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KANSAS - Wyandotte Co. - Porter Funeral Home Obits - 1

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Date: Monday, 19 May 2008, at 8:44 p.m.

Helen B. Rogers
Date of Death: 02-27-2001
Service Information
Location: St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Date: 03-03-2001 Time: 11:00 AM
Helen B. Rogers, 81, of Kansas City, KS, died Tuesday, February 27, 2001 at her home. Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 3, at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Broadview and Reynolds Kansas City, KS 66101. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call 9:30-11:00 A.M. Saturday at the church. The family suggests memorials to Kansas City Hospice 1625 W. 92nd STREET KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI 64114-9756 or to the Church. Mrs. Rogers was born April 12, 1919, in Kansas City, KS. and was a lifelong resident of the city. Helen was a seamstress with Donnelly Garment Co for ten years, and the Fashion-Bilt Garment Co. for thirty years before retiring in 1983. She was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union Local 114, AFL-CIO. Helen was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church. She is survived by her husband of fifty-two years, Howard Rogers, of the home., brother Norman Lauber, KCKS, 2 sisters, Lydia Serafin, Blue Springs, MO, Margaret Vogel, Spring Hill, KS, and many nieces and nephews. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)

Carl J. Shanks
Date of Death: 03-01-2001
Service Information
Location: Grandview Baptist church
Date: 03-05-2001 Time: 1:00 PM
Carl J. Shanks, 82, of Kansas City, KS, died Thursday, March 1, 2001 at Providence Medical Center. Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Monday, March 5, at the Grandview Baptist Church 2400 Grandview Blvd., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. Friends may call 12-1:00 P.M. Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the Grandview Baptist Church. Carl was born August 3, 1918, in Zanoni, Missouri. He worked for Sunshine Biscut Co. for 32 years as an elevator foreman, retiring in 1982 and later for Cereal Foods. He was an Army veteran of WWII and was an active member of Grandview Baptist Church and the American Legion. Carl is survived by his wife, Mildred Shanks R.N., of the home., Son, Donald E. Shanks, Kansas City, KS, Daughter, Karla May Colvin, Mitchell, S.D., brother, Harley R. Shanks, Poplar Bluff, MO, 2 sisters, Cousby Blair, Dora, MO, Jessie May Russell, Wichita, KS, 4 grandchildren, Susan Lyman, Karen Laube, Michael and Andrew Colvin, 3 great grandchildren, Lindsey Lyman, Lauren Lyman, and Mitchell Laube. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS 66102)

Wayne S. Howlett
Date of Death: 03-02-2001
Service Information
Location: Porter Funeral Home
Date: 03-07-2001 Time: 11:00 AM
Wayne S. Howlett, 86, Kansas City, KS, died Friday, March 2, 2001 at the home. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 7th at the Porter funeral home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 6th. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Cancer Action, Inc. or to Stony Point Baptist Church. Mr. Howlett was born February 9, 1915, in Kansas City, KS. where he was a lifelong resident of the city. He was a combat wounded Army Veteran of World War II, and received two Purple Hearts, and a Bronze Star. He served in the Battle of the Bulge, and the Normandy Invasion. Wayne was a Commodity Grader for 31 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture retiring in 1977. He was a member of the American Legion Post #199; the VFW; and the Disabled American Veterans. He attended Stony Point Baptist Church. Wayne loved to garden and spend time with his grandchildren. Wayne is survived by his wife of 50 years, Anna Marie Howlett, of the home; four children, Wayne Stewart Howlett, II, and his wife, Rosie, Kansas City, KS; Kerry D. Howlett, and wife, Georgia, of Kansas City, KS; Stephanie A. Howlett, Overland Park, KS; Kevin G. Howlett, Kansas City, KS; brother, Holly C. Howlett, Basehor, KS; sister, Beverly J. Mercier, New Braunfels, TX; and four grandchildren, Katie, Chris, Collin, and Becky Howlett. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)

Marjorie L. Tevis
Date of Death: 03-02-2001
Service Information
Location: Porter Funeral Home
Date: 03-05-2001 Time: 10:00 AM
Marjorie L. Tevis , 76, Kansas City, KS, died Friday, March 2, 2001 at Providence Place where she resided for the last three months. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 5th at the Porter funeral home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-6 p.m. Sunday. The family suggests memorial contributions to the University United Methodist Church, 3148 Parallel Ave. Kansas City, KS. or to Kansas City Hospice, 1625 W. 92nd St., Kansas City, MO 64114-9756. Marjorie was born January 13, 1925, in Kansas City, KS. and was a lifelong resident of the city. She met her husband, Robert, shortly after his discharge from the military in 1946, and they were married that same year on November 1, 1946. Marjorie was active in her church and choir at the University United Methodist Church. She was also dedicated to all her friends in the Sunset EHU Women's Club. She bowled in her Wednesday, Ladies League every winter for over thirty years up to the age of 70. She leaves her husband of 54 years, Robert E. Tevis, of the home; two sons, Richard Michael Tevis, Gardner, KS; Randy Eugene Tevis, Kansas City, KS; brother, Jack Kelly, Shawnee, KS; 3 grandchildren, Sean, Bridget, and Kurt; and 3 cousins, Linda Qaas, David Waite, and Billy Gibson Marjorie will be most remembered for her loving, outgoing personality, her eagerness to enjoy life to the fullest, and of course for her beautiful soprano voice. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)

