65th Wedding Anniversary

Herb and Barbara Hazelrigg, of Independence, MO, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on June 3, 2015. They are the proud parents of five children, ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, and another great grandchild on the way in Jul ...more


50 Anniversary Celebration

Dean and Donna Axsom, of Independence, MO, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 11, 2015. They are the proud parents of four children, five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Their family and friends will honor them with a ...more



Lawrence Vogel formerly of Independence, MO, will be 102 on January 28th, 2015. He would enjoy hearing from friends. His address is c/o Lamoni Nursing & Rehab. 215 S. Oak St. Lamoni, IA 50140 ...more


Hicks 70th Anniversary

Richard and Lorene Hicks celebrated their 70th Anniversary with a dinner given by their family. ...more


Leta M. Christian Happy 107th Birthday

January 7, 1908

Happy 107th Birthday!
from your family.


D'Angelos celebrate 65th Anniversary

Norman and Frances (Fenner) D'Angelo celebrated their 65th wedding
anniversary on October 15, 2014. Norman, a 1945 graduate of Northeast
High School, and Frances, a 1946 graduate of Marshall High School, were
married on October 1 ...more


Berrys Celebrate 66th Anniversary

This holiday season, John and Dorothy Berry celebrate their 66th wedding anniversary. Originally from Sedalia, Mo., they married on Dec. 26th, 1948 while John was on leave from his Naval duties. The couple moved to Independence in 1966 and continue ...more


Shutt 40th Wedding Anniversary

Richard and Linda Shutt are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary! They were married on November 16th, 1974 at the Community of Christ Liberty St Church in Independence, MO. During their 40 years of marriage they have shared in many life exper ...more


Happy 103rd Birthday Letha M. Thomas

Happy Birthday

103 on November 7, 2014

Letha M. Thomas

Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
We Love you.
Your Family the Thomas's, Madsen's and Raps's ...more


Happy 90th Birthday

A reception will be held to celebrate Ruth Penniston's 90th birthday. Friends are invited to come and celebrate with Ruth on Sunday, October 19 from 1:30 to 3:30pm at First United Methodist Church, 400 W Maple, Independence, MO 64050. No gifts ple ...more


65th Wedding Anniversary

Congratulations to Charles (Porky) and Mary Lou Woods of Sugar Creek, MO who are celebrating 65 years of marriage. The couple was married on October 7, 1949 in Independence, MO. They are the proud parents of three children: Gary, Angie & Chrissie, n ...more


"Sweet Sixteen!"

Happy 16th Birthday Bailee! You have become a beautiful young lady and hold a special place in our hearts. Enjoy your "sweet" day October 12th. Love and hugs from Grandpa Ed and Grandma Loretta Krawczyk ...more


Happy 1st Birthday Celebration

Lots of wishes, hugs and kisses for our little Miss Ainsley on her 1st birthday October 13th. Papa and Grandma Krawczyk love you forever and a day! XOXO ...more


50th Wedding Anniversary

Dewayne and Dolores Kuhnert were married September 19, 1964 in Kansas City, Kansas. They have lived in Independence since 1966. Dewayne retired from Bendix (Allied Signal) and Dolores from the insurance business at CNA. Since retiring, they have enjo ...more


Happy Anniversary

The family of Howard and Karen Penrod would like to congratulate the loving couple on their 50th wedding anniversary! Their constant love and devotion for each other has been an example to their children and grandchildren on the truest meaning of co ...more


Cowan 45th Wedding Anniversary

Rev. Claude and Bonnie Cowan of Independence, MO are celebrating 45 years of marriage. They were married on October 3, 1969 at Englewood Assembly of God Church of Independence, MO. They have one daughter Shaunna Tharp and 3 grandchildren presiding in ...more


90th Birthday Celebration

Marilyn Jane Johnson of Independence will celebrate her 90th birthday. She was born in Kansas City, Mo. on September 15, 1924. She has been married to Charlie R. Johnson for 67 years. She will celebrate with a family dinner hosted by her children Bev ...more


Rod & Nina Allen 50th Wedding Anniversary

Rod and Nina Allen, September 25, 1964. "50 YEARS"

We Love You So Much! You are our Rock!

