October 2015 People News
Sympathy is extended to Kim Kruse on the death of her brother, Kevin O'Riley, who passed away Friday, Oct. 30, after a 2 1/2 year battle with lung cancer. Kim's family is thankful for the 2 1/2 years, because his original prognosis was 6 weeks. He was 48 years young and not a smoker. His corneas were donated to help two other people. A celebration of life service was held Nov. 5. The body was cremated. Kim is a teacher and coach at Ray-Pec High School.
Congratulations to Dennis and Mary Roth on the birth of their grandson, Windsor Roe Gammon, who was born on Oct. 20 to Bethany (Roth) Gammon and Roe Gammon. Windsor weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Mom Bethany is a Ray-Pec grad. Mary Roth is a teacher at Eagle Glen Intermediate School.
Sympathy is extended to Kate Zeysing on the death of her father-in-law, Glenn Richard Zeysing, 58, of Raymore, on Oct. 19. The family plans a private memorial service. Arrangements are by Reflections Memorial Services, 14 Wesport Rd., Kansas City, MO 64111. Kate is the wellness coordinator for the District. Obituary
Sympathy is extended to Michele Stidham on the death of her mother-in-law, Mary Stidham of Pleasant Hill, on Oct. 12. The visitation was Oct. 15 at Langsford Funeral Home in Lee’s Summit, and the funeral service was Oct. 16 at Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church, Lee’s Summit. Michele is the Director of Communication.
Congratulations to Luke and Cortney Reimnitz on the birth of their daughter, Lexi Ann Reimnitz, who was born on Oct. 5. She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20 inches long. She joins big sister Lily. Cortney teaches kindergarten at Peculiar Elementary School.
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Sympathy is extended to Steven Miller on the death of his mother, Marilyn Miller, 75, of Butler, Mo., who passed away on Oct. 4, 2015. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler. The funeral service is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Ohio Street United Methodist Church in Butler. The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society. Steven Miller is principal at Ray-Pec High School. See the obituary here: https://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/home/index.cfm/obituaries/view/fh_id/11288/id/3338705