Jean Baptiste Bidondo

November 20, 1936April 20, 2011

Jean Baptiste Bidondo, 74, of Grandview, Mo., passed away at St. Joseph Medical Center, April 20, 2011. Mass of Christian Burial, 10:00 a.m., Wed., April 27, 2011. Coronation of Our Lady Catholic Church, 13000 Bennington Ave., Grandview, Mo. Rosary 6:00 p.m. Tues. McGilley & George Grandview Chapel with visitation following. Memorials may be made to Catholic Charities. Jean was born, Nov. 20, 1936, in Lasse, France, to Jean and Janette Bidondo. He came to the United States at age 17. He worked for Pittman Manufacturing for almost 40 years retiring in July 1998. His life long passion was woodworking and home remodeling which he turned into a second career after retirement. He owned J & B Home Repair & Remodeling. He was generous with his time and talents and always available to help family and friends around the house and in the garden. He also enjoyed baking bread and cooking out doors for family and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Dolores in 2005 and brother Pierre. He is survived by children: Sheila & husband Bill Birkner, Tracy, Calif., Stacey Bidondo & Gary Snare, Grandview, Mo., Maria Bidondo, Raymore, Mo., John Bidondo, Overland Park, Kan., Dominick Bidondo, Sterling, Colo., Julie Bidondo, Grandview, Michael and wife Yvette Bidondo, Belton, Mo.; grandchildren Kurtis, Justin, Brandon, Katie, Patrik, Whitney, Anisha, Ashley, Carlee, Zoey and Dakota; great-grandchildren Brandon, Alyssa and Elijah; siblings in France: brother Dominique Bidondo; sisters Maria Teresa Bidondo Angely and Dominica Iriarte. Condolences may be made at McGilley & George Funeral Home, 12913 Grandview Rd, Grandview, MO 64030, 816-966-0250


  • Mass Of Christian Burial Wednesday, April 27, 2011
  • Visitation Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Jean Baptiste Bidondo

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katie bidondo

July 24, 2011

love you grandpa, miss you forever.

Katie Bidondo

July 24, 2011

Im in Spain now and thinking about you all the time Grandpa. I love you and miss you so so so much. Im so sad you're gone. Love you

Bill Birkner

May 12, 2011

Jean, thank you for allowing me to marry your beautiful daughter and the love of my life, Sheila. You always made me feel welcome and part of the family. I miss you, but we'll meet again!

Cynthia Ulibarri

May 6, 2011

Well I am sorry for your loss, it's been many years, but your dad always put up with me being at your house all the time and taking us where we needed to go. God Bless your family. Cynthia Ulibarri [Cyndi Bernardy]


May 5, 2011

Dad, You will be missed more than you could ever know. Thank you for everything you did for me throughout your life. I'll see you and Mom when it's my turn to come home.
Love, Sheila

Heidi H

May 5, 2011

I just learned about Jean, and I am very sorry for the family

April 27, 2011

I will miss jean coming into our office. He was always in a good mood and he would always say hey larry how are you doing? His personality always brightened us up when he came in.

Larry Langford State Farm Insurance.


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