Your Family: Steve (Shelly) Allen, Tim (Loretta) Allen, Kristi (Terry) Wilane, Stacy (Steve) DeVera. 9 Grandchildren and 4 Great-grands ...more


Foudrees Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Chuck and Colleen Foudree will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on August 9, 2014. They moved to this area from North-Central Missouri in 1966 following college graduation. Chuck & Colleen have been extremely active in many community and civi ...more


Welcome Baby Maverick

Erin Davis and Randy Robinson would like to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy, Maverick JeVon Robinson.

Born, Monday, July 7, 2014 at 9:37 a.m. Maverick weighed in at 7lbs, 5oz. and is 21 inches long.

We lo ...more


Welcome Baby B!

Ashley & Brad Martin of Independence are excited to announce the arrival of their son Brody Nathan.
Brody Arrived on Monday April 28th, 2014 at 6:38pm at Centerpoint Medical Center, weighing 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 inches long.
P ...more


Joe and Nita Roos Celebrate 70th Anniversary

They met in St. Louis in 1942 at a USO party and the mutual attraction was immediate. Two years later, on June 24, 1944, Joseph C Roos, Jr. and Juanita Ladage were married and moved to Joe's hometown, Independence, MO.
Joe was a dental techni ...more


Fishel 50th Wedding Anniversary

Gregory and Diane Fishel are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 27, 2014 with a family dinner hosted by their children.

They were married at St. John the Evangelist Church in Rochester, New York and relocated to Blue S ...more


Madilyn Jae Kuhlig

Madilyn Jae Kuhlig

Jason and Siara Kuhlig, of Olney, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Madilyn Jae Kuhlig.
Madilyn was born at 7:44 p.m. Monday, June 9, 2014, at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney. She weighed ...more


Antrim 60th Anniversary

Carl and Shirley Ann (Holder) Antrim of Independence, MO celebrated their 60th anniversary with a family dinner hosted by their children.

Carl graduated from the Missouri School of Mines with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. He retired ...more


Mc Kinney 70th Wedding Anniversary

Wm. (Bill) and Frances McKinney, of Buckner, blessed by God with 70 amazing years of marriage, will be celebrating a day early, with a gathering of family and friends, at the Buckner Town Hall, Saturday, June 21, 2014, hosted by their children, Janic ...more


65th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. William Connelly will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on June 5, 2014. Bill and Madelyn met at age 9 in Bristol Elementary School. The Bristol group kept in touch through the years. Bill and Madelyn graduated from high school ...more


Rose Noland 90th Birthday Open House

Please come by and celebrate with Rosie on Sunday, June 1 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 400 W. Maple Avenue, Independence, MO 64050 ...more


Happy Birthday Donna S. Swope

Lordy, Lordy!
Look who's 40 plus 37 years.
Mark, Todd & Tom Swope



Gray 50th Anniversary 2014

Joe and Suzanne Gray were married in Denver, CO on May 22, 1964 and moved to Independence in 1974. They have 4 children, 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
"We are thankful to God for His help and Blessings through the years! ...more


Farrell Golden Wedding Anniversary

Together they have found a friendship, raised a family, and built a beautiful marriage.
Please join our family on this joyous occasion by the children of Jack and Marilyn Farrell to participate in the joyous celebration of their parent's 50th ...more


50th Anniversary

50 year Anniversary

Floyd and Nancy Owens of Independence celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 22, 2014 at Adams Point Golf Club with family & friends.

They were married February 1, 1964 in Charleston So ...more





Happy 90th Birthday to Anna Lorene Bailey

The children of Anna Lorene Bailey, a longtime Independence resident, will host a 90th birthday open house reception in her honor on Saturday, April 12 from 2:00-4:00 at her residence in Independence. Friends are invited to drop by and join the famil ...more


Happy 91st Birthday to Edith June Wiley

Edith June Wiley is celebrating her 91st Birthday.

Happy Birthday Mom. Love you always Greta and Steve.
Proud to call you Mom and Grandma. Love from all of us. Greta & Steve, your Grandkids, Great Grandkids and Great Great Grand ...more


Rosendahl 50th Wedding Anniversary

John and Jane (Weiss) Rosendahl are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 29. They and their family will host an Open House from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Blue Springs, 301 SW Woods Chapel Road. They ...more


Happy 80th Birthday J. Howard Kim

J. Howard Kim, father, husband, grandfather, band leader, choir director, driver education teacher, music teacher, ham radio operator, piano player and all around good guy celebrates 80 years on March 10, 2014.

