Funeral Notices

Richard Leon Kent

Richard Leon Kent Richard Leon “Doc” Kent, 89, of Belton, died Wednesday, July 26, 2017.  He was born July 3, 1928 in Salina, Kan. He served 1945 to 1947 in the United States Navy. He was a chiropractor in the greater Kansas City area for 55 years, graduating from the Cleveland Chiropractic College. He enjoyed

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Don Franklin Cashman

Don Franklin Cashman, 80, of Sedalia, formerly of Versailles, died Thursday, July 20, 2017, at his home. He was born Oct. 8, 1936, in Kansas City, Kan., the youngest son of Lloyd W. and Thelma E. Shineman Cashman. He married Phyllis Kirwan in 1963 in Turner, Kan. She survives at their home. He was a

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Ralph Gerlt

Ralph Leroy Gerlt, 90, of Stover, died Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. He was born Aug. 19, 1926, in Stover, a son of Jacob and Annie Irene Kreglinger Gerlt, who preceded him in death. He married Betty Enlow Tull and to this union three sons were born. He married

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James ‘Jim’ Toboben

James “Jim” Lloyd Toboben, 86, of Bates City, died Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at John Knox Village in Lee’s Summit. He was born Oct. 20, 1930, in Sedalia, a son of Albert H. and Opal (Fowler) Toboben. He grew up near Sedalia. He was a member of the First Christian Church, and graduated in 1948

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Joe Penrod

Joseph “Joe” Penrod, 70, died Sunday, July 16, 2017. He was born May 31, 1947 in Gainesville, to Bill Joe and Hannah J. (Wright) Penrod. He spent his childhood between Gainesville and Hutchinson, Kan. He graduated from Gainesville High School. He moved in 1972 to Gravois Mills. He served in the United States Army from

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Joshua Wayne Goodman

Joshua Wayne Goodman, 36, of Gravois Mills, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at his home. He was born Dec. 11, 1980, in Columbia, a son of Jack Montoya and Kathern Goodman. He worked at the Hearnes Center in Columbia as a custodian until health prevented him. He enjoyed the outdoors, taking nature walks, listening to

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