OBITUARY

Blanche E. Waggener

May 9, 1927April 10, 2018
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Blanche Waggener, 90, Kansas City, passed away at NorthCare Hospice House on April 10, 2018

Visitation is Thursday, April 12th, from 6:00-8:00 PM at McGilley Antioch Chapel, 3325 NE Vivion Road, Kansas City. Funeral service is Friday, April 13th, at 10:00 AM also at McGilley Antioch Chapel. Burial to follow in New Home Cemetery, Liberty, MO.

Blanche was born in Chillicothe, MO on May 9, 1927. She moved to Kansas City where she worked at Percy Kent Bag Company, and then married Jimmie Waggener on April 21, 1945. During their 72 years together, they build two successful businesses while raising three children. Blanche owned and operated Blanche's Beauty Shop and Jimmie owned and operated Jimmie's Barber Shop. In August of 1980, they opened Antioch Lanes in Kansas City North.

Blanche was preceded in death by her husband Jimmie, daughters Cindy and Barbara, grandson Aaron, sister Virginia, and brothers Leo, Jim and Donald.

Survivors include her son Dick (Debbie) Waggener; grandchildren Angie Kreeger, Jay Kreeger, Wendy (Rich) Schipper and Ryan (Erika) Waggener; great-grandchildren Samantha Schipper, Zach Schipper, Jaaron Kreeger and Joey Ostermann; sister Mary Prewitt, sister-in-law Shirley Olds and brother-in-law Paul Waggener.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, www.christopherreeve.org.

  • FAMILY

  • Dick (Debbie) Waggener, Son
  • Mary Prewitt, Sister
  • Shirley Olds, Sister-in-law
  • Paul Waggener, Brother-in-law
  • Grandchildren Angie Kreeger, Jay Kreeger, Wendy (Rich) Schipper and Ryan (Erika) Waggener; great-grandchildren Samantha Schipper, Zach Schipper, Jaaron Kreeger and Joey Ostermann
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Samantha Schipper, Pallbearer
  • Rich Schipper, Pallbearer
  • Zach Schipper, Pallbearer
  • Ryan Waggener, Pallbearer
  • Erika Waggener, Pallbearer
  • Joey Osterman, Pallbearer
  • Jay Kreeger, Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 13, 2018
  • Committal Service Friday, April 13, 2018
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Jim & Kathy Heim

April 10, 2018

So sorry to hear about Blanche, she was a sweet lady. Our prayers and sympathies to the family. After moving to the rural Warsaw area in 2002 we still remember our friends in the city and miss them.

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Biography

Blanche Waggener, 90, Kansas City, passed away at NorthCare Hospice House on April 10, 2018

Visitation is Thursday, April 12th, from 6:00-8:00 PM at McGilley Antioch Chapel, 3325 NE Vivion Road, Kansas City. Funeral service is Friday, April 13th, at 10:00 AM also at McGilley Antioch Chapel. Burial to follow in New Home Cemetery, Liberty, MO.

Blanche was born in Chillicothe, MO on May 9, 1927. She moved to Kansas City where she worked at Percy Kent Bag Company, and then married Jimmie Waggener on April 21, 1945. During their 72 years together, they build two successful businesses while raising three children. Blanche owned and operated Blanche's Beauty Shop and Jimmie owned and operated Jimmie's Barber Shop. In August of 1980, they opened Antioch Lanes in Kansas City North.

Blanche was preceded in death by her husband Jimmie, daughters Cindy and Barbara, grandson Aaron, sister Virginia, and brothers Leo, Jim and Donald.

Survivors include her son Dick (Debbie) Waggener; grandchildren Angie Kreeger, Jay Kreeger, Wendy (Rich) Schipper and Ryan (Erika) Waggener; great-grandchildren Samantha Schipper, Zach Schipper, Jaaron Kreeger and Joey Ostermann; sister Mary Prewitt, sister-in-law Shirley Olds and brother-in-law Paul Waggener.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, www.christopherreeve.org.