Howard taught music and ...more


Jerry and Dana Kinney 50th Wedding Anniversary

Jerry and Dana(White) were married 2/1/64 at St Ann's Catholic Church in Independence MO. They have 2 children and 4 grandchildren son,Dan wife Nancy, Thomas and Adrienne St Louis. Daughter Karen Terry husband Jason, Nate and Emily, Springfield. T ...more


Ken and Merle Courtney 50th Wedding Anniversary

Ken & Merle Courtney will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on February 15, 1964, at First Baptist Church in Butler, MO. They both worked and met at Western Electric in Lee's Summit in 1962, from which Ken retired in ...more


Russ and Carlene Marble 60th Wedding Anniversary

Russ and Carlene(McGuire) Marble were married January 3, 1954 at St Ann's Catholic Church in Independence Mo. Russ and Carlene moved from Independence and lived in San Diego and Vallejo California and Honolulu Hawaii during his service with the Unit ...more


Howard and Norma Jo Warner 58th Wedding Annivers

Howard and Norma Jo Warner will be celebrating their 58th Wedding Anniversary Christmas Eve. Howard and Norma Jo were married on December 24th, 1955 in Springfield, MO.
Howard was a Letter Carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 37 years and r ...more


Happy Golden Wedding Anniversary Ruben and Doris

Ruben and Doris Guerra are celebrating 50 years of marriage on December 28th. They met at the Heart Bowling Alley on 40 highway in 1961, Ruben was critical of her bowling style and Doris didn't care what he thought. That was the beginning of a rel ...more


Harold and Mary Ida Martin's 75th Wedding Anniv

Harold and Mary Ida Martin of Independence celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary with a family dinner on Saturday, November 30th at Jess and Jims Steakhouse, Martin City Missouri.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin have four children, Dr. Donald Martin ( ...more


Happy 65th Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Shrout celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on November 21. They were married in 1948 at First Christian Church in Independence, MO, where they are still actively involved. Charles continues to farm and Harriett remains ...more


David and Virginia (Lipoma) Jones 60th Anniversa

David Jones and Virginia (Lipoma) Jones are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on December 17th. They were married at the Church of the Nativity in 1953 and spent their first year in Long Beach, California where David was finishing his tour ...more


Dauten 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Dauten of Fayetteville, Arkansas are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary. The Dautens resided in the Blue Springs area from 1988 until 2007. Christopher Dauten and Peggy Garrison were married November 9, 1963 at Shep ...more


Happy 1st Birthday Drake!

Hugs and kisses and 1st birthday wishes to Drake, our happy little grandson! Oct.24th will always be a special day! Papa and Grandma Krawczyk love you through and through! XOXO ...more


50th Anniversary of Dan and Wanda Heugel

Celebrating their 50th anniversary on November 3, 2013 Dan and Wanda (Lindsey) Heugel formally of Independence, MO. Both attended William Chrisman High School. Childhood sweethearts, they met as neighbors. Dan is a retired Sheet Metal worker, Wanda i ...more


60th Anniversary for Bill & Sylvia Bradley

Bill and Sylvia Bradley of Independence celebrate their 60th "Diamond Jubilee" Wedding Anniversary on October 10, 2013. They were married on October 10, 1953 in Kansas City, Missouri, and have lived in Independence for most of their married life. ...more


Welcome Baby Brucker

Ronnie and Rachael Brucker would like to announce the birth of their baby girl, Reagan Marie Brucker. She was born on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 10:35pm at St. Luke's East in Lee's Summit. Reagan weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20 inches lon ...more


50th Anniversary for Ray and Sharon Wilson

50th Anniversary for Ray and Sharon Wilson of Independence, MO.
Married September 21, 1963 at Lotawana Christian Church.
Sharon was a Junior at Lee's Summit High School and only 16 years old. Sharon's Principal Mr. Jim Brockman sugges ...more


Welcome Baby Turnbow!

