Drucella (Dru) M. Corteville

July 4, 1944November 30, 2019

Drucella M. Corteville passed away on November 30, 2019. Dru was born July 4, 1944 in Tucson, Az. She grew up in Kansas City and moved to Grandview her senior year and graduated from Grandview High School. Dru worked at Katz where she met her husband, Bill, of 55 years. They had 3 children Bill, Pam and Tom. She was a homemaker and worked as a lunch lady at her children's elementary school. Dru loved to cook and bake for her family. She also loved crafting, including quilting, crocheting, knitting, crosstitch, and ceramics.

She was preceded in death by her parents Ina Mae and Donald Matykiewicz, a sister, Jane Matykiewicz, and a son, Tom Corteville. Survivors include her husband, William Corteville, son, Bill Corteville and daughter, Pam Minor. Also she is survived by 9 grandkids and 6 great-grandchildren, sister, Debbie Ringgold Miller and brother, Mike Matykiewicz.

Visitation is December 6th from 5:00-8:00 pm with an opportunity to share stories and memories at 7:00pm at Floral Hills Funeral Home 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64133.

In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial contribution to the American Diabetes Association.


  • Visitation Friday, December 6, 2019


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Betty Doyle

December 5, 2019

Dru was a great cousin. Love her very much. Lots of memories growing up.