All Souls Kansas City

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Linda Parkinson | September 6, 1952 – May 30,2021

Linda Parkinson died Sunday, May 30, 2021.  Linda was a remarkable person who worked tirelessly for social justice in a number of ways.  At All Souls she served on the Board of Trustees, the Ministerial Search Committee for Jim Eller, hosted new member events at her home, and helped establish the 18 year tradition of soup and […]

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Dick Dawson | August 2, 1935 – April 20, 2021

MEMORIAL SERVICE – Sunday, July 11, 2021 – 3:30. More details to come. A virtual remembrance of the life of Dick Dawson is being planned for Sunday, July 11th at 3:30pm, and we will share a link with you on this page. An in-person service may also be held at the same time, and details […]

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Rena Jonathan | August 12, 1921 – April 14, 2021

Rena, along with her husband Jack, was a member of All Souls for 65 years, has passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.  We send our thoughts to Rena’s adult children and extended family.  Rena Jonathan-devoted mother, grandmother, aunt and cousin- passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday April 14, 2021, in Kansas City, Missouri. […]

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William Ewens | November 14, 1938 – April 3, 2021

Dear friends of Bill, With great sadness we wanted to let you know of Bill’s passing on Saturday, April 3, 2021. He was the epitome of a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a trusted friend, a hardworking professional, an avid traveler, a voracious reader, a talented writer, a staunch advocate for equal rights […]

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Isaac (Jack) Jonathan | June 2, 1921 – January 16, 2021

Kansas City, Missouri – Isaac “Jack” Jonathan — husband, father, grandfather and uncle — passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, January 16, 2021, in Kansas City, Missouri. He was 99. Jack was born in Cairo, Egypt to Aaron and Matilda Jonathan. While at boarding school Jack came to the attention of local track and […]

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Bill Schrimsher | August 15, 1940 – January 13, 2021

 Charles William “Bill” Schrimsher, age 80, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in Bryan, Texas.  From his birth on August 15, 1940, in Springfield, Missouri to his death on Wednesday in Texas, he made a lasting impression on everyone he met. Born to Charles and Geraldine (Esther) Schrimsher, Bill was the older of […]

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Manny Pedram | March 26, 1926 – December 8, 2020

You are invited to join us as we celebrate the remarkable life of Manny Pedram, All Souls Member and Founder of Global and Multicultural Education. Saturday, March 20, 2:00-5:00pm – Celebration of Life Visitation Location: Mt. Moriah Newcomer & Freeman Funeral Home 10507 Holmes Road, Kansas City, MO 64131 This event is come and go […]

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Carolyn Connor | July 2, 1940 – September 25, 2020

Carolyn Connor told her son Mike that she loved the sentiment, “There are no strangers, only friends you haven’t met yet.” Carolyn, a therapist and arts lover, friend and mom, lived her wide-ranging, adventurous, curious life with that belief etched on her soul. After Carolyn Rose Connor was born in Davenport, Iowa, the youngest of […]

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Mary Alice Gensor Roberts | August 12, 1936 – August 1, 2020

By the request of the children of Mary Allice, this Memorial Tribute was written by their cousin Captain Michael Hall, Chaplain Corps, United States Navy. Mary Alice Roberts was born on August 12, 1936 in Kansas City, Kansas. She was the oldest child of George Grisnik and Anna Zager, both first generation Americans of Croatian […]

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John Gingerich | December 2, 1921 – June 5, 2020

John C. Gingerich, Lawrence, KS passed away peacefully at Brandon Woods on June 5, 2020. During his 98 years with us, he was a United Methodist minister, social justice activist, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. During his lifelong fight for social justice, he never became a cynic. He was, at heart, an optimist who understood […]

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