Proud parents Jerrod Turnbow and Natalie Payne welcome the birth of their son, Jonah Ellis on Aug. 5, 2013 at 6:30 pm. Jonah was 7 lb. 11 oz. and 21 inches long. His parents and grandparents, Dick and Donzetta Turnbow and Kale and Carolyn Payne, are ...more


50th Anniversary

Raymond and Luella Rew of Blue Springs will celebrate 50 years of marriage on September 7, 2013. The couple met at Northeast High School in Kansas City where they both graduated in 1959. Raymond went on to join the Navy while Luella started her ban ...more


Matthews-Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary

Independence, MO, residents, Donald ("Don") from Troy, Ohio and Virginia (Zabel) Matthews from Wetmore, KS, met at a church work camp in Roanoke, VA. They were married August 25, 1963 in KCMO. They first lived in Champaign, IL where Don finished a ...more


50th Wedding Anniversary

A reception will be held for the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Barry and Joan (Boggess) VunCannon from 2 to 4 pm on Saturday, August 10th, at 5555 NW Valley View Road, in Blue Springs. Hosts for the reception will be their son Jim and his wife, Shelli ...more


Welcome Baby Shaw!

Jeff and Julie (Birks) Shaw would like to announce the birth of their baby girl, Joscelyn Dakota!! She was born on Thursday, March 21st at 9:11pm at St. Luke's in KC. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Joscelyn is Jeff and Julie ...more


Golden Wedding Anniversary

W. Elbert and JoAnne Bayne of Independence will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on August 10, 2013. They were married at Gudgell Park RLDS Church (Community of Christ)on August 10, 1963. The Baynes have four children, a son David Bayne, a ...more


John & Donna Hackley celebrate 65th Anniversary

August 20, 2013, will mark the 65th wedding anniversary for John & Donna Hackley. They met after John served in the Army WWII. Married and made Blue Springs their home for 35 years. John retired from General Motors Leeds plant and they moved to Sunri ...more


Stumbo-Burrus 70th Wedding Anniversary

Riley & June Stumbo-Burrus will celebrate their Seventieth Wedding Anniversary July 21, 2013. They were married July 20, 1943 in Pasadena, CA. Prior to Riley shipping overseas August 14, 1943. Riley served in World War II with the 458th Ordance Evac. ...more


In Loving Memory

Joel L. Bertoldie
K.I.A. in Iraq

Ten years ago our world was shattered when we lost you.
We still miss you every day and always will.

Forever in Our Hearts
Your Loving Family< ...more


Happy 70th Wedding Anniversary!

On July 20, 1943 the lives of two people were forever changed as they joined hands in marriage as one. Riley & June's story is an inspiration to many. Their story of love & devotion to each other for 70 years is a rare & remarkable fairytale that st ...more


Happy Anniversary Floyd & Mary Jo Engel

50 years of love. 07/20/1963
Thank you for showing us how it Can be done.
All our love
John, Shelley, Corey & Brenden ...more


Wheatons Celebrate 50 years together

Duane A. and Nancy (Dodson) Wheaton of Independence, Missouri celebrated their 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary on July 06, 2013. The couple were Married on July 06, 1963 at the Liberty Street R.L.D.S. Church (now the Community of Christ) where they h ...more


Pruentes Welcome Another Girl!

Brandi and Chaz Pruente would like to announce the birth of their baby girl, Keegan Elizabeth. She was born on Monday, April 8 at 7:49am at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. She ...more



We cried when you passed away. We still cry today. Although We Loved You Dearly, We couldnt make You stay. A Golden Heart stopped beating, Hard Working Hands at Rest. GOD Broke Our Hearts to Prove to US HE only takes THE BEST...Forever LOVED & MISSED ...more


Sawyer's 60th Wedding Anniversary

Sawyer's Celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary

Arthur Leon and Jo Ann Sawyer of Independence, MO will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary on July 12, 2013. They were married on July 12, 1953 in Trenton, MO.

Leon retir ...more


Happy Birthday Daphne (Osborne) Steele

Lordy, Lordy, Look who's 40!
God Bless you.
Your Family ...more


Jerry and Mattie Laughlin 50th Anniversary

Jerry and Mattie Laughlin were married on June 29, 1963 in Kansas City, MO. Jerry retired in 1996 from the Department of Energy. They enjoy traveling, gardening and being with family and friends. ...more


Doyle "Bud" and Bettie Pugh 50th Anniversary

Doyle "Bud" and Bettie Pugh were married June 27, 1963 in Independence, MO. They were blessed with two children, Dana and Michael.
Doyle retired after 30 years with the Auto Club of Missouri in 1992. After retirement they enjoyed 20 years of ...more


Marian & Blair Celebrate 65th Anniversary

Marian and Blair Wildermuth celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 19th, enjoying a gourmet barbeque feast with family from Independence, New York and Texas (including their great grand-daughter, Ava Blair). They met in Iowa at Graceland ...more


