In Loving Memory... Patrick Kent Gwaltney Patrick Kent Gwaltney, 51, of Sedalia, passed away Friday evening, July 22, 2016, due to an accident. Gwaltney was riding a bicycle on the shoulder of HH road when he was struck by a motorist. He was born January 31, 1965, in Cheyenne, WY, son of Dale W. and Ethel Marie (Johnson) Gwaltney, who preceded him in death. On March 31, 2012, in Las Vegas, NV, he was united in marriage to Shani Kristine Cooper. Kent was a 1983 graduate of Continue reading

In Loving Memory... David Wilson David Edward Wilson, 52, of Sedalia, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016, at his home. He was born July 12, 1964, in Wheat Ridge, CO, son of Richard and Doris (Martin) Wilson, who preceded him in death. Dave had worked as an electrician and enjoyed dirt bikes and gardening. He touched the lives of everyone he was around, known to many as a legend. He was a “go to” person, always ready to lend an ear and help. Surviving are his fiancé, Sandy McDonald; a Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Ronald E. Deuschle Ronald Eugene Deuschle, 64, of Sedalia, died Thursday, July 21, 2016, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Heckart Funeral Home. Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Shirley M. Lappat Shirley Mae Lappat, 80, of Independence, formerly of Sedalia, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016, at Independence Manor. She was born October 10, 1935, in Sedalia, daughter of Frank George and Dorothea Lavergne Franklin Lappat, who preceded her in death. Shirley worked at Zephyr Manufacturing and was a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her nieces and nephews and babysitting for her family. She loved Continue reading

In Loving Memory... David L. Bricker David Leon Bricker, 79, of Sedalia, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016, at The Living Center in Marshall. He was born February 28, 1937 in Terre Haute, Indiana, son of Raymond and Alice (Goodman) Bricker. David enjoyed playing golf when he was younger and was a talented artist. He was involved in the Kansas City Soap Box Derby, and took many kids under his wing to help them build their soap boxes. He worked as a baker in cookie factories. He had a Continue reading