Feb. 14 Obits

February 14, 2014 

Mary Kathryn Utter

April 1, 1927 - Feb. 1, 2014

Mary Kathryn Utter, 86, of Harrisonville, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast in Miramar Beach, Fla. Memorial services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville. Visitation will be 11-11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Mary was born April 1, 1927, in El Dorado, Kan., the daughter of Louis and Margaret (Mills) Marshall. She owned and operated Hideaway Kennel in Harrisonville for many years. She was a Lutheran. Mary was President of ABKA American Boarding Kennel Association.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Bob, and two brothers, Leon and Jim. She is survived by one niece, Patricia Harris, Harrisonville, and two nephews, Alan Marshall, Harrisonville, and Michael Marshall, Pittsburg, Penn.

Online condolences may be made to atkinsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements: Atkinson Funeral Home, 600 W. Wall, Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-380-3268.

Cleo Laverne Chasteen

Sept. 11, 1924 - Feb. 3, 2014

Cleo Laverne Chasteen, 89, of Pleasant Hill, was born the daughter of Clarence and Ruth (Taylor) Domer. She died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at her home.

Funeral services were Feb. 10 at Grace Baptist Church. Dr. Aaron Lavender and Pastor Jim King officiated. Private family services were in Strasburg Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanley-dickeyfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, MO 64080; 816-540-5550.

Charles “Chuck” Noland

Nov. 9, 1935 - Feb. 5, 2014

Charles “Chuck” James Noland, 78, of Harrisonville, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City. Funeral services were Feb. 8 at Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville with burial in Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville. Masonic services were Feb. 8 at Atkinson Funeral Home under the auspices of Cass Masonic Lodge No. 147, Harrisonville. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.

Chuck was born Nov. 9, 1935, in Kansas City, the son of Ray Charles and Jewell Frances (Shockley) Noland. He was a 1953 graduate of Harrisonville High School and played on the 1951 HHS Mineral Water Bowl team. He married Pam Grier on May 3, 1991.

Chuck was a lifelong resident of Harrisonville. He was a member of the Teamsters Local No. 41 for 39 years and retired from Yellow Freight in 1994. He also was a member and Past Master, in 1972, of Cass Masonic Lodge No. 147, Harrisonville, and the York Rite Bodies.

Chuck was preceded in death by his father, Ray Noland, his mother, Jewell Baldwin, and one sister, Bonnie Scavuzzo Smith. He is survived by his wife, Pam, of the home; two sons, Ray Noland and Bruce Noland, both of Peculiar; one daughter, Dianne Cowan, Harrisonville; stepson, James Kline, Raytown; stepdaughters, Lori Kline, Tallahassee, Fla., and Kathi Kline, Stockton; two sisters, Sharon Todd, Lexington, and Marsha Tierney, Sullivan; seven grandchildren; one step-grandchild; five great-grandchildren; and an uncle, Cleo Shockley, Independence.

Online condolences may be made to atkinsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements: Atkinson Funeral Home, 600 W. Wall, Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-380-3268.

Edwin Louis Richey

Feb. 5, 2014

Edwin Louis Richey, 73, of Raymore, died Wednesday. Feb. 5, 2014. Ed is survived by his wife Ruth of Brooklyn, N.Y., his son Norman, his daughter Dana, his grandchildren and his loving nieces, nephews and numerous other relatives.

Private Family Celebration of Life to follow at a later date.

Burton John Bracken

Feb. 2, 1951 - Feb. 6, 2014

Burton “Burt” John Bracken, 63, of Cross Timbers, formerly of Freeman, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Visitation was 5-7 p.m. Feb. 13 at Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville. Inurnment will be in Freeman Cemetery at a later date.

Burt was born Feb. 2, 1951, in Kansas City, the son of Ray and Betsy (Kraft) Bracken. He was raised in the Freeman area. He moved to Cross Timbers in 1999. Burt had worked in commercial construction for several years and for the past 25 years he had worked in home health care, helping handicap people. He loved taking care of people and his animals.

Burt was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Billy Bracken, four sisters, Thela Hays, Verla Brooks, Viola Moon and Betty James. He is survived by his wife, Gail Rudolph, of the home; one son, Craig Bracken (Dawn), Basehor, Kan.; one daughter, Maryann Bracken (Julie Burner), Kansas City; two stepsons, Brandon and Cory Rudolph; two grandchildren, Audrey and Emmy; a sister-in-law, Nadine Bracken and several nieces and nephews.

Burt raised a lot of kids throughout the years and he will be missed.

Online condolences may be made to atkinsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements: Atkinson Funeral Home, 600 W. Wall, Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-380-3268.

Margey May Moore

June 28, 1941 - Feb. 8, 2014

Margey May Moore, 72, of Peculiar, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City. Funeral Mass was at 10 a.m. Feb. 13 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Harrisonville. Burial and graveside services was at 1 p.m. Feb. 13 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Kansas City. The visitation was 6-8 p.m. Feb. 12 at Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville. A Rosary followed the visitation at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the church in Margey’s name.

Margey was born June 28, 1941, in Morrill, Neb., the daughter of Noah Norton and Ruby Laura (Fuller) Prime. She was a 1955 graduate of Bishop Hogan High School in Kansas City. She was very athletic in high school, running track and playing softball. She had lived in Kansas City before moving to Peculiar 30 years ago. She was united in marriage to Joseph Harry Moore on Nov. 26, 1957.

Margey was the activity director for West Side Residential in Harrisonville for 10 years. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Harrisonville. While a member of St. Regis Catholic Church in Kansas City, she was a volunteer activity coordinator, organizing all the catholic parishes in the Kansas City Diocese for monthly volunteers for Little Sisters of the Poor.

She loved nature and her hobbies included bird watching, gardening, horticulture and ceramics. She was a very religious lady and lived her faith. When she was unable to attend church, she enjoyed watching EWTN Catholic television. She was a great cook and baker and also made personalized greeting cards for all her family and friends.

Margey was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Joseph, on April 6, 2013. She is survived by four daughters, Catherine C. Gregory (David), Conway, Ark., Cindy L. Stock, Peculiar, Joell M. Moore, Peculiar, and Melinda K. Pickens (Daryl), Raymore; one brother, Richard Prime, Hot Springs, Ark.; six grandchildren, Christina, Sarina, Davey Joe, Josh, Samantha and Joelle, and five great- grandchildren, Shawn, Tagen, Addison, Jakey and Emily.

Online condolences may be made to atkinsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements: Atkinson Funeral Home, 600 W. Wall, Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-380-3268.

Marilynn O. Engelbrecht

June 22, 1931 - Feb. 9, 2014

Marilynn O. Engelbrecht, 82, of Belmond, Iowa, formerly of Harrisonville, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Harrisonville. Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. at the church prior to the service.

Arrangements: D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Floral Hills Funeral Home, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64133; 816-353-1218.

Robert Dale Roseblock

Nov. 23, 1934 - Feb. 10, 2014

Robert “Bob” Dale Roseblock, 79, of Harrisonville, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville with burial in Oakland Cemetery, Harrisonville. Visitation was 6-8 p.m. Feb. 13 at the funeral home with Elks ceremony at 8 p.m.

He was a U.S. Marine Corp. veteran, serving during the Korean War.

Online condolences may be made to atkinsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements: Atkinson Funeral Home, 600 W. Wall, Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-380-3268.

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