James “Jim” Thorman

James “Jim” Thorman

On his 65th birthday, January 21, Jim passed away peacefully in his Brookside home with his family and McGee St. neighbors by his side. Happy birthday, Pops. Rest now, we’ll take it from here. Jim started his career in the mail room of the National Catholic Reporter...
Charlotte Baum Johnson

Charlotte Baum Johnson

Charlotte Baum Johnson, was born Feb 25, 1928 in Springfield, Missouri to Virginia and Charles Baum. She enjoyed life for nearly 92 years, leaving for Heaven on January 15, 2020. She attended Washington University in St. Louis and studied fashion design. Throughout...
Kenneth R. Cox

Kenneth R. Cox

Under the care of the angels at the Kansas City Hospice house and his family, Kenneth R. Cox passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 11th, 2020. Ken was born March 7, 1936 in South Park (Merriam) KS to Cecil and Tena Cox.  He lived his entire life in the Johnson...
Roger Cobb

Roger Cobb

Roger Lawrence Cobb, “Pops,” age 66, of Leawood, KS, passed away peacefully at home on January 14, 2020. Roger was born in Great Bend, KS, to Grover and Fan Cobb. He was the third of eight children. The son of a homemaker and a broadcaster, Roger attended Great Bend...
Gustave John (Jack) Lorenz

Gustave John (Jack) Lorenz

Gustave John (Jack) Lorenz passesed away on January 9, 2020 at the KC Hospice House.  He  was born March 15, 1933, at the height of the depression, to his father Gustave August Lorenz and his mother Anna Loretta (Tuozzo) Lorenz. An interesting story, when Gustave was...
Rodney Jay Sampson

Rodney Jay Sampson

Rodney J. Sampson stepped into Eternity at the age of 92 years on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at St Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City. He was born in Chicago, IL on June 10, 1927, to Joseph D. Sampson and Charlotte Garton Sampson. In his early childhood, the family relocated...