Phyllis A. Cooper
1926 - 2001
Memorial services for Phyllis Cooper, 74, Bonner Springs, will be May 4, at the First Christian Church, Bonner Springs. Private inurnment will take place in the Bonner Springs Cemetery at a later date.
Mrs. Cooper died Sunday, April 29, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
She was born May 11, 1926, in Ames, Iowa. She was a 1946 graduate of Iowa State University, and with her husband, Dr. C. M. Cooper, owned and operated the veterinary Medicine Publishing Co. in Bonner Springs and Edwardsville for many years. She was the past president on the P.E.O. sisterhood, the Lake Forest Ladies Club and the Lake Forest Bridge Club. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Bonner Springs, and a 25-year member of E.R.I. Investment Club.
Survivors include her husband, Carlos M. Cooper, Bonner Springs; two sons, Dr. Lawrence, Abilene , and Earl Cooper, Bonner Springs; one daughter, Lynn M, Hefley, Lawrence; one sister, Elaine Anderson, Sun City West, Ariz.; five grandsons and three granddaughters.
The family suggests memorials to the P.E.O. Sisterhood Scholarship Fund.
Paul A. Perkins
1912 - 2001
Graveside services for Paul Perkins, 89, Edwardsville, will be May 4 in Bonner Springs Cemetery, Bonner Springs.
Mr. Perkins died Monday, April 30, at Parkway Care Home, Edwardsville.
He was born April 11, 1912, in Kansas City, Mo. He was a 1930 graduate of Bonner Springs High School and an Army Corp. Veteran of WW II. He was a former member of the VFW, the Masonic Lodge, and the Scottish Rite Bodies, the Abdallah Shriners, and a member of the F.O.E. 3181 in Bonner Springs. He was a Methodist and formerly owned and operated Perkins Hardware in Bonner Springs, retiring in 1982.
Survivors include one son, Terry Perkins, Speedway, Ind.; one grandson, Shane Perkins, Speedway, Ind.; and his longtime companion and conservator, Ruth Willemsen, Bonner Springs.
John W. Matthews, Jr.
1916 - 2001
Services for John W. Matthews, Jr., 85, Bonner Springs, were May 2, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kan. Burial was in Mt. Calvary Mausoleum, Kansas City, Kan.
Mr. Matthews died Saturday, April 28, at the Center for Long Term Care, Bonner Springs.
He was born March 20, 1916, in Kansas City, Kan. He was a switch foreman for the Kansas City Southern Railroad, retiring in 1979. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, and the Kansas Farm Bureau.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Matthews, Bonner Springs; two sons, John Matthews, Kansas City, Kan., and David Matthews, Shawnee; one daughter, Alice Fehrenbach, Chandler, Ariz.; two brothers, Marvin Matthews, Piper, and Glenn Matthews, Tulsa, Okla; one sister, Margaret Williams, Cal.; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Catholic Charities.
James R. Phillips
1935 - 2001
Graveside services for James R. Phillips, 65, Basehor, were April 20, at Chapel Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
Mr. Phillips died Friday, April 13, at Providence Medical Center.
He was born Dec. 8, 1935, in Clinton, Mo., the son of Russell and Marjorie Phillips. He was married to Sondra Lee Estes in 1958. He was a member of the Missouri National Guard - 110th Engineers for over eight years. He was an assembly worker for General Motors, Fairfax Plant, Kansas City, Kansas, for over 32 years.
Survivors include his wife, Sondra Lee, Basehor; one son, Russell Floyd Phillips, Leavenworth; one daughter, Regina Strown, Kansas City, Kan.; five grandsons, one granddaughter, two great nieces, three great nephews, and one great-great nephew.
The family suggests memorials to the Hospice of Kansas City.
Idah Pearl Campbell
1904 - 2001
Services for Idah P. Campbell, 97, Tonganoxie, will be May 3 at the United Methodist Church, Tonganoxie.
Mrs. Campbell died Monday, April 30, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
She was born Feb. 7, 1904, in Horton, the daughter of Oscar and Zoa Breyman. She graduated from Horton High School in 1923. She worked in a Dry Goods Store in Horton and Corning, Kan., before moving to Sunflower Village and working at the Sunflower Ordinance Plant, De Soto during WW II. The family moved to Tonganoxie in 1946, where she worked at Zoellner's Dry Goods Store, retiring in 1974. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and Florence Riford Senior Citizens all of Tonganoxie. She married Kenneth Reed Campbell in 1926.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth, in 1970.
Survivors include three daughters, Juanity Klinkenberg, Kansas City, Mo., Lola Campbell, Amityville, N.Y., and Marilyn Bundy, Tonganoxie; 10 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Association or Tonganoxie Nursing Center c/o Quisenberry Funeral Home, PO box 993, Tonganoxie, Kan., 66086.
Ann Marie Miller
2000 - 2001
Graveside services for Ann Marie Miller, 6 months, Kansas City, Kan., were May 1, at the Glenwood Cemetery, near Bonner Springs.
Miller died on Saturday, April 28, at KU Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
She was born Oct. 31, 2000, in Kansas City, Kan.
Survivors include her parents, Richard and Kelly Miller, Kansas City, Kan.; maternal grandparents, Karen Stevens of Tawakanee, Texas; maternal great-grandparents, George and Marjorie Goetz, Kansas City, Kan.; paternal grandparents, Dean and Rebecca Miller, Kansas City, Kan.; and other family and friends.