe; one sister, Catherine and husband Philip Yelton of Taneyville, Mo.; 28 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 900 S. Honeysuckle, Olathe. Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.
Ronald N. Repinsky, 53, of Olathe, died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2000, at his home.
He was born March 21, 1947, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and had lived in the Kansas City area since 1975. He was a magna cum laude graduate of Jones College in Jacksonville, Fla. He was in the real estate profession for more than 20 years in the Kansas City area.
Survivors include two daughters, Margo L. Repinsky, Belton, Mo., and Andrea D. Repinsky, Olathe; his fiancee, Betty J. Shelton, Kansas City, Mo.; his father, Abraham "Al" Repinsky, Pembroke Pines, Fla.; his brother, Irwin Repinsky, Manalapan, N.J.; and two granddaughters.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Olathe where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Ronald N. Repinsky Memorial Fund care of Bank of Blue Valley.
Lois E. Reynolds, 87, DeSoto, died Friday, Dec. 1, at Anderson County Nursing home in Garrett.
He was born Aug. 10, 1913, in Rosedale, Kan. He married Sylvia Ewing on April 12, 1936. He had lived in DeSoto for the past 50 years. He retired from KCPL in 1977. He had a pilot's license and he flew for his own enjoyment.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 54 and was a member of the DeSoto Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathern M. Reynolds, and a granddaughter, Tammy Karashin.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Sylvia Reynolds, of the home; two daughters, Rosalie Anderson, Richmond, Kan., and Carolyn Krumsiek, Gilliam, Mo.; two sons, Robert Reynolds, Holden, Mo., and Edward Reynolds, DeSoto; 16 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
The visitation will be Monday, Dec. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. with Masonic services at 6:30 p.m. at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel, DeSoto. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the DeSoto Baptist Church. Burial will be at the DeSoto Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to DeSoto Baptist Church, P.O. Box E. DeSoto, KS 66018.