Johnson 25th Anniversary

Jill and Gary Johnson of Blue Springs, MO. were married on June 25th, 1988 at the Raytown Christian Church and will celebrate their 25th Anniversary on that date. They have two sons Tyler and Cory. Plans are to celebrate their anniversary with their ...more


50th Anniversary Eager-Shepherd Family Reunion

On June 23, 2013 the Eager-Shepherd families will meet to celebrate 50 years of family reunions. It was started in June of 1963 when some family members were invited to a relatives house in Moberly, MO for dinner, and that day they decided to start a ...more


Hulett 65th Wedding Anniversary

George C. and Kathleen L. Hulett of Independence, Mo., will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary June 19, 2013.
They were married June 19, 1948, at the Travis Street Methodist Church in Sherman, Tx.
George retired from Harding Glas ...more


65th Wedding Anniversary

As children of Alice and Dan Waite we are pleased to announce the 65th anniversary of their June 20, 1948 wedding. They met at Graceland College in 1946 when Alice was working on the summer crew and Dan was a returning GI. Following their wedding in ...more


Harless 65th Wedding Anniversary

Jim and Delma Fern Harless have celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary. They were married June 6, 1948 at First Methodist Church in Independence and have lived in Independence all their married life.

They have two daughters, Sylvia ...more


60th Wedding Anniversary: Joan and Lloyd Slaght

Joan and Lloyd Slaght are celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary. They were married on 14 June 1953 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, but have been residents of Independence, MO since 1967. A Family Gathering was held in Independence on 9 June, in advan ...more


Happy 100th Birthday Erma Kinnison

Erma was born on June 17, 1913 in Mercer County near Mill Grove, Missouri. She was married to Floyd Kinnison in 1929. They spent their lives farming in Mercer and Grundy Counties until they moved to Independence, Missouri in 1978, where she still r ...more


Noland 65th Wedding Anniversary

Thomas S. Noland and Rose M. Noland of Independence, MO. will celebrate their 65th Wedding Anniversary June 13, 2013.
They were married Sunday June 13, 1948 at Fairmount Methodist Church in Independence.
Both are retired, Tom from IBEW ...more


McLeods celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Liz and Mac McLeod of Independence will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 7, 2013. They were married at Fairmount Christian Church in Independence on June 7, 1963. The Mcleod's have two children, a daughter, Pam Painter, a son, Bi ...more


Barrier 60th Wedding Anniversary

Ottis Edward and Betty Marie (Barnes) Barrier of Independence, MO Celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary May 29th.

Mr. and Mrs. Barrier have six children Linda M. Barrier, Ronnie Dale Barrier, all of Independence, MO., Gary Lee Barri ...more


Plumberg 50th Anniversary

Larry and Dianne Plumberg will celebrate their 50th Anniversary on June 1st, 2013. They were married June 1st, 1963, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Topeka, Kansas.

They have been residents of Blue Springs since 1976, and are members ...more


Choplin 60th Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. N. Joseph Choplin Sr.

Icel and Joe Choplin Sr. of Independence will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary with an open house from 5pm to 7pm, May 31st at their home 1722 E. Morgan

Hosts for the open house ...more


50th Anniversary

Jo Ann and Ernest Lierman of Independence will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on May 26th. They were married at the R.L.D.S. Church in Kansas City on May 26th, 1963. The Lierman's have two children, a son Richard C. Lierman and wife Rebe ...more


50th Wedding Anniversary

David and Dottie (Osborn) Krevitz were married in the home of Dotties parents in Kansas City Missouri, on January 19th 1963.They have made their home in Independence Missouri. David retired from The Kansas City Southern Railroad after 43 years.They ...more


Adkissons celebrate 50th anniversary

Jerry and Sharon (Piercy) Adkisson were married January 26, 1963, in Anthony, Kansas. They met at Ottawa University and moved to the Kansas City area in 1965. Jerry worked in floor covering installation and sales; Sharon worked in banking and for ...more


Williams family announce arrival

Jody and Katie (Krawczyk) Williams welcome the newest member of their family, Drake Michael, born on October 24, 2012, at Liberty Hospital. Drake was 6 lbs 7 oz. and 19 inches long. He joins his older siblings Anna, Bailee and Cole who now comprise ...more

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