Carol E. Stanley
Date of Death: 03-04-2001
Service Information
Location: No Services
Date: 04-09-2014 Time: 0:00 AM
Carol E. Stanley, 64, of Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, March 4, 2001 at the home. Cremation. Private family services will be held at a later date. Carol was born November 26, 1936, in Westport, MO and had been a resident of Kansas City, KS most of her life. She was a clerical worker for the IRS for over twenty years retiring in 2000. She is survived by 2 sons Eric Patterson, Aaron Patterson, of the home, daughter Karen Simmons, Belton, MO, sister Nancy Wynn, Kansas City, KS, brother Carl Jacobson, Shawnee, KS, and 1 grandson. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)

Dorothy S. Haren
Date of Death: 03-06-2001
Service Information
Location: St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Date: 03-10-2001 Time: 2:00 PM
Dorothy S. Haren, 93, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2001 at the Forum in Overland Park where she had been living since the death of her husband, C. Wells Haren, Sr. in 1992. Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 10th at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 18th & Washington Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66102. Private burial in Chapel Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the service. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Gamma Phi Beta Foundation, Sigma Chapter 1339 W. Campus Rd., Lawrence, KS 66044 or to St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Dorothy was born in Kansas City, MO to George P. and Hattie T. Stone. She graduated from the University of Kansas in 1931 where she was a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. She continued her affiliation with Gamma Phi for many years as a member of the Corporation Board. She served as a National Council Member and received the Sorority's National Service Award in 1965. Dorothy was a past president of the Sunflower Council of Camp Fire Girls. She was a National Council member and recipient of the National Gulich Award. She was a member of the Women's City Club and former board member. She was a past President and a National Council member of the American Red Cross. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and Past President of Episcopal Women. Dorothy was a member of the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas and President of the Monday Club. She received the Matrix Award of Women in Communication in 1970. Dorothy Haren leaves her son, C.W. "Tod" Haren, Jr. and his wife, Nathalie, of Leawood, KS and her daughter Gail McMichael and her husband, Robert of Sacramento, CA, six grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. She also leaves a niece, Helen Ro Haren, of Lake Quivira, KS, (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)

Margaret E. Snell
Date of Death: 03-09-2001
Service Information
Location: Graveside
Date: 04-09-2014 Time: 1:00 PM
Margaret E. Snell, 82, of Kansas City, KS, died Friday, March 9, 2001 at the Delmar Gardens of Lenexa. Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 12, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. The family suggests memorial contributions to the RLDS Church. Margaret was born August 23, 1918, in Kansas City, KS and was a lifetime area resident. She had been a billing clerk for Photo Finish for 7 yrs retiring in 1978 and prior to that had worked for A & P Stores. She was a member of the Chelsea Congregation of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and the DAV auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl W. Snell in 1995. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Livengood, Huntsville, AR, 3 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)

Mary Alice Reeves
Date of Death: 03-13-2001
Service Information
Location: Graveside
Date: 03-09-2001 Time: 11:00 AM
Mary Alice Reeves, 94, of Kansas city, KS, died Friday, March 9, 2001 at the Medicalodge North. Graveside services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, March 12, at the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Grandview Baptist Church, 2400 Grandview Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66102. Mary was born July 27, 1906, in Artesia, New Mexico and had beeen a resident of Kansas City, KS most of her life. She was a member of Grandview Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Reeves in 1975. She is survived by a Daughter Carolyn and her husband William Henak, Kansas City, KS, 2 Grandson Jeff and his wife Lisa Henak, Gladstone, MO, Richard Stark, Independence, MO, 2 Great-grandchildren Cody and Katie. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)

Charles E. Manherz
Date of Death: 03-12-2001
Service Information
Location: Porter Funeral Home
Date: 03-14-2001 Time: 10:00 AM
Rev. Charles Edgar "Ed" Manherz, Jr., 62, of Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, March 10, 2001 at Providence Medical Center. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Graveside Services 2 p.m. Wednesday at Crescent Hill Cemetery, Adrian, MO. Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Funeral Home. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 17 at the Easton Kansas United Methodist Church at 10:00 a.m. The family suggests memorials to the Holton Evangel United Methodist Church. Ed was born October 29, 1938, in Lewisburg, PA. and had lived in the Kansas City area since 1990. He was a 1973 graduate of St. Paul's Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO. and had been a United Methodist Pastor for 30 yrs, serving at Valley Springs California U.M.C., and in the Kansas East Conference at the Buffalo-High Prairie U.M.C., Caney Group Parish, Holton Evangel U.M.C., Wyandotte U.M.C. and currently at the Easton U.M.C. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by his wife of 28 yrs, Kathy Manherz, of the home, 3 Children, Joy, Chuck and Kay, of the Kansas City area, and a sister, Jeannine Wells, Woodland, CA. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)

Blanche V. Parker
Date of Death: 03-12-2001
Service Information
Location: Graveside
Date: 03-13-2001 Time: 2:00 PM
Blanche V. Parker, passed away Monday, March 12, 2001 at Providence Place, Kansas City, KS. She had been valiantly battling heart disease for nine years. Private family services. Blanche was born April 15, 1908, in Madison County, Indiana. She married W.J. Parker March 30, 1930. They moved to this area in 1949. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Kansas City, KS. Blanche was a school teacher, homemaker, and beautician. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.J. "Pappy" Parker. She is survived by her son, Dale Parker, Kansas City, MO, one nephew, Marvin Vestal, 5 grand nieces and 3 grand nephews. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)

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