All Souls Kansas City

In Memoriam

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

October 3rd: Carolyn’s ashes will be scattered in Simpson House garden in a small, family-only gathering. November 1,All Saints Day, in the afternoon, we will gather on Zoom for a public service of memory. If you would like to share a recollection of Carolyn, please record a brief video: Click here on the link to transmit […]

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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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Linda K. Jones | May 20, 1952 – June 8, 2020

Linda K Jones passed peacefully on June 8th, 2020, surrounded by her loving family, to become one with the Universe.  After almost two years of battling metastatic breast cancer, to say Linda lost would be inaccurate; she never stopped fighting – her spirit and determination always shined through. Linda was born in Lyndon, KS on May […]

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Charlotte Marie Reynolds | July 29, 1953 – April 2, 2020

Charlotte Marie Reynolds, age 66, who was born on July 29, 1953, passed away on April 2, 2020 after an unexpected medical event. She was preceded in death by her mother, Avery Lorie Benning and her grandparents, John Edward Benning, and Cora Isabel (Ross) Benning, who farmed in Wayne, Nebraska and had a dairy farm […]

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Courtney Perkins | Dec 25, 1926 – April 30,2020

Courtney Webster Perkins, 93, son of Charles and Clara Schneider Perkins, passed away on April 30, 2020 at his home in Independence, Mo. Courtney was born and lived most of his life in Kansas City, Mo where he practiced law for over 45 years. In 1944 he began his college education at Kansas City Junior […]

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Joe Williams | 2/28/1933 – 4/15/2020

Joe Williams was always happy to engage in an intense discussion, maybe even a debate, but he didn’t care for casual small talk.  The happiest times of his life were on a sailboat, and he was one of the fortunate few who was able to spend decades doing his favorite thing, with a beloved partner […]

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