McGilley Memorial Chapel-Midtown

20 West Linwood Blvd Kansas City, MO 64111

Associates

  • M Patrick McGilley

    Funeral Director

    Patrick McGilley is a licensed funeral director in both Missouri and Kansas. A fourth generation funeral director, he has been in the funeral industry since 2000 and worked his entire career with our family of funeral homes. Patrick is a Paul Harris Fellow and currently sits on the boards of SAFE Kansas City Crime Commission and MADD.

    Patrick is happily married and a proud father of 5 children. Patrick enjoys hunting, golf and spending time with his family. A Kansas City native and graduate of the University of Missouri, Patrick is an avid fan of the Tigers, Royals and Chiefs.

  • Robert W Kalkofen

    Manager

    Bob Kalkofen takes the Boy Scout Oath to heart, especially 'to help other people at all times’. An Eagle Scout, Bob has helped families since 1976, when he graduated from mortuary school in St. Louis. He moved to Kansas City in 1981 to work for McGilley Midtown Chapel.

    Bob continues to be active with Boy Scouts in the Kansas City area; is a member of the Downtown Kiwanis Club and a strong Royals and Chiefs fan. Bob is licensed as a funeral director in both Missouri and Kansas.

    "Our client families are having their worst time of their life. They deserve the best services we can provide."

    Bob was born in Hawthorne, California; moved to Mexico, Missouri as a 9 year old; then moved to St. Louis to go to school. Bob holds a bachelor's degree in business from Webster University. He married his high school sweetheart and they have two children and one granddaughter.

  • John B Utt

    Funeral Director

    John Utt has been a funeral director at McGilley Funeral Homes since 1999. He was born and raised in Winfield, Kansas, and graduated with a mortuary science degree in 1993.

    John believes in faith, family and food and has a passion for helping people in their greatest time of need.

  • Mark S Mcgilley

    President

    Mark McGilley is a 4th-generation funeral director born, raised and still living in Kansas City. He graduated from Rockhurst High School and with honors from the University of Missouri, earning a Bachelor of Arts in political science. He is also a graduate of the National Foundation of Funeral Service. After college Mr. McGilley joined his family’s business as a funeral director and has participated in its growth to 8 locations in the Kansas City area, serving over 1,000 families annually.

    A graduate of the Kansas City FBI Citizens Academy, Mr. McGilley has been active in many community, fraternal and civic organizations, including Kiwanis, Rotary and the Serra Club. He is past president of the Phi Delta Theta Alumni Club and served on the board of advisors at St. Joseph Hospital and Rockhurst University. He also served on the board of directors for the Kansas City Better Business Bureau.

    Mr. McGilley has been married since the early 1970s to his college sweetheart. They have 3 children, 13 grandchildren and suffered the loss of their eldest son to a drunk driver in January 2000.

    Mr. McGilley’s personal interests include sports, hunting, golf, celebrating his Irish heritage and traveling with his wife and children.